A major new national research programme using robot assisted training to help NHS stroke patients regain movement in their affected arm, has been officially launched in the North East.
In a study published in the journal, The Lancet Neurology, scientists analysed data from more than 1,600 adults with cavernoma - a cluster of abnormal blood vessels in the brain - to generate estimates of risk. The findings could help both doctors and patients to make informed decisions about their treatment.
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Scientists at the University of Southampton are to develop and trial a new wearable technology to help people who have had a stroke recover use of their arm and hand. Find out more.
Published in the journal, The Lancet, the findings of the PISCES I study shed more light on the potential use of stem cell treatment for stroke.
Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager at the Stroke Association comments.
Yesterday, a special event was held at Queen's Hospital Romford to showcase its Robotic Assisted Training for the Upper Limb after Stroke (RATULS). Find out more
This project will develop a special therapy area within ‘Second Life’, an existing virtual reality world on the internet. It will be protected so that only other people with aphasia and specially trained support workers can take part.
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