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November 03, 2014

New Technique May Help Assess How Plastic Pollution Impacts Wildlife

By swabbing oil from a gland located at the end of a seabird’s tail and analyzing the sample with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, researchers have developed a way to measure wildlife’s exposure to plastics.

November 03, 2014

Parents’ Work Schedules May Impact Family Members’ Sleep

In a recent US study of 1,815 disadvantaged mothers and their children, mothers who worked more than 35 hours per week were more likely to experience insufficient sleep compared with mothers who worked fewer hours, while children were more likely to experience insufficient sleep when their mothers worked between 20 and 40 hours.

November 03, 2014

Populations of Common Birds Across Europe Are Declining

Across Europe, the population of common birds has declined rapidly over the last 30 years, while some of the less abundant species are stable or increasing in number.

12:00 AM EST November 03, 2014

Preterm, Low Birth-Weight Babies May Need New Hips in Adulthood

Researchers from Australia report that low birth weight and preterm birth are linked to increased risk for osteoarthritis (OA)-related hip replacements in adulthood.  Findings published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research, indicate that low birth weight and pre-term babies were not at greater risk of knee arthroplasty due to OA as adults.  

November 03, 2014

Research in the Identity of Agricultural Pests Has Broad Implications

A global research effort has resolved a major biosecurity issue by determining that four of the world’s most destructive agricultural pests are one and the same.

October 31, 2014

TraderMind: Get a Mindful Edge in the Markets

Written by trader performance and psychology coach Steve Ward, this book provides a practical guide for traders, helping them to harness mindfulness techniques to take their trading performance to new levels.

October 30, 2014

Celebrating the Work of the 2014 Nobel Laureates

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., would like to congratulate all of the 2014 Nobel laureates and is proud to have published work by nine of the laureates. To celebrate their achievements Wiley has made a selection of content from the 2014 winners free to access until the end of the year.

October 30, 2014

Fischer Barr & Wissinger LLC, Co-Managing Member, Has Book Published By John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Valuing Pass-Through Entities,” provides the reader with a fundamental review of the business valuation process and an effective approach to dealing with pass-through entity (PTE) issues. Overall, the book provides valuable insight and advice on how to value pass through entities.  It provides the business appraiser with a comprehensive approach in dealing with pass-through entity issues.

October 30, 2014

Wiley CPAexcel Launches its Biannual Accounting Student Scholarship Program

The Fall 2014 program will award six full-time or part-time accounting students with scholarship opportunities to further their certification education

12:00 AM EDT October 30, 2014

Frailty Increases Kidney Transplant Recipients' Risk of Dying Prematurely

Regardless of age, frailty is a strong risk factor for dying prematurely after a kidney transplant. The finding, which comes from a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation, suggests that patients should be screened for frailty prior to kidney transplantation, and that those who are identified as frail should be closely monitored after the procedure.

8:01 PM EDT October 29, 2014

Expectant mothers with epilepsy face tough choices over their medication

A new study published today in The Cochrane Library, highlights the difficult decisions women with epilepsy have to face when they become pregnant. Taking certain drugs used to control epilepsy during pregnancy may be linked to developmental problems in children. The authors of the study say evidence on the safety of anti-epileptic drugs is limited and that more research is needed to ensure women and their doctors make the most informed choices.

October 29, 2014

Chris Van Gorder Shares His Incredible Story, From Police Officer to CEO, and His Leadership Philosophy that Helped Invigorate Scripps Health

In The Front-Line Leader Chris Van Gorder candidly shares his own incredible story, from police officer to CEO, and the leadership philosophy that drives all of his decisions and actions: people come first.

October 29, 2014

The Little Book of Thinking Big: Aim Higher and Go Further Than You Ever Thought Possible

In The Little Book of Thinking Big: Aim Higher and Go Further Than You Ever Thought Possible, author Richard Newton helps get readers thinking on a bigger scale than they ever previously imagined they could, to achieve more in life, in work and at home.

12:00 AM EDT October 29, 2014

Prostate Cancer Medications Linked with Increased Risk of Heart-Related Deaths in Men with Cardiovascular Problems

A new study has found that certain prostate cancer medications are linked with an increased risk of dying from heart-related causes in men with congestive heart failure or prior heart attacks. Published in BJU International, the findings will help doctors and patients weigh the benefits and risks of the drugs

October 28, 2014

Leading Economist Richard Koo Uses Lessons Learned from the Japanese Recession to Warn Other Global Economies of the Perils of Balance Sheet Recession

Leading economist Richard Koo explains the potential pitfalls of Quantitative Easing and the struggle to return to economic normalcy.

October 27, 2014

Wiley Announces 6 New Minecraft Books for Gamers and Parents

New books help players master Minecraft and parents get up to speed on this gaming phenomenon

October 27, 2014

The Art of Being a Brilliant Teenager

This book is a guide to starting the journey to an ideal life as a teen, instead of wasting time being a drip

12:00 AM EDT October 27, 2014

Chest Radiation to Treat Childhood Cancer Increases Patients’ Risk of Developing Breast Cancer

A new study has found that patients who received chest radiation for Wilms tumor, a rare childhood cancer, face an increased risk of developing breast cancer later in life due to their radiation exposure.

October 24, 2014

Touching the City: Thoughts on Urban Scale

In his new book Touching the City, architect and urbanist Timothy Makower explores how scale is manifested in cities, buildings, in the space between them and in their details and asks how scale makes a difference.

October 23, 2014

Pre-Presidential Election Years: No Losers in 76 Years

Historical cycles suggest good things for the stock market in 2015. It’s a pre-presidential election year, which is by far and away the best year of the 4-year cycle.

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