Wednesday July 30, 2014 03:53

Food and Healthcare Press Releases

Photo Release: Bumrungrad announces Simulation Training Center Heathcare—25 Jul 14

Mr. Dennis Brown (1st from left), Bumrungrad’s Corporate CEO, Dr. Jitra Anuras (2nd from Left), acting Medical Director, together with hospital executives recently announced a unique ‘Simulation Training Center’. Bumrungrad is

Asian Health Care Benefits Costs Stabilize, but Larger Hikes Loom, Towers Watson Survey Finds Heathcare—23 Jul 14

The cost of providing employee health care benefits has stabilized around the globe, although a new round of increases may be on the horizon for employers, according to a new survey by Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW), a global professional services

Merck Serono Initiates Phase II Study of Anti-PD-L1 Antibody MSB0010718C in Metastatic Merkel Cell Heathcare—29 Jul 14

- First patient begins treatment in an international Phase II study investigating the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C in patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (mMCC) - mMCC is a rare and aggressive skin cancer lacking effective treatments -

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Releases Statistics on Cosmetic Procedures Heathcare—29 Jul 14

More than 23 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed worldwide in 2013, according to statistics released today by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), the leading international society for aesthetic

Fast-Tracking the Global HIV Response - Day 5 at AIDS 2014 Heathcare—25 Jul 14

Sir Bob Geldof told delegates at AIDS 2014, the 20th International AIDS Conference, that the "preposterous reluctance" of governments to fund HIV programs in developing countries is "disgraceful", especially as the journey to the end of the HIV epidemic

Occlutech Wins Invalidation of St Jude Patent Heathcare—24 Jul 14

Occlutech, a leading European developer of minimally invasive implants for therapy in structural heart disease, today announced that it has successfully obtained a ruling by the U.K. Patents Court in the High Court of Justice in London, that invalidates

Two UL Battery Safety Standards Are now FDA Recognized Consensus Standards for Medical Heathcare—23 Jul 14

UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recognized two UL battery safety standards as consensus standards for medical devices incorporating lithium or nickel-based

Samitivej-Sano Hospitals Sign MOU for Medical Excellence In Liver and Digestive System Heathcare—21 Jul 14

To enhance medical excellence in liver and digestive system treatment, Samitivej, a leading private hospital in the Southeast Asia region, has partnered with Sano Hospital, a Japanese hospital specialized in endoscopy, to exchange knowledge and

TCELS successfully flew its flag at the 2014 BIO International Convention Heathcare—21 Jul 14

The Thailand Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) successfully flew its flag at the 2014 BIO International Convention established collaborations with US giant firms and government agencies. The 2014 BIO International Convention, held from 23-26

สัมมนาวิชาการทางการแพทย์ Golden Hour in Pediatrics 34 Heathcare—18 Jul 14

สมิติเวช ศรีนครินทร์ ขอเชิญแพทย์ พยาบาล บุคลากรทางการแพทย์ และผู้สนใจทุกท่าน เข้าร่วมงานสัมมนา Golden Hours in Pediatrics 34 “Case-based approach in children with abdominal pain: medical vs. surgical?”

Simbionix#s Innovative Solution for Patient Specific Simulation Receives Further Global Heathcare—17 Jul 14

Medical simulation technology provides an excellent approach to training physicians, nurses and allied health personnel. However, medical simulation development and utilization does not have to stop with training. Simbionix USA Corporation advances the

Coherus Announces Initiation Of Phase 3 Trial Of CHS-0214 (Investigational Etanercept Biosimilar) Heathcare—17 Jul 14

- Company Advances Development as Part of Collaboration with Baxter International's Biopharmaceutical Business Coherus BioSciences, Inc. announced the start of its Phase 3 trial of CHS-0214, a proposed biosimilar of etanercept (Enbrel(R)), in chronic

Newly-Published Study Confirms Stretta to be Valuable GERD Treatment Heathcare—16 Jul 14

A newly published peer-reviewed paper concludes that Stretta therapy is a safe, effective and durable treatment for gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD). The paper states that Stretta addresses a significant unmet need where patients receive

New Study Evaluates Trending Accuracy and Reliability of Masimo#s Continuous and Noninvasive Heathcare—10 Jul 14

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new clinical study published in the Journal of Clinical Monitoring evaluated the relative trending accuracy of Masimo's noninvasive and continuous total hemoglobin (SpHb(R)) in patients with end-stage renal

Coherus BioSciences Appoints Dr. V. Bryan Lawlis, Jr. to Board of Directors Heathcare—10 Jul 14

Coherus BioSciences, Inc. ("Coherus"), announced today the appointment of V. Bryan Lawlis, Jr., Ph.D., former President and CEO of Itero Biopharmaceuticals, to its Board of Directors. Logo - "It is

TCELS offers latest innovations in health and beauty in Life Science Heathcare—09 Jul 14

Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS), Ministry of Science and Technology, would like to invite you to join “Life Science Garden”, the first event that includes state-of-the-art innovations in health and beauty by Thai

Economist Intelligence Unit Report Calls for Urgent Global Action to Combat the Growing Heathcare—01 Jul 14

A new report on tuberculosis (TB) published today by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) investigates the increasing health challenges posed by TB and calls for new ways to improve the effectiveness of the global response to this pandemic.[1] The

Masimo Announces Support for the Every Newborn Action Plan to Reduce Global Newborn Heathcare—30 Jun 14

Masimo's iSpO2 Rx Mobile Pulse Oximetry Technology Ideal for Early Detection of Health Conditions in Newborns in Low-Resource Settings Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced its unconditional commitment to the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP), a global

Verita Life Shares Its Approach on How to Stop Making Cancer with Bangkok Heathcare—30 Jun 14

Verita Life recently hosted more than 40 Bangkok residents at the Grand Hyatt Erawan to discuss how healthy living and integrated oncology can help an increasing number of cancer cases in Thailand. “Reclaim Your Health: Stop Making Cancer,”

Verita Life Redefines Cancer Treatment With the Launch of Its Flagship Integrative Oncology Centre Heathcare—30 Jun 14

The first of its kind in Thailand, the centre offers unified scientifically medical treatments and natural healing therapies to target and eliminate cancer, effectively reverse and stop cancer development and enhance immunity. The foundation of these

CHMP Recommends Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim#s New Insulin Glargine Product for Approval in the Heathcare—30 Jun 14

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) today issued a positive opinion recommending approval for the investigational compound LY2963016, a new insulin glargine product, for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The new insulin

Taiho Pharmaceutical Announces Results from TAS-102 Global Phase III RECOURSE Trial in Refractory Heathcare—30 Jun 14

- TAS-102 Demonstrated Statistically Significant Improvement in Overall Survival and Progression-free Survival - - Study Findings form Foundation for Regulatory Submissions in U.S. and Europe - Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced on June 30

Data Mining for Babies - Unisense FertiliTech to Present New IVF Decision Support Heathcare—27 Jun 14

Unisense FertiliTech, world leader in time-lapse technology for IVF will present a new tool to improve embryo evaluation in IVF. The KIDScore(TM) decision support tool is an exclusive feature of the EmbryoScope(TM) time-lapse system and is based on

Oud Oil by Asia Plantation Capital Star of the 2014 World Perfumery Heathcare—27 Jun 14

At one of the largest and most important events in the perfume industry - the World Perfumery Congress - a biannual event held this year in Deauville, France, the team from Asia Plantation Capital Distilleries and their fragrance partner Fragrance Du