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The strange links between sunshine and multiple sclerosis

The strange links between sunshine and multiple sclerosis
Posted on 19 Apr 2018 by Enviva Care

As the British summertime starts to show its face, a number of unusual pieces of research have emerged claiming that some strange links exist between good weather and multiple sclerosis (MS) risk.


Man with MS to run London Marathon for third time

Man with MS to run London Marathon for third time
Posted on 17 Apr 2018 by Enviva Care

A man with multiple sclerosis has announced he will run the London Marathon for the third time, hoping to beat his personal best of an extraordinary 4 hours and 19 minutes.


Research confirms link between brain injury and dementia

Research confirms link between brain injury and dementia
Posted on 16 Apr 2018 by Enviva Care

A study involving nearly three million people has confirmed a link between brain injury and dementia.


Prominent UK scientist diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Prominent UK scientist diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
Posted on 12 Apr 2018 by Enviva Care

A scientist who famously created Dolly the sheep – the world’s first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell – in an effort to cure Parkinson’s disease has himself been diagnosed with the condition.


Call for dementia patients to have GPS trackers

Call for dementia patients to have GPS trackers
Posted on 9 Apr 2018 by Enviva Care

Researchers from the University of Southampton have suggested that patients with dementia should be given devices to help track them if they get lost.


Woman with Parkinson’s disease determined to raise awareness

Woman with Parkinson’s disease determined to raise awareness
Posted on 5 Apr 2018 by Enviva Care

A UK woman living with Parkinson’s disease is determined to raise awareness of the condition by taking part in a number of fundraising activities.


Meditation linked with dementia fighting benefits

Meditation linked with dementia fighting benefits
Posted on 3 Apr 2018 by Enviva Care

The calming effects of meditation are well documented, but researchers now believe that the activity could improve memory and attention span in old age – potentially warding off the symptoms of dementia.


Mum diagnosed with Parkinson’s turns to boxing to fight back

Mum diagnosed with Parkinson’s turns to boxing to fight back
Posted on 29 Mar 2018 by Enviva Care

A UK mother-of-two who was recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease has taken on a new hobby in a bid to fight back against the condition.


New utilities guide aims to raise awareness of vulnerable people with dementia

New utilities guide aims to raise awareness of vulnerable people with dementia
Posted on 27 Mar 2018 by Enviva Care

A charity has launched a new campaign aimed at getting utilities companies better equipped to deal with vulnerable people with dementia.


New drug offers hope to people with ‘untreatable’ form of multiple sclerosis

New drug offers hope to people with ‘untreatable’ form of multiple sclerosis
Posted on 26 Mar 2018 by Enviva Care

There are hopes that a new drug called siponimod could help treat a form of multiple sclerosis (MS) that has so far proved impervious to medication.


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