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Akers Biosciences Announces a $2 Million Private Placement

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:25:39 EDT

THOROFARE, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) - Akers Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKER) (AIM: AKR.L), (the "Company" or "Akers Bio"), a developer of rapid health information technologies, announces a private placement to raise approximately $2 million. Akers Bio will use the proceeds from the transaction as growth capital and for general corporate purposes.




Majority of Americans Prefer to Take Natural Supplements Instead of Over-the-Counter Medicines, Survey Shows

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:42:08 EDT

Results from a Recent Survey Conducted by Myrtol(R) 300 Show that 68% of Americans Prefer Natural Supplements to Soothe Coughs




Algae Dynamics Corp Revised Business Strategy to Include Product Development Using Other Botanicals Such as Cannabis and Hemp

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:11:02 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) - ALGAE DYNAMICS CORP (OTCQB: ADYNF) (the "Company" or "ADC"), a development stage company previously focused solely on commercialization of its proprietary BiloSiloT system for the cultivation of highly-pure algae biomass, today announced a formal re-alignment of its business focus and strategy.




Straumann Leads Europe Final Abutment Dental Market Despite Competition from Low-cost Generic Products

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:41:37 EDT

The European final abutments dental market, segmented by stock abutments, custom cast abutments and CAD/CAM abutments is expected to increase to over $550 million by 2023




Fort Worth Plastic Surgeon Redesigns Website for Enhanced Look and Functionality

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:38:49 EDT

Jon Kurkjian, MD unveils a completely revamped website highlighted by a new design, improved layout, and several visitor-friendly features




CBIS Appoints Leader of Global Health Information Julia Royall to Its Scientific Advisory Board

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:08:42 EDT

Ms. Julia Royall, Former Chief of the Office of International Programs, National Library of Medicines' (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), "Global Health Information Specialist"




ContraFect Awarded Funding from CARB-X to Support Gram-Negative Lysin Program

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:00:00 EDT

YONKERS, NY--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - ContraFect Corporation (NASDAQ: CFRX), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of protein and antibody therapeutics for life-threatening, drug-resistant infectious diseases, today announced that it has been selected to receive a funding award from the Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator (CARB-X). This award will help accelerate ContraFect's development of lysin therapeutics to treat invasive infections caused by drug resistant strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa), a potentially life threatening Gram-negative pathogen. Lysins are a new therapeutic class of bacteriophage-derived, recombinantly produced, antimicrobial proteins with a novel mechanism of action associated with the rapid killing of target bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant strains.




At Top Global Pharma Companies, Market Access Activities Begin at Least 16 Months Prior to Launch

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:18:00 EDT

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - Surveyed Top 10 and Top 50 global companies begin pharmaceutical market access activities on average at least 16 months ahead of product launches, according to a study by business intelligence provider Cutting Edge Information.




VUCA Health Announces Additional States to Adopt Eco-Friendly Electronic Drug Information Delivery

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:30:00 EDT

LAKE MARY, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) - VUCA Health today announced that its video-based medication information solution has been favorably reviewed by state board of pharmacy executives in nine additional states. In addition to receiving medication information in an on-demand, digital and eco-friendly format, participating pharmacies will also benefit from the enhanced functionality of VUCA's MedsOnCue solution.




National Business Group on Health Honors Cigna, GlaxoSmithKline and Health Net, Inc. for Advancing Health Equity and Reducing Disparities

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:30:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) -  The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of 420 large U.S. employers, today honored Cigna, GlaxoSmithKline, and Health Net, Inc. for their ongoing commitment to promote health equity and reduce health care disparities in the workplace. The three companies were presented with "Innovation in Advancing Health Equity Awards" at the National Business Group on Health's 2017 Business Health Agenda conference.




Future Farm Makes Progress in First Quarter of 2017 -- CFN Media

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:15:00 EDT

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) - CFN Media Group ("CannabisFN"), the leading creative agency and media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces publication of an article discussing the progress made by Future Farm Technologies Inc. (CSE: FFM) (OTC PINK: FFRMF) during the first quarter of 2017. After building out its technology portfolio, the company doubled down on the cannabis industry by forming a high-profile advisory board, establishing management agreements, and creating a presence in Florida to take advantage of the state's burgeoning medical cannabis industry.




Prolacta Bioscience(R) Names New Nutrition Advisory Committee Members and Expands Resources for NICU Dietitians and Clinicians

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:05:00 EDT

DUARTE, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) - Prolacta Bioscience®, the pioneer in human milk-based neonatal nutritional products for premature infants, today announced two new members of its Nutrition Advisory Committee (NAC): Keli Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD of Austin, Texas, and Carrie L. Petras, RD of Louisville, Ky.




Somnia Anesthesia Hosts Fifth Annual Anesthesiologist of the Year Award

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Somnia Celebrates National Doctor's Day with Prestigious Award




SANUWAVE Health, Inc. Announces Latest "SHOCK THIS" Blog

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

SUWANEE, GA--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) - SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (OTCQB: SNWV) announces the second installment of their blog, SHOCK THIS on its website www.sanuwave.com. This post will be from SANUWAVE's head of Research and Development, Dr. Iulian Cioanta, titled "Shock Wave's Modus Operandi." The goal of the blog is to allow a medium to help educate customers, patients, partners, and the public about the various initiatives under way at SANUWAVE. The blog will also accept posts and comments (approved by SANUWAVE), which the Company views as valuable to the SANUWAVE community. This is expected to be a constructive forum for users from around the globe. By having a central location, SHOCK THIS, the Company can bring together in one setting various information that will be useful and entertaining to the SANUWAVE community. Members of the SANUWAVE community are encouraged to interact and reach out with thoughts and ideas, which will positively impact the SANUWAVE community as a whole. SANUWAVE Health, Inc. reserves the right to edit or exclude comments it deems not positively impacting the experience or is not appropriate from legal and regulatory perspectives. 




Vitality Biopharma Announces Positive Results for Colon Cancer

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Cannabidiol inhibits the growth of colon cancer cell lines, highlights new use for targeted cannabinoid prodrug delivery system




Convalo's New Management Announces Shift to Higher Growth, Lower Cost Business Model; Reduces Overhead by 80%; Confirms Enterprise Profitability for the Current Quarter

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) -




National Business Group on Health Recognizes The Boeing Company with the 2017 Helen Darling Award for Excellence and Innovation in Value Purchasing

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) - The National Business Group on Health today honors The Boeing Company with its prestigious Helen Darling Award for Excellence and Innovation in Value Purchasing. Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company, was recognized for its outstanding commitment to increasing value in health care purchasing, and for its leadership role in helping to change the face of employer-sponsored health care benefits.




OncBioMune and Gem Pharmaceuticals Finalizing Partnership Terms to Develop New Cancer Drug for Mexico, Central and Latin America Markets

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

BATON ROUGE, LA--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - OncBioMune Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: OBMP) ("OncBioMune" or the "Company"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of novel cancer products and a proprietary vaccine technology, today announces a non-binding term sheet ("Term Sheet") between the Company and Gem Pharmaceuticals ("Gem") providing the general framework for a collaboration between OncBioMune and Gem for the purpose of developing Gem's proprietary GPX-150 compound in the Mexico, Central and Latin America ("MALA") markets.




The Life Sciences Report Interviews DURECT Corp. President and CEO James Brown

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:45:00 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - DURECT Corp. (NASDAQ: DRRX) has a pipeline of drugs for a wide range of indications, from NASH to psoriasis to postoperative pain. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, Dr. James Brown, DURECT's President and CEO, discusses the potentially groundbreaking epigenetic regulator DUR-928, POSIMIR's late-stage testing for postoperative pain and an abuse-deterrent oral technology.




Rennova Health Launches Online Portal for Clients and Patients

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:30:00 EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - Rennova Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNVA) (NASDAQ: RNVAZ) ("Rennova" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated provider of industry-leading diagnostics and supportive software solutions to healthcare providers, announces the launch of an online portal for clients and patients. This new portal can be accessed from the Company's homepage at www.rennovahealth.com or directly at www.rennovahealth.com/payments/overview.




