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Monthly Archives: Tuesday April 26th, 2016

Stroke can happen at any age, CPSR’s Dr. Rick Swartz explains

In the wake of Canadian Olympic Medalist Denny Morrison's stroke on the weekend, CPSR's Dr. Rick Swartz appeared on CTV's Canada AM this morning to talk about how stroke can happen at any age. Watch the interview and read the guide to Stroke in Young Adults posted HERE. We worked with Dr. Swartz to develop the guidebook.

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Recovery: The next frontier in stroke medicine

CPSR part of international group working to develop game-changing interventions CPSR Scientific Director Dr. Dale Corbett is among international research leaders who will take part in the first Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable in Philadelphia in May. A paper published by the group this week in the International Journal of Stroke describes how they want to work together to advance rehabilitation and recovery research. The May meeting,

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Learn more about Stem Cells at May 10 event

If you're going to be in Ottawa on May 10, there's a great Stem Cells 101 event planned for the amphitheatre at The Ottawa Hospital's Civic campus from 7 to 8:30 pm. A stem cell biologist, physician and ethicist will answer questions such as: What is a stem cell? What’s new in stem cell research? What kinds of treatments are using stem cells today? What is stem cell tourism? The event, organized by the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine,

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New video focuses on what to do when recovery stalls

CPSR has produced a new video that looks at stalls in recovery after stroke. The video, called Stages of Recovery,  features interviews with CPSR's Drs Mark Bayley, Janice Eng and Dale Corbett and provides insight into why recovery slows down and what to do when stalls occur. Here's the link: Among take-aways for people living with stroke and their families: don't get discouraged because everyone's recovery

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