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2014-02-24 12:27:00

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is One of Four U.S. Field Sites for Landmark Study BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in every six people in the U.S. is Hispanic/Latino and as a group they live longer than non-Hispanic whites (81.4 years vs. 78.8 years). Yet, despite their strong representation and relative longevity, little is understood about this group's health conditions and behaviors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120531/DC16559LOGO The Hispanic...

2014-02-24 04:21:52

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Genes (globalgenes.org), a leading patient advocacy organization representing the rare and genetic disease community, is once again inviting industry partners, patients, caregivers, family and friends of the tens of millions of people who suffer from rare and genetic diseases to Wear That You Care(TM) and support the seventh annual World Rare Disease Day on Friday, February 28, 2014. The Wear That You Care(TM) campaign was launched by...

2014-02-20 23:00:52

First findings released by National Institutes of Health (NIH) in largest and most comprehensive study ever conducted on Hispanic health. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 “Today, because of the participation of 16,145 Hispanic men and women in this groundbreaking NIH study, we have a better picture of health in America,” said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance). She added, “To understand the reasons Hispanics...

2014-02-19 16:24:44

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Accelovance, a therapeutically focused clinical research organization (CRO), announced today the opening of a new office in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. This office opening supports continued corporate expansion and provides Accelovance's clients and employees with a presence in the research-active landscape of the RTP area of North Carolina. The new offices are close to many current and potential clients and...

2014-02-13 08:31:08

Nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research adds TRU-D to infection prevention arsenal BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research, has deployed TRU-D SmartUVC(TM), a 5-foot-5 germ-eliminating UV disinfection robot, to help protect against infection. TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) is the first and only portable UV disinfection device on the market...

2014-02-12 08:28:34

Brain Science Research Consortium Unit harnesses power of key research faculty from multiple disciplines to propel understanding of brain function and to develop novel new therapies offering hope for those living with neurological disorders BALTIMORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, Ph.D., MBA, announced today the establishment of a new brain science research unit that will bring together faculty from multiple...

2014-02-11 08:33:29

$10,000 prize awarded for innovative ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services in developing countries NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson, in collaboration with Scientists Without Borders, today announced the winners of a $10,000 open innovation challenge that called for ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services for depression and anxiety disorders among patients in the developing world. Two winners, Veena S....

2014-02-11 08:33:25

Incentive challenge offered $10,000 for innovative ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services in developing countries. NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists Without Borders, a program of the New York Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson, today announced the winners of a $10,000 open innovation challenge that called for ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services for depression and anxiety disorders...

2014-02-10 08:27:01

Company expands presence at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acentia, a premier provider of technology and management solutions, today announced it has acquired Atlanta-based Business Computer Applications, Inc. (BCA), a provider of information technology (IT) services and solutions to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health agencies. For nearly 40 years, BCA served the CDC,...

2014-02-05 23:26:46

A Custom Online Destination Will House Coverage of The Annual Red Dress CollectionSM Fashion Show and Photos of Site Visitors Wearing Their Most Fashionable Red in Support of ‘National Wear Red Day®’ Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Evolve Media’s theFashionSpot (TFS) (http://www.thefashionspot.com), the largest fashion-focused community and fashion editorial site on the web, announced today a media partnership with The Heart Truth®, a national campaign for women...


Latest National Institutes of Health Reference Libraries

Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

Disease Models & Mechanisms
2012-05-12 21:51:28

Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) is a peer-reviewed open-access biomedical journal published by The Company of Biologists, a UK non-profit publisher of international biological journals, such as Journal of Cell Science and the journal Development. The journal covers the mechanisms, diagnostics and treatment of human disease. The journal publishes original research and review articles, and aims to promote communication between basic researchers, translational researchers and...

American Journal of Translational Research
2012-05-07 07:59:00

The American Journal of Translational Research is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by the e-Century Publishing Corporation. The journal was established in 2009 and is considered one of the major journals on translational medical research. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Wen-Hwa Lee (University of California, Irvine). The journal is intended to provide barrier-free forum for rapid dissemination of novel discoveries in translational research of medical science...

International Journal of Biological Sciences
2012-04-29 21:02:27

The International Journal of Biological Sciences is an open-access scientific journal published by Ivyspring International Publisher. It publishes original articles and short research communications in all areas of biological sciences. Articles are archived in PubMed Central. The editor-in-chief is Chuxia Deng (National Institutes of Health). The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases: MEDLINE/PubMed, Science Citation Index Expanded, Current Contents/Life Sciences,...

Virology Journal
2012-04-24 18:40:35

Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...

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