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Small steps, big breakthroughs

Action Medical Research is the leading UK-wide charity funding vital research to help sick and disabled babies, children and young people. Please watch and share this film..

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Alfie’s story

Cerebral palsy

Alfie is a lively nine-year-old who loves jokes and playing tricks on people. “He’s a cheeky boy who always wants to have fun,” says mum Samantha. But for Alfie, who has cerebral palsy, having fun is a daily struggle.

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Tom's Story - Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Tom has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare and fatal condition that causes muscle weakness, and a relentless deterioration in physical abilities.

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Alex and Daniel's story

Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS)

Brothers Alex and Daniel have issues related to autism, eating and digestion. Alex was also born with curvature of the spine and Daniel with a hole in his heart. Finally, all their symptoms were explained by a diagnosis of a rare condition.

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Long-term chronic pain relief research

Lauren Heathcote was awarded a three-year Research Training Fellowship by us in 2013. She appeared on BBC South Today, Oxford, to talk about her research on Wednesday 15 October 2014.

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