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Spinal cord injury . . . and pregnancy

A COMMON concern for many women with a spinal cord injury (SCI) is whether they will be able to get pregnant, carry a baby and give birth.

Expert help to get you through the crisis

WORRIED about alcohol consumption and the rise of binge drinking during the pandemic? Psycotherapist Noel McDermott provides some simple measures to follow for those concerned about themselves or loved ones.

‘Over 70s are coping better than others’

THE mental health of the over 70's has been the least impacted by lockdown measures when directly compared to other age groups, according to a new study by Saga.

Film shows resilience of people with M.E

IMAGINE if the frustrations you are currently living with because of coronavirus became your new normal . . .

Support line to help those overwhelmed

A SUPPORT line has been set up for people aged 16 and over across Merseyside who are experiencing stress, worry, and/or low mood as a result of the Covid-19 situation.

Gympanzees to the rescue!

FUN ways to keep disabled children fit and active while at home have been devised by national charity Gympanzees.

BAME deaths not only due to underlying health issues

THE world's largest study on death due to Covid-19 has found that people of Asian and Black ethnic origin are at a higher risk – but, contrary to prior speculation, this is only partially attributable to pre-existing clinical risk factors or deprivation.

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