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Latest Update to TASC II (Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease) Is Published in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy

Los Angeles, CA - The Journal of Endovascular Therapy (JEVT), official publication of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists (ISES), announces that is it today publishing the latest update of the Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease (TASC II),1 an internationally recognized set of guidelines for the management of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).  JEVT is a SAGE journal.

Social-media messages in China censored, new research reveals

London, UK. In March 2015 a video documentary about air pollution in China, entitled ‘Under the Dome’, went viral. Yet, while it is well known that the video disappeared offline following government objection, what is lesser known is that hundreds of posts on Weibo, China’s equivalent to Twitter, were also censored for commenting on the film and its findings.

Services insufficient in supporting those affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

London, UK. There is an urgent need to do more to recognize prenatal alcohol exposure at an early stage and to integrate better pathways for diagnosis, assessment and support, finds a special issue of the SAGE journal Adoption & Fostering. The issue highlights the importance of raising awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) as there are unclear protocols and guidelines in place to adequately support those directly affected.

Naughty or nice? Is the way we ‘perform’ Santa Claus under threat?

London, UK. Santa Claus performers struggle with fulfilling the role of old St Nic due to an acute awareness of the sensitivities around interactions with children, finds a study published by SAGE, in partnership with The Tavistock Institute, in the journal Human Relations.

As the author of the study, “Recognition and the moral taint of sexuality: Threat, masculinity and Santa Claus”, Philp Hancock of the University of Essex explains: