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What is the evidence on how to improve older adults’ functional abilities at home?

Fitness & Health: A new analysis called an evidence and gap map has mapped what we know about improving the…

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More than half of wheelchair users with spinal cord injury needed repairs in past 6 months

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: While wheelchairs enable mobility for many individuals with spinal cord injury, the need for repairs and maintenance…

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Rewiring the adult brain — Scanning the mind of a blind ‘Batman’ reveals that novel maps can emerge in the adult brain

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Photo of Amir Amedi, a Professor in the School of Psychology in the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya,…

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Muscle’s smallest building blocks disappear after stroke

Fitness & Health: After suffering a stroke, patients often are unable to use the arm on their affected side. Sometimes,…

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Genetic cause of neurodevelopmental disorder discovered

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Human cells with AP1G1 protein (green) found in vesicles overlapping (yellow) a protein found on vesicles (red).…

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Institutional environments trap disabled geoscientists between a rock and a workplace

Fitness & Health: Inaccessible workplaces, normative departmental cultures and ‘ableist’ academic systems have all contributed to the continued underrepresentation and…

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Study shows when people with cerebral palsy are most likely to break bones

Fitness & Health: Researchers at Michigan Medicine found a subset of middle-aged men with cerebral palsy are up to 5.6…

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Men with sensory loss are more likely to be obese

Fitness & Health: Men who suffer sensory loss, particularly hearing loss, are more likely to be physically inactive and obese…

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Exoskeleton-assisted walking may improve bowel function in people with spinal cord injury

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Two types of exoskeletons were used in this multi-site study, ReWalk and Ekso GT. This photo shows…

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MS experts call for increased focus on progressive MS rehabilitation research

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Dr. DeLuca, an expert in cognitive MS research, is senior vice president of Research and Training at…

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