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Bell’s Palsy vs. a Stroke

Bell’s palsy is a temporary paralysis of the face caused by inflammation, compression or trauma to the facial nerve. Typically, the disorder only affects one side of the face, and the resulting physical distortion occurs suddenly and peaks within [ … ] Read More

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Technologies for Ageing in Place

Motion sensors or a robotic medical exam may save your life someday. Today’s upsurge in remote health-monitoring technology is redefining the landscape of “ageing in place,” the decision to continue living in one’s home of choice as independently and [ … ] Read More


Getting Along With Family After a Parent Dies

What happened to those blissful family reunions brimming with laughter or listening to your brother’s quirky stories during the holidays? The loss of one or both parents can complicate everything from settling wills to simply talking on the phone. [ … ] Read More


Elderly Caring for Other Elderly

As the demand for elder care services increases across the world, more and more families are finding a supportive lifeline in elderly caregivers—who are sometimes nearly the same age as their clients. Direct elder care providers are on the [ … ] Read More


Diabetes Awareness

Every year around the world, 1.5 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes, the chronic disease of elevated levels of blood glucose (blood sugar). Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas does not to produce enough insulin hormone. Type [ … ] Read More