Study suggests treatments are possible for preemie brain injuries

01/23/2013 | News-Medical.Net

The disruption of blood and oxygen flow to the brain of premature infants disrupts the development of neural cells but doesn't cause their irreversible loss, according to a study from the Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children's Hospital. "As a result, we can focus greater attention on developing the right interventions, at the right time early in development," said lead researcher Dr. Stephen Back.

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