Rehabilitating Stroke Victims With Video Games

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There are many therapies used for rehabilitating stroke patients such as constraint-induced movement therapy, mental practice and more. Now it looks like we are about to see another, quite different approach. Doctor Debbie Rand from Tel Aviv University has been looking into interactive video games as a new therapy for helping stroke victims with their recovery.

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Cardiac Arrest Cooling Vest Could Reduce Brain Damage

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When the brain is deprived of oxygen–as is the case with a heart attack or a stroke–there is a distinct possibility of permanent brain damage. A prototype cooling vest and zeolite chamber aims to prevent as much brain damage as possible.

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