Amsterdam, 30 November 2009 - Elsevier, the world’s leading publisher of scientific, medical and technical products and services, today announced a major re-launch of Embase, its comprehensive biomedical database which holds over 20 million indexed records from more than 7,000 active, peer reviewed journals.
Embase has long played a key role in the advancement of new biomedical and pharmaceutical insights. Now, new developments and updates include:
Thomas Gutjahr, Head of the Knowledge Center at Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd., comments: “I’m very impressed by all the new improvements which I believe will greatly help with pin-pointing certain searches, e.g. drug-drug interactions or drug-disease searches.”
Embase supports researchers with key tasks such as tracking of drug adverse events, comparing drug therapies, and Evidence Based Medicine research. It provides researchers with deep insights and understanding from the world’s life sciences information, enabling effective discoveries towards medical discovery and treatment.