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  • March 3, 2015
  • 04:51 PM
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Program Aims To Ensure Atypical Antipsychotics Used Appropriately in Children

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Julie M. Zito, PhD Professor of Pharmacy and Psychiatry Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Baltimore, MD 21201 MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? Dr. Zito: Atypical antipsychotic (AAP) … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Julie M. Zito, PhD. (2015) Program Aims To Ensure Atypical Antipsychotics Used Appropriately in Children. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 04:41 PM
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Protein Suppresses Appetite More Than Fat or Carbohydrates

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Anestis Dougkas, MSc, PhD Food for Health Science Centre Lund University Lund, Sweden MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? Dr. Dougkas: There has been an increased interest in the macronutrient profile of diets and meals as … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Anestis Dougkas, MSc, PhD. (2015) Protein Suppresses Appetite More Than Fat or Carbohydrates. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 04:32 PM
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Brain Opioids Malresponsive in Major Depressive Disorder

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. David T. Hsu Ph.D Department of Psychiatry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Department of Psychiatry The Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Medical Research: What is the background for this … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Dr. David T. Hsu Ph.D, Department of Psychiatry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, & Department of Psychiatry. (2015) Brain Opioids Malresponsive in Major Depressive Disorder. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 03:22 PM
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Many Diagnostic Tests For Chronic Kidney Disease Have Low Diagnostic Yield

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Mallika L. Mendu, MD, MBA Division of Renal Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Mendu: Chronic kidney disease affects … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Mallika L. Mendu, MD, MBA. (2015) Many Diagnostic Tests For Chronic Kidney Disease Have Low Diagnostic Yield. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 03:12 PM
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Vegetarian Protein Sufficient For Appetite Control and Weight Loss

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Alex Johnstone PhD Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health Aberdeen   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Previous work has indicated that high-protein (30% of diet as protein) meat-based weight loss diets … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Dr. Alex Johnstone PhD, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, & Aberdeen. (2015) Vegetarian Protein Sufficient For Appetite Control and Weight Loss. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 03:03 PM
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Growth Screening Facilitates Early Diagnosis of Celiac Disease in Children

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Antti Saari, M.D. Department of Pediatrics University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital Kuopio Finland MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Saari: Growth monitoring is a fundamental part … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Antti Saari, M.D. (2015) Growth Screening Facilitates Early Diagnosis of Celiac Disease in Children. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 02:47 PM
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Strict Systolic Blood Pressure Control Might Impact Cognition In Elderly

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Enrico Mossello Research Unit of Medicine of Ageing Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine University of Florence MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Mossello: In spite of the … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Enrico Mossello. (2015) Strict Systolic Blood Pressure Control Might Impact Cognition In Elderly. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 02:41 PM
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Early life stress may result in a serotonin deficiency

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

If you have experienced — or are experiencing — mood disorders like anxiety or depression, you know about SSRI’s and chances are they didn’t do much for you. In fact studies indicate that the majority of people with mood and anxiety disorders who receive Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI’s) are not helped by these medications. Sadly, they are the most commonly prescribed class of antidepressant medications, this is because SSRIs are designed to increase serotonin levels, a ........ Read more »

  • March 3, 2015
  • 02:39 PM
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High Peanut Consumption Linked To Reduced Cardiovascular Disease Mortality

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Xiao-ou Shu M.D., MPH, Ph.D Associate Director of Global Health Co-Leader, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program Ingram Professor of Cancer Research Professor of Medicine (Epidemiology) Cancer Epidemiologist MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Xiao-ou Shu M.D., MPH, Ph.D. (2015) High Peanut Consumption Linked To Reduced Cardiovascular Disease Mortality. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 12:02 PM
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Visual illusions foster open-mindedness

by BPS Research Digest in BPS Research Digest

From sworn witness accounts of alien visitations, to deep-rooted trust in quack medical treatments, the human trait that psychologists call "naive realism" has a lot to answer for. This is people's instinctive feeling that they perceive the world how it is, encapsulated by the saying "seeing is believing." The truth, of course, is that our every perception is our brain's best guess, built not merely with the raw material of what's out in the world, but just as much with the bricks of expectation........ Read more »

  • March 3, 2015
  • 10:45 AM
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Shy Crabs Make the Most Sperm

by Elizabeth Preston in Inkfish



A fellow who hides in his shell until danger has passed may not seem like the epitome of manliness. Yet among hermit crabs, the shyest males have the most to offer the ladies. It's all part of their evolutionary strategy. Crabs that are long on bravery, meanwhile, are short on sperm.

