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The Tacaribe virus

Florida Researchers Discover New Virus in Ticks

Tacaribe virus, not known to cause human infections, is in arenavirus family
Screening white men with a family history of prostate cancer appears to be associated with a decrease in prostate cancer-specific mortality

Prostate Cancer Mortality Benefit Seen for Family Hx-Based Screens

However, on multivariate analysis, finding did not reach statistical significance
A nutritional supplement with specific omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and antioxidants can improve hair density and reduce the telogen percentage

Nutritional Supplement Reduces Hair Loss in Females

Most participants report reduction in hair loss, improvement in hair diameter and hair density
Physicians work long hours

Most Docs Work 40 to 60 Hours Per Week

Considerable proportion work 61 to 80 or more hours; half of docs would prefer to work fewer hours
For patients with Raynaud's phenomenon

Cold Effects on Skin in Raynaud’s Impacted by Age, BMI

Cold-induced decrease in skin temperature inversely linked to age, BMI in patients not controls
An experimental test which checks sputum for three microRNA biomarkers of lung cancer was able to distinguish early-stage lung cancer from noncancerous nodules the majority of the time

Sputum Biomarkers May Help ID Malignant Lung Nodules

More than 80 percent correct in ID of cancerous nodules, but accuracy still needs improving
The U.S. birth rate remained at an all-time low in 2013

CDC: U.S. Birth Rate at All-Time Low

While average age of first motherhood continued to increase
For patients with symptomatic supraventricular tachycardia

Caffeine Doesn’t Affect Cardiac Conduction, Refractoriness in SVT

However, does up BP in supraventricular tachycardia
Unhealthy dietary behaviors are associated with refractory functional dyspepsia

Unhealthy Dietary Behaviors Linked to Functional Dyspepsia

Risk factors for refractory FD include skipping meals, eating extra meals, preference for sweet foods
For patients with suspected infection or inflammation

CRP/ESR Disagreement Common in Infection, Inflammation

Twenty percent of patients who underwent repeat testing had disagreement on initial test