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  • Wednesday, July, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 08:36:07
  • Global obesity levels doubled during last 30 years: report

    The British Medical Publication, The Lancet, has released the study which suggests global obesity levels have doubled during the last thirty years. In the developed world, Americans have the highest average Body Mass Index, BMI, Japan the lowest. People are also getting bigger in Latin America, parts of the West Asia and China reflecting increased […]

    World Cancer Day being observed today

    Today is World Cancer Day. This year, the theme is ‘Teaching children and teenagers to avoid UV exposure by being sun smart’. The World Health Organisation estimates that 84 million people will die of cancer between 2005 and 2015 without adequate treatment. We spoke to the Chief of the Cancer centre of the All India […]

    Nitto Denko Acquires Avecia Biotechnology

    Japan : Japan’s leading diversified materials manufacturer, Nitto Denko Corporation, today announced that it has acquired Avecia Biotechnology, Inc. through Nitto Americas, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary in Teaneck, New Jersey. Located in Milford, Massachusetts, Avecia Biotechnology is a recognized leader in therapeutic nucleic acid manufacturing and development services. Avecia provides services for DNA and […]

    De Montfort University: Ancient Practice of Clay Eating Putting Pregnant Women at Risk

    United Kingdom : Pregnant women eating baked clay could be exposing themselves and their unborn child to toxic chemicals, according to research by De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester, UK. The practice of eating clay, known as geophagy, is an ancient tradition that is widespread in many parts of the world, particularly Africa and parts […]

    Volk Mini Gonio Lens for Static and Dynamic Gonioscopy with Compact, Four Mirror Design

    Mumbai: Designed for small anatomies and narrow palpebral fissures, Volk Optical’s new Mini 4 Mirror Gonio Lens delivers complete angle views. With a slight lens rotation, the Mini 4 Mirror offers a full view of the chamber angle at 1.0x magnification. The small body and ring ease manipulation of the lens, especially within a small […]

    KCI Licenses Wright Medical’s GRAFTJACKET® Brand for Wound Care

    United States : Kinetic Concepts, Inc. has announced an agreement to license Wright Medical Group, Inc.’s GRAFTJACKET® brand for use in marketing the LifeCell™ acellular human dermal-based regenerative tissue matrix for wound applications such as diabetic foot ulcers and venous stasis ulcers. KCI’s Active Healing Solutions™ business unit will sell the LifeCell™ regenerative tissue matrix […]

    Covidien Delivers 20,000th ForceTriadTM Energy Platform

    United States: Covidien , a leading global provider of healthcare products, has announced the delivery of the Company’s 20,000th ForceTriad™ energy platform. The Dongzhimen Hospital, an affiliate of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, in Beijing, China, took delivery of the device earlier this month. Known for its teaching and clinical research, Dongzhimen Hospital embraces both […]

    New Formulation Technologies for a Potential Rotavirus Vaccine for Use in Developing Countries

    New Delhi: The MSD Wellcome Trust Hilleman Laboratories announced today that the organization’s first project will be a feasibility study into how new technologies might be used to develop a rotavirus vaccine designed specifically with developing country needs in mind. Formulations based on dissolving thin strips or granules will be examined for their potential to […]

    Seven Key Opinion Leader Identification Clients Select Heartbeat Experts for Global, Enterprise KOL Management

    Belgium: Heartbeat Experts has reported that seven existing KOL identification clients have expanded their contracts, selecting the company to provide solutions for global, enterprise Key Opinion Leader (KOL) management. These expanded contracts are for implementing Heartbeat Experts’ solution for KOL relationship management, speaker management and presentation management. Heartbeat Experts reported that these clients span pharmaceuticals, […]

    Quintiles Speeds Early-Phase Decision Making with New Unit in Hyderabad, India

    United States: Quintiles, the only fully integrated bio pharmaceutical services company offering clinical, commercial, consulting and capital solutions worldwide, has officially opened its new Phase I research facility in Hyderabad, India at Apollo Health City. Constructed in partnership with Apollo Hospitals Group, the new facility will complement Quintiles existing Phase I facilities around the globe […]