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For Diabetics: A Steady Job is Good for Your Health

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[03/09/2012] A new University of Michigan study found that that jobless working-age people with diabetes are less likely to adhere to their oral anti-diabetic medications than diabetics who are employed.For Diabetics: A Steady Job is Good for Your Health - Read more

Red Wine: Walk Away from Mobility Problems

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[31/08/2012] In a stride toward better health in later life, scientists reported that resveratrol, the so-called "miracle molecule" found in red wine, might help improve mobility and prevent life-threatening falls among older people.Red Wine: Walk Away from Mobility Problems - Read more

Investing in Quality of Care Reduces Costs

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[20/08/2012] University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers have found that medical group practices can reduce costs for patients with diabetes by investing in improved quality of care.Investing in Quality of Care Reduces Costs - Read more

Coach Could Be Key in Helping Stroke Patients

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[13/08/2012] When a stroke patient is discharged from the hospital, they often must cope with a new disability or lack of function, so changes in their medications or a new dosing prescription can be particularly confusing.Coach Could Be Key in Helping Stroke Patients - Read more

Palliative Care Intervention Improves Patients' Quality of Life

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[13/08/2012] Recent studies have shown that palliative care interventions aimed at addressing patients' emotional, spiritual and social needs have a significant impact on cancer patients' quality of life and may even improve cancer patients' overall survival.Palliative Care Intervention Improves Patients' Quality of Life - Read more

“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

 
 

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