OWEAR Makes Datasets and Software More Accessible to Aid Research Technology
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OWEAR Makes Datasets and Software More Accessible to Aid Research Technology

By Danielle Bradshaw from In The Cloud Copy Shimmer Research has announced that OWEAR - the Open Wearables Initiative - has decided to make their health technologies, like their database…

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Gender Plays Role in Motor Symptoms of Lab Rats with Cerebral Palsy
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Gender Plays Role in Motor Symptoms of Lab Rats with Cerebral Palsy

By Jodee Redmond from In The Cloud Copy The results of a new study using laboratory rats to model cerebral palsy with spasticity (muscle stiffness) accompanied by dystonia (involuntary muscle…

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A Blind Artist, A Motivational Speaker Who Can’t Talk, and a Single Mom with Rheumatoid Arthritis

  Since most people cannot truly understand the challenges faced by a blind person, then an artist who cannot see is unimaginable. According to a recent article in the British…

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Kate Middleton Visits Boys with Hunter Syndrome and Dystonic Cerebral Palsy

  East Anglia's Children's Hospices in Norfolk, U.K., has recently opened up its new facilities after renovations. To celebrate this opening, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, visited and spoke…

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NeuroGen to Host No-Charge Outpatient Stem Cell Therapy Consultation Camp in Chandigarh
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NeuroGen to Host No-Charge Outpatient Stem Cell Therapy Consultation Camp in Chandigarh

According to a publication from NewZNew, the NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute in India plans on hosting an outpatient stem cell therapy consultation camp in Chandigarh on the last day…

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New Bill Could Allow Easier Access to Complex Rehabilitation Technology for Rare Disease Patients

H.R. 2408 H.R. 2408 is a new piece of federal legislation otherwise known as the "Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act." Essentially, this act creates a new category…

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Researchers are Working Hard to Understand GNAO1 Mutations: A Condition so Rare it Doesn’t Yet have a Name

"When only 100 people in the world share your child’s specific gene mutation, it is hard to find anyone who understands, including doctors." Rare diseases are at a disadvantage when…

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Kinetic Kids Provides Kids with Cerebral Palsy and Other Conditions the Chance to Play on a Team

Kinetic Kids is a nonprofit which was originally formed to keep children who needed physical therapy active outside of their actual physical therapy sessions by giving them the opportunity to…

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“Just Like You” Dolls for Conditions like Cerebral Palsy
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“Just Like You” Dolls for Conditions like Cerebral Palsy

Just Like You Dolls Just Like You Dolls is a family owned business based in Australia. They design dolls to match their child owner as closely as possible. This includes…

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34 Years After Bhopal Disaster, Chronic Health Conditions Persist
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34 Years After Bhopal Disaster, Chronic Health Conditions Persist

Earlier this month marked a solemn 34 years since the horrendous Bhopal disaster. The worst industrial disaster in human history killed over 3,800 almost instantly, and tens of thousands in…

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Being a Caregiver: A Labor of Love (But We Still Need Support)
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Being a Caregiver: A Labor of Love (But We Still Need Support)

Caregivers come from all walks of life but they share one common goal- taking care of someone they love who cannot fully take care of themselves. This may mean helping…

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For Children With Debilitating Illness, the Wait for Medical Equipment Can be Agonizing
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For Children With Debilitating Illness, the Wait for Medical Equipment Can be Agonizing

According to a story from the Los Angeles Daily News, for children with debilitating rare illnesses like cerebral palsy, epilepsy, or muscular dystrophy, it can often take a long time…

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Spastic Cerebral Palsy Can be Identified With DNA Patterns in Blood Cells, Study Says
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Spastic Cerebral Palsy Can be Identified With DNA Patterns in Blood Cells, Study Says

According to a story from news-medical.net, a team of scientists from Delaware have recently released a study in the journal BMC Bioinformatics. In this study, the researchers found that patters…

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