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  • June 24, 2015
  • 09:09 PM
  • 31 views

Robotic-Assisted Cardiac Surgery: Higher Cost But Shorter Hospital Stay

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Vanita Ahuja, MD, MPH  Department of General Surgery York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Ahuja: Robotic-assisted surgery has been slowly accepted within the medical community. Felger et … Continue reading →
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Vanita Ahuja, MD, MPH, Department of General Surgery, & York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania. (2015) Robotic-Assisted Cardiac Surgery: Higher Cost But Shorter Hospital Stay. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 09:00 PM
  • 36 views

Placement of Hand Sanitizer Dispensers Important For Staff Compliance

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Laila Cure, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Dept. of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Wichita State University Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: It is widely known that healthcare work, particularly … Continue reading →
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Laila Cure, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, & Wichita State University. (2015) Placement of Hand Sanitizer Dispensers Important For Staff Compliance. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 08:46 PM
  • 32 views

Trial of JAK Inhibitor Fedratinib For Blood Cancer Discontinued

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, M.D. Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Tefferi: William Vainchenker discovered and reported an activating JAK2 mutation (JAK2V617F) in … Continue reading →
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Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, M.D.Department of Medicine,, Mayo Clinic, & Rochester, Minnesota. (2015) Trial of JAK Inhibitor Fedratinib For Blood Cancer Discontinued. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 08:04 PM
  • 29 views

Hispanics Have High Prevalence of Hyperlipidemia, but Low Awareness and Treatment

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Carlos J. Rodriguez, MD, MPH Division of Public Health Sciences Department of Medicine Wake Forest School of Medicine Winston‐Salem, NC 27152 MedicalResearch: What prompted you to study cholesterol in the Latino population? Please explain in detail. Dr. … Continue reading →
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Carlos J. Rodriguez, MD, MPH, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Medicine Wake Forest School of Medicine, & Winston‐Salem, NC 27152. (2015) Hispanics Have High Prevalence of Hyperlipidemia, but Low Awareness and Treatment. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 06:03 PM
  • 33 views

ACOs Find Engaging Chronically Ill Patients is Challenging Work

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MPH, MBA Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR) School of Public Health UC-Berkeley Medical Research: What is the … Continue reading →
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Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MPH, MBA Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management and, Director, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR), School of Public Health, & UC-Berkeley. (2015) ACOs Find Engaging Chronically Patients is Challenging Work. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 05:54 PM
  • 36 views

Choice of Kidney Function Equation Important In Risk Evaluation Prior To Stent Surgery

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jessica Parsh MD Hitinder Gurm MBBS Department of Internal Medicineb University of Michigan Health System Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with adverse … Continue reading →
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Jessica Parsh MD, Hitinder Gurm MBBS, Department of Internal Medicineb, & University of Michigan Health System. (2015) Choice of Kidney Function Equation Important In Risk Evaluation Prior To Stent Surgery. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 05:51 PM
  • 55 views

The benefit of order: new organic solar cell structure improves charge separation

by Jonathan Trinastic in Goodnight Earth

Organic solar cells suffer from fast electron-hole recombination, limiting efficiency, but scientists have found a cool new structure to prevent such limitations!... Read more »

Huber, R., Ferreira, A., Thompson, R., Kilbride, D., Knutson, N., Devi, L., Toso, D., Challa, J., Zhou, Z., Rubin, Y.... (2015) Long-lived photoinduced polaron formation in conjugated polyelectrolyte-fullerene assemblies. Science, 348(6241), 1340-1343. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa6850  

  • June 24, 2015
  • 05:33 PM
  • 29 views

Larger Study Finds No Link Between Melanoma and Viagra

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Stacy Loeb, MD, MSc Department of Urology, Population Health, and Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center New York University, New York Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Loeb: A paper published last year suggested … Continue reading →
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Dr. Stacy Loeb, MD, MScDepartment of Urology, Population Health,, & and Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer CenterNew York University, New York. (2015) Larger Study Finds No Link Between Melanoma and Viagra. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 05:20 PM
  • 26 views

ICD Implantation Rates Too Low In Elderly

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Sean D. Pokorney, MD, MBA Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Pokorney: About 350,000 people die of sudden cardiac death in … Continue reading →
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Sean D. Pokorney, MD, MBA, Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, & Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina. (2015) ICD Implantation Rates Too Low In Elderly. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 05:09 PM
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Profound Educational Disparities in Obesity Widens Over Three Decades

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ruopeng An, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health College of Applied Health Sciences University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 61820 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main … Continue reading →
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Ruopeng An, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, & Champaign, IL 61820. (2015) Profound Educational Disparities in Obesity Widens Over Three Decades. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 04:42 PM
  • 14 views

