University Of Illinois-Chicago

Playing catch may help to reduce falls

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Catching a weighted medicine ball can improve balance and may help prevent falls in the elderly, according to two studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Vibration holds promise for wounds, researchers discover

Vibration holds promise for wounds, researchers discover

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Diabetic foot ulcers and other chronic wounds might heal more quickly if they are exposed to gentle vibrations, according to new research from the University of Illinois-Chicago and Stony Brook University in New York.