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Charities collaborate to sort real medical treatments from bogus remedies in a new guide, the Government appoints a ‘champion of the elderly’ and scientists help blind people ‘see’ with sounds

Sense About Science has published a guide in collaboration with four other charities to help patients differentiate between genuine medical remedies and bogus treatments.
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A former television journalist who spent years living rough in Brighton is to campaign on behalf of homelessness charity Centrepoint.
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Help the Aged has welcomed the appointment of broadcaster Dame Joan Bakewell as a ‘champion of the elderly' by the Government.
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Scientists at a lecture organised by deafblind charity Sense have presented a device that could help blind people ‘see' with sounds
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Asthma UK has praised a study that suggests babies who are breast-fed for four months and more have better lung function compared with those who are not.
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