Damaging consequences of loneliness Research shows that loneliness can be as damaging to health as smoking and obesity. Social isolation can also be linked to cardiovascular health risks, poor diet, […]
Last week, Scope published a report into current attitudes towards disabled people (you can download it here), which highlighted the challenges faced by disabled people. Day-to-day living is often more […]
A $4 million challenge to change lives Mobility Unlimited Challenge to support tech developments for lower limb paralysis The most common causes of lower limb paralysis are stroke, spinal-cord injury […]
Research into digital games and mobile apps Digital Games for Rehabilitation and Recommender Apps with Privacy Management for Disabled People Dr Marion Hersh, senior lecturer in Biomedical Engineering at the […]
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