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March 04, 2015

The Energy World is Flat: Opportunities from the End of Peak Oil

The Energy World is Flat is a new book that analyses today’s rapidly changing international energy markets, forecasting developments and predicting key trends that will inform winning investment strategies  for private and professional investors.

12:00 AM EST March 04, 2015

New analysis of spider venom reveals seven promising compounds with the potential to relieve chronic pain

New research shows that seven compounds of the countless found in spider venom block a key step in the body’s ability to pass pain signals to the brain.

March 03, 2015

Wiley Announces Third Quarter 2015 Conference Call Schedule

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. will release its third quarter results prior to market open on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. ET that day to discuss the result.

March 03, 2015

The Four Lenses of Innovation

The Four Lenses of Innovation by Rowan Gibson will teach you how to reverse-engineer creative genius and make radical business innovation an everyday reality inside your organization.

12:00 AM EST March 03, 2015

Am I normal? Review Analyzes Data on Flaccid and Erect Penis Lengths in Men

A new analysis provides insights on what's considered “normal” for penis length and circumference in men.

7:00 PM EST March 02, 2015

The More Friends You Drink with... the More You Drink

A new study published today by the scientific journal Addiction shows that alcohol consumption of individuals appears to increase with the number of friends in their drinking group.

March 02, 2015

Learn how to build marketable career skills with Wiley at bookstores this March

This March, Wiley partners with three major book retailers in Malaysia to launch a new career competency awareness campaign called, “Wiley Lifelong Learning”.

March 02, 2015

British Politics For Dummies 2nd edition

This book is an essential guide to British politics, covering everything from political ideologies to the election process.

March 02, 2015

New Book Reveals How Big Data and Analytics Can Help Form a Successful Sales Strategy

Customers and sales are considered the lifeline of any business. It is not uncommon to find companies across boardrooms looking to devise the next, improved “sales strategy”. “One of the reasons why this happens so often is because the challenge companies’ face is winning new customers, earning their loyalty and driving repeat purchases. 

March 02, 2015

New Book from Job Expert Kerry Hannon Builds a Roadmap to a Satisfying, Successful Career

There are few things as important as having a career that makes you happy when it comes to excelling in life and succeeding in your chosen field. Most adults spend more waking hours at work than anywhere else. 

March 02, 2015

Wiley Announces Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can Do

Teach kids to love reading in the digital age

March 02, 2015

Are Girls More Likely to Die in Pediatric Intensive Care Units?

In a study of 2,609 patients from a pediatric intensive care unit in a children’s hospital in Spain, investigators found that more boys than girls were admitted (57.5% vs. 42.5%) but death rates were higher in girls (4.9% vs. 3.3%).

12:00 AM EST March 02, 2015

Cesarean Section Rates in Portugal Decline by 10%

A new study reports a significant decline in the rate of cesarean section (C-section) births in Portugal. Findings published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, indicate a 10% reduction in overall C-section rates between 2009 and 2014, with a 14% reduction in state-hospitals during the same time period. Researchers believe this may be due to more information and training of healthcare staff, along with inclusion of C-section rates as part of the criteria for hospital funding.

March 02, 2015

How the Brain’s Involved in Wanting and Having Sex

A new review looks at how the brain impacts the sequence of physical and emotional changes that occur as a person participates in sexually stimulating activities.

March 02, 2015

Human Activity May Be Supporting Growth of Harmful Algae in Lakes

Intensified land-use, sewage discharge, and climate change have likely favored disproportionate development of harmful algae in freshwaters. A new study found that blooms of one type of harmful algae, called cyanobacteria, have increased disproportionately over the past two centuries relative to other species, with the greatest increases since 1945.

March 02, 2015

New York City Climate Change Report Calls for More Research and Planning Efforts

A new report provides projections of New York City’s climate to the end of the century, noting that higher temperatures, heavy downpours, sea level rise, and intensified coastal flooding are the major climate hazards expected for the region.

March 02, 2015

Study Highlights Benefits of Screening for Heart Disease in Men with Erectile Dysfunction

New research reveals that screening for cardiovascular disease in men presenting with erectile dysfunction may be a cost-effective intervention for preventing both cardiovascular disease and, over the longer term, erectile dysfunction.

March 02, 2015

Understanding Lung Disease in Aboriginal Australians

A new study has confirmed that Aboriginal Australians have low forced vital capacity—or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled from the lungs after taking the deepest breath possible. The finding may account for the increased overall impact of lung disease among Aboriginal people in Australia that has previously been attributed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, also known as emphysema).

March 02, 2015

What Makes Some Women Able to Resist or Recover Psychologically from Assault-Related Trauma?

In a study of 159 women who had been exposed to at least one assault-related potentially traumatic event, 30% developed major depressive disorder, which may be attributed to self-blame common to survivors of assault. Fewer women (21%) developed chronic posttraumatic stress disorder.

12:00 AM EST February 26, 2015

New evidence helps health workers in the fight against Ebola

One year after the first Ebola cases started to surface in Guinea, the latest findings from a Cochrane review show new ways of hydrating patients in critical care environments across the world.