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Autism: Gluten-Free and Casein-Free Diet May Help

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[14/03/2012] A gluten-free, casein-free diet may lead to improvements in behavior and physiological symptoms in some children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to researchers at Penn State.Autism: Gluten-Free and Casein-Free Diet May Help - Read more

Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods

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[12/03/2012] Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain for young adults, according to a study by the University of Michigan Health System, but young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter where they lived. Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods - Read more

Cocoa May Enhance Skeletal Muscle Function

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[09/03/2012] A small clinical trial led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that patients with advanced heart failure and type 2 diabetes showed improved mitochondrial structure after three months of treatment with epicatechin-enriched cocoa.Cocoa May Enhance Skeletal Muscle Function - Read more

Exercise in Early Twenties May Lower Risk of Osteoporosis

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[05/03/2012] Physical exercise in the early twenties improves bone development and may reduce the risk of fractures later in life, reveals a study of more than 800 Swedish men carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.Exercise in Early Twenties May Lower Risk of Osteoporosis - Read more

Dignity Counts When Caring for Older People

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[29/02/2012] According to research funded by UK Research Councils' New Dynamics of Ageing programme (NDA), healthcare providers must avoid taking a “blanket view” of how to help older people cope with the ageing process.Dignity Counts When Caring for Older People - Read more

Cognitive Problems Common Among Non-Demented Elderly

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[24/02/2012] Both subjective and objective cognitive impairment are highly common among non-demented elderly Swedes, with an overall prevalence of 39 per cent and 25 per cent respectively, according to a nationwide twin study by researchers of Karolinska Institutet.Cognitive Problems Common Among Non-Demented Elderly - Read more

Autistic Children Have Different Bacteria in the Gut

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[01/02/2012] Researchers of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University find that many children with autism harbour a type of bacteria in their guts that non-autistic children do not.Autistic Children Have Different Bacteria in the Gut - Read more

Factors that Predict Walking Difficulty in Elderly

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[27/01/2012] Yale School of Medicine researchers have found that the likelihood of becoming disabled with age increases with the following factors: having a chronic condition or cognitive impairment, low physical activity or slower gross motor coordination.Factors that Predict Walking Difficulty in Elderly - Read more

Type 2 Diabetes: Scientists Reassess Weight Loss Surgery

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[16/01/2012] Weight loss surgery is not a cure for type 2 diabetes, but it can improve blood sugar control, according to a new study. Whereas some previous studies have claimed that up to 80 per cent of diabetes patients have been cured following gastric bypass surgery, researchers at Imperial College London found that only 41 per cent of patients achieve remission using more stringent criteria.Type 2 Diabetes: Scientists Reassess Weight Loss Surgery - Read more

When Teens with Autism Want to Drive

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[11/01/2012] In a study to investigate driving as it relates to teens with a high-functioning autism disorder (HFASD), child development and teen driving experts found that two-thirds of teenagers with HFASD who are of legal driving age in their state are currently driving or plan to drive.When Teens with Autism Want to Drive - Read more

 
 

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