Journal of Respiratory Disorders

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Dr. Rael joined the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research and the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology at Stanford in April, 2015 after previously being on faculty at Penn State in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine since 2010. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine, completed internship at UCLA, medicine residency at Lahey Clinic, and…

Name : Efren Rael
University : Stanford University, Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research

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    Newborn Hearing Screenings in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- Exposed Uninfected Infants

    Perinatal HIV infection and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may increase the risk for hearing loss. We examined 1,435 infants enrolled in the Surveillance Monitoring of ART Toxicities (SMARTT) study of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network, a prospective study of the safety of in utero antiretroviral (ARV) exposures. We determined…

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    Health Literacy and Education Predict Nutrient Quality of Diet of Socioeconomically Diverse, Urban Adults

    Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions”. To be health literate, comprehensions as well as numeracy are needed. Health numeracy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity…

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    Optimization of a Clinically Relevant Model of White Matter Stroke in Mice: Histological and Functional Evidences

    White matter (WM) injury during stroke increases the risk of disability and gloomy prognosis of post-stroke rehabilitation. However, modeling of WM loss in rodents has proven to be challenging. We report improved WM injury models in male C57BL/6 mice. Mice were given either endothelin-1 (ET-1) or L-N5-(1-iminoethyl)ornitine (L-NIO) into the periventricular…

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