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The Absence of Something

Having lost interest in the grand rounds lecture being given, I began to glance around the large hall. Patches of sunshine set certain things alight, one of which was a colleague’s left hand resting...

Not all obese people develop metabolic problems linked to excess weight

New research demonstrates that obesity does not always go hand in hand with metabolic changes in the body that can lead to diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

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Handgrip Device Helps Stroke Patients Access Hand/Arm Physio

A new handgrip device can improve the accessibility of mobile gaming technology among stroke patients for self-rehabilitation in arm function, a new study has shown. Medscape Medical News

K2M obtains FDA 510(k) approval for MESA 2 Deformity Spinal System

Medical device company K2M Group Holdings has obtained 510(k) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its MESA 2 Deformity Spinal System.

Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health

WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 -- Testing hand-grip strength could be a cheap and simple way of identifying people at increased risk for heart attack, stroke and premature death, according to a new study. Re...

Stroke survivors may be at higher risk of having cancer

People who had a stroke may develop cancer at a higher rate than those who do not have a stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 20...

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Claw Toe Deformity of the Foot due to Foreign Body Granuloma.

We present a case of dynamic claw deformity of the right third toe due to a foreign body granuloma adhering to the flexor digitorum longus (FDL) tendon at the level of the body of the metacarpal bone....

The extent of altered digit force direction correlates with clinical upper extremity impairment in chronic stroke survivors.

Many stroke survivors suffer from impaired hand function. Biomechanics of hand grip suggests that abnormally directed grip force can hamper gripping abilities and hand function. This study examined th...

Rasch analysis of a new hierarchical scoring system for evaluating hand function on the motor assessment scale for stroke.

Objectives. (1) To develop two independent measurement scales for use as items assessing hand movements and hand activities within the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS), an existing instrument used for cli...

Somatotopic mismatch of hand representation following stroke: is recovery possible?

Well-organized somatotopic representation of the hand is required to interpret input from cutaneous mechanoreceptors. Previous reports have identified patients with various distortions of somatotopic ...

Cortical Mechanisms of Mirror Therapy After Stroke.

Background and Objective. Mirror therapy is a new form of stroke rehabilitation that uses the mirror reflection of the unaffected hand in place of the affected hand to augment movement training. The m...

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