Tag Archive: Cerebral palsy

May 23 2017

Do the Effects of Neonatal Caffeine Therapy Persist in Middle School?

Caffeine therapy can help premature babies breathe stronger and sooner on their own. When a group of caffeine-treated premature babies reached middle school, the therapy appeared to reduce their risk of motor impairment – building on earlier follow-ups that show the treatment’s safety, efficacy, and developmental benefits for the babies at one-and-a-half years old.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-effects-neonatal-caffeine-therapy-persist-middle-school/

Jul 01 2015

International Partnership Leads to Cerebral Palsy Insights

Based on a partnership in Botswana with the University of Pennsylvania, researchers in Children’s Hospital’s Global Health Center performed the first rigorous study of Cerebral palsy outcomes in Africa.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/international-partnership-leads-to-cerebral-palsy-insights/