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New York Pharma Forum to Hold "Japan Life Sciences Showcase"

Leading Japanese Scientists Explore Partnering Opportunities in the US NEW YORK , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Non-profit pharmaceutical industry organization New York Pharma Forum (NYPF), announced it will bring leading Japanese scientists to the US for a "Japan Life Sciences Showcase" o...

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GENIFER M Jewelry Now Available at Leading Cannabis Dispensaries

Company expanding distribution to allow customers to purchase jewelry at premium dispensaries in addition to its popular website SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  GENIFER M , a cannabis lifestyle inspired jewelry company, announced its products will now be available at selec...

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HealthGrowth Capital, LLC and Crestline Investors enter into a Master Participation Funding Agreement

AUSTIN, Texas , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthGrowth Capital, LLC, a leading alternative specialty lender to healthcare companies and medical practices, is pleased to announce it has entered into a Master Participation Agreement with Crestline Investors, Inc ("Crestline"). Crestline's inv...

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Hyland Healthcare Adds New Enterprise Medical Imaging Council to Roster of Advisors

New council joins three existing professional groups providing Hyland Healthcare with real-world insights ...

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Douglas Medical Products, Inc. Introduces EcoFLX™ Empty IV Mixing Container Product Line to Alleviate the US Shortage

MUNDELEIN, Ill. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglas Medical Products, Inc. is a growing medical device company focused on contract manufacturing of IV Administration/Extension Sets and other Medical Devices. The FDA has communicated directly with Douglas Medical Products to, "...initiate or...

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Prime Therapeutics Proves PBMs' Value: Delivers Negative Drug Trend in 2017

Prime's PBM Tools Provided Much Needed Cost Relief Contact:   Karen Lyons, APR Director, Corporate Communications 612.777.5742 klyons@primetherapeutics.com ...

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Fast Company Lists SOPHiA GENETICS in Prestigious's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Biotech for 2018

LAUSANNE , Switzerland , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SOPHiA GENETICS, global leader in Data-Driven Medicine, has been ranked 5 th in Fast Company 's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Biotech. The ranking recognizes companies that exemplify the best in business and innovation in thei...

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City of Minneapolis Partners with Medica and RedBrick Health to Provide Innovative Well-Being Benefits to its Employees

Collaboration provides more choice and better results to employees by bringing together digital and live capabilities using RedBrick's integration and engagement platform ...

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Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine Announces New Chairman of the Board

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert W. Jones has been elected to be Chairman of the Board of The Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine ("The Jones Foundation"). Mr. Jones has been a member of the Board of Directors of The Jones Foundation since ...

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FACIT's Prospects Oncology Fund invests $450k in promising Ontario breakthrough technologies

Investment supports emerging entrepreneurial scientists and critical proof-of-principle studies TORONTO , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - FACIT, a business accelerator, announced four new recipients of funding through its Prospects oncology investment competition: Dalriada Therapeutics Inc. ("...

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Optimum Nutrition Expands Award-Winning GOLD STANDARD Line With Brand's First Plant-Based Protein

Global protein leader introduces ON GOLD STANDARD 100% Plant™, expanding premium line to meet growing consumer demand ...

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MediSpend to Host GDPR Workshop at Flemings's 6th Annual Corporate Compliance & Transparency in the Pharmaceutical Industry Conference

MediSpend CEO to discuss data privacy concerns and the use of healthcare data PORTSMOUTH, N.H. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MediSpend, the leading compliance cloud solution software provider for the life sciences industry will facilitate an interactive General Data Protection Regula...

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Scott Lipkin Joins Ankura as a Managing Director

Business Advisory Firm Strengthens Healthcare Compliance Solution with Clinical Research, Human Subject Protection, and Research Compliance Expert ...

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HealthGrid Rated* in the Top Right Quadrant for Patient Experience in the KLAS 2017 Patient Engagement Report

KLAS gives CareNotify™ a score of 7.9*/9.0 for Improving Overall Patient Experience ...

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FOX Rehabilitation To Announce Geriatric Clinical Specialist And Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist Certifications At APTA CSM Conference

Announcements Highlight Robust Show Presence, Featuring Four Informative Program Presentations and Interviews with FOXcast: PT Podcast ...

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Benson Hill Biosystems Receives Patent for Novel CRISPR Technology

Novel Cms1 CRISPR Nuclease Portfolio Available to Partners to Drive Crop Improvement ...

