Choriocapillaris Signal Voids Could Characterize AMD
These signal voids could help clinicians more specifically identify AMD in patients.
Study Compares Potential MDD Treatment DANA Against Standard MMSE
Early success of the DANA allows for more frequent cognitive testing in patients with major depressive disorder.
First-Time 3D Retinal tPO2 Images Produced
This development can have future implications for patients with age-related macular degeneration.
Major Depressive Disorder May Be Linked to Early Childhood Stress
Interaction between early-life stress and FKBP5 gene variants link to major depressive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Potential Lipid Biomarkers for AMD Identified in Human Plasma
Researchers believe that metabolomic profiling could deepen the understanding of how lipids function in the pathogenesis of AMD
Sleep Disturbance and Depression Common in Patients Taking Buprenorphine
Previous studies have reported that between 75% and 84% of MMT patients report sleep difficulties, and the 71% of those receiving buprenorphine in the current study is comparable.
Novel Loci Implicated in Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Researchers found two loci, TRPM1 and ABHD2/RLBP1, with previously unrecognized associations related to the risk of age-related macular degeneration.
Sex Hormones May Play a Role in the Higher Rate of Depression Among Women
The researchers noted that the majority of research has focused on hormonal differences, despite significant differences in immune function between the sexes.
AMD Data Used to Build Genetic Mapping Tool
A flexible Bayesian variable selection model was crafted for accounting for functional annotations of genetic variants for identifying risk signals.
23andMe Tackles Depression, Bipolar Disorder
While the causes of MDD and bipolar disorder are unknown, there are clues that genetics play a role.
Early Step in Potential New AMD Therapy Identified
The study identified the CYP-derived lipid biometabolites and determined that they help reduce inflammation within CNV lesions.
Cognitive Difficulties in Depressed Patients Tied to Receptor Availability
Researchers investigated the association between D2 and D3 receptor availability in the striatum and cognitive function in adults with major depressive disorder.
Mood Effects of Ketamine Linked to Circadian Timekeeping
Using 24-hour wrist monitors, the study revealed “distinct mood-dependent effects on wrist-activity markers of circadian timekeeping.”
Genetics May Play Role in Response to Antidepressant Therapy
The genome wide association study found that a there may be a genetic link to how depression treatments work.
Lack of Evidence in Non-Pharmacological Therapies for Depression
A review of non-pharmacological options for treating MDD found that there was not enough evidence to support their use.
HCV Eradicated in Patients of Infected Kidney Transplants
Ten patients to undergo the transplant were treated with direct-acting antiviral Zepatier for 12 weeks post-op.
Web Based Weight Loss Intervention for Obese Men with Type 2 Diabetes Shows Promise
A web-based weight loss intervention may be a potential avenue for obesity management in patients with T2D.
Drug-resistant Strains of Hepatitis C Identified Through Deep Sequencing
The method has been commonly used to identify rare drug-resistant variants of the HIV virus.
Organ Donors with Type 1 Diabetes Show High Rates of Illicit Drug Abuse
Patients with T1D should be screened for depression and diabetes-related distress.
Generic Direct-acting Antivirals for HCV Prove Effective, Cost-saving in India Study
The drugs proved to be less costly than living without treatment, while also improving patients' life expectancies.
Hepatitis C Treatment Can Be Monitored by Metabolics, Researchers Say
Being able to view the cellular-level mechancial changes could allow doctors to sooner gauge how direct-acting antivirals are treating — or failing to treat — HCV.
How to Reduce Driving Mishaps in Patients with T1 Diabetes
Researchers are working to identify T1D patients earlier, prevent mishaps before they occur.
Late Dinners Boost Blood Sugar, But "Divided Dinners" Don't
So-called “divided dinners” are a practical strategy for people with T2D.
Insulin Resistance Accelerates T1 Diabetes in Children
Swedish researchers have answered a big question about the pre-diabetic period.
Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction Reviewed
A review of Initial presentation and management of acute myocardial infarction.
The Impact of Low-Dose Levosimendan for Hemodynamic Support After Cardiac Surgery
Study results also showed that levosimendan did not positively affect secondary outcome measures compared to placebo.
Outcomes Following Acute Heart Failure Hospitalization in Patients with HFpEF
Results of a new study indicate an unrecognized systolic dysfunction.
Heart Failure Associated With Depletion of Core Intestinal Microbiota
A German study examined the intestinal microbiomes of 20 HF patients.
SPRINT Studies Effect of Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment on Heart Failure Events
Treating systolic blood pressure of >120 mmHG reduces risk of acute decompensated heart failure.
Wheezing Due to Rhinovirus Could Set the Stage for Asthma Development
Wheezing from RV in the first 3 years of life leads to higher risk of asthma.
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