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  • March 12, 2015
  • 06:41 AM
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Pre-pregnancy BMI And Gestational Weight Gain Linked To Childhood Obesity

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Elizabeth M. Widen, PhD, RD Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute of Human Nutrition & Department of Epidemiology Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health New York, NY 10032 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Elizabeth M. Widen, PhD, RD. (2015) Pre-pregnancy BMI And Gestational Weight Gain Linked To Childhood Obesity. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 12, 2015
  • 05:49 AM
  • 87 views

More evidence for non-coeliac gluten sensitivity?

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

"In a cross-over trial of subjects with suspected NCGS [non-coeliac gluten sensitivity], the severity of overall symptoms increased significantly during 1 week of intake of small amounts of gluten, compared with placebo."That was the conclusion reached in the study by Antonio Di Sabatino and colleagues [1] who applied the gold standard research methodology - "a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial" - to studying the effects of small amounts of gluten on those ........ Read more »

Di Sabatino A, Volta U, Salvatore C, Biancheri P, Caio G, De Giorgio R, Di Stefano M, & Corazza GR. (2015) Small Amounts of Gluten in Subjects with Suspected Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity: a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Cross-Over Trial. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. PMID: 25701700  

  • March 12, 2015
  • 02:54 AM
  • 90 views

Science, climate change and controversy

by GrrlScientist in Maniraptora

SUMMARY: It’s inevitable: as science progresses, controversy happens. But sometimes, the public sees controversy where none exists. How to remedy that? ... Read more »

  • March 11, 2015
  • 09:33 PM
  • 96 views

NSAIDS May Be Helpful In Bladder Cancer Prevention

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: James Scheiman, M.D. Professor of Gastroenterology University of Michigan Medical School Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Scheiman: Using aspirin or other nsaids to reduce the risk of … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & James Scheiman, M.D. (2015) NSAIDS May Be Helpful In Bladder Cancer Prevention. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 11, 2015
  • 08:09 PM
  • 77 views

Epigenetics, Not Just Genes, Control Many Complex Traits

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Prof. Moshe Szyf Ph.D. James McGill Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics McGill University Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Szyf: Humans exhibit a marked variation in traits both … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Prof. Moshe Szyf Ph.D. (2015) Epigenetics, Not Just Genes, Control Many Complex Traits. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 11, 2015
  • 07:54 PM
  • 71 views

ESCAPE Study Evaluates Stepped Care For Chronic Pain in Veterans

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Matthew J. Bair, MD, MS Research Service, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Center for Health Information and Communication Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Health Services Research, Regenstrief … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Matthew J. Bair, MD, MS. (2015) ESCAPE Study Evaluates Stepped Care For Chronic Pain in Veterans. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 11, 2015
  • 06:38 PM
  • 53 views

Nonsurgical Treatments May Equal Surgery For Many Broken Shoulders

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Prof. Amar Rangan Clinical Professor, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery School of Medicine & Health, Durham University & Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon The James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Prof. Amar Rangan. (2015) Nonsurgical Treatments May Equal Surgery For Many Broken Shoulders. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 11, 2015
  • 05:11 PM
  • 71 views

Familial Hypercholesterolemia Linked To Lower Type2 Diabetes Risk

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Joost Besseling PhD-student Academic Medical Center Dept. of Vascular Medicine Amsterdam Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Statins are associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes … Continue reading →... Read more »

Joost Besseling PhD-student, Academic Medical Center, Dept. of Vascular Medicine, & Amsterdam. (2015) Familial Hypercholesterolemia Linked To Lower Type2 Diabetes Risk. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 11, 2015
  • 04:58 PM
  • 62 views

Intranasal Oxytocin Reduced Calorie Consumption in Men

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Elizabeth A. Lawson, M.D., M.M.Sc. Assistant Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Director, Interdisciplinary Oxytocin Research Program Neuroendocrine Unit Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA 02114 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Elizabeth A. Lawson, M.D., M.M.Sc. (2015) Intranasal Oxytocin Before Meal Reduced Calorie Consumption in Men. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 11, 2015
  • 04:43 PM
  • 58 views

Interarm Blood Pressure Variability Linked To Greater Cardiovascular Risk in CKD

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Borja Quiroga MD Ph.D. Nephrology Unit, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón Madrid, Spain Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Quiroga: Chronic kidney disease patients are at high-risk … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Borja Quiroga MD Ph.D. (2015) Interarm Blood Pressure Variability Linked To Greater Cardiovascular Risk in CKD. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 11, 2015
  • 04:20 PM
  • 61 views

Nearly All Babies Born With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Were Exposed To Opioids

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Jennifer Lind PharmD, MPH Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Lind: CDC and Florida investigators published a new report describing the characteristics of infants … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Jennifer Lind PharmD, MPH. (2015) Nearly All Babies Born With Neonatal Abstinence Syndromes Were Exposed To Opioids. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 11, 2015
  • 04:20 PM
  • 78 views

The cerebral cortex: we can rebuild it, we have the technology

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

While the first actual bionic man (or woman) might still be a ways off, the writers of the show might be impressed at this. A international team of researchers, have just taken an important step in the area of cell therapy: repairing the cerebral cortex of the adult mouse using a graft of cortical neurons derived from embryonic stem cells.... Read more »

