Study: botulism toxin can treat cerebral palsy

...tiptoe-walking common in children with cerebral palsy, new research shows. Injections...treatment for stiff muscles in cerebral palsy. The new study, involving 155...It since has been used to treat cerebral palsy, even though it is not federally...

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Ga. families create cerebral palsy foundation

...national foundation to support cerebral palsy research.Co-founder Lizette...6-year-old son suffers from cerebral palsy, said the Atlanta-based Let's...better from oxygen deprivation. Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that occur...

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Cerebral palsy doesn't hinder runner's success

...track meets and other activities despite living with cerebral palsy. Ben lined up with the rest of the competitors in...including us," Ms. Comen said. The physical effects of cerebral palsy include unusually weak or tight muscles, problems...

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Swimmer with cerebral palsy sets national records

...of the Aiken-Augusta Swim League, despite having cerebral palsy. The championships at Rutgers gave the Augustan an...weakened condition in his legs, Lamback refuses to allow cerebral palsy to stop him from doing the things he enjoys. In youth...

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Clinical trial at Georgia Health Sciences University uses cord blood to ease cerebral palsy symptoms

...herself that could aid her development and help overcome cerebral palsy.The Thurmans, of St. Clair Shores, Mich., are...at birth -- is safe and can help ease symptoms of cerebral palsy.When the trial began last year, it was the only...

Officials examine agency

The agency that opened two cerebral palsy homes in west Augusta residential...officials said Thursday. United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Atlanta bought houses...shifted the ownership to United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Miami, allowing the...

Richmond Academy to honor 2014 hall of fame class

...vice president and chief operating officer of Walt Disney Imagineering.? The Rev. Jerry Taylor. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a baby, Taylor was a strong advocate for disabled people in the Augusta area.? The school's 1956 state championship...

Stem cells aid treatment of some patients

...clinical trial of cord blood to treat cerebral palsy at Medical College of Georgia...controlled trial in humans with cerebral palsy has been published.Dr. James...such as those that can lead to cerebral palsy. In animals with stem cells infused...

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Facilities prompt meeting

...Two personal care homes for cerebral palsy patients operating in west Augusta...executive director of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Atlanta, which helped...residents. Neighbors complain the cerebral palsy homes increase traffic, are disruptive...

'She focuses on her ability, not her disability'

Cerebral palsy has proved to be an opportunity, rather than a disability, for Sally...coaches. Sally Ann has lived a hard life, enduring much, including her cerebral palsy, which affects her motor skills, Ms. Olive said. "A lot of kids...

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