Up to 1 in 3 people with cerebral palsy may have the condition due to an underlying genetic cause, suggests a study being presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Conference.
ABC WJLA’s coverage of $1 million donation benefiting The Focus Foundation’s research into rare childhood disorder:
The anonymous donor, “Pine” has donated $1 million dollars worth of Bitcoin to increase World Wide awareness and Improved Care of Children with X and Y Chromosomal Variations to a local non-profit organization.
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“CosmoBot, Summer 2009” (in English) “CosmoBot, Spring 2009” (in Spanish)
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