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Healthcare Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Palette Life Sciences expands availability of online education and resources for paediatric urologists across Europe

Palette Life Sciences provides valuable information regarding vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) to paediatric urologists in France, Germany, Italy and Spain (PRESS RELEASE) SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. / STOCKHOLM, 27-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company … Read the full press release

Flu vaccination campaign by the CERN Medical Service will begin on 2 November until 4 December 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 26-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN Medical Service, CERN’s unit responsible for the Organization’s occupational health & safety, has announced the dates of its flu vaccination campaign for 2020. As part of the flu vaccination campaign organised by … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announces shortlisted candidates of ‘Open Innovation Challenge’ for crew welfare

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, announces the three finalists to the ‘Open Innovation Challenge’, a global competition aimed at identifying new technologies to benefit crew safety, health and wellbeing … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool leads new global project on understanding the effects of COVID-19 on the brain

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — A new global project has been established to better understand how and why COVID-19 affects the brain. The COVID-Neuro Global programme, led by the University of Liverpool in cooperation with five leading research … Read the full press release

UK, US, Ireland, Mexico and Spain study finds correlation between COVID-19 conspiracies and hesitancy towards vaccination

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 14-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Cambridge, the 2nd-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university, has announced the release of an international study on popular COVID-19 conspiracies and how they are linked … Read the full press release

Wet Macular Degeneration: Promising data for Novartis’ Beovu unveiled at EURETINA

In a post-hoc analysis of HAWK and HARRIER, fewer Beovu (brolucizumab) patients had early persistent fluid (12.5% vs. 20.4% of aflibercept patients), defined as the presence of intra-retinal fluid and/or sub-retinal fluid through week 12 of treatment1 Patients with early persistent fluid treated with Beovu experienced greater … Read the full press release

Digital Health: Enovacom to consolidate all of Orange Healthcare B2B activities starting October 1, 2020

The healthcare sector is a key focus of Orange’s 2025 strategic plan (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange S.A. (EPA: ORA), a French multinational telecommunications group, has announced a reorganization within its Orange Business Services subsidiary. Begining of … Read the full press release

ZEISS’s latest digital solutions at ESCRS and EURETINA

ZEISS Introduces New Solution Enhancements for Procedure Workflows at ESCRS and EURETINA (PRESS RELEASE) JENA, 1-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (ISIN: DE 0005313704), a German leading medical technology company and majority owned by Carl Zeiss AG, has … Read the full press release

Barco and Caresyntax introduce powerful digital environments for the surgical suite

(PRESS RELEASE) KORTRIJK, 1-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Belgian technology company specializes in digital projection and imaging technology, Barco and Caresyntax, market leader in surgical automation launch a virtual presence technology for the digital operation room. A fruitful partnership In April … Read the full press release

Eveliqure announces the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical study of its combined Shigella and ETEC vaccine candidate

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 24-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eveliqure Biotechnologies GmbH, an Austrian biotechnology company, today announces the initiation of clinical testing for its ShigETEC vaccine candidate, with the dosing of the first subject in a Phase 1 safety and immunogenicity … Read the full press release

The COVID-19 vaccine based on Sanofi’s recombinant protein-based technology and GSK’s pandemic adjuvant system secures 300 million doses order from the European Commission (EC)

Agreement signed today supports scale-up of manufacturing capabilities in several European countries Vaccine candidate uses Sanofi’s recombinant protein-based technology combined with GSK’s pandemic adjuvant system (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused … Read the full press release

Roche unveils new Anti-SARS-CoV-2 serology test to quantitatively measure antibodies in people exposed to SARS-CoV-2

The new Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 S test can quantitatively measure the level of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in patients who have been exposed to the virus. The test  targets antibodies against the spike protein. This is the focus of vaccines in development … Read the full press release

ESMO Virtual Congress 2020: Libtayo positive pivotal data offer hope for the treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma, a difficult-to-treat cancer

Libtayo is the first investigational medicine to show a clinical benefit in advanced basal cell carcinoma following treatment with a hedgehog inhibitor in a prospective trial 31% objective response rate seen in trial patients, and an estimated 85% of responses … Read the full press release

Dr. Jean-Christophe Rufin to succeed Xavier Darcos as President of Sanofi Espoir Corporate Foundation

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health, has announced it has appointed Dr. Jean-Christophe Rufin as President of the Sanofi Espoir Corporate Foundation, aimed at reducing inequalities in health … Read the full press release

Global survey: COVID-19 will accelerate the shift to a cashless world

Survey results also supported by Standard Chartered’s ATM withdrawals data (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a British multinational banking and financial services company, has released its latest global survey that looks into how COVID-19 … Read the full press release

Over 500 startups participated in Restarting Together global challenge offering solutions that will drive recovery post Covid-19

More than 500 startups from 59 countries signed up for the challenge aimed at accelerating economic and social recovery following Covid-19 The nine most promising solutions were evaluated by a jury of innovation experts during a Digital Pitch Day held … Read the full press release

