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To prevent stroke injury, sing, dance, touch, look, move?
For those lucky enough to have the first signs of a stroke recognized by friends or family, things often get very quiet very quickly as 911 calls are made, gurneys are wheeled in and tests are conducted. University of California Irvine neuroscientist Ron D. Frostig says that if rats are any guide to human health (and they often are the starting point for new treatments), stroke victims might do a lot better with a quick dose of stimulation instead.
By Melissa Healy/Los Angeles Times/For the Booster Shots blog
November 17, 2011