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Symphony Health to Provide Free Access to New MetysTM COVID-19 Module for U.S. Based Life Sciences Industry during Pandemic

RALEIGH, N.C., April 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ: PRAH) announced today that Symphony Health, a PRA Health Sciences company, will make a 30-day license of its newly released Metys TM COVID-19 Module available to the U.S. life science industry at no charge. The COV...

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Philips and the U.S. Government Collaborate in Ventilator Production Ramp up to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

April 8, 2020  Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that the U.S. Government and Philips agreed to team up to increase the production of hospital ventilators in its manufacturing sites in the U.S. Philips ...

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Novavax Identifies Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate - Accelerates Initiation of First-in-Human Trial to Mid-May

NVX-CoV2373 identified as SARS-CoV-2 candidate for Phase 1 clinical trial In preclinical studies, NVX-CoV2373 demonstrated high immunogenicity and stimulated high levels of neutralizing antibodies First-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial accelerated to mid-May with preliminary results in July GM...

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New MÜV™ Medical Cannabis Strainprint™ App Helps Florida Patients Track Strains and Dosages, and Learn from Others, to Best Treat Symptoms

The complimentary App revolutionizes the cannabis experience allowing Florida patients to track and report which strains, ingestion methods and dosages provide optimum outcomes. SARASOTA, Fla. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AltMed Florida is offering medical cannabis patients access t...

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Natreon's exploratory study highlights benefits of a unique complex of trivalent chromium, shilajit and amla with fish-oil

Natreon announces publication of a randomized, double-blind clinical study has shown evidence that the trivalent chromium, amla and shilajit complex significantly improves the efficacy of fish oil in addressing cardiovascular risk factors. NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWe...

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Fulcrum Health collaborates with health plans to deliver chiropractic telehealth and enable continued care for members impacted by restricted access

Remote visits will allow chiropractors to educate and reassure patients while reducing unnecessary exposure PLYMOUTH, Minn. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Fulcrum Health announced today that it has teamed up with health plan clients to deliver chiropractic telehealth services for th...

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Partners Pharmacy Provides Emergency Services to New Jersey Field Hospitals

Partners Pharmacy is jumping to action to answer the call for help from the State of the NJ SPRINGFIELD, N.J. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Partners Pharmacy is answering the call from the State of New Jersey to provide emergency pharmacy services to the three field hospitals openi...

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Nisum Announces Pro Bono Technology Development Services for Companies and Organizations Fighting the Spread of COVID-19

Leading technology company provides technology support to relief organizations, hospitals, medical equipment manufacturers, schools and other essential service businesses around the world, free of charge. BREA, Calif. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Nisum, a leading global digital co...

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CarAdvise Launches No Contact Car Care™ in Auto Service Centers Nationwide

CarAdvise, the nation's largest consumer fleet, announces No Contact Car Care™, an expansion of their digital technology in response to COVID-19. No Contact Car Care is an automated, digital process where customers schedule, approve services, and pay all from a smartphone requiring zero human inter...

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The Nonstop Wellness Program Now Offered through Health Insurance Brokers

CONCORD, Calif. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services, Inc. (Nonstop) has announced that they will now sell their flagship product through a channel program to health benefits brokers nationally.  Nonstop Wellness is a proprietary employer-sponsored healt...

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Bluecrew Offers Free Telemedicine to Thousands of Hourly Workers and Their Families

CHICAGO , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Bluecrew , the staffing technology platform for a flexible W-2 workforce, is now offering an additional benefit to the thousands of Crew Members working hourly jobs on the company's platform. In response to growing concern over the health and wellbeing o...

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Fidelis Care Expands Access to Telehealth Services to Support Members During COVID-19 Emergency

NEW YORK , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To support members and the health of local communities during the COVID-19 outbreak, Fidelis Care has expanded access to telehealth services, covering virtual visits with providers from the safety, comfort, and convenience of a member's home for a $0...

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World's First Two-stage Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test Is Available to US Frontline Workers Now

- Helping to relieve pressure on over-stretched hospital screening services, LetsGetChecked, a global at-home health testing and insights company, announces that tens of thousands of their two-stage coronavirus (COVID-19) testing kits are now in use across the United States (U.S.) NEW YORK , ...

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Portfolio Investment Company Kannalife, Inc. Receives Notice of Allowance from USPTO for Trademark of Atopidine™

SAN DIEGO , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana, Inc.  (OTC: MJNA) (the "Company"), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States that launched the world's first-ever cannabis-derived nutraceutical products, brands and supply chain, announced today that i...

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Medical Professionals Sanitize COVID-19 Transports with Airthereal Ozone Generators

Ambulances in Lombardy, Italy are testing negative for traces of COVID-19, after biologist Dr. Domenico Romeo began testing and using Airthereal ozone generators on the transports. LAS VEGAS , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Airthereal Ozone Generators are being used to thoroughly sanitize and...

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Abbott's TriClip™ Becomes First Device of its Kind to Receive CE Mark for Minimally Invasive Tricuspid Valve Repair

- CE Mark for TriClip represents an important treatment option for people with severe tricuspid regurgitation, a difficult-to-manage heart condition ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that its TriClip™ Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Repair Syste...

