Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Voter-Registration Purge

Many older voters, particularly those with disabilities or from low-income backgrounds, could be removed from the rolls and face difficulties reregistering.
Source: AARP.org News - Category: American Health Source Type: news

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of a rehabilitation program in changing the perception of fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study involved 65 respondents/patients with clinically confirmed multiple sclerosis (54 women, 11 men, average age 46.49 years). The evaluation of the effects of fatigue on the physical, psychological, and psychosocial aspects of life was assessed using the Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MFIS). To test the effectiveness of the neurorehabilitation program, we enrolled 2 groups: the experimental group (EG, n=32, 29 women, 3 men, Expanded Disabil...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
After being told disease would destroy her vision, Paola Peretti wrote a children ’s novel – and found a template for lifePaola Peretti is losing her eyesight and she wouldn ’t have it any other way. When she was 14, she became very short-sighted, virtually overnight. Three years later came the diagnosis ofStargardt macular dystrophy, a degenerative disease that destroys central vision, damages colour perception and results in blindness. Two years ago, finding herself in a place of both “desperation and hope,” the 32-year-old Italian language teacher and debut novelist decided to step out from...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Blindness and visual impairment Books Disability Health Culture Society Psychology Science Life and style & wellbeing Source Type: news
In conclusion, curcumin can be used as a potential and safe drug in the management of patients with remission and mild-to-moderate UC. PMID: 30111198 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol Source Type: research
Authors: Berekmeri A, Mahmood F, Wittmann M, Helliwell P Abstract INTRODUCTION: Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are inflammatory immune mediated conditions which can cause considerable disability and reduced quality of life. Management can be complex as clinical heterogeneity may lead to different treatment pathways. Tofacitinib is a novel, oral janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor with proven efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis. Areas covered: This review analyses recent studies of tofacitinib in psoriatic disease treatment. The relevant literature was identified using clinicaltrials.gov, PubMed and Google Scholar. T...
Source: Expert Review of Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Expert Rev Clin Immunol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: PMES was a safe, effective, and low-cost therapy to alleviate HRV and could significantly reduce mortality in the early recovery phase after acute ischemic stroke. PMID: 30111262 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Neurological Research - Category: Neurology Tags: Neurol Res Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Depression is the most prevalent psychiatric disorder among people living with HIV (PLWHIV) and is associated with poor quality of life, additional comorbidities, disability, unemployment, poorer therapeutic outcomes and risky behaviors. The pr...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
ConclusionWe currently have eight hip-disability functional assessment questionnaires adapted to Spanish with satisfactory psychometric properties. We can measure the patient's perceived impact of his or her hip disease by selecting, among the different options, those alternatives that best fit our clinical or research objectives.ResumenObjetivoRealizar una revisión sistemática de la calidad de los procedimientos de adaptación y de las propiedades psicométricas de los cuestionarios autoadministrados de valoración funcional de cadera adaptados a la población española.Material...
Source: Reumatologia Clinica - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 August 2018Source: Neuroscience LettersAuthor(s): Selva Baltan, Chinthasagar Bastian, John Quinn, Danielle Aquila, Andrew McCray, Sylvain BrunetAbstractStrokes occur predominantly in the elderly and white matter (WM) is injured in most strokes, contributing to the disability associated with clinical deficits. Casein kinase 2 (CK2) is expressed in neuronal cells and was reported to be neuroprotective during cerebral ischemia. Recently, we reported that CK2 is abundantly expressed by glial cells and myelin. However, in contrast to its role in cerebral (gray matter) ischemia, CK2 activati...
Source: Neuroscience Letters - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Children with abdominal pain commonly had clinically significant anxiety, moderate disability, pain
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news
This article discusses the pathophysiology and clinical findings associated with each of the most common causes of upper extremity spasticity.
Source: Hand Clinics - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
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