Health

Larger physician bonus may improve care in chronic disease

(HealthDay)—Increased bonus size for physicians caring for patients with chronic disease is associated with improvements in care quality, according to a study published online Feb. 8 in JAMA Network Open.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Late, but not too late—screening for olfactory dysfunction

In a large population-based study of randomly selected participants in Germany, researchers found that participants aged 65-74 years with olfactory dysfunction showed impaired cognitive performance. Interestingly, this strong ...

Neuroscience

Sport can help multiple sclerosis patients

A study developed at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (Spain) has preliminarily concluded that people with multiple sclerosis may reduce perceived fatigue and increase mobility through a series of combined strength ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stress reduction program reduces teacher burnout

(HealthDay)—Teachers show improvements in burnout, psychological symptoms, and classroom performance after participating in an eight-week stress reduction intervention modified specifically for their profession, according ...

Pediatrics

The age from when children can hop on one leg

Motor development in children under five years of age can now be tested reliably: Together with colleagues from Lausanne, researchers from the University Children's Hospital Zurich and the University of Zurich have determined ...

Health

Exercise performance enhanced with virtual partner

(HealthDay)—Exercise duration is improved by exercising with a virtual partner, especially with a moderately superior partner, according to a study published in the October issue of the Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

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