Bill would give US vets of 1966 Spain bomb accident benefits
New legislation in Congress would provide disability benefits for U.S. veterans exposed to radiation while responding to a 1966 hydrogen bomb accident in Spain (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Children With Worse Atopic Dermatitis More Likely to Have Learning Disabilities
Findings independent of socioeconomic characteristics, onset age, and other related disorders (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Biden Takes On Sagging Safety Net With Plan to Fix Long-Term Care
The proposal to spend $400 billion over eight years faces political challenges and a funding system not designed for the burden it has come to bear. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eduardo Porter Tags: Elder Care Wages and Salaries Labor and Jobs Home Health Care Medicaid Biden, Joseph R Jr Elderly Disabilities Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Children With Worse Atopic Dermatitis More Likely to Have Learning Disabilities
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Worse atopic dermatitis (AD) severity is associated with increased odds of learning disorders in pediatric patients, according to a study published online April 14 in JAMA Dermatology. Joy Wan, M.D., from the University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Anaesthesia Web Helps Children and Parents Prepare for Hospitalization
On Anaesthesia Web children of all ages and cognitive levels learn about the body, what it is like being in hospital and what happens before, during and after anaesthesia and surgery (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 15, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Children and Youth Source Type: news

Viruses: Variant, Mutant and Strain Differences
Article examines and describes the difference(s) between variants, mutants and strains when examining and discussing viruses (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 14, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Coronaviruses Source Type: news

Study links childhood eczema with learning disabilities
Children with eczema are up to three times as likely to be diagnosed with a learning disability compared to those without the condition, a study published Wednesday by JAMA Dermatology found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wait Times for Canadian Patients Cost Over $2B in Lost Wages Before COVID-19
Fraser Institute study reveals long waits for medical treatment and surgery cost Canadians almost $2.8 billion in lost wages and productivity in 2020 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 14, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Canada Disability News Source Type: news

Unequal impact? coronavirus, disability and access to services: Government response to the Committee ’s fourth report
House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee -The Committee published the original report in December 2020 and this is the Government response. It replies to the recommendations on food accessibility, the Public Sector Equality Duty, the impacts on health and social care and education among others. It also outlines plans for the National Strategy for Disabled Strategy, to be published in spring 2021.ReportWomen and Equalities Committee - press release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - April 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Equality and diversity Source Type: news

Protein found to control drivers of normal growth and cancer
(NYU Langone Health / NYU Grossman School of Medicine) Researchers have found a long-sought enzyme that prevents cancer by enabling the breakdown of proteins that drive cell growth, and that causes cancer when disabled. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

T11 Incomplete: An LGBTQI and Disability Film
T11 Incomplete is not only an LGTBQI love story at its core, but also highlights the disabled community through authentic casting and employing disabled crew (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 13, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Films, Radio, TV Source Type: news

Barilla Foundation Brings Health and Climate Together in New Double Pyramid
The Barilla Foundation New Double Pyramid includes seven cultural pyramids including ones for specific regions like South Asia where these rice workers come from. Other cultural regions include Latin America, East Asia, Nordic and Canada, USA, Mediterranean and Africa. Credit: Deepak Kumar / Unsplash By Alison KentishNEW YORK, Apr 12 2021 (IPS) Following an extensive scientific review, the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) is preparing to launch a new food systems model which incorporates nutrition and climate. Researchers from the Foundation teamed up with counterparts from the Frederico II Univers...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Source Type: news

COVID-19 guide for social workers and occupational therapists supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults, SCIE (updated 12th April 2021)
During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, everyone's lives are being limited, and everyone's human rights are being affected. This guidance aims to help occupational therapists and social workers keep people with learning disabilities and autistic adults safe, and to help them play their part in getting through this national emergency, while at the same time protecting and promoting people's rights wherever possible. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 guide for carers and family supporting adults and children with learning disabilities or autistic adults and children, SCIE (updated 12th April 2021)
This is a guide to help family members and carers living with and supporting adults and children with learning disabilities, or an autistic adult or child, through the COVID-19 crisis. Its aim is to assist carers to carry on giving good, safe support to their family members during the pandemic. The guide focuses on families who are living with an autistic person or a person with learning disabilities; if your family member lives away from the family home, you may also wish to look at our guide for 2 External 0 0 0 care staff false https://www.scie.org.uk/care-providers/coronavirus-covid-19/learning-disabilities-autism/care...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 guide for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities or autistic adults, SCIE (updated 12th April 2021)
This is a guide to help care staff and personal assistants supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults through the COVID-19 crisis. Its aim is to assist high-quality care and support during the pandemic. This guide is aimed at supporting you and enabling you and your colleagues to work as safely and proactively as possible. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The healthy child who wouldn ’t wake up: the strange truth of ‘mystery illnesses’
Dizzy diplomats, twitching schoolgirls, children in comas ... psychosomatic illnesses are not always as unexplainable as they seem, writes neurologist Suzanne O ’SullivanI cannot resist a news headline that refers to a mystery illness and there is no shortage to keep me interested. “Mystery of 18 twitching teenagers in New York”; “Mysterious sleeping sickness spreads in Kazakhstani village ”; “200 Colombian girls fall ill with a mysterious illness”; “The Mystery of the Havana Syndrome”. One medical disorder seems to attract this description more than any other: psychoso...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Suzanne O'Sullivan Tags: Books Society books Culture Infectious diseases Medical research Psychology Science and nature books Source Type: news

