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…
Hannah Harding had her son Reggie nine weeks early after he had a stroke before birth due to a placental abruption.
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.
‘Adversity United’ is the name of a football team set up by a teenager living with cerebral palsy.
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…
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.
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.
An innovative treatment that seeks to improve the mobility of children living with cerebral palsy is to be made available on the NHS.
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…
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.