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12:00 AM EDT April 13, 2015

HPV Vaccination of Adolescent Boys May Be Cost-Effective for Preventing Oropharyngeal Cancer

A new study indicates that vaccinating 12-year-old boys against the humanpapilloma virus (HPV) may be a cost-effective strategy for preventing oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer, a cancer that starts at the back of the throat and mouth, and involves the tonsils and base of the tongue.

April 10, 2015

New Clinical Platform May Accelerate Discovery of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Agents

Researchers at University of British Columbia have developed a new technology that enables rapid discovery of aptamers, one of the fastest growing classes of diagnostic and therapeutic agents. Aptamers are short sequences of genetic material that fold into precise 3-D structures that bind target molecules and inhibit their biological functions.

April 10, 2015

What Life Was Like for Newborn Giant Sea Lizards During the Age of the Dinosaur

Many scientists have studied fossils from gigantic marine lizards called mosasaurs that lived at the time of the dinosaurs and flourished in ancient seas, but little is known about aspects of their breeding and birth. Investigators have gained new insights from young mosasaur specimens collected over 100 years ago that had previously been thought to belong to ancient marine birds. Their findings are published in Palaeontology.

April 09, 2015

Wiley Supports Lifelong Learning for Singaporeans at Every Stage of Their Career

Wiley partners with local Singapore bookstores this April including MPH, Times and Popular island-wide to roll out the Wiley Lifelong Learning campaign.

April 09, 2015

IMA Expands Influence in India, Signs New Strategic Partners and Launches Eight New Chapters

To provide training and certification tools for a growing group of accounting and finance professionals in India, IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) has announced a partnership agreement with John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (Wiley), publisher of the CMA Learning System (CMALS), and Miles Professional Education (Miles), a major professional certification course provider in India.

April 09, 2015

The Legacy of Warren Bennis in Latest Book from Wiley: The Art and Adventure of Leadership

Warren G. Bennis, an eminent scholar and author who advised presidents and business executives on his academic specialty, the essence of successful leadership — a commodity he found in short supply in recent decades will always be remembered as “the father of leadership”. 

April 08, 2015

Wiley Integrates Programmr’s Online Coding Technology to Launch Live Code Sandboxes on Wrox.com

Wrox.com Live Code Sandboxes cover key programming topics including HTML5, Javascript, jQuery, Java and Python

April 08, 2015

You Gotta Have Heart!

James M. Rippe, M.D. and Rippe Health are pleased to announce the publication of Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies by James M. Rippe, MD

April 07, 2015

Asbestos Use in Asia Poses Serious Health Dangers

The use of asbestos continues to increase in Asia despite clear health hazards. A recent Respirology review notes that with approximately 4.3 billion people and a growing population, Asia will likely see a large crop of asbestos-related lung diseases in the next few decades. Some of the cases will be benign, but it is likely that there will be many cases of mesothelioma and lung cancer.

April 07, 2015

Does Dual Enrollment in VA and Medicare Advantage Plans Improve or Fragment Care?

The number of individuals enrolled in both Medicare Advantage (MA) and the Veterans Affairs (VA) health system nearly doubled from 2004 to 2009, and such dual enrollees are expected to increase in number following the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Because both the VA and MA are federally funded managed care systems, expenditures are duplicated for individuals who are dually enrolled.

April 07, 2015

Eating Disorders During Adolescence May Have Lasting Socioeconomic Consequences for Women

In a recent study, females with eating disorders in late adolescence were more likely to have lower levels of educational attainment and personal income in early adulthood. They were also less likely to own a home. These associations were not seen in males.

April 07, 2015

Efforts Needed to Standardize Criteria for Age-Related Muscle Loss

The term “sarcopenia” is most often used to describe age-related loss in muscle mass and strength, and it is commonly considered analogous to osteoporosis. Yet unlike osteoporosis, which can be diagnosed based on widely accepted clinical criteria, sarcopenia is not recognized as a clinical condition even though it can impair physical function and contribute to disability, falls, and hospitalizations.

April 07, 2015

How Do Single Women Seeking Donor Semen Differ from Cohabiting Women?

ingle women seeking treatment with donor semen do not differ from cohabiting women seeking treatment with regard to sociodemographic characteristics or attitudes toward motherhood, a new study of 311 Danish women shows. For most, to be a single mother by choice is not their preferred way of parenthood, but rather a solution they need to accept as they get older.

April 07, 2015

Making Hip Surgery Safer

Experts have issued new guidelines for certain surgeries that are performed in patients with hip fractures. The surgeries, called cemented hemiarthroplasty, involve the use of bone cement during hip reconstruction.

April 07, 2015

Newly Discovered Ancient Arthropod Lived Hundreds of Millions of Years Ago

The Burgess Shale Formation, in the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia, is one of the most famous fossil locations in the world. A recent Palaeontology study introduces a 508 million year old (middle Cambrian) arthropod—called Yawunik kootenayi—from exceptionally preserved specimens of the new Marble Canyon locality within the Burgess Shale Formation.

April 07, 2015

Posttraumatic Stress Can Have Profound Effects on Sexual Health

Although sexual dysfunction is not a specific symptom of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it is a frequent complaint among trauma survivors. The Journal of Sexual Medicine review finds that PTSD-related biological and cognitive processes may contribute to the development of sexual dysfunction following traumatic stress.

April 07, 2015

What Statistics Tells Us about Our Intimate Lives

As part of the 2015 Cambridge Science Festival, Professor David Spiegelhalter has given an overview of the history of sex research using data going back to 1580, conducted by pioneering sexologists through to today’s ‘sexperts’. The latest survey of British sexual behavior suggests that people are becoming more experimental in their sex lives, but there is less of it going on.

April 07, 2015

Which Type of Sustainable Rooftop Technology is Best in Cold Climates?

Sustainable rooftop technologies—including green roofs, white roofs, and solar photovoltaic panels—can provide great environmental benefits, but studies of these technologies often look only at their use in hot climates and do not assess their full environmental consequences.

April 01, 2015

Twitter Power 3.0

Power 3.0 shows you how to tweet your company to the top of the market with a tailored approach to Twitter.

March 31, 2015

Wiley Announces New Open Access Journal: Clinical and Experimental Dental Research

Hoboken, NJ – March 31, 2015 – John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the launch of a new open access journal spanning the entire breadth of the dentistry field.  Clinical and Experimental Dental Research (CEDR) will publish quality, peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of dentistry and oral surgery, diseases, and medicine. This provides authors with a new platform for rapid publication and dissemination of their research in the dental field.