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Pharmacists diagnose stroke risk with iPhone-based ECG

Researchers at the University of Sydney have examined the use of a smartphone-compatible heart monitor to diagnose the risk of stroke.

By 2 April 2014

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Stroke patient gets by with a little help from a bot

The child-size unit, named uBot-5, uses arms and a computer screen through which therapists can interact with the patient.

By 22 March 2013

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Nonsensical texting may be only sign of stroke

Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit present a case study in which "dystexia" was the only symptom of a stroke. The patient had no trouble speaking, only texting.

By 15 March 2013

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Could goggles hold key to detecting strokes early?

Johns Hopkins neurologist says device reminiscent of swim goggles will help detect strokes faster in emergency rooms -- and help save lives.

By 7 March 2013

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'Dystextia': Muddled texts can signal stroke, doctors say

While anyone who texts has probably sent or received weirdly illegible messages at some point, Harvard researchers point to garbled texts as one possible indicator of neurological problems.

By 1 January 2013

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Karl Rove stroking a Mac: Bad for both brands?

During Fox News Election broadcast, famed Republican mastermind Karl Rove was seen to be using a Mac. Was this a little uncomfortable?

By 7 November 2012

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Man hacks Kinect to help his mother e-mail after stroke

Chad Ruble's mother can't use keyboards. So he used a Kinect and some open-source code to devise a system that lets her wave her hand to select emoticons and function buttons.

By 10 September 2012

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Neuroscientists develop video game for stroke recovery

Stroke experts in the U.K. work with Limbs Alive to develop the first in a collection of action video games that encourage movements to relearn arm and hand control.

By 19 May 2012

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Stroke of genius: South African artist's keycap sculptures

Check out these keycap sculptures made by South African visual artist and cultural activist Maurice Mbikayi. They represent the artist's thoughts on the impact of technology on Africa and the Earth's dependence on natural resources.

By 3 August 2011

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Stroke survivors regain vision with new light therapy

In honor Stroke Awareness Month, light-based therapy developers NovaVision announce successful treatment of stroke victims using its Vision Restoration Therapy.

By 19 May 2011