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  • March 28, 2015
  • 04:27 AM
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Screening for autism in preterm infants

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

"A positive screen on the M-CHAT [Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers] occurs more commonly in very preterm infants than those born at term."So said the study by Peter Gray and colleagues [1] as the topic of preterm status - that is, babies born alive before 37 weeks of pregnancy - potentially being linked to a greater risk of autism or at least, increased risk of screening positive for autism, crops up yet again on this blog (see here).Gray et al examined a cohort of children bo........ Read more »

  • March 27, 2015
  • 08:28 PM
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Psoriasis: Effective Two Year Response to IL-17A Antagonist Cosentyx

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Andrew Blauvelt, M.D., M.B.A. President and Investigator Research Excellence & Personalized Patient Care Portland, OR 97223 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Blauvelt: A2303E1 is a multicenter, double-blind, … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Andrew Blauvelt, M.D., M.B. (2015) Psoriasis: Effective Two Year Response to IL-17A Antagonist Cosentyx . MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 27, 2015
  • 05:18 PM
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Chronic Rhinosinusitis Varies By Bacterial Microbiome

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Vijay R. Ramakrishnan, MD Assistant Professor University of Colorado Department of Otolaryngology Aurora, CO 80045 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Ramakrishnan: Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is an extremely … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Vijay R. Ramakrishnan, MD. (2015) Chronic Rhinosinusitis Varies By Bacterial Microbiome. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 27, 2015
  • 04:51 PM
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Mobile Health Technologies Will Change Chronic Disease Management

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ryan Jeffrey Shaw, PhD, MS, RN Assistant Professor School of Nursing Center for Health Informatics Center for Precision Medicine Duke University Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Shaw: … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Ryan Jeffrey Shaw, PhD, MS, RN. (2015) Mobile Health Technologies Will Change Chronic Disease Management. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 27, 2015
  • 12:42 PM
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Researchers find how body’s good fat talks to the brain

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

There are two types of fat we humans have — white and brown — unfortunately only one of them is “good fat” and it is unfortunately not the one we tend to produce. Well new research shows that brown fat tissue, the body’s “good fat,” communicates with the brain through sensory nerves, possibly sharing information that is important for fighting human obesity, such as how much fat we have and how much fat we’ve lost.... Read more »

  • March 27, 2015
  • 12:19 PM
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Research on medical abortion/miscarriage may change international routines

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Two scientific studies are expected to form the basis of new international recommendations for the treatment of medical abortions and miscarriages. One of the studies shows that it is possible to replace the clinical follow-up examinations recommended today with medical abortions that include a home pregnancy test. The other study shows that midwives can safely and effectively treat failed abortions and miscarriages in rural districts of Uganda.... Read more »

  • March 27, 2015
  • 09:22 AM
  • 20 views

Understanding Images: Golden Retrievers Contribute to Cancer Research

by Guest Contributor in PLOS Biologue

This continues our series of blog posts from PLOS Genetics about our monthly issue images. Author Kerstin Lindblad-Toh discusses February’s issue image from Tonomura et al Author: Kerstin Lindblad-TOH, Professor Uppsala University, Co-Director SciLifeLab Sweden and Director of Vertebrate Genome Biology, … Continue reading »... Read more »

Tonomura, N., Elvers, I., Thomas, R., Megquier, K., Turner-Maier, J., Howald, C., Sarver, A., Swofford, R., Frantz, A., Ito, D.... (2015) Genome-wide Association Study Identifies Shared Risk Loci Common to Two Malignancies in Golden Retrievers. PLOS Genetics, 11(2). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004922  

  • March 27, 2015
  • 07:46 AM
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Pediatric Meningococcal Vaccine Immunity May Wane By Adolescence

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr Fiona McQuaid Clinical Research Fellow University of Oxford, United Kingdom Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Meningococcal B disease is a common cause of sepsis and meningitis with significant mortality and morbidity. … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr Fiona McQuaid. (2015) Pediatric Meningococcal Vaccine Immunity May Wane By Adolescence. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 27, 2015
  • 06:45 AM
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Study Finds Medicaid Improves Depression But Not Physical Health

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Peter Muennig, MD, MPH Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health NYC 10032 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Muennig: The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment (OHIE) is one … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Peter Muennig, MD, MPH. (2015) Study Finds Medicaid Improves Depression But Not Physical Health. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 27, 2015
  • 06:02 AM
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Inflammation impairs social cognitive processing

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

A quote to begin: "acute inflammation can lead to decreases in the ability to accurately and reliably comprehend emotional information from others."It comes from the article published by Mona Moieni and colleagues [1] who examined a concept familiar to many people with a connection to autism either personally or professionally: Theory of Mind (ToM). Rather interestingly, Moieni et al "examined whether exposure to an experimental inflammatory challenge led to changes in ToM." Inflammato........ Read more »

