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Toddler diagnosed with cerebral palsy after having a stroke in the womb.

Toddler diagnosed with cerebral palsy after having a stroke in the womb.
Posted on 30 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Hannah Harding had her son Reggie nine weeks early after he had a stroke before birth due to a placental abruption.


Can artificial intelligence help to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy?

Can artificial intelligence help to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy?
Posted on 24 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Artificial intelligence (AI) could be the answer to treating a number of so-called ‘orphan diseases’ such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a group of researchers believe.


Teenager with cerebral palsy sets up football team

Teenager with cerebral palsy sets up football team
Posted on 23 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

‘Adversity United’ is the name of a football team set up by a teenager living with cerebral palsy.


Families tackle ‘mini triathlon’ in aid of muscular dystrophy

Families tackle ‘mini triathlon’ in aid of muscular dystrophy
Posted on 17 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Families and friends of children living with muscular dystrophy have come together to tackle a ‘mini triathlon’ in their efforts to raise money for a prominent charity. On Sunday 15 July, as many as 35 different teams took on the


Orchestral performance by children living with disabilities receives standing ovation

Orchestral performance by children living with disabilities receives standing ovation
Posted on 16 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A talented group of youngsters, all living with some form of disability, has wowed audiences with their musical prowess at Sunderland’s Tall Ships Races celebration.


New study hints at the use of umbilical cord-derived stem cells to help brain injury repair

New study hints at the use of umbilical cord-derived stem cells to help brain injury repair
Posted on 10 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A new study conducted on mice has found that cells taken from an umbilical cord can be used to protect nerve cells from injury caused before birth.


NHS to offer new cerebral palsy procedure to children with the condition

NHS to offer new cerebral palsy procedure to children with the condition
Posted on 9 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

An innovative treatment that seeks to improve the mobility of children living with cerebral palsy is to be made available on the NHS.


School’s fundraising efforts for pupil with cerebral palsy

School’s fundraising efforts for pupil with cerebral palsy
Posted on 3 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A seven-year-old boy living with cerebral palsy is looking forward to riding a bike for the first time, after his school launched a so-far successful fundraising campaign. Hayden Holding, of Colwyn Bay, Wales, has always wanted to cycle, but has


Teenager with locked-in syndrome amazes doctors with recovery

Teenager with locked-in syndrome amazes doctors with recovery
Posted on 2 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A teenage girl, who sustained a catastrophic brain haemorrhage at the age of 13, is making an amazing recovery, thanks to her determination and care.


“Better measures needed” to tackle malnutrition in children with cerebral palsy

“Better measures needed” to tackle malnutrition in children with cerebral palsy
Posted on 26 Jun 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A new study has called for improved methods of assessing the nutritional wellbeing of children diagnosed with cerebral palsy.


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