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April 29, 2015

Wiley CPAexcel Introduces 2,400 New CPA Exam Questions to Its CPA Review Course, Now Offers 12,000 AICPA Practice Questions

Wiley, a global leader in education and test preparation, announced the addition of 2,400 new multiple choice AICPA CPA Exam questions to its Wiley CPAexcel CPA Exam Review Course.

April 29, 2015

Your First Leadership Job

Your First Leadership Job is an indispensable companion to becoming an awesome leader—one who will make a positive, lasting impact on your team, family, and career.

April 28, 2015

Living Liver Donors Report Lower Sexual Function in Early Months Post-Surgery

A new study found that sexual function in adult living donors was lower at the evaluation phase and at three months following liver transplantation. Results published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, suggest that donor education prior to surgery may improve recovery and ease concerns about sexual function following the transplant.

April 27, 2015

Context: Architecture and the Genius of Place

The new book by leading British architect, Eric Parry, demonstrates how context should inspire rather than constrain architectural design

12:00 AM EDT April 27, 2015

Health Insurance Coverage among Cancer Patients Varies Greatly by Demographics and Cancer Type

A new analysis has found that, among patients with cancer, rates of health insurance coverage vary by patient demographics and by cancer type.

April 24, 2015

Wiley forms alliance with Casenet Media to provide cases for the ‘net’ generation

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb) today announced an agreement with Casenet Media Incorporated, which will give Wiley customers the option to bundle a wide range of Wiley’s Business texts with Casenet’s video case product. This agreement provides Wiley with the opportunity to offer its customers a rich resource that complements its business products, and provides Casenet with Wiley’s solid reputation and proven worldwide distribution network.

April 23, 2015

Can Islamic Finance Save the Global Financial System?

New book by leading authority on Islamic finance Tariq Alrifai provides alternative solution to help prevent future shocks in global financial system

April 23, 2015

Wiley Releases John C. Bogle’s Seminal Works, Bogle On Mutual Funds and John Bogle on Investing, in the Wiley Investment Classics Series

John C. Bogle, the investment giant and founder of the Vanguard Group of mutual funds,  and Wiley are excited to announce the release of Bogle On Mutual Funds: New Perspectives For The Intelligent Investor and John Bogle on Investing: The First 50 Years in the “Wiley Investment Classics Series”with new introductions.

12:05 AM EDT April 21, 2015

Patients Grapple with High Cost of Arthritis Medications

The first national investigation of Medicare coverage of biologic disease modifying drugs (DMARDs) found that in starting a single biologic DMARD, patients face more than $2,700 in copayments each year before receiving relief from catastrophic coverage. Results published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), show that during the initial phase of coverage, most people are expected to pay a striking 29.6% of total biologic drugs costs (just under one-third) out-of-pocket, creating an enormous financial burden for patients with chronic, rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

April 21, 2015

Heroes and Villains of Finance: The 50 Most Colourful Characters in the History of Finance

New Book examines significant figures who have shaped today’s financial landscape

April 21, 2015

Wiley Announces Question Everything: The Rise of AVID as America's Largest College Readiness Program by Jay Mathews

Learn the stories and winning strategies behind the AVID system that prepare students for the future

April 21, 2015

Risk of Hepatitis D Higher Among HIV Infected and Injection Drug Users

Researchers from Taiwan determined that individuals with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or those who inject illicit drugs have a higher risk of becoming infected with the hepatitis D virus (HDV) in that country. The study, published in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, suggests that effective strategies are need to contain a potential HDV epidemic in these high-risk populations.

April 20, 2015

Security Intelligence: A Practitioner's Guide to Solving Enterprise Security Challenges

Learn to secure the infrastructure and deploy effective defenses against ever-evolving Web threats

April 20, 2015

Addressing the Needs of Young Women with Disorders of Sex Development

Disorders of sex development are lifelong conditions that are usually diagnosed at birth or during adolescence. In a recent study of 13 teenaged girls with disorders of sex development, the girls were guarded and reticent about sharing personal information about their disorder during adolescence, but some of them learned to engage in conversations with more confidence as they moved towards adulthood.

April 20, 2015

Darwin Convinced the World, But Was He the First to Describe Evolution?

A new review of the ideas and work of Patrick Matthew, a little-known antecedent of Charles Darwin, argues that Matthew is under-appreciated even though he described the idea of large-scale evolution by natural selection decades before Darwin did. Some of his ideas were different from Darwin’s but are equally valid.

April 20, 2015

Expert Offers Advice on How to ‘Pitch’ a Good Research Idea

For many students or junior academics—and even for senior investigators—initiating a new piece of research can be a daunting experience, and they often do not know where or how to begin. A recent Accounting and Finance article offers a simple new research tool that can act as a template designed for pitching research ideas to mentors or other experts.

April 20, 2015

Providing Universal Donor Plasma to Massively Bleeding Trauma Patients Is Feasible and Can Save Lives

A recent randomized trial that looked at the feasibility of 2013 guidelines issued by the American College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Improvement Project for trauma resuscitation found that delivering universal donor plasma to massively hemorrhaging patients can be accomplished consistently and rapidly and without excessive wastage in high volume trauma centers. The plasma is given in addition to red blood cell transfusions to optimize treatment.

April 20, 2015

Research Highlights the Importance of “Self-DNA” for Maintaining Diversity among Species

In natural plant communities, diversity is maintained by limits set on each plant by itself. This involves a detrimental effect of self-DNA (DNA from the same species released during decomposition) on the plant’s and its offspring’s growth. New research finds that this process not only regulates plant populations but may also be generalized to a range of additional organisms including algae, protozoa, fungi, and animals.

April 20, 2015

Smoking May Affect Some Women’s Likelihood of Giving Birth to Twins

A new study provides a possible explanation of reports that mothers of twins are more likely to have smoked, despite evidence that nicotine reduces fertility.

April 20, 2015

Vitamin D Deficiency Common in Patients with Lung Disease

A new study from Korea has uncovered a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as a significant relationship between vitamin D deficiency and airflow limitations. Exercise capacity also tended to be decreased in participants with vitamin D deficiency.