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Technology Automatically Senses How Parkinson’s Patients Respond To Medication

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive neurological disorder affecting approximately 6 million people globally and is expected to double by 2040. PD leads to disab...
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SWORD Health Raises $8M In Series A Funding Round Led By Khosla Ventures To Redefine Physical Therapy And Musculoskeletal Care

SWORD Health, a tech-enabled physical therapy provider, has raised $8 million in a series A investment round led by Khosla Ventures and several other prominent angel investors...
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Hospital Study Finds Substantial Proportion Of Patients And Healthcare Workers Shed Flu Virus Before Symptoms Appear

New research examining influenza transmission in a tertiary hospital finds that a substantial proportion of patients and healthcare works shed the flu virus before the appeara...
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Simple Test Can Indicate Prolonged Symptoms Following Pediatric Sports-Related Concussion

Researchers from Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado, have found that abnormal performance on the Romberg balanc...
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Safety-Net Hospitals Fare Better Under New Medicare Reimbursement Rules

New Medicare reimbursement rules provide some relief to safety-net hospitals, shifting the burden of financial penalties toward hospitals serving wealthier patient populations...
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Ability To Lift Weights Quickly Can Mean A Longer Life

Prolong your life by increasing your muscle power. That's the main message of a study presented today at EuroPrevent 2019, a congress of the European Society of Cardiology.1 ...
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Could Your Mattress Be Causing Your Back Pain?

If you have back pain and haven’t considered how your mattress may be affecting your body, it might be time to start. A mattress with too much wear and tear can wreak havoc on...
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Active Lifestyles May Help Nerves To Heal After Spinal Injuries

Leading an active lifestyle may increase the likelihood of damaged nerves regenerating after a spinal cord injury. The early-stage findings, published in the journal Science ...
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Chronic Diseases Restrict The Mobility Of Older People -- Often Unconsciously

Chronic diseases are a key factor limiting the mobility of older people. Usually individuals are conscious of their condition in the case of an acute musculoskeletal disorder ...
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UTA Research Institute Partnering To Develop Robotic Gloves For Post-Stroke Hand Rehab

The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute is making flexible soft robotic gloves that will aid in rehabilitating stroke patients through virtual reality gaming. ...
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Understanding The Power Of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

Many famous athletes including baseball star Alex Rodriguez, golf great Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers, tennis champion Rafael Nadal, and Hines Ward of the Pittsbur...
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Why Millions of Women Are Suffering in Silence with Costochondritis, A 'Forgotten' Condition

Peter Askes PT, cert. MDT, CST and founder of the American Rib Pain Institute, recently published a book for patients with costochondritis. After three years of medical litera...
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Telerehabilitation Benefits Patients With Late-Stage Cancers

Recent research led by Andrea Cheville, M.D., a Mayo Clinic physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, suggests that remotely delivering rehabilitation services to patien...
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Arcadia University Partners with 2U, Inc. to Deliver Two New Hybrid Degrees for Healthcare and Medical Professionals

Arcadia University's nationally ranked College of Health Sciences has contracted to offer two clinically-integrated hybrid graduate degree programs to healthcare and medical p...
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Acute Flaccid Myelitis Requires Galvanized Research Response

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) presents significant challenges not only to patients but also to researchers, and efforts must be accelerated to learn more about the condition, e...
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World First 3D-Printed Feet

It’s gory, sticky and undoubtedly on the nose, but a blend of icing sugar, chicken stock and flexible resin is proving to be the just the right recipe for creating realistic f...
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Rare Pediatric Double Lung-Heart Transplant Performed At The University Of Maryland Children's Hospital

A University of Maryland Medicine team performed a rare bilateral lung-heart transplant on a 12-year-old girl. The surgery was done at the University of Maryland Children’s Ho...
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Removing Barriers For Aspiring Doctors With Disabilities

Doctors with disabilities are rapidly changing stigmas, peer-to-peer learning, and outcomes for patients, yet remain underrepresented in the medical profession. Up to 10 perce...
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Nation’s First Clinical Trial To Rehabilitate Infant Stroke Victims To Begin

Strokes are devastating events often associated with people over 65. But large numbers of infants have strokes, too. Now, in the nation's first multicenter pediatric stroke r...
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Successful Spine Surgery Allows Man To Continue Active Lifestyle After Severe Nerve Injury

Neal Berko of Newtown, Connecticut, has always led an active lifestyle. A former power lifter and current boating enthusiast, Neal, age 59, enjoys going to the gym, working on...
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It's No Fortnite, But It's Helping Stroke Survivors Move Again

Severely impaired stroke survivors are regaining function in their arms after sometimes decades of immobility, thanks to a new video game-led training device invented by North...
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At-Home Rehab Comparable To Clinic-Based Therapy To Improve Mobility

Home-based telerehabilitation is just as effective as clinic-based therapy at restoring arm function among stroke survivors, according to late-breaking science presented at th...
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Examining Ball Pits As A Playground For Pathogenic Germs

Beware the ball pit. Ball pits used in children's physical therapy - similar to those made popular by restaurants catering to families - may contribute to germ transmission be...
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Preventing Elderly Falls Through Low-Cost Community Events

Accidental falls are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among older adults in the United States. While a number of measures can be taken to prevent dangerous and cos...
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Tackling Rashes, Ringworm And Warts With A New Post-Game Routine For Student Athletes

It's not uncommon for young athletes to develop skin disorders and viruses including staph infections, ringworm, and impetigo. As March is National Athletic Training Month (NA...
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