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People who manage their asthma can improve their chances against COVID-19

Asthmatics who have their illness well under control have less severe COVID-19 outcomes than those with uncontrolled asthma, according to a large study conducted by USC and Kaiser Permanente Southern California. The findings, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, suggest that asthma patients—especially those who require clinical care—should continue taking […]

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Warm technology puts people with dementia center stage

Warm technology is a user-friendly, non-stigmatizing technology aimed at what people with dementia can still do. This week the research into this topic at TU/e was formally recognized by Alzheimer Nederland as an expertise center. This makes the Expertise Centre Dementia & Technology the sixth expertise center of this organization, and the first specifically focused […]

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Older people living alone at high risk of malnutrition

New research from Massey University highlights more than a third (37 percent) of older people who live in the community are at risk of malnutrition. Those at risk were likely to experience more social and emotional loneliness and have fewer social supports than those not at nutritional risk. Researchers have identified a need for culturally […]