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  • July 10, 2015
  • 09:36 PM
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Diabetic Severity May Predict Risk of Dementia

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Wei-Che Chiu, MD, PhD National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Cathay General Hospital and Fu Jen Catholic University Taipei, Taiwan Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Diabetes mellitus is a common risk … Continue reading →
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Wei-Che Chiu, MD, PhD. (2015) Diabetic Severity May Predict Risk of Dementia. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 09:10 PM
  • 109 views

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Decreased Brain Blood Flow and Cognitive Ability

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Vera Novak, MD PhD Associate Professor of Neurology Dept. of Neurology, Stroke Division Director Syncope and Falls in the Elderly Laboratory Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? Dr. … Continue reading →
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Vera Novak, MD PhD. (2015) Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Decreased Brain Blood Flow and Cognitive Ability . MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 08:44 PM
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Ejaculatory Issues Common and Not Helped By Testosterone Treatment

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Darius A. Paduch, MD, PhD Associate  Professor of Urology and Reproductive Medicine Director Sexual Health and Medicine Research Director of Male Infertility Fellowship Co-Director Male Infertility Genetics Laboratory Weill Cornell Medical College Dept of Urology New York, … Continue reading →
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Darius A. Paduch, MD, PhD. (2015) Ejaculatory Issues Common and Not Helped By Testosterone Treatment. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 08:22 PM
  • 98 views

Low Heart Rate Variability Linked To Decreased Sexual Arousal In Women

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Amelia Stanton, Graduate Student Department of Psychology The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Heart rate variability (HRV) has emerged as … Continue reading →
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Amelia Stanton, Graduate Student. (2015) Low Heart Rate Variability Linked To Decreased Sexual Arousal In Women. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 07:58 PM
  • 107 views

Underweight Colon Cancer Patients May Have Worse Prognosis

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: S. Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS Associate Professor of Medicine Duke Cancer Institute Duke Clinical Research Institute Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Zafar: Multiple studies have suggested that … Continue reading →
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S. Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS. (2015) Underweight Colon Cancer Patients May Have Worse Prognosis. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 07:01 PM
  • 89 views

Phthalate Replacements May Contribute to High Blood Pressure in Youth

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Teresa M. Attina, MD, PhD, MPH and Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP Department of Pediatrics NYU Langone Medical Center Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Phthalates are environmental chemicals widely used in consumer and … Continue reading →
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Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP. (2015) Phthalate Replacements May Contribute to High Blood Pressure in Youth. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 06:29 PM
  • 89 views

Intestinal Microbiome May Contribute To Burn Pathology

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Mashkoor A.  Choudhry, PhD Professor of Surgery, Microbiology & Immunology Burn & Shock Trauma Research Institute Stritch School of Medicine Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division Maywood, IL 60153 Medical Research: What is the background for this … Continue reading →
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Mashkoor A. Choudhry, PhD. (2015) Intestinal Microbiome May Contribute To Burn Pathology. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 05:14 PM
  • 96 views

Clinical Trial of Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation For Resistant Infectious Disease

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. J. Todd Kuenstner MD Clinical Laboratories Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, Virginia West Virginia School of Medicine, Charleston, West Virginia Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Kuenstner: … Continue reading →
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Dr. J. Todd Kuenstner MD. (2015) Clinical Trial of Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation For Resistant Infectious Disease. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 04:21 PM
  • 91 views

Hospital Costs For Maternity Care Vary Widely

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Xiao Xu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Yale School of Medicine Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Xiao Xu: While research has shown … Continue reading →
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Xiao Xu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor. (2015) Hospital Costs Vary Widely For Maternity Care. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 04:10 PM
  • 132 views

‘Conjunction junction’ for brain’s navigation function

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Ever wake at night needing a drink of water and then find your way to the kitchen in the dark without stubbing your toe? Researchers at the University of California, San Diego say they have identified a region of the brain that enables you to do that – and generally helps you navigate the world.... Read more »

  • July 10, 2015
  • 04:00 PM
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Postmenopausal Hormones Linked To Decreased Colon Cancer Risk

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Hannah Arem Ph.D. M.H.S. Postdoctoral Fellow Nutritional Epidemiology Branch Division Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics National Cancer Institute MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? Dr. Arem: In the United States, men are more likely to … Continue reading →
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Dr. Hannah Arem Ph.D. M.H.S. Postdoctoral Fellow. (2015) Postmenopausal Hormones Linked To Decreased Colon Cancer Risk. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 02:08 PM
  • 143 views

Is sexism the reason why so many heterosexual men are prejudiced towards gay men?

by BPS Research Digest in BPS Research Digest

Gay rights have improved hugely in recent years, but prejudice remains a significant problem. Hate crime data from the US show that gay men in particular are victimised more than other sexual minorities and that their attackers are usually heterosexual men. Moreover, survey data repeatedly find that heterosexual men, on average, are especially prejudiced towards gay men: that is, they typically show more prejudice towards gay men than they do towards lesbians, and they show more prejudice toward........ Read more »

  • July 10, 2015
  • 02:04 PM
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Substance Abuse and Tobacco Linked To Longer Term Opioid Use

