2016 to 2019 Saw Increase in Medical Students With Disabilities

MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 -- From 2016 to 2019, there was an increase in the proportion of medical students reporting disabilities, according to a research letter published in the Nov. 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Lisa M....
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Related Links:

AbstractTragedy is a founding theme in disability studies. Critical disability studies have, since their inception, argued that understandings of disability as tragedy obscure the political dimensions of disability and are a barrier facing disabled persons in society. In this paper, we propose an affirmative understanding of tragedy, employing the philosophical works of Nietzsche, Spinoza and Hasana Sharp. Tragedy is not, we argue, something to be opposed by disability politics; we can affirm life within it. To make our case, we look to an ongoing ethnography of two Canadian children ’s rehabilitation clinics. Lookin...
Source: Journal of Medical Humanities - Category: Medical Ethics Source Type: research
AbstractThis literature review presents a critical appraisal of the dominant approaches toward the sexuality and relationships of people with acquired brain injury. In particular, we sought to identify and review existing programs focusing on sexuality and relationships which use an educational and/or peer –peer approach. A systematic and comprehensive search of the EBSCOHOST database was conducted within an unlimited time-frame to yield the highest number of relevant results possible, along with hand-searching of key journals and databases. Reports, papers and webpages, documents commonly referred to as ‘grey ...
Source: Sexuality and Disability - Category: Disability Source Type: research
ConclusionErgonomic interventions focusing on modification of workstations, and promoting and delivering ongoing ergonomic education are very important to reduce the problem.
Source: Journal of Public Health - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
We present the case of a patient with partial agenesis of the septum pellucidum who exhibits disorganized behavior and paranoid and persecutory delusions. We add to the literature of incidental neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with partial agenesis of the septum pellucidum which is an area that requires further exploration and study. We discuss the implications of these findings in light of previous literature findings. PMID: 31976110 [PubMed]
Source: Case Reports in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Case Rep Psychiatry Source Type: research
Co-director of the National Child Development Study that gathered data from 15,000 children born in one week in March 1958Ron Davie, who has died aged 90, was the former director of theNational Children ’s Bureau, which carries out research and works collaboratively to influence policy and improve services for children and young people, and co-director of the longitudinal National Child Development Study (NCDS) into the physical, educational and social development of children in Britain.The NCDS started in 1958 as the Perinatal Mortality Study, gathering information on the births of 15,000 children born in the week b...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Children Society Health Disability Parents and parenting Psychology Teaching Source Type: news
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...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
LIBBY Clegg is doing well in the leaderboards for Dancing On Ice. It just goes to show a disability is not an excuse to hold you back in life. In fact, this Paralympian has a determination and thirst for life that is truly inspiring.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This article covers the publically available data on therapeutic strategies that address the underlying cause of SMA and clinical data available on approved treatments and drugs in the pipeline.Expert opinion: The newer therapeutic options in SMA have a good safety profile and deliver a therapeutic benefit in most patients. It is essential that the recommended standards of care are delivered along with the drugs for the best outcomes. No biomarkers to distinguish responders from non-responders are available; it is important that biomarkers be identified. Early treatment is essential for the maximum efficacy of the newly av...
Source: Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Expert Opin Pharmacother Source Type: research
.
Source: Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities - Category: Disability Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 January 2020Source: Best Practice &Research Clinical RheumatologyAuthor(s): Ay┼če A. KüçükdeveciAbstractThe goals in the management of established rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are to control pain and disease activity, prevent further joint damage, and enhance functioning and quality of life. Despite the fact that aggressive and the early use of biological and nonbiological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs have been associated with substantial gains in clinical, radiological, and disability outcomes, a considerable proportion of patients still report significant p...
Source: Best Practice and Research Clinical Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
More News: American Medical Association (AMA) | Disability | Pharmaceuticals | Students | Universities & Medical Training