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Getting around in a town is now much easier for elderly people because the Tecnalia research centre has produced an app that offers the best alternative by providing clear information. Read more

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Constantin Grosch - That's How He Rolls

Disabled people should have the same rights in handling their income and their asset. Constantin Grosch does not just share this opinion, he also ... Read more

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Topic of the Month July

Whether it is process optimization or human resource management, whether it is an outpatient or inpatient facility – the occupational image of a nursing manager has changed during the last years... Read more

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We asked ... Sascha Velten

For Sascha Velten, one thing went without saying even when he was a child: as a result of cerebral palsy and tetra spasticity, his younger brother Marcel garnered special attention in their family ... Read more

Photo: Sascha Velten and his brother Marcel; © private We asked ... "Adult siblings sooner or later ask the same questions"

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Welcome to REHACARE!

REHACARE is the International Trade Fair and the Congress for Rehabilitation, Care, Prevention and Inclusion. We are looking forward to seeing you in Düsseldorf from 24 - 27 September 2014. Read more

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Video: Together strong at the Special Olympics

Living inclusion – at the Special Olympics people with and without disability compete together in athletic competitions and most of all enjoy sports and being together.

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How We Roll!

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App to help elderly people get around on public transport

25/07/2014 - Getting around in a town or city is a necessity in order to carry out everyday tasks. However, knowing which is the most convenient bus to get to the centre or when you have to change buses is not always a straightforward task. This is now much easier for elderly people because the Tecnalia research centre has produced an app that offers the best alternative by providing clear information. read more

Smart software supports outpatient services for people with dementia

23/07/2014 - Living at home as long as possible is a wish expressed by many people with dementia. To enable this, researchers of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) have developed a computer-based procedure that identifies individual demands in dementia care management. read more

Rehabilitation: Pairing a mechanical device with stroke patients

18/07/2014 - The repetitive facilitation exercise (RFE) is one of the most common rehabilitation tactics for stroke patients attempting to regain wrist movement. Stroke hemiparesis individuals are not able to move that part of their body because they cannot create a strong enough neural signal that travels from the brain to the wrist. read more

Most people with type 1 diabetes do not use diabetes devices to get long-term data

25/06/2014 - Almost 70 percent of adults with Type 1 diabetes never use their blood glucose self-monitoring devices or insulin pumps to download historical data about their blood sugar levels and insulin doses – information that likely would help them manage their disease better. These new survey results show that only 12 percent of patients regularly review their past glucose and insulin pump data at home. read more

Text messages helpful in controlling diabetes

18/06/2014 - A study shows potential for improving glycemic control: The study findings suggest that a text message-based self-management intervention improves glycemic control in high risk Latinos with type 2 diabetes. read more

Engineers design systems to help children with special needs

11/06/2014 - A group of Kansas State University engineers and students have developed technology to improve the health and quality of life for children with severe developmental disabilities. read more

Innovative diabetes app for smartphone

06/06/2014 - An app for smartphones automatically calculates the carbohydrate content of a meal. The programme called GoCARB enables diabetics to better plan their meals and to control their blood glucose easier. GoCARB was developed at the ARTORG Institute of the University of Bern in close cooperation with Bern University Hospital. read more

Signglasses system opens the universe to deaf students

30/05/2014 - Ordinarily, deaf students are left in the dark when they visit a planetarium. With the lights off, they can't see the ASL interpreter who narrates their tour of outer space. With the lights on, they can't see the constellations of stars projected overhead. That's why a group at Brigham Young University (BYU) launched the "Signglasses" project. read more

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Last year the exhibitors presented their products and services in six halls. We talked to some of them and asked them about their trade fair impressions.

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