cerebral palsy

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Synonyms for cerebral palsy

a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth

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Gary Watson, centre manager of Cerebral Palsy Midlands, said: "Like many small UK charities, Cerebral Palsy Midlands relies heavily on donations from the general public, charitable trusts and other organisations, to help us to carry on the empowering work we do for, and with, people with disabilities.
Several studies have addressed the prevalence of oral conditions associated with cerebral palsy, including poor oral hygiene, traumatic dental injuries, bruxism, sialorrhea and malocclusion.
The research is published in The Lancet reporting on how adolescents with cerebral palsy from nine European regions feel about life.
The charity provides free specialist conductive education and support to children from across the North West and North Wales with cerebral palsy and their families and carers.
Of over 2 million Norwegians born between 1967 and 2002 and included in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway, 3,649 were diagnosed with cerebral palsy, Dr.
Risk factors linked with cerebral palsy include medical problems in the mother, for example infections, seizures or thyroid disorders.
Medhat Al-Shorbaji is an Egyptian physiotherapist in the cerebral palsy center at the Al-Tahadi Corporation for Custody and Rehabilitation of the Handicapped in Sana'a.
8220;I like the challenge because it gets more people aware of people with disabilities like Cerebral Palsy.
A review of the Cerebral Palsy products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
No two people with cerebral palsy are the same, and what works for one person is not necessarily suitable for someone else.
Analysis showed that babies born at 40 weeks had the lowest chances of cerebral palsy, but the risk was higher if the baby came earlier or later.
Previous studies have indicated that intrapartum events were a factor in only 10% of infants with cerebral palsy.
Thrombosis is hypothesized to be the more common mechanism underlying cerebral palsy in many cases of maternal or fetal thrombophilia; for that reason, understanding the impact of maternal and fetal thrombophilia on pregnancy outcome is of paramount importance when counseling patients.
On March 25, 2008, CDC hosted its second annual Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day.
Q MY son is coming up to 12 months old and I have been told that he might have cerebral palsy.
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