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Brittle bone disease: Young adults could soon be screened DECADES before symptoms appear – Express.co.uk

A device has been developed that identifies 899 tiny bits of DNA linked with the devastating condition…

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Broken bones could heal better, faster thanks to Shriners Hospital discovery – CTV News

A team at Shriners Hospital for Children in Montreal has made a discovery that could lead to…

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Disability campaigner Samantha Renke reveals she’d consider having a designer baby to avoid passing on the ‘extremely painful’ brittle bone disease that has confined her to a wheelchair – Daily Mail

The disabled actress Samantha Renke has said she would consider having a designer baby when she starts…

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TENNIS: Jordanne Whiley sets sights on comeback after pregnancy – Oxford Mail

JORDANNE Whiley is enjoying every minute of motherhood but admits she cannot wait to be back on…

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Royal visit to mark Bath charity Designability’s 50 years – Somerset Live

A Bath charity is set to showcase 50 years of its work this week when Prince Edward…

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What is Osteogenesis Imperfecta and what are the symptoms of Samantha Renke’s type of brittle bone disease? – The Sun

OSTEOGENESIS Imperfecta is a genetic condition that is present from birth. But what are the symptoms and how…

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Wish come true: 11-year-old celebrates birthday in Disney – News Courier

For the last 38 years, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted wishes to children with life-threatening conditions like…

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Disabled musician seeks to break norms in the music industry – Citizen

The positive and confident Thabo Mashaba wants to inspire other people living with disabilities and give them…

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Actor Samantha Renke Slams Zara After Staff Refused To Help Her Reach Card Machine – HuffPost UK

The actor Samantha Renke has slammed Zara for not educating its staff on how to assist disabled…

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Pupils raise funds for Lizzie Williams’ Paralympic journey – West Sussex County Times

Arunside Primary School in Horsham welcomed local paralympic athlete, Lizzie Williams, to the school. Lizzie is a…

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North Devon charity gives severely ill and disabled youngsters trip of a lifetime – Devon Live

Children with serious illness or major disabilities have had a trip of a lifetime in the USA…

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Mom, son with disabilities face daunting challenge of fleeing advancing lava – Hawaii News Now

The Big Island is working with a nonprofit to move 11 tiny, temporary structures onto a 14-acre…

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Meet this Kerala girl who battles brittle bone disease inspiring others – The New Indian Express

Latheesha Ansari is 2 feet tall and weighs only 14 kg, but that does not mean she…

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Could a drug designed for brittle bone disease provide a miracle cure for bald men? Scientists discover it can help hair grow 2mm in just 6 DAYS – Daily Mail

A drug designed for brittle bone disease has provided hopes of a cure for men with male…

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New Jersey Boy With Brittle Bone Disease Surprised With Music Studio After Viral Eminem Cover – NBC New York

A New Jersey teenager who has wowed the world with his musical talent — including a viral…

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How long should a severely disabled child have to wait for a wheelchair in Ireland? – The Irish Times

In January, the Irish Government committed to formally ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of…

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The ‘china doll’ boy: Six-year-old, who has broken his bones more than 500 times, suffers fractures even hugging his siblings or smiling at his mother – Daily Mail

A ‘china doll’ boy has suffered more than 500 fractures in his short life. Reiko Quinlan, six, from…

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Brittle Bone Society fundraiser led by father whose son has the condition – Basingstoke Gazette

FROM Basingstoke to Manchester with a bone in hand, runners raised more than £2,000 for charity. As part…

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A spirit that refuses to break: Krishnapriya does not let brittle bones beat her dreams – Manorama Online

“What good is it studying any further? I am going to stop going to school, doctor.”; Lakshmi…

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Steven Edney’s 12 challenges in 12 months effort for Brittle Bone Society – Basingstoke Gazette

AFTER his son was diagnosed with a rare condition which affects just one in 15,000 people, Steven…

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The little girl who lives like a porcelain doll: Mother of five-year-old who has rare disease that causes brittle bones admits she lives in constant fear that her brave daughter ‘is going to break’ – Daily Mail

A mom says her five-year-old daughter is like a ‘porcelain doll’ because her bones are so fragile…

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Five-year-old girl suffers from brittle bone disease in Pennsylvania – Daily Mail

Five-year-old girl Sabrina Lewis has osteogenesis imperfecta and has dwarfism is so fragile that her mom, Michaela…

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The 17-month-old boy dubbed a ‘China doll’ because he broke a rib while in the womb and can break a bone just by SNEEZING – Daily Mail

An infant has been dubbed a ‘real life China doll’ because he is so fragile that he…

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YouTube channel Real Stories gets 1 million daily YouTube views – Digiday

Digital content studio and broadcaster Little Dot Studios started by making TV content work on YouTube. Now,…

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Workshop gives special-needs children a chance to dance with real-life ballerinas – ABC News

Sarai Arce loves to dance. The 6-year-old loves the poses. Dancing, she said, makes her “happy.” When Sarai…

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6-Year-Old Girl with Brittle Bone Disease Finds Herself in Special Dance Class – Inside Edition

