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People with mobility impairment have high smoking rate: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 19:50

A new study has revealed that people with mobility impairments under age 65 are more prone to smoking.

Do autistics struggle with driving?

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 12:50

In the first pilot study asking adults on the autism spectrum about their experiences with driving, researchers at Drexel University found significant differences in self-reported driving behaviors and perceptions of driving ability in comparison to non-autistic adults.

Older people can enhance quality of life with just 20 mins walk every day

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 14:04

A new study has revealed that older people can increase their quality of life with just little mobility, that could include 20 minutes walk per day.

Gene behind brain development discovered

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 13:56

In a breakthrough, scientists have found a gene key for the development of our brain. The study shows how mutations in the gene called USP9X are linked to intellectual disability.

Two new genes linked to intellectual disability discovered

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 12:15

Researchers have found two new genes linked to intellectual disability.

Low back pain single largest factor behind work disability

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 14:31

A new study has revealed that low back pain causes more work disability around the globe than any other condition.

Blocking immune response may reduce disability after stroke

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 21:32

Stroke is the fourth-leading killer in the world and an important cause of permanent disability.

Environmental factors linked to autism, intellectual disability

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 21:24

Scientists have linked autism and intellectual disability in newborn males with genetic changes that could result from harmful environmental factors, a study said.

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