UCLA study finds characteristic pattern of protein deposits in brains of retired NFL players who suffered concussions
This study was supported by grants from the NIH (P01-AG025831 and M01-RR00865) and gifts to UCLA from the Toulmin Foundation and Robert and Marion Wilson. No company provided research funding for this study. The FDDNP marker used with brain PET scans to identify abnormal proteins is intellectual property owned by UCLA and licensed to TauMark, LLC. UCLA authors Dr. Jorge Barrio, Dr. Gary Small and Dr. Sung-Cheng Huang are co-inventors of the PET marker. Barrio and Small have a financial interest in the company. Other disclosures are available in the manuscript.
In conclusion, the components of BGH may exert synergistic effects on improving gastric emptying via various targets. BGH is considered to be potentially useful for treating gastrointestinal dysmotility with psychological symptoms. PMID: 32089720 [PubMed]
Conclusion: The combination of JW-SZRD with lorazepam can significantly improve sleep quality with fewer AEs. It is an effective treatment and superior to lorazepam alone for chronic insomnia. PMID: 32089719 [PubMed]
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Brain StimulationAuthor(s): Antonio Suppa, Andrea Fabbrini, Andrea Guerra, Nikolaos Petsas, Francesco Asci, Flavio Di Stasio, Alessandro Trebbastoni, Federica Vasselli, Carlo De Lena, Patrizia Pantano, Alfredo Berardelli
AbstractOn 14 June 2017 at 00:54 h, the worst residential fire since the conclusion of the Second World War broke out in Flat 16, 4th floor of the 24-storey residential Grenfell Tower Block of flats, North Kensington, West London, UK. Seventy-one adults and children died, including one stillbirth. All victims of the Grenfell Towe r disaster who died at the scene underwent post-mortem computed tomography (PMCT) imaging using a mortuary-sited mobile computed tomography scanner. For the first time, to the authors’ knowledge, the disaster victim identification (DVI) radiology reporting was undertaken remote to the ...
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Conclusion: The Swedish version of the SPQ-B exhibit good psychometric properties and is useful for assessing schizotypal traits in clinical and non-clinical populations. PMID: 32091308 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 25 February 2020Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Muris Humo, Beyza Ayazgök, Léa J. Becker, Elisabeth Waltisperger, Tomi Rantamäki, Ipek Yalcin
Da Costa originally described Soldier's Heart in the 19th Century as a syndrome that occurred on the battlefield in soldiers of the American Civil War. Soldier's Heart involved symptoms similar to modern day posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as exaggerated cardiovascular reactivity felt to be related to an abnormality of the heart. Interventions were appropriately focused on the cardiovascular system. With the advent of modern psychoanalysis, psychiatric symptoms became divorced from the body and were relegated to the unconscious. Later, the physiology of PTSD and other psychiatric disorders was conceived as sol...
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