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eWellness Signs LOI For Comprehensive PT Services with US Health Center and another US Healthcare Payer Group

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

CULVER CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2017) - eWellness Healthcare Corporation -- (OTCQB: EWLL) -- a provider of the state of the art PHZIO Platform for the physical therapy and telehealth markets, announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent Agreement between US Health Center, Inc. ("USHC") and an undisclosed US healthcare provider. Between both USHC and the undisclosed US healthcare payer group they anticipate having approximately 100,000 healthcare insured customers by the end of 2017. The Parties to this LOI have agreed to use their best efforts to conclude Definitive Agreements between the Parties over the next 90 days. According to eWellness, these new agreements (if executed) are anticipated to generate initially up to $4.2 million in annual reoccurring gross revenue for the Company. This level of sales is anticipated to allow the Company to gain cash flow positive operations during the latter part of 2017.




Titan Medical Inc. Announces Second Closing of Previously Announced Public Offering

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:43:32 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 21, 2017) -




ECPO Files Issuers Company Related Action Notification with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority requesting Name and Symbol Change

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:19:52 EDT

The Company Also Updated Progress on the Validation Process for its ITV-1 Patented HIV/AIDS Treatment




Wolters Kluwer Expands Simplifi 797 Functionality to Create a Turnkey USP 800 Compliance Solution Focused on Safe Management of Hazardous Drug Compounding

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:13:43 EDT

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2017) - Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the further expansion of functionality within Simplifi 797®, creating a turnkey USP 800 solution that addresses important employee education and safety needs to ensure safe compounding of hazardous drugs. These enhancements mean facilities can now rely on a single solution to ensure staff and patient safety, maximize pharmacy operational efficiencies, and guide proper handling and storage of sterile compounded preparations.




Caregiving's Impact Growing in Importance to Employers, Says Northeast Business Group on Health

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:49:04 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2017) -  Caregiving ranks among the top ten employee health and wellness benefits priorities for most employers, says a new survey by Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) in collaboration with AARP. Furthermore, among employers who say caregiving is not a top priority, most are aware of the issue but unable to address it. More than three-quarters of employers surveyed agree that caregiving will grow in importance to their companies over the next five years.




DirectTrust Reports Steady Growth in Number of Direct Exchange Users, Addresses and Transactions during Second Quarter

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:30:00 EDT

Five new members join DirectTrust since April 1




MTBC Named in 2017 Ranking of the Top 15 Medical Billing Companies in the United States

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:15:08 EDT

SOMERSET, NJ--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2017) - MTBC (NASDAQ: MTBC) (NASDAQ: MTBCP), a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based healthcare IT solutions and services, today announced that it has been ranked as one of the top 15 medical billing companies in the United States, according to Becker's Hospital Review.




Hemp Takes Off in $10+ Billion Skin Care Market -- CFN Media

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:15:00 EDT

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2017) - CFN Media Group ("CannabisFN"), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article examining hemp's growing role in the skin care industry, the scientific basis for these trends, and where the industry is headed moving forward. We also look at Trimax Corporation's (OTC PINK: TMXN) subsidiary, Saavy Naturals, and its line of products that take advantage of the growth trends in the personal care and skin care sectors.




ContraFect Corporation Prices $40 Million Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:03:16 EDT

YONKERS, NY--(Marketwired - July 20, 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 the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 32,000,000 shares of its common stock and related warrants to purchase 16,000,000 shares of common stock with an exercise price of $1.55 per share at a combined public offering price of $1.25 per share and related warrant. All shares and warrants in the offering are to be sold by ContraFect. The gross proceeds from the offering will be $40.0 million.




Vet Online Supply Launches Cannabis CBD Pet Product Line

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Clinical studies prove effectiveness of cannabidiol in treating canine ailments




SANUWAVE Appoints Alat Medika Indonesia as Distributor for dermaPACE and Liaison to Clinical Trials Participation for Company's Wound Care Product(s) in Indonesia

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

SUWANEE, GA--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2017) - SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (OTCQB: SNWV) is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Alat Medika Indonesia as distributor for dermaPACE® and liaison for clinical trials participation for Company's wound care product in Indonesia. The expected revenue from this agreement will be north of $1 million over the next three years.




