Month: March 2024

What are the typical symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease?  Parkinson’s is a degenerative brain disease. It primarily affects one’s ability to control movements. The three most significant motor symptoms are:  Tremor: A constant, rhythmic trembling, often in limbs, lips or jaw that occurs at rest and stops with voluntary movements.  Rigidity: Painful Muscle stiffness that makes
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A hallmark of advancing Parkinson’s disease is a distinctive shuffling walk. Dual-task training is an effective but costly physical therapy that helps people with Parkinson’s Disease to improve their gait and keep walking longer. A recent study published in Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair showed that augmented reality (AR) headsets deliver effective virtual dual task training.
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Finding it hard to sleep because you’re just too darn hot all of a sudden? Struggling with putting on and taking off layers all day? You could be experiencing hot flashes. “What do you mean ‘hot flashes’? That’s the menopause! I’m only 40!” Well, if you have a menstrual cycle you could be entering perimenopause.
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A German man vaccinated against COVID-19 over 200 times in two and a half years is in good health, experiencing no adverse effects. Neither the 217 pokes at his immune response nor the vaccine carrier solutions caused injury or side effects. With the recent outbreak of measles in Florida and ongoing misinformation by certain politicians,
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In part one of the series, researchers analyzed the findings of nearly 150 recent studies examining racial differences in the quality of health care for children in the USA. They found that racialized children received worse care than White children across numerous pediatric specialties. These included emergency medicine, primary care, surgery, mental health care, and
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You might remember hearing about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in the news, or maybe you saw the acclaimed sports film Concussion at the movie theatre? Repetitive concussions might be something you associate with pro-athletes or high drama on the big screen but the reality is that repeated head injuries are closer to home than you
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