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Most Women Don’t Know Female-Specific Stroke Signs

Most women don't know female-specific risks or important symptoms when it comes to having a stroke, according to a survey released by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The survey found that only 11 percent could identify female-specific risks and nine out of 10 didn't know that hiccups can be an early warning symptom of a stroke. Source: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A national survey released today by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows that most women don’t know the risks or symptoms females face when it comes to having a stroke. The survey of 1,000 women released in time for Stroke Awareness Month in May found that only 11% of women could correctly identify […]

Round-The-Clock Glucose Control For Pregnant Diabetic Women

Women can use this data to make sure that the times of day when glucose seems to run higher are periods where they are particularly careful to keep their glucose as close to normal as possible. Source: University of Leeds

Achieving better glucose control in pregnant women with diabetes by using continuous glucose monitoring may help them give birth to healthier children, new research from the University of Leeds says. Up to 50% of babies born to women with diabetes are born too large, which can lead to greater intervention and problems during childbirth and […]

Are Hospitals Doing All They Can To Prevent C. Diff Infections? Not Yet, New Study Suggests

C. difficile bacteria fluoresces under UV light.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nearly half of American hospitals aren’t taking key steps to prevent a kind of gut infection that kills nearly 30,000 people annually and sickens hundreds of thousands more – despite strong evidence that such steps work, according to a new study. While nearly all of the 398 hospitals in the study use a variety of […]

Kentucky Health Center Celebrates A Decade Of Caring For Racetrack Workers

Source: University of Louisville

Convincing capricious half-ton racehorses to do your will can take a toll on the human body. The grooms, hotwalkers, exercise riders and other backside workers who tend to the needs of elite Thoroughbred athletes also carry heavy buckets and bales, endure challenging weather conditions, and often travel with the horses to racing meets around the […]

Kids With ADHD Must Squirm To Learn, Study Says

New research shows that if you want ADHD kids to learn, you have to let them squirm. The foot-tapping, leg-swinging and chair-scooting movements of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are actually vital to how they remember information and work out complex cognitive tasks, according to a study.
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For decades, frustrated parents and teachers have barked at fidgety children with ADHD to “Sit still and concentrate!” But new research conducted at UCF shows that if you want ADHD kids to learn, you have to let them squirm. The foot-tapping, leg-swinging and chair-scooting movements of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are actually vital to how […]

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