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Shine Annual General Meeting 2014

All members of Shine aged 16 years or over are warmly invited to Shine’s Annual General Meeting and the Shine Awards Ceremony on Thursday 20 November 2014. The event will take place at Coloplast Limited, Nene Hall, Peterborough Business Park (Ly…

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It never rains but it pours…

In recent months there have been several news reports about bad weather and some areas of the UK being flooded. This is terribly upsetting for anyone, but when you are living with a disability it can make the experience even more traumatic. One of our…

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Peter Sinclair, 50, and his son Nathan, 26, are both thoroughbred horse trainers. Nathan was born with spina bifida and last year, when the disease began causing his kidneys to fail, Peter donated one of his own.

Two of us

The Sydney Morning Herald | Original Link Interviews by Mandy McKeesick Australia — Nathan’s story They said I wouldn’t last the night. I was born with spina bifida and the doctors didn’t expect me to survive, but I’m 26 and I’ve sure proved them wrong. My legs don’t work, so I’ve always used sticks. I […]

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Tampa Area Modern MoPars club members helped with a charity fundraiser for Mia Hayes, held by her mother Haley. The infant needs an expensive procedure for spina bifida. ELYSE LEWIS

Miracle for Mia event aids baby with spina bifida

Pasco News | Original Link by ELYSE LEWIS New Port Richey, Florida, United States —Everyone wants to feel like they’re a part of something bigger than their everyday routines. So a group of benefactors put on a recent charity car show to raise funds for a baby who needs an expensive procedure. Tampa Area Modern […]

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H Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

Reliability and validity of PedsQL for Portuguese children aged 5–7 and 8–12 years

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes | Original Link by Pedro L Ferreira12*, Carla F Baltazar3, Luís Cavalheiro14, Jan Cabri5 and Rui S Gonçalves14 Pedro L Ferreira pedrof@fe.uc.pt Abstract (provisional) Background Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) is a measure to assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children and adolescents. It is formed by […]

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affective disorders

Folic acid supplementation for prevention of mood disorders in young people at familial risk: A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial

Journal of affective disorders | Original Link by Sharpley AL1, Hockney R2, McPeake L2, Geddes JR2, Cowen PJ2 Abstract Background Clinical mood disorders often become clinically manifest in the later teenage years and early twenties and can be associated with a poor long-term prognosis. The primary prevention of these disorders would therefore have great public […]

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