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  • August 25, 2015
  • 09:21 PM
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Psoriasis Patients Have Increased Risk Of Depression

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Roger S. Ho, MD, MS, MPH, FAAD Assistant Professor The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology NYU Langone Medical Center Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Ho: In … Continue reading →
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  • August 25, 2015
  • 06:58 PM
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Don’t know what “jurisdictional error” means? Some people’s future depends on it

by Laura Smith-Khan in Language on the Move

When people arrive in countries like Australia, seeking to be recognised as refugees and offered protection, it is obviously important that they are able to communicate their experiences and respond to any doubts the authorities may have about their claims. … Continue reading →... Read more »

Crock, M. . (2011) Immigration, Refugees and Forced Migration: Law, policy and practice in Australia. Annandale: The Federation Press. info:/

  • August 25, 2015
  • 03:13 PM
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Microbes and the mind: Who's pulling the strings?

by neurosci in Neuroscientifically Challenged

There are many examples throughout nature of microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, and parasites influencing the neurobiology and behavior of their hosts. For example, the rabies virus enters the nervous system almost immediately after a bite or scratch and travels to the brain, where it influences neural activity to make aggressive behavior more likely. This, of course, is beneficial for the virus as it increases the probability its infected host will make contact with another susceptible host........ Read more »

  • August 25, 2015
  • 03:06 PM
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Why Carefree Lady Fish Grow Larger Genitals

by Elizabeth Preston in Inkfish



The history of Bahamas mosquitofish is written in their genitals. Though you'd have a hard time locating a female fish's reproductive parts, they tell a story of predators, suitors, and finding a way to regain control.

Gambusia hubbsi arrived at Andros Island, in the Bahamas, about 15,000 years ago. The little fish live in vertical, water-filled caves called blue holes. Populations separated from each other by these caves are in the process of evolving into different species, pushed by ........ Read more »

  • August 25, 2015
  • 03:03 PM
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Study Finds Poor Adherence To Guidelines For Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: John P. Haran MD Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Haran: The Infectious Disease Society of … Continue reading →
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  • August 25, 2015
  • 02:07 PM
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Instant Oatmeal at Breakfast Reduced Hunger and Food Intake At Lunch

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Candida Rebello, PhD candidate Louisiana State University Pennington Biomedical Research Center School of Nutrition and Food Sciences Baton Rouge , Louisiana   MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Oats … Continue reading →
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Candida Rebello, PhD candidate. (2015) Instant Oatmeal at Breakfast Reduced Hunger and Food Intake At Lunch. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • August 25, 2015
  • 01:07 PM
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Predicting who will murder his wife or his family

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Murderers who kill intimate partners and family members have a significantly different psychological and forensic profile from murderers who kill people they don’t know, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study that examined the demographics, psychiatric history and neuropsychology of these individuals.... Read more »

  • August 25, 2015
  • 12:15 PM
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How Many Screening Tests Are Needed For Psoriasis Patients on Biologics?

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: William W. Huang, MD, MPH Assistant Professor and Program Director Wake Forest School of Medicine Department of Dermatology Winston-Salem, NC 27104 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Huang: … Continue reading →
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William W. Huang, MD, MPH. (2015) How Many Screening Tests Are Needed For Psoriasis Patients on Biologics?. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • August 25, 2015
  • 11:49 AM
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Distance, Insurance and Number of Oncologists Limit Access To Chemotherapy

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Anna Lin, MBA, PHD Senior Epidemiologist, Health Services Research American Cancer Society, Inc. 250 Williams St. Atlanta, GA 30303 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Lin: Evidence-based guidelines recommend the use of adjuvant chemotherapy … Continue reading →
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Anna Lin, MBA, PHD. (2015) Distance, Insurance and Number of Oncologists Limit Access To Chemotherapy. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • August 25, 2015
  • 11:40 AM
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Only Regular Use of Low Dose Aspirin Offers Colon Cancer Protection

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Søren Friis, Senior Scientist, Associate Professor, MD Danish Cancer Society Research Center Danish Cancer Society Department of Public Health University of Copenhagen Faculty of Health Institute of Clinical Medicine Department of Clinical Epidemiology Aarhus University Denmark Medical Research: … Continue reading →
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Søren Friis, Senior Scientist, Associate Professor, MD. (2015) Only Regular Use of Low Dose Aspirin Offers Colon Cancer Protection. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • August 25, 2015
  • 11:33 AM
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How do lying skill and frequency change through life, from childhood to old age?

by BPS Research Digest in BPS Research Digest

Young adults – defined here as people aged 18 to 29 – are the most skilled liars, while teens are the most prolific. That's according to a new study published in Acta Psychologica that claims to be the first ever to investigate lying behaviour across the entire lifespan.The research involved members of the public who were visitors at the Science Centre NEMO in Amsterdam. In all, 1005 people took part, aged from 6 to 77. To test lying ability, Evelyne Debey and her colleagues presented the pa........ Read more »

  • August 25, 2015
  • 11:29 AM
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Electronic Messages Improved Timeliness of Cancer Diagnosis

