Tag Archives: NIH

Preguntas y Respuestas: Noticias Mensuales para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad de Mayo 2015

Preguntas y Respuestas es un recurso mensual para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad de habla española que llena una necesidad de información. Cada mes, revisamos las búsquedas que aparecen en nuestro blog y a través de las solicitudes de información … Continue reading

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Artritis y Envejecimiento – Asesoramiento gratuito en español en el Instituto Nacional sobre el Envejecimiento y los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades

Muchos adultos mayores experimentan al menos un tipo de artritis. Ya se trate de la osteoartritis, gota, o artritis reumatoide, hable con su médico acerca de la artritis si usted está experimentando dolor o sensibilidad continuo de la articulación,  hinchazón … Continue reading

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Arthritis and Aging – Free Advice in Spanish from the National Institute on Aging and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many older adults experience at least one type of arthritis. Whether it is osteoarthritis, gout, or rheumatoid arthritis, talk to your doctor about arthritis if you are experiencing ongoing joint pain or tenderness, joint swelling, joint stiffness, problems using or … Continue reading

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¿Cuáles son las anomalías craneofaciales?

Las anomalías craneofaciales (CFA por sus siglas en inglés) son un “grupo diverso de deformidades en el crecimiento de los huesos de la cabeza y cara.” (Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford) CFA están presentes al nacer y existen numerosas variaciones … Continue reading

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What are Craniofacial Anomalies?

Craniofacial anomalies (CFA) are a “diverse group of deformities in the growth of the head and facial bones.” (Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford) CFAs are present at birth and there are numerous variations which can range from mild to severe … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad: Lunes, 14 de Abril – Viernes, 18 de Abril

Interés Humano: La gracia biónica de Amy Purdy en “Dancing with the Stars” (The Washington Post) Un bailarín que es un doble amputado usa sus prótesis para conseguir a traves de cuatro semanas de competición en la competición “Dancing with … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Jan 13 – Friday Jan 17

Health: Science Daily—Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Traced from Genetic Roots to Physical Defect A team including researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, have discovered that a specific gene may play a major role in the development of a life-threatening birth defect called … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis Awareness

May is Osteoporosis Awareness month and in recognition, this blog will publish information on Osteoporosis along with material promoting bone health.  Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones gradually become weak and likely to break; the most common of … Continue reading

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May is Healthy Vision Month

In May 2003, the National Eye Institute (NEI), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), established “May is Healthy Vision Month (VHM)” as a national eye health observance. The Vision Health Initiative (VHI) of the Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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Intersecting at the Crossroads of Health, Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: A Review of the National Health Disparities Conference

On April 25th and 26th, 2013 researchers and advocates in the field of health disparities related to disability, racial and ethnic groups came together in Washington, D.C. for the Health Disparities Research at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability … Continue reading

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