Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sildenafil Use and Increased Risk of Inciden… [JAMA Intern Med. 2014] – PubMed – NCBI

JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun 1;174(6):964-70. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.594. Sildenafil Use and Increased Risk of Incident Melanoma in US Men: A Prospective Cohort Study. Li WQ1, Qureshi AA2, Robinson KC3, Han J4. Author information Abstract IMPORTANCE The RAS/RAF/mitogen-activated protein kinase and extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) kinase/ERK cascade plays a crucial role in melanoma cell proliferation and survival. Sildenafil citrate (Viagra) is a phosphodiesterase (PDE) 5A inhibitor commonly used for erectile dysfunction. Recent studies have shown that BRAF activation down-regulates PDE5A levels, and low PDE5A expression by … Continue reading

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Coronary Heart Disease: Psychological Aspects

Psychological Aspects of Coronary Heart Disease: 126 Studies Published in 2012-2014 Another useful resource provided by the page of Kenneth S. Pope, Ph.D. ABPP, including gems like: Vlachaki, C. and K. Maridaki Kassotaki (2013). “Coronary heart disease and emotional intelligence.” Glob J Health Sci 5(6): 156-165.

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New York Magazine Best Doctors Nomination

New York Magazine Best Doctors Nomination Thank you for the votes! http://nymag.com/nymag/toc/20140609

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