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Spinal cancer: Guidelines for diagnosis unsupported in patients with lower back pain

A new systematic review has raised doubts as to the effectiveness of "red flag" indicators at both identifying and excluding cancer in patients with lower back pain. The authors of the review concluded that most individual red flags were poor at diagnosing spinal malignancies and call for further studies focused on combinations of red flags.

Adult Stroke Survivors Who Practice Tai Chi May Be At Reduced Risk For Falls

Tai Chi may reduce falls among adult stroke survivors, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013.