Disability

Forecasting Oral Diseases Burden In Coming Years

Forecasting Oral Diseases Burden In Coming Years

4 days ago   |   Medindia Health

New prediction model about oral diseases burden in emerging countries suggests that an increase in disability-adjusted life years attributed to oral diseases across all age groups.
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Officer who assaulted Preston disability pensioner given job back

5 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The CCTV footage of the treatment of a disability pensioner in Preston was shocking, and led to three officers being found guilty of assault. Now one of them is back in the force.
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Virtual roller coaster simulation shows impact of migraine on visual motion stimuli

Virtual roller coaster simulation shows impact of migraine on visual motion stimuli

5 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Migraine correlated with “abnormal modulation” of visual motion stimuli in different areas of the brain that further related to migraine disability and motion sickness...
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Virtual Roller Coaster Ride Unveils the Brain Activity During Migraine

Virtual Roller Coaster Ride Unveils the Brain Activity During Migraine

5 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Patients with migraine headaches report an increased incidence of disabling symptoms like dizziness and motion sickness during the virtual roller coaster ride.
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Disabled People Deserve A Hot Girl Summer, Too

6 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

The first time I wore a two piece to the beach after my diagnosis was definitely intimidating. After all, I was already scrutinized every time I put food on my plate or checked...
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‘You're either in or you're out': NDIS architects say scheme is inequitable

7 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Architects of the NDIS have accused federal and state governments of abandoning the 4 million Australians with disabilities who are not eligible for individual funding under...
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Experts call for immediate action to ensure physical activity is built into everyday lives

7 days ago   |   News Medical

Not enough progress has been made to address physical inactivity worldwide, with adolescents and people living with disabilities among the least likely populations to have the...
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COVID-19 Effects in People With Learning Disabilities

COVID-19 Effects in People With Learning Disabilities

7 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   5 articles

As COVID-19 increases the risk of hospital admission and death in people with learning disabilities, they should be given priority in COVID-19 testing and vaccination
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Care provider rorted NDIS out of thousands for services never provided

8 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

More than $23,000 in payments from the National Disability Insurance Scheme were fraudulently claimed via a disability services provider in Melbourne's western suburbs.
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How COVID-19 Long Haulers Could Change the U.S. Disability Benefits System

How COVID-19 Long Haulers Could Change the U.S. Disability Benefits System

8 days ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

When COVID-19 began spreading in the U.S. in March 2020, McKale Santin was working at a nursing home in Burlington, Vermont. She and her coworkers didn't yet know how deadly...
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2 COVID patients dead after power outage at Jordan hospital

The country's health minister says two coronavirus patients have died at a hospital in the Jordanian capital of Amman after a short circuit knocked out power at the facility's... Read more ...

Stay Inside in demand for The Everest but has to earn his place

Stay Inside will be in new colours as he returns at Randwick's barrier trials on Tuesday. Read more ...

‘The de-extinction club': Could we resurrect mammoths, Tassie tigers and...

New technology means we may soon be able to turn back the clock on extinction. In the final part of our series exploring the science behind science fiction, we meet the... Read more ...

IOC makes mid-Olympics change to mask rules on the podium

Athletes can now take their masks off for 30 seconds while on the podium to pose for photographs, according to an AOC statement. Read more ...

The Tokyo event where the pandemic is momentarily washed away

The surfers are in for another surprise in this most turbulent Olympic Games. Read more ...

Smith's cold, lonely swim to Australia's first medal

Brendon Smith celebrated his 21st birthday while the Australian team was in training camp in Queensland and has now come of age in his sport's toughest race. Read more ...

Vikings, Bon Jovi and family cuddles: The simple pleasures of Michelle Rowland

Michelle Rowland's almost spent her first pay packet on a Bon Jovi album. These days she's trying to curb an online shopping obsession. Read more ...

Victorian construction bosses push to fast-track worker vaccination

Victorian construction bosses are in talks with the federal and state government to inoculate 40,000 workers by Christmas, as the halt on construction in NSW enters its second... Read more ...

Two women have died in NSW, including one in her 30s, as the state records...

Of these locally acquired cases, 87 are linked to a known case or cluster - 71 are household contacts and 16 are close contacts - and the source of infection for 54 cases is... Read more ...

Likely Bledisloe schedule a one-two punch for Rennie and Wallabies

Back-to-back tests in New Zealand are set to make it all the more difficult for Rennie's men to wrest back the trophy - but in the Covid-19 era, you take what you can get. Read more ...