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Mother's depression could affect child as teenager

A new study examines the effects of maternal depression on teenagers. And, Americans are doing a little bit better staying out of the bakery aisle. Eboni Williams has a look at the day's top health stories.

Iran wary of regional oil conspiracies

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Iran wary of regional oil conspiracies
Daniel J. GraeberDAMASCUS, Syria, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The Iraqi speaker of parliament said Monday from Syria his government was mindful of regional players working against Tehran in the global oil marketplace.

Physicians, social worker, dietitian constitute core hospital care team

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Doctors and nurses are traditionally thought to be the primary caretakers of patients in a typical hospital setting.

New computational technique reveals genetic roots of autism, cancers

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In the decade since the genome was sequenced in 2003, scientists and doctors have struggled to answer an all-consuming question: Which DNA mutations cause disease?

Higher parental education can increase depression risk in black youth

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An investigation into factors related to disparities of depression in young adults has found that higher parental education - which has a protective effect for white youth - can also increase the risk of depression for black youth.

Bone loss drugs may help prevent endometrial cancer

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(Wiley) A new analysis suggests that women who use bisphosphonates -- medications commonly used to treat osteoporosis and other bone conditions -- have about half ... more

Researchers discover new genetic anomalies in lung cancer

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(University of Michigan Health System) By analyzing the DNA and RNA of lung cancers, researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that ... more

A polymorphism and the bacteria inside of us help dictate inflammation, antitumor activity

published Thu, Dec 18 2014 23:00 GMT
(The Wistar Institute) A common polymorphism can lead to a chain of events that dictates how a tumor will progress in certain types of cancer, ... more

Laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer leads to good long-term cancer control

published Wed, Dec 17 2014 23:00 GMT
(Wiley) Long-term survival rates following laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer are comparable to those of open surgery, according to a study published in BJU International.

How does prostate cancer form?

published Wed, Dec 17 2014 23:00 GMT
(Thomas Jefferson University) The cause of prostate cancer may be linked to Parkinson's disease through a common enzyme.
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Chest pain out-of-hours ¿ an interview study of primary care physicians¿ diagnostic approach, tolerance of risk and attitudes to hospital admission

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Background: Acute chest pain constitutes a considerable diagnostic challenge outside hospitals. This will often lead to uncertainty in choosing the right management, and the physicians? ... more

Patient Safety skills in primary care: a national survey of GP educators

published Wed, Dec 17 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: Clinicians have a vital role in promoting patient safety that goes beyond their technical competence. The qualities and attributes of the safe hospital doctor ... more

Does receipt of 5As services have implications for patients¿ satisfaction in India?

published Wed, Dec 17 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: The 5As model for behavior change counseling is an evidence-based counseling approach. This study aims to explore the relationship between patient satisfaction with counseling ... more

Anal incontinence, urinary incontinence and sexual problems in primiparous women ¿ a comparison between women with episiotomy only and women with episiotomy and obstetric anal sphincter injury

published Tue, Dec 16 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: Obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) might cause anal incontinence (AI) and sexual dysfunction, and might be associated with urinary incontinence (UI). Episiotomy has been ... more

Long-term impact of a real-world coordinated lifestyle promotion initiative in primary care: a quasi-experimental cross-sectional study

published Tue, Dec 16 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: Integration of lifestyle promotion in routine primary care has been suboptimal. Coordinated care models (e.g. screening, brief advice and referral to in-house specialized staff) ... more