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Moderate muscle strength may lower risk for type 2 diabetes
Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95 percent have type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New research shows building muscle strength may be one way to lower risk for the disease.
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'Alarmingly high' rate of visual problems in stroke survivors
A new University study, published in PLOS ONE, highlights the high incidence and prevalence of visual problems in acute stroke survivors.
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Pediatric onset multiple sclerosis study examines baffling
Seemingly overnight, healthy children develop mysterious, potentially disabling symptoms. When children finally receive a diagnosis, often after weeks of tests and office and hospital visits, the parents may be shocked to learn that they have multiple sclerosis - a potentially disabling autoimmune disease once believed to affect only adults.
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M-Enabling Forum Europe enters REHACARE for the second time
The second edition of the M-Enabling Forum Europe 2019 will take place on September 19, 2019 in the Congress Center of Messe Düsseldorf parallel to REHACARE. It is a crucial opportunity to link policy to practice through current and emerging technologies for all.
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Mechanized cane measures rehabilitation process without patients noticing it
It monitors a person's time of use and weight-bearing while walking, in a nonintrusive way for users and at low cost. The device was developed of the Embedded Systems Engineering Group of the University of Malaga. They have specialized in the design of physical devices to aid users.
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Women with MS: Disease may not worsen after pregnancy after all
There's good news for women with multiple sclerosis (MS): Researchers now say the disease may not flare up again right after pregnancy as they had long believed, according to a preliminary study. Most people with MS have the relapsing-remitting form of the disease, where symptoms flare up, then go into periods of remission.
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Care home dehydration tests don't work
Standard tests used to identify dehydration are not working for older people living in care homes - according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
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ADHD: 1 in 3 students receive no school interventions
Largest national study of youth with ADHD reveals gaps between student needs and school services, particularly in secondary school and for non-English speakers and lower-income families.
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Care crisis in Germany: Are migrant care workers a suitable solution for state and families?
Germany is facing an old age care crisis. Old age care structures in this country have for too long been starved of cash and personnel, and there is still no evidence of improvement. In fact, the contrary seems to be the case: As the numbers of old people in need of care are increasing, there are more individuals who would like to receive care at home.
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A prosthetic that restores the sense
Researchers have developed a next-generation bionic hand that allows amputees to regain their proprioception. The results of the study, which have been published in Science Robotics, are the culmination of ten years of robotics research.
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