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Competency Tests for Elderly Drivers

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[27/07/2011] Researchers studying driving habits and accident rates among the elderly found a majority surveyed supported mandatory retesting of drivers based on age while saying they would hand over the keys if a doctor or loved one said they were no longer fit to drive.Competency Tests for Elderly Drivers - Read more

Diagnosed Autism Is more Common in an IT-Rich Region

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[22/06/2011] A new study from Cambridge University has for the first time found that autism diagnoses are more common in an IT-rich region. The study has important implications for service provision in different regions and for the 'hyper-systemising' theory of autism.Diagnosed Autism Is more Common in an IT-Rich Region - Read more

Families with Insurance Put off or Go without Care

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[01/06/2011] The high cost of health care is deterring parents from taking their children to the doctor or buying prescription medication, regardless of how much money they make or whether they have health insurance, according to a new study.Families with Insurance Put off or Go without Care - Read more

Study: Why Do Autistic Children Wander and Bolt from Safe Places

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[29/04/2011] The Interactive Autism Network launched the first major survey to study the experience of wandering and elopement, or escaping, among individuals with autism spectrum disorders.Study: Why Do Autistic Children Wander and Bolt from Safe Places - Read more

Surgical Technique: Regaining Fertility after Childhood Cancer

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[16/03/2011] A new study has shown that a surgical technique called microdissection testicular sperm extraction (TESE) can effectively locate and extract viable sperm in more than one-third of adult male childhood cancer survivors who were previously considered sterile due to prior chemotherapy treatment. Surgical Technique: Regaining Fertility after Childhood Cancer - Read more

Home Help for Senior Citizens: Legal Employment Must Become Easier

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[01/03/2011] In Germany there often are home helpers from abroad who are occupied illegally. Especially at older people’s homes who need support in everyday life. The reason: Opportunities of legal employment are often unknown, too expensive or juridically shaky. This must change as affected people and experts underline.Home Help for Senior Citizens: Legal Employment Must Become Easier - Read more

Greater Awareness of Food Supply for Children with Diabetes Needed

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[19/01/2011] Managing diabetes in a child requires a careful balance of insulin, diet, and exercise. Buying essential medical supplies, such as needles and testing strips, adds a financial burden to families. According to a new study, the resulting food insecurity that arises from the financial burden of diabetes management increases a child's risk of being hospitalized due to complications from diabetes.Greater Awareness of Food Supply for Children with Diabetes Needed - Read more

Free Concert for Young People with Autism and their Families

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[17/01/2011] The Help Group and Music for Autism present the first of a series of four autism-friendly interactive concerts designed for young people with autism and their families. Free Concert for Young People with Autism and their Families - Read more

 
 

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