Deliver Your News to the World

News

Distribute Your News

  • Every day, hundreds of individuals and companies choose WebWire to distribute their news.
  • WebWire places your news within numerous highly trafficked news search engines generating leads and publicity.
  • Submit Your Release Now!

Medical / Pharmaceuticals

Releases published in the last 30 days. RSS 0.91 Feed

Page 1 of 2

Intel and Philips Accelerate Deep Learning Inference on CPUs in Key Medical Imaging Uses
Intel and Philips Accelerate Deep Learning Inference on CPUs in Key Medical Imaging Uses
8/15/2018 11:17:56 AM
What’s New: Using Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and the OpenVINO™ toolkit, Intel and Philips* tested two healthcare use cases for deep learning inference models: one on X-rays of bones for bone-age-prediction modeling, the other on CT scans of lungs for lung segmentation.
Publicis Health Solutions Promotes Amy Jamison to Vice President
8/15/2018 1:00:00 AM
Publicis Health Solutions, a leading provider of customized, omnichannel healthcare sales, service, and clinical teams, and the commercialization division of Publicis Health—today announced the promotion of Amy Jamison to the role of Vice President.
ObvioHealth Announces Mobile Application to Transform Clinical Studies
8/14/2018 4:23:38 PM
ObvioHealth, a global medical technology company, announces the launch of its mobile application for site-less clinical studies—ClaimIt. ClaimIt removes barriers currently troubling the clinical research industry by improving convenience for study subjects, enhancing compliance, lowering drop-out rates and accelerating data capture – all of which help reduce exorbitant costs …
GreenWood, Inc. Earns Affinity Insurance Risk Control Safety Award
GreenWood, Inc. Earns Affinity Insurance Risk Control Safety Award
8/14/2018 11:48:07 AM
Greenville, SC - - August 14, 2018 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, has been recognized with the Affinity Insurance Risk Control Bronze Award for success in safety and claims management.  The Bronze level award is reserved only for companies in the top 3% of all member companies.        A comprehensive risk …
Georgia Institute of Technology and Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute to Establish Health Economics and Analytics Lab
Georgia Institute of Technology and Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute to Establish Health Economics and Analytics Lab
8/13/2018 11:57:34 AM
The Georgia Institute of Technology and the American College of Radiology’s Neiman Institute announced a new five-year, $3 million research partnership to establish the Health Economics and Analytics Lab (HEAL) within Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.
Bioscience companies deliver life-changing products to patients faster with help from NetSuite
Bioscience companies deliver life-changing products to patients faster with help from NetSuite
8/13/2018 11:11:25 AM
To accelerate the commercialization of life-changing products, bioscience companies are selecting Oracle NetSuite. Two cutting-edge bioscience companies, Selecta Biosciences and BioMonde, are leveraging NetSuite to bring life-changing products to market faster and allow them to focus on the continued treatment and prevention of serious diseases.
Study suggests glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease
Study suggests glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease
8/13/2018 10:40:49 AM
Glaucoma, a disease that afflicts nearly 70 million people worldwide, is something of a mystery despite its prevalence. Little is known about the origins of the disease, which damages the retina and optic nerve and can lead to blindness.
Neuroscientists get at the roots of pessimism
Neuroscientists get at the roots of pessimism
8/10/2018 7:48:02 AM
Many patients with neuropsychiatric disorders such as anxiety or depression experience negative moods that lead them to focus on the possible downside of a given situation more than the potential benefit.
Smartphones act as digital security blankets in stressful social situations
Smartphones act as digital security blankets in stressful social situations
8/9/2018 5:04:43 AM
Not only can your smartphone serve as your wallet, watch and map, it can also be your digital security blanket. In a new study led by the University of California, Irvine, researchers found that when people are in awkward social situations, having their phones with them offers comfort and helps relieve feelings of isolation.
Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s Colorectal Cancer Screening Program Saves Lives
Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s Colorectal Cancer Screening Program Saves Lives
8/9/2018 5:00:23 AM
Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California are 52 percent less likely to die from colorectal cancer since the health care system launched a comprehensive, organized screening program, according to a new study in the specialty’s top journal, Gastroenterology.
Stanford Medicine receives $10 million pledge from the Blavatnik Family Foundation to fuel the next generation of biomedical innovation
Stanford Medicine receives $10 million pledge from the Blavatnik Family Foundation to fuel the next generation of biomedical innovation
8/8/2018 1:57:28 PM
The Blavatnik Family Foundation has pledged $10 million to Stanford Medicine for the training of graduate students in the biomedical sciences, powering the innovation and independence of talented young researchers.
National Immunization Awareness Month Highlights How Vaccines Have Helped Reduce Our Rate of Death and Disease in the United States
National Immunization Awareness Month Highlights How Vaccines Have Helped Reduce Our Rate of Death and Disease in the United States
8/7/2018 11:51:23 AM
An estimated 40,000 to 50,000 adults in the United States die from vaccine-preventable infectious diseases or their complications each year. Vaccines have helped reduce our rate of death and disease in the United States.
Fennec Pharmaceuticals Receives Positive Opinion on the Pediatric Investigation Plan From European Medicines Agency for PEDMARKTM and Confirmation of Eligibility for a Pediatric Use Marketing Authorization
Fennec Pharmaceuticals Receives Positive Opinion on the Pediatric Investigation Plan From European Medicines Agency for PEDMARKTM and Confirmation of Eligibility for a Pediatric Use Marketing Authorization
8/7/2018 11:41:48 AM
Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:FENC; TSX: FRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Pediatric Committee (PDCO) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted the Company’s pediatric investigation plan (PIP) for PEDMARKTM for the condition of the prevention of platinum-induced ototoxic hearing loss.
The way people view crime depends on the politics of when they were growing up, study reveals
The way people view crime depends on the politics of when they were growing up, study reveals
8/7/2018 9:38:58 AM
• Study shows a strong relationship between a person’s current crime fears and their political generation • People who grew up under the leadership of Margaret Thatcher or John Major expressed the greatest fear about domestic burglary – the same generation that witnessed a dramatic rise in property crime during the 1980s • Those who grew up during the governments of …
FDA takes new steps to encourage the development of novel medicines for the treatment of opioid use disorder
FDA takes new steps to encourage the development of novel medicines for the treatment of opioid use disorder
8/7/2018 9:32:19 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued new scientific recommendations aimed at encouraging more widespread innovation and development of novel medication-assisted treatment (MAT) drugs for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD).
Mayo Clinic Minute: 3 tips on what to do if your child is addicted to gaming
Mayo Clinic Minute: 3 tips on what to do if your child is addicted to gaming
8/2/2018 2:36:01 PM
The line between hobby and addiction is more defined after the World Health Organization began identifying gaming addiction as a mental health disorder.
Agilent Technologies Completes Acquisition of ProZyme
Agilent Technologies Completes Acquisition of ProZyme
8/2/2018 2:19:38 PM
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced that it has completed the acquisition of ProZyme, Inc., a leading provider of glycan reagents, kits and standards.
Nurse Staffing Agency Website Focuses on Services and Values
Nurse Staffing Agency Website Focuses on Services and Values
8/1/2018 2:55:06 PM
Excellent Nursing Services, Inc. (ENS) has announced the launch of the agency’s website highlighting their nurse staffing services as well as the company’s founders’ core values and mission.
Measure of belly fat in older adults is linked with cognitive impairment
Measure of belly fat in older adults is linked with cognitive impairment
8/1/2018 1:05:50 PM
A new study using data from the Trinity Ulster Department of Agriculture (TUDA) ageing cohort study comprising over 5,000 individuals has found that a measure of belly fat (waist:hip ratio) was associated with reduced cognitive function in older Irish adults (more than 60 years of age).
Makeup of an individual’s gut bacteria may play role in weight loss, Mayo study suggests
Makeup of an individual’s gut bacteria may play role in weight loss, Mayo study suggests
8/1/2018 11:51:16 AM
A preliminary study published in the August issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests that, for some people, specific activities of gut bacteria may be responsible for their inability to lose weight, despite adherence to strict diet and exercise regimens.