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2015-02-24 16:28:24

Awards include large studies of high-impact research topics to be conducted in real-world settings WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-24 08:35:52

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 200 patient advocates are in Washington D.C.

2015-02-23 00:20:47

ZUG, Switzerland, February 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - New awareness materials posted on Shire.com highlight the challenging diagnosis journey many

2015-02-21 23:00:32

A flock of birds have tested positive for the highly contagious Avian Influenza virus, or Bird Flu.

2015-02-19 12:21:02

Phase 3 clinical trials reach required enrollment WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-19 04:23:40

WEYBRIDGE, England and BASEL, Switzerland, February 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Listing of Access Programs pulls together publicly-available information

2015-02-17 23:05:54

In light of the measles outbreak, experts at the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health created a computer simulation to explore the impact of vaccination in cities nationwide.


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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eupeptic
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The word 'eupeptic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'good' and 'digest'.
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