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21:41 EDT 22nd June 2017 | BioPortfolio

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Thursday 22nd June 2017

High School Student from Kansas Receives Top Honor at International BioGENEius Challenge

Students from Ontario and Pennsylvania named runners-up Erin Smith (11th Grade, Kansas) was named the grand prize winner of the International BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research and innovation in biotechnology. Judged by industry and academic experts, Erin’s research on a novel t...

Top 5 Vendors in the Chiropractic Software Market from 2017-2021: Technavio

Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global chiropractic software market report until 2021. This research report also lists 22 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/ho...

CTA Unveils New Logo for Over-the-Counter Hearing Devices

Wearable hearing devices are one-tenth the cost of hearing aids, eventually won’t require prescriptions The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today released a new logo associated with CTA’s high-performance standard for wearable hearing devices a new, future class of over-the-counter hearing aids for consumers with mild to moderate hearing loss...

Quidel’s Sofia® 2 Point-of-Care Immunoassay Analyzer Receives Multiple Awards from Good Design Australia®’s 2017 Good Design Awards®

Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that its Sofia 2 point-of-care immunoassay analyzer has received special recognition from Good Design Australia, an international design promotion organization responsible for managing Austral...

Senate Health Care Bill Fails to Adequately Protect People with Cystic Fibrosis

Earlier today, the U.S. Senate released the text of its health care reform bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), and reports indicate a Senate vote is likely next week. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation issued the following statement in response: “The Better Care Reconciliation Act is unacceptable for people with cystic fibrosis. If pass...

An Integrated Perspective on Diabetic, Alcoholic and Drug-induced Neuropathy, Etiology,and Treatment in the US

Neuropathic pain (NeuP) is a persistent, debilitating form of chronic pain that results from damaged nerves; it has multiple underlying etiologies, including diabetes, alcohol and chemotherapy, and is thought to affect 7–10% of the global population. This review was published in the Journal of Pain Research, a Dove Medical Press journal. (PRWEB) June 23, 2017 Despite its pervasiveness, many phy...

Pazoo, Inc. CEO, David Cunic, Participating in Romp to Stomp Charity Event

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pazoo, Inc., (OTCBB Symbol: PZOO (German WKN#: A1J3DK) is pleased to announce that CEO, David Cunic, will be participating in New Jersey's Romp to Stomp Charity Event held on January 19, 2013. Modeled after the highly successful Race for the Cure®, the Tubbs Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer event consists of a 3k or 5k snowshoe walk or a...

Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) application available on CFNC.org/FELS: Qualified N.C. nursing, teaching, health students can apply

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) application for the 2013-14 academic year is now available at CFNC.org/FELS.  Qualified students committed to working in North Carolina in fields that have a critical need for more employees, such as nursing, teaching, allied health fields, or medicine, may apply for a FE...

Health Advocates Call on Beverage Industry to Make Changes that Matter

DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just as the nation's largest soda producer launches an advertising campaign applauding their role in addressing obesity, public health advocates are challenging them and their industry cohorts to step from behind the public relations curtain and make real, constructive changes that will have a meaningful impact on the nation's obesity epidemi...

The Skin Cancer Foundation Has Filed a Complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against MTV for Heavily Promoting Tanning in Jersey Shore Program

F.T.C. Urged to Investigate MTV's Promotion of Hazardous and Potentially Deadly Behavior NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Skin Cancer Foundation yesterday filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, asking that the F.T.C. use its authority under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act to investigate MTV's Jersey Shore television series and rela...

Children’s National Health System to Launch Rheumatic Heart Disease Eradication Effort with $3.7 Million Grant from American Heart Association

New project unites global experts to better diagnose and treat preventable, deadly heart condition caused by untreated strep throat infection Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 22, 2017 Children’s National Health System has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to launch a Rheumatic Heart Disease Center, with the goal of developing innovative strategies and econom...

Top 3 Emerging Trends Impacting the Global Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics Market from 2017-2021: Technavio

Technavio’s latest report on the global anti-inflammatory therapeutics market provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline. This Smart News Relea...

Varian Medical Systems Reports Results for First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today is reporting net earnings of $0.86 per diluted share in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013, up 9 percent from $0.79 in the year-ago quarter.  The results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013 included a $4.1 million restructuring charge related to an enhanced retirement program. Varian's company-wi...

