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May 22

Jabaq meets in Geneva Health Ministers of France, Belarus

Jabaq meets in Geneva Health Ministers of France, Belarus

NNA - Minister of Public Health, Jamil Jabaq, met Tuesday with his French counterpart, Agnes Buzyn, on the sidelines of the 72nd general assembly of the World Health Organization in Geneva.


The pair reportedly held talks over over the bilateral cooperation between Lebanon"...

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May 22

ResMed Study Finds CPAP Adherence Improved by Remote Monitoring, Self-Monitoring across 3 Countries

ResMed Study Finds CPAP Adherence Improved by Remote Monitoring, Self-Monitoring across 3 Countries

Remote monitoring and patient self-monitoring can drive CPAP adherence for people with sleep apnea, according to research presented by ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD) at the American Thoracic Society’s 2019 ATS International Conference.

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May 21

New Study Evaluates Ability of Masimo SpHb® (Noninvasive Hemoglobin) to Estimate Timing for Invasive Measurement to Detect Anemia During Surgery

New Study Evaluates Ability of Masimo SpHb® (Noninvasive Hemoglobin) to Estimate Timing for Invasive Measurement to Detect Anemia During Surgery

(AETOS Wire) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the results of a study published in BMC Anesthesiology in which clinicians at Peking Union Medical College in Beijing evaluated the ability of noninvasive and continuous hemoglobin monitoring with Masimo SpHb® to help clincians estimate when to conduct invasive hemoglobin measurement to detect possible anemia in patients undergoing spine or cytoreductive surgery.1 Noting that because of the “invasive, time-consuming and intermittent” nature of invasive blood sampling, clincians often forgo these “objective indications” when making transfusion decisions during surgery,......

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May 20

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's health minister — named to the post by the country's Hezbollah group — said Saturday he has overcome U.S. concerns about his ministry potentially funneling finances to the militant organization by gaining public trust and ensuring transparency.

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May 20

Jabaq Says No Concerns over Sanctions

Jabaq Says No Concerns over Sanctions

Health Minister Jamil Jabaq — named to the post by Hizbullah — has said that he has overcome U.S. concerns about his ministry potentially funneling finances to the militant organization by gaining public trust and ensuring transparency.

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May 20

Phase III study showed nintedanib slows the loss of pulmonary function in people living with systemic sclerosis associated ILD1

Phase III study showed nintedanib slows the loss of pulmonary function in people living with systemic sclerosis associated ILD1

  • Results of pivotal Phase III SENSCIS® trial published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and presented at the American Thoracic Society Conference in Dallas, USA
  • Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a key driver of mortality in people living with systemic sclerosis (SSc) – also known as scleroderma – and the...

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May 20

Age, Gender, Disease Severity Impact Adherence to Long-Term PAP Therapy More Than Previously Thought

Age, Gender, Disease Severity Impact Adherence to Long-Term PAP Therapy More Than Previously Thought

(AETOS Wire) -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) today revealed several demographic and clinical factors affect adherence to PAP (positive airway pressure) therapy, according to a study it presented at the American Thoracic Society's ATS 2019 International"...

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May 20

Takeda to Showcase Growing Pipeline and Diversified Portfolio of Oncology Products at Upcoming Scientific Congresses

Takeda to Showcase Growing Pipeline and Diversified Portfolio of Oncology Products at Upcoming Scientific Congresses

(AETOS Wire) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that the company will present data at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), May 31-June 4 in Chicago and the 24th Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA), June 13-16 in Amsterdam. “We look forward to presenting data at ASCO and EHA that illustrate the continued progress of our portfolio in both clinical research and real-world settings in solid tumors and blood cancers,” said Phil Rowlands, Ph.D., Head, Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit, Takeda. “These data demonstrate our continued commitment......

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May 20

New Exploratory Data from VARSITY, First Head-to-Head Ulcerative Colitis Biologic Study Which Demonstrated Superiority of Vedolizumab to Adalimumab in Clinical Remission at Week 52, Presented at 2019 Digestive Disease Week®

New Exploratory Data from VARSITY, First Head-to-Head Ulcerative Colitis Biologic Study Which Demonstrated Superiority of Vedolizumab to Adalimumab in Clinical Remission at Week 52, Presented at 2019 Digestive Disease Week®

(AETOS Wire)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced further results from the Phase 3b head-to-head VARSITY study, which demonstrated that the gut-selective biologic vedolizumab (Entyvio®) was superior to the anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha (anti-TNFα) biologic adalimumab (Humira®) in achieving clinical remission* at week 52 in patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC).1 New exploratory data showed that a greater proportion of patients receiving vedolizumab intravenous (IV) achieved clinical response** at week 14 compared to those treated with......

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May 18

Jabak, Abu Faour agree on measures to protect pharmaceutical industry

Jabak, Abu Faour agree on measures to protect pharmaceutical industry

NNA - Minister of Public Health, JamIl Jabak, held a meeting with Minister of Industry, Wael Abu Faour, at the Ministry of Health, in the presence of President of the Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers in Lebanon, Carol Abi Karam, a number of union members and the media advisor"...

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