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July 09, 2015

The China Crisis: How China's Economic Collapse Will Lead to a Global Depression

A controversial look at the impending Chinese economic collapse—the history behind it, its contemporary causes, and its dire implications for the global economy

July 09, 2015

New Recommendations Addresses the Diagnosis and Management of Testosterone Deficiency

An expert panel convened by the International Society for Sexual Medicine has developed a detailed “Process of Care” for the diagnosis and management of testosterone deficiency in men.

July 09, 2015

Researchers Identify Gene Responsible for Some Cases of Male Infertility

In about one-sixth of the cases of male infertility, men do not make any measurable levels of sperm, a condition called azoospermia. New research led by University of Pennsylvania scientists suggests that mutations in an X chromosome gene called TEX11 are responsible for about 1 percent of azoospermia cases.

July 09, 2015

Society Has Been Discussing Climate Change’s Impacts Long Before We Knew It Existed

For the first time, a new analysis shows an impact of climate change on human society long before we knew the climate was actually changing.

July 07, 2015

Wiley Announces Eight New Windows 10 Books

New easy-to-use guides help new and existing users navigate Microsoft’s latest operating system

July 06, 2015

ADHD Medications Linked to Cardiac Problems in Children with Hereditary Heart Disease

Long QT syndrome (LQTS), a rare hereditary heart condition, can lead to life-threatening arrhythmias, or fast heartbeat irregularities. New research indicates that children with LQTS who take medications for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at increased risk of experiencing heart-related problems—especially syncope, or the loss of consciousness.

 

July 06, 2015

Beetle Tree of Life Reveals the Evolutionary History of Earth's Most Diverse Group of Animals

New research reconstructs the beetle family tree and shows how this important group of insects diversified and otherwise flourished over the last nearly 300 million years.

July 06, 2015

Cactus Scientists Offer Insights to Solve Future Global Agricultural Challenges

Researchers have provided a new roadmap for tackling future agricultural production issues by using solutions that involve crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM), a specialized type of photosynthesis that enhances the efficiency by which plants use water.

July 06, 2015

Experts Express Concern Over Cyclone Trends in the British-Irish Isles

By studying climate data in the British-Irish Isles over a 142-year period, researchers have confirmed the important role of cyclones. Seasonal precipitation totals were strongly related to cyclone frequency, especially during summer.

July 06, 2015

Five-Year Study Sheds Light on Hospice Care in Assisted Living Facilities versus In-home Hospice Care

Researchers have found several key differences among people who receive hospice care—which maintains or improves the quality of life for someone whose condition is unlikely to be cured—in assisted-living facilities (ALFs) compared with people who receive hospice care at home.

July 06, 2015

How Ticks that Carry Lyme Disease Are Spreading to New Regions in the U.S.

Lyme disease is currently estimated to affect 300,000 people in the U.S. every year, and blacklegged ticks, the disease’s main vector, have recently flourished in areas previously thought to be devoid of this arachnid.

July 06, 2015

Illicit Drug Use May Affect Sexual Function in Men

In a study of 1159 males who illicitly used amphetamines, half of participants said drug use had no impact on their sexual functions, while the other half reported impacts such as reduced erectile rigidity and sexual satisfaction, enhanced orgasmic intensity, and delayed ejaculation.

July 06, 2015

Investigators Insert Large DNA Sequence into Mammalian Cells

For the first time, researchers have used a simplified technique derived from a defense mechanism evolved by bacteria and other single-celled organisms to successfully insert a large DNA sequence into a predetermined genomic site in mammalian cells.

July 06, 2015

Non-Invasive Technique May Help Detect Skin and Other Cancers

Researchers have developed a non-invasive technique that allows clinicians to accurately detect various forms of skin cancer.

July 06, 2015

Societal Challenges and New Treatments for Ebola Virus Disease

 In a new Journal of Internal Medicine review, Dr. Ali Mirazimi of the Karolinska Institutet considers why the latest outbreak occurred

July 06, 2015

What’s the Best Walking Aid for Patients with COPD?

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have investigated the impact of different walking aids on patients with chronic obstructive disease (COPD).

July 06, 2015

Why the Skin Wrinkles More on Certain Parts of the Face

Differences in the number of oil-secreting glands in the skin may help explain why wrinkles are shallower in the forehead than in the outer eye area, suggests new research conducted on cadavers.

July 02, 2015

Wiley and the British Society for Nanomedicine partner on a new open access journal

John Wiley and Sons, Inc., and the British Society for Nanomedicine announced today the launch of a new open access publication, the Journal of Interdisciplinary Nanomedicine.

July 01, 2015

Wiley and InsideTrack Forge Partnership to Bring Personalized Career Coaching to Accounting Students

John Wiley & Sons today announced its partnership with InsideTrack, a leading student success organization. The partnership will make career coaching possible at a low fee for all students who use the WileyPLUS platform for Intermediate Accounting by Kieso, Weygandt, Warfield, an essential resource for students and professionals throughout the world.

12:00 AM EDT July 01, 2015

New health evidence gives women informed choice in the stress urinary incontinence surgery debate

A new Cochrane systematic review published today of surgery for stress urinary incontinence makes an important contribution to an ongoing debate and will help women to make more informed choices about treatment. Inserting a ‘mid-urethral sling’, a type of tape, to support the muscles of the bladder by either the groin or abdomen results in similar cure rates.

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