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Epilepsy Research Opens a Window on the Brain

Nov. 5, 2014 — While current epilepsy research may seem like it’s ripped from the pages of a science fiction novel, it’s real -- and even pretty cool. Epilepsy provides researchers with unparalleled avenues to ... read more

Similar but Different: New Discovery for Degenerative Diseases

Oct. 10, 2014 — Researchers have established how two diseases that present in similar ways are in fact quite different. Progressive Supranuclear palsy and Parkinson's Disease have overlapping symptoms but ... read more

Aug. 26, 2014 — A soccer game adapted for people with cerebral palsy has been designed that is operated with a foot switch, a push rod head switch and a hand switch. A new tool allows any player to have equal access ... read more

Magnesium Surgical Implants Can Be Designed to Biodegrade, Promote Bone Growth

Aug. 19, 2014 — Ask anyone who has a surgical pin in their body, and they likely will tell you they wish it would just go away. In the future, it just might: researchers have developed a surgical pin made from ... read more

Nearly Half of Women at Risk of Preterm Birth Do Not Receive Cheap Drug That Could Prevent Millions of Newborn Deaths

Aug. 12, 2014 — A major international study of more than 303,000 births in 29 low-income and middle-income countries has found that only half (52%) of women who are eligible to receive a simple, effective, low-cost ... read more

New Frontiers for Cerebral Palsy Treatment Identified

July 30, 2014 — New research may give children with cerebral palsy better treatment options in the future – and it all starts with looking at how cerebral palsy patients move compared to their peers. One of the ... read more

Underlying Cause of Cerebral Palsy Could Lie in Family Links; Relatives Including First Cousins Could Be at Risk

July 15, 2014 — Babies born into families in which someone has cerebral palsy are at an increased risk of having the condition, suggests new research. Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability ... read more

Babies Born in Canada to Immigrant Mothers Have Lower Risk of Cerebral Palsy: Study

July 14, 2014 — Babies born to mothers who immigrated to Ontario from other countries have significantly lower rates of cerebral palsy than those of Canadian-born mothers, especially those from the Caribbean and ... read more

First Canadian Bell Palsy Guideline

June 16, 2014 — The first Canadian guideline for Bell palsy, facial weakness or paralysis caused by facial nerve damage, is aimed at helping physicians manage and treat patients during the acute phase as well as ... read more

Brain Cell Activity Regulates Alzheimer's Protein

Feb. 25, 2014 — Increased brain cell activity boosts brain fluid levels of a protein linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to new research. Tau protein is the main component of neurofibrillary tangles, one ... read more

Gene Associated With Cerebral Palsy and Death Linked to Very Preterm Birth

Feb. 3, 2014 — A variant in SERPINE1, a gene involved in inflammation and blood clotting, is associated with cerebral palsy and death in very preterm babies. This gene has been associated with increased risk of ... read more

Study Correlates Neonatal and Early Childhood Outcomes With Preterm Birth

Feb. 3, 2014 — Researchers report on a correlation between initial neonatal and early childhood outcomes among children delivered less than 34 weeks ... read more

Sex-Specific Patterns of Recovery from Newborn Brain Injury Revealed by Animal Study

Jan. 30, 2014 — Physicians have long known that oxygen deprivation to the brain around the time of birth causes worse damage in boys than girls. Now a study by researchers conducted in mice reveals one possible ... read more

Researchers Study Stem Cell Treatments for Children With CP

Dec. 10, 2013 — A first-of-its-kind clinical trial studying two forms of stem cell treatments for children with cerebral palsy (CP) has ... read more

Cesarean Delivery Doesn't Lower Risk of Cerebral Palsy

Nov. 18, 2013 — Cesarean deliveries do not prevent children from developing cerebral palsy, despite long-held medical and community beliefs about the causes of cerebral palsy, according to new ... read more

Clinical Practice Guideline: Bell's Palsy

Nov. 4, 2013 — A multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline to improve the accurate and efficient diagnosis and treatment of Bell's palsy has been published. The guideline is intended for clinicians in any ... read more

Courses of Prenatal Corticosteroids Not Associated With Increased Death of Children

Oct. 14, 2013 — Multiple courses of prenatal corticosteroids, compared with a single course, taken by pregnant women to help prevent preterm birth was associated with no increase or decrease in the risk of death or ... read more

Closing in on Risk Factors for Cerebral Palsy and Infant Death

Sep. 9, 2013 — Researchers examined the degree to which four specific risk factors contributed to cerebral palsy and young infant ... read more

Treatment of Children With Cerebral Palsy Could Be Boosted

Sep. 4, 2013 — Children with cerebral palsy could be helped to speak more clearly following the advice of new ... read more

Botox Not Just for Wrinkles

Aug. 27, 2013 — Botox is best known as a cosmetic treatment for frown lines, but the drug also effectively treats the after effects of Bell’s palsy and other serious facial nerve ... read more

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