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Lighthouse Guild Offers Innovative Vision Rehabilitation eLearning Program For Ophthalmologists

Vision rehabilitation is the standard of care for patients who are losing their vision and ophthalmologists are key to improving access to care for these patients. Recognizi...
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Older Driver: ‘I Wanted To Make Sure I Was Still 100 Percent Functional Behind The Wheel’

For 81-year-old Vincent Losito, happiness is driving his white Mercedes-Benz S550. The self-proclaimed “foodie” takes regular trips into downtown Chicago to visit his favori...
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Reducing Light And Noise Made A Psychiatric ICU Unit Calmer And Safer, Study Says

Turning down the lights and reducing noise levels as part of a stimulation reduction initiative can decrease assaults and the amount of time patients must spend in restraint a...
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First-Of-Its-Kind Survey Reveals Disconnects In How Patients, Physicians, And Employers Perceive The Health Care Experience

University of Utah Health today announced results of the Value in Health Care Survey, a landmark study that examines the viewpoints of patients, physicians and employers—thre...
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Featured Veterans Can Now Access Virtual Cognitive And Speech Therapy Through The Constant Therapy Mobile App 24/7

The Learning Corp (TLC) announced that veterans eligible for speech or cognitive therapy through the US Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) are eligible to access the Constant...
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Association News Occupational Therapy Practitioners Empower Baby Boomers Behind The Wheel

As baby boomers enter the over 65 age bracket at an alarming rate (10,000 each day), the concern for older drivers’ safety and independence is greater now than at any time in ...
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App Review Social Mobile Gaming Boosts Rehabilitation For Physically Impaired Patients

The researchers from Imperial College London have designed a video game called Balloon Buddies, which is a tool that enables those recovering from conditions such as a stroke ...
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Video Game Improves Balance In Youth With Autism

Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various “ninja” poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improve their balance, accor...
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Accelerating Recovery From Stroke And Spinal Cord Injuries - Research Yields New Rehabilitation Option

“Ground-breaking research could change the lives of millions.” You have read the headlines, but what happens when the spotlight dims, and the researcher goes back to the lab? ...
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Helping Children With ADHD Thrive In The Classroom

School is tough for a lot of children, but the classroom can be especially stressful for kids struggling with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). As a matter of f...
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Paraplegic Rats Walk And Regain Feeling After Stem Cell Treatment

Engineered tissue containing human stem cells has allowed paraplegic rats to walk independently and regain sensory perception. The implanted rats also show some degree of heal...
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A Polymer 'Love Hormone' Sensor For The Early Detection Of Autism

A polymer 'love hormone' sensor for the early detection of autism Is it going to be possible to detect features of autism at birth? At the Institute of Physical Chemistry of ...
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Bioengineered Robotic Hand With Its Own Nervous System Will Sense Touch

The sense of touch is often taken for granted. For someone without a limb or hand, losing that sense of touch can be devastating. While highly sophisticated prostheses with co...
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Preemies 4 Prevention

It was September 14, 2001. At 26 weeks pregnant, Jackie Dickman was anticipating a holiday baby when preeclampsia – a condition characterized by high blood pressure that can c...
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The Elizabeth Dole Foundation, US Department Of Veterans Affairs, And Philips Convene Hundreds To Map The Military And Veteran Caregiver Journey

Senator Elizabeth Dole, US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin, and former First Lady Laura Bush are joining hundreds of military caregivers, go...
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Lighthouse Guild Offers Innovative Vision Rehabilitation eLearning Program For Ophthalmologists And Ophthalmology Residents

Vision rehabilitation is the standard of care for patients who are losing their vision and ophthalmologists are key to improving access to care for these patients. Recognizin...
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Rheumatology Leaders Praise Bipartisan Framework To Repeal Medicare Therapy Caps

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) applauds Congressional leaders for developing a bipartisan framework to permanently repeal the Medicare therapy caps beginning in 20...
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Boy Is Given New Skin Thanks To Gene Therapy

A medical team at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum's burn unit and the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Modena (Italy) were the first ever to successfully trea...
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Google Glass App Helps Autistic Children With Social Interactions

A prototype software application, to be used with the optical head-mounted display Google Glass, has been designed as a social-skills coach for children with autism spectrum d...
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White Matter Damage Linked To Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain In Gulf War Veterans

A study from the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, has shown that structural damage in the white matter of the brain may be linked to chro...
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Does Cutting Weekend Allied Health Services Hurt Patients?

Removing weekend allied health services--including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, dietetics, and social work--from the surgical wards of hospitals had...
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Virtual Reality Reduces Phantom Pain In Paraplegics

In breakthrough research led by neuroscientist Olaf Blanke and his team at EPFL, Switzerland, the scientists show that phantom body pain can be reduced in paraplegics by creat...
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AOTA Commends Congressional Committee Efforts To Repeal Medicare Therapy Cap

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is pleased to announce that a major step forward has been made in achieving full repeal of the Medicare Outpatient Therapy...
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Individual With Complete Spinal Cord Injury Regains Voluntary Motor Function

A research participant at the University of Louisville with a complete spinal cord injury, who had lost motor function below the level of the injury, has regained the ability ...
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University Of St. Augustine For Health Sciences' PT/OT Occupational Therapy Students Volunteer

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) announced that physical and occupational therapy students will volunteer at the next Sunshine Soccer Clinic, coinci...
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