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Attention Seeking Millennials Devour On Dirty Bread In China

The hyper-connected millennials’ and Gen Z’s desire to seek attention by being non-conformist and deviating from norms is pushing the sales of the calorie-rich Chinese chocolate croissant, known as ‘dirty bread’, to stratospheric heights in China but it is unlikely to last long, according to leading...

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COA: Analysis Shows Virginia Hospitals Benefit From Recent Changes In Medicare Payment

All Virginia Hospitals Will See $40 Million More in Payments from Recent Increases in Medicare Part B Reimbursement and 340B Program Changes ...

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McDermott Convenes Top Private Equity Leaders to Discuss Opportunities in the Rapidly Changing Health Care Sector

12th Annual Health Care Services Private Equity Symposium Scheduled for March 5-6th in Miami ...

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FourWorld Capital Spotlights 90% Sales Collapse of Omeros Sole Product OMIDRIA in Past Two Months, Reflecting Company's Weakening State

According to sales data just released from Symphony Health(1), OMIDRIA sales fell 87% in the month of January and over 90% from the November 2017 peak ...

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GSK presents new efficacy data for FLUARIX® QUADRIVALENT (Influenza Vaccine) in children 6 months through 35 months of age

    GSK enquiries: UK Media enquiries: Simon Steel +44 (0) 20 8047 5502 (London) David Daley +44 (0) 20 8047 5502 (London) US Media enquiries: Sarah Spencer +1 215 751 3335 (Philadelphia) Gwynne Oosterbaa...

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Save Energy, Protect Health: How Energy Efficiency Can Prevent 30,000 Asthma Attacks Each Year

WASHINGTON , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saving energy can reduce the number of asthma attacks and other harmful health effects of air pollution from power plants, according to Saving Energy, Saving Lives: The Health Impacts of Avoiding Power Plant Pollution with Energy Efficiency...

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GlobalMed Simplifies Telehealth for Clinicians with eNcounter® Platform

Company to showcase hardware and software solutions at HIMSS18 ...

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Rebound Pharmacy Withdrawal - Danish Startup App Brings Awareness on Medicine Discontinuation as an Underestimated Challenge

COPENHAGEN, Denmark , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Danish team behind the new app, which is part of the Rebound Programme in Denmark , invites patients from all nations to join forces and give feedback to the current version of the app, so they can provide patients and health profess...

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Go Live with Wills Eye Hospital's Online Streaming Content

Gain insider virtual access to world-renowned doctors as they work through challenging cases diagnosing and treating medical mysteries. PHILADELPHIA , Feb. 21 . 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Thanks to Wills Eye Hospital's virtual education opportunities, doctors from every corner of the globe ar...

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Breast Reconstruction Has Come a Long Way

Reconstruction Specialist Dr. Constance M Chen Provides Tips on the Latest Restorative Techniques NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The ancient Egyptians described breast cancer in papyrus writings as far back as 1600 B.C. Over the following centuries, many causes were suggest...

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Removing Barriers to Addiction Treatment With Safe in Home Drug and Alcohol Detox Options

Kinkaid Private Care is helping reach more people detox safely from drugs and alcohol in the privacy and comfort of their homes. ...

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HeartLegacy® Releases Smartphone App for Families of Senior Care Residents

App will connect families, boost social interaction for residents, and assist in non-drug therapies DAPHNE, Ala. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  HeartLegacy , LLC, a senior care technology company, today announced the release of its HeartLegacy ® smartphone app for family members of senior...

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Life Extension® introduces new dietary supplements to FLORASSIST® product line

New science-based products further address immune health. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For over 37 years, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -based Life Extension has been the global authority on health, wellness and nutrition, as well as the leading supplier of high-quality vit...

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Shearwater Health Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance

HITRUST CSF® Certification validates Shearwater Health is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information. ...

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Canopy Growth Signs Significant Supply and Sales Agreement with Sunniva Medical Inc

SMITHS FALLS, ON , Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") (TSX:WEED) is pleased to announce the signing of a definitive supply agreement with Sunniva Inc. ("Sunniva") (CSE:SNN) (OTCQX:SNNVF). Through the terms of this two-year agreement, Canopy Growth...

