A study appearing in Stroke, the journal of the American Heart Association, indicates that individuals with a level of high education who report memory lapses may have a higher risk of stroke.
According to a recent news release, optical diagnostic technology developed Tufts University School of Engineering aims to offer new ways to pinpoint and monitor, in real time without invasive procedures, brain damage resulting from stroke, traumatic injury, or vascular dementia.
Agility Health Inc, a provider of physical rehabilitation and software services geared toward patients, healthcare providers, and employers, has announced Terry Vanderkruyk as its chief corporate development officer.
According to a news release issued by Columbia University Medical Center, its researchers have developed a strategy in which meniscus can be replaced using a personalized 3D-printed implant, or scaffold, infused with human growth factors that encourage the body to regenerate the lining on its own.
Recent research suggests that some high school football players exhibit measurable brain changes after a single season of play, even in the absence of concussion.
A recent study indicates that a CT scan of the brain within 24 hours of a mild, nondisabling stroke can help predict when patients will be at the highest risk of another stroke or when symptoms may worsen.
In a recent news release, The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced that its Board of Trustees recently awarded $215,000 in Florence P. Kendall Doctoral Scholarships and Research Grants to seven PTs.
The Department Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (PH/TBI), Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC), have awarded a 3-year contract to IT Solutions, an Acentia company, to establish a nationwide campaign designed to educate and inform US military service members, veterans, and their families about TBI.
A news release issued by Appalachian State University spotlights the award-winning project of two industrial design majors engineered to assist individuals rehabilitating from knee injuries.
Recent research suggests that surgery to repair meniscal tears in the knee may heighten the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients.