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2014-10-29 16:30:23

LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTION This comprehensive study examines the US market for infection prevention products and services covering: - Protective Apparel & Textiles (medical and laboratory gloves, surgical drapes, surgical gowns, patient gowns, surgical and staff face masks, and other apparel and textiles) - Safety Enhanced Medical Devices (catheters, prefillable and clinical hypodermic syringes, blood collection tubes, and other devices such as surgical...

2014-10-28 16:27:03

States should follow federal guidance for individuals potentially affected by Ebola ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent decisions by governors to enforce quarantines on health professionals and other individuals returning from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa are not rooted in science and provide a serious disincentive for health professionals to fight this disease at its source. The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)--representing the...

2014-10-28 12:31:20

DENVER, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech seeking biomarker targeting lung cancer studies. Following the successful launch of AccessPPM, Pharmatech has begun its series of clinical trials in a portfolio of studies planned to treat the different molecular drivers of lung cancer. This approach, which will also be applied for other types of cancer, is designed to identify all of a patient's active biomarkers up front, then provide immediate access to research based treatment...

2014-10-28 00:28:51

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The effectiveness of biomarkers has made them essential to medicine, with successful products on the market and many products in development. This Kalorama Information report focuses on both the clinical biomarkers and research biomarkers in medicine. Biomarkers are physiologic, genetic or biochemical parameters that provide insight into understanding disease processes and ways that medicines can work to counteract the disease. With them,...

2014-10-27 08:30:16

Breakthrough timely Infectious Disease Protection Tourniquet amidst Ebola & HIV/AIDS Landscape MILWAUKEE, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- V3 Healthcare Strategies, a Wisconsin Based Accountable Care Strategies company, announced the timely North American launch of the revolutionary ELEO Single Use Tourniquet. The "Easy Lock Easy Opening" Cross Infection Prevention Product comes to market amidst an environment of infectious, catastrophic diseases such as Ebola, Hanta & Hemorrhagic...

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...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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