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Breast-Cancer Risk in Families with Mutations in PALB2

from NEJM - 06 Aug 14

New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 371, Issue 6, Page 497-506, August 2014.



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Long-Term Effect of Hospital Pay for Performance on Mortality in England

from NEJM - 06 Aug 14

New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 371, Issue 6, Page 540-548, August 2014.



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Toward Increased Adoption of Complex Care Management

from NEJM - 06 Aug 14

New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 371, Issue 6, Page 491-493, August 2014.



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Medical Marijuana, Physicians, and State Law

from NEJM - 06 Aug 14

New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 0, Issue 0, Ahead of Print.



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Intelligence as we age linked to spotting things quickly

from MNTdementia - 06 Aug 14

A decline in intelligence later in life has been linked to a decline in how quickly the brain is able to interpret what the eye sees, according to a new study.



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Small molecule 'could treat paralysis by triggering nerve repair'

from MNTneuro - 06 Aug 14

Researchers from the Salk Institute of Biological Studies reveal how a protein found in animals that naturally repair nerves after injury could trigger the same process in humans.



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Silencing airway epithelial cell-derived hepcidin exacerbates sepsis induced acute lung injury

from Critical Care Forum - 06 Aug 14

IntroductionThe production of antimicrobial peptides by airway epithelial cells is an important component of the innate immune response to pulmonary infection and inflammation. Hepcidin is a ?-defensin-like antimicrobial peptide and acts as a principal iron regulatory hormone. Hepcidin is mostly produced by hepatocytes, but is also expressed by other cells, such as airway epithelial cells. However, nothing is known about its function in lung infectious and inflammatory diseases. We therefore sou



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Heavier patients more likely to survive sepsis, study finds

from MNThaem - 06 Aug 14

Study finds obese patients are more likely to survive sepsis than those of normal weight, suggesting excess weight may cause the body to respond differently to critical illness.



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New funding for UK research into toxic effects of cancer drugs

from MNToncology - 06 Aug 14

King's College London researchers have been awarded funding from national charity, Heart Research UK, to investigate the toxic effects of new cancer drugs on crucial heart stem cells.



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Cancer fighter can help battle pneumonia

from MNToncology - 06 Aug 14

The tip of an immune molecule known for its skill at fighting cancer may also help patients survive pneumonia, scientists report.



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Kaiser Permanente study finds shingles vaccine remains effective after chemotherapy

from MNToncology - 06 Aug 14

The herpes zoster vaccine continues to be effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after they undergo chemotherapy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the...



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ElMindA announces FDA clearance of brain analysis and mapping technology

from MNTneuro - 06 Aug 14

ElMindA Ltd. has announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the company's BNA™ Analysis System for the assessment of brain function.



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Emergency department closures detrimental to surrounding communities as well as patients

from MNTcvs - 06 Aug 14

In the first analysis of its kind, UC San Francisco research shows that emergency department closures can have a ripple effect on patient outcomes at nearby hospitals.



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Diabetic people living in impoverished neighborhoods at increased risk for amputation

from MNTdiabetes - 06 Aug 14

It's no secret that poverty is bad for your health. Now a new UCLA study demonstrates that California diabetics who live in low-income neighborhoods are up to 10 times more likely to lose a toe, foot...



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Why interval walking training is better for glucose metabolism in people with diabetes

from MNTdiabetes - 06 Aug 14

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that training with alternating levels of walking intensity (interval training)...



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In children with autism, blood-oxytocin levels found to be in normal range

from MNTendo - 06 Aug 14

Autism does not appear to be solely caused by a deficiency of oxytocin, but the hormone's universal ability to boost social function may prove useful in treating a subset of children with the...



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Atorvastatin protects against cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury

from MNTneuro - 06 Aug 14

In addition to their lipid-lowering effect, statins exert anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects as well.



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Activation of functional brain areas of stroke patients improved by acupuncture at Waiguan

from MNTneuro - 06 Aug 14

Both acupuncture at Waiguan (SJ5) and sham acupuncture can activate/deactivate several brain regions in patients with ischemic stroke, but there are some difference in Brodmann areas 4, 6, 8...



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Biomarker for head and neck cancers identified

from MNToncology - 06 Aug 14

Although mutations in a gene dubbed "the guardian of the genome" are widely recognized as being associated with more aggressive forms of cancer, researchers at the University of California, San Diego...



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Cancer benefits of long-term aspirin use 'outweigh risks'

from MNToncology - 06 Aug 14

Researchers from the UK suggest that taking aspirin daily for 5-10 years could significantly reduce the risk of cancers of the digestive tract, such as bowel and stomach cancers.



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'Many cancer survivors continue to smoke'

from MNToncology - 06 Aug 14

Despite the negative effect that smoking has on cancer recovery and survival, as many as 17.2% of people continue to smoke after their cancer diagnosis for certain types of cancer.



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Diabetics may benefit from protective hinge process that enables insulin to bind to cells

from MNTdiabetes - 06 Aug 14

Since its landmark discovery in 1922, insulin has improved the health and extended the lives of more than 500 million people worldwide with diabetes mellitus.



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Saturated fats' impact on type 2 diabetes risk 'varies across acids'

from MNTdiabetes - 06 Aug 14

The influence different fatty acids may have on type 2 diabetes risk may depend on whether they contain odd or even numbers of carbon atoms, according to a new study.



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When deciding severity of punishment, fault trumps gruesome evidence

from MNTneuro - 06 Aug 14

Issues of crime and punishment, vengeance and justice date back to the dawn of human history, but it is only in the last few years that scientists have begun exploring the basic nature of the complex...



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The 3-D structure of a key neuroreceptor uncovered

from MNTneuro - 06 Aug 14

Neurons are the cells of our brain, spinal cord, and overall nervous system. They form complex networks to communicate with each other through electrical signals that are carried by chemicals.


 

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