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6 Foods That Could Be Tied to Fibromyalgia Pain – Reader’s Digest

About four million people in the United States suffer from fibromyalgia, a condition that causes pain all…

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The secret I’m hiding under my oversized fashion style – BBC News

Arooj Aftab, 22, is an influencer who is known for her baggy fashion style. But what her…

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Living with Intention This Christmas – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Ever since I can remember, my family has had a real Christmas tree. Finding the perfect tree…

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My Tumour Made Me Trendy – a Newsbeat documentary – BBC News

Fashion influencer Arooj Aftab’s style is baggy fashion. She’s thriving in an industry where looks are key, but…

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Best supplements for the heart – the 3p a day capsules to avoid ‘sudden cardiac death’ – Express

The heart is crucial to the body, as it’s used to pump blood and deliver oxygen, according…

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Need to Know: What Are Some Good Books That Feature Multiple Sclerosis? – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

What are some good books that focus on MS? Whether you’re someone with a brand-new MS diagnosis or…

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Smoking Raises Risk of Cognitive Problems, Depression in Fibromyalgia Patients, Study Says – Fibromyalgia News Today

Smoking is a risk factor for worse cognitive function, symptom severity, quality of life, and increased depression…

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Thinking Autism seminar in Maidstone was picketed by autistic protesters – Kent Online

A clash of views over “treatments” for autism led to a seminar for parents of autistic children…

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Garlic could treat Lyme disease: Oils from the food staple kill the bacteria – Daily Mail

Garlic could treat Lyme disease, scientists claim. Tests have shown oils from the food staple and other common…

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Paralympic champion David Weir added to British Athletics’ funding – BBC Sport

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir has been added to British Athletics’ second-tier funding programme after announcing his…

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Coping with Duchenne: Parents Swap Stories at ‘Futures’ Conference – Muscular Dystrophy News

Until her son, Will, was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy as a 7-year-old, speech pathologist Tiffany Cook…

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St Helens driving centre helps woman with cerebral palsy get behind the wheel – St Helens Reporter

The St Helens based North West Driving Assessment Service has helped Claire Holtaway to achieve her goal…

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I am proof that with the right care, some stroke survivors can thrive – Metro

It was hard to bring myself to watch Care, the BBC drama about a struggling single mother…

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Surviving the In-between Moments – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

On any typical day at my middle school, the closer you were to the bench, the higher…

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With Diabetes, Must You Fast for Blood Tests? – WebMD

asting before a cholesterol blood test is just a nuisance for most people, but for those with…

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How to design spaces for people with autism – Spectrum

For people on the spectrum, the physical space they occupy can go a long way in providing…

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How VR Is Being Used to Help Children With Learning Disabilities, Autism – Variety

The United States Department of Education is betting on virtual reality to help students with high-functioning autism…

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Multiple sclerosis stem cell breakthrough gives patients new hope – ABC News

As a 31-year-old mother of two, being told to prepare for life in a wheelchair was not…

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Anti-epileptic drug brivaracetam is now available for children in Scotland – Epilepsy Society

Children aged four years and older in Scotland will have access to an anti-epileptic drug (AED) brivaracetam…

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Certain diabetes drugs linked to increased risk of lower limb amputation – Medical Xpress

Use of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors to treat type 2 diabetes is associated with an…

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More dates available at Highcross Santa’s grotto for children with autism and additional needs – Leicestershire Live

Last weekend, Santa’s grotto in Highcross opened its doors to children with autism and other additional needs…

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Regrowing damaged nerves hinges on shutting down key genes – Washington University School of Medicine

Neurons in the brain and spinal cord don’t grow back after injury, unlike those in the rest…

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VIDEO: High Street shopping can be so difficult for disabled, says Paralympic athlete Hannah Cockcroft – Craven Herald

SKIPTON Building Society has joined forces with a national disability organisation to provide helpful information for disabled…

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Visually impaired student is achieving independence with cutting-edge artificial vision technology – ResponseSource

“I feel like I have the confidence and I have the ability to do everything that everyone…

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Muscular Dystrophy UK to ramp up digital campaigning – Charity Digital News

Muscular Dystrophy UK is looking to expand its digital campaigning, including establishing an online campaigning network. The charity…

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Introversion as an Excuse – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Sometimes I use my introversion as an excuse. It’s safe and secure; it’s familiar not to expose…

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Nationwide polio campaign starts today – DAWN.com

The last nationwide anti-polio campaign of the year will start on Monday (today) to vaccinate more than…

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Lincoln brain injury advocate wins national award – BBC News

A Lincoln man with a brain injury has been given an award for raising awareness of the…

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Call for mandatory hospital training on learning disabilities – BBC News

Campaigners have called for mandatory training to ensure people with learning disabilities are treated properly in hospital. The…

