“Dramatic improvement in the motor function”
A new treatment helped rabbits born with cerebral palsy to regain near-normal mobility, offering hope of a potential breakthrough in treating humans with the incurable disorder, researchers said Wednesday.
Baby rabbits treated within six hours of birth showed “dramatic improvement in the motor function” by the fifth day of life, said lead author Sujatha Kannan of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Perinatology Research Branch. The study appears in the U.S. journal Science Translational Medicine.
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