The Royal Free Hospital has begun trials for a vaccine that could protect thousands of babies from a common but potentially deadly virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV).
A unique genetic mutation may play a decisive role in early brain development and be a contributing factor in Autism, according to recent research.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has revealed that councils are experiencing a huge surge in the number of children with mental health disorders, in what experts have called a “children’s mental health crisis”.
A compound that is derived from vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could limit the impact of specific mutations in a common autism gene, according to a new study.
According to Newsnight, more than 1,500 children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are without a school place in England, with some waiting up to two years for provision.
A study by the University of Central Florida (UCF) has explored the possibility of a link between the consumption of processed food by pregnant women and autism.
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?