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Thursday 22nd March 2018

Effect of an opioid prescribing protocol on provider prescribing behavior

(International & American Associations for Dental Research) At the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), held in conjunction with the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), Chad Lowell Wagner, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, presented a poster titled 'Effect of an Opioid Prescribing Protocol on Pro...

Opioid prescribing patterns of oral and maxillofacial surgeons: A nationwide survey

(International & American Associations for Dental Research) At the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), held in conjunction with the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), Brandon Michael Syme, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, presented a poster titled 'Opioid Prescribing Patterns of Oral and Maxillofaci...

Is knee pain linked to depression?

(American Geriatrics Society) According to researchers, knee osteoarthritis affects some 55 percent of people over age 40 in Japan. A research team from the country recently published a study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society examining the effects of knee pain on depression since, until now, few studies have focused on how knee pain and impaired knee function relate to depression.

Helping prevent falls in older adults with dementia

(American Geriatrics Society) Researchers have recently focused on the role that dementia and other cognitive problems may play in falling, in hopes of discovering ways to manage and prevent falls. They published their study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Older adults who have slower walking speeds may have increased risk for dementia

(American Geriatrics Society) Because there's currently no cure for dementia, it's important to know about risk factors that may lead to developing it. For example, researchers have learned that older adults with slower walking speeds seem to have a greater risk than those with faster walking speeds. Recently, researchers from the UK. teamed up to learn more about changes in walking speed, changes...

Team discovers a significant role for nitrate in the Arctic landscape

(Marine Biological Laboratory) Because of the very low nitrate levels found in arctic tundra soil, scientists had assumed that plants in this biome do not use nitrate. But a new study co-authored by four Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Ecosystems Center scientists challenges this notion. The study has important implications for predicting which arctic plant species will dominate as the climate ...

New accreditation program sets framework for rectal cancer care in the US

(American College of Surgeons) The National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer establishes guidelines for a multidisciplinary team approach to help meet its proposed quality measures.

First proof a synthesized antibiotic is capable of treating superbugs

(University of Lincoln) A 'game changing' new antibiotic which is capable of killing superbugs has been successfully synthesized and used to treat an infection for the first time -- and could lead to the first new class of antibiotic drug in 30 years.

Monitor climate change, not predators, to protect lake diversity: Study

(University of Guelph) Climate change and other environmental factors are more threatening to fish diversity than predators, according to new research from the University of Guelph.It is a surprising and important finding, as humans rely upon freshwater lakes for more than one-fifth of their protein needs worldwide, says lead author Prof. Andrew MacDougall in U of G's Department of Integrative Bio...

Germany was covered by glaciers 450,000 years ago

(Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology) Researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, have obtained new chronological data for the timing of the Elsterian and Saalian glacial cycles in central Germany. They found that the first Quaternary glaciation, which covered huge parts of Europe in ice, occurred as early as 450,000 years ago and not -...

Lithuanians created technology for treating oily water: exceeds requirements 10 times

(Kaunas University of Technology) Wastewater cleaning technology created at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania efficiently cleans water from oil products leaving it virtually pollution-free (the concentration of oil discharge in treated water is about 0.2 mg/L). Given the efficiency, the technology is much cheaper than the alternatives currently known in the market.Biological wastewa...

Paleontologists put the bite on an ancient reptile from New England

(Yale University) Scientists have identified a new species of reptile from prehistoric Connecticut and, boy, does it have a mouth on it. Named Colobops noviportensis, the creature lived 200 million years ago and had exceptionally large jaw muscles -- setting it apart from other reptiles at the time. Even compared to the wide diversity of reptile species today, Colobops noviportensis had quite the ...

Scientists develop elastic metal rods to treat scoliosis

(National University of Science and Technology MISIS) NUST MISIS scientists jointly with their colleagues from the Ecole de Technologie Superiore (Montreal, Canada) have experienced a new combination of alloy processing that produces solid and durable implants that are fully compatible with the human body. The research article is published in the Journal of Alloys and Compounds.

