Post List

  • March 4, 2015
  • 02:54 PM
  • 28 views

Look Like Your Dad? Some Genes Preferentially Expressed From Fathers

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Fernando Pardo-Manuel De Villena, PhD Professor and Associate Chair for Research Department of Genetics School of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Fernando Pardo-Manuel De Villena, Ph. (2015) Look Like Your Dad? Some Genes Preferentially Expressed From Fathers. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 4, 2015
  • 02:40 PM
  • 22 views

Akt3 Protein Makes Brain Tumor Resistant To Treatment

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Kristen Turner PhD. (first author) and Wei Zhang, Ph.D. Professor Department of Pathology Director, Cancer Genomics Core Lab University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas 77030 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Kristen Turner PhD. (first author) and, & Wei Zhang, Ph.D. Professor. (2015) Akt3 Protein Makes Brain Tumor Resistant To Treatment. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 4, 2015
  • 11:48 AM
  • 21 views

Some mRNAs Related To Onset and Extent of Huntington’s Disease

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Richard H. Myers Ph.D. Department of Neurology and Genome Science Institute Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Myers:  Andy Hoss, who … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Dr. Richard H. Myers Ph.D., Department of Neurology and Genome Science Institute, & Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. (2015) Some mRNAs Related To Onset and Extent of Huntington's Disease. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 4, 2015
  • 11:21 AM
  • 19 views

NHS Sees Reductions In Low-Value Procedures

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Sophie Coronini-Cronberg Honorary research Fellow Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London Consultant in public health Centre Medical Directorate with Bupa, United Kingdom. Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Sophie Coronini-Cronberg. (2015) NHS Sees Reductions In Low-Value Procedures. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 4, 2015
  • 10:59 AM
  • 21 views

Elevated BMI Linked To Higher Blood Pressure In Healthy Teenagers

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Yaron Arbel, M.D. Department of Cardiology Tel Aviv Medical Center Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Arbel: We examined 715,000 Israeli adolescents, both male and female, aged 16-20, … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Yaron Arbel, M.D., Department of Cardiology, & Tel Aviv Medical Center. (2015) Elevated BMI Linked To Higher Blood Pressure In Healthy Teenagers. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 4, 2015
  • 10:43 AM
  • 22 views

Protein Delivered By Gene Vector May Protect Against HIV-Like Viruses

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Michael Farzan PhD Vice Chairman Department of Immunology and Microbial Science Florida Campus The Scripps Research Institute Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Farzan: The key points are that HIV-1 needs two … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Michael Farzan PhD. (2015) Protein Delivered By Gene Vector May Protect Against HIV-Like Viruses. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 4, 2015
  • 09:41 AM
  • 32 views

Video Tip of the Week: Beacon, to locate genome variants of potential clinical significance

by Mary in OpenHelix

This week’s Video Tip of the Week follows on last week’s chatter about the Internet of DNA. As I mentioned then, the Beacon tool we touched on was going to get more coverage. So this week’s video is provided by the Beacon team, part of the larger Global Alliance for Genomics and Health project (GA4GH). […]... Read more »

Nguyen Ngan, Daniel R. Zerbino, Brian Raney, Dent Earl, Joel Armstrong, W. James Kent, David Haussler, & Benedict Paten. (2015) Building a Pan-Genome Reference for a Population. Journal of Computational Biology, 2147483647. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cmb.2014.0146  

  • March 4, 2015
  • 08:30 AM
  • 28 views

Taking Care of your Pet Rabbit

by CAPB in Companion Animal Psychology Blog

Rabbits are the third most popular pet, but how should you look after them?A study by Nicola Rooney (University of Bristol) et al asked 1254 rabbit owners about how they housed, fed, played with and otherwise cared for their rabbit. The good news is that “many pet rabbits were found to be in good health, had compatible companions and were provided with enriched living areas.” But there were also many areas where things could be improved. The most common type of rabbit was a Lop, followe........ Read more »

Rooney NJ, Blackwell EJ, Mullan SM, Saunders R, Baker PE, Hill JM, Sealey CE, Turner MJ, & Held SD. (2014) The current state of welfare, housing and husbandry of the English pet rabbit population. BMC research notes, 942. PMID: 25532711  

  • March 4, 2015
  • 08:00 AM
  • 29 views

Looking Sideways In The Mirror

by Mark Lasbury in As Many Exceptions As Rules

Not every animal that’s bilaterally symmetric chooses to stay that way. Some parasitic worms must become asymmetric in order to attach to fish gills, and some fish have mouths that turn to the right or left for lepidophagy. What’s lepidophagy you ask? They rip off and eat the scales of other fish!... Read more »

  • March 4, 2015
  • 07:33 AM
  • 18 views

Melanoma: Assaying Multiple Proteins Helps Identify BRAF-Inhibitor Resistance

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Linda Chin, MD Department Chair, Department of Genomic Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Linda Chin, MD. (2015) Melanoma: Assaying Multiple Proteins Helps Identify BRAF-Inhibitor Resistance. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 4, 2015
  • 05:33 AM
  • 29 views

Does Facebook Use Always Lower Grades?

by Kate Blanchfield in United Academics

Good news for students: New research shows that Facebook use doesn't necessarily lower university students' grades... Read more »

  • March 4, 2015
  • 04:41 AM
  • 29 views

Asthma and autism: a spanner in the works?

