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Nestlé to sharpen its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategic focus, will explore strategic options for Nestlé Skin Health
Nestlé to sharpen its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategic focus, will explore strategic options for Nestlé Skin Health
9/20/2018 2:09:22 PM
As part of its regular strategy review earlier this year, the Board of Directors assessed Nestlé’s Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. The Board fully confirmed the company’s strategic direction and resolved to sharpen its focus on food, beverage and nutritional health products.
Pfizer Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for the Prevention of Invasive Disease and Pneumonia in Adults Aged 18 Years and Older
Pfizer Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for the Prevention of Invasive Disease and Pneumonia in Adults Aged 18 Years and Older
9/20/2018 1:47:47 PM
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that its 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (20vPnC) candidate, PF-06482077, received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the prevention of invasive disease and pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in the vaccine in adults aged 18 years and older.2  Pfizer expects to …
Philips showcases integrated solutions for cardiovascular care at TCT 2018
Philips showcases integrated solutions for cardiovascular care at TCT 2018
9/20/2018 12:11:49 PM
At the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting (September 21 – 25, San Diego, California),  Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, is showcasing its latest solutions in interventional cardiology.
Unicel Architectural acquires assets of IC2 Technologies to extend portfolio of sustainable building envelope solutions
Unicel Architectural acquires assets of IC2 Technologies to extend portfolio of sustainable building envelope solutions
9/20/2018 7:00:00 AM
MONTREAL, CANADA – September 20, 2018 – Unicel Architectural, manufacturer of vision and daylight control solutions, today announced that it has acquired all the assets of IC2 Technologies Inc.
Poor health prompts retirement
Poor health prompts retirement
9/19/2018 1:00:30 PM
• Nearly 4 million employees over the age of 50 in the UK expect poor health to be the main reason they retire • Two in five (37%) say their job can be detrimental to their health and wellbeing • More than half (53%) of those surveyed do not feel supported by their employer when it comes to their wellbeing • But those aged 50+ also admit to prioritising work …
Elsevier wins nine first prizes at 2018 BMA Medical Book Awards
Elsevier wins nine first prizes at 2018 BMA Medical Book Awards
9/19/2018 11:53:32 AM
Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, and its authors had a strong showing at the British Medical Association’s (BMA) annual  BMA Medical Book Awards  ceremony, winning nine of the 20 categories.
Analysis Finds HPV Vaccine Safe
Analysis Finds HPV Vaccine Safe
9/19/2018 11:23:44 AM
Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause certain cancers in women and men, but HPV vaccines are highly effective in preventing infection with oncogenic HPV types.
A child under 15 dies every five seconds around the world – UN report
A child under 15 dies every five seconds around the world – UN report
9/18/2018 3:22:05 PM
An estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017, or 1 every 5 seconds, mostly of preventable causes, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Division and the World Bank Group.
Identifying Flesh Eating Bacteria and Other Microbial Pathogens from Contaminated Surfaces and Environmental Samples in Puerto Rico
Identifying Flesh Eating Bacteria and Other Microbial Pathogens from Contaminated Surfaces and Environmental Samples in Puerto Rico
9/18/2018 1:26:50 PM
Following the devastating 2017 hurricane season, Puerto Rico and many of its neighbors in the Caribbean that experienced widespread destruction witnessed a dramatic spike in bacterial infections.
AI used to detect fetal heart problems
AI used to detect fetal heart problems
9/18/2018 10:02:05 AM
A research group led by scientists from the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) have developed a novel system that can automatically detect abnormalities in fetal hearts in real-time using artificial intelligence (AI).
European Commission expands labelling for Janssen’s INVOKANA® and VOKANAMET® to include positive data on cardiovascular outcomes
European Commission expands labelling for Janssen’s INVOKANA® and VOKANAMET® to include positive data on cardiovascular outcomes
9/18/2018 9:52:26 AM
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted approval to update the INVOKANA ® (canagliflozin) and VOKANAMET ®  (canagliflozin and metformin) labelling to include changes to the indication statement for the treatment of adults with insufficiently controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) as an …
World’s largest Alzheimer’s survey reveals most adults believe a cure will be developed in their lifetime
World’s largest Alzheimer’s survey reveals most adults believe a cure will be developed in their lifetime
9/18/2018 9:47:01 AM
• From a sample of over 10,000 adults,  62% are worried that they may develop Alzheimer’s disease and 91% believe the solution to tackling diseases lies in medical research[1] • 79% are willing to take part in medical research but three-quarters (75%) have no idea how to get involved[1] • This World Alzheimer’s Month, in association with Alzheimer’s Disease …
Spanish Speakers Can Now Use Ada’s Artificial Intelligence-Based Mobile App to Assess Health Conditions Free of Charge
9/17/2018 12:00:00 PM
NEW YORK (SEPTEMBER 17, 2018) -- Today, Ada, an AI-powered health platform that helps individuals understand their health and navigate to the appropriate care, is launching a new Spanish language integration to its award-winning free health assessment app to make high-quality healthcare more accessible to Spanish-speaking populations worldwide.
Media Alert: NoviSign Digital Signage Now Integrated with United Visual Product’s Series of Digital COMPLETE™ Kiosks for Digital Signage across Kiosks
Media Alert: NoviSign Digital Signage Now Integrated with United Visual Product’s Series of Digital COMPLETE™ Kiosks for Digital Signage across Kiosks
9/16/2018 10:37:46 AM
NoviSign Digital Signage today announced that their industry leading digital signage software now comes preloaded on United Visual Products new series of Digital COMPLETE ™ Kiosks.
A potential new way to treat some of the most common blinding diseases
A potential new way to treat some of the most common blinding diseases
9/14/2018 2:46:06 PM
Many eye diseases, including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, exhibit increased permeability of blood vessels in the macular (central) portion of the retina leading to abnormal fluid accumulation and vision loss.
Apple Watch Series 4: Beautifully redesigned with breakthrough communication, fitness and health capabilities
Apple Watch Series 4: Beautifully redesigned with breakthrough communication, fitness and health capabilities
9/13/2018 3:59:55 PM
Apple today introduced  Apple Watch Series 4, redesigned and re-engineered to help users stay connected, be more active and manage their health in powerful new ways.
Deutsche Telekom facilitates important progress in dementia research
Deutsche Telekom facilitates important progress in dementia research
9/13/2018 3:29:42 PM
With the mobile game Sea Hero Quest, Deutsche Telekom is facilitating important progress in global dementia research. This is indicated in a recent study by University College London (UCL) and the University of East Anglia (UEA) that was published today in the journal Current Biology.
“The Passionate Life,” An Amazon Best-Selling Book is Free For One More Day (until 09/14/2018)
“The Passionate Life,” An Amazon Best-Selling Book is Free For One More Day (until 09/14/2018)
9/13/2018 6:00:00 AM
Best Seller Publishing  announces the release of Dr. Mara Karpel’s new book, “The Passionate Life : Creating Vitality & Joy at Any Age.” It will be available for free download in the Amazon Kindle Store for one more day on September 14th.  “The Passionate Life: Creating Vitality and Joy at Every Age” is a guide for all who want to live a more vital, joyful life! After …
IFC Invests US$40 Million in Fullerton Health to Improve Affordable and Quality Health Care in the Philippines
IFC Invests US$40 Million in Fullerton Health to Improve Affordable and Quality Health Care in the Philippines
9/13/2018 3:49:48 AM
Fullerton Healthcare Corporation Limited (“Fullerton Health”) announced that its wholly owned subsidiaries, Fullerton Health Philippines Holdings Corporation and Fullerton Health Philippines Pte Ltd have secured a US$40 million long-term loan facility with the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), a member of the World Bank Group, to further develop its vertically …
Florida Testing Laboratory Offers FREE Legionella Workshop to IAQ, Water, Healthcare, Environmental, and Property Professionals
Florida Testing Laboratory Offers FREE Legionella Workshop to IAQ, Water, Healthcare, Environmental, and Property Professionals
9/12/2018 11:45:15 AM
Environmental professionals, building science consultants, facility and property managers, and health and safety professionals involved with  Legionella  issues are invited to take part in a one-day workshop being offered by EMSL Analytical, Inc.