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National Lyme Disease Awareness Month and the Return of Tick Season
National Lyme Disease Awareness Month and the Return of Tick Season
6/29/2015 11:34:17 AM
May was National Lyme Disease Awareness Month and an important reminder for people on tick bite prevention.  This is especially true this time of year as warm temperatures make it a particularly active time of year for ticks as people enjoy the outdoors.   Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected …
CreAgri Inc. and its CEO Receive International Neurology Award for Pioneering Work With Olive Polyphenols and Hydroxytyrosol in Neuroprotection
CreAgri Inc. and its CEO Receive International Neurology Award for Pioneering Work With Olive Polyphenols and Hydroxytyrosol in Neuroprotection
6/26/2015 7:00:00 AM
When CreAgri began working with the juice of olives and the by-products resulting from the milling of the olives used for the production of olive oil, the idea that agricultural by-products could have a market value, and above all applications in health and wellness, seemed a far-fetched belief. Fast-forward to today, and this idea is not only a common belief, but is also …
Siemens and BioNTech cooperate on production of personalized cancer vaccines
Siemens and BioNTech cooperate on production of personalized cancer vaccines
6/25/2015 11:14:07 AM
Siemens and BioNTech AG, a fully integrated biotechnology company developing truly personalized cancer immunotherapies, have entered into a strategic collaboration. BioNTech AG’s subsidiaries, BioNTech RNA Pharmaceuticals GmbH and EUFETS GmbH, will work together with Siemens on the construction of a fully automated and digitalized production site to provide capacity for …
CodeBaby Expands Leadership Team and Strengthens Industry Expertise to Support Company Growth and Drive Customer Acquisition
CodeBaby Expands Leadership Team and Strengthens Industry Expertise to Support Company Growth and Drive Customer Acquisition
6/24/2015 12:00:05 PM
CodeBaby , a global digital engagement and intelligent virtual assistant (IVA) technology provider, today announced three new additions to the CodeBaby team. Ray Catudal has been named director of healthcare consulting, Doug Farmer takes on the role of director of business development, and Greg Hennessy was selected as the vice president of sales. With more than twenty …
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At American Association Of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Symposium
6/24/2015 10:00:00 AM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen attended the Athens, Georgia  Chapter of AACN Symposium on June 23, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. Use of Sedation in Critical Care: Dr. Karan Julka, critical care pulmonologist, spoke about using sedation and analgesia in ICUs. Dr. Julka is a leader in the Athens area in arterial hypertension and …
US patent 9,051,387: Richard Moss and Ariel Fernandez Create a Molecular Targeted Treatment for Heart Failure
US patent 9,051,387: Richard Moss and Ariel Fernandez Create a Molecular Targeted Treatment for Heart Failure
6/24/2015 1:52:01 AM
Ariel Fernandez Consultancy  serves the biotechnology industry by harnessing fundamental discoveries to broaden its technological base. In line with this goal, Richard L. Moss in collaboration with Ariel Fernandez invented a new drug for the molecularly targeted treatment of heart failure. By binding competitively to the myosin regulator MyBP-C, the novel drug disrupts the …
The Best Shaving Rash Treatment for Sore, Inflamed Skin
6/22/2015 1:42:30 AM
Caused by a mixture of skin irritation from the razor and facial hair curling underneath the skin, shaving rash can often be difficult to relieve or treat and leaves sufferers with constantly itching and burning faces. Finding a shaving rash treatment that is gentle on sore and inflamed skin can be difficult, particularly when the skin is already raw and sensitive to new …
FDA allows marketing of new device to help the blind process visual signals via their tongues
6/19/2015 10:54:34 AM
The Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of a new device that when used along with other assistive devices, like a cane or guide dog, can help orient people who are blind by helping them process visual images with their tongues. The BrainPort V100 is a battery-powered device that includes a video camera mounted on a pair of glasses and a small, flat …
Occupational Exposure Hazards Associated with Working in Nail Salons
6/18/2015 12:45:08 PM
In May, The New York Times published an article about health concerns for people who work in nail salons.  The article described everything from respiratory and skin ailments to cancer and miscarriages possibly associated with exposure to chemicals used during the course of business. According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), there are more …
FDA takes action to protect consumers from potentially dangerous counterfeit medicines and devices sold online
FDA takes action to protect consumers from potentially dangerous counterfeit medicines and devices sold online
6/18/2015 11:24:59 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in partnership with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, took action this week against more than 1,050 websites that illegally sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription medicines and medical devices to consumers. These actions include the issuance of regulatory warnings to the operators of offending websites …
Medical Foods Industry Conference to take place August 6-7 in Miami
Medical Foods Industry Conference to take place August 6-7 in Miami
6/17/2015 8:00:00 AM
Marketdata Enterprises, Inc. and Ticonderoga Ventures  announce the Medical Foods Industry Conference & Expo (MFICE).   MFICE is an intensive 2-day conference on the medical foods market taking place August 6-7, 2015 in Miami.     The emerging medical foods market is USD $1.3 billion annually with strong growth potential. MFICE is the industry’s first organization …
Salmonella Outbreak Possibly Linked to Raw Tuna Impacts California Residents
6/16/2015 5:28:08 PM
As of late last month, over 50 people in nine states have been confirmed to have been infected by a strain of Salmonella that is believed to be linked to eating raw tuna.  Of the infected people, 31 are from California.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “CDC is collaborating with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and …
CodeBaby Invited as Industry Expert on Private Healthcare Exchange Panel Discussion
CodeBaby Invited as Industry Expert on Private Healthcare Exchange Panel Discussion
6/16/2015 7:00:00 AM
CodeBaby, an award-winning global digital engagement and intelligent virtual assistant (IVA) technology provider, will be presenting at the  Private Healthcare Exchanges Conference  July 23 and 24 in Chicago, IL. Paul Smith,  CodeBaby Chief Revenue Officer, has been invited to provide industry vision and expertise as part of a panel discussing “Tools for Plan Selection and …
Toluene Exposure Hazards Due to Occupational & Other Exposure Risks Identified by EMSL Analytical, Inc.
6/12/2015 11:10:17 AM
Toluene (C7H8) is a volatile organic compound (VOC) that is widely used in a number of industrial processes.  It is a clear, colorless liquid with a strong, sweet and pungent odor that occurs naturally in crude oil.    It is also produced in the process of making gasoline, coke from coal and other fuels from crude oil. Toluene is used to make numerous products such as …
Medical cannabis company donates $1 million to explore plant’s healing potential
Medical cannabis company donates $1 million to explore plant’s healing potential
6/11/2015 11:18:22 AM
Medical marijuana producer National Green Biomed Ltd. has committed $1 million to the University of British Columbia to allow researchers to study the therapeutic effects of cannabis. The company has made an application and is awaiting approval from Health Canada to produce and sell medical marijuana. The contribution will support research by assistant professor of medicine …
Impact of environmental exposure to insecticides on the cognitive development of 6 year old children
6/10/2015 11:19:09 AM
In an article published in the journal Environment International , researchers from Inserm (Inserm Unit 1085 – IRSET, the Institute of Research in Environmental and Occupational Health, Rennes), in association with the Laboratory for Developmental and Educational Psychology, LPDE (Rennes 2 University), provide new evidence of neurotoxicity in humans from pyrethroid …
U.S. Medical Weight Loss Programs Market 
Worth $7.8 Billion and Growing
U.S. Medical Weight Loss Programs Market Worth $7.8 Billion and Growing
6/10/2015 6:00:00 AM
Tampa FL,  June 10,  2015:    Marketdata Enterprises, Inc., a leading independent market research publisher of “off-the-shelf” studies about service industries since 1979, has examined the diet market  for 26 years, and sees stronger growth for medical weight loss providers than commercial companies. The firm has just released a new study entitled: Medical Weight Loss …
Cincinnati Children’s Performs Less-Invasive Epilepsy Surgery
6/8/2015 11:43:43 AM
Cincinnati Children’s can now perform less invasive epilepsy surgery, thanks in part to a new MRI-guided laser system that targets and destroys small areas of seizure-causing tissue. Nine-year-old Nick Tuley of Hamilton, Ohio, became the first patient to have this procedure performed on April 21. Although it will be a year before the treatment team can say with certainty …
Exhibit Surveys VP to Discuss Healthcare Events’ Trends at HCEA Annual Meeting
Exhibit Surveys VP to Discuss Healthcare Events’ Trends at HCEA Annual Meeting
6/8/2015 10:00:00 AM
Exhibit Surveys, Inc. , the leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, announced today that Joe Federbush, vice president, sales and marketing, will present an educational session at the HCEA 2015 Annual Meeting.   Taking place June 20-23, the HCEA Annual Meeting is the pinnacle event for the …
Chicago Dentist Utilizes State-Of-The-Art Proactive Preventive Dentistry Methods
Chicago Dentist Utilizes State-Of-The-Art Proactive Preventive Dentistry Methods
6/8/2015 6:00:00 AM
For many people, going to the dentist is something they only do if they are having pain or dental problems.   But so many complicated, painful, and expensive procedures could be avoided if people are pre-emptive about their oral health. That is why the dentists at Dental Professionals of Old Orchard/Chicago’s practice stresses proactive comprehensive dental care that …