Medical Marijuana Reports Record Month of Sales -- CFN Media

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2017) -  CFN Media Group, the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article on Medical Marijuana Inc.'s (OTC PINK: MJNA) Kannaway® subsidiary and its record monthly sales in June.




CV Sciences, Inc. Cites Recent Clinical Study on Pharmaceutical-Grade CBD Shown to Lower Blood Pressure

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:45:00 EDT

Company Gaining Traction with Drug Candidate CVSI-007 to Become the Only FDA Approved Treatment for Smokeless Tobacco Addiction




Streetwise Reports Examines How Progress in Pain Control and Liver Disease Programs Spurs Rise in DURECT Corp.'s Rating

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:45:00 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 20, 2017) - News about progress in two of this biotech's development programs prompted a rating upgrade by analyst Adam Walsh of Stifel Nicolaus & Company.




Propanc Biopharma Receives Acceptance of Key Patent Application for Cancer Treatment in China

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Patent covers use of a pharmaceutical composition comprising trypsinogen and chymotrypsinogen




Lexington Biosciences Introduces Medical Advisory Board

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Advisory team prepares to move HeartSentry through clinical studies




Increased Revenues, Refill Gains Identified by American Pharmacies as Top Benefits of RxCOMPASS, Powered by FDS Inc.'s myDataMart

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Buying cooperative shares study results demonstrating financial gains generated by robust pharmacy business intelligence tool




OncBioMune Acquires Propolis Product Line for German Partner

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

BATON ROUGE, LA--(Marketwired - July 20, 2017) - OncBioMune Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: OBMP) ("OncBioMune" or the "Company"), a revenue-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of targeted cancer therapies, a proprietary cancer vaccine technology and commercialization of a portfolio of products internationally, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the rights to six Aagaard® Propolis products for the Mexican markets from the Company's German partner roha Arzneimittel GmbH ("roha"). OncBioMune has begun the process to market the products across Mexico, with expectations for an official launch during the fourth quarter of 2017.




Philadelphia Plastic Surgeon Named One of "America's Top Doctors" for 17th Consecutive Year

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:01:00 EDT

Castle Connolly has identified Louis P. Bucky, MD as a 2017 "Top Doctor" in plastic surgery




Company Announces Continued Development of its Online Presence and Ongoing Negotiations for an Extraction Joint-Venture to Satisfy CBD Oil Demand in the Northeast

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2017) - HempAmericana, Inc. (OTC PINK: HMPQ) is proud to announce it is now selling CBD oil off its newly designed website www.hempamericana.net. It is important for the company to continue its retail sales while it develops a hemp extraction process directly under its control. The company's CEO Salvador Rosillo stated, "We are extremely excited to have retail sales as a base, while we develop our own internal extraction process. While these early sales are financially nominal and the orders are small, we will implement a SEO program that will target markets to sell our oils into in the near future."




NeutriSci's Neuenergy(R) Launches in Quebec

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - July 20, 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 that neuenergy® is now available at Sobeys gas bars and convenience stores in Quebec.




HempLife Today Rewards Its Customer Base with Special BOGO Offer on Its Popular CannazALL CBD GelCaps, and Extends Offer to the General Public

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2017) - Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU), through its subsidiary HempLife TodayT, an innovative and growing Company offering the finest CBD (Cannabidiol) products derived from Hemp, is announcing a special BOGO (Buy One Get One) sale on its popular CannazALLT CBD GelCaps. This special sale is initiated to reward CannazALLT customers and begins today through Monday the 24th at midnight EDT.




Clinical Teams From Top Pharma Companies Are Overcoming Challenges in Planning and Implementing Adaptive Trial Design Studies

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:23:00 EDT

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwired - July 19, 2017) - A recent study of Top 10, Top 50, and small medical device companies found that addressing regulators' concerns for late-stage studies is the most common challenge clinical development teams encounter during their adaptive trial design preparations, according to research published by business intelligence firm Cutting Edge Information.




ContraFect Corporation Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:05:35 EDT

YONKERS, NY--(Marketwired - July 19, 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 commenced an underwritten public offering of its common stock and warrants to purchase additional shares of its common stock. All of the securities in the offering are to be sold by ContraFect.




