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Author: Disabled World
Updated/Revised Date: 2024/01/10
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Synopsis: Disability news headlines and coverage, breaking stories and summaries with a prime focus on world issues concerning disabilities and the disabled. 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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Study finds a drug that binds to allergy-causing antibodies can protect children from dangerous reactions to accidentally eating allergy-triggering foods. Omalizumab, which the Food and Drug Administration originally approved to treat diseases such as allergic asthma and chronic hives, binds to and inactivates the antibodies that cause many kinds of allergic disease. Omalizumab, which the Food and Drug Administration originally approved to treat diseases such as allergic asthma and chronic hives, binds to and inactivates the antibodies that cause many kinds of allergic disease.

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TWIN is a wearable robot for individuals with reduced or absent motor abilities, enabling them to stand up, maintain an upright position, walk, and sit. The motorized exoskeleton TWIN is an external structure capable of enhancing the physical abilities of the wearer. The motorized exoskeleton TWIN is an external structure capable of enhancing the physical abilities of the wearer.

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A number of disability groups file motion to prevent New York City from shirking its obligation to provide wheelchair-accessible taxis. In 2014, all parties reached a historic settlement agreement in which the TLC promised to make at least 50% of its taxis accessible for wheelchair-users. Because the yellow taxi fleet was more than 98% inaccessible at the time, the settlement meant a better life for thousands of people who were excluded from the convenience of hailing a taxi. In 2014, all parties reached a historic settlement agreement in which the TLC promised to make at least 50% of its taxis accessible for wheelchair-users. Because the yellow taxi fleet was more than 98% inaccessible at the time, the settlement meant a better life for thousands of people who were excluded from the convenience of hailing a taxi.

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Study finds that in Japanese adults with autism, balanced social adaptation enhances mental well-being, while excessive camouflage poses challenges. The association between social camouflage and mental health among autistic people in Japan and the UK: a cross-cultural study. The association between social camouflage and mental health among autistic people in Japan and the UK: a cross-cultural study.

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Patients often not satisfied with treatment for myelopathy when they have severe residual paresthesia, even when function and quality of life are improved after surgery. Surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy aims to improve and/or prevent further deterioration in physical function and quality of life. Surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy aims to improve and/or prevent further deterioration in physical function and quality of life.

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Article presents findings of Prayatna Nepal's recent position paper on accessibility audit of various platforms with a specific focus on the Press Council Nepal website. In today's digital age, accessibility on online platforms is crucial to ensure that everyone, including individuals with disabilities, can access information and services without barriers. Unfortunately, our audit of the Press Council Nepal's website revealed significant challenges and shortcomings in terms of accessibility, creating a confusing and frustrating experience for users with disabilities. In today's digital age, accessibility on online platforms is crucial to ensure that everyone, including individuals with disabilities, can access information and services without barriers. Unfortunately, our audit of the Press Council Nepal's website revealed significant challenges and shortcomings in terms of accessibility, creating a confusing and frustrating experience for users with disabilities.

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Tanya Berger-Wolf outlines the state of imageomics in a presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Imageomics is a new interdisciplinary scientific field focused on using machine learning tools to understand the biology of organisms, particularly biological traits, from images. Imageomics is a new interdisciplinary scientific field focused on using machine learning tools to understand the biology of organisms, particularly biological traits, from images.

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New research uncovers evidence that a genetic mechanism may help the berry-building bacteria, and others like them, protect against disease. The pink berries are populated by a species of bacteria called Thiohalocapsa PSB1, which feeds itself using sulfur and light, plus a relatively small number of other symbiotic bacteria. The pink berries are populated by a species of bacteria called Thiohalocapsa PSB1, which feeds itself using sulfur and light, plus a relatively small number of other symbiotic bacteria.

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Study of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities examines gaps in HIV care and disparities in care for Black patients and patients with autism and co-occurring intellectual disabilities. People with autism and an intellectual disability and Black people with intellectual and developmental disabilities received worse care outcomes across the board since they were not tested as often for HIV and had disparities in receipt of HIV-related treatment. People with autism and an intellectual disability and Black people with intellectual and developmental disabilities received worse care outcomes across the board since they were not tested as often for HIV and had disparities in receipt of HIV-related treatment.

