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Don’t Want Our Cash – Campaign to highlight inequalities in venues

Samantha Renke – actress and disability campaigner has set up the ‘Don’t Want Our Cash’ campaign in order to highlight the inequalities in…

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Autistic Grimsby teenager reaching for the stars with modelling and acting career – Grimsby Telegraph

A teenage girl with autism is hoping to inspire others with the condition to reach for the…

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Outdoor photo shooting with sexy and beautiful girl

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Music will be more attractive if have guitar solos

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Guide: 10 best place for your travel around the world

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Beautiful flying bikes with simple style but look good

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It’s time to tackle the horror of Lyme disease says Dr Miriam Stoppard – Mirror.co.uk

The British Medical Journal ran a leading article saying it was time for a new approach to Lyme disease , that nasty infection…

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Woman with motor neurone disease helping make the Great Walks accessible for all – Stuff.co.nz

Merle Bradley is helping the Department of Conservation to make the Great Walks more accessible for wheelchair users. When Merle Bradley was diagnosed…

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WFSB partners with National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Connecticut – WFSB

WFSB Channel 3 is partnering with the National Multiple Sclerosis of Connecticut for their Walk MS Events. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. There are several Walk…

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Winnipeg firefighters camp on roof for Muscular Dystrophy Canada – CBC.ca

The five firefighters who have been camping on top of the Osborne Village Fire Hall for Muscular Dystrophy Canada since Tuesday have experienced…

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Attack on polio worker : ‘No personal enmity, polio team threatened before’ – The Express Tribune

The case of the injured polio worker, Afshan wife of Mehtab Mahar, was registered at Garhi Yasin police station in Shikarpur on Wednesday…

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#PrayForDominic: Community Rallies Behind Boy With Rare Diagnosis – Patch.com

Meanwhile, the Doylestown community is doing what it can to get behind Dominic’s family, who unfortunately are no strangers to hospitals. Dominic’s younger…

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What’s Next? In Limbo With Syrian Refugees Who Have Spinal Cord Injuries – WBUR

People with spinal cord injuries have complicated conditions that require special beds, cushions to prevent bedsores, physical therapy, wheelchairs, medications and more. In…

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Man with muscular dystrophy to travel through Europe as ‘human … – WNCN

An Indiana man with muscular dystrophy will travel through Europe strapped to his friends’ backs as a “human backpack”. Read…

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DC asks parents to play proactive role for anti-polio drive | Aaj News – Aaj Tv (press release) (blog)

THATTA: Deputy Commissioner Thatta, Tahir Hussain Sangi, has asked citizens particularly the parents and teachers to play proactive role for the success of …

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Long-term Diseases Like Friedreich’s Ataxia Are Costly to Treat, But More Costly to Not – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Although a rare disease, FA is the most frequent of all inherited ataxias, which affect muscle control. FA, which results from mutations in…

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Student teaches art therapy classes to help people with communication disorders – The Crow’s Nest

“Aphasia usually happens after a stroke and affects the Broca and Wernicke areas of the brain. It doesn’t affect their intelligence – just…

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Loyal assistance dog refuses to leave autistic boy’s side in hospital

Loyal assistance dog refuses to leave autistic boy’s side in hospital Nine-year-old James Isaac has autism. He can’t speak and…

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New survey reveals PIP’s poor satisfaction levels

New survey reveals PIP’s poor satisfaction levels Levels of satisfaction among claimants of the government’s new disability benefit are far…

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Tommy Hilfiger launches clothing line for disabled children

Tommy Hilfiger launches clothing line for disabled children American designer Tommy Hilfiger has launched a line of clothing for disabled…

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Blind student’s birthday ruined when restaurant staff said she could tie her assistance dog outside or leave

Blind student’s birthday ruined when restaurant staff said she could tie her assistance dog outside or leave A blind student…

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The Department of Ability: Calling for Disabled Characters in Children’s Comic Books and TV

The Department of Ability: Calling for Disabled Characters in Children’s Comic Books and TV Written by Daniel White The Department…

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South Pole trek vet puts PIP reforms in the firing line as he joins motoring charity

South Pole trek vet puts PIP reforms in the firing line as he joins motoring charity One of the disabled…

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Revealed! Why Hrithik alleged that Kangana suffers from Asperger’s Syn… – Times of India

The confession that sent the whole nation in a tizzy was when Roshan alleged that the ‘Queen’ actress suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome. However,…

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Robot to the aid of autistic kids – The Hindu

Scientists have created a robot with artificial intelligence that teaches children with autism to recognise facial expressions in people. Children with autism have…

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All you want to know about bipolar disorder – Times of India

Pop star Yo Yo Honey Singh recently admitted to being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which kept him away from public eye for as…

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Redskins players connect with military vets in Madden NFL 16 tournament – FOX 5 DC

But in this competition, what some see as a disability can be an advantage. “After my injury, I also suffered a brachial plexus…

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This Is What It Is Like to Live With a Brain Injury – TIME

It happened when I took dinner over to my neighbors, who’d just brought their bundle of joy home from the hospital days before….

