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Laboratory Informatics Market by Solution, Component, Delivery, Industry - Global Forecast to 2022

NEW YORK , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- “Increase in need for lab automation to drive the Global laboratory informatics market” The global laboratory informatics market is projected to reach USD 3.16 billion by 2022 from USD 2.32 billion in 2017, at a CAGR of 6.4% during the forecas...

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Medical Electrodes Market by Usability, Technology, Diagnostic Procedures, Application - Global Forecast to 2022

NEW YORK , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "Medical electrodes market projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7%" The diagnostic medical electrodes market is expected to reach USD 732.4 million by 2022 from USD 583.2 million in 2017, at a CAGR of 4.7%. Growth in this market is mainly driven by the...

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Microencapsulation Market by Technology, Core Material, Application, Shell material And Region - Global Forecast to 2022

NEW YORK , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "Microencapsulation market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.4%" The microencapsulation market is projected to reach USD 10.76 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 11.4% from 2017 to 2022. The market is driven by factors such as an increase in R&D ac...

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Petland Partners With CDC

"Regardless of where they come from, ANY puppy and dog can carry Campylobacter germs." CHILLICOTHE, Ohio , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year nearly 1.3 million Americans are infected with Campylobacter.  The most likely form of infection comes from consuming chicken.  Campylobacter al...

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Lupus Impacts Asian/Pacific Islanders and Hispanics at Alarming Rates

New population-based analyses measure incidence and prevalence of lupus among these fast growing U.S. populations as compared with White Americans ...

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Chicago Luminaries Tackle Issues Of Violence And Ways To Keep Teens Active During Oct. 4 Chicago Sports Summit

Horace Grant, Jarrett Payton, Tim Anderson, and Jamal Mayers to Headline the Event CHICAGO , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro sports celebrities and Chicago community leaders will explore compelling topics about the impact of sports in Chicago during the 2 nd Annual Chicago Sports Su...

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Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment: Global Markets

NEW YORK , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global substance abuse and addiction treatment market reached $3.1 billion in 2016 and should reach nearly $4.4 billion in 2021, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.0%.Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05096299 • The ...

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Urinary Catheters Market by Product, Type, Indication, Gender, End User - Global Forecast to 2022

NEW YORK , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "The urinary catheters market projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.5%." The urinary catheters market is expected to reach USD 2.19 billion by 2022 from USD 1.45 billion in 2017, at a CAGR of 8.5% during the forecast period. The growing prevalence of ur...

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Community Oncology Alliance Submits Formal Comments Supporting Proposed Changes to 340B Program

Proposed Changes in HOPPS Rules Are Great First Step in Ending Abuse of 340B Which COA Strongly Supports WASHINGTON , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) has submitted a formal comment letter in support to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...

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Global Central Nervous System Partnering 2010-2017: Deal trends, players and financials

NEW YORK , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Central Nervous System Partnering 2010 to 2017 provides the full collection of Central Nervous System disease deals signed between the world's pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies since 2010. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinke...

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BNBuilders Awarded First Project for Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA

BNBuilders Brings Technical Expertise to Sharp Infusion Therapy's New Facility SAN DIEGO , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BNBuilders is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the $1.5 million Sharp Infusion Therapy Relocation project.  As part of the design-build team with FreemanWhi...

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Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Pediatric Device Consortium Launch Pediatric Medical Device Challenge

National challenge to award up to $250,000 in grants and access to leading medical device strategic partners to advance technologies that bridge gaps in pediatric treatment and care BOSTON , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --   The Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator (IDHA) at B...

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ANSI Announces Services Standardization Conferences in Partnership with Singapore

October Event Hosted by ANSI in DC; November Event Hosted by SPRING in Singapore NEW YORK , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), in partnership with the national standards and accreditation body of Singapore (SPRING), will host two ...

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Antibiotic Alternative Micreos wins Most Impactful Innovation

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the presence of former UN-Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Dutch minister Melanie Schultz of Infrastructure & the Environment, Micreos' alternative to antibiotics was chosen as the most impactful innovation of The Net...

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CycleBar® to Host 'We Ride as One" Charity Rides for Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Premium Indoor Cycling Franchise Sets Fundraising Goal at $100,000 CINCINNATI , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, CycleBar will host charity rides at its nearly 100 studios throughout the next few weeks in order to raise donations to ...

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Global Healthcare IoT Market Likely to Grow at CAGR 30% During 2016- 2023: Occams Business Research & Consulting Pvt Ltd.

