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.
July 26, 2016 As cases of ADHD continue to rise among US children, pediatricians at busy community practices are getting an assist from a web-based technology to improve the quality of ADHD care and patient ... read more
July 25, 2016 An engineer teamed up with a veterinarian to test a bone cancer drug delivery system in animals bigger than the standard animal model, the mouse. They chose dogs -- mammals closer in size and biology ... read more
July 26, 2016 In a surprise finding, researchers working with breast cancer cells purchased at the same time from the same cell bank discovered that the cells responded differently to chemicals, even though the ... read more
July 25, 2016 All babies with a known mutation for cystic fibrosis (CF) and second mutation called the 5T allele should receive additional screening in order to better predict the risk of developing CF later in ... read more
July 25, 2016 Variations in a gene with multiple functions in neurons are present in approximately 3 percent of all cases of ALS in North American and European populations, both sporadic and familial, making it ... 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