HEALTHCARE

February 14, 2019

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly’s CAROLINA® cardiovascular outcome trial for Trajenta® meets primary endpoint of non-inferiority compared to glimepiride

  • Trajenta® demonstrates no increased cardiovascular risk compared to glimepiride in adults with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk
  • With a median follow-up of more than 6 years, CAROLINA® adds evidence to the long-term safety profile of Trajenta® in a broad range of adults with type 2 diabetes

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February 13, 2019

Synergy Wound Technology and Trade Africa Healthcare Announce Agreement to Offer InteliWound™ in South Africa

(AETOS Wire) -- Synergy Wound Technology today announced an agreement with Trade Africa Healthcare focused on affordable and innovative healthcare solutions for Africa. The international agreement enables Trade Africa Healthcare to launch InteliWound, a mobile, cloud-first software-as-a-service (SaaS) app that reduces wound care costs, in the South African market, with additional African countries to follow. “InteliWound fits with Trade Africa Healthcare’s mission: to offer solutions in novel and innovative ways to improve access to affordable healthcare across Africa,” said Charles Faul, CEO of Trade Africa Healthcare. “We......

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February 13, 2019

The Health Bank Launches a New Connected Care Weight Loss Program Powered by Medisanté

Because The Health Bank (THB) associates better health with optimal weight, the global health company is offering its members a comprehensive weight loss program through its latest collaboration with Medisanté. Medisanté allows THB to seamlessly connect health coaches to patient-generated"...

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February 13, 2019

Innovative Treatment Helps Individuals in the UAE Combat Skin Irregularities and Unwanted Tattoos

Given the harsh and dry weather conditions in the UAE, most people suffer from skin irregularities. According to doctors at CosmeSurge, the New Year is a good time to rejuvenate and opt for procedures as PicoWay, which treats everything from age spots to tightening and sun-damaged skin."...

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February 13, 2019

Fakih IVF Fertility Center to Celebrate the Untold Love between Parents-To-Be and Unborn Children

Valentine’s Day is commemorated all over the world as a symbol of love and Fakih IVF Fertility Center in Dubai will celebrate the untold love between parents-to-be and unborn children, with free expert consultations on first visits to the clinic and discount on all IVF Packages for"...

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February 12, 2019

US$ 43.5 million needed to provide life-saving health aid in Libya in 2019

The World Health Organization and health partners are appealing for US$ 43.5 million to provide life-saving interventions for 388 000 people inside Libya affected by ongoing conflict.


“Years of conflict"...

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February 12, 2019

Tuareg group takes control of Sharara oil field

An armed group from Tuareg tribe affiliated to the eastern forces led by warlord Khalifa Haftar seized Monday evening Sharara oil field after the withdrawal of Presidential Council force led by Ali Kannah from the site.

Military"...

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February 12, 2019

European Commission Approves ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) with AVD, the First New Treatment in Decades for Adults with Previously Untreated CD30+ Stage IV Hodgkin Lymphoma

(AETOS Wire)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that the European Commission (EC) extended the current marketing authorization of ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) to include treatment of adult patients with previously untreated CD30+ Stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma in combination with AVD (Adriamycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine). ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) directed at CD30, a defining marker of Hodgkin lymphoma. The decision follows a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) on December 13, 2018. “The decision by the European Commission is a welcomed......

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February 11, 2019

Libyan Red Crescent in Derna receives medical supplies from ICRC

The Libyan Red Crescent Derna branch received a shipment of medicines and medical supplies from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

The shipment was delivered to the therapeutic hospital 'Al-Wahda'"...

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February 7, 2019

UAE's Pink Caravan to conduct genetic testing

This year, the Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) will provide genetic testing to make breast cancer treatment more effective in diagnosed cases.

The new initiative was announced on Wednesday during a Press conference by"...

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