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High care costs for families

Dear Sir or Madam,

Care is becoming an increasingly important topic. A new simulation of the Brown University shows that the main costs are borne by the families. Unfortunately, these increase multiple if the relatives to be cared for have, for example, dementia. Read more about it in our News.

Have a nice day,

Anne Hofmann
Editorial team

REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care
04 - 07 October 2017
Düsseldorf, Germany


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CYBATHLON Experience

CYBATHLON Show Race in Hall 4

Foto: CYBATHLON Experience; Copyright:  ETH Zürich / Alessandro Della Bella
During this event in Dusseldorf, visitors to the fair will be able to better understand uses and limitations of assistive technologies for people with disabilities. In addition, CYBATHLON is pursuing two of its main objectives: promoting inclusion of people with disabilities and raising public awareness.
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Auxiliary Means

Cognitive hearing aid filters out the noise

Columbia Engineers make major advance in helping the hearing impaired follow a conversation in a noisy environment: new method brings cognitive hearing aids a step closer to reality.
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Women & Kids

Gaining weight between pregnancies boosts diabetes risk

The study performed at the University of Bergen shows that increasing Body Mass Index (BMI) above one unit from first to second pregnancy increases the risk of diabetes (GDM), no matter if you are overweight or not.
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Recreation & Culture

Germany seek home success in World Wheelchair Basketball Championship

The Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championships tip off in one year in Hamburg and the new-looking German women’s wheelchair basketball team is itching for success.
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Community development: "Q8 supports, connects and assists"

Topic of the Month

Photo: A man shoves a woman in a wheelchair; Copyright: Heike Günther
Whether it’s a block party or neighborhood initiatives, there is great solidarity among people even in this day and age. Yet to make their own "hood" livable and enjoyable for all people and/or support it, the hands of residents are often tied. The Q8 Project by the Protestant Foundation Alsterdorf attempts to act as an intermediary and support citizens in their projects in several boroughs and quarters of Hamburg, Germany.
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Theme parks at REHACARE

Theme park "Brain+Eye+Ear" und theme park "Children"

Foto: Two children smiling in the camera; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
In the "Brain+Eyes+Ear" theme park, the various exhibitors will be showing aids for the visually and hearing impaired. There will also be a panel discussion on new developments in neuroreha for children. More than 140 exhibitors will be offering products and aids especially for children with disabilities in their own thematic park.
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Research & Health

Nearly one in four hospitalized patients has Diabetes

One in four patients in a university hospital has diabetes (22 percent), and again as many have prediabetes (24 percent). These were the findings of a current study by researchers in Tübingen of the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) and Helmholtz Zentrum München.
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Research & Health

Experiences of stroke survivors with visual impairments examined

A new University of Liverpool study, published in Wiley Brain and Behaviour, identifies simple measures that could substantially improve the quality of life of stroke survivors with visual impairments.
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Denise Bartels – That's how she rolls

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Photo: Denise Bartels; Copyright: Michael Kröning
Denise Bartels was raised along the claim: "There is nothing impossible as long as you try hard enough". Since she has the diagnosis Ehlers-Danlos-Syndrome it is sometimes hard for her to satisfy her acquired self. Who helps her in this state of mind and what she thinks about the so called Federal Participation Law, she tells us at
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Research & Health

Telemedicine as effective as in-person care for Parkinson's disease

New findings from a nationwide program that links neurologists with patients with Parkinson's disease in their homes via video conferencing shows that telemedicine can successfully deliver quality care.
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Research & Health

Imagining an action-consequence relationship can boost memory

Imagining an action between two objects and a potential consequence may help people improve their memory for relationships with other objects, according to a recent Baycrest Health Sciences study published in the Memory & Cognition journal.
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Research & Health

Study calls for action to help adolescents with diabetes transition to adult care

A new study from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) sheds light on gaps in transition care practice in Quebec, pointing out a lack of standardized policies across pediatric diabetes centres.
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Research & Health

Men, not women, may be having fewer strokes

The overall rate of stroke in the United States has been declining in recent years and while that has been good news, a new study suggests it may be primarily good news for men.
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Your advantages:
• Get a discounted ticket by purchasing it online
• Proceed to the turnstiles without any waiting time
• Use the public transportation network free
• With your admission ticket (eTicket), you can travel to and from the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Center free of charge on Rheinbahn, Rhine-Ruhr Regional Transport Network routes (VRR, 2nd class, trains without additional fees in fare zone D).
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Prize game: 40 years REHACARE

Participate and win tickets!

Photo: Wheelchair dance couple while dancing, young woman sitting in a customized car; Copyright: ctillmann
This year we have a reason to celebrate – 40 years REHACARE! Actually, we can hardly wait. In honor of this occasion there will not only be the CYBATHLON experience on all trade fair days, but we also want to make your day: That’s why we are raffling off 40 x 2 admission tickets for REHACARE 2017.
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