According to a new Rutgers-led study, targeting a key gene in the womb could potentially lead to a treatment for Down syndrome, by reversing abnormal embryonic brain development and improving cognitive function after birth.
A new study has discovered a protein that could improve therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), which is the most common fatal genetic disorder in children.
According to Barnardo’s, Britain is ‘sleepwalking’ into a mental health crisis among children because parents are allowing their toddlers on social media from the age of two, 11 years before they should be.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is routinely missed in girls, with young boys often the focus of diagnosis, but why?
New research has revealed that too many vulnerable children with learning disabilities are being admitted to secure hospitals unnecessarily.
A new study has identified key differences in the brain connectivity of men and women who have autism.
A study has used artificial intelligence (AI) to detect genetic abnormalities in relation to autism spectrum disorder.
In the UK, one in 1,000 babies born at full term suffer brain injury as a result of being severely deprived of oxygen. Subsequently, 70 per cent have either survived with cerebral palsy and or learning disabilities or pass away.
The Muscular Dystrophy drug ‘Spinraza’, which treats spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is set to be made available on the NHS.
Action for Brain Injury Week is a week-long awareness raising event that takes place next week, between 20 and 26 May 2019.