News tagged with disabled people
The number of adults living into older age in sub-Saharan Africa is rapidly growing yet many older men and women will have an illness or disability that limits their ability to function, according to a study by researchers ...
Health May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with disabilities are at a greater risk of being the victims of violence and of suffering mental ill health when victimized, according to research published February 20 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Hind K ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A nursing home and an assisted living facility in New York are under scrutiny after The Associated Press disclosed that hundreds of elderly and disabled people forced to evacuate by Superstorm Sandy ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The rugged, low-cost wheelchairs designed by SF State's Whirlwind Wheelchair program have helped thousands of people in developing countries. Now they're available in the U.S., where they are opening up new ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(AP)—The Obama administration says Republican-led states must commit to fully expanding their Medicaid programs to take advantage of generous funding in the federal health care law.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
This year's Olympics and Paralympics in London has led to record numbers of people in England participating in sport, according to a survey conducted by Sports England after this year's London Games.
Health Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Seniors who tend to think of other older people as spry instead of decrepit are far more likely to bounce back after a serious disability than people with a more negative outlook, according ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Stanford researchers have designed the fastest, most accurate algorithm yet for brain-implantable prosthetic systems that can help disabled people maneuver computer cursors with their thoughts. The algorithm's ...
Neuroscience Nov 18, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 4 |
Researchers from our Department of Education say attitudes in coaching towards disabled people need to change in order for more people to engage in sport.
Health Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A French researcher has built a device allowing disabled people to write or draw on a computer screen using only their eyes, a report said Thursday.
Medical research Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The Obama administration is sidestepping an election-year confrontation with the hotel industry and other pool owners to give them more time to comply with access rules for the disabled.
Other May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of global partners has tasked itself with the daunting challenge of bringing mobility to disabled children of developing nations.
Health May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new evaluation by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine of the physical rehabilitation response after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, finds that many hands didn't always make light work.
Other Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- It doesn't compute: Medicare's bill for artificial feet has jumped by more than half, although foot and leg amputations due to diabetes continue to decline dramatically.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Historic legal rulings did not protect the rights of persons with disabilities, while legal rulings concerned with race or gender provided much more protection of individual rights and freedoms according to the Canadian Charter ...
Health Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0