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Christmas light show in Portsmouth helps girl with cerebral palsy – BBC News

A campaign to raise money for a four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy has been boosted by a…

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Boy, 14, who survived a STROKE was told he would never walk, talk or eat again – Daily Mail

A 14-year-old boy who suffered a shock stroke was told he would never be able to walk,…

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Mum’s fury as son with autism faces a whole YEAR out of school in council battle – Hull Daily Mail

An autistic child from Hull faces more than a year out of the classroom after being told…

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Mum who caught Lyme disease after being bitten by tick needs treatment abroad – Leicestershire Live

A Barwell mum who is battling Lyme disease after being bitten by a tick is raising money…

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Researchers May Have Found New Way to Help Children With Spastic CP Walk Better – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Researchers from Northwestern University Medical School and collaborators may have found a way to help children with…

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Caernarfon woman gives insight into day in her working life as an apprentice at Ysbyty Gwynedd – North Wales Chronicle

A YOUNG woman from Gwynedd who has Down Syndrome has given an insight into a day in…

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Ground-breaking global support service launched for parents and carers of autistic children – Journalism.co.uk

The Autism Plan (TAP) is a new online service for parents and carers of children with autism,…

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Highcross unveils adapted Santa’s grotto for children with autism and additional needs – Leicestershire Live

On the run up to Christmas all children enjoy a visit to Santa’s Grotto. It’s a magical experience…

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Welsh Employer Urged to Become Disability Confident – Business News Wales

Employers are being called on to do more to support and recruit disabled people and those with…

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Headway Essex gets £300k to expand vital service – Daily Gazette

A CHARITY supporting people with brain injuries has secured more than £300,000 to expand its services. Headway Essex…

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State-of-the-art centre opens for people with impaired vision – Eastern Daily Press

Opening of the new Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind centre on Dundee Court in King’s…

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How Worried Should We Be About MS Medication Side Effects? – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Over the past couple of weeks, two warnings have been issued about side effects of multiple sclerosis…

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Assistive Technology to Help Students with Aphasia Succeed Academically – The Tech Edvocate

Students who suffer from aphasia have a significantly impaired ability to understand or communicate with those around…

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Answering the Questions Friends Ask Most Often About My Friedreich’s Ataxia – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had some good conversations with FAers and others about life….

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Worldwide Adoption of Ekso Bionics® EksoGT™ Exoskeleton Allows Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury Patients to Take 100 Million Steps to Date – GlobeNewswire

More than 240 leading rehabilitation centers in over 30 countries helped their patients walk 50,000 miles in…

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Boy who suffered brain injury after being trapped underneath a car is given life-changing wheelchair – Nottinghamshire Live

A boy who suffered a brain injury after he was trapped underneath a car and has been…

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Little boy with autism saw homeless people in Liverpool – what he did next was AMAZING – Liverpool Echo

A nine-year-old boy with autism has already started spreading Christmas cheer with an incredibly heartwarming act. Selfless William…

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What to know about multiple sclerosis and mood swings – Medical News Today

Mood swings can be common in people with multiple sclerosis. The condition attacks the nerve cells, and…

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12 things you didn’t know about Lyme disease – Business Insider

Lyme disease affects approximately 300,000 Americans each year. If left untreated, it can develop into chronic Lyme…

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Is the ketogenic diet good for multiple sclerosis? – Medical News Today

Multiple sclerosis is a condition that affects the nervous system, and some people believe that a ketogenic…

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Small Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit – Muscular Dystrophy News

The holidays can be a tumultuous time. Advertisements would have us believe that the ups and downs…

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Spinal cord stimulator restores bladder control – WNDU-TV

A UCLA researcher is working on a treatment that may restore an ability most people lose after…

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Early Warning Signs of Dyscalculia – ADDitude

Dyscalculia is a learning disability associated with mathematics that affects children long before they start learning arithmetic…

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Dyscalculia Symptoms Test for Children – ADDitude

Dyscalculia is a learning disability that impairs an individual’s ability to understand everyday math concepts, make sense…

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Baya Build is set to build housing for adults who have autism – The Jerusalem Post

Baya Build, a building technology company founded by Israeli entrepreneur James Casper, announced on Monday a collaboration…

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Tips for Newbies with Fibromyalgia and/or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) – ProHealth

Having any disease is scary, but having chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and/or fibromyalgia (FM) often adds a…

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HIV drugs could help treat patients with Motor Neurone Disease – Independent.ie

Irish patients with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) may soon be treated with medications originally intended for long-term…

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Chris Evans teams up with Max Edney for ChrisMax event – Basingstoke Gazette

A SIX-year-old from Old Basing has won the hearts of a nation after appearing on a breakfast…

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Call the Midwife actress to become first person with Down’s Syndrome to gain honorary doctorate in a UK university – Nottinghamshire Live

