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2013-09-18 08:29:01

How Will the Affordable Care Act, Globalization and Current Market Trends Affect Development of Therapies for People with Rare Diseases? WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the hottest trends in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in recent years has been the development of orphan products or treatments for people with rare diseases. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110719/DC37656LOGO-b) Now, industry-watchers are wondering how legislation such...

2013-09-17 23:25:21

Digital disease detection refers to the use of digital sources, web searches, and other technology to surface early signals of disease outbreaks and improve the ability to stop the spread of contagious diseases. The three-day conference connects innovators in technology, healthcare, and education to discuss the ever-emerging convergence of Internet technology and information gathering to advance the way infectious diseases are discovered, tracked, and treated. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB)...

2013-09-16 16:24:17

Research Based Non-Profit Will Use Integrated Data Approach To Identify Therapeutics For Rare Disease Patients With Few or No Treatment Options SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CEO and Founder of RARE Science, Dr. Christina Waters, announced today the launch of a new research based non-profit organization developing an integrated data system that serves the unmet medical needs of patients with rare, orphan and neglected diseases. RARE Science has attracted world...

2013-09-12 16:24:34

Over 500+ Patients, Advocacy Leaders, Biotech and Pharmaceutical Executives, Healthcare Philanthropists and Celebrities to Gather in Newport Beach for Rare and Genetic Disease Awareness Benefit ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Genes | RARE Project today announced that Emmy-nominated recording artist, Andrew McMahon, a singer and songwriter best known for his vocals, piano and lyrics for the bands Something Corporate and Jack's Mannequin, will...

2013-09-12 08:31:33

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership from Lumalier, makers of TRU-D SmartUVC(TM), will discuss with hospital leaders from around the country the benefits of adding the company's 5-foot-five germ-killing robot to environmental services routines during the Association for Healthcare Environment's Exchange 2013 Healthcare Marketplace on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The AHE Exchange provides industry leaders with the latest developments in...

2013-09-11 23:24:54

The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) have announced the selection of Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH, FACPM, as the new Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM), and international peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Elsevier, Inc. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the Association for Prevention Teaching and...

2013-09-10 23:00:43

PROFICIENCY™ Conference to Address Endpoint Strategies for Safety and Efficacy Data in Clinical Research Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today opened registration for its PROFICIENCY conference in Tokyo, Japan. The conference, which takes place October 24, 2013 at the Hotel Okura Tokyo, focuses on developing, implementing, and justifying effective strategies for...

2013-09-10 16:24:45

Awards to support studies on conditions affecting millions of patients and families WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 71 awards, totaling more than $114 million over three years, to fund comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) designed to answer questions most important to patients and those who care for them. The awards include the first 19 under the priority area...

2013-09-10 14:20:40

Virus attaches to both upper and lower respiratory tract epithelium, according to report in The American Journal of Pathology A new study has found that a novel avian-origin H7N9 influenza A virus, which has recently emerged in humans, attaches moderately or abundantly to the epithelium of both the upper and lower respiratory tracts. This pattern has not been observed before for avian influenza A viruses. The report, published in the October issue of The American Journal of Pathology,...

2013-09-10 12:28:48

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- David Riley, MD, Editor in Chief of Global Advances in Health and Medicine, presented the CARE (CAse REport) guidelines at the International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication in Chicago, sponsored by the BMJ and JAMA, today. These guidelines are also being simultaneously published in seven medical journals. The CARE guidelines, in development since 2011, improve the transparency and accuracy of published case reports and...


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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