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  • January 22, 2016
  • 02:08 PM
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Reduced Mortality With Specialized Oral Nutrition In Malnourished Older Adults

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Refaat Hegazi, MD, PhD MS MPH Abbott medical director and study author MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Hegazi: The NOURISH study that was recently published in Clinical … Continue reading →
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Dr. Refaat Hegazi, MD, PhD MS MPH. (2016) Reduced Mortality and Readmissions With Specialized Oral Nutrition In Malnourished Older Adults. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 22, 2016
  • 11:25 AM
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Thyroid Gland’s Importance Recognized During Thyroid Awareness Month

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Marita Teng, MD Associate Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Institute Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai MedicalResearch.com Editor’s note: January is Thyroid Awareness Month. In recognition, Dr. Teng discusses the thyroid gland’s important role in the … Continue reading →
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Marita Teng, MD. (2016) Thyroid Gland's Importance Recognized During Thyroid Awareness Month. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 22, 2016
  • 10:21 AM
  • 128 views

When good intentions don't mix: designing policy to stop global warming and improve clean cookware access

by Jonathan Trinastic in Goodnight Earth

Carbon fees are a tremendous policy tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But what is their effect on other public health missions, like providing cleaner cookware to the poor in developing countries. We take a look at new research designing policy to meet both public health needs.... Read more »

  • January 22, 2016
  • 10:15 AM
  • 42 views

Mass Casualty Planning Needs To Go Beyond Level 1 Trauma Centers

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Rachael Callcut M.D., M.S.P.H Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of General Surgery UCSF Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Callcut: San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) responded on … Continue reading →
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Dr. Rachael Callcut M.D., M.S.P.H. (2016) Mass Casualty Planning Needs To Go Beyond Level 1 Trauma Centers. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 22, 2016
  • 08:59 AM
  • 55 views

HPV Strains Raise Risk of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

More on HPV on MedicalResearch.com  MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ilir Agalliu, M.D., Sc.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health and Department of Urology Albert Einstein College of Medicine Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus Bronx, NY Medical Research: What is the background … Continue reading →
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Ilir Agalliu, M.D., Sc.D. (2016) HPV Strains Raise Risk of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 22, 2016
  • 02:48 AM
  • 165 views

Fatigue and severe behaviour problems associated with autism

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

Challenging behaviours or behavioural crisis in relation to autism is a topic that has graced this blog before (see here). Covering a whole spectrum of issues ranging from aggression (self and/or directed against others) to various other quite undesirable presentations (such as smearing) quite a lot of behaviour can potentially fall into this description.Without heading too far into the possible [often very individual] reasons as to why challenging behaviours occur and their meaning (see he........ Read more »

  • January 21, 2016
  • 10:15 PM
  • 36 views

Strong Home Life Can Counteract Prenatal Effects of Methamphetamine

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

More on Pediatrics on MedicalResearch.com MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Lynne M. Smith, MD FAAP LA BioMed lead researcher Vice Chair for Academic Affairs Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics Division of Neonatology Medical Director, High Risk Infant Follow-up Program Associate Program … Continue reading →
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Lynne M. Smith, MD FAAP. (2016) Strong Home Life Can Counteract Prenatal Effects of Methamphetamine. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 21, 2016
  • 07:57 PM
  • 33 views

Antibiotics Use in Acne Unintentionally Lower S. aureus Colonization

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

More on Dermatology on MedicalResearch.com MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Gregory R. Delost, DO University Hospitals Regional Hospitals Richmond Heights, OH MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study? Dr. Delost: Acne vulgaris is a common dermatological disorder with an incidence of … Continue reading →
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Gregory R. Delost, DO. (2016) Antibiotics Use in Acne Unintentionally Lower S. aureus Colonization. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 21, 2016
  • 07:38 PM
  • 40 views

Obesity Increases Atrial Fibrillation Risk For Blacks After Bypass Surgery

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jimmy T. Efird, PhD, MSc Director Center for Epidemiology and Outcomes Research East Carolina Heart Institute Brody School of Medicine East Carolina University NC Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main … Continue reading →
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Jimmy T. Efird, PhD. (2016) Obesity Increases Atrial Fibrillation Risk For Blacks After Bypass Surgery. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 21, 2016
  • 07:29 PM
  • 40 views

Environmental Neurotoxins Found To Cause Alzheimer-Like Brain Tangles

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

More on Alzheimer’s Disease on MedicalResearch.com MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Sandra Anne Banack Institute for Ethnomedicine Jackson Hole, WY Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Villagers from the island of Guam had 50-100x the … Continue reading →
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Sandra Anne Banack. (2016) Environmental Neurotoxins Found To Cause Alzheimer-Like Brain Tangles. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 21, 2016
  • 06:33 PM
  • 44 views

Lyme Disease Ticks Double Range Over Past Twenty Years

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

More on Lyme Disease on MedicalResearch.com MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Rebecca Eisen PhD research biologist and Ben Beard, Ph.D.  Chief, Bacterial Diseases Branch Division of Vector-Borne Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Research: What is the background for this … Continue reading →
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Rebecca Eisen PhD, & Ben Beard, Ph.D. (2016) Lyme Disease Ticks Double Range Over Past Twenty Years. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 21, 2016
  • 02:27 PM
  • 188 views

