Motability car loss ‘left me suicidal’ says disabled man

December 13, 2017 admin 0

A disabled man was left feeling “suicidal” after he had his adapted car taken away following changes to disability benefits. Charlie Evans, from Carmarthen, has […]

Experimental drug ‘could transform sepsis treatment’

December 12, 2017 admin 0

Researchers from the University of California have discovered that the human protein resistin could be used to treat sepsis, the body’s extreme and uncontrolled immune […]

How to cope with lupus

December 12, 2017 admin 0

Learning to live with the constant fatigue and chronic pain that is associated with lupus is highly likely to take its toll on your mind […]

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to study medical marijuana and autism

December 12, 2017 admin 0

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is pairing with an Australian biopharmaceutical company in what some advocates say could be the first major effort in the United […]

Uncovering epilepsy’s hidden secrets

December 12, 2017 admin 0

Thirty different medications are currently used to treat epilepsy. They may help prevent seizures or decrease the number of attacks. In many people, the drugs […]

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

December 11, 2017 admin 0

The defect that causes the neurodegenerative disease Huntington’s has been corrected in patients for the first time, the BBC has learned. An experimental drug, injected […]

Chronic pain: What is fibromyalgia?

December 11, 2017 admin 0

For people with chronic pain and fibromyalgia, daily life can be a struggle: but what causes it, and how can it be treated? Fibromyalgia is […]

Huntington’s disease: Could a cancer drug hold the key?

December 11, 2017 admin 0

Medication used to treat cancer could potentially be an effective therapy for Huntington’s disease, according to new research led by Duke University School of Medicine […]

Mum’s Christmas toilet selfies aim to raise disability awareness

December 11, 2017 admin 0

A mum is posting festive selfies of herself on the loo to raise awareness about the problems those with disabilities face using public toilets. Sarah […]

British singer died in Qatar after disability benefits were cut off

December 11, 2017 admin 0

A British singer-songwriter was found dead in Qatar after travelling abroad to find work when her disability benefits were cut off. Daniella Obeng, 32, had […]

Thousands sign petition launched by Bromley woman denied disability benefit

December 11, 2017 admin 0

Amanda Flannery, 25, is petitioning the government to change personal independence payment’s (PIP) recognition of invisible illnesses. Photo: Amanda Flannery A woman with incurable and […]