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Tuesday 9th September 2014

Regeneus raises $3.3M through oversubscribed SPP

Regeneus (ASX:RGS) has closed its oversubscribed Share Purchase Plan, raising $3.3 million in total to help accelerate development of its cancer vaccines as well as off-the-shelf stem cell therapy for human osteoarthritis.The directors decided to acc...

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons releases new guidelines on hip fractures in older adults, ACL injuries, and infant dysplasia of the hip

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today released three new clinical practice guidelines (CPG) featuring evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing and treating  hip fractures in patients age 65 and older, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, and dysplasia of the hip in infants up to 6 months of age. These reco...

Inflammation: IL-36 has proinflammatory effects in skin but not in joints

Given the known involvement of IL-36 in psoriasis it might be surprising that the latest mouse models show that inhibiting IL-36 signalling does not alter the course of inflammatory arthritis. Can we now add IL-36 to the list of inflammatory mediator...

September is National Aging Month: Resources Available on Importance of Treatment for Cataracts, Osteoarthritis and Diabetes

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Aging Month, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has released resources on the benefit and patient value of treatments aimed at three major disease areas specific to the aging population: cataracts, osteoarthritis and diabetes. These resources can be found at http://www.lifechanginginnovation.org/get-f...

Health Enterprises and Edison Nation Medical Seek Innovative Therapeutic Foot Care Products

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation marketplace, and Health Enterprises, Inc, a leading manufacturer and distributor of branded and private label consumer healthcare products sold in retailers worldwide, today announced a worldwide open innovation search to uncover disruptive new product ideas for relieving pain and...

Leading Organizations Take to Capitol Hill to Discuss the Need to Accelerate New Medicines for Lupus and Other Diverse Diseases

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, and the Rheumatology Research Foundation, the largest private funding source of rheumatology research and training programs, convened on Capitol Hill to update our nation's leaders about the new Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) projec...

Hand osteoarthritis and diabetes – new relationships discovered

Hand pain has been associated with diabetes in people who have one or more joints with central erosions, says research published in Arthritis Care & Research. And a strong association was found between diabetes and the number of hand joints that were tender on palpation (ie when touched), but again only in those with erosive […]

CareCore National Selects Safe-T Data to Protect a New Customer File Upload Portal from Cyber Attacks

HERZLYIA, Israel, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe-T Data announced today that CareCore National (CareCore) has selected Safe-T Data's Safe-T Box Secure Data ExchangePlatform to protect its new customer file upload portal from cyber attacks. CareCore provides innovative healthcare solutions that contain costs while improving the quality of care. Its programs address a wide array of he...

Monday 8th September 2014

FOAA Anesthesia Services Partners With Inova Health System to Provide Services to Inova Surgery Center at Lorton

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - September 09, 2014) - FOAA Anesthesia Services (FOAA), the mid-Atlantic division of North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), and Inova Health System in Falls Church, Va., have announced that FOAA is now the exclusive provider of anesthesia services for the Inova Surgery Center at Lorton. Darryl Houston, MD, formerly the anesthesia medical director at the Hampton Su...

‘Rowing’ Wheelchair Is a Moving Experience

Rice University students build custom chair for teen with arthrogryposis Rice University students have built a unique wheelchair for a Houston teenager who will now be able to row his way forward. Pedro, 15, a patient at Shriners Hospital for Childre...

Beyond Meat Rushes to Defense of Burger Joints: Offers Free Beast Burgers

Company responds to Huffington Post blog "'Better' Burgers Worse for Your Health, No Better for the Climate" Beyond Meat Offers Free Pallet of Beast Burgers-- its new 100% natural plant-based burger that sizzles, sweats, & satiates like a beef patty with more

More People Testing Positive for Chikungunya Virus in the U.S., Finds Study at ICAAC 2014

MADISON, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing number of patients in the United States are being tested – and testing positive – for the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, according to a study presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in Washington, D.C. The study, by scientists from Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leadi...

