New Florida license plate features Dolphins legend Dan Marino and benefits his autism foundation
All the proceeds from the Dan Marino Campus license plates go to benefit students with disabilities.
15 hours ago - Orlando Sentinel
Smoking still No.1 cause of premature death, disability: expert
Coronary artery disease remained the leading cause of death in Australia last year while dementia-related deaths are on the rise as the population ages.
20 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Herpes Infection may Impair Human Fetal Brain Development
Herpes simplex virus type 1 infection may contribute to various neurodevelopmental disabilities and long-term neurological problems into adulthood.
22 hours ago - Medindia Health
Inclusion in the evolving dictionary
The language around disability is ever evolving writes David Astle.
1 day ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Study: More women with invasive breast cancer could potentially be spared an axillary surgery
More women could potentially be spared an axillary lymph node dissection - the surgical removal of 10-20 lymph nodes - a procedure that causes disabling arm swelling in up to...
1 day ago - News Medical
Warning for COVID Long Haulers From Polio Survivors
After a vaccine for polio was developed, outbreaks were controlled. But there are still up to a million survivors in the United States, and many say they still experience pain...
1 day ago - Medscape
Tocilizumab linked to high-level disease control in polyarticular-course JIA
Patients with polyarticular-course juvenile idiopathic arthritis achieved high-level disease control for up to 2 years when treated with tocilizumab, according to data...
1 day ago - Healio
CQC report: Care of people with learning disabilities 'inhumane'
Physical restraint is part of the culture in some specialist hospitals, a care regulator finds.
2 days ago - BBC - 3 articles
New study to investigate how to improve support for older people with learning disabilities
A palliative care expert from London's Kingston University is teaming up with the University of Oxford and The Open University to investigate how to improve support for older...
2 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Mobility Aid Options for Seniors
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that mobility disabilities are the most common type of disability in the United States, affecting one in seven adults. As...
2 days ago - Active Beat
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Searching for Clues to COVID-19 Immunity
Getting more specific answers about how the immune system responds to the virus that causes COVID-19, including whether recovery is likely permanent, is crucial not only to...
'Universal' mask-wearing could prevent 130,000 US COVID-19 deaths
Currently, just under half of Americans say they 'always' wear masks in public. If that continues, the death toll will exceed 511,000 by March, according to a new pandemic...
Op-Ed: Beyond COVID Tribalism
Two things are true about COVID-19. First, there is no person who has all the answers. SARS-CoV-2 affects every aspect of human life, carries massive uncertainty, and there is...
We Will Adhere To CDC Guidelines, And We Will Still Enjoy The Holidays
Even though the pandemic holidays will be different, I'm really looking forward to them. This pandemic sucks. Let's just face it. Hundreds of thousands of people have died just...
FDA to let AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine trials resume in the US
More than a month after the global trial pause and long after international trials resumed, FDA regulators will finally let Oxford's trials can restart in the US, according to...
Some Parents Are Demanding In-Person Schooling as the Pandemic Stretches On
Shalyse Olson knows there are risks associated with sending her children back to school during the coronavirus pandemic, but the mother of four in Salem, Oregon says virtual...
7 Reasons Why COVID-19 Is Putting A Halt On Family Planning
The pandemic is basically ruining everything from work, school, and the holidays. According to several of my friends, it's also dashing their dreams to keep or start adding to...
Poor US counties with crowded housing are 38-times more likely to become...
Coronavirus has spread far more rapidly in poorer areas of the US, which had 25 percent more cases relative to their populations by the time they were identified as 'hotspots,'...
Senate committee to investigate newly released “smoking gun” Hunter Biden emails
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has begun investigating emails showing that Hunter Biden introduced his father Joe Biden to a Ukrainian...
Poor COVID-19 Response Leads to Many Preventable Deaths in US
The US' faltering response to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in 130,000 to 210,000 deaths that could have been avoided, according to a report by the Columbia University.