Research & journals
Showing results matching between Jan 2004 and Apr 2015
Mar 6, 2015
Social Media Should be used as a Diverse and Cost Effective Data Source of Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO)
A recent paper published in Value in Health comments on how social platforms could accelerate PRO development
Written by a team of nonprofit, private industry and government officials and published in Value in Health, the paper compares various approaches to collecting and analyzing patient reported outcomes (PROs) and outlines a vision of how social platforms should be...
Mar 6, 2015
Details of new methodology presented in study published in Journal of Chromatography B
Drug testing is most commonly performed using urine samples. The methodology and regulations for reliable urine testing are well developed and can be considered the current gold standard for drug testing. However, one problem with urine testing is related to...
Mar 5, 2015
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
Antibodies defend the body against bacterial, viral, and other invaders. But sometimes the body makes antibodies that attack healthy cells. In these cases, autoimmune disorders develop.Immune abnormalities in patients with psychosis have been recognized for over a century, but it...
Mar 4, 2015
Findings from a new study in Biological Psychiatry
Medical marijuana is proliferating across the country due to the ability of cannabis ingestion to treat important clinical problems such as chronic pain. However, negative side effects and the development of tolerance limit the widespread therapeutic use of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC),...
Mar 3, 2015
Study Shows Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) for Depressed Preadolescents is More Effective than Child-Centered Therapy
A recent study published in the March 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry finds that Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) is more effective in treating preadolescent children with depression compared to child-centered...
Mar 2, 2015
Case study published in Pediatric Neurology stresses dangers of overconsumption of licorice
A recent case study published in Pediatric Neurology details the account of a 10-year-old boy who suffered seizures after over-indulging in licorice sweets.A 10-year-old boy was admitted to hospital in Bologna, Italy after suffering a 2 minute tonic-clonic seizure. Dr...
Mar 2, 2015
The Nebraska Biocontainment Unit (NBU), located at the Nebraska Medical Center, has shared its protocol for Ebola patient discharge, handling a patient’s body after death and environmental disinfection in the March issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the...
Feb 27, 2015
Rates for 40-64 year-olds may be increasing due to financial circumstances, according to American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Suicide rates for adults between 40 and 64 years of age in the U.S. have risen about 40% since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007. One possible explanation could be the detrimental effects of the economic downturn of 2007-2009,...
Feb 26, 2015
Deaths from all causes and cardiopulmonary problems higher, reports the American Journal of Medicine
A connection between persistent insomnia and increased inflammation and mortality has been identified by a group of researchers from the University of Arizona. Their study, published in The American Journal of Medicine, found that people who suffer from persistent insomnia...
Feb 26, 2015
Study published in Food Policy wins Elsevier’s Atlas award
A one-size-fits-all approach to African agriculture development will not lead to growth, suggests research published in Food policy. The authors of the study say that instead of blindly adopting ‘solutions’ that have worked in other continents, governments and researchers should...
Feb 25, 2015
Elsevier Announces the Launch of a New Journal: The Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice (JIEP)
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces the launch of the Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice (JIEP), the official journal of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) and affiliated with the University...
Feb 24, 2015
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), a world-renowned publisher of evidence-based practice guidelines in chest medicine, have announced that Elsevier will publish CHEST’s flagship journal...
Feb 18, 2015
The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics Publishes Special Article Presenting the Laboratory Perspective of Incidental Findings Report
AMP Incidental Findings Working Group Recommends that Laboratories Develop Individual Policies for Analysis and Reporting of Known and Predicted Incidental Findings
The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, non-profit organization serving molecular laboratory professionals, announced that The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics today published a Special Article titled, "Reporting Incidental Findings in Genomic Scale Clinical Sequencing – A Clinical Laboratory...
Feb 17, 2015
ISN’s Kidney International and Kidney International Supplements to be published by Elsevier as of January 2016
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN), the global medical society devoted to advancing kidney care worldwide, announced today that Elsevier will publish ISN’s flagship journals, Kidney...
Feb 17, 2015
Islet Amyloid Peptide Found in Human Brain Senile Plaques with Beta-Amyloid, According to Study Published in The American Journal of Pathology
The pathological process amyloidosis, in which misfolded proteins (amyloids) form insoluble fibril deposits, occurs in many diseases, including Alzheimer disease (AD) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D). However, little is known about whether different forms of amyloid proteins interact or...