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Logicalis US: Laying a Strong Foundation for Digital Transformation Prepares Healthcare Organizations to Embrace Emerging Technologies

Solution Provider Examines the Role Cloud, ITSM and Managed Services Play in Adoption of Advancements from Precision Medicine to Digital Pathology Interpretation ...

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State gives preliminary OK to Long Island's first liver transplant program

North Shore University Hospital to establish adult liver transplant service by year's end ...

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Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location In Ridgeland, MS

Membership Pre-Sale Began Mid-January with Opening Targeted for March 2018 ...

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Club Pilates Debuts State of the Art Training Facility in Atlanta

Nation's Largest Pilates Brand Expands Proprietary Training Efforts for East Coast Instructors ...

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Amendola Communications Congratulates Clients for Earning KLAS Recognition

Five of the healthcare IT PR agency?s clients earn Best in KLAS or other high performing KLAS rankings; all will be attending or exhibiting at HIMSS18 ...

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New Jersey Bariatric Center Patients Celebrate Weight Loss Accomplishments at Annual Sweet Success Gala

The annual event marks the weight loss accomplishments of patients who have had gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and gastric balloon procedures ...

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PharmaJet and Genexine collaborate on DNA vaccine development

Needle-free devices to be used for human clinical trials 1 Therapeutic DNA Vaccine Technology: Immune Enhancing Technology; http://genexine.com/m22.php ...

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Iterum Announces the appointment of Jeff Schaffnit as Chief Commercial Officer

Industry Veteran To Lead Commercialization of Potential New Oral and IV Antibiotic DUBLIN and CHICAGO , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Iterum Therapeutics Limited, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing anti-infectives for patients with infectious diseases and other acute illnes...

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BabelBark Secures $2.8 Million Series A Financing

Funding to accelerate growth opportunities, further cement leading pet software platform's position in the veterinary space ...

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NxThera Announces Rezum® Center of Excellence Program Recognizing Top Urologists for Expertise in BPH Treatment

The Rez?m Center of Excellence program recognizes distinguished urologists across the country for their outstanding care of men suffering from lower urinary tract symptoms caused by BPH, and their achievement of advanced training and experience with the Rez?m System. MAPLE GROVE, Minn. , Feb....

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Independence Blue Cross removes cost sharing for naloxone and Narcan

Action aims to remove access barriers, save lives, and further combat the opioid abuse epidemic PHILADELPHIA , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announced that as of March 1 it is removing member cost sharing for injectable and nasal spray formulations ...

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PDI Healthcare Simplifies Ease and Speed of SSI and HAI Protection with New Profend™ Nasal Decolonization Kit

Fast-acting, effective 10 percent PVP-iodine Nasal swabstick designed to maximize patient comfort, ease application process in support of antibiotic stewardship ...

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RBC Capital Markets and the New York Rangers Hall of Famers Raise More than $800,000 for Ronald McDonald® House New York at the 24th Annual "Skate with the Greats" Event

RBC Capital Markets, National Hockey League Legends and the Garden of Dreams Foundation Join Forces to Support Ronald McDonald House® New York ...

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Micromedic Reports Successful Clinical Study Results for the Detection of Prostate Cancer with a Non-Invasive Test

TEL AVIV, Israel , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Micromedic Technologies (TASE: MCTC) ("Micromedic"), announced successful results of a clinical study designed to detect prostate cancer cells in urine specimens using its CellDetect® technology. The study successfully detected cells originated...

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Dr. Thomas A. Pane, Founder of Atlantic Coast Aesthetics, Posts New Video & Blog about Plastic Surgery Options After 50

As Dr. Pane Explains, People in their Early 50s are Actually on the Younger Side for Invasive Cosmetic Surgery ...

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Wellthy Therapeutics Presents Groundbreaking Results at the World's Largest Diabetes Technology Conference

Clinical data presented by South Asia's leading Digital Therapeutic company at the 11th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD 2018) in Vienna, Austria VIENNA , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital therapeutics leader Wellthy Therapeutics sh...

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Radiation Dose Optimisation Software Market Expected to Increase at a CAGR 27.4% Through 2017 to 2027

VALLEY COTTAGE, New York , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A report of Future Market Insights titled "Global Radiation Dose Optimisation Software Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012-2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2027)" states that favourable government regulations for controlling...

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Survey: Adults Looking for a Resource to Lose Weight Twice as Likely to Consider Exercise Programs (56%) than a Physician (28%)

Exercise alone rarely an effective strategy for weight loss, according to osteopathic obesity experts ...

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Neos Therapeutics Reiterates Confidence in Strategic Plan and Value Creation Opportunities

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEOS), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative extended-release (XR) products using its proprietary modified-release drug delivery and orally disi...

