Help find out how people can live their best life!
Ways to Help Humanity
Walk on an anti-gravity treadmill! It might help figure out how walking can keep your joints healthy
Osteoarthritis is a main cause of physical disability in older adults. It wears away cartilage, causing your bones to painfully rub against each other in joints like your knee. Walk on a special treadmill that supports your body weight. It might help find the best amount of walking for joint health.
Add an extra medicine to your regular prostate cancer treatment. It might help kill cancer better
The most common cancer in American men is prostate cancer. The typical plan of attack uses cancer-killing X-rays and treatment to lower the hormones that help the cancer grow. Try adding a cancer-targeting medicine to the mix. It might kill your tumor faster and keep cancer away longer.
Have trouble moving your arm after a stroke? Try an at-home video game that might help you regain your arm movement.
Relearning to move your arm after a stroke is hard work. It can be frustrating. Try testing a new video game you control with individual arm muscles. It might improve arm movement and muscle coordination. You will use the game mostly at home and once a week in a lab.
Do you leak urine when you laugh, cough, or sneeze? Try one of these two fixes that might make your daily life easier!
About one in three women pee a little when they sneeze, laugh, or even walk. To fix the problem, surgeons can insert a sling that supports and helps close your bladder. Try one of two commonly used slings to fix your problem. You’ll help learn if one works better.
Let’s find out if lifestyle changes like diet and exercise can protect your mind and memory as you age
Nearly six million Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease. There’s no cure yet. Research shows that changes in diet, mental and physical activity, and more might help prevent memory problems if you’re at-risk. Try a program to switch up your lifestyle. It might help keep your brain healthy as you age.
Want to prevent heart disease for you and other South Asians? Sharing info about your diet and life might help
Heart disease is the top killer of U.S. adults. It takes the lives of more South Asians than any other ethnic group—and hits them up to a decade earlier. If you have Indian or Pakistani roots, sharing info about your health and daily life might help improve care and prevent heart disease.
Have a spare 10 minutes? Sign up for a registry that could connect you with studies about dementia and healthy aging!
36 million people have dementia, including Alzheimer’s. Add your name to a list of people working to cut that number, whether or not you’re sick. Signing up will help connect you to studies you might like to join. This might help advance research about dementia and healthy aging.
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Team up if you’re a healthy and active senior! Info about your health, lifestyle, and how your brain works might pave the way for better ways to support healthy aging.
About five million Americans have dementia. Team up if you’re an active senior to learn how your lifestyle impacts brain health! Do tasks to check your memory and thinking. Share info about your health and lifestyle. It might reveal factors that prevent mental decline as you age.
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Do you have high blood pressure? Building muscle through exercise might help.
High blood pressure can lead to problems like heart disease, stroke, and more. Try an exercise program that might help strengthen your muscles. Strengthening your muscles might pave the way for a new approach to lowering your blood pressure. Helping you move and do simple activities a little easier.