3D Signatures Inc. Announces Short Form Prospectus Offering to Raise Up to C$5 Million

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:34:54 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 19, 2017) -




ORHub, Inc. Executing Aggressive Expansion Strategy with Introduction of Third Service Line

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:54:40 EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2017) - Less than a week after declaring its nationwide deployment strategy, ORHub, Inc. (OTC: ORHB) today announces its entrance into the cardiac segment of health care through the launch of its Cardiac and Cardiology service line.




AAED 2017 San Diego: Dental Marketing Firm Rosemont Media to Exhibit at Interdisciplinary Summit

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:01:00 EDT

San Diego-based dental website design firm Rosemont Media will be exhibiting advanced marketing technology at the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry's 2017 Interdisciplinary Summit




Growth of Social Isolation and Loneliness in Seniors Underscores Need for Technology Solutions

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:30:00 EDT

Whitepaper from GreatCall and Aging in Place Technology Watch discusses health risks associated with loneliness and offers solutions to mitigate risks







Chambers-Associate Gives Waller Top Ranking in Healthcare, Three Additional Categories Related to Associate Satisfaction

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:30:00 EDT

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2017) - Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, has been named a "Top Ranked" firm for healthcare, an honor given to only 14 firms nationwide by Chambers-Associate, a reliable source for law firm and individual practice and partner rankings and a division of the Chambers & Partners brand.




UPDATE - Medovex Corporation Announces First Human Cases Using Its DenerveX Device and First Revenue Events

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:17:59 EDT

Highly Disruptive and Patented Less Invasive Device with Faster Recovery Time than Current Surgical Treatment Options for Facet Joint Syndrome




Mobile Games Provide Inroads to Cannabis Consumers -- CFN Media

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:13:30 EDT

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2017) -  CFN Media Group ("CannabisFN"), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article taking a closer look at fully-reporting First Harvest Corp. (OTCQB: HVST) and how mobile games could help cannabis companies reach consumers in an otherwise off-limits advertising environment.




Vitality Biopharma Releases Positive Results for Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Vitality's proprietary gut-targeted cannabosides provided marked improvement in challenging colitis efficacy model







Invictus MD Completes First Harvest & Breaks Ground on Expansion -- CFN Media

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2017) - CFN Media Group ("CannabisFN"), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article examining Invictus MD Strategies Corp.'s (TSX VENTURE: IMH) (OTC PINK: IVITF) progress in building out its presence in Canada's licensed producer marketplace, as well as its successful ancillary businesses.




Streetwise Reports Examines How Biotech with Alzheimer's Focus Makes Progress on Several Fronts

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:45:00 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 19, 2017) - In its corporate update for Q2/17, a Canada-based biotech targeting neurological disorders including Alzheimer's disease informed investors of advancements in several programs, including designation of a second validated lead compound in development.




Independent Lab Results Report Solis Tek's New Terpene Enhancer, Terpenez(TM), Is Free of All Heavy Metals

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

CARSON, CA--(Marketwired - July 19, 2017) - Solis Tek, Inc. (OTCQB: SLTK), announced today that controlled third-party independent testing efforts have yielded results reflecting no heavy metals in TerpenezT, the company's new terpene profile enhancer.




American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Second Contract With A New Client In Arkansas

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2017) - American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) ("ACC"), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its second client in the state of Arkansas. ACC will initially provide strategic planning and pre-licensing solutions for this new client, which include operational planning activities, facility conceptual design work and state application completion. ACC expects to leverage this contract to secure additional revenues through long-term consulting agreements and potential future sales of ancillary products.




BriaCell Provides Clinical Update on its Ongoing Phase I/IIa Clinical Study of BriaVax(TM) in Advanced Breast Cancer

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

BERKELEY, CA and VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - July 19, 2017) - BriaCell Therapeutics Corp. ("BriaCell" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: BCT) (OTCQB: BCTXF), an immuno-oncology focused biotechnology company, provided a clinical update regarding its US-based open-label Phase I/IIa clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of BriaVaxT, a genetically engineered whole-cell vaccine derived from a human breast cancer cell line, to treat advanced breast cancer.




