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May 03, 2016

Research on Modern Day Animals Reveals Insights on the Life and Death Processes of Extinct Animals

Powerful head and neck retractions of vertebrate carcasses, including dinosaur fossils, have puzzled researchers as to whether they occurred just before an animal’s death in agony, or after. Now experiments performed in the wild on large ostrich chick cadavers show that they occur post-mortem.

May 03, 2016

Ultrasound-Estimated Fat Content in Muscles May Be an Indicator of Physical Health

Ultrasound-estimated percent intramuscular fat of muscles in the lower extremity was inversely associated with physical activity level and positively associated with body mass index in a recent study.

May 02, 2016

Monetizing Innovation How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price

Monetizing Innovation: How Smart Companies Design the Product around the Price explores what happens when companies stop guessing at whether an innovation will succeed and put the customer’s willingness to pay at the very core of product design.

12:00 AM EDT May 02, 2016

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy May Help Reduce Memory Problems in Cancer Survivors Who Have Received Chemotherapy

A new analysis indicates that a type of psychotherapy delivered by videoconference may help prevent some of the long-term memory issues caused by chemotherapy. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings point to a noninvasive way to help cancer survivors manage some of the negative effects of their treatment.

April 29, 2016

Researchers Analyze Potentially Hazardous Dental Drill Debris under Composite Fillings

While dental drills, or burs, are used extensively in dentistry to mechanically prepare tooth structures for fillings, little is known about the bur debris left behind in the teeth and whether it poses potential health risks to patients.

12:00 AM EDT April 28, 2016

Rosacea Linked to a Slightly Increased Risk of Dementia

A new study has uncovered an increased risk of dementia—in particular Alzheimer’s disease—in patients with rosacea. Importantly, the risk was highest in older patients and in patients where rosacea was diagnosed by a hospital dermatologist. The findings are published in the Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society.

April 27, 2016

Wiley and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announce publishing partnership

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a new publishing partnership with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to publish the EFSA Journal.

9:01 PM EDT April 26, 2016

Yoga may have health benefits for people with asthma

A new Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library today, suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma, but effects on lung function and medication use are uncertain. 

April 26, 2016

Patrick Lencioni Pinpoints the Three Essential Virtues of Ideal Team Players In a Much Anticipated New Fable

In his first new book in nearly four years, bestselling author and acclaimed storyteller Patrick Lencioni returns with a compelling new title that furthers his innovative work with teams.  In Lencioni’s latest work, The Ideal Team Player: A Leadership Fable About How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues he takes readers inside a fictional California construction company to reveal the three indispensable virtues that make some people better team players than others. 

April 26, 2016

Aspirin May Help Prevent Bile Duct Cancer

Regular use of aspirin was linked with a significantly reduced risk of developing bile duct cancer, also called cholangiocarcinoma, in a recent study. The findings, which are published in the journal Hepatology, indicate that additional research on the potential of aspirin for preventing bile duct cancer is warranted.

April 25, 2016

Expanded Edition of East-Commerce Releases with Compelling New Content

The Expanded Edition of Marco Gervasi’s East-Commerce, with a New Chapter and Fresh Content Offering a Rare Glimpse of E-Commerce in the East

April 25, 2016

Morningstar Behavioral Economist Publishes New Book, LOADED: Money, Psychology, and How to Get Ahead without Leaving Your Values Behind

Author Sarah Newcomb probes effect of personal experiences and core values on financial attitudes, offers framework to help readers develop healthier relationships with money.

April 25, 2016

THE STARTUP CHECKLIST 25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business

David S. Rose's book THE STARTUP CHECKLIST: 25 Steps to Scalable, High-Growth Business applies the dual perspective of an angel investor and serial entrepreneur to give entrepreneurs the truth about the crucial dos and don’ts they need to take to get a business started and to attract capital.

April 25, 2016

What’s the Secret Behind Great School leadership? A New Book Breaks It Down

Across the country, there are schools serving hard-to-reach kids that knock it out of the park academically, performing far above average, and boasting vibrant cultures and strong family engagement. New Leaders (formerly New Leaders for New Schools) has spent the past fifteen years training, supporting and studying the exemplary principals who lead such schools. For the first time, its Chief Officers—Jean Desravines, Ben Fenton and Jaime Aquino—bring together what they have learned to help school leaders across the country achieve similarly impressive results. 

April 22, 2016

Attending US Charter Schools May Lead to Higher Earnings in the Future

A new study suggests that charter school students are more likely to do well at college and earn significantly more than their counterparts at other schools.

April 21, 2016

FAMILY INC.: Using Business Principles to Maximize Your Family’s Wealth

In FAMILY INC.: Using Business Principles to Maximize Your Family’s Wealth Douglas P. McCormick empowers readers to take control of their family’s financial security with the confidence and strategic insight of a corporate Chief Financial Officer.

April 21, 2016

Risk of Liver Cancer from Hepatitis B Persists Even after Clearing the Virus

Long-term infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) can cause liver inflammation and increase the risk of liver cancer.

April 20, 2016

Hair Analysis Is a Flawed Forensic Technique

Since 1989, 74 people who were convicted of serious crimes, in large part due to microscopic hair comparisons, were later exonerated by post-conviction DNA analysis. 

April 20, 2016

Review Assesses Published Research on Brain Changes Associated with Autism

A recent review that examined all published studies on anatomical abnormalities in the brains of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder found substantial discrepancy throughout the literature regarding the reported presence and significance of neuroanatomical findings.

April 20, 2016

Rituximab Is Superior to Fingolimod for Certain Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

A new study indicates that rituximab is more effective than fingolimod for preventing relapses in patients with highly active multiple sclerosis switching from treatment with natalizumab.