Sheila Jacobs

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Early Infection With Zika Virus Associated With More Birth Defects in Pregnancy

Early Infection With Zika Virus Associated With More Birth Defects in Pregnancy

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Among pregnant women with Zika virus infection, birth defects were reported more often in fetuses and infants whose mothers had been infected with the virus early in their pregnancies.

CPAP Effective for Sleep Apnea Treatment Following Stroke

CPAP Effective for Sleep Apnea Treatment Following Stroke

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The combined analysis of the neurofunctional scales demonstrated an overall neurofunctional improvement with CPAP.

Improving Cognitive Outcomes in Preemies an Uphill Battle

Improving Cognitive Outcomes in Preemies an Uphill Battle

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Preventive strategies for reducing the high incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia may be key to the improvement of long-term outcomes in EP/VP children.

Cannabinoids May Be Effective as Adjunctive Treatment for Refractory Epilepsy

Cannabinoids May Be Effective as Adjunctive Treatment for Refractory Epilepsy

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Pharmaceutical-grade CBD used as adjunctive therapy in patients with pediatric-onset drug-resistant epilepsy may reduce the frequency of seizures.

Epidural Stimulation May Benefit Cardiovascular Function in Spinal Cord Injury

Epidural Stimulation May Benefit Cardiovascular Function in Spinal Cord Injury

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Use of the stimulation resolved the patient's orthostatic hypotension, which is prevalent and quite debilitating among individuals with spinal cord injury.

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