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2014-01-22 08:29:08

Janssen Global Public Health to Oversee R&D and Access Strategy Development for Growing Portfolio of Transformational Medicines BEERSE, Belgium, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen, the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, today announced the formation of Janssen Global Public Health (Janssen GPH), an important new group unifying Janssen's commitment to research, develop, and deliver transformational medicines to address the world's greatest unmet public health needs. Janssen...

2014-01-21 23:01:12

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. announces the 2014 schedule of events and online programs. New sessions of the “7-Day Health for All NOW” online program will begin February 7th. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Global Health Leader and CEO Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. announces the 2014 schedule of online global health programs and events, including new sessions of the popular 7-Day Health for All NOW online program. The next session of the...

2014-01-15 23:00:32

Fionet mobile diagnostic devices and cloud information services contributed to Proyecto Malaria Colombia’s success in evidence-based malaria control. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 With the help of Fionet—Fio Corporation's cloud-based solution for infectious disease management—Proyecto Malaria Colombia (PMC) received the top 2013 “Malaria Champions of the Americas” award, given annually to organizations demonstrating best practices in malaria prevention and...

2013-12-24 23:01:36

New research study “What next for Health in Food? Consumer Lifestyles, Nutrition, Food Labelling and Product Choice” worked out by Canadean has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Due to a decline in infectious diseases resulting from healthcare system improvements, the global health agenda tends to be dominated by non-communicable diseases. In fact, in 2008, around 60% (36 million) of the 57 million deaths globally were the result of...

2013-12-11 23:03:28

CCA Research Agenda Reflects Industry Focus on Measures and Outcomes, Value on Investment and Individual and Organizational Engagement Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Care Continuum Alliance (CCA), the leading advocate for population health improvement, released its research agenda for 2014, which emphasizes engagement, value on investment and measure development, all issues that apply across markets and respond to the stated needs of the organization’s members and partners....

2013-12-08 23:00:55

Leading Population Health Management Company is the Only Early Leader in Breadth of Portfolio and Delivery Performance on “Population Health Management 2013: Scouting the PHM Roster” Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 i2i Systems, the pioneer and leading provider of population health and business intelligence solutions, has just been recognized as one of the early leaders in population health management (PHM) solutions in the latest KLAS Report, “Population Health Management...

2013-12-04 23:22:29

Statement of Charles Lyons, President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 “The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) commends the many nations, private organizations, and individuals who committed to supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund) during Tuesday’s replenishment conference in Washington, D.C. “We are at a historic moment in the fight against HIV,...

2013-12-02 21:41:35

Despite increasing efforts to diagnose and treat anemia worldwide, there remains a surprisingly large global burden of the disease, particularly among young children and women, according to a new report on trends in anemia between 1990 and 2010. The report was published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology. Anemia is a complex condition characterized by a low level of hemoglobin, the protein that binds to oxygen in the lungs and carries it to all parts...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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