Investigating the Knowledge, Skills, and Tasks Required for Hearing Aid Management: Perspectives of Clinicians and Hearing Aid Owners.
Conclusion: The results highlight the magnitude of information and skill required to optimally manage hearing aids. Clinical recommendations are made to improve hearing aid handling education and skill acquisition. PMID: 29305614 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Gregg Gonsalves ’17 Ph.D. is a YSPH professor, an adjunct at YLS, an advocate for HIV/AIDS patients — and a recipient of a 2018 MacArthur “genius” grant.
Beloved Hollywood celebrities, famous politicians or members of the British royal family: no better advertisement for fitness tracker producers and health tech companies. As models, actors and actresses are highly influential people, their early adoption of digital solutions could also push the masses towards living more healthily with technologies. On the other hand, celebrities are inclined to follow questionable health trends, too, which go against decades of medical evidence. Those examples, everyone should rather reject. Wearables conquered Hollywood, the White House, and the British royal family Celebrities are all a...
[Guardian] Abuja and Benin City -Caritas Nigeria has emphasised the role of religious leaders in combating the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the country.
[Cameroon Tribune] African Synergy is using the opportunity to evaluate all-out mobilisation against the deadly disease since 16 years.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Health (MINSA) announced Wednesday in Luanda that there was a "negative" diagnosis of HIV / AIDS virus transmission to a child who recently received contaminated blood transfusion at one of the hospital units in the capital.
Autoinflammatory Disorders (AIDs) can be either systemic or organ-specific. Systemic AIDs are associated with a primary dysfunction of the innate immunity that results in clinical signs of inflammation and/or elevated serum levels of acute-phase reactants. AIDs often present with rash, serositis, arthritis and/or aphthosis. Hereditary periodic fever syndromes, such as Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) and Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor-Associated Periodic Syndrome (TRAPS), constitute the prototype of systemic AIDs. However, these also include many other disorders that do not follow the typical relapse-remitting pattern of...
[This Day] With over nine million Nigerian women said to be pregnant every year, only about 3.6 million have access to antenatal care and about 2.4 million of them tested for HIV.
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