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  • March 13, 2017
    In a study that followed more than 500 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) into adulthood, extended use of stimulant medication was linked with suppressed adult height but not with reduced symptoms of ADHD.The findings suggest that short-term treatment of ADHD with stimulant medication is well justified by benefits that outweigh costs, but long-term treatment may be associated with growth-related costs that may not be balanced by symptom-related benefits.“The most...
  • March 10, 2017
    The Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook: Little Exercises for an Intuitive Life is the latest title from bestselling personal development author, Gill Hasson and is a highly practical book to help readers understand themselves and those around them, with tips and tricks to encourage them to be more assertive, forge stronger relationships and manage anxiety.Containing over 100 different scenarios, users of the Pocketbook will discover the four recurring themes of emotional intelligence:...
  • March 10, 2017
    Researchers have found that willpower is a better predictor of life and work success than IQ. Regardless of what they want to achieve – be it a new habit, a desire to win, a promotion at work and so on - author Ros Taylor helps readers find the strength to persevere, forge ahead and keep going no matter how tough it gets.In her book, Taylor, an expert psychologist and executive coach, offers proven techniques for everyone who wants to be successful in life and work. Containing questionnaires...
  • March 10, 2017
    “We’re all fearful of job automation and robots, but this book separates the hype from reality for the front lines of global business,” said co-author Paul Roehrig, head of strategy and marketing for Cognizant Digital Business. “In reality, it’s going to be alright. In fact, better than alright, because AI will usher in a new industrial revolution that, for those who manage it properly, will generate significant economic growth.”Brought to life by real-world examples of organisations already...
  • March 10, 2017
    The Negotiation Book is aimed at professionals who want to develop their skills in this area.  Every negotiation should result in an increased advantage and this book shows readers how to achieve this whilst also ensuring the other party also comes away feeling good about the deal.Drawing on his own practical experience in negotiating with some of the world’s largest corporations, Gates helps readers to understand the psychology, tactics and behaviours of negotiation.The Negotiation Book...
  • March 09, 2017
    ARLINGTON, VA and HOBOKEN, NJ—March 9, 2017—The American Anthropological Association (AAA) today renewed its publishing agreement with Wiley, continuing a decade long partnership.Wiley will publish the AAA’s portfolio of 23 anthropology journals, including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly. In addition, they will continue to publish, host, and invest in further developments for AnthroSource—the AAA’s online portal. Relaunched in 2015,...
  • March 09, 2017
    Adults older than 60 years face an increased risk of dying in the first 8 months following a pelvic fracture, new research indicates.In the first 4 weeks after fracture, individuals age 60 years and older faced a 3-times higher risk of death, after adjusting for confounding factors. Their elevated risk decreased over subsequent weeks but was still significant up to week 32.The results, which come from a large population-based study in Germany, emphasize the severity of pelvic fractures and the...
  • March 08, 2017
    It has been nearly three decades since experts published a classification system related to epilepsy. Now, the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) provides an update to systems that includes many types of seizures not captured in the older version, allowing clinicians and patients to make more informed decisions concerning treatment. The three companion articles are published today in Epilepsia.“There are many more avenues for epilepsy diagnosis and therapy than there were when the...
  • March 08, 2017
    In a study of 1566 community-dwelling Japanese elderly who were followed for 5 years, the risk of developing dementia was elevated in individuals with fewer remaining teeth.Individuals with 10–19, 1–9, and no teeth had 62%, 81%, and 63% higher risks of dementia, respectively, than individuals with >20 teeth. Likewise, an inverse association was observed between the number of remaining teeth and the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.“Our findings emphasize the clinical importance of...
  • March 08, 2017
    In an analysis of the Canadian population born between the 1930s and 1960s, each succeeding generation had a higher prevalence of arthritis.The prevalence of arthritis increased over time especially in obese individuals. “Overall increases due to obesity were partially offset by concurrent increases in education, income, and smoking cessation,” said Dr. Elizabeth Badley, lead author of the Arthritis Care & Research study.Additional InformationLink to study: http://doi.wiley....