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Aug 13, 2014
Evidence found in both human multiple sclerosis patients and experimental mouse models, according to research published in The American Journal of Pathology
A new study published in The American Journal of Pathology identifies a novel gene that controls nerve conduction velocity. Investigators report that even minor reductions in conduction velocity may aggravate disease in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and in mice bred...
Aug 13, 2014
Early, more accurate detection of this potentially deadly fungus can improve patient outcomes, according to new report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics
The fungal infectioninvasive aspergillosis (IA) can be life threatening, especially in patients whose immune systems are weakened by chemotherapy or immunosuppressive drugs. Despite the critical need for early detection, IA remains difficult to diagnose. A study in The Journal of...
Aug 12, 2014
A review of memory reconsolidation in Biological Psychiatry
In the novel À larecherche du temps perdu (translated into English as Remembrance of Things Past), Marcel Proust makes a compelling case that our identities and decisions are shaped in profound and ongoing ways by our memories. This truth is...
Aug 12, 2014
One in twenty people may be overdoing exercise, reports Mayo Clinic Proceedings
There is strong epidemiological evidence of the importance of regular physical activity, such as brisk walking and jogging, in the management and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease and in lowering the risk of death from other diseases such as hypertension, stroke,...
Aug 11, 2014
Anew study in Biological Psychiatry reports on a neural circuit for maleaggression
Testosterone, a steroid hormone, is well known to contribute to aggressive behavior in males, but the neural circuits through which testosterone exerts these effects have not been clear. Prior studies found that the administration of a single dose of testosterone...
Aug 6, 2014
The Interpretation of Healthy Eating and a Curriculum to Prevent Childhood Obesity – JNEB’s Best Article and GEM
The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) announces the 2014 Best Article and Best Great Educational Material (GEM) awards, which were presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) annual conference, "Nutrition Education Impact: Local to Global,"...
Jul 31, 2014
Returning national guardsmen more likely to turn to alcohol than the general public when faced with issues at home
Regardless of traumatic events experienced during deployment, returning National Guard soldiers were more likely to develop a drinking problem if faced with civilian life setbacks, including job loss, legal problems, divorce, and serious financial and legal problems - all commonplace...
Jul 28, 2014
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases,an open access, surgical journal. The journal will publish case reports and case series that are...
Jul 28, 2014
"Fist bumping" transmits significantly fewer bacteria than either handshaking or high-fiving, while still addressing the cultural expectation of hand-to-hand contact between patients and clinicians, according to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Infection Control,...
Jul 22, 2014
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are often effective for the treatment of depression. Like antidepressant medications, however, they typically have a delayed onset. For example, a patient may receive several weeks of regular...
Jul 21, 2014
Results confirmed by two independent trials, report researchers in The Journal of Urology®
More than one million prostate biopsies are performed each year in the U.S. alone, including many repeat biopsies for fear of cancer missed. Therefore there is a need to develop diagnostic tests that will help avoid unnecessary repeat biopsies. Two...
Jul 17, 2014
Good News for an Aging Population: Incidence of Stroke in the Elderly Has Dropped by 40% Over the Last 20 Years
Rates Declined for Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke and Mortality in Both Men and Women 65 Years and Older, Reports The American Journal of Medicine
A new analysis of data from 1988-2008 has revealed a 40% decrease in the incidence of stroke in Medicare patients 65 years of age and older. This decline is greater than anticipated considering this population’s risk factors for stroke, and...
Jul 16, 2014
Elsevier, world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of a new open access journal: Bone Reports. As sister publication to the highly reputable journal Bone, Bone Reports will serve as...
Jul 16, 2014
Is being overweight sometimes a good thing? Data suggest higher BMI protects against adverse cardiovascular outcomes, reports Mayo Clinic Proceedings
High body mass index (BMI) is associated with multiple cardiovascular diseases. However, emerging data suggest that there is an "obesity paradox," that being overweight may actually protect patients from cardiovascular mortality. Investigators have now confirmed that the risk of total...
Jul 15, 2014
First issue of Burnout Research available now on ScienceDirect
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of open access journal Burnout Research. Burnout has proven its global significance and impact over the last years, posing major challenges...