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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

Temperature Variability May Increase Mortality Risk

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[11/04/2012] New research from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) suggests that seemingly small changes in summer temperature swings may shorten life expectancy for elderly people with chronic medical conditions, and could result in thousands of additional deaths each year.Temperature Variability May Increase Mortality Risk - Read more

REM Sleep Disorder Doubles Risk of Parkinson's Disease

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[02/04/2012] People with symptoms suggesting rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder have twice the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment or Parkinson's disease within four years of diagnosis with the sleep problem, compared with people without the disorder.REM Sleep Disorder Doubles Risk of Parkinson's Disease - Read more

Teaching about Hearing Can Save Young People's Ears

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[30/03/2012] A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that research-based teaching in school can be used to positively change adolescents' awareness and behaviour.Teaching about Hearing Can Save Young People's Ears - Read more

Tomosynthesis Effective in Diagnosing Knee Osteoarthritis

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[28/03/2012] A recent study done by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) shows that tomosynthesis may be more beneficial in diagnosing knee osteoarthritis than X-ray imaging.Tomosynthesis Effective in Diagnosing Knee Osteoarthritis - Read more

Stroke Risk: Aspirin May Counteract Potential Trans Fat-Related

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[26/03/2012] Older women whose diets include a substantial amount of trans fats are more likely than their counterparts to suffer an ischemic stroke, a new study of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows.Stroke Risk: Aspirin May Counteract Potential Trans Fat-Related - Read more

Health Benefits for African American Veterans with Diabetes

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[23/03/2012] Intervention by peer mentors has a statistically significant effect on improving glucose control in African American veterans with diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.Health Benefits for African American Veterans with Diabetes - Read more

Research: Racial Gap in Dementia

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[16/03/2012] In a new study, one researcher will explore why in old age, blacks are much more likely to have dementia than whites.Research: Racial Gap in Dementia - Read more

 
 

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