Evidence of neuroplasticity with robotic hand exoskeleton for post-stroke rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial

A novel electromechanical robotic-exoskeleton was designed in-house for the rehabilitation of wrist joint and Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint.
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research

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Conclusion: Among individuals with obesity, the weight-loss group had a lower risk of coronary heart disease but not of stroke. Weight gain was associated with increased risk of CVD across BMI groups. See video abstract at, http://links.lww.com/EDE/B838.
Source: Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Chronic Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionWe demonstrate that a microbial community with depleted Roseburia and enriched opportunistic pathogens is associated with increased risk of SAP among AIS patients. Gut microbiota screening might be useful for identifying patients at high risk for SAP and provide clues for stroke treatment.
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
CHOLESTEROL is both good and bad, but too much of the bad type can become a silent danger putting people at risk of heart attack and stroke.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
COVID-19 independently raises the risk for acute myocardial infarction and stroke, according to the largest and most detailed analysis of the association to date.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news
Patients with suspected large vessel occlusion (LVO) stroke can have bette...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can radiology AI win with a bad hand? Machine learning helps find vessel occlusions on CTA Algorithm detects LVO stroke on multiphase CTA Will Medicare reimbursement propel radiology AI market? COVID-19 associated with large vessel strokes
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - Category: Radiology Source Type: news
Condition:   Stroke Interventions:   Device: Brain stimulation;   Device: Treadmill gait training Sponsors:   Yun-Hee Kim;   Ybrain Inc. Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Stroke;   Cerebrovascular Accident Due to Cerebral Artery Occlusion;   Anxiety;   Depression Intervention:   Behavioral: HEADS: UP (Helping Ease Anxiety and Depression) Sponsors:   Glasgow Caledonian University;   Edinburgh Napier University;   University of Manchester;   University of Stirling;   University of Strathclyde;   Leeds Beckett University;   University of Nottingham Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Ischemic Stroke Interventions:   Other: Intervention group;   Other: Control group Sponsor:   Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
The self-controlled case series (n=86,742) and matched cohort study (additional 348,481 control individuals) found Covid-19 was associated with increased risk of acute MI, highest during the first week, suggesting they represent a part of the clinical picture of Covid-19.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: During admission, both patients had sudden deterioration characterized by oxygen desaturation and hypotension necessitating inotropic support. As a result, for both patients, bedside echocardiography was performed by the attending intensivist. Echocardiographic findings showed cardiac tamponade and acute pulmonary embolism, respectively, which were confirmed by a cardiologist through telemedicine technology. Proper emergency management was initiated, and both patients recovered well. Limited bedside transthoracic echocardiography had a front-line impact on the treatment and outcome of the two patients with COV...
Source: Pain Physician - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
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