Low-tech clay pot device could prevent CP around the world

04/1/2013 | Toronto Star, The

Johns Hopkins University students used a clay pot, burlap basket, sand and batteries to create a low-tech device that cools oxygen-deprived newborns to prevent death or conditions such as cerebral palsy. The project is competing for grant funding from Grand Challenges Canada that could allow clinical trials to begin. Johns Hopkins neurology professor Michael Johnston said the inexpensive device could "change the world by reducing the incidence of cerebral palsy in underdeveloped countries by approximately 40%."

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