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Independent Study Finds Elsevier Animal Simulator a More Effective Learning Resource than Lecture-Demonstration Method on 2 August 2016

 

First-of-its-kind online education solution proven beneficial among students taking First Professional Degree in MBBS in Amphibian Physiology in IndiaNew Delhi, India, August 2, 2016 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that an independent study found that students in India taking amphibian physiology using Elsevier Animal Simulator performed better than their peers in the control group taught using the conventional ...

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Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences Plans to Extend Entire Medical Education Unit on 16 May 2016

 

We plan to install many modern facilities for both learning and hands-on experience, says Dr Ram Chandra Goyal, Dean – Rural Medical College, Loni, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences to Priyanka Singh of Elets News Network (ENN)In the light of the current debate around medical education in India, what measures has Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences undertaken to ensure hands-on experience in students?In our institute, we have done two things that are very important for hands-on clinical ...

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Elsevier Launches Landmark Literature on India’s Healthcare Reforms on 10 February 2016

 

Elsevier Launches Landmark Literature on India’s Healthcare Reforms New book, Health Care Reforms in India: Making Up for the Lost Decades by Rajendra Pratap Gupta, looks at gaps and opportunities for improving healthcare outcomes in the country New Delhi, February 9, 2016 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, recently announced the launch of Health Care Reforms in India: Making Up for the Lost Decade, an authoritative ...

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Latest Clinical Information on Zika Virus Available at Info Centers on Elsevier Connect and The Lancet on 10 February 2016

 

Latest Clinical Information on Zika Virus Available at Info Centers on Elsevier Connect and The Lancet Free online resource centers provide the latest medical and scientific information and research on the Zika virus New York, NY, February 10, 2016 – To help healthcare professionals, medical researchers and the public understand the ongoing outbreak of the Zika virus, Elsevier has created a Zika Virus Resource Center on Elsevier Connect, Elsevier’s public news and information ...

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Cannabis Increases the Noise in Your Brain on 3 December 2015

 

New findings published in Biological PsychiatryPhiladelphia, PA, December 3, 2015 – Several studies have demonstrated that the primary active constituent of cannabis, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (?9-THC), induces transient psychosis-like effects in healthy subjects similar to those observed in schizophrenia. However, the mechanisms underlying these effects are not clear. A new study, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, reports that ?9-THC increases random neural ...

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Elsevier Wins Progressive Medical Education Software Award for their product- Animal Simulator on 28 November 2015

 

Delhi, November 28, 2015–Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services won award for their product ‘Animal Simulator’ in the category of Progressive Medical Education Software Awardheld recently at Imperial hotel in New Delhi. Elsevier was felicitated with the award towards their contribution of saving animals from dissection through modern technology. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recognizesindividuals ...

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Self-Weighing May Be a Hazardous Behavior Among Young Women on 9 November 2015

 

Researchers found an association between frequent self-weighing and psychological state, according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Philadelphia, PA, November 9, 2015 – Self-weighing can be a useful tool to help adults control their weight, but for adolescents and young adults this behavior may have negative psychological outcomes. Researchers from the University of Minnesota tracked the self-weighing behaviors of more than 1,900 young ...

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Vanilla Yoghurt Makes Us Feel Happy, Suggests Research on 9 November 2015

 

Foods that are more – or less – delicious than we expect can also cause mood changes Amsterdam, November 9, 2015 – We all know what it’s like to take a bite of something expecting one taste and getting another – it can be an enjoyable or disgusting experience. New research published in Food Research International reveals that being pleasantly surprised or disappointed with a food product can actually change a person’s mood. Using different methods to measure people’s emotional responses, ...

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Kids Meals, Toys, and TV Advertising: A Triple Threat to Child Health on 30 October 2015

 

Cincinnati, OH, October 30, 2015 - Fast food companies advertise children’s meals on TV with ads that feature toy premiums, and it has been suggested that the use of these toy premiums may prompt children to request eating at fast food restaurants. In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers found that the more children watched television channels that aired ads for children’s fast food meals, the more frequently their families visited those fast ...

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E-Cigarettes Connected to Problematic Drinking, Study Finds on 28 October 2015

 

Knock-on effects of e-cigarette use should not be ignored, researchers say Amsterdam, October 28, 2015 – Using e-cigarettes is related to problematic drinking, according to new research published in Addictive Behaviors. In a study involving around 1400 people, researchers also found that more women than men use e-cigarettes socially, opposite to patterns seen in regular cigarette smoking. The authors of the new study, from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis ...

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Elsevier Survey Reveals Challenges Doctors Face in Finding Trusted Clinical Content Online on 3 September 2015

 

Majority of doctors in APAC use consumer search engines to answer clinical questionsSingapore, 3 September, 2015 – Nine out of 10 physicians in Asia-Pacific use some form of online search to aid clinical decision-making, with Google being the most popular and frequently used non-evidence based search engine. Yet searching for the “most trusted” and “most updated content” emerged as a priority for majority of those surveyed. This highlights a gap between what physicians are really looking for and the ...

