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Harvard Pilgrim Uses Decision Point to Enhance Quality & Outcomes

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:30:00 EST

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - Decision Point Healthcare Solutions (Decision Point), an innovator in providing "big data" intelligence to the health care industry, announced today that Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare (Harvard Pilgrim) is working with Decision Point on a pilot to provide healthcare engagement insights into its Medicare members in order to enhance the member experience and quality of care provided to Harvard Pilgrim's Medicare membership.

DirectTrust Directory Service Reaches Critical Mass as Directory Surpasses Half a Million Entries

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:23:15 EST

Directory Service enables hassle-free interoperability for Direct exchange users

Acquisitions are In-Vogue for Largest Medical Device Manufacturers

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:09:00 EST

Breakdown of Medical Device Acquisitions Reveals Industry Strategy

Image Protect Inc. Engages the largest Stock Photo Marijuana Site for Copyright Infringements

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:39:59 EST

SAN CLEMENTE, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - Image Protect Inc. (OTC: IMTL)

Centralized Adaptive Trial Design Teams Promote Cross-Geography Communication

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:36:00 EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - A recent study released by Cutting Edge Information found that most surveyed clinical trial teams -- either global or at the country level -- report better cross-geography communication through centralized adaptive trial design decision-making structures. Establishing these centralized structures helps influence active dialogue between global and country-level teams.

Stealth Mark Opens Office in Silicon Valley to Support Tech Companies with Its Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

Key Executive Retained to Expand Business Development Efforts With Top Tier Technology Companies in Silicon Valley

DiaMedica Expands its Business Development Capabilities

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - DiaMedica Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:DMA)(OTCQB:DMCAF) announced today it has engaged Outreach 99 LLC ("Outreach") to assist in the business development efforts of the Company. Paul Papi, Founder and President of Outreach 99 LLC, will personally direct the effort, acting as DiaMedica's Vice President of Business Development.

Tauriga Sciences, Inc. Reports Progress in Completing the Formulation of its First ColluMauxil Branded Product, a Cannabidiol "CBD" Infused Roll On for Muscle Tension Relief

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 07:45:00 EST

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (OTC PINK: TAUG) ("Tauriga" or the "Company"), a company engaged in building businesses in the life sciences space, has today announced that the Company has completed the formulation of RolLeaf, its proprietary CBD infused product targeting individuals who suffer from muscle tension. The Company has manufactured its first sample batch of the product. As previously disclosed, the Company is forming a new subsidiary called ColluMauxil Therapeutics LLC ("ColluMauxil") to focus on the development, marketing, and licensing of non-opioid products and product lines that specifically target muscle tension, a key component of pain.

KC Holdings Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of SHOM is working within Kuala Lumpur focusing on healthcare companies in Malaysia

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 EST

NEW YORK, NY and KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) -  Southern Home Medical, Inc. (OTC PINK: SHOM), a technology developer within the healthcare industry, has announced today that KC Holdings, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SHOM, is working within Kuala Lumpur focusing on healthcare in Malaysia. Mr. George Chang, CEO of SHOM, visited Malaysia back in October to meet with Malaysian healthcare officials focusing on improving their technology. These meetings led to the role of KC Holdings, Inc. assisting healthcare companies improve throughout the country while Kuala Lumpur will continue to assist Malaysian healthcare companies' businesses development. This new focus could increase the quality of healthcare for the people of Malaysia in areas such as treatment, safety and detection of health issues.

Panther Biotechnology Receives Positive Feedback from the FDA

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 EST

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - Panther Biotechnology, Inc. (OTC PINK: PBYA) today announced that it has received positive feedback from the submission presented to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") pursuant to a Pre-IND (Investigational New Drug) meeting with the Division of Oncology Products 1 (DOP1) of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) of the FDA. The purpose of the requested meeting was to obtain FDA's input regarding Panther's plans for the development of TRF-DOX, Panther's novel transferrin-doxorubicin conjugate initially planned for the treatment of platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. In preparation for the meeting, Panther submitted a Pre-IND Package to FDA that described the information Panther intends on submitting in the TRF-DOX IND submission planned in 2017. The IND is the regulatory vehicle that will allow for the initiation of clinical trials with TRF-DOX initially for the treatment of ovarian cancer.

