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2013-11-08 23:05:00

The global market for influenza vaccines, antivirals, and diagnostic products was valued at nearly $3.8 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $4 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $6 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, The Global Influenza Market from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the...

Two New Cases Of Bird Flu In China
2013-11-08 13:05:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this week, Chinese health officials notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of two new infections of H7N9 – a strain of the virus responsible for causing the bird flu. The Asian nation's Xinhua news agency reported on one of the cases Tuesday - that of a three-year-old boy living in south China's Guangdong Province. The boy tested positive for the virus by the provincial disease prevention and control center and is in...

2013-11-05 23:27:06

Xtalks presents an exciting live webinar on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 11:00am EST (4:00pm GMT) on risk-based monitoring, featuring keynote presenters Michael Macri, Director of Strategic Services at inVentiv Health Clinical, and Jeffrey Fetterman President of ParagonRx International, an inVentiv Health Business. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Global regulatory authorities have opened the door for sponsors of new medications to apply innovative strategies to monitoring...

2013-11-05 12:28:42

Research Published in Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research Looks at Stage IV Prostate Cancer WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although researchers and health care providers widely recognize that individuals with stage IV prostate cancer react differently to treatments, the factors that impact treatment outcomes, including biological factors such as race, age, or co-morbidities, and nonbiological factors such as geography, diet or social issues, are not...

2013-10-30 14:02:48

Non-publication is more common among industry-funded trials, study finds A new analysis of 585 large, randomized clinical trials registered with ClinicalTrials.gov finds that 29 percent have not been published in scientific journals. In addition, nearly 78 percent of the unpublished trials had no results available on the website, either. As a result, nearly 300,000 people who were enrolled in the 171 unpublished trials "were exposed to the risks of trial participation without the...

2013-10-30 11:10:47

Study finds almost 1 in 3 large clinical trials still not published 5 years after completion Almost one in three (29%) large clinical trials remain unpublished five years after completion. And of these, 78% have no results publicly available, finds a study published on bmj.com today. This means that an estimated 250,000 people have been exposed to the risks of trial participation without the societal benefits that accompany the dissemination of their results, say the authors. They...

2013-10-30 10:13:28

Compliance increased more than 25 percent over 4-year period How often do you clean your hands? A study at Rhode Island Hospital observed staff on 161,526 occasions to monitor how often they cleaned their hands (ie, hand hygiene) between July 2008 to December 2012 and found that hand hygiene compliance improved from 60 percent to 89 percent. The study is published online in advance of print in the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. The investigators found there was...

2013-10-29 08:33:05

WINDSOR, England, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Langland, an award-winning healthcare advertising agency, has launched "Speak Out, But Speak Smart" - an online communication guide for clinical trial participants. Developed in collaboration with CISCRP, a non-profit clinical research education organisation, the website encourages clinical trial participation discussions, while showing how sharing certain information can have unforseen consequences, for example psychosomatic...

2013-10-28 23:25:07

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Research Report on China Avian Influenza Vaccine Industry, 2013-2017” to its store. Avian influenza vaccines have been used for more than 10 years in China. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 In the current stage, many countries choose to cull all infected poultry to control avian influenza, instead of immunizations. The total volume of the poultry in China is over 10 billion, but more than 90% raisers only have less than 2,000...

2013-10-25 23:19:50

For two years now, Clinical Trial Foundation, has been working on tech solutions to shorten the regulatory process in the clinical research market worldwide. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Led by its Directors, Carlos Caceres Valdebenito, M.A. and Gerardo M. Uviedo, M.D., such project is focused on the establishment of a virtual platform for ethic committees (EC), in order to digitalize the full regulatory process including, but not limited to, protocol/ICF submission,...


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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