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Philips Marks New Milestones to Improve People’s Health Across the Globe at WEF 2020

January 20, 2020  Philips’ products and solutions improved the lives of 1.64 billion globally in 2019 compared to 1.54 billion in 2018, and improved the lives of 194 million in underserved communities compared to 175 million in 2018 Global roll-out of Philips’ large medical systems take-bac...

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Philips Once Again Ranked Among the World's Top Global Companies for its Commitment to Action on Climate Change

January 20, 2020 Philips on CDP Climate Change A-list for seventh year running Philips recognized for its actions to reduce emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in he...

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Philips Partners with the United Nations Population Fund and the Government of Republic of the Congo to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality

January 17, 2020 A comprehensive ‘Emergency obstetric and newborn care’ (EmONC) program will be implemented in healthcare facilities in underserved communities in the Republic of the Congo  The agreement is a tangible local milestone of the global partnership between Philips and UNFPA aime...

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Indian Women Seeking Online Medical Consultation on Infertility, Pregnancy Issues on the Rise

Data compiled by DocsApp- an online doctor consultation platform shows a significant rise in awareness among Indian women towards infertility and pregnancy concerns. This has led to an increased number of online doctor consultation calls across 21 cities in the country. The data spread over two mont...

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Genomenon's Mastermind Continues to Outpace Qiagen's HGMD Genetic Database

Genomenon Extends its Lead over HGMD in the 4th Quarter ANN ARBOR, Mich. , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Genomenon® announced that over 175,000 recently documented genetic variants (DNA mutations) have been added to the Mastermind® Genomic Search Engine in the 4th quarter of 2019, ...

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Esports Organisations Look to Optimise Player Sleep

A study has used sleep tracking devices and mood measures (anxiety and depression) to determine how well esports athletes around the world sleep, and the effect this has on their mental health and wellbeing. Preliminary results have shown that esports athletes are not getting the sleep (7-9hrs p/...

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Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Schildhorn Launces new Website

Park Avenue based orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Schildhorn is celebrating the launch of his new website jschildhorn.com. Dr. Schildhorn is excited to unveil this new digital portal for patient education to his existing and future NYC patients. NEW YORK , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ...

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Plastic Surgery for Men Really Can Optimize Men's Confidence and Career Hopes, says Dr. J Plastic Surgery

Beverly Hill-based plastic surgeon Dr. J comments on a recent article that the men he sees are increasingly just as concerned about their appearance on the job as his career-oriented female patients. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A January 15 article on Busin...

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Act on Facts Not Fear - On National Non-Smoking Week Imperial Tobacco Canada Calls for Vaping Policies to Be Based on Facts Not Fear

MONTREAL , Jan. 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Imperial Tobacco Canada is kicking-off National Non-Smoking Week with a call to provincial and federal governments to regulate vapour products based on facts, not fear. This call for science and evidence-based regulation comes following months of misinfor...

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Addiction Professionals Achieve Success in Private Practice with new Book from Michael O'Brien

Addiction Private Practice: The Definitive Guide for Addiction Counselors and Therapists is a comprehensive business plan for addiction counselors and therapists who want to effectively and safely help clients with substance abuse problems in a private office setting. LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. , J...

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Fledgling Journal Documenting Unbiased Dietary Lifestyle Research Announces Publication Expansion of Scientific Editions in 2020

The steady flow of high-quality submissions documenting the efficacy of a whole food plant-based dietary lifestyle to reverse chronic illness has promoted the International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention to increase its publication schedule from two annual editions to three, in 2020. It...

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MEDINEXUS - A National Medical Quiz Competition, Organized by LogIQuest

HYDERABAD, India , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDINEXUS - A National Medical Quiz Competition, is organized by LogIQuest- Kaplan in association with AMSA India.  MEDINEXUS is a PAN-India event that gives an opportunity for the smartest medicos to test their medical knowledge, aptitude and a...

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Heart Failure Market to Surpass $22bn by 2028 as Arrival of SGLT Inhibitors Triggers Huge Growth

The heart failure (HF) market is expected to grow from $3.7bn in 2018 to $22.1bn in 2028 across the eight major markets (8MM*) at an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.5%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, ‘Heart Failure: Gl...

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Release of First-Ever National Clinical Guidelines on Substance Use Disorders among Older Canadians

TORONTO , Jan. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian healthcare providers now have the tools they need to better support the prevention, assessment and treatment of older adults at risk of, or living with, substance use disorders. The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) officially launche...

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Epileptic Seizure Monitor Alarm System Market, 2028 - Challenges and Opportunity Worldwide; Key Players Profiled: Empatica, Emfit, Alert-it, Vahlkamp, Danish Care and Medpage | Radiant Insights, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Epileptic Seizure Monitor Alarm System Market is estimated to grow at a higher CAGR by the completion of the prediction period. It is a seizure finding arrangement that can find its way in the form of home based situations and long st...

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Healthcare Construction Company, Simone Health, Reflects on the Top 4 Medical Facility Technology Trends from 2019

BRONX, N.Y. , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --   Modern technology has become an irremovable piece of our daily lives, as well as an essential tool in doing business. This is increasingly true in the healthcare world, where some of the most advanced developments in treatment, procedure, surgical, ...

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Venus Medtech Announces the Addition of Two Cardiovascular Experts to Their Advisory Team

HANGZHOU, China , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading transcatheter heart valve medical device player in China - Venus Medtech ( Hangzhou ) Inc. (" Venus Medtech " or the " Company ", stock code: 2500.HK), today is pleased to announce the appointment of two new cardiovascular experts ...

