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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

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

 
 

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