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Disability Benefit Change

Disability Benefit Change: What This Means For Spinal Cord Injury Individuals

In the News recently, it has been reported that due to suggested Government cuts relating to benefit payments, “more than half a million disabled people could lose out as a result.” 
Unsurprisingly, there has been an angry backlash to these suggested cuts.

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A New Hope For Spinal Cord Injury

Nutlins: A New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury?

A group of drugs currently being trialled for cancer treatments could also herald advances in the formation of a treatment for spinal cord injury.

Researchers at Imperial College London have been undertaking studies on mice and their reactions to a group of oncological drugs called Nutlins, which have been used to suppress the growth of tumours. 

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Caring For Spinal Injury

Caring For Someone With A Spinal Cord Injury

When someone sustains a spinal cord injury, often the trauma extends beyond the body. People can find that they are affected emotionally and psychologically as well. It too is not only the injured party who is affected – friends and family may also find it difficult to come to terms with the changes in their loved one.

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