RSSNeurologic Systems and Symptoms

Letter to the editor: Marijuana on the brain— a concern

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Marijuana is one of the most common illegal drugs consumed in the United States. Its use is growing in popularity, especially among young people, partly because of increasing legalization, decriminalization, and the utility of medicinal marijuana. Recreational marijuana differs from medical marijuana in that it has a higher concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC […]

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Letter to the editor: Stroke Telerehabilitation in Sicily: a cost-effective approach to reduce disability?

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Various surveillance systems are used to identify stroke and its sequela around the world, yet it is clear that stroke remains one of the top causes of mortality and long-term disability.[1] The disease generates a substantial proportion of direct (i.e., related to the goods and services for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation) and […]

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Human Embryonic Stem Cells in the Treatment of Autism:  A Case Series

Human Embryonic Stem Cells in the Treatment of Autism: A Case Series

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Geeta Shroff, MD Dr. Shroff is Director of Nutech Mediworld in New Delhi, India. Innov Clin Neurosci. 2017;14(3–4):12–16. Funding: No funding was received for the preparation of this article. Financial disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Key words: Autism, human embryonic stem cell, hESC, stem […]

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Letters to the Editor: Discussing sexual health after traumatic brain injury: an unmet need!

Letters to the Editor: Discussing sexual health after traumatic brain injury: an unmet need!

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Innov Clin Neurosci. 2017;14(1–2):11–12. Dear Editor: Sexual dysfunction (SD) after traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an often neglected and underreported issue within the medical field.[1,2] A recent interesting work by Bivona et al[1] found that TBI survivors and their partners showed a decrease in sexual desire and frequency of sexual intercourse, particularly those who suffered […]

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The Right to Die in Chronic Disorders of Consciousness: Can We Avoid the Slippery Slope Argument?

The Right to Die in Chronic Disorders of Consciousness: Can We Avoid the Slippery Slope Argument?

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Rocco Salvatore Calabrò, MD, PhD; Antonino Naro, MD, PhD; Rosaria De Luca, MS, PhD; Margherita Russo, MD, PhD; Lory Caccamo, PhD; Alfredo Manuli, MS; Alessia Bramanti; and Placido Bramanti, MD Drs. Calabró, Naro, de Luca, Russo, Manuli, A. Bramanti, and P. Bramanti are from the IRCCS Centro Neurolesi “Bonino-Pulejo” in Messina, Italy; and Dr. […]

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Sympathetic Nerve Entrapment Point Injection as an Antireflux Procedure for Refractory Laryngopharyngeal Reflux: A First Case Report of Innovative Autonomic Regulation

Sympathetic Nerve Entrapment Point Injection as an Antireflux Procedure for Refractory Laryngopharyngeal Reflux: A First Case Report of Innovative Autonomic Regulation

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Sangsoo Lee, MD, MSc; Chang Jin Oh, MD; and Jeong Won Seong, MD Dr. Lee is with the Department of Psychiatry at Ahav Hospital, South Korea; Dr. Oh is with the Department of Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology at the Seoul Samsung Union Clinic in South Korea; and Dr. Seong is with the Department of […]

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Assessment of Cognitive and Neurologic Recovery in Ischemic Stroke Drug Trials: Results from a Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study

Assessment of Cognitive and Neurologic Recovery in Ischemic Stroke Drug Trials: Results from a Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study

| October 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Franco Di Cesare, MD; Jessica Mancuso, PhD; Brian Silver, MD; and Peter T. Loudon, PhD Dr. Di Cesare is with Leoben Research Limited in Glasgow, UK; Dr. Mancuso is with Research Statistics at Pfizer in Groton, Connecticut, USA; Dr. Silver is with Rhode Island Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode […]

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