Lift drugs ban on MS patients who can no longer walk, say doctors

February 23, 2018 admin 0

Doctors treating people with multiple sclerosis are calling for the scrapping of rules that prevent them receiving life-changing drugs if they end up in a […]

Scientists come a step closer to a treatment for MS

February 23, 2018 admin 0

Scientists have raised hopes of curbing the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in humans after experiments on afflicted mice reduced inflammation. Cambridge University researchers reprogrammed […]

CCTV appeal after disability hate crime in Newcastle

February 23, 2018 admin 0

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace after a disabled teenager was verbally abused in Newcastle. It happened on […]

Huntington’s ‘super assassin’ molecule could kill cancer

February 21, 2018 admin 0

Scientists probing the reason why cancer is far less common in individuals with Huntington’s disease have revealed that the gene responsible for the fatal brain […]

Disability group wants pause on straw ban campaign

February 21, 2018 admin 0

A disability group is calling for a pause in the campaign to ban plastic straws. The One in Five group wants MSP Kate Forbes to […]

Woman accused of stealing £4,600 from Liverpool disability charity

February 21, 2018 admin 0

Ashley Crookall, 33, is alleged to have stolen the money while working for The Greenbank Project A woman has appeared in court charged with stealing […]

Camilla’s royal cousin jailed after claiming disability benefit

February 21, 2018 admin 0

A cousin of the Duchess of Cornwall has been jailed after a sheriff brushed away suggestions any psychiatric condition might be behind his fraud crimes. […]

Disabled woman ‘left to die’ after her care is axed

February 19, 2018 admin 0

A TERMINALLY-ILL disabled woman died just days after being abandoned by the city’s care services, it has been claimed. Anne Savidge, 64, was deserted by […]