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November 02, 2015

Researchers Provide Detailed Genetic Information on Fish Commonly Used in Environmental Toxicology Studies

The fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas) has long been a premier animal model for research and regulation related to environmental toxins. Unfortunately, however, genetic information about this species is incomplete. The lack of genome sequence information for the species has limited scientists’ ability to dissect complex traits, evaluate genetic markers, identify gene regulatory sequences, and elucidate biological pathways.

November 02, 2015

Sexual Dysfunction Is Prevalent Among Recently Deployed Veterans

In a recent study of 247 US veterans returning from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, almost 18% screened positive for sexual functioning difficulties. Self-reported sexual dysfunction was most strongly linked with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and female sex. 

November 02, 2015

Study Examines Factors that May Contribute to Hypersexuality

In a study of European men, hypersexuality—a preoccupation with sexual fantasy or an excessive indulgence in sexual activity—correlated with proneness to sexual boredom and problems with erectile function.

November 02, 2015

Study Examines Issues Related to Prenatal Detection of Trisomies

Cell-free (cf) DNA analysis of maternal blood for trisomies 21, 18 and 13 is superior to other methods of screening, but it’s expensive. One strategy to maximize cfDNA testing at reduced cost is to offer it contingent on the results of the currently used first-trimester test.

October 29, 2015

New Open Access Journal Will Advance Engineering and Opportunities in Translational Medicine

John Wiley and Sons Inc., today announced a partnership with The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), to launch a new quarterly, peer-reviewed, open access journal, Bioengineering & Translational Medicine. To be launched in 2016 as part of the Wiley Open Access portfolio and edited by Samir Mitragotri of the University of California, Santa Barbara, the new journal will focus on ways chemical and biological engineering are driving innovations and solutions that impact clinical practice and commercial healthcare products. The journal will also highlight scientific and technical breakthroughs currently in the process of clinical and commercial translation.

October 29, 2015

Wiley acquires AnalystSuccess.com, a leading provider of CFA® exam content.

John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE: JWA and JWB), announced the acquisition of AnalystSuccess.com and related content from The American College of Financial Services, based in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

October 29, 2015

Winners of the Wiley Prizes in Economics and Psychology 2015 Announced

John Wiley and Sons, Inc., and the British Academy are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Wiley Prize in Economics and the Wiley Prize in Psychology. 

October 27, 2015

The Triological Society and Wiley launch a new open access journal

The Triological Society and John Wiley and Sons, Inc. announced today the launch of a new open access publication, Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology. Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology is a peer-reviewed open access journal focused on the rapid dissemination of the science and practice of otolaryngology head and neck surgery. The new title is a companion journal to The Laryngoscope and will publish high-quality, original research across the spectrum of basic and clinical otolaryngology.

October 27, 2015

Ray Sclafani's New Book Details Process for Re-Framing of Advisor Teams to Stay Competitive in Evolving Financial Landscape

You've Been Framed opens by establishing a very clear premise: financial advising is a noble profession. Like doctors, and attorneys, advisors do meaningful work -- "impact" work, as Sclafani calls it. And when the good advisors do their jobs well, their impact extends through generations of families. Yet a financial landscape that has been evolving from the beginning is now undergoing perhaps more change, more rapidly, than ever before in its history. Sclafani applies over twenty-five years of experience in financial services and in working with thousands of financial advisors to provide a step by step road map to "re-framing" or re-positioning a firm for the benefit of advisor and client alike.

October 27, 2015

Restoring Testosterone Rather than Replacing It Helps Safeguard a Man’s Fertility

Restoring testosterone production in men may be as effective as replacing it, without compromising their fertility. Two phase III clinical trials show that a drug that restores the body’s natural production of testosterone has no negative effect on a man’s sperm count while a topical testosterone gel causes a significant drop. The findings, which are published in BJU International, could change the way men are treated for low testosterone.

12:01 AM EDT October 26, 2015

A Cancer Diagnosis Can Lead to Significant Income Losses for Families

A new analysis indicates that when American adults are diagnosed with cancer, they experience significant decreases in the probability of working, in the number of hours they work, and correspondingly, in their incomes.

October 26, 2015

America’s Number One Tax Guide for Over 75 Years

A comprehensive topic index and quick reference section help readers quickly find the answers they need with in-depth insight and timely advice. The updated guide includes over 2,500 easy-to-use tax planning tips and coverage of the year's tax law changes.

12:00 AM EDT October 23, 2015

Breastfeeding Difficulties May Increase Risk of Postnatal Depression

In a recent study, stopping breastfeeding due to pain or physical difficulties predicted an increased risk of postnatal depression, but stopping for other reasons, such as social reasons or embarrassment, did not.

October 21, 2015

X: Where Business Meets Design

In his new book X: Where Business Meets Design, bestselling author Brian Solis shares why great products, creative marketing and delightful customer service are no longer enough to succeed. Beautifully designed as an “analog app” to showcase the philosophy of what Solis refers to as “experience architecture,” X explores why an experience is everything and an experience is intentional by design. He outlines why the future of business is experiential and how to proactively create and cultivate meaningful experiences rather than react to them.

12:00 AM EDT October 21, 2015

YouTube Videos on Peripheral Nerve Pain May Misguide Patients

Researchers who combed YouTube for videos regarding peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage that causes weakness, numbness, and pain in the hands and feet, found 200 videos, but only about half of them were from healthcare professionals, mostly chiropractors.

October 19, 2015

Wiley Announces 27 Microsoft® Office 2016 Products

Wiley brings to market books and video training products to help users get the most out of the new Microsoft Office 2016 suite of products

October 19, 2015

Boosting Levels of a Key Growth Factor May Help Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

New research indicates that low levels of a growth factor called stem cell factor (SCF)—which is thought to be important for blood vessel repair—are linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

October 19, 2015

Gout Risk High in Patients with Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea may increase the risk of developing gout, a new study shows.

October 19, 2015

Hearing Aids May Help Keep Hearing-Impaired Older Adults Mentally Sharp

Hearing loss is linked with accelerated cognitive decline in older adults, but the use of hearing aids may help safeguard seniors’ memory and thinking skills.

October 19, 2015

High-Fat Diet May Cause Changes in the Brain that Lead to Anxiety and Depression

A new study in mice reveals that increased body weight and high blood sugar as a result of consuming a high-fat diet may cause anxiety and depressive symptoms and measurable changes in the brain.