News About Disabilitymatch Media Activity

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Well we have been busy this last month.  I have always enjoyed blogging about disability issues and over the years many websites and magazines have featured my articles.  This Summer has been particularly exciting with guest appearances ion a whole batch of top websites.  I was especially excited to have my articles published... more →
Posted in: disability news

Advances in Parkinson’s Research Holds Hope For the Future.

  Parkinson’s is a condition that is quite common amongst disabilitymatch members so we felt that this article that we came across on the Neurology website would be of general interest to you.   The evidence presented in this Swedish research is compelling and backs up stuff I have read elsewhere in recent months. Scientists... more →
Posted in: parkinson's

Do You Have Sciatica? What Causes It? What Can You Do About It?

  Sciatica is a term used to describe radiating pain that travels along the path of the sciatic nerve, running from your lower spine through the buttock and down the back of the leg. It flares when the sciatic nerve is irritated or pinched by any of a range of problems in your lower back. Many people are completely disabled... more →
Posted in: sciatica

A Glimmer of Hope For IBD Sufferers

  Crohn’s and IBD are terribly upsetting conditions for many of our disability community.  This recent article in Science Daily shines a beacon of hope into an effective treatment for this condition. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a compound that may treat IBD without... more →
Posted in: crohns disease

Vaccination Does Not Cause Autism – New Study Shows.

A study looking at more than 650,000 kids is further debunking any link between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. Researchers in Denmark conducted a nationwide study of all children born to Danish mothers between 1999 and 2010. Using a population registry, they tracked 657,461 children for a decade finding that... more →
Posted in: autism

At Last! Emojis for the Disability World. I Give That a Smile and a Wink!

It is while since I have blogged on this site.  Most of my activity has been on Facebook/Twitter and youtube recently.  But now and then i like to add some posts here.  One of the things that has bought me great pleasure recently is the introduction of emojis for the disabled community. The introduction of image-based characters... more →
Posted in: disability

Your First Holiday Together

I am very happy to say that I have been writing for Posability magazine on the topic of having your first romantic holiday together. Here is the link, i hope you find it interesting.  I write regularly about disability issues for various magazines and online sites. Tips to enjoy your first holiday together more →
Posted in: disability, disability dating, disabled dating, disabled holidays, disabled living

Preparing For Naidex.

  I have just finished putting together my talk for the NAIDEX show.  I am giving 2 seminars at the show, one on Tuesday and the second on Thursday.  I never knew so much work went into doing a powerpoint show – its the first time I’ve used presentation systems.  In the past I always spoke with a flip chart but... more →
Posted in: disability dating, disabled dating, disabled living, naidex

New Hope for Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers

  It has been a long time coming BUT it looks as if scientists have finally come up with a  drug that alters the immune system which has been described as “big news” and a “landmark” in treating multiple sclerosis, doctors and charities say.  If this is the case then Disabilitymatch enthusiastically... more →
Posted in: disabled living, innovation, innovation in disablity, medical innovation, mental health, multiple sclerosis

Claire Shows the Power of Bionics on Great North Run.

One of the most amazing things I saw at NAIDEX this year was the bionic suit created by ReWalk which provides an exoskeleton for amputees and quadriplegics.  Claire  Lomas is a shining example of how robotics and determination can work together to achieve greatness. Claire Lomas, from Leicestershire, was paralysed from the chest... more →
Posted in: amputee, disability, innovation in disablity, medical innovation
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