HEALTHCARE

Steps against cancer: KHCF organises annual charity hikes September 24, 2018

AMMAN — Moving away from the traditional fundraising techniques, the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) is organising “Steps for Life”, an initiative that gives citizens the opportunity to support the treatment of underprivileged patients at the King Hussein Cancer Centre’s (KHCC) by engaging in an entertaining and healthy hiking experience.

“Steps for Life is a new and unique way to donate, as participants directly"...

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Takeda Receives Positive CHMP Opinion Recommending ALUNBRIG® (brigatinib) for the Treatment of ALK+ Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Patients Previously Treated with CrizotinibSeptember 23, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion, recommending the full approval of ALUNBRIG®(brigatinib) as a monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) previously treated with crizotinib. ALUNBRIG is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) designed to target and inhibit the ALK mutation in NSCLC. Approximately three to five percent of NSCLC patients globally have the ALK mutation. If the CHMP opinion is affirmed, and the European Commission approves ALUNBRIG, it will become the only ALK inhibitor available in the European Union as a one tablet per day dose that can be taken with or without food. The randomized, global Phase 2 ALTA......

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‘Al Bashir Public Hospital working tirelessly to offer better services to citizens’September 22, 2018

Al Bashir Public Hospital is going through a significant transitional phase with a number of recent improvements, Health Ministry Spokesperson Hatem Azrui said on Thursday, noting that the facility is now rather a medical city with four hospitals working under its management.

“The hospital is witnessing several enhancements mainly in its infrastructure as the old buildings will be renovated and a new emergency building will be established"...

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KSRelief Supervisor General Visits Irbid Governorate, JordanSeptember 20, 2018

Advisor- the Royal Court, the Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah, and the accompanying delegation visited yesterday Irbid Governorate, Jordan, in order to be briefed on the situations of Syrian refugees.
During his visit, Dr. Al Rabeeah participated in the distribution of 2000 food baskets to the most needy Syrian families in Irbid with a total value of 63,000 Jordanian dinars.
He also participated in distributing school bags to Syrian orphans"...

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“Man of The Planet” Sergey Burlakov Visits Dubai Sports Medicine FacilitySeptember 20, 2018

Sergey Burlakov, a Paralympic athlete and four-time amputee, visited nanoM on September 16th. nanoM is a sports and human performance facility that is the first of its kind in the world, and Burlakov visited to undergo a series of tests.

Karan Rekhi, Vice President - Operations of Emirates Healthcare, said, “An inspirational hero like Sergey proves that you can do anything you set your mind to. He passed our tests at nanoM with flying colors;"...

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175 Million Europeans Have Sleep Apnoea, Highlighting Scale of Global Health CrisisSeptember 19, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Roughly 175 million Europeans have obstructive sleep apnoea, according to a late-breaking abstract presented by ResMed today at the European Respiratory Society’s annual ERS Congress in Paris. Leading researchers estimate 90 million Europeans have moderate to severe sleep apnoea, meaning they experience at least 15 breathing events an hour during sleep.

These statistics are based on the"...

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Large European real-world study reports effects of Spiolto® Respimat® for people living with COPD in daily clinical practice1September 17, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Boehringer Ingelheim announced results from the OTIVACTO study, an observational European real-world study of 7,443 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients treated with Spiolto® (tiotropium/olodaterol) Respimat®, which were presented today at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2018 in Paris, France.1 Patients in the study reported both improved physical functioning and general condition and high satisfaction with their"...

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MEDTEX: Foresee the Next Wave of Healthcare RevolutionSeptember 17, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Taiwan, with high quality medical service and world’s top IT industry, has becoming one of the leaders in global healthcare technology and provider. On November 29 - 30, MEDTEX will focus on 3 key trends: Intelligent Healthcare, Next-generation Biotherapeutics, and Bio-Innovation. Jointed by over 30 world-renowned experts.

At CEO forum, leaders from Merck, Teva, Hitachi, and Nvidia will"...

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Biolog-id Branches out to the United States with a New Operational Center in Atlanta September 17, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Biolog-id, a world leader in connected health solutions, today announced the establishment of its U.S. operational center in Atlanta. This new site will enable Biolog-id to continue the growth of its presence in North America and offer its business solutions in the biggest health market in the world.

Biolog-id LLC’s offices are located in Alpharetta, 15 minutes north of Atlanta, Georgia."...

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DIHAD distributes meals among orphans in JordanSeptember 16, 2018

A delegation from DIHAD headed by Dr Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of DIHAD Conference and Exhibition, visited Tkiyet Um Ali in Amman, Jordan, where they were received by the board members and Director General of Tikyet Um Ali.

The DIHAD delegation was briefed on the organisation’s various efforts in maintaining a sustainable food aid programme. Tkiyet Um Ali provides sustainable food aid to 30,000 endorsed families living below the poverty line in all provinces and governorates across the Kingdom."...

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