Experts are today urging the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to "stand by the government's commitment to crack down on cheap drink" by retaining the alcohol duty escalator in next week's budget.Writing on bmj.com, Katherine...Show More Summary
Ernest Hemingway imagined Marlene Dietrich 'drunk and naked,' Conrad Murray practices medicine again, drunk groom escorted off plane, and drunk man wanders Alabama store with gun.
New research carried out at the University of Lincoln, UK, has revealed that bone healing cells in non-smokers are of a superior quality, more active and quicker at dividing than those of smokers, which contributes to a faster healing...Show More Summary
Investigators call on drug regulators to provide clear evidence to patients on claims of drug side effects.At a time when the wider prescription of statins is under renewed public scrutiny, a substantial analysis of placebo-controlled...Show More Summary
The inability of thousands of people to afford their regular prescription medication is leading to increased sick leave and poorer performance and productivity at work, and even trouble getting to work, new research from the Prescription Charges Coalition has found.
Jim Brochu wrote on Facebook.THROWBACK THURSDAY THOUGHTS: When I was a naïve young actor (now I’m a naïve old actor; I was thrown out of every acting class I ever took), I was told to visualize how I wanted to spend a perfect day and...Show More Summary
When it comes to helping young adults avoid serious health problems later in life, assessing their personalities during routine medical exams could prove as useful as recording their family medical histories and smoking habits, according...Show More Summary
Destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas is at the heart of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. "We are looking for ways to make new beta cells for these patients to one day replace daily insulin injections," says Ben Stanger,...Show More Summary
Cincinnati Cancer Center (CCC) and University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute researchers have found in a phase-1 study that patients with advanced melanoma and kidney cancer who were treated with a certain antibody that targetsShow More Summary
The course of Parkinson disease (PD) can vary from gradual deterioration to precipitous decline in motor or cognitive function. Therefore identifying predictors of progression can benefit understanding of PD disease progression and impact management. Show More Summary
Because of results seen in flat lab dishes, biologists have believed that cancers cells move through the body in a slow, aimless fashion, resembling an intoxicated person who cannot walk three steps in a straight line. This pattern,Show More Summary
Several young children suffering from a severe degenerative genetic disease received injections of therapeutic genes packaged within a noninfectious viral delivery vector. Safety, tolerability, and efficacy results from this early stage clinical trial are reported in Human Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. Show More Summary
Alzheimer's disease is the most widespread degenerative neurological disorder in the world. Over five million Americans live with it, and one in three senior citizens will die with the disease or a similar form of dementia. While memory...Show More Summary
By Anne Dachel Monday, March 10, 2014, the Harvard Review of Psychiatry presented their autism research update in the article, What's new in autism spectrum disorder? Harvard is letting us know that experts are looking into autism and trying to...
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Adolescents with antisocial personality disorder inflict serious physical and psychological harm on both themselves and others. However, little is yet known about the underlying neural processes. Researchers at the University of Leiden...Show More Summary
Managing Editor's Note: Thank you to Elizabeth Hart for allowing us to excerpt a post from her site Over-vaccination. "Challenging Big Pharma's lucrative over-vaccination of people and animals." ‘Informed consent’ and the Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) vaccine – challenging the US Advisory...
Two UT Arlington management professors argue that employers can prevent workplace violence by keeping dangerous employees positively engaged and closely supervising them to ensure they get the help they need.James Campbell Quick and M. Show More Summary
Even very young children understand what it means to steal a physical object, yet it appears to take them another couple of years to understand what it means to steal an idea.University of Washington psychologist Kristina Olson and colleagues...Show More Summary