NeutriSci Welcomes Olympic Gold Medalists Michelle Cameron Coulter and Al Coulter as Neuenergy Brand Ambassadors

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:30:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - NeutriSci International Inc. (the "Company" or "NeutriSci") (TSX VENTURE: NU) (OTCQB: NRXCF) (FRANKFURT: 1N9) the innovator and pioneer behind neuenergy®, is pleased to announce the addition of Olympic Gold medalists Michelle Cameron Coulter and Al Coulter to the Company's neuenergy® Ambassador Marketing Program ("NAMP").




Canabo Opens Clinic in London, Ontario and Announces Plans to Release its First Observational Research Study

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

LONDON, ON--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - Canabo Medical Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CMM) (OTCQB: CAMDF) ("Canabo" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has opened its 15th clinic in London, Ontario. The London clinic is located at 130 Thompson Road.




Green Cures & Botanical Distribution Inc. (OTC: GRCU) Announces Joint Venture With Kushtown Soda

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) - Green Cures and Botanical Distribution Inc. (OTC PINK: GRCU) has announced that the company has formed a joint venture with Kushtown USA LLC for the US market.




GridGain In-Memory Computing Platform Certified by Hortonworks and Tableau

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Partnerships Demonstrate Continuing Commitment to Make Analyzing Big Data Faster and More Insightful with In-Memory Computing




Mit Chatbot für Mitarbeiterumfragen schneller und direkter Feedback abholen

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:30:00 EDT

Das Schweizer Startup Beekeeper erweitert seine Mitarbeiter-App um einen intelligenten, für Mitarbeiterumfragen ausgelegten Chatbot. Damit garantiert es abermals eine richtungsweisende Vereinfachung der internen Kommunikation.




AMA Survey: Despite Challenging Health Care Landscape, America's Physicians Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Career Choice

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EDT

Often inspired by personal experiences to enter medicine, physicians -- regardless of professional challenges -- remain motivated by desire to help people




New 212 Cell Phone Number Availability For Businesses To Establish A Local Presence, Thanks To TieTechnology

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:30:00 EDT

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - New York City 212 cell phone numbers are believed to be hard to come by but now, TieTechnology, a leading enterprise communications provider, is making plenty of these highly sought numbers available to businesses across the country. With a local number, companies have some distinct advantages.




Berkeley Research Group recibe una inversión de capital de USD 62,5 millones de Endeavour Capital

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:52:50 EDT

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - 29 de marzo de 2017) - La firma global de asesoría estratégica y consultoría experta Berkeley Research Group (BRG) anunció hoy que ha recibido una inversión de capital minoritario de USD 62,5 millones de las afiliadas de Endeavour Capital. El producto de la inversión se utilizará para proporcionar capital de trabajo adicional para apoyar la expansión continua de BRG en sus líneas de servicios básicos y para redimir parcialmente a los primeros inversores ángeles.




Berkeley Research Group recebe investimento patrimonial de $62,5 milhões da Endeavour Capital

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:57:44 EDT

EMERYVILLE, CA --(Marketwired - 29 de março de 2017) - Empresa global expert em consultoria estratégica Berkeley Research Group (BRG) anunciou hoje que recebeu um investimento patrimonial minoritário de $62,5 milhões das afiliadas da Endeavour Capital. O resultado do investimento será usado como capital de giro adicional em suporte à expansão contínua da BRG das linhas de serviço principal, e resgatar parcialmente os primeiros investidores anjos.




Implementing Risk-Based Approaches During Longer Clinical Trials Maximizes Financial Impact

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:54:00 EDT

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) - Life science firms look to risk-based monitoring (RBM) to reduce costs associated with clinical studies, according to a study by business intelligence firm Cutting Edge Information.




Pyng Receives Final Order for Acquisition by Teleflex

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:36:16 EDT

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) - Pyng Medical Corp. (the "Company" or "Pyng") (TSX VENTURE:PYT) is pleased to announce that the Supreme Court of British Columbia, in its final order dated March 29, 2017, approved the plan of arrangement whereby all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Pyng (the "Shares") would be acquired by Teleflex Medical Canada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teleflex Incorporated (the "Arrangement").




