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Research & Reviews  2,364 results

Efficacy of a strategy-based intervention on text-level reading comprehension in person...
BMJ Open; Thumbeck SM, Schmid P et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - At least 68% of persons with aphasia (PWA) experience reading difficulties. Even though strategy-based interventions are a promising treatment approach for text level reading comprehension deficits in PWA, empirical evidence for their efficacy rem...

Adenovirus-Vectored COVID-19 Vaccine-Induced Immune Thrombosis of Carotid Artery: A Cas...
Neurology Walter U, Fuchs M et. al.

Jul 28th, 2021 - Venous thromboses and thrombocytopenia after vaccination with the adenovirus-vectored COVID-19 vaccine ChAdOx1 nCov-19 (AstraZeneca) have been linked to serum antibodies against platelet factor 4 (PF4)-polyanion complexes. We here report vaccine-i...

Embedding Aphasia-Modified Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Script Training for Primary ...
American Journal of Speech-language Pathology; Schaffer KM, Evans WS et. al.

Jul 28th, 2021 - Purpose This study sought to determine the initial feasibility and benefit of a novel intervention that combines speech-language treatment with counseling treatment for an individual with the nonfluent/agrammatic variant of primary progressive aph...

Aphasia and Friendship: The Role and Perspectives of Speech-Language Pathologists.
American Journal of Speech-language Pathology; Therrien MCS, Madden EB et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Purpose Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who work with people with aphasia focus on assessment and intervention to support improved communication outcomes for their clients. Friendship, a key component of quality of life, often depends on commu...

The Subjective Experience of Word-Finding Difficulties in People With Aphasia: A Themat...
American Journal of Speech-language Pathology; Fama ME, Lemonds E et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Purpose Anomia, or difficulty with naming and word finding, is a pervasive deficit among individuals with aphasia. There is an extensive literature on the mechanisms underlying anomia and on approaches to treatment, but very little is known about ...

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Guidelines  2 results

Supportive Communication for Individuals with Aphasia.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Armour M, Del Toro CM et. al.

May 27th, 2021 - Supportive Communication for Individuals with Aphasia.|2021|Armour M,Del Toro CM,Kiran S,Raymer AM,Wallace SE,|

Aphasia FAQs for the Rehabilitation Professional.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Armour M, Cherney LR et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - Aphasia FAQs for the Rehabilitation Professional.|2021|Armour M,Cherney LR,Del Toro CM,Maher LM,Raymer AM,|

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Drugs  21 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  96 results

Effects of rTMS on Brain Activation in Aphasia

Apr 22nd, 2020 - Aphasia, an acquired communication disorder, is a common consequence of left-hemisphere stroke. Persisting, or chronic, aphasia negatively impacts not only interpersonal communication but participation in activities of daily living, independence, ...

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Constraint Induced Language Therapy for Chronic Aphasia

Apr 21st, 2020 - TMS is a technique by which a brief electrical current is induced in brain tissue causing a brief suppression of the excitability of the underlying tissue; the technique, which was introduced in the 1980s and has been extensively used around the w...

Tablet-based Aphasia Therapy in the Acute Phase After Stroke

Apr 9th, 2020 - The study is a prospective study, with each participant undergoing testing approximately within three days after inclusion in the study (immediately prior to tablet-based aphasia therapy). Based on the results of diagnostic testing (standard of ca...

F 18 T807 Tau PET Imaging of Progressive Posterior Cortical Dysfunction (IND 123119, Protocol E)

Feb 28th, 2020 - This project will collect quantitative pilot data that will allow the characterization of uptake and binding of 18F-AV-1451 (also known as F 18 T807), a novel tau imaging compound, in individuals with Progressive Posterior Cortical Dysfunction (PP...

Adapted Solution Focused Therapy for People With Aphasia (SOFIA Trial)

Feb 10th, 2020 - Background and Aims Around one third of people who have a stroke will experience aphasia, a language disability that can affect talking, understanding, reading or writing. The psychosocial impact of aphasia is considerable: those living with chron...

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News  63 results

Type of Alzheimer's With Intact Memory Offers New Research Paths

Jan 18th, 2021 - Patients with a rare type of Alzheimer's disease do not show the memory loss characteristic of the condition even over the long term, new research suggests. They also show some differences in neuropathology to typical Alzheimer's patients, raising...

Which Prehospital Scale Best Flags Large Vessel Stroke?

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Seven different scales designed to identify patients with a symptomatic large anterior vessel occlusion (sLAVO) stroke in the prehospital setting all showed good accuracy, high specificity, and low sensitivity in a new study. Two scales, the Los A...

Simple Language Test May Predict Alzheimer's Years Before Symptoms

Oct 22nd, 2020 - A simple language test developed using artificial intelligence (AI) is able to predict, with a high level of accuracy, which cognitively normal individuals will go on to develop Alzheimer's disease (AD), new research suggests. The findings show th...

Fast Five Quiz: Dementia Key Aspects

May 21st, 2020 - Although most cases of Alzheimer disease are sporadic (ie, not inherited), familial forms are recognized. Autosomal dominant Alzheimer disease, which accounts for less than 5% of cases, is almost exclusively early-onset Alzheimer disease; cases oc...

Risk of Tissue Overheating Due to Inaccurate Magnetic Resonance Thermometry: Letter to Health Care Providers | FDA

Dear Health Care Provider, The FDA is providing preliminary information concerning magnetic resonance (MR) thermometry reliability with magnetic resonance-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy (MRgLITT) devices. MRgLITT devices are commonly us...

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Patient Education  11 results see all →