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Caffeine Consumption in Pregnancy + Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator for MS – Xtalks Life Science Podcast Ep. 4

Caffeine Consumption in Pregnancy + Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator for MS – Xtalks Life Science Podcast Ep. 4

In this episode of the Xtalks Life Science Podcast, Ayesha discusses the results of a new NIH study that suggest a link between moderate caffeine consumption during pregnancy and lower birth weight and reduced body size. Should pregnant women avoid caffeine altogether, or is this yet another restriction placed on expectant mothers that might not be necessary?

Ayesha also talks about a new medical device that could help improve gait and balance in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). The portable neuromodulation stimulator developed by Helius Medical Technologies helped those with MS achieve a significant improvement in balance in a small trial conducted by the FDA, but will the device’s unique mouthpiece design limit its use?

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Read the full articles here:

New Study Suggests Pregnant Women Should Avoid Caffeine Altogether. Here’s Why

Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator Gets FDA Authorization for MS Treatment

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