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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Nursing homes have thousands of ventilators that hospitals desperately need

Nursing homes have thousands of ventilators that hospitals desperately need

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

Exposure to heatwaves associated with increased risk of preterm delivery

Exposure to heatwaves associated with increased risk of preterm delivery

Macrolide, penicillin antibiotics in pregnancy could affect children’s health

Macrolide, penicillin antibiotics in pregnancy could affect children’s health

Therapeutic hypothermia effectively targets brain injury sites

Therapeutic hypothermia effectively targets brain injury sites

Preterm survival rate up by 25 percent thanks to the quality improvement program

Preterm survival rate up by 25 percent thanks to the quality improvement program

HSS patients with special needs to go on hospital-sponsored ski trip

HSS patients with special needs to go on hospital-sponsored ski trip

New study aims to improve walking in children with cerebral palsy

New study aims to improve walking in children with cerebral palsy

Lower life expectancy with intellectual disability

Lower life expectancy with intellectual disability

New research project could help reduce unnecessary C-sections in Ireland

New research project could help reduce unnecessary C-sections in Ireland

Research team publishes findings from study of TAF1 syndrome

Research team publishes findings from study of TAF1 syndrome

The arts could benefit health finds landmark WHO report

The arts could benefit health finds landmark WHO report

IBR receives $1.95 million NIH grant for research on rare diseases

IBR receives $1.95 million NIH grant for research on rare diseases

Newly discovered immune control switch could protect the brains of premature babies

Newly discovered immune control switch could protect the brains of premature babies

Bortezomib drug helps re-balance disrupted muscle growth, prevent contractures

Bortezomib drug helps re-balance disrupted muscle growth, prevent contractures

Adults with cerebral palsy twice as likely to develop cardiovascular, chronic respiratory diseases

Adults with cerebral palsy twice as likely to develop cardiovascular, chronic respiratory diseases

Stable home lives could lead to positive outcomes for preterm infants

Stable home lives could lead to positive outcomes for preterm infants

New insights into improving function, independence and quality of life in cerebral palsy patients

New insights into improving function, independence and quality of life in cerebral palsy patients

Novel robotic neck brace could improve quality of life for ALS patients

Novel robotic neck brace could improve quality of life for ALS patients

Adults with cerebral palsy at greater risk for mental health disorders

Adults with cerebral palsy at greater risk for mental health disorders