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King Richard IIIs Cause Of Death Identified By Scientists

King Richard III's Cause Of Death Identified By Scientists

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online King Richard III of England died after suffering multiple blows from weapons, UK researchers have found. Modern forensic analysis of the king’s 500 year old remains, which were discovered...

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2014-09-05 08:22:23

LONDON, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Microbiology and Infection and New Microbes & New Infections to be published by Elsevier effective January 2015 Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, announced today that an agreement has been reached with the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)...

2014-08-14 08:26:05

AMSTERDAM, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the highlights of its journal Impact Factor performance in 2013. According to the 2013 Journal Citation Reports(R) (JCR) published by Thomson Reuters, Elsevier saw 61% of its journal Impact Factors increase from 2012 to 2013, well ahead of the aggregate across all other journals at 55%....

2014-04-14 10:54:03

The Lancet Oncology today publishes a major new Commission examining the challenges to effective cancer control in China, India, and Russia – which together experience 46% of all new cancers worldwide, and account for more than half (52%) of all cancer deaths globally. The Commission was led by Professor Paul Goss, of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, USA, in collaboration with over 40 leading cancer experts from the regions studied, and across the...

Chinese Researchers Warn H7N9 Bird Flu Could Make Big Comeback
2013-06-24 06:45:11

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The H7N9 bird flu that emerged in China in March has been labeled more deadly than 2009’s H1N1 swine flu outbreak, but less severe than the H5N1 bird flu outbreak that affected the region in 2003. Chinese researchers noted that 36 percent of hospitalizations stemming from H7N9 have resulted in death, much less than the 60 percent of deaths associated with H5N1, but slightly higher than the 21 percent of H1N1 deaths. Reporting...

Preventable Diseases Responsible for Most Under-5 Deaths
2012-05-14 03:49:48

The overwhelming majority of deaths among children are the result of preventable infectious diseases, the authors of a new study published Friday in the journal The Lancet have reported. According to Christian Nordqvist of Medical News Today, the international group of experts behind the study discovered that of the 7.6 million deaths among children younger than five years old in 2010, 18% had been caused by pneumonia and 14% were the result of premature birth-related complications. The...


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Annals of Internal Medicine
2012-05-07 07:34:57

Annals of Internal Medicine is an academic medical journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It was founded in 1927. It has been published biweekly (on the first and third Tuesday of each month) since 1988. The current editor is Christine Laine (as of May 2012). Its archives back to 1993 are available on the journal’s website in text formats. PDF formats are accessible back to 1999. Some material over six months old is open-access, and all material is provided free to...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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