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'Early to bed' may curb negative thoughts

from MNTanxiety - 29 Dec 14

By now, most of us are aware of how important it is to get a good night's sleep. But a new study suggests going to bed late may contribute to repetitive negative thinking.



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How brain uses timing during motor activity revealed by birdsong study

from MNTneuro - 13 Dec 14

Timing is key for brain cells controlling a complex motor activity like the singing of a bird, finds a new study published by PLOS Biology.



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Less invasive robotically assisted bypass surgery reduces complications and recovery time

from MNTcvs - 30 Oct 14

Robotically assisted coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery is a rapidly evolving technology that shortens hospital stays and reduces the need for blood products, while decreasing recovery...



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Type 2 diabetes risk may be influenced by blood type

from MNThaem - 22 Dec 14

An individual's blood type may affect their risk of developing type 2 diabetes; people with blood group O are at lowest risk of the condition, according to a new study.



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Risk of ruptured appendix for young children increased by poor access to general surgeons

from MNTgastro - 30 Oct 14

Delayed treatment for appendicitis can often lead to a ruptured appendix. That's exactly what is more likely to happen to many children in North Carolina if they have to delay getting treatment...



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Rate of Suicide Increases in Middle Age Primary Care Key to Suicide Prevention

from JAMA - 05 Nov 14

The recent suicide death of comedian Robin Williams drew attention to a worrisome public health trend: a rising rate of suicide among middle-aged individuals.



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Treating Adolescent Mental Health Problems Without Medication

from JAMA - 05 Nov 14

Recent research shows that most US adolescents treated for serious emotional or behavioral difficulties don’t receive prescription medication.



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Synthetic lethality offers a new approach to kill tumor cells, explains Moffitt researcher

from Eurekalert - 31 Oct 14

(H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute) The scientific community has made significant strides in recent years in identifying important genetic contributors to malignancy and developing therapeutic agents that target altered genes and proteins. A recent approach to treat cancer called synthetic lethality takes advantage of genetic alterations in cancer cells that make them more susceptible to certain drugs. Alan F. List, MD, president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center, co-authored an



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Scientists trigger self-destruct switch in lung cancer cells

from Cancer Research News - 31 Oct 14

Press release Cancer Research UK scientists have found a drug combination that can trigger the self-destruct process in lung cancer cells - paving the way for new treatments, according to research that will be presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool next week*. “Igniting the fuse that causes lung cancer cells to self-destruct could pave the way to a completely new treatment approach." - Professor Henning Walczak. When healthy cells are no longe



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Text messaging could motivate Latino adults to exercise

from MNTcvs - 30 Oct 14

Latino adults at risk of heart disease exercise more after receiving motivational text messages five days a week, a pilot study suggests.Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects 13.



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Subarachnoid hemorrhage induces an early and reversible cardiac injury associated with catecholamine release: one-week follow-up study

from Critical Care Forum - 30 Oct 14

IntroductionThe occurrence of cardiac dysfunction is common after subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) and was hypothesized to be related to the release of endogenous catecholamines. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the relationship between endogenous catecholamine and cardiac dysfunction at the onset and during the first week after SAH. Methods: Forty consecutive patients admitted for acute SAH without known heart disease were included. Catecholamine plasma concentrations and transth



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Aortic valve replacement appears safe, effective in very elderly patients

from MNTcvs - 30 Oct 14

Aortic valve replacement (AVR) can safely be used to treat severe aortic stenosis in patients age 90 years and older and is associated with a low risk of operative stroke and mortality, according...



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Health experts: perfect storm of diabetes and tuberculosis must be headed off

from MNTdiabetes - 30 Oct 14

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) and the World Diabetes Foundation have released a report calling for international action against a looming co-epidemic of...



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Risk of poor outcomes in elderly patients predicted by new frailty test

from MNTarthritis - 30 Oct 14

A simplified frailty index created by surgeons at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Mich.



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Improved understanding of glioma may lead to more efficient and specific therapies

from MNToncology - 30 Oct 14

Glioma is a common name for serious brain tumours. Different types of glioma are usually diagnosed as separate diseases and have been considered to arise from different cell types in the brain.