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The Marfan Foundation Announces Honorees for 2018 HeartWorks: Tony Award Winner Ann Reinking, Physician-Scientist Dr. Reed Pyeritz, and Healthcare Marketing and PR Professional Gil Bashe

Heartworks Gala Supports the Foundation's Life-Saving Programs and Services for People Living with Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders Contacts:  Eileen Masciale MarfanFoundation 561-670-2323 (office) 631.838.6748 (cell) emasciale@marfan.org ...

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Antidepressant Drugs Market Global Analysis By Drugs Class, By Sales Channel, By Region, By Country: Opportunities And Forecasts 2018 to 2023

Inquire for Antidepressant Drugs Market Global Research Report 2018 with in-depth industry Study, analysis and forecasting till 2023. ...

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Global Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) Devices Market Expected to Reach $912 Million by 2023 - Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, " Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) Devices Market by Surgery, Target, Product, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Foreca...

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Global Hepatitis B Virus [HBV] Treatment Market Growth and Forecast to 2022

Global Hepatitis B Virus [HBV] Treatment Market Opportunities And Forecast (2017-2022) ...

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Maxygen Relaunches in Sunnyvale to Offer Well-established Molecular Breeding Technology with New Collaborative Vision

The new Maxygen brings together scientists experienced in the application of molecular breeding paired with an accomplished leader in contract manufacturing to offer custom directed evolution programs across all sectors of biotech. SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxygen is...

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Global Nanocomposites Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nanocomposites in Million Pounds. NEW YORK , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05336752 The Global and the US markets are further analyzed by the following End-Use Segments: Construction, Electron...

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Fast Company Recognizes CVS Health on 2018 World's Most Innovative Companies List

CVS Health Also Named #7 on List of Most Innovative Companies in Health ...

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Raymond James Enhances Health Care and Technology Capital Markets Expertise Marwan Kubursi and David Novak Join Canadian Team

TORONTO , Feb. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial Inc., today announced that Marwan Kubursi has joined its Investment Banking team as Head of Health Care, as well as Managing Director of Technology and Blockchain. ...

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Peritech Pharma's Novel Hemorrhoids Treatment Commercialized in 24 Countries

Deal includes local manufacturing and marketing in Central and South America, and the Caribbean HERZLIYA, Israel , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Peritech Pharma , a specialty anal-rectal pharmaceutical company, today announced the first commercial agreement for two of its over-the-counter p...

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Telemedicine Devices Market 2018-2028 - Visiongain Report

LONDON , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecasts and Analysis by Device Type (Telemonitors, Peripheral Devices). Peripheral Devices (Blood Pressure Monitors, Blood Glucose Monitors, Weighing Scales, Pulse Oximeters, Peak Flow Meters, Others) and Geography, with Profiles of Leading Companie...

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Is Spinal Fusion Right for Me?

Dr. Praveen Kadimcherla with Atlantic Spine Center with tips on understanding reasons for this common spine surgery and success rates. WEST ORANGE, N.J. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The idea of spinal fusion surgery sounds intimidating to many chronic back pain sufferers until they ...

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Alcyone Lifesciences Completes Spin-Off of Hydrocephalus Business, Anuncia

- Maximize strategic focus and flexibility for Alcyone and Anuncia to capitalize on respective high growth opportunities towards revenue LOWELL, Mass. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcyone Lifesciences, Inc., a privately-held company focused on transforming disease modifying therapies for ...

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The University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, the Nation's Leading Public School of Public Health, Opens Applications for a New Online Master's Degree

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The top-ranked Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , is accepting applications for MPH@UNC, a new online Master of Public Health (MPH) program with a Leadership in Practice concentration. T...

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The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) To Highlight Ezer Mizion At Annual Policy Conference In Washington, DC

ISRAELI NON-PROFIT FEATURED FOR BUILDING AND MAINTAINING THE WORLD'S LARGEST JEWISH BONE MARROW REGISTRY; AND FOR THEIR WORK SAVING LIVES AROUND THE WORLD NEW YORK , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Ezer Mizion , Israel's largest non-profit organization providing health support services in Is...

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3D Printing Pioneer DWS Systems Unveils New Lab and Chairside Digital Dental Solutions

New dedicated dental business unit to access multi-billion dollar market; Introducing chairside and lab products that quickly produce color-matched restorations; Unveiling fully-automated lab manufacturing cell for models, castables, copings, aligners ...

