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    New social enterprise to help adults with vulnerabilities

    A new social enterprise in Leeds hopes to lead the way in providing care for over a thousand adults with vulnerabilities. Aspire Community Benefit Society is taking over the council’s Learning Disability Service for a five year >>>

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    New app hopes to bring smarter housing for social landlords

    ZONR Group has great an Internet of Things app which they hope will transform social housing efficiency, boost tenant support and support sustainability targets. The ZONR app combines the latest intelligent sensor technology, smart data transmission and >>>

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    New model of care homes in Wakefield to go ahead

    Wakefield and District Housing have had their new model of care approved and is now in development. WDH’s vision was being able to help people live longer, healthier lives and see support by co-ordinated services delivered as >>>

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    App to support young people with autism with social interactions

    Mobile phones and tablets have unleashed a new way to help and support people who have vulnerabilities. This new app launched by Samsung aims to help treat the inability to make eye contact. The app, called Look >>>

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    3D maps could help people with visual impairments navigate cities

    Japan’s governmental department GSI is currently creating software which will support people with visual impairments by allowing them to print out 3D versions of online maps. The official mapping body for Japan GSI have already developed paper >>>

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    A paralysed man has been able to walk again following cell transplant

    A pioneering therapy involving transplanting cells from nasal cavity’s to a person’s spinal cord has helped a paralysed man walk again. Darek Fidyka, who was paralysed from the chest down following a knife attack in 2010, is >>>

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    Breakthrough blood test for Alzheimer's cure

    A blood test used to detect which people with failing memories will go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease has been developed. An international collaboration led by scientists from King’s College London and Proteome Sciences has published a >>>

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    Trials for Alzheimer's disease is declining

    According to a study over 99% of drug trails for Alzheimer’s disease during the past decade have failed. US scientists have said there is an urgent need to increase the number of potential therapies being investigated. They >>>

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    Study into the possibility of delaying the onset of dementia

    The world’s largest study of cognitive function aimed at predicting what factors may increase the risk of developing dementia. One third of a million adults in the UK are taking part in a trial, funded by the >>>

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    Study into Bilateral Cochlear implants to take place

    Experts want a nationwide study to be carried out on devices that could help profoundly deaf adults hear. Bilateral cochlear implants are prosthetic devices which make use of electrode arrays surgically implanted in the cochlea of the >>>

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