The Intergenerational Impact of Nuclear Testing in Polynesian States
Communities affected by nuclear testing, many originating from island nations in the South Pacific, share their experiences at the Nuclear Survivors Forum. Credit: ICAN / Haruka SakaguchiBy Naureen HossainUNITED NATIONS, Dec 5 2023 (IPS) The language used in the Treaty of the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is unambiguous on its focus of the grave humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons. The TPNW also recognizes the influence of the public conscience “in the furthering of the principles of humanity as evidenced by the call for total elimination of nuclear weapons”. This public conscience has been shaped by what w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 5, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Naureen Hossain Tags: Asia-Pacific Civil Society Environment Global Headlines Health Human Rights Nuclear Energy - Nuclear Weapons TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Death row shelter dog surrendered for being blind and deaf finds acceptance
A blind and deaf rescue dog who came scarily close to being euthanized is now happy living his best possible life. Katrina Ross told Newsweek that Cowboy Campbell, or Campbell for short, was surrendered to an animal shelter by his breeder in 2018 for simply "being blind and deaf." "Sadly, he was…#katrinaross #cowboycampbell #campbell #glencampbell #rhinestonecowboy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bullying experience among deaf and dumb students at Assiut City - Mohamed AAS, Mahmoud SR, Marzouk HK, Syan SAE.
BACKGROUND: Bullying is a widespread issue in schools all around the world.Students with disabilities as deafness or dumbness are overrepresented in bullyingprevalence both perpetration and victimization. AIM: To assess the deaf and dumbstudents' e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nyle DiMarco Named 2023 Recipient of ASHA's Prestigious Annie Glenn Award
Advocate and ambassador for the Deaf community Nyle DiMarco will receive the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ASHA) most prestigious public honor, the Annie Glenn Award, at ASHA's annual Convention. ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Advocate and ambassador... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 6, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: AWD DIS Source Type: news

What Are the Common Types of Craniosynostosis?
Discussion Usually when an infant is born the fontanelles and sutures remain open allowing the cranial bones the ability to move and undergo molding. This assists in delivery and molding from delivery usually resolves within hours to a few days. Positional plagiocephaly (also called deformational plagiocephaly) usually occurs after birth (usually in the first few weeks) due to mechanical factors including positioning of the infant’s head such that little repositioning occurs (i.e. bottle feeding only on same side, placement in crib on same side, placement always on infant’s back with no prone placement, etc.)...
Source: - November 6, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Sociodemographic Disparities Seen in Quality of Life in Children With Hearing Loss
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2023 -- Race and ethnicity and neighborhood disadvantage are associated with hearing-related quality of life (QOL) in deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH) children, according to a research letter published online Oct. 30 in JAMA... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - October 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Maine shootings leave deaf community reeling after 4 of their own are killed
LEWISTON, Maine — Central Maine's tight-knit deaf community was hit particularly hard by this week’s mass shootings. After a gunman opened fire at a bowling alley, he next took aim at Schemengees Bar and Grille, where several victims had been competing in a cornhole tournament. Of the 18 people…#lewiston #maine #centralmaine #karenhopkins #joshuaseal #americansignlanguage #pinetreesociety #elizabethseal #cornyones #cornhole (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CRTC urged to mandate better supports for Deaf Canadians during phone service outages
When a major telecommunications outage left more than 12 million users without wireless service in July, 2022, the disruption was far more dire for the many Canadians dependent on accessibility apps. That day, Rogers Communications Inc. customers spent hours unable to use their mobile devices for…#canadians #kimberlywood #deaf #wood #videorelayservice #crtc #deafhardofhearing #dhhdb #americansignlanguage #quebecsignlanguage (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tim Cook, Troy Kotsur Honored at the National Association of the Deaf ’s Breakthrough Awards
“CODA,” starring Marlee Matlin and Troy Kotsur, made history at the 2022 Oscars. The film, written and directed by Sian Heder, became the first featuring a predominantly deaf cast to win best picture. Kotsur’s best supporting actor win made him the first male deaf actor to win an Oscar and the…#marleematlin #troy #kotsur #sianheder #oscar #matlin #childrenofalessergod #alexiskashar #audreyirmaspavilion #timcook (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It was youth night at a Maine bowling alley when gunfire erupted
LEWISTON, Maine — It was supposed to be a night of fun competition. A group of young people gathered at a bowling alley in Lewiston on Wednesday evening for youth league matches. Four miles away, members of a cornhole team for deaf people hosted an evening of games. But before long, the revelry…#lewiston #maine #youthleaguematches #schemengeesbar #kimmcconville #triciaasselin #alicialachance #lynnnichols #lachance #portland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cut through the Media Noise, and Remember the Economic Priorities
Trying to keep up with economic news is exhausting. Tune into the financial news channels or scroll through any number of economic blogs, and you’ll be hit with a fire hose of alarming headlines, scary-looking graphs, and a tone-deaf establishment emphatically declaring that the economy is better…#jörgguidohülsmann #hülsmann #worldwarii #misesinstitute #shawnritenour (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rwanda: How Rwandan Doctor Started Telehealth Platform to Tackle Teen Pregnancy, SRH
[New Times] In 2020, Following a Covid-19 lockdown, Dr Jerome Nshimiyimana encountered a young girl who was pregnant. Notably, she was both deaf and visually impaired. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 24, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Central Africa Children and Youth East Africa Health and Medicine Pregnancy and Childbirth Rwanda Source Type: news

AT & T Unveils “Sound of Silence” Ad to Tout 5G Football Helmet Partnership
AT&T has unveiled its “Sound of Silence” advertisement for the first-ever inclusive 5G helmet for Deaf and hard-of-hearing football players. The football helmet was built in collaboration with AT&T and Gallaudet University, which is a global leader in bilingual education for the deaf community.…#att #soundofsilence #deaf #gallaudetuniversity #americansignlanguage #gallaudetfootball #kellynkenny #hilbertcollege #chuckgoldstein #espn (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World-first trial of gene therapy to cure form of deafness begins
Children from the UK, Spain and the US are being recruited in bid to transform treatment of auditory neuropathy (Source: - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news