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Autism could be detected early using a hearing test finds research – News Medical

New research shows that a simple non-invasive hearing test early in life could predict the diagnosis of…

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A researcher at BU works on a new drug for muscular dystrophy – Binghamton Homepage

A researcher at Binghamton University’s Pharmacy School is working on a new drug that could significantly prolong…

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Bill Gates says this is his New Year’s resolution for 2019 – CNBC

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates doesn’t typically make New Year’s resolutions. Still, he does enjoy taking stock of…

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How to naturally reduce anxiety & depression – Business Matters

Time and again, life overwhelms us. An upcoming event may prove a source of anxiety either due…

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Those with autism and mental health problems to be given blue parking badges – Derbyshire Live

People with “hidden disabilities” including autism and mental health problems are set for a major boost when…

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Leading autism charity Anna Kennedy Online announce new young ambassador – Essex Magazine

Leading UK Autism Charity Anna Kennedy Online have today announced their new young Ambassador Siena Castellon. Siena Castellon…

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AWARD WINNING AUTISM TRAINING COMING TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME – Island Echo

The Curly Hair Project (CHP), an award-winning social enterprise founded by autistic author and entrepreneur Alis Rowe,…

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Researchers say auditory testing can identify children for autism screening – American Osteopathic Association

A noninvasive hearing test may assist with early detection and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders, according to…

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‘I’m worried that when I come round from an epileptic fit I won’t remember having my daughter with me … I’d be afraid of someone taking her’ – Belfast Telegraph

For most young mums, popping into town to do some shopping and stopping off for tea or…

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Takeley support worker celebrates 25 years helping adults with learning disabilities live their best life – Hertfordshire Mercury

A 76-year-old support worker is celebrating a milestone anniversary for her work supporting adults with learning disabilities. Barbara…

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Computer Model Identifies Four Main Classes of Fibromyalgia, Study Reports – Fibromyalgia News Today

A computer model identified four major classes of fibromyalgia on the basis of the pain and symptom…

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Is Autism Actually on The Rise? It’s Not as Straightforward as You Might Think – Science Alert

The prevalence of autism – the number of cases diagnosed at any age, has increased hugely. But prevalence…

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NHS diabetes app could get patients off drugs and save £30million a year – Mirror Online

A diet app could rid sufferers of diabetes and save the NHS £30million in a year. Creators of…

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Hundreds rally to call to save Highland learning disabilities project – North Star News

HUNDREDS of people have signed a petition in a bid to save a vital service for children…

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The breakthroughs that could save our lives – BBC News

It has been a remarkable year of promise in medical science – from reversing blindness and paralysis…

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Muscular dystrophy: ‘Try a bit harder to walk, daddy’ – BBC News

A man with muscular dystrophy has called for more psychological support for both him and his family. Andrew…

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Type 2 diabetes: Add this spice to your cooking to reduce your blood sugar – Express

TYPE 2 diabetes can lead to serious health problems if left uncontrolled, but making dietary changes can…

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Can a video game-based ‘digital medicine’ help children with autism and co-occurring ADHD? – Medical Xpress

Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment…

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Northern Ireland’s first Down’s Syndrome model Kate Grant becomes Benefit ambassador – Daily Mail

Beauty Queen Kate Grant, who became the first person with Down’s syndrome to win a pageant last…

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Charities unite to help veterans with sight and hearing loss – South Wales Argus

Armed forces veterans must act quickly if they are having problems with their hearing or sight, three…

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Home Bargains introduces quiet hour for shoppers with autism – Swindon Advertiser

DISCOUNT shop Home Bargains has introduced a weekly quiet hour to create a calmer environment for shoppers…

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Hundreds more children and adults eligible for cochlear implants on the NHS – NICE

The update comes after a review of the definition of severe to profound deafness which is used…

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Painful intercourse in women improved with fibromyalgia drug – EurekAlert

Women with chronic pain or discomfort around the vulva showed improved sexual function with an oral nerve…

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Meet the new inspirational stars of The Undateables – Daily Mail

Stars of the new series of the Undateables appeared on This Morning where they discussed their ‘fabulous’…

