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Hearing and visual aids linked to slower age-related memory loss
Hearing aids and cataract surgery are strongly linked to a slower rate of age-related cognitive decline, according to new research by University of Manchester academics.
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Thinking outside the box: Adults with ADHD not constrained in creativity
People often believe those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder face challenges that could hinder future employment, but a University of Michigan study found that adults with ADHD feel empowered doing creative tasks that could help them on the job.
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2019 Wheelchair Basketball Euros hosts named
The 2019 men's and women's wheelchair basketball European Championships will come to Poland and the Netherlands, respectively. The competition will serve as a qualifying tournament for Tokyo 2020.
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Researchers show effectiveness of new noninvasive blood glucose test
For those living with diabetes, monitoring blood glucose accurately is necessary to prevent diabetes-related complications such as heart attacks, blindness and coma. Researchers from the MU and MIT recently evaluated the accuracy of an MIT-developed technology to monitor blood glucose levels without needles or a finger prick.
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Hispanic individuals benefit from skills-based stroke prevention intervention
A culturally tailored program used when discharging stroke patients from the hospital helped to lower blood pressure among Hispanic individuals one year later, finds a new study led by researchers at NYU College of Global Public Health.
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Solving a medical mystery: Cause of rare type of dwarfism discovered
For children born with Saul-Wilson syndrome, and their parents, much of their lives are spent searching for answers. First defined in 1990, only 14 cases are known worldwide. And the cause of the syndrome - characterized by short stature, microcephaly (small head), hearing loss and early developmental delays - remained unknown. Today, these individuals have answers.
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Inverted exoskeleton for early rehabilitation after stroke
Robotics scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University together with physicians from Tomsk Oblast Clinical Hospital are developing a robotic complex for early rehabilitation of immobilized patients after stroke.
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Snowboard meets the desert!
The snowboard season will kick off in the most unexpected of places in less than a month’s time – the desert! Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will host an official winter sport competition for the first time when the world’s best riders compete in the opening World Cup from 7 to 8 November.
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New geriatrics research offers roadmap to 'revolutionary change' for person-centered care
Published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS), two new research articles and a corresponding commentary from preeminent geriatrics leaders describe ways to make person-centered care more actionable for older people.
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Sleeping too much or too little may affect stroke risk differently based on race
How many hours people sleep at night may affect their risk of stroke differently based on race, according to a study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
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