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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

Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia

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[22/12/2010] A new study of nursing home records shows more residents with dementia are seeking a hospice benefit and using it longer. The study also estimates that 40 percent of nursing home residents die with some degree of dementia.Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia - Read more

Radiation Therapy Improves Painful Condition Associated with MS

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[24/11/2010] Stereotactic radiation is an effective, long-term treatment for trigeminal neuralgia: a painful condition that occurs with increased frequency in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Radiation is noninvasive and has less negative side effects than other treatments, according to the longest follow-up in a study of its kind.Radiation Therapy Improves Painful Condition Associated with MS - Read more

Brain Bleeding Is Common with Aging

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[17/11/2010] A small amount of bleeding in the brain seems to be common among older individuals, according to a study by the University of California-Irvine.Brain Bleeding Is Common with Aging - Read more

How the Deaf Have Super Vision

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[18/10/2010] Deaf or blind people often report enhanced abilities in their remaining senses. Researchers have discovered there is a causal link between enhanced visual abilities and reorganisation of the part of the brain that usually handles auditory input in congenitally deaf cats.How the Deaf Have Super Vision - Read more

 
 

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