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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

Emergency Rooms Failing to Meet Seniors' Needs

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Photo: Old woman in a hospital [21/08/2013] Emergency departments are not meeting the needs of senior citizens, according to a new international study. Emergency Rooms Failing to Meet Seniors' Needs - Read more

Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients

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[14/08/2013] Pain is the most common reason a patient sees a physician but few physicians have received adequate training to help their patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital article.Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients - Read more

Stroke – And Life Goes On

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[18/07/2013] 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.Stroke – And Life Goes On - Read more

Composition of Care Team Critical to Improved Outcomes for Nursing Home Patients

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[15/07/2013] An interdisciplinary team that actively involves a nursing home patient's own physician plus a pharmacist has substantially better odds of improving the quality of nursing home care, according to a new systemic review of studies on long-term-stay patients' care.Composition of Care Team Critical to Improved Outcomes for Nursing Home Patients - Read more