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Working Towards a Better Hearing Aid

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Photo: Work table and sound simulations [31/10/2012] Twenty per cent of hearing aid users in Norway use the equipment for only an hour each day. The reason is often poor fitting and inadequate support. Now all this could change.Working Towards a Better Hearing Aid - Read more

Protein Regulation Linked to Intellectual Disability

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[29/10/2012] Genetics researchers at the University of Adelaide have solved a 40-year mystery for a family beset by a rare intellectual disability – and they've discovered something new about the causes of intellectual disability in the process.Protein Regulation Linked to Intellectual Disability - Read more

Robots In the Home of Older Adults?

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Photo: Robot with old people at the table; linked to [29/10/2012] Robots have the potential to help older adults with daily activities that can become more challenging with age. But are people willing to use and accept the new technology?Robots In the Home of Older Adults? - Read more

Impact of Sports on People With Disabilities

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[24/10/2012] Ashley Thomas was born with spina bifida and uses a wheelchair. She also holds a position on the U.S. national para-kayak team, and founded and runs a successful nonprofit organization called "Bridge II Sports." Impact of Sports on People With Disabilities - Read more

Stroke Caregivers Are at Risk for Depression

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[24/10/2012] Caregivers of stroke survivors are at risk for developing depression and complications from chronic stress, according to a study by researchers at the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON)Stroke Caregivers Are at Risk for Depression - Read more

Acceptance of Help From Robots

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[22/10/2012] Most older adults prefer to maintain their independence and remain in their own homes as they age, and robotic technology can help make this a reality. Acceptance of Help From Robots - Read more

Chewing Ability Linked to Reduced Dementia Risk

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[17/10/2012] Can you bite into an apple? If so, you are more likely to maintain mental abilities, according to new research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. Chewing Ability Linked to Reduced Dementia Risk - Read more

Group Therapy Against Depression

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[17/10/2012] Gender-specific group therapy is effective for treating depressed women with Type 2 diabetes. Evidence suggests that antidepressants may disrupt blood-sugar control and can be associated with increased weight gain; therefore, other treatment options are needed for depression.Group Therapy Against Depression - Read more

 
 
 
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