NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

Tailored, Earlier Cardiac Rehab Shows Benefits

New research shows that an innovative cardiac rehabilitation intervention started earlier and more custom-tailored to the individual improved physical function, frailty, quality-of-life and depression in hospitalized heart failure patients, compared to traditional rehab programs. These findings, supported by NIA, were published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Turning Imagined Handwriting into Text

Researchers developed a system that quickly translates brain signals for handwriting into text. While preliminary, this technology could help people with spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders who have lost the ability to write and speak to communicate.

Researchers Wirelessly Record Human Brain Activity

Researchers are now able to wirelessly record the directly measured brain activity of people living with Parkinson’s disease and to then use that information to adjust the stimulation delivered by an implanted device.

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

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