An inspirational actor and campaigner will become the first person with Down’s Syndrome to be awarded an…

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Brave five-year-old girl who was left paralysed by a terrifying virus is fighting to walk again just three years after doctors gave her a 10 per cent chance of survival – Daily Mail

A brave little girl left paralysed by a terrifying virus is fighting to walk again – just…

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VIDEO: ‘Breaking the mould’ – inspirational journey of man living with cerebral palsy who is now working abroad – Independent.ie

Wheelchair user and European Central Bank employee Colm Burke was told that the condition of cerebral palsy…

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Woman who has autism left in tears as Debenhams staff ‘march her out of shop’ – but she’d done nothing wrong – Hull Daily Mail

A vulnerable woman who has autism was left in floods of tears when she was marched out…

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Groundbreaking discovery in bipolar disorder treatment could change lives of millions forever – Chronicle Live

A groundbreaking discovery which could change the lives of millions of bipolar sufferers forever has been announced. The…

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Cornwall Council’s autism scheme to improve leisure centre access – Falmouth Packet

A new scheme has been put in place to allow leisure centres to improve accessibility for children…

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Stroke and tumour survivors join aphasia befriending service – The Argus

NICOLE MUNN, a mother of three, was brushing her two-year-old son’s teeth when she fell to the…

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Loneliness affects ‘three in five’ people with multiple sclerosis – Sky News

It’s the time of year when the issue of loneliness is often brought into sharp focus. Public awareness…

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Timing could mean everything after spinal cord injury – EurekAlert

Moderate damage to the thoracic spinal cord causes widespread disruption to the timing of the body’s daily…

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Living with Muscular Dystrophy – Muscular Dystrophy News

Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of genetic disorders associated with the progressive loss of muscle tissue…

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I Apologize for Going Dark – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Do you ever experience times when being social in any form is out of the question? When…

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Why clumsiness may be a sign of dyspraxia – The Bolton News

OFTEN mistaken as clumsiness or a sign of low intelligence, dyspraxia is more common than a lot…

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Freeze-dried Polio Vaccine – Next Big Future

USC researchers have developed freeze-dried polio vaccine. It was freeze-dried into a powder, kept at room temperature…

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What to know about itching and MS – Medical News Today

Multiple sclerosis is a condition that affects the central nervous system. Its symptoms affect the nerves and…

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Finding Reasons to Stay Alive – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Drowsily and with great effort, I hoisted the top half of my body upright in the hotel…

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Female bricklayer: ‘Get your hat on, girls and get out there’ – BBC News

An apprentice who became a construction firm’s first female bricklayer has said she plans to open her…

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Friendly bacteria can boost bone density, study shows – BreakingNews.ie

Treatment with friendly bacteria widely used in probiotic supplements can strengthen bones, a study has found. Healthy mice…

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My Journey to a Friedreich’s Ataxia Diagnosis, Part 3 – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Third and final in a series. In a previous column, I discussed the tests I underwent to…

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Extract from soursop leaves can prevent the symptoms of fibromyalgia – EurekAlert

Researchers from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Seville have recently published a study in…

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Woman with spina bifida says her dates didn’t want to go out with her in public – Metro

A woman with spina bifida says boys asked to date her in secret because they were ashamed…

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Personal trainer offers session to youngsters with learning disabilities – Sunderland Echo

A kind-hearted personal trainer is helping youngsters with learning disabilities become more at home in the gym…

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Extract from soursop leaves can prevent the symptoms of fibromyalgia, study suggests – Science Daily

Researchers from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Seville have recently published a study in…

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A Physical Therapist Shares Her Perspective on Working with FA Patients – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

I have been working with my physical therapist, Kelli, for a year and a half. She is…

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As a diabetic, I know the NHS is playing a very dangerous game with its latest cost-cutting exercises – The Independent

I love the NHS but the people who run it are proving themselves to be, from where…

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Asperger’s student slams school after he was ‘told to “man up” when his father died of cancer’ then expelled when he criticised staff on Facebook – Daily Mail

A student was expelled from school when he took to Facebook to complain about a staff member…

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One-Time Injection Restores Breathing and Limb Function after Spinal Cord Injury – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

An estimated 250,000 to 500,000 spinal cord injuries (SCIs) occur worldwide each year. Severe cases result in…

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Muscular Dystrophy UK partnership to improve journeys for disabled road users – Open Access Government

A new partnership with charity Muscular Dystrophy UK (MDUK) will bring Changing Places accessible toilets to the…

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Camden schoolgirl wins charity gong for deafness awareness campaigning – Hampstead Highgate Express

Camden schoolgirl and deafness campaigner Lily Conlan capped a remarkable year by beating off competition from all…

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Cumbria residents with hearing loss, deafness and tinnitus needed for research panel – News & Star

A national charity is on the hunt for Cumbrian’s who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus,…

