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Thursday 18th September 2014

New York Blood Center's Laboratory of Viral Immunology Gets Support for Developing Vaccines and Therapeutics Against Emerging Viruses

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYBC's Laboratory of Viral Immunology has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to develop a mucosal universal influenza vaccine.  Lanying Du., Ph.D., Co-head of the laboratory, was awarded more than $400,000 for this program. The Laboratory of Viral Immunology at NYBC has previous experience in developing universal influenza...

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) Releases New White Paper on Important Role of Post-Acute Care (PAC) Provider within an ACO

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care services and technology company focused on the alternate site health care provider marketplace, today announced the release of a new white paper titled, "The Right Care for the Right Cost: Post-Acute and the Triple Aim".  This paper is a collaborative effort between the MHA ACO...

Preventive Measures are Key to Decreasing the Spread of Illness During Flu Season

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Influenza/Pneumococcal news conference today encouraged preventive measures be taken during the upcoming flu season to help reduce the spread of illness and infection. The news conference highlighted, among other things, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's "3 Actions to...

Flu vaccine for expectant moms a top priority, experts say

All pregnant women and those planning to become pregnant should receive a flu shot because the normal changes to a pregnant woman's immune system, heart and lungs put moms-to-be at increased risk of the harmful effects of flu infection, experts say. ...

SMI Launches Digital MEMS Low Pressure Sensor

SMI launches the new SM9541 MEMS low pressure sensor for the stringent medical and industrial markets. With an industry leading accuracy, at less than 1%, design engineers will appreciate the high level of performance, stability, and quality. Milpitas, California (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 SMI (Silicon Microstructures, Inc.) introduces the SM9541 MEMS low pressure sensor Series designed especiall...

Galen Signs Exclusive Deal in Europe

Distribution, License & Supply Agreement Announced with Medical Developments International As part of their continued business development efforts to drive growth in existing and new markets, through licensing, acquisition and partnership, Galen Ltd has announced a significant deal with Australian-based, Medical Developments International (MVP). ...

Prosensa announces commencement of re-dosing of drisapersen in North America in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

LEIDEN, The Netherlands – September 17, 2014 – Prosensa Holding N.V. (NASDAQ: RNA), the biopharmaceutical company focusing on RNA-modulating therapeutics for rare diseases with high unmet need, today announced that a comprehensive program of re-dosing has commenced, with the first patients now re-dosed in the United States. All dosing in the drisapersen clinical program had been p...

Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals Announces NIH Collaboration for Testing of SB 9200 Against Multiple Viral Pathogens

MILFORD, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of RNA viruses, today announced a research collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for animal testing of the Company's lead compound, SB 9200, against multiple viral pathogens, classified as "Special Pat...

Lifeloc Technologies Receives $250,000 Grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development for Marijuana Breathalyzer Development

The unintended consequences of marijuana legalization creates a new business opportunity for Colorado based drug and alcohol testing company Lifeloc Technologies Lifeloc Technologies, a Colorado manufacturer and exporter of professional alcohol breathalyzers for use by Law Enforcement, Corrections, Schools and the Workplace is pleased to announce an aw...

Lifeloc Technologies Receives a $250,000 Grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development for its Marijuana Breathalyzer Development

The unintended consequences of marijuana legalization creates a new business opportunity for Colorado based drug and alcohol testing company Lifeloc Technologies. Wheat Ridge, Colorado (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Lifeloc Technologies, a Colorado manufacturer and exporter of professional alcohol breathalyzers for use by Law Enforcement, Corrections, Schools and the Workplace is pleased to announce...

Riverside Health System Opens 24-Bed Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit in Newport News

The short stay rehabilitation unit at Warwick Forest’s “The Gardens” opened following a study that indicated it could help improve clinical outcomes, reducing the number of patients readmitted to the hospital after discharge. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure patients avoid returning to the hospital after getting discharged, Riverside Heal...

The Phillips Law Group Provides Tips for Early Cancer Detection and Urges the Southwest to Observe Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2014

People diagnosed with mesothelioma are given an average of ten months to live after their diagnosis. In honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2014, the attorneys at Phillips Law Group are working to educate the public about methods for early detection of this deadly cancer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Mesothelioma is inextricably linked to asbestos exposure, and has an u...

