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March 10, 2016

Wiley Announces Total Body Diet For Dummies

Develop your own personal weight loss plan based on sound expert advice

March 09, 2016

Illegal Pet Trade in Madagascar May Threaten Conservation and Survival of Endangered Lemur Species

New research indicates that almost one-third of all lemur species are kept as illegal pets throughout Madagascar. The widespread trading of lemurs in the country may threaten conservation efforts of some endangered species.

March 08, 2016

Wiley Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Results

John Wiley & Sons today announced the following results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016.

March 08, 2016

CMOE, in partnership with Wiley publishing, releases their Latest Book – The Art of Strategic Leadership

The Art of Strategic Leadership uses a unique approach to examine what it means to be a strategic leader. Instead of focusing on the skills, behaviors, and tools found in typical books on strategic leadership, the authors shed light on the attributes and qualities necessary to lead strategic change and help transform a business. 

March 07, 2016

Decision Quality: Value Creation from Better Business Decisions

Decision Quality—Value Creation from Better Business Decisions draws from the authors’ decades-deep foundation in decision theory, behavioral decision sciences and real-world practices.  It provides the reader the proven framework and tools necessary for decision making that consistently maximizes value creation and manages risk.

March 07, 2016

Blood Clots Pose Major Risks for Patients Undergoing Bladder Cancer Surgery

In a study of 3879 patients who underwent radical cystectomy to treat bladder cancer, 3.6% were diagnosed with a venous thromboembolism (VTE)—which occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein, potentially breaking loose and traveling to the lung—within 1 month of their surgical admission date. This increased to 4.7% at 2 months and 5.4% at 3 months. Fifty-five percent of VTE events occurred after hospital discharge, generally when patients are not treated prophylactically with drugs to decrease this risk.

March 07, 2016

Certain Mealtime Practices at Hospitals May Help Patients Eat Better

New research confirms that hospital patients often eat poorly, and that the hospital mealtime environment may contribute to this problem.

March 07, 2016

Children Know Best Whether an Allergy Spray Works for Them

A recent 14-day study that compared the efficacy of an allergy spray in 304 children aged 6-11 years with seasonal allergic rhinitis showed that the result depended on who assessed symptoms: children themselves or their caregiver.

March 07, 2016

Few Studies Focus on Threatened Mammalian Species that Are “Ugly”

Many Australian mammalian species of conservation significance have attracted little research effort, little recognition, and little funding, new research shows. The overlooked non-charismatic species such as fruit bats and tree rats may be most in need of scientific and management research effort.

March 07, 2016

Five Years After the Great East Japan Earthquake, Relevant Studies Made Freely Available

With March 11th marking the 5th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and resulting tsunami, Wiley has selected 123 articles related to the disaster and made them freely available until April 30th.

March 07, 2016

Genes Influence Sleep/Wake Timing of Seizures in People with Epilepsy

New research from the Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project shows that genetics plays a role in sleep/wake timing of seizures. Researchers studied 1,395 individuals with epilepsy in families containing multiple people with epilepsy to determine whether sleep/wake timing of seizures runs in families.

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.