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Media Release: Global group to investigate genetic causes of cerebral palsy

A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy, spurred on by the discoveries of University of Adelaide researchers. The news comes as the Adelaide team behind the new collaboration has been awarded a $1 million grant to continue its groundbreaking work, from The Tenix and Cerebral Palsy Foundations. […]

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Media Release: Steroid treatment for IVF problems may do more harm than good

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are urging doctors and patients to refrain from using a specific steroid treatment to treat infertility in women unless clinically indicated, because of its links to miscarriage, preterm birth and birth defects. Writing in the journal Human Reproduction, researchers from the University’s Robinson Research Institute, led by Professor Sarah […]

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Media Release: Adelaide leading the way in childhood disability research

International human genetics expert, Professor Jozef Gécz, has been appointed as the inaugural Chair for the Prevention of Childhood Disability, and will lead a five-year, comprehensive multi-disciplinary research program in Adelaide focused on defining the origins and early diagnosis of childhood disability. The initial focus of the Chair will be on understanding more about the […]

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Media Release: Genetic causes of cerebral palsy trump birth causes

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered cerebral palsy has an even stronger genetic cause than previously thought, leading them to call for an end to unnecessary caesareans and arbitrary litigation against obstetric staff. In an authoritative review published this month in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, members of the Australian Cerebral Palsy Research […]

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Media Release: Cerebral palsy – it can be in your genes

An international research group led by a team at the University of Adelaide has made what they believe could be the biggest discovery into cerebral palsy in 20 years. It has long been the belief that cerebral palsy occurs when a child experiences a lack of oxygen during pregnancy or at birth; however, the Australian […]

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Cerebral Palsy Blame

The cerebral palsies are a heterogeneous group of non-progressive developmental disorders affecting movement and posture. Their prevalence of 2–2.5 per 1000 births has changed little since cerebral palsy registers began 57 years ago, despite a sixfold increase in caesarean birth. They are heterogeneous in clinical type, in brain imaging pathology, in their association with other […]

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Caesarean births don’t prevent children developing cerebral palsy

The long-held belief caesarean deliveries prevent the development of cerebral palsy in children has been debunked by researcher E/Prof Alastair MacLennan and colleagues. The Australian Collaborative Cerebral Palsy Research Group, based at the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Institute, analysed all published studies involving more than 3,800 cerebral palsy cases and almost 1.7 million healthy children. […]

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