Post List

Medicine posts

(Modify Search »)

  • January 29, 2015
  • 04:29 PM
  • 1 view

Mental illness treatment, there’s NOT an app for that

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

It’s more socially acceptable to talk about mental illness, which is important since the number of people who have it — or should we say, are getting treatment for mental illness — has steadily increased over the years. While it still may be taboo to talk about, mental illness is a very real thing needing very real treatment, however new research now shows that texting may be a more suitable treatment aid for those with mental illness than mobile applications.... Read more »

Campbell, B., Caine, K., Connelly, K., Doub, T., & Bragg, A. (2014) Cell phone ownership and use among mental health outpatients in the USA. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 19(2), 367-378. DOI: 10.1007/s00779-014-0822-z  

  • January 29, 2015
  • 04:38 AM
  • 16 views

Autism spectrum symptomatology in individuals with Down syndrome

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

I was not surprised to read the findings of the paper from Marie Moore Channell and colleagues [1] (open-access) who "identified patterns of ASD [autism spectrum disorder] symptomatology, measured by the SRS [Social Responsiveness Scale], in individuals with DS [Down syndrome] who do not have comorbid ASD."You're not going Turbo, are you?Harking back to the paper by Georgina Warner and colleagues [2] discussed not-so-long-ago on this blog (see here), the idea that variou........ Read more »

Marie Moore Channell, B Allyson Phillips, Susan J Loveall, Frances A Conners, Paige M Bussanich, & Laura Grofer Klinger. (2015) Patterns of autism spectrum symptomatology in individuals with Down syndrome without comorbid autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. info:/10.1186/1866-1955-7-5

  • January 28, 2015
  • 11:55 PM
  • 20 views

Space and stochasticity in evolutionary games

by Artem Kaznatcheev in Evolutionary Games Group

Two of my goals for TheEGG this year are to expand the line up of contributors and to extend the blog into a publicly accessible venue for active debate about preliminary, in-progress, and published projects; a window into the everyday challenges and miracles of research. Toward the first goal, we have new contributions from Jill […]... Read more »

Durrett, R., & Levin, S. (1994) The Importance of Being Discrete (and Spatial). Theoretical Population Biology, 46(3), 363-394. DOI: 10.1006/tpbi.1994.1032  

  • January 28, 2015
  • 11:24 PM
  • 16 views

Lab Turns Stem Cells Into Hair Bulbs That Grow Hair

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Alexey Terskikh, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute La Jolla, CA Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Terskikh: Hair loss … Continue reading →
The post Lab Turns Stem Cells Into Hair Bulbs That Grow Hair appeared first on MedicalResearch.com Medical Research........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with, & Alexey Terskikh, Ph.D. (2015) Lab Turns Stem Cells Into Hair Bulbs That Grow Hair. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 10:52 PM
  • 18 views

Study Attacks Breast Cancer Metastases With Seizure Medication

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: William J. Brackenbury, Ph.D. MRC Fellow Department of Biology University of York, Heslington, York UK Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Brackenbury: Metastasis, the spread of cancer cells from the primary tumour to … Continue reading →
The post Study Attacks Breast Cancer Metastases With Seizure Medication appeared first on MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Int........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with, & William J. Brackenbury, Ph.D. (2015) Study Attacks Breast Cancer Metastases With Seizure Medication. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 09:29 PM
  • 20 views

Genetic Basis For Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Drug Toxicity Identified

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jun J. Yang  Ph.D. Assistant Member Dept. of Pharm. Sci. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN 38105 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Yang: Mercaptopurine is highly … Continue reading →
The post Genetic Basis For Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Drug Toxicity Identified appeared first on MedicalResearch.com Medical Resear........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with, & Jun J. Yang Ph.D. (2015) Genetic Basis For Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Drug Toxicity Identified. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 08:48 PM
  • 19 views

