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Thin as a Baby - a Diabetic in Old Age?

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[04/06/2012] Small babies had significantly higher blood glucose and insulin levels and a higher risk of diabetes at the age of 75 and older. The risk of diabetes in old age was five-fold among those born small but who were obese in midlife compared to those with higher birth weight and low body mass index in adulthood.Thin as a Baby - a Diabetic in Old Age? - Read more

Video Games Adequately for Older Adults

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[04/06/2012] Advances in technology have brought the video gaming experience closer to that of traditional physical games. Although systems, such as the Wii, that incorporate these features fly off the shelves, the increasingly complex technology may alienate certain segments of the population, including seniors.Video Games Adequately for Older Adults - Read more

Lifelong Mobility Project Gets Under Way in Mexico

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[01/06/2012] A team of global partners has tasked itself with the daunting challenge of bringing mobility to disabled children of developing nations.Lifelong Mobility Project Gets Under Way in Mexico - Read more

Low Vitamin D in Diet Increases Stroke Risk

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[30/05/2012] Japanese-American men who did not eat foods rich in vitamin D had a higher risk of stroke later in life, according to results of a 34-year study of the University of Hawaii in Honolulu.Low Vitamin D in Diet Increases Stroke Risk - Read more

"Personality Genes" May Help Account for Longevity

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[25/05/2012] Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that personality traits like being outgoing, optimistic, easygoing, and enjoying laughter as well as staying engaged in activities may also be part of the longevity genes mix."Personality Genes" May Help Account for Longevity - Read more

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

 
 

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