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Restoring The Sense Of Touch In Amputees Using Natural Signals Of The Nervous System

Scientists at the University of Chicago and Case Western Reserve University have found a way to produce realistic sensations of touch in two human amputees by directly stimula...
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Ultrasound After Tibial Fracture Surgery Does Not Speed Up Healing Or Improve Function

Receiving ultrasound after surgery to repair a fractured tibia (shinbone) does not accelerate healing or improve functional recovery compared with sham treatment, finds a tria...
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Telerehabilitation Through Internet Proved To Ameliorate Both The Health And The Quality Of Life Of Women Suffering Breast Cancer

Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) and from hospitals Virgen de las Nieves and San Cecilio (Granada) have proved that telerehabilitation (rehabilitation with the...
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Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates Center For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy At UCLA, A Certified Duchenne Care Center

The Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at the University of California, Los Angeles (CDMD) became the 12th clinic named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project...
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Adults With Disabilities On Medicaid Wait List Most Likely To Have Unmet Service Needs

Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities on Illinois' Medicaid wait list who are minorities, in poor health or unable to speak are more likely to have unmet ser...
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Physical Therapy Could Help The 200,000 Women A Year Who Develop Clogged Milk Ducts

Pain, fever, tender nipples and infection are the unpleasant side effects that sometimes occur in nursing mothers when their babies do not nurse enough or the mothers do not s...
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Henry Schein Donates More Than $80,000 In Health Care Products To Support Henry Viscardi School For Children With Physical Disabilities

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it has donated more than $80,000 in health care products this year to the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, ...
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NASA Study Shows That Space Travel Affects Spine Of Astronauts

How does space travel affect the spine? Astronauts on long missions in space have atrophy of the muscles supporting the spine—which don't return to normal even several weeks a...
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Bio-Inspired Lower-Limb 'Wearing Robotic Exoskeleton' For Human Gait Rehab

Stroke and spinal cord injury patients often require gait rehabilitation to regain the ability to walk or to help strengthen their muscles. Wearable “robot-assisted training” ...
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Many Back Pain Patients Get Limited Relief From Opioids And Worry About Taking Them, Survey Shows

Millions of people take opioids for chronic back pain, but many of them get limited relief while experiencing side effects and worrying about the stigma associated with taking...
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To Achieve Diversity Of Doctors, Start In Pre-Med Years

Twenty years ago, the call went out to medical schools: It was high time to “bridge the appalling diversity gap that separates medicine from the society it professes to serve....
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Twin Boys Conjoined At Head Successfully Separated At Children's Hospital At Montefiore After More Than 20 Hours Of Surgery

A team of expert surgical and medical providers at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) have separated thirteen-month-old craniopagus twin boys Jadon and Anias McDonal...
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Research To Investigate Connection Between ACL Surgery And Osteoarthritis

Every year, about 250,000 people in the US sustain injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), and about half of these individuals end up having reconstructive surgery. ...
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The Medical Minute: Back Pain Often Treatable Without Surgery

During their lifetime, as many as eight out of ten people experience back pain that lasts more than three days. However, for a vast majority of these people, the pain goes awa...
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New Hope For Recovery Of Hand Movement For Stroke Patients

Stroke patients are starting a trial of a new electronic device to recover movement and control of their hand. Neuroscientists at Newcastle University have developed the devi...
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Neural Signature For Fibromyalgia May Aid Diagnosis, Treatment

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have discovered a brain signature that identifies fibromyalgia sufferers with 93% accuracy, a potential breakthrough for future clin...
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Study Suggests Gut Bacteria Can Aid Recovery From Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers from The Ohio State University have discovered that spinal cord injury alters the type of bacteria living in the gut and that these changes can exacerbate the exte...
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Tai Chi Can Help Relieve Chronic Neck Pain, Study Shows

Tai Chi, a low-impact mind-body exercise, can be as effective as neck exercises in relieving persistent neck pain, according to results of randomized controlled trial reported...
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MS Drug May Reverse Some Physical Disability

A drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), alemtuzumab, was found to reverse some of the physical disability caused by the disease, according to new research published, onl...
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First Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Center Opens In Tri-State Region

Nearly 1,000 boys in the New York Tri-State area have been diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and, until now, had to travel out of the state for comprehensive ca...
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Exoskeleton Gets Disabled People Back On Their Feet

Thanks to an exoskeleton developed at EPFL, people with paraplegia can stand up, walk and even climb steps. The prototype will be put to use this coming Saturday at the 2016 C...
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Frailty In Older Surgery Patients May Be Under Recognized

Identifying frailty in older patients could increase their chances of surviving surgery, as well as improve their overall outcomes, according to a new study posted online tod...
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Physician Burnout: Mayo Researchers Identify Effective Interventions

After highlighting that more than half of American physicians are experiencing burnout, Mayo Clinic researchers now have identified some solutions that are being used to preve...
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Heavy Hitters: Obesity Rate Soars Among Professional Baseball Players

Major League Baseball players have become overwhelmingly overweight and obese during the last quarter century, say health researchers. David E. Conroy, Penn State professor o...
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Moderate Activity Helps Older Adults Maintain Mobility, Independence

By adopting a walking routine and other moderate physical activities, older adults can recover from a major disability more quickly, and maintain their independence over time,...
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