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Diabetes type 2 – four of the best ‘superfoods’ you should eat every day – Express.co.uk

DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could reduce…

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New treatment for multiple sclerosis has promising initial results – NHS Choices

“Hope for multiple sclerosis patients as scientists discover attacking the glandular fever virus can combat symptoms,” reports…

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Researchers restore breathing, partial forelimb function in rats with spinal cord injuries – Medical Xpress

Millions of people worldwide are living with chronic spinal cord injuries, with 250,000 to 500,000 new cases…

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Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir reveals how wheelchair racing saved him from depression – The Independent

For six-time Paralympic champion David Weir wheelchair racing has been his career and his salvation. The 39-year-old from…

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Michigan artist with cerebral palsy pursues dreams with help of technology – WDIV Click On Detroit

When she was just five months old Felicia Bowers was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, but that diagnosis…

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Discovery opens new opportunities to slow or reverse MS – University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nerve cells stripped of their insulation can no longer carry vital information, leading to the numbness, weakness…

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Why Are There So Few Autism Specialists? – Scientific American

When Natasha Marrus started her residency in general psychiatry in 2007, none of her 11 classmates ever…

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First mini paralympics in Llandrillo – North Wales Pioneer

MORE than 50 disabled primary aged schoolchildren will compete in a mini paralympics in North Wales as…

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I Was Diagnosed With Multiple Sclerosis At 29 – Refinery29

Sophie Allen was 29 and had just had her first child when she experienced what she now…

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Welsh firm Magstim in £2m trial to tackle depression – BBC News

A £2m NHS trial to treat depression is underway – using magnetic pulse technology pioneered in Wales. Carmarthenshire…

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Lena Dunham Wants to Be the “Face of Fibromyalgia” – Red Orbit

In a profile of Girls star Lena Dunham in New York, the writer and television producer opened…

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Help Down Syndrome students reach their full potential – Northglen News

A LOCAL Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) is pleading with the community for help. The SEAL Academy @Tap…

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Adoptive T Cell Therapy Improves Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms – ReliaWire

A new cellular immunotherapy for multiple sclerosis (MS) has improved symptoms and quality of life for the…

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Meet the incredible 11-year-old composer behind this Christmas advert – Classic FM

A moving new Christmas advert has been released by Very.co.uk, featuring the talents of a gifted young…

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Official opening of new day service for adults with learning disabilities – North Norfolk News

Your Choice North Walsham has moved from Folgate Road, where it opened six years ago, to a…

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Zebrafish help unlock mystery of motor neurone disease – The University of Sheffield

The breakthrough will help to accelerate pioneering research and experimental drug trials to tackle the degenerative disease. Until…

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Telford Shopping Centre to do more for shoppers with autism – Shropshire Star

For the estimated 1,760 people living with autism in Telford and Wrekin, a trip to places such…

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Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Developed in Australia Shows Promise – Voice of America

ustralian researchers have made a breakthrough in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis using immunotherapy. Their world-first trial…

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Disabled people must be able to express our sexual needs. Our health depends on it – Metro

Sex. We all know what it is — and when most of us think of it we…

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Diabetes type 2 – the 60p snack you should eat every day to prevent high blood sugar – Express.co.uk

Diabetes affects almost four million people in the UK, and 90 per cent of all cases are…

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Following in Serena Williams’ footsteps, Jordanne Whiley gears up for pregnancy return – Metro

In many ways, Jordanne Whiley’s career is following the same path as Serena Williams. Both have won…

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The Northern Ireland women living with autism, just like I’m a Celeb’s Anne Hegerty – Belfast Telegraph

Two women who, like Anne, only discovered in adulthood they had been living with autism, give a…

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Long Melford father launches online business inspired by son with cerebral palsy – Suffolk Free Press

When Tristram Warden launched his new online business selling alternative remedies, he had one goal in mind…

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New service in south London reduces hospital readmissions for people with bipolar disorder – EurekAlert

A new specialist programme at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) has been shown to…

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Hope for multiple sclerosis patients as scientists discover attacking the glandular fever virus can combat symptoms – Daily Mail

Hope has been raised for multiple sclerosis patients as researchers claim to have found a way to…

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New research: Using a smartphone and internet browsing is now just a thought away for ‘locked in’ people – Digital Information World

A new research can make a significant improvement to the lives of those affected by neurological disease,…

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More than 50 children assessed for autism as health bosses try to clear 480-strong backlog on Isle of Wight – Isle of Wight County Press

MORE than 50 children have now been assessed for autism, as health bosses work to clear the…

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Assistive Technology to Help a Student with Asperger’s Syndrome Succeed Academically – The Tech Edvocate

Students diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome face unique challenges when they enter the classroom. This condition is considered…

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Could this piece of wearable technology be the way forward for treating depression? – Cosmopolitan

