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May 27, 2016

Research Reveals that Sharks Have Individual Personalities

A new study indicates that sharks of the same species can have different personalities.

May 26, 2016

Investigational Drugs Show Promise for Treating Overactive Bladder

In a recent study of patients with overactive bladder (OAB), a 30 mg extended release formulation of propiverine hydrochloride was at least as effective and safe as a 4 mg extended release formulation of tolterodine tartrate. Both medications are called antimuscarinic drugs that block certain cell receptors, but propiverine differs from other antimuscarinics because of a dual mode of action.

May 24, 2016

dummies Gets a Fresh New Look

dummies announces a fresh new look to its globally recognized brand with an all new design for dummies.com, refreshed covers and interiors for its iconic book products, and a makeover for the dummies man. 

May 24, 2016

Wiley Announces Improving Quality in American Higher Education

An ambitious, comprehensive reimagining of 21st century higher education

12:00 AM EDT May 23, 2016

Many Young Adult Female Cancer Survivors Need More Information and Support to Preserve their Fertility

A new study indicates that many young adult female cancer survivors do not receive adequate information about their fertility as part of their survivorship care after completing treatment, despite having concerns about their ability to bear children in the future. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings point to the need for better resources to support survivors in making informed decisions about their reproductive options after treatment is completed.

May 19, 2016

The Effects of Laxatives May Provide New Clues Concerning Parkinson’s Disease

 

In a recent retrospective analysis, investigators discovered that the year-on-year increase in rigidity found in Parkinson’s disease flattened off with the regular use of laxatives to manage constipation.

 

May 17, 2016

Wiley Announces Lost and Found, the new groundbreaking book by Ross Greene

Implement a more constructive approach to difficult students

May 16, 2016

Antipsychotic Drugs Are Linked with an Increased Risk of Heart Attacks

A review of nine observational studies found evidence supporting an increased risk of heart attacks in patients taking antipsychotic drugs.

May 16, 2016

Can Fluids from Fracking Escape into Groundwater?

A new study looks at how fluids related to hydraulic fracturing—or “fracking”—can escape into aquifers via nearby leaky abandoned wells.

May 16, 2016

Children with and without Multiple Sclerosis Have Differences in Gut Bacteria

In a recent study, children with multiple sclerosis had differences in the abundance of specific gut bacteria than children without the disease.

May 16, 2016

Overpasses and Underpasses for Migrating Animals May Reduce Collisions with Automobiles

In the western United States, mule deer and pronghorn (animals that are similar to antelopes) undergo annual migrations that place them and drivers at risk for collisions when the animals cross busy roadways. A new study evaluated overpasses and underpasses as alternative routes for the animals during migration.

May 16, 2016

Physicians Are More Likely to Use Hospice and Intensive Care at End of Life

New research suggests that US physicians are more likely to use hospice and intensive or critical care units in the last months of life than non-physicians.

May 16, 2016

Why Is Female Sexuality More Flexible than Male Sexuality?

A new evolutionary theory argues that women may have been evolutionarily designed to be sexually fluid—changing their sexual desires and identities from lesbian, to bisexual, to heterosexual and back again—in order to allow them to have sex with their co-wives in polygynous marriages, therefore reducing conflict and tension inherent in such marriages while at the same time successfully reproducing with their husbands in heterosexual unions.

May 13, 2016

Patients with Coeliac Disease Should Receive Pneumonia Vaccine

Researchers have found that patients with coeliac disease are at high risk of acquiring pneumonia if they haven’t received the pneumococcal vaccine.

 

May 13, 2016

Researchers Determine the Best Strategy for Preventing Ulcers when Taking NSAIDs

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—including ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen and others—are commonly used pain medications that are generally safe but may increase the risk of developing stomach and intestinal ulcers.

May 12, 2016

More Urinary Tract Stones Are Being Treated with Surgery

Researchers in Oxford who analyzed recent trends related to urinary tract stones in the UK found a sustained and high prevalence of the condition, with an increased trend to treat patients with surgery.

7:05 PM EDT May 11, 2016

Can psychological therapies help people who self-harm?

Latest research out today has found that psychological therapies, more commonly known as ‘talking treatments’, may help people who self-harm.

May 11, 2016

Wiley Announces Better Feedback for Better Teaching

A guide to help education leaders make sure teachers get the feedback they need

May 10, 2016

Wiley Announces The Together Leader

Streamline your workflow and bring your vision to life

May 10, 2016

Breath Test May Help Diagnose Irritable Bowel Syndrome

There is currently no specific diagnostic test for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but now researchers have identified a combination of 16 different substances in the breath that, when measured together, can accurately distinguish IBS patients from people without the condition.

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