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Spinal cord injury treated successfully using new drug

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First successful spinal cord treatment using a non-invasive stem-cell topical drug. New York, NY - The world's first success in treating spinal cord injury sustained more than 40 years ago has been demonstrated using a new non-invasive drug. The treatment relies on a new formulation that creates stem cells deep below the skin using a highly-penetrating ointment.  The drug is delivered using technology similar to that used in nicotine patches. TetraStem is a new tetracycline-based topical antibiotic that is FDA registered to treat cuts and... Read More »

South Florida’s Only EMS Fitness And Nutrition Studio Opens Its Doors In Key Biscayne

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What was once only possible after years of training at a conventional gym can now be achieved in far less time at our BTrain studio. Miami, FL - BTrain is not an ordinary gym; we are a fitness and nutrition studio that combines fitness training with EMS (Electro Muscle Stimulation) machines and proper nutrition guidance (no restrictions, no diets), allowing you to achieve your goals. This small and personalized studio allows only two members to take part in a session at a time, each with his or her own machine. The best part is that these se... Read More »

Philips and Diagnostics Development win European Union ‘Horizon Prize – Better Use of Antibiotics’ for the rapid detection of bacterial infection on Philips’ Minicare I-20 platform

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Antimicrobial agents – such as antibiotics – have dramatically reduced the number of deaths from infectious diseases since their introduction 70 years ago. However, through their overuse and misuse, many micro-organisms have become resistant to them. It is estimated that each year this growing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) causes around 25,000 deaths and accounts for over EUR 1.5 billion in healthcare costs and productivity losses in Europe alone, making it one of the greatest challenges facing society today. To boost development and bring new... Read More »

27th Annual Worldwide Weekend of Prayer for the Addicted

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We are seeking to enlist millions of prayer warriors from around the world to join us in battle and intercede on behalf of the addicted. The weekend of April 22 - 23, 2017 has been designated as the 27th Annual "Just Pray NO!" to drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting. Since April 7th, 1991 "Just Pray NO!" has united Christians from around the world in intercessory prayer on behalf of the addicted and their families. Not only is substance abuse America's number one health problem, the devastation of alcoholism and other drug addict... Read More »

Pfizer Receives Positive CHMP Opinion in Europe for XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Active Rheumatoid Arthritis

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“More than 2.9 million people are currently living with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in Europe. Even with multiple therapeutic options, many of these people may not adequately respond to currently available treatments, including methotrexate,” said Michael Corbo, Chief Development Officer, Inflammation & Immunology, Global Product Development. “The positive CHMP opinion for tofacitinib is an important milestone as we work to bring this new oral treatment option to people in the European Union living with moderate to severe active... Read More »

Philips and Banner Health sign 15-year agreement to extend successful connected healthcare programs, transforming care and lowering costs, while improving quality

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Headquartered in Phoenix, Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the United States, managing 28 acute care hospitals, the Banner Health Network and Banner Medical Group, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services including family clinics, home care and hospice services, and a nursing registry. Banner Health operates in six states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.   As part of the agreement, Banner and Philips will create a gove... Read More »

Deutsche Post DHL Group and Gavi forge global partnership to improve delivery of life-saving vaccines in developing countries

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As immunization programs expand to include new, life-saving vaccines and strive to reach more people, often in remote areas, they are increasingly constrained by outdated supply chains. With vaccine volumes continuing to increase and the persistence of often weak or broken health systems, there is a critical need for improvements in immunization supply chain infrastructure. Over the next three years, the new partnership will be vital in helping to provide countries with efficient supply chain solutions to improve health care delivery. Deutsc... Read More »

A New Year Means New Hope That Change Is Possible

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The Family Resource Center provides an online destination for families and individuals struggling with a loved one's drug and alcohol addiction. Philadelphia, PA-NJ - The start of a new year is a time for reflection, for making plans and setting goals, for looking with hope toward what the future may bring. But for millions of Americans, a new year often brings anxiety that life as they know it may never improve. That is the reality of addiction. The Family Resource Center, a free, online resource, exists to provide hope that 2017 w... Read More »

Physicians’ 16 Tips For Better Sleep

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Using a controlled release melatonin supplement and a daytime nap can both lower blood pressure in the range of 5 to 7 points. Moving your sleeping room to the side of your home or apartment furthest from a busy road will lower your blood pressure further. These and other insights into connections between sleep and blood pressure are found in the book, "Thirty Days to Natural Blood Pressure Control." Authored by practicing clinicians (physicians David DeRose and Greg Steinke along with nurse practitioner Trudie Li), the book provides perhaps th... Read More »

Pfizer Announces Positive Top-Line Results from the Comparative REFLECTIONS B538-02 Study for PF-06410293, a Potential Biosimilar to Humira®1 (adalimumab)

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“Today’s announcement builds on Pfizer’s robust biosimilar pipeline which has now delivered positive top-line data results for three of our proposed biosimilars,” said Sumant Ramachandra, MD, PhD, MBA, Head of Research and Development, Pfizer Essential Health. “As the leading global biosimilars company, we continue to advance our commitment to expand access to high-quality treatment options for patients living with chronic, debilitating conditions, such as those in inflammation. Inflammation remains one of the core research areas for Pfizer, sp... Read More »

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