CFN Media Exclusive Interview with OWCP's Dr. Sharon Rozenblat

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2017) - CFN Media Group, the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article and exclusive interview with Dr. Sharon Rozenblat, Advisory Board Member for OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP). Dr. Rozenblat is largely responsible for the development of the company's active cannabinoid topical skin cream, and the interview focuses on that product and its potential in the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar psoriasis market.




Ten Healthcare Organizations Select BIO-key Fingerprint Biometric Authentication to Meet Multifactor Authentication Requirements

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:03:00 EDT

Organizations find fingerprint authentication faster, more convenient and more secure than alternatives such as passwords




Washington, DC Eye Doctors to Donate Glasses to Developing Countries

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:01:00 EDT

The LASIK surgeons at Eye Doctors of Washington encourage their DC metro area patients to participate in a fundraiser for a non-profit providing eyewear to those who do not have access




Tetra Bio-Pharma Signs Letter of Intent with Constance Therapeutics

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 19, 2017) - Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. ("Tetra" or the "Company") (CSE:TBP)(CSE:TBP.CN)(CNSX:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), announced today it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Constance Therapeutics, Inc. of San Francisco, California, USA, for the clinical development and commercialization in Canada of its signature standardized, patent-pending, medicinal cannabis extract products.




Medovex Announces First Human Cases Using Its DenerveX Device and First Revenue Events

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Highly Disruptive and Patented Less Invasive Device with Faster Recovery Time than Current Surgical Treatment Options for Facet Joint Syndrome




CTD Holdings Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase I/II Clinical Trial to Evaluate Trappsol(R) Cyclo(TM) in Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Study Evaluating Safety and Efficacy of Trappsol(R) Cyclo(TM) in a Multi-center European Trial

Company Expects Final Data from Trial by End of 2018




Emerging Issues for Pharma R&D: A Practical Approach for Pediatric Drug Programs, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:30:00 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 19, 2017) - In this webinar scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 11am EDT (4pm BST/), industry experts Dr. Barry Mangum from Paidion Research and Dr. JF Marier from Certara will discuss how pediatric considerations fit into the overall drug development program. They will also make recommendations for addressing issues from both a practical and scientific perspective. Anonymized case studies will be presented with a review of historical issues with a focus on solutions for today (i.e. licensed comparators differences in US and EU, importation issues, and endpoint selection




Medigus Expands Global Commercial Availability of MUSE Through Distribution Agreement With Izasa Hospital, S.L.U. in Spain

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT

OMER, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2017) -  Medigus Ltd. (NASDAQ: MDGS) (TASE: MDGS), a medical device company developing minimally invasive endosurgical tools and a leader in direct visualization technology, today announced a distribution agreement in Spain with Izasa Hospital, S.L.U., a distributor of medical products in the hospital sector. The five year commercialization agreement took effect July 1, 2017; Izasa Hospital, S.L.U. will be required to purchase a minimum of EUR 1.4 million of Medigus Ultrasonic Surgical Endostapler (MUSET) equipment over the course of the agreement.




PathPartner Technology Contributes to Arthromeda's Successful Preclinical Study of Arthrosight-PS(TM) Hip Alignment Navigation System

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 03:01:00 EDT

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - July 19, 2017) - PathPartner Technology Inc., a technology enabler in developing intelligent systems, announces a successful cadaveric study of Arthromeda's (www.arthromeda.com) innovative patient-specific hip alignment navigation product, Arthrosight-PST.




Hydropothecary conclut un placement privé de 25,1 millions de dollars en débentures convertibles

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:52:06 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - 18 juillet 2017) - La société Hydropothecary (" THCX " ou la " Société ") (TSX CROISSANCE: THCX) est heureuse d'annoncer la clôture du placement privé à prise ferme annoncé précédemment concernant des débentures convertibles pour un produit brut global de 25,1 millions de dollars (le " placement "), ce qui comprend l'exercice partiel de l'option de surallocation par les preneurs fermes.




