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Common Treatment to Delay Labor Decreases Preterm Infants' Risk for Cerebral Palsy

Thursday, Aug 28, 2008
Preterm infants born to mothers receiving intravenous magnesium sulfate — a common treatment to delay labor — are less likely to develop cerebral palsy than are preterm infants whose mothers do not receive it, report researchers in a large National Institutes of Health research network.

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Visit the Know Stroke Website to download and order Know Stroke materials such as brochures, posters, and videos. Health Professional resources, such as the NIH Stroke Scale and interactive training DVD are also available. In addition, you can search clinical trials and find more information on NIH research programs. Find out more.