CalSTRS Purchases Portfolio's First Social Bond

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:32:46 EDT

Multimillion dollar bond will help women-owned businesses and low-income communities in emerging markets




SHIEC Appoints New Interim Executive Director

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:22:01 EDT

Initiates Search to Find Permanent Director for Strategic, Nationwide HIE Collaborative




Pacific Blue Cross and the BC Ministry of Health partner on new technology to significantly reduce wait times for Special Authority benefits confirmation for British Columbians

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:26:47 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) - Pacific Blue Cross and BC PharmaCare have introduced new claims technology to instantly confirm benefit coverage for thousands of British Columbians with Special Authority approvals from BC PharmaCare. With the new technology, members will no longer be required to submit BC PharmaCare approval paperwork to Pacific Blue Cross, reducing wait times by up to a month.




National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Awards to Support Fluoridation in Local Communities

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:51:08 EDT

Grants Awarded in Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia through Pilot Project




Peer-Reviewed Clinical Study Shows ID Genomics' Bacterial Fingerprinting Technology Can Reduce Prescription Errors and Antibiotic Overuse at the Point-of-Care

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:36:37 EDT

Novel technology will enable doctors to tailor treatments to each patient, reduce instances of prescription errors and limit overuse of broad-spectrum antibiotics




Berkeley Research Group Receives $62.5 Million Equity Investment from Endeavour Capital

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:14:39 EDT

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) - Global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm Berkeley Research Group (BRG) announced today that it has received a $62.5 million minority equity investment from affiliates of Endeavour Capital. The proceeds of the investment will be used to provide additional working capital to support BRG's continued expansion across its core service lines and partially redeem early angel investors.




Talyst to Exhibit at MHA Annual Business Summit

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:00:00 EDT

Talyst LTC to Showcase Medication Management Solutions




Sensors Expo & Conference Announces Registration is Open for 2017 Event

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:00:00 EDT

More than 100 industry experts to present; expanded program includes interactive content, featured case studies and Automotive and Autonomous Vehicles Sensors Workshop




Renaissance Electronic Services Partners with NEA Powered By Vyne to Expand Offerings

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:21:52 EDT

New partnership introduces robust "Remote Lite" native integration featuring secure, 100 percent electronic attachment processing with more than 750 dental plans




ACO Participation Can Increase MACRA Performance Scores by Thirty Percent

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EDT

Caravan Health Brief Examines Impact of ACOs on MIPS Payments for All Eligible Clinicians




SkyKick Cloud Backup and Migration Suites Achieve HIPAA and Privacy Shield Certification

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDT

Compliance benefits come at no additional cost for SkyKick's thousands of partners that have healthcare and European presence




Radical Change Is Coming to an Industry Near You -- And It May Kill Off the Companies at the Top of Their Game, According to Innosight

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDT

From Insurance and Banking to Shipping and Healthcare, Leading Firms in Once-Safe Industries Are Potentially on the Endangered Species List as the Next Wave of Disruptive Innovation Sweeps Through The Economy




MEDIA ADVISORY: Canadian Obesity Summit

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:55:00 EDT

EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) -




SinglePoint's Enterprise Strategy Diversifies the Company's Presence in the Cannabis Industry -- CFN Media

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Mar 29, 2017) - CFN Media Group ("CannabisFN"), the leading creative agency and media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces publication of an article that will take a look at SinglePoint Inc.'s (OTC PINK: SING) focus on cannabis enterprises rather than cultivation and consumers, and the company's diverse portfolio at a critical time for the industry.




Pegasystems Receives 2017 CUSTOMER Product of the Year Award

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Pega Customer Decision Hub's AI and decisioning capabilities honored for exceeding customer expectations




AXIM Biotech Launches Marinol-Bioequivalent Chewing Gum Program -- SECFilings.com

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

REDONDO BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 29, 2017) - SECFilings.com, a leading financial news and information portal offering free real time public company filing alerts, announces the publication of an article discussing AXIM® Biotechnologies Inc.'s (OTCQB: AXIM) recently announced program to develop a functional, controlled-release chewing gum product with synthetic THC as its active ingredient.




Vet Online Supply Gears Up for $38B Internet Retail Market

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Statement from the Chairman -- VTNL Expects 10% of the Market-Share




NeutriSci Announces Advanced Talks With Several of Canada's Leading Medical Marijuana Companies

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:30:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) - NeutriSci International Inc. (the "Company" or "NeutriSci") (TSX VENTURE: NU) (OTCQB: NRXCF) (FRANKFURT: 1N9) the innovator and pioneer behind neuenergy®, confirms it is in advanced discussions regarding product formulation with several of the top companies in Canada's burgeoning cannabis sector.