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Hardeep Singh, MD MPH Chief, Health Policy, Quality and Informatics Program, Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research Center for Innovations Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX 77030 Medical Research: … Continue reading →
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Hardeep Singh, MD MPH. (2015) Electronic Messages Improved Timeliness of Cancer Diagnosis. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • August 25, 2015
  • 11:24 AM
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Living Kidney Donors Decrease in Qualify of Life Measures 10 years Later

by Cristy at Living Donor 101 in Living Donors Are People Too

This is brand new so I can only get the abstract. A prospective cohort of 100 living kidney donors at the University of Heidelberg were followed for a median of 10 years. [Note: median means mid-point, so half were more than ten and half less than ten]   Clinical data was available for 97 donors …
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Klop, K., Janki, S., Dooper, P., Weimar, W., Ijzermans, J., & Kok, N. (2015) More than a decade after live donor nephrectomy - a prospective cohort study. Transplant International. DOI: 10.1111/tri.12589  

  • August 25, 2015
  • 11:18 AM
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Discontinuing Blood Pressure Medication In Older Adults Did Not Improve Cognition

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Justine Moonen and Jessica Foster-Dingley On behalf of the principal investigators: Roos van der Mast, Ton de Craen, Wouter de Ruijter and Jeroen van der Grond Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center Leiden, the Netherlands Medical … Continue reading →
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Justine Moonen and Jessica Foster-Dingley. (2015) Discontinuing Blood Pressure Medication In Older Adults Did Not Improve Cognition. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • August 25, 2015
  • 10:30 AM
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We Can Do Persistence

by Joshua Fisher in Text Savvy

Integrating "new math knowledge with previous knowledge and experience" is not as interwoven with students' intrinsic personal/emotional qualities as we like to think. It may not matter that they have low or high self-esteem or that they fear or do not fear mathematics or that they have or do not have test anxiety or that they like to challenge themselves or not.... Read more »

Malmivuori, M. (2006) Affect and Self-Regulation. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 63(2), 149-164. DOI: 10.1007/s10649-006-9022-8  

  • August 25, 2015
  • 03:06 AM
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MOCOS: a new candidate for autism resarch

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

I'll freely admit that until reading the paper by François Féron and colleagues [1] (open-access available here) I had never heard of MOCOS (MOlybdenum COfactor Sulfurase) before.Described as "an enzyme of the purine metabolism that sulfurates the molybdenum cofactor, thus allowing the two downstream enzymes—xanthine dehydrogenase (XDH) and aldehyde oxidase (AOX1)—to be active", researchers reported that in nasal stem cells provided by a small group of adults diagnosed with an autism ........ Read more »

Féron F, Gepner B, Lacassagne E, Stephan D, Mesnage B, Blanchard MP, Boulanger N, Tardif C, Devèze A, Rousseau S.... (2015) Olfactory stem cells reveal MOCOS as a new player in autism spectrum disorders. Molecular psychiatry. PMID: 26239292  

  • August 24, 2015
  • 08:05 PM
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Overreaction of Brain’s Alarm Clock May Be Involved in PTSD

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Robert C. Froemke, PhD, Assistant professor NYU Langone and Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine New York Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Froemke: We studied how a brain … Continue reading →
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Robert C. Froemke, PhD,. (2015) Overreaction of Brain's Alarm Clock May Be Involved in PTSD. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • August 24, 2015
  • 04:05 PM
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Argania spinosa has goat ornaments and makes a useful oil

by Rosin Cerate in Rosin Cerate

Argania spinosa (argan) is a tough little tree endemic to a limited area in southwestern Morocco and a bit of very western Algeria (Tindouf). Patchy forests of the tree cover about 800,000 hectares of the semi-arid Sous valley. These represent a unique biotope and have been designated a fancy UNESCO biosphere reserve. The presence of the forests slows desertification, as the drought-resistant trees act to stabilize the soil. Argan trees can live up to 250 years and are able to make do ........ Read more »

Monfalouti HE, Guillaume D, Denhez C, & Charrouf Z. (2010) Therapeutic potential of argan oil: A review. The Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 62(12), 1669-75. PMID: 21054392  

Paris C, Herin F, Reboux G, Penven E, Barrera C, Guidat C, & Thaon I. (2015) Working with argan cake: A new etiology for hypersensitivity pneumonitis. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 18. PMID: 25888313  

  • August 24, 2015
  • 03:31 PM
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Use of Statins in Very Elderly Rises Sharply

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Michael Johansen MD MS Assistant Professor – Clinical Dept of Family Medicine The Ohio State University Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Johansen: -Over the last 15 years … Continue reading →
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Michael Johansen MD MS. (2015) Use Statins in Very Elderly Rises Sharply. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • August 24, 2015
  • 02:32 PM
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Transient Neonatal Hypoglycemia Linked To Poorer Educational Attainment Ten Years Later

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jeffrey R. Kaiser, MD, MA Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology Section of Neonatology Baylor College of Medicine Texas Children’s Hospital Houston, TX 77030 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the … Continue reading →
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Jeffrey R. Kaiser, MD, MA. (2015) Transient Neonatal Hypoglycemia Linked To Poorer Educational Attainment Ten Years Later. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

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