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Bright Now! Dental Opens First Office in Gig Harbor, WA

Company Expanding to Meet Growing Need for Convenient, Affordable Dental Care GIG HARBOR, Wash. , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Smile Brands Inc., one of the nation's leading providers of business support services to dental groups in the United States , today announced the grand openi...

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Diameter Health and Zen Healthcare IT Partner to Deliver Comprehensive Clinical Data Connectivity, Integration and Normalization

Leading Health IT Companies Join Forces to Deliver Streamlined Clinical Insights FARMINGTON, Conn. , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Diameter Health , a leading enabler of clinical insight through the automated cleansing, de-duplication and enrichment of clinical data across the care co...

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St. Louis Magazine Names TLC Laser Eye Centers Dr. Stephen Wexler Among Best Doctors in America®

TLC Laser Eye Centers proudly announced today that its own Dr. Stephen Wexler, a LASIK surgeon at its St. Louis location, was named to St. Louis Magazine's Best Doctors in America® List for 2017-2018. The prestigious list is determined following a scrupulous peer-review process and will be publishe...

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Maxwell Healthcare Associates Partners with Home Health and Hospice Coding and Appeals Company, Gateway Consulting

Leading home health and hospice consulting company gains coding and appeals partner. SHOREVIEW, Minn. and MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Maxwell Healthcare Associates (MHA), a post-acute operational, financial, technological, clinical and regulatory consulting...

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Preliminary Data Released from "2018 Key Benchmarks in Healthcare Security", conducted by Tarsus Direct

Twice as many hospitals experienced physical violence incidents as compared to hacking and cyberattacks, according to preliminary data from a research study among top security directors at healthcare facilities. BOSTON , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- More than twice as many hospitals...

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ViroMed Secures DNA Production Facility in the US

Reinforcing readiness for BLA submission and market launch of its proprietary DNA-based lead product SEOUL, South Korea , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroMed (084990:KS) announced its acquisition of a plasmid DNA production facility in San Diego, California from Vical Incorporated. With ...

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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Global Reporting Initiative Launch 'A Culture of Health for Business'

New business practices and guiding principles intended to enhance ESG reporting and analysis are open for public consultation PRINCETON, N.J. and AMSTERDAM , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the largest health philanthropy in the United States , t...

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Thrombosis Research Institute (TRI) to Announce New Real-World Insights in Atrial Fibrillation at ESC Congress 2018

MUNICH , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite symposium will highlight the breadth of evidence collected since the establishment of the registry in 2009   An analysis of the comparative effectiveness of oral anticoagulants in everyday practice will be presented   The economic burd...

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National Safety Council Brings Opioid Memorial to Buffalo as Part of Nationwide Tour

Prescribed to Death Memorial puts 22,000 faces on the data ...

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Boehringer Ingelheim Announces The Launch Of CENTRAGARD™ (eprinomectin and praziquantel transdermal solution), Innovative Internal Parasite Protection For Cats

Merial, now part of Boehringer Ingelheim, and the maker of HEARTGARD® Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel), the leader in canine heartworm disease prevention, brings heartworm disease prevention and broad-spectrum treatment of intestinal parasites to felines, with new easy-to-use CENTRAGARD. ...

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GoodLife Fitness upgrades fitness equipment at two UHN cardiac rehab facilities

TORONTO , Aug. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Last week, GoodLife Fitness delivered more than $330,000 in new fitness equipment to Toronto Western Hospital and Toronto Rehab's Rumsey Centre. The two locations are connected with Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) and provide services to more than 2,500 patients...

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OncoTracker Appoints James Kuo as CEO

OncoTracker Krems Communications for OncoTracker Geoffrey M. Gee, Esq., Treasurer & Secretary Michael Krems, Principal ggee@oncotracker.net michaelk@kremscommunications.com (310) 623-1211 (805) 496-8166 ...

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Shineco, Inc. Enters into Strategic Cooperation Agreement with the People's Government of Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture for Apocynum Industrial Integration Construction Project

BEIJING , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Shineco, Inc. ("Shineco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TYHT), a manufacturer and distributor of Chinese herbal medicines, organic agricultural products, specialized textiles, and other health and well-being focused plant-based products in China, announced to...

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/R E P E A T -- Information Update - Teva Canada expands recall of valsartan drugs to include additional lots, as a precaution/

Product name/Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient DIN Strength APO-VALSARTAN/HCTZ 02382555 160/12.5 mg APO-VALSARTAN/HCTZ 02382563 160/25 mg AURO-VALSARTAN 02414201 40 mg AURO-VALSARTAN 02414228 80 mg AURO-V...

