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Researchers at the University of Utah studied approximately 6,000 adults and found that each 80 minute increase in sedentary behavior could lead to a 20% increase in the likelihood of Chronic Kidney Disease. Comment?
More than 100 children were studied by using an MRI called Diffusion Tensor Imaging. This allows analysts to see neurological differences in the brain. Comment?
PEOPLE who complain about health services on the Isle of Wight fear it may be held against them when they need care in the future. According to the results of a survey carried out by the Healthwatch Isle of Wight watchdog, to investigate the complaints process at the Isle of Wight NHS Trust, 87 per cent of respondents were dissatisfied with the response to their complaint and 65 per cent believed there would be adverse effects on their future care as a result of complaining. Comment?
HEALTHY LIVING FAIR: Cliff Puddy (Healthwatch, centre front), Raj Singh (Community Council for Somerset) and Fiona Mahoney from Reminiscence Learning. Nearly 200 people attended this year's event at the Beach Hotel which focused on preventative ... Comment?
A cancer drug could help treat degenerative brain disorders, and there could be a new way to detect Alzheimer's disease before symptoms appear. Researchers from Rowan University are developing a blood test that could detect proteins associated with Alzheimer's Disease. Comment?
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