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Stem cell studies offer hope for childhood neurological condition

Two new studies by an international team of researchers report progress in using stem cells to develop new therapies for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD), a rare genetic condition affecting boys that can be fatal before 10 years of age. Often diagnosed at birth with symptoms of weakness and breathing difficulties, the progressive neurological problems in PMD… Read More »

Rob Mallard health: ‘I was incredibly embarrassed’ Corrie star on his chronic condition

Rob Mallard, 27, experienced first hand what happens when an actor’s personal life spills out into the public domain. The actor, who joined Coronation Street back in 2016, received a backlash on social media after appearing on This Morning last year. Viewers criticised his conduct on the show, commenting on his shaking and accusing the… Read More »

Deborah Meaden health: ‘I still have permanent pain’ – Dragons’ Den star reveals condition

Deborah Meaden, 70, is no stranger to success. The English businesswoman ran a multimillion-pound family holiday business, completed a management buy out and has made her mark on television as a judge on BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den. In 2013, Meaden added yet another string to her bow by competing in Strictly Come Dancing. It was… Read More »

Parkinson’s disease: Do you suffer from this condition? Warning sign you shouldn’t ignore

Parkinson’s disease is caused by a loss of nerve cells in the part of the brain called the substantia nigra. Nerve cells in this part of the brain are responsible for producing a chemical called dopamine. Dopamine acts as a messenger between the parts of the brain and nervous system that help control and co-ordinate… Read More »