Cerebral Palsy is a debilitating condition that affects a person's muscle tone, movement and motor skills. And although huge advances have been made in recent years in the management of children with cerebral palsy, there are still major improvements that need to be made to make life that little bit easier.
This Friday marks 'World Cerebral Palsy Day' which hopes to raise greater awareness of the condition and to give us a better understanding of it is Consultant Paediatrician, Dr Jane Leonard and Jennifer Long with her sixteen year old son Marcus who has Cerebral Palsy.
Haemochromatosis, or iron overload disorder, is a condition where the body retains too much iron. It is the most common genetic disease in Ireland with approximately 1 in 83 people predisposed to develop it.