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HealthCombix, a Leading Blockchain Healthcare Platform, Partners with Y Combinator Alumnus NuCypher

Companies to integrate distributed networks to solve healthcare privacy issues, data theft, and enable decentralized healthcare. NASHVILLE, Tenn. , Feb. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthCombix today announced that it has partnered with San Francisco based NuCypher to explore distributed secu...

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ImmVRse Collaborates With Imperial College to Lead Research on Impact of VR on Neural Activity

ImmVRse will be working with a group of bright medical students to study 'The Impact of Virtual Reality on Neural Activity' ...

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AbbVie Presents New Positive Late-Breaking Data from Two Phase 3 Psoriasis Trials of Risankizumab at the 2018 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

- At week 16, 37 and 51 percent of patients with plaque psoriasis treated with risankizumab achieved clear skin (sPGA 0) compared to STELARA® (ustekinumab) (14 and 25 percent)(1) *P <0.001. Not all secondary endpoints for the trials are shown. ...

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AbbVie Presents New Late-Breaking Phase 2b Data on Upadacitinib in Atopic Dermatitis at the 2018 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

- Upadacitinib showed a reduction in itch (pruritus) as early as Week 1(1) *P<0.001, ****P<0.01 *****Itch will be rated from 0 (no itch) to 10 (worst imaginable itch). ...

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Cardax's ZanthoSyn® is No. 1 Seller at GNC Hawaii Stores

Q4 2017 Results Reflect Strong Product and Physician Acceptance ...

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US FDA APPROVES IMFINZI® (DURVALUMAB) FOR UNRESECTABLE STAGE III NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER

IMFINZI is the only immunotherapy approved for patients with unresectable Stage III non-small cell lung cancer Media Inquiries Michele Meixell +1 302 885 2677 Stephanie Wiswall +1 302 885 2677 ...

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Advisory - Ventolin Diskus: One lot recalled as inhalers may not deliver the intended dose

OTTAWA , Feb. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - I ssue Health Canada is advising Canadians that GlaxoSmithKline Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Ventolin Diskus inhalers (lot 786G) because the products may not deliver the intended dose. Individuals who do not receive the intended dose may not be aw...

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Berkshire Medical Center Nurses Schedule Patient Safety Vigil as One-Day Strike Nears

Berkshire Medical Center nurses are seeking a fair agreement at the bargaining table but the hospital refuses to make proposals that would improve patient care ...

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AARP Ohio Celebrates Everyday Heroes with Record Breaking Attendance for Black Panther Screening in Cleveland

AARP Ohio Breaks Own Attendance Record with Unique Family Caregiving Outreach ...

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Increasing Use of Weight Loss Surgery to Defeat Obesity Bolstered by Persistence of Hungry Feelings Following Weight Loss, Says Beverly Hills Physicians

The Los Angeles area health and beauty clinic comments on a recent article that a Norwegian study documents what people with obesity have known for years about the extreme difficulty of weight loss. LOS ANGELES , Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A February 8 article on Live Science rep...

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Viatek launches Echelon™, where fitness and technology unite to at a price you can afford.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. , Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Viatek Consumer Products Group, known for their innovative design and unique products, has launched Echelon™ bikes with live classes via your phone or tablet. The Echelon™ Experience, merges total fitness and technology to create a virtual co...

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Importance of Regular Dental Care for Young Children Highlighted by Epidemic of Extracted Teeth in Australia, says Premier Care Dental Group

The Southern California dental office comments on a recent article that it's never too early for parents to be concerned with their children's oral health. PASADENA, Calif. , Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A February 14   article   on ABC News Australia reports on serious concern ex...

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Select Medical Holdings Corporation to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results on Wednesday, February 21

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. , Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Holdings Corporation ("Select Medical") (NYSE: SEM), will release the financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017 on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 after the market closes.  Such release will ...

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Novartis new data show Cosentyx® improved quality of life over 5 years in two thirds of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis

- Two thirds of patients on Cosentyx® (secukinumab) reported no impact of skin disease on their quality of life over 5 years, SCULPTURE study shows(1) Central North America Samir Shah +41 61 324 7944 Richard Pulik +1 212 830 2448 Pierre-Michel Bringer ...

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DFB Healthcare Acquisitions Corp. Announces Pricing of $250 Million Initial Public Offering

NEW YORK , Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DFB Healthcare Acquisitions Corp. ("DFB Healthcare") announced today that it has priced its initial public offering of 25,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market and trade under the ticker symbol "DFBHU" ...

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North Shore Pro-Active Health Brings Detox Event to Libertyville, IL

North Shore Pro-Active Health, the organization, dedicated to the wellness of people, has arranged an event to help the residents of Libertyville & Lake County, IL cleanse their bodies of toxins that make them sluggish. ...

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Paralyzed Veterans of America Deeply Disappointed in House Passage of H.R. 620

Organization now calls on Senate to reject legislation WASHINGTON , Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) issued the following statement today in response to a vote in the United States House of Representatives that passed H.R. 620, t...

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Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas System Announce New Name for 10-Hospital System

Industry veteran Moody Chisholm to lead newly formed UT Health East Texas upon completion of sale Contact: Tyra Palmer                          John Moore Ardent Health Services                      UT Health Northeast (615) 296-3146                      ...

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MCUSA Announces Expansion of School-Based Mental Health Care in Florida Following School Shooting in Parkland

Program delivers services to students throughout the state regardless of insurance status MIAMI , Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Motivational Coaches of America (MCUSA), announced today that additional counselors will be stationed at Florida schools throughout the State to provide in-pers...

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NX Prenatal Expands Pipeline with New Preeclampsia Biomarker Risk Assessment Data

Study Findings Could Constitute a Major Step Towards Identifying Women At Risk for Preeclampsia at an Early Time in Pregnancy ...

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