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Yoga Improves Motor Function After Stroke

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[01/08/2012] Group yoga can improve motor function and balance in stroke survivors, even if they do not begin yoga until six months or more after the stroke, according to "Post-Stroke Balance Improves With Yoga: A Pilot Study."Yoga Improves Motor Function After Stroke - Read more

Auxiliary Means: Until the Prosthesis Fits

After accidents and amputations, prosthetics help in replacing missing body parts. However, for the devices to function optimally, they have to be fitted well to the wearer. A comprehensive process – from manufacturing to walking training. Auxiliary Means: Until the Prosthesis Fits - Read more

Tai Chi Increases Mobility in Older People

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[06/06/2012] A study of Gary Brosvic of Rider University, New Jersey has shown that taking part in a Tai Chi exercise programme reduced the number of falls and increased mobility in a group of senior citizens in assisted living in the United States.Tai Chi Increases Mobility in Older People - Read more

Dementia: Understanding the Patient Brings Better Care

Patients suffering from dementia often cannot articulate themselves clearly. If they constantly shout out incomprehensible words or even react aggressively towards their surrounding, it can be a difficult situation for the people caring for them. Scientists are therefore researching support possibilities to unburden the interaction for both parties...Dementia: Understanding the Patient Brings Better Care - Read more

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

"Exergames" May Provide Cognitive Benefit for Older Adults

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[23/01/2012] Virtual reality-enhanced exercise, or "exergames," combining physical exercise with computer-simulated environments and interactive videogame features, can yield a greater cognitive benefit for older adults than traditional exercise alone, according to a new study."Exergames" May Provide Cognitive Benefit for Older Adults - Read more

REHACARE 2011: The price of inclusion

Accessibility and inclusion - these are the goals set by legislation and lobbyists for disabled people. Not just integration, but the right of full social acceptance of each person as an individual. With this in mind manufacturers, interested parties and representers discussed rehabilitation, nursing care and aid in Düsseldorf at the REHACARE.REHACARE 2011: The price of inclusion - Read more

High Speed ​​and cuddly seals - Opening Report REHACARE 2011

Helpers, who are individually customized are able to assist people with disabilities in all walks of life: When moving, with their personal care or communication. Nowadays HighTech plays a crucial role - as the trade fair REHACARE in Düsseldorf shows. High Speed ​​and cuddly seals - Opening Report REHACARE 2011 - Read more

Memory Fitness Program Improves Memory Abilities of Oldest Adults

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[05/09/2011] A new study of University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that a memory fitness program offered to older adults in their senior living communities helped improve their ability to recognise and recall words, benefitting their verbal learning and retention.Memory Fitness Program Improves Memory Abilities of Oldest Adults - Read more

Diet-Exercise Combo Best for Obese Seniors

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[13/04/2011] For obese seniors, dieting and exercise together are more effective at improving physical performance and reducing frailty than either alone.Diet-Exercise Combo Best for Obese Seniors - Read more

 
 

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