DiamiR Announces Oral Presentation at AD/PD(TM) 2017

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:02:00 EDT

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) - DiamiR, a developer of innovative minimally invasive diagnostic tests for neurodegenerative and other diseases, today announced that Samuil Umansky, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, will be presenting at The 13th International Conference on Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Diseases (AD/PDT 2017) being held March 29 - April 2, 2017 in Vienna, Austria.




Norfolk Ophthalmologists Offer New Treatment for Degenerative Eye Disease

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:01:00 EDT

Virginia Eye Consultants is one of the first practices in the state to employ Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking as a method of slowing or stopping the development of keratoconus




Massachusetts General Hospital and Healthwise Establish Informed Medical Decisions Program

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

BOISE, ID--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) - Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Healthwise today announced the creation of the Informed Medical DecisionsT Program (IMDP) within MGH's Health Decisions Sciences Center. The IMDP has been established with a $2 million, three-year grant from Healthwise, a nonprofit organization focused on helping patients make better decisions about their health. The vision for the IMDP is to inform and amplify the patient's voice in health care decisions. The program's core areas of investigation will include research to:




Reliq Health Technologies Corporate Update

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) - Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RHT)(OTCQB:RQHTF) ("Reliq" or the "Company"), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, is pleased to provide the following corporate update to current and future shareholders surrounding the recent developments at the Company.




Akers Biosciences Announces Conference Call to Discuss FY 2016 Earnings

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EDT

THOROFARE, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 29, 2017) - Akers Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKER) (AIM: AKR.L), (the "Company" or "Akers Bio"), a developer of rapid health information technologies, will hold a conference call on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 08:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its earnings for the year ended December 31, 2016, which will be published earlier that day. Management will be available during a question-and-answer session.




iHealth Innovations Acquires AllDocuments, Inc.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:49:22 EDT

Adds offices in San Mateo, CA and Pittsburgh, PA




Government Technology Names Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers of 2017

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EDT

Annual awards program honors the people behind tech transformation in the public sector




Elsevier Publishes Neural Data Science: A Primer with MATLAB(R) and Python(TM)

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:00:00 EDT

Beginner's introduction to the principles of computation and data analysis in neuroscience using both Python(TM) and MATLAB(R) is one of seven new neuroscience titles




Natural Beauty Announces 2016 Annual Results

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:05:01 EDT

Profit before tax up by 15.2% to HK$196.2 million; Enhanced brand equity of NB to support long-term growth




CaliPharms Expands its Operations with the Acquisition of Pacific Cannabis Growers

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:00:00 EDT

RIVERSIDE, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - CaliPharms, Inc. (OTC PINK: KGET), a Company operating in the California Medicinal Cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it has duly executed the definitive stock purchase agreement with Pacific Cannabis Growers (PCG), a Humboldt County California Medical Cannabis Farm. (www.pcgrowers.com)




Ritter Pharmaceuticals Announces Lactose Intolerance Treatment, RP-G28, Demonstrated Efficacy and Clinically Meaningful Benefit in Phase 2b/3 Clinical Trial

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:28:22 EDT

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTTR)




NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Announces $85 Million Bought Deal of Trust Units

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:44:32 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) -




IntelGenx Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:01:00 EDT

SAINT LAURENT, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - IntelGenx Technologies Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IGX)(OTCQX:IGXT) (the "Company" or "IntelGenx") today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2016. All dollar amounts are expressed in U.S. currency and results are reported in accordance with United States generally accepted accounting principles except where noted otherwise.




ICTV Brands, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:00:00 EDT

Conference Call Begins Today at 4:30pm EDT




BC Paramedics launch new campaign to raise awareness around lacking resources

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:47:06 EDT

Public awareness campaign is aimed at educating BC residents about the need for more resources within their communities




Intermountain Healthcare Awarded the 2017 $100,000 Hearst Health Prize in Partnership With the Jefferson College of Population Health

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:05:20 EDT

NEW YORK, NY and PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - Hearst Health, a division of Hearst, and the Jefferson College of Population Health of Thomas Jefferson University, today announced that Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare is the winner of the 2017 Hearst Health Prize. Intermountain was awarded the prize for its Mental Health Integration program, which embeds mental health screening and treatment within primary care and select specialty practices. The Hearst Health Prize is an annual $100,000 award given in recognition of an organization's or individual's outstanding achievement in managing or improving health in the U.S.




