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Black Stroke Survivors: Increased Risk of Repeat Stroke

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[12/09/2012] Blacks who survived a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain had higher blood pressure than whites a year later, according to a study. The finding might help explain why blacks have a greater risk of suffering a second stroke than whites.Black Stroke Survivors: Increased Risk of Repeat Stroke - Read more

Workers with Disabilities More Often Injured than Those without

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[27/08/2012] A new study compared medically attended noncccupational and occupational injuries among U.S. workers with and without disabilities.Workers with Disabilities More Often Injured than Those without - Read more

Elder Abuse Affects Latinos Disproportionately

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[23/07/2012] A sobering new study by researchers from the University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology finds that elder abuse in low-income Latino communities goes largely unreported.Elder Abuse Affects Latinos Disproportionately - Read more

Older Americans: Debilitating Eyesight Problems on the Decline

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[09/07/2012] Today's senior citizens are reporting fewer visual impairment problems than their counterparts from a generation ago, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. Improved techniques for cataract surgery and a reduction in the prevalence of macular degeneration may be the driving forces behind this change, the researchers said.Older Americans: Debilitating Eyesight Problems on the Decline - Read more

City Kids Have More Food Allergies

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[11/06/2012] Children living in urban centres have a much higher prevalence of food allergies than those living in rural areas, according to a new study, which is the first to map children's food allergies by geographical location in the United States.City Kids Have More Food Allergies - Read more

Amputee Athletes Without Physical Boundaries

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[08/06/2012] Carlos Gonzalez stands out from an athletic group gathered on a grassy field at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). The 32-year-old sports a stylish fauxhawk. He is training to become a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.Amputee Athletes Without Physical Boundaries - 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

Pill Bottle for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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[23/05/2012] It is easy to see that University of Cincinnati design students are on to something with their new design and prototype for a prescription-medicine pill bottle that better serves the needs of the blind and visually impaired by means of a simple and inexpensive innovation.Pill Bottle for the Blind and Visually Impaired - 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

Accreditation Improves Safety Culture at Nursing Homes

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[02/05/2012] Accredited nursing homes report a stronger resident safety culture than nonaccredited facilities, according to a new study.Accreditation Improves Safety Culture at Nursing Homes - Read more

 
 

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