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To Treat Grandma's Incontinence, Buy A Video Game that Makes her Dance

To Treat Grandma's Incontinence, Buy A Video Game that Makes her Dance 0

Dancing could help older women fight urinary incontinence, and it seems that video games are the best way to get them moving. A regimen of dance-based video games, a new study shows, could be a cheap and fun form of physiotherapy.In a study published in Neurology and Urodynamics, Canadian and Swiss researchers added dance exercises [...]
Jerry's Journey: Prostate Knowledge is Good

Jerry's Journey: Prostate Knowledge is Good 0

Before my father was diagnosed with this snippy little disease (prostate cancer), I couldn't tell you the function of the prostate. I never thought about it, and I wasn't alone. A recent study conducted by the fine folks at the Emory Winship Cancer Institute claims only 5% of the men questioned were aware of the [...]
Incontinence: The Cause of Senior Withdrawl?

Incontinence: The Cause of Senior Withdrawl? 0

As seen in Healthy Living- Niagara this Week, Spring 2014 Issue.If your elderly parent is withdrawing from family events and social situations, the silent embarrassment of incontinence may be the problem.She hasn’t left her house more than ten times in the past 2 years, she tells me. She even missed her grandson’s wedding last summer, rather than risk it.The [...]