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At Holmleigh Care we passionately believe that, whenever at all possible, care should mean progression.
At Holmleigh Care we passionately believe that, whenever at all possible, care should mean progression.

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Parkinson’s UK has warned that research into new treatments for Parkinson’s disease is falling behind and in urgent need of extra funding, with the main drug prescribed to fight the disease, levodopa, having not changed in 50 years.
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Shoe salesman goes above and beyond for autistic shopper - A shoe salesman has been applauded for the way he helped an autistic six-year-old boy deal with busy weekend shopping among crowds. Gem Salter, a mother from Ipswich, had taken her autistic son to a shoe store to prepare for the new academic year. But upon arriving at their destination, she discovered the shop to be extremely busy. Her son, River, struggles with crowds, long queues and noisy places due to his condition. “I knew ther...
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Diagnostic ultrasound linked to increased autism severity - Ultrasound exposure in the first trimester is linked with increased severity of autism, a study reveals. Using data from the Simons Simplex Collection autism genetic repository, the study looked at 2,644 families in 12 regions of the USA. They found that exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked with increased autism symptom severity. The most significant correlation is among children with cert...
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Banned chemicals linked to autism - A banned chemical which still lingers in the environment has been linked to autism, new research reveals. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were used in a variety of products, such as electrical appliances and fluorescent lighting, but were banned in the 1970s following concerns over their effects on health. However, a new study has linked PCBs to autism. When pregnant women are exposed to high levels of the chemical, their children are around 80 per cent ...
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Autism treatment trial “extremely promising” - A new nasal spray currently being trialled could become a breakthrough treatment for autism, reports say. Patients currently undertaking the trial for the synthetic oxytocin nasal spray – also known as the “cuddle hormone” – have experienced increased levels of responsiveness and awareness. Professor Adam Guastella, from the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre, has said that the trial so far has proved to be extremely promising. “The s...
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