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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

32 minutes 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

4 hours 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'

13 hours 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

14 hours 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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End of the Road for High-Dose Biotin in MS?

14 hours ago   |   Medscape

High-dose biotin, a B vitamin used at lower doses as a food supplement, does not significantly improve disability or walking speed in patients with progressive multiple...
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Group home provider settles allegation from deaf resident

16 hours ago   |   ABC News

Federal litigators have reached a civil settlement with the largest operator of group homes in Virginia for people with developmental disabilities over allegations it failed to...
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AHA News: Team Gemini Gives Disabled Children Something to Cheer About

1 day ago   |   Medicine Net   |   4 articles

Title: AHA News: Team Gemini Gives Disabled Children Something to Cheer About Category: Health News Created: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/26/2020 12:00:00 AM
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Parental Experiences of Adolescent Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Qualitative Study

1 day ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Psychology   |   2 articles

AbstractObjectiveCancer-related fatigue is common, disabling, and chronic, but professional help is not necessarily sought. Parents can support symptom management and...
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Transactional Model of Parental Adjustment and Caregiving Burden Following a Children's Acquired Disability

1 day ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Psychology

AbstractObjectivesPediatric-acquired disability is often a crossroads in the lives of children and their parents, as they set out to adjust to a new physical impairment. This...
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How herpes infection may impair human fetal brain development

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Three cell-based models shed light on how herpes simplex virus type 1 infection, which can spread to the fetal brain during pregnancy, may contribute to various...
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Immunity to COVID-19 Decreases With Time

Immunity to COVID-19 Decreases With Time

Researchers in the UK have found that antibodies against COVID-19 declined rapidly in the hundreds of thousands of people across England. Read more ...

COVID-19 In Andhra: 2901 More Cases, Tally Reaches 8.1 Lakh

COVID-19 In Andhra: 2901 More Cases, Tally Reaches 8.1 Lakh

Andhra Pradesh has registered 2,901 new COVID positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.1 lakh, even as 4,352 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber... Read more ...

COVID-19 In India: Numbers Touching 80L But Daily Spike Dips

COVID-19 In India: Numbers Touching 80L But Daily Spike Dips

With a fresh spike of 43,893 coronavirus infections and 508 deaths in 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally stood at 79,90,322. Read more ...

PM under new pressure for second lockdown: SAGE scientists predict second...

PM under new pressure for second lockdown: SAGE scientists predict second wave 'deadlier than first'

SAGE scientists including chief scientific adviser Patrick Vallance are pushing for stricter lockdown rules that apply nationwide and argue that the country will have to be put... Read more ...

Confident in confirmation: GOP senators confirm Judge Barrett in Oct. 26...

Confident in confirmation: GOP senators confirm Judge Barrett in Oct. 26 final vote

The Senate voted on Oct. 26 to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to the Supreme Court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed the... Read more ...

Psoriasis Meds Don't Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19

Psoriasis Meds Don't Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19

Moderate-to-severe cases of psoriasis are treated with drugs that suppress the immune system. This analysis of the international PsoProtect registry found that more than 90% of... Read more ...

Track COVID-19 Superspreader Clusters and Events

Track COVID-19 Superspreader Clusters and Events

From meat processing plants to dinner parties, from child care facilities to nursing homes, superspreader events appear to be driving renewed COVID-19 pandemic surges. A... Read more ...

What Will Barrett's SCOTUS Ascension Mean for Healthcare?

What Will Barrett's SCOTUS Ascension Mean for Healthcare?

WASHINGTON - Sure, Amy Coney Barrett's ascension to the Supreme Court will have a big effect on how healthcare cases at the court are decided. But it will also affect something... Read more ...

Hospitals in the Midwest and Southwest are seeing record levels of COVID-19...

Hospitals in the Midwest and Southwest are seeing record levels of COVID-19 patients

As of Tuesday, more than 42, 000 Americans are hospitalized with COVID-19, which are levels not seen since mid-August, and 41 states have more people in the hospital than they... Read more ...

Facebook, Twitter and Big Tech make their money in China

Facebook, Twitter and Big Tech make their money in China

Last year, Amazon was forced to shut down its marketplace business in the People's Republic of China. Amazon's defeat followed that of a long line of Big Tech players who had... Read more ...