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Contrary to recent reports, Boston-based researchers found that osteoarthritis patients who had total knee or hip joint replacement surgery, known as arthroplasty, were at increased risk of heart attack (myocardial infarction) in the early post-operative period. However, findings published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), indicate that long-term risk of heart attack did not persist, while the risk for venous thromboembolism—blood clot in veins and lungs—remained years after the procedure.
Drawing on extensive business school, university and employer research, psychologist and television expert Dr Rob Yeung explores the body language, winning words and confidence-building techniques that have been proven to help people become more successful.
New Leaders discussing the power of the Transformational Leadership Framework highlighted in The School Leadership Playbook.
Wiley and (ISC)²® Partner to Bring New Learning and Training Products and Services to the Information Security Market
Wiley’s Sybex brand to be the exclusive source for official, (ISC)²-approved study guides
New research published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, found that pregnant women in Sweden had inadequate levels of iodine in their diets. Proper iodine nutrition is necessary for neurological developent of the fetus.
In a new review of all relevant medical research on breastfeeding practices, infants 0 to 5 months of age who were predominantly, partially, or not breastfed had 1.5-, 4.8-, and 14.4-times higher risks of dying, respectively, compared with exclusively breastfed infants
Bats are natural reservoirs of several important emerging viruses, and because cross-species transmission appears to be quite common among bats, it’s important to study bats in a community context rather than concentrating on individual species.
In this essential resource, Wesley R. Gray, Jack R. Vogel, and David P. Foulke show what it takes to stop relying on so-called experts and become a savvy investor. The authors outline an investment strategy that reduces fees, banishes psychological fears and traps, and shows how to minimize taxes by limiting trading activity, engaging in smart planning, and by following some simple rules.
In even greater detail, Javaheri shares in-depth information on the relationship between volatility and the stock and derivatives markets, detailed insights on Brownian motion for stock price returns, and option-pricing techniques such as inversion of the Fourier transform and mixing Monte Carlo.
A new analysis of patient records indicates that certain drugs taken to improve heart health may also have anti-cancer properties.
NetEase to offer Wiley’s Big Data and Mobile Application certification courses on Cloud Classroom
NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES), one of China's leading Internet and online game services providers, is now offering John Wiley & Sons, Inc’s (NYSE:JWA and JWB) Certified Big Data Developer (WCBDD) and Wiley Certified Mobile Application Developer (WCMAD) certification courses under a partnership inked by both companies recently.
In his substantive follow-up to True North, DISCOVER YOUR TRUE NORTH: Becoming An Authentic Leader (ISBN: 978-1119082941; Wiley; August 17),Senior Fellow at the Harvard Business School and former Medtronic chairman and CEO Bill George shares what he has learned about authentic leadership over the past decade to address the challenges of today’s generation of leaders.
Liver diseases affect hundreds of millions of people and cause significant illness and death. A new study indicates that liver scarring (or fibrosis), which can ultimately lead to liver failure, is fairly common.
It’s known that brain changes are present in drug addicts even when they have been abstinent for a short period of time. Now new research shows that alterations persist in long-term abstinent heroin-depended individuals as well.
New research indicates that use of oral contraceptives may provide benefits for women with inflammatory arthritis.
Methylmercury, a toxic form of mercury that is readily absorbed from the gastro-intestinal tract and can cause in a variety of health issues, poses a significant threat to marine animals at the top of the food web. A new study confirms that Artic species of these animals have higher concentrations of methylmercury in their tissues compared with animals lower in the food web; however, it also shows similar trends in selenium, which could help play a protective role against the toxic effects of mercury.
Research indicates that the use of condoms may cause some men to experience erection difficulties. However, in a study of 479 heterosexual men who used condoms and were 18 to 24 years old, those who reported condom-associated erection problems were also more likely to experience more generalized erection difficulties.
A new study indicates that for a 2.5 year period shortly before and during the early years of the Greek economic crisis, the prevalence of overweight and obesity decreased in Greek schoolchildren. This was accompanied by an increase in the prevalence of normal weight children and a slight increase in the prevalence of underweight children.
Studies have unequivocally shown a consistent decline in bee populations over the last decade, and experts are diligently working to find ways to reverse the trend. But is it too late to save our bees, which are responsible for pollinating a staggering 150 different crop plants, and our bee-dependent lifestyle?
New research reveals that depressive symptoms, stress, anxiety, and anger and lack of social support in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were linked to atherosclerosis—a build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries that contributes to cardiovascular disease. The study published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), suggests that screening and treatment of psychosocial symptoms may curb the cardiovascular disease burden in RA patients.