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Nov 15, 2013 10:02 GMT Mediareach Before the long-awaited winter holidays, GSK and the British Liver Trust are encouraging people to ‘B-Aware’ of Hepatitis B when travelling to visit friends and relatives in countries where the virus is more prevalent, such as India and Pakistan.

Lasers might be the cure for brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Nov 04, 2013 07:00 GMT Chalmers University of Technology Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, together with researchers at the Polish Wroclaw University of Technology, have made a discovery that may lead to the curing of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (the so called mad cow disease) through photo therapy.

Oct 29, 2013 15:37 GMT Aspire Active mother of two, Joanne Rayment recently qualified as a fitness instructor through the multi-award winning InstructAbility Programme. Joanne is one of many newly qualified disabled fitness instructors who are proving that disability is no barrier to a career in the fitness industry.

Disabled fitness instructors show their skills to Harrow Mayor

Oct 28, 2013 10:34 GMT Aspire The Mayor of Harrow, Councillor Nana Asante, visited Aspire National Training Centre (ANTC) on Friday to learn more about inclusive fitness and the award winning InstructAbility programme.

Aspire and Sanctuary Housing launch a new accessible temporary home for people with Spinal Cord Injury in Aylesbury

Oct 22, 2013 16:06 BST Aspire Aspire, a leading charity supporting people paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be launching a new Aspire House in Aylesbury in partnership with Sanctuary Housing, a national provider of general rented, market rented, sheltered and home ownership accommodation, on Friday 25th October 2013 at 11.00am.

Multi-award winning disabled fitness instructor programme at Stoke Mandeville

Oct 09, 2013 14:27 BST Aspire A previous patient at Stoke Mandeville Hospital has become a successful fitness instructor and now there is an opportunity for other unemployed, disabled people to follow in his path. InstructAbility graduate, John Smith, was inspired to become a fitness instructor so he could help other people who have gone through traumatic injury to find a positive way forward.

Sep 24, 2013 06:00 BST Uppsala University It was previously thought that the two test methods signalled the same type of asthma. But a new study, led by researchers at Uppsala University, Sweden, shows that the methods actually signal two different inflammatory processes. With the tests used in combination, the chances are probably greater for the patient to receive just the right treatment.

Healthspan Team Takes to the Streets of London to Support Eye Research

Sep 10, 2013 16:06 BST Healthspan Healthspan Team Takes to the Streets of London to Support Eye Research - Supporting Fight for Sight every step-of-the-way .

Sep 06, 2013 12:12 BST Gambro Deerfield, Ill., September 6, 2013 – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) today announced that the company has successfully completed the acquisition of Gambro AB, a privately held global medical technology company and leader in dialysis products based in Lund, Sweden.

Sep 06, 2013 09:22 BST Aspire Aspire, a leading charity supporting people paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be launching an Aspire house in Middlesbrough in partnership with Habinteg Housing Association, on Friday 27th September 2013 at 10.00am.