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Jun 3, 2014
Modest delays in treatment have substantial impact on effectiveness of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis, say researchers in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology
Severe aortic stenosis (AS) has a grave prognosis with 25-50% of patients dying within a year once symptoms develop. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) represents a paradigm shift in the therapeutic options for these patients. Because of cost and availability...
Jun 2, 2014
Elsevier Publishes Open Access Journal: Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal (CSBJ) on behalf of Research Network of Computational and Structural Biotechnology
Elsevier, world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the Research Network of Computational and Structural Biotechnology (RNCSB), announce their collaborative relationship in publishing open access journal, Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal (CSBJ). Computational and Structural...
Jun 2, 2014
Elsevier Selected by CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre in the Netherlands to Publish its Official Journal: Studies in Mycology (SiM)
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today its publishing agreement with The CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Per June 2014 it will...
Jun 2, 2014
Impact of Drug Diversion Documented in Mayo Clinic Proceedings
When prescription medicines are stolen or used illegally, it is called drug diversion. One aspect of drug diversion that is not well recognized involves health care providers who steal controlled substances for their personal use. A report authored by experts...
May 29, 2014
Elsevier’s 100th open access title now available on ScienceDirect
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, today announced the launch of a new open access journal: Case Reports in Women’s Health. Case Reports in Women's Health publishes open access case reports covering all...
May 27, 2014
Healthcare-associated vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE), methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Clostridium difficile (CD), and other multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO) were decreased among patients after adding ultraviolet environmental disinfection (UVD) to the cleaning regimen, according to a study published in the June issue of...
May 22, 2014
Higher Discharge Rate for Pediatric Bipolar (PBD) in Children and Adolescents Aged 1-19 Years in the US Compared to England
Reports a comparative study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
A study published in the June 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found a very much higher discharge rate for pediatric bipolar (PBD) in children and adolescents aged 1-19 years in the...
May 22, 2014
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
The list of brain receptor targets for opiates reads like a fraternity: Mu Delta Kappa. The mu opioid receptor is the primary target for morphine and endogenous opioids like endorphin, whereas the delta opioid receptor shows the highest affinity for...
May 19, 2014
Elsevier Journal Surgery Publishes Research from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program
Key papers published by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program alumni available for free
Elsevier journal Surgery has announced that its May 2014 issue includes a special section dedicated to publishing research by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program alumni. The section is titled: "Transforming Surgical and Interventional Care-Insights from the Robert Wood...
May 19, 2014
Pairing cognitive activities with physical movements helps patients and care-givers alike, according to Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies
While dementia patients can often suffer from depression and declining physical and mental ability, exercise has been shown to help improve both their physical and psychological wellbeing. Researchers at Teesside University in the U.K. investigated how combining cognitive activities and...
May 16, 2014
Magnet ingestions by children have received increasing attention over the past 10 years. With the growing availability of new and stronger neodymium-iron-boron magnets being sold as "toys", there has been an increase of cases of ingestion, resulting in serious injury...
May 15, 2014
Investigators find rise in overall e-cigarette awareness, but note decline in the perceived safety of the devices, according to new data published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine
E-cigarettes are gaining mainstream attention as a competitor to traditional cigarettes. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wanted to examine changes in e-cigarette awareness, how harmful people believe them to be, and if...
May 14, 2014
Report in PAIN® describes perils and pitfalls in constructing a global clinical trials database; investigators propose strategies to address the problem
There is increasing public pressure to report the results of all clinical trials to eliminate publication bias and improve public access. However, investigators using the World Health Organization's International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP) to build a database of clinical...
May 12, 2014
Corneal nerve fiber assessment proposed for managing patients with HIV-induced peripheral neuropathy, according to The American Journal of Pathology
Corneal nerve fiber assessment has great potential as a tool to diagnose and monitor peripheral neuropathy induced by HIV, say scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The results of their study are published in The American Journal...
May 6, 2014
According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Low-income and minority communities and people participating in food assistance programs are more likely to consume fewer fruits and vegetables, depriving them of the health benefits of those foods. However, the government provides assistance, such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition...