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A report: the definition and classification of cerebral palsy April 2006
For a variety of reasons, the definition and the clawification of cerebral palsy (CP) need to be reconsidered. Modern brain imaging techniques have shed new light on the nature of the underlyingExpand
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Proposed definition and classification of cerebral palsy, April 2005.
Because of the availability of new knowledge about the neurobiology of developmental brain injury, information that epidemiology and modern brain imaging is providing, the availability of moreExpand
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Deficits in psychologic and classroom performance of children with elevated dentine lead levels.
To measure the neuropsychologic effects of unidentified childhood exposure to lead, the performance of 58 children with high and 100 with low dentine lead levels was compared. Children with leadExpand
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Maternal Intrauterine Infection, Cytokines, and Brain Damage in the Preterm Newborn
To evaluate the hypothesis that the proinflammatory cytokines IL-1, IL-6, and tumor necrosis factor-α might be the link between prenatal intrauterine infection (IUI) and neonatal brain damage, theExpand
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Low-level lead exposure and children's cognitive function in the preschool years.
In a cohort of 170 middle and upper-middle class children participating in a prospective study of child development and low-level lead exposure, higher blood lead levels at age 24 months wereExpand
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Chorioamnionitis, mechanical ventilation, and postnatal sepsis as modulators of chronic lung disease in preterm infants.
OBJECTIVE This case-control study of chronic lung disease (CLD) evaluated the hypothesis that chorioamnionitis promotes CLD and interacts with other risk factors for CLD, including mechanicalExpand
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The long-term effects of exposure to low doses of lead in childhood. An 11-year follow-up report.
To determine whether the effects of low-level lead exposure persist, we reexamined 132 of 270 young adults who had initially been studied as primary school-children in 1975 through 1978. In theExpand
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Longitudinal analyses of prenatal and postnatal lead exposure and early cognitive development.
In a prospective cohort study of 249 children from birth to two years of age, we assessed the relation between prenatal and postnatal lead exposure and early cognitive development. On the basis ofExpand
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