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May 28, 2012 at 2:30 pm

Wellcome Trust feature – Focus on stroke: Research in rehab

Acute emergency treatment for the loss of oxygen to parts of the brain as a result of a stroke can be standardised – our brains respond in a certain way, and the same treatments will have similar effects in most patients. But the nature of stroke is that, depending on precisely where it happens and how severe it is, essentially [...]

May 17, 2012 at 11:33 am

NHS set to benefit from UK-led technologies

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Video games, pioneering gene therapies and new medical devices are set to transform treatments on the NHS, with support from the Department of Health and the Wellcome Trust. The experimental technologies have been developed through the Health Innovation Challenge Fund, [...]

May 15, 2012 at 9:22 am

Could playing video games help with your rehabilitation after stroke?

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We are looking for adult volunteers who have had a stroke to help in our research Stroke frequently damages the area of the brain controlling movement; as a consequence there are thousands of people with weakness down one side of [...]

June 9, 2011 at 8:57 am

Limbs Alive wins BEST NHS INNOVATION award 2011

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Limbs Alive was awarded two innovation awards at the prestigious 2011 Medical Futures Awards which were held in London on Monday 6th June. As well as winning “BEST INNOVATION TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE” in the cardiovascular category, Limbs Alive was [...]

March 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Limbs Alive honoured at UK Innovation Awards

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Limbs Alive was one of just 15 companies short-listed for the Medilink UK awards 2011 – an annual event that celebrates the latest technologies, outstanding business achievements and international success across the UK Life Sciences sector. There were five categories with [...]

January 13, 2011 at 10:24 am

Limbs Alive finalist in the 2010 Blueprint Awards

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Limbs Alive was shortlisted as a finalist in the Knowledge Transfer Awards category of the 7th Annual Grand Final of Blueprint: The North East Universities Business Planning Competition which took place on Thursday 21st October 2010, at the Hilton Newcastle [...]

December 9, 2010 at 4:05 pm

‘Limbs Alive’ Lifts Healthcare Award

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A series of specially designed video games which can be played by children with cerebral palsy scooped first prize in last night’s (May 7th) Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2009 ceremony. Unable to play on modern consoles due to impaired [...]

December 9, 2010 at 4:01 pm

Limbs Alive awarded ‘Partnership with NHS’ at Business for Life Awards

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Limbs Alive named winner at the Cels Business for Life awards this week. Newcastle’s Assembly Rooms played host to 200 guests, celebrating the achievements of companies in fields such as export, environment, innovation and outstanding growth. Awards were handed out [...]