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Q BioMed Inc. Announces FDA Filing for Strontium Chloride Sr89 Injection USP for Relief of Metastatic Cancer Bone Pain

Prior Approval Supplement Filing Under GDUFA Guidelines is Final Step in Approval Process NEW YORK , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Q BioMed Inc. (OTCQB: QBIO) (OtherOTC: QBIO), a commercial stage biotechnology acceleration development company, and BioNucleonics, licensor of Strontium 89 Chl...

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Global Infusion Devices Market Forecast 2018-2028 - Visiongain Report

LONDON , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Syringe, Insulin, Volumetric, Ambulatory, Patient Controlled Analgesia, Implantable, Enteral, Gastroenterology, Diabetes, Analgesia & Pain Management, Chemotherapy, Paediatrics & Neonatology, Hospital, Home Healthcare, Ambulatory Surgical Centr...

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Inc. Magazine Unveils its 37th Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies - the Inc. 5000

Inc. magazine today revealed that MedMinder is No. 1433 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. NEW YORK , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Inc. magazine revealed that MedMinder is No. 1433 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000,...

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Oral Health Company quip Introduces Special Edition (RED)® Electric Toothbrush

In partnership with (RED)®, a portion of the proceeds from each (quip)RED toothbrush will go towards the fight against AIDS NEW YORK , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- quip, an oral health company that makes oral care more simple and accessible, today announced the availability of their s...

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Acute Care Hospital Beds and Stretchers Market is Expected to be Valued at US$ 8,741.4 Mn by 2026 - Persistence Market Research

NEW YORK , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Acute Care Hospital Beds and Stretchers Market Expected to be driven by Increasing Number of Hospital Admissions and Developing Healthcare Infrastructure across the World According to the latest report published by Persistence Market Research,...

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Cannabis Market Growth Outpaces Estimates as Global Momentum Grows

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Data compiled by Mordor Intelligence indicates that the global cannabis market was valued at USD 7.7 Billion in the 2016 and is projected to reach USD 65 Billion by 2023 while registering a healthy CAGR of 37% ...

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Data Shows the CBD Industry is Primed to Eclipse USD 500 Million in Sales in 2018

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a research published by New Frontier Data, the U.S. CBD industry grew by nearly 40% in 2017, reaching USD 367 Million in sales across hemp-derived and marijuana-derived markets. The increasing demand...

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Lower price for nutrition assessment tool expands global access

PATH and Quansys Biosciences, Inc. improve access of the Q-Plex™ Human Micronutrient Array for low- and middle-income countries with a new price of US$1.43 per analyte SEATTLE , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --   PATH and Quansys Biosciences, Inc., have agreed to reduce the cost of the Q-Plex...

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Electrophysiology Devices Market Growth Intensifies on Heels of Latest Technological Advancements

PALM BEACH, Florida , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketNewsUpdates.com News Commentary   The development of the worldwide Electrophysiology market is being driven by a few elements, the most essential of which is the technological advancements. Technological developments and progressi...

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Ernie Lee, CEO of FirstVitals Inc., Joins Prestigious Timicoin/TimiHealth Advisory Board

AUSTIN, Texas , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Timicoin / TimiHealth ( www.timicoin.io ), a healthcare Blockchain-as-a-Service company announced today that Ernie Lee , CEO of FirstVitals Health and Wellness Inc. will join its formidable advisory board.  Ernie brings deep healthcare expertise, ...

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Online-PhD-Degrees.com Announces Their Choices of the Best Online Schools for Doctoral Degrees in Occupational Therapy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Online-PhD-Degrees.com has recently released their list of the Best Online Schools for Doctoral Degrees in Occupational Therapy—a detailed index of the finest online schools with degrees in this discipline. You may view the list, which includes ...

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Genedata Announces Aptevo Therapeutics Deploys Genedata Biologics to Streamline Cancer Immunotherapy R&D

Genedata Announces Aptevo Therapeutics Deploys Genedata Biologics to Streamline Cancer Immunotherapy R and D SAN FRANCISCO , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Genedata, a leading provider of advanced software solutions for biopharma R&D, today announced that Seattle -based Aptevo The...

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Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. Completes Sale Of Monument, Colorado Dental Office

Company will Continue to Analyze Underperforming Locations DENVER , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. (OTCQX: BDMS), business services provider of PERFECT TEETH ® dental practices, announced today that it has completed the sale of its Monument, CO ...

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Ehave Leverages Cognitive Game Engine to Assess Cannabis Impairment

OAKVILLE, Ontario, Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Ehave, Inc . (OTCQB: EHVVF), a healthcare company dedicated to empowering the medical cannabis and mental health communities with next-generation digital solutions, today gave an update on the development of a new mobile game to assess cannabis i...

