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Enhanced NMR reveals chemical structures in a fraction of the time
Enhanced NMR reveals chemical structures in a fraction of the time
1/21/2019 6:10:41 AM
MIT researchers have developed a way to dramatically enhance the sensitivity of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), a technique used to study the structure and composition of many kinds of molecules, including proteins linked to Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on unprecedented new efforts to support development of over-the-counter naloxone to help reduce opioid overdose deaths
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on unprecedented new efforts to support development of over-the-counter naloxone to help reduce opioid overdose deaths
1/18/2019 12:32:57 PM
With the number of overdose deaths involving prescription and illicit opioids more than doubling over the last seven years to nearly 48,000 in 2017, it’s critical that we continue to address this tragedy from all fronts.
WHO statement on reports of alleged misconduct
WHO statement on reports of alleged misconduct
1/18/2019 12:27:07 PM
WHO is aware of a news story published today about allegations of misconduct in the organization. The allegations are being investigated according to WHO’s established procedures, having been referred to WHO’s Office of Internal Oversight Services by the Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Nigeria: Thousands flee to Cameroon after attack in Rann
Nigeria: Thousands flee to Cameroon after attack in Rann
1/18/2019 11:49:31 AM
After a nonstate armed group attacked the town of Rann, northeastern  Nigeria, on January 14, thousands of people are fleeing across the border to  Cameroon, without food, water, or shelter, and many are in a state of shock because of the violence, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.
DSM supports novel nutrient supplement study that shows promising findings for child growth and development
DSM supports novel nutrient supplement study that shows promising findings for child growth and development
1/18/2019 10:48:36 AM
DSM welcomes the results of a recent study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which found that a novel lipid-based nutrient supplement may have a positive impact on the development of older infants in an underprivileged community in South Africa.
Kaiser Permanente Announces Three Initiatives to Improve Community Health by Tackling Housing Insecurity
Kaiser Permanente Announces Three Initiatives to Improve Community Health by Tackling Housing Insecurity
1/18/2019 10:46:03 AM
Kaiser Permanente today unveiled several major initiatives that will improve health outcomes by creating stable housing for vulnerable populations. The initiatives — including seeding a real estate investment in Oakland, anchoring a $100 million national loan fund for affordable housing and kicking off a plan to end homelessness for more than 500 Oakland-area residents — are …
James Borzi named Vice President, Global Supply Chain (CSCO) for GE Healthcare
James Borzi named Vice President, Global Supply Chain (CSCO) for GE Healthcare
1/18/2019 9:39:39 AM
GE Healthcare announced today that James (Jim) Borzi has been named Vice President, Global Supply Chain (CSCO) effective February 4, 2019. He will oversee the company’s supply chain strategy, with manufacturing operations and assembly sites in over 20 countries, to improve supply chain security, increase productivity and drive greater reliability and quality from suppliers.
Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft establish strategic partnership to transform health care delivery
Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft establish strategic partnership to transform health care delivery
1/17/2019 3:47:51 PM
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to develop new health care delivery models, technology and retail innovations to advance and improve the future of health care.
Springer Nature signs England’s Time to Change mental health pledge and commits to supporting staff wellbeing
Springer Nature signs England’s Time to Change mental health pledge and commits to supporting staff wellbeing
1/17/2019 3:35:35 PM
Springer Nature is joining a growing group of more than 1000 employers in England to sign the Time to Change employer pledge to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination.
Ammonia by Phosphorus Catalysis: Ammonia synthesis through electroreduction of nitrogen on black phosphorus nanosheets
Ammonia by Phosphorus Catalysis: Ammonia synthesis through electroreduction of nitrogen on black phosphorus nanosheets
1/17/2019 3:33:01 PM
More than 100 years after the introduction of the Haber–Bosch process, scientists continue to search for alternative ammonia production routes that are less energy demanding.
