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  • May 12, 2015
  • 09:26 PM
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HPV Vaccination of Boys Can Yield Substantial Health Benefits

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Johannes Berkhof Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands Medical Research: What is the background for this study? … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Johannes Berkhof. (2015) HPV Vaccination Of Boys Can Yield Substantial Health Benefits. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 12, 2015
  • 09:08 PM
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Dietary Restriction Provides Benefits Beyond Weight Loss

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Edward “Ted” Weiss, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Saint Louis University Saint Louis MO Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Weiss:  Results from one of … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Edward "Ted" Weiss, Ph.D. (2015) Dietary Restriction Provides Benefits Beyond Weight Loss. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 12, 2015
  • 06:53 PM
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Rising Number Of Heart Infections Due To Staphylococcus Bacteria

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: J L Mehta, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics Stebbins Chair in Cardiology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR 72205 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: J L Mehta, MD, PhD. (2015) Rising Number Of Heart Infections Due To Staphylococcus Bacteria. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 12, 2015
  • 06:42 PM
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To Stay Healthy: “Keep your waist to less than half your height”

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr Margaret Ashwell OBE, FAfN, RNutr (Public Health) Ashwell Associates Ashwell, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Brookes University MedicalResearch: What are the main findings from this study? Dr. Ashwell: In this study, the authors explore … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr Margaret Ashwell OBE, FAfN, RNutr (Public Health). (2015) To Stay Healthy: "Keep your waist to less than half your height". MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 12, 2015
  • 03:22 PM
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Enhancing peer review: guides, tutorials and good practice manuals

by SciELO in SciELO in Perspective

The validation of scientific reports before publication is an established practice, whose effectiveness and importance is recognized by authors, publishers, funding agencies and scientific societies around the world, in order to ensure the originality, quality, reliability, integrity and consistency of scholarly literature. What has long been the exclusive prerogative of publishers and editors now relies on innovative initiatives by organizations and societies dedicated to understand and improve........ Read more »

  • May 12, 2015
  • 02:21 PM
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Rethinking the rebound: The unexpected effects of rejection

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

It’s portrayed in movies again and again – a character gets rejected by someone attractive and then falls willingly into the arms of someone perhaps less attractive. According to a new study, it’s not so simple: Rejection by an attractive man actually led women to socially distance themselves from an unattractive man, even when he offered acceptance.... Read more »

Geoff MacDonald1, Patricia L. Baratta, & Rebecca Tzalazidis. (2015) Resisting Connection Following Social Exclusion Rejection by an Attractive Suitor Provokes Derogation of an Unattractive Suitor. Social Psychology and Personality Science. info:/10.1177/1948550615584196

  • May 12, 2015
  • 01:07 PM
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Rabbit roulette: Atropinesterase and the ability to handle deadly nightshade

by Rosin Cerate in Rosin Cerate

All mammals possess an armament of enzymes capable of breaking apart various groups of molecules. These enzymes are typically named after their target. Peptidases act on peptides, lactase hones in on lactose, and so on. The enzyme-driven breakdown of molecules serves a wide variety of functions, including acquisition of nutrients from food and broken down cell parts, regulation of communication processes between and within cells, and detoxification of potentially harmful plant-derived substances........ Read more »

Harrison, P., Tattersall, J., & Gosden, E. (2006) The presence of atropinesterase activity in animal plasma. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology, 373(3), 230-236. DOI: 10.1007/s00210-006-0054-5  

  • May 12, 2015
  • 12:13 PM
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Help your brain, eat dark chocolate

by Usman Paracha in SayPeople

Main Point:

Eating dark chocolate can help in increasing attention levels, thereby improving concentration.

Published in:

NeuroRegulation

Study Further:

Chocolate is a food made from roasted ground cacao beans. It is a powerful stimulant that can activate the brain. It is helpful in increasing the attention capabilities, and can also influence blood pressure as it is a vasodilator, i.e. it opens blood vessels and decreases blood pressure.

In a recent research, scientists tried ........ Read more »

Montopoli et al.,. (2015) The Acute Electrocortical and Blood Pressure Effects of Chocolate. NeuroRegulation. info:/

  • May 12, 2015
  • 11:50 AM
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Why female house finches prefer redheads over blonds

by Betty Zou in Eat, Read, Science

Red male house finches are better at surviving disease epidemics and clearing pathogen infections. Researchers at Auburn University use a gene expression approach to try and identify genes that might play a role in the link between plumage colour and disease response.... Read more »

Balenger, S., Bonneaud, C., Sefick, S., Edwards, S., & Hill, G. (2015) Plumage color and pathogen-induced gene expression in a wild bird. Behavioral Ecology. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arv055  

  • May 12, 2015
  • 08:08 AM
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Motivated to Fail: When Flunking Becomes an Ambition

by Winston Sieck in Thinker Academy

What is the opposite of being motivated to succeed? Well, it must be lack of motivation. Or not caring. Because surely nobody is motivated to do poorly. Or are they? A study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology shows that in fact some students purposefully behave in ways that will lead them to fail. […]
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  • May 12, 2015
  • 07:36 AM
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Negative Ultrasound Study Can Rule Out Upper Extremity DVT

