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New Study indicates effective rehabilitation treatments possible for chronic stroke patients

Here’s a study that could have implications for future rehabilitation treatments. A UCL-study finds that chronic stroke patients continue to benefit from intensive rehabilitation over a much longer period than previously thought. According to researchers, problems with the arm and hand after a stroke are common and greatly impact hugely patients’ life by reducing their…

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Cardiac Patients Overestimate Benefits of Heart Procedures

 A new study’s findings indicate that most patients do not understand or recall information given to them by health care providers before heart procedures.  Many mistakenly believe that opening blocked arteries will cure them of heart disease. These findings, from a study taking a look at informed consent, are published in the Nov. 28 issue…

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Study Seeks to Identify a Person’s Unique Muscle Movements

The way a person moves is as unique as their fingerprints or iris pattern. Researchers have tracked muscle movements of study participants during exercise, gait and pedaling, and believe these differences may go deeper than individual movement styles.  By identifying a person’s unique movement style could help identify future musculoskeletal problems, and assist in better…

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Celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week

Join us in celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except…

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New Device Deposits Drug-Delivering Fiber Bandages onto Wounds

Researchers at Montana Technological University (MTU) have created a portable electrospinning device with a confined electric field that safely deposits bandages and drugs directly onto biological surfaces, using air to spray the fibers out onto the surface, like a can of spray paint, according to a an article published in the Nov. 12 issue of…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health, and good times. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common cancer worldwide. Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women and men in the United States. It takes more lives every year than colon, prostate, ovarian and breast cancers combined. Early detection leads to 20% fewer lung cancer deaths each year.

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