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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 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...

2014-08-27 12:24:04

Keeping customers informed during storms and hastening recovery from outages will be focus of upgrades ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Control Systems (ACS) has been selected by Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro (CND) to deliver state-of-the-art outage management (OMS) and distribution management (DMS) systems to the utility. The OMS/DMS will integrate fully into the utility's existing PRISM(TM) supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system (also from ACS) to enable...

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2014-08-27 03:30:04

Phyllis Picklesimer, University of Illinois Two University of Illinois scientists are contributing to World Health Organization (WHO) efforts to fortify condiments and seasonings for use in countries with widespread micronutrient deficiencies. “In some countries where these deficiencies are widespread, there is consistent use—almost a daily dose—of certain condiments and seasonings, such as soy sauce in Southeast Asia, at all socioeconomic levels, and there’s a real opportunity...

2014-08-26 23:03:13

ClinCapture by Clinovo becomes the first Open Source Electronic Data Capture (EDC) System to receive the WHO Drug Dictionaries Medical Coding Certification by Uppsala Monitoring Center (UMC). Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Clinovo, the leading technology-focused Contract Research Organization (CRO) headquartered in Sunnyvale (CA), has officially received the WHO Drug Dictionaries Medical Coding certification. With this milestone, ClinCapture becomes the first open source EDC system...


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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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.