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Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share genetic roots
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A trio of genome-wide studies – collectively the largest to date – has pinpointed a vast array of genetic variation that cumulatively may account for at least one third of the genetic risk for schizophrenia. One of the studies traced schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, in part, to the same chromosomal neighborhoods.

"These new results recommend a fresh look at our diagnostic categories," said Thomas R. Insel, M.D., director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health. "If some of the same genetic risks underlie schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, perhaps these disorders originate from some common vulnerability in brain development."

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Fda seeks public input on tobacco regulation
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it is seeking public input on the implementation of its historic new authority overseeing tobacco products in the United States. In a Federal Register notice, the agency invites the public to provide information and share views on a wide range of topics, from product content to advertising and marketing. All public comments will be posted online.

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Strategies for lower extremity peripheral artery disease
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Lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects more than eight million Americans, with significant risks of limb loss, disability and death. Treatment of lower extremity PAD focuses on restoring normal blood supply to the affected limb. Traditional treatment, such as surgical bypass, is effective but invasive. In recent years, many patients have been treated with newer endovascular interventions, using catheter-based devices to reopen peripheral arteries in a less-invasive fashion. According to past research, it is unclear if these newer treatments are as effective as conventional surgical bypass in preventing amputation.
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Tamiflu-resistant H1N1 found
Written by Naoum Issa, MD, PhD   
June 29, 2009: The first case of tamiflu-resistant H1N1 (Swine Flu) has been reported in a patient in Denmark. Oseltamivir and zanamivir are alternative antivirals that are effective against H1N1. Source: BBC News.
 
1 Million Swine Flu Cases in US
Written by Naoum Issa, MD, PhD   
June 28, 2009: US health officials at the CDC estimate that over 1 million Americans have contracted Swine Flu. Mortality rates are lower than initially expected with 127 deaths. Source: CDC and BBC News.
 
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