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A new analysis indicates that states’ Web-based and phone-based tobacco cessation programs can help people quit smoking, but certain personal characteristics may lead individuals to prefer one type of program over the other. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may help states optimize their tobacco cessation and cancer control programs.
Symptoms of knee instability in older adults may indicate an increased risk of falling and of experiencing the various physical and psychological effects that can result from falling, according to a study published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). The findings indicate that determining effective treatments for knee instability should be an important priority as clinicians care for aging patients.
Coming In March 2016: Wiley Announces Reading Reconsidered, The Next Book by Bestselling Author Doug Lemov
Reading Reconsidered: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RIGOROUS LITERACY INSTRUCTION
The First Book On How This Up-And-Coming Generation Will Change Higher Education
College teachers today are under increased pressure to teach effectively and provide evidence of what, and how well, students are learning. An invaluable asset for college teachers of any subject, Learning Assessment Techniques provides a practical framework for seamlessly integrating teaching, learning, and assessment.
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New research indicates that analyses of vapors from fecal samples can identify volatile metabolites indicative of different types of inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
A recent study shows that encouraging nurses to work towards a collective goal within a supportive milieu—a style of management called transformational leadership—can have positive effects on the quality of the care given to patients. It was also a predictor of nurses’ intentions to stay on at their current healthcare facilities. Conversely, abusive leadership practices potentially lead to poorer quality of care and to a strong intention to quit.
The most robust evidence yet, published today in the Cochrane Library, suggests that national smoking legislation does reduce the harms of passive smoking, and particularly risks from heart disease.
The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and John Wiley and Sons, Inc., today announced an agreement of unlimited open access publication of Dutch academic articles combined with expanded subscription access to high-quality research.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Your route out of perfectionism, self-sabotage and other everyday habits with CBT 2e
This book helps readers to reach their goals, challenge negative thoughts and maintain a positive outlook using CBT.
New national licence agreement offers Switzerland unlimited access to the Cochrane Library -the leading resource in evidence-based healthcare.
Swiss patients and health care practitioners will now have access to over 6500 published systematic reviews in healthcare interventions through one-click access to the Cochrane Library.
John Lee and Vincent Wong share some easy-to-remember top tips for the Chinese New Year, using M.O.N.K.E.Y as an acronym.
New research shows that a biodegradable net material can be used to create nets that have similar catch rates as conventional nets but decompose after a certain period of time under water.
In a mouse model of allergic asthma, dasatinib—an enzyme inhibitor approved for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia—reduced inflammation, enhanced airway repair, and improved lung mechanics.
Regular consumption of coffee was linked with a reduced risk of liver cirrhosis in a review of relevant studies published before July 2015.
Children with cancer and their families often experience considerable psychological and social challenges during and after treatment. A special issue of Pediatric Blood & Cancer now offers evidence-based standards for pediatric psychosocial care.
Talking openly about blame and shame can benefit teens who self-harm, their families, and therapists, according to a new article.
A new study found that lupus during pregnancy may have negative health impacts for women and their babies.
A new study indicates that a noninvasive treatment that stimulates nerves through an electrical impulse many help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depression.