Monthly Archives: April 2009

Nasal Flu Vaccine in Kids: One Dose Is Good, but Two Are Better

Study Results Show Two Doses Provide Additional Protection Against Influenza Philadelphia, PA (April 30, 2009) – For infants and children under age three, one dose of nasal influenza vaccine reduces the risk of getting sick with the flu, but two … Continue reading

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Hormone Replacement Therapy: Real Concerns and False Alarms

Headlines Shouldn’t Generate Medical Recommendations, Say Oncologist and Social Psychologist    Philadelphia, PA (April 23, 2009) – In recent years, a series of highly publicized reports have warned of increases in breast cancer and other health problems in postmenopausal women … Continue reading

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American Journal of Nursing Voted One of the Most Influential Journals of the Century by the Special Libraries Association

New York, NY (April 22, 2009) – The American Journal of Nursing (AJN), today announced recognition as one of the “100 Most Influential Journals in Biology & Medicine over the last 100 Years,” by the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division … Continue reading

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Gene Testing for Melanoma Risk Reduces Anxiety and Depression

Philadelphia, PA (April 20, 2009) – People with a family history of the skin cancer melanoma show reductions in anxiety and depression after getting tested for a high-risk gene mutation, reports a study in the May issue of Genetics in … Continue reading

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Asthma Risk Up to Six Times Higher for Adults with Family History, According to New Study in Genetics in Medicine

Findings May Aid Early Identification of At-Risk Adults Philadelphia, PA (April 20, 2009) – Does asthma run in your family? Depending on how many relatives are affected and how close they are, your risk of asthma could be up to … Continue reading

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Companion Website and Podcasts Enhance New, Sixth Edition of Clinical Anesthesia

New Multi-Media Edition Offers Up-to-the-Minute Clinical Guidance PHILADELPHIA, PA. (April 20, 2009) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), today announced the release of a groundbreaking, print-and-electronic edition of Clinical Anesthesia, edited by Paul G. Barash, MD. LWW is part of … Continue reading

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Children Heading Households in Rwanda-What Makes them Resilient?

London, UK (April 14, 2009) – In Rwanda, many orphaned or abandoned children live in “child-headed households,” without little or no support from adults. These children display a range of positive coping strategies and resilient characteristics to survive and sometimes … Continue reading

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Five Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Journals Ranked Among Top 100 Most Influential Biology and Medical Journals of the Past 100 Years

Philadelphia, PA (April 15, 2009) – The Special Libraries Association (SLA) has named five journals published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) among the 100 most influential biology and medical journals of the past 100 years. American Journal of Nursing … Continue reading

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Snoring Linked to Depression/Anxiety Symptoms in Preschoolers

Young Children Who Snore Have Increased Rates of Mood and Cognitive Problems Philadelphia, PA (April 3, 2009) – Preschool-aged children who snore have more symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as impairments in attention and language skills, reports a … Continue reading

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How Do Girls Reintegrate After Wartime Experiences in Sierra Leone?

Study Seeks Most Important Factors from Cultural Point of View London, UK (April 9, 2009) – For girls in Sierra Leone who were associated with armed groups during that country’s long civil war, a new study identifies culture-specific indicators of … Continue reading

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