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Depression is associated with increased cardiovascular risk in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients, but some argue that elevated depression is actually a marker of cardiovascular disease severity. Therefore, disease indices should better predict depression than established theoretical causes of depression (interpersonal life events, reinforcing events,(More)
BACKGROUND The association between depression after myocardial infarction and increased risk of mortality and cardiac morbidity may be due to cardiac disease severity. AIMS To combine original data from studies on the association between post-infarction depression and prognosis into one database, and to investigate to what extent such depression predicts(More)
Persistent developmental stuttering (PDS) is a common disorder of speech with no identifiable cause. Psychiatric disorders appear to be related and influence clinical manifestation of PDS. In this case report, we present the clinical evolution of 1 PDS patient submitted to pharmacological treatment with fluoxetine and speech therapy intervention. At the end(More)
  • R Middleton, T Parisini, A Astolfi, P Antsaklis, C Cassandras, E Chong +8 others
  • 2012
I t has been a few years now since the subject of open access publishing started being hotly debated. More generally, the evolution of the research result dissemination process has become a topic of continuing discussion. The issue is complicated by the fact that it affects multiple parties including publishing companies, funding agencies, universities, and(More)
Background. Depression is an increasing problem in older adults, which is exacerbated by under diagnosis and ineffective treatment options. Broadly speaking, as people age, their levels of regular physical activity (PA) decrease, while their experience of chronic pain increases. PA has been shown to be an effective, yet under-utilised, treatment for(More)
The acquisition of cognitive, sensory-motor and social emotional functions depend on a proper development of the Central Nervous System (CNS). This set of functions, known as intelligence, allows a better adaptation to the environment. In the last decades, an increase in the average of intelligence has been reported. However, such an increase cannot be(More)
and was regarded as a pioneer in perceiving new trends in biomedical science and creating new approaches to meet ideas of opportunity or need. He left NIH in May 2002 to become the executive director of the California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research (QB3). QB3 is a consortium of three University of California schools—San Francisco, Berkeley,(More)
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