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AI-integrated Maternal and Infant Care Solutions Accelerate Move toward Smart Nurseries

Incorporation of advanced IT technologies provides growth opportunities for non-conventional participants and transforms parenting habits, finds Frost & Sullivan SANTA CLARA, Calif. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing population of tech-savvy millennial parents, the rising popularity of...

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Animal Model Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2026)

LONDON , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Animals on whom pathological and biological studies are performed and tested are referred to as animal models. Animal models are utilized on the back of their functional resemblance to human bodies. Various guidelines have been offered that have to be follo...

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Henry Schein Rises To #238 On The FORTUNE 500®

Company Celebrates 15 Years as One of America's Largest Corporations MELVILLE, N.Y. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it has climbed to #238 in the FORTUNE 500® ranking, celebrating its 15 th year as one of America's largest corporations. ...

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Dr. Haydee Gonzalez Hidalgo joins The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

The Oncology Institute welcomes Dr. Haydee Gonzalez Hidalgo to their team of specialists. DOWNEY, Calif. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Haydee Gonzalez Hidalgo , is a highly experienced Board Certified Oncologist that brings over 20 years of experience to the Oncology Institute of...

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Olympus Adds HANAROSTENT to EndoTherapy Portfolio through Exclusive Distribution Agreement

Partnership with M.I. Tech Brings Strategic Roll-Out of Globally Recognized Medical Products to the U.S. Market ...

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Trista Sutter Opens Up About Her Family's Allergies And Solutions

Celebrity mom partners with Kaz, seller of Honeywell Air Purifiers, to help other parents tackle airborne allergens in the home ...

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HedgePath Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Expanded Patent Coverage

HPPI's patent portfolio expands again with claims covering treatment of any non-cancerous proliferation disorders with itraconazole, the active ingredient in HPPI's current and anticipated future product candidates ...

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Cannidex Brands Signs License Agreement With Alternative Solutions To Distribute CANNIDEX+ In Washington, DC

WASHINGTON , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannidex Brands, a leading topical cannabis provider, continues its licensing expansion by signing an exclusive license agreement with Alternative Solutions, Washington, DC's premier cannabis cultivator.  The agreement allows Alternative Solutions to ...

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Victory Living Programs to Host 8th Annual Black & Blue Dine Around Event at Blue Martini and The Capital Grille in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth consecutive year, Victory Living Programs invites members of the community to enjoy a one-of-a-kind dining experience that will tantalize your taste buds and support individuals with developmental disabilities. The annual B...

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Regulations to Benefit Legal Cannabis Markets Around the World

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report published by Arcview Market Research, in partnership with BDS Analytics, worldwide spending on legal cannabis is expected to reach $57 billion by 2027. While spending in adult-use cannab...

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Cannabis Sales on the Rise in North America

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , May 21, 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 projected to grow at a CAGR of 21.1% between 2017 to 2024, while reaching a value of $63.5 b...

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Biotech Market Value Set to Grow Due to Technological Advancements

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a report by Global Market Insights, Inc., the Biotechnology Market size is projected to reach USD 775.2 billion with 9.9% CAGR by 2024. Based on technology, the industry is segmented into tissue engineeri...

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NYU Langone's Center for Stroke and Neurovascular Diseases Launches as Destination for Complex Care

NEW YORK , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help address the complex needs of patients with stroke and other conditions affecting blood vessels in the brain and spinal cord, NYU Langone Health has launched the Center for Stroke and Neurovascular Diseases, a state-of-the-art, multidisc...

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EmeTerm Anti-Nausea and Vomiting Wristband is FDA Cleared

VANCOUVER, British Columbia , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WAT Medical's leading product to treat nausea-induced vomiting, EmeTerm, has received its FDA clearance earlier in April. Now ready to officially enter the U.S. market as an effective medical treatment. WAT Medical is thrilled to bringi...

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3D Systems' NextDent™ 5100 Named 2018 Healthcare Application of the Year by Additive Manufacturing Publication '3D Printing Industry'

NextDent™ 5100 - powered by Figure 4™ technology - recognized by publication's readers for its ability to redefine digital dentistry and enhance patient care ...

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Medical Carts Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2026)

LONDON , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As the need for conducting quick operations continues to remain high, leading healthcare companies are increasingly witnessing significant demand for mobile workstations. In order to offer better services, the healthcare institutions are also adopting mobile ...

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Aaptiv Brings In-Gym Boxing Fitness Experience to Everyone, Everywhere

New collection of audio-guided boxing workouts will feature a program from George Foreman III's award-winning boxing gym, EverybodyFights® NEW YORK , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaptiv , a leading provider of premium digital health and wellness content, delivered a knockout today with the ...

