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June 15, 2015

Study Examines Trends in Smoking among Health Students

The prevalence of smoking among undergraduate nursing and physiotherapy students in Spain decreased from 29.3% in 2003 to 18.2% in 2013.

June 15, 2015

Study Provides Insights on Chronic Lung Disease

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.

June 15, 2015

Use of Osteoporosis Drugs Have Dropped Following Media Reports of Safety Concerns

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.

June 11, 2015

The Other F Word

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.

12:00 AM EDT June 11, 2015

“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.

June 10, 2015

The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to fuel your life, work and team with positive energy

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.

June 09, 2015

Wiley Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Conference Call Schedule

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

June 09, 2015

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

June 08, 2015

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

June 04, 2015

Wiley-F1000Research pilot gives more choice to authors

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), announced today the launch of a six-month pilot program in partnership with F1000Research.

12:00 AM EDT June 04, 2015

Poor Sleep, Negative Attitude Amplify Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis

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.

12:00 AM EDT June 03, 2015

One's Ability to Identify Different Smells May Impact Longevity

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.

12:00 AM EDT June 03, 2015

The Early Bird Catches the Sperm

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.

June 02, 2015

Wiley Launches Full Range of CFA® Exam Review Products on EfficientLearning.com Platform

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.

June 01, 2015

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.

June 01, 2015

Beyond Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Digital Business

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.

June 01, 2015

Cannabis Use in Male African Pygmies Linked to Decreased Risk of Parasitic Worm Infection

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.

June 01, 2015

FDA Addresses Concerns on Approval of Drugs to Treat Chronic Hepatitis C

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.

June 01, 2015

Recommendations Address How to Manage Seizures in Infants

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.

June 01, 2015

Soil Erosion Contributes Significantly to Global Carbon Emissions

Soil erosion that occurs in rainy seasons leads to a significant amount of carbon being released into the atmosphere, a new study shows.

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