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“Exergames” Not Perfect, but Can Lead to More Exercise

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[10/08/2012] Active video games (AVGs), also known as "exergames", are not the perfect solution to the nation's sedentary ways, but they can play a role in getting some people to be more active. Researchers say that most of the AVGs provide only "light-to-moderate" intensity physical activity.“Exergames” Not Perfect, but Can Lead to More Exercise - Read more

Women with Diabetes Experience Sexual Dissatisfaction

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[08/08/2012] Women with diabetes are just as likely to be interested in, and engage in, sexual activity as non-diabetic women, but they are much more likely to report low overall sexual satisfaction, according to a study of University of California, San Francisco.Women with Diabetes Experience Sexual Dissatisfaction - Read more

Elderly with Diabetes Benefit Long from Interventions

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[06/08/2012] Middle-aged and older adults with diabetes showed substantial survival rates in a new University of Michigan Health System study of retirees. Survival rates were strong even for adults living in nursing homes or who have multiple health issues like dementia and disabilities that make self-managed care for diabetes difficult.Elderly with Diabetes Benefit Long from Interventions - Read more

Yoga Improves Motor Function After Stroke

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[01/08/2012] Group yoga can improve motor function and balance in stroke survivors, even if they do not begin yoga until six months or more after the stroke, according to "Post-Stroke Balance Improves With Yoga: A Pilot Study."Yoga Improves Motor Function After Stroke - Read more

Lower Vitamin D Could Increase Risk of Dying Older Adults

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[30/07/2012] A new study concludes that among older adults – especially those who are frail – low levels of vitamin D can mean a much greater risk of death.Lower Vitamin D Could Increase Risk of Dying Older Adults - Read more

Microneedles to Target Therapeutics to the Back of the Eye

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[25/07/2012] Thanks to tiny microneedles, eye doctors may soon have a better way to treat diseases such as macular degeneration that affect tissues in the back of the eye. That could be important as the population ages and develops more eye-related illnesses.Microneedles to Target Therapeutics to the Back of the Eye - Read more

A Good Night's Sleep of a Nursing Home

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[23/07/2012] Tired? Scientists have discovered another possible benefit of a night of restful and uninterrupted sleep. According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health fragmented or interrupted sleep could predict future placement in a nursing home or assisted living facility.A Good Night's Sleep of a Nursing Home - Read more

Elder Abuse Affects Latinos Disproportionately

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[23/07/2012] A sobering new study by researchers from the University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology finds that elder abuse in low-income Latino communities goes largely unreported.Elder Abuse Affects Latinos Disproportionately - Read more

Helping Alzheimer's Patients Stay Independent

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[20/07/2012] Family members or professional caregivers who do everything for older adults with Alzheimer's disease may just be wanting to help, but one University of Alberta researcher says that creating excess dependency may rob the patients of their independence and self-worth.Helping Alzheimer's Patients Stay Independent - Read more

Autism: Families Struggling with Health-Care Needs

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[18/07/2012] While the causes of autism continue to be debated and bandied about, real families who have children with autism spectrum disorders are left to struggle with expensive health care needs. These costs can be devastating - but they can also be markedly different.Autism: Families Struggling with Health-Care Needs - Read more

 
 

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