Experimental drug shows promise for simultaneously treating inflammation and heart disease in trial models. The drug in question called Vamorolone, does so by simultaneously targeting two nuclear receptors important in regulating inflammation and cardiomyopathy
Teenagers with cerebral palsy (CP) do not meet the recommendations for healthy weight and physical activity, a study shows. They may also have a high percentage of body fat as well as being inactive.
The Children’s Commissioner for England has warned that 60,000 children are permanently out of school, many of whom are vulnerable or have special educational needs.
A spellbinding study has found that teaching children with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP) magic tricks can help to enhance their hand and arm functions – improving their ability to do everyday tasks.
A Down’s syndrome charity is holding a ‘Moochathon’ on 23 March to raise awareness for ‘World Down’s Syndrome Day’ and to also help support people with the genetic disorder.
Dravet syndrome is a severe form of epilepsy which can cause children as young as three months to have seizures in which their limbs will jerk repeatedly. Further on in life – when the children are toddlers – these can…
After a successful period in March 2018, a café staffed by young people with Down’s syndrome has recently opened.
Research published in Acta Neurologica Belgica has found that electrical stimulation may assist children with cerebral palsy (CP) who suffer from difficulty swallowing.
CRISPR is a gene editing technique that is inspired by the body’s natural ability to defend itself from viruses. It is primarily used to treat inherited diseases by replacing mutations in the genome to alter DNA sequences.
Medical teddy bears have been specifically designed to help explain to young hospital patients, particularly those with learning difficulties, what happens during their treatment.