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Top 20 Business Site TheStreet.com Features Medical Marijuana, Inc. CEO's Insights on Marijuana Cryptocurrency

SAN DIEGO , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States , today announced that it has garnered national news coverage on TheStreet.com – one of the top 20 globally ranked business news sites. A February ...

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Revitalize Skin Health-New CBD Products Increase Skin Immunity and Normalize Cell Production

Keep your skin healthy at its most vulnerable state CENTENNIAL, Colo. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinite CBD announces the release of Afterglow CBD healing oil and Dark Matter CBD antiseptic soap; two new products geared to promote skin health during all stages of the healing process, ...

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DNA Hair Regeneration files first patent to regrow hair with human cells

CLEARWATER, Fla. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Satino , Research coordinator at Hair & Scalp Clinics Clearwater Fl., confirmed their application of a US provisional Patent July 14 2017 to extract growth factors and circulating stem cells from human blood for hair re-growth. This i...

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Global Active Implantable Medical Devices Market: Leading Players to Focus on Involving Into Partnerships With Hospitals and Dermatologists for Greater Visibility, Says TMR

ALBANY, New York , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the research report, the opportunity in the global active implantable medical devices market is likely to expand at a CAGR of 4.40% over the period from 2017 to 2025 and reach a value of US$20.73 bn by the end of the forecas...

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Global Disposable Medical Supplies Market Expected to Reach $80,252 Million by 2023 - Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled,  Disposable Medical Supplies Market by Type, Application, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023 ,"  the global dis...

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Digital Blood Pressure Monitors Market Growing at 9.79% CAGR to 2022

PUNE, India , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Blood Pressure Monitors Market is a new Medical Devices report includes in ReportsnReports.com. The analysts forecast global digital blood pressure monitors market to grow at a CAGR of 9.79% during the period 2018-2022. Key players are A&...

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The Medical and Legal Cannabis Market Projected to Have Positive Future Estimates

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , February 20, 2018 /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, registering a compound annual growth rate of 16 percent. ...

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Medical and Recreational Cannabis Product Sales Projected to Rise

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report from Brightfield Group, the global cannabis market is presently worth $7.7 billion and is projected to reach $31.4 billion by 2021. The United States accounts for about 90 perce...

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Biotechnology and Substance Abuse Markets Have Positive Projections

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data published by Grand View Research, Inc. the global biotechnology market is projected to reach a value of USD 727.1 billion by 2025. Major technological developments in segments such as regenera...

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Israel Ministry of Health Includes INSIGHTEC's Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Medication-Refractory Essential Tremor as Part of Covered Health Services

HAIFA, Israel and MIAMI , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- INSIGHTEC ® , a commercial-stage medical technology company revolutionizing surgery with incisionless MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) announced today that the Neuravive focused ultrasound treatment will be a covered service fo...

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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes 3M as a Product Leader in the Biologics Downstream Manufacturing Arena

3M™ Emphaze™ AEX Hybrid Purifier provides streamlined and efficient removal of particulates and soluble contaminants during biologics manufacturing downstream processing SANTA CLARA, California , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the biologics downstream processi...

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ZeOmega® Introduces EldriCare™ to Help Doctors Bridge Gaps in Care and Execute Tailored Care Plans

Outstanding Care Management Services from EldriCare Come at a Critical Time for India ...

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TransformativeMed Expands Strategy to Ensure Caregivers a Friction-free EHR Experience

CORE Value Suite Apps Transform the Cerner EHR into a Modern Platform for Future Innovation ...

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GreenSpace Labs partners with 4-time NBA champion and cannabis reform advocate, John Salley; launches the GreenLite mobile pesticide screening device

BOSTON , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenSpace Labs, the only cannabis testing company currently able to detect pesticides, heavy metals and bacteria, has partnered with 4-time NBA champion, actor, talk show host, entrepreneur and devoted cannabis reform advocate, John Salley , to launch th...

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MiMedx Postpones Release of its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results

MARIETTA, Ga. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), a leading developer and marketer of regenerative and therapeutic biologics, today announced that it will postpone the release of its financial results, as well as the filing of its Form 10-K, for the year ended De...

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ZeroWater Filter Outperforms Brita for Radium Reduction in Drinking Water

EPA-Certified Independent Lab Reports ZeroWater at 99.6% Reduction Compared to Brita at 6.7% ...

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Immersive Announces the Release of clarityDG 2.0 Data Governance Framework for Healthcare

clarityDG™ 2.0 expands key performance indicators in several data governance domains to foster improved program development and measurement; completes clarityDG integration with AHIMA IGAM™ and ONC Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework to address data/information governance continuum ...

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Prescient Healthcare Group Names Global Head for Advisory Solutions

Prescient appoints Dr. Debasish Talukdar as Vice President, Global Head of Advisory ...

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PatientKeeper and HCA Awarded U.S. Patent for Technology that Underlies Physician Workflow Automation System

Patent recognizes proprietary method for data aggregation and presentation within PatientKeeper applications ...

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Millbrae Dental Care Now Accepting Bitcoin for All Dental Services

Established, respected dental office is among the first in the Bay Area to embrace Bitcoin. ...

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Propanc Biopharma Receives Allowance of Key Patent Application in the EU

Patent covers a pharmaceutical composition for treating cancer comprising trypsinogen and chymotrypsinogen within the European Union ...

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USRM Posts Live Webinar with World Renowned Biohacker

'Enhancing Sexual Performance with Stem Cell Therapy' Available for Playback ...

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Global Addiction Treatment Market: Leading Participants to Focus on Innovation, Says TMR

ALBANY, New York , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the research report, the global addiction treatment market offered an opportunity worth US$4.33 bn in 2016. Rising at a CAGR of 6.60% during the period from 2017 to 2025, the market is estimated to reach a value of US$7.70 ...

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Advanced CBD Product Development Propelling Massive Market Growth for Cannabis Industry

PALM BEACH, Florida , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketNewsUpdates.com News Commentary   The massive growth of the CBD-based product market continues to be one of the most active opportunities in the multi-billion dollar legal marijuana/cannabis markets, as experts are currently for...

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ANI Pharmaceuticals Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results and 2018 Guidance

BAUDETTE, Minn. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIP) announced today that the Company plans to release its fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results and 2018 guidance on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 , before the opening of the U.S. financial markets....

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Varian ARIA, Eclipse and TrueBeam Named Category Leaders in the 2018 Best in KLAS: Software and Services Report

PALO ALTO, Calif. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced three of its cancer care solutions have been named Category Leaders in the 2018 Best in KLAS: Software and Services Report by KLAS, an independent research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting on the p...

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MEDITECH Ends 2017 with Strong Sales, Momentum Heading into 2018

MEDITECH continued to build strong relationships with customers, signing 92 healthcare organizations to implement state-of-the-art Web EHR in 2017. Come see MEDITECH at HIMSS Booth #1360 and hear why the industry is excited about the first fully Web-based EHR. ...

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NSF International Launches DNA Authenticated™ Mark for Dietary Supplement Ingredients

New verification program combines next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology and NSF International's database of validated DNA reference sequences to accurately identify raw botanical ingredients ...

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2018 ePA National Adoption Scorecard Offers Updated Industry Trends, Research, Data

Annual Report Reveals Impact, Adoption, Legislation of ePA and Examines Real-Time Prescription Benefit, Specialty Medication Landscape ...

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The global minor orthopedic replacement implants market was estimated to be over $1,650 million in 2017

Minor orthopedic replacement implants can be broadly segmented into shoulder, wrist, elbow, and ankle and foot replacement implants. LONDON , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/5336633/ i) Shoulder Implants include: Fully-Constraine...

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Catheter Precision Launches Clinical Trial for Its VIVO™ Non-Invasive Mapping System

Study Expected to Expand to Five Hospitals and Evaluate Accuracy of the VIVO System LEDGEWOOD, N.J. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Catheter Precision Inc. announces the initiation of a pivotal clinical trial to assess the accuracy and safety of the VIVO™ (View Into Ventricular Onset) Non-In...

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TransMed Provides New Set Of Clinical Trial Technologies For Pharma, CROs, Research Networks and Oncology Providers

Using Real-World Evidence To Make Data-Driven Insights To Help Accelerate Patient Enrollment CUPERTINO, Calif. , and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Recent advancements in personalized cancer care have opened significant opportunities for cancer patients willing to p...

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Mizuho OSI Hana Table Featured in Live Surgical Broadcast at Inaugural Arthroplasty Conference in India

Unique Table Positioning Capabilities Optimize the Anterior Approach to Total Hip Arthroplasty, Helping Minimize Pain and Recovery Time ...

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DURECT Corporation to Host Key Opinion Leader Call on Treatment of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)

Dial-In & Webcast Information   Monday, February 26 @ 12pm Eastern Time / 9am Pacific Time Domestic: 888-394-8218 International:  323-701-0225 Conference ID:  8794595 Webcast w/Slides:  https://viavid.webcasts.com/starthere...

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Bioness to Exhibit Updated Rehabilitation Products at the 2018 American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Sections Meeting

Company will feature full suite of clinical solutions designed to increase patient and therapist confidence and ease-of-use for improved outcomes ...

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PTC Therapeutics Receives Formal Dispute Resolution Request Decision from the FDA's Office of New Drugs

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. , Feb. 20, 2018 / PRNewswire/ --   PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that the Office of New Drugs of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has reiterated the FDA's prior position and denied PTC's appeal of the Complete Response Letter in relation to th...

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TARA Biosystems Appoints Pharmaceutical Industry Innovation Leader, John M. Baldoni, Ph.D., to Its Board of Directors

Continues to Build Heart-on-a-chip Biowire™ II Cardiac Data Analytics Platform NEW YORK , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TARA Biosystems, Inc., a company offering physiologically relevant "heart-on-a-chip" tissue models for drug discovery and development applications, announced today that it ...

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Eight is One of Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics

NEW YORK , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Fast Company today announced its annual ranking of the world's  Most Innovative Companies (MIC) for 2018, honoring leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in business and innovation. Earning a spot on the Top 10 Most Innovativ...

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DarioHealth Launches Sales of Dario™ Blood Glucose Monitoring System on Amazon Prime

Expansion onto Top eCommerce Retailer Platform Expands Accessibility of DarioHealth Products ...

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Global Eucalyptus Oil Market: Rising Application in Medical Fields and Food Industry Fuels Growth Prospects, Says TMR

ALBANY, New York , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With competition increasing in the  global eucalyptus oil market , companies are focusing on expanding the product portfolios to gain edge in the coming years. Besides this, investment in research and development is likely to remain high a...

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Rishikul Yogshala Announces Yoga Retreats in India

RISHIKESH, India , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rishikul Yogshala, a recognized yoga school and retreat home , has announced the upcoming Yoga Retreats in India for the year 2018 Rishikul Yogshala has revealed the final details about its upcoming yoga retreat...

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Forterra Has Access To An Elite, High-Performance Surgeons Of Excellence Network Through SurgeryPlus

DALLAS , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Forterra is pleased to announce the expansion of its member healthcare coverage offering beginning July 2017 through Employer Direct Healthcare's SurgeryPlus®, a supplemental benefit for non-emergent surgeries that provides high quality care, a better ex...

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Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Acquire Orthotaxy to Develop Next-Generation Robotic-Assisted Surgery Platform in Orthopaedics

Orthotaxy's Technology Will Be Leveraged to Develop Cost-Effective, Time-Efficient, User-Friendly Offering in a Broad Range of Orthopaedics Procedures ...

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Creative Medical Technology Holdings Licenses Intellectual Property from Internationally Renowned Neurologist and Creates Neurology Focused Stem Cell Subsidiary

CerebroStem LLC to Develop Patented Stem Cell Approaches to Treat Brain Damage PHOENIX , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Medical Technology Holdings (OTCQB:CELZ) announced today the formation of CerebroStem LLC, a majority owned subsidiary focused on developing stem cell therapies for...

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Healthcare Organizations Document Major Improvements in Quality, Cost and Efficiency Using Data, Analytics and Professional Services

Dozens of Health Catalyst clients document 125 performance improvements including lower mortality, higher revenue, better patient experiences ...

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Israel Scientific Study: Cannabis Safe and Effective for Regular Use in the Elderly; Can Decrease the Use of Other Prescription Medicines, Including Opioids

First-of-its-Kind, Peer-Reviewed Study of Thousands of Elderly Cannabis Patients under the Care of Tikun Olam™ NEW YORK , and TEL AVIV, Israel , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new published clinical study out of Israel offers scientific evidence that the therapeutic use of cannabis can b...

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Mylan Receives Tentative Approval for Combination HIV Treatment DTG/FTC/TAF Under FDA's PEPFAR Program

- DTG/FTC/TAF is comprised of Dolutegravir, Emtricitabine, and Tenofovir Alafenamide Tablets, 50 mg/200 mg/25 mg - ...

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Global Drugs of Abuse Testing Market: The U.S. and Europe to Ensure Healthy Demand Until 2025, Says TMR

ALBANY, New York , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The analysts of this TMR report have evaluated that the global drugs of abuse testing market was worth approximately US$4,443.9 mn in 2017 and by the end of 2025, future opportunities are expected to translate into a revenue of US$6,781...

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Cannabis Strategic Acquires Pure Applied Sciences

LOS ANGELES , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Strategic Ventures, Inc. (OTC Pink: NUGS) today announces it has signed an agreement to acquire Pure Applied Sciences and its brand PureOrganix, a line of organic and pure cannabis oils and related accessories. The acquisition, which has...

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DirectView Inks Deal With Emerging Top-Tier California CBD Processing Facility

Company Enters $3.7B California Marijuana Growth Boom With Tailored Security Solutions Contract NEW YORK , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC: DIRV) ("DirectView" or the "Company"), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security tec...

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Technical Perspectives on Biotech Stocks -- BioCryst Pharma, BioDelivery Sciences, BioLine Rx, and BioTime

NEW YORK , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on BCRX, BDSI, BLRX, and BTX which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration . Ahead of today's tr...

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PDL BioPharma Terminates Interest in Pursuing Acquisition of Neos

-- PDL does not plan to make any further proposals to acquire Neos -- ...

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Realm Therapeutics to Present at the RBC Capital Markets 2018 Global Healthcare Conference

MALVERN, Pa. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Realm Therapeutics plc (AIM: RLM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapeutics in immune-mediated diseases, announced today that Alex Martin , CEO, will be presenting at the RBC Capital Markets 2018 Global He...

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Merrimack Announces Formation of New Scientific Advisory Board with Extensive Expertise in Precision Oncology

Members include world-renowned experts in biomarker-defined cancers, bioengineering, drug discovery and clinical development CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: MACK), a clinical-stage oncology company focused on biomarker-defined cancers, toda...

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Survey Reveals Many People with Migraine Live with Pain Nearly Half of Every Month

- Migraine Impact Report highlights physical, social and economic challenges of migraine - ...

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New IDSA/SHEA Guidelines Highlight Critical Role of PCR Testing in C. difficile Diagnosis

Updated guidelines reaffirm PCR as highly sensitive method for detecting deadly toxigenic C. difficile SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released IDSA/SHEA Clinical Practice Guidelines for C. difficile, a major cause of gastrointestinal infection, once again emphasize...

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AbbVie and Voyager Therapeutics Announce Global Strategic Collaboration to Develop Potential New Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease and Other Tau-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases

Collaboration to include development of gene therapies consisting of vectors to deliver monoclonal antibodies to the brain directed against tau NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, and Voyager Ther...

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Inside Rx Pets Savings Program Helps Pet Parents Save Big

- Medications commonly prescribed by veterinarians deeply discounted FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet parents of dogs, cats, hamsters, reptiles and even monkeys can now more easily afford their pet's prescribed medications with the Inside Rx Pets SM discount card, wh...

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Aphria Amends Arrangement Agreement with Nuuvera

LEAMINGTON, ON , Feb. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Aphria Inc. (" Aphria " or the " Company ") ( TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF ) announces today that it has entered into an amending agreement (the " Amendment ") to the previously announced arrangement agreement (the " Arrangement Agreement ") dated January...

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Canopy Growth obtains license for first mega-scale BC facility

Aldergrove License Secures Canopy with more than a Million Additional sq. ft. of Licensed Production ALDERGROVE, BC , Feb. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") (TSX: WEED) is pleased to announce that it has received a cultivation licence for the fir...

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MilliporeSigma Receives Two More Patents for CRISPR Technology

-- Patents in South Korea and Israel cover integration of an external DNA sequence into the chromosome of eukaryotic cells -- MilliporeSigma continues to support research with genome editing under careful ethical and legal standards -- MilliporeSigma to license CRISPR-related patents t...

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Kancera AB (publ) Reports Positive Results from a Phase I Study in Healthy Subjects With its Lead Immunoregulating Drug Candidate KAND567

STOCKHOLM , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- KAND567 is an orally available small molecule that blocks CX3CR1, the Fractalkine receptor. Fractalkine is an immunomodulating factor, known as a chemokine, which transmits signals via the CX3CR1 receptor, thereby controlling the function of immune...

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Pre-Market Technical Scan on Healthcare Information Services Equities -- Teladoc, athenahealth, Evolent Health, and HealthEquity

NEW YORK , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on TDOC, ATHN, EVH, and HQY which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration . WallStEquities.com ...

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Quotidian Technical Highlights on Selected Medical Equipment Stocks -- Boston Scientific, Hologic, ResMed, and Wright Medical

NEW YORK , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on BSX, HOLX, RMD, and WMGI which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration . Pre-market, WallStE...

