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Research Spotlight: Benzodiazepines Associated with Strikingly Worse Disease Progression in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
In a secondary analysis of a large multicenter clinical trial, patients with progressive supranuclear palsy who were prescribed benzodiazepines had strikingly worse disease progression compared to controls.
Stigmatizing language on liver transplant center websites may discourage patients from seeking treatment
Researchers found that the use of stigmatizing words like “alcoholic,” “alcoholism” and “alcohol abuse” are used extensively on the websites of liver transplant centers in the U.S., potentially affecting the care of patients and their willingness to seek treatment.
Research Spotlight: Exploring a New Approach to Manage and Diagnose a Devastating Subset of Alzheimer’s Disease
In this study, researchers show that Stathmin-2 and UNC13A, undergo changes specifically in Alzheimer’s patients with abnormal TDP-43.
Researchers developed a two-part approach to increasing levels of cell-free DNA in the blood to improve the sensitivity of liquid biopsies.
Research Spotlight: Learning More About the Structure of Viruses Used for Insecticides and Therapeutic Gene Delivery
The findings will help to improve the properties of baculoviruses, which are used to produce vaccines for therapeutic gene delivery in some cancers and as safe biological pesticides.
High school students who report using alcohol, cannabis or nicotine at higher risk for suicidal thoughts and other mental health disorders
In a survey-based study of high school students, alcohol, cannabis, and nicotine use were each associated with suicidal thoughts as well as depression/anxiety symptoms, psychotic experiences, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms.