Monthly Archives: April 2022

Commercial vultures must be kicked out of NDIS, aged care and home care

Loading Somehow, this simple idea that in theory makes convincing sense has turned into a nightmare and sometimes even a scam in practice. A home care package includes different levels of care ranging from low to high needs. After being assessed as eligible, the recipient registers with a registered “provider” …

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What you need from a disability insurance policy

When people think of insurance, they often think of health insurance or life insurance. However, there is another type of insurance that is just as important: disability insurance. A disability insurance policy is designed to provide you with financial assistance if you are unable to work due to injury or …

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Learning Disabilities Treatment Market Size, Trends and Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States – The latest research report provides a comprehensive assessment of the Learning Disabilities Treatment Market for the forecast year 2022-2029, which is beneficial for companies regardless of their size and turnover. This survey report covers key market insights and industry approach to COVID-19 (Omicron) in the …

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Primary care tips for common speech problems

Knee and shoulder pain are common complaints for patients in the primary care practice. But pinpointing the source of the pain can be complicated, and an accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause of the discomfort is key to proper management – whether it’s simple home care options from ice and …

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Symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment

Difficulty with math concepts can be a sign of dyscalculia, a learning disability that’s most easily treated in childhood. Some learning disabilities are better known than others and therefore diagnosed earlier. A less talked about learning disability called dyscalculia occurs when someone has trouble with basic mathematical concepts. Children and …

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Emirates News Agency – 33 million beneficiaries thanks to Noor Dubai eye treatment and prevention programs worldwide

DUBAI, 29th April, 2022 (WAM) — The Noor Dubai Foundation, one of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has managed to benefit 33 million people worldwide, through its treatment, prevention and awareness specializing in the prevention of blindness. This was reported at the annual meeting of the Mohammed …

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“Do you feel embarrassed or proud to work in a retirement home? »

Amanda* said older workers are “doing a damn good job” despite understaffing, huge workloads and unrealistic expectations from families, employers and the quality agency. “The pressure is incessant and comes from all sides. We need ratios, salary increases and support,” she told HelloCare. A sector that gives Some older workers …

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Here are the recent developments in the treatment of rheumatological diseases

Rheumatological diseases are more than a hundred conditions that affect the joints, muscles, various internal organs like kidneys, lungs, etc., which lead to disabling pain, disability, mental agony, poor quality of life and can sometimes be life threatening. These diseases include various autoimmune conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis which …

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bill establishing a pilot program for Alzheimer’s disease approved | News

Legislation to establish a three-year pilot program for Alzheimer’s care in Tennessee has been passed by the state’s General Assembly. The Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Respite Care Program will provide respite care services to families caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, as well as people with …

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Is gout reversible? Treatment, management and more

Although there is no cure for gout, treatments can help slow the progression of the disease and reduce the frequency and severity of disease flare-ups. Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that develops due to excess uric acid in the blood. This excess uric acid forms crystals that accumulate …

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What medical conditions qualify for disability benefits in Barrie?

Statistics show that nearly one-third of people with severe disabilities continue to work. If you’re one of those people, you might be thinking, “I need help. But does my medical condition qualify for disability benefits in Ontario?’ This is both a common and complicated question. This is common because 22% …

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What medical conditions qualify for disability benefits in Timmins?

Statistics show that nearly one-third of people with severe disabilities continue to work. If you’re one of those people, you might be thinking, “I need help. But does my medical condition qualify for disability benefits in Ontario?’ This is both a common and complicated question. This is common because 22% …

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Care and support sector reaches out to New Zealanders

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 12:52 p.m.Press release: Career New Zealand care and support providers face severe workforce pressures exacerbated by COVID-19 are encouraging more New Zealanders to consider a career in the sector. Care and support staff shortages affect health and social service providers spectrum, including mental health and addictions, …

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Agencies loosen rules on federal government disability benefits, and more

