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NICE sets out new guidelines to help improve treatments for adults with cerebral palsy - January 17, 2019

A regulator is reviewing its guidelines to streamline the provision of services for adults with cerebral palsy.

Adults with cerebral palsy at greater risk of mental illness, study suggests - January 10, 2019

Adults with cerebral palsy may be more at risk of mental illness, a new study has revealed.

News on Blue Badge scheme for ‘hidden disabilities’ - January 3, 2019

New regulations for the Blue Badge scheme will be laid before Parliament in April 2019, the Government has revealed.

New campaign launched to help fund innovative motor neurone disease treatment - December 20, 2018

A new charity campaign led by a rugby legend has been launched to help find a cure for motor neurone disease.

Prestigious award for man who dedicates life to brain injury awareness - December 13, 2018

A man with a severe brain injury has won a prestigious national award for his support of others with life-long conditions.

Football bodies “turning a blind eye” to brain injury epidemic - December 6, 2018

A charity has backed MP’s calls for better concussion protocols in sports after criticising sporting organisations for not doing enough to protect athletes.

Scientists “reverse” long-term spinal cord injuries in animals - November 29, 2018

A team of scientists believe that many of the long-term effects of spinal cord injury could be “reversible” after curing symptoms in animals.

Revolutionary brain scan that detects injury at birth ready to “roll out” across hospitals - November 15, 2018

A new brain scan could help diagnose brain injuries in infants up to two years earlier than current methods, a report has revealed.

New social media hub launched to support later life adults with cerebral palsy - November 8, 2018

Four comedians with cerebral palsy have taken part in a comedy night to support the launch of a first-of-its-kind charity.

Men with severe spinal injuries take first steps after revolutionary new treatment - November 1, 2018

Three men with supposed life-long paralysis are able to walk again after taking part in an innovative new medical trial.