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Youngster with cerebral palsy tackles charity challenge

Youngster with cerebral palsy tackles charity challenge
Posted on 23 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A little boy with cerebral palsy whose family were told he may never learn to walk is defying the doctors’ predictions. Four-year-old Benjamin Strickland, who lives on the Isle of Wight, was determined to take part in this month’s ‘Walk


British charity sets £100k target to help disabled children in Uganda

British charity sets £100k target to help disabled children in Uganda
Posted on 10 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

An international mobility charity based in Britain’s South West has its sights set on the third world with hopes to raise £100,000 for disabled children living in Uganda. Somerset-based Motivation launched their new appeal ‘When I Grow Up’ to raise


Courageous dad aims to raise £1million for muscular dystrophy research

Courageous dad aims to raise £1million for muscular dystrophy research
Posted on 9 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

An ex-serviceman is preparing to attempt a heart-stopping charity challenge to help fund research into the life-limiting condition affecting his son. Marc Clark has pledged to jump out of a plane without a parachute before being plucked to safety by


First episode of new ITV show sees Cerebral palsy sufferer take first steps

First episode of new ITV show sees Cerebral palsy sufferer take first steps
Posted on 3 May 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

The first episode of new ITV television series What Would Be Your Miracle? told a heartwarming story of a young boy with Cerebral palsy taking his first steps following a complicated operation. The new series, which explores how modern medicine


Swimmers raise funds for 7-year-old boy with Muscular Dystrophy

Swimmers raise funds for 7-year-old boy with Muscular Dystrophy
Posted on 26 Apr 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A group of dedicated swimmers recently took part in a swimathon event to raise money for a seven-year-old boy with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The Rotherham-based event raised almost £1,000 for young Cole Spencer, who was diagnosed with the life-limiting disease


Families wait for decision on Muscular Dystrophy drug

Families wait for decision on Muscular Dystrophy drug
Posted on 25 Apr 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

An influential committee was due to meet today to discuss whether or not to recommend approving the drug eteplirsen for people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Members of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will sit down to consider the safety


Six-year-old with Cerebral palsy completes 2.5km charity fun run in just 28 mins

Six-year-old with Cerebral palsy completes 2.5km charity fun run in just 28 mins
Posted on 19 Apr 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A six-year-old boy who suffers from Cerebral palsy completed a 2.5km fun run in less than half an hour on Saturday, with hopes that the money raised will help to fund a life-changing operation. Friends and family members expected Jack


Youngster may not benefit from muscular dystrophy drug

Youngster may not benefit from muscular dystrophy drug
Posted on 18 Apr 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A schoolboy living with a chronic muscle-wasting condition is facing uncertainty over whether he will get access to a newly-approved drug, even though he has been involved in trialling it. It was confirmed just a few days ago that NICE,


Family launch fundraising appeal for young sons with Cerebral Palsy

Family launch fundraising appeal for young sons with Cerebral Palsy
Posted on 12 Apr 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A British family has launched an appeal for help to raise £100,000 for their two three-year-old twins, who suffer from Cerebral Palsy and are unable to walk. The twin boys, named William and Arthur Warner, were delivered at just 28


Youngster with cerebral palsy recognised for her charity work

Youngster with cerebral palsy recognised for her charity work
Posted on 11 Apr 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A nine-year-old girl who defied suggestions she may never learn to walk is doing valuable work as the ambassador for a children’s charity. Mia Thorne, who has cerebral palsy, is an ambassador for the Caudwell Children’s charity. As part of


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