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12:00 AM EST December 08, 2014

Most Elderly Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer Receive a Treatment that May Not Be as Effective

A new analysis has found that while clinical trial data support omitting radiation treatments in elderly women with early stage breast cancer, nearly two-thirds of these women continue to receive it.

December 05, 2014

Get a Mindful Edge in the Markets

Written by trader performance and psychology coach Steve Ward, this book provides a practical guide for traders, helping them to harness mindfulness techniques to take their trading performance to new levels.

December 05, 2014

Minecraft For Dummies, Portable Edition

Minecraft For Dummies, Portable Edition author Jacob Cordeiro and his mom, Kathy, address some of the questions parents may have about letting their kids play Minecraft and how Minecraft can benefit kids and enhance education-related skills.

December 04, 2014

Branding for the Public Sector: Creating, Building and Managing Brands People Will Value

New book fills the gap in branding literature for public sector organisations

December 04, 2014

Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More in the New Year!

“Happy New Year,” you say to yourself, hoping this year will be better… But underneath the seasonal glee, you secretly cringe at the though of your to-do list and overflowing inbox. Rethinking your goals for the year and managing more priorities than ever is going to require something new. Workplace performance expert Jason Womack explains how to get ready for a "productive" year ahead (and, why you'd want to!) and maybe even find the wherewithal to finally change your life.

 

December 03, 2014

Life in the Financial Markets: How They Really Work And Why They Matter To You

New book provides accessible and provocative guide to the functioning of the financial system

December 02, 2014

Chinese Diabetes Society selects Wiley journal Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews as official scientific journal

The Chinese Diabetes Society (CDS) has selected Wiley’s Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews (DMMR) as its official scientific journal, marking a significant milestone for both parties. They signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in early November at CDS’ 18th Scientific Meeting in Guangzhou.

December 02, 2014

Wiley Second Quarter 2015 Conference Call Schedule Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10 a.m. EDT

Wiley will release its fourth quarter results prior to market open on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. EST that day to discuss the results.

December 02, 2014

Jon Gordon's Inspiring Fables Bring out the Best in Yourself and Your Team

The fables included in The Jon Gordon Box Set have inspired readers around the world. For the first time, eight of Jon Gordon's most engaging and powerful fables are together in one limited edition box set. The collection will fuel your life, work, and team with vision, passion, positivity, and purpose. Gordon's masterful storytelling and meaningful messages makes the set a perfect gift for professional colleagues, students, and families alike.

December 02, 2014

Measurement Madness: Recognizing and avoiding the pitfalls of performance measurement

Measurement Madness presents a level-headed approach to performance management, helping leaders avoid the often-bizarre, unintended consequences of KPIs.

December 01, 2014

Blocking Blood-Brain Barrier Proteins May Improve ALS Drugs’ Effectiveness

Through research in mice, scientists have found that proteins at the blood-brain barrier pump out riluzole, the only FDA-approved drug for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, limiting the drug’s effectiveness. However, when the investigators blocked these proteins, the effectiveness of riluzole increased and the animals experienced improved muscle function, slower disease progression, and prolonged survival.

December 01, 2014

Estimates of Anthropogenic Nitrogen in the Ocean may be High

Inundation of nitrogen into the atmosphere and terrestrial environments, through fossil fuel combustion and extensive fertilization, has risen tenfold since preindustrial times according to research published in Global Biogeochemical Cycles. Excess nitrogen can infiltrate water tables and can trigger extensive algal blooms that deplete aquatic environments of oxygen, among other damaging effects.

December 01, 2014

Experts Question Aspects of Certain Ebola Guidelines

Various guidelines for caring for patients infected with Ebola virus are being issued from different national and state public health authorities, professional societies, and individual hospitals. Experts are questioning aspects of some of the guidelines that go beyond current CDC recommendations, especially those that call for suspending certain routine lab tests.

December 01, 2014

How Terrorist Attack Survivors View their Interactions with the Media

Among survivors of the 2011 Utøya Island terrorist attack in Norway, most perceived contact with media as a positive experience. Among those who allowed themselves to be interviewed by the media, 13% found the experience distressing and 11% regretted participating.

December 01, 2014

Lung Treatment May Help Patients with Severe Emphysema

The first long-term clinical trial on the use of Lung Volume Reduction (LVR-) Coil treatment in patients with severe emphysema has found that the minimally-invasive therapy, which enables the lung to function more effectively, is safe over a 3-year period. The results are published in Respirology.

December 01, 2014

Ozone Depletion Is a Major Climate Driver in the Southern Hemisphere

When people hear about the dangers of the ozone hole, they often think of sunburns and associated health risks, but new research shows that ozone depletion changes atmospheric and oceanic circulation with potentially devastating effects on weather in the Southern Hemisphere weather.

December 01, 2014

Some People May Be Genetically Susceptible to UV Tanning Dependence

Researchers have found a possible underlying genetic susceptibility to being dependent on UV tanning.

November 28, 2014

Staying the Course as a CIO: How to overcome the trials and challenges of IT leadership

New book by leading CIO gives practical advice for IT professionals on integrating the IT department into their organisation’s strategy

November 26, 2014

New Book Provides 101 on Private Banking Services

New book offers sound advice on how high net worth individuals can get the most out of a private bank

November 26, 2014

Stuff I Wish I'd Known When I Started Working

Based on a varied career spanning 30 years, author Fergus O'Connell offers insights to get ahead in the business world, with plenty of useful tips and tools.