Hydropothecary Closes $25.1 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Convertible Debenture Units

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:51:07 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 18, 2017) - The Hydropothecary Corporation ("THCX" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: THCX) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced bought deal private placement of convertible debenture units for aggregate gross proceeds of $25.1 million (the "Offering"), which includes the partial exercise of the over-allotment option by the underwriters.




ICTV Brands, Inc. Terminates Royalty Agreement

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:00:00 EDT

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) - ICTV Brands, Inc. (OTCQX: ICTV), (CSE: ITV)




BRG Healthcare Professionals Publish Whitepaper Measuring Size of 340B Drug Discount Program

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:58:20 EDT

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - July 18, 2017) - Global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm Berkeley Research Group announced today that Managing Director Aaron Vandervelde and Senior Managing Consultant Eleanor Blalock have published a new whitepaper, Measuring the Relative Size of the 340B Program: 2012-2017. This study was funded by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.




Marc Adesso Joins Waller's Corporate Securities Practice

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:24:59 EDT

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) - Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, announced today that securities attorney Marc J. Adesso has joined the firm's Nashville office. Adesso advises issuers, underwriters, hedge funds and other market participants in a full range of capital markets transactions. He also counsels companies, boards and their committees, investors and financial institutions on SEC and securities exchange compliance and corporate governance issues.




UPDATE - Poll: Consumer Awareness of Health Benefits Insurance Plans Greater than All Other Obamacare Alternatives Combined

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:56 EDT

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) - With the government's announcement that there are 38 percent fewer health plan rate filings for the 2018 Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, many consumers across the nation will be faced with fewer or, in some counties, no ACA insurance choices this coming open enrollment period. Fewer exchange choices may worsen consumers' ability to find health insurance that combines an affordable monthly premium with a manageable deductible. Since this situation is expected to lead some private health insurance buyers to explore alternative health coverage that either replaces ACA as primary coverage or combines with an ACA plan to lower out-of-pocket costs, AgileHealthInsurance.com conducted a nationwide poll that asked, "What private health insurance (or health coverage) options are you familiar with OTHER than Obamacare?"




Sacramento Plastic Surgeon Introduces Z WavePro Cellulite Therapy to Practice

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:01:00 EDT

Dr. Charles Perry adds innovative cellulite reduction treatment Z WavePro to his selection of non-surgical procedures as a stand-alone or multi-modality option for patients seeking smoother skin




Healthcare IT / Digital Health Sector Sets All-Time Record With $4 Billion in VC Funding in 1H 2017, $2.4 Billion in Q2 2017, Reports Mercom Capital Group

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:01:00 EDT

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) - Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (IT) / Digital Health sector for the second quarter (Q2) and first half (1H) of 2017. Mercom's comprehensive report covers deals of all sizes from across the globe.




Mobile Health Adds Greg Armer as Vice President, Strategy and Growth

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:15:00 EDT

Game-Changing Wellness Expert Leads Expansion for Omni-Channel Data-Driven Digital Health Platform Provider




Medifirst Solutions Signs Professional Football Player Jordan Poyer as Spokesperson for the Time Machine Laser

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:10:46 EDT

FREEHOLD, NJ--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) - MEDIFIRST SOLUTIONS, INC. (OTC PINK: MFST) (the "Company" or "Medifirst"), a provider of innovative laser technology with its FDA 510(k) cleared Infrared Time Machine TTML-8102000 Laser Thermal Therapeutic Device, is pleased to announce that it has signed NFL player Jordan Poyer as a spokesperson for the Time Machine Laser.




Rich Pharmaceuticals Announces Collaboration Agreement To Support The Development of Treatments For Parkinson's Disease

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:45:00 EDT

Company Will Receive Cash and Stock and Plans to Pay One Third of the Shares Received in a Dividend to Shareholders




Governing Approved for $150,000 Engagement Award for Project on Innovation Dissemination across State & Local Health Systems

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - July 18, 2017) - Governing has been approved for a $150,000 funding award through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program, an initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The funds will support the diffusion of innovation, promising practices and new evidence about person-centered, outcome focused approaches in state and local health systems.




