Bulletin 2011/4

December 1, 2011 - Download Bulletin 2011/4 here. More...

December 1, 2011

Patients with Balance Disorders Benefit from Integrative Therapy

State-of-the-Art in Vestibular Rehabilitation Presented in a Special issue of NeuroRehabilitation

November 28, 2011 - Over the last 25 years, intensive efforts by physicians, physical therapists, and occupational therapists have developed integrative rehabilitation regimens that can alleviate balance disorders associated with neurological disease, trauma or weightlessness. A special issue of NeuroRehabilitation: An Interdisciplinary Journal provides an up-to-date review of the underlying scientific principles and latest clinical advances in the treatment of vestibular problems commonly encountered in neurorehabilitation. The journal is celebrating its 20th anniversary of publication this year. More...

November 28, 2011

New Study Challenges Accepted Approaches to Research in Senile Dementia (Alzheimer’s Disease)

November 7, 2011 - Amsterdam, NL, 7 November 2011 – Impacting millions of families and devouring billions of dollars globally, Alzheimer’s disease is the focus of exhaustive research to find a cure. Although intensely investigated over the last three decades using cutting-edge technologies, the “pathogenic cause” of Alzheimer’s disease has not been found. While many research “breakthroughs” have been claimed and high-profile drugs trials carried out, why does the promised “cure” still seem to elude scientists? More...

November 7, 2011

How Government Agencies and Other Public Bodies Deal with Health Statistics

November 2, 2011 - Health data are about as personal as data can get. People who respond to health surveys are doing public health a big favor when they open up and tell survey interviewers about their and their families’ personal health status and history, use of health care services, health care insurance coverage, and demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. More...

November 2, 2011