2 hrs ago
Detroit Free Press
Childhood bullying can cause problems decades later
A new study published Thursday in 'The American Journal of Psychiatry' shows harmful effects can extend decades after the initial bullying.
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3 hrs ago
Lincoln Daily News
Study: About 12 million U.S. outpatients misdiagnosed annually
R oughly 12 million adults who visit U.S. doctors' offices and other outpatient settings, or one in 20, are misdiagnosed every year, a new study has found, and half of those errors could lead to serious harm.
8 hrs ago
The Columbus Dispatch
Nightmare of bullying doesn't end with adulthood
A decades-long study on the effects of childhood bullying confirmed what many researchers, parents and victims probably know too well: The harm doesn't necessarily fade with age.
12 hrs ago
Rice eaters' diets more in line with Dietary Guidelines: study
Consumers who eat white or brown rice every day tend to have better overall diet quality and nutrient intake, according to a study of five-year data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey .
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Gene variant raises risk for aortic tear and rupture
Researchers from Yale School of Medicine and Celera Diagnostics have confirmed the significance of a genetic variant that substantially increases the risk of a frequently fatal thoracic aortic dissection or full rupture.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
1 in 20 adult outpatients misdiagnosed, study reports
At least 1 in 20 adult outpatients receives an incorrect diagnosis from their doctor, according to a new study.
Small Dense Low-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol Concentrations...
From the Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX ; Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston ; Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, ... (more)
Space institute funds eye tracking technology and software-enabled therapeutics for brain health
The EyeBox , a diagnostic device developed to assess brain health through tracking eye movement, and eFormulations, software enabled therapeutics which combine prescription medicines with customized software apps for brain-related conditions, have both been funded for further development by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute .
Survey: Percent of uninsured Texans has declined since September 2013
The percentage of uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 in Texas declined from 24.8 to 23.5 between September 2013 and March 2014, according to a report released today by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation.
Off the Kuff
City issues One Bin RFPs
Mayor Annise Parker today announced the issuance of a Request for Proposals and creation of an advisory committee for the One Bin for All waste management and diversion project.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Erie Times News
In Brief: Trial date set in Texas for chief Kanzius researcher
Opening arguments are scheduled to begin June 2 in Harris County District Court in Texas, according to a court employee.
'On and Off the Planet': DeBakey High School students...
How does space travel affect your health? What does an astronaut aboard the International Space Station have in common with a scientist that is wintering over in Antarctica? These and many other questions were answered by current and former astronauts during a recent visit by nearly 200 students to the National Space Biomedical Research Institute ... (more)
Eating rice boosts diet quality, reduces body weight and improves markers for health
New research, partially funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the USA Rice Federation, shows that consumers can improve their diets simply by enjoying white or brown rice as part of their daily meals.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Shortness of Breath [Cardiology Patient Page]
From the Winters Center for Heart Failure Research, Section of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX ; and Center for Cardiovascular Research, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO .
Standardizing Clinical End Points in Aortic Arch Surgery: A Consensus ...
From the Collaborative Research Group, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia ; Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia ; Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston ; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E.
The Huffington Post
Sexual Assault Is a Crime Against Women's Health
In 1974, the women's liberation movement was in full swing. My class at Baylor College of Medicine had over 30 female students, more than in previous years.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
From Here to Mars: Senate Testimony of Astronaut Leroy Chiao
Leroy Chiao is a former NASA astronaut and commander of the International Space Station.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Beckers ASC Review
6 Gastroenterologists Serving as Editors-in-Chief of GI Journals
Here are six gastroenterologists who serve as editors-in-chief of professional gastroenterology journals.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Monica Wehby says she's not responsible for unpaid taxes on land she owned with ex-husband
Portland pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby appearing at a debate in January, is running in the GOP U.S. Senate primary for the right to oppose Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Nucleic Acids Research
Comparison and quantitative verification of mapping algorithms for whole-genome bisulfite sequencing
However, despite a proliferation of Bisulfite-seq mapping tools, no systematic comparison of their genomic coverage and quantitative accuracy has been reported.