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This article from Smithsonian Magazine highlights some titles that you’ll now have access to.   MAR Postings is a comprehensive weekly news series authored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR)
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Tags: Blog Education News from NLM/NIH Weekly Postings Source Type: news

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Publication date: June 2019Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 89Author(s): Abigail M.A. Love, Michael D. Toland, Ellen L. Usher, Jonathan M. Campbell, Amy D. SpriggsAbstractCurrently, 1 in 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD; Centers for Disease Control &Prevention, 2015) and this growing population of learners has been noted as one of the most challenging groups to teach. Teacher self-efficacy, the belief teachers hold about their instructional capabilities, has been shown to differ according to contextual factors, such as the type of students teachers face. The ...
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2019Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Donglai Chen, Yiming Mao, Junmiao Wen, Yunlang She, Erjia Zhu, Feng Zhu, Yongsheng Zhang, Min Fan, Chang Chen, Yongbing ChenAbstractBackgroundA series of studies have assessed the clinicopathological features and prognostic impact of STAS in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) bringing conflicting findings so far. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to synthesize the available evidence regarding to the prognostic value of STAS in NSCLCs.MethodsStudies were identified by searching databases including PubMed, EMBASE...
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder exhibited an increased risk of subsequent STI during the follow-up period compared with those without bipolar disorder. Comorbidity of substance and alcohol use disorders further increased this risk. Long-term use of bipolar disorder medications (mood stabilizers and atypical antipsychotics) may reduce this risk. PMID: 30901168 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: CCBT with a modest amount of support from a clinician or other helping person was found to be efficacious with relatively large mean effect sizes on measures of depressive symptoms. Self-guided CCBT for depression was considerably less effective. Future research should focus on enhancing the implementation of CCBT, including evaluating the amount and type of support needed for effective delivery, methods to improve engagement with computer-assisted therapies, and ways to improve treatment outcome in primary care settings. PMID: 30900849 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
This study represents a pooled analysis from the control arms of two clinical trials (NCT00290966; NCT00678535). Both control arms evaluated fluoropyrimidine/cisplatin combination in the first line treatment of advanced gastric cancer. Univariate and multivariate Cox regression analyses were performed to assess factors affecting overall and progression-free survival. Factors with P
Source: Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research - Category: Health Management Tags: Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res Source Type: research
Abstract On September 22, 2017, "Engaging the Forgotten Parent: Conference of Experts on Fathers' Role in Children's Weight-Related Behaviours and Outcomes" brought researchers, students, health professionals, community stakeholders, and knowledge users from Canada, Australia, and the United States together to Toronto, Ontario, for a 1-day gathering focused on furthering scientific understanding of effective strategies to recruit, engage, and retain fathers in family-based obesity research. Furthermore this conference focused on identifying key knowledge gaps and opportunities for collaborative research ...
Source: Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: Obesity (Silver Spring) Source Type: research
Authors: PMID: 30900407 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Tags: Obesity (Silver Spring) Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2019Source: Molecular and Cellular ProbesAuthor(s): Florian Erger, Christian P. Schaaf, Christian NetzerAbstractWhen deciding on which genes to assess in larger Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) datasets for the molecular genetic diagnosis of intellectual disability (ID), geneticists today have a variety of gene-phenotype databases and expert-curated gene lists available. To quantify their respective completeness, we compare an ID gene selection auto-generated from the Human Phenotype Ontology gene-phenotype association database and expert-curated ID gene lists from three reputabl...
Source: Molecular and Cellular Probes - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 March 2019Source: Journal of Molecular LiquidsAuthor(s): Achal Mukhija, Nand KishoreAbstractBiocompatibility and ease of surface modification make gold nanoclusters potential to be used in nanomedicine and revolutionizing cancer therapy. Low solubility and bioavailability of drug limits the use of conventional drug administrative methods and hence the need for drug delivery vehicles arises. Different drug delivery vehicles have been used in the past but usually, the information is limited to qualitative in nature. Here, we have reported quantitative insights into interaction of human s...
Source: Journal of Molecular Liquids - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
The objective of this paper is to propose a definition for remission for use as an outcome to evaluate the long-term efficacy of therapies for chronic pain. METHODS: Data from a randomized clinical trial (NCT01609972) testing the efficacy of spinal cord stimulation in low back and leg pain subjects was used to evaluate the association between pain and functional outcomes and identify the cut-off value to predict remission. Available data over 24-month assessment period included visual analog score (VAS), disability (Oswestry Disability Index [ODI]), patient and clinician global impression of change (PGIC and CGIC), and...
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
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