Stroke patients

Scientists develop robotic ankle support to help stroke patients walk properly

Scientists develop robotic ankle support to help stroke patients walk properly

In about 80 per cent of patients post-stroke, it is typical that one limb loses its ability to function normally - a clinical phenomenon called hemiparesis.

Jul 27, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Is long-term consumption of aspirin advisable for stroke patients? Study reveals eye-opening consequences!

Is long-term consumption of aspirin advisable for stroke patients? Study reveals eye-opening consequences!

Long term consumption of aspirin in stroke patients has been found to cause the risk of fatal or disabling bleeding, increased with age. 

Jun 14, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Newly-developed robotic device may help restore movement in stroke patients

Newly-developed robotic device may help restore movement in stroke patients

The rehabilitation robotic system, developed at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea, measures the 3 degree-of-freedom (DOF) impedance of human forearm and wrist in minutes.

Jun 11, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
This new mind-controlled device may help paralysed patients move their hands!

This new mind-controlled device may help paralysed patients move their hands!

The new device reads the brain signals, converts them into motion and thus helps the stroke patients to retrain their brains to move their paralysed hands.

May 27, 2017, 21:03 PM IST
Researchers develop novel drug to repair brain damage in stroke patients

Researchers develop novel drug to repair brain damage in stroke patients

It can potentially reduce the number of brain cells destroyed by stroke and also help in repairing the damage done to a certain extent.

Nov 26, 2016, 18:24 PM IST

Patients improve speech by watching 3D tongue images

Watching 3D images of tongue movements can help individuals learn speech sounds, a new study by University of Texas researchers indicated.

Nov 19, 2015, 17:03 PM IST

Stroke patients being prescribed ineffective drugs: AIIMS

Over eight lakh stroke patients in north India are being prescribed neuroprotective drugs which are not recommended by clinical practice guidelines set by the world bodies, an AIIMS study has revealed.

Jul 14, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Technique to help stroke patients regain use of arms

Researchers have developed a new technique that could allow stroke patients regain the use of their arms by encouraging the brain to form new and stronger neural connections.

Mar 10, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

Robotic rehab could help stroke patients achieve increased mobility

Researchers have proved successfully that robot-assisted therapy can help stroke patients to achieve increased mobility.

Jan 17, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

Video game tech can improve rehab for stroke patients

In a unique study, researchers have used 3D technology from the film and video game industry to analyse everyday movements of stroke patients.

Dec 27, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

New device to `shorten rehab time` for stroke patients by improving motor skills

In an attempt to give stroke patients a higher quality of life, scientists have built a new rehabilitation device that will allow patients to achieve an additional level of recovery and shorten their rehab period.

Dec 02, 2013, 18:11 PM IST

Botox helps in recovery of stroke patients`

Injecting botox into the arm muscles of stroke survivors may help in their long-term recovery, according to an Australian research.

Jan 08, 2013, 17:21 PM IST

Yoga improves recovery in stroke patients

It might be beneficial to include yoga in the in-patient or out-patient rehabilitation people receive after a stroke.

Jun 03, 2012, 13:52 PM IST

Magnets can help stroke patients speak

Stimulating the brain with magnets is likely to improve the language skills of stroke survivors.

Nov 16, 2011, 11:40 AM IST

‘Robot legs’ to improve movement in stroke patient

Dutch engineers have developed exoskeleton ‘robotic legs,’ to help improve the movement of stroke patients.

Sep 24, 2011, 11:21 AM IST

‘Robot legs’ to improve movement in stroke patient

Dutch engineers have developed exoskeleton ‘robotic legs,’ to help improve the movement of stroke patients.

Sep 24, 2011, 11:21 AM IST

BP drug could harm stroke patients

A drug that lowers blood pressure could harm patients if given after a stroke, says a new study.

Mar 17, 2011, 10:16 AM IST

BP drug could harm stroke patients

A drug that lowers blood pressure could harm patients if given after a stroke, says a new study.

Mar 17, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

BP drug could harm stroke patients

A drug that lowers blood pressure could harm patients if given after a stroke, says a new study.

Feb 13, 2011, 16:02 PM IST

BP drug could harm stroke patients

A drug that lowers blood pressure could harm patients if given after a stroke, says a new study.

Feb 13, 2011, 00:00 AM IST