Jim Pattison Makes Record $75 Million Donation to St. Paul's Foundation

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:30:00 EDT

Gift supports the Jim Pattison Medical Centre, home of the new St. Paul's Hospital; This purpose-built integrated Medical Centre will transform health care in BC, and around the world




Medtronic, DePuy Synthes Lead Cervical and Lumbar Artificial Disc Market Due to Positive Clinical Results and Emerging Technologies

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:27:58 EDT

Overall, the U.S. spinal implants and vertebral compression fracture market is expected to increase and reach nearly $7 billion by 2023




LogixHealth Publishes ED Facility-Focused Intelligence Briefing: 2017 Emergency Department Outpatient Payment System Update

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EDT

BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - LogixHealth, a leading provider of internet and software enabled coding, billing, analytics and management services for hospital and physician practices nationwide, provides services for millions of Emergency Department (ED) visits nationwide, and has published its newest facility-focused intelligence briefing: 2017 Emergency Department Outpatient Payment System Update. On November 1, 2016, CMS published the 2017 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule in the Federal Register, which finalizes payment rates and policies for outpatient services furnished by hospitals that are paid under the OPPS, and governs services provided on or after January 1, 2017. The rule, and the full 2017 Emergency Department Outpatient Payment System Update can be found on the LogixHealth website.




MetroHealth Honored by IBI for Health & Productivity Leadership

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - MetroHealth System (MHS) was honored with the Integrated Benefit Institute's 2017 Enterprise Health Management & Business Performance Award at the IBI Annual Forum in San Francisco. The award recognizes leadership in the area of health and productivity, and honors an employer that has worked with its employees to develop, implement and measure the impact of an innovative health strategy.




NetSuite vs. Intacct: Live Webinar to Compare Two Leading Cloud-Based ERP Platforms

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:00:00 EDT

A leading ERP consultancy, BrainSell, will showcase two leading ERP solutions. The webinar will focus on the benefits of an ERP platform for financial teams




NSAV Announces Cancellation of 3.0 Billion KBM Worldwide Shares

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:22:38 EDT

CRESCO, PA--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - Net Savings Link, Inc. (OTC: NSAV) announced today that the Company has cancelled 3.0 billion shares of its common stock that had been pledged to KBM Worldwide in a settlement negotiated by the Company's previous management. The Company took this action as these shares were part of an agreement between NSAV and its former management and China Food and Beverage Company (OTC: CHIF). The agreement expired on June 30, 2016 and is now null and void. The Company feels that this action is in the best interest of NSAV and its shareholders.




RJD Green Inc. Announces the Engagement for Audit of Zwick & Banyai, PLLC

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:10:05 EDT

TULSA, OK--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - RJD Green (OTC PINK: RJDG), announced Zwick & Banyai, PLLC had been engaged for auditing services.




URAC Report Finds 'Value Movement is Non-Partisan,' Will Continue Across Healthcare Spectrum

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - In a series of articles with nationally recognized health industry leaders, URAC finds that value-based, coordinated care will continue to be the goal for physicians, pharmacists, case managers and others. URAC, the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education and measurement, compiled comments from industry leaders over several weeks. The articles appear on the URAC blog.




Cytek Biosciences Poised to Accelerate Flow Cytometry Adoption

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDT

Seeks to Enable Widespread Access to Cellular, Molecular Analysis for Rapid Disease Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring




Cognoa Raises $11.6 Million, Reaching More Than $20 Million Invested to Advance Earlier Diagnosis of Developmental Delays in Children

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:02:00 EDT

Cognoa leads the charge in leveraging machine learning and patient reported outcomes to detect early signs of autism and other delays




Cora Systems Puts Spotlight on Project Management Trends

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Series of Papers Explores Trends in Successful Frameworks that Reduce the Complexity of Product Development




Étude de cohorte de plus de sept millions de dollars relative à la progression de la SP et visant à transformer le paysage de la SP au Canada

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

La Société canadienne de la SP, Biogen Canada et la Fondation Brain Canada s'associent pour financer la première étude de cohorte qui sera menée au Canada sur la progression de la sclérose en plaques




$7+ million MS Progression Cohort to change the face of MS in Canada

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

MS Society of Canada, Biogen Canada, and Brain Canada partner to support the first Canadian cohort that will study the progression of multiple sclerosis over time




Starkey Hearing Technologies, Platinum Level American Academy of Audiology Sponsor, Attends AudiologyNOW!

