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Autism Spectrum Night Walk first for Northern Ireland – Belfast Live

For the first time ever, an Autism Spectrum Night Walk is to take place in Northern Ireland. The…

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Japan approves use of iPS cells to treat spinal cord injuries – Nikkei Asian Review

Japan’s health ministry on Monday approved the use of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to treat spinal…

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MyDiabetesMyWay website and app to manage diabetes in Somerset – Bridgwater Mercury

PEOPLE with diabetes in Somerset are benefitting from a pioneering online system to help manage their condition. Somerset…

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Match of a lifetime: Tears shed as wrestler with cerebral palsy takes mat, and wins by pin – Livingston Daily

Kanton DeClercq was helped out of his wheelchair and taken to the circle in the center of…

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Muscle wasting conditions: Transforming lives through research – Open Access Government

Catherine Woodhead, CEO, Muscular Dystrophy UK explains how lives are being transformed through research when it comes…

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Statins could protect against motor neurone disease – Queen Mary University of London

High cholesterol has been found to be a possible risk factor for the development of motor neurone…

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Researchers test new way to restore bladder control after spinal cord injury – KFSN-TV

Twenty nine-year-old Hinesh Patel broke his neck and damaged his spine when he fell off a balcony…

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Type 2 diabetes: One food you should always limit on your plate to control blood sugar – Express

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition in the UK, often caused by lack of exercise and…

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5 activities your autistic child could enjoy over the half term break in Leicester – Leicestershire Live

We all know how hard it can be to keep children entertained over the school holidays. When you…

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Expansion for Clifton academy will open up more spaces for students with autism – Nottinghamshire Live

A Nottingham school which works with children with special educational needs and disabilities could be expanded by…

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Man with Aspergers wins payout from police after being wrongfully handcuffed and detained in van – Huddersfield Examiner

A man with Aspergers Syndrome who was wrongfully handcuffed and detained by police has won an out-of-court…

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New service launched for South Cheshire residents with vision and hearing loss – Nantwich News

A service for people in South Cheshire who experience vision and hearing loss has been launched. Cheshire East…

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Leading North East charity welcomes Government plans for autism training – The Northern Echo

A PIONEERING North-East charity has welcomed Government plans to introduce mandatory autism and learning disability training for…

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Can these new compounds treat memory loss in depression? – Medical News Today

Memory loss does not only occur in neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia. It also happens with age,…

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Graeae and Hijinx criticise ‘disappointing’ use of puppet in autism play – The Stage

Leading theatre companies that work with disabled artists, including Graeae and Hijinx, have criticised the decision to…

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New councillor sweeps in with series of Hear Autism events – Inside Croydon

They say a new broom sweeps clean, but residents in Croydon aren’t used to this being true…

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Boy with autism gets dream Red Arrows bedroom design – Lincolnshire Live

An autistic child has been treated to the ultimate Red Arrows bedroom design. The condition can often make…

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DVLA approves CGM devices for driving with diabetes – The Diabetes Times

Flash and continuous glucose monitoring devices can now be used to take glucose readings by people who…

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Helping people with a learning disability to find love – BBC News

A couple who both have Down’s syndrome have spoken about how their relationship has thrived thanks to…

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There Are Angel Helpers Among Us – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

I like to keep my life as normal as possible. This can be difficult given the physical…

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New study shows hidden genes may underlie autism severity – EurekAlert

Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have implicated a largely hidden part of the…

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Scientists identify new disrupted pathway in motor neurone disease – Medical Xpress

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have identified a new pathway that is disrupted in motor neurone…

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Project boosts communication for children with Down’s Syndrome – Charity Today News

A project that aims to increase inclusion for children with Down’s syndrome (DS) and improve their health…

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CBD oil: Can the cannabis-based product help with fibromyalgia-related pain? – Express

CBD oil has taken the health world by storm over the last couple of years, with claims…

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New Diabetes UK support group launches for the West Bridgford area – West Bridgford Wire

Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? Perhaps you are feeling a bit scared? Don’t really…

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Iron-induced Cell Death May Play Key Role in FA, Study Suggests – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Iron-induced cell death may contribute to the progression of Friedreich’s ataxia, a study in human and mice…

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‘The medication is constantly improving’ – ex-Limerick star on living with multiple sclerosis – The 42

