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2010-03-08 08:25:00

A pioneering technique, a world first in Bristol, has been shown to reduce disability in premature babies with serious brain haemorrhage by washing the brain to remove toxic fluid. The research, led by Andrew Whitelaw, Professor of Neonatal Medicine at the University of Bristol, and Ian Pople, pediatric neurosurgeon at North Bristol NHS Trust, has shown that, after a hemorrhage, the fluid inside the ventricles contains substances potentially toxic to the immature brain. In 1998, Professor...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.