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Opinions of General Practitioners about Psychotherapy

A new study published in the PLoS One has reported that general practitioners (GPs) had distinct attitudes toward psychotherapy, falling into three different categories according to their opinions of this type of treatment. The majority of general practitioners (GPs) were reasonably favourable to psychotherapy.

CKD: Body Composition is Associated with Erythropoiesis

In the general population, adiposity influences erythropoiesis and iron metabolism. Researchers aimed at assessing the relationship between adiposity [estimated by body mass index ( BMI ) and abdominal circumference ( AC )] and biomarkers of erythropoiesis in patients with chronic kidney disease ( CKD ) not on dialysis .

DNA Amplification Aboard the International Space Station (ISS)

In this present study, researchers observed that the range and duration of human ventures into space increased, it becomes imperative that they understand the effects of the cosmic environment on astronaut health. Molecular technologies now widely used in research and medicine will need to become available in space to ensure appropriate care of astronauts.