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Pfizer Invites Public to Listen to Webcast of Pfizer Discussion at Healthcare Conference.
Pfizer Invites Public to Listen to Webcast of Pfizer Discussion at Healthcare Conference.
2/25/2020 10:54:20 AM
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) invites investors and the general public to listen to a webcast of a discussion with Charles Triano, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, at the Cowen and Company 40th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 10:40 a.m.
Novartis announces FDA and EMA filing acceptance of ofatumumab, a novel B-cell therapy for patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS)
Novartis announces FDA and EMA filing acceptance of ofatumumab, a novel B-cell therapy for patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS)
2/24/2020 2:13:23 PM
• Filings are supported by   Phase III ASCLEPIOS I and II studies, where ofatumumab showed highly significant and clinically meaningful reduction in the number of confirmed relapses, evaluated as annualized relapse rate (ARR)1 • Ofatumumab is a novel B-cell therapy that delivers sustained efficacy with a favorable safety profile1 • If approved, ofatumumab has …
Beacon EmbeddedWorks, a New Brand in Embedded Electronics Launched
Beacon EmbeddedWorks, a New Brand in Embedded Electronics Launched
2/24/2020 2:08:10 PM
Compass Electronics Solutions announces the launch of their new embedded technology brand, Beacon EmbeddedWorks.  Building on more than 20 years of award-winning SOM development and support as Logic PD (now part of Compass Electronics Solutions), Beacon EmbeddedWorks was created to deliver the next generation of powerful, secure and customized system on modules.
FDA Announces Collaborative Review of Scientific Evidence to Support Associations between Genetic Information and Specific Medications
FDA Announces Collaborative Review of Scientific Evidence to Support Associations between Genetic Information and Specific Medications
2/21/2020 8:39:39 AM
Statement From: Director - CDRH Offices: Office of the Center Director Dr. Jeffrey E. Shuren MD, JD Director - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Janet Woodcock M.D.
Atos delivers Predictive Technology to Further Growth Trajectory at Goli Nutrition
Atos delivers Predictive Technology to Further Growth Trajectory at Goli Nutrition
2/20/2020 4:36:19 PM
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, and Goli Nutrition, an innovator in health and creator of the world’s first apple cider vinegar (ACV) gummy, today announce that Atos will deliver its Predictive Maintenance-as-a-Service as part of its Codex solutions and services to improve quality control and increase uptime and capacity for Goli’s automated, high tech …
COVID-19: how researchers around the world are racing to understand the virus and prevent future outbreaks
COVID-19: how researchers around the world are racing to understand the virus and prevent future outbreaks
2/19/2020 10:22:46 AM
As the outbreak of COVID-19 continues to spread in China and countries around the world, a global community of researchers are working to find out more about the virus and assess what research needs to be done to stop it.
Declines in heart attacks greater among men than women
Declines in heart attacks greater among men than women
2/19/2020 7:26:57 AM
In a study published in the American Heart Association scientific journal Circulation, Kaiser Permanente research scientists report a steady decline in heart attacks for both men and women enrolled in the health system from 2000 to 2014, although that rate of decline slowed among women in the last 5 years of the study.
Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to Ultraviolet Radiation
Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to Ultraviolet Radiation
2/17/2020 11:52:49 AM
A new study finds a wide state-by-state variation in rates of melanoma caused by ultraviolet (UV) exposure with highest rates in several states on the East and West Coast including Hawaii, but also a few landlocked states, including Utah, Vermont, and Minnesota.
Four countries in the African region license vaccine in milestone for Ebola prevention
Four countries in the African region license vaccine in milestone for Ebola prevention
2/14/2020 11:41:08 AM
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, Ghana and Zambia have licensed an Ebola vaccine, just 90 days after World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification.
Remdesivir prevents MERS coronavirus disease in monkeys
Remdesivir prevents MERS coronavirus disease in monkeys
2/13/2020 6:02:53 PM
What The experimental antiviral remdesivir successfully prevented disease in rhesus macaques infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a new study from National Institutes of Health scientists.
SABIC Donates RMB 8 Million To Hubei Province for Battle against Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia Outbreak
SABIC Donates RMB 8 Million To Hubei Province for Battle against Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia Outbreak
2/13/2020 9:45:35 AM
SABIC announced a donation of RMB 8 million to the Hubei Charity Federation in aid of the fight against the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, with funds designated to support the Union Hospital affiliated with the Tongji Medical College of the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, the Wuhan Medical Care Center for Women & Children, Yingcheng People’s …
Pgm Market Report: February 2020
Pgm Market Report: February 2020
2/12/2020 8:37:26 AM
Key highlights  Platinum outlook for 2020 • Unless investor appetites are sustained into 2020, the platinum market could move back into surplus.
Staging System Developed for Morgellons Disease Based on Experience with Syphilis
Staging System Developed for Morgellons Disease Based on Experience with Syphilis
2/11/2020 1:10:15 PM
Morgellons disease is a controversial illness associated with Lyme disease, which is caused by infection with a type of corkscrew-shaped bacteria known as a spirochete.
Philips announces DEFINE GPS global multicenter study to assess outcomes of PCI procedures guided by integrated iFR and interventional X-ray images
Philips announces DEFINE GPS global multicenter study to assess outcomes of PCI procedures guided by integrated iFR and interventional X-ray images
2/11/2020 10:48:24 AM
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced a new randomized controlled trial to assess patient outcomes after receiving a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) guided by Philips’ unique co-registration platform, which combines data of an instant wave-Free Ratio (iFR) measurement and the angiogram (interventional X-ray …
Solvay and PDI Healthcare collaborate on disinfectant resistance testing of specialty polymers
Solvay and PDI Healthcare collaborate on disinfectant resistance testing of specialty polymers
2/11/2020 10:43:50 AM
Solvay announced the results from PDI Healthcare’s compatibility study of Solvay’s polymers with healthcare disinfectants. In collaboration with Solvay, PDI Healthcare – a leader in infection prevention products and solutions – conducted performance and cosmetic tests on multiple Solvay high-performance specialty polymers.
WHO and FIND formalize strategic collaboration to drive universal access to essential diagnostics
WHO and FIND formalize strategic collaboration to drive universal access to essential diagnostics
2/11/2020 4:55:10 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) announced that a memorandum of understanding has been signed by the two organizations to formalize a strategic collaboration that will strengthen diagnosis in resource-poor countries by closing major diagnostic gaps at country level and bolstering disease surveillance that will inform …
Youth with HIV less likely than adults to achieve viral suppression
Youth with HIV less likely than adults to achieve viral suppression
2/10/2020 1:37:41 PM
Despite similar rates of enrollment into medical care, youth with HIV have much lower rates of viral suppression — reducing HIV to undetectable levels — compared to adults, according to an analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Single HPV Vaccine Dose May Be Effective Against Cervical Cancer
Single HPV Vaccine Dose May Be Effective Against Cervical Cancer
2/10/2020 9:54:21 AM
New research indicates that a single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is as effective as multiple doses for preventing preinvasive cervical disease, which can later develop into cervical cancer.
Philips named a major player in IDC MarketScape for U.S. Population Health Management
Philips named a major player in IDC MarketScape for U.S. Population Health Management
2/7/2020 11:05:03 AM
The demands of population health management are ever-changing, with at-risk contracts continuing to grow in volume and complexity. As healthcare organizations work to address the needs of patients across the acuity spectrum with continuous and personalized care, they increasingly rely on solutions to coordinate care delivery and identify gaps in care.
Do Elevated Mercury Levels in the Blood Increase Skin Cancer Risk?
Do Elevated Mercury Levels in the Blood Increase Skin Cancer Risk?
2/7/2020 10:09:38 AM
Higher levels of mercury in the blood were linked with a higher prevalence of non-melanoma skin cancer, the most common human malignancy, in a study published in the  British Journal of Dermatology.