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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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Cerebral Launches in Seven States, Aiming to Fill a Gap in Mental Health Care

Cerebral is a new mental health company with one goal in mind: to improve access to treatment for anxiety and depression. SAN FRANCISCO , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Cerebral has launched publicly in California , Florida , Georgia , Maryland , Ohio , Pennsylvania , and Texas...

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Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) Announces 2019 Research Grants, Reaches $3 Million in Total Research Funding

New research grants will investigate the positive influence of pet ownership, animal-assisted therapy, service dogs, and more. WASHINGTON , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) today announced funding for five new research projects focused on t...

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RoosterBio Radically Simplifies Online Ordering Experience

Redesigned website at http://www.roosterbio.com offers enhanced functionality and tools to support informed industrialized regenerative medicine supply chain solutions. FREDERICK, Md. , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- RoosterBio, a leading supplier of innovative human mesenchymal stem/st...

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New Spiritual Self-Help Book Invites Readers to Restore Their Lives After Trauma

Author Maggie Moor encourages readers to find complete awareness within themselves in 'I AM.' NEW YORK , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Author, healer and psychoanalyst Maggie Moor has developed a spiritual self-help book that outlines her somatic healing method to help those who have...

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Warning Labels Should Make Clear Vaping is Not Risk-Free, Contains Nicotine, But is a Better Choice Than Smoking: RBH

TORONTO , Jan. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Health Canada continues to affirm that vaping is a less harmful choice than smoking and this message needs to be reflected on new warning labels for vape products – Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. recommended today in a submission to Health Canada on proposed ...

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Companies Join Forces to Address Urgently Needed Quality Control of CRISPR Genome-editing

COBO Technologies and Cardea Bio partner to bring solutions to challenges with the precision of Genome editing. The partners have agreed to co-develop and market a portfolio of CRISPR QC products and services for quality control (QC) of CRISPR research, agricultural, and pre-clinical programs. Over...

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NEO Alternatives Announces Partnership for Root 66 with NuVu Group, Expanding its High-Quality CBD Products in the Mass Retail Space

Root 66 features organic hemp-derived CBD products that adhere to NEO's "seed to home" ethos; all products are third party tested and validated in the U.S. BOSTON , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NEO Alternatives, a U.S.-based company redefining the hemp-derived CBD health and wellness ...

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Lifecycle Biotechnologies Introduces High Purity Powder Chemicals Capabilities

Lifecycle Biotechnologies is introducing its new high purity powder chemicals capabilities. FORT WORTH, Texas , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Lifecycle Biotechnologies announces the new line of high purity powder chemicals filled into multiuse or single-use, sterile, unique packaging...

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MCG Health Developing Prioritization Solution to Optimize Case Managers' Workflows

Indicia for Effective Focus allows clinicians to identify cases requiring earlier utilization management intervention for better outcomes based on MCG evidence SEATTLE , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MCG Health , part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of informed c...

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eVisit and VeeMed Partner With Banner Health to Bring Ambulatory and Acute Virtual Care to Patients Throughout the Southwest

Multi-Year Strategic Partnership Improves Healthcare Access and Patient Outcomes PHOENIX , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Banner Health , one of the largest non-profit healthcare systems in the United States , has selected eVisit  and VeeMed  to enable ambulatory and acute virtual care se...

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Market to Witness Steady Growth Based on Rising Significance of Big Data in Healthcare Sector Till 2025 | Million Insights

FELTON, California , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Market scope was projected at US$ 2.5 billion in 2018. It is likely to reach US$ 31.3 billion by 2025 with a CAGR of 41.5% during the prediction period. Drivers: The increasing...

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Neuroscience-based Fresh Tri Proves "Iterative Mindset;" Drives Habit Formation and Weight Loss

Co-developed with Fortune 10 partner, weight-loss app replaces goal-setting and tracking with mindset-training approach SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Fresh Tri™, a rapidly growing neuroscience-based digital health company, announced today the release of Version 2...

