Navigation Links
Hormone improves long-term recovery from stroke
Date:5/16/2011

Scientists at the Sahlgrenska Academy have discovered an explanation of how stroke patients can achieve better recovery. A hormone that is associated with the growth hormone system has proved to benefit recovery during the later phases of rehabilitation after a stroke.

Insulin-like growth factor I, IGF-I, is a hormone that is found in the blood and contributes to, among other things, growth and bone mass. The levels of this hormone are higher in people who exercise regularly and those with good health. Scientists at the Sahlgrenska Academy have shown for the first time that high levels of this hormone are associated with better long-term recovery after a stroke. The study has been presented in an article in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

"This study is interesting for two reasons. The first is that we show that a hormone is associated with improved long-term recovery, and thus there is still the prospect of improvement even after three months after the stroke. The second is that levels of this hormone are known to be elevated in those who exercise often", says Associate Professor David berg at the Sahlgrenska Academy, who has led the study in collaboration with Professor Jrgen Isgaard.

"It is, however, important to add that the levels of IGF-I are controlled also by other factors such as other growth hormones, heredity and nutrition", emphasises David berg.

The study is based on 407 patients who are participating in the SAHLSIS study at the Sahlgrenska Academy, in which people aged 18-70 years who are affected by stroke are followed up for two years after the event. SAHLSIS is an acronym for "The Sahlgrenska Academy Study on Ischemic Stroke".

Scientists have measured the levels of IFG-I in these 407 patients and seen that increased levels are associated with better recovery, when the degree of recovery is determined between 3 and 24 months after the stroke. Previous research (Bondanelli et al) has also shown a
'/>"/>