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The triacetin market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8%

The triacetin market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% between 2017 and 2022 NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05339878 The triacetin market is projected to grow from 245.6 million in 2017 to USD 309.9 million by 2022, at a C...

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Arthroscopy Instruments Market Worth 5.61 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research " Arthroscopy Instruments Market   by Type (Implants, Arthroscope, Visualization System, Surgical Shaver, RF Ablation, Fluid Management), Application (Knee, Hip, Shoulder), End User (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surg...

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Express Scripts Holding Company Announces Webcast of Investor Day Meeting

ST. LOUIS , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) (" Express Scripts ") announced today it has scheduled an investor day meeting in New York City on May 2, 2018 , at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time ( 7:00 a.m. Central Time ) at The Roosevelt Hotel New York.  A...

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Say Goodbye To FORO (Fear of Running Out) Once And For All

Hello Products Launches New Subscription Service, Expands Oral Care Regimen With New Toothbrushes and Mouthwashes ...

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Botanical Relief for Problem Skin: New from Kamedis

Clinically Proven Plant-Based Treatments for Eczema, Acne & Dandruff, Now Available in the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the millions of consumers struggling to relieve chronic skin disorders without bothersome side effects, Kamedis™ is introducing effective and safe s...

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School Shootings: Mental Health Watchdog Says Psychotropic Drug Use by School Shooters Merits Federal Investigation

Group warns against increasing mental health funding in response to Parkland, Florida, shooting ...

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HempStaff Brings Michigan Cannabis Dispensary Agent Training to Detroit Metro Area

Company to train cannabis industry hopefuls on state's regulations, medical marijuana products on Saturday, Feb. 24 ...

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REVACTIN, A Breakthrough Non-Prescription Erectile Function Supplement, Launching In Early-2018

NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading urologist Dr. Jacob Rajfer whose research played a key role in the development of clinical therapies such as VIAGRA ® , has led an international team to discover a breakthrough in men's sexual health. REVACTIN, set to launch in the first quarte...

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Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s CBD Products Discounted in Celebration of 2018 Olympic Games

SAN DIEGO , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States , today announced that it is excited to celebrate the 2018 Olympic Games with discounts on its tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-free cannabidiol (CBD) hemp...

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Oncotarget to be Indexed in Highly Esteemed Meta Database

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's Meta Database increases accessibility of scientific data around the world ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Oncotarget announced that its peer-reviewed research publications will be indexed in Meta , a world-renowned database of sci...

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Gold's Gym Named 2018 Global Franchise Award Winner

Iconic brand honored as Best Health, Beauty and Fitness Franchise for international franchising success around the world. ...

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Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Plans to Launch a New eCommerce Sales Platform

XIANYANG, China, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BSPM) ("Biostar" or "the Company"), a PRC-based manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical and health supplement products in China for a variety of diseases and conditions, today announced its plans to launch a new e-...

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Trinisys Announces Strategic Partnership with Professional Recovery Consultants, Inc.

Unique Offering Helps Healthcare Organizations going through System Implementations ...

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Canadian living with severe skin condition to shake a lifetime's worth of hands

1  Daily Mail UK. (2010). Firm squeeze and three shakes: scientists devise formula for the perfect handshake. July 16. Available at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1294962/Scientists-perfect-handshake-formula-Firm-squeeze-shakes.html . Accessed January 5, 2018. 2  Ec...

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ESADoggy Launches Drive to Provide Wounded Veterans With Emotional Support Animal Services

BOCA RATON, Fla. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Spurred by the alarming number of US Veteran suicides, ESADoggy has launched a drive to provide service members, first responders, and their families with up to a 75% discount on ESADoggy's emotional support animal products. This benefit applies...

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Provider Organizations Deliver Value-based Outcomes through Partnerships with SCIO Health Analytics

SCIO's Comprehensive Population Risk Management and Revenue Accuracy Solutions Provide Rapid, Actionable Insights to Manage Total Cost of Care While Improving Quality ...

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Elysium Health™ Welcomes Two New Board Members

Industry innovator developing clinically proven health products adds award-winning behavioral economist Daniel Kahneman, Ph.D., to its scientific advisory board and healthcare leader Gary Gottlieb, M.D., to its board of directors NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elysium He...