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180 Medical Announces the 180 Medical Ron Howell Caregiver College Scholarship

In honor of 180 Medical's President Ron Howell's retirement this year, America's top provider of intermittent catheters, ostomy products, and incontinence products has launched the Ron Howell Caregiver College Scholarship. The 180 Medical Ron Howell Caregiver College Scholarship is open to college ...

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OBI Pharma Granted U.S. FDA Orphan Drug Designation for the Treatment of Gastric Cancer for Its Antibody-Drug Conjugate (ADC) Targeted Cancer Therapy, OBI-999

Second Orphan Drug Designation for OBI-999, a novel first-in-class Antibody-Drug Conjugate in combination with a validated payload (MMAE) and the antibody targeting Globo H, a glycolipid antigen found on multiple tumor types. TAIPEI, Taiwan , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OBI Pharma, Inc., a...

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Rigaku to present latest Single Crystal and Powder X-ray Diffraction methods at FSU symposium

Symposium and Workshop on X-ray Crystallography and Diffraction will take place at the Chemical Sciences Laboratory at Florida State University TALLAHASSEE, Fla. , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Rigaku Corporation will present a workshop on X-ray analysis techniques at the 1st Annual ...

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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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Dr Steven Shoshany Unveils Individualized Integrated Y-Strap Treatment in NYC

While Dr. Shoshany has been a longtime provider of long axis traction, and spinal decompression, he recently decided to specifically add the Y-Strap adjustment as yet another tool in his vast array of treatments. He is aware of the online Y-Strap adjustment craze and wants to bring a more measured,...

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Windsor Gardens Care Center of Fullerton Awarded AHCA/NCAL 2020 Quality Initiative Recognition

Windsor Gardens Care Center of Fullerton receives the AHCA/NCAL 2020 Quality Initiative Recognition in the Functional Outcomes for Long-Stay Mobility category. FULLERTON, Calif. , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Windsor Gardens Care Center of Fullerton , a skilled nursing and rehabilit...

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New Collaboration Yields Personalized Medical Guidelines and Educational Platform for Physicians

avoMD and Samsung collaborate to create personalized clinical software that integrates into the electronic health record for interactive and evidence-based on-demand care. NEW YORK , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Samsung Medical Center ("SMC"), a leading academic medical center in Seo...

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Suppliers Invited to Showcase New Products and Solutions During Emerging Technology Trade Show at Intalere Elevate 2020 Meeting

Intalere will hold its annual Emerging Technology Show on May 11, 2020, at the company's annual member conference, Elevate 2020 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, Tenn. The event introduces suppliers to key Intalere staff and members to explore potential partnerships dri...

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Polaryx Therapeutics Receives IND Approval for PLX-200 From the FDA for the Treatment of Late Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

PARAMUS, N.J. , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaryx Therapeutics, a biotech company developing patient-friendly small molecule therapeutics for lysosomal storage disorders announced today that the Company has received an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) approval from the U.S. Food a...

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Transcenta Announces Acceptance by NMPA of IND Application of a Novel Humanized Claudin 18.2 Monoclonal Antibody

SUZHOU and HANGZHOU, China , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcenta Holding Limited ("Transcenta"), a global biotherapeutics company with fully-integrated capabilities in discovery, R&D and manufacturing of antibody-based therapeutics, announces today that an investigational new drug (IND...

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Ken Pribil Jr. Foundation Grants $18,000 to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for Angiosarcoma Research

The Ken Pribil Jr. Foundation recently granted $18,000 to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) to support targeted angiosarcoma cancer research being performed in New York, NY. This 2019 grant comes as a 20% increase to the previous year's grant, also given to MSK, and fulfills the organiza...

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PrescribeIT® Launches in Newfoundland and Labrador

TORONTO , Jan. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Citizens of Newfoundland and Labrador can now benefit from the convenience and safety of e-prescribing with the launch of PrescribeIT ® in Bonavista . PrescribeIT ® is a national e-prescribing service developed by  Canada Health Infoway  (Infoway), wh...

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