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Study Debunks Heart Disease, Cocaine Link

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jan 18 – Young patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who admit to…

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Subset of Fragile X Patients May Benefit From mGluR5-Blocking Drugs

January 6, 2010 – A study to determine whether inhibition of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGluR5) relieves behavioral problems in fragile…

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Smoking Reduces Response to Early RA Treatments

Patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who smoke are likely to develop more aggressive disease progression that does not respond…

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Research Projects

Sleep Apnea Patients at Increased Risk for Perioperative Pulmonary Complications

January 10, 2011 – In patients with sleep apnea, perioperative pulmonary complications after orthopaedic and general surgery are significantly more frequent…

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Eating Disorders in Pediatric Primary Care

January 20, 2011 – The nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic zolpidem produces clinically significant impairments in balance and cognition on awakening after 2 hours…

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Testing the Validity of the Danish Urban Myth That Alcohol Can Be Absorbed Through Feet: Open Labelled Self Experimental Study

Objective To determine the validity of the Danish urban myth that it is possible to get drunk by submerging feet…

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The American Journal on Addictions,November-December 2010 Volume 19, Issue 6

The main Features in this Issue are: -Reasons for Substance Use among Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder -A Placebo-Controlled Trial of…

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Journal of Substance Use,Volume 15, Number 6 (2010))

The main Features in this Issue are: -The effect of personal use and family history on the attitudes of medical…

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Journal of Substance Use,Volume 15, Number 5 (2010)

The main Features in this Issue are: – Embarrassing, degrading, or beneficial: Patient and staff perspectives on urine drug testing…

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Cochrane Review

Psychological interventions for reducing postoperative morbidity in dental surgery in adults – (11/18/2009

The label ‘psychological intervention’ has a very broad remit, with many studies employing this umbrella term and utilizing various definitions….

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Psychological and pharmacological interventions for depression in patients with coronary artery disease – (10/28/2009 )

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the single leading cause of death for both men and women in developed countries (Budde…

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Haemodialysis for lithium poisoning – (10/07/2009 )

Lithium salts, particularly lithium carbonate, are frequently administered for the treatment of bipolar disorder and mania.Lithium is a metal, and…

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