Sartori Cheese to Release Peppermint BellaVitano for February in support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.®

PLYMOUTH, Wis., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sartori Company announced today their Limited Edition Peppermint BellaVitano cheese will be released for the month of February for a Valentine's Day tie-in with the National Breast Cancer Foundation in support of breast cancer awareness.   (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120907/CG70565) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.co...

Robbins Arroyo LLP Announces the Filing of a Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Against Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc.

SAN DIEGO and PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP announce that purchasers of Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (NYSE: HEB) ("Hemispherx" or the "Company") have filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The complaint alleges the Company and certain of its officers and directors violated the S...

Animal Health Market Competitive Intelligence Reports: Suppliers' Analysis, Marketing Tactics and Technological Know-How

DALLAS, January 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds three new competitive intelligence reports on the global animal health market outlook and leading suppliers' analysis. Covering strategic overview of the worldwide animal health market with five-year forecasts for major market segments and key geographic regions, these research reports provide an assessment of major U.S. and inter...

Patients Overwhelmingly Prefer Digital Check-In to Paper Clipboard

ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted by Digital Assent, a healthcare media and marketing company headquartered in Atlanta, patient acceptance of using a tablet computer at the doctor's office is very high.  A resounding 94 percent of patients reported that they enjoyed using Digital Assent's PatientPad® tablet computer during their office visit an...

AHF: California Court Dismisses Case on Punitive L.A. County Audits; County Admits AHF Did Not Overbill for Patient Services

County admitted its two audits did not reflect AHF’s significant out-of-pocket costs to serve eligible patients. County was seeking to recover over $5.2 million from AHF, but admitted to federal officials that, “A review of AHF's general ledger for the audited time periods revealed over 6 million dollars in unreimbursed, appropriate and allowa...

Teleflex’s (TFX) Vascular Solutions, Inc. Issues Recall of Venture® Catheters

Vascular Solutions, Inc. voluntarily initiates a worldwide recall of Venture Catheters on April 25, 2017 Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), announces a worldwide recall of Venture® Catheters was voluntarily initiated by its Vascular Solutions, Inc. subsidiary on April 25, 2017. Vascular Solutions, Inc. is the manufacturer of Venture Catheters, which a...

Acerus Announces Voting Results for the 2017 Annual General Meeting

Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX:ASP) today announced the voting results from its Annual General Meeting held on June 22, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting was 121,191,442, representing 56.87% of the total issued and outstanding Acerus shares. Election of Directors ...

Mike Dixon Says the Job of Integrating Services is 'Far From Over' in Interview on ITN's Healthcare Channel

LONDON, January 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Alliance Chair Dr Michael Dixon has acknowledged that the job of implementing a fully integrated health service is far from over.        (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121011/567198-a ) Dr Dixon was speaking exclusively to the ITN Healthcare Channel ahead of the NHS Alliance Annual Conference and declared that hi...

Midazolam Proves Top Choice for Pediatric Dental Procedures

A study recently published in the current issue of Anesthesia Progress reports on the use of a commonly used pediatric sedative called midazolam. The researchers found three different regimens of the sedative to be safe and effective for children. (PRWEB) June 22, 2017 Anesthesia Progress – Dental checkups during early childhood are just as important as regular wellness checks by a pediatrician...

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Publishes Results of its 2017 Dodd-Frank Act Annual Company-Run Stress Test

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG or “Citizens”) today published the results of its annual company-run 2017 stress test conducted in accordance with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. The disclosure includes stress test results for CFG and its subsidiary, Citizens Bank, N.A. under the Board of Governors of th...

AHF: Medicaid Changes in U.S. Senate’s Health Bill Are ‘Gasoline on the Fire of U.S. AIDS Epidemic’

U.S. Senate’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) bill is certain to wreak havoc on US fight against HIV/AIDS. Bill is unveiled a day after AIDSVu’s latest heat map of HIV incidence county-by-county nationwide shows epidemic’s growing reach, particularly in the South. In response to the release of the

Pan-American Life Insurance Group Launches Its Operations In Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas, announced today the launch of its operations in Mexico with an initial investment of 4 million dollars, and an offer of two of its portfolio products of International Major Medical Insurance and Personal Accidents coverage. This expan...


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