Healthcare

November 21, 2014

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Phyathai Nawamin International Hospital Thailand Now Offers Spinal Surgery with Advanced Technology of Decompression

Phyathai Nawamin International Hospital’s Spine and Brain Center now offers the newest and updated medical treatment technique for Spinal Surgery with Advanced Technology of Decompression, supported by Phyathai Group of hospitals, an established name as a leading health care provider in the Kingdom of Thailand.


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November 19, 2014

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New data show dabigatran-specific antidote idarucizumab* restores blood clotting mechanism in humans

  • Idarucizumab, which was granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the FDA, was shown to restore the blood clotting mechanism in healthy volunteers1,2
  • This is the first time that such an effect was shown in humans for a NOAC antidote
  • RE-VERSE AD™ Global Phase III study in patients in the clinical setting already initiated in 29 countries worldwide3

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November 19, 2014

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Two new, large scale real-world analyses show fewer major bleeds and strokes with Pradaxa® than with warfarin

  • American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014: Latest real-world data once again reinforce benefits from Pradaxa®1,2
  • Two new analyses involving over 60,000 US patients in total show that Pradaxa® was linked to fewer major bleeds and strokes than warfarin1,2
  • Results shown in RE-LY® clinical study supported by data from different patient populations in general practice1-4

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November 19, 2014

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Oral OTEZLA® (Apremilast) Showed Sustained Clinical Response over Two Years in Patients with Active Psoriatic Arthritis

ACR 20 response rates sustained with continued OTEZLA treatment through 104 weeks - 65.3 percent and 61.4 percent in PALACE 1 and 4, respectively

Eighty four percent of patients who completed one year of treatment with OTEZLA continued on OTEZLA through week 104 in both trials

The rates of most commonly reported adverse events of diarrhea, nausea and headache decreased during"...

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November 17, 2014

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Algerians' medecines bill will reach up to $ 5 billion

Medecines consumption bill in Algeria is likely to rise in 2019 to $ 5 billion, according to the expectations of specialized international companies, though it is currently estimated at 2.4 billion dollars, Chairman of the National Union of Medecines Manufacturers, Abdelouahed Kerrar said while being the guest of a radio program at Algeria 1st national radio that was aired on Sunday morning.


He also called for the need to"...

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November 17, 2014

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Merck Announces Global Strategic Alliance with Pfizer on Anti-PD-L1 to Accelerate Presence in Immuno-Oncology

  • Merck and Pfizer will jointly develop and commercialize Merck’s anti-PD-L1
  • Joint investment and combined strengths and capabilities will further maximize potential of Merck’s asset in the highly competitive anti-PD-1 / anti-PD-L1 space
  • Up to 20 high priority immuno-oncology clinical development programs expected to commence in 2015, including pivotal registration studies
  • Alliance accelerates Merck’s entry into the US oncology market

Merck (MRK GY) (FWB:MRK) announced"...

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November 13, 2014

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Global Survey Finds That Pancreatic Cancer, a Leading Cause of Cancer Deaths, is Virtually Unknown by Many in Europe and US

While it may not be surprising that breast and lung cancers are top of mind when people hear the word “cancer,” 60% of respondents to a recent six-country survey about cancer awareness know almost nothing about pancreatic cancer, a leading cancer killer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US and is projected to be the second highest cause of death from cancer in the US by 2020. The overall five-year survival rate in the US and Europe is less than 7%; this rate has been"...

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November 13, 2014

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Phyathai Nawamin International Hospital Thailand Now Offers Shoulder Arthroscopy Surgery with Advanced Technology of Arthroscope

Phyathai Nawamin International hospital offers new technology for Shoulder Arthroscopy surgery with tiny camera called “Arthroscope”. The instrument is inserted through a small incision in your skin. It has made diagnosis, treatment and recovery from surgery easier and faster than ever. You can consult our Bone"...

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November 12, 2014

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Oviva Launches Weight Loss App with Personal Nutrition Counseling from Dietitians

"Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are". In accordance to this 200-year-old mantra, the condition of your body is a reflection of the nutritional quality of the foods you consume. Oviva, a Swiss based company, launches a new app aiming to break new grounds in nutritional counseling to fight obesity and improve health.


Multiple factors in our daily life contribute"...

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November 11, 2014

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Need for further efforts in fight against AIDS in MENA region

Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Abdelmalek Boudiaf has recommended Monday in Algiers "the coordination of efforts in the promotion of scientific research in the fight against AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)."


During the high-level meeting of women's leadership in the fight against AIDS in the MENA region, the minister hailed "the quality"...

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