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UN Leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – Millions of lives at imminent risk
UN Leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – Millions of lives at imminent risk
11/17/2017 11:01:49 AM
“While the Saudi-led military coalition has partially lifted the recent blockade of Yemen, closure of much of the country’s air, sea and land ports is making an already catastrophic situation far worse.
Philips and Nuance team to bring AI directly into radiology reporting
Philips and Nuance team to bring AI directly into radiology reporting
11/17/2017 10:28:33 AM
Royal Philips  (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and  Nuance Communications, Inc.  (NASDAQ: NUAN), a leading provider of intelligent voice and language solutions that provides 70% of radiology reports in the U.S., today announced the companies will team on bringing artificial intelligence-based (AI-based) image interpretation and reporting …
Raghu Krishnamoorthy Named Chief Human Resources Officer Susan Peters to Retire from GE
Raghu Krishnamoorthy Named Chief Human Resources Officer Susan Peters to Retire from GE
11/17/2017 9:57:39 AM
GE announced today that Raghu Krishnamoorthy, vice president of human resources at GE Healthcare, has been named Chief Human Resources Officer effective December 1, 2017.
Retired Educator Carolyn T. Linn Shares Husband’s Struggles with a Mental Illness through Memoir
Retired Educator Carolyn T. Linn Shares Husband’s Struggles with a Mental Illness through Memoir
11/17/2017 8:00:00 AM
Carolyn T. Linn’s “Loving a Beautiful Mind” painfully yet beautifully tells of a brilliant man’s struggle with schizophrenia. It is a memoir written in the viewpoint of a wife, detailing her husband’s life after being diagnosed with a mental illness while preparing for a career in academia.
Author Maria Jasinskas Publishes Book of Inspiration and Empowerment in the Face of a Loved One’s Suicide
Author Maria Jasinskas Publishes Book of Inspiration and Empowerment in the Face of a Loved One’s Suicide
11/17/2017 8:00:00 AM
“The Widow’s Might” (Westbow Press, 2016) narrates Maria Jasinska’s struggles in dealing with the tragic loss of her husband Gregory, a former United States Marine Staff Sergeant (SSGT).
Announcing Spire Health Tag: A Comprehensive Health Monitoring Device that Makes Your Existing Clothes Smart, No Charging Required
11/16/2017 2:07:57 PM
From clunky wristbands to restrictive chest straps, the first generation of wearables have been marred by user adoption challenges and impractical product design.
New study demonstrates significant clinical workflow and staff experience benefits of Philips’ Azurion image-guided therapy platform
New study demonstrates significant clinical workflow and staff experience benefits of Philips’ Azurion image-guided therapy platform
11/16/2017 10:05:27 AM
• Two year study* found that clinicians’ use of Azurion enabled significant reductions in procedure time, in-lab patient preparation time, post-procedure lab time and enhanced staff experience • Improvements correspond to the ability to treat one additional patient per interventional lab per day, or several hundred patients per lab per year • Launched in February …
Starbucks Urges Support for No Child Sleeps Outside Campaign
Starbucks Urges Support for No Child Sleeps Outside Campaign
11/16/2017 9:55:08 AM
Two years after the City of Seattle and King County declared a State of Emergency on homelessness, the number of families with young children sleeping outside in tents and cars continues to grow – with hundreds of unsheltered families, including an estimated 1,900 young children, waiting months for basic emergency shelter.
U.S. Autism Treatment Market Worth $1.8 Billion
U.S. Autism Treatment Market Worth $1.8 Billion
11/15/2017 1:01:38 PM
November 15,  2017:   Marketdata LLC, a leading independent market research publisher  since 1979, has released a new study, a 50-page report entitled: The U.S.
Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Life Sciences Clinical Trial Products Names Oracle Health Sciences as a Top Leader
Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Life Sciences Clinical Trial Products Names Oracle Health Sciences as a Top Leader
11/15/2017 10:01:34 AM
Oracle Health Sciences today announced that it has been identified as a Leader in the top quartile in Everest Group’s  PEAK Matrix™ Assessment of Life Sciences Clinical Trial Products 2017.
