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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...

2014-09-16 12:31:31

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denovo Biopharma, LLC, today announced that it has acquired enzastaurin, a late-stage oncology drug, from Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY). Denovo gains all rights to develop, manufacture and commercialize enzastaurin globally, including transfer of all intellectual property and other rights, data, and information. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140820/138306 Lilly developed enzastaurin in a variety of indications, including in...

2014-09-16 08:31:42

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc. today announced a new standard in the patient experience at hospitals. The myComfort(TM) line of patient apparel is protected by Vestex(®), Vestagen's active barrier fabric that is fluid repellant, breathable and in studies done in a hospital environment, shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria on the fabric(i). "It's time to address the role clothing plays in the chain of transmission. We want myComfort...

2014-09-15 20:21:53

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "EpiCast Report: Asthma - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" to its store. In 2013, there were 137.66 million lifetime prevalent cases of asthma in the 10MM, with 82.71 million cases in the US (43.16 million cases) and India (39.55 million cases) combined. DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that affects persons of all ages, but most commonly starts in childhood. It is a common long-term condition...

2014-09-10 12:29:18

LONDON, ON, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - "Clinical testing has been one of the biggest barriers to developing new imaging technology for clinical application", says Alvira Macanovic, IP, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs Manager at the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC). "This very important CIMTEC initiative will make it easier for researchers and small and medium-sized companies to achieve a range of goals such as generating clinical data to support pre-market...

2014-09-09 08:32:38

Lightweight, breathable fabric provides four times more protection than traditional gowns ROSWELL, Ga., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care today announced the availability of the new AERO BLUE* Performance Surgical Gown. This soft, lightweight gown is four times more protective than other comparable surgical gowns while providing users with unsurpassed comfort. AERO BLUE* features a proprietary fabric with innovative Core technology that delivers the highest...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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