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Soligenix Taps a New CFO

PRINCETON, N.J., June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat rare diseases where there is an unmet medical need, announced today that it has appointed Karen Krumeich, as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Krumeich […]

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Breathe Tech Names a New CEO

Breathtec BioMedical Appoints Guy LaTorre as Chief Executive Officer VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – Jun 20, 2016) – Breathtec BioMedical, Inc. (CSE:BTH) (CNSX: BTH) (FRANKFURT: BTI) (OTCQB: BTHCF) (the “Company” or “Breathtec“), a medical diagnostics company focused on developing, in-licensing and commercializing proprietary, innovative and best-in-class breath analysis devices for the early detection of infections and life […]

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Backed by Novartis AG and Novo Nordisk A/S, UK Biotech F2G Bags $60 Million

MANCHESTER, England, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Funding to Take Lead Compound Through to Product Approval and Development of Pipeline Assets  F2G Ltd, the UK-based antifungal drug discovery and development company, today announced that it has raised $60 million in financing to develop its pipeline of novel therapies to treat life threatening invasive fungal infections. […]

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Lions Health 2016 Winners Revealed

Lions Health has announced the 2016 Pharma and Health & Wellness category winners representing excellence in healthcare communications around the globe.

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Young Lions Health Award Winner Announced

Lions Health, the festival and awards celebrating creativity in healthcare communications, and UNICEF announced the 2016 Young Lions Health Award winner: DigitasLBi.

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Well-timed exercise might improve learning

Aerobic exercise four hours after a memorization task, but not exercise right afterwards, was linked to improved recall in a series of Dutch experiments.

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Hologic wins emergency U.S. authorization for Zika test

Hologic Inc won emergency U.S. authorization to sell its Zika test, expanding the number of public and private labs that can test for the virus.

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WHO backs cut in yellow fever vaccine dose

World Health Organization advisers have recommended using a fifth of the standard dose of yellow fever vaccine in the event of a global shortage to combat the worst outbreak of the deadly disease in decades.

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WHO says 122 million dollars needed for global response to Zika virus

Almost $122 million is needed to prevent and manage the medical complications of the Zika virus spreading throughout the Americas and causing birth defects in babies, the World Health Organization said on Friday. A specific focus is needed on supporting women and girls of child-bearing age, the UN health agency said as it set out […]

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Valeant: Significant Investments In Canadian Operations

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is expanding its Canadian manufacturing and export capacity.

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Lifting U.S. curbs on gay blood donors seen years away: experts

U.S. health regulators are under increasing pressure to remove restrictions keeping most gay and bisexual men from donating blood, but experts say any change would require years of research to guarantee the safety of the blood supply. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration enacted a lifetime ban for gay and bisexual men in the 1980s […]

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Factory snag hits GSK supply, causing Danish anaesthetic shortage

Signage for GlaxoSmithKline is seen on it’s offices in London, Britain, March 30, 2016. Reuters/Toby Melville/File Photo Manufacturing problems at a factory in Italy have disrupted production of some GlaxoSmithKline medicines, leading to shortages of a commonly used opioid anaesthetic in Denmark. The British drugmaker said on Friday it had temporarily suspended manufacturing at its […]

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Transgender people face challenges for adequate health care: study

JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Millions of transgender people around the world face major challenges in getting adequate medical care despite multiple health issues, from depression to high rates of HIV, researchers say. The community remains marginalized, and laws and policies denying them gender recognition make access to healthcare even more challenging, said the first […]

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Scancell slumps as drug problem disrupts melanoma trial

British drug developer Scancell has suspended dosing in a cancer clinical trial because of quality problems with an immunotherapy treatment, wiping more than a quarter off the value of its shares on Friday. The company said tests showed that a stored supply of the medicine SCIB1, which is being assessed for melanoma, had deteriorated and […]

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Philadelphia passes soda tax after mayor rewrites playbook

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney scored a victory that had eluded more than 40 U.S. public officials who took on the powerful U.S. soda industry when the city council voted on Thursday to slap a tax on sweetened drinks. After a bitter, months-long battle, the city council voted 13-4 to approve a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on […]

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Health agency reports U.S. babies with Zika-related birth defects

A mosquito is seen under a microscope at the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District in Santa Fe Springs, California, U.S., May 18, 2016. Reuters/Lucy Nicholson Three babies have been born in the United States with birth defects linked to likely Zika virus infections in the mothers during pregnancy, along with three cases of […]

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Focus on E-Trade: ITS Advancement AND Forthcoming Views.

Focus on E-Trade: ITS Advancement AND Forthcoming Views. Automated cope has changed into a essential aspect in marketable business global majorly within the constructed Nations around the world where right transportation and transmission community is accessible. It differs from an simple advertising and marketing powerpoint presentation readily available upon an mail interaction as much as […]

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Dan Trachtenberg and Alison Jackson to Appear at the 2016 Lions Health Festival in Cannes

McCann Health & Great Guns Present 2nd Annual “Fighting For Your Creative Life” Seminar on Saturday, June 18 at 10:00 am    June 16, 2016 – McCann Health and Great Guns are proud to present the second installment of their “Fighting For Your Creative Life” seminar at the 2016 Lions Health Festival, bringing together Dan Trachtenberg, who directed […]

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Giant hires new senior VP and VP, group creative director

SAN FRANCISCO, JUNE 13, 2016–Giant Creative/Strategy, LLC, the largest full-service independent healthcare communications agency on the West Coast, industry veteran Heidi Wright as Senior Vice President, Management Supervisor. Wright oversees a key portion of Giant’s business for one of its largest client partners. The agency also named Susan Osterloh to Vice President, Group Creative Director. […]

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Klick Health: Traditional Healthcare Agencies Becoming Extinct

Klick Health execs say technology is key to strategic and creative brand building, keeping up with clients, remaining relevant – and in business   TORONTO, ON/NEW YORK, NY – June 15, 2016 – Two top Klick Health executives have likened traditional healthcare agencies to endangered species on their way to becoming extinct. Their comments were released […]

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