Clinical trials are underway in Cincinnati and nationwide that could prove brain stimulation is beneficial to stroke victims.
The stimulation is actually turning off a part of the brain
As confusing as it sounds, the 1 hz "stimulation" actually shuts down the side of the brain unaffected by the stroke. This is because the non-lesioned side often takes over and hinders recovery.
Researchers from several universities, including UC, say a new study shows men are at a greater risk of depression than women following a stroke.
Assistant professor of social work Michael McCarthy theorizes there's a connection between depression and mens' beliefs about their familial roles.