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2014-09-16 23:10:53

Mobile data collection technology innovator to discuss how to leverage technology and big data in global health WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Magpi, a leading provider of configurable, cloud-based mobile data collection and communication applications, today announced that CEO and Co-founder Dr. Joel Selanikio will speak at Health Workers Count, a cross-sector ideation session focusing on the use of technology and big data in global health held in New York City on September...

2014-09-08 08:30:06

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ascel Bio, the disease forecast and outbreak warning company, publishes new assessment of Ebola outbreak in West Africa, country-by-country. -- Full Assessment: http://www.ascelbio.com/blog/ -- Key Images Available: http://ascelbio.tumblr.com Disease Forecasting: EMERGING INDUSTRY -- Ascel Bio consistently predicts outbreaks of infectious diseases and biohazards with tremendous accuracy. International disease...

2014-08-27 23:03:37

Tapping virtual humans to drive behavior change and improving the health of those with moderate risks will be the topics of September webinars in the Population Health Alliance’s PHM Virtual Brown Bag Series WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, today announced September’s lineup of webinar presenters for the Population Health Management Virtual Brown Bag Series: DPS Health and Kognito, on...

2014-08-06 23:05:17

PHA seeks nominations from members for its 2014 Board of Directors. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, seeks nominations from members for its 2014 Board of Directors. PHA’s Volunteer Board is comprised of population health industry leaders. PHA Board members serve as industry champions and spokespersons and also shape organizational direction and policies. The Population Health Alliance...

2014-07-29 08:42:45

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeted Victory is proud to announce a new partnership with FinancialAudiences(TM) (by Dean Media Group) to further the mission of making their Audience Exchange the most comprehensive, expansive data marketplaces in politics. Key FinancialAudiences(TM) segments are now available to full-service Targeted Victory clients and self-service Targeted Engagement users. Boosting Audience Exchange's already-impressive roster of data partners and...

2014-07-24 10:49:42

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation New HIV infections dropped by almost one-third from the epidemic peak; TB deaths declined by 3.7 percent between 2000 and 2013; child deaths from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have dropped 31.5 percent in the past decade Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries. The pace of decline in deaths and infections has accelerated since 2000,...

2014-07-24 10:47:06

The Lancet Declaration in reducing the global burden of HIV, malaria, and TB A major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 published in The Lancet, shows that accelerated progress against the global burden of HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis (TB) has been made since 2000 when governments worldwide adopted Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 6 to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and TB. The new estimates show that worldwide, the number of people living with HIV has risen...

2014-07-23 23:23:28

Partnership will allow patients with primary immunodeficiencies to electronically track their health information and further national research. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Get Real Health announced today a new partnership with the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) to provide their patient community with a new web and mobile portal that will allow them to electronically track their symptoms, medications and other health-related information—enabling them to better manage...

2014-07-18 23:02:38

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Whole Grain and High Fiber Foods” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies strong consumer emphasis on health and well-being, increasing awareness over the benefits of fiber rich diet, and high prevalence of obesity and diabetes, as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is...

2014-07-18 08:25:01

Actual Disbursements in 2013 Increased 8% As Some Funds from Earlier Years Were Spent MELBOURNE, Australia, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donor governments in 2013 committed US$8.1 billion in new funding to support the AIDS response in low- and middle-income countries, down 3 percent from 2012, finds a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) released in advance of the 2014 International AIDS Conference. The...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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