Monthly Archives: March 2010

High Rate of HIV Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China

Stigma Poses Challenge in Non-Western World Philadelphia, PA. (March 24, 2010) –Increasing rate of HIV/STD disease is being reported among ‘men who have sex with men’ with high risk behaviors in Africa and Asia, according to a groundbreaking paper in … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Leave a comment

New Test May Allow Screening for Fragile X Syndrome, Reports Genetics in Medicine

Simple, Rapid Test May Be Suitable for Newborn or Family Screening Philadelphia, PA. (March 23, 2010) –A newly developed test appears highly accurate in identifying newborns with fragile X syndrome-the most common inherited cause of cognitive impairment-as well as identifying … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Leave a comment

Committee Outlines Procedures for Making Newborn Screening Recommendations

Evaluation of Evidence Must Account for Scarce Data on Rare Diseases Philadelphia, PA. (March 23, 2010) –The experts who make recommendations for genetic disease screening in newborns face a challenging task: To make conclusions based on the most authoritative available … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Leave a comment

Lippincott's Nursing Advisor Adds New Evidence-based Resources for Preventing Deadly, Costly Hospital-Acquired Conditions

Latest Study Warns Pneumonia and Sepsis Caused by Hospital-Acquired Conditions Responsible for 48,000 Deaths and Cost $8.1 Billion Annually Philadelphia, PA. (March 22, 2010) –Lippincott Williams & Wilkins announced today that it has added exceptional new resources to help prevent … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Leave a comment

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Launches Pathology Network Offering Individuals an Aggregated Solution of Full Text Content from its Complete Line of Pathology Journals

Preset ‘Channels’ of Articles Tagged and Sorted by Subspecialty Save Users Time so They Can Quickly and Easily Stay Current on the Latest Pathology Literature Philadelphia, PA. (March 22, 2010) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) today announced the launch … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Leave a comment

Pancreatic Cancer Patients Have Elevated Fructose Levels

New Test May Help in Understanding the Health Effects of High Fructose Intake Philadelphia, PA. (March 16, 2010) – Patients with pancreatic cancer have higher-than-normal blood levels of the refined sugar fructose, according to a recent study in the journal … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Leave a comment

High-Resolution CT and CT Pulmonary Angiography Ranked Most Influential Advances in Cardiopulmonary Imaging in the Past 25 Years

Special Issues Marks a Quarter-Century of Journal of Thoracic Imaging Philadelphia, PA. (March 16, 2010) – Advances in computed tomography (CT) providing high-resolution images of the lungs and a new approach to diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) are “the most … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Leave a comment

Drop in Medical Care for Chickenpox since Vaccine was Introduced

Especially in Children, Doctor Visits and Hospital Stays Have Decreased Philadelphia, PA. (March 11, 2010) – – Since the varicella vaccine was introduced in the mid-1990s, the number of patients receiving medical care for chickenpox in the United States has … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Leave a comment

Surgeons Meet Challenge of Treating Combat Injuries of the Knee

Techniques in Knee Surgery Presents Update on Managing ‘High Energy’ Leg Injuries Philadelphia, PA. (March 11, 2010) – The ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in uniquely destructive patterns of combat injuries, including limb-threatening injuries to the knee. … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Leave a comment

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Introduces the Editors Handbook: An Online Resource and CE Course

New Online Resource Offers Expert Information on Every Aspect of Successful Journal Management Philadelphia, PA (March 4, 2010)- – – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), one of the country’s leading publishers of medical and health journals, today announced the release … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Leave a comment