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New research reveals that in pregnant women, Zika virus infection damages certain cells that affect placental formation and function. Furthermore, herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) infection augments placental sensitivity to Zika virus by enhancing the expression of receptors that allow Zika virus to enter cells.
In his new book, The Index Revolution: Why Investors Should Join It Now, Ellis explains why that active investing is a loser's game, and why low cost indexing is more profitable in today's market. Index investors consistently earn higher long-term rates of returns.
An updated Cochrane Review published today provides an independent, rigorous assessment of the best available evidence to date about electronic cigarettes for quitting smoking.
The must-have companion workbook to the bestselling Teach Like a Champion 2.0
Wiley Announces Publication of CWSP: Certified Wireless Security Professional Study Guide CWSP-205, 2nd Edition
The most detailed, comprehensive coverage of CWSP-205 exam objectives
Many Adolescent Girls with Leukemia Are Not Being Screened for Pregnancy Before Beginning Chemotherapy
A new study indicates that adolescent females with acute leukemia have low rates of pregnancy screening prior to receiving chemotherapy that can cause birth defects. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.
Of all alcohol-related injuries in various public hospital emergency departments in Queensland, Australia, more occurred at home than at licensed premises.
New research suggests that women tend to find beardedness attractive when judging long-term relationships, perhaps as a signal of formidability among males and the potential to provide direct benefits, such as enhanced fertility and survival, to females.
Heidelberg, Germany and Oxford, UK—9 September 2016 – EMBO and John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), announced today the launch of the ‘SmartFigures Lab’, a prototype online publishing website with enhanced data presentation capabilities. The site results from the integration of SmartFigures, an open source application of the EMBO SourceData platform, with Wiley’s Content Enrichment Framework and research & development environment.
HOBOKEN, NJ—September 8, 2016—John Wiley and Sons, Inc., and The AlphaMed Company, Inc., dba AlphaMed Press today announced an expanded co-publishing partnership for AlphaMed’s prestigious portfolio of scholarly journals in stem cell research, regenerative and translational medicine, and oncology. With an outstanding track record of nearly thirty-five years as the founder and publisher of high-impact, peer-reviewed publications, The Oncologist, STEM CELLS, and STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, AlphaMed is a CEO Cancer Gold Standard accredited company globally recognized for its leading educational outreach programs, scientific meetings, and worldwide network of thought leaders.
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A new study indicates that playing video games for a limited amount of time each week may provide benefits to children, but too much can be detrimental. The findings are published in the Annals of Neurology.
Researchers found no overall increase in cancer risk among World Trade Center (WTC)–exposed firefighters following the 9/11 attacks compared with other firefighters from several US cities. They noted a nearly 4-fold increase in the rate in thyroid cancer, but this increased risk was not significant after controlling for possible biases related to cancer screening. (WTC-exposed firefighters have access to health care and routine health monitoring exams even after retirement.)
DataSalon’s cloud service MasterVision provides Wiley staff with user-friendly access to a complete single customer view incorporating sales, usage, authors and citations, and has quickly become established as an essential tool for driving sales and informing strategy.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017.
The Undergraduate Experience Offers Practical Guidance for Creating and Sustaining Excellence in the Face of Disruption and Change in Higher Ed
With more and more colleges and universities closing, there is a growing need for institutions to increase their value. According to a 2015 Moody's Investor Service report, closures of small colleges and universities will triple in the coming years, and mergers will double. The report notes that small colleges have been unable to increase revenue, which could cause as many as fifteen institutions a year to close by 2017.
A new study reveals that adverse drug reactions in newborns and infants may be under-reported.
Recent research points to the importance of a molecule called relaxin-3 in the brain, with effects on various processes and behaviors such as mood, stress, and cognition. Because these are often aberrant in mental illnesses, investigators are studying the potential of relaxin-3-based interventions to treat depression, anxiety, and other conditions.
A potent chemotherapy drug can be life saving for children with cancer, but a new review highlights how it can have long-lasting negative effects on the heart. The review, which is published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, also indicates that this chemotherapy-related heart damage may be prevented by a cardioprotective drug.
Results from a recent study suggest that improved communication and coordination of care between patients, physicians, and health insurers can provide important health benefits for patients with lupus.