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12:00 AM EST February 08, 2016

Study Compares Effectiveness of Phone-Based and Web-Based Smoking Cessation Programs in Four States

A new analysis indicates that states’ Web-based and phone-based tobacco cessation programs can help people quit smoking, but certain personal characteristics may lead individuals to prefer one type of program over the other. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may help states optimize their tobacco cessation and cancer control programs.

12:00 AM EST February 08, 2016

Treatments that Reduce Knee Buckling May Help Prevent Falls in Older Adults

Symptoms of knee instability in older adults may indicate an increased risk of falling and of experiencing the various physical and psychological effects that can result from falling, according to a study published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). The findings indicate that determining effective treatments for knee instability should be an important priority as clinicians care for aging patients.

February 05, 2016

Coming In March 2016: Wiley Announces Reading Reconsidered, The Next Book by Bestselling Author Doug Lemov

Reading Reconsidered:  A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RIGOROUS LITERACY INSTRUCTION 

February 04, 2016

Wiley Announces Generation Z Goes To College

The First Book On How This Up-And-Coming Generation Will Change Higher Education

February 04, 2016

Wiley Announces Learning Assessment Techniques

College teachers today are under increased pressure to teach effectively and provide evidence of what, and how well, students are learning. An invaluable asset for college teachers of any subject, Learning Assessment Techniques provides a practical framework for seamlessly integrating teaching, learning, and assessment.

February 04, 2016

Wiley Announces The Discussion Book

Build teams, make better decisions, energize groups, and think out of the box

February 04, 2016

Fecal Analyses May Lead to Noninvasive Diagnostics for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

New research indicates that analyses of vapors from fecal samples can identify volatile metabolites indicative of different types of inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

February 04, 2016

Management Style Affects Quality of Care and Retention among Nurses

A recent study shows that encouraging nurses to work towards a collective goal within a supportive milieu—a style of management called transformational leadership—can have positive effects on the quality of the care given to patients. It was also a predictor of nurses’ intentions to stay on at their current healthcare facilities. Conversely, abusive leadership practices potentially lead to poorer quality of care and to a strong intention to quit.

7:00 PM EST February 03, 2016

Have national smoking bans worked in reducing harms in passive smoking?

The most robust evidence yet, published today in the Cochrane Library, suggests that national smoking legislation does reduce the harms of passive smoking, and particularly risks from heart disease.

February 03, 2016

Combined open access and subscription agreement between Wiley and Dutch universities

The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and John Wiley and Sons, Inc., today announced an agreement of unlimited open access publication of Dutch academic articles combined with expanded subscription access to high-quality research. 

February 03, 2016

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Your route out of perfectionism, self-sabotage and other everyday habits with CBT 2e

This book helps readers to reach their goals, challenge negative thoughts and maintain a positive outlook using CBT.  

February 02, 2016

New national licence agreement offers Switzerland unlimited access to the Cochrane Library -the leading resource in evidence-based healthcare.

 

Swiss patients and health care practitioners will now have access to over 6500 published systematic reviews in healthcare interventions through one-click access to the Cochrane Library.

February 01, 2016

Celebrated authors of The Wealth Dragon Way share top business tips for Year of the Monkey 2016

John Lee and Vincent Wong share some easy-to-remember top tips for the Chinese New Year, using M.O.N.K.E.Y as an acronym.

February 01, 2016

Biodegradable Fishing Nets May Help Protect Marine Animals

New research shows that a biodegradable net material can be used to create nets that have similar catch rates as conventional nets but decompose after a certain period of time under water.

February 01, 2016

Cancer Drug Helps Combat Asthma in Mice

In a mouse model of allergic asthma, dasatinib—an enzyme inhibitor approved for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia—reduced inflammation, enhanced airway repair, and improved lung mechanics.

February 01, 2016

Drinking Coffee May Reduce the Risk of Liver Cirrhosis

Regular consumption of coffee was linked with a reduced risk of liver cirrhosis in a review of relevant studies published before July 2015.

February 01, 2016

Experts Establish Standards for Psychosocial Care of Children with Cancer and their Families

Children with cancer and their families often experience considerable psychological and social challenges during and after treatment. A special issue of Pediatric Blood & Cancer now offers evidence-based standards for pediatric psychosocial care.

February 01, 2016

Helping Teens who Self-Harm and their Families Deal with Shame and Blame

Talking openly about blame and shame can benefit teens who self-harm, their families, and therapists, according to a new article.

February 01, 2016

Lupus May Contribute to Pregnancy-Related Complications

A new study found that lupus during pregnancy may have negative health impacts for women and their babies.

February 01, 2016

Noninvasive Electrical Stimulation May Help Relieve Symptoms of PTSD and Depression

A new study indicates that a noninvasive treatment that stimulates nerves through an electrical impulse many help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depression.

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