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March 07, 2016

Healthy Lifestyle Advice Provides Long-Term Benefits

In a recently published study, providing advice over a 5-year period about leading a healthy lifestyle reduced the risk of heart-related deaths over the next 40 years.

March 07, 2016

Some Medications Increase Risk of Blood Vessel Constriction in Extremities

A recent review of the medical literature has identified 12 classes of drugs and 4 main pathophysiological mechanisms that can cause a side effect whereby small arteries that supply blood to the skin constrict in response to cold, limiting blood supply. The condition is called Raynaud’s phenomenon.

March 07, 2016

Spider Toxin Analogue May Help Relieve Pain

New research suggests that a compound based on a spider toxin may be effective for treating pain.

March 07, 2016

Two Percent of US Employees Go to Work Each Week Despite Being Sick

Each week, up to three million US employees go to work sick, with roughly half of these incidents due to a lack of paid leave coverage. The findings come from an analysis of information from the 2011 Leave Supplement of the American Time Use Survey.

March 04, 2016

Wiley and CareerShift Announce Partnership to Bring Personalized Career Search Resources to Business Students

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE: JWA and JWB) today announced its partnership with CareerShift, a leading online job search engine.

March 04, 2016

The Art of Strategic Leadership

 The Art of Strategic Leadership will help you deepen and broaden your understanding of the core qualities of strategic leadership, leaving you better equipped to lead yourself and your team to a better place

March 02, 2016

Wiley Announces Personalizing 21st Century Education

What does it mean for students to be truly educated in a rapidly changing, technology-driven, and globally interconnected 21st century world? How can we ensure that every student receives a challenging, rigorous, engaging, and personalized learning experience throughout their elementary, middle, and high school years? Personalizing 21st Century Education explores the meaning of and a possible future direction for education in the 21st century—an education that transcends the archaic factory model of teaching and learning to which most students in public schools are still exposed.

March 01, 2016

Wiley Announces Third Quarter FY2016 Conference Call Schedule

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. will release its third quarter results prior to market open on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.  The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. EST that day to discuss the results.

March 01, 2016

The Future of Pension Management: Integrating Design, Governance, and Investing

The Future of Pension Management provides a much-needed, authoritative update on the state of the pension revolution predicted by Peter Drucker back in the mid-1970s.

March 01, 2016

Wiley Announces Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning

Research into how we learn has opened the door for utilizing cognitive theory to facilitate better student learning. But that's easier said than done. Many books about cognitive theory introduce radical but impractical theories, failing to make the connection to the classroom. 

March 01, 2016

Drug Halves Risk of Intestinal Paralysis after Abdominal Surgery

Recovery from abdominal surgery is often slowed by a temporary paralysis of the intestines known as ileus, but in a recent phase II clinical trial, prucalopride—a drug that stimulates motility—cut the risk of ileus lasting for more than 5 days in half.

March 01, 2016

Emergency Departments Face Considerable Costs Related to Long-Term Urinary Catheters

Problems with long-term urinary catheters create a considerable demand on emergency departments and are very costly to healthcare systems, according to a new study from South East London.

March 01, 2016

H. Pylori Infection May Reduce Risk of Allergic Esophageal Condition

New research suggests that Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection of the stomach, which occurs in about half of the world’s population and can cause peptic ulcers and stomach cancer in minority of cases, may help protect against an allergic disorder of the esophagus condition called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

March 01, 2016

Was Author of Famed Gray’s Anatomy Textbook a Plagiarist?

A new survey of historical evidence demonstrates that Henry Gray plagiarized parts of the first edition of his book, Gray’s Anatomy, the famed textbook of human anatomy that was initially published in 1858 and is currently in its 41st edition.

February 29, 2016

Big Data

Promotion Video for Wiley Big Data Developer online course

February 29, 2016

Jon Gordon’s New Book "Thank You and Good Night" Encourages Children to be Thankful for Life’s Every Day Gifts in an Inspiring Bedtime Story

Thank You and Good Night is a beautifully illustrated book that shares the heart of gratitude. Jon Gordon takes a little boy and girl on a fun-filled journey from one perfect moonlight night to the next. During their adventurous day and night, the children explore the people, places and things that they are thankful for.

February 26, 2016

Ambition: Why It’s Good to Want More and How to Get It

Ambition provides practical guidance to help people achieve their ultimate lifetime goals. The book shows readers how to harness and direct their ambition in the most effective way, how to overcome things that stand in their way, how to stay motivated and above all, how to succeed.

February 26, 2016

Brainhack: Tips and Tricks to Unleash Your Brain's Full Potential

Brainhack is a new book offering 45 ‘hacks’ to help readers unlock the secret power of their brain. Each short chapter provides tips and techniques to help anyone think smarter, improve problem solving, generate more ideas and be more innovative.

February 25, 2016

The 15th Annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences Awarded for Studies of Autophagy.

 

The Wiley Foundation today announced the 15th annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences will be awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for the discovery of how cells recycle their components in an orderly manner. 

February 24, 2016

THE OFF-CENTERED APPROACH TO BUSINESS & COLLABORATION Sam Calagione shares Dogfish Head’s innovative business model in his new book “Off-centered Leadership”

A revolutionary brewer and a thirsty businessman, Sam Calagione, founder & president of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is releasing a new book with Wiley Publishing titled Off-centered Leadership: The Dogfish Head Guide to Motivation, Collaboration & Smart Growth. The eight-chapter book explores the power of collaboration in the business world and what happens when companies and co-workers stop competing and start collaborating. Available nationwide beginning February 22, Calagione shares the story of how he and his expanding team of fellow leaders have built Dogfish into a successful business.