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SaeboFlex, Revolutionary Neurological Hand Exoskeleton, on Permanent Public Display at London Science Museu

SaeboFlex, Revolutionary Neurological Hand Exoskeleton, on Permanent Public Display at London Science Museum Saebo, Inc., a medical device company specializing in affordable,...
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An Innovative Approach to Designing Adaptive Clothing with Samanta Bullock Blog Squad

Mai Ling Chan, MS, CCC-SLP, and Martyn Sibley, Xceptional Leaders Podcast co-hosts, chat with Samanta Bullock about her innovative approach to designing adaptive clothing. Wi...
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BrainCo's prosthetic hand won Time Magazine's Top 100 Inventions of the Year

BrainCo Wins Time Magazine's Top 100 Inventions of the Year BrainCo's prosthetic hand won Time Magazine's Top 100 Inventions of the Year. The prosthetic hand represents an ad...
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Autism Study Tracks Musical Rhythm As Possible Treatment

Researchers from the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center and the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University School of Medicine are partnering to study musical rhythm synchronizatio...
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'Epidermal VR' Dives Technology A Human Touch

Imagine holding hands with a loved one on the other side of the world. Or feeling a pat on the back from a teammate in the online game "Fortnite." Northwestern University res...
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Olympus Partners Goes Back To School With Soliant Health Acquisition

Stamford, Conn.-based private equity firm Olympus Partners (Olympus) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire education and healthcare staffing provider Soliant Heal...
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Virtual And Mixed Reality Inferior To Traditional Learning In Anatomy Education

A study from McMaster University has shown that traditional ways of learning anatomy remain superior to those that rely on digital media. The research suggests that virtual ...
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Families Of Youth With Autism Face Big Barriers To Care, Gaps In Services

New research at Case Western Reserve University found big gaps in services and continued care for children with autism—and their families—as they transition from adolescence t...
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Advanced Hip And Knee Replacement Techniques Lead To Faster Recovery At NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn

Hip and knee replacements are among the most common elective surgical procedures in the United States, and they are increasing in demand as an aging population seeks to remain...
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Woman Suffers Severe Spinal Cord Injury, Finds Relief At Danbury Hospital

A freak accident left Katherine (Kathy) Wenning unable to move her upper body. She knew she needed medical attention, but she was at her country getaway in Washington, Connect...
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‘It’s Not About Just Surviving. It’s About Seeing My Patients Living Normally’

Dr. Eugene Chang was 25, recently engaged and halfway through a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency in Vancouver when he started feeling sick. Fatigue, dizziness ...
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Study: Where One Lives Influences Post-Op Care And Rehab After Hip Replacement

A new study finds that the community in which one lives influences whether they receive postoperative care and rehabilitation after elective hip replacement surgery in a facil...
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Cortica Opens New Center For Autism And Other Neurodevelopmental Conditions In Carlsbad

Cortica Inc. ("Cortica"), a leading provider of advanced neurological therapies for children with autism, speech and language delays, sensory processing disorder and other con...
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Endeavors Breaks Ground on First of its kind Veteran Wellness Center

State and local officials joined leaders of Endeavors and the Cohen Veterans Network to break ground today on a new Veteran Wellness Center, the first of its kind in Texas and...
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Man With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Lives To Tell The Tale

https://www.newswise.com/articles/man-with-severe-traumatic-brain-injury-lives-to-tell-the-taleJohn Kaczmarczyk’s wife, Noelle, and their son, Dylan, were at home when they he...
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Everyone Who Works In Health Care Needs To Know About Opioids; This Free New Online Course Can Help

Even if they never write a single prescription for an opioid painkiller, or care for someone who has overdosed on heroin or fentanyl, people who work in every area of American...
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Lean Hospitals? How Lessons From Manufacturing Can Improve Health Care

The philosophy of maximizing customer value while minimizing waste — has long been hailed as a panacea for low productivity and poor performance. Introduced decades ago throug...
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Teens With Autism Can Master Daily Living Skills When Parents Teach, Reach for iPads

As adults, individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be highly dependent on family members or assistance programs for their day-to-day living needs. It has been repo...
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Pupil Dilation And Heart Rate, Analyzed By AI, May Help Spot Autism Early

Autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders often aren't diagnosed until a child is a few years of age, when behavioral interventions and speech/occupational therapy become ...
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Breakthrough In Understanding Rare Genetic Skin Condition

A breakthrough has been made in understanding a rare genetic skin disease that causes progressively enlarging skin tumours over the scalp, face and body. For the first time, ...
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Consensus Report Shows Burnout Prevalent In Health Care Community

Clinician burnout is affecting between one-third and one-half of all of U.S. nurses and physicians, and 45 to 60% of medical students and residents, according to a National Ac...
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A-Team Home Care Voted The Best For In-Home Senior Care And Personal Care, And Top 3 For Adult Day Services

A-Team Home Care, a majority female-owned professional home care agency based in Feasterville, PA, has been honored with the title "Best of Bucks," winning First Place in both...
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NEWS-Line For Occupational Therapists & COTAs Magazine Mid-Month News Issue Now Available

The NEWS-Line for Occupational Therapists & COTAs magazine mid-month News Issue is now available. Get your free subscription today! www.news-line.com/PO_issues...
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The Long Road Of Recovery After Spinal Cord Damage

People who live with spinal injuries often say that the first year of recovery is the toughest—not only for them, but their caregivers as well. But researchers and the people...
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AOTA And NBCOT Announce Collaboration To Support Development Of An Interstate Licensure Compact For Occupational Therapy

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA®) and the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT®) will be collaborating over the next four years ...
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