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Healthcare Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

BASF unveils significantly miniaturized NIR Spectroscopy for fast on-site analysis of animal feed and ingredients

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 12-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF SE (ETR: BAS), world’s largest chemical producer, has announced the launch of trinamiX’ Mobile Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy Solution for the feed industry. Developed jointly by its wholly owned subsidiary trinamiX GmbH … Read the full press release

Aviva supports the Foundation for Young People’s Mental Health (YPMH) and Cambridge University project focused on depression in young people

75% of people with a mental health problem develop it before the age of 24 Treatments for depression in under-18s are effective in only 60% of cases Depression arises from a complex set of factors LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

17,000 participants research: kids repeatedly bullied by siblings more likely to suffer from poor mental health years later

(PRESS RELEASE) YORK, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of York, a collegiate research university and member of the prestigious Russell Group, has announced that Dr Umar Toseeb from the University’s Department of Education is the lead author of a research … Read the full press release

AL Amyloidosis: Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease, takes over Caelum Biosciences, Inc.

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has announced its rare diseases arm Alexion has exercised its option to acquire all remaining equity in Caelum Biosciences, Inc., a Clinical Stage … Read the full press release

Significant improvement in increasing Time In Range and reducing hypoglycemia among people equipped with Diabeloop DBLG1

EASD 2021 – Diabeloop, a pioneer in therapeutic artificial intelligence for diabetes management, is presenting new real-world data(1) of its Automated Insulin Delivery system, DBLG1. The personalized device fine-tunes insulin delivery using a state-of-the-art algorithm. Thousands of European patients have … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca: Exciting ROpel Phase III trial results demonstrate the potential for Lynparza with abiraterone to become a new 1st-line option for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has announced positive high-level results from the PROpel Phase III trial showed AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) in combination with abiraterone demonstrated a … Read the full press release

Spinal muscular atrophy: New data for Evrysdi will be presented by Roche at the World Muscle Society (WMS) Virtual Congress 20 – 24 September 2021

New data show pre-symptomatic babies with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) treated with Evrysdi maintained the ability to swallow Evrysdi has demonstrated consistent clinically meaningful efficacy in adults, children, and babies two months and older and is now approved in 58 countries worldwide Further … Read the full press release

NIHR funded project that involves Universities of East Anglia, Leicester and Liverpool to help reduce the number of cases of flu in care homes

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, one of the six original ‘red brick’ civic universities, has announced that its researchers are part of a new project to increase the number of care home staff that take … Read the full press release

Sanofi to add Rezurock™ to its transplant portfolio with the acquisition of Kadmon Holdings, Inc.

Adds Rezurock™ (belumosudil) an FDA-approved, first-in-class treatment for adult and pediatric patients 12 years and older with chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) after failure of at least two prior lines of systemic therapy (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi … Read the full press release

Biogeobatteries, Additive Manufacturing, water systems, brain organoids projects at University of Bristol funded as part of UKRI flagship Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Bristol, a red brick research university, has announced that four promising future science and research leaders at the university will be benefiting from a £4.5 million UK Government funding to convert … Read the full press release

GSK Consumer Healthcare to pilot carbon neutral toothbrush helping reduce the use of fossil fuels for virgin plastic

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — GSK Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH), the world-leading consumer healthcare business, whose brands include Sensodyne, parodontax, Voltaren and Advil, has announced it is raising sustainability standards in the oral care industry with its first carbon … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca, EU agree to end legal proceedings over the delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine Vaxzevria

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has announced an agreement between the Company and the European Commission has been reached that puts an end of the legal proceedings over … Read the full press release

Investor AB to accept Agnafit Bidco’s public offer for the shares in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 2-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Investor AB (STO: INVE-B), a Swedish investment and holding company founded in 1916, has announced its support for the Agnafit Bidco¹’s bid for Sobi (Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB). The company has undertaken to … Read the full press release

Vodacom’s e-health policy paper: exponential rise in the number of people across Africa relying on Internet for health information

New study shows huge opportunity in digital health with 41% of internet users in Africa regularly using their mobile phones to search for health information (PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 24-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodacom Group Limited (JSE: VOD), a South African … Read the full press release

Lundbeck, Rgenta Therapeutics partner over discovery of small molecules targeting RNA regulation and splicing of disease-causing genes

(PRESS RELEASE) VALBY, 4-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Lundbeck (CPH: LUN), a Danish international pharmaceutical company, has announced it will partner with Rgenta Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA-based developer of oral, small-molecule RNA-targeting medicines with an initial focus on oncology, to discover small … Read the full press release

