Dr. Sandra Cesario

Bio

Specialties:

  • Neonatal Nursing

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests the Zika virus was circulating in Haiti months before Brazil's first cases were reported last spring.

    "We know that the virus was present in Haiti in December of 2014," said Dr. Glenn Morris, director of University of Florid...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Critical Care Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite reported risks, nearly one in four infants in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) are given stomach acid-suppressing drugs, researchers report.

    However, they noted that the use of these medications has started to decline some in rece...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.

    "We saw a modest increased risk of heart disease associated with longer duration of rotating night shift work, which appears to wane ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A Canadian program to prevent pregnancy in women who are taking the acne drug isotretinoin is failing because many women do not follow the program's recommendations, a new study finds.

    Isotretinoin increases the risk of...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's a heart-stopping moment experienced by many parents -- they discover their baby has turned blue, is breathing irregularly, or won't respond to a gentle wake-up nudge. Yet, mere seconds later the infant is back to normal.

    Fortunately, these e...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine & Occupational Environmental Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Summer, mosquito season and the threat of Zika virus transmission is approaching, and federal health experts on Friday issued guidelines to help protect American workers from infection.

    Infection during pregnancy with the mosquito-borne virus is...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teen mothers may not be following recommendations meant to reduce the risk of SIDS in their infants, a small study finds.

    The study included 43 teen mothers with infants aged 2 months to 21 months. The mothers were recruited from high school da...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Following U.S. health officials' announcement earlier this week that the Zika virus can definitely cause birth defects, many of those same experts are now locked in an unprecedented debate.

    Should government health-care officials recommend that A...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Makers of corn mesa flour can voluntarily add up to 0.7 mg. of folic acid per pound of corn mesa flour under a new approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Folic acid is a B vitamin that, when taken by pregnant women, can help prevent...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Zika virus is a definite and direct cause of microcephaly and other brain-related birth defects, U.S. health officials announced Wednesday.

    "It is now clear," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Clinical Genetics:

    MONDAY, April 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some severe genetic birth defects, like cystic fibrosis, are considered inescapable, automatically dooming children to disease or disability if they inherit a mutated gene from their parents.

    But researchers now have found rare instances where ch...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite initial concern from early studies, taking the epilepsy drug lamotrigine (Lamictal) during pregnancy may not raise the risk for certain birth defects, a large new study finds.

    "An initial study of this drug showed an increased risk for ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who use marijuana may be putting their baby at risk for health problems, a new study suggests.

    A review of 24 studies found that pot use during pregnancy is potentially linked to delivering a baby with a low birth weight and the ne...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As the continental United States braces itself for the Zika virus, federal, state and local health officials gathered Friday in Washington, D.C., to prepare for the upcoming mosquito season.

    More than 300 public health experts attended the Zika Ac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurodevelopmental Disabilities:

    WEDNESDAY, March 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've discovered how the Zika virus might cause severe brain and eye birth defects.

    The Zika outbreak in Brazil and other parts of Latin American and the Caribbean has coincided with a sharp increase in the number of babies bo...Full Article