What Is Music Therapy? Music therapy an allied health profession that utilizes the planned and creative use of music to attain and maintain health and well being (the Australian Music Therapy Association). Individuals do not need to have any musical
Aphasia Registry – Opportunities to take part in Aphasia research. Aphasia & Stroke Caregivers Guide – A range of US articles on Aphasia related topics. Atrial Fibrillation Association (Australia) – Provides information, support and access to established, new or innovative
40% of stroke survivors have a second stroke within five years with the highest risk being in the first few months after the stroke or TIA therefore you need to be vigilant when it comes to stroke prevention. Prevention measures
In 2009 the National Stroke Foundation produced the following resource: Long Term Recovery from Stroke – A Workshop resource for general practitioners. Included in this resource is a description of the roles of the various health care professionals play in
Dr Miranda Rose Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Health Sciences of La Trobe University discusses her research on developing effective treatments for aphasia. View effective treatments of aphasia video [broken] For people suffering a stroke, the loss of the ability
30th May 2011
Melbourne medical researchers are leading a worldwide trial on stroke therapy that could mean the difference between a patient walking out of hospital within a few days or being left permanently disabled.
Each year 60,000 Australians suffer a stroke, but only half of them get to hospital in time to be considered for a clot-busting drug that stops the brain being starved of oxygen. That means it keeps brain tissue alive, something that makes a massive difference to how well a stroke patient recovers.
The Melbourne trial’s aimed at extending the crucial period in which that drug can be administered effectively, as Lisa Whitehead reports.
Melbourne patients will be the first in the world to trial new technology to combat strokes.
6 July 2011 A month ago, a 39-year-old single mother from Hawthorne suffered a severe stroke that left her unable to walk. Paramedics took her to a designated hospital stroke center. To preserve her brain function, doctors treated her with
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
16 September 2011 Strokes are the third leading cause of death in America and now, new research shows the colour of your fruits and vegetables can help reduce a stroke. View The News Article About This Research
The documentray Music of the Brain is now available on The Age TV Description – Music affects our development from the womb to the grave. Find out about the role music plays in developing our brains as humans, beginning with