Stroke patients who learned to use their minds to open and close a plastic brace fitted over their paralyzed hands gained some ability to control their own hands when they were not wearing the brace, according to a new study. The participants, all of whom had moderate to severe paralysis, ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Over a million potential voters with learning difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are at potential risk of being excluded from the voting process of the upcoming General Election on 8 June 2017. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Loved ones who have died in the past year in care homes across the South were remembered with poetry, Forget-Me-Nots ... ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
A growing number of care homes are creating personalized music playlists after research showed people with dementia who listened to music tailored to their tastes and memories, needed less anti-anxiety and anti-psychotic medication. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Infections, chronic high blood pressure and bleeding or clotting disorders increase the risk of pregnancy-related stroke in women with preeclampsia. Although pregnancy-related stroke is rare, women with preeclampsia are at higher risk of stroke during pregnancy and postpartum. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Living Paintings, a specialist publisher for blind and partially sighted people, is reaching out to combat social isolation and loneliness through a nationwide book group called ‘Touch to See'. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has launched a 'Safer Walking' campaign to promote GPS tracking technology to assist families and support services in locating people with dementia. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
The number of people over the age of 65 who will need care could rise by 25 per cent to 2.8m by 2025 in England and Wales, resulting in more people with disabilities such as dementia. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
The number of people over the age of 65 who will need care could rise by 25 per cent to 2.8m by 2025 in England and Wales, resulting in more people with disabilities such as dementia. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
The identification of 16 additional genetic markers will help researchers get closer to understanding how -- and why -- psoriasis develops. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
With a combined aged of 165, Peter Barratts and Nancy Evans recently tied the knot in their hometown of Chard, Somerset, making them Britain's oldest newlyweds. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
A study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases share a similar ability to cause damage when they invade brain cells. The finding suggests that an effective treatment for one neurodegenerative disease might work for other neurodegenerative diseases as well. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Home Instead Senior Care Worcester has become the first home care provider in the county to receive an 'outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Modelling of how protein 'switches' are activated, leading to electrical signals in the brain, paves the way for understanding how brain activity can be controlled by existing and new drugs, including anesthetics. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Analysis of data from older adults who participated in a clinical trial showed no benefit of a statin for all-cause mortality or coronary heart disease events when a statin was started for primary prevention in older adults with hypertension and moderately high cholesterol, according to a new. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
In diseases like cancer, diabetes, rheumatism and stroke, a disorder develops in the blood vessels that exacerbates the condition and obstructs treatment. Researchers now show how blood vessels can normally change their size to create a functional circulatory system and how vascular malformation during disease can occur. In the study, ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Prime Minister Theresa May, has announced the public will be given the chance to have ‘an absolute limit' on what they must pay for their social care costs in a Conservative manifesto U-turn that has been described as more ‘weak and wobbly' than ‘strong and stable'. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Prime Minister Theresa May, has announced the public will be given the chance to have ‘an absolute limit' on what they must pay for their social care costs in a Conservative manifesto U-turn that has been described as more ‘weak and wobbly' than ‘strong and stable'. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Measuring a blood marker, copeptin, can successfully predict the risk of heart attacks in people with type-2 diabetes. This research suggests the copeptin molecule as a potential target to predict and prevent heart disease in diabetic patients. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
There is strong evidence of that aerobic exercise, strength training and condition-specific therapeutic exercise affect positively on the functional capacity of patients with chronic diseases. A systematic review of meta-analyses evaluates the effects of exercise therapy on more than twenty of the most common chronic diseases such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Gold Care Homes has sold 18 of its 21 care homes, which are located in the south of England, to an overseas real estate investor. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
In the wake of the Royal College of Nursing calling for nurses with dementia to be allowed to carry on working, an expert on dementia has voiced concerns that a nurse with dementia may forget to give patients their medication. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
In the wake of the Royal College of Nursing calling for nurses with dementia to be allowed to carry on working, an expert on dementia has voiced concerns that a nurse with dementia may forget to give patients their medication. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
The number of people expected to die from dementia is set to soar in the coming years, putting end-of-life services under 'intense pressure', new research has found. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Older people will not receive a cap on their social care costs from Conservative leader Theresa May but her manifesto promises that those with up to £100,000 in savings and assets will no longer be required to pay for their social care. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, May 18, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
People living in their own homes will have to pay more for domiciliary care because the Conservative party's manifesto pledges to include the value of people's property in means testing to assess how much individuals should pay for their social care. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, May 18, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including heart diseases and stroke, account for one-third of deaths throughout the world, according to a new scientific study that examined every country over the past 25 years. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, May 17, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
The UK's Top 10 home care providers for 2017 have been chosen by older people and those with disabilities, who are currently receiving home care. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, May 17, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Results from a stroke trial provide compelling evidence that selected patients suffering a major ischemic stroke recovered significantly better with mechanical retrieval of the blood clot with medical therapy compared with medical therapy alone when initiated up to 24 hours of the stroke. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, May 17, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
If you thought rubbing your stomach and patting your head at the same time was a mindless game for kids, think again, as the country's care homes look to embrace a Japanese import that sees chair-based gymnastics benefit people with dementia. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, May 17, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
If you thought rubbing your stomach and patting your head at the same time was a mindless game for kids, think again, as the country's care homes look to embrace a Japanese import that sees chair-based gymnastics benefit people with dementia. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, May 17, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
New research shows that so-called 'metabolically healthy' obese people are still at higher risk of cardiovascular disease events such as heart failure or stroke than normal weight people. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, May 16, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
The mantra 'time is brain' still holds for stroke treatment, but for some patients, clot-removal therapy may be effective outside the six-hour window. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, May 16, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com