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Healthy Bones Tips: 7 Best Foods That Can Make Your Bones Strong – Parent Herald

Having healthy bones can make you conquer the grinds of everyday living. To make your bones healthy you must have a daily dosage…

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Children with cerebral palsy in Ukraine ‘struggle from the first day of their lives’ – Kyiv Post

Their story is typical for families that have children with cerebral palsy. While there are no specific statistics on how many Ukrainian children…

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Evaluating “Tone Deafness”: Metroid Prime: Federation Force and Paper Mario: Color Splash – Nintendojo

What a maelstrom of opinions last week’s Nintendo Direct brought! You had everyone loving the localization announcement of Rhythm Heaven Megamix and the…

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Anti-Depression Diet: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help Control Depression Symptoms, According To Research – Parent Herald

Managing the different symptoms of depression is essential for a person’s physical, emotional and mental health. Exercise, counselling, socialization, therapy and medications are…

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How Dogs Can Sniff Out Diabetes and Cancer – National Geographic

During training, diabetic alert dogs are rewarded whenever they sniff the scent of low blood sugar, provided by patient saliva samples. That way…

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What It’s Like: College with a learning disability – The Beacon

His kindergarten teacher kept him inside during recess to complete classwork everyone else had already finished. Basic writing assignments in grade school took…

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Waltham Forest good sports – FE Week

The learners suffer from a range of learning disabilities, including Down’s syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, dyslexia and dyspraxia. Their coach, David Vellala, believes…

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Why the hardest thing about living with epilepsy isn’t the seizures – NEWS.com.au

My epilepsy is classed as ‘controlled’ because I’m on medication, but medication doesn’t make you immune to the ‘event’ of a seizure. I…

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Study Shows Combo May Benefit Patients With Fibromyalgia – Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)

A combination of anticonvulsant pregabalin and the antidepressant duloxetine may help improve pain relief, physical function, and overall quality of life in patients…

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Further investigation needed on Zika link to Guillain-Barré syndrome – Waterbury Republican American

The first study providing evidence for Zika virus infection causing Guillain–Barré syndrome has been released in The Lancet. Researchers looked at a Zika…

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Africa’s real crisis is heart disease – gulfnews.com

None of these conditions are directly contagious, but they are spreading across the developing world just as quickly as Aids and malaria did…

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Smiles of success after adults with learning disabilities pass course – Plymouth Herald

THERE were smiles of success after a team of adults with learning disabilities passed a training course as part of a pioneering dental…

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Make Purdue Basketball Great Again! – Hammer and Rails

After that gut punch of a loss on Thursday it’s easy to just dump on everything Purdue basketball related and just burn it…

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Step by step, dancer recovers from Lyme disease – Toronto Star

Now, after a two-year absence struggling with the effects of late-diagnosed Lyme disease, Saye, 25, is rebuilding his career, step by step, having…

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High rates of motor neurone disease in NSW’s Riverina area could be caused by waterways – dailytelegraph.com.au

While it’s known as the food bowl of Australia, the region is also home to a disturbingly high number of people suffering from…

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New role of environment in multiple sclerosis revealed – Medical Xpress

Demyelination by MS. The CD68 colored tissue shows several macrophages in the area of the lesion. Original scale 1:100. Credit: Marvin 101/Wikipedia. Environmental…

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‘Teen Mom’ Leah & Corey’s Daughter Ali Still Walking Despite Doctors’ Doubts – RadarOnline

Teen Mom 2 star Leah Messer and her ex-husband Corey Simms’ daughter Ali may fall five times a day as a result of…

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Another family sets dog on polio worker – The Express Tribune

DERA GHAZI KHAN: A family in Dera Ghazi Khan set their dog on a polio worker after refusing to have their children immunised…

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Horsing around for health – Moose Jaw Times-Herald

MacFarlane was born with Myelomeningocele, the most severe type of spina bifida. She also has dealt with other health concerns over the years,…

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Scientists discover molecule that could help heal spinal cord damage – BT.com

