Showing results matching between Jan 2004 and Aug 2014
Aug 11, 2014
Knovel’s New Composites Subject Area Offers Engineers Resources to Source, Design and Test New Materials
Content helps engineers understand performance benefits and risks surrounding composites
Knovel, a leader in providing a cloud-based application that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced the launch of Composites as a new subject area. Knovel's Composites subject area offers design, selection, analysis, testing,manufacturing and repair information...
Aug 6, 2014
New title addresses the challenges and opportunities of anesthesia in non-traditional settings
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of the first edition of Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA), which focuses on the growing national trend to perform more procedures outside of the...
Aug 6, 2014
The Interpretation of Healthy Eating and a Curriculum to Prevent Childhood Obesity – JNEB’s Best Article and GEM
The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) announces the 2014 Best Article and Best Great Educational Material (GEM) awards, which were presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) annual conference, "Nutrition Education Impact: Local to Global,"...
Aug 5, 2014
Books on renewable energy system design and on integration of renewable energy into the power grid featured atWorld Renewable Energy Congress in London, August 3-8
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of seven new books on renewable energy, including Renewable Energy Systems: A Smart Energy Systems Approach to the Choice and Modeling of 100%...
Jul 31, 2014
Returning national guardsmen more likely to turn to alcohol than the general public when faced with issues at home
Regardless of traumatic events experienced during deployment, returning National Guard soldiers were more likely to develop a drinking problem if faced with civilian life setbacks, including job loss, legal problems, divorce, and serious financial and legal problems - all commonplace...
Jul 28, 2014
"Fist bumping" transmits significantly fewer bacteria than either handshaking or high-fiving, while still addressing the cultural expectation of hand-to-hand contact between patients and clinicians, according to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Infection Control,...
Jul 28, 2014
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases,an open access, surgical journal. The journal will publish case reports and case series that are...
Jul 23, 2014
Elsevier Evidence-based Medicine Center Selects Doctor Evidence for Digital Clinical Evidence Platform
Doctor Evidence to provide a comprehensive clinical evidence platform to support Elsevier Clinical Solutions' global clinical product suite
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that Elsevier Clinical Solutions' Evidence-based Medicine Center (EBM Center) has reached an agreement with Doctor Evidence LLC (DRE) to provide the platform engine supporting the...
Jul 23, 2014
QUOSA and Copyright Clearance Center Expand Access to Compliant Literature with Integrated Rights Management
QUOSA now offers customers with CCC licenses the full benefits of integration at no extra cost, significantly lowering barriers to copyright compliance
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that QUOSA, its literature management solution, and Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) have extended their relationship to support greater compliance in the use of full text...
Jul 22, 2014
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are often effective for the treatment of depression. Like antidepressant medications, however, they typically have a delayed onset. For example, a patient may receive several weeks of regular...
Jul 21, 2014
1st International Conference on Global Food Security awarded Mark of Excellence in Best New Product Category
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that for the second year running an Elsevier Conference was honored at the prestigious UK Conference Awards ceremony held annually in London. Elsevier...
Jul 21, 2014
Results confirmed by two independent trials, report researchers in The Journal of Urology®
More than one million prostate biopsies are performed each year in the U.S. alone, including many repeat biopsies for fear of cancer missed. Therefore there is a need to develop diagnostic tests that will help avoid unnecessary repeat biopsies. Two...
Jul 17, 2014
Good News for an Aging Population: Incidence of Stroke in the Elderly Has Dropped by 40% Over the Last 20 Years
Rates Declined for Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke and Mortality in Both Men and Women 65 Years and Older, Reports The American Journal of Medicine
A new analysis of data from 1988-2008 has revealed a 40% decrease in the incidence of stroke in Medicare patients 65 years of age and older. This decline is greater than anticipated considering this population’s risk factors for stroke, and...
Jul 16, 2014
The 5th annual Reaxys PhD Prize awards original and innovative research in organic, organometallic and inorganic chemistry
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the winners of the 2014 Reaxys PhD Prize. Awarding innovative and original research in organic, organometallic and inorganic chemistry, the Reaxys PhD Prize celebrates top...
Jul 16, 2014
Is being overweight sometimes a good thing? Data suggest higher BMI protects against adverse cardiovascular outcomes, reports Mayo Clinic Proceedings
High body mass index (BMI) is associated with multiple cardiovascular diseases. However, emerging data suggest that there is an "obesity paradox," that being overweight may actually protect patients from cardiovascular mortality. Investigators have now confirmed that the risk of total...