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Uni experts aim to cut the costs of pressure ulcers

Photo: Male nurse and a patient [08/01/2016] Pressure ulcers – resulting from factors such as immobility by elderly patients and residents in hospitals and care homes – can have serious medical consequences, requiring plastic surgery in extreme cases. Also, they pile huge extra costs on the healthcare system. Now research by University of Huddersfield experts has led to a call for nationwide improvements in education.Uni experts aim to cut the costs of pressure ulcers - Read more

Civil society coalition to counter the disproportionate impact of the crisis on disabled people

Photo taken during the open meeting [07/12/2015] Right before the International Day of persons with disabilities the EU Alliance Against Disability Cuts held an open meeting in the European Parliament. The event provided an opportunity to take stock of the deleterious conditions in which many disabled persons find themselves after substantial cuts were applied by national governments to their allowances and support services.Civil society coalition to counter the disproportionate impact of the crisis on disabled people - Read more

Dementia: better care before research for Alzheimer's cure

Photo: Note that remembers to take medication [19/08/2015] More than $100 million in federal funding was spent last year toward searching for a cure for Alzheimer's disease. However, if given the choice, most people with dementia and those caring for them would like to see the money go elsewhere. Dementia: better care before research for Alzheimer's cure - Read more

Type 1 diabetes: Healthy diets can be hard for parents to obtain

Photo: Mother buying healthy food with her child [08/07/2015] Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus often need to modify their eating habits, but many youths with T1DM do not consume a healthful diet. To learn more about the challenges their parents may face in providing them with a more healthful diet, researchers set out to discover the availability of healthier food options and the price difference of the food items at stores frequented by families.Type 1 diabetes: Healthy diets can be hard for parents to obtain - Read more

Early physical therapy for low back pain reduces costs and resources

Photo: Physical therapy [18/05/2015] A study in the scientific journal BMC Health Services Research shows that early and guideline adherent physical therapy following an initial episode of acute, nonspecific low back pain (LBP) resulted in substantially lower costs and reduced use of health care resources over a 2-year period.Early physical therapy for low back pain reduces costs and resources - Read more

Prosthetic hands, robotic trousers and biosensors – £5.3 million for health-care tech research

Photo: Prosthetic hand [16/03/2015] A prosthetic hand controlled by the nervous system, robotic clothing to help people with walking, and biosensors to monitor how patients use equipment or exercise during rehabilitation are the focus of three research projects awarded £5.3 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).Prosthetic hands, robotic trousers and biosensors – £5.3 million for health-care tech research - Read more

Dismantling barriers to community-living

Photo: Man and woman in wheelchair [18/12/2014] Hundreds of thousands of children, young people, people with disabilities and mental health problems, older or homeless people still live segregated in closed institutions across the European Union (EU), suffering from the life-long impact of institutionalisation.Dismantling barriers to community-living - Read more

Cost of informal caregiving for US elderly is $522 billion annually

Photo: Elderly woman gets help to get up from a chair [05/11/2014] The price tag for informal caregiving of elderly people by friends and relatives in the United States comes to $522 billion a year, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Replacing that care with unskilled paid care at minimum wage would cost $221 billion, while replacing it with skilled nursing care would cost $642 billion annually.Cost of informal caregiving for US elderly is $522 billion annually - Read more

 
 

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