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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

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.

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 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. 

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 or directly at

Spectral Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - Spectral Medical Inc. (TSX:EDT), a Phase III company developing the first treatment for patients with septic shock guided by a companion diagnostic, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2016.

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Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd is Featured on CEO Clips Airing on BNN

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:44:06 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd. ("Ventripoint" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:VPT) is please to announce the Corporation is being featured this week on CEO Clips airing on BNN. CEO Clips, profiles some of the most innovative publicly-traded companies in North America and will feature a 15 to 30 second clip about Ventripoint on BNN beginning today. The clip can also be viewed online via this link:

Zecotek in Discussions to Develop 3D Head-Up Display (HUD) with other European Automobile Manufacturers

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:15:00 EDT

SINGAPORE --(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ZMS) (FRANKFURT: W1I) (OTC PINK: ZMSPF), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for industrial, healthcare and scientific markets, is pleased to announce that another major European automobile manufacturer has expressed interest in integrating Zecotek's 3D technology into a brand specific 3D head-up display (HUD) and entertainment console. As previously announced on December 14, 2016, Zecotek's 3D display system is being sought by automobile companies because it is compact, does not require eye tracking and provides a deeper field of view than existing HUD displays as well as a platform for rich content.

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").

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

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.

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

MEDIA ADVISORY: Canadian Obesity Summit

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:55:00 EDT

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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.

Advantis Corp. Builds Client Base, Adds Premier Orange County Cooperative

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 29, 2017) - ADVANTIS CORPORATION (OTC PINK: ADVT) has added Seaweeds of California, considered to be the Orange County standard for medical marijuana delivery services, to its growing list of client relationships. The southern California cooperative has agreed to provide its membership with access to the entire line of products that Advantis represents.

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.

Ventripoint Announces Conversion of All Outstanding Debentures and Exercise of Warrants

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EDT

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iHealth Innovations Acquires AllDocuments, Inc.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:49:22 EDT

Adds offices in San Mateo, CA and Pittsburgh, PA

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

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)

RAPS Seeks Applications for 2017 Fellows

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:12:35 EDT

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society is seeking applications for the 2017 class of RAPS Fellows. Since 2008, the RAPS Fellows program has recognized senior-level regulatory professionals for continued significant contributions to, and leadership in advancing, the global regulatory profession.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Virtually Allergen-Free Vytex Latex to be Featured on Fox Business News "New to the Street" April 2

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:31:44 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 27, 2017) - Eco-friendly ultra-low protein Vytex® natural rubber latex (NRL) from Vystar Corp. (OTC PINK: VYST) will be featured on "New to the Street," airing nationwide on Fox Business News, Sunday, April 2. "New to the Street's" Vytex segment will air within the half hour show that begins at 1:30pm ET/12:30pm CT/11:30am MT/10:30am PT. Vytex overcomes the latex allergy issue with a patented process that removes 99.85% of allergy-causing proteins and non-rubber particles. The result is purer, stronger, more durable, odor free and more resilient latex than competitors with all the well-known benefits of naturally antimicrobial and biodegradable latex.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide and InTouchMD Announce Partnership

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:33:39 EDT

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 27, 2017) -  Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather ( and a WPP Health & Wellness company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (, today announced the creation of a formal partnership with InTouchMD (, a leading healthcare marketing and solutions company.

Phoseon Technology to Discuss LED Curing Solutions at the Allnex UV/EB Technical Conference 2017

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Attend the conference to learn more about LED curing for coating applications

GeoVax Reports on Vaccine Development Progress

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Expanding Pipeline for MVA-VLP Vaccine Platform Includes HIV, Zika, Ebola, Malaria, Hepatitis B and Cancer

Advantis Corp. Expands Product and Distribution Channels

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 27, 2017) - ADVANTIS CORPORATION (OTC PINK: ADVT) is partnering with a new cooperative group that is licensed to operate in San Diego. The cooperative, who will be carrying various expanded Advantis product lines, is a technology based delivery service that delivers medical marijuana to its members anywhere in the city within two hours.

Protext Mobility Announces Acquisition of Cannabis Biosciences Inc.

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 27, 2017) - Protext Mobility, Inc. (OTC PINK: TXTM) ("Protext" or "the Company"), a biotech company engaged in the development of pharmaceutical applications for the highly bioavailable Phytofare® catechin complex, today announced its acquisition of Cannabis Biosciences Inc. from Plandaí Biotechnology Inc. Under the terms of the transaction, Protext acquired 100% of the capital stock of Cannabis Biosciences in exchange for 50 million shares of its common stock. Plandaí has indicated that the shares acquired from Protext will be distributed to Plandaí shareholders as a stock dividend. Protext will now operate its two wholly owned subsidiaries as independent operating businesses. The new business unit, Cannabis Biosciences, will focus on developing cannabis extracts under legal government licenses and permits which the Company is currently pursuing. Plandaí Biotechnology South Africa, the other business unit, is engaged in the research and clinical testing of "bioceutical" products -- all natural ingredients formulated for pharmaceutical applications and processed under pharma-grade conditions. The Company has the exclusive worldwide license to develop pharmaceutical applications and products using the Phytofare® catechin complex produced from green tea grown on the Senteeko estate.

