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18:58 EDT 27th May 2017 | BioPortfolio

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Saturday 27th May 2017

CORRECTING and REPLACING Lupin Pharmaceuticals Announces a Nationwide Recall of MibelasTM 24 Fe (Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol 1mg/0.02mg Chewable Tablets and Ferrous Fumarate 75mg) Tablets

Recall Due to Out of Sequence Tablets and Missing Expiry/Lot Information Please replace the photo captions for the release dated May 26, 2017 with the accompanying corrected captions. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170526005444/en/ Correct presentation: Mi

Riversand Technologies Announces a New Webinar on the Best Practices in Digital Innovation for PIM and MDM in the Cloud

Webinar features guest speaker Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer at Ventana Research. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2017 Riversand Technologies, a visionary Master Data Management (MDM) provider and a Product Information Management (PIM) leader announced their plans to air a new webinar entitled “Best Practices in Digital Innovation for PIM and MDM in the Cloud.” featuring Guest Speake...

U.S. Military Veterans Rally to Kick Off Southeast Cannabis Conference & Expo

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A special rally for U.S. military veterans will kick off the opening of the Southeast Cannabis Conference and Expo (SECC Expo) on June 10 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard. Admission for active military and veterans is free and the expo runs through June 11. The SECC Expo along wi...

Empire Radio Now Presents Barbara Scheidegger, Founder and Clinical Hypnotherapist for Let It Go Hypnosis

On Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. EST, Barbara Scheidegger, the founder and clinical hypnotherapist at Let It Go Hypnosis will be a live guest discussing hypnotherapy and the positive impact it has on your life. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2017 On Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. EST, the founder and clinical hypnotherapist at Let It Go Hypnosis, Barbara Scheidegger, will be a l...

Ego Boost, Ego Bust: New Study Examines How Self-Esteem Affects Attitudes Toward Power

A new study by PsychTests.com indicates that while individuals with high and low self-esteem may both desire power, their motivations vary considerably. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) May 27, 2017 What compels a politician to throw his or her hat in the ring and run for president? And once in a position of power, what is the strongest factor that can bring about their demise? The answer, according to r...

Friday 26th May 2017

Ongoing Problem of Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescriptions Underlines the Importance of More Personalized Medical Care, says Dr. Michael Farzam

Commenting on a recent article, the Los Angeles house call doctor notes that taking enough time with patients can make an enormous difference. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 26, 2017 A May 8 article on CBCNews reports that nearly half of Canadian senior citizens who visit a doctor for colds or respiratory issues that are not responsive to antibiotics nevertheless obtain prescriptions for the...

Sunovion Receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for SUN-101/eFlow® (glycopyrrolate) New Drug Application for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) for the New Drug Application (NDA) for SUN-101/eFlow® (glycopyrrolate) for the long-term, maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonar

Technavio Reveals Cost Saving Opportunities for the Health Insurance Market

According to the latest procurement intelligence report from Technavio, the global health insurance market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 11% over the next five years due to the change in reimbursement structures. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.business

Silicon Therapeutics Announces Recipient of the First Open Science Fellowship

Silicon Therapeutics, an integrated computational drug discovery company creating novel small molecule therapeutics for diseases with challenging protein targets, is pleased to announce that the first Open Science Fellowship will be awarded the laboratory of Dr. John D. Chodera at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). The fellowship is designed to ...

StemCyte renewed strategic partnership with the Neonatal Research Institute at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns

BALDWIN PARK, Calif., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based StemCyte, Inc., is proud to announce a renewed strategic partnership with the Neonatal Research Institute at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns.  The hospital is the largest maternity hospital in California, with more than 9,000 babies born there each year. The strategic partnership designed to enhan...

The American Parkinson Disease Association Scientific Advisory Board Meets To Determine 2017-2018 Research Funding

Nearly $1,000,000 in funding will be awarded to both experienced and emerging young scientists in the Parkinson’s field. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2017 The American Parkinson Disease Association’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) met this week to review more than eighty-nine grant submissions all vying for nearly $1,000,000 in funding that will be awarded to both experienced and emerging yo...

Mediaplanet Partners with Witney Carson to Spotlight Skin Health and Wound Care

With over 87,000 new melanoma diagnoses expected in 2017, it is critical that skin health — particularly sun safety — be brought to the forefront as the summer season begins. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2017 Mediaplanet is proud to announce the launch of its newest edition of the "Skin Health & Wound Care" campaign in USA Today, which will educate readers on how to take care of...

