Health Care/Hospital

International Group Supports Global Efforts To End Dental Mercury Usage

CHAMPIONSGATE, Florida, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, three EU institutions (the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of the European Union) reached a provisional agreement to ban dental amalgam fillings for children under 15 and pregnant and breastfeeding wom...

2016-12-15 08:08 2113

Kevin Xu Chair in Gerontology is installed at USC Leonard Davis School

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At USC Town and Gown on Monday, December 12, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Dean Pinchas Cohen announced the installation of Kevin Xu Chair in Gerontology and the dedication of Rongxiang Xu Regenerative Life Science Lab, made possible with gener...

2016-12-15 03:31 1598

Healthcare Industry is Bracing for Drastic Changes Under Trump Administration

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Translating bold campaign trail claims of "repeal and replace" into legislative action can often be challenging with any established bill, let alone one as complex as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As the ACA is built on a number of interlocking ...

2016-12-15 02:51 1241

Tillotts Pharma AG's Parent Company Zeria Pharmaceutical Launches Zentacort(R) 3mg Capsules in Japan for Treatment in Crohn's Disease

RHEINFELDEN, Switzerland, Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeria Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd launched Zentacort® 3mg capsules (generic name: Budesonide) inJapan on November 29, 2016. Zentacort® is sold as Entocort™ in more than 40 countries and recommended as first line therapy for treatment in Crohn'...

2016-12-14 21:29 1396

Falling Sequencing Costs Create New Growth Opportunities for Service Providers

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The $1,000 genome price milestone achieved in 2015 is compelling next-generation sequencing (NGS) service providers to review their strategies for long-term growth. Decreasing sequencing costs are driving larger-scale projects, expanding the util...

2016-12-14 00:20 823

Frost & Sullivan Commends Health Dialog's Shared Decision-Making Aids and Proprietary Predictive Technologies for the Healthcare Market

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the patient shared decision-making (SDM) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Health Dialog with the 2016 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership. Health Dialog is a market leader in SDM, ...

2016-12-13 21:00 1704

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Inspirata's Leading-edge Digital Pathology Solutions that Accelerate Cancer Diagnostics, Monitoring, Treatment, and Surveillance

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the digital pathology and cancer diagnostics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Inspirata® with the 2016 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Leadership. Inspirata's groundbreaking digital pathol...

2016-12-13 21:00 1784

Famous Announcer in the UAE, Manal, Donated Liver to Her Father in Korea

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A famous announcer in the UAE, Manal, recently donated her right liver to her father in Korea. Mr. Ahmed Rashed Alshehhi, diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, came to Korea in July 2016. The Korean team of experts from Seoul National University Hospita...

2016-12-13 08:00 986

GEMINI II & III Post-hoc Analysis Reports Clinical Benefits of Vedolizumab

OSAKA, Japan, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], ("Takeda") announced that an analysis based on pre-specified and post-hoc exploratory outcomes of GEMINI II and GEMINI III data evaluating Entyvio (vedolizumab) therapy in patients with moderately to se...

2016-12-09 23:18 1724

China Cord Blood Corporation Announces Results of 2016 Annual General Meeting

HONG KONG, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("CCBC" or the "Company"),China's leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing, and stem cell storage services, today announced the results of its 2016 Annual Gener...

2016-12-09 21:51 1744

Lilly Announces Detailed Results of Solanezumab Phase 3 EXPEDITION3 Study at the Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD) 2016 Meeting

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today presented detailed results of its phase 3 EXPEDITION3 trial at the 9th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD) meeting. As previously disclosed, solanezumab did not meet the primary endpoint in the EXPEDITION3...

2016-12-09 10:15 2120

OGT Releases Targeted NGS Panel to Study SNV and CNV in Familial Hypercholesterolemia

OXFORD, England, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Gene Technology (OGT), The Molecular Genetics Company, has expanded its customisable SureSeq™ NGS panel range with the launch of the SureSeq myPanel™ NGS Custom FH Panel - allowing fast and cost-effective study of variants...

2016-12-08 22:00 2166

Mederi's Stretta Therapy for GERD approved in China

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mederi Therapeutics Inc . has announced regulatory approval by CFDA and product launch inChina for Stretta Therapy, a non-surgical treatment for chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Photo - http://photos.prnewswi...

2016-12-08 20:11 2345

Frost & Sullivan Recognises Top Australian Companies at Annual Excellence Awards in Sydney

SYDNEY, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan today honoured best companies inAustralia at the 2016 Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards banquet, held at the Hilton Sydney. Companies recognised include Stellar, Interactive Intelligence, Cyara and ipSCAPE. Telstra walked away with...

2016-12-08 17:27 1284

International Cartilage Repair Society Launches First Global Patient Registry to Expand Knowledge Base Worldwide

ZURICH, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) has launched the first global, web-based patient registry, offering a unique international data pool for articular cartilage injury, history and treatment worldwide. The Registry will dramatically expand the...

2016-12-08 09:09 1326

Nordion and General Atomics welcome US National Nuclear Security Administration Phase II funding for new, reliable source of molybdenum-99

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordion, a standalone business of Sterigenics International, in partnership with General Atomics (GA), welcome today's award by the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the Phase II cooperative ...

2016-12-08 05:03 2013

Arthrosurface Names Industry Veteran Joe Darling as Executive Chairman

FRANKLIN, Mass., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface®, an orthopedic medical technology company focused on the orthopedic upper and lower extremities markets, has namedJoe Darling as the Company's Executive Chairman. Mr. Darling will join the company in this newly created position shaping ...

2016-12-08 04:56 999

Frost & Sullivan Unveils the Future of Wearables in Healthcare at MedTech Impact(R) Expo and Conference

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Reenita Das, Partner and Transformational Health Senior Vice President at Frost & Sullivan, will present onDecember 9th at MedTech Impact® 2016 Expo and Conference in Las Vegas, NV, hosted by The American Academy o...

2016-12-08 04:07 1324

Lonza to Divest Peptides Business and Operations in Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium, to PolyPeptide

BASEL, Switzerland and BRAINE-L'ALLEUD, Belgium and MALMO, Sweden, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lonza and the PolyPeptide Group jointly announced today that PolyPeptide Laboratories Holding (PPL) AB has entered into a definitive agreement with Lonza Sales AG and Lonza AG (both 100% affiliates of ...

2016-12-07 22:58 1073

Frost & Sullivan Commends Nemaura for Developing Superior Transdermal Drug Delivery Technology Platforms, the Memspatch and Micropatch

LONDON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the transdermal drug delivery industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Nemaura Pharma Limited with the 2016 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Enabling Technology Leadership. Nemaura Pharma's transdermal drug delivery technologies p...

2016-12-07 21:00 1376
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