Poll: Consumer Awareness of Health Benefits Insurance Plans Greater than All Other Obamacare Alternatives Combined

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) - With the government's announcement that there are 38 percent fewer health plan rate filings for the 2018 Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, many consumers across the nation will be faced with fewer or, in some counties, no ACA insurance choices this coming open enrollment period. Fewer exchange choices may worsen consumers' ability to find health insurance that combines an affordable monthly premium with a manageable deductible. Since this situation is expected to lead some private health insurance buyers to explore alternative health coverage that either replaces ACA as primary coverage or combines with an ACA plan to lower out-of-pocket costs, AgileHealthInsurance.com conducted a nationwide poll that asked, "What private health insurance (or health coverage) options are you familiar with OTHER than Obamacare?"




New Colombia Resources Inc.'s Director Reduces Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Level by 65% in One Month after Using Sannabis' Pure Cannabis Indica Extract

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:50:41 EDT

Sannabis Therapeutic Spa ready to begin taking reservations for foreign patients




Propanc Biopharma Announces Joint Research Partnership with Jaen University, Spain

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - July 18, 2017) - Propanc Biopharma Inc. (OTCQB: PPCB) ("Propanc Biopharma" or "the Company"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on development of new and proprietary treatments for cancer patients suffering from solid tumors such as pancreatic, ovarian and colorectal cancers, today announced the establishment of a 4 year joint research partnership with the Jaén University, based in Andalucía, Spain. The primary objective of the partnership is to expand Propanc Biopharma's product pipeline, by discovering new compounds based on the mode of action of naturally derived proenzymes, trypsinogen and chymotrypsinogen, which are the key active ingredients in the Company's lead product, PRP.




NetworkNewsWire Releases Exclusive Audio Interview with Algae Dynamics Corp. (ADYNF)

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) - NetworkNewsWire ("NNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company that delivers a new generation of social communication solutions for business, today announces the online availability of its interview with Algae Dynamics Corp. (OTCQB: ADYNF).




Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (DEWM) Files Provisional Patent to Treat Lung Cancer with Cannabinoids

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:13:56 EDT

BATON ROUGE, LA--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) -  Dewmar International BMC, Inc.  (OTC PINK: DEWM) announced today that it has filed a provisional patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the treatment of lung cancer with cannabinoids. The title of the provisional patent filing is Cannabinoid Formulation to Treat Lung Cancer.




Cancer as a Chronic Disease: The Past, the Present and the Future of Cancer Research

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

This Xtalks webinar, conducted by one of the US's foremost cancer researchers, Dr. Lee Schwartzberg, of the West Cancer Centre and Scientific Leader at George Clinical, will discuss cancer as a chronic disease and how researching cancer under this new archetype is adjusting the way in which clinical oncology trials are conducted and how cancer patients are treated




Melissa Powers Know Your Customer Initiatives for Meta Payment Systems

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Seamless Data Verification and Geocoding Prevents Customer Fraud in Real-Time




Christine Sinclair, figure dominante du soccer, se fixe comme objectif de vaincre la SP en appuyant le Rendez-vous A&W pour stopper la SP

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - 18 juillet 2017) - Les Services alimentaires A&W du Canada Inc. et la Société canadienne de la sclérose en plaques sont ravis d'annoncer que la double médaillée de bronze olympique et capitaine de l'équipe nationale féminine de soccer du Canada, Christine Sinclair, s'est jointe à la lutte contre la SP dans le cadre de la campagne pancanadienne d'A&W, le Rendez-vous A&W pour stopper la SP. Les 23 et 24 août prochains, elle se rendra dans de multiples restaurants A&W du pays pour rencontrer les membres du personnel et leurs invités et pour appuyer la collecte de fonds.




Soccer Star Christine Sinclair sets her sights on Beating MS through supporting A&W's Burgers to Beat MS

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - July 18, 2017) - A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada are pleased to announce that two-time Olympic bronze medalist and Canadian women's national soccer team captain, Christine Sinclair, has joined the fight to beat MS through supporting A&W's nation-wide Burgers to Beat MS campaign. She will travel to select A&W restaurants across Canada on August 23rd and 24th, meeting the staff and guests, and helping to raise money.




