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Do the elderly want technology to help them take their medication?
Over 65s say they would find technology to help them take their medications helpful, but need the technology to be familiar, accessible and easy to use, according to research by Queen Mary University of London and University of Cambridge.
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Research reveals key factors to support quality of life in dementia
A robust research analysis has identified what factors can be targeted to support people to live as well as possible with dementia.
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Germany's perfect preparation ahead of home athletics Euros
With 13 weeks to go before the 2018 World Para Athletics European Championships, many of the region’s top Para athletes underlined their medal-winning potential with impressive performances at the 13th International Meeting Kern Pharma in L'Hospitalet, Spain, two weeks ago.
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New movement monitoring system helping prevent falls in the elderly
Technology that allows BMW's assembly lines to run more efficiently is now being used to accurately indicate when residents in Assisted Living Facilities (ALF) are at increased risk of falling.
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Brain activity helps explain diabetics' negative feelings, risk for depression
For millions of Americans who are obese and living with diabetes or prediabetes, feelings of sadness, anger and anxiety are often part of daily life.
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Why children with autism may be at risk of bullying
Children with autism may be at risk from bullying because they are more willing to accept unfair behaviour say psychologists.
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New research shows that children with autism are able to create imaginary friends
Playing with an imaginary companion (IC) helps children learn essential social skills such as empathy with other people. It is often believed that autistic youngsters are incapable of creating pretend play pals - a further hindrance to their development of emotional understanding.
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Disabled Europeans take to streets on the 4th Independent Living Day
The European Independent Living Day is celebrated by disabled people, their families and friends across Europe. It is an opportunity to raise awareness about the right of all disabled people to live independently and to be included in the community, the many barriers disabled people face in their everyday lives and the increasingly difficult situation in many European countries.
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US autism rates rise 15 percent
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which uses research by Rutgers University, shows a significant increase in the estimated percentage of 8-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States.
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Searching for a nursing home and don't know where to turn?
Yelp reviews of nursing homes tend to focus more on staff attitudes, staff responsiveness and the physical facility itself than government reviews, a new USC study finds.
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