HEALTHCARE

Blood donations soar following Ramadan awareness campaignMay 26, 2018

Nearly 900 Jordanians have approached the blood bank centres of the Ministry of Health to donate blood during the first week of Ramadan, the Jordan Red Crescent said on Thursday.

The increase in the number of donors comes in light of a media blood donation campaign recently launched by the Jordan Red Crescent in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Ministry of Health. “The joint campaign"...

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22 Gazans transffered to Jordan for medical treatment May 24, 2018

Twenty-two wounded Palestinians from Gaza were transferred to Jordan on Tuesday to receive medical treatment in Jordanian hospitals.

Israeli media said the medical transfer was made upon the request of Jordan's King Abdullah in coordination with the Israeli officials.

The wounded were transferred through the Erez Crossing in northern Gaza with the help of Jordanian"...

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CosmeSurge Unveils Its 13th Branch in UAE
NMC to Open New Cosmetic Entities around the World May 24, 2018

CosmeSurge launched its 13th branch in Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah, marking the latest addition to its innovative, modern and highest quality aesthetic derma and plastic treatments. H.E. Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Policy & Licensing at the UAE Ministry of Health, opened the new facility, which includes a team of 20 specialising in laser, cosmetic dentistry, aesthetic derma and plastic surgery.

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AHF to WHO: Ebola History Cannot be RepeatedMay 24, 2018

Ebola is back and the world is once again threatened with a global public health crisis. If decisive actions are not taken by the World Health Organization (WHO) right now, we run the risk of revisiting the devastation the virus brought to West Africa in 2014. The previous outbreak claimed the lives of"...

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ResMed Studies Show Remote Monitoring and Automated Resupply Improve Adherence to PAP TherapyMay 23, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Remote patient monitoring and resupply programs have been shown to improve patient adherence to positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy, according to two separate studies presented by ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) this week at the ATS 2018 International Conference.

Remote monitoring boosts compliance

In the first study,"...

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Spiolto® Respimat® enables greater physical activity in people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  May 23, 2018

  • Data presented at American Thoracic Society meeting underpin the benefits of Spiolto® Respimat® for physical activity in COPD1,2
  • Study published in American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine shows Spiolto® Respimat® improves exercise capacity in COPD3
  • International GOLD 2018 Strategy recommends physical activity for all patients with COPD4

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Nearly 1 Billion People Worldwide Have Sleep Apnea, International Sleep Experts EstimateMay 22, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- A new data analysis presented by ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) this week at the ATS 2018 International Conference indicates that the prevalence of sleep apnea impacts more than 936 million people worldwide – nearly 10 times greater than previous estimates.

The study “Global Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)” was conducted by an international panel of leading researchers"...

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Efficacy and safety of OFEV® reinforced in new presentations at ATS 2018May 22, 2018

  • New analysis of the INPULSIS® and TOMORROW trials suggests treatment with OFEV® (nintedanib) associated with reduced risk of death in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Separate analysis of INPULSIS® trials showed association between lung function decline and worsening in health-related quality of life
  • Data from six trials including 1,126 OFEV-treated patients further confirm the product’s manageable safety and tolerability profile

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Emirates Hospital Unveils Collaboration with the UAE’s Leading Rheumatology Specialist Humeira Badsha Medical Centre May 21, 2018

The Humeira Badsha Medical Centre (HBMC), UAE's leading specialist in musculoskeletal diseases, announced it will be collaborating with Emirates Hospital, an Emirates Healthcare Company as it officially opened the doors of its new facility to the public in Emirates Hospital, Dubai.

Having treated over 13,000 patients since its establishment in 2012, HBMC brings a team of experienced, highly skilled doctors to its new, advanced facility. Equipped"...

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Janssen Announces European Commission Approval of JULUCA®▼ (dolutegravir/rilpivirine), the First Two-Drug Regimen, Once-Daily, Single-Pill for the Treatment of HIV-1May 21, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for JULUCA® (dolutegravir 50mg [ViiV Healthcare]/rilpivirine 25mg [Janssen Sciences Ireland UC]).1 ViiV Healthcare, as the marketing authorisation holder, will market dolutegravir/rilpivirine in all countries in the European Union and European Economic Area.

Dolutegravir/rilpivirine"...

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