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: W. Michael Hooten, M.D Professor of Anesthesiology Mayo Clinic Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Hooten: The purpose of the study was to investigate a gap in knowledge related to the progression of … Continue reading →
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W. Michael Hooten, M.D, & Professor of Anesthesiology. (2015) Substance Abuse and Tobacco Linked To Longer Term Opioid Use. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 12:47 PM
  • 95 views

3-Drug Combination May Better Reduce Nausea-Vomiting During Chemotherapy

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Junichi Nishimura MD, PhD Assistant professor Osaka University in Japan Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Nishimura: Oxaliplatin is classified as moderately emetogenic chemotherapy and 2-drug combination antiemetic … Continue reading →
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Junichi Nishimura MD, PhD, & Assistant professor. (2015) 3-Drug Combination May Better Reduce Nausea-Vomiting During Chemotherapy. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 12:14 PM
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The experiences of adults with "selective mutism", in their own words

by BPS Research Digest in BPS Research Digest

Some people have a condition that means in most situations, they can't speak. There's nothing wrong with their tongue or vocal chords , and they don't have "aphasia" which is when brain damage affects speech. Yet most of them time, they feel completely unable to speak.In 1934, the term "elective mutism" was coined to describe this condition based on the idea that people fitting the diagnosis were choosing to remain silent. But the favoured term, at least in the UK, has since changed to "selectiv........ Read more »

Aaron S. Walker, & Jane Tobbell. (2015) Lost Voices and Unlived Lives: Exploring Adults’ Experiences of Selective Mutism using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Qualitative Research in Psychology. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 11:47 AM
  • 115 views

Trees Make Canadians Feel Healthier

by Elizabeth Preston in Inkfish



What's a tree worth to you? According to a large study in Toronto, trees may increase both how healthy you feel and how healthy you really are. Having some extra foliage on your block could be as good for your health as a pay raise–or an anti-aging machine.

It's a complicated relationship to figure out, because variables that affect how many trees you see each day could also affect your health. The population of a concrete, inner-city apartment complex may have socioeconomic differen........ Read more »

Kardan, O., Gozdyra, P., Misic, B., Moola, F., Palmer, L., Paus, T., & Berman, M. (2015) Neighborhood greenspace and health in a large urban center. Scientific Reports, 11610. DOI: 10.1038/srep11610  

  • July 10, 2015
  • 11:03 AM
  • 65 views

Novel Anti-Metabolite Offers New Therapeutic Option For Resistant Colon Cancer

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Howard S. Hochster, MD Associate Director, Yale Cancer Center Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine New Haven, CT 06520 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Hochster: TAS-102 … Continue reading →
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Howard S. Hochster, MD, & Associate Director, Yale Cancer Center. (2015) Novel Anti-Metabolite Offers New Therapeutic Option For Resistant Colon Cancer. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 07:02 AM
  • 48 views

Can you identify racist jurors by asking if they watch local  TV news?

by Doug Keene in The Jury Room

So here’s a voir dire fantasy: When race is salient to your case, strike for cause all potential jurors who say they watch their local television news. For what cause? Because they’re more likely to be racist—at least according to today’s research. Local news coverage tends to focus on crime according to the researchers and […]

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HDTV Jurors: What do you watch on TV?
How can I convince them this wasn’t racist? Just keep talking…
Non-citizen? Undocumented? Wa........ Read more »

Arendt, F, & Northup, T. (2015) Effects of long-term exposure to news stereotypes on implicit and explicit attitudes. International Journal of Communication,, 732-751. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 05:33 AM
  • 104 views

Vitamin D and cognitive function

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

'Correlation is not the same as causation' is an important theme in science, demonstrating how one always needs to be a little guarded about making too much of research linking one variable with another from a purely observational point of view.I similarly apply such a principle to the findings reported by Rolf Jorde and colleagues [1] and the suggestion of "an association between serum 25(OH)D and cognition". Serum 25(OH)D levels by the way, refers to the measurement of calcifediol&nb........ Read more »

Jorde R, Mathiesen EB, Rogne S, Wilsgaard T, Kjærgaard M, Grimnes G, & Schirmer H. (2015) Vitamin D and cognitive function: The Tromsø Study. Journal of the neurological sciences. PMID: 26092373  

  • July 10, 2015
  • 04:31 AM
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Grade-dependent metabolic reprogramming in RCC

by Danielle Stevenson in BHD Research Blog

It is well established that altered metabolism in cancer cells supports survival and growth. Understanding these biological changes could lead to treatments able to specifically target tumourigenic cells. However, despite the known variability in tumour biology, the majority of research is based on the same available cell lines. In renal cell carcinoma (RCC) research these lines frequently carry a VHL mutation: VHL gene alterations are associated with hereditary RCC in VHL syndrome and up to 91%........ Read more »

Wettersten HI, Hakimi AA, Morin D, Bianchi C, Johnstone ME, Donohoe DR, Trott JF, Aboud OA, Stirdivant S, Neri B.... (2015) Grade-Dependent Metabolic Reprogramming in Kidney Cancer Revealed by Combined Proteomics and Metabolomics Analysis. Cancer research, 75(12), 2541-52. PMID: 25952651  

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