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Philips signs agreement to create Taiwan’s first fully digitalized pathology department
Philips signs agreement to create Taiwan’s first fully digitalized pathology department
8/23/2019 11:07:35 AM
  Royal Philips  (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that Taipei Veterans General Hospital (TPVGH) will utilize the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution to transform its pathology tissue examination to digital diagnostics.
Mission Bio’s Tapestri Platform Can Now Identify Both Mutations and Copy Number Variants from the Same Cells
8/22/2019 3:01:43 PM
Mission Bio, Inc., the pioneer in targeted single-cell DNA analysis and precision genomics, today announced the launch of Copy Number Analysis, extending Copy Number Variation (CNV) capabilities to its Tapestri Platform with no changes to the current workflow.
FDA warns company for putting consumers at risk with drug manufacturing data integrity violations
FDA warns company for putting consumers at risk with drug manufacturing data integrity violations
8/22/2019 10:32:48 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted a  warning letter  to Ningbo Huize Commodity Co., an over-the-counter (OTC) drug manufacturer, for significant current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) violations, including data integrity issues.
Novartis to present new Entresto HFpEF and HFrEF data at ESC Congress 2019
Novartis to present new Entresto HFpEF and HFrEF data at ESC Congress 2019
8/21/2019 12:39:53 PM
• PARAGON-HF trial will provide Entresto®  (sacubitril/valsartan) Phase III full results in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) [1] • New PROVE-HF and EVALUATE-HF studies will highlight Entresto’s direct impact on the heart in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) [2][3]  • New PIONEER-HF and TRANSITION-HF findings will advance …
Pfizer Invests Half Billion Dollars to Advance State-of-the-Art Gene Therapy Facility in Sanford, North Carolina
Pfizer Invests Half Billion Dollars to Advance State-of-the-Art Gene Therapy Facility in Sanford, North Carolina
8/21/2019 11:09:43 AM
Pfizer announced today an additional half billion dollar investment for the construction of its state-of-the-art gene therapy manufacturing facility in Sanford, North Carolina.
Update on the Phase III NEPTUNE trial of Imfinzi plus tremelimumab in Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer
Update on the Phase III NEPTUNE trial of Imfinzi plus tremelimumab in Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer
8/21/2019 8:29:13 AM
AstraZeneca announced final overall survival (OS) results from the Phase III NEPTUNE trial, a randomised, open-label, multi-centre, global trial of Imfinzi (durvalumab) in combination with tremelimumab, an anti-CTLA4 antibody, vs.
The Pfizer Foundation Invests in 20 Organizations Tackling Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance
The Pfizer Foundation Invests in 20 Organizations Tackling Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance
8/20/2019 1:30:24 PM
The Pfizer Foundation announced today 20 grants* to help non-governmental organizations (NGOs), non-profits and social enterprises address critical health challenges related to infectious diseases, including the increasing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities.
Philips receives the Red Dot Design Award: ‘Best of the Best’ as a brand
Philips receives the Red Dot Design Award: ‘Best of the Best’ as a brand
8/20/2019 1:14:39 PM
Guided by its vision of making the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation, Philips is driving the digital health revolution and unlocking the value of seamless care.
Kaiser Permanente hospitals rated among nation’s best
Kaiser Permanente hospitals rated among nation’s best
8/20/2019 1:00:09 PM
In Southern California, 15 Kaiser Permanente hospitals were recognized as “high performing” in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals study.
Tree of life: Powerful online tool will help researchers make new genomic discoveries
Tree of life: Powerful online tool will help researchers make new genomic discoveries
8/20/2019 5:27:55 AM
University of Waterloo researchers have developed a powerful new online tool that allows users to navigate through an interactive microbial tree of life, and to generate new scientific hypotheses and discoveries.
Your Hair is Your Crowning Glory
Your Hair is Your Crowning Glory
8/14/2019 1:31:30 PM
If you have never heard of the adage, “your hair is your crowning glory”, or, if you have, and wish to know more of this old-age wisdom, then “Life Is a Hair Way: Stop Natural Hair Breakage Using Simple Remedies and Helpful Solutions” by natural hair blogger Kerone Maxineau is the book you must abide.
Committed to Hemophilia Research
Committed to Hemophilia Research
8/14/2019 11:41:47 AM
Hemophilia is a rare, genetic disease that results from the body being unable to create enough of one of two main blood factors that cause clotting in order to stop bleeding.

Philips’ response to updated FDA letter to healthcare providers on paclitaxel devices to treat peripheral artery disease
Philips’ response to updated FDA letter to healthcare providers on paclitaxel devices to treat peripheral artery disease
8/14/2019 9:55:27 AM
  Royal Philips  (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced its response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)  Letter to Health Care Providers  regarding treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the superficial femoropopliteal artery (SFA) with paclitaxel-coated devices.  Importantly, the FDA recommendation continues to …
Mode of delivery at birth may play key role in shaping the child’s skin microbiome
Mode of delivery at birth may play key role in shaping the child’s skin microbiome
8/13/2019 8:12:07 PM
The maturation of skin microbial communities during childhood is important for the skin health of children and development of the immune system into adulthood, but only a few studies have analyzed the microbiota in young children.
Aspirin May Interact with Cells’ DNA Modifications to Alter Breast Cancer Outcomes
Aspirin May Interact with Cells’ DNA Modifications to Alter Breast Cancer Outcomes
8/13/2019 7:59:07 PM
New findings suggest that women with specific DNA characteristics in certain areas of the genome may live longer if they take aspirin before they are diagnosed with breast cancer.
GreenWood, Inc. Celebrates 5 Million Safe Work Hours at WVO Project
GreenWood, Inc. Celebrates 5 Million Safe Work Hours at WVO Project
8/13/2019 12:07:10 PM
August 13, 2019 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, recently celebrated 5 million safe work hours at their West Virginia Operations (WVO) project in South Charleston, West Virginia.  This major milestone was accomplished from 17 years of continuous operations without a lost time event.    GreenWood hosted a cookout …
New test enhances ability to predict risk of developing cervical cancer in human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive women
New test enhances ability to predict risk of developing cervical cancer in human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive women
8/13/2019 5:48:52 AM
Ninety-nine percent of cervical cancers are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). More than 200 HPVs, some of which are associated with varying degrees of cancer risk, complicate diagnosis and treatment.
ConV2X 2019 Announces Innovation Ignition Finalists
ConV2X 2019 Announces Innovation Ignition Finalists
8/12/2019 8:00:00 AM
ConVerge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) 2019 is excited to announce its Innovation Ignition Competition Finalists in blockchain in healthcare, and telehealth sectors.
Onconova Therapeutics and Mission Bio Partner to Advance Precision Oncology Clinical Trials Employing Single-Cell Genomics
8/12/2019 7:26:38 AM
Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTX), a Phase 3 stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing novel products to treat cancer, with a focus on Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), and Mission Bio, the pioneer in targeted single-cell DNA analysis and precision genomics, today announced that they have formed a collaboration to utilize the Mission Bio …
Cross border disease outbreak simulation exercise reinforces preparedness in East Africa
Cross border disease outbreak simulation exercise reinforces preparedness in East Africa
8/10/2019 2:47:41 PM
Jackson Tipapa, a Kenyan cattle farmer from Loitokitok, explained the dire situation on his farm to a team of health and livestock experts. The 48-year old husband and father of four represented a distraught community whose cattle were dying.