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January 27, 2015

Low Sodium Levels Increases Liver Transplant Survival Benefit in the Sickest Patients

Researchers report that low levels of sodium in the blood, known as hyponatremia, increase the risk of dying for patients on the liver transplant waiting list. The study published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, showed an increase in survival benefit for patients with hyponatremia and a Model for End Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score of 12 or more.

12:00 AM EST January 27, 2015

Smoking May Increase Risks for Patients Being Treated for Prostate Cancer

Among patients with prostate cancer, those who smoke have increased risks of experiencing side effects from treatment and of developing future cancer recurrences, or even dying from prostate cancer.

12:00 AM EST January 26, 2015

Many Women with Breast Cancer Have Poor Knowledge about their Condition

A new analysis has found that many women with breast cancer lack knowledge about their illness, with minority patients less likely than white patients to know and report accurate information about their tumors’ characteristics.

January 23, 2015

Wiley Announces Go Blended!: A Handbook for Blending Technology in Schools

Learn to improve student outcomes by integrating technology in the classroom

12:00 AM EST January 23, 2015

New Review Looks at the Effect of Thyroid Disorders on Reproductive Health

Thyroid disease can have significant effects on a woman’s reproductive health and screening for women presenting with fertility problems and recurrent early pregnancy loss should be considered, suggests a new review published today (23 January) in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).

January 22, 2015

The Gift of Time: How Delegation Can Give you Space to Succeed

The Gift of Time provides managers and business owners with the knowledge they need to effectively delegate, in order to better invest their time in trying new things, being more creative and achieving business growth.

January 22, 2015

UAE and the Gulf: Architecture and Urbanism Now

The latest title in prestigious AD series provides key insights into the architecture of the Gulf region

12:00 AM EST January 22, 2015

Long-term Use of Hormonal Contraceptives Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Brain Tumours

Taking a hormonal contraceptive for at least five years is associated with a possible increase in a young woman’s risk of developing a rare tumour, glioma of the brain. This project focussed on women aged 15 –49 years and the findings are published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

January 21, 2015

Doug Lemov’s Teach Like a Champion 2.0 Now Available

Discover new techniques and effective teaching practices in order to help students become college and career ready

January 21, 2015

Getting a Networking Job

Learn how to prepare for your next big job interview with quick tips on using body language to indicate self-confidence and interest.

January 21, 2015

Getting a Social Media Job

Learn how to prepare for your next big job interview with quick tips on using body language to indicate self-confidence and interest.

January 21, 2015

Getting a Web Development Job

Learn how to prepare for your next big job interview with quick tips on using body language to indicate self-confidence and interest.

January 21, 2015

Getting an IT Help Desk Job

Learn how to prepare for your next big job interview with quick tips on using body language to indicate self-confidence and interest.

January 21, 2015

Getting an Information Security Job

Learn how to prepare for your next big job interview with quick tips on using body language to indicate self-confidence and interest.

January 21, 2015

Noted Experts on Islamic Economy Produce New Text, Offering Schools with Comprehensive Resource for Learning

A timely book from leading authors Zamir Iqbal, Abbas Mirakhor and Hossein Askari outline the ways in which Islamic finance and Islamic economics interrelate and are likely to develop in the future

12:00 AM EST January 21, 2015

Link Found between Pain during or after Sexual Intercourse and Mode of Delivery

Operative birth is associated with persisting pain during or after sexual intercourse, known as dyspareunia, suggests a new study published today (21 January) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).

January 20, 2015

Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society expands international reach through partnership with Wiley-VCH

Wiley-VCH, part of the scientific and technical publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb) and the Korean Chemical Society have signed an agreement to closely cooperate and jointly publish the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society.

January 20, 2015

Wiley Announces Appointment of Mark Allin as Chief Operating Officer

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced the appointment of Mark Allin as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective May 1, 2015.

January 20, 2015

Maury Harris Explores How to Make and Maury Harris Explores How to Make and Use Forecasts in his New Book, Inside the Crystal Ball

Managing Director and Chief US Economist for UBS utilizes his four decades of practical forecasting experience to help improve long-range business and investment decisions.

January 20, 2015

High-Dose Statin May Protect Heart Surgery Patients’ Kidney Health

Acute kidney injury often arises after major surgery because the kidneys can be deprived of normal blood flow during the procedure. The use of contrast media, or dyes, can contribute to this problem. In patients undergoing coronary angiography or percutaneous coronary intervention, which are heart procedures that use dyes to help surgeons visualize the arteries, a high dose of the statin atorvastatin was linked with a reduction in blood levels of creatinine, a marker of kidney injury, as well as a lower incidence of acute kidney injury compared with a low dose of the statin.

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