National Geographic and Herbal Essences Unearth the Power of Botanicals in New Storytelling Partnership that Launches with Premiere of Branded Content Special, Secrets of the Garden
National Geographic and Herbal Essences Unearth the Power of Botanicals in New Storytelling Partnership that Launches with Premiere of Branded Content Special, Secrets of the Garden
1/17/2019 3:15:21 PM
 Today, National Geographic and Herbal Essences announce a new branded content partnership,  SECRETS OF THE GARDEN, which premieres tonight, January 17th  at 6/5c on National Geographic.
The Elizabeth Hospice Demonstrates Continued Commitment to Caring for Veterans
The Elizabeth Hospice Demonstrates Continued Commitment to Caring for Veterans
1/17/2019 7:00:00 AM
The Elizabeth Hospice  was awarded the highest level of distinction by We Honor Veterans, a national program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veteran Affairs focused on caring for America’s veterans who are nearing the end of life’s journey and their families.
US FDA Accepts Regulatory Submissions for Review of Tafamidis to Treat Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy
US FDA Accepts Regulatory Submissions for Review of Tafamidis to Treat Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy
1/16/2019 2:53:12 PM
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for filing the company’s New Drug Applications (NDAs) for tafamidis for the treatment of transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM).
CAQH Develops the First Provider Data Management Solution for Delegated Groups with Support from Accenture
CAQH Develops the First Provider Data Management Solution for Delegated Groups with Support from Accenture
1/16/2019 2:47:23 PM
Accenture  has helped  CAQH, a non-profit healthcare alliance, launch a new technology platform that will streamline professional credentialing and data sharing between delegated health providers and health plans.
UNHCR and Partners Seek US$296 Million for Burundi Refugee Crisis
UNHCR and Partners Seek US$296 Million for Burundi Refugee Crisis
1/15/2019 11:13:46 AM
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and 35 partners are today jointly appealing for US$296 million to provide desperately needed aid in 2019 to some 345,000 Burundian refugees in neighbouring countries.
President Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton to Host Third CGI Action Network Meeting in Puerto Rico
President Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton to Host Third CGI Action Network Meeting in Puerto Rico
1/15/2019 11:05:35 AM
JANUARY 29-30: President Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton to Host Third CGI Action Network Meeting on Post-Disaster Recovery in San Juan, Puerto Rico In the network’s first meeting in Puerto Rico, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network will bring together leaders from government, business, and civil society to discuss ongoing hurricane recovery needs facing …
More Accurate Leukemia Diagnosis Expected as Researchers Refine Leukemia Classification
More Accurate Leukemia Diagnosis Expected as Researchers Refine Leukemia Classification
1/15/2019 10:28:33 AM
Like cartographers completing a map, investigators have identified multiple new subtypes of the most common childhood cancer—research that will likely improve the diagnosis and treatment of high-risk patients.
Racial Disparities in Asthma Related to Health Care Access, Environmental Factors
Racial Disparities in Asthma Related to Health Care Access, Environmental Factors
1/14/2019 11:16:44 AM
In the United States, there are persistent racial disparities in asthma prevalence, morbidity and mortality. These disparities can largely be explained by looking at socioeconomic and environmental factors, such as access to healthcare, a nationwide analysis shows.
Steve Winoker Named GE’s Vice President of Investor Relations
Steve Winoker Named GE’s Vice President of Investor Relations
1/14/2019 10:34:09 AM
GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that Steve Winoker will join GE as vice president of investor relations, effective January 22, 2019. In this role, Mr. Winoker will be responsible for communicating the vision and value of GE’s transformation with its shareholders and the financial community.
Yemen: Land mines take heavy toll on civilians
Yemen: Land mines take heavy toll on civilians
1/11/2019 2:47:01 PM
Thousands of land mines and improvised explosive devices are killing and maiming civilians in southwestern  Yemen, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling on the Yemeni authorities and specialized demining organizations to clear explosive devices from civilian areas.