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

As happens so many times in autism research, spanners are thrown in works. Take the paper from Ousseny Zerbo and colleagues [1] who concluded that: "children with autism have elevated prevalence of specific immune-related comorbidities". Nothing surprising about that finding based on the volumes of other research which seemed to have reached similar conclusions (see here).Then the spanner: "asthma was diagnosed significantly less often" in autism cases compared with asymptomatic controls. Asthma........ Read more »

Zerbo O, Leong A, Barcellos L, Bernal P, Fireman B, & Croen LA. (2015) Immune Mediated Conditions in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Brain, behavior, and immunity. PMID: 25681541  

  • March 4, 2015
  • 12:05 AM
  • 20 views

“Shock”ingly No Improvements in Ankle Sprain Outcomes

by Nicole Cattano in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

There is no evidence to support the use of electrical stimulation after an acute lateral ankle sprain to reduce edema, decrease pain, or improve functional limitations.... Read more »

  • March 3, 2015
  • 10:36 PM
  • 38 views

Know your brain: Pineal gland

by neurosci in Neuroscientifically Challenged

Where is the pineal gland?











Pineal gland (in red). Image courtesy of life science databases.






The pineal gland is considered part of the epithalamus, which is one the main structures that makes up the diencephalon. The pineal gland was so named because it has a pine-cone like appearance. Unlike many structures in the brain, the pineal gland is unpaired; in other words, many brain structures like the hippocampus or amygdala are symmetrical........ Read more »

Dora Sapède,, & Elise Cau. (2013) The Pineal Gland from Development to Function. Current Topics in Developmental Biology. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-416021-7.00005-5  

  • March 3, 2015
  • 09:08 PM
  • 7 views

Palliative Care In Acute Coronary Syndrome Understudied

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Prof. Dr. med. Paul Erne AMIS Plus Data Center, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute University of Zurich Department of Cardiology Clinic St. Anna, Lucerne and University Hospital Zurich Zurich, Switzerland MedicalResearch: What is the background for this … Continue reading →... Read more »

Prof. Dr. med. Paul Erne, & AMIS Plus Data Center, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute. (2015) Palliative Care In Acute Coronary Syndrome Understudied. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 08:31 PM
  • 7 views

Genetic Vitamin D Metabolism Linked To Fatal Prostate Cancer

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with Irene Shui ScD MPH Staff Scientist Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA 98109 MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Shui: Given the high prevalence of prostate cancer and … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with, & Irene Shui ScD MPH. (2015) Genetic Vitamin D Metabolism Linked To Fatal Prostate Cancer. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 08:04 PM
  • 5 views

Single Step Process May Speed Production of Statins

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Professor Andrew W. Munro FRSC FSB Professor of Molecular Enzymology Manchester Institute of Biotechnology Faculty of Life Sciences University of Manchester Manchester UK MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Professor Andrew W. Munro FRSC FSB. (2015) Single Step Process May Speed Production of Statins. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 06:58 PM
  • 8 views

Boys and Girls Can Be Victims of Teen Dating Violence

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Kevin Vagi, Ph.D Division of Violence Prevention, CDC’s Injury Center. MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Vagi: Although there has been research on teen dating violence (TDV) for … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Kevin Vagi, Ph.D. (2015) Boys and Girls Can Be Victims of Teen Dating Violence. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 06:22 PM
  • 6 views

Peer Mentoring May Improve Youth Diabetes Control

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Yang Lu Ph.D Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute Dr. Lu’s research interests include utilization, cost and treatment regimen adherence of chronic conditions, such as obesity and diabetes; behavioral economic interventions, and cost effectiveness studies MedicalResearch: What … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Yang Lu Ph.D. (2015) Peer Mentoring May Improve Youth Diabetes Control. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 06:00 PM
  • 2 views

Long-acting Reversible Contraception Use Fluctuated Over 30 Years

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Amy Branum M.S.P.H., Ph.D and Jo Jones Ph.D Center for Health Statistics Division of Vital Statistics, Reproductive Statistics Branch Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: This data brief was based on multiple years … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Amy Branum M.S.P.H., Ph.D and Jo Jones Ph.D. (2015) Long-acting Reversible Contraception Use Fluctuated Over 30 Years. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

join us!

Do you write about peer-reviewed research in your blog? Use ResearchBlogging.org to make it easy for your readers — and others from around the world — to find your serious posts about academic research.

If you don't have a blog, you can still use our site to learn about fascinating developments in cutting-edge research from around the world.

Register Now

Research Blogging is powered by SMG Technology.

To learn more, visit seedmediagroup.com.