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MusicGlove: Hand Rehabilitation Through Music and Gaming

Groundbreaking sensorized glove proven to improve a user’s hand function after a stroke or other neurological or muscular injuries significantly more than conventional therapyRead more about MusicGl...

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.

Young adults aren't too young to be at risk for a stroke

Jennifer Reilly was 28 years old when she began experiencing some odd symptoms. Half of her left hand went numb. She could move her fingers, but she couldn't feel anything on the outer part of that ha...

Hand transplant research sheds light on touch

Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reason. Research presented at a mee...

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.

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...

Stroke: New understanding of emotional impact

The physical challenges associated with recovery from a stroke are well documented however the impact of a stroke on emotion is less well understood. New research has identified key areas in which st...

‘I can haz genomes’: cats claw their way into genetics

Canine dominance bows to tabby chic as cat sequencing takes off.

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The short-term effect of gloving in combination with Traditional Thai Massage, heat, and stretching exercise to improve hand mobility in scleroderma patients.

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a chronic, multisystem connective tissue disorder characterized by autoimmune activation, microvascular endothelium damage, and excessive collagen proliferation. The most a...

Botulinum toxin type-A in the management of spastic equinovarus deformity after stroke. Comparison of 2 injection techniques.

To retrospectively compare 2 injection techniques in the management of spastic equinovarus deformity after stroke.

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...

Development of a Biomimetic Hand Exotendon Device (BiomHED) for Restoration of Functional Hand Movement Post-Stroke.

Significant functional impairment of the hand is common among stroke survivors and restoration of hand function should be prioritized during post-stroke rehabilitation. The goal of this study was to d...

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...

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