Advanced Proteome Therapeutics Announces Collaboration to Develop Cancer Therapeutic

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - July 18, 2017) - Advanced Proteome Therapeutics Corporation ("APC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: APC) (FRANKFURT: 0E8) a biotechnology company focused on developing superior targeted protein therapeutics is pleased to announce a collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). Through this arrangement both parties have forged a strategic relationship to further the development of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs).




Into the Great Wide Open: PTC's transformation & Global Journey to Bring Patients a First Ever Rare Disease Therapy, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:30:00 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 18, 2017) - The rare disease biopharmaceutical landscape continues to evolve, but despite the advances made, only five percent of an estimated 7,000 rare diseases have an available treatment option. As life sciences companies begin to address the significant unmet need in the rare disease space, clinical-stage companies developing treatments for rare diseases face a number of challenges as they aim to bring products to market, particularly when on the global scale.




Medigus and Golden Grand Expand Distribution Arrangement in China for $27M of MUSE Systems

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT

OMER, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) - Medigus Ltd. (NASDAQ: MDGS) (TASE: MDGS), a medical device company developing minimally invasive endosurgical tools and a leader in direct visualization technology, today announced that the Chinese exclusive distribution agreement with Golden Grand (Shanghai Golden Grand-Medical Instruments Ltd.) has been expanded to account for the increased interest in Medigus Ultrasonic Surgical Endostapler (MUSET) systems in China.




Vernalis PLC: Year-End Trading Update and Notice of Full Year Results

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 02:00:00 EDT

WINNERSH, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2017) - Vernalis PLC (LSE: VER)




New York-Based Law Firm Provides Clarity and Power for Parents of Children With Cerebral Palsy -- The Fitzgerald Law Firm

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:09:10 EDT

YONKERS, NY--(Marketwired - July 17, 2017) - Even though an estimated 760,000 children and adults in the U.S. have well-developed symptoms of cerebral palsy (CP), the complexities of the condition can generate confusion about it among the general public.




UPDATE - Streetwise Reports Examines How One Multifaceted Biotech Company Began Trading on Canadian Securities Exchange

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:07:19 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 17, 2017) - A Vancouver-based biotech firm that aims to become the first preventative medicine company commenced trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange July 14.




Bright.md Adds Major Healthcare System to Growing Roster of Virtual Care Customers

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Adventist Health signs on to use SmartExam(TM) virtual patient visit tool, making primary care visits more productive




Friction Author, Jeff Rosenblum Teams Up with Special Spectators for an All-Star Fundraiser and Social Media Partnership

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

This July, anyone looking for a good business read can help give kids suffering from illnesses a once in a lifetime opportunity to be a part of an unforgettable college football game day experience through the new Special Spectators and Jeff Rosenblum partnership




National Opioid Addiction Treatment Leader Launches Center in Glendale

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

CleanSlate Opens First of Several Centers in Wisconsin, Commits to Working with All Insurers so that Treatment is Available to All in Need




Bright.md Closes $8 Million Series B Round

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Funding to Support Growth of SmartExam(TM) Software Firm that Already Boasts Healthcare Delivery Clients Nationwide




Streetwise Reports Examines How One Multifaceted Biotech Company Began Trading on Canadian Securities Exchange

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:45:00 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 17, 2017) - A Vancouver-based biotech firm that aims to become the first preventative medicine company commenced trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange July 14.




NEMUS Bioscience Announces NB2222 Pain and Anti-Addiction Data Accepted for Presentation at Upcoming Society of Neuroscience Meeting

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 17, 2017) - NEMUS Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: NMUS) announced that data recently obtained from the company's research and development partner, the University of Mississippi (UM), was accepted for presentation at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Neuroscience held in Washington, D.C. on November 11th-15th. The data being presented will show the superiority of the NEMUS proprietary analogue of CBD, NB2222, versus plant-derived CBD in ameliorating pain in a validated mouse (murine) model of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy using an opioid as an active comparator. Additional data will also be presented detailing the anti-addictive potential of NB2222 in an animal model of opioid addiction. The in vivo research was led by Professor Kenneth Sufka of the University of Mississippi based on the molecular cannabinoid discovery work performed by the team at ElSohly Laboratories, Inc. (ELI) in collaboration with the University, spearheaded by Dr. Mahmoud ElSohly, who also holds a faculty appointment at the University.




