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NIH director: Emerging biomedical research ‘breathtaking’

September 19, 2014

NIH director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, spoke to the audience at TEDMED 2014 about the advances in biomedical research on the horizon.

“I have this amazing opportunity to look over this whole landscape of biomedical research and see what is emerging, and it is breathtaking — things that I never dreamed would happen in my lifespan,” Collins said.

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Obesity-related brain iron overload may be linked to cognitive dysfunction in middle-age

September 19, 2014
Recent study data published in Diabetes Care suggest that brain iron overload associated with obesity and insulin resistance could lead to poorer cognitive performance…
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Rheumatologists under-report depression symptoms among patients with RA

September 18, 2014
Rheumatologists under-report symptoms of depression among patients with rheumatoid arthritis and disease estimates were lower when compared with healthy individuals…
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Food addiction more common among women who experienced PTSD

September 18, 2014
Women with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder were more likely to experience food addiction, according to new research funded by the NIH.Researchers studied…
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Psychiatric Epidemiology, Nosology, and Treatment: Considering Internet Gambling

Psychiatric Annals, August 2014, Volume 44 Issue 8
In this article, we consider behavioral addiction by examining the psychiatric aspects of disordered gambling. In…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services August 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include palliative care for terminally ill individuals with schizophrenia, a tabletop simulation, and channeling…
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Experts debate PANDAS diagnosis in children

September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, the B. K. Rachford professor and chair of department of…
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