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Study Ties Cerebral Palsy To Inflammation And Blood-Clotting Abnormalities

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October 6, 1998
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NIH-National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
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Groundbreaking new research provides strong evidence that inflammation and clotting abnormalities may be important causes of cerebral palsy (CP) in full-term babies, who account for about half of all children with this disorder. The study may lead to ways of identifying babies at risk for CP and ultimately to new therapies that might prevent brain damage in some children.

Groundbreaking new research provides strong evidence that inflammation and clotting abnormalities may be important causes of cerebral palsy (CP) in full-term babies, who account for about half of all children with this disorder. The study may lead to ways of identifying babies at risk for CP and ultimately to new therapies that might prevent brain damage in some children.


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NIH-National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke. "Study Ties Cerebral Palsy To Inflammation And Blood-Clotting Abnormalities." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 October 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981006072913.htm>.
NIH-National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke. (1998, October 6). Study Ties Cerebral Palsy To Inflammation And Blood-Clotting Abnormalities. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981006072913.htm
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