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Multiple sclerosis: Americans start new stem cell trial

RESEARCHERS in the USA are recruiting for a trial that will look at the safety and tolerability of a procedure that attempts to treat...

Mobile phones may protect against Alzheimer’s

A NEW study in mice suggests that long-term exposure to the electromagnetic waves associated with mobile phones may protect against Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at University...
Carolyin Goble, Fiona Phillips and Pam Stopforth

Top award for helping dementia carers to cope

AN internet guide to what it’s like for people who have dementia has been singled out for a top award. Health and social care charity...

More people having to pay for residential care

THE number of older and disabled people paying for residential care without any financial support from their local council has risen by a third...

New research to help vulnerable in courts

A NEW three-year research project aims to find out how the criminal justice system can be improved to give people with mental health problems...
Trailblazer Kim Randle and Alison Seabeck (MP for Plymouth) at the Parliament presentation of Inclusion Now

Trailblazers state their case to Parliament

YOUNG disability rights campaigners presented No. 10 Downing Street with a petition demanding improved transport, education and leisure services for disabled people across the UK. The campaigners were from the Trailblazers, the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign’s pressure group of 16 to 30 year olds.

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