healthcare

July 14, 2020

HD Medical, Inc. of Silicon Valley today announces that its flagship product, HD Steth, has received FDA clearance for all three product classification codes of DQD, DQC and DPS for Electronic Stethoscope, Phonocardiograph and Electrocardiograph combined into one device. HD Steth utilizes cutting-edge AI technology to enable clinicians to perform advanced cardiac evaluation at the point-of-care to save time and lives. About HD Steth HD Steth is an intelligent stethoscope that assists clinicians with capturing, recording, replaying and simultaneously visualizing heart sounds and ECG waveforms on a smart device to help detect multiple cardiac abnormalities. Patented visualization and noise cancellation technology gives HD Steth its edge. Subtle heart sounds are difficult or impossible to hear during auscultation. HD Steth delivers unsurpassed sound fidelity enhanced by visualization which allows clinicians to see the heart sounds providing instant cardiac insights. Clinical Studies & International Sales Success “The quality and intensity of heart sounds are phenomenal on HD Steth and it delivers the most impressive sound quality advancements in my last 40 years of stethoscope use,” said Dr. Ethiraj Raj, specializing in Cardiovascular Disease in Flint, Michigan. “The opportunity to amplify the sounds along with simultaneous visualization of heart sounds and ECG in real-time is unique. Physicians, teachers......

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July 14, 2020

Octapharma announced today that new research findings from its haematology portfolio will be presented at the upcoming International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Virtual Congress, taking place on 12–14 July 2020.

The NuProtect study (NCT01712438) investigated the immunogenicity, efficacy and safety of Nuwiq® (simoctocog alfa) in 108 previously untreated patients with haemophilia A. The final results of the study showed a cumulative incidence of high-titre anti-FVIII inhibitors of 17.6%. Patients who completed the NuProtect study were offered participation in a long-term extension study (NCT01992549). The results of"...

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July 12, 2020

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TSE: 4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that 13 abstracts are being presented from the company’s Hematology portfolio and pipeline at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2020 Virtual Congress (ISTH 2020). Among the data, Takeda spotlighted four abstracts to highlight its commitment to advancing personalized care through pharmacokinetic (PK)-guided prophylaxis in people living with hemophilia"...

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July 10, 2020

Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), a leading Japanese dairy product company and a key global probiotics manufacturer, confirmed that its proprietary probiotic strain Bifidobacterium breve A1 (a.k.a. B. breve MCC1274) is safe and effective for improving memory functions of older adults with suspected mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (RCT).

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July 10, 2020

Mundipharma today announced that laboratory testing at the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore, has confirmed the effectiveness of its BETADINE® antiseptic products against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) which causes COVID-19 disease.

Testing has demonstrated BETADINE’s® strong in-vitro virucidal activity, killing 99.99% of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in 30 seconds. The products subjected to testing were: BETADINE® antiseptic products, namely Solution (10% PVP-I), Skin Cleanser (7.5% PVP-I), Gargle and Mouthwash (1.0% PVP-I) and Throat Spray (0.45% PVP-I).

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July 9, 2020

A new index designed to fill a critical information gap and help African governments, health officials, non-governmental organizations, and others respond to the coronavirus pandemic finds that although Africa has not yet been overwhelmed by COVID-19, several regions are showing troubling signs of vulnerability to the social, economic, and health impacts of an outbreak that should not be ignored.

The Africa COVID-19 Community Vulnerability Index (CCVI), developed by Surgo"...

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July 9, 2020

Today, more than 20 leading biopharmaceutical companies announced the launch of the AMR Action Fund [www.AMRactionfund.com], a ground-breaking partnership that aims to bring 2-4 new antibiotics to patients by 2030. These treatments are urgently needed to address the rapid rise of antibiotic-resistant infections – also called antimicrobial resistance, or AMR. The companies have raised so far nearly US$1 billion new funding to support clinical research of innovative new antibiotics that are addressing"...

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July 9, 2020

Mulk Healthcare has launched the Middle East’s first digital hospital – with a network of 2,000 doctors and access to the best diagnostic clinics, hospitals and medical experts.

For patients, E-Hospital offers complete end-to-end services from booking appointment, seeking consultation, securing health insurance approval, diagnosis, prescription and medication.

E-Hospital offers cost-effective medical"...

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July 8, 2020

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) and the New York Academy of Sciences announced today the Winners of the third annual Innovators in Science Award for their excellence in and commitment to innovative science that has significantly advanced the field of rare disease research. Each Winner receives a prize of US $200,000.

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July 7, 2020

NMC Healthcare has officially launched its new CosmeSurge Hospital in Jumeirah. The facility, completed in December of last year, specialises in providing cosmetic surgeries, and is located near the iconic Burj Al Arab. This will be the 17th branch of the CosmeSurge brand of facilities.

The launch coincides with all the significant measures currently undertaken by the Emirate of Dubai towards bringing life back to normalcy, including the issuance of tourist visas which came into effect today.

The event will be attended by, NMC Health’s CEO Michael Davis, along with"...

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