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Cerebral palsy

Tito has cerebral palsy – a condition affecting control of movement caused by damage to the brain during pregnancy or around the time of birth.

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For more than 60 years we've been saving and changing lives through medical research and have spent over £110m funding some amazing breakthroughs.

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25 March 2015
At a certain time every year across most of the counties of the UK, volunteers gather to assemble and deliver boxes of delicious treats,...

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Royal Patron hosts reception at Buckingham Palace

25 March 2015
His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, welcomed over 100 Action guests, including researchers, doctors, scientists and business...

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Kevin Dunn
@actionmedres @amr_events BS10 Cycling Club will have banked and raised over £20,000 by Wednesday. #rideforareason #londontoparis #bristol
Kevin Dunn - 30 March 2015 21:18pm
Our team are doing an epic hike to raise money for @actionmedres! This will fund essential research for sick children
LinuxIT - 29 March 2015 12:34pm
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