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Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Mannatech Australasia Launches Highest Grade Aloe Product in the World, Manapol Powder

27-Mar-2017 10:26 AM
SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mannatech®, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), a global health and wellness company committed to transforming lives to make a better world, recently launched its most legendary ingredient, Manapol® powder, to its

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

China's Healthcare Market to See Surge of Investment and Opportunities in Next 15 Years

27-Mar-2017 8:56 AM
As China rolls out “Healthy China 2030” initiative and gets committed to deepening the supply-side structural reforms in 2017, Healthcare China 2017, a healthcare investment conference in China, will gather business insiders to help indu

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Avita Medical to Present at Needham Healthcare Conference

24-Mar-2017 12:14 PM
  VALENCIA, Calif. & PERTH, Australia & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avita Medical Limited (ASX:AVH; OTCQX:AVMXY), a regenerative medicine company focused on the treatment of wounds and skin defects, today announced that Adam Kelliher, Av

University of Auckland

How a universal basic income could boost New Zealand’s prosperity

24-Mar-2017 12:13 PM
The idea of a state giving away money to its citizens with no strings attached doesn't sound like a sustainable economic policy, but that is exactly what Finland began doing at the start of 2017. University of Auckland Business School economist Dr Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues New Zealand should seriously consider trialling our own version of the universal basic income.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Primary Health Care Limited (Primary) Signs Deal to Deploy Intelerad Medical Imaging Software Platform

23-Mar-2017 11:54 AM
Primary Health Care Limited (Primary) will use Intelerad’s medical imaging software to interpret more than 3 million diagnostic exams per year MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Highlights:   Primary operates 141 diagnostic imaging locati

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

CDISC Welcomes New Leaders to 2017 Board of Directors

21-Mar-2017 9:51 AM
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) today announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. Mr. Dave Evans, Dr. Masanori Fukushima, and Mr. Steve Rosenberg have each

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Masimo Announces CE Marking of Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeter® and Connectivity Hub with Noninvasive Blood Pressure

21-Mar-2017 9:00 AM
Masimo Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeter® and Connectivity Hub with Noninvasive Blood Pressure (Photo: Business Wire) NEUCHATEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the CE marking of noninvasive blood p

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Boehringer Ingelheim Phase III study now enrolling patients with progressive fibrosing lung diseases

21-Mar-2017 8:53 AM
  For the first time, patients with different fibrosing lung diseases will be included in one single clinical trial assessing the efficacy of nintedanib* as a potential treatment The PF-ILD clinical trial is the first in the fiel

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Uninterrupted Pradaxa® Showed Less Major Bleeding than Warfarin in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Undergoing Catheter Ablation

21-Mar-2017 8:45 AM
  In the RE-CIRCUIT® trial, there were less major bleeding and fewer serious adverse events with uninterrupted Pradaxa®than with uninterrupted warfarin1,2 Patients studied in the trial were reflective of those undergoing c

University of Auckland

New role to develop international MedTech partnerships

20-Mar-2017 2:46 PM
Media Release - University of Auckland - 20 March 2017 New role to develop international MedTech partnerships Developing more international partnerships and investor opportunities for medical technology is the focus of Dr Diana Siew’s new role

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

First dedicated outcome trials of empagliflozin in chronic heart failure initiated

18-Mar-2017 8:10 PM
EMPEROR HF clinical trial programme will evaluate the efficacy and safety of empagliflozin in patients with chronic heart failure, including those with and without type 2 diabetes Heart failure (HF) affects 26 million people worldwide and is

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Ferring Pharmaceuticals: Waking up to Go to the Toilet is the Number One Cause of a Poor Night’s Sleep, Say Experts on World Sleep Day

17-Mar-2017 11:05 AM
Nocturia, the need to wake up and urinate more than once at night, disturbs the sleep of 1 in 3 adults over the age of 30 and two thirds of adults over the age of 651 Up to 80% of people who complain of a disturbed night’s sleep report that

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Avita Announces Receipt of $975K R&D Tax Incentive

16-Mar-2017 11:58 AM
  VALENCIA, Calif. & PERTH, Australia & CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avita Medical Limited (ASX:AVH) (OTCQX:AVMXY), a regenerative medicine company focused on the treatment of wounds and skin defects, today announced that it h

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Medical Device Company Visioneering Technologies Successfully Raises $33.3 Million in Fully Underwritten Initial Public Offering

16-Mar-2017 11:04 AM
Visioneering Technologies (VTI) receives strong institutional and retail investor support raising $33.3 million in fully underwritten IPO Visioneering Technologies, Inc. (VTI) has developed a proprietary daily disposable contact lens called

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Bioventus to Invest in New Clinical Research for EXOGEN®

16-Mar-2017 9:47 AM
  EXOGEN Ultrasound Bone Healing System from Bioventus (Photo: Business Wire) DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologics, today announced it will commission an innovative series of real-world

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Ferring collaborates with ICF on development of a potential new treatment for anal fissures with a focus on improving quality of care for IBD patients

16-Mar-2017 9:28 AM
SAINT-PREX, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Brazil-based Instituto de Ciências Farmacêuticas (ICF) today announced a research collaboration aimed at developing a mucoadhesive rectal delivery system to treat anal fi

University of Auckland

Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children

16-Mar-2017 8:57 AM
Media Release University of Auckland 16 March 2017 Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children Almost all New Zealand children have taken antibiotic medications by the time they are five years of age, according to new research from the Univer

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

First Fibroblast Injection Performed in SpinalCyte’s Landmark Trial for Spinal Disc Regeneration

15-Mar-2017 10:07 AM
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SpinalCyte, LLC, a Texas-based tissue engineering technology company focused on the regrowth of the spinal disc nucleus using human dermal fibroblasts, announced the first injection of fibroblasts for the regenerat

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

AllAccem Announces Human Dental Product Presentation at the 2017 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition

15-Mar-2017 9:50 AM
SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AllAccem, Inc., a pharmaceutical and medical device products developer and manufacturer, announced today that Karin M. Hold, PhD is presenting the poster titled “Biocompatibility of AllAccem Gingival Seala

Australian Human Rights Commission - AHRC

Indigenous leaders call for immediate action on health equality

15-Mar-2017 8:54 AM
After 10 years and despite bipartisan support for closing the gap, Australian governments at all levels are failing Australia’s First Peoples. But there is a way forward.