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2014-01-09 23:20:32

PDI, leader in providing Infection Prevention solutions, publishes a whitepaper to educate infection preventionists, quality directors and other healthcare personnel on the importance of mobile equipment disinfection in healthcare facilities. Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 PDI, leader in providing Infection Prevention solutions, today published a whitepaper to educate infection preventionists, quality directors and other healthcare personnel on the importance of mobile equipment...

2014-01-09 16:23:13

CDC report finds fastest drop in adults aged 35-44 years ATLANTA, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tobacco control efforts are having a major impact on Americans' health, a new analysis of lung-cancer data suggests. The rate of new lung cancer cases decreased among men and women in the United States from 2005 to 2009, according to a report in this week's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The study also found that lung cancer incidence rates went down 2.6 percent per...

2014-01-07 12:27:20

Healthcare company announces the world's first IBM style, backlit, washable keyboard, in response to contaminated computer keyboards in hospitals. LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seal Shield, LLC, Jacksonville, FL, today announced the Silver Seal Glow(TM) backlit, waterproof keyboard. Developed for the healthcare market, the Silver Seal Glow(TM) is the world's first waterproof, backlit, natural style keyboard constructed with antimicrobial product protection. Unlike...

2014-01-06 16:27:08

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Obesity Therapeutics to 2019 - Safety Concerns Hinder Drug Performance Despite Large Market Opportunity Obesity Therapeutics to 2019 - Safety Concerns Hinder Drug Performance Despite Large Market Opportunity SummaryGBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, "Obesity Therapeutics to 2019 - Safety Concerns Hinder Drug Performance Despite...

More Than Two Dozen Bald Eagles Fall Due To West Nile Virus Infection
2014-01-01 09:30:32

[ Watch the Video: Bald Eagles Killed By West Nile Virus ] Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Utah state officials claimed on Tuesday that the mysterious deaths of 27 bald eagles this past December appear to be from the West Nile Virus, according to a Washington Post report. Laboratory tests of the first few birds indicated the cause of death was from the mosquito-borne virus. The symptoms that the eagles exhibited were head tremors, signs of seizures, wing...

First H7N9 Bird Flu Death Reported From Hong Kong
2013-12-27 06:32:59

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Health officials from Hong Kong have reported that an 80-year-old man is the first person to die from H7N9 bird flu in the island region. The news comes less than a month after the first case of the bird flu was detected there in a 36-year-old domestic helper who had traveled to Shenzhen for live poultry. The 80-year-old man, who lived in Shenzhen, traveled to Tuen Mun Hospital on Dec. 3 in search of diabetes and heart treatment....

2013-12-26 16:21:29

I-SPY 2 Graduates Two Promising Drugs that Show Improved Response for Women with HER2-Positive and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The I-SPY 2 TRIAL, a randomized phase II clinical trial for breast cancer launched through a unique partnership with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium and sponsored by QuantumLeap Healthcare Collaborative has graduated the first two drugs from its innovative,...

2013-12-20 23:26:43

The new “common childhood diseases” article on the website Vkool.com delivers different types of childhood diseases and their typical symptoms. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The new “common childhood diseases“ article on the website Vkool.com covers fundamental knowledge about some common conditions and illnesses in the growing child. This article is really ideal for those parents and caretakers who want to improve their children’s health without using any kind of drugs...

2013-12-20 12:24:44

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team led by OCHIN Research Director Jennifer DeVoe, MD, DPhil, has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to develop and expand a health data network that will be part of PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered National Clinical Research Network. The OCHIN, Inc. data network is one of 29 that were approved for a total of $93.5 million from PCORI on December 17 to form this...

2013-12-19 16:27:16

TOWSON, Md., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team led by the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to develop and expand a health data network that will be part of PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered National Clinical Research Network. The Immune Deficiency Foundation PI Connect data network is one of 29 that were approved for a total of $93.5 million from PCORI on December 17 to form...


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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