Arrhythmia Risk Increased By Post-Operative Antinausea-Steroid Combination

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Andrea Tricco Ph.D Dalla Lana School of Public Health University of Toronto Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Tricco: We were commissioned by Health Canada to assess … Continue reading →
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Dr. Andrea Tricco Ph.D, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, & University of Toronto. (2015) Arrhythmia Risk Increased By Post-Operative Antinausea-Steroid Combination. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 04:10 PM
  • 13 views

Pre-Labor C-Section Affects Newborn’s Immune System

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Hans Bisgaard, DMSc Professor of Paediatrics University of Copenhagen and Head of the Danish Pediatric Asthma Centre Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Prof. Bisgaard: Programming of the immune response in perinatal life seems … Continue reading →
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Pre-labor cesarean section is associated with a distinct and gestational age-related distribution of circulating immune cells in newborns. (2015) Pre-Labor C-Section Affects Newborn's Immune System. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 02:05 PM
  • 64 views

Oh, to have Dr. Facebook on call!

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

If it were up to Internet-savvy Americans, more of them would be emailing or sending Facebook messages to their doctors to chat about their health. That’s the result of a national survey led by Joy Lee of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US.... Read more »

  • June 24, 2015
  • 01:14 PM
  • 69 views

What your clothes may say about you

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Moving closer to the possibility of “materials that compute” and wearing your computer on your sleeve, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering have designed a responsive hybrid material that is fueled by an oscillatory chemical reaction and can perform computations based on changes in the environment or movement, and potentially even respond to human vital signs. The material system is sufficiently small and flexible that it could ultimately be integrated in........ Read more »

  • June 24, 2015
  • 12:26 PM
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Placenta-on-a-Chip Technology Enhances Study Of Fetal Circulation

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dan Dongeun Huh, Ph.D. Wilf Family Term Chair & Assistant Professor Department of Bioengineering University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: The placenta … Continue reading →
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Dan Dongeun Huh, Ph.D., Wilf Family Term Chair , Department of Bioengineering, & University of Pennsylvania. (2015) Placenta-on-a-Chip Technology Enhances Study Of Fetal Circulation. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 12:04 PM
  • 15 views

High Blood Pressure In Young Adulthood Increases Risk Of Later Heart Failure

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Satoru Kishi, MD Division of Cardiology Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Kishi: Blood pressure (BP) at the higher end of the population distribution … Continue reading →
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Satoru Kishi, MD Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, & Baltimore, Maryland. (2015) High Blood Pressure In Young Adulthood Increases Risk Of Later Heart Failure. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 11:51 AM
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Obesity Largely Driving Health Care and Societal Burden

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Yang Lin on behalf of all authors Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine St Louis, Missouri Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Yang Lin on behalf of all authors. (2015) Obesity Largely Driving Health Care and Societal Burden. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 24, 2015
  • 11:02 AM
  • 58 views

Bipolar Disorder Link to Rheumatoid Arthritis

by William Yates, M.D. in Brain Posts

Finding links between disorders felt to be distinct is a helpful tool in understanding genetics and pathophysiology. An example would be the discovery that individuals with genetically determined elevated cholesterol levels had higher rates of cardiovascular disease. This led to drug development of cholesterol lowering agents leading to reduced rates of cardiovascular disease and mortality.A recent population-based study from a research team in Taiwan identified an increased risk of bipolar........ Read more »

  • June 24, 2015
  • 10:30 AM
  • 54 views

Video Tip of the Week: handy way to make citations quickly

by Mary in OpenHelix

This is not a typical tip–where we explore the features and details of bioinformatics tools. But it’s one of those handy little features that may make your life easier. It’s made mine better lately. I had been using the ScienceSeeker citation generator system for creating citations that would then aggregate to either ScienceSeeker or ResearchBlogging. But ScienceSeeker’s model recently changed. And ResearchBlogging’s support and stability is…well, uneven.... Read more »

  • June 24, 2015
  • 08:30 AM
  • 46 views

Going for a Song? The Price of Pet Birds

by CAPB in Companion Animal Psychology Blog

The price of birds for sale in pet stores in Taiwan sheds light on legal (and illegal) trade, with consequences for native wildlife. Taiwan is an interesting place to study birds. Songbirds are kept for singing competitions, and there is a tradition of taking caged birds out for a walk (‘bird walking’). As in other Asian countries, birds and other animals are set free in order to make merit (prayer release), potentially adding significantly to the numbers of alien birds living wild. The........ Read more »

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