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  • March 20, 2015
  • 03:50 AM
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Autism genes and cognitive ability

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

Autism IS linked to higher intelligence: People with genes related to the condition 'scored better in mental ability tests' was one of the media headlines reporting on the study by Toni-Kim Clarke and colleagues [1].Clarke et al reported results based on a pretty good sample size (in the thousands) whereby autism-associated genes and cognitive ability were examined in several cohorts including those taking part in The Generation Scotland : Scottish Family Health Study (G........ Read more »

  • March 19, 2015
  • 09:15 PM
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Most Kidney Failure Patients Around World Die Without Access to Dialysis

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Prof Vlado Perkovic MBBS PhD FASN FRACP George Institute for Global Health University of Sydney Sydney Australia   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Prof. Perkovic: There has been … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Prof Vlado Perkovic MBBS PhD FASN FRACP. (2015) Most Kidney Failure Patients Around World Die Without Access to Dialysis. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 08:57 PM
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Both Clindamycin and Trimethoprim–Sulfamethoxazole Effective For Uncomplicated Skin Infections

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Loren G. Miller, M.D., M.P.H. Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) Infectious Disease Specialist   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Miller: Skin and skin structure infections are extremely common reasons for … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Loren G. Miller, M.D., M.P.H. (2015) Both Clindamycin and Trimethoprim–Sulfamethoxazole Effective For Uncomplicated Skin Infections. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 08:22 PM
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Rate At Which Genetic Code Read May Offer New Drug Targets

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jeff Coller, PhD  Associate professor Division of General Medical Science Associate director, The Center for RNA Molecular Biology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine MedicalResearch: What is the background of this study? Dr. Coller: There are a … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Jeff Coller, PhD Associate professor. (2015) Rate At Which Genetic Code Read May Offer New Drug Targets. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 03:50 PM
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Melanoma: Targeting Macrophages Increases BRAF Inhibitors’ Effectiveness

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Russel E. Kaufman, MD President Emeritus Professor, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis Program Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis Program The Wistar Institute Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Targeted therapies … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Russel E. Kaufman, MD. (2015) Melanoma: Targeting Macrophages Increases BRAF Inhibitors' Effectiveness. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 03:24 PM
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Abnormal Nocturnal Blood Pressure In Young Adults May Lead To Later Cognitive Impairments

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Yuichiro Yano MD Dept of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Previous research has suggested that nocturnal blood pressure (blood pressure during … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Yuichiro Yano MD. (2015) Abnormal Nocturnal Blood Pressure In Young Adults May Lead To Later Cognitive Impairments. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 03:08 PM
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Young Children May Acquire A Taste For Salt From Common Foods In Infancy

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Joyce Maalouf MS MPH Nutrition Epidemiologist CDC, Atlanta Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Although significant research shows U.S. children are eating too much sodium, data on the top … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Joyce Maalouf MS MPH. (2015) Young Children May Acquire A Taste For Salt From Common Foods In Infancy. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 02:46 PM
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Toxins In Vapor From Electronic Cigarettes Can Travel Far

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jonathan Thornburg, PhD Director, Exposure and Aerosol Technology RTI International Research Triangle Park, NC MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Thornburg: RTI wants to improve the human condition by … Continue reading →
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Jonathan Thornburg, PhD, & Director, Exposure and Aerosol Technology. (2015) Toxins In Vapor From Electronic Cigarettes Can Travel Far. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 02:25 PM
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Healthy Diet and Physical Activity Vital For Cardiovascular Health of Kids

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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  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 Professor in Preventive Medicine-Epidemiology and Medicine-Cardiology … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Donald M Lloyd-Jones, MD/ScM. (2015) Healthy Diet and Physical Activity Vital For Cardiovascular Health of Kids. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 01:22 PM
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Secular community groups are just as effective as religious ones in stimulating concern for others

by Tom Rees in Epiphenom

Researchers around the world have found that subliminal reminders of religion can have some fairly profound effects (for example, encouraging honesty, obedience, revenge and staying power – and, as we saw in the previous post – even risk taking). But is this specifically about religion? Perhaps being reminded about god makes people virtuous – but [Read More...]... Read more »

  • March 19, 2015
  • 12:50 PM
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The impact of military deployment on children

