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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system characterized by damage to the neuronal myelin sheath, which results in different levels of muscle paralysis that can lead to neuronal death. In most MS mouse models, the neurologic damage mostly affects the spinal cord with limited damage to the brain, which cannot be monitored(More)
Umbilical cord prolapse complicated one of 385 pregnancies occurring at the University of Colorado Health Science Center between 1969 and 1982. Whereas malpresentation of the fetus is frequently associated with prolapse of the funis, nearly 50% of all cases occurred in vertex presentations. Obstetric intervention is associated with nearly one in five cases(More)
Congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) is a common cause of hypoglycaemia due to unregulated insulin secretion from pancreatic β cells. Medical management includes use of oral diazoxide (a KATP channel agonist) and daily injectable octreotide (somatostatin analogue) therapy. However, diazoxide is associated with severe sideeffects such as coarse facies,(More)
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