Depression is all-consuming. Low periods for people who suffer with the mental health condition can last for…

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‘What it’s like bringing up our three autistic boys when help has been cut’ – Eastern Daily Press

We have four children, John, 17, Kevin, 14, Josh, 12, and David, 10*. Three of them have…

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Woman with cerebral palsy is fighting discrimination through wheelchair dancing – Metro

A woman with cerebral palsy is hoping to eliminate the stigma surrounding disability through wheelchair dancing and…

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Head of Stowmarket autism club gets members ready for independent life – East Anglian Daily Times

And that’s where the ASD Saturday Club in Stowmarket, a group which supports families and children with…

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Diabetes type 2 warning – why you should never ignore this symptom in your mouth – Express.co.uk

DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, extreme tiredness, and feeling more hungry than normal – even…

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Type 2 Diabetes risk could be lowered by eating these ‘superfood’ fruits – Mirror.co.uk

It’s possible to reduce the risk of type 2 Diabetes by making a few changes to your…

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Working night shifts puts women at greater risk of type 2 diabetes – The Independent

Women who work night shifts and have unhealthy lifestyle habits face an especially high risk of developing…

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Learning disabilities ‘transformation’ call – BBC News

Too many adults and children with learning disabilities and complex needs are being forced to live hundreds…

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The Fibromyalgia Holidays – Fibromyalgia News Today

It happened again. The season crept up on me before I could hide. Yes, I’m a holiday…

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Why are there so few autism specialists? – Spectrum

When Natasha Marrus started her residency in general psychiatry in 2007, none of her 11 classmates ever…

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How adults with dyspraxia navigate daily life – Medical Xpress

People with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) – also known as dyspraxia – have a “hidden disability”. This…

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International Diabetes Summit takes place next month – The Diabetes Times

A conference being organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes taking place in December aims to…

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Parents of Seal Beach child with Down syndrome design toys promoting inclusivity – OC Register

Mayra and Roberto Contreras never imagined that, after years of medical school, they would wind up in…

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Best supplements for diabetes: Six natural remedies to manage blood sugar levels – Express.co.uk

BEST supplements for diabetes: A healthy diet and keeping active are the best way to manage your…

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Out of the Shadows: The untold story of people with learning disabilities in prison – British Journal of Photography

It is estimated that 7% of the prison population in the UK has a learning disability, compared…

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Mother of 20-month-old twins who BOTH have cerebral palsy is raising £97,000 for surgery so they can walk because the NHS ‘will make them wait seven years’ – Daily Mail

The mother of 20-month-old twins who were both born with cerebral palsy is trying to raise £97,000…

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Assistive Technology to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Succeed Academically – The Tech Edvocate

Learning disabilities can affect students in a variety of ways, ranging from difficulty with reading to struggles…

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Changing the world: The academy training employers to be more aware of autism – The Northern Echo

ASKED to sum up what her job is all about, Kerrie Highcock reflects for a second and…

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How wireless implants are helping paralysed people walk again – The Independent

Someone in the world suffers a spinal cord injury every one to two minutes, often leading to…

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I’m Thankful for the Big and Small Things in My Life – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Gratitude is an important part of any happiness journey. Without gratitude, feeling happy about anything can seem…

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What is Asperger syndrome, what are the symptoms of Anne Hegerty’s condition and what are the signs in adults and kids? – The Sun

ASPERGER Syndrome is one of many forms of Autism Spectrum Disorder. These are the signs somebody you know…

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Disabled train passenger is left stranded 11 miles from his home because no staff were available to help him get off at the right station – Daily Mail

A wheelchair used was stranded 11 miles from his home after a lack of staff meant he…

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Rapid advances in genomics mean that more people with epilepsy may benefit – Epilepsy Research UK

Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Centre have shown how quickly rapid advancements in genomics may benefit epilepsy…

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Sheffield girl with rare form of autism ‘failed horrendously’ by education system – The Star

A Sheffield girl with a rare form of autism has been ‘failed horrendously’ by the education system,…

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FDA: Multiple Sclerosis Patients Face Disability Risks if Stopping Fingolimod – MD Magazine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has filed a warning stating that patients with multiple sclerosis…

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Medway Council divided over £25 million plans for autism school – Kent Online

A row’s broken out in Medway over plans to build a 25 million pound school for young…

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My Introduction to Medical Marijuana – Muscular Dystrophy News

Marijuana use in the United States dates back to the 1600s. Before being introduced as a recreational…

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‘Make shops more autism friendly for Christmas’ – Bournemouth Echo

PLEAS are being made for shops and leisure businesses in Dorset to become more autism friendly this…

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Answering the Questions Friends Ask Most Often About My Friedreich’s Ataxia – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had some good conversations with FAers and others about life….

