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2011-07-26 08:43:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Technisource IT Employee Confidence Index changed only slightly from 56.3 to 56.2 in the second quarter of 2011, according to a recent survey of 3,833 U.S. adults among which 227 are employed in IT commissioned by Technisource®, the technology services division of SFN Group, Inc. The survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive®, demonstrates stabilization in the confidence levels of IT...

2011-07-19 07:00:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verinata Health, Inc., a privately-held company dedicated to maternal and fetal health, today announced the appointments of Noah E. Nasser as Vice President of Sales and Market Development, Suzanne Yokota, as Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Operations and Xitong Li, Ph.D. as Director of Bioinformatics. These individuals will have the responsibility to enhance Verinata's fetal diagnostic test capability, ensure a strong...

2011-07-12 06:30:00

CLEVELAND, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DATATRAK International, Inc. (OTCQX: DATA), a technology and services company focused on global eClinical solutions for the clinical trials industry, today announced the addition of Triangle Biostatistics, LLC. to its Connect Partner Program. The partnership will extend the reach of DATATRAK Clinical and Consulting Services(TM) (DCCS) to enable customers to receive strong statistical consulting and programming support from experienced industry...

2011-07-12 00:00:56

The latest issue of Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research is a Festschrift celebration of the career and life of University of North Carolina (UNC) statistician Gary Grove Koch. The issue features articles written by colleagues and students; the special issue also will the subject of a session at the Joint Statistical Meetings July 30--August 4 in Miami Beach. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 The latest issue of Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research is a Festschrift celebration of...

2011-07-07 15:04:46

In the largest reported series yet to compare transcervical extended mediastinal lymphadenectomy (TEMLA) with endoscopic and surgical primary staging and restaging of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), TEMLA showed a significantly higher diagnostic yield, according to research presented at the 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Amsterdam, hosted by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). Diagnostic yield refers to the likelihood that a procedure will provide...

2011-07-07 15:00:30

The research will be presented today [Thursday 7 July] at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Academic Primary Care, hosted this year by the Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol. The research was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research (NSPCR). Dr Susannah Fleming and colleagues used a dataset containing heart rate, temperature, and oxygen saturation measurements from 873 children, and assessed the...

2011-06-22 13:45:01

With the BeeSpace Navigator, University of Illinois researchers have created both a curation tool for genetic biologists and a new approach to searching for information. The project was a collaboration between researchers at the Institute for Genomic Biology and the department of computer science. Led by Bruce Schatz, professor and head of medical information science at the U. of I., the team described the software and its applications in the web server issue of the journal Nucleic Acids...

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2011-05-17 13:57:38

A new study offers hope for species such as the Siberian Tiger that might be considered 'too rare to save', so long as conservation efforts can target key threats. The findings have important implications for conserving some of the world's most charismatic endangered species, which often exist in populations far smaller than the many thousands of individuals that earlier studies had argued were necessary for viability. Charismatic examples include the mountain gorilla, which likely now number...

2011-05-17 12:14:44

The psychological distress of the young driver: A brief report Young adults who take risks when driving are more likely to experience psychological distress, including mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, reveals research published ahead of print in Injury Prevention. Young drivers have more accidents and are more likely to be involved in a crash in which someone dies than older drivers, and risky behaviour is known to contribute to crashes involving young novice drivers....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.