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Importance of a Safe System Approach when designing roadways to minimize effects of human error and allow pedestrians and cars to move safely through cities. Findings suggest that while the tendency is to blame individuals, the built environment where the crash occurs plays an important role. Findings suggest that while the tendency is to blame individuals, the built environment where the crash occurs plays an important role.

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Biography of Jalasa Sapkota whos advocacy work promotes equal access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities, particularly in the realm of digital technology.

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New study shows nutritional epigenetics education improves diet and attitude in parents of children with autism and ADHD. Autism and ADHD are preventable, but the prevalence of these neurodevelopmental disorders will continue to increase in the United States until changes are made to reduce the allowable heavy metal residues in the ultra-processed food supply. Autism and ADHD are preventable, but the prevalence of these neurodevelopmental disorders will continue to increase in the United States until changes are made to reduce the allowable heavy metal residues in the ultra-processed food supply.

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Device allows amputees to sense and respond to temperature by delivering thermal information from the prosthesis fingertip to the amputee's residual limb. The device was integrated into the patient's personal prosthesis and was attached to a point on the same residual limb, producing thermal sensations in the person's phantom index finger. The device was integrated into the patient's personal prosthesis and was attached to a point on the same residual limb, producing thermal sensations in the person's phantom index finger.

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People feel happier in relationships where they feel like they are being supported - and for that, they have to be known. In addition people were more satisfied when they felt like they were known, rather than when they felt like they knew the other person. In addition people were more satisfied when they felt like they were known, rather than when they felt like they knew the other person.

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JV8INC, a NY based casting office, are looking for a young man who is Neurodiverse for a lead role in a feature film with an Oscar-nominated director and A list cast. Some projects JV8INC are famous for include Euphoria (starring Zendaya), The Sympathizer (starring Robert Downey Jr. & Sandra Oh), and Uncut Gems (starring Adam Sandler). Some projects JV8INC are famous for include Euphoria (starring Zendaya), The Sympathizer (starring Robert Downey Jr. & Sandra Oh), and Uncut Gems (starring Adam Sandler).

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Article explores the extent to which AIN's initiatives align with its stated commitment to people-centric development and inclusivity. The Association of International NGOs (AIN), a pivotal player in Nepal's development sector since its establishment in 1996, has been instrumental in spearheading people-centric development programs across diverse regions. The Association of International NGOs (AIN), a pivotal player in Nepal's development sector since its establishment in 1996, has been instrumental in spearheading people-centric development programs across diverse regions.

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HeardAI has advanced to Phase 2 of National Science Foundation's Convergence Accelerator program to make voice-activated AI accessible and fair to people who stutter. For over 80 million people who stutter, voice AI technologies, which are increasingly being used in job hiring practices, can still be impossible to navigate. For over 80 million people who stutter, voice AI technologies, which are increasingly being used in job hiring practices, can still be impossible to navigate.

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The Speech Accessibility Project has begun recruiting U.S. and Puerto Rican adults who have had a stroke. Those interested can sign up online. Our goal is to teach voice recognition AI to understand you the way you speak right now, so that you can use AI to help you on the job or in activities of daily life. Our goal is to teach voice recognition AI to understand you the way you speak right now, so that you can use AI to help you on the job or in activities of daily life.

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Highlighting the growing burden of cancer, the disproportionate impact on underserved populations, and the urgent need to address cancer inequities worldwide. Cancer causes about 1 in every 6 deaths worldwide, more than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. Cancer causes about 1 in every 6 deaths worldwide, more than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined.

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Gross price of insulin in the U.S. is over 9 times higher than 33 high-income comparison nations and prescription drug prices are 2.78 times higher. Insulin prices in the U.S. have been increasing for many years and are substantially higher than in other middle and high-income nations. Insulin prices in the U.S. have been increasing for many years and are substantially higher than in other middle and high-income nations.

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