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Findings from a new study in Biological Psychiatry

The thickness of cortical brain tissue progressively reduces as individuals develop psychosis, according to researchers of a large, multi-site study of young adults at clinical high risk.Onset of psychosis typically occurs during the transition from adolescence to early adulthood, a


Integration of media monitoring capabilities to help researchers and academic institutions measure impact of their work

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of Newsflo, a London-based company that helps researchers and academic institutions to measure the wider impact of their work by tracking and analyzing



Research And JournalsCan Your Smartphone Help You Exercise?Jan 12, 2015

Newstudy in the American Journal of PreventiveMedicine determined that behavior change techniques may be underutilizedin fitness apps

Fitnessapplications (apps) use behavior changetechniques (BCTs) to help usersmodify their physical activities,but which apps andwhich techniques are mosteffective? In a study in the American Journalof Preventive Medicine, researchers evaluated 100top-ranked physical activity apps and analyzed whichBCTs are being used in


New decision support resource helps users interactively screen and select new composite materials to create innovative engineering designs

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of the Knovel Polymer Matrix Composites Database. The new database helps companies replace existing materials or select new composites during the engineering research


Online Course to Help New Nurses Transition to the Clinical Setting

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the Association for Professional Development (ANPD), the leading association focused on advancing the specialty practice of nursing professional development, announced today that they are collaborating to


Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study showed results in only eight weeks, according to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

With hypertension (HTN) affecting nearly 80 million people in the United States and cardiovascular disease (CVD) the leading cause of death, any intervention that can lower blood pressure has the potential to save lives. In a study in the current


High-tech publishing platform to be developed in cooperation with researchers, offering a new publishing option tailored to their needs

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced it is developing a new open access journal covering all disciplines. The journal will be developed in close cooperation with researchers, enabling continuous improvement in


Screening for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection alone gives more accurate results than Pap (smear) testing for cervical cancer, say the authors of two papers to published today in the journal Gynecologic Oncology. HPV infection causes almost all cervical cancer, and


Alliance will bring researchers and practitioners content in high-growth subjects such as energy, materials science and food science

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and ISTE Press Ltd, a London-based international publisher of scientific and technical books, today announced that the companies have formed a publishing alliance that will bring researchers


Elsevier has acquired Neoplasia Press Inc.

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, has announced that it has acquired Neoplasia Press Inc. and assumes publication of its flagship journals, Neoplasia and Translational Oncology. These peer-reviewed, open access journals are now


Assay accurately differentiates patients with latent TB from those with active disease, according to report in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics

One of the roadblocks to the eradication of tuberculosis (TB) is the difficulty in identifying patients with latent TB infections (LTBI). Neither the tuberculin skin test (TST) nor interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) are capable of distinguishing active from latent infection


Hysterectomies are declining overall but alternatives to hysterectomy are still being underutilized, say researchers in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

It is estimated that one in three women in the United States will have had a hysterectomy by the age of 60. Although the numbers of hysterectomies are decreasing, a new study of more than three thousand women in Michigan


Society journals: Rangeland Ecology & Management and Rangelands published by Elsevier

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Society for Range Management (SRM) to publish its flagship journals, Rangeland Ecology & Management and Rangelands.Rangeland Ecology


A recent study published in the January 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry underscores the important public health significance of depression among U.S. adolescents.Mental disorders are the leading cause of years lived


Researchers in Brazil found encouraging results providing nutrition education to patients

Breast cancer is the most frequent cause of death among women worldwide, and five-year survival rates are just 58.4% in Brazil, lower than in many other regions. In a new study, however, researchers from Federal University of Santa Catarina provided