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Study of the Efficacy of Neurofeedback Training on Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy Receives 2018 FNAN Award

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, the Foundation for Neurofeedback and Applied Neuroscience presents an award – which includes an honorarium of one thousand dollars – to the authors of the publication that, in its consideration, has most significantly advanced ...

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Drugs of Abuse Testing Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) & Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2027)

LONDON , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid testing technique market is anticipated to grow at the fastest rate during 2017-2027Drugs of abuse testing involves detection of one or more illegal and/or prescribed substances in the urine, blood, saliva, hair, or sweat. The process is carried out w...

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Payor Logic Celebrates Hidden Superheroes during EMS Week 2018

EMS Practitioners and Billing Administrators Acknowledged for Industry Impact ...

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CERENOVUS Receives FDA Clearance For Next Generation Stent Retriever Device Used To Treat Ischemic Stroke

EMBOTRAP II Revascularization Device Captures and Removes Life-threatening Blood Clots, Rapidly Restores Blood Flow ...

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Parker University Launches Journal of Contemporary Chiropractic

Dana Lawrence, DC, MMedEd, MA, Parker University Associate Provost of Education and Research and JCC Editor sends out call for papers. ...

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Cerapedics Announces Presentation of Results from the IVANOS Study of i-FACTOR™ Peptide Enhanced Bone Graft in Uninstrumented Lumbar Posterolateral Spine Surgery

Level 1 clinical data on intertransverse presented at Global Spine Congress. WESTMINSTER, Colo. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerapedics, a privately-held orthobiologics company, today announced results from the IVANOS study evaluating i-FACTOR™ Peptide Enhanced Bone Graft in lumbar postero...

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5 Companies to Watch as Canada Legalizes Cannabis

FN Media Group Presents OilPrice.com News Commentary LONDON , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- It used to be taboo. Now, cannabis is poised to take 2018 by storm. Only a few years ago, marijuana was seen as a ''gateway drug'’. Flash forward to today: cannabis is a huge business, one that could ...

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WuXi Biologics and Bioasis Announce Initial Strategic Collaboration for the Development and Manufacturing of Bioasis' Lead Investigational Candidate to Treat Brain Cancer

Bioasis will draw on WuXi Biologics' expertise in developing complex biologic molecules for production of xB 3 -001 to support analytical development, formulation and   IND-enabling in vivo studies   SHANGHAI and VANCOUVER, British Columbia , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi Biologics (226...

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Medical Malpractice Verdict Seen as Powerful Message to Mental Health Providers

COAROPOLIS, Pa., May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley D. Truskie , President of the Mark D. Truskie Foundation, issued a statement that the $2 million verdict on Wed, May 16, 2018 in favor of him and his wife, Marianne, as a result of the death of their son Mark, is a decision that will sen...

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Wounded Warrior Project Still Provides Comfort for Injured Veterans

Organization Recognizing 15 Years of Serving Those Who Sacrificed ...

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Former Medical School Professor and Psychologist Says Health Care Has Lost Its Soul

Dr. Katherine Kelly discusses how to bring back the "s" word ...

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Johnson & Johnson Vision Launches New Corporate Website

New Digital Front Door Showcases the Company's Commitment to Protect Eyesight for Life ...

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Journal of the American College of Radiology Names Dr. Ruth Carlos New Editor-in-Chief

RESTON, Va. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology announced that Ruth C. Carlos , MD, MS, FACR, will assume the role of editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) beginning in January 2019 . Dr. Carlos succeeds Bruce J. ...

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Spectrum Medical Partners Continues Expanding Presence in Florida with Addition of Acute and Post-Acute Practice

ORLANDO, Fla. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Medical Partners Inc. ("Spectrum"), a portfolio company of HealthEdge Investment Partners, LLC ("HealthEdge"), announced today that it is continuing its investment in the acute and post-acute market with the addition of Cape Coral Hospitalis...

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TriNetX Unveils State-of-the-Art Analytics Solutions for Use with Its Clinical Data

Enables Researchers to Hypothesize and Answer Complex Research Questions About Patient Outcomes & Treatment Effectiveness ...

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Kansai University Research: Kansai University Medical Polymers

OSAKA, Japan , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansai University launches the Smart Materials for Advanced and Reliable Therapeutics (KU-SMART) Project.      (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/694208/Kansai_polymers.jpg ) KU-SMART Project website http://www.kansai-u.ac.jp/ku-smart_e...

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Feel the Heat: 10 Potentially Hazardous Summer Hotspots for Pets

Petplan pet insurance highlights top risks to avoid when vacationing with pets NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Summer is upon us, which means traveling, outdoor activities and fun in the sun for pet parents and their furry family members, but according to Petplan pe...

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New Data Reinforce Positive Impact of the Oncotype DX® Genomic Prostate Score™ Test in Guiding Treatment Decisions

Studies in Over 30,000 Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer Patients Presented at American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting Confirm Utility of GPS™ Test in Optimizing Cancer Care ...

