TeleSupport Helps Reduce Caregiver Stress | Taking care of a loved one who has a chronic illness can take a toll on the caregiver. A new study has found that a support program administered entirely by telephone can significantly reduce depression and other symptoms in informal caregivers, such as family or friends, of individuals with dementia.
Blood pressure drug protects against symptoms of multiple sclerosis in animal models
March 13, 2015 An FDA-approved drug for high blood pressure, guanabenz, prevents myelin loss and alleviates clinical symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in animal models, according to a new study. The drug appears to enhance an innate cellular mechanism that protects myelin-producing cells.
Telepractice Versus In-Person Delivery of Voice Therapy for Primary Muscle Tension Dysphonia
These are exciting times. Cutting –edge technology, clinical research and practice are converging in ways we never thought possible even ten years ago. The landscape of rehab service delivery is being transformed. Clinical excellence is being redefined as the bar for health-care delivery continues to rise while barriers are overcome.
Patients improve speech by watching 3-D tongue images
Watching 3-D images of tongue movements can help individuals learn speech sounds, a new study has demonstrated. Researchers say the findings could be especially helpful for stroke patients seeking to improve their speech articulation.
Adults aren’t the only ones who are stressed. Find out how yoga can be used to help kids combat anxiety. Plus, learn simple poses to practice at home.
Educating patients improves knowledge, attitudes about participating in research: Researchers find video-based information more effective than text in encouraging participants to consider clinical trials
Educating patients improves knowledge, attitudes about participating in research. Researchers find video-based information more effective than text in encouraging participants to consider clinical trials