Diet Doc Enables Individuals to Lose Weight Fast With Doctor-Supervised Vegan Diet

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:00:00 EST

MANCHESTER, NH--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - There is no shortage of fad diets and weight loss supplements promising a slimmer body through rapid weight loss. Around 45 million Americans diet each year, spending an estimated $33 billion annually on weight loss products. Nevertheless, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, facing serious health issues like diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, heart disease and more. Consistent regulation of physical activity and calories consumed is crucial. However, many weight loss programs and supplements can do more harm than good, particularly as dietary supplements do not require U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before being marketed. Many individuals follow fad diets based on their popularity without fully understanding them, which can result in health issues for the dieter in the long-term. It is, therefore, very important to obtain doctor supervision throughout the process of adopting any weight loss programs or products.

UPDATE - Prolacta Bioscience(R) Raises $35 Million in Mezzanine Financing

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:36:49 EST

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - Prolacta Bioscience®, the nation's leading provider of human milk-based neonatal nutritional products, today announced the closing of a $35 million mezzanine round of financing. The transaction was led by Essex Woodlands and included participation from Aisling Capital, with existing shareholder Health Evolution Partners. As part of the transaction, Martin Sutter, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Essex Woodlands, will join Prolacta's Board of Directors.

Recent Research Reveals a Seasonal Drop in Children's Physical Activity Levels

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:50:47 EST

The Little Gym offers ideas for fun and physical indoor activities during the winter months

By Popular Demand, Kirkman(R) Reintroduces Herbal Product to Help with Restless Sleep

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:00:00 EST

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - By popular demand, Kirkman® is reintroducing a natural, all herbal nutritional supplement that helps with restless sleep.

Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s Investment Company AXIM(R) Biotech Receives Approval From Medical Ethical Committee to Begin IBS Trial for CBD Product

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST

Company's Major Investment AXIM Biotech to Begin Study on Patients with IBS with the CanChew Plus(R) CBD-containing Chewing Gum

Winx Sleep Therapy System Now Available Directly to the Millions of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sufferers Who Can't or Won't Use CPAP

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - ApniCure, which makes the Winx Sleep Therapy System for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), today announces that Winx is now available for direct purchase by consumers. Winx provides relief from obstructive sleep apnea without a mask and is designed specifically for the half of sleep apnea patients who can't or won't use a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine. FDA-cleared and previously available only in select sleep labs, Winx is currently available to consumers in California due to initial high demand, but will be available with broader national distribution in 2017.

Tetra Bio-Pharma Looks to Make Cannabis Affordable -- CFN Media

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:28:03 EST

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - CFN Media Group ("CannabisFN"), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces publication of an exclusive interview and story covering Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc.'s (CSE: TBP) (OTC PINK: GRPOF) unique approach in using the natural cannabis plant, rather than synthetics, to develop pharmaceuticals based on the active ingredients in marijuana. The interview is with Ryan Brown, Tetra's Co-Founder and Vice President of Business Development.

American Cannabis Company Announces It Has Secured a New Client for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:30:00 EST

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the "Company"), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has signed another client in Pennsylvania who will be applying for a dispensary license in the state's upcoming medical marijuana program. ACC expects to leverage this contract to secure additional revenues through long-term consulting agreements and potential sales of ancillary products.

Prolacta Bioscience(R) Raises $35 Million in Mezzanine Financing

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:30:00 EST

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - Prolacta Bioscience®, the nation's leading provider of human milk-based neonatal nutritional products, today announced the closing of a $35 million mezzanine round of financing. The transaction was led by Essex Woodlands and included participation from Aisling Capital, with existing shareholder Health Evolution Partners. As part of the transaction, Martin Sutter, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Essex Woodlands, will join Prolacta's Board of Directors.

New ABLE for ALL Savings Plan Helps Individuals with Disabilities Secure Greater Financial and Personal Freedom

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:04:00 EST

Available Nationwide to Aid Families & Individuals with Disabilities in Saving for a Better Life

ICTV Brands, Inc. Retail Sales Grow Significantly Entering the Holiday Season

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - ICTV Brands, Inc. (OTCQX: ICTV) (CNSX: ITV), a digitally focused, direct response marketing and branding company specializing in the health, wellness and beauty sector, today announced significant growth in sales of its flagship product DermaWand entering the holiday season.

