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'Smart Glasses' Improve Gait of Parkinson's Patients

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[11/11/2013] A new app for intelligent glasses will soon make it possible to improve the gait of patients suffering from Parkinson's disease and to decrease their risk of falling. Researchers at the University of Twente's MIRA Institute have received a grant from the NutsOhra fund for the development of the app.'Smart Glasses' Improve Gait of Parkinson's Patients - Read more

Mainz University Medical Center Opens Dementia Service Center

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Photo: Opening of Dementia Service Center [04/11/2013] To attend the special needs of dementia patients, their families as well as of the University Medicine care system, the Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) offers a special and nationwide unique range of services.Mainz University Medical Center Opens Dementia Service Center - Read more

New App Helps Clinician Communications

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Photo: Woman using a tablet [23/09/2013] There's an app for that. A new iOS app developed in part by University of Kentucky researcher Elaine Wittenberg-Lyles will assist health care professionals seeking help communicating with patients during difficult conversations.New App Helps Clinician Communications - Read more

Provider-Initiated Solutions Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

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[20/09/2013] A new study has found that nursing home care improves in critical areas – including falls, quality of life and rehospitalizations – when state government and nursing homes collaborate in a performance-based incentive program that promotes local solutions to local problems.Provider-Initiated Solutions Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Homes - Read more

Asian Spice Could Help Patients with Chronic Pain

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[16/09/2013] Widely used in Asian cooking, the Szechuan pepper was found to mimic the sense of touch in the brain. It chemically activates light-touch fibres on the lips and tongue and sends the equivalent of 50 light taps to the brain per second.Asian Spice Could Help Patients with Chronic Pain - Read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Nurses Manage the Disease Well

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Photo: Nurse and patient [06/09/2013] Patients attending clinical nurse specialist clinics do not get inferior treatment to that offered by consultant rheumatologists, the results of a major new clinical trial have revealed.Rheumatoid Arthritis: Nurses Manage the Disease Well - Read more

Stroke – And Life Goes On

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[02/09/2013] Suddenly everything is different: With a stroke the whole life changes. After extensive rehabilitation many patients are ready for a new life. For they have to move on – even if their daily routine will change. This will be a key topic on the REHACARE 2013.Stroke – And Life Goes On - Read more

Gut Taste Mechanisms Are Abnormal in Diabetes Sufferers

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[26/08/2013] Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered that the way the gut "tastes" sweet food may be defective in sufferers of type 2 diabetes, leading to problems with glucose uptake.Gut Taste Mechanisms Are Abnormal in Diabetes Sufferers - Read more