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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

Elderly Long-Term Care Residents Suffer Cognitively During Disasters

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[09/01/2012] In a summer with unprecedented weather events, from tornados, floods, fires and hurricanes, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that physiological changes associated with aging and the presence of chronic illness make older adults more susceptible to illness or injury, even death, during a disaster.Elderly Long-Term Care Residents Suffer Cognitively During Disasters - Read more

Hip Replacement: Improving Walking Skills after Surgery

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[21/12/2011] Researchers in Norway report that patients who receive walking skills training following total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis show improved physical function. Hip Replacement: Improving Walking Skills after Surgery - Read more

Brief, High-Intensity Workouts May Help Diabetics Lower Blood Sugar

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[19/12/2011] Researchers at McMaster University have found that brief high intensity workouts, as little as six sessions over two weeks, rapidly lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics, offering a potential fix for patients who struggle to meet exercise guidelines.Brief, High-Intensity Workouts May Help Diabetics Lower Blood Sugar - Read more

 
 

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