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12:00 AM EDT April 14, 2014

Chemotherapy Before or After Surgery for High-Risk Bladder Cancer Improves Survival, but is Not Routinely Administered

Clinical trials have shown that survival is improved in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer who are given chemotherapy before surgery.

12:00 AM EDT April 14, 2014

New Clinical Definition for Epilepsy Improves Diagnosis Accuracy

An expert task force has created a new definition for epilepsy that refines the scope of patients diagnosed with this brain disease. The study published in Epilepsia, a journal published by Wiley on behalf of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), provides a greater level of detail to diagnose epilepsy by including individuals with two unprovoked seizures, and those with one unprovoked seizure and other factors that increase risk of seizure recurrence.

April 11, 2014

A Culture of Purpose Features Strategies from the World's Top CEOs and Sustainability Leaders

In his new book, A CULTURE OF PURPOSE, Christoph Lueneburger, founder of the Sustainability Practice at Egon Zehnder, demonstrates that choosing the right people is as important as knowing how to make them choose your organization.  Forward-thinking, sustainable companies will need smart, creative, and passionate leaders who cultivate and thrive in a “culture of purpose.”

April 11, 2014

Showing Up: How to Make a Greater Impact at Work

Whether the reader is feeling a little lack-lustre at work, or is a manager with a team they want to get the most out of, Showing Up provides practical steps to really ignite some passion and instil enthusiasm in others.

5:00 PM EDT April 10, 2014

Abstention from alcohol has increased sharply among Australian adolescents

A broad change in drinking behaviour has occurred among Australian adolescents in the last decade.  The percentage of Australians aged 14-17 who do not drink alcohol has increased from almost 33% in 2001 to over 50% in 2010.  This trend has occurred broadly across a wide range of regional, socio-economic, and demographic subgroups.

April 10, 2014

Redesign and redecorate your home the simple way with Home Design 3D For Dummies

Do you want to renovate your home but don’t know where to start? Then Anuman Interactive’s new "Home Design 3D For Dummies" application is for you, available for iPhone and iPad and exclusively in English.

12:00 AM EDT April 10, 2014

Iceberg Risk Greater Today Than the Titanic Year of 1912, Study Claims

Scientists are challenging the theory that icebergs made 1912, the year RMS Titanic was lost to the North Atlantic, an exceptionally hazardous year for shipping.

12:00 AM EDT April 10, 2014

Politics of Suspicion: How Distrustful Activists Call for and then Block Reforms

Political Psychology reports that while distrust can manifest in protests and demands for reform, the desired change can also be derailed by distrust in the people who are demanded to carry them through

April 09, 2014

Planning For Long-Term Care For Dummies

Expert advice on planning for your own or a relative’s future care needs

April 08, 2014

Storyscaping: Stop Creating Ads, Start Creating Worlds Goes

Storyscaping reveals how companies can harness changing human behavior to create interactive, immersive experiences that excite, captivate and inspire, thereby creating a deeper connection between brand and consumer. 

April 07, 2014

Learn the Formula Behind Powerful Presentations

Based on a proven process from one of the world's most prominent presentation consultancy and design firms The Presentation Lab challenges everything business professionals thought they knew about creating and delivering engaging business presentations.

April 07, 2014

Arctic Warming Faster Than Any Place on Earth, Space Imagery Shows

The Arctic is a region in the midst of a historical transformation and satellite imagery is allowing scientists to observe these changes unfolding, explains WIREs Climate Change

12:00 AM EDT April 07, 2014

Drink Milk? Women Who Do May Delay Knee Osteoarthritis

New research reports that women who frequently consume fat-free or low-fat milk may delay the progression of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.  Findings published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research, indicate that women who ate cheese saw an increase in knee OA progression.  Yogurt did not impact OA progression in men or women. 

April 07, 2014

Humor Can Helps Penile Cancer Patients Cope, Study Shows

Humor can help men undergoing treatment for penile cancer to stay positive while helping health professionals to build rapport with patients, reports research published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

April 07, 2014

IBM Supercomputer Screens 3 Million Molecules in Hunt for Cancer Medicines

New drug candidates that could be used in medicines that fight childhood neuroblastoma have been identified by an IBM crowd sourced supercomputer, reports Cancer Medicine

April 07, 2014

Primatologists Defend use of Primates as Models for Medical Research

Writing in the American Journal of Primatology, medical researchers argue that continued research with primates is needed

April 07, 2014

Research Finds Link Between Statins and a Reduced Risk of Dementia

New research in the European Journal of Neurology discovered a link between statin, an oral lipid-lowering drug, and reduced risk of dementia.

April 07, 2014

Weak Plate Structure Explains Power of South American Earthquakes

New research in the Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, has found that fractured rocks may explain why the Nazca and South American tectonic plates have been the centre of a series of powerful earthquakes throughout the last century.

April 07, 2014

Yoga Can Reduce Symptoms of PTSD, Study Shows

 In a study by the Journal of Traumatic Stress, results show that women who adopt yoga may experience less symptoms of PTSD.

April 04, 2014

Emotional Intelligence

In her latest book, Hassan helps readers to increase their Emotional Intelligence and become better communicators, more self-aware and in control of their moods and feelings.

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