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Harnessing ADHD for business success


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


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


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


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


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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