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Boehringer Ingelheim invests €100 million: Expanded Respimat® production in Dortmund
9/30/2014 9:50:53 AM
Boehringer Ingelheim is investing more than €100 million at its Dortmund site to expand production capacity for the Respimat® inhaler to 44 million units per year. With this expansion, the research-driven pharmaceutical company is creating approximately 100 new jobs on site. “The Respimat® is a success story – for Boehringer Ingelheim and for the patients,” explained Dr …
“Herbal Medicine Is A New and Non-surgical Alternative for Female Infertility Caused by Endometriosis,” States Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
“Herbal Medicine Is A New and Non-surgical Alternative for Female Infertility Caused by Endometriosis,” States Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
9/30/2014 7:48:43 AM
Endometriosis is a main cause of female infertility, and it is generally treated by surgeries. Now a new herbal medicine named fuyan pill has found to be effective on treating this condition. It offers a non-surgical alternative for endometriosis patients. According to Webmd, infertility affects about a third of women with endometriosis. In most cases, health care …
Aspirin May Lower the Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer
9/29/2014 6:37:30 PM
Use of aspirin and/or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) was associated with a reduced risk for aggressive prostate cancer in men who had elevated prostate specific antigen (PSA) and a negative biopsy prior to study commencement, according to data presented at the 13th Annual American Association for Cancer Research International Conference on Frontiers in …
Morristown Medical Center Receives Verification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center
9/29/2014 4:14:31 PM
Morristown Medical Center has been verified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2017 by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Morristown Medical Center’s dedication to providing superior care for injured patients. Established by the American College of Surgeons in 1987, the Consultation/Verification Program for Hospitals promotes the development of …
Roche purchases shares in tender offer for InterMune, Inc.
9/29/2014 11:26:17 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced that Roche’s wholly owned subsidiary Klee Acquisition Corporation has accepted for payment all shares validly tendered pursuant to its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of InterMune, Inc. at USD 74.00 per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New …
Consistent Innovation Secures Future of Global Medical Battery Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
9/29/2014 10:51:13 AM
The global medical batteries market is expected to experience sustained growth owing to technological advancements and booming regional demand. Strong potential offered by emerging economies, especially in the Asia-Pacific, will offset the sluggish growth rates in mature markets such as North America and Europe. Market growth will be bolstered by the increasing acceptance of …
Biologists find an early sign of cancer
Biologists find an early sign of cancer
9/29/2014 10:28:40 AM
Years before they show any other signs of disease, pancreatic cancer patients have very high levels of certain amino acids in their bloodstream, according to a new study from MIT, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Broad Institute. This finding, which suggests that muscle tissue is broken down in the disease’s earliest stages, could offer new insights into developing …
Medical Specialists in Melbourne Help Reduce Hospital Waiting Lists for Surgical Patients
9/29/2014 9:58:53 AM
VICTORIA, Australia September 2014 – Patients waiting for appointments with medical specialists in Melbourne or surgical procedures in Australia continue to suffer on long hospital waiting lists – a reality that could prove fatal if left unchecked by the government. Victorians are being forced to wait as long as four years for an appointment to be treated as a hospital …
Why Being the Black Sheep of the Family is Becoming the New Normal
9/29/2014 9:31:18 AM
QUEENSLAND, Australia September 2014 – The new generations of X and Y are bringing contemporary ideas of how family members function and communicate with each other. The ‘ black sheep of the family ’ is becoming more and more common as fewer people accept parental advice, conform to family expectations or keep family secrets, and the traditional notion that children should …
Integrative Medicine Assists in Chemotherapy and Recovery: Cancer Survivor Reveals
9/29/2014 9:18:57 AM
PERTH, Australia September 2014 – When symptoms of a brain tumour began to emerge, business owner, investor and director Paul Curtis was originally told that what he had experienced was an unexplained seizure. With further scans and investigations, the brain tumour was identified, and after surgery was performed to remove the bulk of it, Paul began chemotherapy treatment. As …
Lyme Patients to Hold Candlelight Vigil to Commemorate Lives Lost
Lyme Patients to Hold Candlelight Vigil to Commemorate Lives Lost
9/29/2014 8:58:08 AM
