On Tuesday 14 July 2015, the BBC returns to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for a third documentary series. Follow our young patients and their specialists as they undergo treatment for their rare diseases, respiratory disorders and neurological conditions.
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a congenital (present at birth) condition that affects the electrical system within the heart. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, what causes it and how it can be treated.
Inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST) is a condition that causes an abnormally high resting heart rate. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of inappropriate sinus tachycardia and where to get help.
Neonatal supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is a common type of arrhythmia in newborn babies. It causes episodes where the heart beats abnormally fast. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of neonatal supraventricular tachycardia and where to get help.
Hundreds of children cared for at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and their families were joined by celebrity friends and costumed characters to celebrate Christmas this week, at a magical festive party.
The Catalyst Fellowships are an exciting new initiative supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Biomedical Research Centre aiming to build the capacity of child health researchers and enabling them to become the research leaders of the future.
Children with Landau Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) experience a significant regression in their understanding and use of spoken language. This loss of skills often occurs at the onset of the disease and can be the first sign for families that something is wrong. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) describes how Landau Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) can affect a child’s language skills and outlines recommendations for input and support.
Great Ormond Street Hospital marked a crucial milestone in the construction of The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children, as a Topping Out ceremony was held to mark the moment when the building reached its highest point.
A new test to help diagnose and predict a range of serious childhood eye conditions has been developed by researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH).
Levels of myostatin, a protein that prevents muscle growth, could influence how well the body responds to anti-myostatin treatments for muscle-wasting conditions such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). This breakthrough could help predict which patients will benefit from therapies that aim to increase muscle strength by blocking myostatin.