Washington, DC, June 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Anesthesia providers are missing opportunities to clean their hands during surgical procedures, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
New findings from a study in Biological Psychiatry
Philadelphia, PA, June 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Current pharmacotherapies for addiction follow the dictum “one size fits all”. Medications are prescribed in the same way for all patients, regardless of whether they have just started experimenting with a drug or have an established drug habit. Even more troubling, there are no FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for some addictions, such as compulsive cocaine use.
Veteran cancer surgeon, author and patient empowerment advocate joins Elsevier Clinical Solutions management team
Philadelphia, PA, June 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that Peter Edelstein, MD, has joined the company as Chief Medical Officer.
As dental hygienists prepare to take increased responsibilities, Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice provides critical updates
St. Louis, June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – With opportunities to take increased responsibility for oral health care and to deliver care in a more comprehensive way, it's an exciting time in the profession of dental hygiene. To help prepare to meet these challenges, the editors of The Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice (JEBDP) present the Annual Report on Dental Hygiene, a collection of cutting-edge research and practice updates in the field of dental hygiene.
New study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine takes an in-depth look at the sexual and social experiences of men who have sex with men and women (MSMW)
Ann Arbor, MI, June 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Bisexual men have many unmet public health needs, which leave them vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other health problems. This new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) illuminates the behavioral, interpersonal, and social realities of men who have sex with men and women (MSMW), and it explores possible interventions to better serve their needs. The findings are published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Cincinnati, OH, June 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Physical fitness in childhood and adolescence is beneficial for both physical and mental health throughout life. However, a growing body of evidence suggests that it may also play a key role in brain health and academic performance. In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers studied the independent and combined influence of components of physical fitness on academic performance.
Philadelphia, PA, June 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The amygdala is a key “fear center” in the brain. Alterations in the development of the amygdala during childhood may have an important influence on the development of anxiety problems, reports a new study in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry.
Philadelphia, PA, June 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – There are currently only two FDA-approved medications for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the United States. Both of these medications are serotonin uptake inhibitors. Despite the availability of these medications, many people diagnosed with PTSD remain symptomatic, highlighting the need for new medications for PTSD treatment.