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Family helpers want more involvement in chronic disease care

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

New survey results suggested that family health supporters would like to be more involved in their loved one's care.

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Family helpers want more involvement in chronic disease care

Family helpers want more involvement in chronic disease care

Can we train our brains to fight cognitive disease?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A recent study found cognitive training improved memory function in participants with mild cognitive impairment. 

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Can we train our brains to fight cognitive disease?

Can we train our brains to fight cognitive disease?

Caffeine blood levels could diagnose Parkinson's disease

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

New research found the amount of caffeine in the blood could be an easy way to diagnose Parkinson's disease. 

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Caffeine blood levels could diagnose Parkinson’s disease

Caffeine blood levels could diagnose Parkinson’s disease

New app gets diabetic patients moving

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease, Senior Care

A research team from the University of Utah Health developed an app to motivate Type 2 diabetes patients to get regular physical activity. 

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A new app motivates diabetic patients to get regular physical exercise.

A new app motivates diabetic patients to get regular physical exercise.

An exercise a day keeps the Alzheimer's away

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Regular exercise can improve memory and thinking in those with mild cognitive impairment.  

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An exercise a day keeps the Alzheimer’s away

An exercise a day keeps the Alzheimer’s away

Treatment stimulates life expectancy rates in Parkinson's patients

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease, Senior Care

New research found a modest survival advantage in Parkinson's patients who received deep brain stimulation. 

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Treatment stimulates life expectancy rates in Parkinson's patients

Treatment stimulates life expectancy rates in Parkinson's patients

Boost brain power in just 10 minutes

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A new study found that a short burst of exercise leads to immediate cognitive improvement. 

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Boost brain power in just 10 minutes

Boost brain power in just 10 minutes

Can a simple brain scan detect Alzheimer's disease?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A recent study discovered a connection between changes in the brain’s anatomy and early signs that could help develop a non-invasive test to detect Alzheimer’s disease. 

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Can a simple brain scan detect Alzheimer’s disease?

Can a simple brain scan detect Alzheimer’s disease?

Is Parkinson's disease in your genes?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease, Senior Care

New research provided an example of how genomics can help develop new medical approaches and advanced understanding of Parkinson’s disease. 

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Is Parkinson's disease in your genes?

Is Parkinson's disease in your genes?

Personalized treatment lowers health care costs for diabetes patients

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease, Senior Care

A new cost analysis study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine identified a treatment plan to save diabetes patients significant amounts of money.

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Personalized treatment can lower health care costs for diabetes patients.

Personalized treatment can lower health care costs for diabetes patients.

Searching for happiness in adults with cancer

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease, Depression, Senior Care

A new study analyzed the physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors that affect the quality of life in older adults with cancer. 

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Searching for happiness in adults with cancer

Searching for happiness in adults with cancer

Taking it personally with dementia and Alzheimer's treatment

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Taking cues from cancer treatment and research, this new approach to dementia and Alzheimer's focuses on individuals. 

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Personalized neurogenerative disease treatment and research takes cues from cancer innovations.

Personalized neurogenerative disease treatment and research takes cues from cancer innovations.

New gene therapy pumps the brakes on MS

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

By studying MS and gene therapy in mice, researchers may be on the path to reversing the disease in humans. 

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Gene therapy and a T cell-blocking medication could be the key to reversing MS.

Gene therapy and a T cell-blocking medication could be the key to reversing MS.

Taking the fight out of Alzheimer's and dementia

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Certain dementia patients present greater risk for aggressive behavior.

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Dementia-related aggression could be more problematic than similar behaviors in Alzheimer's because of where each disease affects the brain.

Dementia-related aggression could be more problematic than similar behaviors in Alzheimer's because of where each disease affects the brain.

New device identifies cancer faster than you can tie your shoes

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

The MasSpec Pen can make cancer surgery faster and safer. 

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Both surgeons and patients have more peace of mind with a new cancer identification tool.

Both surgeons and patients have more peace of mind with a new cancer identification tool.

Unsavory revelation for meat consumption and diabetes risk

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Red meat and poultry consumption at high levels could increase diabetes risk.

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While not as risky as read meat, white meat also has links with diabetes.

While not as risky as read meat, white meat also has links with diabetes.

You won't believe this new use for the shingles vaccine

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

The shingles vaccine could help with arthritis treatment. 

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A shingles vaccine could have twofold benefits for arthritis patients.

A shingles vaccine could have twofold benefits for arthritis patients.

Poor sight linked with cognitive decline in older adults, new study finds

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's, Chronic Disease, Senior Care

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthalmology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia. 

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A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthamology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia.

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthamology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia.

Fall risk slashed among those who practice Tai Chi

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease, Joint Replacement, Physical Therapy

A research project, published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society has found that practicing tai chi can help older adults lower their risk of experiencing falls.

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A research project published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society has found that practicing tai chi can help older adults lower their risk of experiencing falls.

A research project published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society has found that practicing tai chi can help older adults lower their risk of experiencing falls.

Ticks beware! Surefire tips to keep the bugs at bay

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

It is important for individuals to take steps to reduce the likelihood of tick bites.

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It is important for individuals to take steps to reduce the likelihood of tick bites.

It is important for individuals to take steps to reduce the likelihood of tick bites.

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