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June 07, 2016

Stem Cells from Umbilical Cord Blood May Help Treat Eczema

A new study suggests that treatment with stem cells from umbilical cord blood might be an effective therapy for patients with moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis.

June 06, 2016

The Official Guide for GMAT Review Series Updated for 2017

Creator of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Exam Provides 15 Percent New Content to Support Aspiring MBA Students.

June 06, 2016

Anti-Epileptic Drug Linked to Birth Defects when Taken with Other Drugs

In an analysis of pregnancies in Australia from 1999 to 2014 in which women were taking anti-epileptic drugs, fetal malformation rates fell over time in pregnancies where only one drug was taken, but rates increased in pregnancies where multiple drugs were taken.

June 06, 2016

Ebola Map May Help Prepare for Future Outbreaks

To be prepared for new Ebola virus disease cases, it is fundamental to start by identifying the range of the virus and the regions that are more favorable for its propagation.

June 06, 2016

New Research on Snakes May Provide Insights on Evolution

Pythons and boas are distantly related, but new research indicates that they have evolved convergent physical characteristics when living in similar habitats—meaning that they evolved similar solutions to similar problems.

June 06, 2016

New Test Allows for One-Step Diagnosis of HCV Infection

The current standard in diagnosing Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection requires two sequential steps that make it suboptimal, costly, inconvenient, time consuming, and globally not widely available or affordable. Now researchers have developed a novel enzyme immunoassay that accomplishes screening and diagnosis in one simple and affordable step.

 

June 06, 2016

Recent Research Uncovers Surprises about Antibiotic Resistance

It’s thought that antibiotic resistance is associated with a fitness cost, meaning that bacteria that develop antibiotic resistance must sacrifice something in order to do so. Because of this, proper use of antibiotics should result in susceptible strains eventually replacing resistant ones. 

June 06, 2016

Study Examines Unsafe Behaviors in Older Adults who Likely Have Dementia

Older adults who likely have dementia but have not been given the diagnosis are more likely to engage in potentially unsafe activities, new research suggests.

June 03, 2016

PTSD May Negatively Affect Sex Life Satisfaction in Male and Female Veterans

New research reveals that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was a strong, negative predictor of sexual satisfaction in both male and female veterans who returned from warzones in recent Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.

June 03, 2016

Social Adversity Early in Life May Affect the Expression of Stress-Related Genes

New research suggests that early severe social deprivation may impact DNA modifications that affect the expression of stress-related genes.

June 03, 2016

What Impact Might Brexit Have on UK Agriculture?

With the United Kingdom's referendum on continued membership in the European Union (EU) approaching, experts are considering the impact of a vote to leave (‘Brexit’) on numerous aspects of UK society, including agriculture.

June 01, 2016

Anyone Can Succeed at e-Commerce and eBay For Dummies®, 9th Edition Is Here to Help!

Marsha Collier’s latest book helps anyone become an online retailer from the comfort of their own home

June 01, 2016

Wiley Announces Publication of The Official ACT® Prep Guide 2016-2017

The Official ACT® Prep Guide 2016-2017 Includes 3 New Full Length Test Forms to Help Assess Readiness

June 01, 2016

You Only Live Once The Roadmap to Financial Wellness and a Purposeful Life

You Only Live Once: The Roadmap to Financial Wellness and a Purposeful Life by Jason Vitug, Founder and CEO of Phroogal, redefines the millennial mantra into a practice of mindful, financial decision-making to engineer one’s dream lifestyle.

May 27, 2016

Research Reveals that Sharks Have Individual Personalities

A new study indicates that sharks of the same species can have different personalities.

May 26, 2016

Investigational Drugs Show Promise for Treating Overactive Bladder

In a recent study of patients with overactive bladder (OAB), a 30 mg extended release formulation of propiverine hydrochloride was at least as effective and safe as a 4 mg extended release formulation of tolterodine tartrate. Both medications are called antimuscarinic drugs that block certain cell receptors, but propiverine differs from other antimuscarinics because of a dual mode of action.

May 24, 2016

dummies Gets a Fresh New Look

dummies announces a fresh new look to its globally recognized brand with an all new design for dummies.com, refreshed covers and interiors for its iconic book products, and a makeover for the dummies man. 

May 24, 2016

Wiley Announces Improving Quality in American Higher Education

An ambitious, comprehensive reimagining of 21st century higher education

May 23, 2016

Leadership titans James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner show how to build remarkable leadership behaviors in new book, Learning Leadership

Learning Leadership provides a framework for creating context in which readers can overcome the myths surrounding great leaders and strive to become the best leader they can be – a mindset that promotes continuous growth and development.

12:00 AM EDT May 23, 2016

Many Young Adult Female Cancer Survivors Need More Information and Support to Preserve their Fertility

A new study indicates that many young adult female cancer survivors do not receive adequate information about their fertility as part of their survivorship care after completing treatment, despite having concerns about their ability to bear children in the future. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings point to the need for better resources to support survivors in making informed decisions about their reproductive options after treatment is completed.

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