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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 Mar. 21, 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 Mar. 14, 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 Dec. 31, 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 May. 18, 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 Sep. 9, 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 Aug. 2, 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 May. 18, 2011

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Gaming glove may help stroke patients recover

Low-cost rehab glove uses video games to help stroke patients regain hand movement.

By Apr. 28, 2011

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Key Intel executive suffers stroke

Sean Maloney, one of the chipmaker's highest-ranking executives, suffers a stroke and will take a leave of absence.

By Mar. 1, 2010