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A severely disabled man has lost his battle in the Court of Appeal over cuts by a local authority to his care funding. Luke Davey, 41, was seeking to overturn Oxfordshire County Council's decision to reduce by 42% his weekly personal budget, which provided a 24-hour care package. Three appeal…
A discussion about stress should be a recognised part of every cancer diagnosis, an expert investigating the biological impact of "fight-or-flight" responses has claimed. Dr Melanie Flint's research suggests that stress reduces the effectiveness of a common chemotherapy drug used to treat breast cancer. Other cancer treatments may also be…
High Street chemist Boots sent a legal letter to the pregnancy charity which launched a campaign calling on the chain to cut the price of emergency contraception, the charity has said. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) said Boots accused it of the "facilitation and tacit encouragement of personal abuse"…
Britain's record on disability rights has been strongly criticised by the UN. The organisation's Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) expressed serious concern about higher levels of poverty among the disabled, an increase in hate speech and bullying, and the number of people institutionalised in the UK.…
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