Stimwave Receives CE Mark Approval for World’s First Fully Percutaneous Stimulator Anchoring System

SandShark Percutaneous Injectable Anchor System Fixates Stimulators without Surgery Freedom Neuro BV, a medical device distributor for Stimwave Technologies Incorporated, today announced CE Mark approval for the world’s first Percutaneous Injectable Anchor System. The injectable anchor is utilized in conjunction with the company’s wireless neurosti...

Texas Institute for Surgery recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2017

DALLAS, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Texas Institute for Surgery (TIS) has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year's winners, in alphabetical order, is available here. Modern Healthcare will publish a special supplement featuring ranked lists of all the winners along with the October 2 issue.  "Employers i...

angelMD Leads Syndicate Investment in Sports Helmet Technology

The transaction will help Windpact continue its plans for growth and expansion Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 26, 2017 Today, angelMD announced a syndicate of its members invested in Windpact, a sports equipment safety technology company. Recently, Windpact was announced as a winner at the National Football League’s second annual 1st and Future startup competition in the “Materials to Protec...

¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Brings Needed Services and Day of Family Fun to Chicago

CHICAGO, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 3, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition presents the 11th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event at McKinley Park in Chicago.  The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for people of all ages and sizes....

Beacon Health System Notifies Certain Patients of Unauthorized Access

SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Although unaware of any actual or attempted misuse of patient information, Beacon Health System ("Beacon") is notifying approximately 1,200 patients that records were accessed without proper authorization by a former employee.  While the former employee may have had authorization to view patient records in certain circumstances, the former employ...

Assisted Living Roundtable Highlights Key Industry Challenges

Three issues that emerged during the conversation include workforce hiring, quality improvement and staff education Assisted living resident demographics has shifted over the past few years. The average age is 85 or older and more than 75 percent of residents have difficulty with three or more ADLs. This forces facilities to accommodate for higher acui...

Sirius Acquires International Medical Group

HAMILTON, Bermuda and INDIANAPOLIS, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. ("Sirius"), a global (re)insurance company with a leading position in Accident & Health insurance, is pleased to announce the acquisition of International Medical Group® (IMG®), a market leading and award-winning provider of global medical insurance products and assistance se...

St. Jude patients and families celebrate kindergarten graduation

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patients who completed kindergarten during their treatment for pediatric cancers celebrated at a graduation ceremony. Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/7924755-st-jude-celebrates-kindergarten-graduation/ For the 10th straight year, St. Jud...

Ameritex Community Services Presents HISD Special Needs Students First-Ever Graduation Event

HOUSTON, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritex Community Services, HCS / TxHmL (Home and Community-Based Services / Texas Home Living) has partnered with the below Organizations in hosting two events at the Houston Downtown Tellepson YMCA at 808 Pease Street from 12 noon to 3:00pm. Dominion Church International, Inc. – Invocation: Bishop Paul Harpin; The Governor's Office – Spea...

Novartis receives FDA approval for expanded use of Zykadia® in first-line ALK-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the expanded use of Zykadia® (ceritinib) to include the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors are anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive, as detected by an FDA-approved test. Zykadia first received accelerated ap...

Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces a Nationwide Recall of MibelasTM 24 Fe (Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol 1mg/0.02mg Chewable Tablets and Ferrous Fumarate 75mg) Tablets

Recall Due to Out of Sequence Tablets and Missing Expiry/Lot Information Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that it has voluntarily recalled lot L600518, Exp 05/18 of Mibelas 24 Fe (Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol 1 mg/0.02 mg chewable and ferrous fumarate 75 mg) Tablets at the consumer level. A confirmed market complaint indica...

Successful Campaign for Destressing Gadget Antzy Top, with LED for Nighttime Fidgeting, Enters its Final Days on Kickstarter

Manufactured with top-grade stainless steel for superior quality, durability, the unique anti-stress gadget helps people create calm when performing daily tasks. Germantown, MD (PRWEB) May 26, 2017 After raising nearly $30,000 on Kickstarter, about three-times its original campaign goal, the anti-stress Antzy Top gadget with LED lights is still available for two more days at a reduced crowdfundin...

After Successful Kickstarter Campaign, Antzy Top Destressing Gadget Continues Crowdfunding on Indiegogo

Manufactured with top-grade stainless steel for superior quality, durability, the unique anti-stress gadget helps people create calm when performing daily tasks. Germantown, MD (PRWEB) May 26, 2017 After raising nearly $30,000 on Kickstarter, about three-times its original campaign goal, the anti-stress Antzy Top gadget will continue to be available at a discounted crowdfunding price on Indiegogo...


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