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More Equitable North/South Research Partnership

Debbie Marais | The Euroscientist | September 16, 2013

Local research and innovation matter to develop sustainable solutions for health problems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). In the past few years, this has increasingly been recognised. However, such sustainability is only achievable if research funding allows for capacity building and sharing of other benefits from research partnerships. [...] Read More »

More Money Won’t Win The War On Cancer

Jacoba Urist | The Atlantic | August 28, 2013

A broken grant structure, turf wars, and an exodus of scientists for other professions are bigger barriers to progress than a lack of funding. Read More »

More Work Is Needed On The Safety And Efficacy Of Healthcare Information Technology

Stephen Soumerai and Ross Koppel | The Health Care Blog | July 17, 2013

If one were writing about the improvement of gastronomy in America, one would probably not celebrate “over 300 billion hamburgers served.”  But that’s very much the type of success Dr. Ashish Jha is celebrating in last week’s piece on recent US healthcare IT sales. [...] Read More »

Mystery Lung Fungus: Are You At Risk?

Kiera Butler and Brett Brownell | Mother Jones | August 12, 2013

Valley fever is hard to diagnose, even harder to treat, and potentially fatal—and the number of cases is rising dramatically. Read More »

New Software Traces Origins of Genetic Disorders 20 Times More Accurately

Editor | | October 24, 2013

In a bioinformatics breakthrough, iMinds-STADIUS - KU Leuven researchers have successfully applied advanced artificial intelligence to enable the automated analysis of huge amounts of genetic data. Read More »

OHSU, Intel Partner On Genetics

Bernie Monegain | Healthcare IT News | April 22, 2013

Oregon Health & Science University and Intel Corp. are teaming up to develop next-generation computing technologies that advance the field of personalized medicine by dramatically increasing the speed, precision and cost-effectiveness of analyzing a patient's individual genetic profile. Read More »

OMICS Group International Is The New Publisher Of 14 Noble Laureates Supporting Cellular And Molecular Biology : 60 Years Old Reputed Medline Indexed Journal

Press Release | OMICS Group International, Cellular and Molecular Biology | September 14, 2013

Dean Dr. Raymond J. Wegmann, the founding editor of Cellular and Molecular Biology signed agreement at OMICS Office and stated that, “OMICS Publishing Group is a better publisher than any other publishing house.” Read More »

Open Access Journals And Healthcare Information: Indexing And Archiving

Press Release | OMICS Group International | August 30, 2013

The main function of peer reviewed open access publishing platforms is to powerfully present the content online, making it available to all, and link this information with useful scientific data... Read More »

Open Data Key To Tackling Neglected Tropical Diseases

Open data access could promote collaborations among researchers in Africa and help in the fight against malaria, tuberculosis (TB) and neglected tropical diseases such as sleeping sickness, also called African trypanosomiasis. At a time when demand for open data in health and drug discovery is dominating the digital space, some researchers say the model could work for Africa and alleviate the sufferings of many from these diseases. Following the call on 23 April this year from the WHO for the disclosure of all results from clinical trials of new medicines, there is a push towards greater transparency.

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Open Source Is The Only Way Medicine

Marcus Baw | OpenSource Delivers | December 15, 2014

The software we use in medicine is now part of medicine. Medical software has, however, been noticeably exempt from the level of academic scrutiny we give the rest of medicine...

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Open-Access Journals: A Perspective From Within

Jonathan Carroll | The Conversation | October 1, 2012

There’s an ongoing debate in the world of academic publishing about whether the public should be allowed open access to research publications we all pay for in the first place. Read More »

OpenClinica selected for use in Clinical Trials by Cancer InCITe

Press Release | OpenClinica | July 2, 2013

OpenClinica, LLC announces that Cancer InCITe, LLC of San Antonio, Texas has selected the OpenClinica Enterprise Edition for Electronic Data Capture (EDC) and clinical data management for phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials. Read More »

Perspective: HIE, 'Omics' And Personalized Medicine

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | April 26, 2013

Oregon Health & Science University and Intel are partnering on a genomics computing project that’s very much following IBM's Watson in its processing largess and medical ambition — a sign of the evolving relationships between patients, doctors and computers, and also, pretty much, health information exchange applied scientifically. Read More »

Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research using Agile Software

Andy Oram | EMR & EHR | January 18, 2016

Medical research should not be in a crisis. More people than ever before want its products, and have the money to pay for them. More people than ever want to work in the field as well, and they’re uncannily brilliant and creative. It should be a golden era. So the myriad of problems faced by this industry–sources of revenue slipping away from pharma companies, a shift of investment away from cutting-edge biomedical firms, prices of new drugs going through the roof–must lie with the development processes used in the industry...

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Pharmacists Told To Work In PHCs Too

Staff Writer | The New Indian Express | June 3, 2013

Urging qualified pharmacists to take greater roles in the healthcare sector, former president A P J Abdul Kalam on Sunday said they must be given a chance to serve at public health centres (PHCs) and community health centres (CHCs). Read More »