PHILADELPHIA, PA—On Friday October 10th, chronically ill Lyme disease patients and supporters from around the United States will hold a candlelight vigil to honor those who lost their lives while battling chronic Lyme disease. The event is organized by The Mayday Project Lyme patient advocacy group. The vigil and a protest rally the following Saturday coincide with IDWeek, …
Biopharma’s Premier Sales-force–Focused Decision Support Tool Receives Key Industry Award
Biopharma’s Premier Sales-force–Focused Decision Support Tool Receives Key Industry Award
9/29/2014 7:00:00 AM
Yardley, PA— September 29, 2014— Publicis Touchpoint Solutions , Inc.— a leading provider of customized, cross-channel, healthcare sales, service, and clinical teams—announced today that T-App™, the industry’s premier sales-force–focused decision support tool, has been named Silver Winner in the Sales Aid category in PM360 ’s annual Trailblazer Awards program. The award …
The Big Smile Dental Launches Clinic in Bopal, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
The Big Smile Dental Launches Clinic in Bopal, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
9/27/2014 1:53:23 PM
The Big Smile Dental believes in prevention than cure and work towards spreading to Beautiful Smiles. With over many years’ experience in dentistry, The Big Smile Dental aims to create dental care awareness about Healthy Mouth. Providing advanced dental care, Dental Implant, Adult Braces, Oral Surgery, Teeth Whitening, Wedding Smile & One Touch Smile™ etc. with highly …
NIH and FDA win top award for intellectual property licensing of meningitis vaccine
9/26/2014 4:47:44 PM
The National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will receive a top national award for the year’s most outstanding intellectual property licensing deal, for technology transfer of a pioneering, low-cost meningitis vaccine launched in sub-Saharan Africa. The 2014 Deals of Distinction Award will be presented to the two federal agencies and their …
Logic PD’s Bill Betten to Discuss Connectivity and Interoperability at Medical Devices Summit Midwest in Minneapolis
9/26/2014 1:14:42 PM
Connectivity and interoperability between devices will be the focus of discussions at this year’s Medical Devices Summit Midwest conference in Minneapolis October 1-2, 2014. Among those leading the discussion will be Logic PD ’s Vice President of Business Solutions for Medical and Life Sciences, Bill Betten who will address the subject during his presentation “Challenges …
Medical Information Records, LLC’s Chief Technology Officer Dr. Christopher Ray Offers His Expertise On The Union of Usability, Mobility And Security At Dell Software Geek Speak Series Event
9/26/2014 12:40:40 PM
San Francisco, CA (September 26, 2014) –Medical Information Records, LLC’s (MIR) creator and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Christopher Ray participated as a key panelist at a Dell Software Geek Speak series event in San Francisco held at #DellVenue.  Dr. Ray, a noted expert in the field of healthcare IT, was invited to this exclusive, invitation-only event to discuss the union …
Mindfulness is Key to Weight Loss and Managing Obesity
Mindfulness is Key to Weight Loss and Managing Obesity
9/26/2014 10:10:57 AM
Clinical Psychologist Dr Erica Usher said that people with weight issues often had emotional struggles that no amount of fad dieting or ab crunching could fix. “How many times have we reached for a chocolate bar or a tub of ice-cream because we’ve felt sad or lonely? People need an alternative way of managing emotions that doesn’t have anything to do with eating or …
“Orchitis and Its Complications Can Be Cured by A New Natural Herbal Medicine Effectively,” States Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
“Orchitis and Its Complications Can Be Cured by A New Natural Herbal Medicine Effectively,” States Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
9/26/2014 9:34:13 AM
Generally, patients with Orchitis and its complications like chronic epididymitis and prostatitis are recommended to take antibiotics and pain medicines. Now, they can be effectively cured by a new herbal medicine-Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill. Dr. Lee who comes from Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic has devoted 30 years to her clinic and worked on the formula of …
MedImmune and Cancer Research UK establish joint CRUK-MEDI Alliance Laboratory to develop new biologic cancer medicines
9/25/2014 11:07:43 AM
AstraZeneca today announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, and Cancer Research UK, with its commercial arm, Cancer Research Technology (CRT), have entered into an innovative collaboration to establish a joint laboratory in Cambridge, UK. The new laboratory, representing a first of its kind partnership for both organisations, will focus on …
World Heart Day 2014: salt reduction saves lives
9/25/2014 9:29:00 AM
On World Heart Day, held 29 September, WHO is calling on countries to take action on the overuse of salt by implementing WHO’s sodium reduction recommendations to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke, and, in turn, save lives. Target: 30% salt reduction by 2025 Noncommunicable diseases, including heart disease and stroke, are the leading causes …