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June 27, 2016

The End of Accounting and the Path Forward for Investors and Managers

In THE END OF ACCOUNTING and the Path Forward for Investors and Managers, Baruch Lev (NYU Stern) and Feng Gu (SUNY at Buffalo) expose the flaws of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and propose a new system that Barron’s says “improves transparency of corporate accounting rather than seeking to delude investors.”

June 27, 2016

Certain Red Flags Indicate an Increased Need for Intensive Care among Patients with Asthma

In patients admitted to the hospital for asthma, illicit drug use and low socioeconomic status were linked with an increased risk of requiring admission to the intensive care unit. Not adhering to asthma prevention medication further increased this risk.

12:00 AM EDT June 27, 2016

Many Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer Experience Functional Decline after Initiating Treatment

In a study of older women with newly diagnosed stage I to III breast cancer, approximately one in five lost the ability to complete some of the basic tasks necessary for independent living within one year of initiating treatment. The study also found that a simple survey can help identify which women are at risk of such functional decline. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.

June 22, 2016

Wiley ChemPlanner Awarded Best of Show at BIO-IT World Conference & Expo

Wiley ChemPlanner was awarded “Best of Show” for the Research & Clinical Data Management category at the BIO-IT World Conference & Expo 2016. Judged by leading industry experts and BIO-IT World editors, this award distinguishes Wiley ChemPlanner as an exceptional innovation in technologies used by life science professionals today.

June 20, 2016

Wiley Announces Managing for Happiness: Games, Tools, and Practices to Motivate Any Team

A practical handbook for making management great again

June 20, 2016

Childhood-Onset Epilepsy Has Long-Term Effects on Patients’ Health and Social Status

Children and adolescents with epilepsy experience significant long-term socioeconomic consequences and higher personal health care costs. The findings come from a study that followed young epilepsy patients until 30 years of age.

June 20, 2016

Cognitive Reserve May Help Protect Against Delirium

New research suggests that higher late life cognitive reserve—an ability to offset the losses associated with age- and disease-related changes in the brain—may help prevent delirium.

June 20, 2016

Experts Examine the Environmental Impact of Crime

New research indicates that crime committed in 2011 in England and Wales gave rise to more than 4 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalents. 

June 20, 2016

Lizard Tail Adaptations May Reflect Predators’ Color Vision Capabilities

Juveniles of numerous lizard species have a vividly blue-colored tail that likely serves to deflect predator attacks toward the detachable tail rather than the lizard’s body. Now researchers have found that certain differences in blue and UV light reflectance in lizard tails are likely adaptations to predators with different color vision capabilities.

 

June 20, 2016

Low Doses of Common Cancer Drug May Promote Cancer Spread

New research indicates that paclitaxel, which is the most commonly used chemotherapy for breast cancer, suppresses tumors when given at a certain dosage, but at low doses, it actually promotes cancer spread to the liver. 

June 20, 2016

Smoking May Have Negative Effects on Sperm Quality

A recent study found that that sperm of men who smoke has a greater extent of DNA damage than that of non-smokers. 

June 20, 2016

Wild Boars and Wart Hogs May Have an Internal Compass

New research suggests for the first time that wild boars and wart hogs have an internal magnetic compass that helps them orient themselves as they forage for food and inhabit new areas.

June 19, 2016

Researchers Provide New Insights on Coral Bleaching

Reef-building corals have a symbiotic relationship with Symbiodinium algae, and environmental stressors that cause algae to be expelled from reefs can give rise to the phenomenon known as coral bleaching.

June 15, 2016

Nine journals to become open access under partnership between Wiley and Hindawi

John Wiley and Sons, Inc. and Hindawi today announced a new partnership that will strengthen both publishers’ commitment to open access publishing. This new collaboration will see nine Wiley subscription journals converting to open access starting in January 2017. Hindawi will take over the editorial and production workflow for each of the journals within the partnership, which will be hosted on the Hindawi website, allowing them to benefit from the publisher’s experience in publishing high quality journals on an open access basis.

June 15, 2016

Wiley and ITProTV’s Video Content Now Available for Amazon Customers on Amazon Video

Wiley’s video assets provide customers with premium educational content options

June 15, 2016

Leveraging Emerging Business Strategies to Compete, Grow, and Win in the New Global Economy

The Western world has been a hub of power, influence and authority for decades. The East, however, has upset the balance. After years of evolving as an emerging economy, China has impacted the dominance of the West—especially in the business world. The China Factor by Amy Karam equips Western businesses with a practical framework for competing successfully in today’s ever-changing global markets.

June 14, 2016

Wiley Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results

John Wiley & Sons today announced results for the fourth quarter and twelve months of fiscal year 2016.

12:00 AM EDT June 13, 2016

Many Family Physicians Have Inaccurate Knowledge About Lung Cancer Screening

Although clinical trials have shown that lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) can detect lung cancers early and reduce lung cancer mortality, less than half of family physicians in a recent survey agreed that screening reduces lung cancer–related deaths. Most were also unaware of current recommendations on lung cancer screening in high risk patients.

June 09, 2016

Experts Address How to Affirm Both Religious and Sexual Identities in Counselor Accreditation Programs

 

In a recent scholarly exchange of ideas, experts address how the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) honors both religious diversity and sexual orientation diversity in its accrediting practices.

7:00 PM EDT June 08, 2016

Most People Don't Sleep Any Worse When Taking Medicines with Sleep Disturbance Warnings

Medicines that carry warnings about sleep disturbances do not seem to contribute to the amount of sleep disturbances in the general population, according to new ‘real world’ research. The findings, which are published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, suggest that investigators may need to provide more careful reporting of side effects in clinical trials, and emphasizes the value of research into the safety of medicines once they are being taken by the general population.

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