Premier Biomedicals Research on its Patent Pending Anti-Cancer Treatment With Metronomic Chemotherapy Recognized for Publication in the Prestigious British Journal of Cancer

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

EL PASO, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) -  Premier Biomedical, Inc. (OTCQB: BIEI) a biotech research public company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing medical treatments for a wide range of diseases in humans, including innovative therapies for breast cancer as well as potential novel therapies for pain management, announced today that a paper describing their groundbreaking metronomic cancer therapy work in conjunction with development of a patent pending CTLA4 anti-cancer antibody drug at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP) has been accepted for publication by the prestigious British Journal of Cancer.

CityHealth Ratings Set for February Release

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

Project Encourages Action Steps for Leaders to Create Healthy, Strong Communities

MDValuate Report Examines Top Reasons Physicians Lose Patients Due to Negative Online Reviews

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

Industry Leader Takes Deep Dive into What Unhappy Patients Are Saying, How to Improve

Elsevier Announces Updates to Two Key Virology Titles, Publication of Seven Additional Virology and Microbiology Books

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:00:00 EST

Fifth Editions of "Fenner and White's Medical Virology" and "Fenner's Veterinary Virology" Provide Revised and Expanded Resources for Students, Researchers and Educators

PureFormulas Holiday Shopping Guide Offers Healthy, Affordable, Top-Quality Products

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:00:00 EST

E-tailer Offers Gift Sets, Bundles and Stocking Stuffers at Special Discounts

Medical Weight Loss Expert Dr. Rao Weighs-in on Recent Diabetic Diet Plans

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:00:00 EST

CHARLESTON, WV--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - It's well known that imbalances in blood sugar levels can impact an individual's ability to maintain their weight. The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet seeks to address this by offering a calorie-restricted dieting regimen for those who are either prediabetic or are currently suffering from Type-2 diabetes in order to slow the progression of, or even reverse these conditions. It consists of a low-carb, Mediterranean-style diet for eight weeks with intervals of intermittent fasting which vary in intensity depending upon the option chosen. Studies show that both the Mediterranean Diet and very low-calorie diets are optimal choices for fast weight loss as well as the reduction of diabetes and obesity risks.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide wins silver at 2016 Clio Health Awards

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:33:35 EST

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2016) - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather (, and a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (, today announced the organization's Sydney-based office, Ogilvy CommonHealth Asia Pacific, has won a silver award at the 2016 Clio Health Awards competition.

World First: Experience the world through the eyes of a factory farmed chicken with Animal Equality's latest iAnimal VR 360 film featuring Amanda Abbington

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:44:17 EST

iAnimal leaves viewers speechless and is changing animal activism forever

For the first time viewers can experience the world through the eyes of a factory farmed chicken with the latest edition of Animal Equality's award-winning virtual reality series iAnimal narrated by actress Amanda Abbington

Canabo Announces an up to 20,000 Patient Operating Agreement in Alberta

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:39:35 EST

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - Canabo Medical Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CMM) ("Canabo" or the "Company") today announces it has entered into a letter of intent ("LOI") with Peak Pulmonary Consulting Inc. ("Peak Medical Group") incorporated under the laws of Alberta. Peak Medical Group will provide medical marijuana treatments and therapies within the Pinnacle Medical Centers through a wholly owned subsidiary, CieloMed. Pinnacle Medical Centers currently provide medical services to over 55,000 patients in Alberta.