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Leading American-owned and American-operated hearing aid manufacturer to host key audiology student sessions




Fidelis Care Introduces New Lunchology Campaign #Brownbagit

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Nonprofit health plan launches program with Evette Rios to promote healthy, affordable lunches made from leftovers




Pegasystems Appoints Matt Cushing as Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, and General Counsel

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world's leading enterprises, today announced it has appointed Matt Cushing as vice president, chief commercial officer, and general counsel. Mr. Cushing will ensure Pega maintains its balance of speed, business judgement, adherence to values, and risk mitigation as the organization continues to grow.




Marijuana Company of America Completes PCOAB Audit

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:30:00 EDT

BONSALL, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA ("MCOA" or the "Company") (OTC PINK: MCOA), an innovative cannabis and hemp marketing and distribution Company, is pleased to announce that its PCAOB auditors have completed a two year audit of the Company's financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2015 and 2016.




Align Technology Prevails in Additional U.S. Patent Office Proceedings Initiated by ClearCorrect

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:30:00 EDT

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that it has prevailed in additional proceedings initiated by ClearCorrect Operating, LLC ("ClearCorrect") before the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") that challenged the validity of two of Align's U.S. patents.




First Choice Healthcare Solutions to Present at the Microcap Conference on April 4, 2017 in New York City

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:30:00 EDT

MELBOURNE, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: FCHS) ("FCHS," "First Choice" or the "Company"), one of the nation's only non-physician-owned, publicly traded healthcare services companies focused on the delivery of total musculoskeletal solutions with an emphasis on Orthopaedics and Spine care, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Chris Romandetti, has been invited to present at this year's MicroCap Conference to be held in New York City at the Essex House on April 4, 2017.




Propanc Receives Patentability Opinion for Method of Treating Cancer Stem Cells

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:30:00 EDT

International Search Report concludes majority of claims are novel and inventive




Del Mar Dermatologist Launches Mobile App and Loyalty Program

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:01:00 EDT

Deborah H. Atkin, MD of Dermatology & Laser of Del Mar recently developed and launched a mobile app that allows patients to accrue points for products and services and schedule appointments, among other benefits




MJTV Begins, "What Is A Beautiful Woman", Branding And Marketing Campaign In Advance Of VOLUPTAS Market Launch

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

WHIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - Michael James Enterprises, Inc. (OTCQB: MJTV) launches, "What is a Beautiful Woman" branding and marketing campaign in advance of the VOLUPTAS market launch. After much time and thought and conferring with different experts and groups MJTV has set out to describe through an image as a company-wide focus on "What is a Beautiful Woman". Shelley Rizzo, the graphic designer, collaborated with MJTV Chief Operating Officer, Gina Morreale, on the design and descriptive words of the new logo. They also decided to name her -- "BEAUTY".




Nu-Med Plus files 8-K Disclosure

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - Nu-Med Plus, Inc. (OTCBB: NUMD), a medical device development company, announced the filing of a form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding legal action.




Oral Film Exclusivity Granted to IntelGenx' VersaFilm(TM) for Tadalafil Erectile Dysfunction Dosing Patent

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

SAINT LAURENT, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - IntelGenx Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IGX)(OTCQX:IGXT) (the "Company" or "IntelGenx") today announced that Eli Lilly and Company granted IntelGenx' VersaFilmT an exclusive license for tadalafil film product under erectile dysfunction (ED) dosing patent, United States Patent No. 6,943,166 (the '166 dosing patent). Any exclusivity associated with the tadalafil compound patent expiring is not affected by this agreement.




