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About 6 percent of psychiatrically hospitalized youth have abnormal thyroid-stimulating hormone measures

TSH Elevated in 6 Percent of Psychiatrically Hospitalized Youth

Elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone linked to recent weight gain, treatment with benzodiazepines
For children at increased risk

Gluten Intake, Celiac Disease Linked in Genetically Predisposed

Increased gluten intake may increase celiac disease autoimmunity, celiac disease in at-risk children
A considerable proportion of families diagnosed at an autosomal dominant tubulointerstitial kidney disease specialist center are the result of direct family referral from the internet

Internet Self-Referrals Aid in Diagnosis of Rare Inherited Kidney Disease

Twenty-four percent of direct family referrals to specialist center had positive genetic testing
High-income countries have experienced a recent slowing in the cardiovascular disease mortality decline

CVD Mortality Declines Are Slowing in High-Income Countries

In most recent years, CVD mortality rate increased for U.S. men and women, Canadian women
Treatment with methylphenidate affects specific tracts in brain white matter in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Methylphenidate Tx Tied to Brain Changes in Boys With ADHD

White matter changes seen after four months of MPH versus placebo in boys, but not men, with ADHD
New drugs cured two Ebola patients in Congo

Doctors Say New Drugs ‘Cured’ Two Ebola Patients

The two drugs -- REGN-EB3 and mAb-114 -- are monoclonal antibodies that block Ebola
Nearly two-thirds of actively practicing physicians are still carrying medical school debt

One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt

Survey shows that taking extra shifts is one strategy to help doctors pay off medical school debt
Warning labels for the suspected cancer-causing weed killer glyphosate (Roundup) will not be approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA Will Not Approve Warning Labels for Glyphosate

Last year, Roundup maker Monsanto obtained court order blocking the warning labels
Two experimental Ebola treatments have worked so well in the Democratic Republic of Congo outbreak that they will be offered to all patients

New Ebola Drugs Highly Effective, Might Shorten Outbreak in Africa

The treatments, REGN-EB3 and mAb-114, are both monoclonal antibodies
Only two-thirds of all health care providers are fully adherent to surgical guidelines for risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy

Adherence to Surgical Guidelines Low for Salpingo-Oophorectomy

Gynecologic oncologists more likely to fully adhere to surgical protocol than ob-gyns