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Affiliation:

  • The Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana

Location:

  • Indianapolis, IN

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are less likely than women to reach 100, but those who do tend to be healthier than their female peers, a new study finds.

    Although women are four times more likely than men to hit 100, they are more likely to suffer broken bones or develop ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive physical therapy helps restore arm function in people who have survived a severe stroke, a new study finds.

    University of Florida researchers followed 39 patients who underwent intense physical therapy for the arms five hours a day, fiv...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cosmetology:

    THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with facial paralysis may benefit from cosmetic lip surgery, a preliminary study finds.

    Facial paralysis is "a very large problem that can occur because of stroke, Bell's palsy, muscular dystrophy, trauma and birth defects," Dr. Kofi Boah...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with facial paralysis may benefit from cosmetic lip surgery, a preliminary study finds.

    Facial paralysis is "a very large problem that can occur because of stroke, Bell's palsy, muscular dystrophy, trauma and birth defects," Dr. Kofi Boah...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being part of an online community may help people with epilepsy better manage their disease, a new study suggests.

    "Epilepsy is a complicated disease, and many people who live with it are not well informed about their condition and how to manag...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedic Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Arthroscopic surgery to relieve chronic knee pain in middle-aged and older patients is only temporarily effective and might be harmful, a new analysis suggests.

    Researchers who reviewed 18 studies recommended against the procedure as a treatmen...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    FRIDAY, June 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Injuries increase the risk of psoriatic arthritis in people who have psoriasis, a new study suggests.

    Psoriatic arthritis -- chronic arthritis associated with the skin condition psoriasis -- can lead to severe, disabling joint damage. About 30 per...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Spinal Cord Injury Medicine:

    TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While the overall rate of traumatic spinal cord injuries was stable from 1993 to 2012, an increasing number of older Americans have experienced this injury, a new study finds.

    "Spinal cord injury is a catastrophic injury that often results in perm...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they're making progress toward developing a motorized artificial lower leg that automatically adjusts to changes in movement, such as from walking to using stairs.

    Currently, powered prosthetics are available for the arm, knee, an...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, June 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young people who face bullies both online and in-person may have much greater distress than kids who deal with just one form of bullying, especially cyberbullying, a new study contends.

    When bullying starts and stays online, it may not persist as l...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having arthritis and other chronic health conditions can often harm a person's social life and ability to work, a new study finds.

    About one in seven American adults has arthritis and at least one other chronic health problem, according to the st...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics:

    THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have taken the first steps in creating artificial replacement limbs that could be used for transplantation in the future.

    Massachusetts General Hospital scientists have developed bioartificial rat forelimbs with functioning v...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Falls are the leading cause of childhood injuries, and most of them occur in the home, a pediatric trauma expert said.

    Many people associate falls with playgrounds, but kids can tumble off changing tables. They can also fall out of infant seats, ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even people who only have a mildly overactive thyroid gland face an elevated risk for fractures in the hips or spinal area, a new review suggests.

    "Subclinical hyperthyroidism" is a condition in which an overactive thyroid gland produces too much ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Too few women at high risk for osteoporosis are being tested for the bone-depleting condition, while too many women at low-risk are being screened, a new study suggests.

    A team led by Dr. Anna Lee Amarnath of the University of California, Da...Full Article