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Temple Scientists Identify Novel Target for Neuron Regeneration and Functional Recovery in Spinal Cord Injury – Temple Health

Restoring the ability to walk following spinal cord injury requires neurons in the brain to reestablish communication…

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Councils warn that costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities could increase by almost £2bn by 2025 – Open Access Government

The costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities is projected to increase by almost £2bn by…

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Terminally-ill man who was told he was fit to work backs campaign for easier access to benefits – Eastern Daily Press

A motor neurone disease (MND) sufferer was told he was fit to work by benefits assessors despite…

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Model has seizure on Instagram to show reality of living with epilepsy – Belfast Telegraph

Model Sophie Wilson-Smith bravely uploaded a live video to Instagram of what happens when she has a…

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Can Weighted Blankets Help with Fibromyalgia? – RedOrbit

Weighted blankets are getting a lot of attention these days. Fans of weighted blankets claim that they…

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12 things you didn’t know about Lyme disease – INSIDER

Lyme disease affects approximately 300,000 Americans each year. If left untreated, it can develop into chronic Lyme…

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Birmingham Arena staff ‘isolate’ disabled teen and dog – BBC News

Concert staff refused to let a disabled teenager and her assistance dog sit in seats she booked…

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Heartwarming story of baby Piper, who was operated on in the womb – Gazette Series

A YATE baby with spina bifida, who underwent a pioneering operation before birth, is now out of…

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Severely disabled train user stranded 11 miles from home by ScotRail due to lack of staff – Scottish Daily Record

A disabled wheelchair user was stranded 11 miles from home – because no railway staff were available…

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Heartwarming moment cops rescue injured deaf pensioner from freezing pitch-black flat and club together to buy him new clothes – The Sun

POLICE staff clubbed together to buy new clothes for a vulnerable elderly man after officers conducting a…

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Costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities could increase by £2bn by 2025 – Care Appointments

The costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities is projected to increase by almost £2bn by…

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Chief executive living with cerebral palsy changing the conversation on disability – Eastern Daily Press

Tom Garrod cannot write and cannot drive, and despite being only 29 he is one of very…

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Jonathan Griffith, 81-year-old artist with cerebral palsy to talk about experiences – St Helens Star

A SELF-TAUGHT 81-year-old artist with cerebral palsy will be reflecting on his experiences at Chester Lane Library…

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Weightlifting may lessen risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes – Hindustan Times

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack…

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Living With Epilepsy – The Impact

She is in tears after a long day of classes. Trying to control her sobbing as her…

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Special needs pupils ‘spend years out of school’ – BBC News

Julie becomes tearful when she starts talking about her autistic son’s struggle to stay in school. “He…

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Beach wheelchair helps 10-year-old get back to his ‘happy place’ – Stuff

Ten-year-old Thomas Morrison loves the water, but, until recently, going to the beach hasn’t been an option. Thomas…

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4 Tips for Preparing to Attend a Football Game – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Navigating huge crowds at major events can cause great anxiety. For example, going to an arena concert…

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Weightlifting protects against heart disease better than running or cycling, study finds – Metro

New research has found that weightlifting protects against heart disease better than walking and cycling. Everyone knows…

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The future of epilepsy research: new personalised treatment options and novel therapeutics. – Epilepsy Research UK

It is estimated that the first human genome sequenced in 2003 cost almost $1 billion and took…

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Different types of physical activity offer varying protection against heart disease – EurekAlert

While it is well known that physical activity is important for heart health, neither research nor recommendations…

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Heart disease deaths in Warwickshire at a seven-year high – Coventry Live

The number of people dying young from heart attacks and strokes in Warwickshire has hit its highest…

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How the Opioid Epidemic is Affecting People with Fibromyalgia – Red Orbit

It’s hard to avoid the fact that the nation is in the midst of a major opioid…

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Celtic fan to share moving story of growing up with Down’s syndrome on Children In Need – Scottish Daily Record

An inspiring teenager will share his story of growing up with Down’s syndrome on Children In Need…

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‘Sing It For Stroke Awareness’ brings fun into education on strokes and aphasia – UPMatters.com

Stroke survivor and Founder of Spread Goodness Day, Anna Dravland has created a day to raise awareness…

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Irish MEPs welcome vote calling for better treatment of Lyme disease – Irish Examiner

A number of Irish MEPs have welcomed a European Parliament vote calling for better diagnosis and treatment…

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Bringing artificial limbs to patients who need them – Medical Xpress

After Johnny Matheny lost his left arm to cancer in 2008, he was determined to find a…

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NSSHLA screens aphasia doc – The Southern News

Documentary film “Speechless,” was screened Thursday by members of Southern’s undergraduate chapter of the National Student Speech-Language…

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Diabetes glucose monitors ‘available to thousands more’ – BBC News

Wearable glucose monitors will be made available to tens of thousands more people with type 1 diabetes…

