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2012-08-21 00:21:24

Major depression affects as many as 16% of reproductive-aged women in the U.S. Yet pregnant women have a higher rate of undiagnosed depression than nonpregnant women, according to a study published in Journal of Women´s Health, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Journal of Women´s Health website. Jean Ko, PhD and coauthors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA, found that more...

2012-07-20 01:46:57

for co-firing with coal are compared in industrial biotechnology To enable greater reliance on renewable biomass resources for power generation, combination approaches such as co-firing of high percentages of biomass with coal offer unique advantages, but also significant challenges. A comprehensive review of the strategies currently available and in development to improve the characteristics of biomass is presented in Industrial Biotechnology, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann...

2012-07-19 02:23:21

NEW YORK, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Book-of-the-Month® Club (BOMC) and Harper Collins are pleased to announce The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay has received the coveted National Blue Ribbon honor which recognizes a fresh, new voice in literature that deserves special attention. This moving story centers on Moth, a twelve-year-old girl from the slums of the Lower East Side of Manhattan trying to survive after being abandoned by her father and sold into servitude by her mother. Her spunk,...

2012-05-03 06:24:43

NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harper Perennial, the literary fiction imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, today announced the release of an animated trailer to promote THE ART OF WAR: A GRAPHIC NOVEL by Kelly Roman and Michael DeWeese. The book, edited by Will Hinton, is scheduled for release on July 31, 2012. Adapting the iconic text by Sun Tzu, THE ART OF WAR: A GRAPHIC NOVEL explores a violent near-future when financial markets are militarized and China is the dominant economy....

2012-04-30 02:23:12

NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Quality Paperback Book Club and William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins, announced the winner of the 2011 New Visions award today. The award has been given to Conor Grennan for his book Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal (William Morrow). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120430/NY96977) The New Visions award and cash prize is presented by Quality Paperback Book Club to a nonfiction author...

2012-04-24 02:27:07

NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA) announced today that the Village Pourhouse Sports Bar located at 64 Third Avenue at 11th Street NY., NY will host the White Castle 35th( )Annual NYC Big Apple Grapple International arm wrestling championships on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 1 p.m....Entry fees are $20 for amateurs, $30 for pros and $5 for women, which includes a free sponsor T-shirt. Competition is open to the public, age 21 years and...

2012-04-11 22:12:39

Childhood cancer survivors are living longer and there is an urgent need for better, more comprehensive ways to evaluate their health-related quality of life and need for psychosocial services, according to a review article in Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (JAYAO), a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. JAYAO is the Official Journal of the Society for Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (SAYAO). The article is available free online at the...

2012-04-03 08:56:21

When a mother undergoes genetic testing to determine whether she carries a gene for hereditary breast cancer, the parents must then decide whether and how to share this risk information with their children. Conventional genetic counseling does not help parents with these difficult decisions, according to an article in Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.(http://www.liebertpub.com) The article is available free on the Genetic Testing and...

2012-03-29 00:16:20

A novel method for printing human cells onto surfaces in defined patterns can help advance research on tissue engineering and regeneration, as described in an article in Tissue Engineering, Part C, Methods, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc (http://www.liebertpub.com). "Cell printing is one of the breakthrough technologies that will make the application of stem cells for tissue engineering feasible," says John Jansen, DDS, PhD, Methods Co-Editor-in-Chief and Professor and...

2012-03-01 13:06:02

Although industrial parks are often considered major economic engines for the communities in which they reside, they can also consume environmental resources and produce significant pollution that can negatively affect human health and quality of life. A case study published in Environmental Engineering Science (http://www.liebertpub.com/ees), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (http://www.liebertpub.com), describes a systems-based approach to assess and reduce the negative...