Zenosense, Inc.: MIDS Medical Engages Future Diagnostics for Assay Consulting Services

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:30:00 EDT

VALENCIA, SPAIN--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - Zenosense, Inc. (OTCQB: ZENO) ("Zenosense", the "Company"), a healthcare technology company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of MIDS CardiacT, a Point of Care ("POC") handheld device for the early detection of certain cardiac event biomarkers to significantly accelerate the triage, diagnosis, treatment and disposition of patients reporting chest pain and with suspected acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), is pleased to announce that MIDS Medical Limited ("MML"), our joint venture based at Sci-Tech, Daresbury (UK), has engaged Future Diagnostics Solutions B.V. ("Future Diagnostics") for assay development services.




Akers Biosciences Begins Selling Rapid Cholesterol Test through Distribution Agreement with First Check

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EDT

THOROFARE, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - Akers Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKER) (AIM: AKR.L), (the "Company" or "Akers Bio"), a developer of rapid health information technologies, has received an initial order for the Company's rapid cholesterol self-test from First Check Diagnostics, LLC ("First Check"), the exclusive distributor for this product in the United States, for sale under their popular "First Check" brand.




NFANT Labs Named a TAG Top 10 Innovative Technology Company

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EDT

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2017) - The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, named NFANT Labs as the Breakthrough Technology of the Year and one of its Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia at the 2017 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 23, 2017.




Two Rivers Announces Formation of Water Redevelopment Company

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EDT

Investor Update Call Scheduled For Thursday, March 30th




Pyng Receives Securityholder Approval for Acquisition by Teleflex

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:18:50 EDT

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 27, 2017) - Pyng Medical Corp. (the "Company" or "Pyng") (TSX VENTURE:PYT) is pleased to announce that the previously announced acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Pyng (the "Shares") by Teleflex Medical Canada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teleflex Incorporated, by way of plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement"), has been approved by the holders (the "Securityholders") of Pyng's Shares, options, warrants and convertible debentures. At the special meeting of Pyng Securityholders held on March 27, 2017 (the "Meeting"), a special resolution approving the Arrangement was approved by 99.97% of the votes cast by the shareholders of Pyng, voting as a single class, present in person or represented by proxy and entitled to vote at the meeting, approved by 99.98% of votes cast by Securityholders, voting as a single class, present in person or represented by proxy and entitled to vote at the Meeting and approved by 99.96% of the votes cast by shareholders of Pyng present in person or represented by proxy and entitled to vote at the Meeting, excluding votes cast by those persons whose votes must be excluded pursuant to applicable securities law.




Surveyed Top 50 Pharma and Biotech Companies Report Average Per-Patient Costs of $57,500 During Non-Adaptive Phase 1 Studies

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:28:00 EDT

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwired - March 27, 2017) - Surveyed pharmaceutical, biotech, and device companies expend up to $120,000 per patient during Phase 1 non-adaptive studies, according to recent data published by business intelligence firm Cutting Edge Information. Comparing survey responses for Phase 1 adaptive design clinical trials shows that companies typically expect to spend no more than $80,000 per patient.




Immunotec Reports First Quarter Results

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:21:33 EDT

Sales in Mexico increased two-fold in local currency




DIGX Proud to Be Growing and Extending a Helping Hand in Community Activities

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:15:00 EDT

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 27, 2017) - Dig-it Underground, Inc. (OTC PINK: DIGX) announces today that the Company proudly promotes community activities while actively growing the Company.




Nextech Unveils New Enterprise Reporting Tool

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:09:50 EDT

New data and analytics tool allows for customized, efficient reporting




Inaugural Medical Sensors Design Conference Comes to Boston in May

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:00:00 EDT

Premier Resource for the Sensors Industry to Host Multi-Day Event on Sensor Innovations and Opportunities in Medical and Healthcare Applications




Hearing Industries Association (HIA) Response to the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - March 27, 2017) - On March 20, 2017 the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 (S.670) was introduced by Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.). The bill would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to propose a rule to establish an over-the-counter hearing aid (OTC) category for adults with "perceived" mild to moderate hearing loss within three years of passage of the legislation. Representatives Joseph Kennedy III (D-Mass.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) have introduced an Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid bill (H.R. 1652) in the House, which mirrors the Senate bill.