A number of psychiatric disorders present with aggression and violence, which, needless to say, are destructive to both individuals and societies worldwide: death, disease, disability, and numerous socioeconomic problems can often be traced back to an aggressive behavior
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US study confirms the effectiveness of quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in women aged up to 20 years who receive all three doses, but more research is needed in women aged 21-26 years.
According to a study, researchers examined the extent to which variation in health care spending in the months before death is explained by differences in patients' sociodemographic factors, clinical factors, and beliefs; physicians' beliefs; and service availability. Geographic variation in end-of-life spending can be explained by the availability of services and physicians' beliefs, but not patients' beliefs. The study was published in the Health Affairs.
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy developed a new way to use bioinformatics as a gathering tool to determine how a patient's immune system responds to immunotherapy and recognizes its own tumor.
The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate an increased risk of the acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in siblings of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggesting shared susceptibility between the two diseases.
A team at Scripps Research has come up with a faster way to analyze the outcome of experimental vaccines against HIV and other pathogens. Their new system lets scientists quickly assess the full spectrum of antibodies produced in an individual in response to a pathogen or vaccine and determine if these antibodies are likely to be effective against the pathogen.
Researchers have discovered and characterized a new family of cytochrome P450 enzymes that are critical to improving the conversion of lignin one of the main components of plants into valuable products such as nylon, plastics, and chemicals. The study was published in Nature Communications.
GPs referring patients with suspected lung cancer straight for a CT scan have halved waiting times and resulted in 'very significant cost savings' at a London hospital trust.
A study of 1.2 million people in the USA has found that people who exercise report having 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month, compared to people who do not exercise. The study found that team sports, cycling, aerobics and going to the gym are associated with the biggest reductions, according to the largest observational study of its kind published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal
Adolescents who view advertising for tobacco products on the tobacco "power wall" in convenience stores report being more willing to try vaping products in the future compared to peers who visited a store where the tobacco power wall was hidden, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Ambulatory surgery centers experience increases in patient volume, patient satisfaction, and revenue after adopting price transparency, according to a study published recently in The American Surgeon.
Soft corals have been known to be possessing secondary metabolites with high diversity in chemical structures. The cytotoxicity of the isolates toward a limited panel of cancer cell lines and their inhibition of superoxide anion generation was investigated.