Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Assessment of people with dyskinetic cerebral palsy (CP) — dominated by involuntary, uncontrolled, and stereotypical movements — should include a classification for eating and drinking as well as speech difficulties, ... Read more
Although dalfampridine extended-release treatment was found safe and well-tolerated in a pilot study in adults with cerebral palsy (CP), the drug failed to show any impact on walking ability. Although ... Read more
Learning to play a musical instrument could improve cerebral palsy (CP) patients’ hand movement and strengthen their sensorimotor skills, researchers said in the journal Neural Plasticity. Conventional CP rehabilitation does ... Read more
Moderately premature babies who have a low birth weight for their gestational age, relatively speaking, age often diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP). But researchers do not understand the causes linking these two ... Read more
The common occurrence of eye problems in children with spastic cerebral palsy suggests that all such children should have a detailed ophthalmologic evaluation, according to a recent study. The report, ... Read more
An enzyme called hyaluronidase might reduce muscle stiffness in people with cerebral palsy and other neurological injuries, without causing the muscles to become weak — a major drawback of current ... Read more
Hemoglobin leaked from red blood cells after a brain hemorrhage in infants born too early likely contributes to the development of long-term complications often developing in the children, such as cerebral ... Read more