Racing driver with cerebral palsy dreams of motorsport glory

Chris Carter's motorsport dream has moved a step closer after he completed a testing session.
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Source: Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Source Type: research
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will oversee a study in 2019 to determine the feasibility of establishing the first national mesothelioma patient registry. The $100,000 feasibility study was part of the $1.2 million Congress allocated in 2019 to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention for mesothelioma research. The bulk of the funding goes toward the National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank, which is a biospecimen registry first established in 2006. It is the only federally funded program designed exclusively for the research of mesothelioma, the rare and aggressive cancer caused by asbestos expos...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Source Type: news
Measuring the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of adolescents, including those with cerebral palsy (CP) (the major cause of childhood physical disability worldwide) in Bangladesh is pertinent although th...
Source: BMC Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Children with complex neurodevelopmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy (CP), have a higher risk of dental disease related at least in part to greater difficulties in performing and maintaining effective ...
Source: BMC Oral Health - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Corticospinal tract lesions play a crucial role in motor impairment related to spastic cerebral palsy in infants with periventricular white matter injury. Fractional anisotropy in the corticospinal tract at the internal capsule level could aid in the early diagnosis of spastic cerebral palsy with high diagnostic accuracy.
Source: American Journal of Neuroradiology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: FUNCTIONAL Source Type: research
ConclusionsResting state fMRI measures of sensorimotor connectivity are associated with clinical sensorimotor function in children with unilateral cerebral palsy secondary to PVI. Greater insight into understanding reorganization of brain networks following perinatal stroke may facilitate personalized rehabilitation.
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
High school student Jake Meister has cerebral palsy and autism. He doesn't speak, but has become close with the wrestling team. So his teammates decided to get him closer to the action. Jim Axelrod explains.
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CONCLUSION: This is the first reported characterisation of exosomes from the CSF of preterm infants with post-haemorrhagic hydrocephalus. PMID: 30639393 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Int J Dev Neurosci Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The HDD and E-link system are usable measurement instruments for cross-sectional muscle strength measurements in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy. It is not clear if both instruments are usable to measure changes in muscle strength within an individual, especially if a child with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy has low muscle strength. Caution in the interpretation of changes in muscle strength is therefore necessary. Implications for Rehabilitation The hand-held dynamometer and E-Link Evaluation System are reliable measurement instruments to measure muscle strength of the arm and hand in chil...
Source: Disability and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Disabil Rehabil Source Type: research
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