GetWellNetwork Chief Clinical and Nursing Officer to Speak at National Academy of Medicine Care Culture and Decision-making Innovation Collaborative Meeting

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:00:00 EST

Dr. Karen Drenkard to share clinical perspective on framework for patient- and family-engaged care

Statement from Tyler Cooper, MD, MPH, Regarding American Heart Association's Recommendations for Fitness Testing

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:30:00 EST

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - Cooper Aerobics

CareFirst Earns Top Rating For Workplace Equality From Human Rights Campaign

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:25:31 EST

The nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights group announces annual Corporate Equality Index

NSU Health Law Program joins International Academy of Medical Ethics & Public Health

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:36:31 EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL and DAVIE, FL--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - "Nova Southeastern University's (NSU's) Health Law Program has joined the International Academy of Medical Ethics and Public Health," according to Law Professor Kathy Cerminara, J.D., LL.M., J.S.D. Professor Cerminara noted, "Biomedical research inspires more and more ethical controversies while advancing our knowledge base. Those combine with the international reach of research protocols to increase the need for cultural competency in both research and treatment, and overlaid on it all are increasingly globalized disease patterns."

Anagnostou Named Holland Bloorview Inaugural Autism Chair

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:10:00 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou, MD, has been appointed as the inaugural Dr. Stuart D. Sims Chair in Autism, an honour bestowed to an individual who demonstrates extraordinary academic leadership towards improving the quality of life for kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families through research and teaching. Anagnostou is a senior clinician scientist and co-lead of the Autism Research Centre at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. She is also an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto.

Advantis Corp. Acquires Rights to Nugsmasher Line of Rosin Presses

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:26:00 EST

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2016) - ADVANTIS CORPORATION (OTC PINK: ADVT), announced that it has acquired rights to be the exclusive distributor and 25% owner of the Nugsmasher line of rosin presses.

Allergy Season Worsening and Impacting Oral Health

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:10:00 EST

:DentalPlans Offers Tips on How to Combat Fall Allergies

Digipath, Inc. to Hold Corporate Update Conference Call

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2016) -  Digipath, Inc. (OTCQB: DIGP), an independent cannabis lab testing and media firm, is pleased to announce that it will hold a corporate update conference call on Wednesday, December 7th, at 4:15pm ET. The purpose of the call is to provide an update on Digipath's organic growth strategy, acquisition strategy, developments in the Nevada market post recreational legalization and the Company's expanding technological capabilities.

HCi Viocare enters into discussions with New Balance Athletics, Inc.

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:27:07 EST

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2016) - HCi Viocare (OTCQB: VICA), is pleased to announce that it has entered into discussions with one of the major sport shoes manufacturers in the world, New Balance Athletics, Inc.

Azzad asks pharma companies to reassess drug pricing

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:00:31 EST

Socially responsible investment firm joins interfaith coalition to make health care more affordable

VoicePort Announces Partnership with iMedicare Inc.

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:00:00 EST

ROCHESTER, NY--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - VoicePort LLC and iMedicare announced an agreement today to provide community pharmacists with patient-specific Medicare plan analyses via VoicePort's CLAROT adherence application. The collaboration will allow current and future VoicePort clients the ability to access this valuable service and assist patients in making efficient and informed decisions when selecting a Medicare Advantage or Prescription Drug Plan.

CannaGrow Holdings Announces Building Permit Granted for Three Additional Ranger Series 2000 Greenhouses

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:30:00 EST

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2016) - CannaGrow Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: CGRW), a Liaison and Consultant providing turnkey solutions to licensed growers, announces approval of the building permit required for the construction of three (3) additional Ranger Series 2000 Greenhouses from the International Greenhouse Company (IGC- at Colorado Buffalo Ranch Facility I in Huerfano County, Colorado.

Diet Doc Recommends Doctor-Supervised Weight Loss and Customized Diet Planning With Ketogenic Diet

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 01:00:00 EST

ANCHORAGE, AK--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - The American obesity epidemic continues to worsen and encouraging Americans to lose weight (or even avoid excessive weight gain in general) has proven largely ineffective. More than 78 million individuals, or 34.9% of all Americans, are obese with many more overweight. Obesity leads to health issues like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and certain types of cancer. These conditions are some of the leading causes of preventable death in America, which makes weight loss programs critical. Several studies have shown that even moderate weight loss (10% or less) in obese or overweight patients makes an enormous difference. Regulating certain types of food makes an enormous difference in promoting weight loss and regulating health.

