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Blood fatty acids reveal your child's diet

Eating lots of sugary candy may strain the liver, alter the body's fatty acid metabolism and increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases already in childhood. Children's blood fatty acid composition reflects their diet ...

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Small changes that make a big difference to aged care

With the number of people aged over 65 in Australia forecast to double in the next 20 years the University of South Australia's pioneering research project Quality Jobs Quality Care is delivering the tools aged-care providers ...

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The social costs of smell loss in older women

A new study of older U.S. adults conducted by researchers from the Monell Center and collaborating institutions reports that a woman's social life is associated with how well her sense of smell functions. The study found ...

Mar 22, 2017
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'Geofencing' shows promise in tracking chronic care

Location-tracking apps on smartphones could be used to help track and manage care for thousands of patients who suffer from chronic diseases, and possibly even provide feedback to them on lifestyle changes that could help, ...

Mar 21, 2017
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3-D bioprinted human cartilage cells can be implanted

Swedish researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy and Chalmers University of Technology have successfully induced human cartilage cells to live and grow in an animal model, using 3-D bioprinting. The results will move development ...

Cardiac lead extractions safer in high volume centres

Cardiac lead extraction is safer in high volume centres, according to the largest study of contemporary practice in Europe published today in European Heart Journal. Extraction in a low volume centre was associated with a ...

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