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Selectively Rewiring the Brain’s Circuitry to Treat Depression

A new study in Biological Psychiatry reports how magnetic stimulation treatment works
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Philadelphia, PA, September 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On Star Trek, it is easy to take for granted the incredible ability of futuristic doctors to wave small devices over the heads of both humans and aliens, diagnose their problems through evaluating changes in brain activity or chemistry, and then treat behavior problems by selectively stimulating relevant brain circuits.

Elsevier Honors Four New Superheroes of Nursing

Outstanding nurse professionals recognized by peers in fourth annual Superheroes of Nursing Contest
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Philadelphia, PA, September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the 2014 Elsevier Superheroes of Nursing. Now in its fourth year, the program was created to honor real-life superheroes who perform outstanding work in the field of nursing.

There are four types of heroes: The Protector; The Validator; The Educator; and The Informer.

The 2014 Elsevier Superheroes of Nursing are:

Higher Risk of Autism Found in Children Born at Short and Long Interpregnancy Intervals

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Washington D.C., September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A study published in the MONTH 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that children who were conceived either less than 1 year or more than 5 years after the birth of their prior sibling were more likely to be diagnosed with autism than children conceived following an interval of 2-5 years.

Skin Cells Can Be Engineered Into Pulmonary Valves for Pediatric Patients

New valves may grow with patients and may have lower rejection rates
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Chicago, September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Researchers have found a way to take a pediatric patient’s skin cells, reprogram the skin cells to function as heart valvular cells, and then use the cells as part of a tissue-engineered pulmonary valve. A proof of concept study published in the September 2014 issue of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery provides more detail on this scientific development.

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Elsevier Announces the Launch of Open Access Journal: Preventive Medicine Reports

First published papers now available online on ScienceDirect
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Amsterdam, September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Elsevier, world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of a new peer reviewed open access journal, Preventive Medicine Reports (PMR).

Elsevier and Australasian Research Management Society Recognize Talented Young Scientists at Scopus Award Ceremony

17 young scientists honoured at the 2014 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards
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Sydney, September 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS), recognized the academic research achievements of 17 young scientists at the 5th Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards.

Dr. Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg as New Editor-in-Chief of journal: European Neuropsychopharmacology

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Utrecht, the Netherlands, September 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  The European College of Neuropsychopharmacology  is pleased to announce Professor Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, MD, Director of the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, and Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Heidelberg, as the new editor-in-chief of European Neuropsychopharmacology (ENP), the official journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharm

Elsevier Journal Maturitas Publishes Position Statement on Breast Cancer Screening

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Amsterdam, September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of a position statement by the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas on the topic of breast cancer screening.

International Journal of Surgery Opens Archive of Journal Content

After 24 months IJS journal issues become freely available online
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Oxford, UK, September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The International Journal of Surgery (IJS) has announced that it has opened up its archive of previously published content: after 24 months published journal issues become available for all to read.

Smoking and Schizophrenia Linked by Alterations in Brain Nicotine Signals

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
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Philadelphia, PA, September 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking.  A growing body of research suggests that the relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems, in part, from an effort by patients to use nicotine to self-medicate symptoms and cognitive impairment associated with the disease.

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