Monthly Archives: September 2010

HIV Drug Treatment Doesn't Lower Risk of Partner Infection

Philadelphia PA. (September 30, 2010) — For married couples in which one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative, antiretroviral therapy (ART) does not reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to the uninfected partner, according to a study from … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Launches Site to Answer Healthcare Professionals' Clinical Questions in Under 30 Seconds

Denver CO. (September 29, 2010) — Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health, today launched 5MinuteConsult.com, a clinical decision support site that gives healthcare professionals answers to their clinical questions in 30 seconds or less. Launched at … Continue reading

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New Study Released in AJN Reveals Nearly 80% of Men Are Unaware of Their Breast Cancer Risk Despite Having a Family History of the Disease

New York, NY. (September 28, 2010) -A study, published in the October issue of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN), revealed that nearly 80% of men are unaware of their breast cancer risk despite having a family history of the … Continue reading

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Equation Provides Practical Approach to Monitoring Arteriovenous Fistula Function in Dialysis Patients

Philadelphia, Pa. (September 27, 2010) –A simple equation provides real-time feedback to detect access recirculation in arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) during hemodialysis, reports a study in the September/October issue of ASAIO Journal, Official Journal of the American Society of Artificial Internal … Continue reading

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Goals of U.S. National AIDS Strategy Are Achievable, Says JAIDS Editorial

Philadelphia, Pa. (September 27, 2010) –The first U.S. National AIDS Strategy “makes epidemiologic sense” and can meet its central goal of achieving a 25 percent reduction in the incidence of AIDS by 2015, according to an editorial in JAIDS: Journal … Continue reading

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Pancreas Publishes NANETS Guidelines for Neuroendocrine Tumors

Philadelphia, Pa. (September 21, 2010) – Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a group of rare cancers that pose unique challenges in diagnosis and treatment. In a recent issue of Pancreas, official journal of the American Pancreatic Association, presents the newly developed … Continue reading

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Emerging Infectious Diseases Pose Current and Future Challenges

Philadelphia, Pa. (September 21, 2010) — Newly recognized disease-causing viruses, bacteria, and other infections are continually emerging around the world, posing difficult challenges for patient diagnosis and treatment and for public health responses. A special symposium section of the September … Continue reading

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Deep Brain Stimulation for OCD Leads to Smoking Cessation and Weight Loss, Reports Neurosurgery

Philadelphia, Pa. (September 21, 2010) – Electrical stimulation of the brain in a patient with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) led to some unanticipated benefits-”effortless” smoking cessation and weight loss, according to a case report in the September issue of Neurosurgery, … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Signs Licensing Agreement with Chinese Journal of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery to Share Content with Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

New York, NY (September 14, 2010) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a licensing agreement with the Chinese Journal of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery (CJAPS), to … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Journals Garner Six 2010 APEX Awards

Philadelphia, PA (September 13, 2010) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health, received six different awards for writing, editing, and design in the annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence. The awards include two for Emergency Medicine … Continue reading

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