Increases in obesity, severe obesity continue among adults in US

(JAMA Network) Obesity and severe obesity continued to grow among adults in the United States between 2007-2008 and 2015-2016 but there were no significant overall changes among youth.

Safer injections targeted by new University of Bath project

(University of Bath) Due to the complicated nature of preparing injections, mistakes are made in around a third of doses. Although these are often minor errors, it is a statistic that University of Bath pharmacist Dr Matthew Jones wants to change with a new project to improve patient safety.

Helping older adults discontinue using sedatives

(American Geriatrics Society) n a new study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers looked at a way to help older adults taper off and stop using sedatives. This was based on an earlier study that suggested giving older adults an educational brochure outlining the problems that sedatives pose and instructions for safely taking themselves off the medication.

Searching for long-term success in weight management? Forget dieting and eat regularly

(University of Helsinki) Early adulthood is particularly critical for putting on weight. According to a recent study conducted at the University of Helsinki, common factors among young women and men who succeeded in managing their weight in the long term included eating regularly rather than dieting.

More people miss NHS appointments when the clocks go forward

(Lancaster University) The number of missed hospital outpatient appointments increases following the clock change on March 25 2018.Patients are 5% more likely to miss an appointment in the week after the clocks go forward compared with the previous week. NHS figures show that there were 8 million missed appointments in 2016/17. Each hospital outpatient appointment costs £120 so missed appointmen...

Higher-dose RT lowers risk of recurrence but does not improve survival for men with prostate cancer

(NRG Oncology) Results of a recent NRG Oncology study, NRGOncology/RTOG 0126, show that high-dose radiotherapy did not improve survival for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer but did improve biochemical control and rates of distant metastases, when compared to standard radiotherapy. Men who received higher-dose radiotherapy underwent fewer salvage therapies to control tumors that had grown...

NUS and RCO-LIPI scientists embark on deep-sea biodiversity expedition in West Java

(National University of Singapore) A team of 30 researchers and support staff led by scientists from the National University of Singapore and Indonesian Institute of Sciences will embark on a 14-day scientific expedition to study deep-sea marine life in the area off the southern coast of West Java. Through the 'South Java Deep-Sea Biodiversity Expedition 201'", this is the first time that a concer...

Mysterious head of a pharaoh discovered by Swansea Egyptologist

(Swansea University) Swansea University Egyptology lecturer Dr Ken Griffin has found a depiction of one of the most famous pharaoh's in history Hatshepsut (one of only a handful of female pharaohs) on an object in the Egypt Centre stores, which had been chosen for an object handling session.

Brain's tiniest blood vessels trigger spinal motor neurons to develop

(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) A new study has revealed that the human brain's tiniest blood vessels can activate genes known to trigger spinal motor neurons, prompting the neurons to grow during early development. The findings could provide insights into how amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative disorders may develop. To make the discovery, investigators successfully re-...

Non-psychoactive cannabis ingredient could help addicts stay clean

(Springer) A preclinical study in rats has shown that there might be value in using a non-psychoactive and non-addictive ingredient of the Cannabis sativa plant to reduce the risk of relapse among recovering drug and alcohol addicts. The study's findings inform the ongoing debate about the possible medical benefits of non-psychoactive cannabinoids. So says Friedbert Weiss, leader of an investigati...

Radiologist uses virtual reality as powerful training tool

(University of Virginia Health System) Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now stand right beside an expert radiologist as he performs one of the most difficult medical procedures of its kind -- in virtual reality.

Dr. Neville Sanjana receives 2018 AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award

(New York Genome Center) The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Science Translational Medicine have selected Neville Sanjana, PhD, Core Faculty Member at the New York Genome Center, Assistant Professor of Biology, New York University, and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology at NYU School of Medicine, for its prestigious 2018 AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel ...

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