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TechTalk: Gamified neurorehab system cleared by FDA-6495

TechTalk: Gamified neurorehab system cleared by FDA

On June 12, The US Food and Drug Administration cleared MindMotion Go, a gamified neurorehabilitation platform for patients with mild-to-moderate motor impairments that can be deployed in the home.

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Older adults can safely donate kidneys-6492

Older adults can safely donate kidneys

Carefully selected adults over age 60 can safely donate a kidney and experience few perioperative risks and no added risk of long-term kidney failure, a recent study shows.

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Neck and shoulder pain rising among tablet users-6487

Neck and shoulder pain rising among tablet users

"iPad neck," also known as "tablet neck" and defined as "persistent" pain in the neck and upper shoulders caused by slouching or bending into extreme positions while using tablet computers, is a growing problem in the US, according to a recent research.

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USPSTF updates osteoporosis screening recommendations-6485

USPSTF updates osteoporosis screening recommendations

In its new update, the US Preventive Services Task Force continues to recommend screening for osteoporosis using bone measurement testing to prevent osteoporotic fractures in women 65 and older.

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Older men reluctant to seek help for stress incontinence-6478

Older men reluctant to seek help for stress incontinence

A study of men (mean age, 69) who ultimately had surgery for stress urinary incontinence revealed that the average patient waited close to three years before doing anything about the disorder, and one-third of the 572 men studied waited more than five years.

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No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements-6469

No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements

Multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C -- the most commonly used supplements -- showed no advantage or added risk in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or premature death, according to a systematic review of data and studies published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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