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African-American Children Tend to Be Diagnosed Later for Autism

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[17/02/2012] A study by a Florida State University researcher has found that African-American children tend to be diagnosed later than white children, which results in a longer and more intensive intervention.African-American Children Tend to Be Diagnosed Later for Autism - Read more

New Cognition: Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD in Children

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[23/11/2011] Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) offer new information on diagnosing and treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in younger children and in adolescents.New Cognition: Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD in Children - Read more

Computer-Based Physical Therapy Games for People with Parkinson's

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[26/10/2011] Playing computer-based physical therapy games can help people with Parkinson's disease improve their gait and balance, according to a new pilot study.Computer-Based Physical Therapy Games for People with Parkinson's - Read more

Facial Characteristics of Children with Autism

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[26/10/2011] The face and brain develop in coordination, with each influencing the other, beginning in the embryo and continuing through adolescence. Now, University of Missouri (MU) researchers have found distinct differences between the facial characteristics of children with autism compared to those of typically developing children. This knowledge could help researchers understand the origins of autism.Facial Characteristics of Children with Autism - Read more

Men with Disabilities More Likely to Be Sexually Abused

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[12/10/2011] A new study of the University of Massachusetts Medical School is the first population-based investigation to examine sexual violence victimization against men with disabilities. Researchers report that men with disabilities are more than four times more likely to be victimised by sexual assaults compared to men without disabilities.Men with Disabilities More Likely to Be Sexually Abused - Read more

New Video Gaming Technology to Detect Illness

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[12/09/2011] Many older adults lose their independence as their health declines and they are compelled to move into assisted care facilities. Researchers at the University of Missouri (MU) and TigerPlace, an independent living community, have been using motion-sensing technology to monitor changes in residents' health for several years.New Video Gaming Technology to Detect Illness - Read more

Osteoarthritis Incidence Significantly Higher among US Military Personnel

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[29/08/2011] New research shows significantly higher osteoarthritis (OA) incidence rates in military populations than among comparable age groups in the general population.Osteoarthritis Incidence Significantly Higher among US Military Personnel - Read more

Over Half of Alzheimer's Cases May Be Preventable

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[01/08/2011] Over half of all Alzheimer's disease cases could potentially be prevented through lifestyle changes and treatment or prevention of chronic medical conditions, according to a study led by Doctor Deborah Barnes, a mental health researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.Over Half of Alzheimer's Cases May Be Preventable - Read more

Young People with Type 1 Diabetes at Risk for Heart Disease

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[18/07/2011] New research shows that adolescents and young adults with type 1 (juvenile) diabetes have thicker and stiffer carotid arteries, also known as atherosclerosis, a risk factor for heart attack and stroke in adults. This research is believed to be the first to examine whether type 1 diabetes has a measurable effect on carotid arteries in this age group.Young People with Type 1 Diabetes at Risk for Heart Disease - Read more

New Evidence: Benefits of Home Dialysis for Kidney Patients

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[29/06/2011] Cells that help protect blood vessels work better in patients who undergo dialysis at home during the night than those who undergo standard daytime dialysis in a hospital, according to the nephrologist Darren Yuen.New Evidence: Benefits of Home Dialysis for Kidney Patients - Read more

 
 

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