CPAP Training May Help Children Improve Speech, Small Study Shows

CPAP Training May Help Children Improve Speech, Small Study Shows

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CPAP Training May Help Children Improve Speech, Small Study Shows

Training with continuous positive airway pressure therapy, known as CPAP, may help to normalize speech abnormalities in children with Pompe disease, a small pilot study shows. Certain outcomes, including the speech intelligibility score (SIS), “were significantly improved” over the course of the six-month study, but as two of the five children enrolled did not complete it, the researchers are calling for additional testing. “Further studies with longer follow-up in a larger cohort [group] … are…

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