UK finds cooling reduces baby brain damage

New study reveals that cooling babies who have been starved of oxygen at birth can significantly reduce brain damage.

Last updated: 09 Jul 2014 23:43
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A new study in the UK has revealed that cooling babies who have suffered a traumatic lack of oxygen during birth can reduce brain damage.

The findings show that inducing hypothermia stops brain cells dying and that the benefits last all through a child’s development.

Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from London.



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