Professor Elizabeth Bradbury, from King’s College London, who co-led the team, said: “Spinal cord injury could happen to anyone, at any time. In…

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Global Industry Analysis on Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Treatment Market, 2015 – 2021 – Medgadget.com (blog)

Logo288 Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) refers to a group of inherited diseases that affects the functioning of muscles because of deterioration. It typically…

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Local church holds Easter Egg Hunt for visually impaired kids – My Panhandle

“Very thankful that they put on this, you know, for all kids with disabilities, visual impairments, it’s just very heartwarming as a parent…

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de Angelis undergoes surgery connected to Motegi crash – crash.net

… the lateral cord of the brachial plexus in the right bicep muscle. The operation is linked to his horrific accident during free…

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4-Year-Old Girl Suffers ‘Severe Brain Injury’ at Dentist’s Office, Documents Say – ABC News

A “once perfectly healthy and normal” 4-year-old girl “can no longer talk or walk or really see much” after suffering severe brain damage…

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Boy with brittle bone disease covers ‘Not Afraid’ – 9NEWS.com

A 12-year-old with osteogenisis imperfecta — known as brittle bone disease — has posted a cover of Eminem’s “Not Afraid” that has gotten…

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Forest Hall man works to overcome cerebral palsy and climb Mount Kilimanjaro – ChronicleLive

But, after eight operations to treat the condition, he is now preparing for perhaps his steepest test yet. The 32-year-old will be trading…

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Highway To Hearing Hell – The Beachwood Reporter

This is unsurprising, perhaps, given the decades that the Australian band has been pumping out the hard rock decibels. But deafness isn’t only…

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Iggy Pop: Post Pop Depression review – Josh Homme-produced departure from raw power – The Guardian

Despite the pedigree of all involved, Post Pop Depression was never intended as a heavy rock record, Homme has revealed. Instead, the first…

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New Tool Uses Neuropsychology to Determine If Students Struggling in Math Suffer from Math Learning Disabilities – Education World

Called Feifer Assessment of Mathematics (FAM), the tool “can determine if a child has the characteristics of an MLD and, further, the specific…

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Fibromyalgia sufferer finds relief in medical marijuana – The Seattle Times

Q: When you discussed chronic-pain management, you flubbed the polarized subject of marijuana use for pain. The proper strains of marijuana work well…

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What Are the Differences Between MS and Guillain-Barré Syndrome? – EmpowHer

Multiple sclerosis and Guillain–Barré syndrome are both autoimmune diseases where the protective myelin coverings of the nerves are attacked by one’s own immune…

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Prescribe EXERCISE not drugs to help treat ‘heart disease, diabetes and arthritis’ – Daily Mail

But now, scientists have revealed that regular activity could also be used as a treatment for chronic health conditions. Typically, doctors prescribe drugs…

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Game helps those with learning disabilities to stay safe online – The National

A NEW computer game has been created by people with learning disabilities to help keep them safe online. The group, aged 16-40 from…

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The scale of the North East’s childhood obesity problem – ITV News

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said this was an exceptional case, and offered no further information, for reasons of confidentiality. Such treatment is…

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Orem boy with muscular dystrophy in the running to win $5K adaptive bike – Daily Herald

Devin Sundquist, 12, third from right, and his stepfather Jared Stahura, fourth from left, pose for a photo with the staff of a…

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Dr Brad McKay says there is NO Lyme disease in Australia – Daily Mail

A doctor has dismissed the idea that there is a ‘great Australian Lyme conspiracy’, saying there is ‘no scientific proof’ the disease is…

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Ongoing drive: Health dept has zero tolerance for polio vaccine refusals – The Express Tribune

KARACHI: Hurmat, a mother of two minor children, refused to allow polio workers to administer vaccines to her children, despite workers attempting to…

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Doctor Wants Parents to Have the Right to Abort Their Baby if She Has Down Syndrome – LifeNews.com

People with Down syndrome are living longer, fuller lives today because our society is beginning to see the value of their lives. Unborn…

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This sponge-like polymer could revolutionize the way doctors treat spinal cord injuries – Digital Trends

As the defining characteristic of our species, our vertebrae are perhaps the most important bones in our body. And now, science and technology…

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Young Beverly boy battles rare disorder – Wicked Local

“How did my six-month old baby who was meeting all his milestones early all of the sudden become paralyzed over night? How did…

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Voiceye – Make Documents Accessible to the Visually Impaired | NewsWatch Review – NewsWatch

If you or someone you know is visually impaired or has cognitive impairment this next app should really grab your attention. People with…

