News Round-Up: July 2010 1st Edition

  1. Meta-analysis of CBT for people with somatic disease shows benefit for depressive symptoms http://bit.ly/d0ofkE
  2. BDI-II scores in post-MI patients may include small non-depression related somatic component http://bit.ly/aEShCt
  3. More evidence for APOE4 but not ACE for incident dementia in older adults http://bit.ly/9Zuw1
  4. In another study the researchers found that rehearsing items to do the following day just before sleep were more likely to carry them out than people that tried them before going to sleep.
  5. Delirium care – survey of UK junior doctors http://bit.ly/98vtgI
  6. White matter changes seen in early Alzheimer’s Disease using DTI
  7. Association of FTD and Schizophrenia in some families but not others in this study http://bit.ly/cql9Js
  8. Study (n=909) suggests mental health literacy associated with reduced prevalence of depressive symptoms in older adults http://bit.ly/cg8cbu
  9. ‘Blood rheology is independently related to cognitive decline in older people’ subs article http://bit.ly/b1DTOP
  10. Hypothesis – intestinal barrier permeability and dementia – needs testing. http://bit.ly/aKziap
  11. IQCODE and distinguishing FTD and AD http://bit.ly/8Xwvdz
  12. Handgrip strength associated with cognitive decline in oldest old http://bit.ly/c69YNW
  13. Gender specific risks should be considered to delay res/nurs home admission in older adults – subs article http://bit.ly/bXzUCr
  14. Need to improve labelling, leaflets and education for medications in older adult study – subs article http://bit.ly/9ZpO6e
  15. Free article – depression associated with more cardiovascular events HYVET http://bit.ly/9YLrrn
  16. Subs article – large study shows interactions occur in older adults & physical comorbidity prescribed antidepressants http://bit.ly/9wg0va

Psychiatry 2.0

  1. Mind Hacks as another instalment of Spike Activity and some other interesting articles
  2. The Neurocritic has an interesting critique of a study investigating the use of paracetamol for social rejection.
  3. PsychCentral have a round-up of their blogs including a look at research participants.
  4. Somatosphere draw attention to a paper on anthropology and the study of autism.
  5. At the Frontal Cortex blog, Jonas Lehrer looks at Alcoholics Anonymous.
  6. Over at All in the Mind, Natasha Mitchell looks at patient H.M.

Evolution and Cultural History

  1. Historian’s analysis suggests Plato used musical code to signify important parts of his text http://bit.ly/95io47
  2. Mitochondrial analysis and the peopling of North America http://bit.ly/97Wm8M
  3. Computer deciphers ancient language in a few hours http://bit.ly/aL81Wy
  4. Evidence that multicellular life began 2.1 billion years ago http://bit.ly/cU6wzt
  5. Fast adaptation to the environment in Tibetans http://bit.ly/9ZlGAK
  6. Discovery piece on Neanderthal teeth dating study http://bit.ly/apkTeW

