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Mother told she would live with fibromyalgia claims healthy eating plan cured symptoms – Daily Mail

A mother-of-two who was told she would have to live with a debilitating condition for the rest…

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Fourteen-year-old with autism to spread joy with motivational t-shirt company – St Helens Star

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy with autism is on a mission to spread joy and positivity by launching his…

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Woman with spina bifida grabbed by throat and punched in bar – Lincolnshire Live

A 30 year old who is transitioning sex attacked a woman with spina bifida who he thought…

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1,000 accessible books for young people with visual impairments – Charity Today News

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People has awarded a grant of £6,540 to help provide 1,000 books…

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International Epilepsy Day: Why purple is the colour of epilepsy – Treatment of seizure disorder – Times Now

International Epilepsy Day is celebrated on the 11th of February all over the world. Epilepsy, also known…

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Critics say new play that uses a puppet to portray an autistic boy ‘dehumanises’ those with the condition – Evening Standard

A row has broken out over the use of a puppet to portray an autistic boy in…

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We Talked to the Powerlifter With Cerebral Palsy Whose Deadlift Went Viral – Men’s Health

On Wednesday evening, as his training session came to a close, Miles Taylor went for just one…

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Reconstructing the Spinal Cord with a Hydrogel Scaffold – Advanced Science News

The spinal cord plays an essential role in sensory processing and controlling movement, breathing, and other voluntary…

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The Power Behind the Friedreich’s Ataxia Patient Registry – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Last month, I attended a PTC Therapeutics meeting with two other Friedreich’s ataxia patients named Kyle Bryant…

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Nikki Lilly: It’s important to show the tough side of my life – CBBC Newsround

On Monday, 14-year-old YouTube star Nikki Lilly will feature in a special My Life episode that shows…

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How an Israeli with cerebral palsy enlisted in the IDF – The Jerusalem Post

Roi Schiffman is not your average IDF recruit. Despite the odds Schiffman – who was born with…

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Asking for Help with Secondary Progressive MS – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

I have a hard time asking for help. Even when it’s offered, my knee-jerk reaction is to decline….

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Award for team helping visually impaired youngsters across Devon – Midweek Herald

A team from Devon Integrated Children’s Services has been recognised for its work to encouraging social inclusion…

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Volunteers needed to foster adorable guide dog puppies in Plymouth – Plymouth Live

Could you look after a life-changing puppy for a year? Charity Guide Dogs is specifically looking for Plymouth-based…

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Young parents will have to pay £6,000 to learn how to communicate with deaf daughter – South Wales Argus

YOUNG parents whose four-month-old daughter was born deaf will have to pay £6,000 to learn sign language…

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Fibromyalgia Patients Can Benefit from Strength Training, Review Study Shows – Fibromyalgia News Today

Strength training lowers pain and fatigue in fibromyalgia patients and improves their quality of life, a review…

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Family want answers in death of cerebral palsy boy who fell unconscious after getting off school bus – Daily Mail

The family of an 18-year-old Florida high school student with cerebral palsy are calling for answers after…

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Endocannabinoid system, a target to improve cognitive disorders in models of Down syndrome – Science Daily

A study by the Neuropharmacology Laboratory-NeuroPhar of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS) at UPF…

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Jess Collins grateful to be home and ready for new challenges after spinal cord injury – Newcastle Herald

BACK home, but with more goals in mind, a smiling Jess Collins says she has a lot…

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The hi-tech OXSIGHT glasses helping a visually impaired Hull woman – The Yorkshire Post

A Yorkshire academic has spoken of how a “life-changing” pair of augmented reality glasses are helping her…

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Netflix’s ‘Special’ Is New Comedy Series Featuring Cerebral Palsy – The Mighty

A new TV series is coming to Netflix for your streaming pleasure, and this time it features…

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Online push to promote autistic pop group – Charity Digital News

An online campaign has got underway to promote a group of autistic young people’s bid to be…

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This Jagged Little Pill Could Make Diabetes Easier to Treat – WIRED

GIVEN THE CHOICE between tossing back a dose of medicine and pushing it through your flesh inside…

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Disability activist responds to viral Facebook meme – BBC News

A partially-sighted student is campaigning online after a picture mocking a woman using a cane while looking…

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Cerebral Palsy At Center Of Netflix Comedy – Disability Scoop

Netflix is picking up a comedy series about a man with cerebral palsy that has the backing…

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The problems of dating with Asperger’s Syndrome – BBC News

