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2013-09-23 08:25:42

Mobile Medical Apps though still in its infancy is fueling a health care revolution! Medical apps represent the successful amalgamation of mobile technology and healthcare services to adopt healthier lifestyles and its market is expected to reach $20 Billion by 2017. DURHAM. N.C., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FDA is encouraging development of mobile medical apps, as it improves health care and provides consumers and health care professionals with valuable health information very...

Two Previously Italian MERS-CoV Cases Downgraded To Probable Cases
2013-09-23 06:35:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Friday, September 20, 2013 the World Health Organization (WHO) downgraded two previously laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to probable cases. The two cases are that of a 42-year-old woman and a two-year-old girl in Italy who were reported as confirmed cases on June 2, 2013 after a close relative who had recently returned home from the Middle East was confirmed the day before....

MERS Cases Jump By 18, WHO Revises Lab Testing Recommendations
2013-09-19 07:23:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus continues to spread, with more than a dozen new laboratory-confirmed cases being reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) since September 1, 2013. The WHO listed the report on its Disease Outbreak News (DON) webpage on September 19. While the WHO reported six cases between September 6 and 7, the 18 newly confirmed cases have only just been added to the DON website....

2013-09-18 12:31:18

The DebMed GMS® Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring System Provides the Most Comprehensive Solution to Help Improve Compliance and Reduce Hospital Infections CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the hand hygiene solutions market, Frost & Sullivan awarded DebMed®, creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene guidelines, the 2013 North...

2013-09-17 23:25:21

Digital disease detection refers to the use of digital sources, web searches, and other technology to surface early signals of disease outbreaks and improve the ability to stop the spread of contagious diseases. The three-day conference connects innovators in technology, healthcare, and education to discuss the ever-emerging convergence of Internet technology and information gathering to advance the way infectious diseases are discovered, tracked, and treated. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB)...

2013-09-17 23:19:56

Buena Salud América meeting in Bogotá Colombia brings together community agencies from throughout the Americas to highlight innovative models of heart health and well-being. Bogotá, Colombia (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Today, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched an effort to highlight and support innovation through community partnerships to improve health and well-being throughout the Americas. The...

2013-09-17 23:03:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: World Pain Relieving Drug Market 2013-2023 London (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Report Details New study reveals sales potential of this large, expanding market See what the future holds for painkillers. Visiongain's report gives you revenue predictions to 2023. You find data, trends, opportunities and commercial prospects. That new study lets you assess forecasted sales at overall world market, submarket, product and national...

2013-09-17 12:28:19

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it has received CE Marking (Conformite Europeenne) in Europe for the FreeStyle Optium Neo Blood Glucose and Ketone Monitoring System((TM)). The new icon-driven system provides sleek design, visual glucose trend indicators and insulin logging - all delivered in a single device to support daily diabetes management. According to the World Health Organization, the prevalence of diabetes is increasing in the...

2013-09-12 23:28:31

The eCommerce company is pursuing certification for a cartridge that will accelerate integration of the EDGE™ OMS and Demandware’s Commerce Platform. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Jagged Peak, Inc. (OTC BB: JGPK), a leading provider of enterprise-class eCommerce solutions and supply chain services announced today that it has joined the Demandware® LINK Technology Partner Program, and is developing an integration cartridge that will undergo Demandware’s review and...

2013-09-10 12:30:11

Ending preventable child and maternal deaths priority at High-level Regional Conference PANAMA CITY, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the Promise Renewed for the Americas conference today, 26 Ministers of Health from Latin America and the Caribbean and seven international partners signed the Declaration of Panama pledge to end all preventable child and maternal deaths by 2035. The Declaration of Panama is a call-to-action for the region since no mother or child's health should be...


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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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