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Precigen Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase 1 Clinical Study of INXN-4001

Milestone represents the first ever triple effector gene therapy for heart failure ...

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Cleveland Clinic and Brooks Automation Announce New Biobanking Facility

New facility increases Clinic's capacity to analyze patient samples, advance medical research and enhance clinical care CHELMSFORD, Mass. and CLEVELAND , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Cleveland Clinic and Brooks Automation . Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) will launch a 21,000-square-foot bioreposit...

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Forge Announces Presentations At Upcoming Scientific And Industry Meetings

2018 BIO International, ASM Microbe, and GRC Metals in Medicine ...

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Zavante Therapeutics To Present Fosfomycin For Injection Data At ASM Microbe 2018 Meeting

Trade Name CONTEPO™ Selected for Zavante's Investigational Antibiotic for Hospitalized Patients ...

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Minnesota Protects Patients with New Step Therapy Bill

National Psoriasis Foundation Leads Effort to Pass Step Therapy Reform ...

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Baptist Emergency Hospitals In San Antonio Again Receive Coveted Five-Star Rating From CMS

Only 213 hospitals across the nation earned five-star designation ...

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Harmony Biosciences Receives Breakthrough Therapy And Fast Track Designations For Pitolisant

Expanded Access Program For Pitolisant Is Open And Patients Are Being Enrolled ...

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Groundbreaking Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID) Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

Press Contact: Todd Ringler Edelman                      617.872.1235 ...

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Mount Pleasant, SC Dentist, Dr. Kevin Hogan, Completes Prestigious Misch Institute Continuing Education Series

Well-regarded dentist from Mount Pleasant, SC, Dr. Kevin Hogan, has completed sessions two and three of a prestigious Misch Institute continuing education course as part of his commitment to staying abreast of advances in dental implants and related technologies. MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. , May 21...

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Iora Health Raises $100 Million in Series E Financing

Funding to fuel further development of technology and care model and growth in current and new markets ...

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Institute for Protein Innovation Relocates in Boston's Longwood Medical Area

Institute for Protein Innovation (IPI) unveils its new 12,000-square-foot laboratory and office facility at a ribbon cutting ceremony today ...

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Adhesion Barrier Market Worth 806.4 Million USD by 2023

PUNE, India , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report " Adhesion Barrier Market by Product (Regenerated Cellulose, Hyaluronic Acid, Polyethylene Glycol, Fibrin, Collagen & Protein), Type (Film, Gel, Liquid), Application (Abdominal, Orthopedic, Cardiovascu...

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Nox Medical Achieves Success in Patent Infringement Lawsuit

REYKJAVIK, Iceland , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nox Medical, a leading sleep diagnostic medical device company and innovator has achieved a major success in its case in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware alleging that Natus Neurology willfully infringed Nox Medical's U.S....

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Point of Care Network Opens Nominations to Recognize America's Top PAs

Program seeks to identify and recognize the top Advanced Clinicians practicing today. PARSIPPANY, N.J. , May 21, 2018 Point of Care Network (POCN) , the largest network of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (PAs) in America, has opened nominations for America's Top PAs , with th...

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http://www.navilas.com New Website Informs Diabetics about the Navigated Laser Treatment of Vision-Threatening Retinal Diseases

The new internet platform http://www.navilas.com informs diabetics and their relatives comprehensively about vision-threatening retinal diseases, the necessity of preventive examinations, standard treatment options and modern, navigated laser therapy with Navilas®. IRVINE, Calif. & TELTOW...

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Alkahest Receives Grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation; Funding Will Support Preclinical Evaluation of ALK4290 for Parkinson's Disease

SAN CARLOS, Calif. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alkahest, Inc. ("Alkahest"), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing innovative therapies to treat age-related diseases, today announced that it has been awarded a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Res...

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Verge Genomics Announces Landmark Effort to Generate Field's First Single Cell Data from Patients with Parkinson's Disease

In partnership with UC San Diego and VIB, Verge Genomics is leading an industry-academic consortium that will be the first to sequence genes expressed in Parkinson's patient brains at single cell resolution. SAN FRANCISCO , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Verge Genomics, a drug discovery compan...

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Realm Therapeutics Presents Data Highlighting its Proprietary Immunomodulatory Technology's Potential in Acne and Psoriasis at IID 2018

MALVERN, Pa. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Realm Therapeutics plc (AIM: RLM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapeutics in immune-mediated diseases, today announces that the Company presented a poster at the 2018 International Investigative Dermatolog...

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Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute Announces New Cancer Center in Ocala

OCALA, Fla. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 16, 2018 , at 8:00 a.m. ,  Florida Cancer Specialists  (FCS) celebrated a new state-of-the-art cancer center that will be located on SW 48th Ave (off SR 200), Ocala, Florida 34474. With shovels in hand, FCS Executive Management, staff and M...

