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York U Study: Functional Decline in Women at Alzheimer's Risk Relates to Deteriorating Brain Wiring

22 hours ago − York University
TORONTO, March 30, 2015 - In their latest brain imaging study on women at risk for Alzheimer's disease, York University researchers have found deterioration in the pathways that serve to communicate signals between different brain regions needed for performing everyday activities such as driving a car or using a computer. …
• Innovative Strategies Needed to Address the US Transplant Organ Shortage − 22 hours ago
• Oral Drug Normalizes Blood Potassium in 98% of Kidney Patients − 22 hours ago
• World First Study Reveals Antibodies That May Trigger Psychosis in Children − 22 hours ago
• Fasting And Less-toxic Cancer Drug May Work as Well as Chemotherapy − 22 hours ago
• Low Vitamin D Linked to Worse Prognosis in Type of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma − 22 hours ago
• HIV Patients Experience Better Kidney Transplant Outcomes Than Hepatitis C Patients − 22 hours ago
• South-east England Ahead on Genetic Tests for Inherited Eye Conditions − 22 hours ago
• UF Study Finds Vitamin D Can Affect Pain, Movement in Obese Osteoarthritis Patients − 22 hours ago
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HIV Patients Experience Better Kidney Transplant Outcomes Than Hepatitis C Patients
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'Google Maps' for the Body: A Biomedical Revolution
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Two Different Fat Graft Techniques Have Similar Effects on Facial Skin
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Prevention of Costly Hip Fractures Should Be a Priority in UK
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Oral Drug Normalizes Blood Potassium in 98% of Kidney Patients
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Researchers Develop New Potential Drug for Rare Leukemia

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Fat Grafting Technique Improves Results of Breast Augmentation
March 30, 2015 - In women undergoing breast augmentation, a technique using transplantation of a small amount of the patient's own fat cells can produce better cosmetic outcomes, reports…
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Could Antibodies from Camels Protect Humans from MERS?
Antibodies from dromedary camels protected uninfected mice from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and helped infected mice expunge the disease, according to a study published online March 18th in…
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Cancer, Oncology

To Stop Cancer: Block Its Messages


Yesterday − Weizmann Institute of Science
• Low Vitamin D Linked to Worse Prognosis in Type of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma − 22 hours ago
• Stop Blaming the Moon, Says UCLA Scientist − 22 hours ago
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AIDS, HIV

HIV Can Spread Early, Evolve in Patients' Brains


5 days ago − National Institute of Mental Health
• Researchers Identify Timeline for HIV Replication in the Brain − 5 days ago
• Report: Budget Cuts Undermine Global Health Innovations Protecting Against Threats Like Ebola − 5 days ago
• Prostate Cancer And Treatment Choices - a Decision Shared by Doctor And Patient? − 5 days ago
• For Most Children with HIV And Low Immune Cell Count, Cells Rebound After Treatment − 5 days ago
• Implementing Decision Aids Affects Care Decisions in Urology − 8 days ago
• Along with Antiretroviral Medications, Doctors May Prescribe Exercise for People with HIV − 8 days ago
 
Stroke, Cerebral Infarction

Strengthening the Immune System's Fight Against Brain Cancer


12 days ago − National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
• New Study Shows Non-invasive Imaging Tests Can Detect Coronary Artery Disease Long Before It Strikes − 6 days ago
• New Alzheimer's Association Report - Less Than Half Say They Were Told Alzheimer's Diagnosis − 7 days ago
• Blood Test Can Help Identify Stroke Risk Following Heart Surgery − 8 days ago
• Discontinuing Statins for Patients with Life Limiting Illness − 8 days ago
• New MIND Diet May Significantly Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease − 12 days ago
• Short Bouts of High-intensity Exercise Before a Fatty Meal Best for Vascular Health − Yesterday
 
Surgery

Cats Relax to the Sound of Music


Yesterday − SAGE Publications
• Study Shows Short & Long-term Cost-savings Associated with Minimally Invasive Surgery − 22 hours ago
• 'Gold Standard' for Pain Relief After Shoulder Surgery May Not Be 24 Karat − 22 hours ago
• Two Different Fat Graft Techniques Have Similar Effects on Facial Skin − Yesterday
• Fat Grafting Technique Improves Results of Breast Augmentation − Yesterday
• Researchers Observe Major Hand Hygiene Problems in Operating Rooms − Yesterday
• Stop Blaming the Moon, Says UCLA Scientist − 22 hours ago
 
