Older people losing their hearing may be tempted to just turn up the volume on their hearing aids, but this could be completely risking their hearing altogether if they have a condition known as “sudden deafness”, warns one hearing expert. ReadMore>>
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
An experimental compound inhibited clot formation without increased bleeding, a common side effect of current anticlotting therapies, in a phase I study. First-in-human study shows the anticlotting drug was well-tolerated without serious safety concerns in healthy volunteers. Next-phases will gauge effectiveness and safety in patients with acute ischemic strokes. ReadMore>>
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
Somerset Care has announced that all of its 32 services have been given either a ‘good' or ‘outstanding' by care watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Somerset Care has announced that all of its 32 services have been given either a ‘good' or ‘outstanding' by care watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
To improve the treatment of children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), investigators have developed a sophisticated way to analyze the microbial and metabolic contents of the gut. A report describes how a new battery of tests enables researchers to distinguish patients with IBS from healthy children and identifies correlations between ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
"The prospect of our departure from the EU will no doubt be at the forefront of many EU nationals' minds who either live, train or work as part of our health and care system", writes care minister Caroline Dinenage in an exclusive opinion piece for carehome.co.uk. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
"The prospect of our departure from the EU will no doubt be at the forefront of many EU nationals' minds who either live, train or work as part of our health and care system", writes care minister Caroline Dinenage in an exclusive opinion piece for carehome.co.uk. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Research suggests falling prey to a con artist could be an early sign that an older person has dementia. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
The Care Quality Commission has praised a London home care provider as ‘outstanding', calling it a "beacon that other adult social care services should aspire to". ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Half of patients prescribed statins in primary care fail to reach 'healthy' cholesterol levels after two years of treatment with these drugs. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
A new landmark clinical trial shows that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease. ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
Researchers report that the current standard of care for stroke should factor in procedure time when considering surgical intervention. By studying the number of attempts and the time spent performing procedures, researchers concluded that the likelihood of completing an endovascular thrombectomy without significantly increasing the risk for the patient decreases ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
Inflammation gone awry in the brain due to stroke, head injury or infection causes damage; in a lab model of stroke, a particular gene tamped down swelling. ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
A young woman who is no longer able to talk, walk or feed herself has begun to giggle again, after a small dog visited her care home. ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
A young woman who is no longer able to talk, walk or feed herself has begun to giggle again, after a small dog visited her care home. ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Care home staff in High Wycombe have given up their spare time, working with others on a community project to clean up a local stream. ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Care home staff in High Wycombe have given up their spare time, working with others on a community project to clean up a local stream. ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Less than one hour of brain training with neurofeedback leads to a strengthening of neural connections and communication among brain areas. This is the main finding of a new study. According to the authors, the study may pave the way for the optimization and development of therapeutic approaches against stroke ReadMore>>
Sun, Apr 14, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
Two sisters aged 94 and 102, who thought they may never see each other again, have been reunited due to a care home in Hampshire. ReadMore>>
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
An ethical home care provider in Camden, North London, which was hailed by the Living Wage Foundation as a leader in the care industry, has been rated ‘outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission. ReadMore>>
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol reduces the risk of heart attacks and stroke, with an ideal value below 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). But can it be too low? A new study finds that women who have levels of LDL cholesterol 70 mg/dL or lower may be more than twice ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 10, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
A huge number of people with 'mental impairments' such as learning disabilities, dementia and Parkinson's are missing out on discounts on their council tax bills, due to a lack of awareness. ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 10, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
For decades, articles in research journals and the popular press alike have reported that being a family caregiver takes a toll on a person's health, boosting levels of inflammation and weakening the function of the immune system. Now, after analyzing 30 papers on the levels of immune and inflammatory molecules ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 10, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
Fearless adrenaline junkie Betty Bromage has wowed care staff by taking her 4th wing walk across the freezing skies of Gloucestershire to celebrate turning 90. ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 10, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Fearless adrenaline junkie Betty Bromage has wowed care staff by taking her 4th wing walk across the freezing skies of Gloucestershire to celebrate turning 90. ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 10, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
West Park Care Home in Hull has paid tribute to care worker Peter Young, who has taken his own life, saying: "Whilst Peter was busy caring for our residents, who was caring for Peter?" Peter Young, who was 40 years old, died last week. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 09, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
West Park Care Home in Hull has paid tribute to care worker Peter Young, who has taken his own life, saying: "Whilst Peter was busy caring for our residents, who was caring for Peter?" Peter Young, who was 40 years old, died last week. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 09, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Academics at the University of East Anglia are to explore the link between sleep and dementia at a special sleep unit. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 09, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Academics at the University of East Anglia are to explore the link between sleep and dementia at a special sleep unit. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 09, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
People living care homes in Wales can keep up to £50,000 of their money rather than spending it on their residential care – more than double the £23,250 allowed in England. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 09, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Researchers have developed a new design method to create soft robots that may help in caregiving for elderly family members. ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 08, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com
Sodexo, which owns Prestige Nursing + Co, is increasing its share of the home care market, with the acquisition of The Good Care Group which provides live-in care. ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 08, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
A new article suggests that recent advances in deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson disease could lead to treatments for conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Gilles de la Tourette syndrome and depression. The authors of the article argue that bi-directional electrodes which can both stimulate and record from deep ReadMore>>
Mon, Apr 08, 2019
Source: sciencedaily.com