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WHO-commissioned Review On E-cigarettes Is Misleading

WHO-commissioned Review On E-cigarettes Is Misleading, According To Experts

King's College London World leading tobacco experts argue that a recently published World Health Organization (WHO)-commissioned review of evidence on e-cigarettes contains important errors, misinterpretations and misrepresentations putting...

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2014-09-16 23:17:02

Career Step is pleased to announce that Panacea Healthcare Solutions will be reselling the company’s ICD-10-CM and PCS comprehensive skill assessments and the ICD-10-CM and PCS configured practice case studies through ICD University and Panacea’s consulting division. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of online career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce that Panacea Healthcare Solutions will be reselling the company’s...

2014-09-16 08:31:12

Despite transition delay, customers readily adapt to expanded code set via adoption of intuitive product search capabilities. BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAptus® today announced that approximately 4,000 end-users of its charge capture and management suite have successfully rolled-out the company's ICD-10 software upgrade. Customer early adopters of the expanded code set represent new clients that elected to go live in ICD-10, as well as existing clients that underwent...

2014-09-16 08:30:01

American Efforts to Cut Tobacco Use Fall Behind Those Abroad WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States, once a leader in public health measures on tobacco, is falling behind international best practices when it comes to protecting its citizens from the harms of tobacco. Not all U.S. citizens are adequately or equally protected from the damage, disease, and death caused by tobacco products. However, U.S. states and localities still have the opportunity to protect...

2014-09-16 00:20:56

OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Minister Rona Ambrose today announced that Canada will make available for donation over $2.5 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) to the World Health Organization (WHO) to aid in the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Recently, the WHO reported a shortage of equipment in the affected countries and has appealed to member states for donations for use by front-line workers in the affected countries. Personal protective equipment...

2014-09-15 23:09:16

Small Ohio research facility is seeking public participation in experiment regarding Ebola-Zaire biomarker software in the hope of collecting data. A public forum concerning this project will being scheduled – Details will be posted at http://www.SoundHealthOptions.com - Ebola Project Albany, Ohio (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The New York Times(1) recently reported the immediacy of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia that is fast becoming a worldwide threat. In response a small, innovative...

2014-09-15 08:28:17

PITTSBURGH and HYDERABAD, India, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Laboratories Limited has entered into an agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. under which Mylan has been licensed the non-exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute sofosbuvir and the investigational single tablet regimen of ledipasvir/sofosbuvir in 91 developing countries. Sofosbuvir is marketed by Gilead under the brand name Sovaldi®....

2014-09-12 23:01:15

Funds raised will help the World Health Organization and other UN entities provide urgently needed aid to affected countries. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Today, the [United Nations Foundation, in coordination with UN partners, announced a special fund that will enable individuals, corporations and civil society organizations to directly support UN entities engaged in the Ebola outbreak response in West Africa. The scale of the ongoing Ebola outbreak is unprecedented, with...

2014-09-10 12:28:40

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced it renewed accreditation for its continuing education program from The Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education(TM) program, a collaboration of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) through July 2020. "Through our continuing education program, VHA is...

2014-09-07 23:02:25

California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute investigators and colleagues provide a snapshot of registered clinical trials and a scorecard of publicly available results San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Results from 40 percent of clinical trials for migraine on the world’s registries are not readily available more than two years after study completion, according to a thorough analysis and scorecard for public availability of results. Global findings from the...

2014-09-02 20:24:39

CBR International's Scientific Experts Supporting Mapp Biopharmaceutical Pertaining to ZMAPP(TM) BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jeanne M. Novak, President and CEO of Boulder, Colorado-based CBR International Corp.(®), a full-service biopharmaceutical product, clinical, medical device and regulatory development and compliance group, has been invited by Dr. Larry Zeitlin, President of Mapp Biopharmaceutical to attend the World Health Organization's Investigational...


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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...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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