Simply Fit Board(R) Update -- Success after ABC's "Shark Tank"

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:10:00 EST

ABC's "Shark Tank" features an update on the Simply Fit Board(R) Exercise Board, acknowledging the product's success since its debut on the show

Diet Doc Offers Appetite Suppressants and Doctor-Supervised Military Diet to Minimize Gradual Weight Gain

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:00:00 EST

JACKSON, MS--(Marketwired - December 03, 2016) - Over 78 million Americans are obese and facing health issues like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and various types of cancer. Many more are overweight and suffering through the consequences of poor lifestyle choices and unbalanced diets. One of the leading causes of unmoderated weight gain is excessive food dependence, or food addiction, which involves the loss of control in moderating food consumption. Scientific evidence consistently indicates that food addiction makes it practically impossible for people to abstain from certain types of food or reduce consumption, even when faced with evident health risks. Many people simply lose control and are unable to moderate the consumption of tasty but fattening foods like sweets and processed snacks.

Laser Derm & Wellness Centre announces a name change to Laser and Skin Care MedSpa

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:43:21 EST

RED DEER, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2016) - Ownership remains under Dr. Maureen Bakken who is also the Medical Director of Laser and Skin Care MedSpa. The Clinic offers medical/surgical/cosmetic dermatology with special interest in anti-aging procedures.

British Columbia's largest fitness, health, and wellness event is happening this weekend

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:58:05 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 02, 2016) - Members of the media and the public are invited to attend the canfitpro Vancouver Fitness Expo on Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Containing Hazardous Drugs with CSTDs Focus of B. Braun Medical CE Symposium at ASHP

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

BETHLEHEM, PA--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2016) - Experts will present a panel discussion on "Understand the Evidence and Requirements from USP < 800 > to the NIOSH Universal Testing Draft Protocol" at a B. Braun Medical Inc. sponsored symposium during the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 51st Midyear Clinical Meeting. The symposium for continuing education credits will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the South Pacific J North Convention Center at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Chief Science Officer Explains How Digipath Labs Enables True, Standardized Definition and Identification of Cannabis Strains

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2016) - Digipath, Inc. (OTCQB: DIGP) ("Digipath" or the "Company"), an independent cannabis lab testing and media firm, is pleased to provide an overview of Digipath Labs' vision for establishing classification of cannabis strains based on science and not colloquialism.

Diet Doc Releases Doctor-Recommended Program to Lose Weight Fast With the Mediterranean Diet

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:00:00 EST

CHARLESTON, WV--(Marketwired - December 02, 2016) - Throughout the U.S., millions of individuals are overweight or obese, facing health problems like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome (MetS). MetS refers to a cluster of risk factors that raise the chances of heart disease and other health issues like diabetes and stroke. It involves specific signs ranging from elevated triglycerides (and poor lipid balance in general), elevated blood pressure, elevated fasting glucose and an excess of body fat. An individual with three or more of the following metabolic risk factors may be diagnosed with MetS:

Dr. Rao of Diet Doc Warns That Going Gluten-Free Can Inadvertently Result in a Lack of Proper Nutrition

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:00:00 EST

BURLINGTON, VT--(Marketwired - December 02, 2016) - A new report by Harvard Medical School states that gluten-free dieting can easily result in a lack of proper nutrition, particularly for those without celiac disease. Gluten is a protein which is found in certain grains such as, wheat, rye and barley. It has been used in a variety of pastas, breads, cereals and other processed foods to ensure that they maintain their form. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, gluten acts as a trigger for those who are prone to having the gastrointestinal disorder, celiac disease, though it is primarily hereditary. Celiac disease may lead to a host of other inflammatory, gluten-related conditions which may stem from gluten sensitivity or wheat allergies. Researchers are concerned that consumers who are eager to drop gluten from their diets may be lacking the essential B Vitamins, folate and fiber that comes from consuming fortified breads, cereals and pastas.

Nutritional Supplements Can Help with the Stress of the Holidays

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:25:58 EST

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - December 01, 2016) - Most people probably don't need to read a biometric study to know that the holidays can be stressful, but such a study has been performed. The findings: shopping can be as stressful as running a marathon, with shoppers' heart rates increasing by 32%. And that's just shopping; so far there are no hard data on how stressful cooking, decorating, traveling and in-laws can be.

