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Disability News: Stories, Events and Publications

  • Synopsis: Last Revised/Updated: 2017-05-15 - Disabled World News features a roundup of health and disability news articles and stories from around the globe focusing on issues relating to disabilities.

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The Disabled World Disability News category covers the latest information affecting people living with a disability, their families, and carers. News includes community support programs, sports and cultural happenings, along with issues of medical concerns, current and future treatments available, and care options.

You'll also find documents relating to accessibility laws and legislation, disability rights issues, disability insurance news and updates, health care, special needs education, and some of the latest clinical trials and medical research findings.

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2018-01-21 - A More Complete Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Aggressive Prostate Cancer
2018-01-20 - U.S. Mortality Rate Improvement Slowed by Rise in Obesity
2018-01-20 - Delta Introduces Enhanced Requirements for Customers Traveling with Service or Support Animals
2018-01-19 - Virtual Reality Goes Magnetic with Electronic 'Skin' Sensors
2018-01-19 - The Enormous Impact of Home Evictions on Mental Health
2018-01-18 - Genes That Repair the Spinal Cord in Fish Are Also Present in Humans
2018-01-18 - Slight Fluctuations in Movement Correspond to Autism Diagnoses
2018-01-17 - wheelAIR Innovative New Cooling Wheelchair Backrest Wins Support on Dragons Den
2018-01-17 - DIVAS Rule the Runway at The Woodlands
2018-01-17 - Ultra-thin Optical Fibers Provide Way to Print 3D Microstructures
2018-01-16 - Brain Imaging Predicts Language Learning in Deaf Children
2018-01-16 - Asthma Costs US Economy Over $80 Billion a Year
2018-01-16 - Synthesized Nanoparticle-Antioxidants to Treat SCI and Stroke
2018-01-15 - Study Reveals Pancreatic Cancer Accelerated by Stress
2018-01-15 - Micah Fowler of ABCs Speechless to be Honored at Art of Care Gala
2018-01-14 - Sensory Interneurons from Stem Cells Enable the Sense of Touch
2018-01-14 - Epileptic Seizures and Depression May Share Common Genetic Cause
2018-01-12 - The Cost of Freedom & I Served My Country by Teresa Gail Carver Godin
2018-01-12 - World Para Ice Hockey Schedule for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics
2018-01-11 - Population-specific Deep Biomarkers of Aging
2018-01-11 - 3D Printing Super Soft Structures That Replicate Brain and Lungs
2018-01-10 - JAMBOXX an NYSID Adaptive technology Product
2018-01-10 - Athena Fund Distributes iPads to 3,000 Special Education and Kindergarten Teachers in Israel in 2017
2018-01-10 - Oversimplifying Causes of Mental Illness Beliefs May Hinder Social Acceptance
2018-01-09 - Majority of Patients with Unknown Spinal Cord Disease Later Given Specific Diagnosis
2018-01-07 - Exploring Seniors Health Benefits of Cat Fostering
2018-01-06 - United States Disabled Open Golf Championship, Orlando, Florida - May 8-10th 2018
2018-01-05 - Trypophobia Driven by Disgust Not Fear of Holes
2018-01-04 - eSight Pledges to Make Blindness History by 2020
2018-01-04 - Facial Exercises Help Middle-aged Women Appear Younger - Northwestern University
2018-01-03 - Statement From FDA Commissioner on Steps to Facilitate Efficient Generic Drug Review to Enhance Competition, Promote Access and Lower Drug Prices
2018-01-02 - Research Shows Therapy Dogs Not Stressed When Visiting Pediatric Cancer Patients
2017-12-30 - Innovative Affordable Housing Ideas Highlighted at GHF UN Convocation
2017-12-29 - Changing U.S. Tax Codes Impact Assistance Dog Services for People with Disabilities
2017-12-28 - FDA Permits Marketing of Device to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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Latest Disability News Publications
1 - Blind View the Eclipse in Real Time - American Printing House for the Blind.
2 - Unprecedented Conference on Rights of Persons with Disabilities at UN - United Nations.
3 - Engineering Students at Johns Hopkins Customize Stroller for Syrian Child with Special Needs - Johns Hopkins.
4 - UN Expert Claims After a Decade Disability Rights Still Lagging - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ( OHCHR ).
5 - DEWA Inaugurates 1st Annual Conference for People with Disabilities - Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA).
6 - Holly Robinson Peete Speaks on Importance of Hiring People with Disabilities - Gatepath.
7 - UN Humanitarian Summit Endorses New Charter for Persons with Disabilities - U.N..
8 - St. Louis HELP Collects Over 15 Tons of Home Health Equipment in One Day - St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program.
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