Category Archives: Medicine

On SAGE Insight: The Role of Chronic Stress in Anxious Depression

From Chronic Stress Depression is a major public health crisis and can be caused by many different factors, including stress. Though healthy in small amounts, chronic and unpredictable stress can lead to problems with thoughts and feelings. Prolonged difficulty with … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Circadian mood variations in Twitter content

From Brain and Neuroscience Advances We reveal patterns of circadian variations in our collective emotions from the analysis of 800M anonymous microposts collected on Twitter across the United Kingdom. We use methods of Fourier analysis and statistical analysis to investigate periodic … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Concussion beliefs in varsity athletes: Identifying the good, the bad and the ugly

From Journal of Concussion Concussion injury is a serious and prevalent problem in sports that has gained worldwide attention. Despite years of awareness campaigns around risk and long-term consequences, many athletes engage in high-risk behaviour and persist in competing without … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Does antibiotic treatment duration affect the outcomes of exacerbations of asthma and pulmonary disease?

Article title: Does antibiotic treatment duration affect the outcomes of exacerbations of asthma and COPD? A systematic review From Chronic Respiratory Disease Antibiotic resistance is a major public health crisis facing the world today and in part caused by inappropriately … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Curing cancer: How has immunotherapy transformed treatment in your particular specialty?

  Professor Pio Conti, of University of Chieti-Pescara, is Editor of the European Journal of Inflammation and the International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology “In 1985, Steven A. Rosenberg and colleagues at the National Institutes of Health published an interesting … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The growing role of international law in the regulation of Human Cloning and Stem-Cell Patenting

Article title: Cloning International Law: The Science and Science Fiction of Human Cloning and Stem-Cell Patenting From Law, Culture and the Humanities Scholars of international law and medicine have noted a gradual change in the nature of international governance in … Continue reading

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Presenting the winners of the 2017 Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Awards

Since its creation in 2013 by the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (JFMS), the JFMS Resident Best Paper Award has highlighted and rewarded exceptional research in veterinary science carried out by residents. This year, JFMS’s sister title, the Journal … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Erectile dysfunction is red flag for silent early cardiovascular disease

Article title: The relationship of erectile dysfunction and subclinical cardiovascular disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis From Vascular Medicine In addition to being an important health and quality of life issue for men, erectile dysfunction has long been associated with … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Increased risk of premature death persists for ten years following pregnancy loss, new study finds

Article title: Pregnancy associated death in record linkage studies relative to delivery, termination of pregnancy, and natural losses: A systematic review with a narrative synthesis and meta-analysis From SAGE Open Medicine Maternal deaths associated with pregnancy are a major public … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Why is Smoking an Independent Risk Factor of Reoperation?

Article title: Smoking Is an Independent Risk Factor of Reoperation Due to RecurrentLumbar Disc Herniation From Global Spine Journal This study aims to determine if age, gender, smoking status, and body mass index (BMI) are significant risk factors leading to reoperation. … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Assessment tools aiming to capture the impact of hearing loss on everyday life

Article title: A Data-Driven Synthesis of Research Evidence for Domains of Hearing Loss, as Reported by Adults With Hearing Loss and Their Communication Partners From Trends in Hearing  Hearing loss affects about 300 million adults worldwide and there is general … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight:  Influence of Gender on Health-Related Quality of Life and Disability After Surgery

Article title: Influence of Gender on Health-Related Quality of Life and Disability at 1 Year After Surgery for Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures From Global Spine Journal The aim of this study of self-reported outcomes of surgery, was to investigate how gender … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Biological Sex, Gender, and Public Policy

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Biological sex is increasingly cited as a basis for making policy. This policy is used to define sex and gender, differentiate men and women from each other, and clarify who is … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Association between sleep time and depression

Article title: Association between sleep time and depression: a cross-sectional study from countries in rural Northeastern China From The Journal of International Medical Research (JIMR) Sleep is an important part of life. It occupies approximately one-third of our life span … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Must-read free article in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Chemotherapy Side Effects on Memory and Response to Alcohol

Article title: What You Do Not Know Could Hurt You: What Women Wish Their Doctors Had Told Them About Chemotherapy Side Effects on Memory and Response to Alcohol From Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research Free access to this great … Continue reading

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