Pediatrics

When does a bruise on an infant or young child signal abuse?

Bruising caused by physical abuse is the most common injury to be overlooked or misdiagnosed as non-abusive before an abuse-related fatality or near-fatality in a young child. A refined and validated bruising clinical decision ...

Diabetes

New findings on how diabetes impacts bone health

In addition to causing blood sugar imbalances, type 1 diabetes can contribute to nerve damage and sensory abnormalities—a condition call neuropathy—and has been linked to a higher risk of bone fractures. A new study published ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

If Alzheimer's dementia is identified early, at the stage of Mild Cognitive Impairment, for instance, the decline in neural functioning can be stabilized or even curtailed in some cases, research has found.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Soothing image app helps emotional wellbeing

A bank of comforting images to improve the wellbeing of the carers of people affected by dementia has been developed by Edinburgh researchers.

Surgery

'Bandage' developed to rebuild broken bone

Researchers at King's College London have developed a material that allows transplantation of bone-forming stem cells into severe bone fractures and speeds up the healing process.

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