Wiley provides free access to coronavirus research to aid relief efforts

HOBOKEN, N.J.—January 24, 2020— John Wiley & Sons Inc. (NYSE: JW-A) (NYSE: JW-B), a global leader in research and education, will provide free access to all articles related to the coronavirus in support of the outbreak relief efforts in China. Wiley has identified 54 relevant articles. These important pieces of literature will remain free until…

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New research shows more people knowingly use fentanyl

Fentanyl use by people who use drugs has doubled since 2015, and two-thirds of people are aware they’ve taken it, finds new research out of British Columbia, the Canadian province that has experienced the highest number of illicit drug toxicity deaths as a result of the opioid crisis. The findings point to the importance of…

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30-year study identifies need of disease-modifying therapies for maple syrup urine disease

STRASBURG, PA- A new study analyzes 30 years of patient data and details the clinical course of 184 individuals with genetically diverse forms of Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD), which is among the most volatile and dangerous inherited metabolic disorders. Researchers collected data on survival, hospitalization rates, metabolic crises, liver transplantation, and cognitive outcome. This…

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Discovery sheds new light on how cells move

When we cut our skin, groups of cells rush en masse to the site to heal the wound. But the complicated mechanics of this collective cell movement — which are facilitated by rearrangements between each cell and its neighbors — have made it challenging for researchers to decipher what’s actually driving it. «If we can…

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The ‘place’ of emotions

The entire set of our emotions is topographically represented in a small region of the brain, a 3 centimeters area of the cortex, report scientists in a study conducted at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy. The discovery of this «map» of emotions comes from a work conducted by the Molecular Mind Laboratory…

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Size matters! The neuroanatomy of trigeminal neuralgia´s treatment response

London, UK: A new study published in the journal Cephalalgia, the official journal of the International Headache Society, shows unprecedented data regarding the neuroanatomical influence on the treatment response of patients with trigeminal neuralgia. The study, entitled «Hippocampal and trigeminal nerve volume predict outcome of surgical treatment for trigeminal neuralgia», was conducted by Dr. Tejas…

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Opioid dependence found to permanently change brains of rats

Approximately one-quarter of patients who are prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them, with five to 10 percent developing an opioid use disorder or addiction. In a new study, published Jan. 14, 2020 in PNAS, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that opioid dependence produced permanent changes in the brains…

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