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1 Dairy products, calcium, and prostate cancer risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Calcium and phosphorus intake and prostate cancer risk: A 24-y follow-up study American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Carbohydrate intake, glycemic index and prostate cancer risk The Prostate, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Fiber intake and risk of subsequent prostate cancer in Japanese men American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Post-traumatic stress disorder, coping strategies and type 2 diabetes: psychometric assessment after L’Aquila earthquake Acta Diabetologica, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Pathological characteristics of low risk prostate cancer based on totally embedded prostatectomy specimens The Prostate, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Transcranial electric stimulation and neurocognitive training in clinically depressed patients: A pilot study of the effects on rumination Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Detection of significant prostate cancer with MR-targeted biopsies: Should TRUS-MRI fusion guided biopsies alone be a standard of care? The Journal of Urology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Predicting pathologic outcomes in patients undergoing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for high risk prostate cancer: A preoperative nomogram BJU International, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Depression in advanced cancer – Assessment challenges and associations with disease load Journal of Affective Disorders, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Prostato-symphyseal fistula after photoselective vaporization of the prostate: Case series and literature review of a rare complication Urology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Cerebral metabolism in major depressive disorder: A voxel-based meta-analysis of positron emission tomography studies Full Text BMC Psychiatry, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

13 The relationship between parental mediation and Internet addiction among adolescents, and the association with cyberbullying and depression Comprehensive Psychiatry, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Predictors of post-natal depression are shaped distinctly by the measure of ‘depression’ Journal of Affective Disorders, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Disparities in antidepressant use in pregnancy Journal of Perinatology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

16 An early Phase II randomised controlled trial testing the effect on persecutory delusions of using CBT to reduce negative cognitions about the self: The potential benefits of enhancing self confidence Schizophrenia Research, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

17 The impact of eszopiclone on sleep and cognition in patients with schizophrenia and insomnia: A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial Schizophrenia Research, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Functional gastrointestinal disorders in eating disorder patients: Altered distribution and predictors using ROME III compared to ROME II criteria Full Text World Journal of Gastroenterology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Light and intermittent smoking among California Black, Hispanic/Latino, and non-Hispanic White men and women Nicotine & Tobacco Research, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Association between fatty acid supplementation and prenatal stress in African Americans: A randomized controlled trial Obstetrics and Gynecology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

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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.

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.

Visceral adipose tissue predicts subclinical carotid atherosclerosis

As reported in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, ultrasound measurement of visceral adipose tissue, unlike the waist circumference, is associated with ultrasound-measured carotid intima-media thickness and an independent predictor of carotid plaques.


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