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Largest ever study of awareness during general anaesthesia identifies risk factors and consequences for patients, including long-term psychological harm
Accidental awareness is one of the most feared complications of general anaesthesia for both patients and anaesthetists. Patients report this failure of general anaesthesia in approximately 1 in every 19,000 cases, according to a report published in Anaesthesia. Known as accidental awareness during general anaesthesia (AAGA), it occurs when general anaesthesia is intended but the patient remains conscious. This incidence of patient reports of awareness is much lower than previous estimates of awareness, which were as high as 1 in 600.
Obesity caused by a high-fat diet may increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, new research in mice suggests. Upon aging, a high-fat diet significantly accelerated the onset of neurological symptoms in mice that were genetically predisposed to develop Parkinson’s disease.
The Smell of Politics – People Are Attracted to the Body Odor of Others with Similar Political Beliefs
A new study reveals that people find the smell of others with similar political opinions to be attractive, suggesting that one of the reasons why so many spouses share similar political views is because they were initially and subconsciously attracted to each other’s body odor.
Working more than a 40-hour week has been linked to stress, dissatisfaction, and compromised health, and now new research on 8,350 Korean adults finds that it may also increase one’s risk of developing coronary heart disease, or narrowing of the blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart.
Cheaper alternative to licensed drug for treating eye disease has similar side-effects says new Cochrane Review
Health policies which favour using ranibizumab for treating eye disease in older people over safety concerns for a cheaper alternative should take account of a new Cochrane Review published today.
Living donors are important to increasing the number of viable grafts for liver transplantation. A new study published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, found that ambivalence is common among donor candidates. However, providing social support may help minimize the donors’ concerns regarding donation.
Wiley Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results
Instructors B. Douglas Clinton and Dallon Christensen lead the new course on Wiley’s industry-leading e-learning platform.
Bruce Tulgan Outlines 27 Biggest Challenges and Provides Expert Solutions to Management Problems in New Book
With The 27 Challenges Managers Face: Step By Step Solutions to All of Your Management Problem (WILEY; September 2014; Hardcover & e-book; ISBN 978-1-118-72559-7; $27.95) Bruce Tulgan shows any manager how to master the fundamental practice of effective management.
Catching Lightning in a Bottle traces the complete history of Merrill Lynch and its substantial impact on the world of finance, from the birth of the once-mighty company to its inauspicious end.
HubSpot Co-founders Discuss Inbound Marketing Strategies to Scale Business and Reach Customers Online in New Book
One of the biggest hurdles businesses face today is reaching their audience online. The proliferation of marketing clutter makes it more difficult than ever for businesses to capture buyers’ attention. That's why the key to getting found online today is through inbound marketing tools like blogging, social media, SEO, and personalized websites.
The secrets behind China's extraordinary educational system – good, bad and ugly
New e-book helps marketers, recruiters and HR professionals develop a compelling employer brand
World’s Top Business Leaders Offer Their Insights on Uniting People, Profits and Planet for Lasting Profitability and Success in New Book
The Breakthrough Challenge: 10 Ways to Connect Today's Profits With Tomorrow's Bottom Line (WILEY; July 2014; Hardcover & eBook; ISBN978-1-118-53969-9; $28.00) by John Elkington and Jochen Zeitz is based on the pioneer work of The B TEAM, a global nonprofit initiative redefining business as a driving force for social, environmental and economic benefit.
A new study that surveyed physicians and nurses in hospitals within cancer centers in Germany suggests that many patients there do not experience a dignified death. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates the need for cancer centers to invest more in palliative care services, adequate rooms for dying patients, staff training in end-of-life care, and advance-care-planning standards.
Marin Katusa, 36, is one of the leading experts on—and most successful portfolio managers in—the energy and resource exploration sectors. His first book, THE COLDER WAR:How the Global Energy Trade Slipped from America's Grasp, will be published by Wiley in November.
The Naked CEO: The truth you need to build a big life
New research reveals that unplanned births out-of-hospital in Norway are associated with higher infant mortality. The findings published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, indicate that young women who have given birth at least once before (multiparous) and those living in remote areas are more likely to have unplanned deliveries, which may increase the risk of death in newborns.
John Wiley and Sons Inc. announced today its selection by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) to publish their highly regarded portfolio of journals focused on marine and inland water systems.
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