328 An Integrated Approach to Fear of Falling

ConclusionA significant cohort of ICTOP referrals report a fear of falling.  Specific physiotherapy and occupational therapy interventions aim to reduce the impact of this and our low rate of readmissions due to falls indicates the success of this program.
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On this episode of ASHA Voices, we dive into the research behind hearing loss reversal. While investigating a genetic form of hearing loss affecting transduction, researcher Jeff Holt  found he could successfully reverse hearing loss in mice. How did the researcher test the rodents’ hearing? By unexpectedly playing loud music and looking for a response in the subjects, nicknamed Beethoven mice. “A deaf mouse doesn’t jump at all, no matter how loud a sound you play. But after introducing our gene therapy into the ears of Beethoven mice, we find they jump again,” says Holt. Also on the show, sens...
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Nationwide improvements in insurance coverage and access to care seen, even in nonexpansion states
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This report describes that human immunodeficiency virus partner services for transgender women must address social and structural barriers unique to this population.
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Doubling the dose of influenza vaccine for pregnant women with HIV moderately improves immunogenicity compared to a single flu shot, but response remains well below that of pregnant women without HIV, a clinical trial shows.Reuters Health Information
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[Daily Maverick] You're far more likely to be offered an HIV test at a government health facility than at your GP or workplace clinic.
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[The Herald] MANICALAND Province has made strides in the fight against HIV, amid indications the prevalence rate has declined compared to the national rate, a development attributed to awareness and access to treatment.
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[FrontPageAfrica] Southeastern Liberia -About 73 representatives of local county authorities, Ministry of Health, County Health Officers; the private sector; faith-based organizations; traditional leaders; civil society groups; human rights groups; community-based organizations, key populations to TB/HIV, women-based groups, persons living with HIV; people who are most vulnerable to and affected by the diseases drawn from three of Liberia's 15 political subdivisions, Sinoe, Rivercess, Grand Gedeh have completed a two-day regional country dialogu
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We described ART initiation characteristics and the probability of mortality, loss to follow-up (LTFU) and transfer out after 6 months on ART and assessed factors associated with mortality and LTFU. Results: A total of 1847 infants started ART at a median age of 60 days [interquartile range: 29–77] and CD4 percentage (%) of 27% (18%–38%). Across ART initiation calendar periods 2006–2009 to 2013–2017, ART initiation age decreased from 68 (53–81) to 45 days (7–71) (P
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