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Monarch Dental® to Host Free Dental Day in Lewisville, TX

In Partnership with Smiles for Everyone Foundation, Monarch Dental Will Provide Free Dental Services to Those in Need LEWISVILLE, Texas , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Monarch Dental ® has partnered with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation to open its Lewisville, TX office on Wes...

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American Society of Anesthesiologists and European Society of Anaesthesiology to Co-Convene 2019 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

American Society of Anesthesiologists and European Society of Anaesthesiology to Co-Convene 2019 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit IRVINE, Calif. , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is happy to announce that the American Society of ...

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Assisted Living Facilities Struggling to Meet Staff Care Standards; Zanthion Creates Tech-Based Solutions to Close Care Gap

Staff shortages are endemic in assisted living facilities across the country, resulting in diminished quality of care for seniors. Zanthion addresses the care gap with tech-based solutions centered around the need for care with dignity. SAN FRANCISCO , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Rec...

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CareFirst and Exagen Diagnostics Announce Evidence Development Agreement for AVISE® Lupus Diagnostic Test

BALTIMORE , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) and Exagen Diagnostics, Inc. (Exagen), a leading Rheumatology specialty life sciences company, today announced an agreement to collaborate to study the impact of Exagen's proprietary AVISE Lupus test.  As part ...

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ChineseInvestors.com, Inc.'s Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise, CBD Biotechnology Co Ltd., Launches Innovative CBD Two-tier Direct Selling Initiative to Accelerate Sales in China

SAN GABRIEL, California , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ChineseInvestors.com, Inc. (OTCQB: CIIX) ("CIIX" or the "Company"), the premier financial information website for Chinese-speaking investors, today announced that its wholly owned foreign enterprise, CBD Biotechnology Co. Ltd. ("CBD Bio...

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Medical Grade Silicone Market to Witness Rising Usage in Implantable Devices, Medical Tapes, Prosthetics and Orthopedic Components Till 2025 | Million Insight

FELTON, California , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Medical Grade Silicone Market is segmented on the basis of product forms as Gels, Medical Adhesives, Medical Coatings, Silicone Elastomers, and Others. A cluster of synthetic polymers that are utilized in numerous medical devices ...

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Nuvo Pharmaceuticals™ Announces Extension of Exclusivity Period with Aralez and Deerfield

MISSISSAUGA, ON , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nuvo or the Company) (TSX: NRI) (OTCQX: NRIFF), a globally focused, healthcare company with a portfolio of commercial products and pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities, today announced that it has extended the period...

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New study Shows a High Percentage of Patients Are Satisfied With Their Buttock Augmentation Results

Dr. Thomas A. Pane, a prestigious surgeon at Jolie Plastic Surgery has recently performed and in-depth research about buttock augmentation with fat transfer on patients undergoing this procedure in Miami. The study was published August 07, 2018 by Oxford University Press in their Aesthetic Surgery ...

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GrowFL Announces 2018 Florida Companies to Watch Finalists

MailMyPrescriptions.com Among Second-Stage Businesses Competing to Earn Prestigious Honor BOCA RATON, Fla. , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MailMyPrescriptions.com was among the first round of 2018 Florida Companies to Watch finalists recently announced by GrowFL. The awards event - now...

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rHEALTH Technology Awarded in NASA's Civilian Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program (CCRPP)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DNA Medicine Institute, Inc., and its affiliate rHEALTH LLC, a digital health solutions company, today announced that the rHEALTH technology is a subject of NASA's Civilian Commercial Readiness Pilot Program (CCRPP). Recipients of CCRPP aw...

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Cellect Receives Notice of Allowance for Stem Cell Selection Technology Patent in Korea

- In Korea, Cellect recently signed collaboration agreement with Cell2in to improve stem cell selection and expansion TEL AVIV, Israel , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --   Cellect Biotechnology Ltd. (NASDAQ: APOP), a developer of a novel stem cell production technology, announced toda...

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SEC Concludes Investigation of Sinovac

BEIJING , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA) ("Sinovac" or the "Company"), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China , today announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") has concluded its investigation into possible violations...

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Infection Control Market to Witness Growth Swiftly due to Growing Focus on Disinfection & Food Sterilization Till 2025 | Million Insights

FELTON, California , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Infection Control Market is expected to reach USD 258.3 billion by 2025. Infection control is termed as a process to avert the spreading of communicable diseases in all healthcare settings like animal or human healthcare and hos...

