Isotretinoin is a retinoid, which is a type of Vitamin A. It is commonly used for the treatment of severe acne. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains what isotretinoin acid is, how it is given and some of the possible side effects.
Six in ten 13-year-old girls, compared to four in 10 boys the same age, are afraid of gaining weight or getting fat, according to new research on eating disorders from the UCL Institute of Child Health in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Peut-Être Theatre will be undertaking a period of creative research at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in September and October 2017 in partnership with GOSH Arts, patients and families and the Psychological Services Department.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval for a new medication to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The drug, Eteplirsen, was developed by a UK consortium led by Novel Therapies Theme lead, Professor Francesco Muntoni.
The vocal cords, also known as vocal folds, sit at the top of the windpipe (trachea). They are two folds of tissue stretched across the voice box (larynx). They vibrate, adjusting the flow of air from the lungs, to produce speech sounds.
This clinical guideline from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) discusses nutritional requirements for preterm infants receiving enteral nutrition. It does not give guidance on the prescription of parenteral nutrition (PN).
An MIBG scan is used to look for uncontrolled or abnormal cell growth in the body. It works by injecting a substance called an isotope into your child’s veins. The MIBG scan is named after the chemical ‘iodine-131-metaiodobenzylguanidine’ or MIBG for short, to which the isotope is attached.
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.
Blue rubber bleb naevus syndrome is the name given to a condition characterised by blue marks on the skin and internal organs caused by abnormal veins. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) provides information about the causes, symptoms and treatment of blue rubber bleb naevus syndrome and where to get help.