Funny Catheter Recycle Video

submitted by: colonialmed

With help from Trisolt Video Productions. We created a video to help payer sources, caregivers, and Healthcare Profesionals relate to the concept of not recycling Intermttent Catheters. Take a look and let us know what you think. If you would like to learn more about our Service Plus Program. Please call 800-747-0246 or visit www.colonialmed.com

Dietary protein and bone health: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

submitted by: adarling
BACKGROUND: There has been a resurgence of interest in the controversial relation between dietary protein and bone health. OBJECTIVE: This article reports on the first systematic review and meta-analysis of the relation between protein and bone health in healthy human adults. DESIGN: The MEDLINE (January 1966 to September 2007) and EMBASE (1974 to July 2008) databases were electronically searched for all relevant studies of healthy adults; studies of calcium excretion or calcium balance were...
Authors: Al Darling, Dj Millward, Dt Torgerson, Ce Hewitt, Sa Lanham-new

PharmGenEd: Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics

submitted by: KuoOffice
We will review the use of pharmacogenomic tests in five therapeutic areas. Infectious disease Oncology Anticoagulation Psychiatry Neurology Within each therapeutic area, we will include the following: The gene or allele of interest The functional effect of the gene or allele The prevalence of the relevant alleles in various populations The available genomic tests A summary of the most significant clinical data available to date, regarding Drug dosing and selection Drug efficacy...

Mel Reichman on Pool Shark’s Cues for More Efficient Drug Discovery

submitted by: jcbradley
Mel Reichman, senior investigator and director of the LIMR Chemical Genomics Center at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research presents at the chemistry department at Drexel University on November 12, 2009. Introduction by Jean-Claude Bradley. Modern drug discovery by high-throughput screening (HTS) begins with testing hundreds of thousands of compounds in biological assays. The confirmed hit rate for typical HTS is less than 0.5%; therefore, 99.5% of the costs of HTS are for...

How EIC Andy Greene, PhD, became involved with Physiological Genomics

submitted by: pgeditor

Editor-in-Chief of Physiological Genomics, Andrew S. Greene, PhD., discusses how he became involved with the journal.

Introduction to Biomedical Ontologies 3: Anatomy of an Ontology Annotation, part 2

submitted by: jennifer.r.smith
Are you missing the added value that you could be getting from ontology annotations? You know what ontologies are—maybe you've even used them on occasion. But if the only part of an ontology annotation that you take into account is the term itself, you could be skipping over valuable information that the other components of annotations supply. This video will give you insight into what that "valuable information" is and how to interpret what you see when you examine ontology annotations.