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FDA reconsiders behavior-modifying "shock devices"

Agency may prohibit the use of aversion therapy for emotionally disabled kids

1 in 13 U.S. schoolkids takes psych meds: report

More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

People with more education may recover better from brain injury

Active learning may improve cognitive reserve, which helps reverse neurological damage

Got Hay Fever? New Tablets vs. Allergy Shots

Got Hay Fever? New Tablets vs. Allergy Shots
Allergic people have a new option for treating the underlying cause of hay fever: under-the-tongue tablets they can take at home.

Facebook launches Newswire to deliver breaking news

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Facebook launches Newswire to deliver breaking news
Ananth BaligaMENLO PARK, Calif., April 24 (UPI) -- Facebook launched Newswire Thursday, a page curated with news stories picked by the company or verified by other journalists from across the platform.

Moffitt Cancer Center's phase 3 study may be game-changer for acute myeloid leukemia

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(H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute) Moffitt Cancer Center researchers say clinical trials for a new experimental drug to treat acute myeloid leukemia ... more

Breast cancer replicates brain development process

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(University of York) New research led by a scientist at the University of York reveals that a process that forms a key element in the ... more

Finnish team of researchers finds a mutation in a tumor of the jaw

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(University of Eastern Finland) A Finnish team of researchers was the first in the world to discover a gene mutation in ameloblastoma, which is a ... more

Dartmouth awarded lead role in NCI clinical trials network

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(The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth) Dartmouth will serve as a Lead Academic Participating Site in the National Cancer Institute's new National Clinical Trials ... more

New study helps to explain why breast cancer often spreads to the lung

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(University of Western Ontario) New research led by Alison Allan, Ph.D., a scientist at Western University and the Lawson Health Research Institute, shows why breast ... more
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Agenda-setting for Canadian caregivers: using media analysis of the maternity leave benefit to inform the compassionate care benefit

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The Compassionate Care Benefit was implemented in Canada in 2004 to support employed informal caregivers, the majority of which we know are women given the ... more

"Doctor, please tell me it's nothing serious": an exploration of patients' worrying and reassuring cognitions using stimulated recall interviews

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Background: Many patients who consult their GP are worried about their health, but there is little empirical data on strategies for effective reassurance. To gain ... more

Awareness, agreement, adoption and adherence to type 2 diabetes mellitus guidelines: a survey of Indonesian primary care physicians

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Background: To assess the degree of awareness, agreement, adoption and adherence of physicians in Indonesia to type 2 diabetes mellitus guidelines, and their association with ... more

Diagnostic characteristics and prognoses of primary-care patients referred for clinical exercise testing: a prospective observational study

published Thu, Apr 17 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Evaluation of angina symptoms in primary care often includes clinical exercise testing. We sought to identify clinical characteristics that predicted the outcome of exercise ... more

GPs' role security and therapeutic commitment in managing alcohol problems: a randomised controlled trial of a tailored improvement programme

published Wed, Apr 16 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: General practitioners with more positive role security and therapeutic commitment towards patients with hazardous or harmful alcohol consumption are more involved and manage more ... more