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THEKEY reaches Cooperation on Research of Security Supervision Mechanism of Social Security Data Socialization

BEIJING , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Feb 12 2018 morning, representatives of THEKEY, China Social Insurance Association (henceforth referred to as CSIA), China Unicom and Tsinghua Unigroup gathered together in the headquarters of THEKEY to sign the Cooperation Agreement during the openi...

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MNA: Berkshire Medical Center Nurses Withdraw One-Day Strike Notice, Talks to Continue

Berkshire Medical Center nurses are seeking a fair agreement that protects and improves patient care and includes fair health insurance for nurses ...

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Biotech's Combating Cardiovascular Diseases with New Technology

LAS VEGAS , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FN Media Group Presents Microcapspeculators.com News Commentary   Despite significant technological advances in technology, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) remain the number one cause of death globally. CVDs are a group of disorders of both the ...

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ProfNet Experts Available on Male Circumcision, 'Black Panther,' Travel Deals, More

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers, Media Industry News ...

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RidgeCrest Herbals' Essential Eyes Supplement Wins Taste For Life Award

Essential Eyes wins another award! SALT LAKE CITY , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The awards keep coming in for RidgeCrest Herbals! This time it is their Essential Eyes that has won yet another award - the Taste For Life Essential Supplements Award in the category of Eye Health. The ...

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Sigilon Therapeutics to Present at Upcoming Scientific and Investor Conferences

BioCentury 25 th Annual Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference Presenter:    Paul Wotton, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer   Date:               Friday, March 23, 2018  Time:                1:30 p.m. EDT   Location:           ...

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Fish & Richardson Wipes Out $2.5 Billion Patent Verdict Against Gilead Sciences on JMOL

Verdict was largest patent damages award in history in ongoing dispute over Gilead's hepatitis C drugs ...

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Rasmussen College Launches Surgical Technologist Associate's Degree Program at New Port Richey/West Pasco Campus

College to celebrate new program and opening of its surgical suite on March 9 ...

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Thyroid Function Tests Market Worth 1.68 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report " Thyroid Function Test Market by Type (TSH Tests, T4 Tests, T3 Tests), End User (Hospitals, Diagnostic Laboratories, Research Laboratories & Institutes), and Region ( North America , Europe , APAC...

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

All Massachusetts Hospitals Will See Nearly $53 Million More in Payments from Recent Increases in Medicare Part B Reimbursement and 340B Program Changes ...

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Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island sign bilateral agreement to strengthen health care

CHARLOTTETOWN , Feb. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's universal, publicly funded health system is a source of pride for Canadians. The Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to strengthen health care and adapt the system to the changing needs of Canadians. Today, the Gove...

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St. Jude, Life Time To Host 3rd Annual Ride For A Reason Event At Life Time Destinations Nationwide On Saturday, March 3

More than 100 indoor cycling events to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, Life Time Foundation ...

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Singapore - Tamil Nadu Collaboration in Maternal and Child Healthcare has Trained Over 1,000 Healthcare Professionals to Benefit 100,000 Mothers and Newborns

CHENNAI , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-year initiative comes to a fruitful close - with better care for over 100,000 pregnant mothers and newborns across the Indian State   Healthcare leaders and specialists across Tamil Nadu and Singapore marked the successful conclusion of a...

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Skin and Hair Changes During Pregnancy: Tips on What to Expect

Dr. Kecia Gaither explains common gestation-related fluctuations in hair and skin NEW YORK , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Expecting a baby? You'd better expect the possibility of some fairly noticeable changes in your skin and hair as well – some that should resolve after pregnancy an...

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SillaJen Poster Presentation at 2018 GU ASCO Symposium Highlights New Clinical Data in RCC, Intravenous Delivery of Pexa-Vec, Oncolytic Immunotherapy

SAN FRANCISCO and SEOUL, South Korea , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SillaJen, Inc., (KOSDAQ:215600), a clinical-stage, biotherapeutics company focused on the development of oncolytic immunotherapy products for cancer, presented new renal cell carcinoma (RCC) clinical data at the American Soc...

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Kazia Receives FDA Orphan Designation for GDC-0084

SYDNEY , Feb. 23 , 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kazia Therapeutics Limited (ASX: KZA; NASDAQ: KZIA), an Australian oncology-focused biotechnology company, is pleased to announce that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) to Kazia's investigation...

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Global Fertility Services Market Expected to Reach $30,964 Million, by 2023 - Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled,  " Fertility Services Market by Procedure, Service, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2023 ,"  the global fertil...

