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November 02, 2014

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1:41 AM | Basic Tips For Beginners In Digital Photography
To take quality photos on a digital camera, you need the correction resolution, format, and ISO setting. Most digital cameras display common symbols for exposure modes and offer basic file formats for creating and saving your digital photos. Resolution in Digital Photos The number of pixels (picture elements) in your digital photos is managed by […] The post Basic Tips For Beginners In Digital Photography appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

October 31, 2014

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12:55 PM | SEVERE CHRONIC HYPONATREMIA: A Pathophysiological Rumination.
PART 4: CONTROL ISSUES1. Losing Control:In the preceding posts, I explained how sudden emergence of water diuresis as the predominant mechanism by which rapid overcorrection of serum sodium happens in cases of severe chronic hyponatremia.  Few situations or more stressful in nephrology than when we suddenly find that serum sodium has increased by 12 mmol or more within a few hours. The usual scurried response is the immediate administration of 5% dextrose water, DDAVP are both. There […]
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5:59 AM | Presenting You and Your Poster
Presenting posters and leading the conversation in a poster session can be intimidating. However, there are some very simple things that you can do to help yourself get through what can be a challenging experience. Richard Threlfall, Managing Editor, Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry, gives you some tips on how to plan and design an […] The post Presenting You and Your Poster appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

October 30, 2014

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2:44 PM | Peritoneal Carcinosis and HIPEC: A second chance for patients, thanks to animal research
When we hear the phrase ‘animal research’ we tend to think about the development of new drugs for the clinical practice, or studying molecular pathways involved in the progression of disease; but we must also remember that the techniques used … Continue reading →
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11:10 AM | Tried & True Principles for Global Site Selection
The drug development industry has seen a seismic shift in the past decade with regards to how investigative sites are identified and selected for clinical trials. Like many other aspects of our industry, site selection is benefitting from technology and a rapidly expanding pool of data which can be collated, parsed and utilized for determining the probability that a site will perform as needed during a clinical trial. Sponsors are increasingly looking at epidemiology studies, insurance claims, […]
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10:08 AM | Neuroligists Awarded for Epilepsy Research
Professor Sam Berkovic AC and Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO, two neurologists from the University of Melbourne, are awarded Prime Minister’s Prize for Science for their outstanding research on treatments for epilepsy. In order to congratulate such fabulous effort, we have compiled a list of research paper of Professor Ingrid Scheffer regarding epilepsy below. Transition to […] The post Neuroligists Awarded for Epilepsy Research appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
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2:09 AM | ELearning: Chronic Sinusitis Treatment with Office-based Balloon Sinus Dilation
Sinusitis occurs when there is inflammation of the sinus lining. Symptoms include nasal blockage or discharge, altercation in smell, and facial pain or pressure. Chronic sinusitis is when these symptoms persist for more than 12 weeks. Wiley Health Learning’s new eLearning program is designed to help ENT Surgeons and Rhinologists evaluate balloon sinus dilation conducted […] The post ELearning: Chronic Sinusitis Treatment with Office-based Balloon Sinus Dilation appeared first on […]

October 29, 2014

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2:11 AM | When Should Online Dating Partners Meet Offline?
Will the amount of online communications affect face-to-face (FtF) relational outcomes among online daters? Researchers analysed experience of using various online date sites of 433 online daters recruited by a market research firm. The results of a new study suggest that online daters create mental constructs of their potential partners by using online dating profiles […] The post When Should Online Dating Partners Meet Offline? appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

Ramirez, A., Bryant Sumner, E., Fleuriet, C. & Cole, M. (2014). When Online Dating Partners Meet Offline: The Effect of Modality Switching on Relational Communication Between Online Daters, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, DOI: 10.1111/jcc4.12101

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October 28, 2014

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10:51 PM | FSGS biomarker updates—suPAR, B7-1, CD40 and more…
FSGS is the most common glomerular disorder causing end-stage kidney disease in the USA with a high post-transplant recurrence rate of 20-50%. Furthermore, the treatment of post-transplant recurrent FSGS is extremely challenging. While reading a recent article on biomarkers predicting post-transplant recurrent FSGS by Delville et al. (discussed below), it seemed a good idea to cover recent advancement in FSGS research.  suPAR (soluble plasminogen activator receptor) Since the […]
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2:07 PM | Thank You Doctor Salk! (and Drs Enders, Bodian, Landsteiner, Sabin…)
Today’s Google Doodle honours Dr Jonas Salk, who in 1954 created the world’s first effective polio vaccine, which was responsible for launching a campaign that has seen this terrible disease become an increasingly distant memory in most  – though sadly … Continue reading →

October 27, 2014

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1:57 PM | Tips for Avoiding International Business Blunders
Remember your international business etiquette! I remember November 2006 like it was yesterday. I was on a 10-day assignment in St. Petersburg, Russia, as managing editor of my then-employer’s flagship monthly magazine. Among other issues, I was there to cover efforts to stem the surge of HIV infections in Russia’s government-run orphanages. It was my first trip to Europe and to say I was both excited and apprehensive is a gross understatement, especially given the comments of […]
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3:10 AM | Why Is Investing Really Just Another Type of Negotiation?
You notice immediately that buying an investment on a stock market lacks some of the common attributes that make it feel like a negotiation. In particular, you cannot talk with the party on the other side of the trade. At first glance, it seems like a take-it-or leave-it proposition. It appears that all you can […] The post Why Is Investing Really Just Another Type of Negotiation? appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
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2:23 AM | Measuring Toxicity Biomarkers in Mouse Models and Other Small-volume Samples
About Webinar: The kidney is a major site of organ damage caused by drug toxicity. Over the past decade, several novel kidney injury biomarkers have been identified and validated in rat models, but there has been a lack of reliable assays to quantitatively assess these biomarkers in mouse models, which are more widely used than […] The post Measuring Toxicity Biomarkers in Mouse Models and Other Small-volume Samples appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
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2:00 AM | How To Speed Up the Adoption of Medical Innovations
If a given innovation in therapy is proven to improve patient outcomes; then presumably, the sooner a physician prescribes the therapy, the better, for patients and for healthcare. So, how can one speed up the adoption rate of innovations potentially beneficial to clinical practice and patient care? Creating awareness for medical innovations is relatively easy […] The post How To Speed Up the Adoption of Medical Innovations appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

October 24, 2014

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4:57 PM | SEVERE CHRONIC HYPONATREMIA: A Pathophysiological Rumination (Part 3)
PART 3: THE DANGERS OF "DEPLETION"In my previous post concerning chronic severe hyponatremia, I explained how over corrections of serum sodium of large magnitude required a dilute large volume diuresis, often precipitated by resolution of a transient source of ADH secretion.  In this post I will discuss two phenomena which are particularly dangerous as they carry significant risk of producing large volume water diuresis.1.  Subclinical Volume Depletion: As mentioned in my previous […]
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1:40 AM | How to Successfully Publish a Research Paper
Last 9 October, we conducted a webinar entitled “Author Strategies to Successful Publication” to provide additional insights into the research publishing journey. We invited Jason Hu, Associate Director for Market Insights from Wiley to share his knowledge & experience to about 200 active live session participants. From this experience, Jason shares his thoughts. Wiley Asia […] The post How to Successfully Publish a Research Paper appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
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