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June 15, 2015

Air Pollution May Contribute to White Matter Loss in the Brain

In a new study, older women who lived in places with higher air pollution had significantly reduced white matter in the brain

June 15, 2015

Elder Abuse Is Common Around the World

A new global review reveals that elder abuse—which includes psychological, physical, and sexual abuse; neglect; and financial exploitation—is common among community-dwelling older adults and is especially prevalent among minority older adults.

June 15, 2015

How an Animal’s Biochemistry May Support Aggressive Behavior

Researchers who paired Siamese fighting fish in mock fights found that winning fish could supply more energy to their muscles during fights than losing fish.

June 15, 2015

Research Reveals Insights on How Ancient Reptiles Adapted to Life in Water

The world’s first study into the brain anatomy of a marine reptile that lived at the same time as the dinosaurs sheds light on how the reptilian brain adapted to life in the oceans.

June 15, 2015

Study Examines Trends in Smoking among Health Students

The prevalence of smoking among undergraduate nursing and physiotherapy students in Spain decreased from 29.3% in 2003 to 18.2% in 2013.

June 15, 2015

Study Provides Insights on Chronic Lung Disease

A new study shows that shorter telomeres—which are the protective caps at the end of a cell’s chromosomes—are linked with worse survival in a progressive respiratory disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). In patients with IPF, excessive scar tissue forms in the lungs.

June 15, 2015

Use of Osteoporosis Drugs Have Dropped Following Media Reports of Safety Concerns

Following a decade of steady growth, use of bisphosphonates—medications that are effective for treating osteoporosis—declined in the United States by more than 50% from 2008 to 2012.

June 11, 2015

The Other F Word

The Other "F" Word shows how successful leaders and teams are putting failure to work every day - to re-engage employees, spark innovation and accelerate growth.

12:00 AM EDT June 11, 2015

“Is eating for two” a good idea? Maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy helps mother and baby

Pregnant women can improve their health and even reduce the risk of complications during childbirth by maintaining a healthy weight through diet and exercise.

June 10, 2015

The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to fuel your life, work and team with positive energy

In his bestselling self-help book, The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to fuel your life, work and team with positive energy, the author offers lessons on staying positive and avoiding ‘energy vampires’ who will ‘suck the life out of you and your goals and vision’ if you let them.

June 09, 2015

Wiley Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Conference Call Schedule

John Wiley & Sons will release its fourth quarter and fiscal year results prior to market open on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.  The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. ET that day to discuss the results

June 09, 2015

Wiley Announces Partnership with PCG Education to Bring Paths to College and Career: A Comprehensive 6-12 English Language Arts Curriculum into the Classroom

English Language Arts curriculum explicitly developed to address the needs of teachers, students and schools to achieve the Common Core State Standards

June 08, 2015

Wiley to publish Alcatel-Lucent’s new Service Routing Architect Self-Study Guide to build advanced knowledge of IP/MPLS

Alcatel-Lucent IP routing experts author Service Routing Architect (SRA) Self-Study Guide: Preparing for the BGP, VPRN and Multicast Exams

June 04, 2015

Wiley-F1000Research pilot gives more choice to authors

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), announced today the launch of a six-month pilot program in partnership with F1000Research.

12:00 AM EDT June 04, 2015

Poor Sleep, Negative Attitude Amplify Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis

A new study reports that patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who have poor sleep habits display greater central sensitization—an amplification of clinical pain. Findings published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), further show OA patients who catastrophize—consumed by thoughts of pain—had increased central sensitization that was associated with greater clinical pain.

12:00 AM EDT June 03, 2015

One's Ability to Identify Different Smells May Impact Longevity

In a recent study of older adults, those with a reduced ability to identify certain odors had an increased risk of dying during an average follow-up of 4 years. The mortality rate was 45% in participants with the lowest scores on a 40-item smell test, compared with 18% of participants with the highest scores.

12:00 AM EDT June 03, 2015

The Early Bird Catches the Sperm

Ecologists from the United States and Germany have discovered that compared with early birds, late risers are more likely to be cuckolded, meaning that they unknowingly end up raising young in their nest that had been fathered by another male.

June 02, 2015

Wiley Announces 2015/2016 ASVAB For Dummies

The bestselling ASVAB study guide is now updated with more information and practice questions

June 02, 2015

Wiley Launches Full Range of CFA® Exam Review Products on EfficientLearning.com Platform

Wiley has announced the launch of three new CFA Exam Review products to prepare candidates for this difficult exam—a comprehensive CFA Review Course, a CFA 11th Hour Review Course and a supplemental CFA Test Bank.