Appendix – Resources

  1. Excellent free resource – Popular Anthropology Magazine http://bit.ly/kU66x
  2. Delirium and long haul travel – subs article http://bit.ly/cuTSVI
  3. Prevention of delirium – subs article http://bit.ly/axgZkA
  4. Meta-analysis – physical health as risk factor for depression in older adults – sub s article http://bit.ly/ciadFW
  5. Detection of delirium in the acute hospital http://bit.ly/dztLJf
  6. Cognitive dysfunction and NIDDM in older adults http://bit.ly/bN7vDw
  7. Teaching undergraduates about ageing – subs article http://bit.ly/ah0ofM
  8. Gastrostomies in dementia – subs article http://bit.ly/bw6Gpj
  9. Cognition with intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula – subs article http://bit.ly/azurRH
  10. C-reactive protein for detecting bacterial infection in older adults – free article http://bit.ly/a0beG3
  11. Free article on sarcopenia http://bit.ly/9kC3Cy
  12. Free article – medications and tube-fed patients http://bit.ly/caKnlb
  13. Free article – supporting people with dementia and sight loss http://bit.ly/aWW04y
  14. Free article – global mental health assessment tool in older adults http://bit.ly/dldg9S
  15. Free paper on effects of hearing loss on community support in older adults http://bit.ly/bzy9eI
  16. Free article on risk gene interactions in schizophrenia http://bit.ly/cHltrp
  17. Free article on information processing in the nucleus accumbens http://bit.ly/ajQpFI
  18. Free article on frontal cortex in primates http://bit.ly/9634CG
  19. Free article on genetic basis of human brain evolution http://bit.ly/aEEgT8
  20. Free article on white matter in psychiatric illness and learning http://bit.ly/dyqOvK
  21. Free article on cerebellar nuclei http://bit.ly/b9vZBv
  22. Free TINS article on genetics of dementia http://bit.ly/cN8fOL
  23. Subscription article on olivo-cerebellar system and temporal pattern generation http://bit.ly/c28jWL
  24. Subs article – timing, cerebellum and the granule layer http://bit.ly/aVXAOa
  25. Subs article on delirium and mortality http://bit.ly/aua4rz
  26. Subs article on neurobiology of autism http://bit.ly/bBEaTv
  27. Subs article – abnormal development of the cerebral cortex http://bit.ly/cpQHz9
  28. Great title – subs article – do all animals sleep? http://bit.ly/9lCATs
  29. Subs article on DNA recoding and evolution of human cognition http://bit.ly/a49Xdm
  30. Subs article on barrier mechanisms in the brain http://bit.ly/92YryD
  31. Subs article on cerebellum and speech production http://bit.ly/b156R0
  32. Subs article – timing, cerebellum and the granule layer http://bit.ly/aVXAOa
  33. Subs article – the insula and addiction http://bit.ly/aYnktm
  34. Subs article immune system and aging of memory http://bit.ly/9djjkh
  35. Subs article on cell adhesion molecules and autistic spectrum disorders http://bit.ly/b36fBE
  36. Subs article on animal consciousness http://bit.ly/d5JL46
  37. Subs article on microsaccades http://bit.ly/9s7pFy
  38. Subs article on primate visual feedback http://bit.ly/ccWqnr
  39. Subs article on difference in cingulate cortex between monkeys and humans http://bit.ly/bxok7v
  40. Subs article on model of prefrontal cortex in social reasoning http://bit.ly/cK8geT
  41. Subs article on angiotensin and Alzheimer’s Disease http://bit.ly/dl92zY
  42. Subs article on the prairie vole and social behaviour http://bit.ly/auie0O
  43. Subs article on age related hippocampal changes http://bit.ly/9mxP7d
  44. Subs article on cerebellar granule cell migration http://bit.ly/c12Hrs
  45. Subs article on retrograde axonal transport and neuronal cell death http://bit.ly/b0eP4U
  46. Subs article on mammalian gustatory system coding http://bit.ly/dxKuEL
  47. Subs article on the default mode network http://bit.ly/alsAzb
  48. Subs article on sex differences in memory formation http://bit.ly/akXJy2
  49. Subs article on murine research and Alzheimer’s Disease prevention http://bit.ly/9OB9Pl
  50. Subs article on sonic the hedgehog and the thalamus http://bit.ly/aFTlXL
  51. Subs article on interesting functions for serotonin http://bit.ly/9Xd4Jj
  52. Subs article on prefrontal cortex organisation http://bit.ly/a7ZLeS

Call for Authors: If you are interested in writing an article or series of articles for this blog please write to the e-mail address below. Copyright can be retained. Index: An index of the site can be found here. The page contains links to all of the articles in the blog in chronological order. Twitter: You can follow ‘The Amazing World of Psychiatry’ Twitter by clicking on this link. Podcast: You can listen to this post on Odiogo by clicking on this link (there may be a small delay between publishing of the blog article and the availability of the podcast). It is available for a limited period. TAWOP Channel: You can follow the TAWOP Channel on YouTube by clicking on this link. Responses: If you have any comments, you can leave them below or alternatively e-mail justinmarley17@yahoo.co.uk. Disclaimer: The comments made here represent the opinions of the author and do not represent the profession or any body/organisation. The comments made here are not meant as a source of medical advice and those seeking medical advice are advised to consult with their own doctor. The author is not responsible for the contents of any external sites that are linked to in this blog.

3 thoughts on “News Round-Up: July 2010 1st Edition

  1. Pingback: Observation of the cells migrate | Autism symptoms Blog

  2. Pingback: Mental Disorders 101

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s