Infectious Disease

Chikungunya Virus May Be Coming to a City Near You - Learn the Facts


5 days ago − University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
• Researchers Find New Link Between Neurodegenerative Diseases And Abnormal Immune Responses − Yesterday
• C. Difficile Doubles Hospital Readmission Rates, Lengths of Stay − 4 days ago
• Ebola Whole Virus Vaccine Shown Effective, Safe in Primates − 5 days ago
• BMC Study: New Hepatitis C Treatments Cost-effective, but Only for Selected Patients − 22 hours ago
• Genetic Mutation Helps Explain Why, in Rare Cases, Flu Can Kill − 5 days ago
 
Nutrition, Obesity
Moving Upstream to Promote a Healthier Nation

22 hours ago − SAGE Publications
WASHINGTON-- The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) proudly announces the publication of a Health Education & Behavior (HE&B) supplement devoted to the latest research and practice on policy and environmental approaches to foster healthy communities. The April 2015 supplement, "The Evidence for Policy and Environmental Approaches to Promoting Health," comprises a dozen peer-reviewed articles and two perspectives examining the state-of-the-evidence on what's working and what's needed at the…
• Consumption of Peanuts with a Meal Benefits Vascular Health − 22 hours ago
• 'Google Maps' for the Body: A Biomedical Revolution − Yesterday
• Percentage of Children Eating Fast Food on a Given Day Drops − Yesterday
• An Apple a Day Won't Keep the Doctor Away but Maybe the Pharmacist − Yesterday
• What Happened to Lunch? New Study Shows Skipping Lunch Common in Children − Yesterday
 
Pharmaceutical

The CNIO Develops an Anti-obesity Treatment in Animal Models (w/Video)


5 days ago − Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO)
• Promising Drug a 'New Paradigm' for Treating Leukemia − 6 days ago
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• Medical Expansion Has Led People Worldwide to Feel Less Healthy − 12 days ago
• Study: Prices of Cancer Drugs Have Soared Since 1995 − 14 days ago
• Universal Public Drug Coverage Would Save Canada Billions − 15 days ago
 
Urology
Study Debunks Common Misconception That Urine Is Sterile

Yesterday − Loyola University Health System
Bacteria have been discovered in the bladders of healthy women, discrediting the common belief that normal urine is sterile. This finding and its implications were addressed in an editorial published by researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) in the latest issue of European Urology. …
• 'Pay-for-performance' May Lead to Higher Risk for Robotic Prostate Surgery Patients − Yesterday
• Prostate Cancer And Treatment Choices - a Decision Shared by Doctor And Patient? − 5 days ago
• Implementing Decision Aids Affects Care Decisions in Urology − 8 days ago
• New Insights into Survival Outcomes of Asian Americans Diagnosed with Cancer − 8 days ago
• Expanding Blood Pressure Screenings Beyond Primary Care Can Improve Hypertension Detection − 18 days ago
 
Obstetrics, Gynaecology

Number of Births May Affect Mom's Future Heart Health, UT Southwestern Cardiologists Find


8 days ago − UT Southwestern Medical Center
• Research on Medical Abortion And Miscarriage May Change International Routines − 4 days ago
• New Study Indicates Laparoscopic Hysterectomy with Morcellation May Be Safer Than Abdominal Procedure − 6 days ago
• Ob/Gyn Experts Recommend 'Ultrasound First' for Imaging the Female Pelvis − 22 hours ago
• Stress Reduction May Reduce Fasting Glucose in Overweight And Obese Women − 23 days ago
• Pharmacist Survey Shows Huge Growth in Compounded Menopausal Hormone Therapy − 23 days ago
 
Pathology

Researchers Develop New Potential Drug for Rare Leukemia


Yesterday − University of Michigan Health System
• What If the Severity of Our Seasonal Influenza Were Related to Our Genetic Background? − 5 days ago
• Common Bacteria on Verge of Becoming Antibiotic-resistant Superbugs − 5 days ago
• New Technique Paints Tissue Samples with Light − 6 days ago
• A Cancer Research Breakthrough − 6 days ago
• Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer's Disease − 7 days ago
 
Psychiatry

Electroconvulsive Therapy Changes Key Areas of the Human Brain That Play a Role in Memory, Emotion


22 hours ago − University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences
• World First Study Reveals Antibodies That May Trigger Psychosis in Children − 22 hours ago
• Publication Bias And 'Spin' Raise Questions About Drugs for Anxiety Disorders − 22 hours ago
• Scientists Find Clues into Cognitive Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome − 22 hours ago
• Thin Air, High Altitudes Cause Depression in Female Rats − 5 days ago
• High-fat Diet Alters Behavior And Produces Signs of Brain Inflammation − 5 days ago
 
