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    Dubai First to Launch Innovative Stem Cell Therapy for Joint DiseaseNovember 21, 2017

    Bioscience Clinic FZ LLC located in Dubai Healthcare City is pleased to launch to its latest innovative therapy for treatment of joint disease. Established since 2012, Bioscience Clinic is Dubai’s first and most advanced clinic to use stem cells taken from adipose tissue in a variety of clinical applications. Its latest therapy was first introduced in Europe by Bioscience Institute in partnership with the University of Rome, a Bioscience Clinic"...

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    Cancer Patients, Survivors, Supporters and Caregivers Undertake UAE's First Relay for LifeNovember 20, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)-- Sharjah, the third largest of the United Arab Emirate’s seven emirates, was the host for the MENA region’s first ever ‘Global Relay for Life,’ (RFL) a 24-hour walkathon that is the biggest fundraising event for cancer in the world. Conducted in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, the event was organised by Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), a non-profit organisation that supports cancer patients and their families.

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    Prime Hospital Reiterates Commitment Enhancing Healthcare Sector with Ultrasound-Guided Nerve BlocksNovember 20, 2017

    Prime Hospital, one of the UAE’s leading healthcare service providers, has achieved another milestone by applying various innovative Anesthetic Techniques developed to bring pain relief to patients after surgery. This is part of the hospital’s continuous efforts to enhance its care for patients, and contribute to raising the health sector’s global competitiveness in Dubai and the UAE.

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    Workshop looks at decentralisation plan in health sector November 19, 2017

    The Interior Ministry, in cooperation with the USAID funded health financing and governance project, on Saturday organised a workshop titled “The decentralisation of the health sector in Jordan”, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

    The workshop aims at increasing coordination and exchanging expertise among various sectors to create a roadmap for applying decentralisation in the health sector.

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    Emirates Hospital Reaffirms Commitment to Medical Tourism November 19, 2017

    Emirates Hospital, a leading healthcare facility owned by KBBO Group, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing medical services to tourists, particularly Chinese visitors.

    During official visit and meeting with Dr. Jia Xiao Fang, President of China International Health & Medical Tourism Association (CIHMTA), China’s largest Health Tourism and Medical Tourism Industry Platform, the CEO of Emirates Healthcare Group, said Emirates Hospital"...

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    NMC Healthcare to Speak At Milken Institute London Summit on Impact of AI on Healthcare SectorNovember 19, 2017

    The growth operation and management (O&A) model in the healthcare sector will enable healthcare providers around the world to offer patients better services, according to the CEO of the region’s leading healthcare groups, NMC Healthcare.

    Speaking ahead of his participation on a panel entitled “Transforming Healthcare with Technology” at the 2017 Milken Institute London Summit in London, Prasanth"...

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    New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Results of Phase III FLAURA Trial in the 1st-Line Treatment of EGFR-mutated Non-small Cell Lung CancerNovember 19, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)-- AstraZeneca today announced that the New England Journal of Medicine has published the positive results from the Phase III FLAURA trial which provide data for Tagrisso’s (osimertinib) use in the 1st-line treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).1 The trial showed a statistically significant, clinically meaningful progression-free survival (PFS) advantage for osimertinib, a third-generation, irreversible EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), compared with current 1st-line EGFR-TKIs, erlotinib or gefitinib.1 Dr. Suresh S. Ramalingam, Principal Investigator of the FLAURA trial, from the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Atlanta, USA, said: “The results of the FLAURA trial may herald a shift in how we treat patients with EGFR-mutated NSCLC. The data......

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    New Data Show Benefit of Tagrisso in Patients with EGFR-mutated Non-small Cell Lung Cancer and Central Nervous System MetastasesNovember 19, 2017

    (AETOS Wire) -- AstraZeneca today presented new data from a subgroup analysis of the Phase III FLAURA trial, which explored osimertinib as 1st-line therapy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Results presented at the ESMO Asia 2017 Congress in Singapore showed that patients with central nervous system (CNS) metastases at baseline had a higher objective response rate with their"...

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    Students develop health apps in national competition November 18, 2017

    The award ceremony of the ninth cycle of the “App Challenge” competition was held on Saturday, honouring three young teams of game developers from various regions, said Nour Khrais, technical managing partner at the Jordan Gaming Lab and CEO of Maysalward.

    “The competition, which was established in 2011, aims at enhancing the capacities of youth between 14 and 16 years old in the field of games and applications development”,"...

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    New multispecialty medical centre inaugurated at Zaatari camp November 16, 2017

    Deputising for HRH Princess Muna, Minister of Health Mahmoud Sheyyab on Wednesday inaugurated the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) new multispecialty medical centre at Zaatari refugee camp, a SAMS statement said.

    With this new enterprise, SAMS, a leading medical relief organisation with offices in the US, Syria and its neighbouring countries, in addition to Greece, provides dignified and high-quality healthcare to refugees living in the camp.

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