Serbian women with disabilities shatter taboos, transform health services amid pandemic
BELGRADE, Serbia – M ónika Zsúnyi, 26, can do many extraordinary things. Living in Temerin, Serbia, she has an advanced degree in applied mathematics and spends her time doing 3D modelling. She is an avid reader and community organizer. She is also – likemore than a billion people around the world – living with a disability. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

The sense of self-dignity of people with mobility disabilities in Poland--a survey report - Grudziewska E, Miko łajczyk M.
This article deals with the issue of the dignity and sense of personal dignity of people with disabilities in Poland. According to Statistics Poland, there are over 4.5 million people with disabilities. Although their situation is the subject of analysis c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Thomas Carmichael elected to the Association of American Physicians
Dr. S. Thomas Carmichael has been elected to the Association of American Physicians, an honor society recognizing exemplary physician-scientists who contribute to clinical medicine through the pursuit of basic science. The newly elected members for 2021 were recognized at the association ’s annual meeting, which was held virtually April 8–10.Carmichael, UCLA ’s Frances Stark Professor of Neurology, is the chair of theneurology department in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and co-director of theEli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA.In his research, ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Coronavirus and People with Learning Disabilities Study Wave 1 Results March 2021, University of Warwick
This Wave 1 report researched the experiences of people with learning disabilities and coronavirus (COVID-19). The study started in September 2020 and involved interviewing people with learning disabilities and hearing their own personal stories and experiences. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Final year nursing student's exposure to education and knowledge about sepsis: A multi-university study, Nurse Education Today
Sepsis is a leading cause of death and disability in adults and children. Evidence suggests that early recognition and management can significantly improve patient outcomes, therefore education of healthcare workers around sepsis is critical. Little is known about the preparation of final year nursing students regarding recognition and response to sepsis. To explore Australian final year nursing student's exposure to and knowledge of sepsis, and their awareness of the importance of early recognition, escalation and management of patients with sepsis. An online 17-question survey was developed, validated and then used to ev...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACL: Availability of Program Application Instructions for the Protection and Advocacy Systems Network To Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Access for People With Disabilities
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announces the availability of $4 million for grants to agencies designated as Protection and Advocacy Systems according to the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. This funding is for critical services to help communities combat COVID-19 and increase vaccine access for people with disabilities. Includes information on the projected award amounts to each state and territory. Applications are due by April 23, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 9, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

ACL: Availability of Program Application Instructions for the Title VII, Part C of the Act, Centers for Independent Living (CILs) To Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Access for People With Disabilities
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announces the availability of $5 million for grants to Title VII, Part C disability networks to provide critical services to help communities combat COVID-19 and increase vaccine access for people with disabilities. Applications are due by April 23, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 9, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviours among deaf adolescents in Ghana: a cross-sectional study - Quarshie ENB, Fobi D, Acheampong EK, Honu-Mensah CM, Fobi J, Appau O, Andoh-Arthur J, Oppong Asante K.
BACKGROUND: A growing global concern is that suicide research has paid little attention to young people with disabilities, particularly, in low- and middle-income countries (LAMICs). We aimed to estimate the 12-month prevalence of suicidal ideation and att... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine (in)equity No Right of Way for EU Disabled
National vaccination strategies do not have clear-cut criteria for prioritising persons with disabilities (PWDs) to receive the COVID-19 vaccine (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: European Disability News Source Type: news

Pinwheels and Prevention (Childhood Abuse Prevention Month)
Article by Tsara Shelton looks at the month of April being Child Abuse Prevention, Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention as well as Autism Acceptance Month (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Tsara ' s Column Source Type: news

