Top 10 accessible outdoor routes across the UK – Disability Horizons

March 8, 2017 admin 0

We’ve teamed up with outdoor expert ViewRanger, which provides downloadable route maps, to bring you the top 10 mobility scooter and wheelchair accessible routes across […]

This amputee yogi is challenging the way we look at limb loss

March 7, 2017 admin 0

It’s full of smug, slim people doing silly shapes in ridiculously exotic-looking locations. And if that’s definitely not you, then the yoga community can seem […]

Thousands could have Lyme disease without knowing – ITV News

March 6, 2017 admin 0

A campaign to raise awareness of Lyme disease has found that thousands of people could be living with the condition, having been diagnosed with something […]

Risky treatment can stop multiple sclerosis for years – BBC News

March 6, 2017 admin 0

A multiple sclerosis treatment being tested in patients can stop the disease for at least five years, say doctors. The risky therapy involves wiping out […]

Emotional Caller: Disability Cuts Driving People With Depression To Suicide

March 6, 2017 admin 0

This emotional caller powerfully explained how the government’s changes to disability benefits is driving people with anxiety and depression to suicide. Peter was livid that […]

Experimental Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug Advances Toward FDA Approval

August 18, 2016 admin 0

Nusinersen, an investigational treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), significantly improved motor milestones and muscle function in babies with infantile onset SMA during a phase […]

Lyme disease patients to be covered for antibiotic treatment

August 8, 2016 admin 0

A step was taken in the right direction for people suffering from Lyme disease. Health insurers must now start paying for long-term antibiotic treatment. This […]

Firefighters collecting to give muscular dystrophy the boot

August 6, 2016 admin 0

Gloucester’s firefighters are hitting the streets, not with boots on the ground, but with boots in their hands for a good cause. The city’s firefighters […]

Equal Voting Rights for Persons With Disabilities: What Are We

August 4, 2016 admin 0

According to the Electoral Commission in the UK, all voters should have the right to cast their vote independently and privately. However, for those with […]

Miracle Surgery in the Womb Corrects Unborn Baby’s Spina Bifida

August 2, 2016 admin 0

Sky News reports both the mother and unborn baby are doing well after the surgery, a joint effort by doctors from Queensland and the United […]

Man with multiple sclerosis can walk again after radical stem cell

July 29, 2016 admin 0

A multiple sclerosis sufferer who lost the use of his legs can walk again after having radical stem cell therapy in Mexico. Eric Thomson, 50, who […]