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Amputations among Diabetes Patients Can Be Reduced by 50 Percent

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[17/04/2013] Every 30 seconds somebody in the world is amputated as a consequence of foot complication due to diabetes. A new study at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, confirmes that shoe inserts, podiatry, regular checkups and other simple interventions can reduce the number of amputations by more than 50 percent.Amputations among Diabetes Patients Can Be Reduced by 50 Percent - Read more

Physio for the Home

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Photo: Man in front of a screen [22/02/2013] New technology will allow patients to do physiotherapy exercises at home...Physio for the Home - Read more

Successful Rehab Due to Family and Friends

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[03/12/2012] The right clinic, the perfect therapist – the success of treatment of rehabilitation depends on many factors. Up to now closely related people from the direct environment of the patients were seldom included actively in the rehabilitation process. A study urges to change this in future.Successful Rehab Due to Family and Friends - Read more

Engaging Parents Leads to Better Treatments for Children With ADHD

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[28/11/2012] Pediatricians and researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) have developed a first-of-its kind tool to help parents and health care providers better treat ADHD (attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder). Engaging Parents Leads to Better Treatments for Children With ADHD - Read more

Extra Chromosome 21 Removed from Down Syndrome Cell Line

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[26/11/2012] University of Washington scientists have succeeded in removing the extra copy of chromosome 21 in cell cultures derived from a person with Down's syndrome. In Down syndrome, the body's cells contain three copies of chromosome 21, rather than the usual pair.Extra Chromosome 21 Removed from Down Syndrome Cell Line - Read more

A Better Thought-controlled Computer Cursor

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Graphic: diagrams of cursor movements; linked to [23/11/2012] When a paralyzed person imagines moving a limb, cells in the part of the brain that controls movement still activate as if trying to make the immobile limb work again. A Better Thought-controlled Computer Cursor - Read more

Gene Mutation Linked to Old Age Hearing Loss Identified

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[21/11/2012] University of South Florida researchers have identified a genetic biomarker for age-related hearing loss, a major breakthrough in understanding and preventing a condition of aging that affects 30 million Americans and greatly diminishes their quality of life.Gene Mutation Linked to Old Age Hearing Loss Identified - Read more

Optimised Clothing for Wheelchair Athletes

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Photo: sports man with hand bike; linked to [21/11/2012] More functionality and comfort for wheelchair basketball players and hand bikers. Within the framework of a research project, scientists at the Hohenstein Institute in Bönnigheim are aiming to optimise functionality and comfort of sportswear for wheelchair users.Optimised Clothing for Wheelchair Athletes - Read more