Monthly Archives: March 2012

Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction Complication Rate Higher with Radiation Therapy,

Despite Complications, Most Post-Radiation Breast Reconstructions are Successful Philadelphia, Pa. (March 29, 2012) – Breast cancer patients whose treatment includes radiation therapy are at higher risk of complications after implant-based breast reconstruction, reports a study in the April issue of … Continue reading

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Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Improve Quality of Life, Reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®

Study is First of its Kind to Assess Patient-Reported Outcomes of Procedures to Reduce Abdominal Fat Philadelphia, Pa. (March 29, 2012) – Patients undergoing cosmetic liposuction and/or abdominoplasty (“tummy tuck”) procedures report significant improvements in self-esteem and quality of life, … Continue reading

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Fan-Gang Zeng, PhD, Named to Lead Editorial Board of The Hearing Journal

Renewed Commitment to Delivering the Latest News, Trends, and Research in Hearing Health Care Philadelphia, Pa. (March 27, 2012) – The editors and publisher of The Hearing Journal, the leading publication in the hearing industry, are pleased to announce that … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health to Exhibit at UKSG 2012

Ovid and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to Showcase New Partnerships, iPad App Offerings and Innovations that Support Access to the Latest Medical Research LONDON  (March 26, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce that Ovid and Lippincott Williams … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health Releases First Medical Journal iPad® App in Pathology

    LONDON (March 21, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health announced today the release of an iPad® app for the medical journal, Pathology. The app provides health care professionals with full mobile accessibility to the latest research into all aspects … Continue reading

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New Device Shows Promise for Less-Invasive Intracranial Pressure Monitoring

Home Monitoring Could Be Possible for Patients at Risk of Dangerous Pressure Increases Philadelphia, Pa. (March 15, 2012) –A new implantable sensor device provides a less-invasive alternative for monitoring pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure, or ICP), suggests a pilot … Continue reading

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Bacterial STD Linked to Increased Risk of HIV

‘Emerging’ Infection Could Be Important Risk Factor for HIV Infection in Women Philadelphia, Pa. (March 8, 2012) – A common sexually transmitted bacterial infection more than doubles the risk of HIV infection in African women, reports a study in the … Continue reading

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American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Launches App for the iPad®; Celebrates its 90th Anniversary

Test Drive the AJPM&R App at the 2012 Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting New York, NY (March 1, 2012) – Ninety years after its first issue, American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation has announced the latest step in … Continue reading

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Education for Surgeons Helps Reduce Hardware Waste in Spine Surgery

Educational Sessions Lower Rates and Costs of ‘Explanted’ Spinal Hardware Philadelphia, Pa. (March 1, 2012) – An educational program for surgeons can reduce unnecessary hardware “explantations” during spinal surgery, reports a study in the March 1  issue of Spine.  The … Continue reading

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How Does Nearsightedness Develop in Children?

Imbalances in Eye Growth Occur Before Myopia, Study Finds Philadelphia, Pa. (March 1, 2012) – Myopia (nearsightedness) develops in children when the lens stops compensating for continued growth of the eye, according to a study in the March issue of … Continue reading

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