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Vicky Cornell, Wife of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell, Joins Addiction Policy Forum's Advisory Board

Months after the unexpected death of her husband, Vicky Cornell joins Addiction Policy Forum's Advisory Board to support other families impacted by addiction WASHINGTON , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vicky Cornell, wife of iconic singer, songwriter and Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog and Aud...

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Motivated Patients with ROS1 Cancer Initiate Global Research Study

Patients with a rare tumor help drive a novel clinical study developed and launched by the Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute with Champions Oncology SAN CARLOS, Calif. and HACKENSACK, N.J. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI), Champions O...

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Hackensack Meridian Health Rolling Out Connexient's MediNav to Multiple Sites

Blue Dot Indoor Navigation and Location Services Integrated into Hackensack Meridian's HMH Well Mobile Application NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackensack Meridian Health, a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health...

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Global Amniotic Membrane Market Expected to Reach $1,563 Million by 2023 - Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled,  Amniotic Membrane Market by Product, Application, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023 ,"  the global amniotic ...

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Global Radiation Dose Management Market: Increased Awareness About Patient Safety Compels Adoption of Effective Dose Management Solutions, Says TMR

ALBANY, New York , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report, the global radiation dose management market was estimated at US$1,432.0 mn in 2016 and is expected to expand at an impressive CAGR of 9.1% from 2017 to 2025, rising to an estimated value of US$3,066.1 mn in 202...

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Cannabis Market Growth Projected to Exceed $60 Billion by 2024

PALM BEACH, Florida , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketNewsUpdates.com News Commentary   According to Ameri Research Inc, the global legal marijuana market was valued at $14.3 Billion in 2016 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 21.1% between 2017 and 2024, culminating in 2024 glo...

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A New Breakthrough in Cannabinoid Drug Delivery

NEW YORK , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NetworkNewsWire Editorial Coverage   Modern science has substantiated both the anecdotal history and the efficacy of cannabidiol ("CBD"), a non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis sativa plant. Research has revealed that CBD may sign...

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Accountable Healthcare Staffing Wins Inavero's 2018 Best Of Staffing® Client And Talent Awards

Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada BOCA RATON, Fla. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Accountable Healthcare Staffing, a leading supplemental healthcare staffing company, announced today that it again won Inavero's Best of Staffing® Client a...

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V3 Health Strategy Launches Its Unique Blockchain Private Placement ICO Solution

Revolutionary Healthcare Blockchain Exclusive Private Placement ICO Solution MILWAUKEE , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- V3 Health Strategy, a Wisconsin based solutions company, announced the timely global launch of its unique approach to healthcare blockchain Initial Coin Offering (ICO) adv...

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SAM Medical Introduces Hi-Viz Blue to its SAM XT Extremity Tourniquet Product Family

Pre-hospital medical device company continues global expansion of its credentialed, life-saving extremity tourniquet line to meet the growing need for safe, simple and effective bleeding control resources for trauma victims. ...

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National Kidney Foundation, American Society for Clinical Pathology, Leading Laboratories and Clinical Laboratory Societies Unite to Diagnose Chronic Kidney Disease

New "Kidney Profile" Simplifies Diagnostic Tests with Aim to Help Detect Disease Early NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and the nation's leading laboratories and clinical laboratory so...

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ORIC Pharmaceuticals Announces $50 Million Series C Financing to Support Novel Therapies for Treatment-Resistant Cancers

Proceeds will support advancement of ORIC-101 against treatment-resistant solid tumors and continued progress on mechanisms of resistance in cancer SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ORIC Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage oncology company focused on discovery and dev...

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Pharmatech and TransMed Systems Announce Strategic Alliance

New Technology Based Solutions Utilize Real World Data Insights and Rapid Site Activation Methodology to Accelerate Oncology Clinical Research Enrollment DENVER , Colo.and CUPERTINO, Calif. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Pharmatech Inc. and TransMed Systems, Inc., today announced a s...

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PTC Therapeutics to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Year End 2017 Financial Results

  For More Information Please Contact: Media: Investors: Jane Baj Emily Hill +1 (908) 912-9167      + 1 (908) 912-9327 jbaj@ptcbio.com ehill@ptcbio.com ...

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New Real-World Analysis Published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Illuminates the Significant Economic Toll of Treatment-Resistant Depression on Individuals, Employers and Payers

Results Underscore the Urgent Need for Innovation to Help the Approximately Five Million People Living with Treatment-Resistant Depression(1),(2) TITUSVILLE, N.J. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --   New real-world findings published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry expand on the growi...

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Aldeyra Therapeutics Selected for Podium Presentation of Phase 2a Dry Eye Disease Results at the 2018 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting

Poster Presentations to Feature Phase 2b Allergic Conjunctivitis Results, in Addition to Activity of Reproxalap and ADX-103 in Models of Retinal Inflammation, Diabetic Macular Edema, and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration Paper presentation details are as follows: Title:   ...

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Millions of U.S. Allergy Sufferers Now Have Access to Advanced Diagnostic Tests

PlushCare's highly trained telehealth physicians can now conveniently order Thermo Fisher Scientific blood allergy tests for patient diagnosis and treatment ...

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RxDisposal™ Launches the Most Affordable and Effective On-Site Medication Disposal Solution, Effectively Eliminating the Diversion of Unused Drugs

NarcX™ is the ONLY DEA-Compliant Liquid Solution for the On-Site Neutralization and Destruction of Unused, Unwanted or Expired Medications ...

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CBx Sciences Botanical Vapes Now Available in Colorado

Pairing Unique Botanical Infusions with Full Spectrum Cannabis Extracts Including CBN, CBD and THC DENVER , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CBx Sciences today announced the availability of its Amplify and Meditate Vapes in Colorado . Initially launching with two formulations, the vapes feat...

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California Cryobank Offers World's Largest Sperm/Egg Donor Catalog

LOS ANGELES , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  California Cryobank (Cryobank), the domestic leader in the frozen sperm/ egg donor industry, now offers the largest selection of donors anywhere in the world. With over 300 egg donors and nearly 600 sperm donors , the diversity and depth of the ca...

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HealthCare.com Acquires Pivot Health, a Leading Direct-to-Consumer Provider and Manager of Specialty Insurance Products

InsurTech acquisition anchors HealthCare.com strategy to provide consumers with insurance products tailored to their needs NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  HealthCare.com today announced the acquisition of Pivot Health , a rapidly growing provider and manager of specialty health i...

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Regen BioPharma, Inc. Program to Determine the 3-D Crystal Structure of NR2F6 Progresses to Next Step

SAN DIEGO , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Regen BioPharma Inc. (OTCQB: RGBP) and (OTCQB: RGBPP) has moved into the second stage of its previously-announced program to determine the three-dimensional structure of NR2F6 - with and without its proprietary small molecule drugs bound to it. The...

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AbbVie Announces Positive Topline Results from Phase 3 Study Evaluating Investigational Elagolix in Women with Uterine Fibroids

? First of two pivotal Phase 3 studies met primary efficacy endpoint and all ranked secondary endpoints 1 National Women's Health Network: Uterine Fibroids. https://www.nwhn.org/uterine-fibroids/. Accessed March 31, 2017. 2 Borah BJ, Nicholson WK, Bradley L, Stewart E...

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Versiti among first in U.S. to offer pathogen reduced platelets

Technology reduces risk for infections and makes blood transfusions safer for patients ...

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Naturopathic Medicine is Growing in U.S. Medical Centers of Excellence

Leading Health Systems, Hospitals, and Cancer Treatment Centers Are Adding Licensed Naturopathic Doctors to Their Staff ...

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ACell, Inc. Announces Agreement to be Exclusive US Distributor of Xpansion Micro-Autografting Kit

Xpansion Kit Designed to Minimize Size of Patient Donor Sites Needed for Skin Grafting COLUMBIA, Md. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc. today announced a new distribution agreement with Applied Tissue Technologies LLC (ATT; Hingham, MA ).  ACell will be the exclusive US distributor...

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Compugen Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Phase 1 Trial for COM701 Expected to Start in 2018   COMPUGEN LTD. CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (U.S. dollars in thousands) December 31, December 31, 2017 2016 Unaudited Audited ASSETS ...

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Blueprint Medicines Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

- Presented clinical data from ongoing Phase 1 trials of avapritinib in patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors and advanced systemic mastocytosis at CTOS and ASH Annual Meetings - ...

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Sierra to Report Preclinical Data Demonstrating SRA737 Synergy with PARPi at the AACR 2018 Annual Meeting

- Data reinforce the potential clinical utility of combination therapy - VANCOUVER , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRRA), a clinical stage drug development company focused on advancing next generation DNA Damage Response (DDR) therapeutics for the treatment of pat...

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Concordia International Corp. Announces Release Date for Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2017 Results

CONFERENCE CALL DETAILS DATE: Thursday, March 8, 2018 TIME: 8:30 a.m. ET DIAL-IN NUMBER: (647) 427-7450 or (888) 231-8191 TAPED REPLAY: (416) 849-0833 or (855) 859-2056 REFERENCE NUMBER: 9289998 ...

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Defibrillators Market Growth Steady at 3.1% CAGR to 2022

PUNE, India , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Defibrillators Market is forecast to reach $10.88 billion by 2022 from $9.32 billion in 2017 at a CAGR of 3.1% during (2017-2022) driven by technological advancements in defibrillators, rising prevalence of target dis...

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Ascentage Pharma to Present at the IASLC 18th Lung Cancer Targeted Therapies Meeting

ROCKVILLE, Md. and HONG KONG , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ascentage Pharma, a global clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing apoptosis-targeted therapies for cancers and other diseases, today announced the presentation of preliminary data from its ongoin...

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New report shines light on disconnect between patient and physicians when it comes to the seriousness of IBS,[1] leading to slow diagnosis[2]

Report investigates hidden burden of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) on quality of life and sets out recommendations for improving care TORONTO , Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The recently published "IBS Global Impact Report : Uncovering the true burden of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) on people'...

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Vaccine Contract Manufacturing Market Size Worth $4.0 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global  vaccine contract manufacturing market size is expected to reach USD 4.0 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., expanding at a 9.3% CAGR during the forecast period. The market is anticipated to ...

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Quotidian Technical Highlights on Selected Biotech Stocks -- Tesaro, Trevena, Vanda Pharma, and Verastem

NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on TSRO, TRVN, VNDA, and VSTM which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration . Ahead of today's ...

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United Therapeutics Corporation Reports 2017 Fourth Quarter And Annual Financial Results

SELECTED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET DATA (In millions) December 31, 2017 2016 Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities $ 1,430.1 $ 1,053.1 Total assets 2,879.4 2,325.6 T...

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Technical Perspectives on Drug Makers Stocks -- Depomed, DURECT, Endo, and Ionis Pharma

NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community. Today we are offering reports on DEPO, DRRX, ENDP, and IONS which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration . Today's pre-marke...

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CollPlant Joins ReMDO's Advanced Biomanufacturing Initiative for Development of a Universal BioInk for 3D Bioprinting of Tissues and Organs

NESS ZIONA, Israel , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CollPlant (NASDAQ: CLGN) (TASE: CLGN) , a regenerative medicine company utilizing its proprietary plant-based rhCollagen technology for tissue repair products (recombinant human, "rhCollagen"), announced that it is part of ReMDO's (R...

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Narayana Health City Saves Patient With Rare Heart Condition Through a Unique Procedure

BENGALURU, February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Narayana Health City gives a new lease of life to a bus conductor from Tamil Nadu who was suffering from a rare heart condition through a unique procedure called Percutaneous Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty under fluoroscopic and Intra Cardiac Echocardi...

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GB Sciences Receives Issuance of Its Cannabis Oil Production License

GB Sciences enters full commercial operations with its cannabis oil production partners Cura Cannabis Solutions and RWH, a new venture co-founded by Deliciously Dee™ ...

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Local Anesthesia Drugs Market Size Worth $6.45 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global  local anesthesia drugs market size is anticipated to reach USD 6.45 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., registering a 3.7% CAGR during the forecast period. Rising number of surgical procedur...

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Thomas Jefferson University To Establish The First Education And Training Center For Biologics Manufacturing In North America In Partnership With Global Leader NIBRT

The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing will prepare engineering students and industry professionals to lead in this emerging field ...

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Bolivian Government Invests in State-of-the-art Cancer Care From Elekta

Elekta strengthens position in South America with breakthrough agreements http://mb.cision.com/Main/35/2456501/795027.pdf PDF ...

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Dasra Philanthropy Week 2018 Opens, Focuses on India's 250 Million Adolescents

NEW DELHI , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Panel of Experts, Govt. Officials, and Philanthropists Meet To Discuss Road Ahead   The Dasra Philanthropy Week 2018, India's leading annual philanthropy event, opened yesterday in New Delhi with a convening of government officials, non-prof...

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LaserShip Joins the Workplace Partnership for Life to Increase Organ Donation Awareness

LaserShip joins the Workplace Partnership for Life initiative as a commitment to give its employees the opportunity to learn about and make decisions surrounding organ donation. VIENNA, Va. , Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- LaserShip, an e-commerce parcel carrier servicing the Eastern an...

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Amina Hospital Wins Emerging Healthcare Brand in UAE by Global Brands Magazine for the Year 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Brands Magazine awards, among the world's most recognized branding awards, announced Amina Hospital as the winner of Emerging Healthcare Brand in UAE for the year 2017. The awards recognize the hospital's excellence in ...

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Diet Creator: NutriLabel, Affordable Nutrition Labeling Solution Launches Indiegogo Campaign

BARCELONA , February 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Diet Creator announces the upcoming launch of its new, affordable-for-everyone nutrition labeling solution, NutriLabel.      (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/643824/NutriLabel_nutrition_software_with_portable_label_printer.jpg ) NutriLa...

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Merck Invests Additional €40 Million to Enhance Manufacturing and Distribution in Asia

-  Investment supports growing demand for biopharmaceutical manufacturing - Builds capabilities with two new manufacturing and distribution centres in South Korea and India - Accelerates Mobius ® single-use manufacturing in China for biosimilars development DARMSTADT, Germany , F...

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Stoke Med to Provide Patient Specific 3D-Printed Models

Reduce Cost and Increase Safety for Routine and Complex Surgical Procedures ...

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Prometic Announces Realignment of its Clinical Program Priorities for 2018

IPF and Alström Syndrome; Top priorities for PBI-4050 clinical development Unique anti-fibrotic mechanism of action supporting rationale for the development of first-in-class drug candidates Plasminogen to target acute acquired deficiencies and wound healing LAVAL, QC , Feb. 20, 2018 ...

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Diplomat to Release Fourth Quarter and 2017 Year End Financial Results, Provide 2018 Guidance and Host Conference Call On Monday, February 26, 2018

FLINT, Mich. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and 2017 year end financial results and provide 2018 guidance on Monday, February 26, 2018 after market close, with a conference call to follow at 5:00 p....

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Asm. Autumn Burke & Optometrists Partner for Students' Vision, Success

SACRAMENTO, Calif. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Asm. Autumn Burke (D- Inglewood ) today introduced legislation that aims to boost the learning potential of California's students by sending them to school with healthy eyes and clear vision on the first day of class. AB 2444 is sponsored b...

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Cedrus Investments' Chairman Mr. Rani Jarkas Is Invited To Speak At The Hong Kong Biotech Invest and Partnering 2018

The Chairman of Cedrus Investments ("Cedrus"), Mr. Rani Jarkas, is invited as the keynote speaker at the Asian Investment Series of the Hong Kong Biotech Invest & Partnering 2018 conference to be held on 13th March 2018 in Hong Kong. ...

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MINDBODY Acquires FitMetrix

Company adds cutting edge performance tracking solutions to growing wellness services tech platform ...

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ARKRAY USA Nominated as Finalist for Walmart Supplier Award

Finalist in the Accelerate the Multi-Channel Category MINNEAPOLIS , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ARKRAY USA , Inc., a leader in diabetes care products, announced today the Company was recognized at the recent Walmart Supplier Growth Summit as a finalist for a Supplier Award in the "Acceler...

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NuVasive SpineTRACK Registry Named Qualified Clinical Data Registry By Centers Of Medicare And Medicaid Services

SpineTRACK allows surgeons to meet quality tracking requirements for Medicare incentives ...

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Halozyme Reports Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2017 Results

-- Continued Momentum from ENHANZE® Technology with Q4 Royalty Revenue Increasing 24 Percent from Prior-Year Period to $17.7 million -- ...

