Healthcare

May 20, 2018

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Takeda to Highlight Broad Oncology Portfolio and Pipeline Data at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Meetings

(AETOS Wire) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the company will feature a total of 14 Takeda Oncology-sponsored presentations at two upcoming medical meetings: the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), June 1-5 in Chicago and the 23rd Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA), June 14-17 in Stockholm. This year’s presentations will underscore Takeda’s unwavering pursuit to advance hematologic cancer therapy and continue building upon research in difficult-to-treat solid tumors. “At ASCO and EHA we will present data, real-world findings and trial updates on our pipeline assets as well as our marketed therapies,” said Christophe Bianchi, M.D., President, Takeda Oncology. “At ASCO, we will present updated Phase 2 ALTA trial results examining long-term efficacy and safety of ALUNBRIG......

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May 17, 2018

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Julphar Announces Q1 Results

Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, announced its first quarter 2018 financial results.

The company reported first quarter 2018 sales of AED 264.0 million and a net profit of AED 18.4million, after implementation of new Accounting Standard IFRS 9 and IFRS 15.

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May 15, 2018

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Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Shows Relentless Business Shift toward Smoke-Free Future

(AETOS Wire)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) today published its third Sustainability Report (2017), outlining the concrete steps being taken to fundamentally transform its business by putting smoke-free products at the core of PMI’s sustainability efforts to address wider societal challenges, drive operational excellence, manage its social impact and reduce its environmental footprint. PMI’s commitment and ambition is to replace cigarettes"...

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May 15, 2018

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Rare Cardio Balloon Valvuloplasty Surgery Saves Nigerian Man’s Life At Emirates Hospital

If 36-year-old Sylvester E. had to stay in Nigeria, he may not have lived to see his middle-age years. Thanks to Dr. Allam Alkowatli, Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Emirates Hospital, Sylvester was able to travel to Dubai to receive the life-saving surgery that he needed. What Sylvester needed was Cardio Balloon Valvuloplasty surgery to open up a stiff tight valve in his heart that was causing him chest pain, trouble breathing and suffocation, palpitations as well as a host"...

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May 15, 2018

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Anatara Announces Exclusive Global License Agreement with Zoetis

Key points:

  • Anatara has signed an exclusive agreement with Zoetis Inc., the leading global animal health company, to license Detach® - Anatara’s non-antibiotic approach to aid in the control of diarrhoeal disease in livestock and horses
  • Zoetis to manage worldwide development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of Detach® for livestock animals and horses
  • Agreement represents the achievement of a major milestone for Anatara and its shareholders

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May 14, 2018

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Takeda Reports FY2017 Full Year Results and Issues FY2018 Guidance

(AETOS Wire)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502):

Underlying Revenue growth +5.5% led by Takeda's Growth Drivers

  • Underlying Revenue grew +5.5%, with Takeda's Growth Drivers (Gastroenterology, Oncology, Neuroscience and Emerging Markets) posting strong underlying revenue growth of +12.8%.
  • Broad based revenue performance was led by double digit growth in the"...

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May 14, 2018

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International Food & Beverage Companies Support the Call by the World Health Organization and Resolve to Save Lives for the Elimination of Industrially Produced Trans Fat from the Global Food Supply

(AETOS Wire)-- The International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA) today announced its support for the call by the World Health Organization and non-governmental organization, Resolve to Save Lives, for the elimination of industrially produced trans fat from the global food supply by 2023.

“We welcome this action by the World Health Organization and Resolve,” said Rocco Renaldi, Secretary-General"...

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May 14, 2018

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New Study Investigates the Economic Impact and Utility of Continuous Noninvasive Hemoglobin Measurement with Masimo SpHb® in Reducing Unnecessary Blood Transfusions

(AETOS Wire) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recently published study in which researchers evaluated the utility of Masimo noninvasive and continuous hemoglobin (SpHb®) in reducing the number of unnecessary blood transfusions, thus reducing costs and improving quality of care.1 In the study, Dr. Ribed-Sánchez and colleagues at HM Hospitales, ETSII-Universidad Nacional de Educaíon a Distancia (UNED), and CEU San Pablo University in Spain compared the transfusion outcomes of two groups of patients undergoing hip trauma surgery: those whose hemoglobin levels were measured using traditional invasive blood draws and those whose levels were monitored continuously using Masimo SpHb. The researchers’ goal was to determine whether there was a difference in the percentage of patients transfused and the number of units transfused per patient between......

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May 13, 2018

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Sharjah Health Authority Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) With Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah to Offer Customized Benefits

Sharjah Health Authority and Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, a leading private healthcare provider in the Emirate signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide Sharjah residents with top quality medical care at discounted rates.

The MOU agreement provides 30 percent discounts on various health-related treatments and services, as well as fast track appointments, to UAE nationals and government employees, below 65 years of age, while senior UAE"...

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May 11, 2018

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ResMed’s New QuietAir Diffuser Vent for CPAP Masks Reduces Noise by 89 Percent

(AETOS Wire)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD) today introduced the QuietAir diffuser vent elbow, for its latest continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) full face masks: AirFit F20 with silicone cushion and AirTouch F20 with memory foam cushion.

QuietAir reduces noise by 89 percent and produces a 70 percent gentler exhaled airflow, compared to ResMed’s previous design, allowing for a quiet, uninterrupted"...

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