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Scientists have identified a way of prompting nerve system repair in multiple sclerosis (MS). Studies on rats by Cambridge and Edinburgh University researchers identified how to help stem cells in the brain regenerate myelin sheath, needed to protect nerve fibres.
A Facebook campaign to save Fife's council-run residential care homes has gathered the support of more than 900 people.
Almost 900 people with learning disabilities are living in care homes for the elderly, inappropriately placed to save local councils money, say campaigners.
Glasgow Social Care Providers Forum has landed Dr Kevin Doughty, one of the country’s leading experts on Telecare, as the keynote speaker at an interactive seminar at the Raddison Hotel in Glasgow on January 20.