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Veterans More Likely To Delay Seeking Health Care—Possible Link To Long Wait Times For VA Care

Military veterans are more likely to report delays in seeking necessary healthcare, compared to the US general population, reports a study in the Journal of Public Health Mana...
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May Is Arthritis Awareness Month. What Researchers At #SBP Are Doing To Try To Ease Your Pain...For Good.

50 million Americans suffer from arthritis. That's one in five people who deal with this pain. May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical ...
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Safe Steps For Seniors To Stop Stumbles

May is National Trauma Awareness Month, and this year the American Trauma Society is raising awareness about senior safety and falls with “Safe Steps for Seniors.” The Stony B...
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Texas A&M Study Shows Risk Factors Associated With Injurious Falls In Residential Care Facilities

Falls are one of the leading causes of injury-related death among elderly people. So finding the risk factors that endanger them is becoming increasingly important, particular...
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Exercise To Keep MS Patients Active, Therapy May Help, Too

Groundhog Day 1994 is one Linda Friedrich will never forget. That’s the day a neurologist told her, “You have multiple sclerosis and there’s nothing we can do.” The youngest ...
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'Walk-DMC' Aims To Improve Surgery Outcomes For Children With Cerebral Palsy

Children with cerebral palsy frequently undergo invasive surgeries — lengthening tendons, rotating bones, transferring muscles to new locations — in hopes of improving their p...
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Women Have Problems Sticking To Cardiac Rehab Programs

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of disability globally. Participation in cardiac rehabilitation programs is associated with significantly lower death, but evidence s...
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Myoelectric Devices Meet Sensory-Motor Integration

One of the key features missing in current myoelectric prostheses is sensory feedback — the sense of touch so crucial to our interaction with everything that surrounds us. An ...
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Former Paralyzed Teen Returns To Loyola For Health, Hope And Heroes 5K

After a devastating injury during a high school football game left him paralyzed, Hayden Schaumburg didn’t know if he would ever walk again. Thanks to the staff at Loyola Uni...
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Technique Measures 'Postural Sway' To Diagnose Neuromuscular Disorders

A new technique might be used to diagnose neuromuscular disorders such as multiple sclerosis or impairment from concussions by detecting and measuring subtle oscillations in a...
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Powerful New Data On The Aging Brain And Traumatic Brain Injury

The Allen Institute for Brain Science has announced major updates to its online resources available at brain-map.org, including a new resource on Aging, Dementia and Traumatic...
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Mobility Assessment Tool May Help Predict Early Postoperative Outcomes For Older Adults

A quick, reliable and cost-effective mobility assessment tool may help to identify elderly patients at risk for adverse post-surgery outcomes, according to Wake Forest Baptist...
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'Wristwatch' Device Shows Fluctuation Of Parkinson's Symptoms

An innovative new tool that resembles a wristwatch could improve the quality of life for patients with Parkinson’s disease and better inform neurologists who treat them. A Ce...
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CBS News Features Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery With Dr. Scott Webb And Dr. Ashraf Hanna Discussing The Latest Advances In Spine Surgery

From limited movement, to excruciating pain, millions of people around the world suffer from chronic back and neck pain. CBS news featured a report on a new cutting-edge proce...
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Strength Training Helps Older Adults Live Longer

Older adults who met twice-weekly strength training guidelines had lower odds of dying in a new analysis by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Health Mi...
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Researcher Discusses Study Highlighting Corrected Error Video vs. Physical Therapy Instructed Home Exercise Program: Accuracy of Performing Therapeutic Exercises

Jennifer Hopp, MD, presented her research “Corrected Error Video vs. Physical Therapy Instructed Home Exercise Program: Accuracy of Performing Therapeutic Exercises” at the 25...
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Researchers Find Possible Treatment For Suppressed Immunity From Spine Injuries

Scientists report in Nature Neuroscience they have identified an underlying cause of dangerous immune suppression in people with high level spinal cord injuries and they propo...
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How To Avoid Foot Amputation In Diabetic Patients?

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and National Autonomous Mexico University develop techniques to treat diabetic foot syndrome with special insoles with silver nano...
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UCLA Scientists Reveal How Osteopontin Ablation Ameliorates Muscular Dystrophy

Removing an immunomodulatory protein called osteopontin improves the symptoms of mice with muscular dystrophy by changing the type of macrophages acting on damaged muscle tiss...
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Researcher Outlines Characteristics Of Injured Youth Athletes, Strategies For Intervention

Neeru Jayanthi, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Emory University Sports Medicine Center in Atlanta, GA, presented “The Effects of Serial Sports T...
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April Is Autism Awareness Month

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is an umbrella term to describe a complex disorder affecting brain development. ASD is characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verb...
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Going Tobacco-Free, Tall Order For Health-Care Facilities

Health-care facilities being tobacco-free seems like a natural fit, but it’s far more complicated than it might seem. “To be tobacco-free, a facility must prohibit tobacco an...
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Hip Fracture Risk Rises In The 10 Years After Total Knee Replacement

Researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy in Molndal, Sweden have published preliminary results of a fracture risk study, which was based on analysis of medical records from 19...
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Emory Radiologists Freeze Phantom Limb Pain Using Minimally Invasive Procedure

J. David Prologo, MD, delivered new findings from an Emory Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine study at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2016 Annual Sc...
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Computer Chip In Paralyzed Man’s Brain Gives Him Functional Control Of His Hand

Six years ago, he was paralyzed in a diving accident. Today, he participates in clinical sessions during which he can grasp and swipe a credit card or play a guitar video game...
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