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Paralysed sailor in solo Atlantic crossing

PARALYSED yachtsman Geoff Holt has become the first quadriplegic to sail across the Atlantic single-handedly. Geoff, who broke his neck while diving into shallow waters...

Loss of smell may predict Alzheimer’s

AMERICAN scientists working with mice have linked a loss of smell function with the build up of amyloid, the toxic protein involved in Alzheimer’s...

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...
Pictured here are (from left to right): Steve Asher, Bromakin sales manager; Baroness Sue Campbell; and Bromakin managing director Peter Carruthers

Wheelchair boss earns another podium finish

    A FORMER Paralympic gold medallist has seen the Leicestershire based business he launched 26 years ago gain recognition at the prestigious British Healthcare Trades...

New Year deals from Motability

MORE than 300 cars of are now available on the Motability scheme – with no up front payment. Highlights of the new Motability price list...
Pictured here are visitors using the new audio visual guides

New sign language tours of Holyrood

HOLYROOD, home of the Scottish Parliament, has launched free audio visual tours – with British Sign Language – for deaf and hard of hearing...

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