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Autism Quiet Time to become regular – Banbury Guardian

Autism Quiet Time at Clarks Shoes in Banbury will continue once a month after its success last…

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Newick brain injury centre to hold free event for carers – Mid Sussex Times

Headway East Sussex in Newick is holding a free information morning for carers. The event is being…

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World Diabetes Day: ‘What I wish people knew about my condition’ – BBC News

On World Diabetes Day, three people talk about what it’s like to live with the condition and…

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Mental health services not available to people with disabilities – Irish Examiner

Adam Harris, the younger brother of Health Minister Simon Harris, will highlight the difficulties people with intellectual…

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Children in Need: Music helps children with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

The Down Syndrome Development Trust runs music therapy sessions for children in Brighton. The charity receives funding from…

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7 Things A Person With Down Syndrome Wished You Knew – The Good Men Project

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, but I’ve been aware of it for almost my whole life….

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How does stimulation of the senses affect the way epileptic seizures spread across the brain? Final Report – Epilepsy Research UK

This is the final report from a 2015 project grant for £147,758 awarded to Dr Jason Berwick,…

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Microsoft signs Made by Dislexia pledge, offers tools and support for students – On MSFT

Microsoft has announced that they have joined the Made by Dyslexia pledge, thus committing to give the…

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My sons have autism – so Stan Lee’s superheroes were invaluable to them – The Independent

Monday evening, a little after seven. I am in a cafe in Oxford, waiting for my son…

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Global Assistive Technologies For Visual Impairment Market Competition 2018 – Trending Industry, Growth By 2023, Outlook & Forecast – Perfect Observer

The global “Assistive Technologies for Visual Impairment” market examine report depicts a profound investigation of the global…

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The ‘extreme male brain’ theory of autism has just been confirmed – but that doesn’t mean what you think it means – The Independent

Two long-standing psychological theories – the empathising-systemising theory of sex differences and the extreme male brain theory…

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‘Moral imperative’ to make arts accessible to deaf, campaigners say – Belfast Telegraph

Campaigners have said there is a “moral imperative” to make the arts accessible to deaf people. There…

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New clues to the origin and progression of multiple sclerosis – Medical Xpress

Mapping of a certain group of cells, known as oligodendrocytes, in the central nervous system of a…

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A schoolgirl has written a book to explain autism – BBC News

A 12-year-old girl from Crawley has been inspired by her brother to write a book about autism. Sienna…

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Autism: What is the link with zinc? – Medical News Today

A new study, published in Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, suggests that a zinc deficiency in early childhood…

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Meet the 2018 ISPS HANDA Disabled Golf Cup Field – PgaTour.com

Twelve of the world’s leading golfers with a disability from seven different countries will compete in the…

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14 celebrities who have opened up about battling Lyme disease – INSIDER

In recent years, the medical spotlight has increasingly been shining on Lyme disease, the bacterial tick-borne illness…

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Sharp rise in number of children with autism in Brighton and Hove – The Argus

THE number of children with autism in Brighton and Hove has risen sharply over the past three…

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Zinc deficiency during pregnancy linked to autism in babies, study says – Daily Mail

Babies who don’t get enough zinc while in the womb may be more likely to develop autism,…

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How a Progressive, Sight-Stealing Condition Turned This Man Into a Cyclist – Bicycling

While Lawrence Penney may have lost his peripheral vision, he doesn’t let that slow him down. The Canadian…

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Jace gets help to combat cerebral palsy thanks to Willand Rovers Football Club – Devon Live

Willand Rovers have provided a lifeline to a five year old boy with cerebral palsy. The club held…

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Surveillance and management of urologic complications after spinal cord injury. – UroToday

Neurogenic bladder due to spinal cord injury has significant consequences for patients’ health and quality of life….

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Catheterization for treating neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review. A report from the Neuro-Urology Promotion Committee of the International Continence Society (ICS) – UroToday

To systematically assess all available evidence on efficacy and safety of catheterization for treating neurogenic lower urinary…

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Snap Shot NY: Prosthetist Makes Customized Artificial Limbs For Children Of All Economic Means – CBS New York

As if growing up isn’t challenging enough, some children face a much larger obstacle in life if…

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Comorbidities in Multiple Sclerosis: Effects on DMTs, the Treatment Team, and More – Neurology Advisor

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is associated with a compendium of comorbid conditions that exert a significant influence on…

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UCLH offers fetal surgery for spina bifida for the first time in the UK – University College London Hospitals

A team from University College London Hospitals (UCLH), UCL and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has operated…

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Review ordered into ‘barbaric’ treatment of patients with autism and learning disabilities – Sky News

Health secretary Matt Hancock has ordered a review of the long-term treatment of people with learning disabilities…

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Everything you need to know about chronic pain condition Fibromyalgia – Cosmopolitan UK

