8 hrs ago
Prenatal Antidepressants May Be Linked To Autism, Massachusetts General Hospital Study
Study Calls Into Question Link Between Prenatal Antidepressant Exposure And Autism Risk Previously reported autism risk appears to be attributable to mother's illness, not medication Previous studies that have suggested an increased risk of autism among children of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may actually reflect the known ... (more)
11 hrs ago
Cross-Sectional Relations of Arterial Stiffness, Pressure...
From the Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA ; Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology , School of Public Health, and Department of Medicine, Sections of Cardiology and Preventative Medicine , Boston University School of Medicine, MA; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Acts of kindness bolster family of 12-year-old Savannah brain tumor patient
The banner bearing Hank's battle cry was put up for his neighborhood send-off party and will remain over 45th Street until he returns.
Seat Fight Forced AA Flight to Land
An American Airlines flight was forced to land in Boston Wednesday night after a French passenger, irate over a reclined seat in front of him, confronted and grabbed a flight crew member, federal prosecutors say.
Optimal personalised treatment improves bipolar life quality, functioning
Optimal personalised treatment improves quality of life and functioning of patients with bipolar disorder type I or II, suggests research published in the Journal of Affective Disorders .
Circulating tumor cell clusters more likely to cause metastasis than single cells
Circulating tumor cell clusters - clumps of from 2 to 50 tumor cells that break off a primary tumor and are carried through the bloodstream - appear to be much more likely to cause metastasis than are single CTCs, according to a study from investigators at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Four Boston oncologists receive $250,000 grants to pursue cancer research
Four Boston oncologists have each received a $250,000 two-year grant from Alex's Lemonade Stand as part of a $5.25 million donation to doctors and researchers throughout the country.
The Salinas Californian
Studies suggest link between obesity and lack of sleepStudies suggest ...
Studies suggest link between obesity and lack of sleep Study confirms link between sleep and weight.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Study calls into question link between prenatal antidepressant exposure and autism risk
Previous studies that have suggested an increased risk of autism among children of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may actually reflect the known increased risk associated with severe maternal depression.
Avanir Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation Of Phase II Study of...
Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the enrollment of the first patient into a phase II study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of AVP-786 for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder .
The Case Against A Randomized Trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous ...
From the Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH ; Department of Neurosurgery, Penn State, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA ; Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, Boston ; Department of Neurosurgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New ... (more)
Larger A1/M1 Diameter Ratio Predicts Embolic Anterior Cerebral Artery ...
From the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston ; Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA ; and Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Adherence to Third European Cooperative Acute Stroke Study 3- to...
From the Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore ; Department of Neurology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT ; Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC ; Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia ; Department of Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern, ... (more)
Sex Differences in Long-Term Mortality After Myocardial Infarction: A ...
From the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT ; Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, and the Department of Health Policy and Management , Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT; Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Yager paintings at Jackson Memorial
Jackson Memorial Library, 71 Main St./Route 131, will exhibit paintings by St. George artist Carmella Yager Friday, Aug. 29, through Sept.
'Out to save the world': UAB heart doctor researched diseases
When there was trouble with a heart transplant, Dr. Jim Caulfield knew why. UAB Hospital would call him in to study the heart tissue and determine if the patient was rejecting the transplant.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Speeding up the fight against Ebola, other diseases
For vaccines and treatments aimed at vanquishing infectious diseases, it's a long, bumpy road from the laboratory to the doctor's office, a journey that can take years and cost hundreds of millions of dollars - if it happens at all.
Local Researchers Find Ritalin Can Reverse Effects Of General Anesthesia
General anesthesia is a wonderful thing, but it comes with risks, including lasting effects on the aging brain.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Links Between Ectopic Fat and Vascular Disease in Humans [ATVB in...
From the Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea ; and General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston .
The Baltimore Sun
Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking
A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn.