Stroke Rates Decline More Among Men Than Women [AARP]

While the overall stroke rate is declining across the United States, the reduction is mostly driven by decreased rates among men, a new study reports. The results have caused researchers to wonder why women’s rates are not improving. “For decades, women had a lower overall stroke rate than men, but now men appear to be […]

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Myomo: Personal Robotics for Mobility

Last month we had an opportunity to attend the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. What a great way to discover new technology, especially products that will improve quality of life. Fortunately for us, our father suffered only from minor weakness after his stroke over a decade ago.  He felt very minimal effects from […]

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Fish oil helps with Strokes

Image by “lapolab” via Flickr Research led by Dr. Nicolas Bazan, Boyd Professor, Villere Chair, and Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSU Health Sciences Center, has shown that Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a component of fish oil, is a powerful therapeutic agent that can protect brain tissue and promote recovery in an experimental […]

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