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Call For Nominations: HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award Inaugural award to recognise outstanding achievement in the implementation and usage of health information and technology in Asia Pacific on 4 July 2013

 

4 July, 2013, Singapore:HIMSS and Elsevier announced today that they are invitingnominations for the firstHIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award. The award, which is open to all public and private healthcare providers in Asia Pacific,was established to recognise organisations for outstanding achievements in the implementation and usage of health information and technology. Nomination information and instructions are available at:(http://www.himssasiapac.org/dhw13/award/about.aspx). ...

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Elsevier Launches ClinicalKey for Individual Clinicians, Providing Comprehensive Content for 41 Specialties on 19 September 2012

 

Powered by Elsevier’s Smart Content, individual subscriptions of ClinicalKey offer targeted answers quickly, without slowing physician workflowPhiladelphia, PA, Sept. 19, 2012 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of a new version of ClinicalKey designed for individual clinicians. ClinicalKey, Elsevier’s clinical insight engine, now provides quick access to highly targeted content for physicians ...

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Elsevier participates in e-World Forum 2011: A Global Thought Leadership Conference on Governance and Health. on 1 August 2012

 

Date: August 1st - 3rd 2011 Venue: The Ashoka • New Delhi, INDIA Elsevier South Asia MD, Mr Rohit Kumar is the key speaker in the E-Health Forum 2011 scheduled on 1st-3rd Aug 2011, Hotel Asoka, New Delhi. He would be addressing the gathering of eminent health practitioners, practitioners, clinicians and government authorities on how policy inititiatives across the country can change the world of health professionals . Session: Redefining Medical Education to Bridge the Rural-Urban Healthcare ...

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Ban on dissection: Animals harmed in trial and error on 17 April 2012 at Times of India

 

ExPharmPro: an online Animal Simulator for Medical and Pharmacy CollegesAn educational e-learning application that simulates animal experiments in pharmacology has been launched in December last year by Elsevier India. ExPharmPro is an e-learning tool, which simulates various drugs’ action and reactions on animals without causing animal killing. Currently, this application is being used effectively at reputed Universities. ExPharPro has been conceived by Dr. R. Raveendran (Professor Pharmacology, ...

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Elsevier Launches ClinicalKey, a Breakthrough ‘Clinical Insight Engine’ that Brings Fast, Trusted and Comprehensive Medical Content to Clinicians on 10 April 2012

 

Powered by Elsevier’s Smart Content, ClinicalKey can understand clinical terms and discover the most relevant medical content based on clinicians’ searches Philadelphia, PA, April 10, 2012 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of medical content and solutions, today announced ClinicalKey, the next generation of online clinical information resources. ClinicalKey draws answers from the largest collection of clinical resources, covering every medical and surgical specialty—eliminating ...

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Elsevier India is proud to announce the launch journal "Indian journal of Dentistry" on 10 December 2011

 

Elsevier India is proud to announce the launch of one more niche journal "Indian journal of Dentistry" (http://www.ijdentistry.com/) by GUEST OF HONOUR DR. AMRIT TEWARI (FORMER DEAN HEAD, ORAL HEALTH SCIENCES, PGI, CHANDIGARH) and CHIEF GUEST DR. S.S. GILL (VICE-CHANCELLOR BABA FARID UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES) in a formal function hosted by the Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Gian Sagar Dental College and Hospital, Patiala. Indian Journal of Dentistry is aimed ...

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VISHRAM SINGH NATIONAL ANATOMY QUIZ CONTEST 2011 AWARDS CONFERRED on 18 November 2011

 

Ms Deepshikha Choudhry from Santosh Medical College, Ghaziabad (UP); Ms Lubna Kauser, from Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur (Karnataka) and Mr. Naveen Kumar Kushwaha from Army College of Medical Sciences, Delhi were the winners of the pioneering Vishram Singh National Anatomy Quiz Contest, a prestigious competition conducted by Elsevier, world’s largest medical content provider to health professionals, on Nov 18th 2011, at Courtyard Marriot, Gurgaon. The presiding jury who assessed the performance ...

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Elsevier India participates in the 2nd Annual Healthcare Expansion Summit India on 2 June 2011

 

The 2nd Annual Healthcare Expansion Summit India is a unique platform at which international and regional decision makers meet to determine the future of India's healthcare sector. The summit also gives experts the chance to source solutions for upcoming projects and provides an opportunity for world class providers to showcase their most innovative solutions to pre-qualified delegates during one-to-one business meetings.Elsevier India MD, Mr Rohit Kumar is a key note speaker and would be addressing ...

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Elsevier Health Asia Pacific Launches Online Bookshop on 1 May 2011

 

Elsevier Health Asia Pacific Launches Online Bookshop Singapore, May 1st, 2011 – Elsevier Health, the undisputed leader in publication and dissemination of literature covering a broad spectrum of medical endeavor has launched its Asia e-bookshop. With over 4000 titles available for purchase from disciplines across medicine, dentistry, nursing & veterinary , Elsevier Asia’s bookshop aims to be the one-stop bookshop to serve the needs of students, health professionals and practitioners.Serving markets ...

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Journal of Indian Medical Association publishes raving review of Elsevier Best-seller on 11 February 2011

 

The brand Elsevier holds an enviable reputation considering the wealth of medical rich content that we possess. This makes us undoubtedly the world’s largest medical information solution provider. The fraternity of health sciences repeatedly applaud and appreciate the new content that comes out hot from the press. And when raving reviews regarding books of Elsevier are published in leading medical, dental and nursing journals, this just reinforces the incomparable and world-class content that ...

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India in Global top ten Research Article Output: A Research by Elsevier on 21 January 2011 at The Hindu

 

Dr. Michiel Kolman, Senior Vice-President, Global Academic Relations at Elsevier (Elsevier is a company that publishes medical and scientific literature worldwide.), while presenting the data of the ‘SciVal Country Map' of India at the Indian Science Congress at Kattankulathur said, “India was strong, based on leadership articles, in chemistry (35%), engineering (18%), mathematics and physics (11%) and biology (10%).” India was growing at an impressive 8%. It, however, lagged behind China and Brazil. ...

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Elsevier India Rolls out Student Ambassador Programme on 15 November 2010

 

Elsevier India has launched the Elsevier Student Ambassador (ESA) Programme and Expert Book Reviewer Programme. Undergraduate medical students get the exclusive chance to become expert reviewers of Elsevier and an opportunity to author with us. They also get to attend significant CMEs apart from having free trials of the rich Elsevier products once they are chosen as our ESAs. Needless to say, this programme has been welcomed with immense anticipation by the medical student community.An ESA influences ...

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Editors of the Best Seller Davidson's Principles & Practice of Medicine are Visiting India on 8 November 2010

 

Renowned editors, Prof. Stuart H Ralston and Prof. Nicki Colledge, of Elsevier best-seller "Davidson's Principles & Practice of Medicine" are visiting India to conduct CMEs. This immensly useful book from the pockets of Elsevier is considered to be an indispensable title for any medical student. Updating and revising its editions, bringing about new features is again the biggest challenge. With the best in the world of medicine contributing to its rich content, Davidson's ...

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9 Nobel Laureates of 2010 are Elsevier’s Esteemed Authors and Editors on 29 October 2010

 

It is a matter of immense pride that Elsevier has always been associated with Nobel laureates of world wide acclaim. For the second year in a row, esteemed panel of editors and authors of Elsevier, 9 this time, are to be awarded with Nobel prizes in the month of December this year. The names of the renowned scientists who made it big time are- Robert Edwards (Medicine), Andrew Geim and Konstantin Novoselov (Physics). Row 2: Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki (Chemistry). Row 3: Peter ...

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We are 1000 “Fanbase–strong” on Facebook on 21 October 2010

 

Elsevier India took a small step towards connecting with its users through social networking platform, Facebook in September 2010, little realizing the stupendous response it would receive! But first the basics, Elsevier India opened up its Facebook page to reach out to its web-savvy users, primarily medical fraternity who could be updated of the latest titles, online products, author-events and lots of activities that Elsevier India rolls out from time to time. Within a short span of a month, the ...

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Elsevier is the Knowledge Partner at PULSE 2010 @ AIIMS on 16 September 2010

 

Elsevier Becomes Knowledge Partner at PULSE 2010 @AIIMS The much anticipated annual literary and sports festival of AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), PULSE took place on 16th -22nd Sep’2010. Elsevier India was the key knowledge partner at this inter college extravaganza that witnesses the confluence of medical intellect and talent from all parts of the country. Elsevier Consult family products and best-sellers in print were showcased at Elsevier knowledge centers that were strategically ...

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Elsevier India announces the first book that embraces MCI NEW TREND for PGMEE on 10 August 2010

 

Medical Council of India (MCI) in earlier discussions have stated that there is a need for common entrance examination, i.e., National Eligibility Entrance Examination (NEET). In March, MCI had suggested distribution of marks would be as per relevance of the subject, with clinical subjects carrying more weightage than pre- and para-clinical subjects. This is to ensure uniformity across the country, set a minimum standard for all medical professionals and is convenient for the candidates apart from ...

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Elsevier Partners with HELINET to Strengthen Consortium’s Leadership in Health Sciences Education on 5 June 2010

 

Singapore/New Delhi, (date of signing the contract) June 2010 – Elsevier Health Sciences and Helinet, India’s premier medical library consortium for e-resources, have announced an agreement that will provide all medical students at Helinet’s medical colleges with access to leading international and local medical content through Elsevier’s electronic platforms: ScienceDirect® and MD Consult®. The special agreement provides all undergraduates, graduates, researchers and faculty within the Consortium ...

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