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Charity launches new resource to help GPs identify “hidden effects” of brain injury - March 14, 2019

A specialist brain injury charity has teamed up with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) to launch a new online help course to help doctors better understand the “often hidden” effects of acquired brain injury (ABI).

Leading clinicians call for availability of SMA drug - March 7, 2019

A number of UK clinicians have today published an open letter calling for access to Spinraza treatment.

New Parkinson’s treatment shows significant improvement in symptoms - February 28, 2019

Scientists believe a new drug delivery system could drastically improve the symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease.

Nuneaton-based complex care provider shortlisted for prestigious national award for second year running - February 22, 2019

Julia Senah A Nuneaton-based complex care provider has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for the second year in succession. Almond Care, which works with clients across the UK and has its head office in Nuneaton, has been shortlisted in the Complex Care Provider of the Year category in … Continue reading Nuneaton-based complex care provider shortlisted for prestigious national award for second year running

“Statins could protect against MND”, say researchers - February 21, 2019

Scientists believe that statins – a drug commonly used to reduce cholesterol and the risk of stroke in adults – could be used to protect against motor neurone disease.

MS patient treated for 20 years was ‘misdiagnosed’, study reveals - February 14, 2019

Around one in five patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis do not, in fact, have the disease, a new study has revealed.

Cerebral palsy: lack of mobility leading to secondary health conditions, say doctors - February 7, 2019

Adults with cerebral palsy are at an increased risk of developing lung disease and other deadly conditions, a new study has revealed.

Scientists hail breakthrough in MND treatment - January 31, 2019

Scientists are optimistic that a new drug could be used to help slow, or even reverse, the symptoms of motor neurone disease.

American actress opens up about battle with multiple sclerosis - January 24, 2019

An American actress has opened up about her life after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

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.