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2014-10-20 12:30:16

DALLAS, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Gouty Arthritis (Gout) - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 market research report as well as EpiCast Report: Gout - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 to the pharmaceuticals segment of its online library. The Gouty Arthritis (Gout) - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/311359-gouty-arthritis-gout-pipeline-review-h2-2014.html ] market research report provides comprehensive information on...

2014-10-14 23:02:04

AORN Provides Guidelines for Perioperative Personnel Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 As hospitals and health care systems across the country evaluate their infection prevention practices for Ebola safety, medical specialties are providing their practitioners with recommendations to prevent contamination and spread of the disease. To date none of the patients treated in the US have required surgical treatment, however, perioperative RNs should be prepared to meet this patient need...

2014-10-11 23:02:29

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Vascular Calcification Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014” to its store. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Vascular Calcification. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Clinical trial report, “Vascular Calcification Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014″ provides data on the Vascular Calcification clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the...

2014-10-09 23:06:16

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Collaborates with ERT’s COA Experts to Understand Patient Perspective during Melanoma Drug Development PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced that Provectus Biopharmaceuticals (NYSE MKT: PVCT) is collaborating with ERT’s Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA) consultants on their Phase III trial of agent PV-10 for intralesional (IL)...

2014-10-09 12:29:32

Massachusetts-based global health organization deploys expert teams to Africa BOSTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a Massachusetts-based global health nonprofit organization, today announced it is mobilizing its expertise and resources at the epicenter of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia to help the Ministry of Health develop community care centers for Ebola separate from the health facilities; restore essential health services for non-Ebola...

2014-10-08 12:28:51

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical laboratory testing ensures that thousands of infants receive life-saving treatments every year, yet certain pediatric testing programs could lose their funding if Congress does not finalize the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2013. On October 14, AACC will host a congressional briefing to discuss how this legislation could save even more children from death and disability by enabling advances in...

2014-10-07 08:30:18

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRU-D SmartUVC LLC will feature its Ebola-killing UVC automated disinfection robot at IDWeek 2014 in Philadelphia this week from October 8 to 12 at booth 826. A combined meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the HIV Medicine Association and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, IDWeek is a recognized forum for peer-reviewed presentations of new research and clinical...

2014-10-06 23:00:12

Dr. Terry Pechacek is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor of health management and policy, effective Nov. 1. Dr. Pechacek has been deputy director for research translation in the Office on Smoking and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 2012. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Dr. Terry Pechacek is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor...

2014-10-06 12:22:55

BALTIMORE, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the event of an outbreak of Ebola or other pandemics, the increase in volume of highly contagious bio-medical waste could present some challenges for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Today the majority of healthcare facilities use haulers to transport and treat regulated medical waste off-site. There is no assurance, however, that this method is 100% safe for potential pandemic situations nor would this practice be perceived...

AIDS origins
2014-10-04 16:14:33

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The origin of the AIDS pandemic can be traced back to a city in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, an international team led by scientists from Oxford University and the University of Leuven report in the latest edition of the journal Science. According to first author Dr. Nuno Faria of Oxford’s Department of Zoology and his colleagues, a reconstruction of the genetic history of the HIV-1 group M pandemic concluded 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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.