Man sued over Iowa sexual arousal study ran Kansas facility

A child psychologist who was formerly the top administrator at a state hospital in Kansas is facing a federal lawsuit in Iowa involving sexual arousal experiments on residents at a state care center for people with intellectual disabilities
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ConclusionThe genitourinary risks potentially associated with aniridia necessitate prompt genetic analysis to evaluate for WAGR syndrome.
Source: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: CLINICAL REPORT Source Type: research
ConclusionsAn integrated collaborative care intervention for obesity and depression that was shown previously to improve weight and depressive symptoms may also confer benefits for quality of life and psychosocial functioning over 6 months.Trial registrationThis study is registered at NCT02246413.
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2020Source: Arthroscopy TechniquesAuthor(s): Graeme P. WhyteAbstractMassive and retracted tears of the supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendons of the rotator cuff are associated with great pain and disability and may be considered “non-repairable,” depending on the extent of injury and the experience of the treating clinician. The technique of anatomic vector repair of the rotator cuff is a surgical treatment method that enables the surgeon to accurately characterize the injury pattern and successfully repair many of these debilitating injuries anatomically in a st...
Source: Arthroscopy Techniques - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Objectives: A companion article reports the trajectory of long-term mortality and significant health-related quality of life disability among children encountering septic shock. In this article, the investigators examine critical illness factors associated with these adverse outcomes. Design: Prospective, cohort-outcome study, conducted 2013–2017. Setting: Twelve United States academic PICUs. Patients: Critically ill children, 1 month to 18 years, with community-acquired septic shock requiring vasoactive-inotropic support. Interventions: Illness severity, organ dysfunction, and resource utilization data...
Source: Critical Care Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Late Breaker Articles Source Type: research
ConclusionThe specificity of analgesic treatments in adults with ID is a totally unexplored domain. In the absence of clinical guidelines, pharmacological facts ‐ such as inter‐individual variability in drug response, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic interactions, frequent comorbidities and ease of administration ‐ must be systematically integrated, when prescribing in the population of adults with ID.
Source: European Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
Authors: Chen Y, Jiang W, Yong H, He M, Yang Y, Deng Z, Li Y Abstract Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of disability in worldwide population, which is characterized by cartilage breakdown, synovial fibrosis, osteophyte formation and pain. Synovial inflammation is usually found in both early and late stages in most of the OA patients. Macrophages, the major component of the mononuclear phagocyte system, play a critical role in OA pathogenesis through the induction of inflammatory mediators, growth factors and proteinases. So, drugs that can target macrophages and macrophage-associated inflammatory pathwa...
Source: American Journal of Translational Research - Category: Research Tags: Am J Transl Res Source Type: research
In conclusion, our study provided systematic view and molecular basis for ABE to serve as potential intervention of OA via suppressing AKT signaling. PMID: 32051743 [PubMed]
Source: American Journal of Translational Research - Category: Research Tags: Am J Transl Res Source Type: research
Authors: Rajasekaran S, Soundararajan DCR, Shetty AP, Kanna RM Abstract Study Design: Prospective observational study. Purpose: To assess the safety, efficacy, and benefits of computed tomography (CT)-guided C1 fracture fixation. Overview of Literature: The surgical management of unstable C1 injuries by occipitocervical and atlantoaxial (AA) fusion compromises motion and function. Monosegmental C1 osteosynthesis negates these drawbacks and provides excellent functional outcomes. Methods: The patients were positioned in a prone position, and cranial traction was applied using Mayfield tongs to restore th...
Source: Asian Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Asian Spine J Source Type: research
Fear avoidance behavior is related to symptom persistence and disability in various health conditions, such as chronic pain. Fear avoidance behavior may also impact recovery from mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), but no measure of this construct has been...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
This study determines the potential decreases in homicides, disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), and victim and criminal justice costs associated with four p...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
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