  • March 26, 2015
  • 09:35 PM
  • 19 views

Senna May Relieve Itching In Some Dialysis Patients

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Mohammad Kazem Fallahzadeh Abarghouei, M.D. Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Uremic pruritus (itch) is a common problem in hemodialysis patients. No effective treatment exists for uremic … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Mohammad Kazem Fallahzadeh Abarghouei, M.D. (2015) Senna May Relieve Itching In Some Dialysis Patients. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 26, 2015
  • 09:15 PM
  • 20 views

High Fluid Intake Reduces Risk Of New Kidney Stones

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Wisit Cheungpasitporn, MD, Nephrology Fellow Program director: Suzanne Norby, MD Project mentors: Stephen B. Erickson, MD and John C. Lieske, MD Departments of Nephrology and Hypertension Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN   MedicalResearch: What is the background for … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Wisit Cheungpasitporn, MD, Nephrology Fellow. (2015) High Fluid Intake Reduces Risk Of New Kidney Stones. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 26, 2015
  • 09:08 PM
  • 16 views

Low Dose Vitamin C May Improve Iron Deficiency in Dialysis Patients

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Tanjim Sultana MD Department of Nephrology Lenox Hill Hospital New York Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Almost all dialysis patients are anemic. One quarter of patients … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Tanjim Sultana MD. (2015) Low Dose Vitamin C May Improve Iron Deficiency in Dialysis Patients. MedicalResearch.com. info:/http://medicalresearch.com/author-interviews/low-dose-vitam…lysis-patients/12968

  • March 26, 2015
  • 08:35 PM
  • 15 views

Vascular Calcification Can Predict Mortality in Predialysis Chronic Kidney Disease

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. José L. Górriz Department of Medicine and Nephrology Valencia Hospital Universitario Valencia. Spain MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Górriz: The background of the study is that several … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. José L. Górriz. (2015) Vascular Calcification Can Predict Mortality in Predialysis Chronic Kidney Disease. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 26, 2015
  • 07:51 PM
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Women, Young Drivers More Likely to Talk or Text While Driving

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Michelle Wilkinson, MPH Doctoral Candidate Epidemiology UT Houston School of Public Health Houston, TX 77030 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Cell phone use (CPU) while driving impairs … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Melinda C Power, ScD. (2015) Women, Young Drivers More Likely to Talk or Text While Driving. MedicalResearch.com. info:/http://medicalresearch.com/author-interviews/women-young-dr…-while-driving/13029

  • March 26, 2015
  • 04:12 PM
  • 7 views

Anxiety Symptoms Raised by Air Pollution

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Melinda C Power, ScD Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Epidemiology Department, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Neurology Department, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Melinda C Power, ScD. (2015) Anxiety Symptoms Raised by Air Pollution. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 26, 2015
  • 03:49 PM
  • 5 views

Imiquimod Cream May Be Effective In Primary And Adjuvant Treatment Of Lentigo Maligna

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Susan Swetter, MD Professor of Dermatology and Director, Pigmented Lesion and Melanoma Program Stanford University Medical Center and Cancer Institute.   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Swetter: This retrospective cohort study sought … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Susan Swetter, MD. (2015) Imiquimod Cream May Be Effective In Primary And Adjuvant Treatment Of Lentigo Maligna. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 26, 2015
  • 02:51 PM
  • 4 views

Prenatal Exposure To Air Pollutants May Produce Structural Brain Abnormalities

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Bradley S. Peterson, M.D Director of the Institute for the Developing Mind The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Peterson: … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Bradley S. Peterson, M.D. (2015) Prenatal Exposure To Air Pollutants May Produce Structural Brain Abnormalities. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 26, 2015
  • 02:20 PM
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High-fat diet causes brain inflammation and alters behavior

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

We hear in the media all the time, obesity is effecting our health. In most cases when we talk obesity we are talking about heart disease, sedentary activity, or chronic overeating. But what if a high-fat diet — regardless of obesity — has more than just an affect on your waistline? What if the consumption of fatty foods can change your behavior and your brain?... Read more »

Bruce-Keller, A., Salbaum, J., Luo, M., Blanchard, E., Taylor, C., Welsh, D., & Berthoud, H. (2015) Obese-type Gut Microbiota Induce Neurobehavioral Changes in the Absence of Obesity. Biological Psychiatry, 77(7), 607-615. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.07.012  

  • March 26, 2015
  • 02:11 PM
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Air Pollution Linked To Increased Risk Of Stroke

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr Anoop Shah Cardiology Research fellow Centre of Cardiovascular sciences University Of Edinburgh Edinburgh Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Stroke accounts for five million deaths each year … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr Anoop Shah. (2015) Air Pollution Linked To Increased Risk Of Stroke. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

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