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March 13, 2014

77 Eye-Opening Ways to Improve Productivity and Profits

As Jeremy Eden and Terri Long reveal in Low-Hanging Fruit, that one big idea of yours will never boost your company’s earnings as much as the thousands of small ideas that could bubble up from your employees if you coax them out and act on them.

March 13, 2014

Standardized Evaluation Consent Forms for Living Liver Donors Needed

New research reveals that 57% of liver transplant centers use living donor evaluation consent forms that include all the elements required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and 78% of centers addressed two-third or more of the items recommended by the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN). The study published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, reviewed the living donor evaluation consent forms from 26 of the 37 transplant centers that evaluate living liver donors in the U.S.

March 12, 2014

Wiley’s New Ethics Guidelines Reveal Importance of Collaboration in Defending Ethical Publishing

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has reaffirmed its commitment to defending and promoting ethical publishing with the launch of its Best Practice Guidelines on Publishing Ethics: A Publisher’s Perspective, 2ed. Wiley was the first major publisher to produce such guidelines in 2006, and the newly revised and updated edition sets a new benchmark for the highest standards of ethical publishing, offering clear and practical guidance to journal editors and society partners.

March 12, 2014

Craft of the Cut

The making of the short film, 'Pranks', as featured in the Craft of the Cut: The Final Cut Pro X Editor's Handbookhttp://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1119961521.html

12:00 AM EDT March 12, 2014

Liver Transplant May Arrest Neurological Damage in a Rare and Progressive Form of Autism

A patient with a rare metabolic disease that causes liver failure and autistic behavior experienced significant improvements in both her physical and mental health after receiving a liver transplant, according to a new case report published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The report’s findings suggest an unexpected link between metabolic conditions and some forms of autism, and they point to the importance of a healthy liver for normal brain function.

March 11, 2014

Wiley Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, today announced the results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, ending January 31, 2014.

March 11, 2014

Blogging For Dummies

Bestselling Dummies author, Amy Lupold Bair, discusses how to get your blog up and running and gives great tips to keep you on track to blogging success!

March 11, 2014

Passwords & Internet Addresses Journal For Dummies

Never forget another password or important website again! This book gives you great advice on creating passwords and keeping yourself safe online as well as provides you with the tools to keep this information handy!

March 11, 2014

Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD

Compelling stories that present a new view of ADHD

March 11, 2014

Visual Social Marketing For Dummies

Visual marketing expert, Krista Neher, talks about the importance of visual marketing to get through the clutter in social media marketing and make your product get attention!

12:00 AM EDT March 11, 2014

Glucosamine Fails to Prevent Deterioration of Knee Cartilage, Decrease Pain

A short-term study found that oral glucosamine supplementation is not associated with a lessening of knee cartilage deterioration among individuals with chronic knee pain. Findings published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, indicate that glucosamine does not decrease pain or improve knee bone marrow lesions—more commonly known as bone bruises and thought to be a source of pain in those with osteoarthritis (OA).

12:00 AM EDT March 11, 2014

Randomized Clinical Trial Identifies Women Most Likely to Benefit from Vaginal Mesh Surgery

Certain women with vaginal prolapse are most likely to benefit from undergoing vaginal mesh surgery, a technique that has become controversial and is the focus of numerous lawsuits. The findings, which are published early online in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, provide valuable information regarding who should and should not be considered candidates for the surgery.

March 10, 2014

Carry On: Sound Advice from Schneier on Security

Security expert Bruce Schneier releases collection of more than 160 security-focused essays

March 10, 2014

Hacking Point of Sale: Payment Application Secrets, Threats, and Solutions

Must-have guide for professionals responsible for securing credit and debit card transactions

March 10, 2014

Diets High in Animal Protein May Help Prevent Functional Decline in Elderly Individuals

A diet high in protein, particularly animal protein, may help elderly individuals maintain a higher level of physical, psychological, and social function according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

12:00 AM EDT March 10, 2014

Targeted Drug May Prolong Survival of Patients with Cervical Cancer

A new clinical study has found that erlotinib, a targeted antitumor agent, has promising potential to improve treatment for cervical cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the results indicate that larger trials are warranted to determine whether the drug should become part of standard therapy for women with the disease.

March 07, 2014

Wiley Announces New Open Access Journal: Nursing Open

Wiley today announced the launch of Nursing Open as part of the Wiley Open Access publishing program

March 05, 2014

Wiley Announces This Year’s Authors Presenting at SXSW 2014

Learn about the books behind the presenters, their speaking schedules and Wiley’s Annual Author Party

March 04, 2014

John Wiley & Sons Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Conference Call Schedule Tuesday, March 11, 2014 10 a.m. EDT

Wiley will release its third quarter results prior to market open on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. EDT that day to discuss the results.

March 04, 2014

'Will China Dominate the 21st Century?' Hits Bookstores

A new book on on current political issues in China by a well-known Chinese history and politics analyst Jonathan Fenby releases today