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Source: Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: High-risk colorectal surgery, without or with complications, is associated with increased likelihood of functional decline in older adults. Patient-centered decision-making should include discussion of expected functional outcomes and long-term disability. See Video Abstract at http://links.lww.com/DCR/B78. PÉRDIDA DE LA FUNCIONALIDAD A LARGO PLAZO LUEGO DE CIRUGÍA ELECTIVA COLORRECTAL DE ALTO RIESGO EN EL PACIENTE AÑOSO ANTECEDENTES: Aunque en la mayoría de las investigaciones los resultados quirúrgicos se centran en los puntos finales clínicos y las complicacio...
Source: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Contributions: Outcomes Source Type: research
ConclusionEPA exerts beneficial effect on ACI-induced inflammation through blocking NLRP3 inflammasome activation by GPR40 and GPR120. Our findings suggest the potential clinical use of EPA in ACI.
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Conclusions: The waist-to-height ratio was more closely related to the prevalence of stroke than body mass index, waist circumference, and weight-to-hip ratio among the study participants aged ≥ 40 years.
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 December 2019Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Maddalena Canna, Rebecca SeligmanAbstractFunctional Neurological Disorder (FND), otherwise known as Conversion Disorder, is characterized by abnormal sensory or motor symptoms that are determined to be “incompatible” with neurological disease. FND patients are a challenge for contemporary medicine. They experience high levels of distress, disability, and social isolation, yet a large proportion of those treated do not get better. Patients with FNDs are often misdiagnosed and suffer from stigma, dysfunctional medical...
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 -- From 2016 to 2019, there was an increase in the proportion of medical students reporting disabilities, according to a research letter published in the Nov. 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Lisa M....
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
The objective of this study was to evaluate if a single session of real or placebo cupping therapy in patients with chronic low back pain would be enough to temporarily reduce pain intensity and functional disability, enhancing their mechanical threshold and reducing local skin temperature. The outcome measures pain intensity using Brief Pain Inventory, pressure pain threshold, disability using the Roland Morris disability questionnaire, and low back skin temperature were assessed. This is an experimental clinical trial; after examination (AV0), patients were submitted to real or placebo cupping therapy (15 minutes, b...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 December 2019Source: Neurochemistry InternationalAuthor(s): Xiao Huan, Cheng Oumei, Qiu Hongmei, Yang Junxia, Ma Xiaojiao, Jiang QingsongAbstractCerebral ischemia is one of leading causes of death and long-term disability worldwide. Stem cell-based therapy is promising some valuable strategies for the structural and functional recovery after ischemic insult. The inhibition of phosphodiesterases (PDEs) has wide spectrum neuroprotective properties by stimulating proliferation of neural stem cells (NSCs). However, the potential role of PDE9 on NSCs proliferation after cerebral ischemia is ...
Source: Neurochemistry International - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
PMID: 31810434 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Learning Disabilities - Category: Disability Authors: Tags: J Learn Disabil Source Type: research
PMID: 31810433 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Learning Disabilities - Category: Disability Authors: Tags: J Learn Disabil Source Type: research
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Family Caregiving Advisory Council are seeking information to be used in the development of a report to Congress, the Family Caregiving Strategy, and public listening sessions being planned for 2020. Information gathered is intended to span the full breadth of the family caregiving experience, including information on caregivers supporting those with long-term care and respite care needs of any age resulting from serious illnesses, conditions, or disabilities, and across all geographic locations. Comments are due by February 7, 2020.
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - Category: Rural Health Source Type: news
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