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Vaccine to prevent deadly infections in Canada's North reaches manufacturing milestone

OTTAWA , Dec. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Children and immunocompromised adults at risk of Haemophilus influenzae type a (Hia) bacterial infections are one step closer to having access to a vaccine that will help protect them from the potentially deadly infection. The vaccine developed by the National ...

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Medicure Acquires Exclusive License to Sell and Market Branded Cardiovascular Drug in the U.S.

WINNIPEG , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Medicure Inc. (" Medicure " or the " Company ") (TSXV:MPH, OTC:MCUJF), a pharmaceutical company, today announced that, through its subsidiary, Medicure International Inc., it has acquired, from a large multinational pharmaceutical company, an exclusive li...

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Centering® Healthcare Institute Receives Funding for CenteringParenting®

Organization will use funds for the spread and scale of its pediatric model of group healthcare BOSTON , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centering Healthcare Institute (CHI) received a $100,000 grant from Richard W. Goldman Family Foundation to help increase access to and awar...

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Wellnext announces new corporate name: Nutranext

Leading dietary supplement manufacturer updates name to foster more cohesive identity for its expanding portfolio of consumer brands ...

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SHAPE And New York Road Runners Launch Registration For The 2018 SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon

Thousands of Women to Lace Up on Sunday, April 15, in New York's Central Park for One of the Largest Women's-Only Half-Marathons in the Country ...

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Toron, Inc. Provides Corporate Update On iMedScan

MIAMI , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Toron, Inc.  (OTC Pink: TRON) provided its stockholders today with a corporate update. Toron, Inc.'s President Rene Ortiz Morentin announces that iMedScan Corp is negotiating an agreement to facilitate a Blockchain Application to manage iMedScan's Health...

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Transforming the Way Surgery Centers Engage with Patients

Manhattan Endoscopy Center partners with CipherHealth to better patient outreach using automated technology ...

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Your 2018 New Year's Resolution? Don't Make One!

Life Time leads sixth annual nationwide 5K and month-long Commit to Fit movement ...

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Kitov Announces Consensi™ as Brand Name for KIT-302

TEL AVIV, Israel , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kitov Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: KTOV) (TASE: KTOV), an innovative biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted permission to Kitov to use the brand name Consensi™ for marketing KIT-...

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Global Healthcare Alliance Signs 20-Year Agreement with CardioVascular Care Providers

Two value-based care pioneers continue their long-term partnership to bring payers, providers and patients together ...

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Low-Dose Radiation Can Enhance Natural Barriers to Cancer, according to the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

TUCSON, Ariz. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High-dose ionizing radiation is known to reduce the body's resistance to cancer, but low-dose radiation actually enhances natural defenses, writes Bobby R. Scott , Ph.D., in the winter issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Su...

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Thyroid Cancer Screening Can Do More Harm than Good, according to the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

TUCSON, Ariz. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the linear no-threshold theory, any dose of ionizing radiation greater than zero increases cancer risk. Evidence of actual excess cancers attributed to low doses is, however, generally restricted to thyroid cancer, write Jer...

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ViiMed® contracts with Johns Hopkins HealthCare to bring digital health solutions for diabetes to hospitals, health systems, employers, payors, and patients

WASHINGTON , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiMed, a Washington, D.C. -based digital health company, announces that it has signed a five-year contract with Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC, a division of Johns Hopkins Medicine to convert their evidenced-based health solutions to digital form and o...

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Silk Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Rebecca Lacouture to Company President

Lacouture Assumes Expanded Role to Further the Company's Efforts in Fabric Development MEDFORD, Mass. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Therapeutics, Inc., a silk biomaterials company, today announced its board of directors appointed Rebecca Lacouture to company president effective imme...

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Feinstein Institute uses bioelectronic medicine to treat lupus

Clinical trial with non-invasive therapy gives new hope for treating a condition affecting 5 million worldwide ...

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Global Cancer Immunotherapy Market to 2027

LONDON , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Monoclonal Antibodies, Cytokines & Immunomodulators, Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, Cell Therapy, Oncolytic Virus Immunotherapy, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Melanoma, Prostate Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer The world cancer imm...

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Redivus Health Launches State of Kansas Initiative in Partnership With The University of Kansas Health System

Collaboration supports rural healthcare providers with the goal of improving patient outcomes across the state of Kansas OLATHE , Kan. and KANSAS CITY, Kan. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Redivus Health announced today it will partner with The University of Kansas Health System to roll...

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SPEAR Physical Therapy Inks Deal with LA PALESTRA

Unity of Purpose Bonds NYC Healthcare Leaders ...

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Dynasil Corporation Schedules Fiscal 2017 Financial Results Conference Call

Company to Webcast Conference Call Live at 5:00 p.m. ET on December 20 NEWTON, Mass. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ: DYSL) plans to  release financial results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017 on Wednesday, December 20 and management w...

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The only UMF™-certified, non-GMO manuka honey on the market is now available in the US

Melora M?nuka Honey - internationally celebrated for progressive and sustainable harvesting practices - gains distribution in select US stores and natural retailers. AUCKLAND, New Zealand , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Melora – one of New Zealand's preeminent m?nuka honey brands is gain...

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United Nations Makes Recommendation Not To Schedule CBD as Drug After Medical Marijuana, Inc. Executive Spoke at World Health Organization Convention

HempMeds® Mexico President Raúl Elizalde Influences Global Policy Recommendation SAN DIEGO , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States , announced today that the World Health Organization has mad...

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Medical Cannabis Sales Increase as Legalization Spreads in the USA

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical benefits of cannabis, specifically patients suffering from chronic pain, diabetes, and cancer have driven the medical cannabis market. The U.S medical cannabis market is estimated to be valued at $19.48 ...

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UCLA and Caltech Study Uses Technology Being Commercialized by IsoPlexis To Characterize Cancer Cells Resistant to Targeted Treatments

Research using novel single-cell detection technology being commercialized by IsoPlexis, called the Iso-Omix Chip, was highlighted in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ...

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MyDx Seeks Medical Device Designation For CannaDx And The ECOSmartPen

Making MyDx Smart Devices More Affordable & Accessible for Canadian Cannabis Users SAN DIEGO , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  MyDx, Inc.  (OTC: MYDX), a science and technology company and creator of MyDx ® (My Diagnostic), the first multi-use handheld chemical analyzer designed for Cann...

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BioSight Announces Phase I/II Results of its Cytarabine Pro-Drug BST-236 for Treatment of Acute Leukemia

Results of the Phase I/II Study were Presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology AIRPORT CITY, Israel , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSight Ltd , a pharmaceutical development company, focused on the development of targeted oncology drugs, reports posit...

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New Recommendations Provide Guidance on Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing for Hereditary Prostate Cancer

An international panel of experts has created a roadmap to help identify which men and their families may benefit from genetic evaluation for inherited prostate cancer. ...

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NeuX Technologies and Muscle Activation Technique Execute Letter of Intent for a Strategic Alliance to Develop Integrated Solutions to Treat and Prevent Musculoskeletal Conditions and Chronic Pain

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuX Technologies, Inc. and Muscle Activation Technique, LLC announced the execution of a Letter of Intent for a Strategic Alliance focused on exploring and developing solutions for the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal conditions ...

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Tactiva Therapeutics to Present at Biotech Showcase 2018

BUFFALO, N.Y. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tactiva Therapeutics, Inc., a development stage company targeting a broad range of cancers, announced today that management will present at Biotech Showcase 2018 to be held in San Francisco, California January 8-10, 2018 . Matt Colpoys , CEO o...

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Blood Glucose Monitoring System Market Worth 10.58 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report " Blood Glucose Monitoring System Market   by Product (Self-Monitoring, Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices), Testing Site (Fingertip), Patient Care Setting (Hospital, Homecare), Application (Type 1...

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US FDA grants Fast Track designation to Renova Therapeutics' RT-100 AC6 gene transfer for the treatment of heart failure

FLOURISH Phase 3 clinical trial in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) to begin in Q1 2018 ...

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Patients' Own Immune Cells May Hold The Key To Fighting Deadly Cancers

Montefiore and New York Blood Center Partnership Holds Promise for People Suffering from Advanced Cancers NEW YORK , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have taken a significant step forward in efforts to harness our own white blood cells to fight deadly cancers. A pilot stud...

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InTouch Health and Vivify Health Partner to Integrate Telehealth Solutions for Health Systems to Virtually Deliver Care Through a Single Platform

Partnership will enable clinician access to Vivify Health's remote patient monitoring solution through InTouch Health's telehealth platform ...

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Technogym Launches SKILLRUN

CESENA, Italy , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique treadmill designed for performance training offering a complete solution for both cardio and power workouts   Technogym - the world leading producer of design and technology-driven fitness products and digital solutions, and offici...

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Fluxion Biosciences Launches New BioFlux Plate for Studying Catheter Infections

New plate format utilizes silicone rubber construction to allow detailed study of indwelling catheter bacterial biofilms ...

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Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives FDA Approval for Xepi™ (ozenoxacin) Cream, 1%, a Novel Topical Antibiotic for Impetigo

Bactericidal antibiotic cream indicated for the treatment of impetigo due to Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes in adult and pediatric patients 2 months of age and older FAIRFIELD, N.J. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the ...

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Global Contrast Injector Systems Market Expected to Reach $954.62 Million by 2023 - Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, " Contrast Injector Systems Market by Product, Application, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023 ," the global...

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General Automation Lab Technologies (GALT) Partners with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to Improve Biofuel Production

New $1.5 million DOE grant will utilize GALT's novel high throughput microbiome research platform to improve algal biofuel growth through microbiome engineering SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been awarded a 3 year $1.5 million grant...

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Tennessee Doctor Opens MDVIP-Affiliated Primary Care Medical Practice

Ted J. Miller, M.D., Provides Patient-Centered Family Medicine in Middle Tennessee ...

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Dr. Jordan P. Sand Offering Advanced Fractora Treatments in Spokane, WA.

Award-Winning Facial Plastic Surgeon Providing Patients with Fractora to Treat Wrinkles, Aging Skin, Active Acne, and Acne Scarring ...

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Geneia Joins Forces with #1 CRM to Better Serve $30 Billion Value-Based Care Solutions Market

Health Plans, Hospitals, Physicians and Employers Need Easy-to-Use Tools for Value-Based Care Success ...

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Henry Schein Celebrates The Season With Its 19th Annual Holiday Cheer For Children Program

Team Schein Members Collect Toys, Clothing, Games, and More for Participating Children and Their Families at 20 Henry Schein Locations Around the World ...

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GigaGen CEO David Johnson to Present at 2017 Antibody Engineering & Therapeutics Meeting

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaGen Inc ., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel antibody therapies, today announced that David Johnson , Ph.D., chief executive officer, will present at the 2017 Antibody Engineering & Therapeutics Meeting. Dr. Johnso...

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Trovagene Submits Protocol to FDA for Phase 2 Clinical Trial of PCM-075 in Combination with Zytiga® for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

PCM-075, Trovagene's Polo-like Kinase 1 (PLK1) inhibitor enhances activity of abiraterone in mCRPC tumor cells and may represent a novel combination treatment option in mCRPC ...

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Report Prepared for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Links Social Determinants to the Adverse Health Impact of Specific Diseases

Moody's Analytics uses the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index to identify select diseases that are not as impacted by social determinants CHICAGO , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Moody's Analytics report, prepared for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), was released ...

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ESO to Market TrackEMS® System to Alert Hospitals of Incoming Critical EMS Patients

EMS-to-Hospital Notification System Will Integrate with ESO EHR ePCR Software for EMS ...

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Koch Disruptive Technologies to Lead $150 Million Investment of INSIGHTEC

The medical device company is transforming neurological treatments through its non-invasive focused ultrasound applications ...

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Nuvo Pharmaceuticals™ Enters into Pennsaid® 2% License Agreement with Gebro Pharma AG for Switzerland and Liechtenstein

MISSISSAUGA, ON , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nuvo or the Company) (TSX: NRI; OTCQX: NRIFF), a commercial healthcare company with a portfolio of commercial products and pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities, today announced it has entered into a license and distr...

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First Hospitals in the World Achieve Inter-System Connectivity Across Accuray Radiation Therapy Platforms

iDMS™ Data Management System Helps Improve Treatment Outcomes and Efficiency by Sharing Patient Data Throughout the Entire Disease Management Period ...

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Express Scripts Holding Company Updates 2017 Full-Year Guidance and Announces 2018 Financial Guidance

*The change is calculated based on the midpoint of 2017 guidance.  **Range reflects non-specialty network claims filled through our 90-day programs multiplied by three, as these claims, on average, typically cover a time period three times longer than other network claims.  Home delive...

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Kno2 Provides Path to Interoperability for ClinicTracker Behavioral Health Clients

Kno2's Interoperability as a Service turns on within ClinicTracker EHR to improve care coordination in the behavioral health sector ...

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Healthcare IT Company Reports Astonishing Growth in Politically Volatile Year

Blazing past uncertainty surrounding national healthcare policies, population health tech company HealthBI expanded presence from 5000 to 62,000+ clinical sites in 2017 ...

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Curisium Raises $3.5M to Scale Innovative Healthcare Contracting on Blockchain

Industry Experts Join Curisium's Inaugural Advisory Board ...

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Ginkgo Bioworks Launches New Organism Foundry, Supported by $275 Million in Series D Funding

As investors flock to synthetic biology, automated lab accelerates Ginkgo's expansion to new markets BOSTON , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Ginkgo Bioworks , the organism company, today announced the opening of Bioworks3 – Ginkgo's third foundry for prototyping and scaling engineered organi...

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There With Care Honors Freedom Financial Network With 'Inspiration Award'

-- Nonprofit organization recognizes Bay Area financial services company for impact on families in need -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area chapter of There With Care has honored Freedom Financial Network (FFN) with its 2017 Inspiration Award. This year ma...

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Stock Review for Medical Equipment's Investors -- Prestige Brands, Senseonics, NovoCure, and Varian Medical Systems

NEW YORK , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, WallStEquities.com has issued free tailored Stock Review on PBH, SENS, NVCR, and VAR which is a click away at http://www.wallstequities.com/registration . On We...

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Services Stocks' Research Reports Released on Quotient Technology, Henry Schein, Patterson, and Owens & Minor

NEW YORK , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, WallStEquities.com has issued free tailored Stock Review on QUOT, HSIC, PDCO, and OMI which is a click away at http://www.wallstequities.com/registration . Inves...

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Protagonist Therapeutics Announces Final Phase 1 Study Results with Novel Hepcidin Mimetic, PTG-300

- Results demonstrate pharmacodynamic-based clinical proof of concept ...

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Antibacterial Drugs Market Value to Reach US$51,447.6 Million by the End of 2025: Transparency Market Research

Global Antibacterial Drugs Market to Gain Impetus from Strategic Collaborations among Leading Enterprises, says TMR ALBANY, New York , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As competition grows strong in the global antibacterial drugs, the leading players are finding it more convenience to coll...

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Market Will be Worth US$ 1.5 Billion by 2026 - Persistence Market Research

Global Market Study on Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: Stomach Indications to Account for Largest Revenue Share during 2017-2026 NEW YORK , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PMR's exclusive forecast study on the global market for gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) estimates that the trea...

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Global Digital Forensics Market Expected to Reach US$ 2,300 Million by 2027 - Future Market Insights

VALLEY COTTAGE, New York , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital forensics is a branch of forensic science encompassing the recovery and investigation of material found in digital devices, often in relation to computer crime. It is used in different types of investigations like crime and c...

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Rainbow Gives Delhi the Only Children's Super Specialty Hospital

NEW DELHI , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Hospital, South India's most reputed children's hospital, launches its state-of-the-art facility in the capital. The hospital is situated in the heart of Delhi at Malviya Nagar and consists of 150 beds with state-of-the-art facilities t...

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Quotidian Technical Highlights on Selected Biotech Stocks -- Amgen, Alexion Pharma, AnaptysBio, and Akcea Therapeutics

NEW YORK , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, WallStEquities.com has issued free tailored Stock Review on AMGN, ALXN, ANAB, and AKCA which is a click away at http://www.wallstequities.com/registration . For ...

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Technical Perspectives on TrovaGene, Accelerate Diagnostics, NeoGenomics, and Exact Sciences

NEW YORK , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, WallStEquities.com has issued free tailored Stock Review on TROV, AXDX, NEO, and EXAS which is a click away at www.wallstequities.com/registration . Ahead of tod...

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DaVita Addresses Physician Fatigue with Investment in DaVita Physician Solutions

DaVita Physician Solutions helps solve for the physician experience through modern technology solutions ...

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PharmaBoardroom Releases 'Healthcare and Life Sciences Review Bulgaria 2017'

LONDON , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaBoardroom today releases its new 45-page Healthcare & Life Sciences Review Bulgaria 2017. Squirreled away right on the South-Eastern fringe of Europe , Bulgaria still has a tendency to be overlooked and underestimated by the uninitiate...

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Veterinary Vaccines Market Worth $12.6 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 6.2%: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global  veterinary vaccines market  is expected to reach USD 12.6 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Rise in the outbreak of livestock diseases, expanding livestock population and increasing zoonotic...

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Izana Bioscience Launches as New Clinical-Stage Translational Medicine Company Developing Namilumab in Ankylosing Spondylitis

OXFORD, England , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Namilumab exclusive worldwide licen c e granted by Takeda   Awarded £1.35 million grant by Innovate UK to support phase II proof-of-concept study   Highly experienced management team ...

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HNI-backed Fullife Healthcare Makes Talent Value Creation a Key Driver for its Growth Strategy

MUMBAI , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Company places focus on nourishing an infectious and positive work culture and crafts talent value creation to improve business performance, cultivate a thriving workplace philosophy Fullife Healthcare Private Limited, a Mumbai -based nutrition comp...

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Complix Receives €0.5 Million Grant to Further Develop its Pipeline of Proprietary Cell Penetrating Alphabodies™ Against Intracellular Cancer Targets

HASSELT, Belgium , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Complix, a biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of transformative Cell Penetrating Alphabod y ™ (CPAB) based oncology therapeutics announces that it has been awarded a €0.5 million grant (approximately USD$0.6 m...

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Announces Top-line Results From a Phase 3 Safety Study Evaluating Ryaltris in Patients With Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

MUMBAI , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- - Ryaltris (mometasone furoate (25 mcg) and olopatadine hydrochloride (665 mcg)), formerly GSP 301 Nasal Spray, has been conditionally accepted by the FDA as the brand name   - Glenmark remains on course to file the company's first New Drug Applica...

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reMYND Enters Into License Agreement to Further Develop Novel Treatments Improving Beta-cell Health and Insulin Signalling With Novo Nordisk

LEUVEN, Belgium , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- reMYND and Novo Nordisk have entered into a license agreement to further develop reMYND ' s ReS39 therapeutic program of diabetes . T his program hold s also promise for NASH and the metabolic syndrome . ...

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Amway Queen Cookware Sets a Record of Crossing the 100 Crores* Sales Mark in a Record Time of 10 Months for Amway

NEW DELHI , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amway Queen , the premium cookware range from the country's leading direct selling FMCG company, has crossed sales of INR 100 crores within a record time of just 10 months for Amway. Launched in January 2017 , the success of Amway Queen exemp...

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CPhI-P-MEC India Expo 2017 Catapults the Pharma Sector to New Heights

MUMBAI , December 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM India celebrates the industry with a dazzling array of comprehensive, path-breaking events under the India Pharma Week umbrella   South Asia's largest pharma event at a glance:   - 550+  exhibitors - An increase of 20 per cent in the num...

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Wait lists improving for some organs as deceased donor numbers jump in Canada

New data released by Canadian Blood Services and the Canadian Institute for Health Information highlights increase in donation rates   OTTAWA , Dec. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Over the last 10 years, the rate of deceased organ donation has increased 42%, according to the latest numbers released by th...

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New Study: Well-Meaning Drug Discount Program Encourages Hospitals to Profit Rather than Effectively Serve Poor

Study Finds Many Providers Taking Advantage of Costly Loophole for Their Own Profit ...

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Lehigh Regional Medical Center Opening a 27-Bed, 55 and Older Behavioral Health Unit

Ivan Mazzorana M.D. appointed as the Unit's Medical Director ...

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Legal Marijuana Market Focus on US and Canada: Trends, Outlook and Analysis Forecasts to 2021

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Legal Marijuana Market (Medical & Recreational) with Focus on US & Canada: Industry Analysis: (2017-2021)" report to its research store. ...

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American Heart Association Announces 2017 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach Of The Year Finalists

1 coach to receive coveted national award on Wed., Jan. 10, 2018 HOUSTON , Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Heart Association (AHA) and 2017 Paul "Bear" Bryant title sponsor Marathon Oil Corporation announced today a powerhouse lineup of finalists for the 2017 Paul "Bear" B...

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CMA remains very concerned with unintended consequences of tax changes

OTTAWA , Dec. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The CMA is disappointed that the federal government is moving ahead with income sprinkling changes in light of today's report by the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance, which calls for the proposed changes to be withdrawn and a comprehensive review of t...

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Horizon Technology Finance Provides $15 Million Venture Loan Facility to Aerin Medical

Contact: Horizon Technology Finance   Investor Relations and Media Contacts: Daniel R. Trolio        The IGB Group Chief Financial Officer  Scott Eckstein / Leon Berman (860) 674-9977           (212) 477-8261 / (212) 477-8438 [email protected]

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Information Update - Health Canada is advising Canadians of the potential limitations when using test strips to detect fentanyl

OTTAWA , Dec. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising Canadians of the potential limitations when using test strips to detect fentanyl in street drugs. A preliminary study undertaken by Health Canada indicated that false negatives could occur when using fentanyl-detection test strips. A fa...

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New Report: States Shortchange Tobacco Prevention Programs Proven to Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

States Challenged to Step Up Fight and Close Big Gaps in Who Still Smokes in America ...

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ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Achieves Key Milestone in Stem-to-T-Cell Research Immuno-Oncology Program

Completes Important First Step toward Production of Unlimited Killer T Cells Designed to Attack Cancer Cells ...

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NYU Langone Health Surgeons Honored For Their Commitment & Contribution To LGBTQ+ Community

Rachel Bluebond-Langner, MD, and Lee Zhao, MD, Honored at Destination Tomorrow's First Annual "Dare To Dream" Gala on December 15, 2017 ...

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ECRI Institute Enhances Its Genetic Test Service with New Tool for Decision Makers

The Evidence Bar™ informs coverage and utilization decisions with evidence-based, bottom-line conclusions ...

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Medical Cannabis Market Expected to Progress

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , December 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a report by New Frontier Data, the legal cannabis market was worth $6.6 billion in 2016 and is forecast to grow to $24.1 billion by 2025 with a compound annual growth rate of 16 percent.  Chronic...

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Trifecta Opens New Business Center In Downtown Indianapolis

State-of-the-Art, On-site Studio Focused on Production of Investigator Training for Clinical Trials ...

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PCMA Highlights How PBMs Reduce Costs and Improve Quality

PCMA President and CEO Mark Merritt Testifies Before U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee ...

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Capital BlueCross, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region Celebrate Successful Mentoring Program

HARRISBURG, Pa. , Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region today celebrated the success of "Beyond School Walls," a unique mentoring program for Harrisburg students. The organizations teamed up in the spring, allowing twelve middle sch...

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