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Henry Schein Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

Raises 2018 diluted EPS guidance range to reflect the impact of U.S. tax reform legislation Management believes that non-GAAP financial measures provide investors with useful supplemental information about the financial performance of our business, enable comparison of financial results be...

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Marken Appoints New Vice President, Global Quality Assurance

Dr. Navnit Patel to Focus on Expanding the Company's Market-Leading Quality Systems ...

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Opening of FX Shoulder USA: the French Shoulder Arthroplasty Specialist

DALLAS , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Solutions, French number two in shoulder arthroplasty, has established an US subsidiary named FX Shoulder USA , Inc. to further expand directly into the US markets and to provide its current and future United State clients with an unique, large an...

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World is failing newborn babies, says UNICEF

1 Note: Newborn mortality rates are estimates with uncertainty ranges. R ankings are based on median estimates of neonatal mortality rates (newborn deaths per 1,000 live births). They don't account for uncertainties, and ranking positions are therefore subject to change. Rankings excl...

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Microelectronic Medical Implants Market Worth $57.12 Billion By 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global  microelectronic medical implants market  size is anticipated to reach USD 57.12 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., registering a 9.8% CAGR during the forecast period. Increasing prevalence o...

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Laparotomy Sponge Market Worth $1.4 Billion By 2025 | CAGR 7.6%: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global laparotomy sponge market  size is expected to reach USD 1.4 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., exhibiting a CAGR of 7.6% during the forecast period. Rising disease burden and subsequent impr...

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The ImplantCenter Marks a New Era in the Hungarian Private Dental Service

BUDAPEST, Hungary , February 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The ImplantCenter has recently opened the brand-new operating room suited for more complex treatments. This comes alongside numerous additions such as the launch of the four cosy apartments to rest after treatments at the clinic and an impl...

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NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB Year End Report January - December 2017

Strong trend for mitochondrial disorder projects http://mb.cision.com/Main/6574/2455776/794559.pdf PDF ...

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Nordic Nanovector ASA: Invitation to Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results Presentation and Webcast

OSLO, Norway , Feb. 20 ,  2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Nanovector ASA (OSE: NANO) announces its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results on Tuesday, 27th of February 2018 . A presentation by Nordic Nanovector's senior management team will take place at 8:30 am CET at: Thon Hotel Vika At...

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The Only Korean Medicine Center at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Korean Medicine, the Culmination of Traditional Korean Culture!

- The Korean Medicine Center opened prior to the opening ceremony of the Winter Games (Gangneung Media Village, from January 15 to February 25). ...

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Steward Health Care Finalizes Public-Private Partnership Agreement To Provide Health Care In Malta

Steward becomes Malta's public health care partner and medical facility operator; Steward will also work with renowned Barts Medical School to open a satellite medical school in Gozo, Malta. ...

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Women's Excellence Obstetrics and Gynecology Office Now Offers Fast and Reliable Online Live Chat Customer Support

Women's Excellence Ob/Gyn Office Now Offers Convenient Live Chat Customer Service at https://www.womensexcellence.com/contact/ BIRMINGHAM, Mich. , Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Women's Excellence of Southeast Michigan released their new website last week which focuses on enhanced pat...

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DanDrit Biotech Announces Completion Of The Acquisition Of Enochian

LOS ANGELES , Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  DanDrit Biotech USA , Inc. ("DanDrit") is pleased to announce the completion of its previously reported acquisition (the "Acquisition") of Enochian Biopharma Inc. ("Enochian") on February 16, 2018 . As a result of the Acquisition, DanDrit owns a p...

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Jocelyn A. Chouinard is recognized by Continental Who's Who

LUNENBURG , Nova Scotia , Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jocelyn A. Chouinard is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional Member in the field of Massage Therapy in recognition of her role as Osteopathic Massage Therapist and Belly Dancer.             Amassing over th...

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Wendy D. Sherry is recognized by Continental Who's Who

BEACONSFIELD, Quebec , Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendy D. Sherry , R.N., M.N. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in recognition of her contributions to the Clinical Nursing field.            Sherry serves as a Nurse Clinician at McGill University Healt...

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Vitalah® Creators of Oxylent® Welcomes Tom Tierney as their New President

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. , Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitalah®, the Proud Creators of Oxylent® ( www.oxylent.com ), is excited to announce Mr. Tom Tierney as their new President. Tierney has an extensive sales background in a wide range of business categories and channels. "We are very pr...

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American Legion: Shulkin 'remains best to lead VA'

WASHINGTON , Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of nation's largest veterans organization issued the following statement regarding Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin : "On behalf of the two million members of The American Legion, we express our support for the job t...

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