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June 20, 2016

Cognitive Reserve May Help Protect Against Delirium

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.

June 20, 2016

Experts Examine the Environmental Impact of Crime

New research indicates that crime committed in 2011 in England and Wales gave rise to more than 4 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalents. 

June 20, 2016

Lizard Tail Adaptations May Reflect Predators’ Color Vision Capabilities

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.

 

June 20, 2016

Low Doses of Common Cancer Drug May Promote Cancer Spread

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. 

June 20, 2016

Smoking May Have Negative Effects on Sperm Quality

A recent study found that that sperm of men who smoke has a greater extent of DNA damage than that of non-smokers. 

June 20, 2016

Wild Boars and Wart Hogs May Have an Internal Compass

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.

June 19, 2016

Researchers Provide New Insights on Coral Bleaching

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.

June 15, 2016

Nine journals to become open access under partnership between Wiley and Hindawi

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.

June 15, 2016

Wiley and ITProTV’s Video Content Now Available for Amazon Customers on Amazon Video

Wiley’s video assets provide customers with premium educational content options

June 15, 2016

Leveraging Emerging Business Strategies to Compete, Grow, and Win in the New Global Economy

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.

June 14, 2016

Wiley Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results

John Wiley & Sons today announced results for the fourth quarter and twelve months of fiscal year 2016.

12:00 AM EDT June 13, 2016

Many Family Physicians Have Inaccurate Knowledge About Lung Cancer Screening

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.

June 09, 2016

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.

7:00 PM EDT June 08, 2016

Most People Don't Sleep Any Worse When Taking Medicines with Sleep Disturbance Warnings

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.

June 08, 2016

Plant-Based Sweeteners May Help Individuals Control their Blood Glucose Levels

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.

5:05 AM EDT June 07, 2016

Models Make Predictions on Olympic Medals

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. 

June 07, 2016

Wiley Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Conference Call Schedule

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. 

June 07, 2016

Stem Cells from Umbilical Cord Blood May Help Treat Eczema

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.

June 06, 2016

The Official Guide for GMAT Review Series Updated for 2017

Creator of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Exam Provides 15 Percent New Content to Support Aspiring MBA Students.

June 06, 2016

Anti-Epileptic Drug Linked to Birth Defects when Taken with Other Drugs

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.