Medical/Pharmaceuticals

More than Half of Singaporeans Unaware of Link between Viral Hepatitis and Liver Failure: Survey

* New survey demonstrates general apathy among Singaporeans towards liver health, particularly among those aged 25 and below, despite high rates of liver cancer and failure in the country  * Hepatitis B causes 60-70% of total number of liver cancer cases in the country[1]; liver cancer known ...

2021-07-28 11:00 727

Gilead Sciences Announces Launch of Asia Pacific ALL4LIVER Grant 2021

– Biennial Grant Program Supports Community Projects Focused on Improving Education About Liver Health inSingapore and 10 Other Countries and Territories– – Inaugural Cycle of the Grant will Focus on Hepatitis B Awareness Initiatives –  SINGAPORE, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilead Sciences, I...

2021-07-28 11:00 2339

Ascletis Announces Completion of 149 Patient Enrollment and Positive Interim Results of Phase IIb Chronic Hepatitis B Study in China for its Subcutaneously Administered PD-L1 Antibody ASC22 (Envafolimab)

* HBsAg reduction was observed in the 1 mg/kg ASC22 once every two weeks plus nucleos(t)ide analogs group with greater HBsAg reduction observed in patients with HBsAg ≤ 500 IU/mL at baseline while no HBsAg reduction was observed for the placebo plus nucleos(t)ide analogs group * Receptor oc...

2021-07-28 08:30 1048

Global Dementia Cases Forecasted To Triple By 2050

—New analysis shows a decrease in prevalence due to education countered by increase due to heart health risk factors DENVER, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Positive trends in global education access are expected to decrease dementia prevalence worldwide by 6.2 million cases by the year 2050. Mean...

2021-07-27 22:00 1039

Deep Longevity Repurposes a Blood Aging Clock for Saliva Samples

HONG KONG, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Endurance RP Limited's ("Endurance Longevity" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; stock code: 0575.HK) wholly owned subsidiary Deep Longevity, Inc, a leading provider of deep biomarkers of aging and longevity is pleased to ann...

2021-07-27 21:39 12618

Zhongchao Inc. Builds A Platform for Breast Cancer Tiered Diagnosis and Treatment Improvement To Promote the Equalization of Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Level

SHANGHAI, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/-- Zhongchao Inc. (NASDAQ: ZCMD) ("Zhongchao" or the "Company"), a healthcare services company offering patient management, online healthcare information, professional training and educational services, today announced that for the first half of 2021, around 1...

2021-07-27 20:30 1549

VIRALEZE SPL7013 virucidal (>99.99%) against Delta variant

* New antiviral testing demonstrates SPL7013, the antiviral agent in VIRALEZE™ nasal spray, has potent virucidal activity against the globally significant Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, reducing infectivity of the virus by >99.99% after 30 seconds of exposure * SPL7013, the antiviral agent in V...

2021-07-27 19:53 3538

LifeSignals receives FDA 510 (k) Approval for LifeSignals LX1550 Multiparameter Remote Monitoring Platform

FREMONT, Calif., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeSignals Inc., today announced it has received FDA Class II 510 (k) approval for the LifeSignals LX1550 Multiparameter Remote Monitoring Platform. This follows recent CE marking and is further validation of LifeSignals' drive to create innovative ...

2021-07-27 19:00 580

New Mountain Capital to Acquire Flexan

NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of New Mountain Capital, LLC ("New Mountain") announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Flexan, a leading medical device contract design and manufacturing organization that specializes in silicone, thermoplastic, and speci...

2021-07-27 18:00 650

MicroPort® Cardiac Rhythm Management Business Announces US$150 Million Series C Investment

SHANGHAI, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroPort Scientific Corporation (" MicroPort®") announced that MicroPort Cardiac Rhythm Management Limited (" MicroPort® CRM"), which is MicroPort®'s subsidiary focused on developing and commercializing implantable pacemaker and defibrillator devices and rel...

2021-07-27 15:42 11356

Cytiva and Pall Corporation investing 1.5 billion USD over two years to meet growing demand for biotechnology solutions

 -- Major investments are expanding manufacturing capacity for life sciences products at 13 Cytiva and Pall Corporation sites helping to meet customer demand. -- New sites opening in US and UK to realize regional manufacturing models. Overall, the companies plan to hire 2000 full-time associates...

2021-07-27 14:05 1425

CathWorks FFRangio™ System Receives National Reimbursement Approval in Japan

KFAR-SABA, Israel and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CathWorks announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the application to provide reimbursement for the CathWorks FFRangio™ System, making it more broadly available for coronary arte...

2021-07-26 22:00 971

ORTHO OPTIX™ Reader Completes Transfusion Medicine Portfolio, Now Available in Canada

RARITAN, N.J., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Nasdaq: OCDX), one of the world's largest pure-play in vitro diagnostics companies, today announced its semi-automated ORTHO OPTIX™ Reader, which allows lower-volume transfusion labs to elevate their standard of patient care...

2021-07-26 21:00 4629

Beckman Coulter to Distribute BNP Cardiac Assay to Customers

- Beckman Coulter to take over distribution to customers of a B-type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) assay, a marker of congestive heart failure on the company's immunoassay platforms - This BNP assay for Beckman Coulter immunoassay analyzers, currently sold as TRIAGE® BNP by Quidel, will now be sold ...

2021-07-26 20:56 4772

Collaborative Drug Discovery (CDD) Launches BioHarmony

New Data Offering Provides LIVE Feeds about Drugs from Diverse Sources (Pre-clinical, Clinical & Post-Clinical) SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. (CDD), provider of the web-based drug discovery informatics platform CDD Vault, announces the launch of ...

2021-07-26 18:57 595

100-day countdown begins for the fourth CIIE

SHANGHAI, China, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE), the world's largest import-themed expo, will be held in Shanghai from Nov 5 to 10, organizers announced during a briefing to mark the 100-day countdown to the event onJuly 26.

2021-07-26 18:03 227

WuXi Biologics Received Commercial Manufacturing License from German Health Authorities for its German Drug Product Facility

* First GMP manufacturing authorization outside of China, validating WuXi Biologics' world-class quality system * Only 12 months from facility qualification to licensure demonstrating global adoption of "WuXi Biologics Speed" LEVERKUSEN, Germany, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi Biologics (...

2021-07-26 18:00 1739

Hummingbird Bioscience Appoints Renowned Scientist and Medical Oncologist Dr. Thomas J. Lynch to its Board of Directors

HOUSTON and SINGAPORE, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hummingbird Bioscience, an innovative clinical-stage biotech company focused on developing precision therapies against hard-to-drug targets, today announced that internationally renowned scientist and medical oncologist, Dr. Thomas J Lynch, Jr,...

2021-07-26 17:00 666

Global Medical Imaging & Informatics Market Thrives with AI and Cloud as Healthcare Sector Focuses on Quadruple Aim

The global medical imaging and informatics market is estimated to hit $37.10 billion in 2021 from $33.90 billion in 2020, registering growth at 9.4%, finds Frost & Sullivan SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The healthcare sector's emphasis on meeting its Quadruple Aim goal—cost ...

2021-07-26 16:02 752

Laekna Therapeutics will present two clinical study results in ESMO 2021

SHANGHAI and WARREN, N.J., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Laekna Therapeutics, an emerging innovative pharma company based inChina's "Zhangjiang Pharma Valley" andNew Jersey in the U.S. and focused on developing new groundbreaking innovative therapies to treat cancer and liver diseases, announced ...

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