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2014-03-13 17:16:51

New paper in Age and Ageing calls for more routine HIV testing and more collaborative care for older patients with HIV A new paper published online today in the British Geriatrics Society journal Age and Ageing argues that despite a year-on-year increase in the number of people over the age of 50 being diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), there is a reluctance of healthcare professionals to offer HIV tests to older people. This results in high rates of "late presentation"...

2014-03-13 08:25:11

AMSTERDAM, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor D.L. Bliwise appointed as Associate Editor to increase multidisciplinary understanding of the causes and treatments of nocturia The joint editors of European Urology's Nocturia Resource Centre [http://nocturia.elsevierresource.com ], a freely accessible educational platform designed for healthcare professionals specialized in urology, are pleased to announce the appointment of sleep medicine...

2014-03-12 23:03:49

Cautions Attendees on Detrimental Impacts of Health and Nutrition Disparities on Women Bronx, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that Denese Ramadar, professor at the college’s School of Allied Health Professions, spoke on the detrimental impacts of global health and nutrition disparities on women as a panelist during today’s workshop for The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s...

2014-03-10 23:27:33

The PolyU Branch of Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Machine Intelligence and Advanced Computing, jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Sun Yat-sen University, commissioned on 5 March 2014. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The PolyU Branch of Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Machine Intelligence and Advanced Computing, jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), commissioned on 5 March 2014. Through...

2014-03-04 23:31:56

Professor David T. Conley’s keynote address highlighted the theme of the MCNC Winter Leadership Conference when he spoke to the complexity of meeting the standards of the Common Core. He shared the importance of addressing this challenge by understanding the goals of the Common Core, which is to have students be more successful in moving through school and go beyond in their education. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 According to Dr. Cecilia L. Cunningham, founder and Director...

2014-03-04 16:23:09

Researchers at New Zealand's University of Otago are helping to clear up an enduring mystery regarding the composition of the Earth's atmosphere. They have discovered the microbial soil processes that help ensure that the explosive gas hydrogen remains at trace levels. In recent decades it was found that around four-fifths of all hydrogen released into the air is rapidly removed through soil activity, but exactly what is recycling it, and how, has remained unclear. Now, Otago scientists...

2014-03-04 13:42:21

People's racial prejudices are influenced by where they live, reports a new study led by Oxford University psychologists. The researchers found that levels of racial prejudice among white people drop significantly when they live in ethnically mixed communities, even when they do not have direct contact with minorities. Simply seeing white strangers interacting positively with ethnic minorities is enough to reduce racial prejudice. The researchers have called this positive effect...

2014-02-28 14:12:15

Early humans may have evolved black skin to protect against a very high risk of dying from ultraviolet light (UV)-induced skin cancer, a new analysis concludes. Skin cancer has usually been rejected as the most likely selective pressure for the development of black skin because of a belief that it is only rarely fatal at ages young enough to affect reproduction. But a new paper, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, cites evidence that black people with albinism from parts of...

2014-02-26 23:02:18

The award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine recognizes UNE Professor Edward Bilsky's work on the neuroscience of pain, and his advocacy for individuals suffering from acute and chronic pain. Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Edward Bilsky, Ph.D., University of New England vice president for research and scholarship, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Patient Advocacy Award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine (AAPM). The award will be presented March 8th...

2014-02-25 16:26:46

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following are more than 60 experts who are available for interviews and quotes related to tax season. If you need additional experts, you can also submit a query, and can filter your request by institution type and geographic location to get the most targeted responses. The best part? It's free! Just fill out the query form to get started. Business: Travis Freeman, CFP, AWMA President, Four Seasons Financial Education Partner, Four Seasons...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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