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7:00 PM EDT June 08, 2016

Most People Don't Sleep Any Worse When Taking Medicines with Sleep Disturbance Warnings

Medicines that carry warnings about sleep disturbances do not seem to contribute to the amount of sleep disturbances in the general population, according to new ‘real world’ research. The findings, which are published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, suggest that investigators may need to provide more careful reporting of side effects in clinical trials, and emphasizes the value of research into the safety of medicines once they are being taken by the general population.

June 08, 2016

Plant-Based Sweeteners May Help Individuals Control their Blood Glucose Levels

A new study shows that it is possible to reduce the level of sugar in muffins without affecting their textural properties by replacing half of the sugar content with stevianna or inulin, which are plant-based sweeteners.

5:05 AM EDT June 07, 2016

Models Make Predictions on Olympic Medals

How many medals will each country win in Rio at this Summer’s Olympic Games? Researchers who derived predictions from two different models anticipate that the USA, China, Russia, and the UK will retain their top positions in the medals ranking, but Brazil and Japan are expected to make the biggest gains. 

June 07, 2016

Wiley Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Conference Call Schedule

Wiley will release its fourth quarter and full year results prior to market open on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.  The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. EDT that day to discuss the results. 

June 07, 2016

Stem Cells from Umbilical Cord Blood May Help Treat Eczema

A new study suggests that treatment with stem cells from umbilical cord blood might be an effective therapy for patients with moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis.

June 06, 2016

The Official Guide for GMAT Review Series Updated for 2017

Creator of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Exam Provides 15 Percent New Content to Support Aspiring MBA Students.

June 06, 2016

Anti-Epileptic Drug Linked to Birth Defects when Taken with Other Drugs

In an analysis of pregnancies in Australia from 1999 to 2014 in which women were taking anti-epileptic drugs, fetal malformation rates fell over time in pregnancies where only one drug was taken, but rates increased in pregnancies where multiple drugs were taken.

June 06, 2016

Ebola Map May Help Prepare for Future Outbreaks

To be prepared for new Ebola virus disease cases, it is fundamental to start by identifying the range of the virus and the regions that are more favorable for its propagation.

June 06, 2016

New Research on Snakes May Provide Insights on Evolution

Pythons and boas are distantly related, but new research indicates that they have evolved convergent physical characteristics when living in similar habitats—meaning that they evolved similar solutions to similar problems.

June 06, 2016

New Test Allows for One-Step Diagnosis of HCV Infection

The current standard in diagnosing Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection requires two sequential steps that make it suboptimal, costly, inconvenient, time consuming, and globally not widely available or affordable. Now researchers have developed a novel enzyme immunoassay that accomplishes screening and diagnosis in one simple and affordable step.

 

June 06, 2016

Recent Research Uncovers Surprises about Antibiotic Resistance

It’s thought that antibiotic resistance is associated with a fitness cost, meaning that bacteria that develop antibiotic resistance must sacrifice something in order to do so. Because of this, proper use of antibiotics should result in susceptible strains eventually replacing resistant ones. 

June 06, 2016

Study Examines Unsafe Behaviors in Older Adults who Likely Have Dementia

Older adults who likely have dementia but have not been given the diagnosis are more likely to engage in potentially unsafe activities, new research suggests.

June 03, 2016

PTSD May Negatively Affect Sex Life Satisfaction in Male and Female Veterans

New research reveals that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was a strong, negative predictor of sexual satisfaction in both male and female veterans who returned from warzones in recent Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.

June 03, 2016

Social Adversity Early in Life May Affect the Expression of Stress-Related Genes

New research suggests that early severe social deprivation may impact DNA modifications that affect the expression of stress-related genes.

June 03, 2016

What Impact Might Brexit Have on UK Agriculture?

With the United Kingdom's referendum on continued membership in the European Union (EU) approaching, experts are considering the impact of a vote to leave (‘Brexit’) on numerous aspects of UK society, including agriculture.

June 01, 2016

Anyone Can Succeed at e-Commerce and eBay For Dummies®, 9th Edition Is Here to Help!

Marsha Collier’s latest book helps anyone become an online retailer from the comfort of their own home

June 01, 2016

Wiley Announces Publication of The Official ACT® Prep Guide 2016-2017

The Official ACT® Prep Guide 2016-2017 Includes 3 New Full Length Test Forms to Help Assess Readiness

June 01, 2016

You Only Live Once The Roadmap to Financial Wellness and a Purposeful Life

You Only Live Once: The Roadmap to Financial Wellness and a Purposeful Life by Jason Vitug, Founder and CEO of Phroogal, redefines the millennial mantra into a practice of mindful, financial decision-making to engineer one’s dream lifestyle.

May 27, 2016

Research Reveals that Sharks Have Individual Personalities

A new study indicates that sharks of the same species can have different personalities.

May 26, 2016

Investigational Drugs Show Promise for Treating Overactive Bladder

In a recent study of patients with overactive bladder (OAB), a 30 mg extended release formulation of propiverine hydrochloride was at least as effective and safe as a 4 mg extended release formulation of tolterodine tartrate. Both medications are called antimuscarinic drugs that block certain cell receptors, but propiverine differs from other antimuscarinics because of a dual mode of action.

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