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Philips Employees and Philips Foundation Join Forces in the Fight on Childhood Pneumonia

November 14, 2019 Focused program of partnerships, collaboration, funding and volunteering addresses the community-level prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a disease that takes the lives of around 800,000 under-five-year-olds each year, mostly in disadvantaged communities. Amsterdam, the...

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Novel Therapeutic Approach to Cardiovascular Disease from SENS Research Foundation Flagship Research Program Graduates from Laboratory to the Biotech World

Kizoo Technology Capital leads seed round financing at Underdog Pharmaceuticals SRF announces leadership appointments MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Underdog Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Underdog), and SENS Research Foundation (SRF) today announced the launch of Underd...

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Philips Announces First Installation of IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anesthesia System at Kasih Ibu Hospital in Bali, Indonesia

November 14, 2019 Philips interoperable digital technology, predictive trend analytics and smart algorithms help drive improved outcomes in acute care Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Jakarta, Indonesia  – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, toda...

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Tulip Diagnostics to Acquire Biosense Technologies in India - Extends Capabilities in Point-of-Care Diagnostics

PANAJI, India , Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tulip Diagnostics has acquired Biosense Technologies Pvt Ltd. Based in Mumbai , Biosense, offers novel in-vitro diagnostics point-of-care testing solutions through its team of 120 employees. Based out of Goa, Tulip is one of the country's largest...

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Teal Venture Partners Lead Trials.ai Pre-Seed Round

SAN DIEGO , Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Teal Ventures announced that it made a Pre-Seed investment in Trials.ai in October. Teal Ventures  selected Trials.ai as the fourth company in its Fund I portfolio, joining 19Labs, Mobile Medical Office, and Neuralace. "Trials.ai is a superb exampl...

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Healthcare Architecture Firms, Simone Health, Discusses 4 Factors to Keep in Mind When Designing an Emergency Department

BRONX, N.Y. , Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --   The emergency department of a healthcare facility receives some of the highest patient traffic flow as compared to the rest of a medical building. While an emergency department can be a key entryway and a patient's first contact with a medical facil...

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Nordic Nanovector to Participate in Four Upcoming Investor Conferences

OSLO, Norway , Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Nordic Nanovector ASA (OSE: NANO) announces that members of its senior management team will participate and present at the following upcoming investor conferences during November and December   Jefferies Healthcare Conference in London on 21 N...

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Kaden Commits to Address New Hampshire's Opioid Epidemic

Cutting Edge Behavioral Health Company and One of the State's Largest Health Systems Tackling Opioid Use Disorder NEW YORK and MANCHESTER, N.H. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kaden, the digital behavioral health company (formerly known as Thrivee), announced today its commitment to ...

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Consider Supporting Hospitalized Veterans on Giving Tuesday

With Giving Tuesday on Dec. 3, 2019, the Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System reminds community members, businesses and organizations about the benefits of supporting local hospitalized veterans throughout Maryland. BALTIMORE , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With Giving Tue...

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Two Recent Human Clinical Trials Establish Algae Health Science's AstaZine® as the Astaxanthin Category Leader for Brain Health

Cognitive & memory enhancements in Japanese study and psychological mood state improvements in US study. IRVINE, Calif. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Algae Health Sciences, a division of BGG, announced the peer-reviewed publication of two double-blind, placebo-controlled human clinic...

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WuXi AppTec Receives 2019 Global Integrated Drug Development Competitive Strategy Innovation & Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan

SHANGHAI , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi AppTec, a leading global provider of R&D and manufacturing services enabling companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that it received the 2019 Global Integrated Drug Development Competitive S...

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The Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys Celebrates National Adoption Month

National Adoption Month raises awareness about the urgent need for adoptive families for more than 123,000 children of all ages waiting to be adopted from foster care in the United States. GREENWOOD, Ind. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- November is National Adoption Month and the Acade...

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BD to Present at Jefferies 2019 London Healthcare Conference

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the Jefferies 2019 London Healthcare Conference on Thursday, November 21, 2019 , at 6:20 a.m. ET . A live ...

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Sierra Oncology to Present at the Jefferies 2019 London Healthcare Conference

- "Building Momentum for Patients with Myelofibrosis" scheduled for 6:00 p.m. GMT on November 20, 2019 - VANCOUVER , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRRA), a late-stage drug development company focused on the development and commercialization of momelotinib, a J...

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Heron Therapeutics to Present at the Jefferies London Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRTX), a commercial-stage biotechnology company focused on improving the lives of patients by developing best-in-class treatments to address some of the most important unmet patient needs, today announced that Barry Qua...

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LGC Maine Standards announces VALIDATE® SP1 kit, now specifically targeted for Roche cobas® and Roche COBAS INTEGRA® analyzers

VALIDATE® SP1, specifically targeted for Roche cobas® and Roche COBAS INTEGRA® analyzers, used in conjunction with VALIDATE® SP2 & SP3, offers easy, fast, efficient linearity and calibration verification of Serum Proteins. CUMBERLAND FORESIDE, Maine , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- LGC ...

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Illinois General Assembly Approves Measure to Cap the Out-of-Pocket Costs of Insulin

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the pleas of Illinois residents who can't afford much-needed medication because of soaring costs, the Illinois General Assembly approved legislation this week with resounding bipartisan support that caps the out-of-pocket monthly...

