25/09/2017A pioneering method, developed at Chalmers University of Technology, has demonstrated its potential in a large study, showing that metabolic fingerprints from blood samples could render important new knowledge on the connection between food and health.
15/09/2017After 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.
11/09/2017University of Adelaide researchers have shown that it is possible for stroke patients to improve motor function using special training involving connecting brain signals with a computer.
01/02/2017Whether fur, feathers or bristles, whether only on a visit or as an assistant in a therapeutical setting – animals often have a positive effect on people, no matter whether with or without a disability. This impact can be used with purpose, for example to mobilize people with dementia again. What kind of role a pig can play in this context and what a pony has to do in a hospice?
01/02/2017Whether animals are large or small, have fur or feathers – so-called "animal-assisted therapy" opens up a number of great possibilities. But what is behind this type of therapy? And what findings are there that indicate the effects of animals on the human psyche and health? REHACARE.com asked around.