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.
Alligator Ward is one of our Cardiac Intensive Care and High Dependency Units for children and young people needing close monitoring and nursing care perhaps due to their heart condition or following an operation.
Giving the drug sodium thiosulphate after chemotherapy reduces hearing loss in children treated for liver cancer, according to findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine today (Wednesday).
Cannabidiol, a drug derived from cannabis but with the psychoactive ingredients removed, has been shown to reduce seizures by around 40 % in children with a rare form of drug resistant epilepsy known as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS).
Professor Bobby Gaspar is to receive investment of up to £1million from the UCL Technology Fund (UCLTF) to support development of a gene therapy for familial haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (FHL type 2 or ‘FHL-2’) through to a clinical trial.
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