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NJ Top Doc, Dr. Colin Campbell Announces New Practice Name and New Location for 2020

Dr. Colin Campbell is proud to announce 1st Care Medical Arts formerly known as ATCO Medical Associates is moving to West Berlin, New Jersey. SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NJ Top Doc, Dr. Colin Campbell is an internal medicine and primary care specialist who has...

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Bridge Biotherapeutics Announces FDA IND Clearance for BBT-176, an EGFR TKI for NSCLC

- US FDA cleared the IND application submitted in December 2019 SEONGNAM, South Korea , Jan. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Biotherapeutics Inc., a clinical stage biotech company headquartered in Seongnam, Republic of Korea, announced that the Investigational New Drug (IND) application subm...

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Find Out More About End Of Life Care For Cancer By Staying Informed With Best Hospice Services

Wake up and notice the other choices in receiving healthcare information and be connected to care. When people generally have serious life-threatening illnesses they are usually recommended to be in traditional treatments. Traditional treatments are associated with suffering and pain such as chemot...

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Health Care M&A Volume Slipped 3% in Q4:2019, According to HealthCareMandA.com

Health care merger and acquisition activity essentially held steady in the fourth quarter of 2019, down just 3% compared with the third quarter, according to data from HealthCareMandA.com. NORWALK, Conn. , Jan. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Health care merger and acquisition activity essent...

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Behavioral Health Care M&A Activity Slowed in Q4:2019, According to Acquisition Data From Healthcaremanda.com

Behavioral health care acquisition activity slowed by 21% in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to acquisition data from HealthCareMandA.com. NORWALK, Conn. , Jan. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Activity in the behavioral health care M&A market slowed in the fourth quarter of 2019, do...

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111 Unveils New Video on The Impact of Chinese Policies to Medical Industry

SHANGHAI , Jan. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- 111, Inc. (NASDAQ: YI) ("111" or the "Company"), a leading integrated online and offline healthcare platform, announced the release of the sixth episode in its 111 Insight series. The title announced today, The Impact of Chinese Policies to Medical Indu...

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ATSNJ, Inc. Facilitates Legislation to Enhance Student-Athlete Safety

Governor Phil Murphy today signed two bills that improve the safety of New Jersey student-athletes. TRENTON, N.J. , Jan. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Governor Phil Murphy signed two bills this past week that improve the safety of New Jersey student-athletes. "By enacting these measur...

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San Francisco Opens The First Housing Program For Transgender & Gender Nonconforming Adults

This week San Francisco will launch the first transitional housing program for transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) adults experiencing homelessness and housing instability. The new initiative includes a new building and rental subsidy program that will provide housing to 75 low income trans...

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Therap's Developmental Disability Software Provides Case Management Tools Supporting Conflict-Free Case Management

WATERBURY, Conn. , Jan. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Therap's electronic documentation software for the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and Long-Term Supports & Services (LTSS) community allows case managers to access information on individuals in their caseload, even across ...

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Las Vegas' Healor Primary Care Practice Offers Affordable Care

Healor Primary Care announces the arrival of affordable medical care with economic wellness plans and a wholesale drug pharmacy. The unique concept offers access to complete medical services for everyone and extends a welcome to anyone who cannot afford to pay traditional fees. LAS VEGAS , Ja...

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Surrogacy is Increasingly Accepted as Just One More Way to Grow a Family, says Global Surrogacy Services

The Los Angeles-based agency comments on a recent article that going through an agency provides a safer and smoother journey for intended parents and surrogates alike. LOS ANGELES , Jan. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A December 24 article in The Salt Lake Tribune reports on the growing a...

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Best Sanitizers, Inc. Introduces New Versatile Line of Alpet® Peracetic Acid Sanitizers to Help Food Processors Reduce the Risk of Pathogens

Best Sanitizers, Inc. releases a new line of peracetic acid sanitizer products to give food processors and food handlers even more sanitizing options. NEVADA CITY, Calif. , Jan. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Best Sanitizers, Inc. announces the release of their new line of peracetic acid pr...

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Ambulatory Care Facility Development, Simone Health, Discusses 4 Innovative Ambulatory Facility Design Trends

BRONX, N.Y. , Jan. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambulatory facilities, or outpatient services, are a growing sector of the healthcare industry. With the heightened focus on ambulatory care, design trends considering outpatient care facilities are increasing throughout the medical world. These trend...

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Leading Provider of Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism Announces New Location in Houston, Texas

Therapy and Beyond, a leading provider of autism treatment for individuals, will expand its applied behavior analysis and autism therapy programs to a new location in Sugar Land, TX. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs can help increase language and communication skills, as well as help indivi...

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Advisory - Pharmascience Inc. recalls one lot of prescription antifungal drug PMS-Nystatin Oral Suspension: Product may pose a choking risk

OTTAWA , Jan. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Summary Product: PMS-Nystatin Oral Suspension 100,000 units/mL (DIN 00792667), Lot 681044, Expires 30-11-2021. Issue: Product may contain clumps or jelly-like material, which may lead to choking. Newborns, infants and people with difficulty swallowing a...

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Global Team Enables Child With a Fatal Genetic Disease to Recover

A young boy with a rare genetic disease that typically kills within weeks of birth is now 3 years old and in remission thanks to a collaborative effort that included physicians at King Saud University Department in Saudi Arabia, and immunologists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Ne...

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