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Disability News: World Coverage of Stories and Events

Updated/Revised Date: 2022-10-11
Author: Disabled World | Contact: Disabled World (Disabled-World.com)
Additional References: Disability News Publications

Synopsis: Coverage, breaking stories, and regularly updated current disability news summaries with a prime focus on essential world issues concerning disabilities and those with disability.

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Disabled World News features disability items of interest, including community support programs, disability sports news and cultural happenings, along with informative issues of medical concerns, carer fact sheets, and related information. We also provide relevant details concerning  new changes to accessibility laws and legislation, disability rights issues, and present some of the latest available clinical trials, medical research, discovery papers, and other publications.

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Statistics reveal the prevalence of disabilities among American adults aged 65 and older is much lower than it was for the same age group a decade earlier.
Category: Disability Statistics
Publish Date: 2023-02-03
Adults and Kids Experience Time Differently thumbnail image.
Researchers investigated whether the perception of time changes with age, and if so, how and why we perceive the passage of time differently.
Category: Offbeat News
Publish Date: 2023-02-03
Transdimensional Multiversal Nonlinear Cosmic Traveler - Exhibition by Michael Engebretson thumbnail image.Transdimensional Multiversal Nonlinear Cosmic Traveler - Exhibition by Michael Engebretson thumbnail image.
Michael Engebretson transforms Interact Gallery into a metaphorical spaceship, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in his visionary landscape exhibition.
Category: Disability Events - Public Notices
Publish Date: 2023-02-03

ARFID is a serious eating disorder that leads to malnutrition and nutritional deficiencies. Between one to five percent of the population is affected by the eating disorder.
Category: Eating Disorders
Publish Date: 2023-02-01
COVID-19 a Leading Cause of Death in American Youth thumbnail image.
Assessment of COVID-19 as the underlying cause of death among children and young people aged 0 to 19 years in America.
Category: Coronavirus Information
Publish Date: 2023-01-30
Older Americans Addicted to Junk Food thumbnail image.
Much higher percentages of possible addiction to processed food are seen among older American adults who are overweight, experiencing poor mental health, or isolation.
Category: Dieting and Diet Plans
Publish Date: 2023-01-30

A third booster dose of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine was associated with a 90% reduction in death in people with multiple health conditions compared to 2 doses.
Category: Coronavirus Information
Publish Date: 2023-01-30

The International Paralympic Committee has approved 22 sports for inclusion in the 2028 Summer Paralympics in Los Angeles, California.
Category: 2028 Los Angeles Paralympics
Publish Date: 2023-01-30

Study shows reducing anesthetics during surgery decreases greenhouse gases without affecting patient care.
Category: Disability and Climate Change
Publish Date: 2023-01-28

Contrary to previous findings, the increase in autism prevalence disproportionately affected children without co-existing intellectual disabilities.
Category: Autism Information
Publish Date: 2023-01-27
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A new study of the evidence has shown gambling advertising restriction could reduce possible related harm, especially to vulnerable individuals.
Category: Accessible Games and Gaming
Publish Date: 2023-01-26 - Updated: 2023-01-27
Looking Back At Christmas Through Their Eyes thumbnail image.
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver about her and her family at Christmas past and present.
Category: Blogs - Writings - Stories
Publish Date: 2023-01-25 - Updated: 2023-01-27
Humans Still Understand Chimpanzee and Bonobo Gestures thumbnail image.Humans Still Understand Chimpanzee and Bonobo Gestures thumbnail image.
The discovery of gestures used by great apes provides evidence of intentional communication outside human language; over 80 such signals have now been identified.
Category: Deaf Communication
Publish Date: 2023-01-24 - Updated: 2023-01-25

The study provides statistics on how common VEXAS syndrome is in the United States, particularly among men, who also happen to be the most to die from it.
Category: Autoimmune Diseases
Publish Date: 2023-01-24
How People Used Chatbots During COVID-19 Pandemic thumbnail image.How People Used Chatbots During COVID-19 Pandemic thumbnail image.How People Used Chatbots During COVID-19 Pandemic thumbnail image.
During COVID-19 lockdowns, conversations with Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbots were found to reduce negative moods.
Category: Disability Chat Rooms
Publish Date: 2023-01-21

An expert study reveals that American dollar stores are permeating the food market, especially in rural areas of the U.S..
Category: Food Security Information
Publish Date: 2023-01-21
Why Congenitally Blind Show Activity in Brain Visual-Processing Areas thumbnail image.
Often people born blind can activate the vision-processing region of the brain, the occipital cortex, when engaging in a non-visual activity, such as reading in Braille.
Category: The Human Brain
Publish Date: 2023-01-20
Why Humans Remember Emotional Events Better thumbnail image.
Neuroscientists identify a specific neural mechanism in the human brain that tags information with emotional associations for enhanced memory.
Category: The Human Brain
Publish Date: 2023-01-19

Speech decoding from a small set of spatially segregated minimally invasive intracranial EEG electrodes with a compact and interpretable neural network.
Category: Electronics/Software
Publish Date: 2023-01-19
I Can Not See, I Can Not Hear, But Somehow I Know thumbnail image.
A study involving blind and deaf people shows that the brain innately possesses a specific architecture to integrate information coming from the senses.
Category: Medical Research News
Publish Date: 2023-01-16
Unique Human DNA Evolution Was a Balancing Act thumbnail image.
Changes to the genomes of early humans had opposing effects from each other, possibly because of a delicate balance between improved cognition and psychiatric disease risk.
Category: Anthropology and Disabilities
Publish Date: 2023-01-14
Exxon Predicted Climate Change Decades Ago thumbnail image.Exxon Predicted Climate Change Decades Ago thumbnail image.Exxon Predicted Climate Change Decades Ago thumbnail image.
Climate projections reported by ExxonMobil between 1977 and 2003 were accurate and skillful in predicting subsequent global warming and contradicted the company's public claims.
Category: Disability and Climate Change
Publish Date: 2023-01-13
Dinosaur and Bird Fossils Reveal Diversity of Prehistoric Patagonia thumbnail image.Dinosaur and Bird Fossils Reveal Diversity of Prehistoric Patagonia thumbnail image.Dinosaur and Bird Fossils Reveal Diversity of Prehistoric Patagonia thumbnail image.
A study provides a glimpse into dinosaur and bird diversity in Patagonia during the Late Cretaceous, just before the non-avian dinosaurs went extinct.
Category: Anthropology and Disabilities
Publish Date: 2023-01-12

Over a third of orthotists, specialists who improve quality of life for people with long-term conditions and disabilities would leave the profession if they could.
Category: Disability Employment
Publish Date: 2023-01-12 - Updated: 2023-01-17
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A study speculates on the health impact of reducing sodium in Australian packaged food products.
Category: Nutrition and Healthy Food
Publish Date: 2023-01-10

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