July 2, 2015


Sigma-Tau of ALFASIGMA Group Grants Pierre Fabre Laboratories Exclusive License in 32 African Countries for Its Antimalarial Eurartesim®

Eurartesim® (dihydroartemisinin/piperaquine), a drug granted marketing authorization in Europe in 2012, is entrusted exclusively to Pierre Fabre in 32 African countries. Pierre Fabre will register, distribute and promote Eurartesim® in Senegal, Guinea, Mali, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Niger, Madagascar, Togo, Benin, RDC, Congo, Chad, Gabon, Cameroon, Mauritania, Burundi, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Angola, Ethiopia, Malawi, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and Namibia.


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June 30, 2015


Turkey’s Leading University Hospital Adopts Masimo SpHb for Continuous Noninvasive Haemoglobin Monitoring

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Turgut Ozal Medical Centre Liver Hospital in Malatya, Turkey, has installed Masimo’s noninvasive, continuous haemoglobin (SpHb®) technology to monitor surgical patients.


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June 29, 2015


REVOLVE™ Fat Grafting System by Acelity Now Available in Europe

Acelity, a global wound care and regenerative medicine company, announced today that its patented REVOLVE™ System is now available in Europe. REVOLVE™ System offers fast, efficient and secure fat tissue processing in a range of reconstructive procedures. Fat grafting involves harvesting and transferring adipose tissue or body fat from one area of the body to another. The technique is gaining in popularity with surgeons because it uses the patient’s"......

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June 23, 2015


ICON Launches Firecrest Patient Portal to Enhance Education around Informed Consent

ICON plc, (NASDAQ: ICLR) a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced the launch of the Firecrest Patient Portal. This portal enables patients to view clinical trial information and is specifically designed to enhance the patients understanding of treatment before consenting to participate at an investigator site.


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June 23, 2015


Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic in Dubai Announces New General Dentist

Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic, the leading and most advanced dental health care provider in the region, is proud to announce the arrival of Dr. Zia Ul Haq, the newest general dentist to join their practice.

Dr. Zia graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1999 with a Bachelor of Medical Science B.Med.Sc. (Hons). He completed his BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)"...

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June 23, 2015


Masimo Receives CE Mark for MightySat Rx Pulse Oximeter

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the CE Mark and full market release of MightySat™ Rx fingertip pulse oximeter for clinical use in CE countries, offering the same Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry technology used in the world’s leading hospitals.

Bluetooth®-enabled versions of MightySat Rx allow clinicians to track and trend up to 12 hours of patient"......

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June 22, 2015


Idarucizumab* reverses the anticoagulant effect of dabigatran within minutes in patient study

  • First patient study data show that idarucizumab* immediately reverses dabigatran within minutes in patients requiring urgent procedures or with serious bleeding complications1,2
  • Interim analysis from RE-VERSE AD™, the first study investigating the effect of a specific reversal agent to a NOAC with patients in a real-world setting
  • Data are published in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the ISTH 2015 Congress1,2

Results from an interim analysis of the Phase III RE-VERSE"...

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June 22, 2015


Nordson EFD’s New xQR41 MicroDot Needle Valve Features a 60% Smaller Footprint and Modular Design for Optimal Throughput

Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, introduces the xQR41 Series MicroDot™ needle valve. The valve features a 60% smaller form factor than standard valves, an exchangeable modular design for greater customization and process control, and a Quick Release (QR) clasp that allows easy removal of the fluid body to replace wetted parts in seconds. The new valve expands manufacturing opportunities for multiple applications"......

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June 21, 2015


39.5% decline of drug import in first 4 months 2015

The import bill of pharmaceutical products totalled $468.6 million during the first four months of 2015, against $774.54 million in the same period of 2014, making a decrease of 39.5%, the Algerian Customs told APS.

The amount of imported pharmaceutical products experienced the same downward trend from 8,635 tonnes in the first four months of 2014 to 7,422 tonnes at"...

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June 18, 2015


Gore Global Registry for Endovascular Aortic Treatment Enrolls 3,000 Patients

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) announced that important updates from the Gore Global Registry for Endovascular Aortic Treatment (GREAT) will be presented today at the 2015 Vascular Annual Meeting. To date, more than 3,000 patients have been enrolled in GREAT, the largest “real world” endovascular registry which is actively monitored and audited to ensure data reported is accurate.


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