Mark Briffa, an animal behavior professor at Plymouth University in the United Kingdom, and his colleagues found the surprising connection between sperm and shyness while studying "life history" in crabs. To........ Read more »

  • March 3, 2015
  • 10:44 AM
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When lexical competition becomes lexical cooperation

by Dan Mirman in Minding the Brain

Lexical neighborhood effects are one of the most robust findings in spoken word recognition: words with many similar-sounding words ("neighbors") are recognized more slowly and less accurately than words with few neighbors. About 10 years ago, when I was just starting my post-doc training with Jim Magnuson, we wondered about semantic neighborhood effects. We found that things were less straightforward in semantics: near semantic neighbors slowed down visual word recognition, but distant semantic........ Read more »

  • March 3, 2015
  • 08:00 AM
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Star Trek Phasers, Coming To Us Sooner or Laser

by Mark E. Lasbury in The 'Scope

Can we make a Star Trek phaser? In a classic example of life imitating art, the militaries of many countries are actively pursuing such directed energy weapons. So far, we’ve developed high-energy lasers and masers, particle beams, and something that looks a lot like an aimed lightning bolt. But our versions are huge, what must be overcome to make hand-held versions?... Read more »

Shao, L., Cline, D., Ding, X., Ho, Y., Kong, Q., Xu, J., Pogorelsky, I., Yakimenko, V., & Kusche, K. (2013) Simulation prediction and experiment setup of vacuum laser acceleration at Brookhaven National Lab-Accelerator Test Facility. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 25-29. DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2012.09.053  

Bartal, T., Foord, M., Bellei, C., Key, M., Flippo, K., Gaillard, S., Offermann, D., Patel, P., Jarrott, L., Higginson, D.... (2011) Focusing of short-pulse high-intensity laser-accelerated proton beams. Nature Physics, 8(2), 139-142. DOI: 10.1038/nphys2153  

Oxborrow, M., Breeze, J., & Alford, N. (2012) Room-temperature solid-state maser. Nature, 488(7411), 353-356. DOI: 10.1038/nature11339  

Peralta, E., Soong, K., England, R., Colby, E., Wu, Z., Montazeri, B., McGuinness, C., McNeur, J., Leedle, K., Walz, D.... (2013) Demonstration of electron acceleration in a laser-driven dielectric microstructure. Nature, 503(7474), 91-94. DOI: 10.1038/nature12664  

  • March 3, 2015
  • 07:00 AM
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Protecting crops by blocking insect genes: the case for RNA interference

by Betty Zou in Eat, Read, Science

A promising area of transgenic plant research is focused on the use of RNA interference, or RNAi, to control insect pests. For any gene to be expressed, the DNA must first be read and converted into RNA. The RNA message is then decoded to produce a protein. Think of your cell as a house and the DNA as the master building plan for that house. Every time you need to make a repair, the general contractor consults the building plan and sends a message to the tradesperson to make the component that i........ Read more »

  • March 3, 2015
  • 06:21 AM
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Screening Men with ED For Heart Disease May Be Cost Effective

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Alexander W. Pastuszak, MD, PhD Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Scott Department of Urology Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Pastuszak: The link between erectile dysfunction … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Alexander W. Pastuszak, MD, PhD. (2015) Screening Men with ED For Heart Disease May Be Cost Effective. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 3, 2015
  • 05:57 AM
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What gives wine its taste? (We heard it’s on the grapevine…)

by socgenmicro in Microbe Post

Wine connoisseurs, or oenophiles, possess a seemingly endless vocabulary for describing their tipples of choice. To the uninitiated, it may sound like they are describing an entire gourmet meal, or even a good friend, but this is not just make-believe: … Continue reading →... Read more »

  • March 3, 2015
  • 05:19 AM
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Schizophrenia and the risk of fractures

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

The systematic review and meta-analysis published by Brendon Stubbs and colleagues [1] provides some food for thought for healthcare providers and others looking at the wider implications following a diagnosis of schizophrenia. "People with schizophrenia are at significantly increased risk of fractures" was the conclusion reached based on the collected analysis of tens of thousands of people diagnosed with schizophrenia compared with nearly 4 million controls.My immediate thought (and tweet) whe........ Read more »

Stubbs B, Gaughran F, Mitchell AJ, De Hert M, Farmer R, Soundy A, Rosenbaum S, & Vancampfort D. (2015) Schizophrenia and the risk of fractures: a systematic review and comparative meta-analysis. General hospital psychiatry. PMID: 25666994  

  • March 3, 2015
  • 03:58 AM
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Genetically-modified mice resistant to frostbite

by This Science is Crazy in This Science Is Crazy!

Genetically-modified mice resistant to frostbite - How a glycoprotein could improve organ transplant success (and ice-cream).... Read more »

Heisig, M., Mattessich, S., Rembisz, A., Acar, A., Shapiro, M., Booth, C., Neelakanta, G., & Fikrig, E. (2015) Frostbite Protection in Mice Expressing an Antifreeze Glycoprotein. PLOS ONE, 10(2). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116562  

  • March 2, 2015
  • 11:55 PM
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Short history of iterated prisoner’s dilemma tournaments

by Artem Kaznatcheev in Evolutionary Games Group

Nineteen Eighty — if I had to pick the year that computational modeling invaded evolutionary game theory then that would be it. In March, 1980 — exactly thirty-five years ago — was when Robert Axelrod, a professor of political science at University of Michigan, published the results of his first tournament for iterated prisoner’s dilemma […]... Read more »

  • March 2, 2015
  • 09:27 PM
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Very Easy For Minors To Purchase E-Cigarettes Online

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Rebecca S. Williams, MHS, PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study?  Dr. Williams: In recent years, the e-cigarette industry has ballooned into a multi-billion dollar … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Rebecca S. Williams, MHS, PhD. (2015) Very Easy For Minors To Purchase E-Cigarettes Online. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

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