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EUSA Pharma: NICE Approves the Targeted Cancer Immunotherapy, QARZIBA®? (dinutuximab beta) to Treat Children with High-Risk Neuroblastoma

12-Jul-2018 10:19 AM
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EUSA Pharma today welcomed a decision by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to recommend the use of the targeted cancer immunotherapy, QARZIBA® (dinutuximab b

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ResMed, Verily to Form Joint Venture to Help Reach Millions of Untreated Sleep Apnea Sufferers

12-Jul-2018 9:48 AM
SAN DIEGO & SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD), a global leader in sleep apnea treatment and connected health solutions, and Verily, an Alphabet company, today announced their agreement to form a new joint

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Phase 3 Trial of NINLARO® (ixazomib) as Maintenance Therapy Met Primary Endpoint Demonstrating Statistically Significant Improvement in Progression-Free Survival in Patients with Multiple Myeloma Post-Transplant

12-Jul-2018 9:08 AM
-Abstract to be Submitted for Presentation at the 2018 ASH Annual Meeting- CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the randomized, Phase 3 TOURMAL

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iSchemaView Brings RAPID™ Imaging Platform to Australia and New Zealand Through Exclusive Distributor, Diagnostic Imaging Australia

12-Jul-2018 9:02 AM
State-of-the-Art Imaging Solution Provides Automated Scoring and Assessment of Brain Ischemia — Expanding the Treatment Window for Certain Acute Ischemic Strokes to Twenty-Four Hours After Onset REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE

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President Clinton to Deliver Closing Keynote Address on Eliminating Preventable Deaths in Hospitals at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

11-Jul-2018 9:30 AM
President Bill Clinton, the Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, to speak at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit (Photo: Business Wire) IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINES

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Celgene and Acceleron Announce Luspatercept Achieved Primary and All Key Secondary Endpoints in Phase III ‘BELIEVE’ Study in Adults with Transfusion-Dependent Beta-Thalassemia

10-Jul-2018 9:37 AM
  Results showed a significant reduction in transfusion burden compared to placebo Safety profile generally consistent with previously reported data Regulatory submissions planned in the United States and Europe in the first hal

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Morinaga Milk Obtains Self-Affirmed GRAS Status for Its Proprietary Immunogenic Ingredient LAC-Shield(TM)

06-Jul-2018 8:28 AM
LAC-Shield helps enhance immunity in a wide range of food and beverage applications TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd., (TOKYO:2264) today announced it has attained self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognize

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JPND and NIH Awards to Support New Transatlantic Collaborations

05-Jul-2018 9:07 AM
PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two major research funding entities in the EU and US are joining forces for the first time to optimise and harmonise research into neurodegenerative diseases. The EU Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Resea

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Menarini and Orion Sign Regional Partnerships in Asia-Pacific

03-Jul-2018 7:06 PM
SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A. Menarini Asia-Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd (“Menarini Asia-Pacific”), a member of the Italian largest biopharmaceutical company Menarini Group, and Orion Corporation have signed a multi-year licensing agreement for Mena

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Health Funding Announcement - Wednesday 2.30pm, Launceston Airport (RFDS base)

03-Jul-2018 12:31 PM
Federal Rural Health Minister, Senator Bridget McKenzie and CEO of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, Dr Martin Laverty travel to Launceston to mark the Commonwealth’s commitment

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New Radiotherapy Prostate Cancer Treatment, SpaceOAR® Hydrogel, Now Available in Japan

03-Jul-2018 10:46 AM
Image 1: Representative diagram of how SpaceOAR® hydrogel creates space between the rectum and prostate. (Graphic: Business Wire) TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Augmenix K.K. announces that SpaceOAR hydrogel, a soft, implanted absorbable

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Gore Announces First Commercial In-Human Use of GORE® TAG® Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with ACTIVE CONTROL System for TEVAR in Australia

03-Jul-2018 8:22 AM
New delivery system provides controlled and predictable placement of Gore’s highly conformable and time-tested stent graft FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced the first patient impl

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Takeda Global Headquarters Grand Opening

02-Jul-2018 7:06 PM
Takeda holds the grand opening of Takeda Global Headquarters in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. With Takeda Global Headquarters as a base, and a symbol of the company’s values, Takeda will further accelerate its transition into a global, values-ba

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CHMP issues positive opinion to expand Jardiance®, Synjardy® and Glyxambi® labels to include positive effects on cardiovascular and renal outcomes

02-Jul-2018 5:19 PM
European labels for Jardiance®, Synjardy® and Glyxambi® expanded to include positive effects on cardiovascular and renal endpoints from landmark EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial1 INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)

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New Analysis of Rekovelle® Data Further Supports Use of AMH to Personalise Fertility Treatment

02-Jul-2018 4:17 PM
Rekovelle’s unique dosing algorithm, which is based on a woman’s anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) level and body weight, is designed for predictable ovarian response New analysis shows that natural variations in a woman’s AMH levels have no clin

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New Study Investigates the Utility of Masimo ORi™ (Oxygen Reserve Index) in Providing Early Detection of Blood Oxygenation Decrease During One-Lung Ventilation

02-Jul-2018 10:04 AM
Masimo Root® with Radical-7® and ORi™ (Photo: Business Wire) MORIOKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a study in which researchers evaluated the ability of Masimo ORi™ (Oxygen Re

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FDA Approves Zephyr Endobronchial Valve for Treating Severe Emphysema

30-Jun-2018 7:10 PM
First FDA-Approved Device for Emphysema Proven to Help Patients Breathe Easier and Enjoy More Active Lives   The Zephyr Endobronchial Valve is proven to help patients breathe easier and enjoy more active lives. (Graphic: Business

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AVITA Medical Announces Acquisition of Manufacturing Facility to Support Planned U.S. Launch of RECELL® Device

28-Jun-2018 10:46 AM
  VALENCIA, Calif. & MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AVITA Medical (ASX: AVH, OTCQX: AVMXY) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a manufacturing facility to support the planned U.S. l

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Ferring’s Heat-Stable Carbetocin Could Save Thousands of Women’s Lives by Preventing Excessive Bleeding after Childbirth

28-Jun-2018 9:06 AM
  New data show heat-stable carbetocin is as effective as oxytocin, the current standard of care, in preventing excessive bleeding (postpartum haemorrhage (PPH)) following vaginal birth1 Results from the largest study conducted

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New patient survey reveals: For people with atrial fibrillation, reversal of their blood thinning treatment is highly important

27-Jun-2018 4:17 PM
89% of surveyed patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) are aware of potential complications which may arise due to their blood thinning treatment in the event of an emergency The majority (83%) considered it important to know about a medicat