How Your Parent ’s Untreated Bipolar Disorder Can Affect You For Years
Bipolar disorder is largely misdiagnosed. That not only hurts the person living with it, but their loved ones, too.
We examined the concentrations of chemokines and related substances in the brain tissue from these two groups using the Bio-Plex Pro™ Human Chemokine Panel 40-Plex. We performed multiple regression analysis with covariates. The levels of CCL1, CCL8, CCL13, CCL15, CCL17, CCL19, CCL20, CXCL11, and IL-10 were significantly decreased, whereas the IL-16 levels were significantly increased in the suicide completers after adjustment with the Benjamini-Hochberg method to control for type Ⅰ errors (Q
CONCLUSION: Despite good interrater variability and convenient usage of the suggested X‑ray assessment system, this approach did not enable the identification of any associations by which a TM and, therefore, a possible straightforward or complicated treatment pathway could be predicted. Attention should possibly be paid to a rotation of the cuff during implantation with a lateral position of the stimulation lead. PMID: 31598770 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: 2019Source: International Review of Neurobiology, Volume 147Author(s): Kangguang Lin, Tao LiuAbstractPeople with Bipolar disorder (BD) often have a sedentary lifestyle and low level of physical activity which in part contribute to the high co-occurrence of medical diseases including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, etc. Exercise especially aerobic exercise may be beneficial not only to mental health but also physical health outcomes. Targeting barriers for exercise such as high BMI and making the best use of facilitators (e.g., concept of fitness) can result in higher level...
This study determines the relationship between cognition and vascular burden in patients with SMD. Methods: Sixty SMD patients (61% men, mean age: 46) attending a psychosocial rehabilitation centre were included. We evaluated sociodemographic, clinical, laboratory, quality of life and functionality characteristics. And we analysed the association between cognitive performance and vascular burden. Results: SMD diagnoses were: 41.7% schizophrenia, 20.0% bipolar, 5.0% schizoaffective, 21.7% depressive and 11.7% other. Cognitive impairment was present in 55% of the cases. The average vascular burden was 3.2. Patients with cogn...
ConclusionThis case highlights the importance of maintaining a high index of suspicion when encountering psychiatric patients with nonspecific lower abdominal or anorectal pain with inconsistent presentations. Controversy exists regarding the type of surgical treatment in case of anorectal perforation. More research is needed to provide surgeons with evidence-based standardized methods for dealing with these rare pathologies.
Conclusions: Our results indicate a potential mismatch between cerebral blood supply and oxygen metabolism in BD, suggesting inefficiency in energy homeostasis in the brain. Mapping CMRO2 would provide the spatial resolution to investigate regional alterations in metabolism, particularly in the brain regions where CBF is increased.
This study reports the design, synthesis, and characterization of two new bipolar host materials, DCzCP and TCzCP. Both materials were implemented as hosts by doping a known green thermally activated delayed fluorescent (TADF) emitter (t4CzIPN) in solution-processable OLEDs. DCzCP-based devices afford the best performance with the maximum external quantum efficiency (EQE) of 21.2%. Notably, the EQE was maintained at 20.7% and 19.7% at a practical luminance of 500 cd m-2 and 1000 cd m-2, respectively, demonstrating very small roll-off. PMID: 31602441 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This article suggests that systems biology, emphasizing the epigenetic component of systems biology, could help identify clinically useful biomarkers in neuropsychiatric disorders like SZ, BD, and MDD.
The elderly population has increased considerably in developed countries . Hip fracture, consisted of femoral neck and intertrochanteric femur fracture, is one of the most common fracture types among older people . Intertrochanteric (IT) fractures are common in the elderly people, and surgical management of these fractures remains challenging because of the patients ’ medical comorbidity, poor bone quality owing to severe osteoporosis, and fracture instability [3,4]. In addition, the choice of surgical treatment for displaced IT fractures in older people remains controversial.
Thorac cardiovasc Surg DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1698402 Background Different ablation devices deliver the same type of energy but use individual control mechanisms to estimate efficacy. We compared patient outcome after the application of radiofrequency ablation systems, using temperature- or resistance-control in paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation (AF). Methods This is an unselected all-comers study. Patients underwent standardized left atrial (paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, [PAF] n = 31) or biatrial ablation (persistent atrial fibrillation [persAF] n = 61) with bipolar R...