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1 Acupuncture and immune function in chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a randomized, controlled study Complementary Therapies in Medicine, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Cognitive-behavioral, behavioral, and mindfulness-based therapies for menopausal depression: A review Maturitas, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Trauma exposure and PTSD in women with schizophrenia and coexisting substance use disorders: Comparisons to women with severe depression and substance use disorders Psychiatry Research, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Sequential use of the androgen synthesis inhibitors ketoconazole and abiraterone acetate in castration-resistant prostate cancer and the predictive value of circulating androgens Clinical Cancer Research, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Increasing use of observation among men at low risk for prostate cancer mortality The Journal of Urology, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Cigarette smoking and depressive symptoms among Hispanic/Latino adults: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) Nicotine & Tobacco Research, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

7 A comparison of capacities for social cognition and metacognition in first episode and prolonged depression Psychiatry Research, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Thromboembolic complications in 3,544 patients undergoing radical prostatectomy with or without lymph node dissection The Journal of Urology, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Diffusion-weighted MRI in early assessment of tumour response to radiotherapy in high-risk prostate cancer The British Journal of Radiology, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Do environmental factors modify the genetic risk of prostate cancer? Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Sexual partners, sexually transmitted infections, and prostate cancer risk Cancer Epidemiology, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Clinical, cognitive, and functional connectivity correlations of resting-state intrinsic brain activity alterations in unmedicated depression Journal of Affective Disorders, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Differences in prescribing patterns for anxiety and depression between General Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Journal of Affective Disorders, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Randomized, controlled trial of Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy for young people with bipolar disorder Bipolar Disorders, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Differences in the developmental patterns of depression with and without additional somatic symptoms Psychiatry Research, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Obesity and its relation to depressive symptoms and sedentary lifestyle in middle-aged women Maturitas, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Intelligence as a predictor of outcome in short- and long-term psychotherapy Psychiatry Research, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Malnutrition among cognitively intact, noncritically ill older adults in the emergency department Annals of Emergency Medicine, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Semantic memory impairment for biological and man-made objects in individuals with amnestic mild cognitive impairment or late-life depression Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Elevated amygdala activity during reappraisal anticipation predicts anxiety in avoidant personality disorder Journal of Affective Disorders, October 31, 2014    Clinical Article

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Green tea reduces BP and improves lipid profile

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.

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.

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.


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