Monthly Archives: July 2011

How Should Newborn Blood Spots Be Saved? Genetics in Medicine Publishes New Recommendations

Call for States to Develop Clear Policies on Storage and Use of Dried Blood Specimens Philadelphia, Pa. (July 28, 2011) – The states should develop clear and open policies regarding retention and research uses of dried blood spot specimens left … Continue reading

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Who’s Responsible for Preventable Deaths in Athletes?

Schools Must Take Active Steps to Prevent Heat Stroke and Other Causes of Sudden Death Philadelphia, Pa. (July 26, 2011) – Colleges and high schools must follow an active strategy to preventing deaths among student athletes from exertional heat stroke … Continue reading

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Fat Injection Appears Safe for Reconstruction after Breast Cancer Surgery

Researchers Say Lipofilling Should Be Performed by Experts with Close Follow-Up Philadelphia, Pa. (July 26, 2011) – Preliminary experience suggests that lipofilling—using fat from elsewhere in the patient’s body for contouring of the breasts—is a safe procedure for women who … Continue reading

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One-Third of Rhinoplasty Patients Have Body Dysmorphic Symptoms

Plastic Surgeons Should Be Aware of Patients with ‘Excessive Concern’ about Appearance Philadelphia, Pa. (July 26, 2011) – Moderate to severe symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)—excessive concern about appearance that interferes with daily life— are found in 33 percent … Continue reading

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No Change in Joint Motion and Impact after Brief, High-Intensity Run

Harder Training Runs for Shorter Times Might Help Reduce Overuse Injuries, Suggests Study in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research Philadelphia, Pa. (July 18, 2011) – In competitive runners, a brief, high-intensity run doesn’t cause the same kinds of … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Wins Three Magnum Opus Awards Recognizing Editorial Excellence for The American Journal of Nursing

New York, NY — (July 13, 2011) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is pleased to announce that the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) has been awarded three Magnum Opus Awards recognizing excellence among industry … Continue reading

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AJMS ‘Collections’ Provide Valuable Updates for Clinicians

New Collections of Grand Rounds and Case Report Focused Reviews Philadelphia, Pa. (July 13, 2011) – Physicians seeking a rich source of clinical knowledge in cardiology and other areas of patient care will find it in the new topic Collections … Continue reading

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AJMS Presents Update on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Special Symposium Reports on Latest Research and Clues to New Treatments for Deadly Lung Disease Philadelphia, Pa. (July 7, 2011) – Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a common and severe lung disease of unknown cause and with no proven therapies.  … Continue reading

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New Guidelines on Genetic Counseling and Testing for Alzheimer Disease

Genetics in Medicine Offers Guidance on Which Patients Can Benefit From Testing Philadelphia, Pa. (July 7, 2011) – When is it appropriate to perform genetic testing for Alzheimer disease (AD), and what information do patients need to understand their risk?  … Continue reading

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Study Takes Closer Look at Brain Abnormalities in Athletes with CTE

New Findings Provide Important Data for Refining Diagnosis Philadelphia, Pa. (July 12, 2011) – Postmortem analysis of the brains of ten professional athletes with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) provides new insights into the specific types of brain abnormalities associated with … Continue reading

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