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Multiple Sclerosis News Today to Provide On-site Coverage of 10th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Multiple Sclerosis News Today’s on-the-spot coverage of the Congress will particularly focus on developments related to MS and Parkinson’s disease, with special attention…

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IN PICTURES: 10-year-old with muscular dystrophy among those making a splash in charity swimathon – Warrington Guardian

A GROUP including a 10-year-old with muscular dystrophy completed a charity swimathon at the weekend. Swimmers from across the town took part in…

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Three day polio campaign begins – Geo News, Pakistan

KARACHI/ LAHORE: A three-day anti-polio campaign in the country which includes Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta, began on Monday. Several hundred thousand children…

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Why are researchers missing signs of autism in girls? | Public Radio … – PRI

Boys are supposedly four times more likely to have the condition, but clinicians often miss or overlook symptoms in girls, who are frequently…

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Scripps Florida study lays groundwork for potential bipolar disorder therapies Scripps Research Institute – EurekAlert (press release)

A new study by scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified specific genetic variations closely associated with…

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Singing Priest features in brain injuries charity concert – the Irish News

STROKES, tumours, road-traffic collisions and sporting accidents can all result in a sudden brain injury and impact upon the lives of the individual…

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Dhanya Ravi has suffered over 300 fractures in 25 years due to brittle bone disease – Daily Mail

Her bones are so brittle that Dhanya Ravi breaks one just by getting out of bed in the morning. And when she breaks…

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Cerebral palsy boy writes letter to PM after NHS runs out of cash for treatment – Express.co.uk

Ben’s cerebral palsy meant he had misfiring nerves causing constant tightness in his legs. The two SDR operations involved opening the spine to…

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Highway to hearing hell: Musicians and the danger of deafness … – The News Minute

AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has been warned by doctors that he was at risk of “total hearing loss”. Friday, March 11, 2016 -…

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The Powerful Benefit of Combining Exercise and Meditation for … – Huffington Post

In the Ornish Reversal Program we talk about the power of the four elements: Exercise, Nutrition, Stress Management, and Social Support. Each element …

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High blood sugar is a deadly symptom far beyond diabetes – Personal Liberty Digest

The researchers determined that more than half of Californians have either diabetes or pre-diabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher…

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Big-hearted Balsall Common teen raises awareness for other dyspraxia sufferers – Coventry Observer

A BIG-HEARTED teen with a brain disorder, who always felt different growing up, has set up a charity to fulfil his dream of…

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Artists unite to raise funds for people living with epilepsy – The West Australian

The auction was established by Epilepsy Action Australia, which provides education and support services to people with epilepsy, and CEO Carol Ireland said…

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Fibromyalgia Distinguished from Lupus with 100% Specificity Using New Test – Fibromyalgia News Today

California researchers found that analyzing cell-bound complement activation products (CB-CAPs) ably distinguishes between systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and fibromyalgia (FM), and complements current…

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Women and Heart Disease – Greater Kashmir – Greater Kashmir

GreaterKashmir: Many women are under the false impression that heart disease especially coronary heart disease (angina, myocardial infarction, sudden … Read…

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Thieves steal bikes renovated by people with learning disabilities … – Kidderminster Shuttle

THIEVES have broken into “Spokes”, the bikes project run by the Emily Jordan Foundation, and have stolen more than 15 bicycles and caused…

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Filled legs in a horse on box rest: what you need to consider – Horse & Hound

“Another cause could be low blood protein causing fluid to ‘leak’ out of the circulation — this can be due to inadequate intake…

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Battle rages over Lyme disease bill – Boston Herald

Insurance companies and patient advocates are battling it out on Beacon Hill over a controversial Lyme disease bill that would mandate long-term insurance…

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Fraternity walks 150 miles to fight multiple sclerosis | WOODTV.com – WOODTV.com

WOOD TV8 is the home of 24 Hour News 8 and Storm Team 8 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Read More Source:

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‘Town and Gown run will help us beat muscular dystrophy’ – The Oxford Times

A SCIENTIST who has spent his life trying to find a cure for muscular dystrophy is backing this year’s Town and Gown fundraising…

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National Immunization Week: Protecting Indonesian Children from Polio – Jakarta Globe

National Immunization Week (PIN) is a program launched by the Health Ministry, which promotes routine immunization program. In Indonesia, PIN is held mainly…

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Disability Arts Online – Newsletter March 2-16

National events listings: Birds of Paradise Theatre Company Present: Purposeless Movements, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness Written and directed by Robert Softley…

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Excessive fat in legs of children with spina bifida suggests risk for … – EurekAlert (press release)

