Malawi:Malawi to Commemorate International Albinism Day

[Malawi News Agency] Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Dr. Jean Kalilani Tuesday disclosed that Malawi would commemorate this year's International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD) on June 23, 2018.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news

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Morphea is a rare fibrosing disorder marked by collagen deposits in the dermis, causing functional and cosmetic impairment, disability, and poor quality of life. The purpose of our study was to review a large cohort of patients with generalized morphea (GM) and describe their demographic and clinical characteristics. A total of 115 charts were reviewed of patients seen at our clinics in the last 5 years; 75 patients with GM were identified, excluding patients with radiation-induced morphea and scleroderma.
Source: Journal of Investigative Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Clinical Research: Epidemiology of Skin Diseases Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: These data point to a progressive increase in the granting of sickness pensions and disability benefits in the country, superior to the growth of the PIA, as well as a high participation of DSOTC in these benefits.RESUMO OBJETIVOS: Apresentar dados sobre o ônus previdenciário das doenças do sistema osteomuscular e tecido conjuntivo (DSOTC) no Brasil no ano de 2014, e sua evolução entre 2009 e 2014. MÉTODO: Compilação e análise de dados sobre a concessão de aposentadorias por invalidez e auxílios-doença no ano de 2014 dispon&iacu...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionIn the patients with intellectual disability, a control of the testicles, it should always be done, mostly in case of atypical behavior.
Source: Annals of Medicine and Surgery - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionPatients in biological remission of hypercortisolism can rarely be considered as functionally cured: this is evidenced by altered quality of life, working arrangements, and chronic depression. A multidisciplinary management of these patients is thus mandatory on a long-term basis.
Source: Endocrine - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Conclusion children with learning disabilities presented deficits in phonological working memory and use of metacognitive strategies. The positive and effective correlation between the abilities analyzed suggests that failure in the phonological working memory and use of metacognitive strategies interfere with reading comprehension.
Source: Journal of Applied Oral Science - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
The X chromosome has long been an intriguing site for harboring genes that have importance in brain development and function. It has received the most attention for having specific genes underlying the X-linked inherited intellectual disabilities, but has also been associated with schizophrenia in a number of early studies. An X chromosome hypothesis for a genetic predisposition for schizophrenia initially came from the X chromosome anomaly population data showing an excess of schizophrenia in Klinefelter ’s (XXY) males and triple X (XXX) females. Crow and colleagues later expanded the X chromosome hypothesis to incl...
Source: Molecular Neuropsychiatry - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
[Ethiopian Herald] Due to the absence of proper census and less awareness of the society, the exact figure of People with Disability (PWDs) in Ethiopia is unknown. It is said to be that the number of disabilities in the country does not exceed 1.1 million. This figure, however, shows that the number of PWDs is not properly identified.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
MCHINJI, Malawi – As Stella Chiwaka, a 28-year-old primary school teacher, walked into a local health centre for information on contraceptives, her hopes soared. Then the male service provider asked her something startling.“Do you experience sexual feelings? Have you become sexually active?” he probed.
Source: UNFPA News - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: news
Conclusion: effects on the hearing health of infants of female tobacco farm workers and other farm workers exposed to pesticides were not found in this research. Further studies on this theme are suggested.RESUMO Objetivo: verificar e comparar a conduta das agricultoras e fumicultoras com rela ção ao uso de agrotóxicos após a descoberta da gestação e os efeitos na audição do lactente. Métodos: trata-se de um estudo observacional analítico transversal. Participaram do estudo 59 mães trabalhadoras rurais, sendo 25 fumicultoras (Grupo F) e 34 agricul...
Source: Revista CEFAC - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: research
Disability - specific disparities prevalent in access to health care, especially for young, middle - aged adults
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news
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