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April 07, 2015

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7:21 AM | Why burnout is prevalent among nurses in China?
With the increase of both the population and elder people, the shortage of nurses has become a well-known issue all over the world. Many countries, including China, claim that nurses are needed at present and in the near future. Structuring a culture of intent to stay and positive clinical nurse practical settings are two primary […] The post Why burnout is prevalent among nurses in China? appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
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2:30 AM | Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Virtual Issue: April 2015
In light of Head & Neck Awareness Month in April, we present research in this Virtual Issue on the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and outcomes of the various types of head and neck cancers. Feel free to read, cite, and share! The post Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Virtual Issue: April 2015 appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

April 06, 2015

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8:09 AM | Fall risk in Chinese community-dwelling older adults: A physiological profile assessment study
Falls in Chinese older people are a serious healthcare problem leading to considerable adverse consequences and high healthcare costs in Chinese populations. Assessment of fall risk in older people is complex as a result of the multifactorial nature of the underlying risk factors. The Physiological Profile Assessment (PPA) is a validated fall risk assessment tool that […] The post Fall risk in Chinese community-dwelling older adults: A physiological profile assessment study appeared […]
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3:32 AM | April is Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month, providing an opportunity to foster education about autism and issues within the autism community. The prevalence of Autism is now one in every 68 children in America; much research has been done, and much is left to do, around ASD within the medical community. Read some recent journal publications on […] The post April is Autism Awareness Month appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.
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2:30 AM | Maximize the impact of your research
Wiley works hard to create visibility for your work. There are key things that you can do as well to help. Here are seven promotional tools to help ensure your work gets seen, read and cited. Learn about the best practice to maximize the impact of your published research here. The post Maximize the impact of your research appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

April 05, 2015

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1:41 AM | Could I clone my dog?
At Bio Detectives we are are animal lovers (shocker!). We count ourselves among millions of other dog owners in the UK and Australia. We are all too familiar with how attached a person can become to their furry friend - and with the heartbreak that follows their inevitable departure from this world. So we ask ourselves: […]

April 03, 2015

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6:07 PM | Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Southeast 2015
The 4th Annual Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Southeast conference was recently held at the Embassy Suites in Cary, North Carolina on March 24-25th.  This conference provided a unique platform for discussion alongside case-study-led presentations delivered by virtual, small and large Pharma/Biotech and Medical Device perspectives. The agenda was designed in close collaboration with industry experts to ensure that relevant and timely topics were covered in depth.  The agenda consisted […]
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2:47 AM | Discover the power of Open Access in Analytical Science
Discover the power of OnlineOpen, Wiley’s open access option! By purchasing OnlineOpen, your article will be free to read, share, and reuse under the terms of your choice of Creative Common License. All OnlineOpen articles are prominently marked and freely accessible in Wiley Online Library and PubMed Central. OnlineOpen is available for all contributions, even […] The post Discover the power of Open Access in Analytical Science appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

April 02, 2015

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2:38 PM | Uremic Pruritis - Algorithm for Management
Uremic pruritus affects more than 40% of dialysis patients. Even though is not considered a major complication of ESRD, it is significantly debilitating to patients.Prior blog discussed the potential causes of uremic pruritus, though the clear pathogenesis remains obscure. Clearly, the whole skin seems to be affected and evidence of inflammation has been documented.Recent article on KI by Mettang and Kremer nicely reviewed the available data. The management of uremic pruritus is limited though […]
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2:36 AM | Acta Crystallographica D Special Issue: Crystallography and complementary methods
  The latest research on traditional crystallographic approaches in order to shed light on the dynamics, interactions and higher order structures of the macromolecules are reported. Find out more here. The post Acta Crystallographica D Special Issue: Crystallography and complementary methods appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

April 01, 2015

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1:30 AM | Themed Issues of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Published from Year 2007 to 2015
Are you interested to know more about paediatric prescribing? What about the future of antimicrobials? We have compiled the themed issues of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology published from Year 2007 to Year 2015 for your reviews. The free access is valid only for 60 days. Access it now and share the good news […] The post Themed Issues of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Published from Year 2007 to 2015 appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

March 31, 2015

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12:47 PM | Raising Awareness of Clinical Trials in 2015
One of the biggest challenges the industry faces is trying to find the patients for a given study. There are many reasons for this, with one of the biggest being that people just don’t know about the wide variety of studies being conducted at any time. Finding patients can be a challenging undertaking, to say the least, but what if we could flip the scenario upside down and spend our time finding studies for patients instead of finding patients for studies? How do we as an industry […]
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3:00 AM | Themed Issues in the British Journal of Pharmacology from Year 2007 to 2015
Read the themed issues featured in the British Journal of Pharmacology from Year 2007 to 2015. The post Themed Issues in the British Journal of Pharmacology from Year 2007 to 2015 appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

March 30, 2015

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2:19 PM | Animal Justice Project: Same nonsense, different name
When I first took up my job explaining animal science to the public, I thought I would spend much of my time talking about ethics. I was looking forward to it – my academic specialisms within were rights and ethics … Continue reading →

March 29, 2015

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2:26 PM | Metformin Guidelines
Metformin is one of the most useful drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes and yet its use in patients with CKD is limited by the perceived association with lactic acidosis. These concerns are due to the association of a prior biguanide, phenformin, with a marked increase in the rate of lactic acidosis. The mechanism for this appears to be reduced peripheral glucose oxidation and increased lactic acid which occurs with even small increases in phenformin levels. The drug was eventually removed […]
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2:51 AM | http://renalfellow.blogspot.com/2015/03/precision-nephrology-one-of-our.html
Precision NephrologyOne of our attendings, Dr. Sylvia Betcher, PhD, MD gave an excellent presentation at our renal conference about genetic testing in renal diseases that she learned about at #KidneyWeek2015. There were so many good things I liked about her talk, that I want to share what I learned. On January 30th 2015, President Obama announced in his State of the Union address a Precision Medicine initiative. This will provide researchers in the biomedical field with the necessary tools to […]
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