Sarai Arce suffered six fractures at the time of her birth and a skull fracture when she…

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TENNIS: Pregnant Jordanne Whiley eyes November return and sets Tokyo 2020 goal – Oxford Mail

OXFORDSHIRE’S newest sporting star has set a date for her comeback as she awaits the birth of…

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6-Year-Old With Brittle Bone Disease Learns Ballet, Thanks to a Special Needs Dance Class – NBC4i.com

A 6-year-old with a brittle bone disease is a ballerina, thanks to a special dance class. “I like…

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New rock group seeks to raise understanding of rare disease sufferers – Global Times

An original new rock band has become the voice of people who suffer rare diseases, using music to call for understanding and respect…

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Access to Work claimant says Government thinks disabled people cost too much – Care Appointments

Disabled people are seen as a burden on society “because the Government thinks we cost too much money”, an Access to Work claimant…

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New brittle bone test to end hip break agony for thousands – Express.co.uk

A REVOLUTIONARY new screening test for brittle bone disease could prevent thousands of women suffering the agony of hip fractures each year. The simple…

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Disabled people explain why they’re furious Philip Hammond blames them for slow economy – iNews

Disability rights campaigner Shani Dhanda has called for Chancellor Philip Hammond to be sacked over “shameful” comments blaming disabled people for the UK’s…

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Woman who applied for 100 jobs finally got interview after hiding her disability – The Independent

Many people are worried about telling their employer about a disability, research has revealed, and one woman who applied for hundreds of jobs…

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Pop superstar Olly Murs helps to grant wishes to seriously ill children for Christmas – Manchester Evening News

Olly Murs Helps Grant wishes to seriously ill Children Pop star Olly Murs brought smiles to the faces of eight seriously ill children at…

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National Child Day: McGill Nursing research helping to improve quality of life of children with brittle bone disease – McGill Reporter

National Child Day falls on November 20 each year in Canada, to commemorate the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child,…

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500 broken bones doesn’t slow down this talented wildlife artist – WGNO

Katherine Klimitas was diagnosed with brittle bone disease just two weeks before being born. Brittle bone disease, or osteogenesis imperfecta, is a disorder that…

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Physio assistant uses her own experience to highlight brittle bone disease to researchers – Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Charlotte Proud was born with brittle bone disease. But, she told a recent conference on rare diseases, that has not stopped her holding…

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Air pollution exposure linked to brittle bone disease – Daily Mail Online

Air pollution could cause brittle bone disease, according to new research. A study by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health that analyzed data…

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Woman told to remove disability from CV after being rejected from 100 jobs – Plymouth Herald

A woman measuring 3ft 10ins has revealed she was advised to remove her disability from her covering letter of her CV after she…

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Walsall woman rejected from 100 jobs after disclosing disability – Express And Star

Shani Dhanda failed to get a single interview after sending out heaps of covering letters revealing she suffered from life-limiting brittle bone disease. But…

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Disabled People ‘Being Turned Down For Jobs Due To Their Condition’, Scope Research Finds – HuffPost UK

Disabled people are being turned down for jobs because of their condition, with one woman failing to get an interview for a job…

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Connections: How “self-direction” enables people with disabilities to live more independent lives – WXXI News

An emerging model called self-direction is enabling people with disabilities to live more independent lives. Self-directed individuals choose where they live, they design…

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Doctor’s Orders: Don’t Become Vitamin D Deficient This Winter – Observer

Vitamin D, nicknamed the “sunshine vitamin,” is essential to maintaining our health and immune system. As you might have guessed, the main source…

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Samantha Renke Bursts Into Tears After Broken Wheelchair Leaves Her Stranded In Own Home – HuffPost UK

Samantha Renke was reduced to tears in the latest episode of ‘New Activists’ after her wheelchair broke and engineers failed to provide her…

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Disability Hate Crime Reports Surge, And Campaigners Think Media Portrayals Has ‘Demonised’ People – HuffPost UK

The media’s portrayal of disabled people as “scroungers” who are on benefits has helped fuel the rise in reported hate crimes, campaigners have…

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First steps for brittle boned baby – RTN Newspaper

OLAYA, the little girl from Javea who was born with brittle bone disease is reported to be responding well to treatment at the…

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This 90% Disabled Man Is a Singer, Graphic Designer and Motivational Speaker! – The Better India

Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta has suffered more than 50 fractures. A rare bone disorder called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as ‘brittle bone disease’, afflicts…

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Queensferry Crossing: Queen to cut ribbon on new bridge – The Scotsman

Excited school children eagerly waved Saltires and whispers of “she’s here” caught the wind on the southside of the Queensferry Crossing yesterday as…

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The nun who prayed and made me walk – BBC News

It was the summer of 2011, and my family and I were on holiday in Paris. I know it was 2011, because it…

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Brittle Bone Disease Didn’t Stop This Little Boy From Becoming A Power Ranger – Scary Mommy

Six-Year-Old Conner starred in his own Power Ranger movie. Conner Goldhammer is like a lot of little boys. He likes to swim and play…

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