Anxious? Chronic stress and anxiety can damage the brain

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

A scientific review paper warns that people need to find ways to reduce chronic stress and anxiety in their lives or they may be at increased risk for developing depression and even dementia. Led by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences, the review examined brain areas impacted by chronic anxiety, fear and stress in animal and human studies that are already published.... Read more »

Mah, L., Szabuniewicz, C., & Fiocco, A. (2016) Can anxiety damage the brain?. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 29(1), 56-63. DOI: 10.1097/YCO.0000000000000223  

  • January 21, 2016
  • 08:25 AM
  • 167 views

A 5,300 Year Old Stomach Ache

by Bill Sullivan in The 'Scope

The fascinating history of the stomach ulcer bacteria H. pylori, which was recently found in Otzi, the 5,300 year old iceman.... Read more »

Tito RY, Knights D, Metcalf J, Obregon-Tito AJ, Cleeland L, Najar F, Roe B, Reinhard K, Sobolik K, Belknap S.... (2012) Insights from characterizing extinct human gut microbiomes. PloS one, 7(12). PMID: 23251439  

Maixner, F., Krause-Kyora, B., Turaev, D., Herbig, A., Hoopmann, M., Hallows, J., Kusebauch, U., Vigl, E., Malfertheiner, P., Megraud, F.... (2016) The 5300-year-old Helicobacter pylori genome of the Iceman. Science, 351(6269), 162-165. DOI: 10.1126/science.aad2545  

  • January 21, 2016
  • 07:49 AM
  • 153 views

A sewage-loving, foam-making, spaghetti-resembling bacterium

by Rosin Cerate in Rosin Cerate

While working on my doctorate, I lived for a time in an apartment just down the street from a small wastewater treatment facility. I never noticed a bad smell, but if I stayed up too late I'd end up having to fall asleep to the very low pitched rumble of gallons upon gallons of poop water being pumped into and out of large tanks. I tried not to think too hard about this, which tends to be difficult when you're, y'know, trying to fall asleep.Wastewater treatment facilities, or sewage treatment pl........ Read more »

  • January 21, 2016
  • 07:37 AM
  • 130 views

Melanoma Can Arise From Moles on the Soles and Palms

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

More on Dermatology on MedicalResearch.com MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Jennifer A. Stein MD PhD Associate Professor Department of Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology NYU Langone Medical Center Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the … Continue reading →
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Dr. Jennifer A. Stein MD PhD. (2016) Melanoma Can Arise From Moles on the Soles and Palms. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 21, 2016
  • 02:51 AM
  • 160 views

Pendulum swings... prenatal antidepressant exposure not linked to autism or ADHD

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

"Multiple studies have examined the risk of prenatal antidepressant exposure and risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), with inconsistent results."And..."These results suggest that prior reports of association between prenatal antidepressant exposure and neurodevelopmental disease are likely to represent a false-positive finding, which may arise in part through confounding by indication."'These results' refers to the findings reported by Castr........ Read more »

  • January 20, 2016
  • 09:31 PM
  • 129 views

Students At Elite Universities Also View Asians As The Model Minority

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jerry Park, Ph.D. Associate professor of sociology Affiliate Fellow, Institute for Studies on Religion Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Park: Research … Continue reading →
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Jerry Park, Ph.D. (2016) Students At Elite Universities Also View Asians As The Model Minority. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 20, 2016
  • 06:37 PM
  • 96 views

Azithromycin Shortens Asthma Symptoms in Children

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

More on Asthma on MedicalResearch.com MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Hans Bisgaard, MD, DMSc Professor of Pediatrics The Faculty of Health Sciences University of Copenhagen Head of the Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood University  of Copenhagen and Naestved Hospital Medical … Continue reading →
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Hans Bisgaard, MD, DMSc. (2016) Azithromycin Shortens Asthma Symptoms in Children. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 20, 2016
  • 06:05 PM
  • 92 views

Better Nursing Environment Linked To Lower Hospital Mortality

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

More on Nursing Research on MedicalResearch.com MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jeffrey H. Silber, M.D., Ph.D. The Nancy Abramson Wolfson Professor of Health Services Research Professor of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology & Critical Care,  The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Professor … Continue reading →
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Jeffrey H. Silber, M.D., Ph.D. (2016) Better Nursing Environment Linked To Lower Hospital Mortality. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 20, 2016
  • 06:00 PM
  • 84 views

Frail Patients Much More Likely To Die After Surgery

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

More on Frailty on MedicalResearch.com MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Daniel I McIsaac, MD, MPH, FRCPC Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology Department of Anesthesiology The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus Ottawa, ON Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. McIsaac: … Continue reading →
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Dr. Daniel I McIsaac, MD, MPH, FRCPC. (2016) Frail Patients Much More Likely To Die After Surgery. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

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