Roche on Tecentriq’s US FDA Priority Review grant: New treatment options are urgently needed in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer

Application is being reviewed under the US FDA’s Real-Time Oncology Review pilot programme Based on results of the Phase III IMpower010 study, presented at ASCO, that showed adjuvant Tecentriq improved disease-free survival by more than one-third in PD-L1-positive early-stage lung cancer, compared with … Read the full press release

The only new medicine in over a decade for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus gets Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 2-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), a British-Swedish science-led biopharmaceutical company, has announced that its Saphnelo (anifrolumab-fnia) has been approved in the US for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe systemic lupus erythematosus … Read the full press release

Evonik to acquire company for innovative biomaterials for medical device technologies

Nanostructured biomaterial for wound dressings and dermatology to be integrated into Health Care business Evonik Venture Capital’s early investment in 2015 pays off Evonik aims to more than double the share of system solutions in Nutrition & Care by 2030 … Read the full press release

T-Systems extends collaboration with Google Cloud to help key industries in their journeys to cloud and digital transformations

T-Systems to become a strategic industry solutions integrator and innovation partner for Google Cloud in key industries Deutsche Telekom subsidiary is now also a managed services provider for Google Cloud (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 27-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems and Google … Read the full press release

Prof. Dr. Dominik Ruettinger to lead Research and Early Development for Oncology at Bayer’s Pharmaceuticals Division

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 26-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer, a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and nutrition, has announced that Prof. Dr. Dominik Ruettinger has been appointed as the new Head of Research … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel’s subsidiary QuickSTAT opens new control tower in Singapore for time-critical clinical trial logistics

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced that its subsidiary QuickSTAT has opened a new control tower and conditioning facility in Singapore. The investment is part of Kuehne+Nagel and QuickSTAT’s … Read the full press release

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative: first all-oral treatment for Human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) gets US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health, has announced fexinidazole approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as the first all-oral treatment for both stages of the … Read the full press release

TUM, DKTK, University Medical Center Göttingen researchers looked into how pancreatic and extrahepatic bile duct cancers develop

Why identical mutations cause different types of cancer Cancer development is influenced by tissue type (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 20-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM), one of Europe’s leading universities, has announced that its Professor for Translational Cancer … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power España to supply 270 GWh/year renewable power to Johnson & Johnson

Enel Green Power España, has signed a 10-year Pan-European Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Johnson & Johnson for the supply of 270 GWh/year of renewable power, starting in January 2023 The power supply will be produced by a hybrid … Read the full press release

Lindner Group’s Corporate Health Management earns Silver award from AOK Bayern

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNSTORF, 8-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading company for the building envelope, interior fit-out and insulation, Lindner Group announces that its Corporate Health Management (BGM) at its headquarters in Arnstorf, Germany has been evaluated by the health insurance AOK … Read the full press release

Merck and Inbrain Neuroelectronics to collaborate on next generation of graphene-based bioelectronic therapies for targeted treatment of chronic diseases

Innovation Center project of Merck aims to develop smart neurostimulators for targeted treatment of chronic diseases Second collaboration within the Bioelectronics innovation field of Merck focuses on increasing the selectivity and power efficiency of the device to enable energy intensive … Read the full press release

Philips advances commitment to faster treatment for stroke patients through expanded capabilities and new partnership with NICO.LAB

Expanded capabilities of Philips Image Guided Therapy System – Azurion – and new collaboration with NICO.LAB add to the latest advances in Philips’ commitment to reduce time to stroke treatment, a key factor in improving outcomes Partnership enhances Philips’ deep … Read the full press release

Cure for prostate cancer on the horizon

(PRESS RELEASE) FREIBURG, Germany, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer. According to the American Cancer Association, 1 in every 8 men will be diagnosed with it in their lifetime. In 2018 around 1.2 million … Read the full press release

DNV expands into digital health market with the acquisition of Imatis

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it will acquire Norwegian digital health pioneer Imatis as first step in its new and ambitious expansion plan into the e-health market. Imatis provides digital solutions to hospitals, municipalities and … Read the full press release

Brazilian Red Cross received two buses transformed into mobile vaccination units from Mercedes-Benz do Brasil as a donation

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 18-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, part of Daimler AG, has announced it transformed two buses into mobile vaccination units. The two vehicles, an OF 1519 urban bus and an 0 500 R touring coach, have … Read the full press release