When Dr. Jan Brunstrom-Hernandez was born prematurely and diagnosed with cerebral palsy, doctors told her parents she had a zero chance of survival. She survived, thrived, and now treats cerebral palsy patients in St. Louis.
May 28, 2015 An innocent mistake made by a graduate student in a lab who accidentally used male mice instead of female mice during an experiment, has led scientists to a novel discovery that offers new insight ... read more
May 28, 2015 Some decisions arouse far more anxiety than others. Among the most anxiety-provoking are those that involve options with both positive and negative elements, such choosing to ... read more
May 28, 2015 Immune cells play an important role in the upkeep and repair of our bodies, helping us to defend against infection and disease. Until now, how these cells detect a wounded or damaged site has largely ... read more
May 27, 2015 When cells are normal and unstressed, the molecule keeps transcription moving so that genes are "expressed" and RNA is jotted down more quickly. When cells are stressed and ... read more
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
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
Mar. 3, 2011 Cerebral palsy is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects motor function, more often in children born prematurely. Because cerebral palsy is a result of brain injury received shortly before, ... read more