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A Closer Look (Stroke Therapy) #192628

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A promising new treatment for stroke victims introduced; stroke statistics cited.

(New York: John McKenzie) "Stroke" research on new experimental therapy for those recovering from strokes featured; details given of how intensified "constraint-Induced movement therapy" works and how it helps the brain recover. [University of Alabama at Birmingham professor Edward TAUB - says a concentration of training is needed to gain improvement.] [Stroke patient James FAUST - says the therapy worked.] [Wake Forest School of Medicine Dr. David GOOD - calls it exciting research on how the brain changed in response to therapy.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of strokes on noted.

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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