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Man with brain haemorrhage wows his fiancee as he walks unassisted – Daily Mail

A 25-year-old man who was confined to a wheelchair after suffering a severe brain haemorrhage – and…

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Always a sailor, the water helped stroke victim Bill Mautner return to being himself – LoHud.com

He was maybe 80-90 percent back to being himself. But fully back meant being on the water. Bill Mautner…

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Brain iron levels may predict multiple sclerosis disabilities – Radiological Society of North America

A new, highly accurate MRI technique can monitor iron levels in the brains of multiple sclerosis (MS)…

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Libby aged 10 praised for her writing about living with autism – News Shopper

A 10-year-old Bromley girl has been praised by famous authors after writing an articulate and poignant description…

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Diabetes: Smart patch micro needles ‘to revolutionise’ care – BBC News

Smart patches fitted with micro needles to deliver insulin could “revolutionise” treatment for diabetes sufferers, scientists have…

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Opera singer with cerebral palsy wows with her incredible voice – Metro

This is the inspirational moment that an opera singer with cerebral palsy brings the house down with…

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Oral vaccine linked to new polio outbreak – The Standard

Oral polio vaccine used for prevention of the disease has been linked to the recent outbreaks of…

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Down Syndrome Reality Show Up For Emmys – Disability Scoop

A reality television show focusing on the lives of those with Down syndrome is in the running…

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Is It an MS Diagnosis or Something Else? – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

I am told I have primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS), and my symptoms appear to be in…

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Encouraging physical activity in people with learning disabilities – Nursing Times

This article discusses the barriers preventing people with learning disabilities from being more physically active, and how…

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Heart disease patients with multiple illnesses ‘in need of more help’ – The Scotsman

More needs to be done to cater for two million heart disease patients who also suffer from…

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Rehabilitating the mind could improve outcomes after spinal cord injury – Medical Xpress

A study led by Heriot-Watt University has explored how individuals with spinal cord injuries perceive the space…

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A constellation of symptoms presages first definitive signs of multiple sclerosis – The University of British Columbia

During the five years before people develop the first clinically recognized signs of multiple sclerosis (MS), they…

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Inspiring woman who is one of few Scots with Down Syndrome to hold down full-time job tells others ‘you can live a normal life’ – The Scottish Sun

CATERING assistant Sam Ross is aiming to inspire others with Down Syndrome into the world of work. The…

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Girl, nine, with Down syndrome has her tongue cut out by Bolivian sex attacker to stop her telling anyone she had been raped – Daily Mail

A nine-year-old girl with Down syndrome was reportedly raped and had her tongue cut out so she…

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To hell and back – A Lyme disease story ten years in the making – The Review Newspaper

Most of us have seen a monster movie. Nowadays, these movies take many forms and their narrative…

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Guides to help people with autism who visit attractions in Cornwall – The Cornish Times

For many people, going for a day out at a tourist attraction is a thought that fills…

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Aphasia: A Disruption in Communication – LifeBridge Health

Ever heard of aphasia? Most people who are familiar with the term associate it with stroke (i.e., brain…

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How I Deal Emotionally with Multiple Diagnoses – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Sometimes I’ll set out with a column idea and it gets completely transformed over the course of…

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Autistic boy’s mum praises ‘lovely’ school prom classmates – BBC News

Going to prom can be nerve-wracking for any teenager, but particularly Brodie Smith, whose autism means he…

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How to Meet Autistic People Halfway – New York Times

One of the most widely held beliefs about autistic people — that they are not interested in…

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Diabetes expert urges national strategy to prevent disease – The Scotsman

One of Scotland’s leading experts on diabetes has called for a national prevention strategy to tackle the…

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Debut solo exhibit from man with Aspergers – This is Local London

My Kaleidoscope is the first solo exhibition in London from Tim Stocks, an artist with Asperger Syndrome. Tim…

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Autism and Aspergers group find community haven – St Helens Star

A GROUP of people who may otherwise feel isolated, have found a safe haven in community allotments…

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Keeping your family safe from Lyme Disease – West Sussex County Times

With the school holidays on the horizon, families across West Sussex are being reminded to protect themselves…

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Exclusions of autistic schoolchildren are up 26 per cent, figures suggest – Bournemouth Echo

