Category Archives: Blog

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).

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

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.

Posted in Blog, Spinal Cord Injury

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.

Posted in Blog, Parkinson's Disease

“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.

Posted in Blog, 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.

Posted in Blog, Multiple Sclerosis

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.

Posted in Blog, Cerebral Palsy

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.

Posted in Blog, 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.

Posted in Blog, 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.

Posted in Blog, 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.

Posted in Blog, Cerebral Palsy, Complex Care