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2Changes in neuropsychological function after treatment with metacognitive therapy or cognitive behavior therapy for depressionDepression and Anxiety  Clinical Article
3TOOKAD Soluble focal therapy: Pooled analysis of three phase II studies assessing the minimally invasive ablation of localized prostate cancerWorld Journal of Urology  Clinical Article
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5Brief Culturally adapted CBT (CaCBT) for depression: A randomized controlled trial from PakistanJournal of Affective Disorders  Clinical Article
6Androgen receptor expression in circulating tumour cells from castration-resistant prostate cancer patients treated with novel endocrine agentsBritish Journal of Cancer  Clinical Article
7Prostate-specific antigen kinetic profiles during androgen deprivation therapy as prognostic factors in castration-resistant prostate cancerUrologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations  Clinical Article
8One-year randomized controlled trial and follow-up of integrated neurocognitive therapy for schizophrenia outpatientsSchizophrenia Bulletin  Clinical Article
9Environmental and individual characteristics associated with depressive disorders and mental healthcare useAnnals of Epidemiology  Clinical Article
10Developmental change in amygdala reactivity during adolescence: Effects of family history of depression and stressful life eventsAmerican Journal of Psychiatry  Clinical Article
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2Orientation week drinking may have gateway effectUniversity of Otago News
3NIH announces $41.5 million in funding for the Human Placenta ProjectNIH News
4CDC grand rounds: Preventing youth violenceMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
5Rapid intervention to reduce Ebola transmission in a remote village - Gbarpolu County, Liberia, 2014Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
6Community quarantine to interrupt Ebola virus transmission - Mawah Village, Bong County, Liberia, August-October, 2014Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
7Implementation of Ebola case-finding using a village chieftaincy taskforce in a remote outbreak - Liberia, 2014Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
8Notes from the field: Cryptosporidiosis associated with consumption of unpasteurized goat milk - Idaho, 2014Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
9Quickstats: Percentage of adults aged 18-64 years who have seen or talked with a mental health professional in the past 12 months, by health insurance status and age group - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2012-2013Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
10HIV controls its activity independent of host cellsNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease - News

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CT screening for lung cancer in patients 55-80 years of age beneficial

As reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine, annual CT screening of ever-smokers between 55 and 80 years of age for lung cancer is beneficial. Such screening would result in 45-54% of diagnoses in stage I or II, a 14% reduction in lung cancer mortality, and 497 deaths averted.

Predictors of poor coronary collateral circulation in stable CAD

As reported in Angiology, the fasting blood glucose and serum uric acid levels and the white blood cell count were higher in patients with stable CAD (n=480) and associated with poor coronary collateral circulation.

Belimumab safe and effective in childhood-onset SLE

As reported in Arthritis and Rheumatology, belimumab (a human monoclonal antibody targeting soluble B-lymphocyte stimulator) is effective and well-tolerated in children with SLE (n=7). The mean follow-up was 9.3 months. The SLEDAI decreased from 6.4 to 4 and 57% of recipients were able to taper steroids. Clinical response was evident by 3 months.

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