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Latest cerebral palsy Stories

2014-01-04 23:04:51

MD Moms will be supporting UCPlay Project, a division of United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) for the next three years to create a platform for increased awareness, highlight resources, and an online community for children with special needs, teachers and parents. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 MD Moms is a Los Angeles based company that was founded by two dedicated and enthusiastic pediatricians, Diane Truong, M.D., FAAP and JJ...

2013-12-23 23:23:32

National network of attorneys will continue to accept inquiries through New Year's Day about legal options to seek compensation over medical malpractice allegations involving cerebral palsy and other birth injuries. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will be available over the upcoming holiday season to consumers inquiring about...

2013-12-17 23:24:06

The charitable nonprofit Let's Cure CP (http://www.CureCP.org) is the only parent led advocacy group for Cerebral Palsy families whose sole purpose is to raise funds for research. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As one of the primary fund-raisers and promoters of this trial, CureCP.org is an honored collaborator and is very proud to announce that the first-of-its-kind clinical trial studying two forms of stem cell treatments for children with cerebral palsy (CP) has begun at The University...

2013-12-13 23:24:18

Special education teachers and therapists in California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, and Indiana have been crowned “Our Favorite CP Teacher” in a nationwide contest sponsored by the Cerebral Palsy Family Network. They won iPads and Apple TVs to help in their work with children with cerebral palsy. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Five teachers and therapists from across the United States have won technology gift packages, including iPads, Apple TVs, and iTunes gift cards, to help them in...

2013-11-29 23:23:55

Latest study evaluated results from thousands of children to compare birth risks. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys continues offer of free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest information update for families who may have been...

2013-11-18 21:06:29

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 research led by the University of Adelaide. In the biggest study of its kind, the Australian Collaborative Cerebral Palsy Research Group, based in the University's Robinson Institute, has analyzed all published studies involving more than 3,800 cerebral palsy cases and almost 1.7 million healthy children. The...

2013-11-12 23:03:52

Parents of children with cerebral palsy can nominate their favorite teacher in the Cerebral Palsy Family Network’s “Our Favorite CP Teacher” contest for a chance to win a gift package of technology and apps, including an iPad and Apple TV, the Network has announced. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Want to say “thanks” to your child’s favorite teacher this fall? Parents of children with cerebral palsy can nominate their favorite teacher in the Cerebral Palsy Family...

2013-11-07 23:32:49

Research study shows positive results in children when combined with rehabilitative treatment. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest information update for consumers...

Lowest Preterm Birth Rate In 15 Years
2013-11-01 13:30:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United States was given an average score of ‘C’ in the new March of Dimes 2013 Premature Birth Report Card, meeting the organization’s target of 9.6 percent and hitting a 15-year low. In the annual report, the March of Dimes ranked each state individually on its pre-term birth rate. With a few exceptions, northern states tended to score higher on the report card than their southern counterparts. "Although we have made...

2013-10-30 15:59:23

Improving standing balance in children with cerebral palsy is crucial to improve cognitive and motor functions. Studies have shown differences in sitting balance between children with cerebral palsy and normal children. Are there differences in standing balance between children with diplegic and hemiplegic cerebral palsy? Valeska Gatica Rojas and colleagues from the Laboratory of Human Motor Control, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Talca, Chile detected standing posture balance in...