Children with a severe type of spina bifida have excess fat accumulation in their lower extremities. Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles determine …

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Spinal cord injury linked to immune system paralysis – Digital Journal

Researchers began looking into the association after figures showed that pneumonia was increasingly the cause of death for people with after acute spinal…

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Multiple Sclerosis explained – By Epic Enabled

Multiple Sclerosis is an often disabling condition that affects more than 2.3 million people throughout the world. The disease affects an individual across…

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Visual impairment doesn’t stop Ryan’s Bonspiel – Seaway News

“Having a visual impairment doesn’t stop them,” said Champagne, “in fact, they’re usually winnning.” She noted that attendance took a slight dip this…

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Breaking the silence at 16 years old with the words ‘Hello Mum’

“I defy you to read this and not be deeply moved,” posted Pam Nash. For…

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Couple Decides to Have Abortion Because They Didn’t Want to … – LifeNews.com

Couple Decides to Have Abortion Because They Didn’t Want to Raise Baby With Spina Bifida. Read More Source:Couple Decides…

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The Unfolding of Polio – New York Times

7, polio was front-page news. The disease was “spreading with remarkable rapidity,” with more cases in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and nearby towns. Then, apart…

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Being a PhD Student with Asperger’s Syndrome – – The Good Men Project

Without question, pursuing a PhD in history was one of the best decisions of my life. Not only has it opened doors in…

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With Arms Wide Open: Scott Stapp Credits Family for Bringing Him Back from the Brink Following 2014 Meltdown – People Magazine

His personal battles have been made very public. Those with alcohol abuse, those with drug addiction, those with bipolar disorder. It’s almost impossible…

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Sask. Party pledges increased funding for autistic children – CBC.ca

The Saskatchewan Party announced Tuesday morning that if re-elected, individualized funding will be introduced for children under the age of six who have…

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Partner of champion golfer who suffers from a bipolar disorder says he needs care not prison – Glasgow Evening Times

THE partner of a champion golfer who suffers from bipolar disorder has hit out at his “disgusting” treatment by the justice system after…

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Dietary Supplements May Stall Hereditary Deafness – Headlines & Global News

Researchers said the latest findings are important because mutations in the connexin 26 gene are a leading cause of hereditary childhood deafness. Interestingly,…

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Depression Causes Physical Pain | Teen Vogue – TeenVogue.com

A new study confirms that depression is more than a mood disorder — it affects your entire body. Read More Source:

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Inspiration and innovative technology for disabled people

Inspiration and innovative technology for disabled people No one can deny that Paralympians are inspiring, whether you’re disabled or not….

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‘I am not lazy!’ Tackling misconceptions around Myasthenia

‘I am not lazy!’ Tackling misconceptions around Myasthenia Carlos Blanch is the president and a founding member of the Myasthenia…

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Mobility Access Introduce Remote Operated Electric Step!!!!

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Nuala’s on course for teaching degree – Ballymena Times

Nuala Esler from Ballymena is on course to achieve her teaching degree at Stranmillis after overcoming her personal difficulties with dyslexia and dyscalculia…

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IDS urges Tory MPs to vote through cuts to disability benefits – despite his own watchdog warning they are unfair

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Life under Maximus for CQC’s service-user experts: Chaos, cuts and ‘playschool ID cards’

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Pregabalin Appears to Lower Fibromyalgia Pain, Increase Quality Sleep – Fibromyalgia News Today

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‘Good’ cholesterol mutation linked to heart disease – Nature.com

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Social care has the wrong view of risk – to the detriment of learning … – Communitycare.co.uk

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Tracy Chevalier Moves From Earrings To Apples In ‘At The Edge Of … – WBUR

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Community comes together to help local infant with spina bifida … – WBNG-TV

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10-Year-Old Girl With Rare, Crippling Bone Disease Now Surfs … – People Magazine

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Children to receive umbilical cord blood in world first cerebral palsy trial – Sydney Morning Herald

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WIAA state girls basketball: Cassie Bossert doesn’t let her deafness slow her — or her Mineral Point teammates … – Madison.com

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Autism experts at odds with NDIS plan – Sydney Morning Herald

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Pioneering glucose devise approved for children February 18, 2016 – The Diabetes Times

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Video Games As Treatment For Traumatic Brain Injuries: Gaming Improves Attention, Problem Solving – Medical Daily

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The Importance Of Getting It Right In Diabetes Reporting – WBUR

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RAK Autism Centre facing closure due to lack of funds – The National

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Brain connectivity disruptions may explain cognitive deficits in people with brain injury Center for BrainHealth – EurekAlert (press release)

