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Guide Vests: Robotic Navigation Aids for the Visually Impaired

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[01/06/2011] A group of researchers is creating a high-tech aid for blind and partially blind people who have long depended on white canes as their only tool for getting around. A design first shown a year ago is now being further developed.Guide Vests: Robotic Navigation Aids for the Visually Impaired - Read more

Under-Developed Countries: Mobile Phones May Improve Diabetes Management

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[20/05/2011] A new study suggests that mobile phones could help low-income patients across the globe manage diabetes and other chronic diseases.Under-Developed Countries: Mobile Phones May Improve Diabetes Management - Read more

Older Lesbians and Gays: Higher Rates of Chronic Disease

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[06/04/2011] Members of California's aging lesbian, gay and bisexual population are more likely to suffer from certain chronic conditions, even as they wrestle with the challenges of living alone in far higher numbers than the heterosexual population. Older Lesbians and Gays: Higher Rates of Chronic Disease - Read more

Metabolite Levels May Be Able to Improve Diabetes Risk Prediction

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[28/03/2011] Type 2 diabetes: In a report, researchers describe finding that levels of five amino acids not only indicated increased diabetes risk in a general population but also could differentiate, among individuals with traditional risk factors such as obesity, those most likely to actually develop diabetes. Metabolite Levels May Be Able to Improve Diabetes Risk Prediction - Read more

New Approach Finds Success in Teaching Youth with Autism

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[02/03/2011] As the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders continues to increase, the one thing that won't change is the need for those children to develop social skills. Now, researchers are developing an effective social competence curriculum, with a virtual classroom component, that could help educators meet the demand of this growing population.New Approach Finds Success in Teaching Youth with Autism - Read more

Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia

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[09/02/2011] In newly published research analysing data on more than 3.8 million deceased nursing home residents, researchers at Brown University found the proportion of residents with dementia who benefited from Medicare hospice care nearly tripled – and the duration of care more than doubled – between 1999 and 2006.Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia - Read more

Improving Mind-Controlled Prosthetics

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[07/02/2011] US Researchers are helping the Pentagon build reliable mind-controlled prosthetic devices that military and civilian amputees can use the rest of their lives. Improving Mind-Controlled Prosthetics - Read more

Free Concert for Young People with Autism and their Families

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[17/01/2011] The Help Group and Music for Autism present the first of a series of four autism-friendly interactive concerts designed for young people with autism and their families. Free Concert for Young People with Autism and their Families - Read more

Helping Electric-Wheelchair Users Move more Easily

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[07/01/2011] Researchers are working on technology that will enable electric-powered wheelchairs to detect hazardous terrain and automatically adjust their control settings to maneuver more safely. Helping Electric-Wheelchair Users Move more Easily - Read more

 
 

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