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Sankalp Global Summit 2017 Aims to set 'Social Defaults' for an Equitable Future

MUMBAI , November 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 600 delegates will convene in Mumbai for the 9th Summit from December 7-8, 2017   The Sankalp Global Summit 2017, an initiative of Intellecap and one of the world's fastest growing inclusive development platform, is coming up with its 9...

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Future Wearables in Healthcare - R&D Portfolio Areas and Technology Roadmapping

Expanding Opportunities for Wearable Devices in Diagnostics NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wearable technologies in healthcare are expected to have key growth opportunities in the next few years driven by factors such as the proliferation of wearables for health and wellness and th...

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Tuberculosis Testing Market, Nucleic Acid Testing, Xpert Test, Serological Tests, and Smear Microscopy - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017-2025

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Tuberculosis Testing Market: Overview Tuberculosis testing can be defined as the most commonly used diagnostic tools for the tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is defined as an infectious disease which characterized by development of tubercles (nodules...

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Spain Genetic Testing Market Outlook to 2024

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Spain Genetic Testing Market Outlook to 2024 Summary GlobalData's new report, Spain Genetic Testing Market Outlook to 2024, provides key market data on the Spain Genetic Testing market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars within mark...

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Technologies Impacting the Future of Smart Cities

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AI, Robots, ADAS, Personalized Healthcare, Distributed Energy Generation Will Drive Efficiency, Connectivity & Urbanization Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05207451 By 2050, over 80% of the population in developed countries ...

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Spain Clinical Chemistry Market Outlook to 2024

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Spain Clinical Chemistry Market Outlook to 2024 Summary GlobalData's new report, Spain Clinical Chemistry Market Outlook to 2024, provides key market data on the Spain Clinical Chemistry market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, v...

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The global surgical imaging market is projected to reach USD 1.63 billion by 2022

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  "Surgical imaging market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5%." The global surgical imaging market is projected to reach USD 1.63 billion by 2022 from an estimated value of USD 1.25 billion in 2017, at a CAGR of 5.5%. The key factors driving the...

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The Global Magnetic Resonance Imaging Market's Estimated Worth Is Pegged At US$6,611.0 Mn By 2017

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Magnetic Resonance Imaging Market: Overview The report on the global magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) market offers in-depth insights into the key growth dynamics, notable trends and opportunities, recent technological advances, reimbursement s...

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Top 10 Jungle Explains What Medical Alerts and Thanksgiving Turkeys Have in Common

Top 10 Jungle Produces Free Comparison Charts and Detailed Analysis of the Best Medical Alert and Senior Safety Alert Systems ...

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Systech International and NKP Pharma Expand Presence in India to Deliver Pharmaceutical Serialization and Traceability Solutions

PRINCETON, New Jersey , Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Systech International , a global technology leader in serialization, product safety, and consumer and brand protection, and NKP Pharma , an innovator in the field of designing and manufacturing pharmaceutical packaging machinery, today ann...

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Weight Watchers Announces Extension Of Debt Maturities

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) announced today that it has completed the placement and structuring of the previously announced $1.9 billion refinancing of its existing term loan due in April 2020 . The refinancing is expected to close...

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Innovations Empowering Social Robots

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare, Hospitality and Education sectors Drive Opportunities Robotics is being adopted globally in various industries for automated applications. Among these robots, social robots play vital role in directly interacting with human beings. These s...

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European Hemostats Market: Forecast (2017-2023)

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hemostats are instruments used to reduce or halt bleeding during surgery. These can be enabled by the time privileged approaches of smearing pressure, stitching the bleeding or using thermal energy devices. Read the full report: https://www.reportlink...

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EpiCast Report: Alzheimer's Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2026

LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiCast Report: Alzheimer's Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2026 Summary Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1105426 Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a subtype of dementia and is an irreversible, neurodegenerative brain disease ...

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The global ostomy products market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 4.97% during the period 2018-2022

LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- About Ostomy Products An ostomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to create an opening in the abdomen to excrete the waste products. Such surgical openings in the abdomen are known as artificial stoma. Based on the complications, artificial stoma...

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Clinical Laboratory Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Global Clinical Laboratory Services Market: Scope and Methodology This report on the global clinical laboratory services market analyzes the current and future prospects of the market. The report comprises an elaborate executive summary, including a m...

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Canada Genetic Testing Market Outlook to 2024

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Canada Genetic Testing Market Outlook to 2024 Summary GlobalData's new report, Canada Genetic Testing Market Outlook to 2024, provides key market data on the Canada Genetic Testing market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars within m...

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EpiCast Report: Epilepsy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2026

LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiCast Report: Epilepsy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2026 Summary Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/5206661 Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by recurrent and unpredictable seizures that are caused by sudden, disorde...

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Image Guided Surgery Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2017

LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Image Guided Surgery Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2017 Summary Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/3465380 GlobalData's Medical Devices sector report, "Image Guided Surgery Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline ...

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Kevin P. Collier, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who

SILVER SPRING, Md. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin P. Collier , M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a 2017 Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Medicine.           Dr. Collier's professional title is Gastroenterologist at Capital Digestive Care, which specializes in dig...

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Ashley P. Doucette, M.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who

NEW ORLEANS , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashley P. Doucette, M.D., M.P.H., is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional Member in the Medical field.         Dr. Doucette serves as the Doctor of Psychiatry and CEO of Doucette Consultants, LLC. She established her practi...

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The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction Welcomes Glenn Brimacombe as Vice-president

OTTAWA , Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Glenn Brimacombe to Vice-president, Strategic Partnerships and Priorities, a new executive leadership role within the organization. Mr. Brimacombe will offici...

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Bioactive Wound Management Market, and Trauma Centers - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2022

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Bioactive Wound Management Market: Overview The global market for bioactive wound management is observing a tremendously high rise, thanks to remarkable advancements in the medical and healthcare infrastructure across the world, especially in d...

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Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics in Healthcare

Sustainable Sourcing of Innovations from Emerging Markets is Critical for Sustainable Long-term Profitable Growth of Global Product Portfolios NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05207447 The global healthcare industry is in need o...

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The global sterility testing market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 10.78% during the period 2017-2021

LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- About Sterility Testing The rapid growth of the global biological safety testing market has influenced the global sterility testing market immensely. Biosafety is defined as the process of ensuring the biological integrity of consumable products by testi...

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Wound Closure Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2017

LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound Closure Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2017 Summary Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/5206662 GlobalData's Medical Devices sector report, "Wound Closure Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessmen...

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Female Genital Mutilation is Gender Violence Against Women and Must be Stopped, America Matters CEO tells U.N. Panel

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Culture, religion, and tradition are often cited as reasons for female genital mutilation, but there is no justification for this act of gender violence against women. Noted American human rights leader, America Matters CEO Samantha Nerove e...

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Fujifilm Introduces The New FDR Go PLUS version Portable Digital Radiography System At RSNA 2017

Fujifilm debuts the new FDR Go PLUS version and announces installations of the FDR AQRO mini mobile digital radiography solution ...

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Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of First and Only Complete, Single-Pill, Two-Drug Regimen, JULUCA® (Dolutegravir and Rilpivirine), for the Treatment of HIV-1 Infection

Provides New Treatment Option for Stable, Virologically Suppressed Adults Living with HIV-1 TITUSVILLE, N.J. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP (Janssen), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved JULUCA ...

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United States Genetic Testing Market Outlook to 2024

United States Genetic Testing Market Outlook to 2024 NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p03498784 GlobalData's new report, United States Genetic Testing Market Outlook to 2024, provides key market data on the United Sta...

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Mark Your Calendars! The ARThritis Soirée returns May 17, 2018

Featuring an up-close and personal performance by the amazing Canadian artist, Colin James ! VANCOUVER , Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Celebrating its sixth year as the signature fundraising event for Arthritis Research Canada, the 2018 ARThritis Soirée will return to The Roof at the Hotel Vancouve...

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Transcatheter Aortic Valves (TAVI) - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2017

LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcatheter Aortic Valves (TAVI) - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2017 Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/5206669 Summary GlobalData's Medical Devices sector report, "Transcatheter Aortic Valves (TAVI) - Medical Device...

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The global companion animal specialty drugs market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 4.99% during the period 2017-2021

LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- About Companion Animal Specialty Drugs Companion animals are becoming a part of urban population. The factors that have contributed to increased companion animal ownership includes nuclear families and the growing geriatric population living independently...

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Healthcare REvolution Conference Gears up for 2018

With 2017 coming to a close, Global Healthcare Resources (GHR) prepares to face 2018 with a new outlook, including a rebranded conferences and additional conference events to highlight the latest information and trends from the dynamic global healthcare, benefits and insurance industries. PALM...

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The global assisted reproductive technology market in fertility clinics is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 4.36% during the period 2017-2021

About Assisted Reproductive Technology in Fertility Clinics LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Infertility is a medical condition that affects both men and women. Generally, a couple is considered infertile when they are unable to conceive after a 12-month period of unprotected sexual in...

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Medicure Reports Financial Results for Quarter Ended September 30, 2017

* Cash and cash equivalents at September 30, 2017 contains $2,683,172, which is classified withinassets held for sale on the statement of financial position. ...

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The sexual wellness market in the US is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 9.47% during the period 2017-2021

LONDON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- About Sexual Wellness Sexual wellness widely refers to wellbeing related to sexuality. Products that enhance sexual health and experience include condoms, sensual lingerie, lubricants, sex toys, contraceptives, costumes, and enhancement supplements. T...

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MassRoots Files Suit Against Former CEO

Company's allegations include misappropriation of Company funds and violation of Separation Agreement ...

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Leading Diabetes Organizations Issue Consensus Statement Defining Health Outcomes beyond HbA1c

--The Type 1 Diabetes Outcomes Program, organized by JDRF, has identified and defined clinically meaningful T1D outcomes other than the standard measure of HbA1c-- ...

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MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center's Trauma Center Receives Verification from the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons Verification Review Committee

LONG BEACH, Calif. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trauma Center at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and MemorialCare Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach has once again been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ...

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ForeverCare Health Plan To Serve Medicaid Members In Arkansas

Provider-owned Arkansas Shared Savings Entity (PASSE) Will Deliver Care Coordination for Medicaid Eligible Individuals ...

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Herb Yardley helps breathe new life to Museum of Discovery and Science

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the early 70's, Catherine Yardley was part of the leading force that founded the original Discovery Center. That Discovery Center would turn into the Museum of Discovery and Science we know today. Now, Catherine Yardley , wife of Her...

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Gateway Health Launches ForeverCare Health Plan In Arkansas

Provider --owned Arkansas Shared Savings Entity (PASSE) Will Deliver Care Coordination for Medicaid Eligible Individuals ...

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Leading Women's Health MSO Poised for Growth - Names New CEO

AVON, Conn. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Health USA (Whusa) Board of Directors announced today the hiring of Goran Dragolovic as Chief Executive Officer. The move comes just a few months after Whusa completed a majority recapitalization with private equity firm Sverica Capital ...

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Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Camera to be Exhibited by FISBA at BIOMEDevice San Jose

FISBA will exhibit customized optical systems and advanced optical components for medical applications including FISBA FISCam™, FISBA RGBeam™, and Microlenses at BIOMEDevice San Jose, Silicon Valley's Premier Event for Medtech Professionals. ...

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First Foods Group Issues Shareholder Update

CEO Harold Kestenbaum Reports on Current Operations/New Developments NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Foods Group, Inc. (OTCQB: FIFG) has released the following update from its CEO and Chairman, Harold Kestenbaum : "For the past eight months, First Foods Group has worked tire...

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Kush Bottles to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

SANTA ANA, Calif. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB), a leading provider of packaging, supplies , vaporizers , accessories  and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced today it will issue its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2017 ...

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Omnicell Announces Winners of Inaugural "Inspired by Care" Award

Texas Children's Hospital and UPMC Pharmacy Director Honored for Leadership ...

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Health Canada Launches Public Consultation on Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis

Online consultations open for 60 days OTTAWA , Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - The current approach to cannabis does not work. Earlier this year, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, the proposed Cannabis Act, to legalize, strictly regulate and restrict access to cannabis. Bill C-45 aims ...

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Simple Seasonal Safety Tips

Limit your home fire risk during the holidays ...

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American Diabetes Association® Issues Consensus Report to Standardize Definitions and Outcome Measures Beyond HbA1C for Type 1 Diabetes in Special Diabetes Care Section

Special section includes Consensus Report and new CGM research highlighting the critical value of data from CGM devices. Issue explores how outcomes beyond HbA1C can lead to improved individualized diabetes care plans, patient-reported outcomes and quality of life ...

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Elekta Debuts Magnetic Resonance Radiation Therapy System to Enable Precision Oncology Therapy at Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting

Elekta, MRI technology partner Philips and seven world-renowned cancer institutions collaborate to bring together the best of imaging and radiation therapy in a single device CHICAGO , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) is introducing its magnetic resonance radiation therapy (M...

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DelMar Presents Positive Interim Results from VAL-083 Study in MGMT-unmethylated Recurrent GBM at The Society for NeuroOncology Annual Meeting

40% of recurrent GBM patients treated to date achieved stable disease as measured by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ...

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HelpMeSee To Demonstrate Eye Surgical Simulator at Comprehensive Cataract Conference 2017

HelpMeSee to organise special sessions and events at the 2nd World Conference on MSICS, a global event in Chennai, India during December 1 - 3, 2017 ...

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New Report Explores how Medical Device Industry can Utilize a Value-Selling Approach to Survive in the Emerging Sales Landscape

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To meet the challenges of an evolving marketplace marked by consolidation and the increasing power of payers and provider networks, medical device sales organizations are shifting to a sales approach that demonstrates value to a wide range of cu...

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Little Actions, Big Impact

Chili's shows Guests how each dollar and pepper colored impacts the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® ...

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Dr. Thomas Pane, Founder of Atlantic Coast Aesthetics, Posts New Video and Blog about a Second Body Lift

In the Educational Blog and Accompanying Video, Dr. Pane, who is a Double Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Discusses Whether a Second Body Lift or Liposuction is a Better Option ...

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What's That Blinding Light? The Ever-Brightening Gleam of Teeth Whitening--CDA Weighs In

The teeth whitening market has seen unprecedented growth in recent years, and is expected to reach US$7.4 billion by 2024. John Moore, owner of CDA, discusses the areas that are driving this growth. SAN ANTONIO , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are lights that shine from Earth tha...

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Takeda's Entyvio Defends Share Against Janssen's Stelara in the Crohn's Disease Market, and Pressure in the Ulcerative Colitis Market May Heat Up in Early 2018 if Pfizer's Xeljanz Secures an FDA Win

According to a new report by Spherix Global Insights, Janssen's Remicade is taking a dual hit from the expansion of alternative mechanism of action biologics such as Entyvio and Stelara as well as the slow, but growing, adoption of infliximab biosimilars in the IBD market ...

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AARP Illinois Urges Gov. Rauner To Sign Senior Care Protection Bill

Bill safeguards critical senior in-home and community care for over 80,000 Illinoisans SPRINGFIELD, Ill. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "House Bill 1424, sponsored by State Representative Greg Harris and Senator Daniel Biss , is a compassionate, fiscally responsible measure th...

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SCRS Welcomes New Global Impact Partner, CPi Global CRO

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) announced today that CPi Global CRO has joined the organization as a Global Impact Partner (GIP). SCRS' GIP Program provides a unique opportunity for sponsors, CROs and vendors to engage with SCRS ...

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Statement by the Honourable Jane Philpott in response to the 2017 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada

OTTAWA , Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Following the tabling of the 2017 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada , the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services issued the following statement: "Our Government is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples based on...

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People in Four States May Be Drinking Contaminated Raw Milk

CDC and partners urge families at risk to see their doctor for antibiotics ...

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Recent Chart Audit Reveals Switching Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients to Roche/Genentech's RoActemra (Actemra) is Significantly More Common in the EU5 than it is in the US

EU5 adoption of Pfizer's Xeljanz and Eli Lilly's Olumiant has been largely limited to rheumatologists practicing in Germany, according to a recently released independent report by Spherix Global Insights ...

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Baptist Health joins CareSource Health Plan Network

CareSource Marketplace members have access to the largest nonprofit health system in Kentucky ...

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Neurocrine Biosciences to Present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

Live Audio Webcast Will be on November 28, 2017 SAN DIEGO , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) will present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference at 12:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 , in New York City . Timothy P. Coug...

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