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  • May 18, 2015
  • 04:35 PM
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Dealing with information overload

by SciELO in SciELO in Perspective

Information overload is a major barrier researchers face to capture and ingest the knowledge that is being discovered and created by science. The challenge is how to develop ways to create overviews of the knowledge that has been published related to specific areas of interest. The Lazarus initiative is introduced. … Read More →... Read more »

  • May 18, 2015
  • 04:05 PM
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Exposure To Alcohol In Early Pregnancy May Cause Lifelong Adult Brain Changes

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Nina Kaminen-Ahola Ph.D. Department of Medical Genetics Faculty of Medicine University of Helsinki Helsinki, Finland Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Kaminen-Ahola: The beginning of embryonic development is vulnerable to the effects … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Nina Kaminen-Ahola Ph.D. (2015) Exposure To Alcohol In Early Pregnancy May Cause Lifelong Adult Brain Changes. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 03:48 PM
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Emotion Regulation Differs Between Patients With Depressive and Bipolar Disorders

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Maaike M. M. Rive Program for mood disorders AMC/De Meren, Department of Psychiatry PA3.221 Amsterdam  The Netherlands Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: For clinicians, it can be … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Maaike M. M. Rive. (2015) Emotion Regulation Differs Between Patients With Depressive and Bipolar Disorders. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 03:31 PM
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Girls suck at science, and other depressing stereotypes

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

The Netherlands had the strongest stereotypes associating science with men more than women, according to a new Northwestern University study that included data from nearly 350,000 people in 66 nations. These stereotypes are prevalent across the world — even in nations such as Argentina and Bulgaria where women are roughly half of science majors in colleges and universities and employed researchers, according to the study, the largest ever of its kind.... Read more »

David I. Miller, Alice H. Eagly, & Marcia C. Linn. (2015) Women's Representation in Science Predicts National Gender-Science Stereotypes: Evidence From 66 Nations. Journal of Educational Psychology. info:/http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/edu0000005

  • May 18, 2015
  • 03:14 PM
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Batesian Snake Necklaces

by Jente Ottenburghs in Evolutionary Stories

Batesian Mimicry - where an edible species is protected from predation by resembling an inedible or dangerous species might lead to the origin of new species. This suggestion was tested by putting "snake necklaces" in the field...... Read more »

  • May 18, 2015
  • 12:42 PM
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Patient Motion During MRI Scanning Can Lead To Significant Added Costs

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jalal B. Andre, MD Director of Neurological MRI Harborview Medical Center Assistant Professor of Radiology University of Washington Seattle, WA  98195-7115 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Andre: … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jalal B. Andre, MD. (2015) Patient Motion During MRI Scanning Can Lead To Significant Added Costs. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 12:04 PM
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Low Risk Of Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients With Negative ER Evaluation For Chest Pain

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Michael B. Weinstock, MD Professor of Emergency Medicine, Adjunct Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine Emergency Department Chairman and Director of Medical Education, Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Dept. of Emergency Medicine Columbus, … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Michael B. Weinstock, MD. (2015) Low Risk Of Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients With Negative ER Evaluation For Chest Pain. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 11:57 AM
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Free will inside the Nazi death camps

by BPS Research Digest in BPS Research Digest

The entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. The sign "Arbeit macht Frei" means "Work liberates".Free will is a controversial topic in psychology, thanks in part to studies suggesting that the brain activity associated with making decisions comes before the conscious feeling of making a choice. Other research claims that when people are exposed to arguments against free will, this makes them more prone to cheat. While intriguing, such insights are arguably somewhat removed from ev........ Read more »

  • May 18, 2015
  • 10:45 AM
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Brain Imaging and Conduct Disorder: Temporal Lobe Abnormalities

by William Yates, M.D. in Brain Posts

Conduct disorder is a complex behavioral disorder with significant risk for later adult psychopathology.There is increasing evidence for a biological basis for conduct disorder.Twin studies show a significant genetic contribution to the disorder.Brain imaging studies also point to biological factors in conduct disorder.Gregory Wallace and colleagues recently published a structural MRI study of conduct disorder in 22 adolescents between the ages of 10 and 18. Conduct disorder subjects were compar........ Read more »

Wallace GL, White SF, Robustelli B, Sinclair S, Hwang S, Martin A, & Blair RJ. (2014) Cortical and subcortical abnormalities in youths with conduct disorder and elevated callous-unemotional traits. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 53(4), 456-650. PMID: 24655655  

  • May 18, 2015
  • 07:34 AM
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Does Everyone Want to Attend University?

by Jeremiah Stanghini in Jeremiah Stanghini

There was an op-ed in the New York Times the other week that detailed some of the economic inequality in the US. It used academic data to discuss how poorly Americans estimate the level of social mobility. It’s certainly worth reading, but … Continue reading →... Read more »

Kraus, M., & Tan, J. (2015) Americans overestimate social class mobility. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 101-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.jesp.2015.01.005  

  • May 18, 2015
  • 07:02 AM
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Does the Millennial know that tattoo might be a business  faux pas?

by Rita Handrich in The Jury Room

We’ve written a lot about tattoos here and this writeup is going to be a little different from most of our posts. Rather than spending time on the research findings, we want to cite some of the more unusual and surprising findings the author reviews as a prelude to her results. So, to be brief, […]

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Foltz, KA. (2015) The Millennial’s perception of tattoos: Self expression or business faux pas? . College Student Journal. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 06:31 AM
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Iron Deficiency Anemia May Complicate Diagnosis of Diabetes

