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New research suggests that higher late life cognitive reserve—an ability to offset the losses associated with age- and disease-related changes in the brain—may help prevent delirium.
New research indicates that crime committed in 2011 in England and Wales gave rise to more than 4 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalents.
Juveniles of numerous lizard species have a vividly blue-colored tail that likely serves to deflect predator attacks toward the detachable tail rather than the lizard’s body. Now researchers have found that certain differences in blue and UV light reflectance in lizard tails are likely adaptations to predators with different color vision capabilities.
New research indicates that paclitaxel, which is the most commonly used chemotherapy for breast cancer, suppresses tumors when given at a certain dosage, but at low doses, it actually promotes cancer spread to the liver.
A recent study found that that sperm of men who smoke has a greater extent of DNA damage than that of non-smokers.
New research suggests for the first time that wild boars and wart hogs have an internal magnetic compass that helps them orient themselves as they forage for food and inhabit new areas.
Reef-building corals have a symbiotic relationship with Symbiodinium algae, and environmental stressors that cause algae to be expelled from reefs can give rise to the phenomenon known as coral bleaching.
John Wiley and Sons, Inc. and Hindawi today announced a new partnership that will strengthen both publishers’ commitment to open access publishing. This new collaboration will see nine Wiley subscription journals converting to open access starting in January 2017. Hindawi will take over the editorial and production workflow for each of the journals within the partnership, which will be hosted on the Hindawi website, allowing them to benefit from the publisher’s experience in publishing high quality journals on an open access basis.
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The Western world has been a hub of power, influence and authority for decades. The East, however, has upset the balance. After years of evolving as an emerging economy, China has impacted the dominance of the West—especially in the business world. The China Factor by Amy Karam equips Western businesses with a practical framework for competing successfully in today’s ever-changing global markets.
John Wiley & Sons today announced results for the fourth quarter and twelve months of fiscal year 2016.
Although clinical trials have shown that lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) can detect lung cancers early and reduce lung cancer mortality, less than half of family physicians in a recent survey agreed that screening reduces lung cancer–related deaths. Most were also unaware of current recommendations on lung cancer screening in high risk patients.
Experts Address How to Affirm Both Religious and Sexual Identities in Counselor Accreditation Programs
In a recent scholarly exchange of ideas, experts address how the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) honors both religious diversity and sexual orientation diversity in its accrediting practices.
Medicines that carry warnings about sleep disturbances do not seem to contribute to the amount of sleep disturbances in the general population, according to new ‘real world’ research. The findings, which are published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, suggest that investigators may need to provide more careful reporting of side effects in clinical trials, and emphasizes the value of research into the safety of medicines once they are being taken by the general population.
A new study shows that it is possible to reduce the level of sugar in muffins without affecting their textural properties by replacing half of the sugar content with stevianna or inulin, which are plant-based sweeteners.
How many medals will each country win in Rio at this Summer’s Olympic Games? Researchers who derived predictions from two different models anticipate that the USA, China, Russia, and the UK will retain their top positions in the medals ranking, but Brazil and Japan are expected to make the biggest gains.
Wiley will release its fourth quarter and full year results prior to market open on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. EDT that day to discuss the results.
A new study suggests that treatment with stem cells from umbilical cord blood might be an effective therapy for patients with moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis.
Creator of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Exam Provides 15 Percent New Content to Support Aspiring MBA Students.
In an analysis of pregnancies in Australia from 1999 to 2014 in which women were taking anti-epileptic drugs, fetal malformation rates fell over time in pregnancies where only one drug was taken, but rates increased in pregnancies where multiple drugs were taken.