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Children with learning disabilities or autism living in mental health hospitals

Children with learning disabilities or autism living in mental health hospitals
Posted on 4 Jun 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

New research has revealed that too many vulnerable children with learning disabilities are being admitted to secure hospitals unnecessarily.


Autism: Study shows that gender impacts differences in brain connectivity

Autism: Study shows that gender impacts differences in brain connectivity
Posted on 3 Jun 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

A new study has identified key differences in the brain connectivity of men and women who have autism.


AI used to detect genetic mutations in people with Autism

AI used to detect genetic mutations in people with Autism
Posted on 28 May 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

A study has used artificial intelligence (AI) to detect genetic abnormalities in relation to autism spectrum disorder.


A new revolutionary treatment aids new-born babies with brain injury

A new revolutionary treatment aids new-born babies with brain injury
Posted on 21 May 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

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.


Muscular Dystrophy drug set to be made available on NHS

Muscular Dystrophy drug set to be made available on NHS
Posted on 20 May 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

The Muscular Dystrophy drug ‘Spinraza’, which treats spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is set to be made available on the NHS.


Action for brain awareness week

Action for brain awareness week
Posted on 14 May 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

Action for Brain Injury Week is a week-long awareness raising event that takes place next week, between 20 and 26 May 2019.


Could this new autism drug improve social skills in children?

Could this new autism drug improve social skills in children?
Posted on 7 May 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

Scientists from Stamford University have recently revealed that a new drug has successfully improved social skills in both adults and children with autism.


Surgery can help improve walking for children with cerebral palsy

Surgery can help improve walking for children with cerebral palsy
Posted on 30 Apr 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

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.


VR Rehabilitation gives ‘Immediate Benefits’ in movement for people with Cerebral Palsy

VR Rehabilitation gives ‘Immediate Benefits’ in movement for people with Cerebral Palsy
Posted on 30 Apr 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

A virtual reality (VR) based rehabilitation that gives real-time feedback can help improve movement in people with Cerebral Palsy.


New MRI scan for babies with brain injuries

New MRI scan for babies with brain injuries
Posted on 23 Apr 2019 by EnViva Paediatric

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.


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