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Comprehensive training program helps nursing students transition from classroom to practice by giving access to 1,200 skills across entire nursing curriculum

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has launched Clinical Skills, a new comprehensive online training program to help nursing students master practical skills across the entire nursing curriculum.Based on Elsevier’s Mosby’s Skills for


Study published in Value in Health wins Elsevier’s Atlas award

Focusing on finance could jeopardize the long-term survival of our health care systems, according to a study published in Value in Health. The researchers, from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, urge policy makers to consider social and political sustainability when building



Research And JournalsShiftwork Can Affect Your HealthMay 18, 2015

Workers with nontraditional schedules are burdened by sleep-related health problems and poor metabolic health, according to new report in Sleep Health

Shiftwork is an occupational health risk of growing significance because it is becoming more common and because of its potential influence on health outcomes, possibly increasing health differences between workers of higher vs lower socioeconomic status. A new study from


Challenge opens for submissions on June 1, 2015

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced its first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. As the world’s population quickly approaches 9 billion, the strain on the planet’s resources is steadily increasing too.


Editorial in The Journal of Urology® Warns of Impact on Previous Research Results

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) recently announced that it had removed all prostate specific antigen (PSA) data from the SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results) and SEER-Medicare programs. The PSA data were removed after quality control checks revealed that a


New two-volume set features expanded Sleep and Obstructive Diseases sections, new chapters; more than 2,000 images and 200 videos and audio files are featured

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of the sixth edition of Murray & Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, 2-Volume Set.Similar to its previous editions, Murray & Nadel’s Textbook of


Research in mice suggests molecules could treat cervical, breast, ovarian, and lung cancers

A new family of molecules that kill cancer cells and protect healthy cells could be used to treat a number of different cancers, including cervical, breast, ovarian and lung cancers. Research published in EBioMedicine shows that as well as targeting


New bio-sensing technologies give us cheap, fast and convenient health data

Wearable E-skin that can measure heart rate and blood pressure, and paper diagnostic machines the size of a credit card that can give instant readings on blood and saliva samples are two new bio-sensing technologies presented at Elsevier’s 4th International



Research And JournalsDopamine Signals the Value of Delayed RewardsMay 11, 2015

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry

Dopamine is the chemical messenger in the brain most closely associated with pleasure and reward. Recent scientific advances now shed light on precise roles for dopamine in the reward process.A new paper published in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry


Nurses to gain knowledge, skills to implement conceptual teaching-learning techniques into educational programs

Elsevier’s Academic Consulting Group will host the third annual Concept-Based Curriculum Symposium from June 4-5, 2015, at Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. The event will offer a wealth of practical information for nursing educators


Local socioeconomic environment can have an effect, according to new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Certain regions in the United States are characterized by a higher prevalence of obesity, which suggests that a person’s socioeconomic, physical, and social environments can affect opportunities for healthy behaviors that might prevent excess weight gain. But what happens when


Results clarify why bacterial infections in first trimester may heighten fetus’ vulnerability to drugs and toxins, according to study published in The American Journal of Pathology

An important function of the human placenta is to protect the fetus from detrimental substances in maternal blood, such as glucocorticoids or toxins. Placental membrane-bound transporter proteins, known as multidrug resistance proteins, protect the fetus by returning unwanted materials to


New article in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology urges obstetricians to advocate for change to eliminate health care injustice in access to elective tubal sterilization

Current U.S. health policy requires Medicaid beneficiaries to wait 30 days before tubal sterilization. Ob/gyn experts argue that this violates health care justice as elective tubal sterilization is readily available to women with a private source of payment. Writing in


Industry self-regulation has been largely unsuccessful, according to new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Children are exposed to a considerable amount of televised food advertising: more than six ads accounting for about 2:21 minutes per hour during typical programming. Concerns about the role of televised food advertising as a contributor to childhood obesity led


Shopping based on a list was associated with better diet and lower weight

For residents of areas with limited access to healthy foods, also known as food deserts, multiple barriers exist that amplify the health risks of living in those areas. Likewise, risks for poor diet and being overweight or obese are also