The Biden administration announced two initiatives in the past week aimed at making it easier for certain federal workers and veterans to receive disability benefits associated with chronic illnesses related to their job duties. Last week, the Department of Labor announced a long-awaited easing of the burden of proof that …

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Focus on a new treatment for autism and epilepsy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 27, 2022 – Children with Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy that begins in infancy, experience seizures, usually lifelong. They are at high risk of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) and may also develop intellectual disability and autism. Available treatments usually fail to …

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Health Canada Approves VRAYLAR® for the Treatment of Bipolar l Disorder and Schizophrenia in Adults

The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP (www.ktmc.com) advises investors that the firm has filed a securities class action lawsuit against ABBVie, Inc. (ABBVie) (NYSE: ABBV) on behalf of all persons and entities who purchased or otherwise acquired ABBVie securities between April 30, 2021 and August 31, …

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Flu patients will join hundreds of people receiving virtual care as part of [email protected] in Tasmania

For Devonport resident Tammy Milne, getting COVID was a scary prospect. Key points: More than 10,000 people have used Tasmania’s [email protected] program since borders opened last December The program will be extended to all winter respiratory diseases, including influenza Health Consumers Tasmania wants the model extended to handle other conditions …

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What is the benefit of long term disability insurance?

What is the benefit of long term disability insurance? Everything you need to know about buying long-term disability insurance Long-term disability insurance exists to protect you, your property and your family if you are injured and unable to work again. Many people don’t prepare adequately for a life-changing injury because …

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What medical conditions qualify for disability benefits at Thorold?

Statistics show that nearly one-third of people with severe disabilities continue to work. If you’re one of those people, you might be thinking, “I need help. But is my medical condition eligible for disability benefits in Ontario? This is both a common and complicated question. This is common because 22% …

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Clinical features and treatment of Still’s disease in adulthood

In this study, we investigated the clinical characteristics of elderly patients with MSA from a multicenter cohort. The results showed that elderly patients had different characteristics compared to younger patients, including less frequent sore throat, more frequent pleurisy, higher frequency of serious complications, such as DIC and MAS, higher levels …

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Climate crisis threatens gains in universal healthcare

Disasters induced by the climate crisis are among the greatest dangers to human survival. Children, in particular, are the beneficiaries. Today, an estimated 2.2 billion children around the world are growing up in the face of the impacts of the climate crisis, even though they have the right to healthy …

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ADA protects workers in treatment and recovering from opioid use

Recent federal guidelines remind employers that workers with opioid use disorder (OUD) who are in treatment or recovering are protected from employment discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA). “The opioid epidemic continues to pose an extraordinary challenge to communities across our nation, and the COVID-19 pandemic has …

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Managing migraine in primary care: 5 things to know

Overall, migraine is second among the leading causes of years lived with disability. Migraine affects approximately 15% of the American population and is one of the The most common and the debilitating conditions faced by primary care providers (PCPs). On 1 out of 10 patients complain of headaches to their …

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Puerto Ricans denounce SCOTUS decision denying them disability benefits

In the Diocese of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, parishioners celebrate Mass at Our Lady of Fatima. (CNS Photo/Rich Kalonick, Catholic Extension) HEIGHTS OF PERSPECTIVE – Father Enrique Camacho’s grandmother died on February 2, after long battles with dementia and metastatic cancer. She didn’t receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits and the …

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Here’s why brain stimulation and Botox are promising treatment options for stroke patients

A stroke is defined as a condition that occurs when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures and bleeds. It can also occur when there is a blockage in the blood supply to the brain and the rupture or blockage prevents blood and oxygen from reaching brain tissue. Stroke is …

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Grandmother, 54, who falsely claimed £28,000 disability benefit is taken on Facebook

A grandmother who falsely claimed £28,000 in disability benefits was surprised when she posted photos of herself at several 1950s rock ‘n’ roll themed parties on Facebook. Cheryl Topham, 54, received Disability Living Allowance and Employment Support Allowance after telling benefits officers she needed a wheelchair and crutches due to …