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Autism Wandering Bill Gets New Look – Disability Scoop

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March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month – Oswego County … – Oswego Daily News

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Memorial service set for 15-year-old Tristin Hurley – Reno Gazette Journal

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Cerebral Palsy Association pedalling for a purpose – Westman Journal

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The Beachwood Reporter – Highway To Hearing Hell – The Beachwood Reporter

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Faking happiness on social media helped me cope with depression – Quartz

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Big and small numbers are processed in different sides of the brain – Imperial College London

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Coroner concludes that teenager’s death was accidental | Newark … – Newark Advertiser

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‘Big Day’ for learning disabilities in Somerset – Western Gazette

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Bella Hadid’s Lyme Disease Kept Her From Going For The Olympics – SELF

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Carer Claire Darbyshire killed father because of ‘intolerable’ multiple sclerosis – Metro

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End of the road for South West Wales Muscular Dystrophy group after five decades of fundraising – South Wales Evening Post

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What’s Next? In Limbo With Syrian Refugees Who Have Spinal Cord … – WBUR

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Indianapolis Kroger store employee assists man with visual … – CBS 4 – WTTV CBS4Indy

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Campaign to help autistic boy, Matthew Garnett, who thinks he’s in prison – BBC News

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Hothfield Manor Acquired Brain Injury Centre in special measures after CQC inspection – Kent Online

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NJ Girl With Cerebral Palsy Meets Her Sports Idol Kobe Bryant – CBS Local

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Boy aged five with autism expelled from school – The Guardian

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Mayor Ted Bouke Proclaims March As Brain Injury Awareness Month In Millburn Township – TAPinto.net

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26-year-old woman with cerebral palsy has published four books, all written with her feet – Shanghaiist

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Epilepsy campaigner sets up monthly meetings to boost understanding in Stortford – Herts and Essex Observer

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Since 1998, Israeli death rate from heart disease has dropped by 50% – Jerusalem Post Israel News

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Asperger’s diagnosis: A long journey to independence for … – Press Herald

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UT Southwestern scientists find potential treatment for Friedreich’s … – EurekAlert (press release)

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Violinist Overcomes Bone Disease To Win NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest – CBS Local

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JAILED: Former hairdresser climbed over cerebral palsy sufferer’s wheelchair to steal from his wallet – Lancashire Telegraph

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Caitlyn Jenner wants her ‘spirit’ to be free after battling with depression for so long before her transition – Mirror.co.uk

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Kids can have diabetes, watch their diet – Punch Newspapers – The Punch

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Could your ‘clumsy’ child actually be suffering from dyspraxia … – Scunthorpe Telegraph

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Hartlepool epilepsy group is inviting new members – Hartlepool Mail

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Fibromyalgia – A Puzzling and Painful Condition – Healthy Magazine

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Ga. woman struggles with paralyzing disorder Guillain-Barré syndrome – FOX 5 Atlanta

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An apple a day keeps high blood pressure and heart diseases away … – TheHealthSite

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UCLH producing short films for patients with learning disabilities – University College London Hospitals

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Ballerina receives pointe foot prosthesis allowing her to dance again … – Times of India

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Doncaster Belles player forced to retire following Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis – ITV News

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Ticks Are More Likely To Transmit Lyme Disease After Sucking Your Blood – Popular Science

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Cash for the Community profile: Cambridgeshire Motor Neurone Disease Association – Cambridge News

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Heart Tissue Regeneration Study in Zebrafish Looks to Trigger Muscle Repair in People – Muscular Dystrophy News

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Fight the virus: Three-day polio drive kicks off in Karachi – The Express Tribune

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Pine View High School club hosts 5K benefiting local boy with Spina … – St George News

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Turning tragedy into hopeMother, son work to help others after severe illnesses strike their family – Anderson Independent Mail

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Doctors confirm Kerri-Anne Kennerley’s husband has spinal cord … – NEWS.com.au

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I’m a Fashion Blogger Who Happens to be Visually Impaired – Huffington Post UK

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As Potential Therapy for Friedreich’s Ataxia, Researchers Study RNA Transcript Therapy to Deliver Frataxin mRNA – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

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Fibromyalgia pain relief using vibration exercise shows promise, regular exercise considered safe – Bel Marra Health

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Cutting Down the Price of Fruit, Vegetables Can Decrease Risk Of Heart Disease, Stroke – The Independent

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How to recognize, manage autism spectrum disorders, Asperger’s … – Charlotte Observer

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Friedreich’s Ataxia Clinical Study of Oral Drug, RT001, Enrolling … – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

