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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

Correct Treatment Can Reduce Amputations

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[18/07/2012] Diabetic foot infections are an increasingly common problem, but proper care can save limbs and, ultimately, lives, suggest new guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).Correct Treatment Can Reduce Amputations - Read more

Fast Food Increases Risk of Diabetes in Singapore

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[06/07/2012] Researchers have examined the eating habits of residents in Singapore and found new evidence that a diet heavy in fast food increases the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.Fast Food Increases Risk of Diabetes in Singapore - Read more

Why Chronic Pain is All in your Head

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[04/07/2012] A new study shows for the first time that chronic pain develops the more two sections of the brain - related to emotional and motivational behaviour - talk to each other. The more they communicate, the greater the chance a patient will develop chronic pain. Why Chronic Pain is All in your Head - Read more

Bacterial Changes May Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis

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[29/06/2012] The billions of bugs in our guts have a newfound role: regulating the immune system and related autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Bacterial Changes May Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis - Read more

Psoriasis Increases Risk of Diabetes

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[22/06/2012] Psoriasis is an independent risk for Type 2 Diabetes, according to a new study by researchers of the University of Pennsylvania, with the greatest risk seen in patients with severe psoriasis.Psoriasis Increases Risk of Diabetes - Read more

Antioxidant Can Reduce Blindness Risk

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[18/06/2012] A study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital suggests that the antioxidant, rhSOD (recombinant human Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase), reduces the risk of developing Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in extremely low gestational age newborns.Antioxidant Can Reduce Blindness Risk - Read more

Early Menopause: Milder Form of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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[18/06/2012] A new study shows that early menopause predicts a milder form of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). New insights on factors influencing RA are good news for sufferers of the chronic inflammatory disease that currently affects over 2 million women in Europe.Early Menopause: Milder Form of Rheumatoid Arthritis - Read more

Palliative Care Resource Helps Ease Changes

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[13/06/2012] An interactive toolkit created by a team from the University of Alberta helps palliative care patients and their care providers to deal with the physical, emotional and relationship changes that come with terminal and chronic illnesses.Palliative Care Resource Helps Ease Changes - Read more

 
 

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