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New needle-free test for premature babies

SCIENTISTS at Queen’s University Belfast have pioneered a new needle-free test to take the sting out of medicine testing in premature babies.

OUT NOW! Your free All Together NOW! paper

THE presses have rolled with the spring edition of your free and favourite All Together NOW! paper.

Will you stride out to beat lung cancer?

All Together NOW! readers are being invited to get on their marks for The Big Big Day, a wedding themed 5k fun walk to raise money towards the defeat of lung cancer – the UK’s biggest cancer killer.

Grandparents’ Day to help children with spina bifida

A GRANDPARENTS’ Day is being set up to update nans and grandads of children with spina bifida and hyrocephalus about how they can best help their own children.

Otto Bock on marks for Paralympics 2012

A TEAM of top technicians from one the world’s leading healthcare companies, Otto Bock, will be on hand to help all 4,200 athletes at next year’s Paralympic Games.

Basic sign language for trainee midwives

STUDENT midwives at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) are being taught basic sign language so they can help tackle the problems faced by deaf women and their families during pregnancy and labour.

Big Lottery hands out £1.5m to mental health projects

PROJECTS aimed at helping people with mental health issues and those recovering from strokes have been awarded more than £1.5m from the Big Lottery Fund’s Reaching Communities programme.

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