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Medical and Recreational Cannabis Sales are on the Rise

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Hexa Research, the U.S. medical cannabis market was valued at USD 5.44 billion in 2016 and is expected to be valued at USD 19.48 billion by 2024. The expected growth is driven by the growing acce...

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Sales of Legal Cannabis Products Set to Increase

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a report by Ameri Research Inc., the global legal cannabis market was valued at $14.3 billion in 2016 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 21.1% between 2017 to 2024 or culminating to $63.5 billi...

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The American Turkish Society's 2018 Gala to Honor Dr. Mehmet Oz on May 2

NEW YORK , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Turkish Society will honor Dr. Mehmet Oz at their 2018 Gala on Wednesday, May 2 at The Plaza in New York. Gala Chair, Martha Stewart will present Dr. Oz with The American Turkish Society's Outstanding Achievement Award for his...

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Darling Ingredients Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter And Year End 2017 Earnings Conference Call And Webcast

For More Information, contact: Melissa A. Gaither 251 O'Connor Ridge Blvd., Suite 300 Vice President Investor Relations and Irving, Texas 75038 Global Communications Phone: 972-281-4478 mgaither@d...

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Key Companies That Will Remap Canada's Cannabis Retail Industry

NEW YORK , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cann abisNewsWire Editorial Coverage   Out of 120 applicants, Manitoba recently awarded four master retail licenses, a monumental action as Canada prepares to legalize cannabis for recreational use this summer. The entities that now hold ...

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Blockchain Innovations Set to Disrupt Healthcare

NEW YORK , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NetworkNewsWire Editorial Coverage   Blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, boasts tremendous disruptive potential in a wide range of industries, including finance, infrastructure, supply chain management and even he...

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Amgen Receives Positive Opinion Expanding Use Of XGEVA® (denosumab) To Cover Prevention Of Skeletal-Related Events In Patients With Multiple Myeloma In Europe

Application Based on Data From Largest International Multiple Myeloma Trial for the Prevention of Skeletal-Related Events Ever Conducted ...

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Vascular Graft Solutions: External Stenting of Vein Grafts is Associated With High Early Patency Rates

Interim report from the post-marketing randomized VEST III trial TEL AVIV, Israel , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vascular Grafts Solutions announced today the interim results from the VEST III study, a post-marketing trial which evaluates the effectiveness of the VEST technology (Venous Ext...

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Fresenius Kabi Announces 100,000 Euro Grant to Support Clinical Nutrition Research in Latin America

BAD HOMBURG, Germany , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications now open for first " Parenteral Nutrition Research Grant Latin America "   The Parenteral Nutrition Research Grant Latin America is now accepting applications. To view the Multimedia News Release, plea...

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Kyowa Kirin and Ultragenyx Announce Crysvita® (burosumab) Receives Conditional Marketing Authorisation in Europe for the Treatment of X-Linked Hypophosphatemia in Children

TOKYO , LONDON and NOVATO, California , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Crysvita is the First Treatment for XLH that Targets the Underlying Cause of the Disease Cry svita Acknowledged by European Medicines Agency as an Outstanding Contribution to Public Health Kyowa Hakko Ki...

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China Biologic Products to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results

US: 1 877 344 7529 International: 1 412 317 0088 Passcode: 10117579 ...

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Getinge announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for PulsioFlex Monitoring System and PiCCO Module

Getinge plans to launch advanced patient monitoring system and accompanying hemodynamic monitoring technology in the United States during the first quarter of 2018 for use with critically ill patients ...

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GNC Provides Update on Amend and Extend Process

Company has received consents to the amendment from approximately 87% of lenders PITTSBURGH , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC) (the "Company") today announced that it has received consents from approximately 87% of term lenders under GNC Nutrition Centers, Inc.'s ...

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Most Georgians Feel Good About Their Oral Health

Georgia House of Representatives Commends GDA Member Dentists for Removing Barriers to Dental Care ...

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Quotidian Technical Highlights on Selected Healthcare Stocks -- Atossa Genetics, Palatin Technologies, Adamis Pharma, and Perrigo

NEW YORK , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on ATOS, PTN, ADMP, and PRGO which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration . Today, WallStEquiti...

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Technical Perspectives on Biotech Stocks -- AnaptysBio, Anthera Pharma, Aralez Pharma, and Aratana Therapeutics

NEW YORK , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on ANAB, ANTH, ARLZ, and PETX which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration . Pre-market today...

