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1 Tai chi as an alternative and complimentary therapy for anxiety: A systematic review Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine, December 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Obesity and onset of depression among U.S. middle-aged and older adults Journal of Psychosomatic Research, December 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

3 Physical activity and survival among men diagnosed with prostate cancer Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Long-term follow-up of a large active surveillance cohort of patients with prostate cancer Journal of Clinical Oncology, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

5 A prospective study of erectile function after transrectal ultrasound and prostate biopsy BJU International, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Predictors of placebo response in bipolar depression International Clinical Psychopharmacology, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Efficacy and safety of vilazodone 20 and 40 mg in major depressive disorder: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial International Clinical Psychopharmacology, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Effects of dietary creatine supplementation on systemic microvascular density and reactivity in healthy young adults Full Text Nutrition Journal, December 22, 2014

9 Stratification of high-risk prostate cancer into prognostic categories: A European multi-institutional study Full Text European Urology, December 22, 2014

10 Effect of gender and impaired glucose tolerance on organ-specific dietary fatty acid metabolism in humans Diabetes, December 22, 2014

11 Lynch Syndrome Caused by Germline PMS2 Mutations: Delineating the Cancer Risk Journal of Clinical Oncology, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Omalizumab therapy for asthma patients with poor adherence to inhaled corticosteroid therapy Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Efficacy of early neonatal supplementation with vitamin A to reduce mortality in infancy in Haryana, India (Neovita): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet, December 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

14 Concerns and worries in people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): A mixed methods study Journal of Psychosomatic Research, December 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

15 The diffusion of minimally invasive radical prostatectomy in the United States: A case study of the introduction of new surgical devices Prostate Cancer & Prostatic Diseases, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Resourcefulness in African American and Caucasian American caregivers of persons with dementia: Associations with perceived burden, depression, anxiety, positive cognitions, and psychological well-being Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Treatment-associated musculoskeletal and vasomotor symptoms and relapse-free survival in the NCIC CTG MA.27 adjuvant breast cancer aromatase inhibitor trial Journal of Clinical Oncology, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Efficacy of enzalutamide following abiraterone acetate in chemotherapy-naive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients Full Text European Urology, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Cognitive Behavioral Therapies in older adults with depression and cognitive deficits: A systematic review International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, December 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

20 Vitamin D is associated with degree of disability in patients with fully ambulatory relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis European Journal of Neurology, December 22, 2014    Clinical Article

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s-H-FABP levels predict outcome in ICU patients

As reported in Clinical Research in Cardiology, the level of serum heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (s-H-FABP) is higher in ER patients admitted to the ICU than ER patients admitted to other departments. The s-H-FABP level was also higher in ICU non-survivors than ICU survivors. A s-H-FABP level of 20.95 ng/ml had a 81.1% and 66.0% sensitivity and specificity, respectively, for in-hospital mortality.

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.

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.

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