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  • January 28, 2015
  • 11:55 PM
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Space and stochasticity in evolutionary games

by Artem Kaznatcheev in Evolutionary Games Group

Two of my goals for TheEGG this year are to expand the line up of contributors and to extend the blog into a publicly accessible venue for active debate about preliminary, in-progress, and published projects; a window into the everyday challenges and miracles of research. Toward the first goal, we have new contributions from Jill […]... Read more »

Durrett, R., & Levin, S. (1994) The Importance of Being Discrete (and Spatial). Theoretical Population Biology, 46(3), 363-394. DOI: 10.1006/tpbi.1994.1032  

  • January 28, 2015
  • 11:24 PM
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Lab Turns Stem Cells Into Hair Bulbs That Grow Hair

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Alexey Terskikh, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute La Jolla, CA Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Terskikh: Hair loss … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with, & Alexey Terskikh, Ph.D. (2015) Lab Turns Stem Cells Into Hair Bulbs That Grow Hair. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 10:52 PM
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Study Attacks Breast Cancer Metastases With Seizure Medication

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: William J. Brackenbury, Ph.D. MRC Fellow Department of Biology University of York, Heslington, York UK Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Brackenbury: Metastasis, the spread of cancer cells from the primary tumour to … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with, & William J. Brackenbury, Ph.D. (2015) Study Attacks Breast Cancer Metastases With Seizure Medication. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 09:29 PM
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Genetic Basis For Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Drug Toxicity Identified

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Jun J. Yang  Ph.D. Assistant Member Dept. of Pharm. Sci. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN 38105 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Yang: Mercaptopurine is highly … Continue reading →
The post Genetic Basis For Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Drug Toxicity Identified appeared first on MedicalResearch.com Medical Resear........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with, & Jun J. Yang Ph.D. (2015) Genetic Basis For Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Drug Toxicity Identified. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 08:48 PM
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Targeted MR/Ultrasound Biopsy May Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Mohummad Minhaj Siddiqui, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery – Urology Director of Urologic Robotic Surgery University of Maryland School of Medicine and Peter A. Pinto, M.D Head, Prostate Cancer Section  Director, Fellowship Program Urologic Oncology Branch National … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Mohummad Minhaj Siddiqui, MD and Peter A. Pinto, M.D. (2015) Targeted MR/Ultrasound Biopsy May Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 08:21 PM
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Negative Patient-Doctor Communication More Powerful Than Positive Interaction

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr Maddy Greville-Harris Research Fellow University of Southampton   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Greville-Harris: Our research looks at the effects of non-understanding feedback (‘invalidation’) and discusses … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with, Dr Maddy Greville-Harris, Research Fellow, & University of Southampton. (2015) Negative Patient-Doctor Communication More Powerful Than Positive Communication . MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 07:52 PM
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US Opioid Death Rate Flattens, Heroin Deaths Increase

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Richard C. Dart, M.D., Ph.D Denver Health & Hospital Authority Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Dart: For the past two decades, prescription opioid medication abuse has increased significantly in … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Richard C. Dart, M.D., Ph.D. (2015) US Opioid Death Rate Flattens, Heroin Deaths Increase. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 06:55 PM
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Cochlear Implants Work Equally Well In Younger and Older Patients

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Margaret T. Dillon, AuD University of North Carolina School of Medicine Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Dillon: The goal of this study was to evaluate whether age … Continue reading →
The post Cochlear Implants Work Equally Well In Younger and Older Patients appeared first on MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News .
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with, Margaret T. Dillon, AuD, & University of North Carolina School of Medicine. (2015) Cochlear Implants Work Equally Well In Younger and Older Patients. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 05:29 PM
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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked To Earlier Puberty in Girls

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Karin B. Michels, MPH, PhD, ScD Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Department of Obstetrics, … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Karin B. Michels, MPH, PhD, ScD. (2015) Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked To Earlier Puberty in Girls. http://MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 03:44 PM
  • 16 views

Many Breast Cancer Patient Have Limited Understanding Of Their Own Disease

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Rachel A. Freedman MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Department of Medical Oncology Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Freedman: … Continue reading →
The post Many Breast Cancer Patient Have Limited Understanding Of Their Own Disease appeared first on Medica........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Rachel A. Freedman MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, & Department of Medical Oncology. (2015) Many Breast Cancer Patient Have Limited Understanding Of Their Own Disease. http://MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 03:08 PM
  • 20 views

Everyday chemical exposure leads to early menopause

by Dr. Jekyll in Lunatic Laboratories

Seems like everything is killing us these days. Well ladies, you have one more thing that is causing you problems. New research has shown that women whose bodies have high levels of chemicals found in plastics, personal-care products, common household items and the environment experience menopause two to four years earlier than women with lower levels of these chemicals.... Read more »