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Zimmer Biomet Announces Call for Applications for the 2018 Connected Health Innovation Award

The Zimmer Biomet Connected Health Innovation Award Recognizes Innovative Technology-Enabled Solutions Targeting Current and Future Needs in Musculoskeletal Healthcare ...

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Ascentage Pharma Announces Promising Phase 1 Interim Results in Two Clinical Programs to Be Presented at 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting

ROCKVILLE, Md. and HONG KONG , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/  --  Ascentage Pharma, a global clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing apoptosis-targeted therapies for cancers and other diseases, today announced that interim results from two clinical programs will be presen...

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Alliance One International Announces Production Expansion Of Its Canadian Cannabis Subsidiary, Launch of New Brand

MORRISVILLE, N.C. , May 21, 2018   /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced that its Canadian Prince Edward Island -based indirect subsidiary, Canada's Island Garden, will undergo a significant expansion to support the growth of its Canadian cannabis line....

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Health-Scripts Ambassador Program Available to PAs and NPs

Enrollment opportunity at AAPA Conference ...

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Independent Surrogacy Consulting Offers Hope for Thousands of LGBT Families

LGBT parents can now manage their own surrogacy programs and cut their costs in half, with the help of consulting agency Sensible Surrogacy. By taking on many of the Agency's tasks, Sensible Surrogacy says thousands of new families can now afford to conceive their own families, safely and easily. ...

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Caris Life Sciences to Present New Molecular Findings at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting

Caris Data Further Advances Molecular Understandings of Cancer to Enable the Delivery of Precision Medicine IRVING, Texas , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences ® , a leading innovator in molecular science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced t...

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Head-to-Head Trial Shows Refixia® Achieves Greater Total Factor IX Exposure in People With Haemophilia B Than Recombinant Factor IX-Fc Fusion Protein

GLASGOW, Scotland , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults with haemophilia B who received a single dose Refixia ® (nonacog beta pegol; N9-GP) achieved greater total factor IX exposure than those treated with rFIXFc (recombinant factor IX-Fc fusion protein). The head-to-head paradigm7 trial also...

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NovoEight® Maintains Potency When Stored at 40ºC Offering People With Haemophilia A Increased Flexibility in Their Daily Lives

GLASGOW, Scotland , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new long term stability study has shown that haemophilia A treatment NovoEight ® (turoctocog alfa) remains potent after three months exposure to temperatures of 40ºC. [1] The results were presented today at the WFH 2018 World Congress in Gl...

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All Kinds of Therapy Announces New Industry "Jobs" Section of Website

All Kinds of Therapy (https://www.allkindsoftherapy.com/) is pleased to announce the newest section of the website targeting industry professionals: All Kinds of Jobs, for the Family Choice Behavioral Healthcare Industry (FCBHI). SALT LAKE CITY , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- All Kinds ...

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Mindray Showcases BeneVision Distributed Monitoring System at NTI 2018

BeneVision Distributed Patient Monitoring System - Patient Centric and Clinician Oriented MAHWAH, N.J. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Mindray North America will be introducing the new BeneVision Distributed Monitoring System at the AACN/National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exp...

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Orange Mud Brings Out a Trio of New Products to Keep Athletes Organized, Focused, and Hydrated

Orange Mud, a leading manufacturer of hydration packs for running, biking, and a range of other sports, this week released several new products. CASTLE ROCK, Colo. , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Orange Mud , a leading manufacturer of hydration packs for running, biking, and a range of...

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Engaging the Mind to Heal the Body

Cutting Edge Techniques To Trigger Faster and Deeper Healing From Illness with Mind Healing International SAN DIEGO , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The mind is your ally for alternative healing from illness and health challenges. M.H.I. was founded upon implementing science based and ti...

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Thrive Agritech LED Grow Lights Chosen by Strawberry Fields

Colorado cannabis producer selects Thrive Agritech LED supplemental lighting for its two-acre greenhouse production facility NEW YORK , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Thrive Agritech, Inc., a technology company focused on innovations in LED horticulture lighting ("Thrive"), today announc...

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Impunity Reigns as Medical Personnel and Facilities across 23 Conflict-Torn Countries Remain Under Attack

New report from the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition shows alarming pattern of deliberate and indiscriminate attacks on health care WASHINGTON , May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its fifth annual report released today, the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition warns t...

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California Launches Training for Addiction Treatment Executives

The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) announced Friday that it will begin offering coursework for addiction professionals who wish to become Certified Alcohol and Drug Treatment Executives (CTE). SACRAMNETO, Calif., May 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Ca...

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Government of Canada co-founds Alliance of Champions for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor calls for greater global action on mental health OTTAWA , May 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that globally one out of every four people will be impacted by poor mental health or mental illness at some point in their li...

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