Infectious Disease Control

(RED), U2 and Bank of America Partner to Fight AIDS

-- Partnership will deliver more than $10 million to fight AIDS and launch with free download of new U2 song debuting during Super Bowl NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (RED), rock group U2 and Bank of America today announced a partnership that will generate more than $10 million to fight AI...

2014-01-24 22:34 3132

Infinitus Promotes Healthy Life in Four Markets across Straits by Adopting Unique R&D System

HONG KONG, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On 9 December, Academic Seminar for Hong Kong Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Centre (HKTCMRC) & Infinitus Scientific Advisory Board 2013 was held by Infinitus in Guangzhou. Principal Researcher of HKTCMRC Prof. Robert Ko and his research team from Hon...

2013-12-30 18:38 2594

Life Technologies' Food Pathogen Detection Methods Gains Approval by Australian Government

- Life Technologies' MicroSEQ(R) Real-Time PCR workflows approved as method for testing Australian export meat and meat products MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation ( http://www.lifetech.com )(NASDAQ:LIFE) today announced that its MicroSEQ(R) Real-Tim...

2013-12-16 15:48 1623

Life Technologies' Food Pathogen Detection Methods Gains Approval by Australian Government

- Life Technologies' MicroSEQ® Real-Time PCR workflows approved as method for testing Australian export meat and meat products MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:LIFE) today announced that its MicroSEQ® Real-Time PCR workflow was officia...

2013-12-16 14:44 1789

Top International Hospitals to Hold Summit in Asia to Address Efficiency, Patient Safety Issues

World-renowned physicians, hospital managers and health ministries will join forces at the highly anticipated, Hospital Efficiency and Quality Asia Summit 2014 in Malaysia. SINGAPORE, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing concern over patient safety is at the heart of every serious discussion amo...

2013-12-04 11:12 1525

Spending Time with Your Dog may Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

WALTHAM ON THE WOLDS, England, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New research suggests the presence of pet dogs may help to control hypertension in older adults. The presence of a pet dog can significantly lower the blood pressure of its owner as they go about their day-to-day activities, new resea...

2013-12-02 22:00 1402

Daiichi Sankyo's Once-Daily Edoxaban Meets Primary Efficacy Endpoint for Stroke Prevention and Superiority for the Principal Safety Endpoint Compared to Warfarin for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation in a Phase 3 Clinical Trial

- Once-daily edoxaban, evaluated in two treatment arms (60 mg and 30 mg), achieved the primary endpoint of non-inferior efficacy versus warfarin in the prevention of stroke or systemic embolism - Rates of major bleeding were significantly reduced with edoxaban compared to warfarin - Efficacy a...

2013-11-20 01:09 1764

International SOS warns travellers on World Diabetes Day: Pack your own medication - and watch out for counterfeit drugs

BEIJING, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS marks World Diabetes Day on 14 November by issuing guidance to international travellers on how to plan and prepare for overseas trips. Diabetes affects 6% of the world's population. The World Health Organisation says diabetes is a major thr...

2013-11-14 10:27 1485

Leaders in Fight Against Typhoid Express Hope in Light of New Vaccines

- Widespread and growing antibiotic resistance a concern BANGKOK, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition against Typhoid( http://www.coalitionagainsttyphoid.org ) (CaT), an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, will convene scientists, researchers and biotech experts this week at the Vacci...

2013-11-05 13:00 1053

GAVI Alliance on Track to Immunise a Quarter of a Billion Children by 2015 and Prevent Nearly 4 Million Deaths

GENEVA, Oct. 14, 2013/PRNewswire/ -- Report tracks GAVI's performance and challenges towards 2015 goals The GAVI Alliance is on track to meet its ambitious targets of supporting developing countries to immunise an additional quarter of a billion children by 2015, and preventing nearly four mil...

2013-10-14 17:42 1005

Cancer Experts Detail New Approaches to Liver Cancer Treatment with Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy

Clinicians from the U.S., Europe, and Asia report promising results during medical meeting in Taiwan TAIPEI, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical experts outlined promising new approaches to treating liver cancer using radiosurgery with advanced imaging and motion management technology. Presen...

2013-09-03 12:13 1771

Increasing Demand from End-user Applications Boosts Asia-Pacific Antimicrobial Coatings Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

-- The medical device segment holds highest growth potential KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing demand for antimicrobials from end-user applications such as medical devices boosts the antimicrobial coatings market in Asia-Pacific. The need to minimize infection and i...

2013-08-19 14:18 1284

Syneron Dental Laser's LiteTouch, Wins Prestigious Red Dot Design Award, in the Life Science and Medicine Category

Syneron Dental's LiteTouch Laser gains an outstanding international consensus around its superb technological design with a cachet from the renowned Red Dot award YOKNEAM, Israel, August 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Syneron Dental Lasers (http://www.synerondental.com), the leading provider of innov...

2013-08-08 09:00 2313

GenScript's Rush Gene Services Help Novavax Expedite 28-day Development of H7N9 Vaccine

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GenScript, the world's largest provider of synthetic genes, has aided a leading biopharmaceutical company, Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), in developing an avian influenza A/H7N9 vaccine candidate, by synthesizing three constructs containing genes that en...

2013-07-09 09:55 2863

Sinovac Beijing Obtains China GMP Certificate Under the New GMP Guidelines

BEIJING, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced that Sinovac Beijing, the main operating subsidiary company of Sinovac, obtained the Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practices for Pharmaceutical Products ...

2013-05-24 17:00 1252

Phosphagenics Signs Research Agreement with the Agricultural Research Service

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in treatment of mastitis -- Major global market opportunity -- Trials to begin in the second half 2013 Australian drug delivery t...

2013-05-20 20:00 1302

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kidney Cancer Association (KCA), with its more than 70,000 members worldwide, are celebrating by honoring the many collaborators who have helped to make KCA a global leader. March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month and the Kidney Cancer Association (KC...

2013-03-21 10:15 1205

Rising Disease Prevalence Boosts Mexican Healthcare Industry, Finds Frost & Sullivan

-- The Government's efforts to ensure universal coverage increase public healthcare expenditures BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unhealthy and sedentary lifestyles as well as increased consumption of manufactured food have taken a toll on the general health of Mexico's popul...

2013-03-14 23:26 916

Expanding High Risk Population Drives European Hepatitis B and C Diagnostics Market, finds Frost & Sullivan

-- Low turnaround time and ease-of-use boost use of rapid hepatitis assays in laboratories and point-of-care settings LONDON, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, the prevalence of hepatitis C has increased among high risk sub-group populations, including immigrants from areas where the ...

2013-03-13 16:00 987

Global manufacturer and distributor of high quality infection control products proudly unveils a new global brand identity

MONTREAL, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A.R. Medicom(R) Inc. celebrates 25 years as a leading manufacturer and distributor of high quality infection control products with the unveiling of a new global brand identity that reflects the Company's position as a worldwide organization and elevates the br...

2013-02-22 07:26 3097
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