Children as young as eight have body dissatisfaction that can trigger eating disorder behaviours in adolescence finds a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health, the research partner of Great Ormond Street Hospital.
A national shortage of black, Asian and mixed race donors is putting desperately ill children of mixed-race backgrounds at a significant disadvantage, experts at Great Ormond Street Hospital have warned.
Children with a rare type of cancer called Wilms’ tumour who are at low risk of relapsing can now be given less intensive treatment, avoiding a type of chemotherapy that can cause irreversible heart problems in later life, reports a team led by researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
A new protein that appears to play a role in mitochondrial disease – a rare condition where a lack of energy in cells means that they can’t function properly – could prove to be important in conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases.
Patients, families and medical staff came together for a celebratory event at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort to mark the 1000th deaf patient to be treated with cochlear implants by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Child Health, University College London are pleased to announce that, following an international search, Professor Thomas Voit, MD, Dr. med. habil., has been appointed Director Designate of their Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).