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

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

Posted in Blog, Muscular Dystrophy

Study finds increased risk of cerebral palsy in very premature and underweight babies
Almond Care 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.

Posted in Blog, Cerebral Palsy

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

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

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

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

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

Posted in Blog, Cerebral Palsy

Child brain injuries likely to cause ADHD in adults, suggests study
Almond Care 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.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

Swimmer with cerebral palsy headed to world championships
Almond Care March 20, 2018

A swimmer living with cerebral palsy is hoping to go for gold when she represents Great Britain at this year’s Cerebral Palsy World Games.

Posted in Blog, Cerebral Palsy

Researchers uncover potential new treatment for multiple sclerosis
Almond Care March 15, 2018

Scientists believe they may have found a potential new treatment which could help prevent multiple sclerosis (MS) from forming.

Posted in Blog, Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers able to predict recovery from spinal cord injuries
Almond Care March 13, 2018

An international team of researchers has been able to predict the long-term recovery prospects of spinal injury patients for the first time.

Posted in Blog, Spinal Cord Injury

New study suggests traumatic brain injuries may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s earlier in life
Almond Care March 8, 2018

A new US scientific study has found an increased risk of earlier-onset Alzheimer’s disease as a result of concussions and other traumatic brain injuries. Conducted by UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, the study analysed more than 2,100 cases of people who sustained traumatic brain injury (TBI) with loss … Continue reading New study suggests traumatic brain injuries may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s earlier in life

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

Brain injury need not trigger depression
Almond Care March 6, 2018

A new study has found that people suffering from acquired brain injuries are able to appreciate life more and build greater internal strength through so-called ‘positive psychology’.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury