Navigation Links
Thomson Reuters Makes Disease Briefing on Influenza Covering H1N1 (Swine Flu) Publicly Available

Free Access Given to Support the Global R&D and Healthcare Community

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of the efforts of the global healthcare community working to prevent and address outbreaks such as the current Influenza A (H1N1) flu outbreak, the Healthcare and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the free availability of its Disease Briefing on Influenza taken directly from the wealth of information and knowledge in Prous Science Integrity(R).

The daily briefing can be downloaded from, and provides information on Influenza A (H1N1) including:

  • Development pipeline for related drugs and vaccines
  • Number of laboratory confirmed cases
  • International response to the pandemic
  • Other critical information resources

The information provided in this disease briefing uses a drug R&D approach designed for life sciences researchers, versus the medical or epidemiological approaches found elsewhere, and focuses on drugs and vaccinations that are currently in the development pipeline or on the market.

Disease Briefings are dynamic executive summaries of the current status and future trends in drug therapy for a specific disease or disorder. They provide key facts on the disease -- such as risk factors, prevalence and incidence, morbidity and mortality figures, cost -- along with a structured, scientific approach to the drug R&D-related aspects of diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

"Disease Briefings utilize a scientific viewpoint to describing vaccines and drug therapies that are currently under development. This approach accelerates the understanding of the disease and hypotheses to direct new research," said Jon Brett-Harris, EVP Life Sciences, Thomson Reuters. "It is our hope that making this data freely available will aid researchers and investigators who are responding to this challenge."

The Prous Science Integrity drug discovery and development portal includes 107 Disease Briefings on diseases and disorders ranging from Acne to Cancer to West Nile Fever. The Disease Briefings are fully integrated into Prous Science Integrity's suite of scientific information and tools covering the biology, chemistry and pharmacology of drug discovery and development. In Prous Science Integrity, users can link from a Disease Briefing to display the chemical structures and synthesis of the compounds in development to information on the biology of the corresponding drug targets -- along with results from preclinical and clinical studies on these compounds.

About Prous Science Integrity

Prous Science Integrity is a unique knowledge solution designed to empower discovery activities right where this is most needed -- at the bench. The Prous Science Integrity portal integrates biological, chemical and pharmacological data on more than 300,000 compounds with demonstrated biological activity. For more information, go to

About Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people in 93 countries. For more information, go to

SOURCE Thomson Reuters
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Thomson Reuters Examines Highly Cited Research in Bioterrorism
2. Thomson Reuters Commemorates World IP Week with Series of Strategic Intellectual Property Seminars Across the U.S.
3. APS Healthcare and Thomson Reuters to Manage New York States Medicaid Clinical Best Practices Review Program
4. Thomson Reuters Names Hottest Researchers and Papers of 2007-2008
5. Despite Decline in Share of Global Output, U.S. Science Impact Still Strong, Says Thomson Reuters
6. The National Cancer Institute Joins the Global Community of Scientists Now Using BIOMARKERcenter From Thomson Reuters
7. The Scientific Business of Thomson Reuters Publishes Its 2008 Liquent Regulatory Affairs Trends Survey Results
8. Thomson Reuters Launches New Biomarkers Solution
9. Thomson Scientific Begins Expansion of Web of Science
10. Thomson Scientific Salutes Nobel Laureate Prize Winners, Many of Whom Were Selected as Thomson Scientific Laureates in 2006
11. Thomson Scientific Publishes Who Is Making The Biggest Splash? - A Quarterly Review of Scientific Literature on Drugs and Therapies From April - June 2007
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... Nov. 30, 2015 Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), ... has acquired Cypher Genomics, Inc., a leading genome informatics ... interpretation software solutions. The San Diego ... including Cypher CEO and Co-founder, Ashley Van Zeeland , ... Business.  Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... -- Aytu BioScience, Inc. (OTCQB: AYTU), a commercial-stage specialty healthcare ... at two upcoming investor conferences. Aytu is scheduled to ... to be held December 3, 2015, and at LD ... 2 nd & 3 rd , 2015 in ... via webcast. Josh Disbrow , Chief Executive ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO ) ("NW Bio"), a ... solid tumor cancers, announced today that the Board is ... Company welcomes Neil Woodford,s call for an ... report on NW Bio.  The Company,s Board is under ... stated, "We agree with Mr. Woodford that, at NW ...
(Date:11/28/2015)... ... November 28, 2015 , ... • Jeon Jin Bio Corp, a Korean Biotech ... solutions , Bird Free, an oil-based, gel ... sensory modalities including visual, smell, taste and touch, enabling safe, effective avian control without ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/17/2015)... , November 17, 2015 Paris ... 2015.   --> Paris from 17 ... DERMALOG, the biometrics innovation leader, has invented the first ... fingerprints on the same scanning surface. Until now two different ... Now one scanner can capture both on the same ...
(Date:11/12/2015)...  A golden retriever that stayed healthy despite having ... provided a new lead for treating this muscle-wasting disorder, ... of MIT and Harvard and the University of São ... Cell, pinpoints a protective gene that boosts ... The Boston Children,s lab of Lou Kunkel , ...
(Date:11/10/2015)... Nov. 10, 2015 About ... that helps to identify and verify the identity ... considered as the secure and accurate method of ... a particular individual because each individual,s signature is ... especially when dynamic signature of an individual is ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):