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February 01, 2016

Biodegradable Fishing Nets May Help Protect Marine Animals

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.

February 01, 2016

Cancer Drug Helps Combat Asthma in Mice

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.

February 01, 2016

Drinking Coffee May Reduce the Risk of Liver Cirrhosis

Regular consumption of coffee was linked with a reduced risk of liver cirrhosis in a review of relevant studies published before July 2015.

February 01, 2016

Experts Establish Standards for Psychosocial Care of Children with Cancer and their Families

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.

February 01, 2016

Helping Teens who Self-Harm and their Families Deal with Shame and Blame

Talking openly about blame and shame can benefit teens who self-harm, their families, and therapists, according to a new article.

February 01, 2016

Lupus May Contribute to Pregnancy-Related Complications

A new study found that lupus during pregnancy may have negative health impacts for women and their babies.

February 01, 2016

Noninvasive Electrical Stimulation May Help Relieve Symptoms of PTSD and Depression

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.

February 01, 2016

Sleep Apnea Linked with an Increased Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

New research published in Respirology suggests that sleep apnea may increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease to a similar extent as hypertension.

February 01, 2016

Study Examines Long-Term Effectiveness of Hepatitis A Vaccination in Children

In a follow-up study of children who were vaccinated against hepatitis A virus at ages 6 to 21 months, most children who were vaccinated at 12 or 15 months continued to have anti-hepatitis A antibodies in their blood until at least age 15 to 16 years, and modeling experiments suggested that this protection should persist for at least 30 years.

February 01, 2016

Targeted Antibiotics May Help Protect Against Infections in Men Being Tested for Prostate Cancer

A new review indicates that antimicrobial therapy given before clinicians take transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsies to diagnose prostate cancer may lead to lower rates of sepsis, a potentially life-threatening infection.

January 29, 2016

From Impossible To Inevitable: How Hyper-Growth Companies Create Predictable Revenue

From Impossible to Inevitable helps you take impossible goals and turn them into inevitable successes for your business and team.

January 29, 2016

The Complete Software Project Manager: Mastering Technology from Planning to Launch and Beyond

Many companies rush into adopting new technologies to both gain an edge on their longtime competitors as well as outpace the startups. The result is a widespread business imperative to complete a multitude of software development projects, but oftentimes the lead on development doesn't have the necessary project management know-how or experience—and this can undermine the entire initiative. The Complete Software Project Manager was written to ensure this doesn't happen.

January 29, 2016

The Conversion Code

The Conversion Code by Chris Smith gives you an actionable blueprint for capturing Internet leads and turning them into customers. 

January 29, 2016

The Mindfulness Edge

Mindfulness training can help you improve the most essential elements of highly effective leadership, help you discover unconditional happiness, and realize incredible meaning—professionally and personally.

January 28, 2016

Change Expert Shares Secrets of Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change in New Book

Atlanta—H. James Dallas, a.k.a. #changemaster, is on a mission: To guide those who want to be change agents using the lessons he learned during 30 years of leading change at global companies. Dallas’ book, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change: Inspire the People and Succeed Where Others Fail  and his new radio program "Change Agents Exclusive: Showcasing and Learning from World-Class Change Agents" on www.businessradiox.com both provide the tools to successfully lead change.

January 28, 2016

Student Finance For Dummies

Student Finance For Dummies provides detailed financial advice to help UK students and their families manage money during their studies.

January 27, 2016

American College of Prosthodontists Issues Guidelines on Maintaining Tooth-Borne and Implant-Borne Dental Restorations

Using the best level of available evidence, the American College of Prosthodontists, working with the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Dental Hygienists Association, recently published the first clinical practice guidelines for patients and dental professionals as they care for tooth-borne and implant-borne restorations.

January 27, 2016

Experts Offer New Approach to Prioritizing Research on the Environmental Impacts of Pharmaceuticals

Researchers have developed a new way to prioritize investigations on the environmental impacts of the estimated 1500 active pharmaceutical ingredients currently in use.

January 27, 2016

Researchers Examine the Unintentional Effects of Different Fishing Hooks and Bait on Sharks and Rays

By examining relevant studies related to fishing in the open ocean, researchers have found that while using circle instead of J-shaped hooks and fish instead of squid for bait may avoid harm to sea turtles, dolphins, certain whales, and possibly seabirds, it may increase the catch and injury of some sharks and rays.

January 26, 2016

Experts John Mattone and Nick Vaidya Present New Thinking About Corporate Reinvention In CULTURAL TRANSFORMATIONS

Why do most corporate transformation strategies fail and how can companies avoid being just another heartbreaking statistic?  “We’ve found that there are two big reasons that these strategies don’t work.  The first is a lack of appreciation for the role that culture plays in creating transformation programs that stick.  The second is poor leadership,” explain international leadership authority John Mattone and business expert Nick Vaidya in their new book CULTURAL TRANSFORMATIONS:  Lessons of Leadership and Corporate Reinvention.