Research

  • Motorcycle injuries higher than quads

    A new study has found off-road motorcycles cause four times the amount of hospital admissions of children in NSW than quad bikes.
  • World first breakthrough could prevent SIDS

    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) may soon be a thing of the past thanks to a world-first breakthrough at The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

  • Hope for children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Children newly diagnosed with the devastating genetic condition Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) now have access to novel new gene therapy, Zolgensma®, free of charge, thanks to its listing on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

  • From 10 seizures a day to one a week

    How Bronte went from 10 seizures a day to one a week. A new drug trial brings hope for children with Dravet Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy.
  • Fewer side effects for kids from COVID vax

    A third of Australian children aged 5-11 years old are experiencing fewer side effects than the rest of the eligible population following their second dose of Pfizer vaccination, according to new surveillance data.

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