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Stimulation Glove for Stroke Patients

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Photo: Stimulation glove [26/02/2014] A team headed by Hubert Dinse and Martin Tegenthoff has successfully treated a number of patients with stroke-related impairments.Stimulation Glove for Stroke Patients - Read more

Automated System Could Efficiently Identify High-Risk Osteoporosis Patients

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[29/01/2014] An automated system that identifies high-risk osteoporosis patients being treated for fractures and can generate letters encouraging follow-up is an effective way to promote osteoporosis intervention and prevent future fractures, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.Automated System Could Efficiently Identify High-Risk Osteoporosis Patients - Read more

Living with Chronic Pain: The Daily Struggle with a ‘New Self’

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Photo: Man holding his neck in pain [06/12/2013] A new study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme, systematically searches for, and makes sense of, the growing body of qualitative research on musculoskeletal pain to help understand the experiences of patients suffering from chronic pain. Living with Chronic Pain: The Daily Struggle with a ‘New Self’ - Read more

Geriatric Care May Help Older Patients after Car Accident

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Photo: Elderly patient and doctor [04/12/2013] Older patients who received extra geriatric care following a traumatic injury were able to return to roughly two thirds more daily activities than those without a consultation, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Michigan Health System and University of California, Los Angeles.Geriatric Care May Help Older Patients after Car Accident - Read more

Patients with Diabetes Who Use Mail Order Pharmacy Less Likely to Visit ERs

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[27/11/2013] Patients with diabetes who received prescribed heart medications by mail were less likely to visit the emergency room than those patients who picked up prescriptions in person, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study.Patients with Diabetes Who Use Mail Order Pharmacy Less Likely to Visit ERs - Read more

Study Finds Altered Brain Connections in Epilepsy Patients

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[25/11/2013] Patients with the most common form of focal epilepsy have widespread, abnormal connections in their brains that could provide clues toward diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study.Study Finds Altered Brain Connections in Epilepsy Patients - Read more

'Virtual Reality Hands' may Help Stroke Survivors Recover Hand Function

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[20/11/2013] "Virtual reality hands" — controlled by stroke survivors' thoughts — could help them recover use of their hands and arms, according to a small study. 'Virtual Reality Hands' may Help Stroke Survivors Recover Hand Function - Read more

CHICA System Improves Autism Screening Rate

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[18/11/2013] An automated system developed by researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University to help pediatricians focus on the specific health needs of each patient in the short time allotted for preventive care improves autism screening rates by identifying at-risk children at the 24-month visit. Nationwide children typically are not diagnosed with autism until age 4½ or 5 years.CHICA System Improves Autism Screening Rate - Read more