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Study highlights the difficult decisions women with epilepsy have to face when they become pregnant.
A new study has found that patients who received chest radiation for Wilms tumor, a rare childhood cancer, face an increased risk of developing breast cancer later in life due to their radiation exposure.
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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.
Children who receive earlier treatment with antiepileptic drugs experience a reduction in the duration of their seizures, reports Epilepsia
Freely Available Special Issue published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
The 13th Annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences Awarded for Advancements in Oxygen Sensing Systems
The Wiley Foundation, part of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced the winners of the 13th annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences.
A new assessment tool published today in the Journal of Hospital Medicine can help hospital medicine groups across the country improve their patient care
Students, independent researchers and small businesses can now access many of the world’s best academic papers across science, technology, medicine and other disciplines through their local libraries. This is the result of a unique collaboration between librarians and publishers, who have made their journal content available for free to UK libraries under a new initiative, Access to Research.
Research in Social Science Quarterly suggests the recession has made North Americans and Europeans more reluctant to seek out medical care.
Smokers Lack Motivation, Feel More Tired and Are Less Physically Active than Non-Smokers, New Study Reveals
Respirology finds smokers are less physically active, lacking in motivation and are more likely to suffer symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Journal of Internal Medicine reveals that omega-3 fatty acids are able to cross this blood-brain barrier
Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism has found that insulin use has trebled across the population in the last twenty years.
Clinical Anatomy explores the argument that curators should return bodies to their native communities for burial
New reseach reveals that women who have a child after experiencing fertility problems are more likely to remain with their partner following infertility evaluations. Findings in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal published by Wiley on behalf of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, indicate that after 12 years of follow-up, nearly 27% of women were no longer living with the partner, which they had at the time of fertility evaluation, if they did not have a child.
Music Therapy Has Positive Effects on Young Cancer Patients’ Coping Skills, Social Integration, and Family Environment
A new study has found that adolescents and young adults undergoing cancer treatment gain coping skills and resilience-related outcomes when they participate in a therapeutic music process that includes writing song lyrics and producing videos.
Researchers from New Zealand report that morbidity following liver transplant is highest among obese patients with diabetes, but these risk factors do not influence post-transplant survival. According to the study published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, body mass index (BMI) is effective for assessing obesity in liver transplant patients.