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Elsevier Announces 2014 Citation Impact Highlights

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the highlights of its journal Impact Factor performance in 2014. According to the 2014 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) published by Thomson Reuters, Elsevier saw 55% of its journal Impact Factors increase from 2013 to 2014, ahead of the aggregate across other journals. In 2014, Elsevier journals occupied the top rank in 62 subject categories, up from 61 in 2013.

An additional 14 Elsevier journals have risen to the top of one or more of their subject categories, and 25 journals have received an Impact Factor for the first time. Among these are Physics of the Dark Universe (8.571) and Journal of CO2 Utilization (3.091), ranking in the top quartile of their respective subject categories.

New Data Show Disconnect Between Healthcare Professionals and Patient Perceptions of the Impact of Chemotherapy- and Radiotherapy- Induced Nausea and Vomiting

LONDON, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –Norgine B.V. presents new data highlighting a perceptual gap between healthcare professionals and patients in terms of the incidence and impact on patients’ daily life of chemotherapy and radiotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV/RINV). These data were sponsored by Norgine and presented at the joint Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) / International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO) 2015 Annual Meeting.For more information, please visit

Cuba and China to expand biotechnology cooperate

Cuba and China are set to expand cooperation in the field of biotechnology, the Cuban News Agency (ACN) reported Sunday.

The 8th meeting of the Cuba-China Joint Working Group on Biotechnology will be held Monday and Tuesday in Havana to review progress made over the last two years on already existing agreements.

Dayana Martinez Torres, spokesperson for Cuban biotech group BioCubaFarma, told ACN the meeting will gather about 100 representatives from both countries who will draw up the agreements that will guide the development of biotech cooperation over the coming years. Read more

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