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12:00 AM EST December 15, 2014

Simple Steps Can Safeguard Against Ebola Transmission through Organ Donation

While serious infections can be transmitted from donated organs, the risk of passing Ebola virus disease from an organ donor to a recipient is extremely small.

December 11, 2014

Leading Nursing Journal Publishes Protocols for Managing Obstetric Emergencies

Maternal mortality, or the death of a woman during pregnancy, at birth, or soon after birth, has been on the rise in the United States since the 1990s. Data suggest that over 50% of these deaths are preventable. One prevention strategy is the development and implementation of written protocols for obstetric emergency situations.

 

12:00 AM EST December 11, 2014

Nighttime Gout Attack Risk More Than Two Times Higher than in the Daytime

Novel research reveals that the risk of acute gout attacks is more than two times higher during the night or early morning hours than it is in the daytime. The study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), confirms that nocturnal attacks persist even among those who did not consume alcohol and had a low amount of purine intake during the 24 hours prior to the gout attack.

December 10, 2014

Study finds link between government healthcare spending and maternal mortality rates across the EU

Reductions in government healthcare spending in the European Union (EU) are associated with increased maternal mortality rates, suggests a new paper published today (10 December) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). However, if skilled birth attendants are in place, the association disappears, highlighting the potential importance of maternal care, finds the research.

December 09, 2014

Wiley Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Results

Wiley today announced the following results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015.

December 09, 2014

Ditch Your Tired New Year’s Resolutions—and Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet with One Word

If you’re among the 88 percent of Americans who fail to achieve their New Year’s resolutions each year, authors Dan Britton, Jimmy Page, and Jon Gordon offer a simpler alternative with a much higher success rate: Choose One Word for 2015.

December 09, 2014

How to start a new business venture in 2015 with just $100

 

Are you thinking about starting your own business in 2015? Being your own boss could be the ticket out of your boring 9-to-5 job and the key to achieving a healthy work-life balance in the New Year, if only you had the capital to get started, right?

 

December 09, 2014

More Medications, Limited Literacy Reduces Adherence to Treatment Regimen by Liver Transplant Patients

A novel study found that liver transplant recipients with less understanding of treatment information and improper use of medications may be more likely to have trouble following the prescribed regimen. According to the study published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, the patients’ non-adherence is linked to adverse clinical outcomes, such as organ rejection or graft loss.

December 08, 2014

Blended

Authors Michael Horn and Heather Staker discuss their book, Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools. 

December 08, 2014

MarketWatch Columnist Jennifer Openshaw Educates Financial Advisors on Proven Social Media Strategies in New Book!

The Socially Savvy Advisor: Compliant Social Media for the Financial Industry is the complete guide to creating an effective social media strategy without breaking the big rules. Written by an industry specialist Jennifer Openshaw, alongside Stuart Fross, Fidelity International's former general counsel, and Amy McIlwain, president of Financial Social Media, this book merges marketing basics with FINRA and SEC guidelines to help readers create an effective social media campaign specifically for the finance and investing world.

December 08, 2014

Animal research sheds light on harmful mood disorders in new mothers

In the days shortly after giving birth, most mothers experience a period of increased calmness and decreased stress responses, but around 20% of mothers experience anxiety. Some women may become depressed, and around one in a thousand can develop psychosis. The latest evidence indicates that these distressing responses to motherhood are still poorly understood, but that animal research could provide valuable clues to their causes.

12:00 AM EST December 08, 2014

Correcting Metabolic Abnormalities May Help Lessen Urinary Problems

Metabolic syndrome is linked with an increased frequency and severity of lower urinary tract symptoms, but weight loss surgery may lessen these symptoms. The findings, which come from two studies published in BJU International, indicate that urinary problems may be added to the list of issues that can improve with efforts that address altered metabolism.

12:00 AM EST December 08, 2014

Most Elderly Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer Receive a Treatment that May Not Be as Effective

A new analysis has found that while clinical trial data support omitting radiation treatments in elderly women with early stage breast cancer, nearly two-thirds of these women continue to receive it.

December 05, 2014

Get a Mindful Edge in the Markets

Written by trader performance and psychology coach Steve Ward, this book provides a practical guide for traders, helping them to harness mindfulness techniques to take their trading performance to new levels.

December 05, 2014

Minecraft For Dummies, Portable Edition

Minecraft For Dummies, Portable Edition author Jacob Cordeiro and his mom, Kathy, address some of the questions parents may have about letting their kids play Minecraft and how Minecraft can benefit kids and enhance education-related skills.

December 04, 2014

Branding for the Public Sector: Creating, Building and Managing Brands People Will Value

New book fills the gap in branding literature for public sector organisations

December 04, 2014

Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More in the New Year!

“Happy New Year,” you say to yourself, hoping this year will be better… But underneath the seasonal glee, you secretly cringe at the though of your to-do list and overflowing inbox. Rethinking your goals for the year and managing more priorities than ever is going to require something new. Workplace performance expert Jason Womack explains how to get ready for a "productive" year ahead (and, why you'd want to!) and maybe even find the wherewithal to finally change your life.

 

December 03, 2014

Life in the Financial Markets: How They Really Work And Why They Matter To You

New book provides accessible and provocative guide to the functioning of the financial system

December 02, 2014

Chinese Diabetes Society selects Wiley journal Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews as official scientific journal

The Chinese Diabetes Society (CDS) has selected Wiley’s Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews (DMMR) as its official scientific journal, marking a significant milestone for both parties. They signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in early November at CDS’ 18th Scientific Meeting in Guangzhou.

December 02, 2014

Wiley Second Quarter 2015 Conference Call Schedule Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10 a.m. EDT

Wiley will release its fourth quarter results prior to market open on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. EST that day to discuss the results.

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