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Motor Neurone Disease Charter adopted by local council
Almond Care December 7, 2017

A local authority has pledged to support people with motor neurone disease as part of a charity’s nationwide awareness campaign.

Posted in Blog, Motor Neurone Disease

“Passionate” stroke survivor is recognised
Almond Care December 5, 2017

An inspirational young woman – who suffered a stroke at the age of 18 – has received an award from a leading UK charity.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

Scientists look to squirrel’s biology to improve treatment for stroke victims
Almond Care November 30, 2017

Squirrels might be nature’s best-kept secret when it comes to finding a more effective treatment for stroke victims, according to a new study.

Posted in Blog, Stroke

Fresh evidence that healthy diet may benefit those with MS
Almond Care November 28, 2017

Could eating more vegetable alleviate the symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

Posted in Blog, Multiple Sclerosis

Multi-million pound fund to “accelerate the development of treatments for muscular dystrophy”
Almond Care November 23, 2017

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has announced a new $3.5 million (£2.63 million) grant to fund 13 new research and development projects.

Posted in Blog, Muscular Dystrophy

Scientists discover new way to conduct research into Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Almond Care November 21, 2017

Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have established a way in which primary research on human cells with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) can be conducted in the laboratory.

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Inspirational man who made miraculous recovery from brain injury to tackle triathlon
Almond Care November 16, 2017

An inspirational outdoors enthusiast who managed to make a miraculous recovery from an ultra-rare brain injury is preparing to take on a triathlon.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

MND choir in a bid for this year’s Christmas No 1
Almond Care November 14, 2017

One of the youngest people in Britain to have been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is the driving force behind a charity single, which she hopes could bag the Christmas No 1 slot.

Posted in Blog, Motor Neurone Disease

Brave brain injury survivor nominated for top volunteering award
Almond Care November 9, 2017

A man who suffered a serious brain injury at the age of 19 has been nominated for a top award organised by the Headway charity.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

Schoolboy receives Stroke Association award
Almond Care November 7, 2017

A teenage boy whose father suffered a stroke four years ago has received an award from a leading charity.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury