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2012-06-26 23:00:18

Providing Automatic Metadata Generation Search and Classification Technologies to Healthcare McLean, VA and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Concept Searching, a global leader in semantic metadata generation, auto-classification, and taxonomy management software, and developer of the Smart Content Framework, is pleased to announce that that the University of Kansas Medical Center, serving Kansas in education, research, patient care and community engagement, has selected conceptSearch and...

2011-04-21 09:19:43

Research explores possible link between early musical study and cognitive benefits Those childhood music lessons could pay off decades later - even for those who no longer play an instrument "“ by keeping the mind sharper as people age, according to a preliminary study published by the American Psychological Association. The study recruited 70 healthy adults age 60 to 83 who were divided into groups based on their levels of musical experience. The musicians performed better on several...

2009-09-19 10:12:53

* Interaction of gene/gene, gene/environment and environment/environment factors can contribute to alcoholism. * New research looks at the influence of gene/environment interaction on alcoholism among Mexican Americans. * Findings show that interaction between education and a polymorphism of the reward gene contribute to severe alcoholism among Mexican Americans. Hispanics with alcohol-induced problems "“ especially male Mexican Americans "“ have significantly worse health and...

2008-12-04 04:00:00

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Velos, Inc., the recognized leader and trusted resource for clinical trials management information systems, today announced that it has signed an agreement with the University of Kansas Medical Center (KU Medical Center). KU Medical Center will deploy Velos eResearch in a comprehensive, system-wide roll-out that supports the regulatory, administrative, financial and clinical information needs of the institution's clinical research programs. KU Medical...

2008-06-27 12:02:13

By Jason Gertzen, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 27--Local ovarian cancer patients soon will begin receiving new treatments, signaling advances both in the fight against the disease and in the region's bioscience aspirations. The University of Kansas Cancer Center on Thursday announced the official start of work to test a new ovarian cancer drug. The Phase 1 clinical trial marks the first time that a drug developed by KU scientists is remaining here for this development phase. In...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.