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  • July 18, 2017
    Traces of biomolecules such as DNA can be detected with a new “dynamic” technique based on the observation of association and dissociation events of gold nanoparticles. If the desired DNA sequence is present, it can reversibly bind two nanoparticles together. This can be detected in real time through a change in light scattering. As reported in the journal Angewandte Chemie, this method differentiates true signals from noise and can detect deviations of individual bases.Detecting and...
  • July 17, 2017
    A new review indicates that subjective well-being—factors such as life satisfaction and enjoyment of life—can influence physical health. The review’s investigators also examine why this is so and conditions where it is most likely to occur.Subjective well-being may exert its effects on physical health through health behaviors, as well as through the immune and cardiovascular systems. Although scientists still are exploring and debating when happiness most affects health, there is no doubt that...
  • July 14, 2017
    Wiley’s performance in the 2017 release of Clarivate Analytics’ Journal Citation Reports (JCR) remains strong, maintaining its position as #3 in terms of the number of titles indexed, articles published and citations received. Overall, 1,214 Wiley journals were included in the reports (+9 from last year), of which 57% were society publications – strengthening Wiley’s position as the world’s leading society publishing partner.Wiley journals were ranked #1 in 26 subject categories, and achieved...
  • July 14, 2017
    Hoboken, NJ —July 13, 2017 — John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), is pleased to announce a new partnership with the International AIDS Society (IAS) to publish their fully open access journal, Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS).  JIAS is well-established with an Impact Factor of 6.296, and all articles in the journal are open access and free to view, download and share.The JIAS was founded in 2004 by the IAS as a platform to disseminate essential HIV...
  • July 13, 2017
    A ground-breaking new class of oral drugs for treating breast cancer, known as cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitors, are generally well-tolerated, with a manageable toxicity profile for most patients. This is the conclusion of a comprehensive review of toxicities and drug interactions related to this class of drugs, recently published in The Oncologist.The excitement surrounding CDK inhibitors is due to their great potential for treating the most common type of breast cancer known as...
  • July 13, 2017
    HOBOKEN, NJ—July 12, 2017—John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) is delighted to announce its selection by the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) as publishing partner for its prestigious scholarly journals in the science and technology of oils, fats, surfactants and related materials. Founded in 1909, AOCS is a leading international professional society with over 4,000 members.Beginning in January 2018, Wiley will assume publishing responsibility for AOCS’s three prestigious...
  • July 12, 2017
    A new model based on measuring stress from daily hassles may help forecast future migraine headache attacks in those who develop them frequently. The findings, which are published in a Headache study, suggest that it may be possible to predict the occurrence of tomorrow’s migraine attack based on today’s stress.“We know that certain people are at greater risk of having an attack over other people, but within a person, we have not been able to predict increased risk for an attack...
  • July 10, 2017
    Care farming—using working farms and agricultural landscapes to promote mental and physical health—helped improve veterans’ well-being in a recent study.With care farming, individuals participate in various horticultural activities and learn useful skills within a safe community and a green environment, a setting shown to improve mental and social well-being.In the study of 5 veterans of foreign wars (4 men, 1 woman), care farming improved life satisfaction in 3 participants and optimism about...
  • July 10, 2017
    A new study indicates that survivors of the Holocaust have experienced a small but consistent increase in the risk of developing cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings offer an example of how extreme population-level tragedies can have an impact on health.Holocaust survivors were exposed to a variety of factors that have been linked with cancer. Siegal Sadetzki, MD, MPH, of the Chaim Sheba Medical Center in Israel, and her...
  • July 10, 2017
    The Standards of Care Committee of the British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) is to publish updated guidance on the diagnosis and management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is common and affects between 10-15% of children and 26% of adults in the UK.The BSACI first published guidance on the ‘Management of Rhinitis’ over a decade ago, since then new evidence underpinning our understanding of the concepts that control rhinitis have been discovered...