Wednesday April 16, 2014 12:34

Food and Healthcare Press Releases

Samitivej International Children#s hospital, new medical hub of ASIA Heathcare—11 Apr 14

Samitivej International Children's Hospital opens to provide an international standard of pediatric specialist services After a decade of providing high-quality pediatric care, Samitivej, one of the largest hospital groups in Southeast Asia, has opened

Unisense FertiliTech A/S Expands Patent Portfolio Heathcare—10 Apr 14

AARHUS, Denmark--10 Apr--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

Unisense FertiliTech A/S announces that the company has been awarded a USA patent for design aspects of their EmbryoSlide(R) culture dish. The dish is used in conjunction with the EmbryoScope(TM) time-lapse system for optimal culture of human embryos during IVF. Similar design patents have been awarded in Europe, Japan, and India and are expected in China, Brazil, and Israel.


During IVF, embryos are routinely removed from an incubator in order to assess embryo quality and to evaluate the embryo with the highest potential to make a baby. The EmbryoScope(TM) time-lapse system incorporates a highly stable incubator with an integrated microscope and imaging system. The system automatically identifies and focuses on the embryos which are placed in the EmbryoSlide(R) culture dish, and acquires images in multiple focal planes to create time-lapse movies of embryo development. These movies are used by medical professionals to determine which embryo(s) are best suited for transfer.

High image quality is extremely important for accurate time-lapse analysis to ensure that cell division events and other morphological events can be observed. A key to obtain

Fluke Biomedical launches rugged, portable electrical safety analyzer Heathcare—08 Apr 14

Fluke Biomedical unveiled the latest addition to its Electrical Safety portfolio, the ESA609 Electrical Safety Analyzer, pairing portability and ruggedness with industry leading quality assurance. Photo -

Biosafe Achieves Full Registration in China Heathcare—08 Apr 14

Biosafe is proud to report that it has just received the official registration of its single use disposable kits with the Chinese FDA. Following earlier approval of the Company's Sepax cell processing machine, Biosafe is now primed to launch sales of its

Merck Serono Announces Initiation of Phase III START2 Study with Tecemotide in Stage III Non-Small Heathcare—08 Apr 14

- First patient dosed in tecemotide Phase III trial; study recruiting across 250 sites in over 20 countries - START2 builds upon the data from the START* trial and explores the potential of tecemotide in patients with Stage III NSCLC who have

Joint Commission International launches hand hygiene tool, helps hospitals reduce Heathcare—04 Apr 14

Joint Commission International (JCI) is providing the Targeted Solutions Tool(R) (TST(R)) for Hand Hygiene at no additional charge to JCI-accredited health care organizations to help improve patient care and reduce health care-associated infections.

Syneron Sublative Technology Earns CE Mark for Stretch Mark and Acne Scar Heathcare—04 Apr 14

Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELOS), a leading global aesthetic device company, announced today that its proprietary Sublative(TM) technology has received CE Mark indication for the effective treatment of striae (stretch marks) and acne scars. The new

Strand Releases Enterprise Server Edition to Avadis-NGS, Establishes Reads-to-Reporting Solution Heathcare—02 Apr 14

At the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics meeting this week, Strand Life Sciences announced the release of the Avadis-NGS Server Edition, an enterprise solution to their widely adopted Next-Generation Sequencing analytics platform. The Avadis-NGS Server

New Global Initiative Aims to Improve Patient Outcomes in Metastatic Colorectal Heathcare—31 Mar 14

- The multidisciplinary Oncology Partnership and Education Network (OPEN) aims to improve patient outcomes in oncology, with initial focus on metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) - OPEN aims to raise public awareness and understanding of the importance of

Novo Nordisk Launches #Cities Changing Diabetes# to Fight Urban Diabetes Heathcare—28 Mar 14

Novo Nordisk today announces the launch of 'Cities Changing Diabetes', an ambitious new partnership programme to fight the urban diabetes challenge. The 'Cities Changing Diabetes' programme will first be launched in Mexico City with other cities in North

Merck Announces Initiation of Phase III Fertility Study with Pergoveris in Poor Ovarian Response Heathcare—27 Mar 14

- The ESPART* Phase III clinical study focuses on patients that respond poorly to attempts at ovarian stimulation - Study aims to recruit 946 patients across 17 European countries Merck, the global pharmaceutical and chemical company, today announced