How Cutting Edge Thinking In Cancer Treatment – And Car Making – Is Coming Together To Benefit Drivers And Patients
How Cutting Edge Thinking In Cancer Treatment – And Car Making – Is Coming Together To Benefit Drivers And Patients
11/15/2017 9:32:13 AM
After being diagnosed with cancer, Mike Butler was fascinated by the process through which patients were treated – but saw an opportunity to introduce practices from the car manufacturing facility, where he works, so that it might run more smoothly.
LG Unveils Expanded Medical Imaging Product Lineup at Medica 2017
LG Unveils Expanded Medical Imaging Product Lineup at Medica 2017
11/14/2017 10:14:50 AM
LG Electronics (LG) is showcasing its expanded lineup of medical imaging devices at Medica 2017, the world’s largest medical trade fair held in Düsseldorf every year.
New study shows confusion on whole grain
New study shows confusion on whole grain
11/14/2017 9:43:27 AM
A study of over 16,000 people across the globe by Nestlé Breakfast Cereals reveals that there is significant confusion over how much whole grain we should consume every day and where to find whole grain in foods.
Philips launches global education and empowerment effort for World COPD Day
Philips launches global education and empowerment effort for World COPD Day
11/14/2017 9:30:25 AM
Ahead of World COPD Day on November 15,  Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a leader in health technology, today announced the launch of a global movement to raise awareness for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Springer Nature launches new Grand Challenges publishing programme
Springer Nature launches new Grand Challenges publishing programme
11/13/2017 1:11:54 PM
This week, Springer Nature launched its Grand Challenges programme. The programme seeks to generate collaboration on solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, by linking the high quality research and independent analysis published by Springer Nature to those policy and business leaders tasked with addressing them.
Orange Healthcare and Sanoïa endorse the use of machine learning to monitor chronic inflammatory rheumatism
Orange Healthcare and Sanoïa endorse the use of machine learning to monitor chronic inflammatory rheumatism
11/10/2017 4:47:20 PM
At the Annual Meeting of the  American College of Rheumatology  which took place in San Diego from November 3–8, 2017, Sanoïa and Orange Healthcare took part in a scientific presentation in collaboration with Professor Laure Gossec, from the rheumatology department at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris: an analysis of 15 million information points from a cohort of 170 …
DSM and Meister announce innovative medical textile constructions made of Dyneema Purity® fiber
DSM and Meister announce innovative medical textile constructions made of Dyneema Purity® fiber
11/10/2017 2:36:04 AM
DSM Biomedical, a global solutions provider in biomedical science and regenerative medicine, announced a novel braiding technology of DSM’s medical grade UHMWPE fibers, Dyneema Purity® fibers.
Sanofi, Principia agree to develop multiple sclerosis drug candidate
Sanofi, Principia agree to develop multiple sclerosis drug candidate
11/9/2017 11:37:50 AM
Sanofi will develop Principia Biopharma Inc.’s experimental oral treatment that shows promise in multiple sclerosis (MS) and, potentially, other central nervous system (CNS) diseases.
Novartis reports positive results from Phase III trial of Kisqali® (ribociclib) combination therapy in premenopausal women with HR+/HER2- advanced or metastatic breast cancer
Novartis reports positive results from Phase III trial of Kisqali® (ribociclib) combination therapy in premenopausal women with HR+/HER2- advanced or metastatic breast cancer
11/9/2017 11:32:34 AM
• MONALEESA-7 met primary endpoint of progression-free survival, demonstrating superior efficacy of Kisqali  combination therapy vs. endocrine treatment alone in first-line treatment of premenopausal women with HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer [1]  • Kisqali is the first CDK4/6 inhibitor to be studied in a Phase III global trial exclusively focusing on …
Spark Therapeutics and Pfizer Amend License Agreement for Investigational SPK-9001 in Hemophilia B
Spark Therapeutics and Pfizer Amend License Agreement for Investigational SPK-9001 in Hemophilia B
11/9/2017 10:49:10 AM
Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced they have entered into an amendment to their license agreement for SPK-9001, an investigational gene therapy for hemophilia B.