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Finding could lead to treatments for channel-related diseases such as cardiac arrhythmias, epilepsy and Parkinson's

from MNTcvs - 30 Oct 14

A common protein plays a different role than previously thought in the opening and closing of channels that let ions flow in and out of our cells, researchers at Johns Hopkins report.



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Neurohormonal activation and its relation to outcomes late after repair of tetralogy of Fallot.

from Heart - 30 Oct 14

Related Articles Neurohormonal activation and its relation to outcomes late after repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Heart. 2014 Oct 28; Authors: Heng EL, Bolger AP, Kempny A, Davlouros PA, Davidson S, Swan L, Uebing A, Pennell DJ, Gatzoulis MA, Babu-Narayan SV Abstract BACKGROUND: Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels are elevated in patients with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot (rTOF), the clinical significance of which remains uncertain. ME



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Ethical Considerations Surrounding Lethal Injection

from JAMA - 05 Nov 14

To the Editor Perhaps no part of the criminal justice system is more fraught with moral, ethical, and legal dilemmas than the execution process. The paramount concern of the Death Penalty Committee of The Constitution Project was to ensure that the system is as fair and transparent as possible and comports with the numerous protections found in the US Constitution. As Dr Truog and colleagues pointed out, the Committee of The Constitution Project found that the justice system fails to do this in



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Incorrect Definition and Incomplete Study Group Name

from JAMA - 05 Nov 14

In the Editorial entitled “Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Therapy in Severe Systemic Sclerosis: Ready for Clinical Practice?” published in the June 25, 2014, issue of JAMA (2014;311[24]:2485-2487. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6369), there were 2 errors. On p 2486, the definition of pulmonary hypertension in the study by van Laar et al was incorrect. The definition has been removed and the sentence corrected to read: “In addition, overall mortality was higher in patients with pulmonary hypertension,



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Incorrect Labels for Numbers at Risk

from JAMA - 05 Nov 14

In the Original Investigation entitled “Association of Atrial Tissue Fibrosis Identified by Delayed Enhancement MRI and Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation: The DECAAF Study” published in the February 5, 2014, issue of JAMA (2014;311[5]:498-506. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.3), the rows of numbers at risk were incorrectly labeled in Figure 4. The curves in Figure 4 are labeled correctly but underneath the figure, the rows of numbers at risk are incorrectly labeled and should correspond to the order i



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Incorrect Term

from JAMA - 05 Nov 14

In the Letter to the Editor entitled “Physical Therapy and Hip Osteoarthritis” published in the September 24, 2014, issue of JAMA (2014;312[12]:1257-1258. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.9823), a term used in the last sentence of letter was incorrect. The last sentence should be “Physical therapist management of hip osteoarthritis involves not only the interventions studied but also diagnostics, counseling, collaboration with other medical professionals, and interventions not studied.” This article was co



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Early Signs of Pancreatic Cancer

from JAMA - 05 Nov 14

Scientists who analyzed blood samples collected over time from 1500 participants in large prospective studies reported that elevated levels of branched-chain amino acids were linked with increased odds of developing pancreatic cancer (Mayers JR et al. Nat Med. doi:10.1038/nm.3686 [published online September 28, 2014]). The strongest association was observed among patients with samples collected 2 to 5 years before cancer diagnosis. The research team included investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer I



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Sepsis-related deaths in Brazil: an analysis of the national mortality registry from 2002 to 2010

from Critical Care Forum - 05 Nov 14

IntroductionLimited population-based epidemiologic information about sepsis? demography, including its mortality and temporal changes is available from developing countries. We investigated the epidemiology of sepsis deaths in Brazil using secondary data from the Brazilian Mortality Information System. Methods: Retrospective descriptive analysis of Brazilian multiple-cause-of-death data between 2002 and 2010, with sepsis-associated International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10)



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Personalised IVF care at Malpani Infertility Clinic

from Dr and Patient - 31 Oct 14

•    We will try not to make you feel rushed when we meet with you. Yes, we are busy, but when we are seeing you, you are the focus of our attention !•    We will try to make you feel comfortable , so that you feel free to ask any question you like. We will do our best to clear all your doubts, so that you never feel that any of your questions are stupid•    We will respect your preferences and allow you to make your own decisions . We will treat you


 

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