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2014-08-22 05:16:35

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Currently, wearable devices that can track certain health information like heart rate, pulse, number of steps, sleep patterns, and such do a great job of gathering data, but don't really do much to help wearers do something more with that data. In other words, these devices have lots of great data about the individual, which can motivate and track progress, but they simply do not tell us much more than that, according to the...

2014-08-20 12:26:20

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Personalized Medicines Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2116899/Global-Personalized-Medicines-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Personalized Medicines in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Targeted Therapeutics, and Tests & Lab Services. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-08-18 12:27:06

Funding Announcement Includes Three New Topic Areas of Interest WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued the third funding announcement under its Pragmatic Clinical Studies initiative, offering up to $90 million in support for studies that address practical comparative questions faced by patients, clinicians, and other healthcare decision makers. PCORI will provide up to $10 million in direct costs for studies...

2014-08-07 12:28:56

ReportsnReports.com offer Global & USA Cancer Biomarker Market to 2018 (Identification, Technologies, Market Analysis, Competitor Profiles, Companion Diagnostic Co-Development, Business Strategies, Industry Trends, and Pipeline Analysis) in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global & USA Cancer Biomarker Market to 2018 (Identification, Technologies, Market Analysis, Competitor Profiles, Companion Diagnostic Co-development, Business Strategies, Industry Trends, and...

2014-08-05 23:12:43

LymeDisease.org, a leading national patient advocacy nonprofit, has endorsed new Lyme disease guidelines published by ILADS. LymeDisease.org Executive Director Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA, an author and patient member of the ILADS guidelines panel, applauded the guidelines saying “the guidelines are both evidence-based and patient-centered.” Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Too many patients fail the standard treatments for early Lyme disease. Today LymeDisease.org, a leading...

2014-08-05 23:05:58

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Companion Diagnostics Market -Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Albany,NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Companion diagnostics are the tests or assays which assist physicians in making efficient treatment decisions depending on the patient response to the ongoing treatment. These tests are developed either once the drug is commercialized or along with...

2014-08-01 16:23:43

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new five-year, $7.3 million award from the National Cancer Institute will allow Kaiser Permanente to expand its innovative cancer clinical trials program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The award, part of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program, will help Kaiser Permanente focus on "enrolling patients in the NCI National Clinical Trials Network, testing cutting-edge therapies, and comparing existing cancer...

2014-08-01 12:26:23

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the major revolutions taking place in healthcare is the rise of personalized medicine, which is the practice of using genomic and other molecular analyses to tailor medical treatments to a patient's individual biology. Personalized diagnostics--laboratory analyses that inform the practice of personalized medicine--will play a major role in the lab's future. This fall, AACC's first ever virtual conference will feature the latest...

2014-07-29 23:15:48

Doctor Evidence, LLC has developed a comprehensive database of clinical evidence in Hepatitis C (HCV) to address the evolving needs of healthcare stakeholders. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Doctor Evidence (“DRE”), the Santa Monica, California-based healthcare information leader has responded to marketplace clamor related to the transformative innovations in Hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatments with a comprehensive comparative effectiveness database that allows healthcare...

2014-07-29 12:30:36

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education Professional, a leading global provider of content and services for the science, technical, and medical communities, has announced the launch of the AccessMedicine App, the first off-line mobile application of the world-renowned medical education platform. A key feature of the new AccessMedicine App, available for download onto all iOS and Android devices, is that users will now be able to gain access to valuable AccessMedicine...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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