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Woman caught walking unaided after claiming £28,000 disability benefit

A woman claiming £28,000 in disability benefits has been caught off guard by investigators after she was spotted walking around unaided. Cheryl Topham, 54, had rightfully claimed Disability Living Allowance but failed to update the DWP after a successful knee replacement. In 2015, Topham had legally received Employment Support Benefit. …

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Greg’s care | Goldstein brown

Brown, Goldstein and Levy partner Gregory “Greg” Care has been recognized by Super Lawyers as one of Maryland’s leading attorneys for general litigation. He’s been on this list every year since 2017. Care represents clients in a wide range of civil disputes and appeals, including a variety of employment matters, …

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Surprisingly common severe headaches, but treatment methods are improving

Doctors cited hydration, getting enough sleep and exercise, avoiding processed foods, and managing stress as some of the most effective tools to avoid triggering both types of headaches. “I often recommend magnesium and vitamin B2 as natural supplements for migraines as well,” Mays said. Hammes said headache sufferers could also …

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Clarification needed on the national invalidity insurance scheme

Loading In the five months to November, the number of NDIS complaints submitted to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal soared 324% compared to the same period in 2020. The situation is getting worse. In the nine months to March 31, 4,656 NDIS-related appeals were filed with the AAT, compared to 2,160 …

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High inflation hits those on fixed disability benefits hard

Even before inflation started to rise, Murray and Linda Mann said it was hard for their son Kevin to make ends meet. Kevin, 58, suffers from various health issues including systemic lupus, which has affected his kidneys. He spends a lot of time in and out of the hospital, sometimes …

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Puerto Ricans denounce SCOTUS decision denying them federal disability benefits

NEW YORK — Father Enrique Camacho’s grandmother died Feb. 2, after long battles with dementia and metastatic cancer. She didn’t receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits and the family couldn’t afford 24-hour in-home nurses, so Camcho’s aunt quit her job and, for the past two years , slept in the …

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Update on molecular biomarkers of multiple sclerosis to monitor treatment effects

This article was originally published here J Pers Med. 2022 Mar 31;12(4):549. doi: 10.3390/jpm12040549. ABSTRACT Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory and neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system characterized by wide inter- and intra-individual heterogeneity. Relapse rate, disability progression and lesion burden assessed by MRI are used to detect …

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With New ‘Voluntary’ Exemptions Created for Long-Term Care Act, the Key Word Is ‘Voluntary’ » Publications » Washington Policy Center

In January, Understanding How Misguided, Badly Written, Oversold Taxpayers Feel About State Long-Term Care straight is – and after a federal class action lawsuit court case had been filed and a cease and desist letter had arrived from Idaho – the Washington State Legislature added more exemption categories of the …

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I’m a Financial Planner and Too Many People Are Skipping Disability Insurance

As a financial planner, I see a lot of people skipping disability insurance, but it protects your income. It doesn’t have to be expensive; a typical long-term disability insurance policy costs 1% to 3% of your income. It’s better than other income replacement options, like Social Security. Loading Something is …

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OpEd: Cedars-Sinai deserved better treatment

Dear Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Thank you for being an integral part of our community. I’m sorry that the West Hollywood City Council did not give due care to the special needs of the health care industry when consolidating Cedars-Sinai Medical Center under the Health Care Workers Ordinance. ‘hotel. Cedars-Sinai deserved …

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Puerto Ricans ineligible for SSI disability benefits: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court issued a ruling denying access to disability benefits to residents of Puerto Rico, Guam and the US Virgin Islands. Meanwhile, in news from other countries, covid cases declined last week. Politico: Supreme Court rejects disability payments for Puerto Rico residents The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an …

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Islington care home donates check to local charity

