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Aug 20

Misinformation, Lack of Access and Confusion Hamper the Ability of Smokers Who Don’t Quit to Consider Better Alternatives, a New International Study from PMI Shows

Misinformation, Lack of Access and Confusion Hamper the Ability of Smokers Who Don’t Quit to Consider Better Alternatives, a New International Study from PMI Shows

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today released a white paper titled “Unsmoke: Clearing the Way for Change” based on findings from a major international study conducted for the company by independent research firm Povaddo. There is no question that, while the"...

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Aug 18

Interventional Cardiologist successfully performs a rare Carotid Stent

Interventional Cardiologist successfully performs a rare Carotid Stent

Amna, a 43-year-old female started experiencing poor vision in her right eye a few weeks prior to evaluation. Being a diabetic, she decided to seek medical attention and possible intervention by an expert. On visiting Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah (EHJ), an Emirates Healthcare Company and"...

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Aug 15

Jreissati: Waste Crisis in North Nearing a Solution

Jreissati: Waste Crisis in North Nearing a Solution

Environment Minister Fadi Jreissati said it was “shameful” how “sectarianism” is affecting solutions for the waste crisis in Lebanon, pointing out that efforts are ongoing to resolve the newly emerged crisis in the Northern districts of Zgharta, al-Koura, Bsharri"...

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Aug 15

2019 Edogawa NICHE Prize Awarded to Dr. Steven Rosenberg for His Pioneering Feat in Tackling Cancer with Immunotherapy

2019 Edogawa NICHE Prize Awarded to Dr. Steven Rosenberg for His Pioneering Feat in Tackling Cancer with Immunotherapy

The Edogawa NICHE Committee today announced that the 2019-Edogawa NICHE Prize (www.edogawanicheprize.org) has been awarded to Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, for his pioneering work in developing effective adoptive immunotherapies and genetically modified T cells which has heralded the birth of a new chapter in the fight against cancer. Dr. Rosenberg’s accomplishment has significantly contributed to the development of several immune system-based drugs and clinically effective immunotherapies including the CAR-T cell therapy. Dr. Rosenberg is an epitome of significance of inter-disciplinary interaction in developing clinical solutions, who after......

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Aug 15

AHF Applauds Appointment of Winnie Byanyima as Head of UNAIDS

AHF Applauds Appointment of Winnie Byanyima as Head of UNAIDS

AHF lauded today a historic decision by the United Nations Secretary-General to appoint Winnie Byanyima as the new Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Byanyima, who is a prominent Ugandan diplomat and humanitarian, will be the first woman Executive"...

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Aug 14

Concept Medical Granted “Breakthrough Device Designation” by FDA for MagicTouch PTA Sirolimus Coated Balloon

Concept Medical Granted “Breakthrough Device Designation” by FDA for MagicTouch PTA Sirolimus Coated Balloon

Concept Medical Inc. (CMI) has been granted Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for MagicTouch PTA (Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty), its Sirolimus drug coated balloon (DCB) catheter, for the treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) in Below-the-Knee (BTK). Concept Medical Inc. is backed by cardiologist, philanthropist and serial entrepreneur Dr. Kiran Patel, a staunch supporter of innovative and disruptive medical devices, providing breakthrough treatments to the people of the world. Under the leadership of drug delivery pioneer Dr. Manish Doshi, the company has initiated an extensive range......

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Aug 14

Emirates Hospital- Jumeirah, among five hospitals in the region to receive CORE certification

Emirates Hospital- Jumeirah, among five hospitals in the region to receive CORE certification

Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah was recently awarded the Collaboration of Organised and Recognised Endoscopy units (CORE) certificate by the World Endoscopy Organisation (WEO). Only five hospitals in the entire region received this recognition.

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Aug 08

Study Demonstrates Reduction in Mortality Using Masimo Noninvasive, Continuous Hemoglobin (SpHb®) and Pleth Variability Index (PVi®) Monitoring

Study Demonstrates Reduction in Mortality Using Masimo Noninvasive, Continuous Hemoglobin (SpHb®) and Pleth Variability Index (PVi®) Monitoring

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that in a study published in the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, researchers investigated the effects of implementing a hospital-wide fluid and blood administration protocol using two Masimo measurements: noninvasive, continuous hemoglobin (SpHb®) and pleth variability index (PVi®).1 To evaluate the impact of the implementation, they collected data on transfusions and mortality 30 and 90 days after surgery and compared the findings between two 11-month periods in 2013 and 2014. In the study, Dr. Jérôme Cros, Prof. Nathalie Nathan, and colleagues at Hôpital Dupuytren,......

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Aug 06

Iran ready to boost ties in health sector with Lebanon: minister

Iran ready to boost ties in health sector with Lebanon: minister

TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) – Iranian Minister of Health and Medical Education Saeed Namaki announced on Monday that Iran is ready to expand ties with Lebanon in health sector.

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Aug 06

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. Raises $15 Million From U.S. Investment Partnership

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. Raises $15 Million From U.S. Investment Partnership

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., the developer of transformative new molecular diagnostic solutions, today announced it had raised up to US $10 million in additional equity investment from US-based Northpond Ventures. This follows an original investment of US $5 million from Northpond Ventures in April"...

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