Press Releases

Published from:
to

Showing 151 - 165 of 2761 between Jan 2004 and Jun 2015


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


Possible increase in cardiovascular disease and lung cancer mortality observed in nurses working rotating night shifts, according to report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Night shift work has been consistently associated with higher risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. In 2007 the World Health Organization classified night shift work as a probable carcinogen due to circadian disruption. In a study in the current


Publishing about the science behind global issues that affect us all in a format that can be read by all

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of a new virtual journal: Atlas. Published as a virtual journal, Atlas selects already published research on topics that hold high societal relevance


Geoscientists will have access to natural resource exploration content from Wiley journals, including content published by Wiley in partnership with the American Geophysical Union

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced an agreement with Wiley to integrate more than 100,000 maps from Wiley's leading journals into the Geofacets platform. The content integration will increase the amount


Discrepancy found between results from immunohistochemistry and from quantitative techniques, according to study published in the American Journal of Pathology

The cause of type 1 diabetes remains unknown. Several studies using immunohistochemistry (IHC) have independently reported hyperexpression of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class I on pancreatic islet cells in young patients with recent-onset type 1 diabetes. Investigators have therefore suggested


A definitive account of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident is included among the four newly published books

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of four new nuclear engineering books of particular interest to safety managers, designers, engineers, operators and regulators of nuclear power plants. Among these


Annual List Identifies 100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services was named as one of EContent Magazine's EContent 100 for 2014. Published annually for the past 13 years, the EContent 100 is a compilation of the 100


Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is an emerging virus, with the first case reported in 2012. It exhibits a 40% fatality rate and over 97% of the cases have occurred in the Middle East. In three new studies in


The new books include five volumes from the Elsevier Hazards and Disasters series, and one about studies of Superstorm Sandy

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of six new books on natural disasters and hazards. Five of the titles are part of the newly developed Elsevier Hazards and Disasters


Call to action from notedinfectious diseases experts published in the International Journal of InfectiousDiseases

Asthe Ebola Virus Diseases (EVD) epidemic continues to rage in West Africa,infectious diseases experts call attention to the striking lack of treatmentguidelines. With over 16,000 total cases and more than 500 new infectionsreported per week, and probable underreporting of both


New case study in the Annals of Global Health assesses the immediate andongoing response to the 9/11 disaster and explores the implications for futuredisasters

Fourteenyears after the attack on the World Trade Center (WTC), a case study in the current issue of Annals of Global Health identifiesseveral elements that have had a critical impact on the evolution of the WTCresponse and, directly or indirectly,



Research And JournalsAsbestos: An Ongoing Challenge to Global HealthDec 8, 2014

What we need to learn from history, according to a new study in the Annals of Global Health

Challenges to global health can evolve from policies and decisions that take years or decades to unfold. An article in the current issue of the Annals of Global Health describes the current state of asbestos use worldwide, a story that


Design Note Collection edited by analog circuit design leader Bob Dobkin offers refined and practical design techniques

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of five new electronics and embedded systems design books, one of which is Analog Circuit Design Volume Three: Design Note Collection, the next



Corporate Social ResponsibilityElsevier Foundation Announces its 2015 Grant RecipientsDec 4, 2014

$600,000 awarded to projects for the Elsevier Foundation's Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars Programs

The Elsevier Foundation today announced its 2015 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars Programs. In total $600.000 has been committed for 2015 that will support various multiyear projects in over 20 countries in the