Del Mar Dermatologist Reveals Benefits of UltraShape Power Body Contouring

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:01:00 EST

Deborah H. Atkin, MD of Dermatology & Laser of Del Mar discusses the benefits of UltraShape Power, a noninvasive technique designed to reduce fatty tissue using ultrasound energy

Keynote Speaker Announced for 12th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:59:55 EST

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - December 01, 2016) - The Cardiometabolic Health Congress has announced Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD, Head of the Section for Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation of the Cleveland Clinic as its Keynote speaker for the 12th Annual CMHC, taking place October 4-7, 2017, at the Sheraton in Boston, MA. Specializing in preventive cardiovascular care, including the treatment of hyperlipidemia, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity, Dr. Hazen will discuss his groundbreaking work concerning gut microbes as a factor and therapeutic target in cardiometabolic diseases. Dr. Hazen has received numerous awards including election to membership in honorary societies in science and clinical arenas alike and also serves as reviewer and/or is on the editorial board for many scientific journals, including Circulation and the Journal of Lipid Research.

GetWellNetwork Interactive Patient Care Goes Live in Dayton Children's Hospital

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:00:00 EST

Forty-five day implementation of IPC includes key integration with Epic electronic medical records (EMR) system for education ordering and documentation

Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc. unveils Strategic Plan for Cannabis Real Estate

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:44:05 EST

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2016) - Blue Diamond Ventures Inc. (OTC PINK: BLDV) today announces its Cannabis Real Estate Strategy for 2017, including projects in Michigan, Oregon and Canada.

Southern Home Medical Inc. Subsidiary signs a Testing Contract with Coca-Cola East Japan

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:25:01 EST

NEW YORK, NY and TOKYO, JAPAN--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2016) -  Southern Home Medical Inc. (OTC PINK: SHOM), a leading developer in the Healthcare Industry, has announced today it has signed a contract with Coca-Cola East Japan, the main manufacture and deliverer of Coca-Cola brand and southern Tohoku regions.

YO(TM) Home Sperm Test Brings Male Fertility Testing to Smartphones

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:06:20 EST

Challenges outdated home fertility testing with smartphone video technology to accurately determine moving sperm ("motile sperm concentration" a key to male fertility) from the comfort of your phone

Yes Health and Solera Health Partner to Provide On-Demand Mobile Diabetes Prevention Tools and Resources to Millions of Eligible Health Plan Members

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

Qualified Health Plan Members Now Have Access to Personalized Digital, CDC-Recognized Type 2 Diabetes Prevention App as a Covered Medical Benefit

IntelGenx Strengthens Partnership with Chemo Group by Signing a Co-Development Term Sheet for an Additional Product

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:56:08 EST

SAINT-LAURENT, CANADA--(Marketwired - Dec. 1, 2016) - IntelGenx Corp., (TSX VENTURE:IGX)(OTCQX:IGXT), today strengthened its relationship with Chemo Group ("Chemo") by signing a term sheet for the co-development and commercialization of a generic tablet in the area of CNS (central nervous system) on a worldwide basis. According to Global Data, worldwide sales in 2015 of the CNS related product exceeded $4 billion.

Laguna Blends Engages CFN Media to Build Audience of Investors and Elevate Brand

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:29:29 EST

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2016) - CFN Media Group ("CannabisFN"), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, today announced that Laguna Blends Inc. (CSE: LAG) (OTC PINK: LAGBF) has agreed to conduct a four (4) month investor and market visibility program beginning on December 1, 2016.

Oculus Innovative Sciences One Ups Itself, Meets Expectations Yet Again --

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:02:33 EST

REDONDO BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2016) -, a leading financial news and information portal offering free real time public company filing alerts, announces the publication of an article examining the turnaround efforts of Oculus Innovative Sciences (NASDAQ: OCLS).