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Animal Parasiticides Market is Projected to Surpass US$ 8,963.9 Mn by 2026; Zoonotic Infection and Adoption Rate of Companion & Food-producing Animals Likely to Fuel Market - TMR

ALBANY, New York , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global animal parasiticides market was valued at US$ 5,606.8 Mn in 2017 and is projected to expand at a cumulative annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% from 2018 to 2026 according to a new report published by Transparency Market Research ...

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Prefilled Syringes Market Worth $22.5 Billion by 2025 | CAGR 11.2%: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global  prefilled syringes market  size is expected to reach a value of USD 22.5 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 11.2% during the forecast years. Growi...

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Stretcher Chairs Market to Become Worth US$ 307.05 Mn by 2026; Says TMR

ALBANY, New York , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research (TMR) has published a new report titled, "Stretcher Chairs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2026". According to the report, the global stretcher chairs market was...

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Dental Implants Market Worth Over $5.2 bn by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc.

SELBYVILLE, Delaware , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Dental Implants Market revenue is projected to cross USD 5.2 billion by 2024, says a new Global Market Insights, Inc. report featuring key industry trends across the product, material, end-use, and regional landscape.      (Log...

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Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems Market Worth $1,167.4 Million by 2023

PUNE, India , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems Market   by Product (Disposables and Monitors), Type (Invasive, Minimally Invasive, and Non-invasive), End User (Hospitals, Clinics & Ambulatory Care Center, and Home Ca...

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Stereotactic Surgery Devices Market Worth USD 25.9 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global stereotactic surgery devices market size is expected to reach USD 25.9 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., expanding at a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period. Stereotactic surgery is a min...

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The Future of Healthcare Communications Is Social: Speaking Brands Include: Mayo Clinic, Aetna and Bayer at PR News' Healthcare Social Media Summit on October 23

Healthcare Communicators from these Brands will focus on the communications tactics that will help healthcare brands leverage social media to drive media relations efforts and build brand reputation. BALTIMORE , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The PR News Healthcare Social Media Summit o...

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Medical Device Connectivity Market Report 2018 Analyses Key Players, Product Supply and Demand, Import, and Export, Sales, Price, Business SWOT Analysis and Forecast: Radiant Insights, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Medical Device Connectivity Market is estimated to develop at a substantial CAGR for the duration of the prediction. The development in this market credited to the growing penetration of Electronic Health Record [EHRs] & Health...

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SME Networks' FitaCon Event Aims Towards 'HumFitTohIndiaFit' on 1st September, 2018 in Pune

PUNE, India , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The brand is making its launch with a full day conference on 1st September 2018 at the ICC Towers, aiming towards 'HumFitTohIndiaFit' India's healthcare market may see threefold jump in value terms to USD 372 billion by 2022, driven by growi...

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PharmaVentures Advises SalvaRx Group plc on the Acquisition of SalvaRx Ltd by Portage Biotech Inc

OXFORD, England , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaVentures Ltd. ("PharmaVentures") is pleased to announce that it acted as an independent adviser to SalvaRx Group plc (SALV: LSE) ("SalvaRx") and Portage Biotech, Inc ("Portage"), on the acquisition of its subsidiary SalvaRx Ltd by Portage...

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Compassionate Care in Physical and Hand Therapy Comes to Long Beach, NY

Professional Physical Therapy Opens a New State-of-the-Art Facility in Nassau County on Long Island UNIONDALE, N.Y. and LONG BEACH, N.Y. , Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Professional Physical Therapy, a leading provider of outpatient physical and hand therapy and rehabilitation servic...

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Introducing the Newly Expanded Alfa Laval UltraPure Range of Pharmaceutical Pumps

PUNE, India , August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfa Laval is expanding its successful range of UltraPure pharmaceutical pumps with an even larger selection. Whether a pharmaceutical or biotech process requires a centrifugal or PD (positive displacement) pump, the complete range of Alfa Laval Ul...

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Singapore's first clinical trial approval for T cell engineered (TCR) immunotherapy for treatment of Liver cancer

SINGAPORE , Aug.  19 , 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lion TCR Pte. Ltd., a Singapore -based Biotech company receives approval from Health Sciences Authority (HSA), Singapore , for its Phase I/II multicentre clinical study of its product candidate (LioCyx ™ ) for treatment of relapsed liver cancer post-l...

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Productive Dentist Academy Earns Place on Inc. 5000's Fastest Growing List for 4th Time

Inclusion on list validates company mission to positively impact the lives of dentists and their teams ANACORTES, Wash. , Aug. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Productive Dentist Academy (PDA) is being honored with a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2018. The ...

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