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Study Finds Many Patients Excluded From Clinical Trials Due To Prior Cancer

UT Southwestern Medical Center Lung cancer clinical trials exclude a substantial proportion of patients due to a history of prior cancer, as shown in an analysis by cancer researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Among more than 50...

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2014-09-30 16:28:07

Awards include targeted studies on effectiveness of transitional care services and obesity treatment WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 46 new proposals, totaling nearly $102 million, to fund a wide range of patient-centered clinical comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects. The new awards include support for studies focused on two high-impact topics --...

2014-09-30 12:30:55

DENVER, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to their CEO, Rob Bohacs - "the world of cancer clinical trials is going through a complete transformation with highly targeted biomarker clinical trials and the work of the current clinical trial management process isn't configured to accommodate these types of 'next generation' clinical trials, which will ultimately drive the prescription cancer drugs of tomorrow." The company has been recognized by the National Cancer Institute as...

2014-09-30 12:25:21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Risk analysts have examined extensive health evidence to conclude that a toxin produced by a weed commonly found in certain grain fields in Balkan countries, and also used in Chinese herbal medicines, is the most likely cause of a fatal kidney wasting disease often found there. The results may also shed light on related diseases worldwide. In their new paper, "Evaluating Weight of Evidence in the Mystery of Balkan Endemic...

2014-09-26 23:06:34

With hospitals struggling to do more with less, many are hard pressed to balance cost and resources with infection control program goals. Using their RevEgis clinical predictive analytics solution, Jvion has achieved remarkable predictive results to help providers better target and manage their infection control programs. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 According to a recent study released by The Emerging Infections Program Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use...

2014-09-23 08:30:43

Enrollment in Worldwide Trial Continues as Planned REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerevast Therapeutics Inc., a privately held medical technology company, announced today the outcome of the first interim analysis of its ongoing Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating the Company's proprietary Clotbust ER(TM) ultrasonic headframe for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. The independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) has recommended the trial continue enrollment as...

2014-09-18 23:05:40

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Edema Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014” to its store. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Edema. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Clinical trial report, “Edema Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014″ provides data on the Edema clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Edema. It includes an overview of the trial numbers...

2014-09-18 23:00:44

Newborn screening market is driven by several factors which include benefits offered by newborn testing programs, legislations and mandates, technological advancements, government support, and the expanding panel of newborn diseases. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/newborn-screening-market-141676244.html (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 According to a new market research report, "Newborn Screening Market by Test Type (Dried Blood Spot, Hearing Screening, CCHD), Technology...

2014-09-18 12:29:45

Arizona Health Director Honored for Reforms to Avoid Deadly Delays CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Arizona turned its newborn screening program into a model other states can follow in just a few short months, earning it the first-ever Newborn Screening Quality Award from the March of Dimes. The March of Dimes presented Will Humble, M.P.H., Arizona's Department of Health Services director, with the award at a ceremony held here today. Mr. Humble...

2014-09-17 23:02:36

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Research Report on China Avian Influenza Vaccine Industry, 2014-2018” as the latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Many countries choose to kill all infected poultry to control avian influenza, instead of immunizations. The total number of poultry exceeds 10 billion in China. Epidemic diseases, which are difficult to control, will result in huge losses. Therefore, it is quite necessary to immunize the poultry with avian...

2014-09-17 12:27:05

New multi-year grant furthers non-profit organization's work to accelerate the drug development process TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded the organization $2.1 million in first year funding of a five-year grant with the potential of $10.5 million over the five years. This is the second five-year grant that C-Path has received from the FDA under the...


Latest Epidemiology Reference Libraries

Culling
2013-08-21 08:18:13

Culling is a term used for separating the good from the bad and discarding the bad with the cull being the rejected items. Culling is used to improve the desired group with specific characteristics to improve the group. Culling is used for strengthening a livestock herd and the culled animals are destroyed. When breeding pedigree animals, the culled are spayed or neutered. This prevents the undesirable trait of the animal from being bred with other animals.  Plant life is also...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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2011-02-17 15:02:05

Influenza A virus causes influenza in birds and some mammals. It is a genus of the Orthomyxoviridae family of viruses. Although the virus is uncommon several strains have been isolated from wild birds. Some can cause severe disease in domestic poultry and sometimes in humans. They are negative sense, single-stranded, segmented RNA viruses. Each subtype has mutated into a variety of strains with different pathogenic profiles. There is a vaccine for humans incase there is an avian influenza, or...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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