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Emma English PhD Lecturer in Healthcare Science and Academic Lead for Clinical Biochemistry University of Nottingham, School of Medicine Royal Derby Hospital, UK MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Emma English PhD. (2015) Iron Deficiency Anemia May Complicate Diagnosis of Diabetes. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 06:26 AM
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‘Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink’ – Safe drinking water and Adequate sanitation are indispensable for eradicating Cholera

by Sarah Stephen in An ecological oratorio

What has Cholera to do with environment? Absolutely everything!  In this post, we look at why clean water and safe sanitation is essential for eradicating this dreadful disease from our planet. Access to clean drinking water and safe sanitation could eradicate cholera. (Image - Sam Stephen) Cholera, an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of food or liquids contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, elicits the same fear today, as it did in the past. Although cholera has aff........ Read more »

Miwanda B, Moore S, Muyembe JJ, Nguefack-Tsague G, Kabangwa IK, Ndjakani DY, Mutreja A, Thomson N, Thefenne H, Garnotel E.... (2015) Antimicrobial Drug Resistance of Vibrio cholerae, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(5), 847-51. PMID: 25897570  

Waldman RJ, Mintz ED, & Papowitz HE. (2013) The cure for cholera--improving access to safe water and sanitation. The New England journal of medicine, 368(7), 592-4. PMID: 23301693  

  • May 18, 2015
  • 06:22 AM
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Testosterone Therapy Lowered Mortality In Hypogonadal Men

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ranjith Ramasamy MD Assistant Professor of Urology University of Miami Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Ramasamy: The association between testosterone supplementation therapy (TST) and thrombotic risk in elderly men remains controversial. We … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Ranjith Ramasamy MD. (2015) Testosterone Therapy Lowered Mortality In Hypogonadal Men. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 06:14 AM
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Poor Sleep May Contribute To Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Alexander W. Pastuszak, MD, PhD Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Scott Department of Urology Jason Malcolm Scovell Medical Student, Ofc SA-BCM Students Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Medical Research: What is the background for this study? … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Alexander W. Pastuszak, MD, PhD and, & Jason Malcolm Scovell. (2015) Poor Sleep May Contribute To Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 06:02 AM
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Neuron-Specific Biomarker May Help Predict Outcome After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr Pascal Stammet Dépt. Anesthésie-Réanimation Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg Luxembourg MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr Stammet: Patients hospitalized after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survive in about fifty … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr Pascal Stammet. (2015) Neuron-Specific Biomarker May Help Predict Outcome After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 05:50 AM
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Rosacea: Metronidazole Plus Modified Release 40 Mg Doxycycline Improved Moderate To Severe Disease

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:  Warren J. Winkelman, MD, MBA, PhD, FRCPC, FAAD Director, Medical Affairs Galderma Laboratories, L.P. Fort Worth TX 76177 MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Winkelman: Rosacea is a common … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Warren J. Winkelman, MD, MBA, PhD, FRCPC, FAAD. (2015) Rosacea: Metronidazole Plus Modified Release 40 Mg Doxycycline Improved Moderate To Severe Disease. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 18, 2015
  • 05:04 AM
  • 68 views

Pregnancy vitamin D levels and offspring ADHD

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

"Higher maternal circulating levels of 25(OH)D3 in pregnancy are associated with lower risk of developing ADHD [attention deficit hyperactivity disorder]-like symptoms in childhood."Eva Morales and colleagues [1] came to that conclusion in their study - prospective study - looking at how estimated pregnancy vitamin D levels might have impacted on teacher-assessed ADHD-like symptoms in offspring when aged between 4 and 5 years old. Based on participants involved in the INMA project look........ Read more »

Morales E, Julvez J, Torrent M, Ballester F, Rodríguez-Bernal CL, Andiarena A, Vegas O, Castilla AM, Rodriguez-Dehli C, Tardón A.... (2015) Vitamin D in Pregnancy and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-like Symptoms in Childhood. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.). PMID: 25867115  

  • May 18, 2015
  • 04:24 AM
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Camelid antibodies go fishing

by Paolo Panza in the Node

Figure 1. “Cytoplasm”, illustration by David S. Goodsell, the Scripps Research Institute.   When contemplating the illustrations by David S. Goodsell (Figure 1), the first thing that stands out is how cells are packed full with those wonderful little machines we call proteins. They move, interact and change shape to produce cellular functions, so our ability […]... Read more »

Panza, P., Maier, J., Schmees, C., Rothbauer, U., & Sollner, C. (2015) Live imaging of endogenous protein dynamics in zebrafish using chromobodies. Development, 142(10), 1879-1884. DOI: 10.1242/dev.118943  

  • May 17, 2015
  • 11:46 PM
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Cities of the Future

by Aurametrix team in Environmental health

Picture your dream home. Chances are you did not think much about cutting edge technology, but more about luscious green grass, backyard oasis, fresh clean air, soothing pool of water or watching the sunset in your rocking chair. Scientific studies and crowdsourcing projects  showed that the amount of greenery is usually associated with beauty, quietness, or happiness, while broad streets, fortress-like buildings, and council houses are associated with ugly, noisy, and unhappy environments. ........ Read more »

Shaocai Yu. (2014) Water spray geoengineering to clean air pollution for mitigating haze in China’s cities. Environmental Chemistry Letters. info:/10.1007/s10311-013-0444-0

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