THE number of autistic children excluded from schools in Dorset has shot up amid claims vulnerable students…

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Project helps support young people with learning disabilities into employment – Bath Echo

Nine young people with learning disabilities have graduated from a Bath and North East Somerset Council scheme…

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Dundonians with diabetes needed for pioneering project to help develop app – Evening Telegraph

Dundee University is looking for local people with type 2 diabetes to take part in a pioneering…

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Touching moment FIVE girls accompany shy autistic boy to his prom after he set off alone – Daily Mail

Having autism means socialising can be a challenge for Brodie Smith. But he was so determined to go…

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Remarkable woman, 28, with rare form of cerebral palsy sings like an angel and stuns crowd with spine-tingling opera performance – Daily Mail

Alfina Fresta weighs less than 110 pounds and uses a wheelchair to get around. But when the budding…

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Ashton Turner’s incredible journey to the Open: From overcoming cerebral palsy to sharing the fairways with Tiger Woods – The Telegraph

When parents push three-year-old sons into playing golf, it is usually with the dream of seeing them…

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How the ‘Afghan Archers’, a Pashto radio soap made by an ex-BBC journalist – is tackling polio – The Telegraph

With plot lines telling the everyday stories of country folk, the long-running radio drama Across The Border…

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What it’s really like to have autism – Tyler, ten, has written a book called Invisible Me – Birmingham Live

Bright Tyler Inman looks set to change the world. Like many ten-year-olds, he dreams of space, time travel…

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Children With Autism Have Brains That Fold Differently to Everybody Else’s – Science Alert

Recent studies have shown that the deep folds and wrinkles that make our brains look like giant…

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Increase in number of children with autism being excluded from Sunderland schools – Sunderland Echo

The number of autistic children being excluded from schools in Sunderland has shot up. The increase comes…

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Why a chemical found in worms could hold the key to reducing epileptic seizures – iNews

A chemical found in worms could hold the key to stopping seizures in people with drug-resistant epilepsy….

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Calls for volunteers to help local sports club in school holidays – Worcester News

A LOCAL sports club, DizzKidz, aimed at providing various sporting activities for children with co-ordination difficulties is…

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World Down Syndrome Conference is coming to Glasgow – Glasgow Live

The World Down Syndrome Conference is coming to Glasgow this month. The event is coming to the UK…

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Fibromyalgia Leg Cramps and Spasms – Rebuilding Wellness

Do you have fibromyalgia and suffer from leg cramps or spasms? The kind that propels you screaming…

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Light-emitting fibres overcome deafness – Cosmos

Scientists have developed a light-stimulated cochlear implant that shows promise for restoring hearing in deaf people. The novel…

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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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Schools in Hartlepool are excluding more children with autism – Hartlepool Mail

The number of autistic children being excluded from schools in Hartlepool has increased. The new figures come…

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Novel personal narrative therapy to help people with aphasia tell their story – City, University of London

Researchers from City have launched a new project aimed at helping people with aphasia tell their story,…

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More children with autism are being excluded from schools in Cheshire West and Chester – Northwich Guardian

THE number of autistic children being excluded from schools in Cheshire West and Chester has shot up,…

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Holly Willoughby moved to tears by miracle 12-year-old with cerebral palsy who wrote a book using a spell board – Metro

Holly Willoughby was left close to tears on today’s episode of This Morning as she met an…

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College internship scheme helps man with learning disabilities secure full-time job – Grimsby Live

A 19-year old with learning disabilities has secured a full-time job at the Forest Pines hotel after…

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Can fasting improve MS symptoms? – Washington University School of Medicine

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can find an abundance of conflicting advice suggesting that special diets –…

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Young carers like me are suffering in silence at university – The Guardian

It’s 9.52pm and the clock ticks towards tomorrow’s deadline. I turn to my laptop, but then my…

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Uncontrolled polio outbreak continues to spread in the DRC – The Telegraph

Polio continues to spread across the Democratic Republic of the Congo despite efforts to contain the disease,…

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Brothers spread positive message about Down’s Syndrome – BBC News

Two brothers are making a documentary about siblings and Down’s Syndrome. Nick Bourne’s younger brother Alex has Down’s…

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