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June 25, 2014

Clay Stobaugh of John Wiley & Sons , Inc. Has Been Selected by ExecRank as a Top Chief Marketing Officer for 2013

Clay Stobaugh, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been selected by the ranking committee of ExecRank as a “Top Chief Marketing Officer” for 2013

June 24, 2014

The Art of Company Valuation and Financial Statement Analysis

The Art of Company Valuation and Financial Statement Analysis: A value investor’s guide with real-life case studies covers all quantitative and qualitative approaches needed to evaluate the past and forecast the future performance of a company in a practical manner. 

12:00 AM EDT June 23, 2014

Family Dysfunction a Strong Predictor of Emotional Problems in Children of Cancer Patients

A cancer diagnosis affects the whole family, and a significant number of children of cancer patients may be at risk for emotional and behavioral problems.

June 20, 2014

Central Counterparties

In his new book, author Jon Gregory explains the central clearing of OTC derivatives and the associated bilateral margin requirements and discusses the regulatory requirements that have been imposed since the global financial crisis began.

June 20, 2014

Care needed in introducing new foods to young children

Young children should take care when eating small vegetables such as corn kernels.

This is the message of case letter published as an Early View issue of Emergency Medicine Australasia, the journal of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

June 20, 2014

Care urged in taking modified-release paracetamol

Paracetamol overdose accounts for up to 20% of poisonings presenting to Australian and North American emergency departments.

Modified-release paracetamol taken for osteoarthritis has been on the Australian market since 2001, and listed on the PBS since 2008.

A study of people who intentionally take more than the recommended dose warns that the current pack size of the medication may put patients at risk of larger overdose.

June 19, 2014

Wiley Raises Quarterly Cash Dividend 16%

Wiley today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.29 per share on its Class A and Class B Common Stock, payable on July 16, 2014 to shareholders of record on July 1, 2014. 

June 19, 2014

The Child Psychotherapy Progress Notes Planner, 5th Edition

Save time with adaptable prewritten progress notes

12:00 AM EDT June 18, 2014

Infants Born to Obese Mothers Likely to Have More Fat

Newborn babies born to mothers who were obese before getting pregnant or who gained an excessive amount of weight during pregnancy are more likely to have a high birth weight due exclusively to excess fat.

12:00 AM EDT June 18, 2014

Study Examines El Niño-Southern Oscillation’s Impacts on Water, Agriculture, and Health

Researchers who reviewed the impact of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) on society have found that there are significant differences in the uptake of forecasts across sectors, with the highest use in agriculture, intermediate use in water resources management, and the lowest in health.

June 17, 2014

Wiley Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 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 following results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014.

June 16, 2014

How Organizations, Teams, and Communities Raise Performance

Distilling the six common characteristics of leaders at high-performing organizations across business, sports, and education, authors Andy Hargreaves, Alan Boyle, and Alma Harris explore the nature of uplift, its impact on performance, and the ways to achieve it within and beyond an organization’s walls.

June 16, 2014

The Customerpocalypse is Coming. Is Your Business Ready For Revolutionary Change?

In Build for Change, Alan Trefler, CEO of Pegasytems, Argues for A Complete Overhaul of How Businesses Think About and Use Technology to Create Customer-Centric Organizations

June 16, 2014

Cryoprobes Better than Traditional Forceps for Obtaining Certain Lung Biopsies

A randomized controlled trial has found that cryoprobes, which are tools that apply extreme cold to tissues, are better than conventional forceps for performing so-called transbronchial lung biopsies in patients who are being assessed for certain lung conditions. Cryoprobes allowed for improved diagnosis of interstitial lung diseases because they collected larger sized samples that were of higher quality.

June 16, 2014

Gluten-Free Diet Relieves ‘Brain Fog’ in Patients with Celiac Disease

Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics findings indicate that ridding the diet of gluten may help address problems that celiac disease patients can experience related to attention, memory, and other mental tasks.

June 16, 2014

High-Altitude Weight Loss May Have an Evolutionary Advantage

Weight loss at high altitudes—something universally experienced by climbers and people who move to higher terrain—may not be a detrimental effect, but rather is likely an evolutionarily-programmed adaptation, according to a new article in BioEssays.

June 16, 2014

New Advance Allows Gels to Wiggle Through Water

Using a worm’s contracting and expanding motion, researchers have designed a way for gels to swim in water. The advance, which is described in a Journal of Applied Polymer Science paper, involves the use of a hand-held laser to shrink and swell polymer gels comprised mostly of water.

June 16, 2014

Signaling Pathway May Explain the Body Clock’s Link to Mental Illness

Alterations in a cellular signaling pathway called cAMP–CREB may help explain why the body clocks of people with bipolar disease are out of sync, according to a new European Journal of Neuroscience study.

June 16, 2014

West Andaman Fault determined to be strike slip, rather than back thrust

Before the devastating tsunami hit Sumatra on 26 December 2004, not much was known about the fault zones located offshore Sumatra in the Indian Ocean. Since then, geologists have set out to study the subduction margin’s structure and dynamics for future mitigation of earthquake hazards.

June 13, 2014

The Handbook of Market Intelligence

The Handbook of Market Intelligence provides a step-by-step roadmap for establishing, conducting and further developing corporate intelligence programmes within an organisation and then shows how to turn this market data into actionable insights.