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We both now have hope – MS sisters

Sisters Zoe Bowman and Vikki Langford were both diagnosed with multiple sclerosis within weeks of each other. But while Vikki has been able to get treatment for her form of the condition, Zoe has not. That is because Zoe has the primary progressive form of the disease for which there has been no treatment available… Read More »

As obesity rates in America soar, new weight loss drugs are in the offing that offer hope

The average American is getting shorter and fatter, and on the verge of matching the medical definition for obesity, according to a report this week from the Centers for Disease Control. The six new drugs to treat obesity set to release in the U.S. by 2026 can’t come soon enough. These weight-loss drugs could improve… Read More »

New blood test a hope for incurable eye disease

JAN James spent her career helping the blind – recently she was told she too was losing her sight. The 78-year-old Canberran has dry aged-related macular degeneration (AMD). “My doctor told me: ‘I’m sorry I have some sad news, there’s no cure’.” Mrs James, 78, is starting to struggle with computer work and finds it difficult… Read More »