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July 27, 2015

New Book by David Jackman Explores How A Values-led Business Can Be A Critical Brand Differentiator to Any Sectors

‘The Compliance Revolution: How Compliance Needs to Change to Survive’ highlights what businesses need to know about the role of compliance and the hidden process

July 27, 2015

New Book by Paul Schulte Reveals Alibaba May Become the Future of Banking

'The Next Revolution in our Credit-Driven Economy: The Advent of Financial Technology' features easy to read analysis of global financial trends

July 27, 2015

Antibiotic resistance in Australia

Better matching between pack size and recommended dosages may help combat antibiotic resistance.

July 27, 2015

Kids bounce their way to injury

More children are being injured in trampoline accidents, despite continuing efforts to improve the equipment’s safety.

12:00 AM EDT July 27, 2015

Many Young Cancer Patients May Have Limited Awareness of Fertility Preservation Options

A new study points to the need for increased awareness of fertility preservation options for young patients with cancer. 

12:00 AM EDT July 24, 2015

Stadium Lighting Affects Bat Behavior and May Threaten Biodiversity

A new Animal Conservation study shows that sports stadium lighting can alter patterns of bat species activity and feeding, which may in turn have cascading effects on other organisms and the ecosystem as a whole.

12:00 AM EDT July 24, 2015

Study Identifies Risks Related to Falling in Patients with COPD

In a recent year-long study, 40% of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experienced falls, with more than 75% of these falling multiple times.

July 22, 2015

New books from Wiley help organisations drive growth through talent management

The importance of having the right staff and skills  is a pressing issue for many organisations in the battle to remain competitive. A recent report on Resourcing and Talent Planning found that half CEOs consider talent management a key priority for their organisation, whilst the UK government cited skills and human capital as an important factor in helping business drive economic growth.

As many companies grapple with the evolving landscape of talent and employment, three new books from Wiley explore some of the key questions facing businesses and HR teams: Which talent management strategies will add most value; how to capitalise on the flow of talent in and out of organisations; and how to guarantee staff effectiveness, even at the board level.

12:00 AM EDT July 22, 2015

Targeting the strain of bacteria that causes ulcers may help prevent stomach cancer

A new review published in the Cochrane Libraryindicates that eradicating Helicobacter pylori bacterium— the main cause of stomach ulcers - with a short course of therapy comprising two commonly used medicines may help to reduce the risk of gastric cancer. 

July 21, 2015

Myths & Mortals: Family Business Leadership and Succession Planning

In MYTHS & MORTALS: Family Business Leadership and Succession Planning noted expert in the field of family business and next-generation leadership Andrew Keyt takes a close look at what causes some successors to soar, while others fail to step out of their predecessor’s shadow.

July 21, 2015

Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids By Denise Pope, Maureen Brown and Sarah Miles

Reduce stress and improve academic success with this research-backed framework for change

July 21, 2015

Wiley Announces: Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice, 5th Edition

The essential health behavior text, updated with the latest theories, research and issues

July 20, 2015

Alcohol Consumption Linked to Lower Disability in Patients with Chronic Pain

In a study of 2239 individuals with chronic widespread pain, the key feature of fibromyalgia, those who regularly consumed alcohol had lower levels of disability than those who never or rarely drank.

July 20, 2015

Drugs in Wastewater Contaminate Drinking Water

Both prescription and illegal drugs that are abused have been found in Canadian surface waters. New research shows that wastewater discharges flowing downstream have the potential to contaminate sources of drinking water with these drugs at relatively low concentrations.

July 20, 2015

How Effective is Total Knee Replacement in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

In a new study that assessed the effects of total knee replacement in rheumatoid arthritis patients versus osteoarthritis patients, researchers found that the surgery is highly effective in reducing knee pain and also provides benefits in other subjective quality of life indices in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Improvements were not as great as those experienced by osteoarthritis patients, however.

July 20, 2015

Michelangelo Likely Used Mathematics When Painting The Creation of Adam

New research provides mathematical evidence that Michelangelo used the Golden Ratio of 1.6 when painting The Creation of Adam on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

July 20, 2015

Researchers Examine Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Almond Production

California-grown almonds dominate the global market, providing over 80% of the world’s commercial almonds. Two new articles published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology examine the environmental impacts of California’s almond production, focusing on greenhouse gas emissions and energy.

July 20, 2015

Study Sheds Light on the Ability of Different Marine Species to Respond to Climate Warming

In Eastern Australia, the ocean has been warming at a rate that’s 4-times that of the global average. Many marine species have been appearing further south than they ever have before, while others have stayed put. A new study identifies which characteristics seem to be important for species to shift their ranges so quickly

July 20, 2015

Technique May Reveal the Age of Moon Rocks During Spaceflight

Researchers are developing instruments and methods for measuring the ages of rocks encountered during space missions to the Moon or other planets.  Many of the techniques used to date rocks on Earth are not practical in spaceflight, but a technique called laser ablation resonance ionization mass spectrometry can avoid the need for sophisticated sample preparation. 

July 20, 2015

What is a Good Looking Penis?

In a new study, women considered the position and shape of the urethral opening to be the least important aspects of a penis’ appearance.

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