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October 15, 2013

Alcohol-related violence: Is “glassing” the big issue?

Contrary to public perception, “glassing” incidents, particularly at licensed venues, constitute a relatively small proportion of all alcohol-related violence.

October 14, 2013

Wiley Congratulates Winners of the 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences

Wiley congratulates the winners of The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2013

12:00 AM EDT October 14, 2013

Adolescents’ Weight and Socioeconomic Status May Affect Their Risk of Developing Esophageal and Gastric Cancer Later in Life

Overweight adolescents were twice as likely as their normal weight peers to later develop esophageal cancer in a recent study from Israel. The study, which is published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, also found that lower socioeconomic status as well as immigration from higher risk countries were important determinants of gastric cancer.

12:00 AM EDT October 14, 2013

Muscles and Meth: Drug Analog Identified in ‘Craze’ Workout Supplement

An international team of scientists have identified potentially dangerous amounts of methamphetamine analog in the workout supplement Craze, a product widely sold across the U.S. and online. The study, published in Drug Testing and Analysis, was prompted by a spate of failed athletic drug tests. The results reveal the presence of methamphetamine analog N,α-DEPEA, which has not been safely tested for human consumption, in three samples.

October 11, 2013

Wiley Congratulates the OPCW on Winning the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013

Wiley is pleased to learn that the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013

 

October 09, 2013

Wiley Congratulates the Winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Wiley congratulates Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt, and Arieh Warshel on winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2013

October 08, 2013

Generation Gap in Authors' Open Access Views and Experience, Reveals Wiley Survey

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the results of its 2013 author survey on open access, with over eight thousand respondents from across Wiley’s journal portfolio. The survey is a follow up to Wiley’s 2012 open access author survey and is the second such survey conducted by Wiley. This year new sections were added including research funding and article licenses.

October 08, 2013

Wiley Congratulates Discoverers of the ‘Higgs Boson’ on Their Nobel Win

Wiley congratulates Peter W. Higgs and François Englert on being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2013

October 07, 2013

Wiley Congratulates Winners of 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Wiley is pleased to learn that the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2013 to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman, and Thomas C. Südhof.

October 07, 2013

Wiley and The Cochrane Collaboration Launch Cochrane Learning

The Cochrane Collaboration and John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (NYSE:JWa, JWb), the publisher of The Cochrane Library and Wiley Health Learning activities, today announced that they have extended their partnership by launching a new health professional development resource called Cochrane Learning

12:00 AM EDT October 03, 2013

Updated Systemic Sclerosis Criteria Improve Disease Classification

New classification criteria for systemic sclerosis have just been published and are more sensitive than the 1980 criteria, enabling earlier identification and treatment of this disabling autoimmune disease. The 2013 criteria, developed by a joint committee commissioned by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), are published in the ACR journal, Arthritis & Rheumatism.

October 02, 2013

Factions, Reactions and the Closure of Attractions: Explaining the Federal Shutdown

U.S political experts Rick Wilson and James L. Perry explain the state of the union’s budget problems

October 02, 2013

Alcoholism Treatment Before, After Liver Transplantation Reduces Relapse

New research reports that liver transplant recipients who receive substance abuse treatment before and after transplantation have much lower alcohol relapse rates than those untreated or only treated prior to transplantation. A second study determines that continued alcohol abuse following liver transplantation decreases graft survival, further highlighting the importance of preventing alcohol relapse. Both studies are published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society.

October 02, 2013

Australia’s antibiotic crisis

Resistance to antibiotics is fast evolving into a global public health crisis. Professor Chris Del Mar from Bond University said increased resistance may mean that many routine infections could not be treated with antibiotics. Major surgery, organ transplantation and cancer chemotherapy could potentially become out of safe reach.

October 02, 2013

Measles vaccination hits the spot

A more mobile work force is increasing the risk of measles outbreaks. Paul Burgess from NT Centre for Disease Control, and colleagues, used a case study of ‘fly-in fly-out’ workers on an offshore industrial vessel to highlight how easy it is for measles to spread over large distances, both domestically and internationally.

October 01, 2013

Doctors’ Network Increases Adverse Drug Reaction Reports

From: Journal of Clinical Pharmacology

October 01, 2013

Four Years’ Adalimumab Therapy Maintains Clinical Remission in Crohn’s Disease

From: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics

October 01, 2013

How are Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes Produced in Thunderstorms?

From: Geophysical Research Letters

October 01, 2013

International Experts Question Long Term Success of Millennium Development Goals

From: Institute of Development Studies Bulletin