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The Functional Reach Test in 3- to 5-Year-Old Children Without Disabilities

11 hours ago   |   Pediatric Physical Therapy

Purpose: The purposes of this study were to describe normal values and variability of the Functional Reach Test scores in young children and to examine the relationship between...
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How to Ensure Your Vote in This Election Helps Protect People With Disabilities

How to Ensure Your Vote in This Election Helps Protect People With Disabilities

1 day ago   |   PopSugar

There's a lot at stake in the 2020 election, from reproductive rights to climate change. But at a time when the US is battling a pandemic, and the Affordable Care Act faces...
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High-Dose Biotin Fails in MS Trial

High-Dose Biotin Fails in MS Trial

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

High-dose pharmaceutical-grade biotin did not significantly improve disability or walking speed in patients with progressive multiple sclerosis , the phase III SPI2 trial...
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Riluzole augmentation may help veterans with PTSD who are resistant to SSRIs, SNRIs

1 day ago   |   Healio

Augmentation of selective serotonin or serotonin-noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors with riluzole may improve PTSD hyperarousal symptoms, according to study results published in...
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Disability royal commission wants more time due to COVID and workload

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The commissioner said the enormity of the inquiry meant they needed until September 2023 to complete the task.
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Disability watchdog hiring six new inspectors despite $92.9m funding boost

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission has defended having less than 30 investigators after accusations of complaints 'falling through the cracks'.
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Determining Need for School-Based Physical Therapy Under IDEA: Commonalities Across Practice Guidelines

Determining Need for School-Based Physical Therapy Under IDEA: Commonalities Across Practice Guidelines

3 days ago   |   Pediatric Physical Therapy

Background and Purpose: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act includes physical therapy as a related service that may be provided to help students with disabilities...
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Study provides perspectives of individuals with disabilities on health care policy

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Politicians discuss the ins and outs of health care while trying to win votes, but for some Americans, policymakers do not seem to be listening. University of Kansas...
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Outcome measures in MS trials require more research ‘to improve clinical trial design'

4 days ago   |   Healio

The timed 25-foot walk test and the nine-hole peg test demonstrated lower rates of improvement than the Expanded Disability Scale Status, which is consistent with less...
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Mood disorders play role in receipt of disability services

4 days ago   |   Healio

Mood disorders appeared linked to elevated and early rates of disability services, according to results of a cohort study published in JAMA Network Open. “Although mood...
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Publishing Scientific Studies During a Pandemic: Can We Trust the Process?

Publishing Scientific Studies During a Pandemic: Can We Trust the Process?

Ever since COVID-19's emergence as a potential threat to global health, there has been unrelenting pressure on researchers to discover the best ways to treat it and prevent its... Read more ...

Mexican journalist exposes Joe Biden for signing compact that created influx...

Mexican journalist exposes Joe Biden for signing compact that created influx of child trafficking, immigrant children in cages

Immediately following the final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Mexican journalist Oscar “El Blue” Ramirez, based out of Tijuana, created a... Read more ...

Hunter Biden may have been abusing children while chairing foundation to...

Hunter Biden may have been abusing children while chairing foundation to stop child abuse

Should a man who may have known about his adult son's inappropriate relations with underage girls and looked the other way be the leader of the free world? That might be... Read more ...

Novel Healthcare App Decreases COPD Symptoms

Novel Healthcare App Decreases COPD Symptoms

Novel e-health app called MyCOPD is developed to improve COPD outcomes and reduce symptoms compared to usual treatment, reports a new study. Read more ...

Halloween Candy Poses Minimum, but Not Zero, COVID-19 Spread Risk

Halloween Candy Poses Minimum, but Not Zero, COVID-19 Spread Risk

COVID-19 exposure risk from contaminated candy during Halloween could be successfully mitigated by washing hands and washing candy using a simple at-home method, reports a new... Read more ...

Warning letter shows silver products continue to crop up as coronavirus cures

Warning letter shows silver products continue to crop up as coronavirus cures

Another seller of colloidal silver products has been warned by the US Food and Drug Administration over making COVID-19 treatment claims. Read more ...

Grocery Workers at Risk for COVID Without Symptoms

Grocery Workers at Risk for COVID Without Symptoms

Because a high percentage of them have no symptoms when they are infected, they could become sources of future spread, the researchers said. Read more ...

High omega-3 consumption may aid in post heart attack recovery, study thinks

High omega-3 consumption may aid in post heart attack recovery, study thinks

Consuming either omega-3 fatty acids strengthens the heart's membranes as well as patient survival rates as a Spanish study points to a drop in hospital readmission and deaths... Read more ...

Who Gets COVID-19 Vax Next: Model Offers ACIP Several Options

Who Gets COVID-19 Vax Next: Model Offers ACIP Several Options

It's generally agreed that healthcare workers should be first in line for COVID-19 vaccines. Who comes next, however, may depend on whether the goal is to prevent infections or... Read more ...

Train Your Abs Like a Marathoner With Pro Runner Emily Sisson's Top Core...

Train Your Abs Like a Marathoner With Pro Runner Emily Sisson's Top Core Exercises

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Emily Sisson on Oct 30, 2020 at 10:56am PDT Core strength is crucial for running , and no one knows that better Emily Sisson, a... Read more ...