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Powered by Scopus data and SciVal analytics, the inaugural report is a comprehensive evaluation of the academic performance of higher education establishments across China

The inaugural and newly-released '2015 Best Chinese University Ranking' report, based on ShanghaiRanking Consultancy (SRC)'s evaluation, is anchored on Elsevier's Scopus research database and powered by metrics from SciVal analytics – both part of the Elsevier Research Intelligence portfolio.The report


Study published in JAACAP shows that abandoned children placed in child-centered foster care environments improves social behaviors

A recent study published in the February 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry demonstrates that children who were abandoned to institutional care have an increased risk for behaviors similar to those seen


Ninth Annual Competition Kicks off on February 2nd

The Ninth Annual Knovel Academic Challenge launches on February 2nd providing an opportunity for thousands of students at hundreds of academic institutions worldwide to compete to win prizes. The Knovel Academic Challenge, hosted by Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific,


Clinical experts reporting in Mayo Clinic Proceedings urge drastic reductions in the consumption of foods and beverages containing added sugars, particularly added fructose

Recent studies have shown that added sugars, particularly those containing fructose, are a principal driver of diabetes and pre-diabetes, even more so than other carbohydrates. Clinical experts writing in Mayo Clinic Proceedings challenge current dietary guidelines that allow up to


The oral FXR-agonist INT-747 normalizes dysfunctional intestinal FXR-sgnaling and changes in intestinal permeability, inflammation, and bacterial translocation, according to study published in The American Journal of Pathology

The farnesoid-X receptor (FXR), also known as the chief regulator of bile acid metabolism, is thought to play a role in some hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal disorders. In a study published in The American Journal of Pathology, researchers demonstrated dysfunctional intestinal


Influenza is associated with as many as 7,300 deaths annually in nursing home residents, but the vaccination rate for nursing home staff is only 54 percent, according to a study in the February issue of the American Journal of Infection


Outstanding nursing professionals recognized in three categories: Clinical Education, Active Learning in the Classroom, Simulation

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced the winners of the 2015 Elsevier Leading Stars in Education Award (ELSIE). This award recognizes the work of three exceptional nursing faculty members who show extraordinary


Results also suggest that recent alcohol consumption, and not lifetime alcohol consumption, is the strongest predictor, according to report in the Journal of Hepatology

Approximately 170,000 people die from alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver in Europe every year. Although alcohol is the most important risk factor, less is known about the significance of different patterns of drinking. Currently scientists believe that cirrhosis is a


Canadian study indicates that early intervention on weekdays and weekends in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes may be more cost-effective for both high-risk and low-risk cases, reported in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology

For patients experiencing non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE-ACS), a rapid invasive strategy (within 24 hours) using coronary angiography and other interventions is beneficial for high-risk as well as low-risk patients. However, this treatment may be constrained on weekends by


According to new report in the inaugural issue of Sleep Health

A multi-institution team of sleep researchers recently found that workers who participated in an intervention aimed at reducing conflict between work and familial responsibilities slept an hour more each week and reported greater sleep sufficiency than those who did not


Three new reference works form a comprehensive compendium for academic institutions, industrial companies and research laboratories

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of the new edition of the three-volume Handbook of Crystal Growth edited by Dr. Tatau Nishinaga, Dr. Peter Rudolph and Dr. Tom Kuech.These



Science And TechnologyElsevier Publishes Five New Geology BooksJan 21, 2015

New books include essential titles for professionals in the oil and gas industries

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of five new geology books. These include the updated and revised third edition of Elements of Petroleum Geology, written by preeminent petroleum geologists,


Review of published research reveals inconsistencies in comparisons of organic and conventional milk according to new Journal of Dairy Science® study

Consumers perceive that organic cow milk differs from conventionally produced milk and that these differences justify the premium price for organic milk. In a review published in the Journal of Dairy Science®, researchers in New Zealand found that the differences


Cloud-based application builds actionable engineering reference information into Engineers' daily workflow

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces the launch of Knovel Quick Search for Autodesk Inventor. This easy-to-use search application enhances engineers' workflow by enabling access to Knovel's extensive and trusted content resources


Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces its collaboration in the film production of Einstein's Light which was first presented yesterday at the Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Light 2015 (IYL2015)