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Health News - Rehabilitation

Thousands of heart patients missing out on cardiac rehabilitation
Thousands of heart patients are missing out on cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack, increasing their risk of suffering a fatal event, according to new figures released by the British... (Medical News Today)

Hope for people who struggle after suffering brain trauma
Pharmacological therapy combined with a rehabilitation program that teaches how to compensate for memory and attention problems offers new hope for people who suffer the consequences of traumatic... (Medical News Today)

Exercise programs may not provide additional benefits to usual physical therapy following total knee replacement
In a randomized trial of patients who underwent total knee replacement as a treatment for osteoarthritis, a group program of strengthening and aerobic exercises was not better at alleviating... (Medical News Today)

3D imaging of muscles points to potential treatments for muscle diseases and injuries
A new form of 3D imaging of muscles has allowed researchers to "see" inside muscle and trace long cables made up of a protein called collagen. (Medical News Today)

Repurposed drug may offer diagnosis, treatment for traumatic nerve damage
Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center believe they have identified a new means of enhancing the body's ability to repair its own cells, which they hope will lead to better... (Medical News Today)

Researchers restore leg movement in primates using wireless neural interface
An international team of scientists has used a wireless "brain-spinal interface" to bypass spinal cord injuries in a pair of rhesus macaques, restoring intentional walking movement to a temporarily... (Medical News Today)

Five weird and wonderful surgical procedures
From using an ankle as a knee to the world's first human head transplant, we take a look at five of the strangest, yet amazing surgical procedures to date. (Medical News Today)

Research finds brain changes, needs to be retrained after ACL injury
Researchers say we rely more on vision after injuries, suggest a new approach to rehab. (Medical News Today)

Rehabilitation services for trauma patients improve outcomes after hospital discharge
As more trauma patients survive their initial hospital stays, new study results show that acute inpatient rehabilitation facilities are the best places for some of these patients to go once they... (Medical News Today)

Restoring the sense of touch in amputees using natural signals of the nervous system
Research provides blueprint for building neuroprosthetic devices that recreate the sense of touch by directly stimulating the nervous system. (Medical News Today)

Research shows physical activity does not improve after hip replacement
New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) shows that, surprisingly, patients' physical activity does not increase following hip replacement surgery. (Medical News Today)

Bio-inspired lower-limb 'wearing robotic exoskeleton' for human gait rehab
Stroke and spinal cord injury patients often require gait rehabilitation to regain the ability to walk or to help strengthen their muscles. (Medical News Today)

New hope for recovery of hand movement for stroke patients
Stroke patients are starting a trial of a new electronic device to recover movement and control of their hand. (Medical News Today)

Probiotics may help spinal cord injury recovery
A new mouse study finds that counteracting changes in gut bacteria that arise from spinal cord injury with probiotics could help aid recovery. (Medical News Today)

Paralyzed man regains 'sense of touch' with mind-controlled robotic arm
New study reveals how a 28-year-old man left paralyzed after a car accident has regained his sense of touch, thanks to a brain implant and a robotic arm. (Medical News Today)

"Virtual physiotherapist" helps paralysed patients exercise using computer games
A simple device can improve the ability of patients with arm disability to play physiotherapy-like computer games, according to new research. (Medical News Today)

Heart disease exercise programme could work for bowel cancer patients
Could rehabilitation programmes for heart disease patients be used to help people recovering from bowel cancer get back on their feet? (Medical News Today)

Help needed to identify post-stroke visual impairments
A University of Liverpool led review of the methods available to screen for post-stroke visual impairments has found there is an urgent demand for the development of a tool. (Medical News Today)

Stroke: Innovative electrical stimulation glove improves hand function
A new therapy has been developed for stroke survivors to improve hand function using a glove to send electrical stimulation to nerves in the affected hand. (Medical News Today)

Stem cell therapy restores arm, hand movement for paralyzed man
A man left paralyzed from a spinal cord injury has regained movement in his arms and hands as a result of a novel stem cell treatment. (Medical News Today)

Language learning boosts brain plasticity and ability to code new information
Using EEG recordings, a new study shows that the more languages we learn, the faster the brain circuits that code new information are formed. (Medical News Today)

Physical training and social support reduce frailty and malnutrition
A training program for the reactivation of older and frail people established by MedUni Vienna has achieved remarkable success. (Medical News Today)

Virtual world improves communication following stroke, says study
A virtual reality world called EVA Park can improve the communication of those who have impaired speech and language following a stroke, according to research by academics at City University London. (Medical News Today)

Virtual reality and treadmill training could help prevent falls in older adults
Combining virtual reality and treadmill training helps prevent falls in older adults better than treadmill training alone, according to a new randomised controlled trial published in The Lancet. (Medical News Today)

Paralysis patients regain sensation, muscle control through brain machine
Scientists have helped people who are paralyzed from spinal cord injuries regain some feeling and movement with the assistance of brain-machine interfaces. (Medical News Today)

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