Damian Littlefair has spent years looking for a relationship but says people “don’t want to know” when…

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Hope for diabetes cure after major stem cell breakthrough – Metro

Scientists researching a cure for diabetes say they have made a major breakthrough using human stem cells.…

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Scottish researchers find 100 genes linked to depression – BBC News

An international study led by the University of Edinburgh has discovered more than 100 genes linked to…

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Women With Learning Disabilities Are Missing Life-Saving Cancer Screenings – HuffPost UK

Last year, at the age of 53, Louise had her first smear test. Louise, who has a…

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Changes in Protein Intake May Support Skeletal Muscle Growth in CP Kids – Cerebral Palsy News Today

The timing of protein intake can be improved with higher intake during breakfast and lunch to better…

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Two types of gut bacteria consistently found at low levels in people with depression, study says – The Independent

Bacteria living in people’s guts have been linked with depression in a significant investigation into the controversial…

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MS Trust Opens ‘Advanced MS Champions’ Program to Bring Better Care to UK Patients – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Healthcare specialists for multiple sclerosis patients in the U.K. with advanced disease and challenging needs are getting…

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People with learning disabilities and complex needs in Milton Keynes could be moved out of residential care in council bid to save £380,000 – Milton Keynes Citizen

Up to 18 people with learning disabilities could be moved out of costly residential care in a…

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Two Cambridgeshire pals set up dating agency for adults with autism and learning disabilities in the region – Ely Standard

Christine O’Neil and Vicky Baddeley say they want to launch their agency, called Safe Soulmate, “in response…

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Woman with muscular dystrophy creates clothing line to inspire others with chronic illnesses – ABC News

There was a time when 33-year-old Keisha Greaves hid her muscular dystrophy. Now, she embraces her condition…

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Christopher Reeve Foundation raised $138M for spinal cord injury research to help the paralyzed walk – Daily Mail

Christopher Reeve’s daughter says her late father’s charity work has helped develop research into a new technique…

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Bath Man Receives Award For His Courage And Determination From Stroke Association – Indy Online

A BATH man has received a highly commended ‘Life After Stroke Award’ from the Stroke Association in…

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X Factor star Chris Maloney offers a scholarship to an Autism’s got Talent performer – London Post

Anna Kennedy OBE Founder of the National Autism Charity AnnaKennedyonline first met André in the Wirral where…

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Royal Albert Hall debut for 200 learning-disabled musicians – Echo

ABOUT 200 learning-disabled musicians will realise an 18-year dream and perform at the Royal Albert Hall. The performance…

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How does someone with autism go shopping? – BBC News

Zak Mohamed, aged 20, has severe autism but his mother Nura is determined that he should learn…

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Giving a voice to my friend’s songs – BBC News

Bernie Dalton always wanted to record an album of his songs. But when he lost his voice…

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Crucial new beds for brain injury patients unveiled at care home – Ipswich Star

Managers at The Chantry Neurological Care Centre in Ipswich said the number of people needing treatment for…

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Chisholm Hunter continues support of Spina Bifida charity – Jewellery Focus

Chisholm Hunter has continued its support for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland (SBH Scotland) after its CFO raised…

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Heart attack: Six vitamins and minerals to prevent the life-threatening condition – Express

Heart attack is a serious medical emergency and if you suspect your or someone else is having…

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Japan approves stem-cell therapy for spinal cord injuries—but does it even work? – Genetic Literacy Project

Japan has approved a stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injuries. The event marks the first such therapy for…

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Difference in brain connectivity may explain autism spectrum disorder – University of Alabama at Birmingham

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified a possible mechanism of human cognition that…

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Drugs company urged to ‘do the decent thing’ and help Forest Gate baby facing a death sentence – Newham Recorder

Lyn Brown spoke out in parliament this week about the heartache a family from Forest Gate face…

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Jameela Jamil and Samira Wiley join sexual assault survivor and Paralympic in empowering underwear campaign – The Independent

Jameela Jamil, Samira Wiley, Iskra Lawrence and Busy Philipps have joined forces with activists and athletes for…

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‘Moonlight Sonata’ Director Takes Multigenerational Look At Family Living With Deafness – Sundance Studio – Deadline

In Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements, documentary filmmaker gives a multigenerational exploration of a family living…

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Single mother reveals her heartbreak of raising one-in-a-million twins with Down’s syndrome – Daily Mail

A single mother has revealed the heartbreak of raising one-in-a-million twins with Down’s syndrome and wishes she…

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