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Teenager with Huntington’s disease lives life to the full - April 19, 2018

A teenager with Huntington’s disease has made it her ambition to live life to the full.

Brain injury victim backs change to disability benefits assessments - April 17, 2018

A campaign to bring about change to the disability benefits system has been backed by an Aberdeenshire couple who underwent their own personal trauma.

Brain injury increases “relative risk” of dementia, study confirms - April 12, 2018

The short-term effects of a brain injury are well documented, but a new study has now suggested that those who suffer a head injury are at an increased chance of developing dementia in later life.

Cerebral palsy patients can benefit from tailored Botox treatment - April 10, 2018

Tailoring the dosage of Botox to help treat involuntary movements improves the effect on cerebral palsy patients. That’s according to the findings of new study.

University uses space travel to study muscular dystrophy - April 5, 2018

Scientists will look to space to find better treatments for people with muscle wasting diseases.

Study finds increased risk of cerebral palsy in very premature and underweight babies - April 3, 2018

A team of Australian researchers are reporting a link between babies who are born very premature and underweight and the risk of developing cerebral palsy or a similar motor impairment by the age of eight.

Footballing body announces two new studies into youth ‘heading’ - March 29, 2018

UEFA, the sports body in charge of European football, has announced two new research projects into ‘heading’ in youth football.

Risk of cerebral palsy may be possible to identify - March 27, 2018

A new study has highlighted the possibility of detecting a risk of cerebral palsy in infants.

Child brain injuries likely to cause ADHD in adults, suggests study - March 22, 2018

Adults are more likely to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) if they suffered a brain injury as a child, a new study has shown.

Almond Care shortlisted for the HealthInvestor Awards 2018 - March 21, 2018

Almond Care has been recognised by the judges of the prestigious HealthInvestor Awards 2018 as it was announced as a finalist in the Complex Care Provider of the Year category. The HealthInvestor Awards recognise businesses involved in the sector in advisory and finance, property, technology and public-private partnership roles as … Continue reading Almond Care shortlisted for the HealthInvestor Awards 2018