Cheverton Lodge welcomed Leah Weingarten from Peninim to receive the check Submitted by Barchester Healthcare Cheverton Lodge retirement home in Islington, London, recently presented Peninim with a check for £750 to be used for a women’s retreat. Peninim supports women and girls with physical disabilities and those who suffer from …

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Equality and Human Rights Commission takes action against DWP to improve treatment of disability claimants

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is calling on the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to improve its treatment of disability benefit claimants in response to serious concerns about the inability to respond to the needs of its clients with mental and learning disabilities. Disability campaigners had raised …

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Care Trust signs national pledge

Rajesh Prasher, 40, is just one of the people who has benefited from the national STOMP/STAMP program to which the Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has pledged support. STOMP, which stands for stop taking medication for people with a learning disability, autism, or both, aims to help people stay …

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Supreme Court Says Congress Can Deny Federal Disability Benefits to Residents of Puerto Rico

Washington— The Supreme Court said Thursday that Congress is under no obligation to extend federal disability benefits to residents of Puerto Rico, ruling that denying the payments, which are by law only available to residents of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, does not violate the Constitution. . …

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Supreme Court Denies Federal Disability Benefits to Residents of Puerto Rico

A cyclist rides in front of the United States Supreme Court building in Washington, March 15, 2022. Emilie Elconin | Reuters The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a federal law that denies Puerto Rican residents disability benefits. The court ruled 8 to 1 that Congress could deny Supplemental Security …

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VA creates new data product to help fill gaps in care

List of cookies A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or information connection. These cookies are set …

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Congress doesn’t have to grant disability benefits to residents of Puerto Rico

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Constitution does not require Congress to extend a federal disability benefits program to residents of Puerto Rico. The big picture: In an 8-1 decision, the court ruled that because Congress treats residents of Puerto Rico “differently” from those who live in the states …

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Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico’s Disqualification From Disability Benefits

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a federal law that denies disability benefits to U.S. citizens living in Puerto Rico. In an 8-1 decision, the majority ruled that Congress did not violate the Constitution by excluding Puerto Rican residents from Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a monthly cash payment for the …

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Offer a potential treatment option to the inf

image: By treating GMH mouse models with the complement inhibitor known as CR2Crry, Tomlinson and Eskandari found improved survival and weight gain, reduced brain damage and incidence of hydrocephalus, as well as improved motor and cognitive performance in adolescence. to see After Credit: Anne Thompson Just over 1% of babies …

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Why autism ‘treatment’ is a form of conversion therapy

In 1974, renowned UCLA neuropsychologist Ole Ivar Lovaas oversaw the Feminine Boy Project, a study using behavioral psychology to intervene in the development of “gender-disturbed” young men. Through reward-punishment conditioning, Lovaas and his student George Rekers aimed to make boys who played with dolls or had “wrist-whiskers” act more like …

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Geriatric Care Services Market to Register CAGR of 5.3% Amid Rising Prevalence of Chronic Diseases

Geriatric Care Services Market Sales to Triple by 2028 Fact.MR in its latest study provides comprehensive analysis of Global Geriatric Care Services Market to help readers understand the market scenario. It also highlights the key factors including recent trends, opportunities, and challenges influencing the Geriatric Care Services market sales through …

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New WHO guidelines recommend simpler, safer treatment for cryptococcosis in people living with HIV

Cryptococcosis is one of the most important opportunistic infections in people living with advanced HIV disease and is a major contributor to illness, disability and mortality, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. New guidelines developed by WHO strongly recommend a single high dose of liposomal amphotericin B as part of the preferred …

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Global Life, Pension, Health & Disability Insurance Market to See Huge Gains Over 2022-2031 – Blackswan Real Estate

A recent report on the world Life, retirement, health and disability insurance market published by Market Reports provides a global overview and assessment of opportunities at the moment. The study provides an in-depth examination of key market trends. To forecast the growth of Life, Retirement, Health & Disability Insurance with …

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CSSA backs election promise to review National Disability Insurance Scheme

