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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh hosts children's charity reception at Buckingham Palace

Posted: 17 March 2017 11:36 am
His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has welcomed 130 guests to a royal reception at Buckingham Palace in aid of children’s charity Action Medical Research. The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron of the UK-wide charity, hosted the Reception in the palace’s picture gallery on Wednesday, 15 March. Guests included medical professionals, scientists...

Charities to invest £1.5 million into research to help babies born too soon

Posted: 15 November 2016 13:24 pm
              Premature birth and its complications are the leading cause of death and disability among children under five years of age across the world.1 Tragically, over 1,000 babies die in the UK each year after being born too soon.2-4 For those lucky enough to survive, it can cause years of life-changing...

Bentley team ‘Race(s) the Sun’!

Posted: 14 October 2014 17:14 pm
Paul Malinowski, Sean Cook, Ian Sprules and Nitisha Joshi, from the Bentley dealership Leicester, may not have quite matched the sleek power of the New Flying Spur V8 but never-the-less proved to be a stunningly agile team, turning in a great performance at the ‘Race the Sun’ event in aid of Action Medical Research charity for children....

Testing begins: pioneering study explores links between being born early and difficulties with maths

Posted: 21 February 2012 18:06 pm
Around 160 schoolchildren from London and Leicestershire are taking part in a pioneering study, funded by Action Medical Research, to try to understand the links between being born very prematurely and struggling with mathematics. Over 10,000 babies are born very prematurely (more than eight weeks early), each year in the UK. Sadly, many go on to...

Pioneering study looks at links between being born early and struggling with maths

Posted: 14 November 2011 11:32 am
Around 160 schoolchildren from London and Leicester are taking part in a pioneering research project, funded by Action Medical Research, to try to understand the links between being born very prematurely and struggling with mathematics. This project is being launched to link with the first ever World Prematurity Day which takes place this Thursday -...
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