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1 Pistachio nut consumption modifies systemic hemodynamics, increases heart rate variability, and reduces ambulatory blood pressure in well-controlled type 2 diabetes: A randomized trial Full Text Journal of the American Heart Association, September 19, 2014

2 Effects of interpretive front-of-pack nutrition labels on food purchases: protocol for the Starlight randomised controlled trial Full Text BMC Public Health, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Weekly high-dose ergocalciferol to correct vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in hemodialysis patients: A pilot trial Hemodialysis International, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Nutritional assessment and factors associated to malnutrition in older adults: A cross-sectional study in Bogota, Colombia Journal of Aging and Health, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Lactic acid bacterial symbionts in honeybees - An unknown key to honey's antimicrobial and therapeutic activities International Wound Journal, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Statin use mitigate the benefit of omega-3 fatty acids supplementation-a meta-regression of randomized trials American Journal of Therapeutics, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Evaluation of a nutrition education program to improve heart health and brain health in Latinas Journal of Aging and Health, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Inhibition of autophagy augments apoptosis in human oral squamous cell carcinoma under nutrient depletion Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

9 A matching decomposition of the rural-urban difference in malnutrition in Malawi Full Text Health Economics Review, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Rural Environments and Community Health (REACH): a randomised controlled trial protocol for an online walking intervention in rural adults Full Text BMC Public Health, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Those salicylate cases-how sweet are they? American Journal of Therapeutics, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Predictors of response to steroid therapy for eosinophilic esophagitis and treatment of steroid-refractory patients Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Withdrawal of immunomodulators after co-treatment does not reduce trough level of infliximab in patients with Crohn's disease Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Cabazitaxel remains active in patients progressing after docetaxel followed by novel androgen receptor pathway targeted therapies Full Text European Urology, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Risk of fracture after radical cystectomy and urinary diversion for bladder cancer Journal of Clinical Oncology, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Fetal macrosomia and neonatal hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia associated with transplacental transfer of sulfonylurea in a mother with KCNJ11-related neonatal diabetes Diabetes Care, September 19, 2014

17 Long-term use of antibiotics and proton pump inhibitors predict development of infections in patients with cirrhosis Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Brentuximab vedotin administered to platinum-refractory, transplant-naive Hodgkin lymphoma patients can increase the proportion achieving FDG PET negative status Hematological Oncology, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Incidence and risk factors for unplanned transfers to acute general hospitals from an intermediate care and rehabilitation geriatric facility Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, September 19, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Fear of falling and gait variability in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, September 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

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Risk factors for suicidal ideations in bipolar disorder

As reported in Bipolar Disorders, the following risk factors were associated with suicidal ideations in patients with bipolar disorder (n=130): grade of severity of current episode (OR=22.601); family history of suicide attempt (OR=18.06); preceding life event (OR=3.797); and past history of suicidal event (OR=3.11).

Statin use associated with decreased mortality in HFPEF

Based on a meta-analysis reported in the American Journal of Cardiology, statin use by patients (n=17985) with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is associated with a 40% reduction in mortality.

Salivary markers for alcohol dependence identified

As reported in Alcohol & Alcoholism, salivary levels of α-fucosidase, β-glucuronidase, and α-mannosidase are elevated (7-18-fold) in patients with alcohol dependence compared to healthy controls.

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