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Being a military family is hard, it’s hard for the person serving (obviously) and if divorce rates are any indication, it is also hard on the spouse. While the added stress of deployment on a family cannot adequately be explained, even as someone who has seen it first hand, those stresses affect even the littlest members of the family. A new study reports that following military parents’ return from combat deployment, their children show increased visits for mental healthcare, physical injur........ Read more »

Hisle-Gorman, E., Harrington, D., Nylund, C., Tercyak, K., Anthony, B., & Gorman, G. (2015) Impact of Parents’ Wartime Military Deployment and Injury on Young Children’s Safety and Mental Health. Journal of the American Academy of Child , 54(4), 294-301. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaac.2014.12.017  

  • March 19, 2015
  • 11:39 AM
  • 45 views

Heusler alloys: A hot topic

by Bryn Howells in Spin and Tonic

A-Heusler there matey Heusler materials are becoming increasingly interesting for use in spintronics.  These materials have X2YZ stoichiometry (where Y is a magnetic ion) and...
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Kento Yamasaki1, Soichiro Oki1, Shinya Yamada1, Takeshi Kanashima1, and Kohei Hamaya1. (2015) Spin-related thermoelectric conversion in lateral spin-valve devices with single-crystalline Co2FeSi electrodes . Applied Physics Express, 43003. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 07:30 AM
  • 19 views

Auditory Hallucinations Surprisingly Varied, Complex and Physical

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr Angela Woods Associate Editor, BMJ Medical Humanities Journal Senior Lecturer in Medical Humanities Deputy Director, Centre for Medical Humanities Durham University   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Woods: … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr Angela Woods. (2015) Auditory Hallucinations Surprising Varied, Complex and Physical. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 06:54 AM
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German Study Suggests CT Screening For Lung Cancer Has Unresolved Questions

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Becker Epidemiologisches Krebsregister Baden-Württemberg Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum Heidelberg Germany Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Prof. Becker: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Becker. (2015) German Study Suggests CT Screening For Lung Cancer Has Unresolved Questions. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 19, 2015
  • 06:05 AM
  • 49 views

Objective measures of sleep in autism meta-analysed

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

"Children with ASD [autism spectrum disorder] have small but measurable objective differences in their sleep parameters that are consistent with subjective reporting."That was the main conclusion reached in the meta-analysis from Marilisa Elrod and Bradley Hood [1] who looked at the collected peer-reviewed data "that used objective measures such as actigraphy or polysomnography (PSG) to describe the sleep parameters of TST [total sleep time], SL [sleep latency], and SE&n........ Read more »

  • March 18, 2015
  • 06:43 PM
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How alien cell membranes could form in methane seas

by This Science is Crazy in This Science Is Crazy!

Scientist identify 'azotosomes' - short carbon chains with a nitrogen terminus native to the atmosphere of Titan which can potentially self-assemble into bilayers in liquid methane.... Read more »

  • March 18, 2015
  • 06:28 PM
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Women With Low Vitamin D More Likely To Report Depression

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: David C.R. Kerr Ph.D. Sch of Psychological Science Associate Professor College of Liberal Arts Oregon State University Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Kerr: Many people assume we … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & David C.R. Kerr Ph.D. (2015) Women With Low Vitamin D More Likely To Report Depression . MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 18, 2015
  • 05:14 PM
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Large Study Evaluates Predictors of Long Term PCI Outcomes

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Prof. Ran Kornowski, M.D, FACC, FESC Chairman – Division of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center Petah-Tikva, Israel MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? Prof. Kornowski: Over the years, the PCI procedure went-through many progresses. Among those … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Prof. Ran Kornowski, M.D, FACC, FESC. (2015) Large Study Evaluates Predictors of Long Term PCI Outcomes. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 18, 2015
  • 04:41 PM
  • 14 views

Sustained Weight Loss Improves Arial Fibrillation Control

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr Rajeev Kumar Pathak MBBS, FRACP Cardiologist and Electrophysiology Fellow Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders | University of Adelaide Cardiovascular Investigation Unit | Royal Adelaide Hospital Adelaide Australia Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr Rajeev Kumar Pathak MBBS, FRACP. (2015) Sustained Weight Loss Improves Arial Fibrillation Control. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 18, 2015
  • 04:23 PM
  • 12 views

Antipsychotic Medications Linked To Higher Mortality In Dementia Patients

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Donovan Maust, MD, MS Assistant Professor of Psychiatry University of Michigan Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Donovan Maust, MD, MS. (2015) Antipsychotic Medications Linked To Higher Mortality In Dementia Patients. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

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