According to his neurologist, the Irish MS Society was the most reputable place to research the symptoms…

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Scotland Opens Spinraza to All SMA Patients Using Its Public Health System – SMA News Today

Scotland has joined the growing roster of countries making the spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) therapy Spinraza available…

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Blinding migraines, IBS and severe pain: Mum’s fibromyalgia hell is finally under control – Grimsby Live

A revolutionary diet has helped a mum of two eradicate the horrific symptoms of fibromyalgia. Holly Donald, 36,…

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Peter Hook to sell Joy Division and New Order guitars and memorabilia to raise money for Epilepsy Society – Epilepsy Society

Legendary bassist Peter Hook is helping to support people with epilepsy by auctioning all of his guitars…

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New drug could reverse memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease and depression – The Independent

A new drug has shown promise in reversing memory loss of older people, including those in the…

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How schoolboy with autism had his phobia of dogs cured in groundbreaking study – Chronicle Live

Schoolboy Harry Mainwaring used to live in fear of coming into contact with dogs. The autistic youngster…

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The Anchor on My Wheelchair from My Steadfast FA Friend – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

A small wooden trinket hangs on the back of my wheelchair. It’s a navy blue anchor with…

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Super League: ‘Ground-breaking’ learning disability rugby league launched – BBC Sport

Super League has launched a pioneering learning disability rugby league category, becoming the first professional sports brand…

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Nonverbal 8-Year-Old Girl with Down Syndrome Sings Her Way into Homeless Man’s Heart – The Epoch Times

Actions speak louder than words; that’s how the old adage goes. And for one sweet girl from…

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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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Scots patients first to get blood thinning drug that cuts heart attack and stroke risk – Herald Scotland

PATIENTS in Scotland who are at high risk of heart attacks and stroke will be the first…

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Blind student shares story of overcoming obstacles – Bucks County Courier Times

The vice principal at the Morrisville Catholic school said the visits from students and the principal at…

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THE CLASSROOM: Why so many children struggle with numbers – The Citizen

You’ve probably heard of dyslexia, but have you heard of dyscalculia before? What is dyscalculia? Dyscalculia is…

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Brain injury boy learns to shop and bake – BBC News

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who suffered brain damage when he fell at school a decade…

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Bipolar type definitions – Medical News Today

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder, and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders currently lists…

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Brain clock ticks differently in autism – Medical Xpress

The neural ‘time windows’ in certain small brain areas contribute to the complex cognitive symptoms of autism,…

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Seren Hughes’ parents concerned over epilepsy drugs changes – BBC News

The family of a nine-year-old girl with severe epilepsy claim their GP practice phoned to tell them…

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North Woolwich blogger calls for more job opportunities for the blind and partially sighted – Newham Recorder

Now aged 29, blogger Anu lives at home with her mum and dad in North Woolwich where…

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Cheshire East Council launches integrated service for people with vision and hearing loss. – Knutsford Guardian

CHESHIRE East Council has launched an integrated service for people who experience vision and hearing loss. The council…

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Direct Nerve Stimulation Using MyoRegulator System Seen to Reduce Spasticity in Mice with Spinal Injury – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Treatment with PathMaker Neurosystems’ anodal trans‐spinal direct current stimulation (tsDCS), a non-invasive direct nerve stimulation tool called…

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Carer whose husband died from motor neurone disease turned her grief into a way to help others – and is now up for a top award – St Helens Star

A WOMAN who quit her job to care for her husband with motor neurone disease has been…

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Amphenol (APH) to pay $0.23 on Apr 10, 2019; Btg Pactual Global Asset Management LTD Trimmed Its Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX) Stake – Financial Headlines

Amphenol Corp (NYSE:APH) is expected to pay $0.23 on Apr 10, 2019. (NYSE:APH) shareholders before Mar 18,…

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Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CATB) Reaches $4.39 After 5.00% Down Move; Exxon Mobil Has 0.72 Sentiment – Financial Headlines

Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2018 Q3. It’s down -0.21, from 0.93…

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Parents set up life changing cafe in Leeds for people with down’s syndrome to be paid to work – Daily Mail

A cafe set up to offer people with Down’s syndrome and other learning disabilities the opportunity to…

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