High-intensity rehabilitation boosts recovery after a stroke

by IBEC - Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya

A retrospective analysis performed by researchers from the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) and University College London (UCL) has found that high-intensity therapy beginning within 6...

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Vocal music boosts the recovery of language functions after stroke

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Listening to vocal music is a simple and cost-efficient way of promoting recovery and brain health after a stroke.

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Eating less saturated fats may slightly reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack, but does not affect mortality

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

For every 100 people who reduce their consumption of saturated fats, between 1 and 2 cases of stroke or heart attack may be prevented. The health benefit applies to men and women, healthy people, and ...

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Vall d'Hebron leads a multicenter study that will assess a faster workflow for the management of patients with stroke

by Vall d’Hebron

The international multi-centric study WE-TRUST will assess the impact of the "Direct to Angiography" approach thanks to a computed tomography technology developed and improved by Philips.

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Lleida promotes the REMOTE-CAT clinical trial to study the benefits of applying neuroprotective therapy in the first moments of a stroke

by IRB Lleida. Institut de Recerca Biomèdica

The treatment consists of performing brief compressive stimuli on the arm of the person suspected of having a recent stroke in the ambulance, before arriving at the hospital to improve cerebral circul...

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Most patients with type 2 diabetes are at high risk for heart attack or stroke

by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

93% of patients with type 2 diabetes have a high or very high risk of fatal events such as heart attack or stroke within a decade. This is the conclusion of a study published in the European Journal o...

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Children's brain recovers from stroke and acquires language abilities thanks to its plasticity

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

In response to a stroke that affects the left hemisphere, children's brains assign language functions to the right hemisphere • The study demonstrates our brain's ability to reconnect in different w...

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Gustavo Deco to start an ambitious project funded by the US National Institutes of Health

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The aim of the project “Stroke, Neural Networks and Behaviour” is to develop and implement advanced brain scanning techniques to understand how communication changes between the different areas of...

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Despite suffering a stroke, children recover brain function of the affected area

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

As Deco says, "these results indicate that it is unlikely that the structural damage caused by early brain injury has a sustained adverse impact on the functional connections of the affected areas, at...

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Los glóbulos blancos 'escanean' la sangre para provocar ictus

by Agencia Sinc

Los neutrófilos escanean activamente el torrente sanguíneo dentro de los vasos en busca de plaquetas activadas. Muchos tipos de accidentes cardiovasculares, como el ictus o el choque séptico, se or...

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The project 'Global Tele Rehabilitation System' improves the mobility of patients after a stroke

by Vall d’Hebron

The projetc has developed a solution for patients after suffering a stroke that allows them to do the rehabilitation at home under the control of a medical team

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