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Young hockey lover with cystic fibrosis calls on children to join charity tournament

Young hockey lover with cystic fibrosis calls on children to join charity tournament
Posted on 14 Aug 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

An 11-year-old girl living with cystic fibrosis is encouraging other children to take part in an upcoming hockey tournament in aid of a prominent charity.


Core training may improve posture and walking ability in children with cerebral palsy

Core training may improve posture and walking ability in children with cerebral palsy
Posted on 13 Aug 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Research has found that adding core stability exercises to physical therapy improves posture and walking ability in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.


Youngster with cerebral palsy training to tackle famous surfing event

Youngster with cerebral palsy training to tackle famous surfing event
Posted on 7 Aug 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A teenage boy living with cerebral palsy is hoping to travel to California to take part in a world-famous surfing championship this winter.


Award for muscular dystrophy boy’s feline companion

Award for muscular dystrophy boy’s feline companion
Posted on 6 Aug 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A pet cat that has been a long-term source of friendship for a boy living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy has won an unusual award in recent days.


Study could help scientists to better understand Rett syndrome

Study could help scientists to better understand Rett syndrome
Posted on 31 Jul 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A new study has paved the way for future research into the complex yet increasingly common condition, Rett syndrome. This week, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the US published an article documenting tests performed on mice models of


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.


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