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Sigma-Tau of ALFASIGMA Group Grants Pierre Fabre Laboratories Exclusive License in 32 African Countries for Its Antimalarial Eurartesim®
July 2, 2015

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,"...

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Turkey’s Leading University Hospital Adopts Masimo SpHb for Continuous Noninvasive Haemoglobin Monitoring
June 30, 2015

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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MoH plans changes at top; all eyes on Al-Munis
June 29, 2015

Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih is expected to announce changes in directors of health affairs across the Kingdom, which will include a decision on Saleh Saad Al-Munis, director general of health affairs in Najran.

Citizens have requested the Ministry to reveal the result of the investigation into Al-Munis’ alleged rude behavior. The Follow-Up Committee at the Ministry of Health completed its investigation last week, after questioning all the individuals who appeared in a video showing Al-Munis in a heated verbal duel with...

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REVOLVE™ Fat Grafting System by Acelity Now Available in Europe
June 29, 2015

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"......

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Saudi Arabia recorded 7 corona-virus cases last week in Riyadh and Hofuf
June 23, 2015

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health has announced that it recorded 7 confirmed positive cases of corona-virus over the past week in Riyadh and Hofuf.


According to Saudi Press Agency, SPA, the Ministry said that it examined 911 samples of corona-virus in the laboratories of the Ministry during the same period,"...

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ICON Launches Firecrest Patient Portal to Enhance Education around Informed Consent
June 23, 2015

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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Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic in Dubai Announces New General Dentist
June 23, 2015

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."...

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Masimo Receives CE Mark for MightySat Rx Pulse Oximeter
June 23, 2015

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.


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Idarucizumab* reverses the anticoagulant effect of dabigatran within minutes in patient study
June 22, 2015

  • 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

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Nordson EFD’s New xQR41 MicroDot Needle Valve Features a 60% Smaller Footprint and Modular Design for Optimal Throughput
June 22, 2015

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"......

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