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Season for Sharing: Aging with Down syndrome – AZ Central

Debbie Lemon has always been protective of her little sister. Part of it was their age difference —…

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3D Printed Prosthetics in War-Torn Countries – Borgen Magazine

After nearly seven years of war, tens of thousands of Syrians have fallen victim to the violent…

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New Year, New Beginnings – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

An approaching new year means multiple things to different people. A new year can mean starting over…

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8 best books about autism – The Independent

Despite last year’s British book sales income being five per cent up from the previous year –…

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What a Relief! – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

New year, new beginnings — not a chance. Theresa May still has Brexit as her waking and sleeping…

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Getting rid of polio – The News International

With a new government promising a brand new Pakistan, the question is whether we will be able…

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The firm whose staff are all autistic – BBC News

Peter, Evan and Brian work at a small technology firm based by the beach in Santa Monica,…

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Top 10 SMA Stories of 2018 – SMA News Today

SMA News Today brought you daily coverage of important findings, key treatment developments and clinical trials related…

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A New Year’s Resolution I Can Keep – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

“What’s your resolution?” This time of year, redefinition is almost a buzzword. Resolutions and goals are a hailstorm…

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Bikes for disabilities in Cardiff Nextbike share scheme plan – BBC News

People with disabilities will be able to hire specially adapted bikes around Cardiff via an app as…

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Top 10 Multiple Sclerosis Stories of 2018 – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Multiple Sclerosis News Today brought you daily coverage of key findings, treatment developments, and clinical trials related…

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Dorset County Council has adopted the motor neurone disease charter – Dorset Echo

A council has adopted a charter to help raise awareness and improve services for people with motor…

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Best supplements for the heart – the 3p a day capsules to avoid heart disease – Express

SUPPLEMENTS could be used to improve heart health, as well as to avoid heart disease symptoms. Add…

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Quick Take: Risk of Depression and Anxiety in Adults With Cerebral Palsy – 2 Minute Medicine

The motor disturbances seen in patients with cerebral palsy (CP) may also be comorbid with other issues…

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Type 2 diabetes: Help reduce blood sugar levels with four easy New Year’s resolutions – Express

TYPE 2 diabetes needs to be controlled in order to prevent complications from occurring, but it can…

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How A Wheelchair-Bound DJ Uses Music To Rise Above His Disability, One Beat At A Time – India Times

Rupesh sits in his wheelchair, in front of the desktop, his eyes fixed on the big screen…

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Mum with rare disease given one year to live writes enough birthday cards for five-year-old daughter to last until she is 40 – Nottinghamshire Live

A Nottingham mum who has been told she has just one year to live has written birthday…

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A family did this wonderful tribute to a grandfather diagnosed with motor neurone disease – Wales Online

For one Carmarthenshire grandfather, one Boxing Day event had become an annual tradition. Vic Buffrey, from Kidwelly, has…

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Heart attack: Four foods to help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease – Express

HEART attacks can happen when the level of cholesterol in the body is too high, leading to…

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Type 2 diabetes: The best spice to add to your diet to help lower blood sugar – Express

TYPE 2 diabetes can be controlled by taking medication, but it’s also necessary for people with the…

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Autistic woman’s ‘acceptance’ song gets huge response – BBC News

A woman with severe autism has written and performed a Christmas song which has provoked a huge…

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People with learning difficulties in Bucks not living in suitable homes – Mix 96

More than 30% of adults with learning disabilities in Buckinghamshire are not living in “stable or appropriate”…

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Student with learning difficulties helps stricken bus passenger – Hereford Times

A HEREFORD student with learning difficulties came to the rescue of a man who was suffering an…

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Three (hundred) blind mice help scientists uncover the genes behind vision loss – Daily Mail

They were pests to the farmer’s wife, according to the nursery rhyme. But blind mice have led scientists…

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Art project for people with learning difficulties is coming to Runcorn – Runcorn and Widnes World

YOUNG adults with learning disabilities in Halton can make use of a new art skills project in…

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Jo Jordan speaks out over non-verbal autistic son’s battle to be heard – Lancashire Telegraph

THE mum of a boy who cannot speak due to his autism has told of his battle…

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