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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of childhood disability, with recent estimates suggesting that up to one in every 30 children will sustain a TBI before the age of 16.
Stem cells show promise as a treatment for some neurological injuries, and they are a hot topic for the cerebral palsy community. After 15 years of international laboratory studies related to cerebral palsy, we know that stem cells may prevent injured cells from dying, and may help with some level of repair.
This article was originally published on The Conversation on 4 May, 2015. By Janine Cooper Interactive devices allow parents to occupy their children for a time so they can complete a range of daily activities, including catching up with friends, shopping and eating out.
Becoming a parent is a journey into unchartered waters – the physical and emotional demands of looking after a newborn are exhausting and constant. Not surprisingly, depression and anxiety are common among both new mothers and fathers but, for some, depression may come later.