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SickKids Foundation's Lori Davison named Canada's Marketer of the Year

TORONTO , Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Lori Davison, Vice President, Brand Strategy & Communications at SickKids Foundation has been named Canada's 2017 Marketer of the Year by the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA). For her relentless commitment to propel a compelling Canadian brand onto t...

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How the CFO of a $12 Billion Biotech Startup Eliminated the Frustrations of Lab Procurement through Procurify

VANCOUVER , Nov. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Samumed is a leader in biotech research for regenerative medicine - that also happens to be the most valued biotech startup in the world. As Samumed added more people to its team, and embarked on more ambitious and expensive projects, the CFO of Samu...

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People Willing to Trade Treatment Efficacy for Reduced Side Effects in Cancer Therapies

New research also indicates that cost may override both factors for patients with most prevalent type of leukemia WASHINGTON , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- When choosing their preferred treatment, people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) place the highest value on medicines that d...

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Drug gang expert responds to Canadian government efforts to block organized crime infiltration of cannabis industry

VANCOUVER , Nov. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian government on November 21 st announced proposed regulations for the legal cannabis sector, requiring every Licensed Producer to implement an Organizational Security Plan to prevent infiltration by Organized Crime. Spire Secure Logist...

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Correction: Elev8 Brands, Inc. Announces Event For Art Week in Miami

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. , Nov. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Elev8 Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink: VATE), a holding company focused on the commercial development of hemp and CBD-based products including hemp coffee, tea, and E-juices, which target the health and wellness markets, in a collaborative effort with Kona...

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Information Update - Health Canada safety review finds low incidence of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) reported in Canada

OTTAWA , Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Health Canada's recent safety review of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) found that the rate of cases reported to the Department is low. BIA-ALCL is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (a cancer that affects the immune system) ...

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Agfa HealthCare and UMass Memorial Announce Successful Commencement of Enterprise Imaging Platform Go-Live

Network implements enterprise imaging integrated informatics strategy to improve efficiency of patient care and lower cost MORTSEL, Belgium and GREENVILLE, South Carolina , November 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Agfa HealthCare and UMass Memorial Medical Center today announced the go-live impl...

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Free Pancake Breakfast to be followed by Health & Wellness Clinic

December 1 at Streetsboro Senior Center STREETSBORO, Ohio , Nov. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing collaboration among Streetsboro Senior Center, the Streetsboro Fire Department and MyChoice®, a free Pancake Breakfast will be held Friday, December 1 at the senior center (918...

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Hologic Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance of Quantra™ 2.2 Breast Density Assessment Software

--Latest addition to market-leading portfolio of innovative breast and skeletal health solutions to be featured at RSNA 2017-- MARLBOROUGH, Mass. , Nov. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and...

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Marapharm Ventures Inc. has Successful AGM and Open House in Las Vegas, Nevada

KELOWNA, British Columbia , Nov. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Marapharm Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: MRPHF) (CSE: MDM.CN) (FSE: 2M0) ("Marapharm" or the " Company") ( http://www.marapharm.com/ ) "Marapharm" says that their annual AGM (Annual General Meeting) in Las Vegas, Nevada , on November 17, 2...

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Canopy Rivers Corporation to Support Micro Growers

SMITHS FALLS, ON , Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its affiliate Canopy Rivers Corporation ("Canopy Rivers") is making a special allocation of capital towards investing in and supporting micro growers and...

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Madhavbaug Supports AHA's New Guidelines for High BP Levels

MUMBAI , November 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association (AHA) has revised its guideline for high blood pressure from 140/90 to 130/80. This new standard is based largely on the findings of the SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) study. The trial included data ...

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Mahindra Special Services Group Wins International Green Apple Award for Sustainability in House of Commons, UK

MUMBAI , November 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG), a subsidiary of Mahindra Defence Systems Limited, India's leading corporate security risk consulting firm, has won the prestigious International Green Apple Award for the Coconut Project. Mahindra SSG Coconut...

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Ingle International Empowers Students to Take Care of their Mental Health

TORONTO , Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Studying abroad is a great adventure that can challenge students' perspectives and limits and teach them new things about themselves and the world they live in. Health challenges, however, can be difficult for international students to handle—especially when they...

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Minister Lebouthillier announces Disability Advisory Committee

OTTAWA , Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Government understands that living with a disability can have significant impacts on individuals and their families. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to administer measures for persons with disabilities in a fair, transparent, and accessible...

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Innovative Medicines Canada and Astellas Announce Grant to the University Health Network's Transplant Innovation Fund

MONTREAL , Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - A $100,000 grant to support the University Health Network's (UHN) Transplant Program, in honour of outgoing Innovative Medicines Canada Chair Michael Tremblay , was announced today. Innovative Medicines Canada made an initial pledge of $25,000 and Astellas ...

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Innovative Medicines Canada Welcomes New Chair, Frédéric Fasano

MONTREAL , Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, at Innovative Medicines Canada's Annual General Meeting, Frédéric Fasano, Chief Executive Officer of Servier Canada Inc., was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors. "I am honoured to serve as the next Chair of Innovative Medicines Canada and to drive...

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Vitamin B6 Market 2017-2022 Global Industry Research Report - ReportsnReports

PUNE, India , November 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin B6 Market 2017 Global Research Report is a specific and definite Study on the current Vitamin B6 industry, added by ReportsnReports.com to its immense research database. The report offers a basic outline of the industry comprising of the...

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Thawing System Market Worth 252.7 Million USD by 2022

PUNE, India , November 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report " Thawing System Market by Type (Manual, Automated), Sample (Blood, Plasma, RBC, Platelets, Whole Blood, Embryo, Semen), End User (Blood Bank, Transfusion Center, Hospital, Tissue Bank, Biotechnology ...

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Twenty-nine Ontario hospitals compare themselves to international peers on surgical quality

TORONTO , Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - A new report by Health Quality Ontario focuses on 29 Ontario hospitals who are participating in an international quality improvement program for surgery. Hospitals in Ontario performed just as well or better than their international peers on key metrics before,...

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Dr. Tvacha Clinic Aims at Leadership Space in the Indian Beauty and Wellness Services Market

MUMBAI , November 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Tvacha Clinic was the skin care expert for FBB Colours Femina Miss India pageant, offering beauty and wellness services to prepare them for the Miss India contest as well as the international stage   Manushi Chillar's heartwarming victory at Mis...

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Anesthesia Gas Blender Market Value to Reach US$ 663.3 Million by 2025: Transparency Market Research

Anesthesia Gas Blender Market: Rise in Surgical Procedure with Better Diagnostics Spikes Demand ALBANY, New York , November 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Anesthesia gas blenders are a high importance in the field of medical devices and various surgical procedures. The main purpose of this blende...

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Lab Automation Market to Grow at 5.1% CAGR to 2022 led by Genomics Solutions Segment - ReportsnReports

PUNE, India , November 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lab Automation Market is forecast to reach $5.20 billion by 2022 from $4.06 billion in 2017 at a CAGR of 5.1% during (2017-2022) driven by the process miniaturization, high demand for lab automation equipment in drug discovery and clinical di...

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/R E P E A T -- Honourees Celebrated at 2017 Health Research Foundation Research Awards Gala/

MONTREAL , Nov. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - The Health Research Foundation (HRF) of Innovative Medicines Canada, along with Prix Galien and Research Canada: An Alliance for Health Discovery , are proud to announce the winners of this year's pre-eminent Canadian health awards. These awards recognize and ...

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Servier Canada establishes a new partnership with CQDM to fund a diabetes research project

LAVAL, QC , Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Servier Canada is pleased to announce a new partnership with CQDM to fund a research project aiming at preventing the onset of diabetes-related kidney disease. With this new collaboration, Servier becomes the tenth pharmaceutical partner to join CQDM. "...

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Contrast Media/Contrast Agents Market worth 5.53 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India , November 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report " Contrast Media/Contrast Agents Market by Type (Iodinated, Gadolinium, Barium, Microbubble) Modality (X-ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound) Application (Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Interventional Cardio...

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Rise in Surgical Procedures to Boost Revenue Growth of the Global Surgical Scalpels Market - Future Market Insights

Global Surgical Scalpels Market Poised to Reach US$ 1400 Mn by 2027 End | FMI VALLEY COTTAGE, New York , November 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Disposable surgical scalpels come with a fragile handle, a cutting blade and also a sheath in a single unit. The blade is made of stainless steel or hig...

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China Renaissance unveils expanded asset management business

BEIJING , Nov. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Flagship investment funds to focus on larger deals, and lead or co-lead the majority of deals New investment capabilities in healthcare and mezzanine debt added to business $10 billion in total AUM targeted by 2020 with growing investor base and n...

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New Intelligence Tool Helps Researchers Cope With Immuno-Oncology Boom

Hanson Wade, the London-based life sciences knowledge services specialist, has launched IO Combination Trials Intelligence. ...

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Atlantis Healthcare and Amgen Take Home Two Prestigious Pharmaceutical Market Excellence Awards (PMEA) for their On Path Patient Support Program

LONDON , November 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantis Healthcare, global leader in outcomes-driven healthcare solutions, is proud to have won two awards for its 'On Path' program at last week's PMEA pharmaceutical industry awards. This innovative patient support program (PSP) was developed in pa...

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