UK Healthcare Organizations Receiving Payments From Medical Device Industry
Medical device firms paying millions to UK healthcare organisations, including the NHS, according to a new report (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 18, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Europe Source Type: news

New Urine Test Identifies High-grade Prostate Cancer, Reducing Need for Unwarranted Biopsies
This new urine sample test looks at 18 genes and is specifically developed to pick out cancers that need immediate treatment over the slow-growing type (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 18, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

EURO 2024: Top Football Stadiums with Best Accessibility
Ranking the most accessible stadiums for UEFA EURO 2024 in Germany using the percentrank method based on: wheelchair seating, accessible seating, toilets, parking, and services (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 18, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Football Information Source Type: news

Graphitisation: Recreating Plausible Conditions for the Origin of Life
Scientists suggest molecules could have formed from a process known as graphitisation which could allow us to recreate plausible conditions for emergence of life (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 18, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Anthropology and Disability Source Type: news

U.S. Social Security to Expand SSI Rental Subsidy Policy
New rule extends the same policy to all SSI applicants and recipients nationwide which may increase benefit amount some people are eligible to receive and will allow more people to qualify for SSI payments (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 17, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: U.S. Social Security Source Type: news

Urine Test for Detecting Head and Neck Cancer
At-home test can detect tumor DNA fragments in urine samples, providing a non-invasive alternative to traditional blood-based biomarker tests (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 16, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Head, Neck, and Oral Cancer Source Type: news

Claims of Anti-Christian Bias: A Cloaked Form of Racial Messaging?
To learn more, University of Washington News spoke with Clara Wilkins, an associate professor of psychology and Rosemary (Marah) Al-Kire, a postdoctoral research fellow of psychology (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 15, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Disability and Religion Source Type: news

Why Do Humans Blink So Often?
Research finds blinking plays a pivotal role in processing visual information thus adding to a growing body of evidence revising conventional views of vision (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 15, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Blindness and Vision Loss Source Type: news

Harnessing Mindfulness and Meditation: Using Inner Focus for Mental Well-being
Tuning into interoception, how someone senses their body ’s internal state, is an important component of mindfulness training that could aid in managing mood disorders such as depression (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 15, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: The Human Brain Source Type: news

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Dreaming: Untangling Dreams and Our Waking Lives
Neuroscientists are finding innovative new ways to study dreams and how they influence our cognition (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 14, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: The Human Brain Source Type: news

Famous People Who Had or Have Quadriplegia
A list of famous and notable quadriplegics, including celebrities and politicians, who have or had quadriplegia during their life (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 13, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Famous Disabled People Source Type: news

Famous People Who Had or Have Paraplegia
A list of famous and notable people who have or had paraplegia during their life (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 12, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Famous Disabled People Source Type: news

Spinal Cord's Memory Function Surpasses Previous Assumptions
New research demonstrates the autonomous learning and memory capabilities of spinal cord neurons, highlighting their independence from cerebral control (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 11, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Source Type: news

Decline in Civic Engagement Among Aging Adults Since Start of Pandemic
New research encompassing 7,000 individuals aged 55 and above indicates a trend of increased homebound behavior, with fewer visits to restaurants, gyms, and other communal spaces (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 10, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Seniors News Source Type: news

All New VOCIC Rollator Walker Z21 Now Available
This new Z21 rollator walker stands out as the most cost-effective option offering high value for the price (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 10, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Mobility Walking Aids Source Type: news