Hidden Grief by Kathleen M. Cleaver
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver, the parent of Tricia who has multiple disabilities caused by hypoxia during the birth process (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

New Roche data at 2021 AAN highlight impact and breadth of expanding neuroscience portfolio
             Basel, 8 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that new data for its approved and investigational medicines for the treatment of neurological disorders will be presented at the 73rd American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting being held virtually April 17-22, 2021. These new data include 23 abstracts highlighting the expanding Roche neuroscience portfolio across six therapeutic areas, including EVRYSDI ™ (risdiplam) for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), OCREVUS® (ocrelizumab) in relapsing and primary progre...
Source: Roche Media News - April 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ACL: Aging and Disability Resource Center/No Wrong Door System COVID-19 Vaccine Access Supplemental Funding
The Administration on Community Living plans to make $26,000,000 available in supplemental funding for current Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)/No Wrong Door (NWD) COVID-19 CARES Act grantees. This funding will be used to provide assistance with scheduling vaccine appointments, transportation to vaccine sites, direct support services needed to attend vaccine appointments, connection to in-home vaccination options, and education about the importance of receiving the vaccine to older adults and people with disabilities. Applications are due by April 9, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 8, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

New Roche data at 2021 AAN highlight impact and breadth of expanding neuroscience portfolio
             Basel, 8 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that new data for its approved and investigational medicines for the treatment of neurological disorders will be presented at the 73rd American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting being held virtually April 17-22, 2021. These new data include 23 abstracts highlighting the expanding Roche neuroscience portfolio across six therapeutic areas, including EVRYSDI ™ (risdiplam) for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), OCREVUS® (ocrelizumab) in relapsing and primary progre...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Creating learning environments free of violence in special education through the dialogic model of prevention and resolution of conflicts - Duque E, Carbonell S, de Botton L, Roca-Campos E.
Violence suffered by children is a violation of human rights and a global health problem. Children with disabilities are especially vulnerable to violence in the school environment, which has a negative impact on their well-being and health. Students with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental health among school-going adolescents in Greater London: a cross-sectional study - Al-Zawaadi A, Hesso I, Kayyali R.
OBJECTIVES: Mental health problems are among the leading causes of health-related disability among children and adolescents worldwide. However, there is still a global challenge in terms of gathering consistent epidemiological information about the issue. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Timed up and go (tug) reference values and predictive cutoffs for fall risk and disability in singaporean community-dwelling adults: Yishun Cross-Sectional Study and Singapore Longitudinal Aging Study - Choo PL, Tou NX, Jun Pang BW, Lau LK, Jabbar KA, Seah WT, Chen KK, Ng TP, Wee SL.
The objectives o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Post-COVID Wave Ahead of Death, Disability From Chronic Disease Post-COVID Wave Ahead of Death, Disability From Chronic Disease
The'impending tsunami'of chronic conditions, with cardiometabolic diseases at the crest, demands swift, comprehensive action, one expert says; another sees COVID disruptions as opportunity for change.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Abuse And Misuse Of This Nasal Decongestant Could Be Fatal, FDA Warns
Abuse and misuse of the over-the-counter (OTC) nasal decongestant propylhexedrine could lead to serious heart-related complications and adverse psychiatric events that may result in hospitalization, disability, or death, the FDA warned in a recent press release. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

Medical Triage Explanation and Tag Color Chart
Chart and information concerning medical triage, the process of determining priority of patient treatment by severity of condition or likelihood of recovery with and without treatment (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 6, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Medical Calculators Source Type: news

Why I Gave My Mosaic Embryo a Chance
‘It was like rolling the dice, except for someone you’ve never met.’ (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jacquelynn Kerubo Tags: In Vitro Fertilization Genetics and Heredity Embryos (Human) Tests (Medical) Disabilities Pregnancy and Childbirth Miscarriages Infertility Reproduction (Biological) Source Type: news