LABOR’s pledge to review the National Disability Insurance Scheme is an important first step in ensuring the sustainability and functioning of one of the country’s most important social support services, according to Catholic Social Services Australia. “The $30 billion system that currently provides services to more than 500,000 people is …

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Trust launches campaign to improve care for patients with learning disabilities or autism

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) ​​is today (Monday 28 March) proud to announce the launch of a campaign which aims to improve care for patients with learning disabilities or autism. The campaign, titled Different. Not less. aims to promote a better understanding of autism and learning disabilities and …

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EHRC takes steps to improve treatment of disability benefit claimants

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is calling on the Department for Work and Pensions to improve its treatment of disability benefit claimants. This is in response to serious concerns about the inability to meet the needs of its clients with mental and learning disabilities. Disability campaigners had raised …

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The value of disability insurance for employers and their employees

Businesses in Maine and across the country face the challenge of rewarding employees and that struggle has surfaced in a meaningful way during the pandemic. It is essential to find the balance between a viable business budget and the satisfaction of the human capital of the company. This article was …

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Hemophilia Care Initiative VI Conference 2022

An Awareness and Way Forward Program organized by HFI in association with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare New Delhi, Delhi, India (NewsSee) • The Hemophilia Federation (India) in association with the Ministry Health and Family Welfare celebrated World Hemophilia Day by hosting one of India’s largest conferences in …

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Jury convicts Massachusetts agency owner Quinn of stealing disability benefits

The owner and operator of an Arlington, Massachusetts-based insurance agency was found guilty by a federal jury in Boston of fraudulently receiving government disability benefits. Patrick Quinn, an ex-Marine who said he was disabled due to multiple service-related physical injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTS), was convicted on April 12 …

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National Research: Children’s of Alabama explains how to improve care experiences for patients with sensory sensitivities

Imagine for a moment that you are a child arriving at a new hospital. You are sick and going to the hospital is not part of your routine. Everyone around you wears scrubs with a mask. The hospital smells weird and the lights are too bright. It’s noisy near the …

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The Value of Disability Insurance for Employers and Their Employees – By Allen Insurance and Financial – Rockland – Camden – Knox – Courier-Gazette

Businesses in Maine and across the country face the challenge of rewarding employees and this struggle has surfaced in a meaningful way during the pandemic. It is essential to find the balance between a viable business budget and the satisfaction of the human capital of the company. Disability insurance is …

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Improvement of physical function in patients after admission to an intensive care unit (EMPRESS): protocol of a randomized controlled feasibility trial

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Apr 15;12(4):e055285. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-055285. ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Physical rehabilitation provided early after admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) has the potential to improve short- and long-term outcomes. The use of supine cycling along with other rehabilitation techniques has potential as a …

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Baseline disease activity predicts achievement of cDAPSA treatment goals with apremilast: Phase 3 results in DMARD-naive psoriatic arthritis patients

This article was originally published here J Rheumatol. April 15, 2022: jrheum.210906. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.210906. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: Likelihood of achieving Clinical Psoriatic Disease Activity Index (cDAPSA) treatment goals (remission [REM]low disease activity [LDA]) was assessed following apremilast monotherapy in disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD)-naïve patients with psoriatic arthritis …

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For Deaf Patients in Connecticut, Shortage of Interpreters Challenges Appropriate Medical Care, ‘It’s a Universal Problem’ – Hartford Courant

Deaf residents report frequent problems with sign language interpretation in Connecticut hospitals and healthcare facilities, which hinders their ability to fully understand medical care. And although remote video interpretation services are widely available in Connecticut hospitals, patients have reported mixed experiences with the technology. The problems persist more than 30 …

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Social Security Disability Insurance Is Declining – Could People in Need Suffer?

zimmytws/iStock.com You should never completely rely on trends, but it’s hard to completely ignore them. After decades of reliable increases in the share of the U.S. population receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (AI) benefits, recent years have seen an equally steady decline in disability insurance rolls. To see: 6 Reasons …

