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February 19, 2015

Advisor Releases Book, Outlines New Twist on Old Investment Philosophy

The book, published by Wiley, debunks the “buy and hold” investment philosophy, and outlines the importance of integrating a “buy, hold, and sell” philosophy instead. Moraif -- who called the 2008 market crash and advised his clients to get out of the market before the downturn -- is a steadfast proponent of the philosophy and frequently discusses its significance on his radio show, “Money Matters with Ken Moraif.”   

February 18, 2015

New “Getting a Job” Series from For Dummies®

The fast and easy way to prepare for a job search or career change

February 18, 2015

Avoid Knee Pain with Weight Loss and Exercise

An intensive program of diet and exercise seems to protect overweight adults with diabetes from developing knee pain in the short term according to a new study published in Arthritis Care & Research.

February 18, 2015

Licorice Extract Protects the Skin from UV-induced Stress

New research published in the January 2015 issue of Experimental Dermatology introduces a new plant-derived agent which protects skin from the harmful effects of UV irradiation.

February 18, 2015

Needle-free Vaccination: How Scientists Ask Skin Cells for Help

New research published in the January 2015 issue of Experimental Dermatology introduces a new approach to stimulate the skin immune response by applying needle-free vaccination.

February 18, 2015

New Treatment Option for Older Adults with Systemic Vasculitis

A randomized controlled trial in patients 65 years of age and older shows that a “new and lighter treatment” plan was safer and more effective than conventional therapy in inducing remission in the systemic necrotizing vasculitides—a group of diseases that cause inflammation in various blood vessels

February 18, 2015

Osteoarthritis More Common Following ACL Surgery, Mostly in Men

New research published in Arthritis & Rheumatology reports that osteoarthritis (OA) is more common in patients following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, commonly known as ACL surgery, than in those with uninjured knees

February 18, 2015

Poor Care for Blacks, Hispanics with End-stage Renal Disease from Lupus Nephritis

A new study found that Black and Hispanic patients are less likely than Whites to receive proper care prior to diagnosis with end-stage renal disease due to lupus nephritis, especially in terms of vascular access placement.

February 18, 2015

Proactive Labour Induction Can Improve Perinatal Outcomes, Suggests New Danish Study

A proactive labour induction practice once women are full term can improve perinatal outcomes suggests a new Danish study.

February 18, 2015

The Growing Evidence on Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products

The scientific journal Addiction has today published a collection of peer-reviewed research papers and commentaries that bring together key parts of the evidence base for standardised packaging of tobacco products from 2008 to 2015.

February 17, 2015

The 14th Annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences Awarded for DNA Damage Response

The Wiley Foundation, part of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced the 14th annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences will be awarded to Evelyn M. Witkin and Stephen Elledge for their studies of the DNA damage response.

February 17, 2015

Wiley Integrates ReadCube’s Connect across Wiley Online Library Platform

John Wiley & Sons Inc., announced today the launch of ReadCube Connect on Wiley Online Library.

February 17, 2015

Are You a Gamer? Study Explores Personal and Social Indicators of Gamer Identity

More and more people are playing digital games, but why do only some of them consider themselves ‘gamers’?

February 17, 2015

How Social Media Can Help and Hurt Companies During Product Recalls

Companies are starting to embrace social media as a viable disclosure channel for product recalls, with the goal of limiting and repairing damage to the firms’ reputation. Using a sample of 405 consumer product recalls between 2000 and 2012, researchers found that corporate social media, in general, lessens negative price reactions to product recall announcements. However, as social media evolved from less to more interactive channels, firms have lost complete control over the content appearing on their corporate social media, and the benefits of social media have lessened.

February 17, 2015

Surrogate Mothers’ Interests May Be Compromised in Indian Fertility Clinics

In fertility clinics and agencies in Delhi, India, none of the 14 surrogate mothers in a recent study were able to explain the risks involved in embryo transfer and fetal reduction. Also, the majority of doctors took unilateral decisions about embryo transfer and fetal reduction, and commissioning parents were usually only indirectly involved.

February 17, 2015

Tracking the Effects of Global Change on the Future of Earth’s Biodiversity

Biodiversity, or the variety of life found in a particular habitat, responds to changing environmental forces such as habitat destruction or climate change, but the responses may not be noticeable until long after the forces first exerted their effects.

February 17, 2015

Urbanization May Affect the Initiation of Thunderstorms

A study that assessed the impact of urban land use on the initiation of thunderstorms from 1997 to 2013 in the humid subtropical region of the southeast United States found that so-called isolated convective initiation events occur more often over the urban area of Atlanta compared with its surrounding rural counterparts. The findings confirm that human-induced changes in land cover in tropical environments lead to more thunderstorm initiation events.

February 12, 2015

Wiley Announces: Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students, 2nd Edition

Explore the connection between emotional intelligence and effective leadership

February 11, 2015

Interpretation and Application of UK GAAP

Interpretation and Application of UK GAAP is the only comprehensive guide to applying UK GAAP at all levels for accounting periods commencing on or after 1 January 2015. 

February 10, 2015

The Wallet Allocation Rule - Winning the Battle for Share

The Wallet Allocation Rule is a revolutionary, definitive guide for winning the battle for share of customers' hearts, minds, and wallets.