African-Americans with HIV face roadblocks to drug therapy, says University of Michigan study. Untreated depression hinders adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all low-income, HIV-infected patients.

The high-tech device, about the size of a large vitamin pill, uses optical lasers to photograph the insides of the stomach and oesophagus in detail. It is hoped that this new investigative technique may help spot early signs of cancers of the digestive system, such as oesophageal cancer (also known as cancer of the gullet). The researchers suggest the cancer camera is a quick, simple and pain free imaging method that patients may prefer to endoscopy – the current method of investigating the ...

This is a wonderful idea for people who are elderly or have Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, etc....

MedSignals® is a medication device that is currently on the market. [8] It is designed with four bins (one bin per pill type) and is programmed to provide notifications to the user at scheduled times. It monitors medication adherence by monitoring when a door to a bin is opened

Mother In Law Suite Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel, and Decor - page 65

So, you have opted to take care of your loved one with Alzheimer’s, or another debilitating disease, yourself. Very noble and loving, also very stressful. This poster shows some easy things to do to help manage stress, always remember, the caregiver needs loving care as well.

Turn your iPhone into a heart rate monitor..

A medical device company with a needlefree glucose monitoring system that keeps a constant read of glucose levels in the blood has achieved positive clinical trial results in a study to monitor patients in a critical care setting.

smartTOUCH garage door opener #aginginplace

10 Ways to Remember To Take Your Medication- I think everyone should use a pill box and should consider setting an alarm on their phone.


Alarm Pill Box, Medicine Box, Reminder Pill Box, Meds | Solutions for mom and dad JUST WHAT I NEED!!!!

#BloodPressure Chart #Infographic

Pill Clip has been designed especially for elderly people who need to take their pills regularly.


"MedMinder’s integration of medication dispenser & medical alert is the most effective & affordable solution available to enhance medication adherence and helps the seniors stay independent at home."#MedMinder #seniors #elderly #medicines #meds #health

The EasyPill system utilizes modern technology to give individuals the sense of independence they desire while also giving their loved ones & doctors peace of mind. The app-based system works hand-in-hand with an electronic pill case. When it’s time to take a specific med, that portion of the case lights up. In the event that a dose is missed, the system alerts the elderly’s family & doctors so they can take action. Doctors can remotely program & monitor the system from one simple applicatio...

The Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D) is a great tool for self-evaluation and doctor interviews to determine if a patient is clinically depressed. Free to download and print

Mindful with Emotions, lots of other printable activities

The Effects of Stress and What You Can Do About It | Buzzfeed

15 ways to adjust a home for someone with a disability