Researcher says airborne Ebola transmission is not an impossibility

The idea of the Ebola virus becoming airborne is not far-fetched and its ability to enter cells that line the trachea and lungs has been shown under controlled laboratory conditions, a Purdue University virus expert says.

Wednesday 17th September 2014

Psychiatrist Richard P. Brown Teaches Trauma Relief Workshop to Disaster Survivors and Health Care Practitioners

New York, NY, September 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Richard P. Brown, MD, an integrative psychiatrist known for his healing mental health work for survivors of mass disasters, will lead a two-day Breath-Body-Mind workshop on Saturday, October 4, 10 am to 6 pm at the Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W 13th Street, 2nd floor, between 7th and 8th Avenue, New York, NY, and part two on Sunday, October 5 from 10...

Lantheus Medical Imaging to Present Data on Novel PET Cardiac Imaging Agent Flurpiridaz F 18 at ASNC Annual Scientific Session

N. BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a global leader in developing, manufacturing, selling and distributing innovative diagnostic imaging agents, today announced that data demonstrating significant reductions in radiation exposure and improved image quality with flurpiridaz F 18 myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) as compared with single photon emis...

The American College of Chest Physicians Announces China as Site of CHEST World Congress 2016

GLENVIEW, IL--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) together with the Chinese Thoracic Society (CTS) announced today at the annual congress of CTS that CHEST World Congress 2016 will be held in China. Clinicians specializing in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine from around the world are expected to participate in the event, slated for spri...

130 Lab-Confirmed Cases of Enterovirus D68 in 12 States

On Sept. 10, 2014, the United States informed the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) about an outbreak of severe respiratory illness associated with Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). As of Sept. 16, 2014, 130 laboratory-confirmed cases of EV-D68 have been reported in 12 U.S. states: Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana,

Legacy ER & Urgent Care Warns North Texans about Dangers of Enterovirus D68

Rare Virus Has Been Reported in 12 States, May Be Coming to Texas FRISCO, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Prevention is the best treatment for the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) outbreak that is hospitalizing scores of infants, children and teenagers in 12 states, including nearby Oklahoma and Louisiana, says Dr. Kirk Mahon, medical director of Legacy ER & Urgent Care (LER) in Frisco, Texas. “T...

12 states now reporting severe respiratory illness that targets kids

(HealthDay)—Twelve states now have confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, the severe respiratory illnesses that may have sickened hundreds of children, U.S. health officials report.

The International Nurses Association Eulogizes Roberta Fransishyn, RN, BSN, in Their Publication Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

As one of the leading nursing professionals of Manitoba, Canada, Roberta Fransishyn, RN, BSN, has been selected to represent her community in the publication of Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. In practice for 9 years, Roberta displays the commitment...

Medtronic Launches New Balloon Kyphoplasty Products for Treating Spinal Fractures

 Enhancements Give Physicians More Options for Treating Vertebral Compression Fractures MEMPHIS, TN - September 17, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), today announced the launch of the KYPHON Express(TM) II Balloon Kyphoplasty Platform, which includes the next generation KYPHON ® Cement Delivery System. This new platform is the latest advancement in the KYPHON® Balloon Kyphopl...

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Names Seattle Children's Hospital Certified Duchenne Care Center

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's Hospital was named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the leading advocacy organization working to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne). Seattle Children's is the fourth center to be certified by PPMD, recognizing the hospital's dedication to improving care for people liv...

Bruker Introduces New Products for Preclinical Imaging at WMIC 2014

Bruker Also Announces First MPI Customer Installation, new PCI Center in Singapore At the 2014 World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC, www.wmis.org), Bruker today introduces new products for improved performance and customer experience in preclinical imaging, and announces related achievements:

Take a deep breath: Marijuana product placement is on the way

Paid product placements for cigarettes are back on the big screen. The tobacco industry agreed in 1998 not to pay for product placement in movies. But electronic cigarettes weren’t around then and aren’t included in the ban. Some brands ...

Three Mesothelioma Treatment Centers Make U.S. News and World Report’s List of Top Cancer Care Facilities, Baron and Budd Reports

Memorial Sloan Kettering, MD Anderson and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Cited for Exemplary Services DALLAS (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 U.S. News and World Report recently recognized the top hospitals in the country, and three mesothelioma treatment centers made the magazine’s list of best cancer treatment facilities, the mesothelioma law firm Baron and Budd reports. The Memorial Sloan Ketterin...


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