INDORE , India , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare sector is projected to be between $5 trillion to $6 trillion in 2017 according to World Economic Forum. On an average, healthcare accounts for 10% of countries GDP in 2016, and is expected to reach 15% by 2025, according to Worl...

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National Kidney Foundation Statement on Hurricanes Irma and Harvey -- Resources for Dialysis Patients

NEW YORK , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Irma devastates areas throughout Florida , and the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey continues to cripple families and businesses in Houston and the surrounding areas of the Gulf Coast, National Kidney Foundation would like to ext...

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Joule partners with CognisantMD to offer cloud-based patient engagement and eReferral system to Canadian physicians

OTTAWA , Sept. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Joule, the Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) newest company, is partnering with CognisantMD to bring the Ocean Platform for patient engagement and eReferrals to Canadian physicians. Ocean is a secure, cloud-based platform that connects patients, health care ...

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Ontario Hospital Association Calls for Further Action to Avoid Capacity Crisis

Many Hospitals Spent Summer Under Surge Conditions, Even With Budget 2017 Investments TORONTO , Sept. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - With the Legislature reconvening today for its fall sitting, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) is calling for rapid and aggressive new investment in hospital services, an...

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Global Patient Monitoring Device Market Projected to Grow at 6% CAGR During 2016-2023: Occams Business Research & Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

INDORE , India , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to British Medical Journal, medical technology sector is steadily driving change in healthcare sector since 2000. Advances in technology are set to improve functioning and performance of medical devices in the areas of diagnosis, p...

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Ear Surgeon and Entrepreneur Rodney Perkins, MD, to Receive Weingarten Children's Center Lifetime Achievement Award

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , Sept. 11, 2017  The Weingarten Children's Center (WCC) announced that Rodney Perkins , MD, has been chosen to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at their 50 th anniversary celebration and annual gala on September 16th, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara . An...

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AstraZeneca presents new results identifying severe asthma patients who would benefit most from benralizumab

Further analysis of the Phase III trials, SIROCCO and CALIMA, reinforces benralizumab's efficacy and identifies more frequent prior exacerbations and/or greater baseline blood eosinophil count as key predictors of an enhanced treatment effect Findings pave the way for a personalized treatme...

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Canopy Growth Corporation announces strategic Spanish partnership

SMITHS FALLS, ON and MADRID , Sept. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") and its wholly-owned subsidiary Spektrum Cannabis GmbH ("Spektrum") are pleased to announce a supply license agreement with Alcaliber, S.A. ("Alcaliber"), a leading pla...

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Water Street Joins HIDA Educational Foundation; Kevin Swan Named to Board of Directors

ALEXANDRIA, Va. , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) announced today that Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, has joined its Educational Foundation. The organization also announced...

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HumanN Named to Inc. 5000 List for Third Consecutive Year

AUSTIN, Texas , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For a third consecutive year, HumanN, the leader in health and functional nutrition for the 40+ lifestyle, has earned a spot on the Inc. 5,000 list of fastest growing companies. HumanN's mission is to help the human race live up to the potentia...

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Results from the INJOURNEY™ trial investigating Ofev® with add-on pirfenidone provide new insights into this combination treatment for IPF

- Data from this 12-week study showed that the safety and tolerability profile of Ofev® (nintedanib) with add-on pirfenidone is in keeping with the known profiles of the individual drugs in patients with IPF RIDGEFIELD, Conn. , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the INJOURNEY ™ tri...

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Aeon Global Health, Operating Arm of Authentidate Holding Corp., Names David C. Goldberg as its new Chief Operating Officer

GAINESVILLE, Ga. , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (OTCQB:ADAT), a growth oriented company focused on developing and providing clinically actionable medical information and telemedicine services, announced today that David C. Goldberg , a former executive of Enzo Bio...

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Attenua Announces Release of Data Demonstrating that ATA-101 is Antitussive in Guinea Pigs

NEW YORK , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Attenua, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel, non-narcotic medicines for cough – a significant and unmet medical problem, today announced the release of novel data that demonstrate the antitussive effectiveness of its ...

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BERG Presents Key Clinical Data at ESMO 2017 on BPM 31510 for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Patients and BPM 31543 for Preventing Hair-Loss in Patients Treated With Chemotherapy

New Data Show Promising Results and Support Continued Clinical Development,Highlights Success of Interrogative Biology Platform to Advance Potential New Treatment Options for Cancer Patients BOSTON , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BERG, a biopharmaceutical company that merges biology with te...

