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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

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

 
 

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