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Elderly Women at Higher Risk for Stroke

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[14/05/2012] Older women who have been diagnosed with an irregular heart beat are at higher risk of stroke than men. A new study shows that warfarin, the most common anticoagulant therapy used to prevent stroke in patients with Atrial fibrillation (AF) may not be as effective in women, 75 years or older, as in men.Elderly Women at Higher Risk for Stroke - Read more

Key to Diagnosing Diabetes in Asian Populations

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[14/05/2012] As the diabetes epidemic spreads worldwide, there is growing concern for Asian American populations, who are nearly twice as likely to develop diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes.Key to Diagnosing Diabetes in Asian Populations - Read more

Kids with Cerebral Palsy May Benefit from Video Game

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[11/05/2012] A group of scientists has found that video games offer an enjoyable opportunity to promote light to moderate physical activity in children with cerebral palsy (CP), and may have a role to play in rehabilitation therapy.Kids with Cerebral Palsy May Benefit from Video Game - Read more

Being Left Out Puts Youths with Special Needs at Risk of Depression

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[09/05/2012] The challenges that come with battling a chronic medical condition or developmental disability are enough to get a young person down. But being left out, ignored or bullied by their peers is the main reason youths with special health care needs report symptoms of anxiety or depression, according to a study.Being Left Out Puts Youths with Special Needs at Risk of Depression - Read more

Berries Keep Your Brain Sharp

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[07/05/2012] Berries are good for you, that is no secret. But can strawberries and blueberries actually keep your brain sharp in old age? A new study finds that a high intake of flavonoid rich berries can delay memory decline in older women by 2.5 years.Berries Keep Your Brain Sharp - Read more

Fluctuating Sense of Control Linked to Cognitive Ability

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[30/04/2012] Everyone has moments when they feel more in control of their lives than at other times. New research from North Carolina State University shows that this sense of control fluctuates more often, and more quickly, than previously thought – and that this sense of control may actively affect cognitive abilities.Fluctuating Sense of Control Linked to Cognitive Ability - Read more

Smoking During Pregnancy and Autism

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[30/04/2012] Women who smoke in pregnancy may be more likely to have a child with high-functioning autism, such as Asperger’s Disorder, according to a study.Smoking During Pregnancy and Autism - Read more

Wheelchair Tai Chi Brings Mobility

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[20/04/2012] An innovative 13-postures Tai Chi designed for wheelchair users has brought the traditional Chinese martial and healing arts to people with ambulatory impairment, thanks to the technology and program developed by Zibin Guo of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.Wheelchair Tai Chi Brings Mobility - Read more

Web-based Tool Produces Accurate Autism Diagnosis

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[16/04/2012] The process of diagnosing autism is complex, subjective, and often limited to only a segment of the population in need. Dennis Wall of the Centre for Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School has been working to address this problem.Web-based Tool Produces Accurate Autism Diagnosis - Read more

Memory: Training Can Increase Brain Activity

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[11/04/2012] If someone has trouble remembering where the car keys or the cheese grater are, new research shows that a memory training strategy can help. Memory training can even re-engage the hippocampus, part of the brain critical for memory formation, the results suggest.Memory: Training Can Increase Brain Activity - Read more

 
 

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