Research

  • Spring treatment for craniosynostosis

    The skull bones are made up of ‘plates’ that protect the brain and allow it space to grow. Sometimes, the plates of a baby’s skull fuse too early.

  • Research connects heart disease to poor mental health outcomes

    Research conducted by experts at The Children's Hospital at Westmead and The University of New South Wales has found that families affected by heart disease had poorer mental health outcomes compared with the general population.

  • Newborn screening for SMA commences

    Recently, Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced that babies born in NSW and ACT will be offered bloodspot screening for the genetic disease Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and Primary Immunodeficencies (PID), a group of immune deficiency disorders.

  • New trial for children with brain cancer

    Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt and youth cancer charity CanTeen have awarded $3.2 million in funding to four clinical trials that will give adolescent and young adult cancer patients access to cutting-edge treatment.

  • $5m boost in the fight against kids brain cancer

    Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull has announced an incredible $5 million funding boost to the Zero Childhood Cancer Program—the first instalment of the Austra

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