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Baby cool: Mat to reduce brain damage

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Babies who are starved of oxygen at birth have a much lower risk of brain damage if they are given mild hypothermia, the New England Journal of Medicine reports.

Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh was shown the cooling device by co-chief investigator Dr Denis Azzopardi.

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