Neuroscience

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Study reveals one reason brain tumors are more common in men

Reduced levels of an anti-cancer protein make male brain cells more vulnerable to becoming tumors, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Credit: Robert BostonNew research at Washington University School of ... [Published Medical Xpress - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

An aging person's walking pace may be indicator of Alzheimer's risk, study says

The way older people walk may provide a reliable clue about how well their brain is aging and could eventually allow doctors to determine whether they are at risk of Alzheimer’s, researchers have found. The study, involving thousands of older people in ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Lucy is a triumph for Johansson

By Aug. 2, 2014, 3 a.m.LUCY (MA)★★★★Screening at all cinemasWas it really 17 years ago that Luc Besson made the world - and Bruce Willis - cooler by unleashing the high-pop-culture classic The Fifth Element ? In that, Milla Jovovich played Leeloo, a ... [Published Swan Hill Guardian - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 6 reports

Part of brain’s pleasure network curbed in mice with chronic pain

Relentless pain can sap a person’s will to exercise, work or socialize. The constant hurting may drain motivation by muffling nerve cells in a brain area involved with pleasure, a study in mice suggests. The results, published in the August 1 Science ... [Published Science News Online - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Release: Genotype-Tissue Expression Project Expands Functional Studies Of Genomic Variation

Larger set of human tissues to be analyzed to contribute to a database and tissue bank that researchers can use to study how genomic variants influence gene activityThe National Institutes of Health has awarded eight grants as part of the Genotype-Tissue ... [Published BioSpace - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 12 reports

Medical News Today: See-through mice may improve diagnosis, treatment of human illness

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Transparent bodies and organs may sound like something from a sci-fi film, but scientists have made it very much a reality. A team from the California Institute of Technology has discovered a way to make ... [Published Medical News Today - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 reports

"Rewired" Mice Show Signs of Longer Lives with Fewer Age-related Illnesses

TRAP-1 Gene Deletion Boosts Energy Production while Slowing Cell Proliferation Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsP01 CA140043; R01 CA78810; W81XWH-13-1-0193; CA010815Newswise — PHILADELPHIA – (July 31, 2014) – While developing ... [Published Newswise - 7 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 6 reports

American scientists discovered that blood test could predict risk of suicide

YEREVAN, AUGUST 1, ARMENPRESS. A simple blood test could determine a person’s risk of suicide and provide a future tool of prevention to stem suicide rates. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, located in Baltimore, Maryland, ... [Published Armenpress - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Suicide, Risk, Hormone
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

Loud Noises Affect the Brain's Ability to Process Speech

Data obtained while carrying out experiments on rats indicates that long-term exposure to loud noises is likely to affect the human brain in such ways that it can no longer properly process speech and distinguish among various speech sounds. As part of ... [Published Softpedia - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 13 reports

Could a blood test gauge your risk of suicide?

Could a blood test really gauge how likely one is to commit suicide? A new indicates that this may one day be possible. The researchers on the project compared brain tissue samples from those who had died from suicide and those who had died from other ... [Published Salon - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 14 reports

Depression increases dementia risk, study says

Once again we're hearing there's a correlation between depression and dementia in older adults, but now we have more details about how they affect each other.Last year, The British Journal of Psychiatry compared more than 20 different studies that researched ... [Published KJRH-TV - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Risk, Psychiatry, Neurology
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 28 reports

Scientists say blood test can predict suicide risk

PHOENIX (CBS5) -Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control.But promising new research could lower that rate.Scientists at Johns Hopkins University said they've developed a blood test that can ... [Published KPHO Phoenix - Jul 31 2014]

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"These results suggest we need to go back and look at multiple pathways linked to cancer, checking for sex differences,” Rubin said. “Sex-based distinctions at the level of the cell may not only influence cancer risk but also the effectiveness of treatments."
"There are other types of tumors that occur at different rates based on sex, such as some liver cancers, which occur more often in males" Rubin said...
...targeting peripheral PPARgamma to treat type 2 diabetes should be done by developing TZD compounds that can't penetrate the brain," said Diano. "We could keep the benefits of TZD without the side-effects of weight gain. Our next step is to test this theory in diabetes mouse models."

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Our trial was not designed to change clinical practice. It was a preliminary trial, which needs to be followed up by a larger, pragmatic multicentre study. It is important not to overinterpret our data, and we explicitly advised against discontinuation ...
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Anthony Morrison and colleagues provide an interesting perspective on the use of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders through their pilot study. Although compliance to CBT was reportedly measured, the extent ...
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Anthony Morrison and colleagues' study was well designed and well conducted. Mixed-effects (multilevel) modelling analyses are an excellent choice. Little previous research has studied cognitive therapy for people with schizophrenia not using antipsychotics. ...
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Anthony Morrison and colleagues report cognitive therapy as a safe and effective treatment alternative to antipsychotic drugs for people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. In view of the effect of such a claim in The Lancet, several issues impeding ...
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Anthony Morrison and colleagues' study (April 19, p 1395) ambitiously examined whether cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in unmedicated individuals could reduce the symptoms of psychosis; however, two areas of further reporting are desirable. ...
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