World Health Day 2021: Together we can reach a fairer and healthier world
April 2021, Cairo – On 7 April 2021, World Health Day will be commemorated globally, under the theme “Together for a fairer, healthier world”. On this occasion, the World Health Organization (WHO) calls for urgent action to eliminate health inequities and mobilize action to attain better health for all and leave no one behind. Inequities have always existed. Despite improvements in health outcomes globally and in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, these gains have not been shared equally across different countries or communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has had grave consequences for people already experien...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 6, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Characteristics associated with depression severity in 270 juveniles in a major depressive episode - Serra G, Iannoni ME, Trasolini M, Maglio G, Frattini C, Casini MP, Baldessarini RJ, Vicari S.
INTRODUCTION: Severe depression is prevalent in young persons and can lead to disability and elevated suicidal risk. OBJECTIVES: To identify clinical and demographic factors associated with the severity of depression in juveniles diagnosed with a m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ankfall-falls, falling risks and daily-life activities dataset with an ankle-placed accelerometer and training using recurrent neural networks - Luna-Perej ón F, Muñoz-Saavedra L, Civit-Masot J, Civit A, Domínguez-Morales M.
Falls are one of the leading causes of permanent injury and/or disability among the elderly. When these people live alone, it is convenient that a caregiver or family member visits them periodically. However, these visits do not prevent falls when the elde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

ACL: Intent To Award a Single-Source Supplement for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announces the intent to award a single-source supplement to the current cooperative agreement held by the National Area Agencies on Aging for the Eldercare Locator. The supplement will be used to expand the capacity of the Eldercare Locator to link a larger number of older adults, their caregivers, and people with disabilities with state and local organizations to obtain COVID-19 vaccines. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 6, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

UCI awarded 5-year, $4.2M grant to study rare muscle disorder affecting aging Americans
(University of California - Irvine) The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases has awarded UCI a 5-year, $4.2 million grant to study sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM), which affects aging adults causing asymmetric muscle weakness and severe disability. The disease is currently untreatable and poorly understood. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A publication on reproductive health for women with disabilities is published in Braille
ALMATY, Kazakhstan – In a win for inclusion, a reproductive health publication for women with disabilities has been published in Braille for the visually impaired. “A matter of importance: your reproductive health and reproductive rights”, which is also available on audio disc, provides women with disabilities information on sexual and reproductive health, including family planning, their rights to decide if, when and how many children to have and accessin g services. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

New Jersey expands vaccine eligibility to people 16 and older on April 19
New Jersey will expand vaccine eligibility to all people aged 16 and older on April 19.   The announcement comes on the same day New Jersey expanded access to people over 55 and people over 16 with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Gov. Phil Murphy follows neighboring states like Pennsylvania and Delaware in making the vaccine available to every adult later this month. The following groups are currently eligible to receive a vaccine in New Jersey as of April 5: People aged 55 and older; People… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Kennedy Rose Source Type: news

Unmet rehabilitation needs after traumatic brain injury across Europe: results from the CENTER-TBI Study - Andelic N, R øe C, Tenovuo O, Azouvi P, Dawes H, Majdan M, Ranta J, Howe EI, Wiegers EJA, Tverdal C, Borgen I, Forslund MV, Kleffelgaard I, Dahl HM, Jacob L, Cogné M, Lu J, von Steinbuechel N, Zeldovich M.
This study aims to assess rehabilitation needs and provision of rehabilitation services for individuals with moderate-to-severe disability and investigate factors influencing the probability of receiving rehabilitation within six months after traumatic bra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Wearable sensors in sports for persons with disability: a systematic review - Rum L, Sten O, Vendrame E, Belluscio V, Camomilla V, Vannozzi G, Truppa L, Notarantonio M, Sciarra T, Lazich A, Mannini A, Bergamini E.
The interest and competitiveness in sports for persons with disabilities has increased significantly in the recent years, creating a demand for technological tools supporting practice. Wearable sensors offer non-invasive, portable and overall convenient wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

A pilot study of 17 wrist-cutting suicide injuries in single institution: perspectives from a hand surgeon - Kim JH, Yoo H, Eun S.
BACKGROUND: Self-cutting is a special type of emergency in hand surgery. Despite its low mortality rate, it is clinically significant because there is a possibility of permanent disability and repeated suicide attempts are likely to occur. Therefore, we ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Mapping brain microstructure and network alterations in depressive patients with suicide attempts using generalized Q-sampling MRI - Chen VCH, Kao CJ, Tsai YH, McIntyre RS, Weng JC.
Depressive disorder is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, with a high prevalence and chronic course. Depressive disorder carries an increased risk of suicide. Alterations in brain structure and networks may play an important role in suicida... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Trader Joe's partners with app to support shoppers with autism
Trader Joe ’s has partnered with an app for people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities to make shopping more comfortable for people with autism. The grocery chain has developed five card decks that focus on different aspects of shopping in its stores, for example, “sensory experiences in the stor e” and “checking out your items,” for the MagnusCards by Magnusmode app. The cards break down each part of a shopping trip into easy-to-follow steps to guide the user through an experience… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news