The ISO 9001 standard sets out the requirements for a quality management system (QMS), and aims to help businesses and organizations become more efficient and improve customer satisfaction. ISO 9001:2015 was released in 2015 and certified organizations have three years to adopt the changes into their own QMS, with a deadline of September 2018.
Type 2 diabetes is associated with increased fracture risk despite normal or high bone mineral density. In a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, modest deficits in cortical bone--the dense outer surface of bone that forms a protective layer around the internal cavity--were demonstrated in older adults with type 2 […]
The journal Andologia has published the first report of abnormal sperm parameters in obese men based on computer aided sperm analysis. The findings suggest that clinicians may need to factor in paternal obesity prior to assisted reproduction.
In a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in civilian women were strongly associated with increased risk of developing lupus, an autoimmune disease.
Every year, millions of senior citizens fall -; threatening their health, independence and even their lives. Fall injuries also rack up $31 billion annually in medical expenses, which is expected to rise as 10,000 people in the U.S. turn 65 every day.
In a multi-institutional collaborative study, scientists at The Wistar Institute and the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, have identified the role of tumor-infiltrating or tumor-associated B-cells ("TABs") in melanoma progression and resistance to targeted therapy.
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and Oxford University Press announced today that they have entered into a new partnership to publish the Foundation's journal Inflammatory Bowels Diseases beginning in 2018.
An international Yale-led research team has shown that a risk profile based on 52 genes accurately predicts survival for patients with a severe lung disease. If confirmed in further studies, the finding could transform the way patients are treated for the condition, which is on the rise in older adults.