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Disability is an incapacity or inability to function normally, physically or mentally. As defined by US Federal Govt., “inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to last or haslasted for a continuous period of not less than 12 months.”…
International day of persons with disabilities

International day of persons with disabilities

3 December is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). On this Day WHO joined partners to celebrate "a day for all". This theme reflects a growing understanding that disability is part of the human condition. Almost everyone will be temporarily or permanently impaired at some point in life. Despite this, few countries have adequate…
Disabilities: Definition, types and models of disability

Disabilities: Definition, types and models of disability

A disability is defined as a condition or function judged to be significantly impaired relative to the usual standard of an individual or group. The term is used to refer to individual functioning, including physical impairment, sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, intellectual impairment mental illness, and various types of chronic disease. Disability…
WHO on disability and health

WHO on disability and health

Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement…
Evidence based practice in registered nurse and critical care (Part-2)

Evidence based practice in registered nurse and critical care (Part-2)

Nurses largely used experienced-based knowledge collected from their own observations, colleagues and other collaborators for support in practice. Evidence from research was seldom used. The greatest barriers were lack of time and lack of skills to find and manage research evidence. The nurse’s age, the number of years of nursing practice, and…
9 Things you should know about Crohn's disease

9 Things you should know about Crohn's disease

Shannon Adams For IBD Awareness Week, there are some things I’d like to share about living with Crohn’s disease. 1. My illness does not define me, but it is very much a part of who I am. I am a mother, a musician, and a teacher. I am not Crohn’s disease. However, sometimes it informs my decisions about what I do. I have become very…
Is high blood pressure always bad? Why doctors take hypertension so seriously

Is high blood pressure always bad? Why doctors take hypertension so seriously

Meg Dowell   Is high blood pressure — sometimes called hypertension — really as big of a deal as health professionals make it out to be? If you make all kinds of changes to be healthier and still get it, will it really be as dangerous as they say? Whether you’ve been diagnosed with prehypertension or your health care provider…
Pros and cons of 18 medical tests

Pros and cons of 18 medical tests

Teresa Carr To assess the evidence on the benefits and risks of 18 tests, we combed through the research and talked with medical experts from leading academic centers, government agencies, and national organizations, such as the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). We skipped a few, such as blood pressure, but it’s wise to have this…
First baby born after deceased womb transplant

First baby born after deceased womb transplant

James Gallagher   A healthy baby girl has been born using a womb transplanted from a dead body. The 10-hour transplant operation - and later fertility treatment - took place in São Paulo, Brazil, in 2016. The mother, 32, was born without a womb. There have been 39 womb transplants using a live donor, including mothers donating their womb…
Most adults living unhealthy lifestyles

Most adults living unhealthy lifestyles

The overwhelming majority of adults in England are so unhealthy they put their lives at risk, a survey suggests. The data from the Health Survey for England showed nearly nine in 10 had at least one unhealthy trait. That was classed as those who smoke, drink more than 14 units of alcohol, eat fewer than five portions of fruit and vegetables, are obese…
FDA approves Truxima (rituximab-abbs), a Biosimilar to Rituxan for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

FDA approves Truxima (rituximab-abbs), a Biosimilar to Rituxan for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Truxima (rituximab-abbs) as the first biosimilar to Rituxan (rituximab) for the treatment of adult patients with CD20-positive, B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) to be used as a single agent or in combination with chemotherapy. Truxima is the first biosimiliar to be approved in the U.S.…
FDA approves Firdapse (amifampridine) for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

FDA approves Firdapse (amifampridine) for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Firdapse (amifampridine) tablets for the treatment of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) in adults. LEMS is a rare autoimmune disorder that affects the connection between nerves and muscles and causes weakness and other symptoms in affected patients. This is the first FDA approval of a treatment…
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Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

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