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YHEC, at The University of York, have been commissioned by CMV Action to try to estimate how much congenital CMV and the long-term impairments it can cause cost the UK each year.

This will help to raise awareness of just how serious the economic impact of congenital CMV is. We hope the report will be used to encourage more research...

Our Patron, former Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh, will be reunited with dance partner Pasha Kovalev from series 10.

The 35-year-old said she is excited "to be back in the Strictly bubble for Christmas".

 

 
We had a busy morning at the RCM Conference.  The two-day annual conference, this year being held at the at the Manchester Central Convention Centre, welcomed 1800 midwife delegates today and tomorrow and our stand is well positioned to catch delegates as they arrive and move towards the various...

16th October 2017

CMV Action delivered a study session to the lovely third-year Midwifery students at the University of York as part of their “Service Improvement” module.  Areas covered included spotting symptoms of the virus, risk management and the important role a Midwife can play in educating women as well as work of CMV Action...


The UK National Screening Committee (NSC) recently held a consultation reviewing the evidence for whether to screen new-born babies for cytomegalovirus (CMV).  Screening does not currently take place in the UK and the consultation called for new evidence which the Committee could use to consider a...

We are proud to be supporting Baby Loss Awareness Week from 9-15 October. 

Throughout the week bereaved parents, their families and friends, unite with each other and others across the world to commemorate their babies’ lives.

In the UK, Baby Loss Awareness Week is a collaboration between more than 40 charities, including CMV...

Kingston University to play key role in new research project exploring how good hygiene impacts infant health.

Researchers at Kingston University and St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust...

 

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....

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