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Is MIT’s Finger Reader the end of Braille?

Say goodbye to the traditional Braille system, because the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a high-tech 'ring' that recognises written and digital text, ...

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Image Reducing moms’ stress with peer’s help

Reducing moms’ stress with peer’s help

Peer-led interventions that target parental well-being can significantly reduce stress, depression and anxiety in mothers of children with disabilities. By improving the overall level of ...
Image World’s top executioners in 2013

World’s top executioners in 2013

Countries retaining the death penalty worldwide declined to 37 (as of 30 June 2014), compared to 40 in 2012, as emerged from the 2014 Report by Hands off ...

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Image Debate rages in Sweden on anti-suicide agency

Debate rages in Sweden on anti-suicide agency

by Ivano Abbadessa

A group of Swedish organisations that deal with mental health problems is calling for an official anti-suicide agency to be set up. They are concerned that every year in Sweden about 1,500 people decide to end it all. This is five times more than the victims of road accidents and in 70% of cases they are men. The request for what the Swedish press has called a 'suicide agency' was made in an article published in one of Stockholm's most well-known More...