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The prevalence of smoking among undergraduate nursing and physiotherapy students in Spain decreased from 29.3% in 2003 to 18.2% in 2013.
A new study shows that shorter telomeres—which are the protective caps at the end of a cell’s chromosomes—are linked with worse survival in a progressive respiratory disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). In patients with IPF, excessive scar tissue forms in the lungs.
Following a decade of steady growth, use of bisphosphonates—medications that are effective for treating osteoporosis—declined in the United States by more than 50% from 2008 to 2012.
The Other "F" Word shows how successful leaders and teams are putting failure to work every day - to re-engage employees, spark innovation and accelerate growth.
“Is eating for two” a good idea? Maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy helps mother and baby
Pregnant women can improve their health and even reduce the risk of complications during childbirth by maintaining a healthy weight through diet and exercise.
In his bestselling self-help book, The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to fuel your life, work and team with positive energy, the author offers lessons on staying positive and avoiding ‘energy vampires’ who will ‘suck the life out of you and your goals and vision’ if you let them.
John Wiley & Sons will release its fourth quarter and fiscal year results prior to market open on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. ET that day to discuss the results
Wiley Announces Partnership with PCG Education to Bring Paths to College and Career: A Comprehensive 6-12 English Language Arts Curriculum into the Classroom
English Language Arts curriculum explicitly developed to address the needs of teachers, students and schools to achieve the Common Core State Standards
Wiley to publish Alcatel-Lucent’s new Service Routing Architect Self-Study Guide to build advanced knowledge of IP/MPLS
Alcatel-Lucent IP routing experts author Service Routing Architect (SRA) Self-Study Guide: Preparing for the BGP, VPRN and Multicast Exams
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), announced today the launch of a six-month pilot program in partnership with F1000Research.
A new study reports that patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who have poor sleep habits display greater central sensitization—an amplification of clinical pain. Findings published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), further show OA patients who catastrophize—consumed by thoughts of pain—had increased central sensitization that was associated with greater clinical pain.
In a recent study of older adults, those with a reduced ability to identify certain odors had an increased risk of dying during an average follow-up of 4 years. The mortality rate was 45% in participants with the lowest scores on a 40-item smell test, compared with 18% of participants with the highest scores.
Ecologists from the United States and Germany have discovered that compared with early birds, late risers are more likely to be cuckolded, meaning that they unknowingly end up raising young in their nest that had been fathered by another male.
Wiley has announced the launch of three new CFA Exam Review products to prepare candidates for this difficult exam—a comprehensive CFA Review Course, a CFA 11th Hour Review Course and a supplemental CFA Test Bank.
Bestselling Author John D. Spooner Releases his Guide for “New” Adults, No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Lessons for Young Adults
No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Lessons for Young Adults is a series of essential life and financial lessons that every young adult needs to read before they embark upon their own life's adventures. Even with an advanced college degree, No One Ever Told Us That will help fill in the blanks and give readers the answers needed to become a thriving professional, develop financial security, and grow into their own best person.
If private and public organizations are to survive the ongoing cyber-attacks that put their information assets and online processes at risk, they must build effective cybersecurity into their business and IT processes. Beyond Cybersecurity offers a hands-on guide that includes the practical steps institutions can take to achieve digital resilience and protect against cyber-attacks while creating value from technology investments and innovation.
In a population of Congo Basin foragers called the Aka, 67% of men—but only 6% of women—use cannabis, and the practice seems to protect against infection with parasitic worms.
Treatment options for chronic hepatitis C, a serious and life-threatening infection, have improved substantially and several new regimens with shorter durations and improved efficacy and safety profiles are now available.
New recommendations offer insights on strategies for treating infants with seizures. In an Epilepsia report, child neurologists who are members of the International League Against Epilepsy note that intervening at the time of a febrile seizure does not alter the risk for subsequent epilepsy, and there is no evidence to support the use of antiepileptic drugs for simple febrile seizures.
Soil erosion that occurs in rainy seasons leads to a significant amount of carbon being released into the atmosphere, a new study shows.