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Harnessing ADHD for business success

20/03/2017

The symptoms of ADHD foster important traits associated with entrepreneurship. That conclusion was reached in a study conducted by an international team of economists, who found that entrepreneurs with ADHD embrace new experiences and demonstrate passion and persistence.
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EDF & Broadcasters draw up common proposal to improve access to audiovisual media services

06/03/2017

The European Disability Forum (EDF), the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) have made a common proposal to improve the accessibility of audiovisual media services for persons with disabilities.
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Video messages clarify patients' wishes for critical versus end-of-life care

06/03/2017

Adding a patient-created video testimonial to a living will or "POLST" form can help to prevent errors of interpretation regarding the choice between life-sustaining treatment or allowing natural death in critically ill patients, according to a study in the March Journal of Patient Safety.
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Prosthetic arm technology that detects spinal nerve signals developed

15/02/2017

Scientists have developed sensor technology for a robotic prosthetic arm that detects signals from nerves in the spinal cord.
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Adults with autism see interests as strengths, career paths

13/02/2017

Adults on the autism spectrum see their interests as possible fields of study and career paths, as well as ways to mitigate anxiety, finds a study by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
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