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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.

12:00 AM EDT April 03, 2014

Transplant Drugs May Help Wipe Out Persistent HIV Infections

New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV.

April 02, 2014

Wiley Acquires Profiles International

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, announced today that it has acquired Profiles International, a provider of employment assessment and talent management solutions, for $51 million in cash.

April 02, 2014

Managing the Matrix

Managing the Matrix helps readers identify the skills needed to succeed in a complex matrix organization, providing them with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to thrive in the workplace.

April 02, 2014

Coffee Consumption Reduces Mortality Risk from Liver Cirrhosis

New research reveals that consuming two or more cups of coffee each day reduces the risk of death from liver cirrhosis by 66%, specifically cirrhosis caused by non-viral hepatitis. Findings in Hepatology, a journal published by Wiley on behalf of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, show that tea, fruit juice, and soft drink consumption are not linked to cirrhosis mortality risk. As with previous studies heavy alcohol use was found to increase risk of death from cirrhosis.

April 02, 2014

Gastro outbreaks hit elderly hardest

Frail elderly people living in residential care facilities are at increased risk of severe illness or death from outbreaks of viral gastroenteritis.

This is the finding from a study led by Craig Davis from Department of Health Queensland, published in the April issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.

April 02, 2014

Unplanned pregnancy remains high among young Australian women

Despite high rates of contraceptive use, unwanted pregnancies resulting in terminations remain high among young women.

In an article in the April issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Danielle Mazza from Monash University, and colleagues, examine the paradox of high rates of contraceptive use, over the counter availability of emergency contraception and unplanned pregnancy.

April 01, 2014

Designing for the Third Age

Designing For The Third Age: Architecture Redefined for a Generation of ‘Active Agers’ reflects on the challenges facing most industrialised nations as people aged sixty-five and older continue to constitute an increasing proportion of the population. This book offers innovative responses to these problems on a practical and speculative level.

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