Clinical studies in babies and children

From how best to feed preterm babies to preventing low blood sugars in newborns, find out about our current studies in babies and children and how you can get involved.

The hPOD study investigated whether giving a dextrose (sugar) gel to at-risk babies can stop their blood sugars going too low when they are born.

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If your baby was born with a serious heart condition, you could share your experience in this interview-based study.

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We're investigating whether paracetamol compared with ibuprofen, given to babies for fever and pain, increases the risk of asthma.

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A world-wide observational study of children with the bone growth disorder, achondroplasia.

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This pilot study is looking at partnering early to provide for infants at risk of cerebral palsy.

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The aim of the ParticiPAte CP study is to help kids with cerebral palsy to do the sports and physical activities that are meaningful to them.

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If your baby has been born premature, you may be invited to take part in one of these studies.

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A study about body composition in children with cerebral palsy, and how this might be related to what they EAT, how they SLEEP, and when they PLAY.

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