Weekend Link Love - Edition 457
11 monthes ago - By Mark's Daily Apple
RESEARCH OF THE WEEK
High cholesterol, lower Parkinson's risk .
Cities are evolutionary hotspots .
19-year-olds are as sedentary as 60-year-olds.
Bariatric surgery creates an entirely new microbiome.
Many surgeries rely on the placebo effect.
Fried potato consumption raises mortality risk . Is it the potatoes, the frying, or the oil?
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The headlines of Master Doctor
More Than 40 Percent of Prostate Biopsies Could be Avoided With New Blood Test
IsoPSA - a new blood test has proven to be more accurate in predicting overall risk of prostate cancer than standard prostate-specific antigen .
Cognitive Training Reduced Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's Patients
Severity and duration of freezing of gait was significantly reduced with improved cognitive processing speed and reduced daytime sleepiness in patiients with Parkinson's...
New Blood Test Useful to Detect People at Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease
Research into Alzheimer's has increased in recent years, but there is much that is still not understood about the disease. Part of the issue is, in some cases, the cognitive...
Osteoporosis in patients with intestinal insufficiency and intestinal...
Intestinal insufficiency and intestinal failure are associated with malabsorption of micro- and macronutrients that may negatively influence bone metabolism and increase the...
Assay May Help Avoid Needless Prostate Biopsies
Distinguishes clinically significant from insignificant/benign disease
Proposed Guidelines Target Opioid Overprescribing in Urology
After finding that many of the opioid tablets prescribed by urologists go unused, researchers propose new prescription standards for urologic procedures. Medscape Medical News
Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and Gun Ownership
An estimated 40 to 60 percent of dementia patients might have guns in their households.... Families who have a person living with Alzheimer s disease or dementia should have a...
This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer
A compound that targets a unique structure in cancer cell nuclei and has links to metastasis potential stopped cancer spread and extended survival in mice.
Researchers identify gene that helps prevent brain disease
Scientists have identified a gene that helps prevent the harmful buildup of proteins that can lead to neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. The...
New blood test could help avoid more than 40% of prostate biopsies, study finds
A multi-center study that validates the clinical performance of IsoPSA - a new blood test that has proven to be more accurate in predicting overall risk of prostate cancer than...