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MYM Announces Closing of $10,000,000 Non-Brokered Financing and Additional Financing of up to $2,000,000.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. , (CSE: MYM) (OTCBB: MYMMF) (CSE: MYM.CN) (MYM.CN) ("MYM") is pleased to announce it has closed its non-brokered private placement of 5,000,000 units at a price of $2.00 per unit for gross proceeds of $...

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Information Update - Unauthorized fat loss supplement "Savage Cuts" may pose serious health risks

Unauthorized health products Product & Promoted Use Hazard Identified Company Action Taken Savage Cuts Workout supplement Labelled to contain yohimbe AK Brokerage  471 E49 Ave Vancouver, BC   Seized by Health Canada ...

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A New Medical School Launches in California

The California University of Science and Medicine School of Medicine Achieves Preliminary Accreditation, founded by the Prime Healthcare Foundation ...

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Axiom Foods Awarded First 'Method Of Use' Patent For Oryzatein® Rice Protein

Licensing Opportunities Offered to Manufacturers to Use Clinically Studied Claims ...

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The Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition Announces Support for CDC's Televised Línea de Ayuda Smoking Cessation Event

Actress Angélica Vale Joins Telemundo Call-in Program to Help Hispanics Quit Smoking on February 22nd ...

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Study confirms Neurofeedback has long-term benefit for Children with ADHD

Researchers compare methods of treating ADHD in children and find that Neurofeedback, a medication-free technique, has long-lasting effects more than 12 months ...

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Parker Waichman Condemns Presidential Budget Plan Threats to Health Care Benefits of 9/11 Responders and Victims

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Waichman denounces President Trump's 2019 budget proposal which hides a plan to seriously undercut health care monitoring and treatment for the nearly 83,000 9/11 responders and victims. It's in the fine print of the President's budge...

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Chubb and International SOS Whitepaper Addresses Mental Health Issues Facing Students Studying Abroad

Paper Urges U.S. Colleges/Universities to Implement Programs Designed to Help Prepare Students for Stressful Experiences and Protect Institutions From Potential Liabilities WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new Chubb Accident & Health and Internatio...

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Nationwide expands program to help members navigate life in retirement

Now even more Nationwide annuity customers have access to free health advocacy and counseling services ...

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Richmond's Health Care Analytics Scene is Ready for Takeoff

RICHMOND, Va. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  EnterBridge Technologies Inc. , a Richmond -based technology firm, today announced the acquisition of Richmond -based health data analytics firm, SMA Informatics Partners LLC, and its subsidiaries to form a new entity, New Health Analytics LLC (...

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Groundbreaking Changes for Continuing Care Retirement Community Kendal at Lexington

The Kendal Corporation begins a $40M construction project to better serve Lexington community. LEXINGTON, Va. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In the picturesque Shenandoah Valley , a vibrant community of nearly 200 independent senior residents, medical and continuing care providers, and the...

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/C O R R E C T I O N -- HealthCombix/

In the news release, HealthCombix, a Leading Blockchain Healthcare Platform, Partners with Y Combinator Alumnus NuCypher, issued 18-Feb-2018 by HealthCombix over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the partnership was announced two days early. The official announcement date of the ne...

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Wize Pharma Receives IRB Approval of Phase IV Study Protocol for LO2A in Symptomatic Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome in Patients With Sjögren's Syndrome

- LO2A is already approved in Israel for the treatment of dry eye syndrome (DES) and sales are expected to commence in Israel in 2018 HOD HASHARON, Israel , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wize Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: WIZP), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company currently focused on t...

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'Listen to Your Heart' during National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day, February 22

At Least Five Million Americans Have Valve Disease, But Many Are Undiagnosed and Untreated ...

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Solaris Nutraceuticals and Southern Cross University Team Up for Pain Relief Joint Venture

VANCOUVER, British Columbia , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. , (CSE: MYM.CN) (MYM.CN) (OTCBB: MYMMF) ("MYM") is pleased to announce a joint venture agreement between Southern Cross University and Solaris Nutraceuticals to commit to the development of hemp and medi...

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Paralyzed Veterans of America Responds to Findings of VA OIG Report

Organization urges Administration and VA to work together to focus on continued improvements at VA WASHINGTON , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) issued the following statement today from its executive director, Carl Blake , rega...

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