Neuroscience

Walking gives the brain a 'step-up' in function for some

It has long been thought that when walking is combined with a task—both suffer. Researchers at the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester found that this is not always the case. Some young and ...

Diabetes

New discovery about diabetes may reduce the risk of organ failure

A new research result from Aarhus University and the Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus has identified how diabetes affects stem cells residing in muscle to form fat and connective tissue. According to the researchers, the discovery ...

Genetics

Links to genetic disorders found in walking patterns

Rutgers researchers have linked the genetic disorders Fragile X and SHANK3 deletion syndrome—both linked to autism and health problems—to walking patterns by examining the microscopic movements of those wearing motion-sensored ...

Neuroscience

Digital app can help chronic pain sufferers manage their pain

For the first time, an app has been shown to reduce key symptoms of chronic pain. A UHN-led study evaluated the impact of Manage My Pain (MMP), a digital health solution developed by ManagingLife, on patients seen at the ...

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