St. Michael's reports second known case of patient developing synesthesia after brain injury

About nine months after suffering a stroke, the patient noticed that words written in a certain shade of blue evoked a strong feeling of disgust. Yellow was only slightly better. Raspberries, which he never used to eat very often, now tasted like blue - and blue tasted like raspberries. High-pitched brass instruments - specifically the brass theme from James Bond movies - elicited feelings of ecstasy and light blue flashes in his peripheral vision and caused large parts of his brain to light up on an MRI...
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Condition:   Stress Hyperglycemia and Stroke Intervention:   Other: standard protocol for stroke patients Sponsor:   Ain Shams University Completed
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Conditions:   Stroke, Ischemic;   Coronary Artery Disease;   Angina Pectoris, Stable;   Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Interventions:   Drug: Buqitongluo Granule;   Drug: Buqitongluo Granule Placebo;   Other: Standard care Sponsors:   Dongzhimen Hospital, Beijing;   The Affiliated Hospital of Changchun University of Chinese Medicine;   The Affiliated Hospital of Shandong University of Chinese Medicine;   The Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu University of Chinese Medicine;   The Second Af...
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