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Enhancers can be predicted through ChIP-seq technology

In genetics, an enhancer is a short region of DNA that can be bound by proteins to increase the likelihood that transcription of a particular gene will occur.
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Kidney patients had the highest number of comorbidities, shows study

A study published in JAMA Network Open showed: nephrologists treat the most complex patients. As ERA-EDTA president Professor Carmine Zoccali explains, kidney patients are highly vulnerable and need special care, but nephrology is a neglected discipline in many European healthcare systems.
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Study reveals how molecular mechanisms regulate lysosomal exocytosis by phagocytes

Lysosomes are filled with more than 50 different hydrolytic enzymes, which are capable of digesting most cellular components.
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Japan suffers biggest population decline ever in 2018

Japan suffered its biggest natural population decline ever this year, government statistics show.
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Surgical staple removal without the tool

Does anyone have a eazy way to remove a surgical staple without the proper tool ? ? Or the correct dimensions to build one ? ? From what I can see from the youboob video's the tool uses a wedge to spread the staple verse pulling it straight out, so a simple pair of needle noise is likely a poor choice. Thanks.
Tags: Health, Weapon, Fitness and First Aid


3 lessons this physician learned from her patients

I recently completed my internal medicine residency training.  Three years, thousands of hours, thousands of patients, thousands of decisions.  I certainly learned a lot from the past three years: everything from what “HFrEF” means and how to manage it, to treating recurrent C. difficile colitis, to how to share decision-making with patients about whether or not to start […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Primary Care, Physician, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA


Psychological & Environmental Components That Lead to Behavioral Disorders in Teens

Even the most well-behaved teens can have moments where they’re difficult and challenging, pushing their parents’ buttons and testing boundaries. It’s a normal part of growing up and becoming autonomous individuals. However, parents sometimes notice a much more serious pattern of ongoing negative behavior from their teens. The teenager becomes uncooperative, hostile, defiant and argumentative especially towards authority figures. These behaviors end up disrupting not only the teens’ life but...
Tags: Psychology, Students, Parenting, Children And Teens, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Juvenile Delinquency, Conduct Disorder, Neurobehavioral Disorder


A patient sues when a DNR is ignored

A New Mexico woman, suffering from Dercum’s disease (adiposis dolorosa) which causes painful fatty tumors, is suing a Santa Fe hospital and an emergency physician claiming she was the victim of two negligent acts in 2016. One, according to the Albuquerque Journal, she told hospital personnel she was allergic to Dilaudid but went into cardiac arrest […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, New Mexico, Santa Fe, Emergency Medicine, Albuquerque Journal, Physician, Cardiology, PA NP, Malpractice, CRNA, Dercum


Congolese boy who traveled to US to have facial tumor removed dies

A Congolese boy who traveled to the United States to have a tumor removed from his face died Friday, the organization who sponsored him said in a statement.
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A medical student after an OB/GYN rotation: Here’s what he learned

On one of my first days on the labor and delivery ward, one of the attending obstetricians asked me what area of medicine I was interested in. When I said that I was applying into neurology this year, she said, “Ah! The other end of the body!” After a pause, she continued, “Well, this rotation will be […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, OB/GYN, Medical School, PA NP, CRNA


This Personality Type Has The Happiest Marriage

This personality type is more confident in dealing with the inevitable conflicts that marriage throws up. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activat...
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Common Threads of Well-Being: 5 Ideas that Influence and Integrate

The concept of well-being has many facets, yet themes weave through all stages of development and point to critical aspects of how and with whom we spend time. Money can’t buy love, but up to a certain level it is crucial to well-being. Health and relationships matter, and pursuing goals deemed personally worthwhile also impact well-being. While there are no formulas there are fundamentals that, when understood and applied, can improve the quality of being and integrate the roles and activities...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Relationships, Friendship, Generosity, Happiness, Communication, Volunteering, Gratitude, Mental Health And Wellness, Gallup, Simon, Abraham Maslow, MASLOW, Panepinto, Rath


All things: deep healing for trauma, body/mind and soul

As I continue to heal the wounding that brought me to my knees at this time last year, this poem arose to meet the anniversary of my near death. It is all a journey to heal the trauma held within the body that heals the mind and soul too. We are one holistic being and everything matters:
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It Helps to Be Humble

At the end of each semester, I require my writing students to evaluate in essay-form both themselves and my class. In evaluating themselves, they consider such criteria as their attendance, their grades, their participation and the new knowledge they’ve learned that semester. In critiquing the class, they judge the quality of the day-to-day life in English 11011. Did they like the textbooks? Did they appreciate the workshop format? Did they enjoy and learn from the assignments? In doing this...
Tags: Psychology, Kindness, Personal, Teaching, Bipolar, Creativity, Loss, Humility, Cancer Treatment, Humble, Stigma, Ego, Grief And Loss, Coping Skills, Cancer Diagnosis, Iowa Writers ' Workshop Then


Electronic health records: Separating the signal from the noise

5,177. That’s the current number of “cc’ed charts” as of this morning in my electronic health record in-basket. While it might sound like a lot, this is not at all an unusual accumulation, partly due to the fact that I receive a notation every time a patient at our practice gets a flu shot, and […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Medical Evidence is in: YOU - and Everyone Else - Need Organic Cleansers!

B'SD !7 Tevet, 5779 On December 5, 2018 I notified you of household cleansers that caused early puberty in girls. That blogpost was entitled Poison in the House! The problem is medically documented as worse than that. Hygiene products are culprits, too. Read  Early puberty linked to chemicals in shampoo, toothpaste, soap... I had warned you of the problem years ago, in the Xeno-What?  January 20, 2010 blogpost, and in other blogposts since then. And please remember, this...
Tags: Health, Wellness, Diy, Diabetes, UA, Booklocker Publishing, Booklocker.com, Yocheved Golani, Booklocker, Self-care, Endocrine Disrupters, Early Puberty, Xenoestrogens



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