Gynecologic Care for Women With Physical Disabilities: A  Qualitative Study of Patients and Providers

Women with physical disabilities have unmet gynecologic care needs, including disparities in cancer screening and contraceptive care, when compared with women without physical disabilities. Our objective was to qualitatively assess provider and patient perspectives regarding barriers to gynecologic health care for women with physical disabilities.
Source: Womens Health Issues - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research

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Fight Aging! publishes news and commentary relevant to the goal of ending all age-related disease, to be achieved by bringing the mechanisms of aging under the control of modern medicine. This weekly newsletter is sent to thousands of interested subscribers. To subscribe or unsubscribe from the newsletter, please visit: https://www.fightaging.org/newsletter/ Longevity Industry Consulting Services Reason, the founder of Fight Aging! and Repair Biotechnologies, offers strategic consulting services to investors, entrepreneurs, and others interested in the longevity industry and its complexities. To find out m...
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Today's open access research on tryptophan and its role in age-related immune dysfunction is particularly interesting in the context of ongoing research into the changes that take place in gut microbiota with age. Other recent work has examined the way in which tryptophan production by gut microbes declines precipitously with age, as this is one of a number of compounds produced by bacteria, such as butyrate, indole, and proprionate, that are influential on long term health. It is a slow process, but researchers are uncovering the specific mechanisms linking age-related changes in gut microbe populations with declining hea...
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Conclusion Our finding supports the effectiveness of 1-month TRE in improving HL and all components of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health status, except the activity component among breast cancer in Taiwan. Implications for Practice Clinicians could incorporate the TRE techniques in the rehabilitation sessions according to the healthcare, disease prevention, and health promotion domains to improve the clinical outcomes as well as change their health behaviors and attitudes of patients with breast cancer.
Source: Cancer Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: ARTICLES: ONLINE ONLY Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Intermittent pneumatic compression seems to add no benefit when combined with complex decongestive treatment of lymphoedema, but, may be functional in reducing the sensations of heaviness and tightness for the patients with pitting oedema. PMID: 31795748 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research
We cover a lot of news and announcements about digital health technologies to provide context for you. Even within The Medical Futurist team, there are favorite technologies and trends. And we thought it would be time to share the technologies we’re excited about! With advancements in exoskeleton technology, A.I.’s ever-increasing importance in healthcare and technologies like 5G and quantum computing soon going mainstream, there’s much to be excited about! Without further ado, let’s jump in! 1. Quantum Computing: faster, cheaper and safer Late last month, Google claimed “quantum suprema...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Future of Medicine digital health Healthcare technology digital technology Source Type: blogs
AbstractThis exploratory pilot study aims to provide preliminary data describing the experiences of university student cancer survivors, quantify their connection to the campus Disability Resource Center, and assess the feasibility of conducting research with this population. In this descriptive study of cancer survivor students at one large university in the southwestern U.S., online survey respondents with a history of cancer (N = 19) reported cognitive, emotional, and physical limitations that affected their educational experience. The majority (78.9%) of our participants were children, adolescents, or young adults (up ...
Source: Journal of Cancer Education - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Conclusions: PTSD is associated with many physical health conditions across the age spectrum, particularly among younger and middle-aged adults. Results may inform targeted screening and intervention strategies to mitigate risk of physical health conditions among adults with PTSD. PMID: 31769298 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Aging and Mental Health - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Aging Ment Health Source Type: research
To identify demographic and cancer-related clinical characteristics associated with future disability status among older breast cancer survivors using administrative data.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Late breaking research poster Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 November 2019Source: CellAuthor(s): Alfredo M. Valencia, Clayton K. Collings, Hai T. Dao, Roodolph St. Pierre, Yung-Chih Cheng, Junwei Huang, Zhen-Yu Sun, Hyuk-Soo Seo, Nazar Mashtalir, Dawn E. Comstock, Olubusayo Bolonduro, Nicholas E. Vangos, Zoe C. Yeoh, Mary Kate Dornon, Crystal Hermawan, Lee Barrett, Sirano Dhe-Paganon, Clifford J. Woolf, Tom W. Muir, Cigall KadochSummaryMammalian switch/sucrose non-fermentable (mSWI/SNF) complexes are multi-component machines that remodel chromatin architecture. Dissection of the subunit- and domain-specific contributions to complex activities is...
Source: Cell - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
Many facts about lung cancer are well-known: lung cancer persists as the number one cause of all cancer-related mortality worldwide [1]. The most prevalent type, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), accounts for 85% of all cases, and many individuals present with stage IV disease (44%), with a 5-year survival estimate of 4.2% [2]. What may be less well-known is that the case is compelling for patients with lung cancer being the most psychologically disabled of all cancer groups [3,4]. In fact, SEER registry data (3.5 million patients; 1973-2002) show the standardized suicide mortality ratio for patients with lung cancer is ...
Source: Lung Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
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