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Autism: Little Evidence Supports Treatment Options in Adolescents

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[29/08/2012] Vanderbilt University researchers studying interventions for adolescents and young adults with autism are reporting today that there is insufficient evidence to support findings, good or bad, for the therapies currently used.Autism: Little Evidence Supports Treatment Options in Adolescents - Read more

An Artificial Retina Restores Normal Vision

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[17/08/2012] Two researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have deciphered a mouse's retina's neural code and coupled this information to a novel prosthetic device to restore sight to blind mice.An Artificial Retina Restores Normal Vision - 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

Improving Stroke Rehabilitation in Europe

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[25/07/2012] Researchers at the University of Luxembourg, along with their international partners, want to develop an easy-to-use, self-motivating tool that stroke patients can use in their rehabilitation process. The 4.4 million euro project is funded by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme.Improving Stroke Rehabilitation in Europe - Read more

Correct Treatment Can Reduce Amputations

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[18/07/2012] Diabetic foot infections are an increasingly common problem, but proper care can save limbs and, ultimately, lives, suggest new guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).Correct Treatment Can Reduce Amputations - Read more

Treating Diabetes Early and Intensively Is Best Strategy

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[02/07/2012] Intensive early treatment of type 2 diabetes slows down progression of the disease by preserving the body's insulin-producing capacity, a UT Southwestern study has shown.Treating Diabetes Early and Intensively Is Best Strategy - Read more

Psoriasis Increases Risk of Diabetes

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[22/06/2012] Psoriasis is an independent risk for Type 2 Diabetes, according to a new study by researchers of the University of Pennsylvania, with the greatest risk seen in patients with severe psoriasis.Psoriasis Increases Risk of Diabetes - Read more

Antioxidant Can Reduce Blindness Risk

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[18/06/2012] A study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital suggests that the antioxidant, rhSOD (recombinant human Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase), reduces the risk of developing Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in extremely low gestational age newborns.Antioxidant Can Reduce Blindness Risk - Read more

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