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Halsey was hospitalized for bipolar disorder at 17 and ‘tried to kill herself’ – Daily Mail

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The Psychologist: Schools’ Autism Awareness Week – The British Psychological Society

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4-Year-Old Girl Suffers ‘Severe Brain Injury’ at Dentist’s Office … – ABC News

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The Unique Gift: Evansville Toddler Wants Cards for Birthday – Tristatehomepage.com

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Students raise funds for cerebral palsy center through dancing – KFSN-TV

… support Flash, needs a Flash update, or has Flash disabled. Students raise funds for cerebral palsy center through dancing. A group of…

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Stem cells for deafness – Derry Journal – Derry Journal

Scientists have announced a ‘major breakthrough’ in attempts to find a cure for deafness,” The Times reported. It said that the researchers had…

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Elzhi Talks Kickstarter, Depression & Long-Delayed Comeback Album – Billboard

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Diet-induced obesity, diabetes can be epigenetically inherited by … – News-Medical.net

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What it’s REALLY like to read with dyslexia: Simulator reveals how letters and words appear to people with the condition – Daily Mail

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‘Disabled cyclists hindered by barriers’ say charities – ITV News

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Report finds families of children with epilepsy and autism being ‘failed’ by NHS – Epilepsy Society

A new report has found that parents of children with autism face a ‘battle’ to access good healthcare for their children, even in…

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Three pregnant women in Florida test positive for Zika – CNN

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Well | The Longer You Work, the Greater Your Risk for Heart Disease – New York Times (blog)

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Kettering woman with learning disability appeals for help to support business she set up herself – Northamptonshire Telegraph

Dawn’s work includes offering training for businesses to provide better support for staff with disabilities. Marion, who said she was very proud of…

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Could Cheltenham be a hotspot for Lyme disease? – Gloucestershire Echo

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‘It could be much worse’: Savannah amputees move past loss together – Savannah Morning News

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NICE updates motor neurone disease guidance – Today’s GP (press release)

NICE has updated its guidance on motor neurone disease promoting the need for a multidisciplinary approach to providing care. It will mean decisions…

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Mission Steps Walk raises money to support multiple sclerosis … – WBNG-TV

Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Dozens came out to the Oakdale Mall in Johnson City Sunday morning to fund raise with their legs.

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Eugene tattoo artist takes part in national muscular dystrophy fundraiser – KVAL

This time of year, the Muscular Dystrophy Association sells thousands of paper shamrocks across the nation, hoping to raise money for research, treatment,…

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Friends, family and villagers rally to raise funds for little Rocco – Leicester Mercury

Friends, family and the people of Thurmaston will come together at the weekend to help a youngster suffering from a rare condition. Little…

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Anti-polio campaign begins – Daily Times

The provincial health department and district administration have formed 4,200 mobile teams for the purpose while tight security arrangements have also been made…

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Penkridge teen to face fear in charity skydive | Staff Newsletter – Staff Newsletter

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Doctors confirm Kerri-Anne Kennerley’s husband John has spinal cord injury – Herald Sun

Kerri-Anne Kennerley has taken fur baby, Digger to see injured husband John in hospital, as doctors confirmed he has broken neck and spinal…

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Girl fighting spinal muscular atrophy has a dream fishing trip – Sun Sentinel

He was fishing with Madison Smith, a 9-year-old who has spinal muscular atrophy, a disease that has had the little girl in a…

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Research to tackle the triple challenge of dementia, hearing and vision impairment – Medical Xpress

When you add visual impairment to that, you can understand why those affected may experience even greater cognitive difficulty or even experience altered…

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Behind the Mic: John Smoltz Slides in for Harold Reynolds, Tom Verducci in MLB on FOX Booth; Josh Elliot Leaving NBC – Sports Video Group

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Ignore the Bad Advice — All Kids Need Autism Screening (Op-Ed) – Live Science

Universal screening for autism improves the lives of kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disorders. This practice needs to continue…

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Court approves €4.1m settlement for brain injury – RTE.ie

The High Court has approved an interim payment of €4.1m as settlement of a medical negligence action brought on behalf of a now…

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SLIDESHOW: Illinois teen with cerebral palsy suits up for Senior Night basketball game – Tahlequah Daily Press

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7 things everyone should know about postnatal depression – Evening Standard

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Questions for Thomas Bourgeron: In search of ‘second hits’ – Spectrum

To build a list of genes with definitive ties to autism — 65 and counting — researchers look for mutations that crop up…

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Personality Traits Tied to Diabetes Diagnosis – MedPage Today

