Researchers describe first case of patient affected by dysfunctions in SLC28 gene family

A research team has described the first case of a patient affected by dysfunctions in a nucleoside transporter of the SLC28 gene family, which brings a set of genes which were not related to human pathologies in the scientific bibliography so far.
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Non-cancerous ovarian cysts need not be removed surgically, suggests study

Women may not need to undergo surgery for non-cancerous ovarian cysts, avoiding potential surgical complications.
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Trump plan to stop HIV epidemic targets high-infection areas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030, targeting areas where new infections happen and getting highly effective drugs to people at risk. Briefing reporters ahead of Trump’s State of the Union speech, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and senior […]
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Can we overcome the psychosis in our society and come to "really see?"

Tim Folger writes in the forward to The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018 about the corruption of speech in our national conversations facilitated by cable news and social media. Mr. Folger points out that this corruption was foretold by George Orwell in his novel 1984 when he coined the term "Newspeak." This idea of the creation of propaganizing memes is at the heart of what is being called in the Trumpian age, "fake news.""Early in 2017, for some strange reason, George Orwell’s Nin...
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Measles warning in Western Australia

A measles warning has been issued in Western Australia after a passenger was diagnosed with the illness. The passenger was travelling with Singapore Airlines.
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Eyes not the "windows to the soul" - not quite

We have been fed in literature and cinema that making eye contact is the best way to connect with someone when making a conversation. A new research by researchers at the Edith Cowan University has debunked this idea now.
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Better diet could alleviate symptoms of depression finds study

It has been speculated earlier that a healthy diet can raise the mood and reduce symptoms of mild depression. A new study proves the cause and effect of healthy diet and improved symptoms of depression.
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Practice at the top of your license: What does that really mean?

A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to Much has been discussed in recent years around the concept of “practicing at the top of your license.”  But what does this really mean? The most common definition is that each medical professional’s routine activities should utilize the full extent of their education, […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Advantages of universal GBS screening for pregnant women unclear

Serological group B streptococci are common bacteria, which usually remain unnoticed. This is also the case for the almost 20% of pregnant women with vaginal or anal colonization of GBS.
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New study debunks importance of eye contact

Remember that magical moment when you first locked eyes with your partner and felt an instant connection?
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Chronic conditions: What does ‘healthy’ mean when you have a long-term illness?

For some, this time of year is all about being and keeping ‘healthy’ - but what does ‘healthy’ mean when you have a long-term health condition?
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Large-scale genetic study sheds light on origins of depression

Hundreds of genes have been newly linked to depression, shedding light on the origins of the condition and highlighting personality types that could be at risk.
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Yoga practice decreases severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

According a study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, eight weeks of intensive yoga practice significantly decreases the severity of physical and psychological symptoms in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis, a debilitating chronic auto-immune inflammatory disease.
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Consumption of fruits and vegetables linked with physical, mental well-being

A key feature of this work is that the study was able to follow the same individuals over time.
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Scientists show treatment success in minimally invasive heart valve procedure

Scientists at the Center for Cardiology of the Mainz University Medical Center have examined the success of more than 13,575 minimally invasive procedures on the mitral valve in the largest study of their kind to date.
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In vitro grafts improve blood flow in the hearts of infarcted rats

Advances in stem cell research offer hope for treatments that could help patients regrow heart muscle tissue after heart attacks, a key to achieving more complete recovery.
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Research using fission yeast reveals anticancer mechanism

Much like shoelaces or dangly necklaces, DNA strands can tangle up in unruly knots. Specialized enzymes keep DNA organized when cells divide, so the cells split smoothly and don't get stuck. But in tumor cells, this failsafe allows cancer to spread.
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Study develops simple, new treatment to fight Candida Albicans fungus

A study led by the UPV/EHU has developed an innovative, simple treatment based uterine stem cells to combat the Candida Albicans fungus, responsible for vaginal candidiasis disease.
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Community activities could help tackle depression in the developing world

Getting people involved in community activities like playing games and social events could be a low-cost way to tackle depression in the developing world, according to a study in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
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5 Warning Signs Your Relationship Is in Trouble

You can’t ignore these red flags. You’re asking yourself, “Should I break up with my boyfriend?” because you just don’t feel that things are working out. You’ve probably noticed some big signs you should break up in the past, and are just now wondering when to break up with him. Breaking up is rarely easy — so how to know when to break up and how to figure out what you want are very important. We’ve all at some point had that thought… “Is this relationship working anymore?” You know it’s been...
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Did John MacArthur Visit the Lorraine Motel in the Wake of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.?