  • March 11, 2015
  • 03:27 PM
  • 71 views

Part of the diabetes puzzle solved… with breast milk

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

There is a long-standing puzzle in the diabetes field, only a small subset of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas of adult organisms can replicate (and hence contribute to beta cell regeneration in diabetes). Furthermore, this subset of replicating cells continues to decline with advancing age. This means that the typical risk for diabetes gets higher as you age, well now researchers have discovered an important piece of the puzzle.... Read more »

Stolovich-Rain, M., Enk, J., Vikesa, J., Nielsen, F., Saada, A., Glaser, B., & Dor, Y. (2015) Weaning Triggers a Maturation Step of Pancreatic β Cells. Developmental Cell, 32(5), 535-545. DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2015.01.002  

  • March 11, 2015
  • 12:42 PM
  • 40 views

Surfacing Issues of Peripheral Monocyte Infiltration in Neurodegenerative Diseases

by Matthew Zabel in Gliosis

A look into the differences between endogenous microglia and peripheral macrophages.... Read more »

Butovsky O, Jedrychowski MP, Moore CS, Cialic R, Lanser AJ, Gabriely G, Koeglsperger T, Dake B, Wu PM, Doykan CE.... (2014) Identification of a unique TGF-β-dependent molecular and functional signature in microglia. Nature neuroscience, 17(1), 131-43. PMID: 24316888  

Hickman SE, Kingery ND, Ohsumi TK, Borowsky ML, Wang LC, Means TK, & El Khoury J. (2013) The microglial sensome revealed by direct RNA sequencing. Nature neuroscience, 16(12), 1896-905. PMID: 24162652  

Varvel NH, Grathwohl SA, Baumann F, Liebig C, Bosch A, Brawek B, Thal DR, Charo IF, Heppner FL, Aguzzi A.... (2012) Microglial repopulation model reveals a robust homeostatic process for replacing CNS myeloid cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(44), 18150-5. PMID: 23071306  

  • March 11, 2015
  • 11:09 AM
  • 61 views

‘Leadership Saves Lives’ Program Aims To Reduce Heart Attack Mortality

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Leslie Curry PhD, MPH Senior Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy) Co-Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program Yale School of Public Health Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Leslie Curry PhD, MPH. (2015) MAYO 'Leadership Saves Lives' Program Aims To Reduce Heart Attack Mortality. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 11, 2015
  • 10:14 AM
  • 91 views

Citizen science is making scientists of everyone

by GrrlScientist in Maniraptora

SUMMARY: Citizen science is getting a lot of attention these days, which might make you think it is a new social phenomenon. But in fact, nothing is further from the truth.... Read more »

Blackawton P. S., Airzee S. , Allen A., Baker S., Berrow A., Blair C., Churchill M., Coles J., Cumming R. F.-J., & Fraquelli L. (2011) Blackawton bees. Biology Letters, 168-172. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.1056  

Silvertown Jonathan. (2009) A new dawn for citizen science. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 24(9), 467-471. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.03.017  

  • March 11, 2015
  • 09:42 AM
  • 80 views

Video Tip of the Week: Aquaria, streamlined access to protein structures for biologists

by Mary in OpenHelix

This week’s Video Tip of the Week is Aquaria, a new resource for exploring protein structures, mutations, and similarities to other proteins. It’s a very well-designed and interactive experience for end users. It is aimed largely at biologists who could benefit from exploring the structural details of their proteins of interest, but are daunted by […]... Read more »

O'Donoghue Seán I, Maria Kalemanov, Christian Stolte, Benjamin Wellmann, Vivian Ho, Manfred Roos, Nelson Perdigão, Fabian A Buske, Julian Heinrich, & Burkhard Rost. (2015) Aquaria: simplifying discovery and insight from protein structures. Nature Methods, 12(2), 98-99. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmeth.3258  

  • March 11, 2015
  • 09:03 AM
  • 50 views

After Consulting Dr. Wiki, You Should Get a Second Opinion

by Vivek Misra in The UberBrain

We have all been there: waking up in the middle of the night with a pounding headache, nausea, rashes on skin or another ailment with an unexplained origin. More often than not, first thing we’re inclined to do is begin... Read more »

Hasty RT, Garbalosa RC, Barbato VA, Valdes PJ Jr, Powers DW, Hernandez E, John JS, Suciu G, Qureshi F, Popa-Radu M.... (2014) Wikipedia vs peer-reviewed medical literature for information about the 10 most costly medical conditions. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 114(5), 368-73. PMID: 24778001  

  • March 11, 2015
  • 08:30 AM
  • 79 views

Where Do Cats Like To Be Stroked?

by CAPB in Companion Animal Psychology Blog

People expect cats to enjoy affection, but what’s the cat’s opinion?Research by Sarah Ellis (University of Lincoln) et al investigated how cats respond to being stroked by their owner and an unfamiliar person, and which parts of the body they prefer to be petted. The results show cats have definite preferences.It is thought that animals prefer petting from humans to be similar to the ways animals show affection to members of their own species. Don’t worry, this doesn’t mean you are expec........ Read more »

  • March 11, 2015
  • 08:18 AM
  • 61 views

Conflicts of Interest in Peer Review of Biomedical Research Funding Studied

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Stephen Gallo, Ph.D. Technical Operations Manager American Institute of Biological Sciences Scientific Peer Advisory and Review Services Reston, VA  20191 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Gallo: Peer … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Stephen Gallo, Ph.D. (2015) Conflicts of Interest in Peer Review of Biomedical Research Funding Studied. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

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