Zitomer Pharmacy Gains Strong Financial Improvements with Epicor Eagle N Series

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST

Upscale Retail Pharmacy Frees Up $100,000 in Cash Flow and Enhances Business Operations with Epicor Technology

PharmaCyte Biotech Moves Closer to Enrolling Patients in Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trial

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST

Company Aiming to Produce 6-Month Breakthrough Data

VIVEVE I Clinical Study Results Accepted for Publication in Journal of Sexual Medicine

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:28:00 EST

Publication of full data from landmark study reflects paradigm shift in development of energy-based treatment options for vaginal laxity

Uni-Bio Science in Multiple Drug Co-development Deal with Beijing Sun-Novo

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:16:58 EST

Extended R&D Collaboration of Oral Diabetes Drugs Promising to Meet Unmet Needs Complements the Group's R&D Capabilities and Diabetes Treatment Portfolio

Midland Plastic Surgeon Answers Patients' Questions about Breast Augmentation

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:01:00 EST

Board certified plastic surgeon Kevin Cook, MD discusses the many options available when considering breast augmentation and responds to common patient inquiries

Imagin Medical Completes Development of i/Blue Alpha B Prototype

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

Imagin Medical is the developer of the ultrasensitive i/Blue Imaging System that will establish a new standard of care for urologists in detecting bladder cancer through endoscopes

DiaMedica Announces the Sale and Transfer of its DM-71 Product for Type 2 Diabetes

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 1, 2016) - DiaMedica Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:DMA)(OTCQB:DMCAF) today announced the sale and transfer of its DM-71 product and related intellectual property. The sale of this non-core asset provides DiaMedica with a total of $300,000 in upfront payments, of which $50,000 had been previously received, and a royalty stream linked to future sales.

Richmond Plastic Surgeons Launch Specialty Breast Reduction Website

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:01:00 EST

Dr. Neil Zemmel and Dr. Steven Montante reveal their new practice website that was created to better inform patients of what to expect during breast reduction surgery

Diet Doc's Medical Director Finds No Evidence to Support The Popular Alkaline Diet

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:00:00 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 01, 2016) - The Alkaline Diet is purported to change the body to a healthy PH state through changes in diet. The concept of alkalizing to improve health has been around for some time, however much of the research shows that many of these claims are baseless. Dr. Nishant Rao -- Medical Director of nationally recognized medical weight loss program, Diet Doc, states that, "One of the greatest problems with this concept is that it isn't very scientifically sound. The body maintains an extremely narrow pH window, with blood pH ranging between 7.35 and 7.45. This means that even as you consume highly alkaline foods, your body will always regulate blood pH in this narrow window." Dr. Rao also explains that, "If you consumed a high amount of acidic food, your body would offset it by buffering blood pH so that the actual levels never change."

B. Braun Announces Interoperability Collaboration with Omnicell's(R) Performance Center and IV AutomationTechnology

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:55:00 EST

BETHLEHEM, PA--(Marketwired - Nov 30, 2016) - B. Braun Medical Inc. and Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), today announced they are working together to increase system interoperability to help decrease the time and clinical support needed to manage IV Infusions and IV compounding.

Congressional Hearing Held for USPSTF Bill Impacting Men's Health

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:31:22 EST

Men's Health Network Submits Comments for the Record Urging Action on Bill Creating Greater Oversight on Federal Health Task Force

Canadian Blood Services board meeting open to the public

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:17:49 EST

Members of the public are invited to attend in person, or view online

La réunion du conseil d'administration de la Société canadienne du sang ouverte au public

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:16:48 EST

L'organisme invite les membres du public à y assister en personne ou à regarder la diffusion en ligne

Signature HealthCARE's Telemedicine Affiliate Hits 5,000th eVisit

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:26:57 EST

YourDoc2U one of fastest-growing health startups in a rapidly-changing marketplace

CAPS to present new 100 percent release testing quality assurance program at ASHP

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:20:00 EST

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 30, 2016) - Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®) will present its new quality assurance program requiring 100 percent release testing of all of its compounded drugs and other products at this year's American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 51st Midyear Clinical Meeting.

AXIM Biotech Looks to Unlock Value in 2017 --

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST

REDONDO BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 30, 2016) -, a leading financial news and information portal offering free real time public company filing alerts, announces an article discussing the major advancements in 2016 for AXIM Biotechnologies (OTCQB: AXIM) and the potential catalysts for the company in the upcoming year.

B. Braun Medical to Introduce Comprehensive Parenteral Nutrition Program at ASHP

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:10:00 EST

Company also to showcase diverse portfolio of pharmaceutical, drug delivery products