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1 Depression, frailty, and all-cause mortality: a cohort study of men older than 75 years Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
2 Psychotherapies for adult depression: Recent developments Current Opinion in Psychiatry, December 19, 2014 Review Article
3 Risk of diabetes among patients receiving primary androgen deprivation therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer The Journal of Urology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
4 A trial of devices for urinary incontinence following treatment for prostate cancer BJU International, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
5 Statin use and risk of depression: A Swedish national cohort study Full Text BMC Psychiatry, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
6 Comparison of prostate cancer gene 3 score, prostate health index and percentage free prostate-specific antigen for differentiating histological inflammation from prostate cancer and other non-neoplastic alterations of the prostate at initial biopsy Anticancer Research, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
7 Salvage cryosurgery for locally recurrent prostate cancer after primary cryotherapy International Urology and Nephrology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
8 Effects comparison between low glycemic index diets and high glycemic index diets on HbA1c and fructosamine for patients with diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis Primary Care Diabetes, December 19, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Review Article
9 Perceptions, referrals by medical providers affect mental-health treatment disparities UC Davis Health System, December 19, 2014
10 Theta-burst stimulation: A new form of TMS treatment for depression? Depression and Anxiety, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
11 External validation of the CAPRA-S score to predict biochemical recurrence, metastasis and mortality after radical prostatectomy in a European cohort The Journal of Urology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
12 Persistent and fluctuating anxiety levels in the 18 months following acute myocardial infarction: The role of personality General Hospital Psychiatry, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
13 Grand-parenting experiences among adults with a history of depression: A mixed-methods study General Hospital Psychiatry, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
14 Vitamin D deficiency in patients with intellectual disabilities: Prevalence, risk factors and management strategies The British Journal of Psychiatry, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
15 Role of pill-taking, expectation and therapeutic alliance in the placebo response in clinical trials for major depression The British Journal of Psychiatry, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
16 Changes in bone mineral density may predict the risk of fracture differently in older adults according to fall history Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
17 A multifaceted intervention: No increase in general practitioners' competence to diagnose skin cancer (minSKIN) - randomized controlled trial Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
18 Dietary intake in infants with complex congenital heart disease: A case-control study on macro- and micronutrient intake, meal frequency and growth Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
19 Detox diets for toxin elimination and weight management: a critical review of the evidence Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, December 19, 2014 Review Article
20 Paternal modeling, household availability, and paternal intake as predictors of fruit, vegetable, and sweetened beverage consumption among African American children Appetite, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
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.
As reported in Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases, a meta-analysis involved 20 RCTs and 1536 participants showed that consumption of green tea (Camellia sinensis) is associated with a reduction in systolic blood pressure (-1.94 mmHg) and improved lipid profile (TC, -0.13 mmol/l; LDL-C, -0.19 mmol/l). Additional studies quantifying the association are needed.
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.