Vodafone now UK’s top contributor to The World Community Grid helping academics and scientists fight against COVID-19

Plans in place to become a top 10 global contributor (PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 11-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications company Vodafone (LON: VOD) has announced it has become UK’s top daily contributor of computer processing power to the World … Read the full press release

INFOCUS CORPORATION AND CELEXON EUROPE SIGN EXCLUSIVE EUROPEAN MASTER DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

InFocus Corporation and celexon Europe today announced an exclusive master distribution agreement

JTouch solutions are available to order from today and first customer shipments are planned for October 1st 2020 (PRESS RELEASE) PORTLAND, OR, United States, 2-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — InFocus Corporation and celexon Europe today announced an exclusive master distribution agreement … Read the full press release

Philips debuts new dedicated cardiovascular ultrasound solutions at ESC 2020 (Aug 29 – Sept 1)

Philips introduces Affiniti CVx and Release 7.0 of EPIQ CVx with breakthrough interventional and productivity features to support cardiology departments managing everyday challenges (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 28-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in health technology Royal Philips announces the expansion … Read the full press release

Sanofi tender offer for Principia Biopharma outstanding shares, August 28 – September 25, 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 28-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi announces its intention to commence a tender offer (the “Offer”) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Principia Biopharma Inc. for $100 per share … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports: Daniel Oduber Quirós airport COVID-19 sanitary measures testified by Airports Council International’s Airport Health Accreditation

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 26-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports, a global operator of 45 airports around the world and part of VINCI Concessions SA, has announced that its member airport the Costa Rican international airport Daniel Oduber Quirós (Guanacaste … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and the university city of Siegen partner over drones used for medical logistics

Drones transport laboratory samples between hospitals Telekom provides campus network for secure control of drones Test operation at the beginning of 2021 (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 19-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies Deutsche Telekom (ETR: … Read the full press release

Immune-mediated diseases biopharmaceutical Principia Biopharma Inc. acquired by Sanofi for approximately EUR 3.1 billion ($3.68 billion)

Further strengthens core R&D areas of autoimmune and allergic diseases Provides full control of brain-penetrant BTK inhibitor SAR442168 in multiple sclerosis (MS), making commercialization more efficient and eliminating future royalty payments Allows expansion of SAR442168 development program into other central … Read the full press release

New EU / AstraZeneca deal to help EU member states access the AZD1222 COVID-19 vaccine at no profit during the pandemic

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 14-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global science-led biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/NYSE: AZN) has announced it signed an agreement with the European Commission (EC) for the supply of up to 400 million doses of the AZD1222 COVID-19 vaccine. Building … Read the full press release

COVID 19: KfW Development Bank to finance four hospitals in Iraq to help them prepare for the peak of the pandemic expected in autumn

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 10-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Frankfurt, Germany based KfW Development Bank (KfW Entwicklungsbank GmbH) has announced it will provide funding for four hospitals in Iraq on behalf of the Federal Government. Funds will be used to help prepare … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences AB and Gedeon Richter Plc. Receive National Marketing Authorization in the United Kingdom for Novel Pain Relief Product, LIDBREE™

(PRESS RELEASE) SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., U.S.A. / BUDAPEST / STOCKHOLM, 5-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences AB (‘Palette’) with Gedeon Richter Plc. (‘Richter’), today announced that as a part of a decentralised regulatory procedure including thirty European Union Economic … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences launches Deflux.com/UK, an online resource for paediatric urologists, parents and caregivers in the United Kingdom

Deflux.com/UK features important information about VUR, including symptoms, causes, risk factors and treatment options, such as Deflux®

Deflux.com/UK provides valuable information regarding vesicoureteral reflux (VUR); connects parents and caregivers of children with VUR with paediatric urologists (PRESS RELEASE)SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., U.S.A. / STOCKHOLM SWEDEN, 4-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company … Read the full press release

Siemens AG on Varian acquisition by Siemens Healthineers: a transformational step of this kind wouldn’t have been possible in Siemens AG’s old conglomerate structure

Transformational milestone in execution of Siemens’ Vision 2020+ strategy Siemens Healthineers intends to acquire 100 percent stake in U.S. healthcare company at a purchase price of around $16.4 billion Acquisition to create global leader in cancer research and therapeutics and … Read the full press release

Co-op Funeralcare report: 9.7 million mourners had no chance to say their last goodbye at their loved one’s funeral

UK’s leading funeral provider estimates that 9.7 million mourners have been denied the opportunity to say their last goodbye at their loved one’s funeral 59% of bereaved UK adults said their grief process has been negatively affected by the lockdown … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s My Care™ methodology used to assess infection risk management onboard Color Line’s vessels

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 14-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced that Color Line, a cruiseferry line operating on routes to and from Norway, had its infection prevention program verified by DNV GL. … Read the full press release