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Amputees wanted for new research at Roehampton

AMPUTEES are wanted to take part in extensive new research to help understand and improve movement for people with below-the-knee amputations.

Pensioners wanted for university’s new ‘chill out guide’

PEOPLE over 65 are being asked to volunteer for a new study aimed at helping to avoid heat-related illnesses, which claim 2,000 lives in...

Freemasons give £65,000 to fund spinal cord injury research

A YOUNG research scientist who broke his neck in a mountain bike accident in 2008 has been handed a £65,000 grant from The Masonic Charitable Foundation to improve the quality of life and independence of people with spinal cord injuries.

‘Public don’t understand the impact disability has on carers’

A NEW national report says that the public do not understand how disability impacts on the lives of the UK’s 6.5 million carers.

Morgan Foundation helps blind people to be more active

BLIND people across Merseyside are to get help to take part in a range of activities from tandem cycling to theatre visits, thanks to a donation from The Morgan Foundation.

Managing anxiety and panic attacks in older people

MENTAL illness in the UK is common – and it is just as prevalent in younger age groups as it is in older age.

Euro exit could make life worse for disabled workers, says TUC

DISABLED workers risk losing many important rights if the UK leaves the EU, according to the TUC’s General Secretary Frances O’Grady.