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January 12, 2015

Dinosaur Derivatives and Other Trades

In Dinosaur Derivatives, Jeremy Josse illustrates how the financial world is alive with possibilities of strange and sometimes wonderful conundrums.

January 12, 2015

Win the Game of Googleopoly

Sean Bradley shows you how to rank higher in search results with Win the Game of Googleopoly, his guide to SEO and content building supremacy.

12:00 AM EST January 12, 2015

Many Cancer Survivors Have Unmet Physical and Mental Needs Related to their Disease and its Treatment

Even decades after being cured, many cancer survivors face physical and mental challenges resulting from their disease and its treatment. That’s the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The findings could help clinicians and other experts develop interventions that are tailored to the specific types of problems and concerns that cancer survivors may experience.

January 09, 2015

New Analysis Looks at Risk Factors for Direct Maternal Deaths in the UK

Medical co-morbidities, when women have one or more medical conditions, are found to be an important factor associated with direct maternal deaths, suggests a new study published today (9 January) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).

January 07, 2015

Gamechangers: Creating innovative strategies for business and brands

Gamechangers:  Creating innovative strategies for business and brands is written for experienced managers and brand, marketing and innovation teams, showing them the best new approaches to strategy, leadership, innovation and marketing.

January 06, 2015

Wiley Announces Quick Answers for Busy Teachers: Solutions to 60 Common Challenges

Learn to quickly and efficiently handle the top problems all teachers face

January 05, 2015

Jossey-Bass Launches New Directions for Student Leadership Series

Taking Leadership in a New Direction

December 22, 2014

John Wiley & Sons Announces Retirement of Chairman Peter Booth Wiley

John Wiley & Sons announced that Chairman Peter Booth Wiley has declared his intention to retire as Chair after his current term expires in September 2015.

12:00 AM EST December 22, 2014

Bone Loss Drugs May Help Prevent Endometrial Cancer

A new analysis suggests that women who use bisphosphonates—medications commonly used to treat osteoporosis and other bone conditions—have about half the risk of developing endometrial cancer as women who do not use the drugs.

7:00 PM EST December 18, 2014

New review examines latest evidence on using hormone replacement therapy for treating menopausal symptoms

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms, in particular for younger women at the onset of the menopause, suggests a new review published today (19 December) in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).

12:00 AM EST December 18, 2014

Laparoscopic Surgery for Bladder Cancer Leads to Good Long-Term Cancer Control

Long-term survival rates following laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer are comparable to those of open surgery, according to a study published in BJU International.

December 18, 2014

What Can Be Done to Prevent Hepatitis C Patients from Being Lost in the Healthcare System?

A new study shows that many patients infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) are lost during different stages of health care to manage the disease. This real-life’ view of the HCV patient care continuum in a major U.S. urban area is published in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and highlights the importance of generating awareness among clinicians and at-risk groups about appropriate HCV testing, referral, support and care.

December 17, 2014

Wiley and Jisc Announce New Open Access Agreement

John Wiley and Sons, Inc., today announce a pilot agreement, brokered by Jisc, for articles published on an open access basis, which will enable greater support for universities during the transition to open access.

12:00 AM EST December 17, 2014

NEW evidence shows Electronic Cigarettes facilitate smoking cessation

Do electronic cigarettes help smokers to quit? Yes, but….

New Cochrane review finds emerging evidence that smokers who use electronic cigarettes can stop or reduce their smoking.

7:00 PM EST December 16, 2014

BJOG release: New study outlines research priorities to improve the care of women with FGM

Further evidence on how to improve the care of women living with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is urgently needed, suggests a new study, published today (17December) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).

December 16, 2014

Jeffrey Gitomer Revises his Classic, The Sales Bible

Since publication, The Sales Bible has helped tens of thousands of salespeople all over the world reach their potential and close the big deal. Gitomer gives sales professionals the right answers to the toughest questions, including a new chapter on social media.

December 15, 2014

Understanding Bitcoin

Understanding Bitcoin, Cryptography, Engineering and Economics is a resource for financial professionals which addresses new ideas such as autonomous agents and meta-coins, privacy-enhancing techniques and even fully anonymous cryptocurrencies

December 15, 2014

A Jesuit Shakespeare?

Shakespeare's religious beliefs are the subject of an ongoing scholarly debate. In 1616, the year Shakespeare died, the Jesuit press at the College of St. Omer—then in the Spanish Flanders but now in France—published an edition of poems by the Jesuit martyr Robert Southwell in which the preface, ‘The Author to his loving Cousin,’ was altered to read, ‘To my worthy good cousin Maister W.S.’ from ‘Your loving cousin, R.S.’ Scholars are now wondering whether the recipient of the poems was William Shakespeare.

December 15, 2014

Christmas Cracker Pulling: How to Send Everyone Home a Winner

According to experts’ statistical analyses, if you’re expecting 10 guests for dinner on Christmas day, 15 crackers—those festive cardboard tubes filled with a one-size-fits-no-one paper hat, a small toy, and a groan-inducing joke—should be enough to send everyone home happy. The experts came to their estimation by simulating 10,000 parties, with guest numbers ranging from 2 to 50. Their results are published in Significance.

December 15, 2014

Do Crows Have an Impact on the Population of their Prey?

They steal, raid nests, and keep the company of witches, but the unpopular crow may not be as big a menace as people think. A new Ibis study has found that crows—along with their avian cousins the magpie and the raven—have surprisingly little impact on the abundance of other bird species.