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Standardized Walking Obstacle Course : Reliability and Validity of a New Functional Measurement Tool for Children

Standardized Walking Obstacle Course : Reliability and Validity of a New Functional Measurement Tool for Children

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Physical Therapy

Purpose: This study reports reliability of the Standardized Walking Obstacle Course and concurrent validity with the Timed Up and Go for use in children with and without...
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Implementation Science to Improve Quality of Neurological Care

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Neurological disorders are the leading cause of disability and the second leading cause of death globally. To challenge this enormous disease burden, scientists are pursuing...
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Grace Norman Hopes to Defend Her Paralympic Triathlon Title, Then Help Save Lives

Grace Norman Hopes to Defend Her Paralympic Triathlon Title, Then Help Save Lives

1 day ago   |   PopSugar

Crossing the paratriathlon finish line at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games was surreal for Grace Norman. She was, as she described, a "crying heap at the end" due to a culmination...
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Ethics Consult: Make Mentally Disabled Man Donate Stem Cells?

Ethics Consult: Make Mentally Disabled Man Donate Stem Cells?

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

You make the call
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Low Levels of Sugar Metabolite Drives Worsening of Multiple Sclerosis

Low Levels of Sugar Metabolite Drives Worsening of Multiple Sclerosis

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Low levels of the sugar metabolite are found to be associated with progressive disability and neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis .
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People are asking ‘what's gone wrong?': Second scandal weighs on byelection voters

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

Upper Hunter voters will consider a fresh scandal embroiling a Berejiklian government MP when they head to the polls next week after revelations NSW Disability Services...
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More Victorians will now get Pfizer jabs as supply increases

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

More Pfizer doses arriving in Australia mean program to vaccinate Victorians will, from Monday, include disability and emergency workers under 50, among others.
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Berejiklian shocked, distressed over Gareth Ward sexual violence allegations

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she was shocked and distressed to learn of allegations of sexual violence against Disability Services Minister Gareth Ward.
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Australia news LIVE updates: Gareth Ward steps down as NSW Disability Minister following sexual violence allegations as Israel-Palestine conflict escalates

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

The Israeli Prime Minister has called in the military amid violent clashes in Gaza, a NSW MP has joined the cross bench amid a police investigation and federal Labor has...
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Amy Bockerstette Is the First Athlete With Down Syndrome to Compete at a National College Championship

Amy Bockerstette Is the First Athlete With Down Syndrome to Compete at a National College Championship

2 days ago   |   PopSugar

Image Golfer Amy Bockerstette's nickname is "Amazing Amy," and for good reason. On May 10, at the start of the 2021 National Junior College Athletic Association Women's Golf...
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India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India has recorded 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases, and 4,077 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. Read more ...

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

In the LAAOS III trial, concomitant left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery for another indication reduced the risk for ischemic stroke and systemic embolism in... Read more ...

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

Citing “unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the immediate past president of the American College of Cardiology lauded members for their solidarity and... Read more ...

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban was not superior to standard of care antithrombotic treatment for preventing thrombotic or bleeding events after successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement... Read more ...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death after MI

Sacubitril/valsartan did not significantly reduce the rate of CV death, HF hospitalization or outpatient HF requiring treatment following acute MI compared with ramipril... Read more ...

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

From Monday, all patients In Britain will be able to request an in-person appointment with their doctor, unless they have Covid symptoms. Read more ...

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials are warning the public to check their freezers for certain frozen catfish products after U.S. smuggling officials found they had been imported from... Read more ...

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 is found to trigger a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people's arms. Read more ...

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Possible way to prevent permanent hearing loss caused by cancer drugs has been discovered. Read more ...

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Compounds that may help prevent the risk of a form of arrhythmia that occurs from common medications. Read more ...