EU Approves Roche's RoACTEMRA for RA

Roche announced that RoACTEMRA (tocilizumab) has received approval from the European Commission for use in patients with severe, active and progressive RA who previously have not been treated with methotrexate (MTX). Treating the disease at this critical early phase may prevent irreversible damage to joints and long-term disability.Read more

ALPHAEON To Acquire Clarion Medical Technologies

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPHAEON® Corporation, a leader in lifestyle healthcare and subsidiary of Strathspey Crown Holdings LLC, and Clarion Medical Technologies® Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for ALPHAEON to acquire all of the outstanding shares and assets of Clarion, the leading provider of medical and ...

New Survey Reveals that Prostate Cancer Impacts Sex Lives More than Any Other Aspect of Patients' Lives

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey conducted by ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer and Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. aimed to uncover the impact of prostate cancer on patients, their caregivers, and the healthcare professionals (HCPs) that support them. The majority (64 percent) of patients surveyed report that their prostate cancer diagnosis has a moderate to ...

Universal Bonding Agents Set to Transform the European Dental Materials Market: Led by 3ESPE, DENTSPLY and GC Europe

European universal bonding agents market expected to grow to over 18% by 2020. VANCOUVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new report series by iData Research [www.idataresearch.com], the leading global authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the European Market for Dental Materials is expected reach over $2 billion by 2020. This market is segmented...

New Independent Lab Tests Give Dr. Tobias Fish Oil Superior Ratings

Analysis by independent testing company LabDoor shows Dr. Tobias Optimum Omega 3 Fish Oil has highest dosage of top quality brands in the U.S. Trittau, Schleswig-Holstein (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Dr. Tobias Optimum Omega 3 has the highest dosage per serving of all of the leading Omega 3 supplements in America, according to a new study. And it was one of only five products to get the highest rat...

CollPlant Names Dr. Nadav Orr Vice President Research and Development

REHOVOT, Israel, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --   CollPlant (TASE: CLPT), a developer and manufacturer of human collagen-based medical products has announced that Dr. Nadav Orr has been appointed Vice President of Research & Development, effective September 7, 2014. Dr. Nadav Orr brings over 15 years of experience in research and development, including 9 years in the development of ...

Roche's RoACTEMRA receives EU approval for use in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

Roche announced today that RoACTEMRA (tocilizumab) has received approval from the European Commission for use in patients with severe, active and progressive RA who previously have not been treated with methotrexate (MTX). Treating the disease at thi...

Findings reveal that people with chronic MSDs are putting their health at risk to remain in work

The government, the NHS, and employers are failing to provide the necessary support for people with chronic MSDs (musculoskeletal disorders) to stay in work. This is according to a new report released today (Friday 5th September) by Lancaster Univers...

Sunday 7th September 2014

New therapy for early rheumatoid arthritis approved in Europe

European patients will soon have access to a new therapy option for the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis.The European Commission has approved the drug tocilizumab for use in patients with severe, active and progressive rheumatoid arthritis who previously have not been treated with methotrexate, based on positive data from a phase III clinical trial.Marketed by Roche under the brand name

Factors Influencing the Growth of the Global Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Market- 2019

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Transparency Market Research published a new report "Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and...

Friday 5th September 2014

Director of Nursing, Sue Elizabeth Andrusiow, RN, Praised for her Outstanding Performance in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

The International Nurses Association and Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare proudly announce the addition of Sue Elizabeth Andrusiow, RN, as a towering figure of the nursing community of New South Wales, Australia. Equipped with 33 years of experience i...

The First Bellwether Trial in the DePuy Orthopaedics Litigation Involving Metallosis Allegations is Underway in Texas This Week, Parker Waichman LLP Comments

The results of the first bellwether trial is expected to provide valuable information concerning the direction of litigation involving the DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Replacement Device. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that Johnson & Johnson’s ...

Relaxa UK and Posture Group Are Offering a Range of Backcare Health Packages and Online Posture Training for Employee Backcare Awareness Week 2014

London, United Kingdom, September 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Employee Backcare Awareness Week is running from the 6th – 10th October 2014. Relaxa & Posture Group are offering a range of back care health packages from as little as £259 and/or online posture training from £1 per user. There are 8 cost-effective posture training and back care health promotion packages: 1) Online Emp...


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