Latest Wolters Kluwer Stories

2013-09-26 11:55:59

Technique using patient's own fat improves appearance and function in patients with difficult-to-treat scars Millions of people with scars suffer from pain, discomfort, and inability to perform regular activities. Some may have to revert to addicting pain medicine to get rid of their ailments. Now, and with a new methodology, such problems can be treated successfully. A technique using injection of the patient's own fat cells is an effective treatment for hard, contracted scars resulting...

2013-09-26 11:52:00

A new study finds AGT 'CC' genotype is more common in elite power athletes, but not in endurance sports, reports Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research A specific gene variant is more frequent among elite athletes in power sports, reports a study in the October issue of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, official research journal of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of...

2013-08-26 10:36:50

Model including dozens of mutations helps clarify genetic factors involved in Crohn's disease A statistical model accounting for dozens of different genes in combination—and the interactions between them—is an important step forward in understanding the genetic factors affecting the risk of Crohn's disease (CD), reports a study in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, official journal of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). The journal is published by Lippincott Williams...

2013-08-18 23:02:09

Community bank trust departments and independent trust companies will now have more choices when it comes to processing taxes for their trust accounts. Cornelius, NC (PRWEB) August 18, 2013 CCH Trust US (Trust US) and INFOVISA have combined efforts to provide expanded resources to INFOVISA customers. Under the terms of an agreement announced today, clients using INFOVISA’s MAUI™ trust accounting solution will now have access to the CCH Trust US product for tax and fiduciary...

2013-08-15 20:57:39

Score calculated from electronic medical records could target care to prevent unplanned readmissions, suggests study in medical care A health risk score calculated automatically using routine data from hospital electronic medical records (EMR) systems can identify patients at high risk of unplanned hospital readmission, reports a study in the September issue of Medical Care, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. The score, called the Rothman...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.