New Research to Help Stroke Patients Who Can’t Swallow

12 September 2011

A simple function that most of us take for granted — swallowing — is the focus of University of Adelaide research that could help thousands of stroke sufferers around the world.  In an Australian first, researchers from the University’s Robinson Institute are using magnetic stimulators to jump start the brain after a stroke and repair swallowing functions which break down in more than 50% of stroke patients.

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