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Regularly skipping breakfast linked to increased risk of heart disease and stroke – NHS Website

“Skipping breakfast may raise risk of heart disease by up to 87 per cent, study finds,” The…

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Lego’s Braille Bricks Could Be A Game-Changer For Visually Impaired Kids – HuffPost UK

People who don’t need Braille don’t tend to know a huge amount about how it works. Its…

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Women with learning disabilities missing vital smear tests – Clydebank Post

LESS than a third of women with a learning disability in Glasgow were given a life-saving test…

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Welsh cheerleader: ‘Amputation was best decision I made’ – BBC News

When Carys Price had her lower left leg amputated, she was not going to let it stop…

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Bus numbers helped boy with autism learn to count – BBC News

Nine-year-old Ryley, who has autism, has always loved taking a bus trip. And as a toddler his fondness…

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‘It was a no-brainer – I had to break the law and grow cannabis’ – Sky News

Carly Barton had a stroke in her early twenties. It left her with nerve damage which caused chronic…

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Visually impaired man rescued from oncoming train – BBC News

Passengers save a man with a visual impairment after he fell off a subway platform and on…

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People with learning disabilities ‘trapped’ in hospitals as target missed – BBC News

An NHS target to reduce the number of people with learning disabilities being treated in long-stay hospitals…

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Boosting muscle stem cells to treat muscular dystrophy and aging muscles – Science Daily

Lying within our muscles are stem cells, invisible engines that drive the tissue’s growth and repair. Understanding…

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We Have Airplane Accessibility Ideas, but We Need Implementation – Muscular Dystrophy News

Whenever the topic of accessibility comes up, you can bet there’ll be great passion. We all want…

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How to live longer: These colourful veg may protect against heart disease and cancer – Express

UK health guidelines advise everyone eat five portions of fruit and vegetables per day. But to get the…

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Lithium boosts muscle strength in mice with rare muscular dystrophy – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Standing up from a chair, climbing stairs, brushing one’s hair – all can be a struggle for…

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The show goes on for Portsmouth man with Asperger’s Syndrome as he produces and performs in his own musical – The News

A YOUNG man with Asperger syndrome has overcome his difficulties to produce and perform in his own…

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Grant funding helps Isle of Wight painter with learning disabilities move into employment – Isle of Wight County Press

A SKILLED painter who has been trained by Care in the Garden will be helped further thanks…

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A child born with severe spina bifida has new mobility and new possibilities – Mother Nature Network

In home videos, Brody Moreland is a blur of motion as he chases toys around his family’s…

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Scientific breakthrough provides new hope for people living with multiple sclerosis – News Medical

A scientific breakthrough provides new hope for millions of people living with multiple sclerosis. Researchers at Oregon…

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Hidden illness: ‘I had to retire from work at 29 on medical grounds. I was devastated’ – Image

Next, in our Hidden Illness series, we meet 29-year-old Sarah from Dublin, whose illness began at age…

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Critical role of spectrin in hearing development and deafness – Science Advances

Abstract Inner ear hair cells (HCs) detect sound through the deflection of mechanosensory stereocilia. Stereocilia are inserted into…

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Accountability Can Change Everything – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

I want to give credit to this column, and the writing habit I have developed because of…

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SA doctors cure deafness using 3D printing tech – Cape Town ETC

A group of South African doctors have made a huge advancement in the international medical field by…

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