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18 December 2014    Psychiatry
An Integrated Risk Reduction Intervention can help overweight and obese patients with bipolar disorder to reduce their body mass index, US researchers report.
18 December 2014    Psychiatry
Research indicates that social deprivation and migrant status do not influence the risk of transition to psychosis in ultra-high-risk individuals.
18 December 2014    General neurology
The unfamiliarity of some neurologists with recommended practice standards, coupled with access barriers, may be preventing eligible patients with epilepsy from undergoing surgical treatment, survey findings suggest.
17 December 2014    General neurology
Research indicates that neurodegeneration in the cholinergic system in the brain is a major contributor to cognitive decline in patients with Parkinson’s disease.
17 December 2014    Psychiatry
Some of the alterations in brain activation in patients with bipolar disorder are dependent on their current mood, study findings show.
17 December 2014    Psychiatry
Results of a retrospective study suggest that around a quarter of patients with schizophrenia receive antipsychotic polypharmacy, despite a lack of evidence for the approach.
17 December 2014    General oncology
Study findings challenge the belief that preoperative chemotherapy is superior to postoperative chemotherapy for patients with clinical stage III non-small-cell lung cancer.
17 December 2014    Psychiatry
Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder who also have conduct disorder/oppositional defiant disorder or anxiety disorder are at an increased risk of developing bipolar disorder, research shows.
16 December 2014    General oncology
Treatment with the vascular endothelial growth factor receptor inhibitor axitinib does not adversely affect renal function in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma even in the presence of proteinuria, a Japanese study indicates.
16 December 2014    General oncology
For patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, sequential tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy may be better option than changing to a mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitor, research suggests.

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