healthcare

February 18, 2019

(AETOS Wire) -- Recently at Arab Health 2019, the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) and Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) jointly announced the implementation of an automation solution designed to streamline the process of critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) screening of newborns using Masimo SET®, the first automation of its kind worldwide. This latest phase in Saudi Arabia’s national CCHD screening program, which began in 2016 as part of the Vision"...

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February 16, 2019

(WAM) -- Amanat Holdings PJSC (Amanat), the GCC’s largest healthcare and education investment company, today announced its annual financial results for 2018.

Amanat reported a net profit of AED 42.9 million in FY 2018 in line with 2017 and 39% higher excluding costs relating to acquisitions and non-recurring one-offs . Total net revenue of AED 104.4 million was up 21% compared with AED 86.3 million in 2017. These results reflect a significant increase in share of profit from associates as well as the initial benefits from the acquisitions completed during the year.

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February 14, 2019

  • Trajenta® demonstrates no increased cardiovascular risk compared to glimepiride in adults with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk
  • With a median follow-up of more than 6 years, CAROLINA® adds evidence to the long-term safety profile of Trajenta® in a broad range of adults with type 2 diabetes

Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced CAROLINA® (CARdiovascular Outcome study of LINAgliptin versus glimepiride in patients with type 2 diabetes) met its primary endpoint, defined as non-inferiority of Trajenta®(linagliptin) vs glimepiride in time to first occurrence"...

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February 13, 2019

(AETOS Wire) -- Synergy Wound Technology today announced an agreement with Trade Africa Healthcare focused on affordable and innovative healthcare solutions for Africa. The international agreement enables Trade Africa Healthcare to launch InteliWound, a mobile, cloud-first software-as-a-service (SaaS) app that reduces wound care costs, in the South African market, with additional African countries to follow. “InteliWound fits with Trade Africa Healthcare’s mission: to offer solutions in novel and innovative ways to improve access to affordable healthcare across Africa,” said Charles Faul, CEO of Trade Africa Healthcare. “We believe InteliWound will assist many medical aid companies in our country to save money on wound care costs through its comprehensive wound management system and in turn reduce the cost of healthcare for patients, while improving the quality of care in many wound care settings.” InteliWound, powered by a highly scalable platform built on Amazon Web Services, consists of a mobile iPad app and web portal. InteliWound provides: Precision, volumetric measurements via advanced camera technology Guided, easy-to-understand, clinically proven wound assessments A proprietary wound scoring system for tracking healing rates and outcomes Treatment plan suggestions with application instructions Wound supply recommendations and/or durable medical equipment An optional marketplace......

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February 13, 2019

Because The Health Bank (THB) associates better health with optimal weight, the global health company is offering its members a comprehensive weight loss program through its latest collaboration with Medisanté. Medisanté allows THB to seamlessly connect health coaches to patient-generated health data (PGHD) of patients suffering from diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular or obesity issues.

Medisanté leverages the best of global IoT and Cloud technologies to automatically send the device-readings of home patients to the designated health coach.

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February 13, 2019

Given the harsh and dry weather conditions in the UAE, most people suffer from skin irregularities. According to doctors at CosmeSurge, the New Year is a good time to rejuvenate and opt for procedures as PicoWay, which treats everything from age spots to tightening and sun-damaged skin. In addition, the treatment is also used extensively for tattoo removal.

“While most individuals seek revitalisation therapies to manage problems related to the skin, several others choose alternative solutions to begin the New Year on a good note. Procedures such as PicoWay not only improves the damaged areas of your body, but also gives you the right confidence"...

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February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day is commemorated all over the world as a symbol of love and Fakih IVF Fertility Center in Dubai will celebrate the untold love between parents-to-be and unborn children, with free expert consultations on first visits to the clinic and discount on all IVF Packages for the month of February.

“Valentine’s Day is a time to value relationships. However, infertility can lead to stress and can also get emotionally draining. To ensure that we take the anxiety away from couples, we aim to guide parents-to-be on alternative methods and its benefits that can help them conceive. Our goal is to not just nurture relationships,"...

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February 12, 2019

When it comes to the future of beauty, it appears the industry is looking to traditions of the past.

India is the world’s second- largest consumer market today, and this has had a twofold effect on the beauty industry. A plethora of international brands has flooded malls and online stores, making well-known products more accessible, and secondly, a handful of boutique brands have begun offering skincare, haircare and make-up ­products rooted in Ayurvedic principles, within and outside the country.

The origin of Ayurveda

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February 12, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that the European Commission (EC) extended the current marketing authorization of ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) to include treatment of adult patients with previously untreated CD30+ Stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma in combination with AVD (Adriamycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine). ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) directed at CD30, a defining"...

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February 11, 2019

People in the UAE sleep less than their counterparts in developed world countries in Europe and North America, according to survey results revealed at the World Government Summit (WGS) in Dubai today.

“In the UAE people lie in bed for 3 minutes less than in the West. On average, the amount of sleep they get is 5 hours and 38 minutes, roughly 20 minutes less than people in the West on average,' Dr Oz told an audience during the summit, adding that, “sleep is a barometer of stress.”

Dr Mehmet Cengiz Öz, popularly known as Dr Oz, a world renowned"...

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