A researcher has found that blood vessels within bone marrow may progressively convert into bone with advancing age. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
Cutting off and then restoring blood supply to a limb following a stroke reduces tissue damage and swelling and improves functional recovery, according to a new study. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
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More than 150,000 members of the public have signed a petition and over 50 health leaders have put their signatures to an open letter - calling on the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to urgently address the escalating crisis in care. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
More than 150,000 members of the public have signed a petition and over 50 health leaders have put their signatures to an open letter - calling on the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to urgently address the escalating crisis in care. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Data from more than a million people found that genetic liability to insomnia may increase the risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke. Among types of ischemic stroke, genetic liability to insomnia was primarily associated with an increased risk of large artery stroke. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
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The study found that 'silent' covert strokes are actually more common than overt strokes in people aged 65 or older who have surgery. ReadMore>>
Fri, Aug 16, 2019
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Care staff and families need to be mindful they don't fall into the trap of over-caring for people with dementia, warns dementia care expert, Anne Kelly. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 15, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Care staff and families need to be mindful they don't fall into the trap of over-caring for people with dementia, warns dementia care expert, Anne Kelly. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 15, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
A comprehensive dementia care program staffed by nurse practitioners working within a health system improves the mental and emotional health of patients and their caregivers. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
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Several studies have recently focused on the association between migraine headaches and other headaches and dementia and found a positive migraine-dementia relationship. However, most of these studies have failed to simultaneously adjust for several common comorbidities, thus potentially introducing bias into their findings. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
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Stroke survivors who completed a group-based aerobic exercise program, like cardiac rehabilitation, significantly improved their endurance and walking capacity regardless of time since stroke. Mixed forms of aerobic activity and walking had the most benefit for stroke survivors. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
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After visiting her husband every day for two years, 103-year-old Norah decided it would be easier to move into the care home with him. ReadMore>>
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Doctors have warned that false teeth must be taken out before a general anaesthetic after a 72-year-old's dentures got stuck in his throat during surgery. ReadMore>>
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Doctors have warned that false teeth must be taken out before a general anaesthetic after a 72-year-old's dentures got stuck in his throat during surgery. ReadMore>>
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Brain-selective estrogen treatment improves the symptoms of Parkinson's disease in male mice, according to new research. These findings may help explain the sex differences in Parkinson's disease and could lead to estrogen-based treatments. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 12, 2019
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Not a good mix: A researcher has found that adults who combine prescription opioids for severe pain and cannabis report elevated anxiety and depression symptoms, with no increased pain reduction. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 12, 2019
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Care minister Caroline Dinenage is urging every care home to install WiFi, after a survey by carehome.co.uk, the leading reviews site for care homes, found a fifth of care workers say their care homes have no WiFi. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 12, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Chelsea's Margaret Thatcher Infirmary has been rated 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and praised by inspectors for the “rapport” staff share with the Chelsea Pensioners residing there. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 12, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
The strengths and limitations of non-invasive and other imaging techniques used to diagnose critical limb ischemia are reviewed in a new statement. Sex and ethnic disparities exist in the diagnosis and treatment of critical limb ischemia. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 12, 2019
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Some 150 people had to be evacuated when a devastating fire broke out at Beechmere supported living complex in Crewe. ReadMore>>
Fri, Aug 09, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
A lack of men in the home care workforce has prompted a Welsh council to go public to appeal for more male workers in Powys. ReadMore>>
Fri, Aug 09, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
A tribunal has ruled in favour of the CQC by refusing a registration application for a care home for people with learning disabilities and autism after concluding the proposed setting had an “institutional appearance” and looked “more like a hospital”. ReadMore>>
Fri, Aug 09, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
A sixteen-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of rape and burglary at a care home in Lancashire. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 08, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
She may be 80-years-old but Marjorie Scholes is beating adults almost half her age at gymnastics with body-bending stunts that one may think defies the laws of nature. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 08, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced £250 million will be spent on a National Artificial Intelligence Laboratory to detect patients most at risk of dementia and other deadly diseases to deliver earlier diagnosis. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 08, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Mistrust of health care providers, fueled by painful experiences with racism, makes African American men more likely to delay routine screenings and doctor's appointments, with potentially serious implications for their overall health. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
Every second counts for stroke patients, as studies show they can lose up to 27 million brain cells per minute. Researchers have recently shown that patients transported to the hospital by mobile stroke unit instead of standard ambulance received a clot-busting procedure an average of 10 minutes faster, which could ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
A new survey has revealed three quarters (73 per cent) of the general public would support a tax increase to pay for adult social care, with another 86 per cent stating carers ‘should be well paid and trained'. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
A new survey has revealed three quarters (73 per cent) of the general public would support a tax increase to pay for adult social care, with another 86 per cent stating carers ‘should be well paid and trained'. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Diets higher in plant foods and lower in animal foods were linked with lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
Charities are calling for action to stop “the biggest health crisis of our time” with dementia and Alzheimer's now the leading cause of death in England and Wales. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Charities are calling for action to stop “the biggest health crisis of our time” with dementia and Alzheimer's now the leading cause of death in England and Wales. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk