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Findings suggest peer group dynamics work to facilitate the transition to injection drug use; increase risky sexual and HIV/HCV behavior
The team’s findings, “Changes in abundance of oral microbiota associated with oral cancer,” published on-line in the journal POLS ONE (June 2014), begin to develop a framework for exploiting the oral microbiome for monitoring oral cancer development, progression and recurrence.
Findings suggest affective reliable and accurate measurement of Lymphedema may help ease breast-cancer survivors fears
Verbal abuse against nurses in the workplace, including abuse by other nurses, is both common and well-documented. The negative effects of that abuse and the adverse impact on patient care are also well-documented. Now, a study of newly licensed registered nurses (NLRNs) finds that nurses who are verbally abused by nursing colleagues report lower job satisfaction, unfavorable perceptions of their work environment, and greater intent to leave their current job.
Funded by the US Department of State, the Program aims to strengthen the academic research capacity in the healthcare professions and to improve the use of evidence in health policy development.
New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) researchers Michele G. Shedlin, PhD, and Joyce K. Anastasi, PhD, DrNP, FAAN, LAc, published a paper, “Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines and Supplements by Mexican-Origin Patients in a U.S.–Mexico Border HIV Clinic,” in the on-line version of the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.
Dr. Yu Zhang, an associate professor of biomaterials and biomimetics at the New York University College of Dentistry, has been awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), to develop and test a prototype glass-zirconia composite dental crown.
A study published in the current issue of Health Care Management Review indicates that there are other aspects of registered nurses’ (RNs) work environments that RNs perceive can also have a significant impact on the quality of care they deliver. In order of influence, those factors are: physical work environment, workgroup cohesion, nurse-physician relations, procedural justice and job satisfaction.
NYU Press (NYUP) has been awarded a grant of $50,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop and test a method of conducting open, public online peer-to-peer (P2P) review of scholarly monographs and journal articles. NYUP, which is part of the NYU Division of Libraries, will collaborate on the project with MediaCommons (http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org), a digital scholarly network affiliated with both NYU Libraries and the Institute for the Future of the Book.