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Increased air pollution cuts victims’ lifespan by a decade, costing billions
Increased air pollution cuts victims’ lifespan by a decade, costing billions
7/5/2017 3:45:17 PM
One of the benefits to cutting fossil fuel consumption is lowering air pollution. A new study in the August issue of Ecological Indicators shows that, on average, an increase in pollution particles in the air of 10 micrograms per cubic meter cuts victims’ life expectancy by 9-11 years – more than previously thought.
BESPONSA® Approved in the EU for Adult Patients with Relapsed or Refractory B-cell Precursor Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
BESPONSA® Approved in the EU for Adult Patients with Relapsed or Refractory B-cell Precursor Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
7/5/2017 10:00:37 AM
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced that the European Commission has approved BESPONSA® (inotuzumab ozogamicin) as monotherapy for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory CD22-positive B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros will lead WHO delegation at the G20 Summit in Hamburg
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros will lead WHO delegation at the G20 Summit in Hamburg
7/4/2017 3:53:14 PM
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, will lead the WHO delegation participating in the G20 Summit taking place on 7–8 July 2017, in Hamburg, Germany.
Philips expands its uGrow digital parenting platform with the acquisition of Health & Parenting Ltd
Philips expands its uGrow digital parenting platform with the acquisition of Health & Parenting Ltd
7/4/2017 2:56:03 PM
(NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has acquired Health & Parenting Ltd, a leading London-based developer of healthcare and family-related mobile applications for expectant and new parents.
Philips expands collaboration with Profound Medical Corp. in MR-guided ultrasound ablation therapies
Philips expands collaboration with Profound Medical Corp. in MR-guided ultrasound ablation therapies
7/4/2017 1:34:10 PM
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Profound Medical Corp.
Roche expands cobas Liat PCR System menu with launch of cobas MRSA/SA test to target healthcare-associated infections
Roche expands cobas Liat PCR System menu with launch of cobas MRSA/SA test to target healthcare-associated infections
7/4/2017 10:32:48 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced the CE-IVD launch of the cobas® MRSA/SA nucleic acid test for use on the cobas® Liat® System for the qualitative detection and differentiation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Staphylococcus aureus (SA) at the point of care.
Roche acquires mySugr to form a leading open platform for digital diabetes management
Roche acquires mySugr to form a leading open platform for digital diabetes management
7/3/2017 11:46:52 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and mySugr announced that the two partners have signed an agreement under which Roche acquired all shares of mySugr GmbH.
Grupo Ángeles Servicios de Salud Implements IBM Watson for Oncology to Help Oncologists Identify Evidence-Based Cancer Treatment Options
Grupo Ángeles Servicios de Salud Implements IBM Watson for Oncology to Help Oncologists Identify Evidence-Based Cancer Treatment Options
7/3/2017 11:36:52 AM
Grupo Ángeles Servicios de Salud announced that it will adopt IBM Watson for Oncology trained by Memorial Sloan Kettering. This will be the first institution in Latin America to adopt this solution, that will provide oncologists insights to help them make more informed treatment decisions.
FDA unveils plan to eliminate orphan designation backlog
FDA unveils plan to eliminate orphan designation backlog
6/30/2017 1:55:33 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration unveiled a strategic plan to eliminate the agency’s existing orphan designation request backlog and ensure continued timely response to all new requests for designation with firm deadlines.
FDA allows marketing of test to aid in the detection of certain leukemias and lymphomas
FDA allows marketing of test to aid in the detection of certain leukemias and lymphomas
6/30/2017 12:29:36 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of ClearLLab Reagents (T1, T2, B1, B2, M), the first agency authorized test for use with flow cytometry to aid in the detection of several leukemias and lymphomas, including chronic leukemia, acute leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN).
Bedside Manner Examined by Counselling Expert
Bedside Manner Examined by Counselling Expert
6/30/2017 9:47:38 AM
Many wellness practitioners underestimate positive communication, how it impacts on the client, the industry, and ultimately their own business. Establishing a secure connection with a person is fundamental to the change process.

It’s all in the Eyes
It’s all in the Eyes
6/30/2017 8:36:13 AM
Professional therapists and neuro specialists have known for some time the link between the two. However, it is the adaption of this science to therapies that is showing positive results in patients and attracting industry excitement.
Nutrition Researcher Shares How to Avoid a Potential Vision Loss
Nutrition Researcher Shares How to Avoid a Potential Vision Loss
6/30/2017 8:00:00 AM
If Alan N. McClain had not been health-conscious, he might have been blind today.  A few years ago, the former management system analyst’s annual eye examination revealed that he had “drusen” or waste compound spots on the retinas of his eyes.  An eye test from a retina specialist confirmed that he had some drusen, which are symptoms of the early stage of macular …
Author Gives Holistic Care for Patients a New Meaning
Author Gives Holistic Care for Patients a New Meaning
6/30/2017 8:00:00 AM
The book is full of guides, tips and insights on how spiritual care can be inserted as part of a patient’s holistic care. “An Administrator’s Guide to Implementing Spiritual Care into Nursing Practice” is a very insightful book written by author Bonnie Weaver Battey.
“Scalpel!: Memoirs of a Surgeon” – A Truly Inspirational Novel
“Scalpel!: Memoirs of a Surgeon” – A Truly Inspirational Novel
6/30/2017 8:00:00 AM
“Scalpel!: Memoirs of a Surgeon” is a story about the challenges, struggles, failures, and success of a surgeon in a hospital in Upstate New York. It is more than just a story about wielding his scalpel, but rather the story of patients who became close to him and touched his heart.
22 million Americans Losing Healthcare Coverage under Senate Bill According to Nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office
22 million Americans Losing Healthcare Coverage under Senate Bill According to Nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office
6/29/2017 11:16:41 AM
Statement of Harold P. Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association, in response to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score on the Senate version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act: “The Congressional Budget Office’s nonpartisan analysis of the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act concludes that 22 million patients will lose …
The Hippocampus Underlies the Link Between Slowed Walking and Mental Decline
The Hippocampus Underlies the Link Between Slowed Walking and Mental Decline
6/29/2017 8:52:44 AM
The connection between slowed walking speed and declining mental acuity appears to arise in the right hippocampus, a finger-shaped region buried deep in the brain at ear-level, according to a 14-year study conducted by scientists at the  University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Study reveals lung changes in mice exposed to second-hand smoke in utero
Study reveals lung changes in mice exposed to second-hand smoke in utero
6/28/2017 3:18:16 PM
Mice exposed to second-hand smoke only during gestation undergo abnormal changes to lung structure and function that persist into adulthood, according to research published in the open access journal  Respiratory Research.
Fewer pills, more flexibility in dosing: Roche’s new Esbriet tablet formulation approved in Europe for mild to moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
Fewer pills, more flexibility in dosing: Roche’s new Esbriet tablet formulation approved in Europe for mild to moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
6/28/2017 12:23:19 PM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved a new tablet formulation of Esbriet® (pirfenidone) for the treatment of mild to moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a fatal condition that causes irreversible, progressive scarring of the lungs.[2] Esbriet has been shown to slow the progression of IPF,[3,4] and the new …
Author Shares His Secrets of Perfect Eyesight
Author Shares His Secrets of Perfect Eyesight
6/28/2017 8:00:00 AM
“How I Beat Macular Degeneration in the Early Stages and How You Can, Too!” is recommended for readers of age eighteen and older, for these are the ages that are crucial in the usage of our eyesight.