Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy refers to a number of neurological conditions that affect muscle control and movement. Children with cerebral palsy have difficulties in controlling their muscle movement as they grow and develop.
Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a term that encompasses several neurological conditions that affect a child's movement and coordination. It mainly occurs due to damage to the brain that may occur before, during or soon after birth.

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Prenatal exposure to SARS-CoV-2 raises risk of neurological disorders in infants

Prenatal exposure to SARS-CoV-2 raises risk of neurological disorders in infants

3D-printed bracelet may allow people with hand-impairment to use computers, play video games

3D-printed bracelet may allow people with hand-impairment to use computers, play video games

Quantitative MRI can detect subtle differences in the brain structure of premature babies

Quantitative MRI can detect subtle differences in the brain structure of premature babies

Gut virome may warn of a serious and often fatal disease in preterm infants

Gut virome may warn of a serious and often fatal disease in preterm infants

Study: Pelvic fixation may not be necessary in some children with cerebral palsy and scoliosis

Study: Pelvic fixation may not be necessary in some children with cerebral palsy and scoliosis

Study shows significant increase in survival rates of extremely pre-term babies

Study shows significant increase in survival rates of extremely pre-term babies

Researchers use optoacoustics for high-precision neuromodulation

Researchers use optoacoustics for high-precision neuromodulation

Prevalence of cerebral palsy is declining in Australia

Prevalence of cerebral palsy is declining in Australia

Lower birth weight could lead to higher risk of developing neurodevelopmental problems

Lower birth weight could lead to higher risk of developing neurodevelopmental problems

Genetic diagnosis in cerebral palsy patients could change the approach to care

Genetic diagnosis in cerebral palsy patients could change the approach to care

New report reveals the alarming global impact of Group B streptococcus

New report reveals the alarming global impact of Group B streptococcus

Study finds improved survival rates for extremely preterm infants born in NIH-funded research network

Study finds improved survival rates for extremely preterm infants born in NIH-funded research network

Left behind: Medicaid patients say rides to doctors don’t always come

Left behind: Medicaid patients say rides to doctors don’t always come

Engineer receives $2.1 million grant to test a treatment strategy for children with cerebral palsy

Engineer receives $2.1 million grant to test a treatment strategy for children with cerebral palsy

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

Unique sport could improve the quality of life for children with cerebral palsy

Unique sport could improve the quality of life for children with cerebral palsy

New mothers' placenta could help reduce brain injury in other growth-restricted babies

New mothers' placenta could help reduce brain injury in other growth-restricted babies

Advanced kidney disease associated with death for cerebral palsy patients, study reveals

Advanced kidney disease associated with death for cerebral palsy patients, study reveals

Children with disabilities face special back-to-school challenges

Children with disabilities face special back-to-school challenges

Children with cerebral palsy benefit most from higher doses of CIMT therapy

Children with cerebral palsy benefit most from higher doses of CIMT therapy