Healthcare

July 24, 2017

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Data Published in The Lancet Shows High Efficacy at 96 Weeks for First Investigational Two-Drug, Long-Acting Injectable HIV Regimen

- Long-term data from the Phase 2b LATTE-2 study demonstrated comparable antiviral activity to daily, oral 3-drug combination -

- Data presented as an oral late breaker at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference, 23-26 July 2017, Paris, France -

(ME NewsWire)-- Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical"...

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July 24, 2017

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Johnson & Johnson Announces Encouraging First-in-Human Clinical Data for Investigational HIV Preventive Vaccine 

In Phase 1/2a APPROACH study, HIV-1 antibody response observed in all healthy volunteers

Mosaic-based vaccine regimen is designed to elicit an immune response against a wide variety of HIV subtypes prevalent worldwide

Positive clinical and preclinical results inform selection of lead mosaic HIV vaccine regimen for further evaluation in Phase 2b proof-of-concept study

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July 24, 2017

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People with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) reveal high burden of disease in new survey 

• 61% of IPF patients are worried or extremely worried about experiencing an acute IPF exacerbation1

• Survey underlines the importance of appropriate support and coping mechanisms for patients living with IPF1

• Healthcare teams emphasise the need of a strong support network and multi-disciplinary care for people with IPF

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July 22, 2017

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The Paradise Foundation Launches First Overseas Conservation Program in Africa 

(ME NewsWire)-- The Paradise Foundation, a not-for-profit environmental conservation organization in China, announced its first overseas conservation program in Africa today. The announcement was made during the Foundation delegates’ visit to the continent, led by Jack Ma, Co-Chairman of The Paradise Foundation and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group.

The Foundation, established in April 2015 by a"...

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July 21, 2017

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AHF KENYA, NACC, Nairobi City County and Partners Hosts Street Dance Competition: Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu Grand Finale!

(ME NewsWire)-- AHF Kenya, in collaboration with NACC, Nairobi City County, and a host of partners will today light up Nairobi with the grand finale of Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu; under the theme “Street Dance With A Difference”. Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu translated as My Base, My Dance, is a street dance project which targets young people in three slum areas of Nairobi, namely, Mathare, Kibera and Mukuru. The program is part of AHF’s creative responses to address the disproportionately high spate of new HIV infections among young people, through the infusion of dance and open forum discussions that focus on HIV Prevention, Stigma reduction, HIV Care & Treatment, Sexual Reproductive health and TB. “In 2015, Young people accounted for about 51% of all new HIV infections in Kenya, with 35,776 young people getting infected with HIV each year. HIV Testing coverage for this......

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July 20, 2017

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH SG and two unions at Hasbellaoui

Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Mokhtar Hasbellaoui received yesterday the secretaries-general of the National Federation of Health Workers (Fnts / Ugta) and the National Union of Teachers of Paramedical Education ( Snpepm), respectively Rachid Amara and Benyoucef Benyoucef, in the dialogue with the social partners, said a statement from the ministry. The Health Minister's hearing with Secretary-General Fnts / Ugta was marked by an 'exchange of views on the strategic approaches leading to a high-performing"...

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July 20, 2017

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Together for Safer Roads Names David Braunstein As President 

(ME NewsWire)-- Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of global private sector companies, announced today that David Braunstein will join TSR as president on July 24. Braunstein is a seasoned business leader with deep global and emerging technologies experience within the private sector.

“Safe roads are important to our families, communities and our businesses and TSR is more committed than"...

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July 19, 2017

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INDUSTRIAL FIELD, HEALTH, MILK Prime Minister's ''fixes''

He chaired three interdepartmental Councils, during which some sectors were examined which revealed dysfunctions which led him to postpone certain projects.

In the process of Abdelmadjid Tebboune there is something that says that it is necessary to make fast. Very quickly. No time to waste. Hurry up. But to be quick does not mean either that you have to do shoddy work, not to detect what is wrong. The proof is that the Prime Minister chaired three"...

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July 19, 2017

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Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery: Reductive Augmentation Results in Rounder Appearance After Breast Reduction

(ME NewsWire)-- According to plastic surgeon Paul Chasan, MD, FACS, founder of Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery in Del Mar, California, reductive augmentation is the best choice for women who want a higher and more round breast after breast reduction surgery. Although breast reduction surgery plays an invaluable role in the correction of macromastia, a condition where the breasts become overly large, it almost always results in breasts lacking upper pole fullness. Upper pole fullness refers to roundness and fullness of the upper part of the breast. “Historically, most breast reduction procedures are prone to bottoming out and lack upper pole fullness,” said Dr. Chasan. “Over the last 14 years, I have developed a one-stage technique for breast reduction combined with breast augmentation called reductive augmentation to solve the problem.” He added that for women who......

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July 18, 2017

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The challenges facing the healthcare industry in Africa

Access to basic healthcare services and products remains a challenge throughout significant portions of the world. When many people think of a lack of healthcare and/or the consequences that follow it, many think about the African continent's struggles with a variety of health-related issues. While evolutions in technology have helped make dramatic improvements in many areas, there are still a number of challenges that make fully addressing the health concerns of the entire continent difficult. Today, we'll review"...

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