Snail venom compound ‘offers chronic pain therapy’

May 8, 2017 admin 0

Venom from a small snail could be used to develop a treatment for chronic pain, scientists from the US suggest. Normally used to paralyse or […]

Mental Health Awareness Week – Take 5

May 8, 2017 admin 0

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging people to use Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May) to take time out to think about mental health […]

Acquired brain injury son ‘recovered as a different boy’

May 8, 2017 admin 0

One thousand potential new cases of acquired brain injury are recorded in children in Northern Ireland each year, according to a rehabilitation charity. However, Brain […]

Gainsborough benefits cheat told to pay back £25,000

May 8, 2017 admin 0

A disabled woman who was given a suspended jail sentence after admitting benefit fraud has now had assets of more than £25,000 confiscated from her. […]

Vitamin D Deficiency Affects Cognition in Multiple Sclerosis

May 8, 2017 admin 0

Results of a study published in a recent issue of Scientific Reports1 showed significant improvements in cognitive performance among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) after […]

Cure for diabetes: Breakthrough could end insulin shots for good

May 8, 2017 admin 0

A NEW medical breakthrough could end insulin shots for good. The breakthrough has cured diabetes in mice – with no side effects. The breakthrough has […]

Rise in children in schools with autism spectrum disorder

May 7, 2017 admin 0

The number of Welsh schoolchildren with autism spectrum disorder has risen by more than 50% in the past five years. Welsh Government figures show there […]