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Playing card games aids stroke recovery

Playing simple card games, such as snap, can help stroke patients with their recovery, say Canadian researchers. The scientists found it improved patients' motor skills. Playing Jenga, bingo or a games consol like Wii worked equally well.

Posted by: Sharon Tither on June 29th, 2016 @ 09:04 AM

Charity encourages families to talk about old age

Too many people avoid talking about getting old, particularly conversations about end-of-life care, suggests a survey by Independent Age, a charity for older people.

Posted by: Sharon Tither on July 11st, 2016 @ 09:26 AM

CLIC Sargent launches campaign to help reduce the cost of cancer for families

To coincide with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, CLIC Sargent are launching a campaign to help reduce the financial implication cancer can have on families. 

Posted by: Sharon Tither on September 26th, 2016 @ 10:21 AM

Report finds care for elderly 'increasingly rationed' in England

The King’s Fund and Nuffield Trust have published a report on the sustainability of adult social care. It looks at the impact of budget reductions on social care for older people. 

Posted by: Sharon Tither on October 6th, 2016 @ 6:25 PM

Paralysed man feels through robotic fingers in world-first breakthrough

A 28-year-old man left paralysed after a car accident has been able to feel as though he was touching something with his fingers after a robotic arm was connected directly to his brain in a world-first breakthrough.

Posted by: Sharon Tither on October 21st, 2016 @ 8:06 PM
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