Sirtex and Guerbet to Collaborate on Clinical Studies in Primary and Secondary Liver Heathcare—26 Mar 14

Sirtex Medical Limited (ASX:SRX) and Guerbet S.A. (EPA:GBT) announce today that the two companies will enter into a major clinical studies collaboration in primary and secondary (metastatic) liver cancer. The objective of the collaboration is to examine

Eye Matters: Facebook Page Rolls Out as a Book Heathcare—25 Mar 14

Dr.Ashley Mulamoottil, the most "liked" eye doctor on Facebook publishes his free online consultation practice in a book form Is social media just about intriguing posts, zany photos, and fun memories? Or can it be used effectively to share health

Leading Medical Organizations Join Forces Globally to Launch First-Ever World Thrombosis Heathcare—25 Mar 14

-- The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis partners with thrombosis related organizations from every continent to launch World Thrombosis Day focused on single cause of top 3 cardiovascular deaths worldwide Bringing together nations and

invendo medical Closes Euro 20M Equity Capital Funding Led by Xeraya Heathcare—21 Mar 14

-- Significant financing to accelerate industrialization and commercialization of invendo's single-use colonoscope invendo medical, manufacturer and distributor of a single-use and computer-assisted colonoscopy system, today announced the closing of a

Takeda Appoints Giles Platford Head of Emerging Markets Heathcare—18 Mar 14

Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH ("Takeda") today announced that Giles Platford has been appointed Head of Commercial Operations, Emerging Markets, reporting to Christophe Weber, Chief Operating Officer of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and Simbionix Co-Develop a Portable Training Heathcare—18 Mar 14

Simbionix, a world leader in medical simulation, and the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), a leader in advanced simulation education, enter the second phase of their collaboration to promote bronchoscopy education. The BRONCH Express, a

IntegenX Announces Approval to Upload DNA Profiles From the RapidHIT(TM) System to the National Heathcare—14 Mar 14

The RapidHIT System Is the First Rapid DNA Technology That Uses FBI-Approved GlobalFiler(R) Express Chemistry, Enabling the Upload of DNA Profiles to the National DNA Index System (NDIS) IntegenX Inc., the market leader in Rapid Human DNA

Photo Release: Vitallife Showcases Happy Healthy Tips Heathcare—12 Mar 14

Health care and exercise techniques for healthy body and mind were showcased by Vitallife medical experts at the recent Bumrungrad International Health Fair held at the Bumrungrad International Hospital. One keynote presentation was given by Assistant

Simbionix Provides Comprehensive Virtual Reality Training for the Fast Arthroscopy Heathcare—11 Mar 14

Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical simulation, training and education products, is pleased to release a virtual reality training module for FAST (Fundamentals of Arthroscopic Surgery Training) in response to the needs of

TCELS-Korea jointly establish Bio medical technology commercialization training Heathcare—07 Mar 14

Korea and Thailand jointly proposed to establish the APEC-AUTM (Association University Technology Managers) Bio-Medical Technology Commercialization Training Center to LSIF (Life Sciences of Innovation Forum) during SOM 1. The proposal has just been

CannaVest Corp. Clarifies Relationships With General Hemp and Kannaway Heathcare—07 Mar 14

CannaVest Provides Cannabidiol (CBD)-Rich Hemp Oil to HempMedsPX, HempMedsPX Supplies Kannaway With CBD-Rich Hemp Oil CannaVest Corp. (OTC:CANV), the world's leading hemp-based investment company spearheading the development of cannabidiol (CBD)-rich

Debiopharm Group(TM) to Acquire Products or Companies to Expand Activities at Manufacturing Heathcare—06 Mar 14

Debiopharm Group(TM)(Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies active in drug development, GMP manufacturing of proprietary drugs, diagnostics, and investments, has announced its decision to expand and optimize activities at

Saffola Introduces Saffola Total with Double the Anti-Oxidant Power of Olive Oil, Making it a Heathcare—06 Mar 14

Saffola has recently launched Saffola Total, oil with multi-seed technology* which has twice the antioxidant power than olive oil^ and higher antioxidant power than most oils. Antioxidants are known to prevent the generation of free radicals. Saffola