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Stem Cell Treatment Could be Used for Multiple Sclerosis
Almond Care June 19, 2014

At the beginning of the month (June) it was reported that human stem cells had successfully been used in treating multiple sclerosis in mice – and could now be considered as treatment for people. Via their research, researchers compared stem cells derived from human embryos, with stem cells from adult … Continue reading Stem Cell Treatment Could be Used for Multiple Sclerosis

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Olympic Swimmer Suffers Spinal Cord Injury
Almond Care June 12, 2014

Over the weekend, an Olympic gold medal winning swimmer was involved in a quad bike accident which left her with a severed spinal cord. The six-time gold medallist, Amy Van Dyken, was injured in a quad bike accident on Friday (June 6th), after hitting a kerb and going over a … Continue reading Olympic Swimmer Suffers Spinal Cord Injury

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Family of Former Footballer Call for Research into Brain Injury
Almond Care June 5, 2014

With the World Cup in Brazil only days away, the family of a former England striker who played in the 1970 World Cup in Mexico are calling on the Football Association to honour a pledge to look into to long-term health effects of heading a football. Jeff Astle, who played … Continue reading Family of Former Footballer Call for Research into Brain Injury

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