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Sunday 30th August 2015

FINANCE ROUNDUP: Venture Cash Flows To Biotech, IPOs Stagnate

A surprising slide in global stock indices on Monday did not stop venture capital investors from keeping their commitments to private biotechnology companies during the last full week of August, but no new initial public offerings launched in the US....

Dead woman tests positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The body of a woman who died in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus, less than a week after the last person confirmed to have had the disease was released from hospital, health officials said.

Proper Use of Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis

(MedPage Today) -- First step: know your device

Neurologist, author Oliver Sacks dies at age 82

(Reuters) - Oliver Sacks, the neurologist who studied the intricacies of the brain and wrote eloquently about them in books such as "Awakenings" and "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat," died on Sunday at the age of 82, his personal assistant sai...

UPDATE 1-Neurologist, author Oliver Sacks dies at age 82

Aug 30 (Reuters) - Oliver Sacks, the neurologist who studied the intricacies of the brain and wrote eloquently about them in books such as "Awakenings" and "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat," died on Sunday at the age of 82, his personal assist...

A Rule of Five Spots Spine Disease (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- MRI lesions in the spine highly specific for spondyloarthritis

FDA warns that DPP-4 inhibitors for type 2 diabetes may cause severe joint pain

The US Food and Drug Administration is warning that the type 2 diabetes medicines sitagliptin, saxagliptin,…

H.Lundbeck A/S: Experts Call for Urgent Action to Better Diagnose Severe Form of Bipolar I Disorder, Which is Costing Healthcare Economies Billions1,2

New report highlights heightened risk of suicide among patients with Bipolar I disorder Bipolar disorders cost up to €139 billion annually in the US1 A new report launched today, 'Paying the ultim...

Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear

SUNDAY, Aug. 30, 2015 -- More than 38 million people go hiking each year in the United States, but many do so without proper footwear and other gear that can reduce their risk of foot and ankle injuries, an expert says. "We've all seen hikers...

RheumNow: Drug Shortage Bulletin -- August 2015

(MedPage Today) -- Recent information on drug shortages in rheumatology

New indication for Sunovion’s Aptiom approved by US FDA

USA-based Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Japanese pharma major Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma,…

China insulin aspart market dominated by Novo Nordisk, but for how long?

Developed by Danish diabetes care giant Novo Nordisk, insulin aspart (under the trade name of Novolog)…

Growing numbers of rhinos poached for horns in South Africa: minister

The number of rhinos killed by poachers in South Africa continued to climb this year, with demand for rhino horn in Asia pushing the slaughter ever higher, the government said Sunday.

Sawai Pharmaceutical commits $525 million to expand capacity

Just as Japan’s government says it aims to increase use of generic drugs, domestic drugmaker Sawai…

Neurologist, author Oliver Sacks dies at age 82: New York Times

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dr. Oliver Sacks, the neurologist who studied the intricacies of the brain and wrote eloquently about them in books such as "Awakenings" and "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat," died on Sunday at the age of 82, the New York ...

Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option, study shows

A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technol...

Ghana strike ends but election campaign to test IMF deal further

ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana faced down the first major challenge to an IMF austerity program on Monday when doctors suspended a three-week strike but a bigger test of President John Mahama's commitment will come next year as he fights for reelection.

Cardiobrief: Novel Drug May Cut LDL With 2-4 Shots a Year

(MedPage Today) -- Could injectable drug solve compliance and adherence problems?

Sierra Leone: Officials confirm new Ebola death

Health officials in Sierra Leone on Sunday confirmed an Ebola death less than a week after the country's last known patient was discharged from a hospital.

'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.

ESC: ALBATROSS Findings Disappoint (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- But there could be a silver lining for some STEMI patients

ESC: HS-Troponin Test Safe for Faster Acute MI Triage (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- One-hour assay performed as well as standard 3-hour test

InHealth Media Appoints New Global Communications Director

Boca Raton, Fl (PRWEB) August 30, 2015 InHealth Media ( http://www.inhealthmedia.com ) announced today that Brian Spector has joined the company as the new Global Communications Dire...

Creative Medical Health’s Natural Rest® Now Available on ReCreative Medical Health’s Natural Rest® Now Available on RevNutrition.com

Boca Raton, Fl (PRWEB) August 30, 2015 Natural Rest contains a unique mixture of vitamins and herbs that are scientifically proven to have beneficial effects as sleep aids and calmin...

Nutrition Guru Continues Relationship With Renowned Health and Wellness Company

Boca Raton, Fl (PRWEB) August 30, 2015 Certified Nutrition Businessman Reid Eckert agrees to extend his business relationship with NPI and InHealth Media. Nutritional Products Inter...



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