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Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah receives ‘Superbrands’ recognition
June 20, 2019

Jumeirah was recognized as one of UAE’s strongest brands at the 15th annual Superbrands tribute event, held on June 18 at the Intercontinental Dubai-Festival City. Out of approximately 150 leading brands, 48 brands from the UAE were awarded Superbrand Status at the event, considered as the ‘Oscars of Branding’ by the corporate world.

Dr Waleed Achi, COO, Emirates Healthcare"...

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Nahdi Medical invests in human capital
June 19, 2019

JEDDAH — Time, money and efforts, Nahdi Medical Company has been investing to enhance the industry and bring the most to guests, and all seeking the health and lifestyle products. 15 years ago, Nahdi started to capitalize on its resources including, its human capital as the main source to provide its services to the local community. The company financed this program and exerted big efforts and put time to ensure that consumers get the cherry on top.
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India’s largest fitness chain cult.fit enters UAE
June 19, 2019

Integrated healthcare platform cure.fit launched its new fitness revolution centre, cult.fit in Dubai at Palm Strip Mall. Headquartered in Bengaluru India, the holistic healthcare company was founded in 2016 by Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori with the aim to address preventive healthcare.

Funded by top investors like Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital,"...

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Ferring Collaboration with Digital Health Innovators WOOM Aims to Help More People Build Families Faster
June 19, 2019

Ferring Pharmaceuticals and WOOM today announced a collaboration, which aims to improve and shorten the fertility journeys of the one in six couples who have difficulty conceiving.1

The WOOM ovulation and fertility app, currently available in Spanish - with registered users across Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Argentina and Peru - is able to analyse a woman’s menstrual cycle, lifestyle"...

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Fakih IVF Supports “Year of Tolerance”
June 18, 2019

Aligning with the principles set forth for the “Year of Tolerance,” Fakih IVF Fertility Center is reaching out to individuals in an effort to promote the values of tolerance.

The campaign titled “Positive Mind. Positive Vibes. Positive Results,” stems out from the center’s support of our ruler’s vision of creating a more tolerant nation. As part of the"...

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Boehringer Ingelheim and OSE Immunotherapeutics Announce Dosing Of the First Patient in a Phase 1 Trial of SIRPα Antagonist Monoclonal Antibody, BI 765063, in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors
June 18, 2019

Boehringer Ingelheim and OSE Immunotherapeutics SA (ISIN: FR0012127173; Mnémo: OSE) today announce that the first patient has been dosed in the first-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating BI 765063, formerly OSE-172, a first-in-class monoclonal antibody antagonist of SIRPα, being studied in patients with advanced solid tumors. The Phase 1 study is a dose finding study of BI 765063, a myeloid checkpoint inhibitor, administered as a single agent and"...

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Cath lab at Jeddah National Hospital opens Sunday
June 16, 2019

JEDDAH – Prominent Indian Muslim leader and President of Kerala State Muslim League Panakkad Sayyid Haidarali Shihab Thangal will inaugurate Jeddah National Hospital’s (JNH) highly advanced cardiac catheterization lab (cath lab) facility at 8 p.m. today (Sunday).

V.P. Mohammed Ali, chairman and managing director of JNH, said in a press conference on Friday that the cath lab is part of the multi-specialty hospital’s move to make available"...

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Medical insurance must for family visa extension: Jawazat
June 11, 2019

JEDDAH — The Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat) has made the provision of medical insurance coverage a prerequisite for extension of family visit visa, local daily Al-Madina reported on Monday.

On its Twitter account, the Jawazat said the provision of medical insurance for the visitors is a must for the extension of their visit visa.

It said medical issuance will cover emergency cases only at a maximum limit of SR100,000....

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New Analysis Shows Sleep Apnea More Common in Americas than Previously Thought
June 11, 2019

ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD) revealed roughly 170 million people across North and South America have sleep apnea, according to a study it presented at the annual SLEEP meeting hosted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the Sleep Research Society.

The study, a deeper analysis of ResMed’s 2018 finding that 936 million people worldwide have sleep apnea, concludes that:

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Boehringer Ingelheim and University of Dundee Highlight Successful PROTAC Drug Discovery Program and Extend Their Ongoing Anti-Cancer Alliance
June 11, 2019

  • Boehringer Ingelheim and University of Dundee achieve milestone in collaboration aimed at developing novel protein degradation medicines
  • Results published in Nature Chemical Biology showcase the use of the broadly applicable structure-based PROTAC design approach to discover highly potent and selective drug candidates
  • The first PROTAC is made freely available via Boehringer Ingelheim’s open innovation portal, opnMe
  • Structure-based PROTAC design promises to accelerate the development of therapies...

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