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[07/01/2015] Despite showing interest in web or mobile apps to help manage their Type 2 diabetes, only a small number of older adults actually use them, says a new study from the University of Waterloo. Approximately 2.2 million Canadians are living with Type 2 diabetes, 2 million of whom are age 50 or older.Technophobia may keep seniors from using apps to manage diabetes - Read more
( Source: REHACARE.de )
[12/11/2014] A pioneering piece of technology will allow users to experience the world through the eyes of a person with Young-Onset Parkinson’s disease, which could revolutionize the way carers and medical staff treat people with the degenerative condition.Medical professionals can step into their patients’ shoes now - Read more
[29/10/2014] New data shows that healthcare and personal costs to support survivors of stroke remains high 10 years on. The Monash University research is the first to look at the long-term costs for the two main causes of stroke; ischemic where the blood supply stops due to a blood clot, and hemorrhagic, which occurs when a weakened blood vessel supplying the brain bursts.Medical costs for stroke survivors stay high 10 years on - Read more
[24/10/2014] Supplements of the fatty acids omega 3 and 6 can help children and adolescents who have a certain kind of ADHD. These are the findings of a dissertation at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, which also indicates that a special cognitive training program can improve problem behavior in children with ADHD.Omega 3 can help children with ADD - Read more
Whether it’s a stroke or Neglect syndrome - Music therapy offers musical concepts that transcend words. Silke Kammer of the franchise network "Music on Wheels – Outpatient Music Therapy" is a board-certified music therapist and certified in the field of neurologic music therapy (NMT). In the interview with REHACARE.de, she talks about the potential of music therapy in neurological rehabilitation. How music outsmarts the brain - Read more
( Source: REHACARE.de )
[17/09/2014] Imaging can be a cost-effective way to identify people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to a new modeling study. Stroke victims often undergo revascularization procedures to restore blood flow, but use of the procedures in asymptomatic patients is controversial.Imaging identifies asymptomatic people at risk for stroke - Read more
[08/09/2014] At least forty per cent of UK people with learning disabilities are suffering from hearing loss, but new research shows they are unlikely to be diagnosed.Hearing loss among people with learning disabilities - Read more
[13/08/2014] The first effective web-based treatment for Bipolar Disorder based on the latest research evidence has been developed by psychologists.Pioneering online treatment for people with Bipolar Disorder - Read more