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Showing results matching between Jan 2004 and Dec 2013
Oct 8, 2013
Pediatric Atrial Fibrillation, Although Rare, Has Risk of Serious Complications and High Recurrence Rates
Lone atrial fibrillation in children has substantial symptomatic burden and recurrence rate say researchers in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology
Atrial fibrillation (AF), characterized by a rapid and irregular heartbeat, is the most common chronic arrhythmia in adults, but is rare in children. In one of the first studies of pediatric "lone AF" (AF without associated heart disease), researchers found...
Oct 2, 2013
Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
A study published in the October 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that approximately one in three teens with bipolar disorder developed substance abuse, for the first time, during 4 years...
Oct 1, 2013
Administration of antibiotics may have caused successive outbreaks of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in a Greek neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to a study in the October issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the...
Oct 1, 2013
Researchers discourage supplemental use by patients with multiple sclerosis, according to report in The American Journal of Pathology
Resveratrol, a naturally occurring polyphenol compound produced by the skin of red grapes and peanuts, and found in red wine, has been touted as a beneficial supplement due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This has been supported by some...
Sep 30, 2013
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of the Energy Research & Social Science, a new journal dedicated to examining the relationship between energy systems and society. Professor Benjamin Sovacool...
Sep 25, 2013
Says a new study in Biological Psychiatry
Prenatal cocaine exposure affects both behavior and brain. Animal studies have shown that exposure to cocaine during in utero development causes numerous disruptions in normal brain development and negatively affects behavior from birth and into adulthood. For ethical reasons, similar...
Sep 25, 2013
Special themed issue of Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Limited health literacy can lead to difficulties in patients��� self-care activities such as taking prescribed medications. Since a considerable amount of health information changes hands in the pharmacy setting, research by pharmacists into evaluating which tools are effective in practice...
Sep 23, 2013
A new study in Biological Psychiatry suggests the answer is no
It is often said that once people develop an addiction, they can never completely eliminate their attraction to the abused substance. New findings provide further support for this notion by suggesting that even long-term abstinence from cocaine does not result...
Sep 19, 2013
Dr. Ingrid Nygaard and Dr. Roberto Romero appointed Editors-in-Chief of AJOG.
The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG) today announced with pleasure the appointment of Ingrid Nygaard MD, MS, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah and Roberto Romero, M.D., D.Med.Sci, Chief of the Perinatology Research Branch...
Sep 18, 2013
Countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, reports The American Journal of Medicine
A new study reports that countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, debunking the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer. Researchers evaluated the possible associations between gun ownership rates, mental illness,...
Sep 17, 2013
Workers Involved in Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup Show Hematological and Hepatic Abnormalities, According to The American Journal of Medicine
A new study reports that workers exposed to crude oil and dispersants used during the Gulf oil spill cleanup display significantly altered blood profiles, liver enzymes, and somatic symptoms compared to an unexposed control group. Investigators found that platelet counts...
Sep 16, 2013
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, recently announced the launch of the new journal,Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism (JORT). The trend of societal changes in the on-going diversification of outdoor recreation activities,...
Sep 16, 2013
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
Just as wires must be insulated to effectively carry electrical impulses, nerve cells must be insulated by myelin to effectively transmit neural impulses. Using typical magnetic resonance imaging or MRI, one can visually distinguish parts of the brain that look...
Sep 13, 2013
SARS Virus Treatments Could Hold the Key for Treatment of the Lethal Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Outbreak
Recent paper published in International Journal of Infectious Diseases reviews treatment scenarios for the SARS virus
A new type of coronavirus, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, MERS-CoV, was first found a year ago in a patient who died. It took several months before it was discovered that a new virus had emerged. New cases have...
Sep 12, 2013
Elsevier Launches New Open Access Journal in Biomedicine: Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of a new open access research publication — Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology (JCTE). The scope of this new journal...