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Research breakthrough for muscular diseases

Research breakthrough for muscular diseases
Posted on 16 Jan 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Leading scientists have succeeded in being able to grow functioning human muscle using skin cells – a breakthrough which could prove hugely beneficial for treating people with diseases such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy in the near future.


Thousands raised to replace disabled teenager’s stolen equipment

Thousands raised to replace disabled teenager’s stolen equipment
Posted on 15 Jan 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A family has been overwhelmed by the public support after cruel thieves stole their teenage daughter’s invaluable voice machine.


Stroke risk is often overlooked in youngsters

Stroke risk is often overlooked in youngsters
Posted on 8 Jan 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Senior members of the medical profession want more to be done to raise awareness of strokes in children.


Teen with cerebral palsy enjoying great success in art world

Teen with cerebral palsy enjoying great success in art world
Posted on 2 Jan 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A teenage girl living with cerebral palsy and a number of other health complications is fast-establishing a name for herself in the art world.


Young football fan with cerebral palsy delighted with early Christmas present

Young football fan with cerebral palsy delighted with early Christmas present
Posted on 19 Dec 2017 by EnViva Paediatric

A young sports fanatic living with cerebral palsy has received a very special gift this Christmas.


Procedure proves life-changing for three-year-old

Procedure proves life-changing for three-year-old
Posted on 18 Dec 2017 by EnViva Paediatric

The story of a young girl with cerebral palsy – who has undergone a pioneering operation to help her walk unaided – has tugged on the nation’s heartstrings.


Fundraising appeal for three-year-old with cerebral palsy

Fundraising appeal for three-year-old with cerebral palsy
Posted on 12 Dec 2017 by EnViva Paediatric

The family of a young girl living with a series of health complications have launched a fundraising appeal in her name.


Putting in the hard yards pays off for aspiring swimming teacher

Putting in the hard yards pays off for aspiring swimming teacher
Posted on 11 Dec 2017 by EnViva Paediatric

She’s the teenager who has overcome a number of disabilities to pass her assistant swimming teacher test.


Teens with cerebral palsy urged to take part in new study

Teens with cerebral palsy urged to take part in new study
Posted on 5 Dec 2017 by EnViva Paediatric

Researchers are calling on teenagers and young adults living with cerebral palsy to take part in an important new study.


Programme profiles inspirational Paralympian

Programme profiles inspirational Paralympian
Posted on 4 Dec 2017 by EnViva Paediatric

Coming to terms with a life-changing disability is difficult at any age, never mind when you’re still a teenager.