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20
Jun

A manual for people living with ALS

ALS Manual.JPGThe ALS Society of Canada Manual for People Living with ALS is an excellent educational resource and tool. It helps readers organize personal health information and stimulate discussion between patients, family members, and their health care providers about managing ALS care and coping with an often rapidly progressive neurological condition.

15
Jun

ONDRI Coordinators Workshop outcomes

ONDRI assessments and Brain-CODE changes. It continued with a presentation by Dr. Angela Roberts about strategies for success participant retention and assessing your cognitively impaired participants.

The day ended with an open question and answer forum that was an excellent opportunity for the research coordinators to ask questions about the assessments they facilitate and share best practices with their colleagues to improve efficiency.

15
Jun

Dr. Mandar Jog uses technology to deliver personalized treatment to patients with tremors

TremorTek.JPGThe technology, under the tradename TremorTek, uses a combination of wearable movement sensors and computer software to determine exactly which muscles and what biomechanics are involved in each individual patient’s tremor symptoms. Using the information from that technology, clinicians can precisely place injections to reduce tremor at the exact source.

10
Jun

New stroke report highlights dementia

2016 Stroke Report.JPGThe 2016 Heart and Stroke Foundation Stroke Report shows that stroke significantly increases the risk of dementia.

How can you protect yourself? It starts with awareness.

Watch the video

Read the 2016 Stroke Report

2
Jun

June is ALS Awareness Month

June is ALS Awareness Month.

Learn how you can help spread the word: ALS Canada and Twitter.

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2
Jun

June is Stroke Awareness Month

June is Stroke Awareness Month

Learn how you can help spread the word: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and Twitter.

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