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Becker muscular dystrophy information afternoon
Join us for an information afternoon for everyone living with Becker muscular dystrophy. Muscular Dystrophy UK and the team from The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry will host the event. It takes place on Saturday 2 September 2017 between 1pm and 5pm at Holiday Inn Stoke on Trent M6, Jct. 15, Clayton Road, Staffordshire, ST5 4DL.
This is a great opportunity to find out more about the condition, including...
Posted on: 16/08/2017 Categories: Charity News
The 1st Biochemical Society and Against Breast Cancer Glyco Oncology Workshop took place in April at the historic New College, Oxford where international scientists convened to discuss glycobiology.
This is a relatively new field of research that has been slow to attract the attention of the wider scientific community and funding bodies, despite increasing recognition of its importance in health and disease, including cancer.
Scientists with expertise in cancer, genetics, biochemistry,...
Posted on: 10/08/2017 Categories: Charity News
Tomas, now 21, is studying for a Masters degree in Criminology but here he recalls his time at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when doctors first discovered he had polyarteritus nodosa.
"The name of my condition is polyarteritus nodosa and it affects all the arteries in the body, ranging from eyes, head, legs and all your muscles. It makes you feel generally unwell, causes aches and pains and can affect your optic nerves."
The condition started when I was abpout three years...
Posted on: 03/08/2017 Categories: Charity News
The Woodland Trust, the UK's leading woodland conservation charity is asking for your support.
On 6 November 2017, the 800th anniversary of the influential 1217 Charter of the Forest, we will launch the Charter for Trees, Woods and People. We believe the people of the UK have a right to the benefits brought by trees and woods. The new charter will recognise, celebrate and protect this right.
The Tree Charter will draw its strength from the hundreds of thousands of people across...
Posted on: 26/07/2017 Categories: Charity News
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