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2014-04-07 13:34:30

UC Riverside-led research could help identify new anti-malaria strategies A research team led by a cell biologist at the University of California, Riverside has generated a 3D model of the human malaria parasite genome at three different stages in the parasite's life cycle — the first time such 3D architecture has been generated during the progression of the life cycle of a parasite. The parasite that causes malaria in humans is Plasmodium falciparum. The female Anopheles mosquito...

WHO Reports On Ebolavirus, Emergency Response And Disease Transmission
2014-04-07 11:00:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As of April 4, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) 143 clinically compatible cases of infection from Ebolavirus disease (EVD). Of these, 54 have been laboratory confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The total number of deaths associated with this outbreak stands at 86 – a case fatality rate of about 60 percent – of which sixteen have been lab-confirmed as EVD deaths, 65...

2014-04-04 23:33:11

U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. has signed a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of USPM’s web-based health management platform, The Prevention Plan™, to be marketed exclusively by Salud Global in the country of Mexico. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. (USPM) is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of...

2014-04-04 23:02:05

Krames StayWell Health Library provides comprehensive information on a wide range of health topics. Interactive tools will serve the needs of the community. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce the launch of a comprehensive online health library, designed to provide a broad spectrum of health and wellness information, located on its website at http://www.carepointhealth.org. Users simply click on “Library” under the "Health &...

2014-04-03 12:33:30

Hexaware to present and exhibit testing solutions and services to IT decision makers at upcoming event BALTIMORE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services, today announced that the company will be exhibiting and presenting four sessions including, "SLA Monitoring & Validation Automated Framework for a Mobile Business Application," "Industrialization of Testing Services," a "Testing Tools Information Exchange...

2014-04-03 12:28:36

CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Apr. 1, the American College of Surgeons (ACS), in partnership with Safe Surgery 2015 and the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA), hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum South Carolina, bringing together surgeons and other health care leaders to discuss the successes and challenges of implementing the surgical checklist in 100 percent of operating rooms in the state. Forum participants emphasized the...

2014-04-03 08:38:13

Hexaware to exhibit and speak during several sessions at conference for Oracle community LAS VEGAS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services, today announced that the company will be exhibiting at booth #1517, and presenting eight sessions focused on the Oracle E-Business Suite, the PeopleTools 8.53 upgrade, PeopleSoft Test Automation and the Oracle In-Memory Cost Management Application at the COLLABORATE 2014...

2014-04-01 16:25:22

GENEVA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access to dolutegravir could improve millions of lives in developing countries The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and ViiV Healthcare announced a new collaboration on HIV medicines today, signing two licensing agreements to increase access to dolutegravir (DTG), a promising new antiretroviral, for both adult and paediatric care. The agreements would allow generic...

2014-04-01 16:25:15

- Timely collaborations underscore ViiV Healthcare's commitment to increase access to life-saving HIV medicines for children and adults in the developing world LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced new collaborations with the goal of increasing access to its HIV medicine, dolutegravir (marketed under the name Tivicay®), just two months after its approval by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and eight months after approval by the US Food and Drug...

'Unprecedented' Ebola Outbreak Sweeping Across Parts Of West Africa
2014-04-01 10:23:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An “unprecedented” outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) has spread throughout Guinea and beyond with more than a hundred patients confirmed to have the highly-infectious and equally as deadly disease. The first reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) surfaced just over a week ago on March 23, after the Ministry of Health of Guinea reported to the UN health arm that the disease was rapidly spreading throughout the...


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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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