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September 08, 2016

Wiley selects DataSalon for in-depth customer reporting

DataSalon’s cloud service MasterVision provides Wiley staff with user-friendly access to a complete single customer view incorporating sales, usage, authors and citations, and has quickly become established as an essential tool for driving sales and informing strategy.

September 07, 2016

Wiley Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017.

September 07, 2016

The Undergraduate Experience Offers Practical Guidance for Creating and Sustaining Excellence in the Face of Disruption and Change in Higher Ed

With more and more colleges and universities closing, there is a growing need for institutions to increase their value. According to a 2015 Moody's Investor Service report, closures of small colleges and universities will triple in the coming years, and mergers will double. The report notes that small colleges have been unable to increase revenue, which could cause as many as fifteen institutions a year to close by 2017.

September 06, 2016

Adverse drug reactions may be under-reported in young children

A new study reveals that adverse drug reactions in newborns and infants may be under-reported.

 

September 06, 2016

Brain peptide research may lead to promising new treatments for mental illnesses

Recent research points to the importance of a molecule called relaxin-3 in the brain, with effects on various processes and behaviors such as mood, stress, and cognition. Because these are often aberrant in mental illnesses, investigators are studying the potential of relaxin-3-based interventions to treat depression, anxiety, and other conditions.

September 06, 2016

Cardioprotective Drug Can Help Prevent Long-Term Heart Damage in Children who Receive Chemotherapy

A potent chemotherapy drug can be life saving for children with cancer, but a new review highlights how it can have long-lasting negative effects on the heart. The review, which is published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, also indicates that this chemotherapy-related heart damage may be prevented by a cardioprotective drug.

September 06, 2016

Communication and coordination of care are important for ensuring lupus patients’ health

Results from a recent study suggest that improved communication and coordination of care between patients, physicians, and health insurers can provide important health benefits for patients with lupus. 

September 06, 2016

Corporate social responsibility can backfire if employees don’t think it’s genuine

A new study looks at what happens when a company’s employees view its efforts related to corporate social responsibility as substantive (perceived to be other-serving and genuinely aimed at supporting the common good) or symbolic (perceived as self-serving and performed primarily for reputation and to enhance profits). 

September 06, 2016

Dam removal projects accelerate, but research lags behind

A new review reveals gaps in the science of dam removal. Although more than 1200 dams have been removed in the United States, fewer than 10 percent have been scientifically evaluated. Those studies that do exist focus more on short-term river channel responses rather than longer-term biological responses.

September 06, 2016

Epilepsy surgery found safe and cost-effective

Research has shown that surgery can provide important benefits for patients with epilepsy. Now a new study finds that it is also cost-effective.

September 06, 2016

Greater efforts are needed to eliminate female genital mutilation

The World Health Organization reports that more than 200 million girls and women currently have been subjected to female genital mutilation/cutting worldwide, and three million girls continue to be at risk each year. A new review details how the practice affects individuals physically and psychologically, noting that such traditions that dehumanize and injure are human rights violations. 

September 06, 2016

Has the affordable care act accomplished its goals?

A new review of the published literature indicates that the Affordable Care Act has made significant progress in accomplishing two of its main goals—decreasing the number of uninsured and improving access to care.

September 06, 2016

Infant circumcision can be safely performed in rural Africa

A new study indicates that early infant circumcision, which helps to prevent HIV transmission later in life, can be safely performed in rural Uganda.

 

September 06, 2016

Over-the-counter head lice treatments are likely to fail

A recent review on head lice treatments available in the United States described a marked decline in the effectiveness of permethrin/synergized pyrethrins (collectively pyrethroids), likely due to resistance arising from widespread and indiscriminate use over 30 years.

September 06, 2016

Research points to new treatment strategy against alzheimer’s disease

New research suggests that Alzheimer’s disease may trigger increased expression of an enzyme called lysozyme, which attempts to counteract amyloid build-up in the brain.

 

September 06, 2016

Review highlights the range of negative health effects linked with red meat consumption

A new review provides a comprehensive summary of the potential negative health effects of eating red meat. Results from published studies and analyses indicate significant, although weak to moderate, increased risks for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer with the consumption of red meat, especially processed meat.

September 06, 2016

Screening for suicidal thoughts and behaviors declines with patient age

In a recent analysis of patient charts from eight different emergency departments, documented screening for self-harm, suicide ideation, or suicide attempts declined with age, from approximately 81 percent in younger age groups to a low of 68 percent among those aged ≥85 years.

 

5:00 PM EDT September 05, 2016

High quality evidence suggests Vitamin D can reduce asthma attacks

A new Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library today, has found evidence from randomised trials, that taking an oral vitamin D supplement in addition to standard asthma medication is likely to reduce severe asthma attacks.

September 02, 2016

Walking a Tightrope: Regulators Balancing Need for Safety & Flexibility in Approvals for New Medicines

It can be challenging for regulators to keep up with advances related to medical drugs and devices. A new analysis and editorial published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology provide insights on how officials are working to support accelerated access to new therapies while also ensuring their safety.    

August 31, 2016

Wiley Announces First Quarter 2017 Conference Call Schedule

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. will release its first quarter results prior to market open on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

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