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March 16, 2015

Wiley-Publons Pilot Program Enhances Peer-Reviewer Recognition

Hoboken, NEW JERSEY- March 16, 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb) — a global provider of knowledge-based services in areas of research, professional development, and education — today announced the launch of a six-month pilot program in partnership with Publons.com. The pilot enables peer reviewers for selected Wiley journals to get credit for their peer reviews on Publons.

March 16, 2015

Passion into Profit: How to make big money from who you are and what you know

A new business guide from entrepreneurial expert Andy Harrington, that demonstrates how to break free from the shackles of employment and earn money by becoming a go-to expert for millions.

March 16, 2015

The Little Book of Clarity: A quick guide to focus and declutter your mind

The Little Book of Clarity is a concise guide to declutter the mind. It helps readers utilise their mind’s own natural capacity for self-clearing to help them experience the significant benefits of achieving a clear head.

March 16, 2015

The Value of Debt in Retirement

Debunking the myth that all debt is damaging, The Value of Debt in Retirement: Why Everything You Have Been Told is Wrong reveals how anyone can use debt strategically to add value to their financial goals like many of the nation’s most successful companies and ultra-high-net-worth individuals do every day.

March 16, 2015

Wiley and The Investment Management Consultants Association® Announce the Release of The Investment Advisor Body of Knowledge + Test Bank

The 2015 edition and test bank will help any financial advisor prepare for and pass the CIMA exam, and includes key information and preparation for those preparing to take the test.

March 16, 2015

Available Treatments for Hepatitis C Virus Cost-Effective When Initiated Early

New treatments for hepatitis C virus (HCV) may be highly effective but are associated with substantial costs that may compel clinicians and patients to consider delaying treatment. However, a new study shows that immediate treatment of HCV-infected patients with moderate or advanced liver scarring is cost-effective. Immediate treatment of patients with minimal or no scarring can be cost-effective as well, particularly when lower treatment costs are assumed.

March 16, 2015

Can Mechanisms Used During Hibernation Help Animals Colonize New Habitats?

Heterothermy, the ability of some animals to lower their metabolism and body temperature, is traditionally seen as an effective adaptation to predictable seasonal bottlenecks of unproductive cold periods. A new review suggests that the use of heterothermy may have been used as a response to acute emergency situations in animals that colonized Madagascar.

March 16, 2015

Finger Lengths May Indicate Risk of Schizophrenia in Males

Research suggests that the ratio of the lengths of the index finger and the ring finger in males may be predictive of a variety of disorders related to disturbed hormonal balance. When the index finger is shorter than the ring finger, this results in a small 2D:4D ratio, pointing to a high exposure to testosterone in the uterus.

March 16, 2015

For Some Kids, Easter Egg Hunts Can Lead to Skin Problems

Some children and adults are allergic to nickel and develop rashes when they come in contact with it. They also may react to foods—including peanuts, chocolate, oats, and processed American cheese—that contain a significant amount of nickel.

March 16, 2015

Genetically Manipulating Plants Can Reduce their Water Needs

Improving the efficiency by which crops use water is a critical priority for regions facing increased drought or diminished groundwater resources. Now researchers have found that this can be achieved by genetically altering plants’ stomata, the tiny openings on the leaf surface through which carbon dioxide is absorbed and water evaporates.

March 16, 2015

How Does Prison Time Affect Relationships?

A new study highlights the complicated spillover effects of incarceration on the quality of relationships.

March 16, 2015

Inflammatory Markers Linked with an Increased Risk of Premature Death in Adults with COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is characterized by a state of inflammation. A new Respirology study has identified certain inflammatory markers that can be used to predict which patients are at the highest risk of dying prematurely.

March 16, 2015

New Targets for Rabies Prevention and Treatment

Researchers have identified genes that may be involved in determining whether an individual is sensitive or resistant to rabies virus infection.

March 16, 2015

Products that Reversibly Change Shape with Temperature May Revolutionize Medicine

New research highlights the capability of reversible shape-memory polymers to change their shape when heated to body temperature and then switch back to their original shape when cooled to room temperature.

March 16, 2015

Sufficient Sleep Is Important for Healthy Sexual Desire

In a study of 171 women, those who obtained more sleep on a given night experienced greater sexual desire the next day. Reflecting sleep's impact on sexual desire, each additional hour of sleep increased the likelihood of sexual activity with a partner by 14%. Sleep was also important for genital arousal, such that women who slept longer on average experienced fewer problems with vaginal arousal than women who obtained less sleep.

March 16, 2015

The Dangers of Reintroducing Lions and Other Carnivores for Ecotourism

Ecotourism has motivated efforts to reintroduce lions to landscapes where they were not previously common. A new analysis conducted after 4 lions were reintroduced into the fenced Tembe Elephant Park, South Africa, reveals that lions might compete with humans in winter, spring, and autumn and with endemic herbivores in all seasons but winter.

March 16, 2015

Will Future Population Growth Be Limited by Freshwater Availability?

The global human population is growing faster than the water supply. Investigators recently analyzed various models and trends to assess both optimistic and pessimistic projections of future water use and shortages.

March 16, 2015

World Trade Center Workers at Increased Risk of Developing Autoimmune Diseases

A new study has found a strong link between prolonged work at the World Trade Center (WTC) site following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and the development of various autoimmune diseases including arthritis and lupus.

March 13, 2015

Bonnie Marcus, Thought Leader on Women in the Workplace, Presents “Look Out Before You Lean In” At the 2015 Women's Summit® Succeed and Thrive

Marcus’s presentation will address how the path to the top isn’t straightforward, and why it’s critical to understand workplace dynamics in order to avoid potential barriers. The session will show women how to identify and plug into the power grid of their organization, as well as provide the necessary tools to understand and overcome obstacles in order to achieve success. 

March 13, 2015

Mindfulness Pocketbook: Little exercises for a calmer life

This new book provides quick mindfulness exercises for everyday life.

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