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Hypothermia treatment decreases mortality of neonatal encephalopathy patients without increasing severe disability

Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is associated with increased mortality and severe motor or sensory disabilities. Hypothermia is recommended as a treatment option for moderate-to-severe neonatal encephalopathy. In a new study, United States-based researchers extended a randomized trial of whole-body hypothermia treatment of neonatal encephalopathy to assess the intelligence quotient (IQ) and… 

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