Gait-analyzing wearable sensors could save users a visit to the clinic

Presently, in order to get a detailed analysis of their walking gait, patients have to travel to a clinic where they walk on a pressure-sensitive mat. That could be about to change, though, thanks to a new wearable system.

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Breakaway exercise bike folds down small when not needed

Exercise bikes may offer a great form of exercise, but the things can get in the way. The Breakaway Bike is designed with that in mind, as it folds down into a package that's about the size of a carry-on bag.

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Ultraviolet LEDs proposed for skin-safe vitamin D production

Even though we're warned about the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunlight, they're essential for the production of vitamin D in the body. Now, scientists are claiming that UV LEDs could serve as a safe alternative to sunlight.

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Trial finds introducing gluten into diet early may prevent celiac disease

The results of a clinical trial find introducing gluten into a baby's diet from the age of four months may reduce their risk of developing celiac disease. The researchers stress larger trials are necessary before any broad dietary recommendations are suggested.

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Metastudy finds PTSD can double the risk of dementia

Researchers have conducted the world’s first meta-analysis of the relationship between PTSD and dementia. Encompassing over a million subjects the study found PTSD can double a person’s risk of developing dementia in their senior years.

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How 10-minute massages can boost the body’s stress-fighting system

The idea alone of a massage might do wonders for some people’s stress levels, but a new study has delved into the physiological details of how these short and sweet treatments can kick the body’s relaxation systems into gear.

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CDC study suggests restaurants are high-risk COVID-19 infection hotspots

A new CDC study has found restaurant dining to be the most commonly shared activity amongst a number of adults with COVID-19. The CDC study suggests eating at a restaurant is an especially high-risk activity during this ongoing pandemic.

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Promising naturally occurring anti-aging compound looks to human trials

A new study has found mice given supplements of an endogenous metabolite display significant healthspan improvements. The research follows on from other animal studies with the same compound and a clinical trial in middle-aged humans is getting underway.

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Promising naturally occurring anti-aging compound looks to human trials

A new study has found mice given supplements of an endogenous metabolite display significant healthspan improvements. The research follows on from other animal studies with the same compound and a clinical trial in middle-aged humans is getting underway.

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