José is a science news writer with a PhD in Neuroscience from Universidade of Porto, in Portugal. He has also studied Biochemistry at Universidade do Porto and was a postdoctoral associate at Weill Cornell Medicine, in New York, and at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. His work has ranged from the association of central cardiovascular and pain control to the neurobiological basis of hypertension, and the molecular pathways driving Alzheimer’s disease.
Task-oriented training (TOT) improves hand dexterity in children with cerebral palsy (CP), according to a preliminary study from South Korea. The research, titled “The effects of task-oriented training on hand ... Read more
Insomnia and sleep apnea can lead to premature births, researchers report, a fact that augments the prevalence of serious health-related issues in preterm babies, including cerebral palsy (CP). The study, “Sleep ... Read more
Mobility influences the ability of children with cerebral palsy (CP) to carry out self–care activities independently, a finding that could help in the designing of treatment plans and improved development, ... Read more
Activity limitations correlate with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in children with cerebral palsy (CP), new research from South Korea shows. The study, “Relationship between activity limitation and health-related quality of ... Read more
Intensive neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT) significantly improves motor function in children with developmental delays, regardless of whether they have cerebral palsy (CP), a Korean study shows. The study, “Efficacy of Intensive Neurodevelopmental ... Read more
An innovative technique may help in the diagnosis of muscle impairment and in the treatment of movement disorders, including cerebral palsy, new research shows. The study, “In Vivo Sarcomere Length Measurement ... Read more