Fibromyalgia was, until fairly recently, relatively unheard of. However, fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is thought to affect one…

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Epilepsy: ‘I’m not daydreaming Miss, I’m having a seizure’ – BBC News

“When I was younger my teachers thought I was naughty and ‘away with the fairies’. But I…

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Social Stigma Worsens Mental Health With Autism – Neurology Advisor

Stress related to social stigma may contribute to why people with autism experience more mental health problems…

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Exploring the Benefits of Virtual Reality Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis – Medical Bag

Balance and gait impairments are associated with reduced mobility, independence, and quality of life and an increased…

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Does toxic air cause autism? Living in polluted areas ‘boosts the risk of the disorder for children’, claims study – Daily Mail

Children who breathe in toxic air may be at a higher risk of growing up with autism…

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Call the Midwife actress Sarah Gordy is first woman with Down’s syndrome to receive MBE – HELLO!

Actress Sarah Gordy, who fans will know and love from shows including Call The Midwife and Upstairs…

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Extra Daylight Saving Time Is Better for Fibromyalgia – Fibromyalgia News Today

In yesterday’s California election, I had the opportunity to consider abolishing our current spring and fall clock-changing…

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Motor neurone disease: Joe Hammond’s birthday legacy for sons – BBC News

For any parent the prospect of not living to see your children grow up is heartbreaking. That’s the…

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Type 2 diabetes: 10 dos and don’ts to avoid blood sugar spikes over Christmas – Express.co.uk

Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition which happens when the level of sugar in the blood…

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I Finally Learned to Accept My Cerebral Palsy in Stressful Situations – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Cerebral palsy is one of the most diverse disabilities because each type is different than the other….

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Officials back specialist autism centres for two Brighton and Hove schools – Brighton and Hove News

The number of children with autism in Brighton and Hove has risen markedly over the past three…

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‘It’s tearing our family apart’ – teen with cerebral palsy can no longer stay with dad thanks to this NHS rule – Lincolnshire Live

A father from Lincoln is at his wits’ end because he can’t get the specialist equipment he…

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Neurotechnology to treat spinal cord injury sees early success in human spine implant – Teslarati

A spinal implant device developed by scientists and doctors in Switzerland has enabled three paralyzed men to…

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Best supplements for heart disease – 1p a day ‘essential’ capsules to prevent condition – Express.co.uk

The heart is essential to the body’s overall health, as it’s required to pump blood around the…

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Children with learning disabilities ‘failed by society’ – BBC News

Children with learning disabilities are being let down by society, according to a report by a leading…

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10 Lessons I’ve Learned from Having FA – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

It’s funny how cliches about life have started to make sense to me. From my observations of…

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Chichester to lead research into how blind football should be classified – Chichester Observer

The University of Chichester has been chosen to lead innovative research into a developing a sports-specific classification…

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Festival for people with learning disabilities on the Isle of Wight is returning for 2019 – Isle of Wight County Press

THE SUCCESSFUL One Life Festival is coming back for 2019 — increased to two days. The festival is…

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Cerebral palsy isn’t stopping this 25-year-old New York woman from becoming a body builder – The Denver Channel

Kaylin Corbran has cerebral palsy. However, that doesn’t stop the 25-year-old Buffalo, New York native from pursuing…

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Suffolk makes bid for new autism special school to address shortfall of hundreds of places – East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk County Council confirmed it had submitted a bid to the Department for Education last month under…

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Before he died, Dr Ian Davis wrote a farewell message we all need to read. – Mamamia

On Thursday November 1, 2018, Dr Ian Davis died after seven years with motor neurone disease. In the…

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Scientists developing new strategy for spinal cord injury treatment – Times Now

Researchers in Hyderabad are developing a new strategy for the treatment of spinal cord injury (SCI) for…

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Woman in DWP benefits row could be paralysed in high-risk operation – Liverpool Echo

A young woman with a rare genetic condition who is in dispute with the Department for Work…

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‘Northern Ireland is the safest place to be if you are an unborn baby who has a disability… and in terms of Brexit I’m glad Arlene Foster is holding firm to get the best deal’ – Belfast Telegraph

Lord Kevin Shinkwin (Baron Shinkwin) is one of the UK’s foremost campaigners for the rights of the…

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‘I went from being a teacher with a first class degree to losing my power of speech’: New mother reveals how she was drugged and locked up in solitary confinement until she became suicidal after she was diagnosed with autism – Daily Mail

All my life, I’ve known I was different. As a child, I would develop all-consuming interests, poring…

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Lanarkshire lad, 6, who suffers 10 seizures A NIGHT from epilepsy – refused medical cannabis as he doesn’t qualify – The Scottish Sun

Mum Lisa Quarrell, 37, believes the drug could halt progressive damage to his speech, memory and movement. She…