Artificial intelligence helps physicians better assess the effectiveness of bladder cancer treatment

Journal Reference: Di Sun, Lubomir Hadjiiski, Ajjai Alva, Yousef Zakharia, Monika Joshi, Heang-Ping Chan, Rohan Garje, Lauren Pomerantz, Dean Elhag, Richard H. Cohan, Elaine M. Caoili, Wesley T. Kerr, Kenny H. Cha, Galina Kirova-Nedyalkova, Matthew S. Davenport, Prasad R. Shankar, Isaac R. Francis, Kimberly Shampain, Nathaniel Meyer, Daniel Barkmeier, Sean Woolen, Phillip L. Palmbos, Alon … Read more

Genomic sequencing is changing prognosis, treatment for patients with brain cancer

Journal Reference: Yalan Zhang, Calixto-Hope G Lucas, Jacob S Young, Ramin A Morshed, Lucie McCoy, Nancy Ann Oberheim Bush, Jennie W Taylor, Mariza Daras, Nicholas A Butowski, Javier E Villanueva-Meyer, Soonmee Cha, Margaret Wrensch, John K Wiencke, Julieann C Lee, Melike Pekmezci, Joanna J Phillips, Arie Perry, Andrew W Bollen, Manish K Aghi, Philip Theodosopoulos, … Read more

Key to improved green tech efficiency found in simple acid treatment

Journal Reference: Wenjuan Bian, Wei Wu, Baoming Wang, Wei Tang, Meng Zhou, Congrui Jin, Hanping Ding, Weiwei Fan, Yanhao Dong, Ju Li, Dong Ding. Revitalizing interface in protonic ceramic cells by acid etch. Nature, 2022; 604 (7906): 479 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04457-y But first, scientists must overcome several challenges, including how to make the cells more efficient … Read more

Unlocking the molecular mechanism of PTSD treatment

Journal Reference: Boyoung Lee, Santosh Pothula, Min Wu, Hyeyeon Kang, Matthew J. Girgenti, Marina R. Picciotto, Ralph J. DiLeone, Jane R. Taylor, Ronald S. Duman. Positive modulation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors in the mPFC reduces the spontaneous recovery of fear. Molecular Psychiatry, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41380-022-01498-7 Currently, various treatment options, such as antidepressants or cognitive behavioral therapy, … Read more

Grey matter volume could inform treatment decisions for developing mental health disorders

Journal Reference: Paris Alexandros Lalousis, Lianne Schmaal, Stephen J. Wood, Renate L.E.P. Reniers, Nicholas M. Barnes, Katharine Chisholm, Sian Lowri Griffiths, Alexandra Stainton, Junhao Wen, Gyujoon Hwang, Christos Davatzikos, Julian Wenzel, Lana Kambeitz-Ilankovic, Christina Andreou, Carolina Bonivento, Udo Dannlowski, Adele Ferro, Theresa Liechtenstein, Anita Riecher-Rössler, Georg Romer, Marlene Rosen, Alessandro Bertolino, Stefan Borgwardt, Paolo Brambilla, … Read more

Children think farm animals deserve same treatment as pets

Journal Reference: Luke McGuire, Sally B. Palmer, Nadira S. Faber. The Development of Speciesism: Age-Related Differences in the Moral View of Animals. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2022; 194855062210861 DOI: 10.1177/19485506221086182 University of Exeter researchers asked children aged 9-11 about the moral status and treatment of farm animals (pigs), pets (dogs) and people. Unlike adults, … Read more

Socioeconomic factors affect response to depression treatment

Journal Reference: Jeffrey A. Mills, Vikram Suresh, Lenisa Chang, Taryn Mayes, Paul E. Croarkin, Madhukar H. Trivedi, Jeffrey R. Strawn. Socioeconomic Predictors of Treatment Outcomes Among Adults With Major Depressive Disorder. Psychiatric Services, 2022; DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.202100559 Led by Jeffrey Mills, PhD, and Jeffrey Strawn, MD, the UC cross-college collaborative research was recently published in the … Read more

Researchers identify a new treatment for metabolic syndrome

Journal Reference: Ila Mishra, Wei Rose Xie, Juan C. Bournat, Yang He, Chunmei Wang, Elizabeth Sabath Silva, Hailan Liu, Zhiqiang Ku, Yinghua Chen, Bernadette O. Erokwu, Peilin Jia, Zhongming Zhao, Zhiqiang An, Chris A. Flask, Yanlin He, Yong Xu, Atul R. Chopra. Protein tyrosine phosphatase receptor δ serves as the orexigenic asprosin receptor. Cell Metabolism, … Read more

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy shows promise for opioid addiction treatment

Journal Reference: Marian Wilson, Tamara Odom-Maryon, Karen Stanek, Trevor Roush, Joseph Muriungi, Alvina Jesse, Raymond M. Quock, Matthew Layton. Hyperbaric Oxygen to Assist Adults With Opioid Use Disorder in Reducing Methadone Dose. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 2022; 33 (1): 27 DOI: 10.1097/JAN.0000000000000447 The research team recruited participants enrolled in a local opioid treatment program to … Read more

Treatment for substance use reduces depression for many adolescents and young adults with both problems

Journal Reference: John F. Curry, Yifrah Kaminer, David B. Goldston, Grace Chan, Karen C. Wells, Rebecca H. Burke, Adrienne Banny Inscoe, Allison E. Meyer, Shayna M. Cheek. Adaptive Treatment for Youth With Substance Use and Depression: Early Depression Response and Short-term Outcomes. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2022; 61 (4): … Read more

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