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Only half of patients take their medications as prescribed: are there interventions that will help them?
The cost of patients not taking their medications as prescribed can be substantial in terms of their health. Although a large amount of research evidence has tried to address this problem, there are no well-established approaches to help them, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library.
New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV.
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Wiley today announced the launch of Nursing Open as part of the Wiley Open Access publishing program
Patients with rheumatic conditions are in need of symptom relief and some are turning to herbal cannabis as a treatment option. However, the effectiveness and safety of medical marijuana to treat symptoms of rheumatic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or fibromyalgia is not supported by medical evidence.
Regular use of Facebook linked to increase in weight anxiety, reports the International Journal of Eating Disorders
Respirology reveals that middle aged men could reduce their risk of asthma by reducing exposure to mold and tobacco smoke
The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology shows that sleeping drug Zolpidem, has a greater impact on female patients, even if they have taken the same dosage as men.
Centers Used Solely for Recovering Organs from Deceased Donors May Improve Efficiency and Costs of Transplantation
Free-standing organ recovery centers could markedly improve efficiency and reduce costs associated with deceased organ donation, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The study’s findings have major implications for cost containment and national policies related to organ transplantation.
Glycerol Phenylbutyrate Reduces Hepatic Encephalopathy Events and Ammonia Levels Compared to Placebo in a Phase 2 Trial
Phase 2 trial results published in the March issue of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, suggests the potential for Glycerol Phenylbutyrate (GPB) to reduce hepatic encephalopathy episodes in patients with cirrhosis, with a safety profile similar to placebo.
A new analysis has found that adolescents and young adults who develop thyroid cancer as a secondary cancer have a significantly greater risk of dying than those with primary thyroid cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings stress the importance of screening young cancer survivors to detect early signs of a potentially life-threatening thyroid malignancy.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has announced the launch of its next generation enhanced HTML article, the “Anywhere Article”, which puts readability, interaction, and portability at the heart of the user experience. The Anywhere Article launched across Wiley Online Library today.
Journal Special Issue Highlights The Maternal and Newborn Health in Ethiopia Partnership
The American Journal of Human Biology reveals a link between Body Mass Index (BMI) and the amount of bacteria colonizing noses
Respirology reports that suffers of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can reduce their risk of being hospitalized with severe attacks, by maintaining an exercise regime of walking between three to six kilometers a day.
New study in The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology explores the impact food insecurity may have on HIV treatment in pregnant women.
New research in BioEssays explores underlying neurological mechanics behind general anesthetic
Wiley announce a new partnership with Bergey’s Manual Trust, which will see Wiley publish Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria
Researchers in the U.K. report that non-restorative sleep is the strongest, independent predictor of widespread pain onset among adults over the age of 50.
Japanese researchers have determined that sarcopenia—a loss of skeletal muscle mass—increases risk of sepsis and mortality risk in patients undergoing live donor liver transplantation. Findings published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, suggest that post-transplant sepsis was reduced in candidates with sarcopenia who received early nutritional support with a feeding tube, known as enteral nutrition.
Older obese individuals have an increased risk of falling and most believe nothing can be done to prevent it.
This is the finding from a study published in the February issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.
A healthy and sustainable diet is out of reach for people on a low income.
This is the finding of a study published in the February issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.
Young women who smoke and have been smoking a pack a day for a decade or more have a significantly increased risk of developing the most common type of breast cancer. That is the finding of an analysis published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The study indicates that an increased risk of breast cancer may be another health risk incurred by young women who smoke.