Smartphone Controlled Vision is Coming

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:05:00 EDT

EPGL Reveals "Omega" Contact Lens




Medovex Corporation Announces Pricing of $2.69 Million Concurrent Registered Direct Offering and Private Placement

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jul 17, 2017) - Medovex Corp. (NASDAQ: MDVX), a developer of medical technology products, today announced that on Friday, July 14, 2017, it entered into definitive agreements with investors for the purchase and sale of 2,956,043 shares of common stock at a price of $.91 per share in a registered direct offering and warrants to purchase up to 1,478,022 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $1.15 per share in a concurrent private placement.




Extendicare Announces July 2017 Dividend of C$0.04 per Share

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

MARKHAM, ON--(Marketwired - July 17, 2017) - Extendicare Inc. ("Extendicare" or the "Company") (TSX: EXE) announced that it has declared a cash dividend of C$0.04 per common share of the Company (the "Common Share") for the month of July 2017, which is payable on August 15, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 31, 2017. This dividend is designated as an "eligible dividend" within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada).




Amazon Hemp Has Joined Forces and Partnered with TSC, Inc.

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Amazonas Florestal Ltd. Announced Today That The Company's Wholly Owned Subsidiary Amazon Hemp Has Joined Forces and Partnered with TSC, Inc., a Leading Company in the Wireless Industry. Also, Further Announces Update on Hemp Plantations in Colorado




AntriaBio Announces $13 Million Close of Private Placement Transaction and Plan to Dose First Patient with AB101 This Month

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

LOUISVILLE, CO--(Marketwired - July 17, 2017) - AntriaBio, Inc. ("AntriaBio or the "Company") (OTCQB: ANTB), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of innovative drug therapies to improve the lives of patients with diabetes and metabolic diseases, announced today that it has closed on a total of $13 million as part of a planned private placement transaction. Under the terms of the financing, accredited investors paid $1.00 for one share of common stock.




MTBC First Half 2017 Shareholder Update

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:30:00 EDT

SOMERSET, NJ--(Marketwired - Jul 17, 2017) - MTBC (NASDAQ: MTBC) (NASDAQ: MTBCP), a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based healthcare IT solutions and services, issued a letter to shareholders today with an update on first half 2017 results.




How to Maximize Your Non-GLP Toxicology Studies: A Guide for Optimal Design and Methodology

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:30:00 EDT

In this new webinar hosted by Xtalks, the presenters will share both design and methodology guidance in Non-GLP Toxicology studies in translational models. The session will guide viewers in how to design the most optimal study to provide the greatest opportunity to generate robust, high-quality data, that gives maximum confidence to select new drug candidates and regulatory submissions.




Premier Biomedical, Inc. CEO Letter July 2017

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT

EL PASO, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 17, 2017) - Greetings From The CEO and Staff at Premier Biomedical (OTCQB: BIEI)




Ubiquitech Second Quarter 2017 Revenues Increase 56% From the Previous Year, Net Income Increases In Excess of 75%

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Jul 17, 2017) - Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU), through its operating subsidiary HempLifeToday.com, today announced its second quarter 2017 financial results. Revenues for the quarter increased to $1,038,371 from $664,106 during the prior year period, and earnings increased to $73,101 from $41,777 during the second quarter of 2016.




MedX Health Corp. Announces Further Closing of Brokered Private Placement

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT

MISSISSAUGA, ON--(Marketwired - July 14, 2017) -

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Medifirst Solutions Answers Questions From Shareholders

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:10:51 EDT

FREEHOLD, NJ--(Marketwired - Jul 14, 2017) - MEDIFIRST SOLUTIONS, INC. (OTC PINK: MFST) (the "Company" or "Medifirst") would like to update shareholders in a Q&A format regarding the status of current sales and operations in connection with its FDA-cleared Infrared Time Machine TTML-8102000 Laser Thermal Therapeutic Device. The following questions were selected because they represent the most common questions asked.




New Colombia Resources Announces Spinoff of Sannabis into a Public Company trading on the London Stock Exchange's AIM Market

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:03:37 EDT

Company will determine dividend to be issued to shareholders and ex-dividend date