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Modern Bird Genes Have Potential To Cause A Pandemic Similar To 1918 Spanish Flu
2014-06-12 10:02:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Avian bird flu strains that exist today share very similar characteristics with the deadly 1918 Spanish Flu strain that killed nearly five percent of the world’s population. That flu virus pandemic was the worst outbreak ever recorded and new research has found that only a few amino acids separate viral proteins currently found in bird populations from those that existed during the 1918 virus. The new evidence suggests a similar...

2014-06-12 08:35:19

Research Accepted as Podium Presentation at the American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions BOWIE, Md., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced cloud-based analytics and data-driven solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced a comparative safety research study to be presented at the American Diabetes Association 74(th) Scientific Sessions June 13-17 in San Francisco, California. The study was supported by...

2014-06-11 12:28:34

Uniquely Positioned to Provide Big Data Analytics for Over 6,800 Rare Diseases BRANFORD, Conn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioXcel Corporation, announced today its first-in-class cloud based Pharma big-data analytics platform, PharmGPS(TM) now has a dedicated Orphan Disease suite to aid in the discovery, development, licensing and commercialization of drugs for the approximately 7,000 Rare and Ultra Rare Diseases. Partners will benefit from real-time multi-factorial analytics to...

Red Meat Intake In Early Adulthood Linked To Breast Cancer Risk
2014-06-11 09:20:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Up until now, studies have found no significant link between the consumption of red meat and increased risk of breast cancer. However, most of those prior studies have been based on diet during midlife and later, rather than focusing on diet and breast cancer development in early adulthood. A new study from a team of US researchers has found that there may in fact be a link between increased consumption of red meat in early...

2014-06-04 08:33:48

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter submitted today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) urged Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to give serious consideration to the concerns of the rare disease community when setting policy regarding official names for biologics, including biosimilars. With over 7,000 rare diseases identified and 30 million Americans affected, the patient population represented by NORD is...

2014-06-04 04:21:45

VIENNA, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AFFiRiS announced today the results of a phase II study in Alzheimer patients. AFFiRiS' proprietary compound AD04 is the first drug ever to demonstrate clinical and biomarker effects consistent with disease modification in Alzheimer patients. Upon treatment with AD04, effects consistent with disease modification were achieved for at least 18 months in 47% of treated patients. This beneficial effect was dose dependent and more effective in...

2014-06-03 08:32:45

Germ-eliminating robot boasts most innovative UV disinfection technology on the market. ANAHEIM, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology's 41st Annual Conference, leadership from TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) will be demonstrating the UV disinfection robot's one-of-a-kind technology and discussing the role the device's newest innovation, iTRU-D, is playing at hospitals across the U.S., the U.K. and the Middle East. TRU-D...

2014-05-29 23:08:04

Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on "EpiCast Report: Multiple Sclerosis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023". The report focuses primarily on quantitative market metrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the market. Albany,New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "EpiCast Report: Multiple Sclerosis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" to its huge collection of research reports. Multiple sclerosis (MS)...

2014-05-29 12:28:18

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Migraine - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/epicast_report_migraine_epidemiology_forecast_2023.html EpiCast Report: Migraine - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 SummaryMigraine is typically characterized by recurring headaches, throbbing pain on one side of the head along with one or more of the following symptoms: nausea;...

2014-05-29 10:28:27

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Guidelines based on retrospective case studies, case reports don't stand the test of time Clinical practice guideline recommendations related to screening and treatment can change markedly over time as new evidence about best practices and clinical outcomes of various treatments emerges. In a first-of-its-kind study, Penn Medicine researchers examined high-level recommendations published by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and 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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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