Emily was delivered six weeks early after her mum developed pre-eclampsia. Action has recently awarded a grant of almost £160,000 to fund a new study into this life-threatening pregnancy complication.
It is heartbreaking for parents to see their child gradually deteriorate with this devastating disease. New gene therapy treatments, developed with support from Action, are showing promising results for the future. For families like Tom’s, research offers vital hope.
This year we are asking people to join our Fight for Little Lives to help us raise as much as we can to fund vital medical research.
Find out about our new Action lottery – a fun, easy way to help fund vital research and an exciting chance to win cash prizes.
When Noah was diagnosed with Landau Kleffner syndrome, his parents were told ‘don’t look it up, it will scare you’. New research funded by Action aims to give answers and hope to families like Noah’s.
Babies born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome face a series of complex operations. Action funding is helping to develop personalised 3D computer models. These could help doctors decide the best possible treatment for each baby.
New brain scans could give early, more accurate diagnosis to ensure the best possible care.
New research to help children with neuroblastoma.
It took more than two years to diagnose Jack with a breathing disorder that children with Down syndrome are vulnerable to. Research previously funded by Action could improve routine screening so that in future children get treatment much sooner.
Research funded by Action has shown that new tests can help identify more babies who are at high risk of being stillborn, giving doctors a vital window of opportunity to intervene and potentially save lives.
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