Monthly Archives : December 2014


Show What You Know and Deal With Stress Yourself

Show what you know and deal with stress yourself: a qualitative interview study of medical interns ’ perceptions of stress and gender Background: Medical students report high stress levels and in particular, the clinical phase is a demanding one. The…

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Green Tea Extract (GTE) During Oxidative Stress

Background: Oxidative stress is involved in the pathogenesis of bone diseases such as osteoporosis, which has a high coincidence with fractures in elderly.  Several studies showed positive effects of herbal bioactive substances on oxidative stress. This study analyses the effect…

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The Power of a Parent’s Touch

Every newborn baby undergoes painful procedures in the first hours and days of life as part of routine hospital care. Untreated pain can change the way your child develops, but the good news is that parents can make a difference.

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Step to Cure Drug Addiction

Replenishing the supply of a molecule that normally activates cannabinoid receptors in the brain could relieve mood and anxiety disorders and enable some people to quit using marijuana, a Vanderbilt University study suggests. If further research confirms that some people…

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The Difference Between 2D and 3D Mammography

Using digital mammography plus tomosynthesis, researchers detected 80 percent of 132 cancers in women with dense breasts, compared to only 59 percent for mammography alone. A major new study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of…

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New Drugs to Treat Hepatitis C in Post Liver Transplant

“This is the first study to examine the use of these two new drugs — simeprevir and sofosbuvir — in liver transplant recipients, and, based on this large study, we find it to be a better option than current treatment,”…

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U.S. Smoking Rate Lower Than Ever

Both rates and numbers of smokers decreased.

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Many Pediatric Chest X-rays Unnecessary

Doctors at the Mayo Clinic say that a large percentage of pediatric chest x-rays did not alter which treatment the doctor prescribed.

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Allergic diseases and asthma: a global public health concern

Allergic diseases and asthma: a global public health concern and a call to action The prevalence of allergic diseases and asthma are increasing worldwide, particularly in low and middle income countries. Moreover, the  complexity and severity of allergic diseases, including…

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More Coffe Less Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Coffee consumption may lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease

0 Comments / 9 View / December 2, 2014