Patients and Families as Partners in Patient-Oriented Research: How Should They Be Compensated?

Paper by Monika Novak-Pavlic et al

Abstract

Patient and family engagement has become a widely accepted approach in health care research. We recognize that research conducted in partnership with people with relevant lived experience can substantially improve the quality of that research and lead to m

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Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects

‘...higher fluoride exposure...is associated with lower IQ and other cognitive effects in children’

Conclusion: NTP (US National Toxicology Program) concludes that fluoride is presumed to be a cognitive neurodevelopmental hazard to humans. This conclusion is based on a moderate level of evidence tha

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Lockdown benefits ‘a drop in the bucket compared to the costs’, landmark study finds - UK

‘draconian measures taken in spring 2020 had 'negligible impact' on Covid mortality compared with lighter-touch countries’

From Telegraph website:

Lockdown saved as few as 1,700 lives in England and Wales in spring 2020, according to a landmark study which concludes the benefits of the policy were “

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Functional Neuroplasticity and Motor Skill Change Following Gross Motor Interventions for Children With Diplegic Cerebral Palsy

Paper by Alicia J. Hilderley, PhD et al

ABSTRACT

Background: Gross motor intervention designs for children with diplegic cerebral palsy (DCP) require an improved understanding of the children’s potential for neuroplasticity.

Objective: To identify relations between functional neuroplasticity and mot

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