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Fatigue a major barrier to physical, cognitive recovery after stroke, new study finds

(Pictured above: Dr. Bradley MacIntosh, left, and Dr. Walter Swardfager.) For immediate release: Tuesday, October 31, 2017. 12:00 p.m. EDT Better diagnosis, more research needed to counteract debilitating condition TORONTO _ Fatigue is closely related to poorer physical recovery after stroke, according to a study of 335 stroke patients at four rehabilitation centres in Ontario published today in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. A third of the people

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CPSR Virtual Reality project highlighted at NeuroTech Ontario Showcase

Dr. Lisa Sheehy, who is co-chair of the CPSR's National Trainee Association, showcased her CPSR Virtual Reality Study at the NeuroTech Ontario Showcase on October 26 in Ottawa. She participated in a similar event at Queen's Park in Toronto earlier in the week. Dr. Sheehy's study is funded by a CPSR Implementation Science grant and tests the use of virtual reality in stroke rehab at five centres across Canada, including Vancouver, Moncton, Fredericton,

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Read our October newsletter

Read about changes to our Board, new publications, upcoming events, and more in our October newsletter. http://mailchi.mp/41b86beca257/cpsr-stroke-recovery-news-e-newsletter

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CPSR Board welcomes four new directors

(Pictured above: Sylvain Charbonneau, Andrew Demchuk, Debra Lynkowski, and Rod McKay) Retiring directors thanked for contributions At the recent CPSR Board of Directors meeting on September 19 in Toronto, the Partnership said goodbye and thank-you to four longstanding (and outstanding!) Board members, who have completed their terms. They include Peter Oakes, long-time chair of the Finance and Operations Committee, strategic communications expert

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