It was the middle of the school day and Laurens High School football player Jacob Lovejoy was preparing to lift weights. After warming up, the Raiders left tackle was ready for a drink of water. But suddenly, he found he … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2015
Extensive physical therapy can help people who have suffered a stroke recover motor function—even if the treatment begins a year or more after the stroke occurred. After a stroke, the brain and body can start recovering immediately and can show … Continue reading
When you hear the word “stroke,” the first picture that pops into your mind is likely to be of an elderly individual. It’s true that older adults are at greater stroke risk; the chance of having a stroke doubles with … Continue reading
People with severe cases of restless leg syndrome have a greater risk of stroke, a new study finds. It is estimated that 10 percent of Americans suffer from restless leg syndrome, (RLS) and two-to-three percent have a severe form of … Continue reading
A stroke robs the brain of nearly eight years, impairing memory and slowing thinking speed, a new study says.
A new device that reads thoughts and converts them into machine commands is showing promise in re-training injured brains and reversing paralysis in stroke victims.
The wife of a stroke victim has written a heartfelt note about her husband’s condition in a bid to outline the tell-tale symptoms that could prevent others from suffering a similar fate.
Weekly sessions of non-invasive repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation provided sufficient long-term pain relief in 61 percent of patients with central post-stroke pain, and delivered long-term relief for patients who continued for one year, scientists say.
Having a high sense of purpose in life may lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study led by researchers at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt and presented on March 6 at … Continue reading
Baptist Medical Center Beaches has been designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).