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Entrepreneurial Couple Celebrates Daughter's Birthday by Starting Self Funded NGO - NEW INDIA; Commits Rs. 200 Crores to Develop Cashless Cancer Hospital for Poor People

BANGALORE , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- - Bollywood Actor Emraan Hashmi launches the initiative - Couple gifts 50 acres of land in Bangalore wo rth Rs. 100 crores to the trust      - Additional Rs . 100 crore will be used towards development of Super Specialty Ca...

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Dr. Joseph M. Perlman Examines Advances in Total Facial Rejuvenation

Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph M. Perlman, Director of Advanced Plastic Surgery Centre, lists the top three innovations in total facial rejuvenation. HOUSTON , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Facial rejuvenation has changed significantly over the last thirty years, and for the better...

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Paras Hospitals Gurgaon Organizes Health Talk on Dementia - Dr. Nazneen Anwar, Regional Advisor, Mental Health, WHO – South East Asia Regional Office Launches Book on Dementia Awareness

GURGAON, India , February 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- - The health talk at   Paras Hospital auditorium brought focus on Dementia awareness  -  Over 70 dementia people and family members participated at the event  -  Dr. Vijay Chandra , the speaker of the day, launched the book 'Ageing Gracef...

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Southern Plastic Surgery and Laser Lights Cosmetic Laser Center Recognized as Best of Gwinnett for 2017

Both annual honors are hosted by Gwinnett Magazine and voted on by members of the Gwinnett community. ATLANTA , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Every year, Gwinnett Magazine strives to spread the word about the best spots in Gwinnett . They host an online nomination and voting process, ...

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Krista Geipel Joins Evergreen Healthcare Partners as Managing Partner and Training & Education Lead

Evergreen further diversifies service offerings by hiring industry leader in Healthcare Training and Education MADISON, Wis. , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Evergreen Healthcare Partners, a healthcare services firm that provides industry leading healthcare consulting, is pleased to ann...

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Larson to visit Fidelco Guide Dog Foundaiton with Newman's Own

On Friday, February 23rd at 12pm, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) will join Bob Forrester, the President and CEO of the Newman's Own Foundation and Eliot Russman President, CEO and Executive Director of Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation at the Fidelco headquarters in Bloomfield to discuss the recent passing...

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3D Systems Redefines Digital Dentistry and Enables Enhanced Patient Care

- The NextDent™ 5100 - powered by Figure 4™ technology - out-performs similar competitive offerings with 4x the speed; provides customers up to 90 percent cost savings ...

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Humber becomes the first hospital in Canada to recruit a humanoid robot

Pepper® can greet visitors, provide directions, play games, do yoga and even dance To access B-Roll: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8277751-humber-river-hospital-pepper    TORONTO , Feb. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Humber River Hospital has joined forces with SoftBank Robotics America ...

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Advisory - Sisu Inc. voluntarily recalls numerous natural health products because the glass bottles may contain glass fragments

Product UPC NPN Lot Numbers Sisu Chromium Plus, 90 veg caps 777672013644 80019551 5I2503U79,5I2503V2K,5L2223V2K,5L2223XVJ Sisu Chromium Picolinate, 90 tablets 777672013644 80062925 6C3743YB3,6C37440LW,6F14240LW,6F14242NP,6G2174...

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Community Healthcare Trust Announces Results for the Three Months Ended December 31, 2017

(1) Historical cost accounting for real estate assets implicitly assumes that the value of real estate assets diminishes predictably over time.  However, since real estate values have historically risen or fallen with market conditions, many industry investors deem presentations of operat...

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Shedding a Tear May Help Diagnose Parkinson's Disease

MINNEAPOLIS , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tears may hold clues to whether someone has Parkinson's disease, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles , April 21 to 27, 2018 . ...

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DURECT Corporation Invites You to Join its Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call

CUPERTINO, Calif. , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with DURECT Corporation's (Nasdaq: DRRX) fourth quarter 2017 financial results press release, you are invited to listen to a conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 4:30 pm E...

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VIP Community Services Providing Enhanced Substance Abuse Services Thanks to New Federal Grant

NEW YORK , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Three high-risk New York counties will receive enhanced substance abuse services this year through a federal Medication Assisted Treatment- Opioid Addiction grant awarded to the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)...

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BioMarin Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

- Record Total Revenues of $1.3 Billion for Full Year 2017 Representing an 18% Increase Year over Year ...

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Planet Fitness, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results

Fourth Quarter System-Wide Same Store Sales Increased 11.6% ...

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Aware, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and 2017 Financial Results

AWARE, INC. CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (In thousands) (unaudited) December 31, 2017 December 31, 2016   ASSETS      Cash and investments $51,608 $52,864      Accounts receivable, net 2,401...

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Cologuard® revenue increased 168 percent to $266 million

571,000 people were screened with Cologuard during 2017 ...

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Lighthouse Telehealth, a subsidiary of Harbor, announces a Physicians' Service Agreement to provide 24/7 Inpatient Psychiatric Coverage for Mercy Health, including inpatient care at the Behavioral Health Institute located at St. Charles.

TOLEDO, Ohio , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse Telehealth, a subsidiary of Harbor, has partnered with Mercy Health to provide Inpatient Physician and Advanced Practice Nurse support, ensuring 24/7 coverage for behavioral health/substance use disorder patients at Mercy Health facilities...

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AirMD, LLC. Launches National Environmental Testing Franchise

BOCA RATON, Fla. , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary: Leading indoor environmental testing company, AirMD, enters the franchise market with a new national franchise opportunity. After more than ten years in the environmental industry and conducting tens of thousands of evaluations, AirMD id...

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Varian ARIA Oncology Information System Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC

ARIA for medical and radiation oncology receives certification PALO ALTO, Calif. , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced its ARIA ® oncology information system has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 E...

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The global contrast media injectors market is expected to reach USD 1.4 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 5.8%

Contrast Media Injectors Market By Product (Injector Systems, Consumables), By Type (Single Head, Dual-Head, Syringeless Injectors), By Application, By End-use, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025 LONDON , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/pr...

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The global foot and ankle devices market is expected to reach USD 3.4 billion by 2025

Foot And Ankle Devices Market By Product (Bracing & Support, Joint Implants, Soft Tissue Orthopedic Devices, Orthopedic Fixation, Prosthetics), By Application, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025 LONDON , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Download the full report: https://www.reportbu...

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A Step Towards More Efficient Emergency Rooms - Univalor selects Logibec as Licensee for the Innovative Emergency Redirection Solution Developed Jointly by the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l'île-de-Montréal and Dr. Alexandre Messier of Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal

MONTREAL , Feb. 22, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Logibec Inc. (Logibec) has been selected by the university technology transfer organization Univalor, for the commercialization, distribution, implementation and improvement of the emergency redirection solution developed by Dr. Alexandre Messier of Hôp...

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The global gesture recognition market is anticipated to reach USD 33.05 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 21.3%

Gesture Recognition Market Analysis By Technology (Touch-based, Touchless), By Industry (Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Healthcare), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025 LONDON , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/5291785 ...

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Hospitality Global Market Report 2018

NEW YORK , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Summary The hospitality industry covers lodging and dining services. It comprise businesses that provide customers with lodging, prepared meals, snacks and beverages for immediate consumption. It includes both accommodation and food service est...

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The global veterinary vaccines market is expected to reach USD 12.6 billion by 2025

LONDON , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary/Animal Vaccines Market Analysis By Product (Attenuated Live, Inactivated, Subunit, DNA and Recombinant), By Animal Type (Companion Animal, Cattle, Poultry, Equine), And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025Download the full report: https://www.reportb...

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The global tissue expanders market is anticipated to reach USD 1.5 billion by 2025

LONDON , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tissue Expander Market Analysis By Application (Breast Reconstruction, Forehead Skin & Scalp Reconstruction, Face & Neck Reconstruction), By Shape, By End-use, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025 Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.co...

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The global stethoscope market is expected to reach USD 522.6 million by 2025

LONDON , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Stethoscope Market Analysis By Type (Manual Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes), By Region ( North America , Europe , Asia Pacific , Latin America , MEA), And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025 Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/produ...

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The global schizophrenia drugs market is expected to be valued at USD 7.9 billion by 2022

LONDON , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Schizophrenia Drugs Market Analysis, By Therapeutic Class (Second-Generation, Third-Generation Antipsychotics), By Treatment (Oral, Injectables), By Major Markets , And Segment Forecasts, 2016 - 2022Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/p...

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The global medical adhesives market is expected to reach USD 17.02 billion by 2025

LONDON , Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Adhesives Market Analysis By Resin Type (Acrylic Adhesive, Polyurethane, Cyanoacrylate, Epoxy, Silicone), By Technology, By Application, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025 Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/52...

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