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SpecificiT Raises Seed Financing

Investors include Amorchem, Sanderling Ventures and Accel-Rx MONTREAL , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SpecificiT Pharma Inc., a privately held Montreal -based biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative personalized hematological cancer immunotherapies, is pleased to ann...

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Announces that August 2017 was the Largest Revenue Sales Month in Company History

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Wholly Owned Subsidiaries Kannaway® and HempMeds® Mexico Had the Largest Sales Month in August Since Companies Were Founded SAN DIEGO , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United...

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Marapharm Ventures Inc. Announces $4,633,348.00 of Warrants Exercised

KELOWNA, British Columbia , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Marapharm Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: MRPHF),  (CSE: MDM.CN) (FSE: 2M0) 'Marapharm' or the 'Company' announces that $4,633,348.00 has been received from the exercise of warrants. The warrants were issued in a unit offering containing 1 com...

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3D Dental Scanner Experts, DOF Inc., Registers Patent for `SSS Method` in USA

SEOUL , Sep. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DOF Inc., announced that it completed patent registration of the SSS (Stable Scan Stage) Method (M14-1736-US) that it applied for in the US Patent Office. The SSS method is a dental desktop 3D scanner technology with a two-axis motion part that combines th...

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Merck Set to Join Forces with Project Data Sphere to Pioneer Global Oncology Big Data Alliance

DARMSTADT, Germany , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Not intended for U.K./U.S. based media   Big data platform to help accelerate innovative discovery, development and delivery of new approaches in cancer care   Enhanced analytical capabilities to better define personalized tre...

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Sensus Healthcare Cancels Presentation to Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference due to Hurricane Irma

BOCA RATON, Fla. , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRTS ), a medical device company specializing in the non-invasive treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers and keloids with superficial radiation therapy (SRT), today announced that management will not be able to ...

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CollPlant Signs Definitive Agreement for $5 Million Private Placement with US Investor

Company to pursue up-listing of its American Deposit Shares (ADSs) on the NASDAQ Exchange in coming weeks NESS ZIONA, Israel , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CollPlant (TASE: CLPT), a regenerative medicine company utilizing its proprietary plant-based rhCollagen (recombinant human C...

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Daiichi Sankyo Presents New Data for DS-8201 in Multiple HER2-Expressing Solid Tumors at European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress

-- Preliminary results from subgroup analysis of ongoing phase 1 study demonstrate a 32 percent overall response rate and 82 percent disease control rate with DS-8201 in HER2-expressing metastatic solid tumors such as colon cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and other tumor types TOKYO , BASK...

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Global Healthcare Market Research Reports and Consulting Services: Stratistics Market Research Consulting

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratistics MRC offers broad range of market research and consulting services in Healthcare industry. Our reliable healthcare market research and consulting services support our clients to fulfill their vision and complement internal ...

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Viking Therapeutics Announces Results of Gene Expression Analysis from In Vivo Study of VK2809 in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

Statistically Significant Changes Observed in Multiple NASH-Associated Genes Following Eight Weeks of VK2809 Treatment SAN DIEGO , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Therapeutics, Inc. ("Viking") (NASDAQ: VKTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of nove...

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Pharmaceutical Bottles Market Report, Size, Share, Analysis 2017 and Forecast to 2023 : Stratistics Market Research Consulting

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Availability of more number of cheaper polymers, increasing demand for pharmaceutical bottles in oral care, use of pharmaceutical bottles which are manufactured with plastic. In addition, consumers varying preferences towards flexible...

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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Set to Join Forces with Project Data Sphere to Pioneer Global Oncology Big Data Alliance

DARMSTADT, Germany , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Not intended for U . K . based media   Big data platform to help accelerate innovative discovery, development and delivery of new approaches in cancer care   Enhanced analytical capabilities to better define per...

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Stocks Under Scanner in the Biotech Space -- Acorda Therapeutics, Advaxis, Xbiotech, and Akebia Therapeutics

NEW YORK , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want a Stock Review on ACOR, ADXS, XBIT, or AKBA then come over to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report today. On Friday, September 08, 2017 , the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at...

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Daily Technical Summary Reports on Healthcare Stocks -- Shire, Aerie Pharma, Heron Therapeutics, and United Therapeutics

NEW YORK , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want a Stock Review on SHPG, AERI, HRTX, or UTHR then come over to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report today. DailyStockTracker.com has investors' focus onto the Healthcare sector, which is ma...

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Dusquetide as a Potential Solution to Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria to be Presented at the 2017 World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress

PRINCETON, N.J. , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat rare diseases where there is an unmet medical need, announced today that it will be pres...

