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DWP apologises to man with rare disease denied PIP benefit because he’d worked abroad … for the government – Daily Post

A disabled man who’s benefits application was refused because he’d been working abroad for the government has…

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A woman developed an uncommon disease after petting a stray cat, and her body basically attacked itself – INSIDER

After petting and tending to a stray cat during a week-long vacation, UK-based Gemma Birch started to…

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Why this is one teen’s biggest Christmas ever even though it might be his last – Centre Daily Times

Maddox Hyde limped out of his bedroom and around a deluge of cards and packages, donning red…

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Paralysed man denied disability benefit because he lived abroad – while working for the government – Daily Post

A man who was left paralysed was refused disability benefit because he’d lived abroad – even though…

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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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The inspirational story of boy who lost his sight and use of his limbs ‘virtually overnight’ – Chronicle Live

From being a fit and healthy teenager to lying paralysed in a hospital bed, Cameron Smith’s world…

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Geoffrey Daintith hopes to walk again after being paralysed by Guillain-Barre syndrome – Warrington Guardian

A DAD who has been left paralysed by a rare autoimmune disorder has made it his ‘main…

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Guillain Barre Syndrome: Promising young footballer struck down by rare disease twice – ABC News

Guillain Barre Syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease, but the odds of contracting it twice are 10…

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Gloucester mum asked at school gates if she was drunk – the reality was far worse – Gloucestershire Live

A mum who was asked if she was drunk at the school gates discovered her stumbling was…

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A Newport child struck down by virus which left her paralysed has now started school – South Wales Argus

A NEWPORT toddler struck down with a rare illness and given a 10 per cent chance of…

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What you need to know about Guillain-Barre syndrome – Reading Eagle

Guillain-Barre syndrome is a serious condition that requires immediate hospitalization because it can worsen rapidly. In GBS, your…

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Sons inspired to help dad who nearly died and was left in a wheelchair after illness – Warrington Guardian

THE sons of a ‘kind-hearted man’ battling a rare autoimmune disorder have vowed to take on a series of fundraising challenges in a…

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Findings add to evidence of association between Zika virus and Guillain-Barre syndrome – Medical Xpress

An examination of cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome in Puerto Rico identified Zika virus infection as a risk factor, according to a study published…

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Toddler left paralysed by rare condition could go years unable to walk – Grimsby Telegraph

A two year old boy left paralysed from the neck down by a rare condition could be unable to walk for years after…

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A single genetic glitch may explain how Zika became so dangerous – Reuters

A single genetic change that occurred in 2013 may explain how Zika acquired the ability to attack fetal nerve cells, causing a severe…

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Runner Rory Coleman completes 1000th marathon – BBC News

A runner who feared he would never walk again after being struck down by a rare virus has completed his 1,000th marathon. Rory Coleman,…

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Cardiff runner Rory Coleman gears up for 1000th marathon – BBC News

A runner who feared he would never walk again after being struck down by a rare virus is to take part in his…

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Paralysed and on ventilator in intensive care but insurers refuse to fork out as holiday wasn’t cancelled in person – Scottish Daily Record

Charlene Burke was in intensive care for a month after being completely paralysed by a freak illness. She had planned a family holiday but,…

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Young mum-to-be paralysed and left in coma after suffering stroke caused by pregnancy – Mirror.co.uk

An expectant mum was left paralysed and in a coma for nearly two weeks after suffering a stroke caused by her pregnancy. Danielle Pownall…

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We may be able to use Zika virus to attack brain cancer cells – New Scientist

Zika can cause babies to be born with severe brain damage – but we may be able to harness the virus to fight…

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