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More COVID deaths in aged care facilities

There have been more COVID-19 deaths in aged care facilities this year than the first two years of the pandemic combined. Data from the federal health department released this week showed that 1,088 people in nursing homes died from COVID-19 in 2022. There were a total of 918 deaths in …

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Types, symptoms, causes and treatment

Myotonic dystrophy (DM) is a type of muscular dystrophy, which is a group of genetic disorders. DM is the most common type of muscular dystrophy in adults. Symptoms usually appear in your twenties or thirties, but they can occur at any age. Myotonic dystrophy causes muscle wasting and weakness that …

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JUNIPER BIOLOGICS ACQUIRES TG-C LD CELL-MEDIATED GENE THERAPY FOR THE TREATMENT OF KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

600 million US dollars acquisition will see Juniper Biologics deliver the world’s first cell-mediated gene therapy to approximately 300 million patients in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa SINGAPORE, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Juniper Biologics, a science-driven healthcare company focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel therapies, …

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What to look for in a disability insurance policy

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how unforeseen events can affect well-being and financial stability. You may have friends or family members who have been physically and financially affected by the coronavirus. Or you may have been personally affected. Although no one has a crystal ball to predict the future, there …

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EEOC Issues New Guidance for Employers Regarding Treatment of Employees with Caregiver Responsibilities | Venable LLP

With more employees returning to the office, many employers have faced increased on-time care requirements for employees due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To address these concerns, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance last month clarifying federal employment discrimination law as it applies to employees. with caregiver responsibilities …

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The NS family received funding for her daughter’s care

When Nora Nunn-Murphy heard the news that her daughter, Brenna, had finally been accepted into the provincial disability benefit funding program for children, she felt like a weight had been lifted from her shoulders. . “It’s actually pretty amazing,” Nunn-Murphy said. “I remember the day we found out we were …

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Determinants of Induced Abortion Among Women Receiving Maternal Health Care Services at Public Hospitals in Arba Minch and Wolayita Sodo Town, Southern Ethiopia: An Unparalleled Case-Control Study | BMC Women’s Health

Framework and period of study This study was conducted in selected government hospitals in Arba Minch and Sodo towns, Southern Ethiopia, from April 15 to June 15, 2021. Arba Minch and Wolayita Sodo are towns located in the region of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNPR) of Ethiopia. In the …

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Current and future landscape of treatment options for rare anemias

Rare anemias are mostly inherited disorders caused by abnormalities in erythropoiesis or red blood cell (RBC) components.1 Examples include thalassemias, sickle cell anemia (SCD), congenital hemolytic anemias and hemoglobinopathies.2 In addition to recently approved treatment options, various new agents are being investigated.3 In a review published in HemasphereMaria Domenica Cappellini, …

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Dystrogen Therapeutics’ Investigational DT-DEC01 Chimeric Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Duchene Muscular Dystrophy Shows Improvements in Safety and Functionality | DNA RNA and Cells

Dystrogen Therapeutics’ Investigational DT-DEC01 Chimeric Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Duchene Muscular Dystrophy Shows Improvements in Safety and Functionality Details Category: DNA RNA and Cells Posted on Friday 08 April 2022 11:06 Hits: 388 Results continue to strengthen the safety and tolerability profile of DT-DEC01 The first …

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Navigating Lupus Care: Starts by Recognizing Symptoms Early – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

When people initially experience lupus symptoms, many do not seek help because the symptoms are subtle at first. Over time, it gets progressively worse and can be confusing as it mimics other conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, skin infections, kidney disease, and others, leading doctors to first rule out …

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End the two-tier disability benefit system

In the period before the introduction of disability benefits, disabled people unable to work were often forced into poverty and considered undeserving of public assistance. The creation of public disability benefits marked a sea change in the government’s treatment of people with disabilities, signaling societal recognition of their right to …

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