Children with severe epilepsy who do not respond to traditional drugs could be treated with vitamin B6, after the discovery of a new gene by UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH) and its clinical partner Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) wins £3million for its world leading Somers Clinical Research Facility. This centre is a dedicated space for children from across the UK undergoing clinical treatment trials.
Analysis by a Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) led team looking at the effectiveness of different elements of the post mortem process shows that, despite full standard investigation, in the majority of cases of stillbirth the cause remains unknown. The papers highlight the need for further research to improve post mortem techniques to better detect a cause of death.
Doctors at leading children’s hospitals in the UK have joined together to raise awareness of the dangers of button batteries, after seeing a sharp rise in the number of children suffering severe injuries after swallowing them.
The prospect of widespread access to a life-changing drug for children with a rare muscular disorder is a step closer today after the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval for a new medication.