Scientists experimenting with an influential new kind of gene-editing technology known as CRISPR are becoming increasingly interested in whether it could prove game-changing for conditions such as muscular dystrophy.
A young boy living with cerebral palsy has begun walking thanks to an ‘assistive technologies’ computer program.
A young girl who has lived with cerebral palsy since birth has walked to school for the first time following a life-changing operation.
A youngster living with cerebral palsy has penned a book about her day-to-day life, with the goal of helping other children to better understand the condition.
The NHS could be banning a vital drug that would be devastating for around a 1,000 people with a rare disease called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
A breakthrough in the field of gene-editing could provide hope for hundreds of people living with muscular dystrophy, researchers have said.
A two-year study reports that boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) that are on a long-term regime of glucocorticoids (GCs) are more likely to develop spinal fractures, have poorer growth and gain more body fat than those on intermittent use.
A two-year-old boy is believed to be the youngest person in Britain ever to be diagnosed with a rare brain condition labelled the childhood version of Alzheimer’s.
An 11-year-old girl living with cystic fibrosis is encouraging other children to take part in an upcoming hockey tournament in aid of a prominent charity.
Research has found that adding core stability exercises to physical therapy improves posture and walking ability in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.