Just as digital and online technologies became standard for banking, a similar trend is expected for healthcare. However, as the profession plans improvements in analytics and workflow for the future, many remain wary about consumer consent and privacy.
Ohio State University researchers are dialing back activity on the healthy side of a post-stroke brain to determine whether it will encourage the injured side of the brain to work harder and, thus, effect better recovery of motor control and other functions.
Reinforcing the fundamental criteria for successful aging sets the stage for the reduction and elimination of falls.
Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging can serve as a key tool to educate patients in changing motor control patterns to improve function and decrease pain.
Individuals affected by recent limb loss have access to a new tool designed to help them work more effectively with their care team, and coach them about which questions are most important to direct at healthcare professionals.
Nearly half of patients who fit the criteria for multiple sclerosis (MS) actually developed the disease among a group of study subjects for whom MRI was used in a neurological evaluation.
The University of Waterloo published study findings recently that document how the spine moves during sex, and outlines which positions are best for women affected by low back pain. Results are said to debunk the idea that “spooning” is the ideal position for women with low back pain.
Findings from a multicenter study led by a team at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, confirmed that knee replacements among juvenile arthritis patients are effective for at least 10 years in 92% of cases, with at least 75% of implants in service for 20 years or more.
The news for individuals who have a “medium” level of exercise is good: the risk of Parkinson’s disease among those individuals will be lower by as much as 45%, according to a 17-year study.
Penn State College of Medicine researchers recently identified a gene variant that is present in an estimated one-third of ALS patients who have an accelerated disease progression.