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Cedars-Sinai nurses screening hospitalized patients for signs of depression

In an effort to identify and treat patients with undiagnosed depression , Cedars-Sinai nurses are screening each hospitalized patient for signs of the illness and for risk factors that could make recoveries harder and longer.The new initiative is believed ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 10 mins ago]
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BRI scientists receive grant to study new approach to blocking metastatic breast cancer

Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) recently received a grant to research how blocking a particular molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the growth of primary tumors and the number of lung metastases. BRI scientists have found ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 57 mins ago]
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Scientists lay groundwork for understanding immune responses in Lyme disease patients

A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins and Stanford University researchers has laid the groundwork for understanding how variations in immune responses to Lyme disease can contribute to the many different outcomes of this bacterial infection seen in ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 33 mins ago]
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IV-administered ketamine effective in patients with chronic PTSD

For the first time, evidence that a single dose of IV-administered ketamine was associated with the rapid reduction of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in patients with chronic PTSD was demonstrated in a proof-of-concept, randomized, double ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 33 mins ago]
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Study: Maternal diet could have impact on food allergy in later life of children

A long-term study evaluating maternal diet 's impact on food allergy in later life is expected to uncover causes of allergy in childrenAbout 20 million Europeans are subject to food allergies . Now scientists are looking at these allergies in new ways. ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 1 hour ago]
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Genoa Pharmaceuticals, McMaster University report additional benefits of GP-101 for IPF patients

Genoa Pharmaceuticals, the leader in inhaled medicines for pulmonary fibrosis , and collaborators Drs. Martin Kolb and Kjetil Ask at McMaster University announced today additional measured advantages of inhaled GP-101 (aerosol pirfenidone) in the treatment ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 2 hours ago]
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India's shocking rates of suicide are highest in areas with most debt-ridden farmers

A new study has found that India's shocking rates of suicide are highest in areas with the most debt-ridden farmers who are clinging to tiny smallholdings - less than one hectare - and trying to grow 'cash crops', such as cotton and coffee, that are highly ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 2 hours ago]
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California officials announce enrollee tally, note last-minute surge

Covered California, the state's online health insurance marketplace, signed up 200,000 people for coverage during the two-week deadline extension -- bringing the state's total to 1.4 million. The state's initial goal was about 815,900 for the six-month ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 2 hours ago]
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Physician groups deciding how to spend health care dollars

The New York Times : Cost Of Treatment May Influence DoctorsSaying they can no longer ignore the rising prices of health care, some of the most influential medical groups in the nation are recommending that doctors weigh the costs, not just the effectiveness ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 2 hours ago]
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New study finds consistent weekly patterns in health-related Google searches

Study in American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds consistent weekly pattern in Google health searchesA new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine analyzing weekly patterns in health-related Google searches reveals a recurring pattern ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 2 hours ago]
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New high-throughput method offers rapid whole-brain imaging at single cell resolution

A major challenge of systems biology is understanding how phenomena at the cellular scale correlate with activity at the organism level. A concerted effort has been made especially in the brain , as scientists are aiming to clarify how neural activity ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 2 hours ago]
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New study suggests easy, effective way to alleviate negative effects of bad memories

What's one of your worst memories? How did it make you feel? According to psychologists, remembering the emotions felt during a negative personal experience, such as how sad you were or how embarrassed you felt, can lead to emotional distress, especially ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 2 hours ago]

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...people from seeking treatment when they start feeling depressed," said Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA, chair of the Cedars-Sinai Department of Psychiatry. "If they develop a physical condition that requires hospitalization, it can cause depression to worsen, affecting the patient's ability to bounce back from a physical illness. Instituting comprehensive screening will help us recognize underlying mental health issues and offer effective treatments more readily."
...in outcomes," says Mark Soloski, Ph D , a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and senior author of the report. "Our experiments have linked such differences to specific immune pathways controlled by elements of the immune system, which in turn might help us understand both the good immune processes that clear up the infection and the bad ones that cause injury and prolong symptoms. This could be a big step forward in managing this disease."
...Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System, and principal investigator. "This study has borne out that hypothesis, and we hope the results soon will be replicated and extended by other researchers."
...has focused on for many years," said the Principal Investigator of the grant, Steven F Ziegler, PhD, Director of the Immunology Program at BRI. "We are looking at ways to block this protein in model systems that could be translated to humans. The goal of this work is to help develop a therapy to reduce primary breast cancer tumors, as well as the spread of this cancer to other areas. We also plan to study this in pancreatic and lung cancer as well because this protein plays a role in these diseases."

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