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‘Brain pacemaker’ could help stroke patients recover quicker

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on ‘Brain pacemaker’ could help stroke patients recover quicker

Source:   K. Filippidis / Engadget / 05-14-2018 Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) may play a beneficial role in the motor recovery of stroke patients, new clinical trials at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have revealed. As part of the therapy, stroke rehab specialists surgically implant the MicroTransponder Vivistim — an electrical device that stimulates the vagus nerve — into the patient’s chest wall. It works via a wireless transmitter, which picks up signals, redirects them to the vagus nerve (located in the neck) and stimulates the brain whenever a...

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Video: Hands-only CPR Instructional Video

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Video: Hands-only CPR Instructional Video

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The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

Source:  NY Times / By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS / MARCH 23, 2017 The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate easily and they become weaker as their mitochondria, which produce energy, diminish in vigor and number. A study published this month in Cell Metabolism, however, suggests that certain sorts of workouts may undo some of what the years can do to our mitochondria. Exercise is good for people, as everyone knows. But scientists have surprisingly little...

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Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Source:  NY Times / Sylvia Longmire / DISABILITY / NOV. 22, 2017 Whenever I hear someone mention Airbnb, I cringe — on the inside, at least. Not because there’s anything inherently wrong with Airbnb, the home-sharing business that has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years and has opened up affordable accommodations to millions of people around the world. The problem is, it hasn’t done so for people like me. Airbnb is part of something called the sharing economy, an evolving system in which people who own certain things, like homes or cars, rent them out to others when they are not...

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10 of the Coolest Obscure Cars You Can Buy

Posted by on Nov 4, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on 10 of the Coolest Obscure Cars You Can Buy

Source:  Popular Mechanics / By Brian Silvestro / Nov 3, 2017 Click here to view the slideshow >>>>

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