Contact: David berg
david.aberg@medic.gu.se
46-031-342-8422
University of Gothenburg
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Can Hormone Therapy or the Pill Prevent Brain Aneurysms?
2. Hormone Helps You Sniff Out Food, Study Finds
3. Hormone Linked to Absence of Periods in Women With Low Body Fat
4. Older age memory loss tied to stress hormone receptor in brain
5. Risks of Estrogen Hormone Therapy Seen to Fade After Treatment Ends
6. Stress Hormone Might Help Overcome Fear of Heights
7. Short Course of Hormone Therapy Boosts Prostate Cancer Survival: Study
8. UCSF researchers uncover hormone pathway to fatty liver disease
9. Stress Hormone Linked to PTSD Symptoms in Women
10. Anti-aging hormone Klotho may prevent complications
11. Fluctuating Hormones Linked to More Severe Bipolar Symptoms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/27/2014)... (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 In ... individuals allot to sleep has lessened, and due ... laptops, the quality of sleep has eroded. According ... asleep on the job (Reference: http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/features/sleep-deprivation-workplace ). ... productivity index by an incalculable amount, leading not ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Nov. ... to acquire a second language, new research suggests. But anyone ... gain a brain boost, the small study finds. ... study co-author Ping Li, co-director of the Center for Brain, ... more interesting, Li said, that "the brain networks of the ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... The founders of VIM & VIGR, a ... functioning compression socks, are proud to announce the debut of ... Gradient Pressure (TM) knitting technology that is designed to increase ... commitment to adding flair and style to a product that ... the eye of a writer at The New York ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... VogueQueen.com is making every effort to offer ... world. As the premier online supplier of elegant special ... release a huge selection of sexy prom dresses today. ... also providing many beautiful styles in its product line. ... discounted prices. , “VogueQueen.com hopes to provide a truly ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 ... research report on Global Insulin industry. For an ... including definition, classification, application, industry chain structure, industry ... report on global Insulin industry covers information ... manufacturing process, product cost structure and much more. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Research Shows Surprising Number of US Workers Affected by Lack of Sleep 2Health News:Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual 2Health News:Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual 3Health News:VIM & VIGR Announces Launch of Men’s Line of Compression Socks 2Health News:A New Collection of Sexy Prom Dresses Has Been Released by the Reliable Online Supplier VogueQueen.com 2Health News:Insulin Industry Analysis (Supply, Consumption) for China, America, Korea, France & Japan Research Now at ReportsnReports 2Health News:Insulin Industry Analysis (Supply, Consumption) for China, America, Korea, France & Japan Research Now at ReportsnReports 3
... cancer gene can be turned on and off , MONDAY, ... becomes a bully while his peers are becoming thoughtful and ... their development that allows them to grow into cancerous tissue, ... researchers have identified a chemical process that turns off the ...
... of ... Fruit, ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 7 ... drink healthier, adding Sun Shower(TM) 100%,Nectarine Juices into a diet may be the ... of Sun Shower(TM) Nectarine Juices are,tremendous," said Chris New, founder, chairman and CEO ...
... DAVID,S, Bermuda, Jan. 7 Warner Chilcott,Limited (Nasdaq: ... present at the 26th,Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference on ... Time. Presenting for Warner Chilcott will be Paul,Herendeen, ... Warner Chilcott,s presentation will be webcast live for ...
... in Spanish . , A group of scientists ... and Molecular Biology at Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona, has published ... large quantities only in lung cancers, particularly those caused by ... not yet developed and lesions are precancerous. Thus this molecule ...
... trend, but reasons aren,t clear , , MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay ... risk of prostate cancer compared to those who forego the ... looked at all men born in Denmark between 1935 and ... lower incidence of prostate cancer than fathers did. , The ...
... 7 CoolTouch Inc., a pioneering,manufacturer of medical lasers, ... an additional 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food,and Drug ... laser is designed to ablate fat in areas such ... of conventional liposuction in larger areas,such as the abdomen ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Some Immature Brain Cells May Promote Tumors 2Health News:Start Your Day the Sun Shower(TM) Way 2Health News:UAB research could improve the prognosis and treatment of lung cancer 2Health News:Fatherhood Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk 2Health News:Fatherhood Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk 3Health News:CoolTouch Introduces CoolLipo(TM) Laser System, Recently FDA Cleared for Laser-Assisted Lipolysis 2
(Date:11/26/2014)...   Regulus Therapeutics Inc . (NASDAQ: ... development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that ... of Regulus, will present a company overview at the ... the New York Palace Hotel on Wednesday, December 3, ... webcast at the time of the presentation and can ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014  BioScrip ® , Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS ... Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill ... , , Date: , , , Wednesday, December 3, 2014 , ... , , , , Location: , , , Boca Raton ... BioScrip, Inc. BioScrip, Inc. is a leading ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... The medical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ... with world market revenues for 2013 at $5.1 ... types of medical imaging have led to improvements ... conditions in children and adults, each imaging procedure ... Medical Imaging Markets , analyzes the current and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Regulus to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference and Genetic Rx Conference 2Regulus to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference and Genetic Rx Conference 3Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 3
... , , ... that it will provide H1N1 flu vaccinations at select ... beginning Tuesday, December 29. , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090129/NE64371LOGO ... everyone to get an H1N1 flu vaccine. Massachusetts, ...
... , , , SEATTLE, Dec. 28 Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) ... CTI,s Board of Directors (the "Board of Directors") approved and adopted ... stock purchase right will be distributed for each common share held ... the rights are not exercisable, and are attached to and trade ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CVS/pharmacy to Provide H1N1 Vaccinations in Massachusetts, Virginia and Orange County, California 2Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan 2Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan 3Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan 4
... of controlled compression and cold, the Shoulder ... anatomically designed cuff provides complete shoulder coverage ... ordered with an extra long strap (12AXL) ... can be ordered as a single cuff, ...
... FUNCTIONAL ARM BRACE (FAB) was designed ... to make it useful as a ... ,Far more than an "Elbow ROM ... over forearm rotation (pronation and supination)., ...
... splint features a completely padded posterior ... designed to provide passive flexion to ... fasciitis or Achilles tendonitis. Its ... order left or right. A ...
Designed for forefoot relief and healing. This shoe has a unique wedge outsole and a soft nylon upper. We also added the hi-top upper to keep the foot held back and reduce slippage. Available in five...
Medicine Products: