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2014 LHON Conference - Part 1 "Welcome" and "The LHON Journey"

LHON Stem Cell Patients Michelle and Nicholas

2014 LHON Conference - Part 6 "Extraocular Clinical Features" and "Treatment Strategies"

Living with LHON - Men - 2015 LHON Conference

Medscape Log In

On Crowdsourcing: Don't generalize the crowd!

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”<p>Henry Ford said this. Steve Jobs liked to reference it. And since cars …

Outsourcing

Adjunctive atypical antipsychotic treatment for major depressive disorder: a meta-analysis of depression, quality of life, and safety outcomes. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Atypical antipsychotic medications are widely prescribed for the adjunctive treatment of depression, yet their total risk-benefit profile …

Discrimination reported by people with major depressive disorder

Five psychiatric disorders 'linked'

<b>Autism, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia all share several genetic risk factors, according to a major study.</b><p>Versions of four genes increased the odds of all five disorders.<p>Researchers hope to move the psychiatry away from …

The Brain

ClinicalTriaLandia: The Story of Patient Recruitment

There comes a time in all parents’ lives when their children ask what they do at work all day. For me, that day recently came. This is how I put it t

User-Friendly Clinical Trial Website Aims to Ease Patient Search Process

“<i>We can find the nearest Indonesian restaurant with our cell phones but not the closest lung cancer trial</i>​,” Dr. Charles Rudin, associate director of …

Innovative startup’s rare disease search engine could accelerate diagnoses

A group of computer science students has developed a search engine for physicians to help identify rare disease symptoms. The idea is that it could …