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WPI Engineers Creating Miniaturized, Wireless Oxygen Sensor for Sick Infants

Mobile, wearable device the size of a Band-Aid could allow babies to leave the hospital and be monitored from home. WORCESTER, Mass. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) are developing a sensor the size of a Band-Aid that will measure a...

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Danbury Hospital Researchers On Track Developing Tool For More Precise Diagnosis Of Gynecologic Cancers

A promising new non-invasive diagnostic tool designed to detect women's cancers, even at the earliest stages of disease development or their recurrence, is attracting interest and attention. DANBURY, Conn. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A promising new non-invasive diagnostic tool des...

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Total Mobility Services adds 4th location with Acquisition of Van Lifts Unlimited

Total Mobility Services, a leading provider of wheelchair vans and in-home mobility products, is adding a new location with the acquisition of Van Lifts Unlimited in Hurricane, West Virginia. The acquisition will add to Total Mobility Services' presence in the industry. Following the acquisition, T...

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Dressing Your Child for Optimal Car Seat Safety This Winter

CYBEX Advises Parents to Ditch the Bulky Jacket for Thin Layers CANTON, Mass. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With winter just around the corner, parents want to make sure their children are nice and cozy – especially on long car rides. While padded jackets and overalls might keep litt...

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Applied Biomimetic Announces Grand Opening

GAITHERSBURG, Md. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Biomimetic, a leader in the convergence of polymer and protein membrane technologies, hosted a Grand Opening of its new production facility in Gaithersburg, Maryland on November 6 th . Dignitaries included the Danish Ambassador to t...

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Children's Tumor Foundation Announces FDA Accepts Submission for Selumetinib as Treatment for Neurofibromatosis and Grants Priority Review

Would Become First Approved Drug for Genetic Disorder Affecting Millions. NEW YORK , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AstraZeneca and MSD (Merck) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted acceptance to file status of its application for the MEK inhibitor...

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MaintenX International Supports Tampa Bay's Fight Against Breast Cancer

MaintenX had more than 35 participants for the 7th Annual Treasure Chests 5K + Fun Run which supports Breast Cancer Awareness and Research. TAMPA, Fla. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MaintenX International, a Tampa -based facility maintenance provider, made strides toward providing m...

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Shady Grove Fertility Reports Increases in Black Women Starting IVF Treatment One Year after Michelle Obama Opens Up about Her Infertility Struggle in Memoir, Becoming

One year after former First Lady, Michelle Obama, shared her infertility story in her New York Times Bestselling memoir, "Becoming," SGF reports larger share of African-American patients choosing to undergo IVF treatment. WASHINGTON , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Just 1 year ago, form...

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Where's My Pizza? A Winning New Vision for Transparency in Healthcare - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare

The American healthcare industry is being called on to deliver more - more value, more satisfying patient experiences and ultimately, real patient transparency. By integrating clinical, financial and administrative functions, providers are finding that answering this call is the key to their own lo...

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Cecelia Health Reaches One Million Patient Interactions Milestone and Raises Awareness for World Diabetes Day

Diabetes crisis grows amidst national physician shortage NEW YORK , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A crisis is unfolding in America as the diabetes epidemic continues to grow. Diabetes is ideally managed by an endocrinologist, but across the country there are less than 6,000 endocrinol...

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Scalp Acupuncture For Global Neural Disorders By Remapping Brain Discussed By Sharon Kleyne & Dr. Jason Hao

New Brain Research Proves Acupuncture Benefits Patients with Autism, Parkinson's, PTSD, Cerebral Palsy, Addictions. Scalp Acupuncture May Aid Children with Autism Says Dr. Jason Hao. GRANTS PASS, Ore. , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Date aired: November 11th, 2019 Guest: Dr. Jason ...

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First Canadian Cardiac Procedure Performed Using the All-in-One VersaCross™ Transseptal Solution

TORONTO , Nov. 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Baylis Medical announced today the successful first Canadian cardiac procedure performed using the VersaCross™ Transseptal Solution. The VersaCross solution is the world's first all-in-one left-heart access device featuring an atraumatic RF-tipped pigtail ...

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Painless Lancet Market Overview & Potential Growth Opportunities by 2024 | Key Players: LifeScan, Inc., ARKRAY, Inc. & Nipro Corporation | Radiant Insights, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Painless Lancet Market is expected to grow stupendously in the years to come. This is attributed to an ever-increasing diabetic population. Painless lancets, as the name suggests, do have short and thin needles, which, in turn, do res...

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CellTrak Announces Home Care Aide Scholarship Program

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice and CellTrak announce a scholarship program for home care aides SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and WASHINGTON , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CellTrak, the provider of the industry's leading mobile point of care communication and compliance solution...

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Artificial Sweeteners, an Alternative to the Sumptuous Silent Killer - Sugar

The Debate Continues, Says HEAL Foundation NEW DELHI , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- India has the highest number of adults with type 2 Diabetes across the world. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that there were 72 million cases of diabetes in India as of 2017. By 2045, thi...

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This Children's Day, Lil'Goodness Urges Millennial Moms to Inculcate Good and Healthy Eating Habits for Their Kids

India ranks 113 in 176 countries on children's well-being, according to 'End of Childhood Index', a report recently released by Save the Children FSSAI issues draft guidelines to reduce intake of junk foods in and around educational institutes BANGALORE , Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --...

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