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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 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 20, 2014
Mosby's oncology-specific nursing skills to be reviewed and updated by expert professional association
Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today its collaboration with the Oncology Nursing Society to review and amend 76 oncology-related skills in Mosby's Skills. "We commend Elsevier for collaborating with organizations such...
May 19, 2014
Replacing existing drug database, Gold Standard Drug Database will provide tools to drive smarter drug decisions and superior decision support
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced an agreement with PioneerRx Pharmacy Software, a fast-growing pharmacy systems vendor serving independent and small chain pharmacies. PioneerRx selected Elsevier's Gold Standard Drug Database to...
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 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 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 15, 2014
Nominations Open for 2015 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World
Research excellence nominations for women mathematicians and physicists accepted through October 17, 2014
The nomination period opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists, which annually recognize excellence in research achieved by scientists in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. This year's five regional awards will...
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 13, 2014
Growth in researchers’ use of mobile devices to access scholarly content drives need for outstanding user experience when reading scientific literature
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of an optimized mobile version of ScienceDirect, its leading full-text scientific database. The updated mobile version of ScienceDirect now allows researchers to read...
May 12, 2014
Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry enables scientists to explore new drug candidates through a comprehensive database with new search features, refined user-interface and integration with Reaxys
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry offers the world’s largest medicinal chemistry database. Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry enables researchers to quickly and confidently identify the most promising compounds...
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 7, 2014
New reference and translational content for neuroscience students, clinicians and researchers
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of six new neuroscience books, including Quantitative MRI of the Spinal Cord by Julien Cohen-Adad and Claudia Wheeler-Kingshott. The books enhance Elsevier's strong...
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...