Archive Monthly Archives: June 2012

Association of Sedentary Time with Mortality Independent of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity

Association of Sedentary Time with Mortality Independent of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity Background Sedentary behavior has emerged as a novel health risk factor independent of moderate to

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Caffeine and cardiac arrhythmias

Caffeine and cardiac arrhythmias: a review of the evidence. Pelchovitz DJ, Goldberger JJ. Source Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract Limited data exist on

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A possible declining trend for worldwide innovation

A possible declining trend for worldwide innovation Jonathan Huebner Abstract A comparison is made between a model of technology in which the level of technology advances exponentially without limit

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OTC agents for bipolar disorder.

Mitochondrial modulators for bipolar disorder: A pathophysiologically informed paradigm for new drug development. Nierenberg AA, Kansky C, Brennan BP, Shelton RC, Perlis R, Iosifescu DV. Source Massachusetts

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Low nonpaternity rate in an old Afrikaner family

Low nonpaternity rate in an old Afrikaner family Abstract  Extrapair paternity is a crucial parameter for evolutionary explanations of reproductive behavior. Early studies and human testis size

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Oxidative Stress in Schizophrenia

Oxidative stress in schizophrenia: an integrated approach. Bitanihirwe BK, Woo TU. Source Laboratory of Behavioural Neurobiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Schorenstrasse 16, Schwerzenbach

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Sugar Addiction

Evidence for sugar addiction: behavioral and neurochemical effects of intermittent, excessive sugar intake. Avena NM, Rada P, Hoebel BG. Source Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton,

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Acne: Disease of Civilization

Dietary intervention in acne: Attenuation of increased mTORC1 signaling promoted by Western diet Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to highlight the endocrine signaling of Western diet, a fundamental

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Vitamin D deficiency contributes to erectile dysfunction

Does vitamin D deficiency contribute to erectile dysfunction? Authors: Marc Sorenson and William B. Grant View affiliations Abstract: Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a multifactorial disease, and

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Vitamin D and cancer in African-Americans

Differences in vitamin D status may account for unexplained disparities in cancer survival rates between African and White Americans Authors: William B. Grant and Alan N. Peiris View affiliations

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Testosterone and Bodybuilding: No Connection

Research debunks bodybuilding myth: Growth-promoting hormones don’t stimulate strength New research from scientists at McMaster University reveals exercise-related testosterone and growth hormone

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Miracle Vitamin?

Hidden vitamin in milk yields remarkable health benefits A novel form of vitamin B3 found in milk in small quantities produces remarkable health benefits in mice when high doses are administered,

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Vitamin D inhibits HIV, mycobacteria

Vitamin D Inhibits Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 and Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in Macrophages through the Induction of Autophagy Grant R. Campbell1, Stephen A. Spector1,2* 1 Department

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Lyme Disease: Time to Get the Facts Straight

Chronic Lyme Disease: It’s Time To Solve The Medical Mystery Inside An Enigma Laurie McClellan1 Next Section Abstract Scientists and doctors disagree about whether there is such a condition as

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Genetics of the Iceman

New insights into the Tyrolean Iceman’s origin and phenotype as inferred by whole-genome sequencing. Keller A, Graefen A, Ball M, Matzas M, Boisguerin V, Maixner F, Leidinger P, Backes C, Khairat

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Suicide Risk and Thyroid Weight

Is suicide risk correlated to thyroid weight? Med Hypotheses. 2012 May 22. Is suicide risk correlated to thyroid weight? Charlier P, Watier L, Ménétrier M, Chaillot PF, Brun L, Grandmaison GL. Source

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