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dott. Michelangelo Sartori U.O. di Angiologia e Malattie della Coagulazione Azienda Ospedaliera di Bologna Policlinico Sant’Orsola Malpighi Bologna Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: The safety of withholding … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dott. Michelangelo Sartori. (2015) Negative Ultrasound Study Can Rule Out Upper Extremity DVT. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 12, 2015
  • 07:26 AM
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Emergence and Persistence of Obesity in Mid-childhood Is Found To Be High

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Matthew Pearce NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group UK Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Despite evidence to suggest that the prevalence of childhood obesity in the UK has … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Matthew Pearce. (2015) Many Overweight and Obese Children Will Become Obese Adults. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 12, 2015
  • 07:02 AM
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Dexamethasone May Limit Kidney Failure After Heart Surgery

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Kirolos A. Jacob, MD, MSc PhD Candidate Division Vital Functions, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Intensive Care Medicine University Medical Center Utrecht Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Jacob: Heart … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Kirolos A. Jacob, MD, MSc PhD Candidate. (2015) Dexamethasone May Prevent Kidney Failure After Heart Surgery. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 12, 2015
  • 05:13 AM
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Consider congenital cytomegalovirus infection when it comes to autism

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

"The finding lends some further support for congenital CMV [cytomegalovirus] being one of the many aetiologies underlying autism spectrum disorder with intellectual disability."That was the conclusion reached by Mona-Lisa Engman and colleagues [1] from Sweden following their study looking to "evaluate the prevalence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection (CMV) in a representative sample of children with autism spectrum disorder." Carrying some rather distinguished company as part........ Read more »

Engman ML, Sundin M, Miniscalco C, Westerlund J, Lewensohn-Fuchs I, Gillberg C, & Fernell E. (2015) Prenatal acquired cytomegalovirus infection should be considered in children with autism. Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). PMID: 25900322  

  • May 11, 2015
  • 04:08 PM
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Genetic Variants Explain Differences in Age Of Onset Of Huntington’s Disease Symptoms

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Kristina Bečanovič Ph.D. Department of Clinical Neuroscience Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Becanovic: While the symptoms normally debut in middle-age, there is wide individual variation in how Huntington … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Kristina Bečanovič Ph.D. (2015) Genetic Variants Explain Differences in Age Of Onset Of Huntington's Disease Symptoms. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 11, 2015
  • 04:02 PM
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GMO beef with the heart benefits of fish, why not?

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Sometimes you just want beef, but beef is high in omega-6 fatty acids and low in the omega-3 type. Conversely, different types of fish are high in omega-3, but we all know they don’t compare to that tasty burger flavor. So what’s a beef lover to do, well if you’re in China you might have some options! Chinese scientists have reared beef rich in the beneficial fatty acids associated with fish oils.... Read more »

Cheng, G., Fu, C., Wang, H., Adoligbe, C., Wei, S., Li, S., Jiang, B., Wang, H., & Zan, L. (2015) Production of transgenic beef cattle rich in n-3 PUFAs by somatic cell nuclear transfer. Biotechnology Letters. DOI: 10.1007/s10529-015-1827-z  

  • May 11, 2015
  • 02:37 PM
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Nondisclosure Agreements in Medical Malpractice Settlements May Limit Transparency

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: William M. Sage MD JD James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence School of Law The University of Texas Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: We reviewed settlement … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & William M. Sage MD JD. (2015) Nondisclosure Agreements in Medical Malpractice Settlements May Limit Transparency. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 11, 2015
  • 02:23 PM
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Peer review: The pleasure of publishing – originally published in the journal eLife in January/2015

by SciELO in SciELO in Perspective

When assessing manuscripts eLife editors look for a combination of rigour and insight, along with results and ideas that make other researchers think differently about their subject. … Read More →... Read more »

  • May 11, 2015
  • 12:21 PM
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Microbial nitrogen transformation in constructed wetlands

by Ruth Garcia de la Calle in ADVOCATE Marie Curie Network

Microbial nitrogen transformation in constructed wetlands for the treatment of contaminated groundwater... Read more »

Coban, O., Kuschk, P., Kappelmeyer, U., Spott, O., Martienssen, M., Jetten, M., & Knoeller, K. (2015) Nitrogen transforming community in a horizontal subsurface-flow constructed wetland. Water Research, 203-212. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.02.018  

  • May 11, 2015
  • 12:15 PM
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Moderate Wine Intake In Diabetes May Improve Glucose Metabolism

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Meir Stampfer, MD, DrPH Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Assoc Director, Channing Division of Network Medicine Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston, … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Meir Stampfer, MD, DrPH. (2015) Moderate Wine Intake In Diabetes May Improve Glucose Metabolism. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

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