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April 01, 2010

Evidence-Based Medicine Theory Can Be Applied To Frequent Flying Says US Professor

A psychiatry expert, who has nearly 200 published papers to his name, is on a mission to test his new theory of evidence-based flying (EBF), which he hopes will help him to achieve minimum delays and maximum upgrades.

March 29, 2010

Rivals! The Ten Greatest American Sports Rivalries of the 20th Century

Richard O. Davies Presents the Top Ten American Sports Rivalries

March 23, 2010

Pay off Students Loans and Get on with Your Life!

Graduation Debt: How to Manage Student Loans and Live Your Life (Wiley; 978-0-470-50689-9; March 2010) provides a step-by-step road map for effectively getting out of debt and building a successful financial life.

March 23, 2010

The Longevity Revolution

Lifelong Learning and Community Action for Older Adults

March 17, 2010

World of Warcraft Programming, 2nd Edition

How to demo from chapter 14 of the book.

March 11, 2010

Cue Up with POOL & BILLIARDS FOR DUMMIES

Pool & Billiards For Dummies® is the perfect “in” into the wonderful world of cue sports. Whether you aren’t sure which end is up on a cue stick or you’re looking to pick up some professional advice after hours at the table, this book will deliver the skill-building principles and strategic know-how to put you in total control.

March 05, 2010

Expert Authors at Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI)

MGM Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

 March 4 -11, 2010 (Trade Show March 8-10, 2010)

March 04, 2010

Applied Sport Psychology: A Case-Based Approach

Brian Hemmings’ and Tim Holder’s pioneering new title Applied Sport Psychology: A Case-Based Approach takes us inside these inner battles to reveal the science behind sporting success.

March 04, 2010

Save Money with Do-it-Yourself Tips from Home Maintenance For Dummies, 2nd Edition

For those looking for simple and straightforward guidance, the second edition of Home Maintenance For Dummies (Wiley / 978-0-470-43063-7 / $21.99) provides the latest tips and advice on how to inspect, tune-up, and make repairs to every room of the house - from the basement to the attic.

February 10, 2010

Exploring the Limits: Understanding the Challenges Facing Winter Olympic Champions

As the world turns its sporting gaze towards Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics, The Physiological Society journal Experimental Physiology marks the occasion with a special issue exploring the biological and environmental challenges elite winter athletes must overcome to win gold.

January 28, 2010

Most parents don’t realise their 4 or 5 year-olds are overweight or obese

Half of the mothers who took part in a study thought that their obese four or five year-old was normal weight, as did 39 per cent of the fathers, according to the February issue of Acta Paediatrica.

January 12, 2010

Green Careers For Dummies® Explains the Green Economy, Helps Job Seekers Find Openings and Get Hired.

For new grads looking for employment in environmentally friendly industries or those looking for a mid-career change, Green Careers For Dummies® (Wiley Publishing, Inc.; 978-0-470-52960-7; January 2010) introduces readers to the wealth of career opportunities in the sustainable green economy.

January 11, 2010

FLUTE FOR DUMMIES: Learn to play, practice, and care for a flute the fast and easy way.

For beginning and experienced flutists, the newly published Flute For Dummies® (Wiley; 978-0-470-48445-6; December 2009) offers insider tips and helpful advice on everything from music notation and sound production to finger technique and practice routines.

January 05, 2010

Re-Wire Your Brain in 8 Minutes a Day

How many times have you sat in front of your PC, staring at the screen, totally unable to focus on that urgent report for your boss? Are you an old acquaintance of the Friday afternoon slump or the Monday morning trance? If we’re honest, we could all do with a bit of extra brain energy to avoid feeling ineffective and weary at times. Just as Tai Chi has been used for centuries to balance body and mind, Mind Chi, the new book by Richard Israel and Vanda North, will give you a daily routine of simple exercises to increase your mental energy.

January 05, 2010

Caffeine Consumption Associated with Less Severe Liver Fibrosis

Study Finds Caffeine in Sources other than Coffee Does Not Have Similar Effect

January 04, 2010

Is Self-Confidence the X Factor For Life?

Have you ever wondered how different your life would be if you increased your confidence by just 10%? Bestselling motivational author, Paul McGee, has and in his latest book, Self-Confidence: The Remarkable Truth of Why a Small Change Can Make a Big Difference, he helps readers understand what confidence is, why it’s important, and how to develop it in themselves and others.

December 16, 2009

21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times

A practical guide to the learning our students need to thrive in our times

December 14, 2009

Create a Healthy and Balanced Vegan Diet with Living Vegan For Dummies®

In a new book from the ubiquitous For Dummies® reference series, vegan chef and holistic nutrition expert Alexandra Jamieson, CHHC, AADP, offers two-weeks-worth of recipes and provides sound advice for those wanting to adopt a vegan lifestyle, but are unsure where to start.

December 14, 2009

It All Begins with Passion – One Asian Woman’s Climb to the Apex of International Media

An inspired read written by one of the most well-known and high-profile media personalities in Asia today. Few Asian journalists have the international profile of May Lee.

December 10, 2009

Study Highlights Lack of Patient Knowledge Regarding Hospital Medications

In a new study to assess patient awareness of medications prescribed during a hospital visit, 44% of patients believed they were receiving a medication they were not, and 96% were unable to recall the name of at least one medication that they had been prescribed during hospitalization. These findings are published today in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.