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Philips successfully completes tender offer for The Spectranetics Corporation
Philips successfully completes tender offer for The Spectranetics Corporation
8/9/2017 9:16:10 AM
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer (the “Offer”) to purchase all outstanding shares of The Spectranetics Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNC), a U.S.-based global leader in vascular intervention and lead management solutions, for $38.50 per share in …
Elsevier and Visiting Nurses Association of America partner on first-ever online clinical skills for home healthcare clinicians
Elsevier and Visiting Nurses Association of America partner on first-ever online clinical skills for home healthcare clinicians
8/9/2017 9:02:34 AM
Elsevier, a world-leading information and analytics business, has entered an exclusive agreement with the Visiting Nurses Association of America (VNAA) to develop Hospice Skills and more than 400 home healthcare skills from the VNAA’s award-winning Clinical Procedures Manual.
Friso one of the first brands to obtain Infant Nutrition Registration Certificate in China
Friso one of the first brands to obtain Infant Nutrition Registration Certificate in China
8/8/2017 3:49:43 PM
Since the infant nutrition registration regulation officially took effect on 1 October 2016, a Sino-Dutch team has been busy and dedicated preparing relevant documents according to the application requirements, which were submitted to the CFDA in March.
EPA Awards Iowa $2 Million Grant for Environmental Programs
EPA Awards Iowa $2 Million Grant for Environmental Programs
8/8/2017 2:03:23 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) a $2 million grant to help protect human health and the environment throughout the state.
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At Stable Ischemic Heart Disease (SIHD) Talk
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At Stable Ischemic Heart Disease (SIHD) Talk
8/8/2017 10:00:00 AM
Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen, RN, attended a lecture on Stable Ischemic Heart Disease (SIHD) given by Janice McAlister, DNP, SPRN, CLS of Atlanta in Athens, Georgia on June 6, 2017.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital Ranked Among the Top Three U.S. Adult Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
The Johns Hopkins Hospital Ranked Among the Top Three U.S. Adult Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
8/8/2017 8:04:50 AM
Out of nearly 4,700 hospitals reviewed, The Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked #1 in Maryland and #3 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017–18 Best Hospitals list.
Michigan Medicine hospitals ranked No. 6 in the country by U.S. News & World Report
Michigan Medicine hospitals ranked No. 6 in the country by U.S. News & World Report
8/8/2017 7:41:14 AM
Ranked No. 1 in Michigan and No. 6 in the country, Michigan Medicine’s adult hospitals were recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for  2017-2018.
New study generates more accurate estimates of state opioid and heroin fatalities
New study generates more accurate estimates of state opioid and heroin fatalities
8/8/2017 7:26:32 AM
Although opioid and heroin deaths have been rising dramatically in the U.S., the magnitude of the epidemic varies from state to state, as does the relative proportion of opioid vs heroin poisonings.
Healthcare Facilities Begin Work to Prevent Legionella Growth in Water Systems
Healthcare Facilities Begin Work to Prevent Legionella Growth in Water Systems
8/7/2017 12:15:27 PM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and a leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, is working with Medicare certified healthcare facilities, and those who support them, while in the beginning phases of response to a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) memo.
How to protect your eyes during the solar eclipse
How to protect your eyes during the solar eclipse
8/7/2017 11:25:54 AM
Later this month, a total solar eclipse will offer a rare — although brief — sight to millions when the sun disappears fully behind the moon. An otherwise bright summer sky will give way to total darkness.
New AI algorithm monitors sleep with radio waves
New AI algorithm monitors sleep with radio waves
8/7/2017 11:12:57 AM
More than 50 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, and diseases including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s can also disrupt sleep. Diagnosing and monitoring these conditions usually requires attaching electrodes and a variety of other sensors to patients, which can further disrupt their sleep.
FDA approves first treatment for certain types of poor-prognosis acute myeloid leukemia
FDA approves first treatment for certain types of poor-prognosis acute myeloid leukemia
8/4/2017 9:32:19 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vyxeos for the treatment of adults with two types of acute myeloid leukemia (AML): newly diagnosed therapy-related AML (t-AML) or AML with myelodysplasia-related changes (AML-MRC).
Nanoparticles trick body into accepting organ transplants
Nanoparticles trick body into accepting organ transplants
8/4/2017 8:11:14 AM
Using nanoparticles, Yale researchers have developed a drug-delivery system that could reduce organ transplant complications by hiding the donated tissue from the recipient’s immune system.
FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) for the Treatment of Active Psoriatic Arthritis
FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) for the Treatment of Active Psoriatic Arthritis
8/4/2017 7:01:45 AM
Pfizer Inc. announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Arthritis Advisory Committee (AAC) voted 10 to 1 to recommend approval of the proposed dose of tofacitinib for the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA).
Study Adds to Evidence That Most Prescribed Opioid Pills Go Unused
Study Adds to Evidence That Most Prescribed Opioid Pills Go Unused
8/3/2017 9:30:29 AM
In a review of half a dozen published studies in which patients self-reported use of opioids prescribed to them after surgery, researchers at Johns Hopkins report that a substantial majority of patients used only some or none of the pills, and more than 90 percent failed to dispose of the leftovers in recommended ways.
U.S. FDA Approves IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) as First and Only Approved Treatment for Adult Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host-Disease (cGVHD) After Failure of One or More Lines of Systemic Therapy
U.S. FDA Approves IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) as First and Only Approved Treatment for Adult Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host-Disease (cGVHD) After Failure of One or More Lines of Systemic Therapy
8/3/2017 8:31:55 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) for the treatment of adult patients with chronic graft-versus-host-disease (cGVHD) after failure of one or more lines of systemic therapy.
Good cellular neighbors combat incipient cancers
Good cellular neighbors combat incipient cancers
8/3/2017 8:23:48 AM
Scientists have spent decades studying the nature of tumor cells, but few have looked to see what was happening in the surrounding tissue.  When Yale researchers took a closer look at skin cells, they discovered the unaffected neighbor cells are not helplessly awaiting invasion of cancer cells but acting like cellular police, actively correcting tissue flaws created by their …
FDA approves treatment for chronic graft versus host disease
FDA approves treatment for chronic graft versus host disease
8/3/2017 8:11:12 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approval of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) for the treatment of adult patients with chronic graft versus host disease (cGVHD) after failure of one or more treatments.
MSF Committed to Saving Lives on Mediterranean but Will Not Sign the Italian “Code of Conduct”
MSF Committed to Saving Lives on Mediterranean but Will Not Sign the Italian “Code of Conduct”
8/3/2017 8:07:25 AM
The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontičres (MSF) formally informed the Italian Ministry of the Interior yesterday that it would not be signing the Code of Conduct for non-governmental organizations operating rescue ships on the Mediterranean.
Intel Announces Winners of Intel & MobileODT Cervical Cancer Screening Kaggle Competition to Combat Cervical Cancer
Intel Announces Winners of Intel & MobileODT Cervical Cancer Screening Kaggle Competition to Combat Cervical Cancer
8/3/2017 7:50:28 AM
Intel Corporation has unveiled the winners of the  Intel & MobileODT Cervical Cancer Screening Kaggle Competition  using  artificial intelligence  to improve the precision and accuracy of cervical cancer screening.