Seven things you should stop saying and doing to disabled people

November 16, 2017 admin 0

1. Don’t call me ‘brave’ People think that if you have a disability, you shouldn’t associate yourself with anything to do with beauty. In their […]

Disabled boy set for £18m NHS compensation

November 15, 2017 admin 0

The boy suffered a rare form of brain damage after being born at Birmingham Women’s Hospital A boy left severely disabled after midwives failed to […]

Bill Gates sets sights on cure for Alzheimer’s with $50m investment

November 14, 2017 admin 0

‘This is a frontier where we can dramatically improve human life. It’s a miracle that people are living so much longer, but longer life expectancies […]

Two simple tests can ID fibromyalgia in pain patients

November 14, 2017 admin 0

Two simple tests can indicate a probable diagnosis of fibromyalgia (FM) in patients with chronic pain, according to a study published online Oct. 23 in […]

Two toddlers ‘miraculously’ regain abilities to stand and sit up after new therapy to treat most deadly genetic disease in infants

November 14, 2017 admin 0

Spinal muscular atrophy kills more infants than any other genetic disease Both of Danyelle Sun’s children suffer from a genetic disorder that has robbed them […]

Severely disabled boy to receive £10.5m compensation from NHS

November 14, 2017 admin 0

Lawyers said he was starved of oxygen when his delivery was delayed at Great Western Hospital in Wiltshire. Photo: Barry Bachelor/PA Archive A boy left […]

Older people with bowel disease receive older medicines

November 14, 2017 admin 0

Inflammatory bowel disease includes Crohn’s disease, which can affect the whole intestine, and ulcerative colitis, which affects the colon and rectum. Symptoms include blood in […]

Brett’s bid to raise awareness of fibromyalgia

November 14, 2017 admin 0

One man’s campaign to raise awareness of a debilitating condition has reached social media and could hit the cinema screen. Brett Robertson, of Bury St […]