JFK Johnson is one of 20 rehabilitation hospitals nationwide enrolling patients in the EMAGINE Stroke Recovery Trial, which aims to enhance recovery and reduce disability after neurologic damage caused by stroke. The wearable device, which can be used in a hospital setting, outpatient clinic, and at home would augment JFK Johnson’s existing rehabilitation therapies.
UNLV’s new intensive and innovative three-year doctoral program in occupational therapy, housed in the School of Integrated Health Sciences, is training students to meet the needs of Nevada patients — from babies in the NICU to those recovering from accidents and strokes — reclaim their lives.
Among stroke survivors, 25% are readmitted to the hospital within 90 days, 73% have a fall within six months, and 50% do not have their blood pressures controlled, according to Pamela W. Duncan, Ph.D., professor of neurology for Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health.
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Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida and collaborators have found that a biomarker in the blood may determine the extent of brain injury from different types of strokes and predict prognosis in these patients. Their findings are reported in Science Translational Medicine.
New University of Kentucky research shows that the immune system may target other remote areas of the brain to improve recovery after a stroke.