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Successfully managing fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis

Photo: Woman with fatigue [13/05/2015] Fatigue is one of the most commonly reported symptoms of multiple sclerosis and can significantly reduce an individual’s quality of life. Fatigue can have a hugely negative impact – it can limit or stop people from doing day-to-day activities and things that really matter to them. Research undertaken at Bournemouth University has been tackling the challenge of managing fatigue in people with MS.Successfully managing fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis - Read more

Diabetes: Nanotech-enabled moisturizer speeds wound healing

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Photo: A pot of ointment next to a healed wound [06/05/2015] A new high-tech but simple ointment applied to the skin may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on their feet, Northwestern University researchers report.Diabetes: Nanotech-enabled moisturizer speeds wound healing - Read more

"The patient’s needs determine the conversation in peer counseling"

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Photo: Dagmar Marth [28/04/2015] Article 26 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities asks for the support of persons with disabilities in the form of so-called peers, who are in the same situation. The concept of peer counseling is therefore increasingly being implemented. Educational researcher Dagmar Marth has counseled persons with amputations both in a voluntary and professional capacity for nine years."The patient’s needs determine the conversation in peer counseling" - Read more

Perceptual training boosts contrast sensitivity for older adults

Photo: Researcher at his computer [11/03/2015] Older adults whose vision is affected by declining contrast sensitivity – which is a factor in the ability to detect and resolve details in low light – can improve their ability to see with perceptual learning training, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside and Brown University.Perceptual training boosts contrast sensitivity for older adults - Read more

Parkinson’s: Growth factor for possible regenerative effects

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Graphic: Two hands protecting a brain icon [23/02/2015] Researchers have long sought treatments that can slow the progression of Parkinson's disease. Current treatments have for decades been only symptomatic in nature, supplying the neurotransmitter dopamine, which the dying nerve cells can no longer produce.Parkinson’s: Growth factor for possible regenerative effects - Read more

Helping people with Down syndrome see better

Photo: Man with Down syndrome during eye examination [20/02/2015] New computer-simulated prescribing strategies for glasses may improve the vision of people with Down syndrome, thanks to a team of University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) researchers who received a $1.67 million grant from the National Eye Institute (NEI).Helping people with Down syndrome see better - Read more

Video game technology helps measure upper extremity movement

Photo: Boy playing interactive video game [09/02/2015] Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital have developed a way to measure upper extremity movement in patients with muscular dystrophy using interactive video game technology. Their hope is to expand inclusion criteria for clinical trials to incorporate patients using wheelchairs.Video game technology helps measure upper extremity movement - Read more

Epilepsy: Surgery effective for more than 15 years

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Photo: X-ray image of a skull [02/02/2015] Brain surgery for otherwise hard-to-treat epilepsy is effective for up to 15 years, according to a new survey by Henry Ford Hospital physicians.Epilepsy: Surgery effective for more than 15 years - Read more

 
 

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