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2014-08-19 08:30:32

GLEN BURNIE, Md., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSSi, the leader in patient recruitment solutions for the clinical research industry, recently announced the formation of the company's Medical and Clinical Advisory Board ("MCAB") and is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. William E. Gannon, Jr. to the MCAB. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/136957 The MCAB, with Dr. Gannon's leadership, will help provide insight across a variety of therapeutic areas and set...

2014-08-18 23:04:24

The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) reminds the public that the integrated mosquito management methods currently employed by organized mosquito and vector control districts and endorsed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are comprehensive and specifically tailored to safely counter each stage of the mosquito life cycle. Mount Laurel, N.J. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA)...

2014-08-18 12:27:06

Funding Announcement Includes Three New Topic Areas of Interest WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued the third funding announcement under its Pragmatic Clinical Studies initiative, offering up to $90 million in support for studies that address practical comparative questions faced by patients, clinicians, and other healthcare decision makers. PCORI will provide up to $10 million in direct costs for studies...

2014-08-14 08:29:40

Real-World Application of UV-C Disinfection Study Concludes DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This past week, a groundbreaking 28-month-long study funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention examining the real-world effectiveness of automated UV-C disinfection robot's impact on infection outcomes concluded the data collection phase of the research, with results expected to be published in the second quarter of 2015. The study by the Duke University Prevention...

2014-08-13 08:28:42

Rigel Reiterates Clinical Focus on Fostamatinib for ITP and IgA Nephropathy SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that R348, its ophthalmic JAK/SYK inhibitor, did not meet the primary or secondary endpoints in a recently completed Phase 2 clinical study in patients with dry eye disease. The endpoints were measured by changes in corneal fluorescein staining, conjunctival staining, tear production and dry...

2014-08-11 08:29:14

Important New Variable Covered. Threshold for Meeting Primary Endpoint Lowered. BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that, following a 9-month process of regulatory submissions and reviews by regulators in the US, UK and Germany, it has obtained regulatory approvals to make certain enhancements to its ongoing...

2014-08-08 10:59:46

American Cancer Society Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking many years after a diagnosis, according to a new study by American Cancer Society researchers. Further, among ten cancer sites included in the analysis, the highest rates of smoking were in bladder and lung cancers, two sites strongly associated with smoking. The study appears early online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Cigarette smoking...

2014-08-04 12:31:19

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/epicast_report_acute_coronary_syndrome_acs_epidemiology_forecast_2022.html EpiCast Report: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 Summary Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a serious cardiovascular disease associated with high healthcare...

2014-08-02 23:01:00

Global Infection Prevention and Control Market 2014-2018 is a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 One of the emerging trends in the Global Infection Prevention and Control Market is the increase in contract sterilization services. Stringent government policies are encouraging medical device and pharmaceutical product manufacturers to adopt contract sterilization services from third-party service providers for cost management....

2014-07-31 23:05:42

New research study “Global Infection Prevention and Control Market 2014-2018” prepared by Infiniti Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the report, the global market for infection prevention and control products and services is poised for a CAGR of about 7.5% through 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Infection prevention and control is the most significant step in the development and maintenance of products in the pharma, medical device, and food...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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