Targeted MR/Ultrasound Biopsy May Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Mohummad Minhaj Siddiqui, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery – Urology Director of Urologic Robotic Surgery University of Maryland School of Medicine and Peter A. Pinto, M.D Head, Prostate Cancer Section  Director, Fellowship Program Urologic Oncology Branch National … Continue reading →
The post Targeted MR/Ultrasound Biopsy May Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis appeared first on Medi........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Mohummad Minhaj Siddiqui, MD and Peter A. Pinto, M.D. (2015) Targeted MR/Ultrasound Biopsy May Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 08:21 PM
  • 22 views

Negative Patient-Doctor Communication More Powerful Than Positive Interaction

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr Maddy Greville-Harris Research Fellow University of Southampton   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Greville-Harris: Our research looks at the effects of non-understanding feedback (‘invalidation’) and discusses … Continue reading →
The post Negative Patient-Doctor Communication More Powerful Than Positive Interaction........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with, Dr Maddy Greville-Harris, Research Fellow, & University of Southampton. (2015) Negative Patient-Doctor Communication More Powerful Than Positive Communication . MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 07:52 PM
  • 20 views

US Opioid Death Rate Flattens, Heroin Deaths Increase

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Richard C. Dart, M.D., Ph.D Denver Health & Hospital Authority Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Dart: For the past two decades, prescription opioid medication abuse has increased significantly in … Continue reading →
The post US Opioid Death Rate Flattens, Heroin ........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Richard C. Dart, M.D., Ph.D. (2015) US Opioid Death Rate Flattens, Heroin Deaths Increase. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 06:55 PM
  • 17 views

Cochlear Implants Work Equally Well In Younger and Older Patients

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Margaret T. Dillon, AuD University of North Carolina School of Medicine Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Dillon: The goal of this study was to evaluate whether age … Continue reading →
The post Cochlear Implants Work Equally Well In Younger and Older Patients appeared first on MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News .
... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with, Margaret T. Dillon, AuD, & University of North Carolina School of Medicine. (2015) Cochlear Implants Work Equally Well In Younger and Older Patients. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 05:29 PM
  • 27 views

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked To Earlier Puberty in Girls

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Karin B. Michels, MPH, PhD, ScD Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Department of Obstetrics, … Continue reading →
The post Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked To Earlier Puberty in Girls appeared first ........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Karin B. Michels, MPH, PhD, ScD. (2015) Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked To Earlier Puberty in Girls. http://MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 03:44 PM
  • 30 views

Many Breast Cancer Patient Have Limited Understanding Of Their Own Disease

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Rachel A. Freedman MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Department of Medical Oncology Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Freedman: … Continue reading →
The post Many Breast Cancer Patient Have Limited Understanding Of Their Own Disease appeared first on Medica........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Rachel A. Freedman MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, & Department of Medical Oncology. (2015) Many Breast Cancer Patient Have Limited Understanding Of Their Own Disease. http://MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 03:08 PM
  • 34 views

Everyday chemical exposure leads to early menopause

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Seems like everything is killing us these days. Well ladies, you have one more thing that is causing you problems. New research has shown that women whose bodies have high levels of chemicals found in plastics, personal-care products, common household items and the environment experience menopause two to four years earlier than women with lower levels of these chemicals.... Read more »

Grindler, N., Allsworth, J., Macones, G., Kannan, K., Roehl, K., & Cooper, A. (2015) Persistent Organic Pollutants and Early Menopause in U.S. Women. PLOS ONE, 10(1). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116057  

  • January 28, 2015
  • 03:05 PM
  • 26 views

Cancer Drug May Overcome Physiological Resistance To Tuberculosis Medications

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Rakesh K. Jain, Ph.D. A.W.Cook Professor of Tumor Biology Director, E.L. Steele Laboratory Department of Radiation Oncology Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA    02114 Medical Research: What are the primary findings of this … Continue reading →
The post Cancer Drug May Overcome Physiological Resistance To Tuberculosis Medications appeared first on MedicalR........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Rakesh K. Jain, Ph.D. (2015) Cancer Drug May Overcome Physiological Resistance To Tuberculosis Medications. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 02:26 PM
  • 24 views

Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Young Adults Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiovascular Death

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Donald M Lloyd-Jones, MD/ScM Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine Director, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS) Eileen M. Foell Professor Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Medical … Continue reading →
The post Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Young Adults Linked To ........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Donald M Lloyd-Jones, MD/ScM, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine, & Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. (2015) Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Young Adults Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiovascular Death. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 02:08 PM
  • 28 views

Diverse Herpes Viruses Share Ability To Suppress Immune Response

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Christopher S. Sullivan, Ph.D. Associate Professor Dept. Molecular Biosciences The University of Texas at Austin and Jennifer Cox, lead author Graduate student in Dr. Sullivan’s laboratory. Jennifer Cox’s Replies: MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? … Continue reading →
The post Diverse Herpes Viruses Share Ability To Suppress Immune Response appeared first on Med........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Christopher S. Sullivan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. Molecular Biosciences, The University of Texas at Austin and, Jennifer Cox, lead author Graduate student in Dr. Sullivan’s laboratory., Jennifer Cox, lead author, & Graduate student in Dr. Sullivan's lab. (2015) Diverse Herpes Viruses Share Ability To Suppress Immune Response. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 12:48 PM
  • 23 views

Retinal Artery Occlusion Linked To Increased Risk Of Acute Coronary Syndrome

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ren-Long Jan Department of Pediatrics, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? … Continue reading →
The post Retinal Artery Occlusion Linked To Increased Risk Of Acute Coronary Syndrome appeared first on Medical........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Ren-Long Jan, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwa. (2015) Retinal Artery Occlusion Linked To Increased Risk Of Acute Coronary Syndrome . MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 12:24 PM
  • 22 views

Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicted by Cholesterol-Overloaded HDL Particles

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dong Zhao MD.PhD Deputy Director & Professor Beijing Institute of Heart,Lung & Blood Vessel Diseases Capital Medical University Beijing Anzhen Hospital Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Dong … Continue reading →
The post Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicted by Cholesterol-Overloaded HDL Particles appeared first on MedicalResearch.co........ Read more »

Interview with Dong Zhao MD.PhD. (2015) Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicted by Cholesterol-Overloaded HDL Particles. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 09:30 AM
  • 40 views

Whose Culture is it Anyway? Disentangling Culture and Eating Disorders - Part 4

by Andrea in Science of Eating Disorders

The more I write about culture and eating disorders, the more I want to know. I keep finding more articles to add to the mix; I know I’m far from the first to be interested in how culture and eating disorders intersect, and for that matter, what counts as “culture.” Still, this has been a fascinating exploration so far! In case you're curious, this is to be the second last post in the series for now at least. There will be one more after this, about eating disorders in Gha........ Read more »

  • January 28, 2015
  • 08:00 AM
  • 36 views

Crawling To The Top

by Mark Lasbury in As Many Exceptions As Rules

Nematodes cause horrible diseases, but they way they reproduce is the most fascinating thing about them. Their sperm aren’t shaped like typical animal male gametes. They crawl instead of swimming, and they have a type of cytoskeleton not seen in any other cell type on Earth. Yet, the nematode is the most numerous type of animal on Earth.... Read more »

Smith HE. (2014) Nematode sperm motility. WormBook : the online review of C. elegans biology, 1-15. PMID: 24715710  

H. Ferris. (2009) The beer mat nematode, Panagrellus The beer mat nematode, Panagrellus redivivus: A study of the connectedness of scientific discovery . J. Nematode Morphol. Syst., 12(1), 19-25. info:/

McKnight, K., Hoang, H., Prasain, J., Brown, N., Vibbert, J., Hollister, K., Moore, R., Ragains, J., Reese, J., & Miller, M. (2014) Neurosensory Perception of Environmental Cues Modulates Sperm Motility Critical for Fertilization. Science, 344(6185), 754-757. DOI: 10.1126/science.1250598  

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.