On several occasions, Rev. MacArthur has claimed he visited the crime scene where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot dead on April 4, 1968. This issue has taken on new urgency with the publication of an investigative report in NOQ Reports written by Rogers. Over several decades, MacArthur has described hearing about the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. In essence, he has said he was in the Jackson, MS NAACP office of Charles Evers, brother of civil rights martyr Medgar Evers when a man entered the...
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Scott Morrison won't call snap election if defeated on 'stupid' refugee transfer bill

Prime minister says if government becomes first in 90 years to lose vote on floor of parliament, he will ‘simply ignore it’Scott Morrison has revealed his plan to move forward if his government becomes the first in almost 90 years to lose a legislative vote on the floor of the parliament, and “simply ignore it”.Because he thinks it’s “stupid” legislation. Continue reading...
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Healthcare by 2028 will be doctor-directed, patient-owned and powered by visual technologies

Evan Nisselson Contributor Evan Nisselson is a partner at LDV Capital. More posts by this contributor Deep learning with synthetic data will democratize the tech industry The war over artificial intelligence will be won with visual data Visual assessment is critical to healthcare – whether that is a doctor peering down your throat as you say “ahhh” or an MRI of your brain. Since the X-ray was invented in 1895, medical imaging h...
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What It Means When We Dream About Video Games

The optimal system for chopping, arranging, and serving cucumber sushi in Overcooked 2 exists only in my dreams. Lately, I’ve had those dreams a lot.Read more...
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What Affects the Completion of Ecological Momentary Assessments in Chronic Pain Research? An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis

Background: Ecological momentary assessment (EMA) involves repeated sampling of people’s current experiences in real time in their natural environments, which offers a granular perspective on patients’ experience of pain and other symptoms. However, EMA can be burdensome to patients, and its benefits depend upon patients’ engagement in the assessments. Objective: The goal of this study was to investigate factors affecting EMA-completion rates among patients with chronic pain. Methods: This indiv...
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Design and Delivery Features That May Improve the Use of Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents With Anxiety: A Realist Literature Synthesis With a Persuasive Systems Design Perspective

Background: Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) is a persuasive system as its design combines therapeutic content, technological features, and interactions between the user and the program to reduce anxiety for children and adolescents. How iCBT is designed and delivered differs across programs. Although iCBT is considered an effective approach for treating child and adolescent anxiety, rates of program use (eg, module completion) are highly variable for reasons that are not clear...
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The Messages Presented in Electronic Cigarette–Related Social Media Promotions and Discussion: Scoping Review

Background: There has been a rapid rise in the popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) over the last decade, with growth predicted to continue. The uptake of these devices has escalated despite inconclusive evidence of their efficacy as a smoking cessation device and unknown long-term health consequences. As smoking rates continue to drop or plateau in many well-developed countries, transnational tobacco companies have transitioned into the vaping industry and are now using social med...
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Step Counts of Middle-Aged and Elderly Adults for 10 Months Before and After the Release of Pokémon GO in Yokohama, Japan

Background: Smartphones have been integrated into our society and are expected to serve as tools to improve health outcomes. In the summer of 2016, Pokémon GO, a location-based augmented reality game for smartphones was released; it attracted attention from the perspective of health, especially with its potential to increase physical activity (PA). A few studies have compared objectively measured step counts before and after the release of the game; however, they were conducted over a short stud...
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Will artificial intelligence be able to have this conversation?

Transformation of health care is underway: The landscape is filled with innovation, and the horizon is dotted with technological possibilities of “Star Trek” ilk. In a recent New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst article, there was a compelling argument for how artificial intelligence (AI) of the future will help deliver us from a high cost, […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Nurse denies raping incapacitated patient

Nathan Sutherland appeared in court to deny charges that he sexually assaulted the disabled patient.
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