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The Science Behind Awareness for Traumatic Brain Injury – WDTV

Doctors at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown see roughly 4,000 patients with some form of a brain injury in a year. Doctors say…

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‘Cancer appears to have gone’: Relief for family of schoolboy Sam Amess ‘who never complained’ – Hull Daily Mail

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Matilda The Musical sees teen with cerebral palsy ‘removed for being disruptive’ – Daily Mail

A teenager with a love for theatre who travelled to Sydney to see a musical was removed from the show for being too…

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Rickie Fowler sinks hole-in-one to raise $1m for autism charity – video – The Guardian

Rickie Fowler achieves a hole-in-one at an Els for Autism golf event in Florida on Monday, raising $1m for the charity. The footage…

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Ottawa Man with brain injury travels to Hamilton for specialized care. – CTV News

From a devastating accident to renewed hope: a young Ottawa man is one step closer tonight to leaving hospital, after a catastrophic brain…

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Cerebral palsy operation ‘truly life-changing’ – BBC News

The parents of twins with cerebral palsy are calling for the NHS to make a “truly life-changing” operation available to everyone with the…

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Are Burnout and Depression the Same Thing? – Wall Street Journal

Burnout and depression are seen as two distinct health conditions in the medical world. A new study suggests they may be closer to…

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Investment boost for NI diabetes care – U.TV

“The investment I am making in diabetes services today will be a key element of this.” The minister has also launched the consultation…

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Epilepsy Society launches campaign calling on health secretary to prevent premature deaths – Get Bucks

The Epilepsy Society (ES) has launched a campaign calling on health secretary Jeremy Hunt to put a stop to premature deaths caused by…

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4 unusual risk factors of heart diseases in women – TheHealthSite

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Hugh Hefner’s wife Crystal reveals she has Lyme disease – Daily Mail

Crystal informed her fans that Lyme sufferers don’t always have any clues that they have been bitten or contracted the diease. ‘Supposedly you…

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UT Southwestern Scientists Reverse Protein Deficiency in Friedreich’s Ataxia with Use of Synthetic RNA and DNA – BioNews Texas

FA results from modifications to certain DNA sequences that inhibit cells from producing enough frataxin. The lack of this needed protein can lead…

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Bad News Flash: Scientists Did Not Cure Autism, Cancer Or Alzheimer’s – Forbes

This week I’m calling out some recent headlines about medical “breakthroughs” that were wildly misleading. Even when the science itself is good, bad…

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Naked driver diagnosed with bipolar disorder, charged with reckless driving: police – Coconuts Bangkok

Police said the naked driver who caused three cars to crash on Lat Phrao Wang Hin Road will face a charge of reckless…

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Blake Shelton Prays For Fan With Brain Injury Who Can Still Sing His Music (VIDEO) – Gossip Cop

Blake Shelton is praying for a fan who, despite suffering a traumatic brain injury in January, can still sing his music. Watch the…

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And The Winner Of The 2016 Tiny Desk Contest Is … – NPR

Gaelynn was born with brittle bone disease, a congenital disability that makes playing the violin tucked tightly under the chin not a comfortable…

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Pontypridd schoolgirl with cerebral palsy receives prestigious award for her kindness – ITV News

A primary school in Pontypridd has surprised one of their pupils with a prestigious award. Mia Thorne has congenital hemiplegia, otherwise known as…

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Is depression ‘endemic’ among stand-up comedians? – Scotsman

Comedian and mind-reader Doug Segal is “absolutely convinced” of a connection, noting that “there are a number of hidden Facebook groups for performers…

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Liquid diet helped me REVERSE my diabetes – Express.co.uk

Yet while this simple act may sound like something most grandparents would take for granted, for Pearl, who has lived with Type 2…

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Epilepsy unit in Scotland praised by visiting MSP – Epilepsy Society

Shona Robison, the cabinet secretary for health and wellbeing, praised the ‘world-class services’ of the Quarriers’ Scottish Epilepsy Centre in Govan, Glasgow during…

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Heart disease still tops causes of deaths – Yahoo7 News

Heart disease remains the number one cause of death in Australia and accounted for one in seven male deaths and one in eight…

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What Is Dyslexia: Web App Shows How Learning Disability Causes Letters To ‘Jump Around’ While Reading – Medical Daily

Most of us are familiar with dyslexia, the learning disability that makes reading, writing, spelling, and speaking a bit harder for some people….

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Never too early to prepare for Lyme disease – Ithaca Journal

The most common infection carried by the deer tick in this region is Lyme disease. Winter weather is usually cold and snowy enough…

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