Scientists and researchers all over the globe are working tirelessly to find a way of combating Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) – a condition widely considered to be the most common fatal genetic disorder in children.
October is Rett Syndrome Awareness Month – and a number of people all over the world are taking part in fundraising activities and charity appeals in their efforts to raise awareness of the condition.
A four-year-old boy living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy had the surprise of a lifetime last week, after a prominent charity informed him he’d be going on a dream trip to Disney World.
Bakers are being called upon across the nation this October to help raise vital funds for Muscular Dystrophy UK.
A young girl living with cerebral palsy has received £3,500 towards potentially life-changing surgery, following a successful charity event organised in her local community.
Marks and Spencer have launched a clothing range specifically designed for children with disabilities from new-born to age 16.
Three UK children are organising a ‘fundraising extravaganza’ in an effort to raise money for their sister, Felicity – an eight-year-old living with epilepsy and cerebral palsy.
Scientists experimenting with an influential new kind of gene-editing technology known as CRISPR are becoming increasingly interested in whether it could prove game-changing for conditions such as muscular dystrophy.
A young boy living with cerebral palsy has begun walking thanks to an ‘assistive technologies’ computer program.
A young girl who has lived with cerebral palsy since birth has walked to school for the first time following a life-changing operation.