Grindler, N., Allsworth, J., Macones, G., Kannan, K., Roehl, K., & Cooper, A. (2015) Persistent Organic Pollutants and Early Menopause in U.S. Women. PLOS ONE, 10(1). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116057  

  • January 28, 2015
  • 03:05 PM
  • 14 views

Cancer Drug May Overcome Physiological Resistance To Tuberculosis Medications

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Rakesh K. Jain, Ph.D. A.W.Cook Professor of Tumor Biology Director, E.L. Steele Laboratory Department of Radiation Oncology Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA    02114 Medical Research: What are the primary findings of this … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Rakesh K. Jain, Ph.D. (2015) Cancer Drug May Overcome Physiological Resistance To Tuberculosis Medications. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 02:26 PM
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Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Young Adults Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiovascular Death

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
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 Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Medical … Continue reading →
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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, & Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. (2015) Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Young Adults Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiovascular Death. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 02:08 PM
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Diverse Herpes Viruses Share Ability To Suppress Immune Response

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Christopher S. Sullivan, Ph.D. Associate Professor Dept. Molecular Biosciences The University of Texas at Austin and Jennifer Cox, lead author Graduate student in Dr. Sullivan’s laboratory. Jennifer Cox’s Replies: MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? … Continue reading →
The post Diverse Herpes Viruses Share Ability To Suppress Immune Response appeared first on Med........ Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, Christopher S. Sullivan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. Molecular Biosciences, The University of Texas at Austin and, Jennifer Cox, lead author Graduate student in Dr. Sullivan’s laboratory., Jennifer Cox, lead author, & Graduate student in Dr. Sullivan's lab. (2015) Diverse Herpes Viruses Share Ability To Suppress Immune Response. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 01:45 PM
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Does this mean we need to pay no attention to 1 in  10 research findings?

by Doug Keene in The Jury Room

If so, we can certainly suggest a few to be disregarded! We don’t write about most of the articles we consider for this blog (the reject pile grows taller every day). And when we do write about questionable pieces we let you know if we think it’s a little ridiculous or if it’s a prospective […]

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  • January 28, 2015
  • 01:01 PM
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Some visual-form areas are really task areas

by Janet Kwasniak in Neuro-patch

There are two paths for visual information, one to the motor areas (dorsal ‘where’ stream) and one to the areas concerned with consciousness, memory and cognition (ventral ‘what’ stream). The visual ventral stream has areas for the recognition of various categories of object: faces, body parts, letters for example. But are these areas really ‘visual’ […]... Read more »

Abboud, S., Maidenbaum, S., Dehaene, S., & Amedi, A. (2015) A number-form area in the blind. Nature Communications, 6026. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7026  

  • January 28, 2015
  • 12:48 PM
  • 18 views

Retinal Artery Occlusion Linked To Increased Risk Of Acute Coronary Syndrome

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ren-Long Jan Department of Pediatrics, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Ren-Long Jan, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwa. (2015) Retinal Artery Occlusion Linked To Increased Risk Of Acute Coronary Syndrome . MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 12:24 PM
  • 18 views

Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicted by Cholesterol-Overloaded HDL Particles

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dong Zhao MD.PhD Deputy Director & Professor Beijing Institute of Heart,Lung & Blood Vessel Diseases Capital Medical University Beijing Anzhen Hospital Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Dong … Continue reading →
The post Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicted by Cholesterol-Overloaded HDL Particles appeared first on MedicalResearch.co........ Read more »

Interview with Dong Zhao MD.PhD. (2015) Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicted by Cholesterol-Overloaded HDL Particles. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 09:30 AM
  • 32 views

Whose Culture is it Anyway? Disentangling Culture and Eating Disorders - Part 4

by Andrea in Science of Eating Disorders

The more I write about culture and eating disorders, the more I want to know. I keep finding more articles to add to the mix; I know I’m far from the first to be interested in how culture and eating disorders intersect, and for that matter, what counts as “culture.” Still, this has been a fascinating exploration so far! In case you're curious, this is to be the second last post in the series for now at least. There will be one more after this, about eating disorders in Gha........ Read more »

  • January 28, 2015
  • 08:38 AM
  • 27 views

Video Tip of the Week: Helium plant pedigree software, because “Plants are weird.”

by Mary in OpenHelix

A lot of people find our blog by searching for “pedigree” tools. We’ve covered them in the past, and we’ve got some training on the Madeline 2.0 web tools that we like. We have groused about the fact that some pedigree tools do not accommodate same-sex families. Largely focused on human relationships, there are a […]... Read more »

Shaw Paul D, Jessie Kennedy, Iain Milne, & David F Marshall. (2014) Helium: visualization of large scale plant pedigrees. BMC Bioinformatics, 15(1), 259. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-15-259  

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