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Alzheimer's Disease Affects Women More than Men

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[14/12/2011] Many women suffer memory loss or confusion at some point in their lives, but as many as 5 million Americans suffer from a much more serious disease, Alzheimer's. According to statistics from the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia in older people.Alzheimer's Disease Affects Women More than Men - Read more

Caregivers at Risk for Health Problems

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[12/12/2011] According to research conducted at Virginia Tech, the more a caregiver's day is disrupted by the unsettled behaviours of their loved one, the more they find themselves unable to meet or balance their own home and family workloads.Caregivers at Risk for Health Problems - Read more

Elderly Lose Ability to Distinguish Between Odours

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[12/12/2011] Scientists studying how the sense of smell changes as people age, found that olfactory sensory neurons in those 60 and over showed an unexpected response to odour that made it more difficult to distinguish specific smells.Elderly Lose Ability to Distinguish Between Odours - Read more

Eating Fish Reduces Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

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[05/12/2011] People who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study.Eating Fish Reduces Risk of Alzheimer's Disease - Read more

Poor Quality of Care at For-Profit Nursing Homes

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[02/12/2011] The nation's largest for-profit nursing homes deliver significantly lower quality of care because they typically have fewer staff nurses than non-profit and government-owned nursing homes. That's the finding of a new study of University of California – San Francisco.Poor Quality of Care at For-Profit Nursing Homes - Read more

Half of Cancer Survivors Have Ill Health in Later Years

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[30/11/2011] Forty-five per cent of cancer survivors in Northern Ireland suffer from physical and mental health problems years after their treatment has finished, according to new research from Macmillan Cancer Support and Queen’s University Belfast.Half of Cancer Survivors Have Ill Health in Later Years - Read more

Diabetes: World’s Largest Study Targeting Foot Ulcers

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[14/11/2011] What’s crucial for a diabetic’s foot sore to heal is that the ulcer is superficial, blood circulation is normal, and the person has had diabetes for short time. This is shown in the world’s largest diabetes study regarding foot ulcers, which have been carried out by the researcher Magdalena Annersten Gershater at Malmö University in Sweden.Diabetes: World’s Largest Study Targeting Foot Ulcers - Read more

Women Do Not Get Enough Vitamin D During the Menopause

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[24/10/2011] A healthy diet is especially important during the menopause – a period in which the risk of suffering from health problems increases. Various studies analyse the diet of peri- and postmenopausal women in Spain alongside the troubles that come with this transition. The results show that all of those groups studied have a deficient intake of vitamin D.Women Do Not Get Enough Vitamin D During the Menopause - Read more

Low Birthweight Infants Have Five Times Rate of Autism

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[17/10/2011] Autism researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have found a link between low birthweight and children diagnosed with autism, reporting premature infants are five times more likely to have autism than children born at normal weights.Low Birthweight Infants Have Five Times Rate of Autism - Read more

Spinal Cord Injuries: Commonly Used Supplement May Improve Recovery

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[17/10/2011] A commonly used supplement is likely to improve outcomes and recovery for individuals who sustain a spinal cord injury (SCI), according to research conducted by University of Kentucky neuroscientists.Spinal Cord Injuries: Commonly Used Supplement May Improve Recovery - Read more

 
 

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