Pediatrics

Prenatal Exposure to Common Air Pollutants Linked to Cognitive And Behavioral Impairment


6 days ago − Children's Hospital Los Angeles
• Glyburide Associated with More Risk of Adverse Events Than Insulin in Newborns − Yesterday
• Family Income, Parental Education Related to Brain Structure in Children And Adolescents − Yesterday
• Like Angelina Jolie, Study Pinpoints Genetic Cause of Increased Leukemia Risk − 5 days ago
• Percentage of Children Eating Fast Food on a Given Day Drops − Yesterday
• Chefs, Offering Choice May Increase Vegetable, Fruit Selection in Schools − 8 days ago
 
Neurology

Electroconvulsive Therapy Changes Key Areas of the Human Brain That Play a Role in Memory, Emotion


22 hours ago − University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences
• Researchers Identify Timeline for HIV Replication in the Brain − 5 days ago
• Blood Test May Shed New Light on Fragile X Related Disorders − 5 days ago
• Head Injury Patients Show Signs of Faster Aging in the Brain − 6 days ago
• Milk Could Be Good for Your Brain − 7 days ago
• New Alzheimer's Association Report - Less Than Half Say They Were Told Alzheimer's Diagnosis − 7 days ago
 
Cardiology

Number of Births May Affect Mom's Future Heart Health, UT Southwestern Cardiologists Find


8 days ago − UT Southwestern Medical Center
• New Study Shows Non-invasive Imaging Tests Can Detect Coronary Artery Disease Long Before It Strikes − 6 days ago
• Trial of Bivalirudin During Angioplasty Reports Mixed Results − 14 days ago
• Routine Clot Removal After Heart Attack Not Beneficial, May Increase Risk − 14 days ago
• Patients 80 Years And Older Would Benefit from Aggressive Treatment − 14 days ago
• Complete Angioplasty Safe for Certain Heart Attack Survivors − 14 days ago
 
Radiology

Innovative Light Therapy Reaches Deep Tumors


22 days ago − Washington University School of Medicine
• Ob/Gyn Experts Recommend 'Ultrasound First' for Imaging the Female Pelvis − 22 hours ago
• MRI Based on a Sugar Molecule Can Tell Cancerous from Noncancerous Cells − 4 days ago
• Cancer Patients Want More Information About Medical Imaging Risk − 7 days ago
• Mayo Clinic Finds Direct Evidence of Gadolinium Deposition in Brain Tissues − 15 days ago
• Hospital Ratings on Social Media Appear to Reflect Quality of Care − 19 days ago
 
Endocrinology

Newly Updated Treatment Guidelines for Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma


5 days ago − Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
• Expanding Medicaid Under ACA Helped to Identify 23% More People with Previously Undiagnosed Diabetes − 8 days ago
• An Antihypertensive Drug Improves Corticosteroid-based Skin Treatments − 13 days ago
• Medications Used to Treat Diabetes May Trigger Heart Failure, Study Finds − 14 days ago
• New Compound Prevents Type 1 Diabetes in Animal Models - Before It Begins − 14 days ago
• Babies' Body Mass Index May Predict Childhood Obesity − 20 days ago
 
Endocrinology

Joslin Researchers Find Drugs Are Effective for Diabetic Macular Edema in New Trial


1 months ago − Joslin Diabetes Center
• Carnival Game Mimics Eye Growth − 5 days ago
• Parkinson's Disease Patients Have Reduced Visual Contrast Acuity − 1 months ago
• Wisdom Teeth Stem Cells Can Transform into Cells That Could Treat Corneal Scarring − 1 months ago
• UW Ophthalmologists Help Demonstrate Effectiveness of Diabetic Macular Edema Treatments − 1 months ago
• Ranibizumab Reverses Vision Loss Caused by Diabetes − 1 months ago
 
Dermatology

Novel Nanoparticle Therapy Promotes Wound Healing


5 days ago − Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• Blood Test for Patients on Acne Medication Deemed Unnecessary − 8 days ago
• An Antihypertensive Drug Improves Corticosteroid-based Skin Treatments − 13 days ago
• For Some Kids, Easter Egg Hunts Can Lead to Skin Problems − 15 days ago
• New Antibody Therapy Dramatically Improves Psoriasis Symptoms in Clinical Trial − 18 days ago
• Expanding Blood Pressure Screenings Beyond Primary Care Can Improve Hypertension Detection − 18 days ago
 
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