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October 19, 2015

Low Quality of Life and Depression May Contribute to Erectile Dysfunction in Men with Sleep Apnea

Burdens related to poor sleep may put men with sleep apnea at increased risk of erectile dysfunction.

October 19, 2015

Studies Address Psychological and Behavioral Aspects of Cancer Care

A special issue of Psycho-Oncology highlights the behavioral aspects of cancer care, which involves care provided by clinicians including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and social workers.

October 19, 2015

Study Examines the Effects of Childhood Trauma on Later Sexual Well-Being

Among 96 former Swiss indentured child laborers, 22 individuals showed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and 53 reported having experienced childhood trauma. Men reported a significantly higher prevalence of both sexual concerns and dysfunctional sexual behavior compared with women.

October 19, 2015

Wind Turbines May Reduce Breeding Success of White-Tailed Eagles

While renewable energy sources such as wind power will play an increasingly important role in climate change mitigation, new research reveals that the breeding success of species such as the white-tailed eagle can be significantly reduced by wind power generation on a large scale, possibly due to collision mortality.

October 14, 2015

Wiley and ASME Announce Co-Branding Agreement

Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the premier society for mechanical engineers, announced today an agreement to develop and publish a co-branded imprint of mechanical engineering books.

October 14, 2015

New Book Redefines Innovation: The Innovative Mindset Imparts Set of Behaviors That Can Transform How We Act

When the curtain goes up, improvisational comedy actors step into their roles as master innovators, working without a script. For the past 15 years, John Sweeney and Elena Imaretska have shared those razor-sharp improv-based behaviors and skills with hundreds of top companies, demonstrating to everyone from CEOs to interns how living in the mindset of discovery can ignite a culture of innovation.

October 14, 2015

The Dilemma of Screening for Prostate Cancer

Primary care providers are put in a difficult position when screening their male patients for prostate cancer—some guidelines suggest that testing the general population lacks evidence whereas others state that it is appropriate in certain patients. Now a new perspective piece offers some guidance on when to screen patients and how to involve them in decisions about screening and treatment.

12:00 AM EDT October 13, 2015

Cancer Survivors Often Have Poor Diets, Which Can Affect their Long-Term Health

While most cancer survivors in the United States are motivated to seek information about food choices and dietary changes to improve their health, a new study comparing their dietary patterns to federal guidelines indicates that they often fall short. 

12:00 AM EDT October 12, 2015

Trends in Travel Over 5 Decades: We’re Traveling Farther But Not More Often

The most striking trend of the past half-century is that individuals are travelling further but not more often. The total number of trips people make on average in a year has remained fairly stable since 1965, as has the time we spend travelling, but the distance we travel has almost doubled over the same period.

October 07, 2015

Envestnet's Jay Hummel Offers Professionals Advice on Succession Planning in New Book

Written to outline the considerations and strategies that lead to a better future for businesses, the book shares the insight of both company founders and successors, including 27 executives from the financial-services, accounting and legal industries, including Fidelity's head of the RIA segment, Bob Oros, Pershing Advisor Solutions Chief Executive Officer Mark Tibergien, Schwab's head of Advisor Services, Executive Vice President, Bernie Clark and Envestnet's President Bill Crager.

October 06, 2015

Critical Selling

Critical Selling is a dynamic and powerful guide for transforming your sales approach and outperforming your competition.

October 06, 2015

Fanatical Prospecting

Fanatical Prospecting by Jeb Blount is filled with the high-powered strategies, techniques, and tools you need to fill your pipeline with high quality opportunities.

October 06, 2015

It's Not Rocket Science

It's Not Rocket Science by Dave Anderson is the common sense guide to putting away flavor-of-the-month toys and getting down to the business of mastering the art of execution.

October 06, 2015

Leading Across New Borders

CAN’T NOT DO provides the tools and answers to convert positive intention into positive action, not only with compelling narratives of people who have done it, but by distilling the core lessons learned by successful social change leaders to become more effective. Through foundational questions, personal evaluations, and concrete instruction, Shoemaker shares the necessary wisdom to achieve real progress.

October 06, 2015

The Revenue Growth Habit

The Revenue Growth Habit by Alex Goldfayn gives business owners, leaders, and all customer facing staff a hands-on resource for increasing revenue that is fast, easy, and requires no financial investment.

October 05, 2015

Wiley’s Marketing Certification Program Wins Award for Best Learning Program

John Wiley and Sons, Inc., was presented a Gold Brandon Hall award for Best Learning Program Supporting A Change Transformation Business Strategy. This prestigious honor was presented to the company for its work on the Marketing Revenue Center (MRC)—a Wiley center of excellence that establishes best practices that drive revenue.

October 05, 2015

David Meerman Scott Updates His Bestseller, The New Rules of Marketing & PR to Include Latest Social Media and Content Marketing Strategies

The international bestseller with more than 350,000 copies sold in over twenty-five languages offers a step-by-step action plan for harnessing the power of modern marketing and PR to directly communicate with buyers, raise visibility, and increase sales. 

October 05, 2015

Africa Faces Rising Rates of Traumatic Brain Injury

New research reveals that the projected estimates of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Africa are high, with a burden of anywhere between approximately 6 to 14 million new cases in 2050. Most cases will result from motor vehicle accidents.

October 05, 2015

Cryptic Invasions by Ecological Engineers Conceal Profound Changes in Nature

A new study reveals that the salt marsh plant Spartina alterniflora, which grows on more than 9,000 km of the Atlantic coastline of South America, is not native to the area and was in fact introduced 200 years ago.

October 05, 2015

Even Surgery May Not Help Patients with Severe Constipation

Current guidelines for treating severe constipation include surgical removal of part of the colon, a procedure called subtotal colectomy. Using national databases of hospital activity in the United States, investigators have discovered that colectomies for constipation nearly tripled over a span of 13 years, from 104 procedures in 1998 to 311 in 2011.