BriaCell Closes CEO Equity Investment

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:22:47 EDT

BERKELEY, CA and VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 24, 2017) - BriaCell Therapeutics Corp. ("BriaCell" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: BCT) (OTCQB: BCTXF) is pleased to announce it has completed its previously announced non-brokered private placement financing (the "Offering") of 5,612,083 units (the "Units") for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company in the amount of $1,346,900 with its President and CEO, Dr. William Williams.

Kessler Foundation Renews Collaboration with Children's Specialized Hospital

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:08:11 EDT

EAST HANOVER, NJ and NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--(Marketwired - March 24, 2017) - Kessler Foundation, a global leader in rehabilitation research, and Children's Specialized Hospital, the nation's leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children facing special health challenges, have renewed their collaboration by signing a three-year agreement, with a funding level of $2.1 million, to continue their research program for children with disabilities.

GeoVax Reports 2016 Year-End Financial Results

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:00:00 EDT

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2017) - GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: GOVX), a biotechnology company developing innovative human vaccines using its novel platform technology, today announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016.

Vitalhub Corp. Announces First Two Acquisitions and Brokered Private Placement Offering of Up to $10,000,000

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:13:25 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 24, 2017) - VITALHUB CORP. (TSX VENTURE:VHI) (the "Company" or "Vitalhub"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into non-binding letters of intent to acquire H.I. Next Inc. ("HI Next") and B Sharp Technologies Inc. ("B Sharp Technologies") (the two proposed acquisitions, the "Acquisitions") and intends to complete a brokered private placement of up to $10,000,000 (the "Offering"). The Offering will be conducted through a syndicate of agents (the "Agents") co-led by Echelon Wealth Partners Inc. ("Echelon") and Paradigm Capital Inc. ("Paradigm") and including Canaccord Genuity Corp., Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. and Mackie Research Capital Corporation.

NSAV Announces 2.5 Billion Share Reduction

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:31:40 EDT

CRESCO, PA--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2017) - Net Savings Link, Inc. (OTC: NSAV) announced today that the Company has approved a 2.5 billion reduction of its authorized shares. The Company took this action after lengthy consultation with its attorneys, investment bankers and advisers, in order to ensure that the amount of the share reduction benefits all NSAV shareholders, while still allowing the Company to grow and make acquisitions. The Company wants to reassure all of its shareholders that no substantial dilution of its shares has taken place or will take place and that NSAV is not planning or even considering a reverse split of its shares.

NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication of Discussion on the Potential of Immunotherapies for Cancer Treatment

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:30:00 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2017) - NetworkNewsWire ("NNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring TapImmune, Inc. (NASDAQ: TPIV), an NNW client focused on leading the field of oncology with its next-generation T-cell vaccines and novel immunotherapy platforms.

Align Technology Announces Agreement With Zfx GmbH to Expand Restorative and Laboratory Network for iTero Element(R) Scanners

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:45:34 EDT

SAN JOSE, CA and COLOGNE, GERMANY--(Marketwired - March 24, 2017) - Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced agreement with the Zfx GmbH to expand the restorative and laboratory marketplace for iTero Element® intraoral scanners through their dental network in major European, Asian and African countries. By collaborating with Zfx, an industry leader in digital prosthetic solutions, Align Technology will enable practitioners and dental laboratories to have access to high-quality iTero intraoral scans that drive the restorative digital workflow and precision restorations.

The Modernization of eCOA Technology for Clinical Trials, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:30:00 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 24, 2017) - During a live session, mobile health solution expert Mike Hughes, Senior Director of eCOA Solutions from YPrime, will provide a timely update on new industry expectations of eCOA technologies. Next generation eCOA platforms have recently evolved to support sophisticated data collection, simplify management from sponsors and sites, and improve patient compliance.

Medigus Announces $7.5 Million Public Offering

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:26:11 EDT

OMER, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 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 the pricing of a best efforts public offering of 979,714 Class A Units at a purchase price per unit of $3.50 and of 1,163,144 Class B Units at an effective purchase price per unit of $3.50. Each Class A unit consists of (i) one American Depositary Share, or ADS, and (ii) one Series A warrant to purchase one ADS, and each Class B unit consists of (i) one pre-funded warrant to purchase one ADS, and (ii) one Series A warrant to purchase one ADS. The offering is expected to result in gross proceeds to the company of approximately $7.5 million.

Ventripoint Announces Closing of Private Placement

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 24, 2017) -

HCi Viocare Ships its 4th Generation Athletic Smart Insole

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:00:00 EDT

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND--(Marketwired - Mar 23, 2017) - HCi Viocare (OTCQB: VICA) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary HCi Viocare Technologies, the company behind the revolutionary sensing technology FlexisenseT,  has started shipping its 4th Generation Athletic Smart insoles to the sports shoes manufacturers with whom the company is in discussions.

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True Nature Expands Advisory Board, Appoints Investment Professional With Medical Clinic and Emerging CBD Marketplace Knowledge Base in Hispanic Markets

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:36:31 EDT

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Mar 23, 2017) -  True Nature Holding, Inc. (OTCQB: TNTY) (the "Company") announced today that it has expanded its non-executive Advisory Board with the addition of Mr. Leo Smith, who is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Smith has extensive experience in rapid growth situations, in both public and private companies, and most recently has invested in both medical clinics and the emerging marijuana area. His experience extends past the US marketplaces, into the South American economies, and has a pulse on the expanding Hispanic communities in the US as well.