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Human Microbiome Global Market Report, Size, Share, Analysis 2017 and Forecast to 2022 : Stratistics Market Research Consulting

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing incidence of lifestyle diseases, growing geriatric population, and technological developments are some of the factors fueling the market growth. By product, Probiotics segment dominated the global market with largest share ...

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Gene Expression Market Worth $11.3 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 5.8%: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global  gene expression market  is expected to reach USD 11.3 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Globally rising demand for targeted molecular therapeutics coupled with rising adoption of precision ...

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Global Capsule Endoscopy Market Size Anticipated to Grow at 8.7% CAGR From 2012 to 2022: Million Insights

FELTON, California , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Capsule Endoscopy market size was valued at USD 454.7 million in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.7% in coming years. The market is driven by the factors such as rising incidences of gastrointestinal (GI) dis...

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Laurus Infosystems Launches the Smart MES Software

BANGALORE and AHMEDABAD, India , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurus Infosystems Launches its e-Manufacturing Execution System - The Smart MES Software for Pharma Manufacturing Laurus Infosystems launched its Smart MES (e-Manufacturing Execution) software for pharma manufacturing comp...

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Analytical Standards Market to Rise US$1.6 Billion by 2022 Globally: Transparency Market Research

Global Analytical Standards Market Driven by Steady Growth of Life Sciences Sector ALBANY, New York , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The analytical standards market is a key need in the life sciences sector due to the growing need for testing procedures to ensure the safety of consumers...

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Galderma: Combined Use of Rosacea Therapies Ivermectin 1% Cream and Brimonidine 0.33% Gel Evaluated in MOSAIC Study

LAUSANNE , Switzerland , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the results of a study evaluating the combined use of topical rosacea treatments ivermectin 1% cream and brimonidine 0.33% gel were published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.      (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/me...

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'Open architecture innovation' will drive new growth for insurers, according to Aon GIMO report

On-demand economy highlighted as key area of opportunity for traditional industry MONTE CARLO, Monaco , Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE:AON), the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today launches its annual...

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u-blox: Industry's Lowest Power GNSS SiP Targeting Small Battery Powered Devices

THALWIL, Switzerland , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, today announced the latest member of its ZOE-M8 series of ultra-small GNSS SiPs. The ZOE-M8B is industry's most power efficient GNSS System-in-Package (...

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'Wonder Baby' Treated for Cardiac Rare Conditions at Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru

BENGALURU, September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at  Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road  successfully performed a cardiac surgery to treat a baby born with critical disorders within 48 hours of his birth recently. The heart surgery was done to correct a rare Congenital Heart Defect known a...

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Janssen to Discontinue Hepatitis C Development Program

CORK, Ireland , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Viral Hepatitis Research and Development to F ocus on Addressing Significant Unmet Needs in C hronic H epatitis B    Janssen Sciences Ireland UC (Janssen), today announced a strategic decision to discontinue further deve...

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Advicenne Announces Positive Pivotal Phase III Clinical Data for ADV7103 in Adults and Children Suffering from distal Renal Tubular Acidosis (dRTA)

NÎMES, France , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ADV7103 could potentially be the first approved treatment for dRTA   Advicenne, a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of paediatric-friendly therapeutics for the treatment of orphan renal and neurological disea...

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Microalgae Market 2017 Analysis by Application, Type and Top Manufacturers TAAU Australia, CBN, Green-A and Spirin

PUNE, India , September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds the Microalgae Market report that outlines the evolution of Microalgae Industry by type and applications and identifies and assesses the best performing vendors in the market to 2022. The report displays the competitive ...

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CP International riders jump 10 clear rounds and raise $100,000 in support of heart health

CALGARY , Sept. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The 10 clear rounds by riders in today's Canadian Pacific (CP) International means $100,000 for the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta . Philipp Weishaupt and LB Convall jumped two clear rounds to win the $3 million CP International, the fin...

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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, ‘Grant for Oncology Innovation’ Awards Recognize Recipients for Pushing Boundaries in Oncology Research

DARMSTADT, Germany , September 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Not intended for UK-based media €1 million grant funded by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany , supports research with the potential to advance implementation of personalized treatment for solid tumors   Three winners selected ...

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Merck ‘Grant for Oncology Innovation’ Awards Recognize Recipients for Pushing Boundaries in Oncology Research

DARMSTADT, Germany , September 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Not intended for UK/U.S. based media €1 million grant funded by Merck supports research with the potential to advance implementation of personalized treatment for solid tumors   Three winners selected from 100 scientifically divers...

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