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A herbal preparation prescribed by a Chinese herbal medication practitioner in Melbourne for back pain resulted in life-threatening heart changes, prompting a team of intensive care and emergency physicians to call for appropriate patient education by practitioners who prescribe complementary medications.
An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy with Discussion Questions and a Guide to Going "Glocal"
Where Am I Eating? bridges the gap between global food producers and the American consumer, providing an insightful look at how our eating habits affect farmers and fishermen around the world. This new edition includes a study guide, a deeper explanation of the "glocal" concept, and advice for students looking to become engaged as both local and global citizens.
GameMaker: Studio For Dummies is the official guide to GameMaker: Studio, a tool that helps users create, design, develop and publish their own games - even those with no coding experience.
The latest addition to the acclaimed Pathfinder series, this marketing textbook provides professionals and marketing/ MBA students with an effective way to contextualise the business decisions they make.
Bestselling author Marsha Collier gives straightforward advice to seniors on how to use social media sites to strengthen their connections
A new study reveals that the U.S. has experienced widespread adoption of robot-assisted prostate removal surgery to treat prostate cancer in recent years. The BJU International study also found that while such surgeries are more expensive than traditional surgeries, their costs are decreasing over time.
A recent study has found that in states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer.
This new book shows executives how to successfully apply Lean Six Sigma to transform their business.
With China's Super Consumers: What 1 Billion Customers Want and How to Sell it to Them (WILEY; September 2014; Hardcover & e-book; ISBN 978-1-118-83474-9; $25.00) co-authors Savio Chan and Michael Zakkour explore the birth of consumerism in China, who these super consumers are and put into perspective the rise and success of Chinese companies such as Alibaba.com, JD.com and Dianping.com.
Counselling techniques used to help young people with drinking problems may be of limited benefit, a new study suggests.
Deep Value by Tobias Carlisle is an important resource describes the evolution of the various theories of intrinsic value and activist investment from Benjamin Graham to Warren Buffett to Carl Icahn and beyond.
Author Rey Junco discusses using social media with college students
In recent years, a shift from inpatient to outpatient surgery in the U.S. for commonly performed urologic procedures has coincided with increasing deaths following complications that were potentially recognizable or preventable. The finding, which comes from a recent study published in BJU International, indicates the importance of monitoring urologic surgery patients for potential complications.
The term ‘specific language impairment’, in use since the 1980s, describes children with language impairment who have normal cognition and no identifiable reason for a speech problem. Researchers who analyzed the medical literature say that a recent decision by experts to do away with the term is valid and that while it has been a convenient label for researchers, the current classification is unacceptably arbitrary and provides no real benefits for children and their families.
Butterflies' Evolutionary Responses to Warmer Temperatures May Compromise Their Ability to Adapt to Future Climate Change
Members of the brown argus butterfly species that moved north in response to recent climate change have evolved a narrower diet dependent on wild Geranium plants, UK researchers report. However, butterflies that did not move north have more diverse diets, including plants such as Rockrose that are abundant in southern parts of the UK.
A new Respirology study reveals that anxiety and depression are common in patients with interstitial lung diseases, with a 31% prevalence of anxiety and a 23% prevalence of depression.
While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual.
New research in gorillas that were affected by an Ebola virus outbreak shows that disease can influence reproductive potential, immigration and social dynamics, and it highlights the need to develop complex models that integrate all the different impacts of a disease.
Prior financial knowledge—both objective and subjective—in the first year of college may play a role in reducing young adults’ later risky paying behaviors and buying behaviors, according to new research published in the International Journal of Consumer Studies.
Nurses are at increased risk of being injured by patient violence, especially when patients have cognitive impairment or demand to leave, according to a new study.