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We're excited to announce that a study into treating older children with CMV has now reached the 25% mark in recruiting patients.  The hearing loss treatment study is exploring whether treatment can be effective for children up to 4 years old.  It is being carried out jointly with researchers in the US.  Patient no....

Natalie with certificate

 

Natalie Battle was nominated for the Volunteer of the Year Award at Manchester  University for all the work she does for CMV Action.  

Natalie is a Teacher of the Deaf and Mum to a CMV child so she has lots of experience.  Natalie has given talks to Teachers of the Deaf and students and is currently working...

We are very excited to launch our latest awareness project – The Hidden Cost of CMV.

We all know that CMV costs government and families a fortune. But this isn’t widely recognised. So over the next 9 months CMV Action will be working with the York Health Economics Consortium to estimate the true cost of congenital CMV in the UK – on...

Congenital cytomegalovirus infection, knowledge and attitudes among maternal health professionals and pregnant women

MIDIRS Midwifery Digest...

CMV Action is today delighted to launch a tender for a research project which is aimed at producing the first complete picture of the economic effects of CMV in the UK.

The results will provide an evidence base for further research, awareness raising, lobbying, campaigning and fundraising. 

The work will involve collecting,...

Doctors are planning to launch a database which will allow information recorded in routine clinical care to be entered from all babies with a confirmed diagnosis of congenital CMV infection.  The information, which will be collected from all over the UK and Europe, will provide data for hospitals to assist them with planning for care and...

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Ours is a relatively simple story, so whilst it is great that the media portray worst case scenarios, it's good to realise that the number one effect is hearing loss, which is the only... Read more
Elliot_CMV
This is my story of the effects of CMV and little boy Elliot.  I was 16 and pregnant, everything seemed to be going well, apart from being young and scared... 29 + weeks I... Read more

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