Balancing act

时间:2019-03-07 02:17:12166网络整理admin

By Debora MacKenzie DISTORTING spectacles can help stroke patients with posture problems to recover their balance, say researchers in France. They think that the spectacles reset the patient’s mental map, and they hope the effect will lead to a long-lasting cure for some postural problems. People who have a stroke affecting the brain’s right hemisphere may suffer paralysis down their left side and can lean to the right. They may also ignore things they see or hear on the right. Caroline Tilikete and her colleagues at the Lyon neurological laboratory of INSERM, the French medical research agency,