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Phosphorus replacement, 'whole team' approach benefit patients with rare bone disorders

Phosphorus replacement, 'whole team' approach benefit patients with rare bone disorders

3 hours ago   |   Healio

Patients with both X-linked hypophosphatemia and tumor-induced osteomalacia can benefit from phosphorus replacement therapy, according to two presentations at the United...
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Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Community Transit Grants, Transportation Justice

12 hours ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

Thanks to our partners at MassMobility for highlighting the following funding opportunities focused on transportation. For more recent funding alerts, see our previous posts...
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Birth prevalence of neural tube defects and associated risk factors in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

15 hours ago   |   BMC

Neural tube defects are common congenital anomalies that result from early malformation in the development of the spinal cord and brain. It is related to substantial mortality...
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Youth with cognitive disabilities have potential to pursue a career in STEM, shows study

19 hours ago   |   News Medical

A new Portland State study challenges the idea that youth with cognitive disabilities are unable or lack potential to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and...
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Opioid use before THA linked to longer stay and higher rate of all-cause ED visits

Opioid use before THA linked to longer stay and higher rate of all-cause ED visits

20 hours ago   |   Healio

According to published results, opioid use before elective total hip arthroplasty resulted in poor intraoperative and postoperative outcomes, such as increased time in surgery...
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Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes in 10 Asian Pediatric ICUs: A Pediatric Acute and Critical Care Medicine Asian Network Retrospective Study

Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes in 10 Asian Pediatric ICUs: A Pediatric Acute and Critical Care Medicine Asian Network Retrospective Study

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine   |   3 articles

Objectives: Traumatic brain injury remains an important cause of death and disability. We aim to report the epidemiology and management of moderate to severe traumatic brain...
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Racial disparities present in MS treatment, disability severity

Racial disparities present in MS treatment, disability severity

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Black and African American patients with multiple sclerosis present with more severe disability vs. white patients, while Hispanic patients are less likely than non-Hispanic...
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Longitudinal Impact of Parental Catastrophizing on Child Functional Disability in Pediatric Amplified Pain

2 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Psychology

AbstractObjectiveChildren with amplified musculoskeletal pain experience significant functional disability, with impairment in their ability to participate in age-appropriate...
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Disability homes turn to GPs to pick up vaccine slack for vulnerable residents

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A parliamentary committee has heard only about 1500 of the nation's 25,000 disability care residents had received their first vaccinations.
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Study reveals why intellectual disability risk for younger sib­lings is low

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Intellectual disability is most often caused by changes to the genome that take place in early fetal development and are not found in the parents' DNA.
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Membranes unlock potential to vastly increase cell-free vaccine production

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Oregon: CDC is investigating woman's death after J&J vaccine

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‘Predictable' crisis: Drop in overseas workers puts WA hospitals under more...

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A barefoot Elon Musk puts $US100 million jolt into quest for carbon removal

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Anzac Day in Sydney: trading hours, dawn services and what's open

The official Anzac Day Dawn Service in Sydney's CBD on Sunday has been booked out but thousands will flock into the city to march down Elizabeth Street later.. Read more ...

ISAD 2021

Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ISAD 2021. Medscape Dermatology Read more ...