This year, the Special Olympics are being held in Abu Dhabi, where athletes compete across more than 30 individual and team sports.
A drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) called Vamorolone, has been tested for giving the benefits of two already established therapies called Prednisone and Eplerenone. The new drug in question provides less side effects as an animal study has concluded.
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) conducted an analysis to determine how deaf children were performing in school.
Autism is a complex condition that often necessitates several different types of support that can help make the individual’s life easier and less stressful to navigate.
Authors have been urged to include more characters with disabilities in their stories. Marking World Book Day this week, the Oscar winner Rachel Shenton and Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, called for more diversity in children’s books.
Scientists have confirmed that there is no link between the mumps, measles and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism.
A new study has found that malnutrition and epilepsy are two common comorbidities in children with cerebral palsy.
Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have few treatment options. Medications currently available or in development either target only a subset of DMD patients with a particular genetic mutation or cause significant side effects.
Recently, families have been given hope of accessing a life-changing treatment on the NHS, which can help slow down the progress of a rare muscle-wasting condition.
A new study by Illinois State University’s Andrés Vidal-Gadea is breaking ground in the field of muscular dystrophy research.