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Fish Oil Helps Heal Bedsores of the Critically Ill

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Photo: Fish oil capsules; linked to [04/01/2013] Fish oil can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation in the skin and joints, and promote healthy fetal development. Now a researcher has found that it has a positive effect on bedsores, too.Fish Oil Helps Heal Bedsores of the Critically Ill - Read more

Elderly: Group Interaction Is the Key to Significant Health Outcomes

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[17/12/2012] The health benefits of 'water clubs' in care homes for the elderly, where residents gather together regularly to drink water, owe as least as much to the social nature of the activity as to the value of drinking water itself, an investigation by psychologists has shown.Elderly: Group Interaction Is the Key to Significant Health Outcomes - Read more

Delivered Meals Help Seniors Stay in their Homes

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Photo: Old man gets served some food; linked to [07/12/2012] The more states spend on home-delivered meals under the Older Americans Act, the more likely they are to help people who don't need nursing home care to stay in their homes.Delivered Meals Help Seniors Stay in their Homes - Read more

Successful Rehab Due to Family and Friends

The right clinic, the perfect therapist – the success of treatment of rehabilitation depends on many factors. Up to now closely related people from the direct environment of the patients were seldom included actively in the rehabilitation process. A study urges to change this in future.Successful Rehab Due to Family and Friends - Read more

Frail, Older Adults Are More Likely to Be Food Insufficient

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Photo: Patient with doctor during examination; linked to [07/11/2012] A national study of older Americans shows those who have limited mobility and low physical activity are five times more likely to report that they often don't have enough to eat, defined as "food insufficiency," than older adults who were not frail.Frail, Older Adults Are More Likely to Be Food Insufficient - Read more

Obesity in Type 2 Diabetes: Recommendations Are Consistent

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[01/10/2012] The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) introduced the results of a literature search for evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of obesity in type 2 diabetes.Obesity in Type 2 Diabetes: Recommendations Are Consistent - Read more

Blood Sugar Diabetes Risk for South Asians

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[10/09/2012] A new diabetes study at the University of Leicester has discovered that South Asians – people of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lanka origin – have higher levels of blood sugar than white Europeans independent of risk factors that influence sugar levels.Blood Sugar Diabetes Risk for South Asians - Read more

Drink Made from Berry Wine - Tasty Drug for Diabetes

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[05/09/2012] In evaluating the bioactive compounds of Illinois blueberry and blackberry wines, University of Illinois scientists have found compounds that inhibit enzymes responsible for carbohydrate absorption and assimilation. And that could mean a tasty way to help people with diabetes decrease their blood sugar.Drink Made from Berry Wine - Tasty Drug for Diabetes - Read more

Red Wine: Walk Away from Mobility Problems

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[31/08/2012] In a stride toward better health in later life, scientists reported that resveratrol, the so-called "miracle molecule" found in red wine, might help improve mobility and prevent life-threatening falls among older people.Red Wine: Walk Away from Mobility Problems - Read more

Caffeine May Ease Parkinson's Symptoms

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[08/08/2012] Caffeine, which is widely consumed around the world in coffee, tea and soft drinks, may help control movement in people suffering from Parkinson's. This is the finding of a study conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.Caffeine May Ease Parkinson's Symptoms - Read more

 
 

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