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Sunday 4th October 2015

Medical aid group denies Taliban were firing from Afghan hospital hit by air strike

KABUL, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected U.S. air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist ins...

GMDC honors Bivona with 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award

David SalazarLongtime GMDC member and Time Inc. Retail’s VP customer development was honored with the organization’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement award at GMDC’s Health Beauty Wellness Conference 2015.  read more

Saturday 3rd October 2015

Becton, Dickinson And Company - An Interesting Play In The Health Care Sector

Jim Manson Speaks at World Truama Symposium on Active Shooter Events

Las Vegas, NV, October 04, 2015 --( On a sunny September day in Las Vegas, Jim Manson took the stage to speak to nearly 250 attendees at the World Trauma Symposium. His talk, titled “Survival in Active Shooter Events- It Takes a Village,” focused on the importance of the skills needed to prevent unnecessary deaths in an active shooter event. Manson states that, “These s...

Wakefern, J&J share partnership insights during GMDC HBW Business Session

Michael JohnsenJohnson & Johnson and Wakefern Food on Saturday afternoon during the Business Session at GMDC Health Beauty Wellness showcased just how powerful the kind of partnerships generated out of GMDC HBW 2015 can be — a new, dynamic diabetes-centric set co-created by J&J and Wakefern could generate incremental dollars for every new diabetes customer.

Statement of Ted Kennedy, Jr. - Response to Patrick J. Kennedy's book "A Common Struggle"

BRANFORD, Conn., Oct. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I am proud of my brother Patrick for his tremendous work to make mental health parity part of our national conversation and I admire him for his candor about his own challenges. However, I am heartbroken that Patrick has chosen to write what is an inaccurate and unfair portrayal of our family. My brother's recollections of family events...

Treasury 'looking' at replacing student nurse bursaries with loans

Ministers could end free university education for student nurses in a bid to boost the numbers joining the NHS workforce, under proposals put forward by national education bodies.

ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Constant Contact, Inc. Investors of Important October 6, 2015 Class Action Deadline - CTCT

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights firm, reminds purchasers of Constant Contact, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTCT) securities from October 23, 2014 through July 23, 2015, inclusive (the "Class Period") of the important October 6, 2015 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action. The lawsuit seeks to recover investors' losses under the federal securities laws. T...

UPDATE 2-Japan demands U.S. find drugs compromise in Pacific trade talks

ATLANTA, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Japan called on the United States to find a way to break a deadlock over protections for next-generation medicines on Saturday as talks on a sweeping trade pact were extended for another 24 hours.

UN chief calls for impartial probe of Afghan hospital bombing

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 3 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned an air strike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan on Saturday and called for an impartial investigation of the incident.

Bombed Afghan hospital staff helpless as patients burned in wards

KABUL , Oct 3 (Reuters) - When the bombing started at 2:08 a.m. on Saturday morning at the Medecins Sans Frontieres compound in the Afghan city of Kunduz, the hospital staff was doing what they have been doing there for years: saving lives.

Third UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Henderson Fun Run Motivates Local Youth to Lead Active, Healthy Lifestyles

• IRONKIDS course for physically challenged children offered for the first time in Nevada Nearly 130 young athletes participated in the third UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS® Henderson Fun Run today at the Henderson Pavilion. UnitedHealthcare mascot Dr. Health E. Hound kicked off the fun run, joined by Nevada Senate Majority Leader Michael Rober...

An accessible approach to making a mini-brain

SOURCE October 1, 2015 In a new paper in Tissue Engineering: Part C, Brown University researchers describe a relatively accessible method for making a working – though not thinking – sphere of central nervous system tissue. The advance could provide an inexpensive and easy-to-make 3-D testbed for biomedical research. PROVIDENCE, […]

UPDATE 1-Japan demands U.S. find drugs compromise in Pacific trade talks

ATLANTA, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Japan called on the United States to find a way to break a deadlock over protections for next-generation medicines on Saturday as talks on a sweeping trade pact were extended for another 24 hours.

Pacific trade talks bogged down over pharmaceuticals

ATLANTA, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Pacific trading partners remained deadlocked over protections for next-generation medicines on Saturday after a long night of negotiations, potentially extending talks on a sweeping trade pact into a fifth day, sources clos...

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Patented Four-quadrant Smart Diet Scale on Display at FNCE® 2015

Founder and CEO Nick Batsikouras demonstrates the world’s first patented Smart Diet Scale with four-quadrant weighing technology and Bluetooth® connectivity at booth 1921 for FNCE 2015. (PRWEB) October 03, 2015 Visitors to booth 1921 at the Food Nutrition Conference and Expo™ (FNCE) will experience a personal demonstration of the innovative technology behind the Smart Diet Scale by found...

Slow Medicine: Is the Time Right for Watchful Waiting for DCIS?

(MedPage Today) -- Questions about the studies questioning DCIS therapy

XOMA Ltd: Odds Improving On This $1 Biotech Lottery Ticket

Amicus Therapeutics tanks on news of delay for migalastat approval

Amicus Therapeutics on Friday revealed that the US Food and Drug Administration is calling for additional…

FDA approves expanded use of Keytruda, for advanced NSCLC

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday granted accelerated approval for pharma giant Merck & Co’s…

FDA approves Gilead's Letairis with tadalafil for PAH

Gilead Sciences said on Friday that US Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of its Letairis…

US generic drugmakers body urges USTR to adhere to spirit of TPP accord signed in May

The US Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) and its Biosimilars Council remain hopeful that discussions…

Here’s what doctors can learn from global volunteering

In the arms of every parent who waited on the long line outside the clinic in Mexico was a child born with a facial deformity, usually a cleft lip or palate. Many of these mothers and fathers had walked long distances, carrying their child. Some families included grandparents, aunts and uncles, and others, just a […]

Colestipol May Quickly Eliminate Teriflunomide (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Oral agent tolerated well, could help young MS patients who become pregnant


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