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October 29, 2014

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7:30 AM | CBT versus psychodynamic psychotherapy for social anxiety disorder: long live the dodo or time for a change in research emphasis?
Andrew Shepherd appraises a study of the long-term outcomes of psychodynamic therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy in social anxiety disorder, which finds both therapies are efficacious in treating social anxiety disorder in the short- and long-term. The post CBT versus psychodynamic psychotherapy for social anxiety disorder: long live the dodo or time for a change in research emphasis? appeared first on The Mental Elf.
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6:00 AM | Elf Break
The Dental Elf is taking a short break and will be back on the 4th November The post Elf Break appeared first on The Dental Elf.
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4:01 AM | Sports Gels Can Improve Marathon Times, but Pace Them Right
Many runners in Sunday’s New York City Marathon may be overlooking a simple way to improve their finishing time.
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12:15 AM | Karus names two division heads
Simon Roitt and Peter Finan strengthen research team

October 28, 2014

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8:05 PM | Renée Zellweger and Me
The reaction to the actress's recent appearance is helping me accept my face as-is.
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4:52 PM | Ask Well: Can You Get Ebola From a Toilet Seat?
In general, fear of toilet seats is overdone, but the transmission of the Ebola virus in a bathroom used by an infectious patient is a real risk.
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3:50 PM | US judge cuts billions from Takeda/Lilly Actos payment
Court rules that companies must now pay damages of $36.8m rather than $9bn
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3:27 PM | Thank you Tweeps & Blog Readers - #10kTweet
I just wanted to take this time and space to thank all of my Twitter Followers (@syangman), readers to my blogs (Exergamelab.org, RockstarPE.org) and other social media accounts for such a great... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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2:43 PM | Physicists find simple solution for quantum technology challenge
In a paper published today (28 October) in Nature Communications, […]
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2:42 PM | Self-reported sleep disturbances are linked to higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease in men
In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University demonstrate that […]
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2:00 PM | Salk’s swansong: renaissance of the injected polio vaccine
Picture a lab scientist. White coat, pensive expression, microscope in hand. Glasses, perhaps. The person you have in mind (providing you are willing to humour a stereotype or two) may have a striking resemblance to Jonas Salk, the archetypal laboratory researcher, born in New York City on Wednesday 28th October 1914 — one hundred years […]
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12:35 PM | Where did the Deepwater Horizon oil go? To Davy Jones’ Locker at the bottom of the sea
Where’s the remaining oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster […]
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12:34 PM | Tenofovir gel use lowers HSV-2 risk in women
Analysis found risk reduced by 46 percent in women who […]
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12:31 PM | Parents can learn autism therapy in groups to improve kids’ verbal skills
Autism is more than twice as common than it was […]
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12:29 PM | Mixing Medications and Dietary Supplements Can Endanger Your Health
When you take prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications, do you […]
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12:27 PM | Radiation Exposure Linked To Aggressive Thyroid Cancers
For the first time, researchers have found that exposure to […]
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12:15 PM | Better chemotherapy through targeted delivery
New approach could kill tumor cells in the brain more […]
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11:55 AM | Valeant dangles higher bid in front of Allergan shareholders
Proposes $200 a share deal
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11:04 AM | Controversial pancreatic cancer campaign wins award
Team Darwin wins gold at 2014 IPA Effectiveness Awards
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10:08 AM | EU consortium focuses on antibiotic 'husbandry'
IMI-backed group to research ways to tackle antimicrobial resistance
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8:52 AM | Eisai backs competition to find star of epilepsy comic book
Teams up with Medikidz to educate young people about the condition
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7:30 AM | Breastfeeding and postpartum depression
Clinical Psychologist Sarah McDonald writes her debut blog on a recent cohort study of breastfeeding and postpartum depression, which concludes that the effect of breastfeeding on maternal depression is extremely heterogeneous. The post Breastfeeding and postpartum depression appeared first on The Mental Elf.
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6:00 AM | Oral cancer detection: Limited evidence for use of chemiluminescence and autofluorescent imaging devices in primary care
Early detection of oral cancer improve prognosis so methods to improve diagnosis welcome. The review we look at today looks at two light-based systems chemiluminescence or autofluorescence. 25 studies were included and they are well summarised but few were tested in primary care.Neither systems provided much improvement on the level of sensitivity and specificity achieved by conventional oral examination. Therefore it is suggested that these tools are better suited to specialist clinics in […]
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5:03 AM | Resource Alert: Engaging Black and Latino Parents of Young Children
By: Sharon ChinChild Trends recently published a report to help parents of black and Latino families engage in the development of their children. Past literature indicates that parents who are provided with educational opportunities, economic support and social networks, are able to better meet the needs of their children. However, ethnically-diverse families typically do not benefit from many currently available parenting programs that were developed for middle-income, white parents. Parental […]
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4:25 AM | Faces of Breast Cancer: Find Your Story, Join the Conversation
An enhanced interactive feature allows readers to join a global community of women and men whose lives have been touched by breast cancer. Share your story, find someone like you or join the conversation at the Faces of Breast Cancer project.
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12:16 AM | The pharma business environment in the US
Tighter regulations, more pricing controls and increased international competition will drive market improvements
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12:15 AM | Biogen Idec appoints senior neuroscientists
Christopher Henderson and Richard Ransohoff make the move from academia
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12:15 AM | New head of strategy for Saatchi & Saatchi Health
Alix Critchley joins from Serco

October 27, 2014

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10:11 PM | Chimps plan for a good early breakfast
New research by the University of California, Davis, shows that […]
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10:10 PM | Placebo better than ‘watchful waiting’ when treating young children’s coughs
Both agave nectar and a placebo were more effective than […]
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