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  • June 21, 2015
  • 03:31 PM
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Autism: The value of an integrated approach to diagnosis

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Researchers at Inserm (Inserm Unit 930 “Imaging and Brain”) attached to François-Rabelais University and Tours Regional University Hospital have combined three clinical, neurophysiological and genetic approaches in order to better understand the brain mechanisms that cause autism. When tested on two families, this strategy enabled the researchers to identify specific gene combinations in autistic patients that distinguished them from patients with intellectual disabilities.... Read more »

  • June 21, 2015
  • 12:41 PM
  • 82 views

Concussion Rates Differ Depending on Amount of Equipment and Type of Practice

by Jane McDevitt in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

Practice concussion rates are highest during fully padded practices, preseason, and scrimmages.... Read more »

  • June 21, 2015
  • 09:21 AM
  • 32 views

Wireless Devices Can Still Cause Interference With Some Medical Devices

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Mehdi Ardavan Concordia University/Université Concordia Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: That thousands patients die each year in US hospitals due to ​medical errors that could be prevented if medical staff were provided … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Mehdi Ardavan, & Concordia University/Université Concordia. (2015) Wireless Devices Can Still Cause Interference With Some Medical Devices. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 21, 2015
  • 09:11 AM
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Resveratrol May Help Convert Bad Fat to Good

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Min Du Ph.D Department of Animal Sciences Washington Center for Muscle Biology Washington State University Pullman, WA Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: The beige fat is … Continue reading →
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Dr. Min Du Ph.D Department of Animal Sciences, Washington Center for Muscle Biology, Washington State University, & Pullman, WA. (2015) Resveratrol May Help Convert Bad Fat to Good. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 21, 2015
  • 09:00 AM
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Erythomycin Allows Gastric Emptying To Prevent Aspiration In ER Patients

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Christoph Czarnetzki MD, MBA Division of Anesthesiology Geneva University Hospitals Geneva, Switzerland Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Czarnetzki: In the US, about 40 million patients undergo a … Continue reading →
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Christoph Czarnetzki MD, MBA, Division of Anesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, & Geneva, Switzerland. (2015) Erythomycin Allows Gastric Emptying To Prevent Aspiration In ER Patients. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 21, 2015
  • 08:53 AM
  • 33 views

Adolescent Hyperinsulinemic Androgen Excess: Insulin Sensitization May Slow Biologic Aging

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Francis de Zegher, MD, PhD Department of Development and Regeneration, University of Leuven Leuven, Belgium & Lourdes Ibáñez, MD, PhD Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, University of Barcelona Barcelona, Spain Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Hyperinsulinemic … Continue reading →
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Francis de Zegher, MD, PhD Department of Development and Regeneration, University of LeuvenLeuven, Belgium , Lourdes Ibáñez, MD, PhD, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, University of Barcelona, & Barcelona, Spain. (2015) Adolescent Hyperinsulinemic Androgen Excess: Insulin Sensitization May Slow Biologic Aging. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 21, 2015
  • 07:31 AM
  • 30 views

Vascular ALK1 May Be Biomarker Indicating Breast Cancer Metastases

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Kristian Pietras, Ph.D. Göran & Birgitta Grosskopf Professor of Molecular Medicine Strategic Director of Cancer Research Lund University Dept of Laboratory Medicine Lund Div of Translational Cancer Research Lund, Sweden Medical Research: What is the background for … Continue reading →
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Kristian Pietras, Ph.D., Göran , & Strategic Director of Cancer Research Lund University. (2015) Vascular ALK1 May Be Biomarker Indicating Breast Cancer Metastases. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 21, 2015
  • 07:13 AM
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Breast Cancer Conserving Surgery Still Faces Socioeconomic Challenges

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Isabelle Bedrosian, M.D., F.A.C.S. Associate Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, Medical Director, Nellie B. Connelly Breast Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Medical Research: What is the background for … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Isabelle Bedrosian, M.D., F.A.C.S., Associate Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery,, Medical Director, Nellie B. Connelly Breast Center, & The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. (2015) Breast Cancer Conserving Surgery Still Faces Socioeconomic Challenges. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 21, 2015
  • 06:28 AM
  • 144 views

The Future of Depression Treatment

by The Neurocritic in The Neurocritic

2014Jessica is depressed again. After six straight weeks of overtime, her boss blandly praised her teamwork at the product launch party. And the following week she was passed over for a promotion in favor of Jason, her junior co-worker. "It's always that way, I'll never get ahead..." She arrives at her therapist's office late, looking stressed, disheveled, and dejected. The same old feelings of worthlessness and despair prompted her to resume her medication and CBT routine."You deserve to be rec........ Read more »

Liu, X., Ramirez, S., Redondo, R., & Tonegawa, S. (2014) Identification and Manipulation of Memory Engram Cells. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, 59-65. DOI: 10.1101/sqb.2014.79.024901  

Ramirez, S., Liu, X., MacDonald, C., Moffa, A., Zhou, J., Redondo, R., & Tonegawa, S. (2015) Activating positive memory engrams suppresses depression-like behaviour. Nature, 522(7556), 335-339. DOI: 10.1038/nature14514  

Timmins, L., & Lombard, M. (2005) When “Real” Seems Mediated: Inverse Presence. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 14(4), 492-500. DOI: 10.1162/105474605774785307  

  • June 20, 2015
  • 02:47 PM
  • 126 views

Liar, Liar: Children with good memories are better liars

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Children who benefit from a good memory are much better at covering up lies, researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered. Experts found a link between verbal memory and covering up lies following a study which investigated the role of working memory in verbal deception amongst children.... Read more »

  • June 19, 2015
  • 06:30 PM
  • 141 views

Fibonacci Numbers And Odd Lungs

by Mark Lasbury in As Many Exceptions As Rules

Most people think that because they have a pair of lungs, they must be symmetrical – but they’re far from it. The Fibonacci sequence has a lot to do with structural asymmetries in the lungs. On the other hand, some animals have only one lung, some have three lungs, and some have no lungs at all.... Read more »

Wilkinson M, Kok PJ, Ahmed F, & Gower DJ. (2014) Caecilita Wake . Zootaxa, 383-8. PMID: 24871732  

Bickford, D., Iskandar, D., & Barlian, A. (2008) A lungless frog discovered on Borneo. Current Biology, 18(9). DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.03.010  

Goldberger AL, West BJ, Dresselhaus T, & Bhargava V. (1985) Bronchial asymmetry and Fibonacci scaling. Experientia, 41(12), 1537-8. PMID: 4076397  

  • June 19, 2015
  • 04:00 PM
  • 126 views

Study links heartbeat to female libido

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Sexual dysfunction in women can be linked to low resting heart rate variability, a finding that could help clinicians treat the condition, according to a study by psychologists from The University of Texas at Austin.... Read more »

Stanton, A., Lorenz, T., Pulverman, C., & Meston, C. (2015) Heart Rate Variability: A Risk Factor for Female Sexual Dysfunction. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. DOI: 10.1007/s10484-015-9286-9  

  • June 19, 2015
  • 01:02 PM
  • 24 views

Average New Yorker Spends More Than Seven Hours Per Day Sitting

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Stella Yi, PhD, MPH New York University Langone School of Medicine, Department of Population Health New York, NY 10016 MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Yi: Sedentary behaviors, such … Continue reading →
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Stella Yi, PhD, MPH, New York University Langone School of Medicine,, Department of Population Health, & New York, NY 10016. (2015) Average New Yorker Spends More Than Seven Hours Per Day Sitting. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 19, 2015
  • 12:41 PM
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New Drug Idarucizumab First To Reverse Anticoagulant Dabigatran

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Stephan Glund Ph.D. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG Transl. Medicine & Clin. Pharmacology Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Glund: There are currently no specific … Continue reading →
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Dr. Stephan Glund Ph.D., Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH , & Transl. Medicine . (2015) New Drug Idarucizumab First To Reverse Anticoagulant Dabigatran. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 19, 2015
  • 11:19 AM
  • 117 views

Starfish Ruin an Experiment and Reveal a Superpower

by Elizabeth Preston in Inkfish



Scientists already knew starfish have superpowers. They can regenerate entire lost limbs or organs; some can even regrow a whole body from one arm. And these animals have just revealed another bizarre ability. To two Danish students, it first appeared as the power to really wreck an experiment.