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Los Angeles Cardiologist Offers Telemedicine Appointments for Patients

CULVER CITY, Calif. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue to provide care for patients during the COVID-19 outbreak, many doctors are offering telemedicine appointments, including Dr. Ernst von Schwarz , a board-certified cardiologist and medical director of the Southern California...

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Canadian Cancer Society provides virtual support during the COVID-19 pandemic to the one million people impacted by cancer

An emergency fund has been set up to expand the free online and telephone resources available to help people with cancer cope throughout the pandemic TORONTO , April 9, 2020 /CNW/ - As Canada's healthcare system focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is dedica...

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MCI Medical Clinics Deploys its Vast Resources into Virtual Healthcare

TORONTO , April 9, 2020 /CNW/ - MCI Medical Clinics Inc. (the " Company" or " MCI "), one of Canada's largest private primary healthcare providers serving patients in Alberta and Ontario , is pleased to provide the following corporate update on its endeavors to provide the best healthca...

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School Services, Interrupted: What Parents of Students Receiving Speech and Language Treatment in Schools Should Know During COVID-19 Closures, According to ASHA

More Than 1 Million U.S. Children Receive School-Based Treatment for Speech and Language Impairments ROCKVILLE, Md. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With speech and language impairment ranking as the second most common disability category under which U.S. schoolchildren receive services...

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Field Trip Psychedelics Inc. Announces Creation of Field Trip Discovery, the Company's Drug Development Division

Company also announces appointment of Nathan Bryson as Chief Science Officer and Pharmaceutical Company Executives Dieter Weinand and Helen Boudreau to the Board of Directors TORONTO , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Field Trip Psychedelics Inc. (" Field Trip " or the " Company "), the world's f...

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Global Dermatologicals Market is Expected to Reach $36.2 Billion by 2026

Financialnewsmedia.com News Commentary PALM BEACH, Florida , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent industry reports on the projected growth of the global dermatologicals markets predict a continued surge in revenues. A report from Allied Market Research said that the global dermatologicals ...

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MinnMed Launches Dosable Cannabis Tablets

New product line provides patients with a familiar medicine format and precise dosing MINNEAPOLIS , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota Medical Solutions ("MinnMed" or "the Company"), a physician-founded, science-focused medical cannabis company in the State of Minnesota , today announc...

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*COVID-19 UPDATE* Multisystemic Therapy ("MST") Continues to Transform the Lives of Troubled Youth in a Virtual Environment

ATLANTA , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Multisystemic Therapy (MST) continues delivering services during the COVID-19 pandemic through social distancing and telehealth methodologies such as telephone and/or video-based options.  As an evidence-based practice, MST provides better outcomes for yo...

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Quest International Expands Breathing Equipment Services in Response to COVID-19

IRVINE, Calif. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Quest International, Inc. , the global leading service provider specializing in depot repairs, field services, and supply chain logistics for medical device manufacturers, announced today the expansion of their ISO 13485 certified service infras...

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Escape Room Company Switches from Props to Face Shields

NASHVILLE, Tenn. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Escape Game has joined the fight against Coronavirus by having the facility they use to build their games, The Adventure Factory, shift gears from creating props and immersive environments to face shields . Medical facilities are in need o...

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Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery Examines Roles, Challenges of Facial Plastic Surgeons During Pandemics

Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons must adapt to help those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Dr. Babak Azizzadeh , chairman and director of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery, has written an article that ...

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Semantic Visons: Visualizing the Spread of COVID-19 in Global Online Media

Czech-based data analytics and risk assessment firm Semantic Visions (SV) has released to YouTube a dramatic geospatial visualization of the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the world's online media. PRAGUE , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Czech-based data analytics and risk assessmen...

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CondomDepot.com Addresses the Global Condom Shortage Amid Pandemic

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A global condom shortage is imminent as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has shuttered factories and disrupted supply chains. Contraceptive giant Karex , which makes one in every five condoms globally and is one of the world's top rubber ...

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Hoth Therapeutics Commences Next Phase of VNLG-152 Study

Solubility and formulation had been established for the drug in the treatment of dermatological diseases NEW YORK , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTH), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced initiating the next phase of its study of VNLG-152 novel reti...

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ALEF Behavioral Group launches Covid-19 Relief Campaign for opioid addicted individuals in Reidsville, North Carolina

A "Dollar-A-Day" Supports Recovery Efforts as Public Health Crisis Collides with Global Pandemic REIDSVILLE, N.C. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) in the State of North Carolina launched its response to the current pandemic with Covid-19 Relief Ca...

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Seneca Biopharma Announces Results of Meeting with FDA Regarding the Design of Phase 3 Trial for NSI-566 in ALS

GERMANTOWN, Md. , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Biopharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNCA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel treatments for diseases of high unmet medical need, today announced that the company held a Type C meeting with the Office of Tissues and...

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HealthLynked Corp.'s Covid-19 Tracker #1 Most Downloaded App in Apple Medical Store for March

NAPLES, Florida , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  HealthLynked Corp. (OTCQB: HLYK), a nationwide healthcare network focused on care management of its members and a provider of healthcare technologies that connect doctors, patients and medical data today announced that its tracking app was the #...

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