Every year around 1,700 children are born with cerebral palsy in the UK. This lifelong condition affects the movement and coordination caused by either abnormal development or damage to the brain before, during or soon after birth.
A virtual reality (VR) based rehabilitation that gives real-time feedback can help improve movement in people with Cerebral Palsy.
Scientists have recently revealed that they are pioneering and soon will be trialling a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan for babies with brain injuries, to help predict the long term outlook.
According to new research, diabetes in children is more likely to occur if the mother of the child experienced maternal gestational diabetes.
Regular physical activity has proven particularly important for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) who, in general, experience poorer physical health outcomes than other children.
According to a new study, some babies born preterm without an important blood protein, haptoglobin, could be at greater risk of brain bleeding, cerebral palsy and/or death.
With Autism Awareness Week upon us, the National Autistic Society (NAS) aims to raise awareness of the condition and ultimately help those with autism.
This week is Autism awareness week and with Easter holidays round the corner, experts have published tips to make the holidays and traveling less stressful.
A recent study has revealed that young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have a higher rate of bone fractures than children without the muscle wasting condition. Fractures are more likely to occur in lower limbs and consequently decrease a…
Environmental exposure to pesticides, both before birth and during the first year of life, has been linked to an increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorder, according to the largest epidemiological study to date on the connection.