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Aug 20

 Illegal practices by employees ‘evident in tobacco case’

Illegal practices by employees ‘evident in tobacco case’

The Jordan Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) on Sunday said that investigations into the tobacco factory case had revealed “illegal practices and behaviours by public and private sector employees”.

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Aug 17

Ebola Successfully Neutralized by Latest Generation Polyclonal Immunotherapy

Ebola Successfully Neutralized by Latest Generation Polyclonal Immunotherapy

SAB Biotherapeutics, Inc. (SAB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its anti-Ebola immunotherapy (SAB-139) provided “100% protection against a lethal dose of the Ebola virus” in a recent animal study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The study was conducted at the Integrated Research Facility, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) and others. According to the World Health Organization, Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known......

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Aug 15

2018 Healthcare+ Expo Taiwan: Where Tech Meets Medicine

2018 Healthcare+ Expo Taiwan: Where Tech Meets Medicine

From November 29th to December 2nd 2018, global-leading biomedical and technology institutes will gather in Taipei for the top healthcare and technology event in Asia - The Healthcare+ Expo - Taiwan. In line with the theme “Med X Tech”, a lineup of global leaders in technology will share the latest technology advancements and how technology create better solutions for future medical applications. This year, the expo gathers 400 + world-class medical institutes and multi-national IT/ICT/electronic giants. The IT giants will......

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Aug 15

70-year-old Nigerian woman chooses UAE for a pacemaker implant

70-year-old Nigerian woman chooses UAE for a pacemaker implant

If you meet 70-year-old Maria, a Nigerian national, you’d never know she has a dual chamber pacemaker to keep her heart beating well. Full of life and vigour, Maria came to the UAE to treat her atrioventricular (AV) block. An AV block is a serious heart condition where the heart beats"...

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Aug 14

Lebanon at increasing risk of deadly wildfires, experts say

Lebanon at increasing risk of deadly wildfires, experts say

Lebanon is increasingly at risk of mass-casualty wildfires like those that killed dozens in Greece last month, experts warned on Monday, as firefighters battled a three-day-long blaze in the north of the country.

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Aug 14

New Study Investigates the Utility of Home Monitoring Using Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry to Screen Children with Down Syndrome for Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Prior to Diagnostic Multichannel Sleep Studies

New Study Investigates the Utility of Home Monitoring Using Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry to Screen Children with Down Syndrome for Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Prior to Diagnostic Multichannel Sleep Studies

(AETOS Wire) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recently published study in which researchers investigated whether home pulse oximetry monitoring might be a useful initial screening method of determining which children with Down syndrome (DS) – who are at high risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) – be recommended to undergo multichannel sleep studies to diagnose the condition. The home monitoring was conducted using Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry.1 Noting that OSA “can only be reliably diagnosed using multichannel sleep studies, which are expensive, demanding......

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Aug 12

Lebanon to consider legalising medicinal cannabis

Lebanon to consider legalising medicinal cannabis

According to the UN, Lebanon is one of the largest producers and exporters of cannabis and now the government wants to stop destroying the crop and cash in on the lucrative market.

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Aug 11

 Japanese Embassy provides Meiss Al-Jabal Hospital with medical equipment

Japanese Embassy provides Meiss Al-Jabal Hospital with medical equipment

The Embassy of Japan provided X-ray machines to Meiss El Jabal Governmental Hospital in Marjayoun, in order to enhance the quality of medical services in the area.

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Aug 06

Boehringer Ingelheim, the UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium, Imperial Innovations and Oxford Biomedica Announce New Partnership to Develop First-in-Class Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

Boehringer Ingelheim, the UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium, Imperial Innovations and Oxford Biomedica Announce New Partnership to Develop First-in-Class Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

Boehringer Ingelheim, the UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium (GTC)—consisting of Imperial College London and the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh—Imperial Innovations, and Oxford BioMedica (OXB) announce a global collaboration to develop a first-in-class, long-term"...

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Aug 06

Toilet Paper Innovation Sets Fine Hygienic Holding on a Roll

Toilet Paper Innovation Sets Fine Hygienic Holding on a Roll

The original patent for the modern toilet paper roll was made in 1883, with the standard design of a long strip of toilet paper wrapped around a paperboard cylinder remaining unchanged for over a hundred years. It seemed so simple and so effective a design that it couldn’t be improved"...

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