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  • September 14, 2017
    HOBOKEN, NJ—September 14, 2017— John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), today announced the launch of new data sharing and citation policies that will be implemented across all participating Wiley journals.  Sharing data enables researchers to reuse experimental results and supports the creation of new work built on previous findings. These new policies will improve the efficiencies of the research process supporting the critical goals of transparency and...
  • September 13, 2017
    A randomized clinical trial has compared key-hole (laparoscopic) surgery and open surgery in pancreatic cancer patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy, or the Whipple procedure.The procedure is used to treat tumors located in the head of the pancreas and adjacent areas, where approximately 75% of pancreatic cancer tumors occur. In the 64-patient trial, which was carried out at GEM Hospital and Research Center, in India, showed overall complications and pathological outcomes did not...
  • September 13, 2017
    HOBOKEN, NJ—September 13, 2017— John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) and the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) announced today the launch of a new international, open access peer-reviewed publication, JOR Spine. JOR Spine will be joining the Journal of Orthopaedic Research in the ORS’ publications portfolio and will publish high-quality research on all aspects of orthopaedic research related to the spine. The first issue will publish in January 2018. The new journal features a...
  • September 12, 2017
    An International Journal of Cancer study found that female survivors of certain types of cancer have higher risks of poor outcomes in pregnancies conceived after diagnosis than women without cancer.In the study, diagnoses from cancer registries were linked to pregnancy outcomes from birth certificates in three US states.Cervical cancer survivors had higher risks of preterm birth, as did survivors of invasive breast cancer and leukemia. Investigators observed a higher risk of small for...
  • September 11, 2017
    Two new papers reveal striking racial and ethnic disparities in the incidence and prevalence of lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease that can affect virtually any organ system. The reports, which are published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, provide the latest information from lupus registries in California and New York.In the reports from the California Lupus Surveillance Project and the Manhattan Lupus Surveillance Program, investigators estimated the frequency of lupus in a combined 2.4...
  • September 11, 2017
    A new study examines whether insurance status may affect survival in children diagnosed with cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest largely similar survival trends between privately insured children and those with Medicaid at diagnosis, with slight evidence for an increased risk of cancer death in children who were uninsured at diagnosis.An estimated 10,380 US children younger than 15 years of age are diagnosed...
  • September 10, 2017
    Despite the challenges and risks, Asian markets represent significant opportunity, especially for investors seeking long-term growth. A new book by Wiley, Value Investing in Asia: The Definitive Guide to Investing in Asia, presents a gateway for both new and experienced investors seeking practical reference to new opportunities in Asian markets while addressing key challenges unique to Asian investing. Authors Stanley Lim and Cheong Mun Hong, both based in Singapore, believe that a true...
  • September 08, 2017
    Men build dams and huge turbines to turn the energy of waterfalls and tides into electricity. To produce hydropower on a much smaller scale, Chinese scientists have now developed a lightweight power generator based on carbon nanotube fibers suitable to convert even the energy of flowing blood in blood vessels into electricity. They describe their innovation in the journal Angewandte Chemie. For thousands of years, people have used the energy of flowing or falling water for their purposes,...
  • September 07, 2017
    Hoboken, NJ—September 7, 2017— (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) announced today that it will publish the Journal of Periodontology and Clinical Advances in Periodontics on behalf of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), effective in 2018. This agreement will see the journals move to the Wiley Online Library platform and the conversion of Clinical Advances in Periodontics from its current e-only format to a full print publication distributed to all AAP members. Wiley and the AAP also...
  • September 07, 2017
    HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWA)(NYSE:JWB), a global research and learning company, today announced results for the first quarter ending July 31, 2017. HIGHLIGHTS Revenue increased 2% to $411 million; +1% at constant currency Adjusted EPS increased 9% to $0.59 per share; -5% at constant currency Operational excellence initiatives resulted in $29 million of restructuring and related...