At the University of Southern Denmark, students Frederik Ekholm Gaardsted Christensen and Trine Bottos Olsen were asked to tag some starfish. The task was simple: inject the Asterias rubens with ........ Read more »

Olsen TB, Christensen FE, Lundgreen K, Dunn PH, & Levitis DA. (2015) Coelomic Transport and Clearance of Durable Foreign Bodies by Starfish (Asterias rubens). The Biological bulletin, 228(2), 156-62. PMID: 25920718  

  • June 19, 2015
  • 07:08 AM
  • 30 views

Chocolate Linked To Lowered Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Professor Phyo Kyaw Myint MBBS MD FRCP(Edin) FRCP(Lond) Clinical Chair in Medicine of Old Age Epidemiology Group, Division of Applied Health Sciences University of Aberdeen Scotland Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are … Continue reading →
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Professor Phyo Kyaw Myint MBBS MD FRCP(Edin) FRCP(Lond), Clinical Chair in Medicine of Old Age, Epidemiology Group, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, & Scotland. (2015) Chocolate Linked To Lowered Heart Disease and Stroke Risk. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 19, 2015
  • 06:51 AM
  • 28 views

What Is Best Way To Structure Interdisciplinary Hospital Team Work?

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Samuel Pannick, MA, MBBS, MRCP Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Center, National Institute for Health Research and Imperial College London West Middlesex University Hospital National Health Service Trust Middlesex, England Medical Research: What is the background for this study? … Continue reading →
The post What Is Best Way To Structure Interdisciplinary Hospital Team Work? appeared first on MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Int........ Read more »

Samuel Pannick, MA, MBBS, MRCP, & Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Center, National Institute for Health. (2015) What Is Best Way To Structure Interdisciplinary Hospital Team Work?. MedicalResearch.com. info:/http://medicalresearch.com/general-medicine/what-is-best-w…ital-team-work/15059

  • June 19, 2015
  • 06:47 AM
  • 120 views

More Bad News For Iranian Kidney Donors – er – Sellers

by Cristy at Living Donor 101 in Living Donors Are People Too

From Transplant Proceedings:   With assistance of the Iranian Kidney Foundation, we accessed the contact information of living donors through the years 2001–2012. We tried to contact donors who have donated at least 2 years before the survey. We interviewed these donors according to a questionnaire that was approved by the ethics committee of the …
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  • June 19, 2015
  • 06:39 AM
  • 25 views

Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio May Identify Melanoma Patients Likely To Benefit From Ipilimumab

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Chiara Martinoli, PhD Medical Oncology of Melanoma European Institute of Oncology Milan, Italy MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Martinoli: The recent advent of new immunomodulatory drugs and targeted … Continue reading →
The post Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio May Identify Melanoma Patients Likely To Benefit From Ipilimumab appeared first on MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and N........ Read more »

Chiara Martinoli, PhD, Medical Oncology of Melanoma, European Institute of Oncology, & Milan, Italy. (2015) Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio May Identify Melanoma Patients Likely To Benefit From Ipilimumab. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 19, 2015
  • 06:30 AM
  • 27 views

States With Stroke Legislation Have More Certified Stroke Centers

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Ken Uchino, MD Cleveland Clinic Main Campus Cleveland, OH 44195 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Uchino: Stroke center designation started in 2003 and more hospitals have … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Ken Uchino, MD, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, & Cleveland, OH 44195. (2015) States With Stroke Legislation Have More Certified Stroke Centers. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

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