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Photo: Group of seniors running; Copyright: panthermedia.net/halfpoint

Small increases in physical activity reduce immobility

22/09/2017

Older adults who add 48 minutes of moderate physical activity per week can lower their chances for major mobility disability
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Photo: Test person drawing a spiral on a digital drawing tablet; Copyright: RMIT University

New diagnostic tool spots first signs of Parkinson's disease

20/09/2017

Researchers develop first tool that can diagnose Parkinson's disease when there are no physical symptoms
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Image: Graphic comparing the changes in the major economic indicators for Americans with and without disabilities; Copyright: Kessler Foundation&UNHIOD

Labor Day job numbers remain upbeat for Americans with disabilities

20/09/2017

Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability release National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE) Report.
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Photo: An old lady watching TV; Copyright: panthermedia.net/barselona_dreams

More TV & less physical activity ramps up risk of walking disability

18/09/2017

Older people who watched more than five hours of TV per day and reported three or fewer hours per week of total physical activity had more than a three-fold higher risk of being unable to walk or having difficulty walking at the end of a study that ran for nearly a decade.
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Photo: A physician is taking a blood test from an elderly man; Copyright: Lancaster University

Breakthrough study reveals new diagnosis for Alzheimer's

18/09/2017

In the largest and most conclusive study of its kind, researchers have analysed blood samples to create a novel and non-invasive way of helping to diagnose Alzheimer's disease and distinguishing between different types of neurodegenerative disorders.
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Photo: A hand with the Gripfroce Box; Copyright: TU München

Determining motor deficits more precisely following a stroke

15/09/2017

After a stroke, many people are unable to successfully perform basic hand movements in everyday life. The reason are symptoms of hemiparesis resulting from damage to the brain. These very frequently affect fine motor skills. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is now paving the way to better diagnosis and more targeted therapy.
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Photo: A college student is looking at a wall with sticky notes on it; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Wavebreakmedia ltd.

New healthcare services for people with chronic disease

13/09/2017

The European Summer School for Innovation in Chronic Disease Intervention (euVENTION) assists university graduates with business start-ups for improving new Healthcare Services for Chronic Disease Sufferers.
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Photo: Man caring for his wife; Copyright: panthermedia.net/ArturVerkhovetskiy

Study finds the burdens of spousal caregiving alleviated by appreciation

13/09/2017

The fact that spouses often become caregivers for their ailing partners is quite common in American life - and few roles are more stressful.
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