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Canadian Woman Awarded $1.5 Million in Cerebral Palsy Malpractice

Canadian Woman Awarded $1.5 Million in Cerebral Palsy Malpractice June 23, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Surrey, BC A young girl suffering from severe cerebral palsy was awarded in excess of Can. $1.5 million by a Supreme Court judge in British Columbia after her mother sued the health authority overseeing the hospital where she was born. A doctor and two nurses were also named in the cerebral palsy medical malpractice lawsuit , although one nurse was exonerated.
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Trials Begin for Stem Cell Treatment for Cerebral Palsy

Trials Begin for Stem Cell Treatment for Cerebral Palsy February 18, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Augusta, GA Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia have begun conducting experiments to test the effectiveness of stem cells in the treatment of cerebral palsy.
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Stem Cells Show Potential in Treating Cerebral Palsy in Children

Stem Cells Show Potential in Treating Cerebral Palsy in Children November 20, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Denver, CO In a move that could mean expanded medical testing with controversial genetic material, stem cells taken from an umbilical cord have shown great success in treating a three-year-old girl born with cerebral palsy.
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Multiple Births and Infertility may Increase Risk of Cerebral Palsy

November 2, 2006. By Heidi Turner.
Los Angeles, CA: A study conducted by researchers at the University of California has found that couples suffering from infertility are three times more likely to have a child with serious problems such as cerebral palsy.
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Two international Cerebral Palsy cases Settled

August 28, 2006. By Heidi Turner.
Logan Whittle died at his home in Canada on August 15, 2006 of complications from cerebral palsy. He was 10 years old. His family was to move in the next month to a home that would be renovated to allow for Logan's wheelchair.
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Cerebral Palsy: a mother and daughter's agony

May 18, 2006. By Jane Mundy.
Libby Messiah of Fortson, Georgia was not yet 20 years old when her daughter was born with cerebral palsy. "I wasn't stupid, just very young and didn't know what was happening. At one point during my labor they told us she was in distress and had an erratic heart beat but they didn't do anything about it.
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Cerebral Palsy could have been avoided

April 22, 2006. By Jane Mundy.
Just before I gave birth to my daughter at the county hospital her heart rate dropped drastically. I was really concerned and informed the nurses but they said it was no big deal. When she was born, the umbilical cord was wrapped around her neck and body and she was blue. They said she was OK, but she wasn't.
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