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PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2013--Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, today announced that its affiliate, Iroko Pharmaceuticals Inc., has signed licensing agreements with Algorithm SAL and PT Pratapa Nirmala (Fahrenheit), under which the two companies will obtain the exclusive rights to market and sell ZORVOLEX™ (diclofenac) capsules to countries in the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and Indonesia, respectively. Under the terms of both agreements, Algorithm and Fahrenheit will be responsible for achieving regulatory and pricing approval, as well as the marketing and supply of the medication, in their respective regions. ZORVOLEX was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in October 2013, and is not currently approved for marketing in any other country.
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2013--Consumer interest in purchasing dedicated wearable fitness devices in the next 12 months quadrupled to 13 percent in 2013, from just three percent in 2012, making it the largest year-over-year increase for any category of fitness device, according to new research by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®. The results from the study, Understanding the Market for Wearable Health and Fitness Devices, were announced on Monday at a mHealth Summit session featuring panelists from CEA, Qualcomm Life, Fitbit and Symphony Health.
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ABBOTT PARK, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure are just some of the devastating complications of diabetes. Nearly 26 million people have the disease in the U.S. and three times that amount are pre-diabetic and don’t know it. Now, a new test could help them before it’s too late.
LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2013--Experts from policy, academia and industry convened during a satellite session at the American Society for Nutrition’s 2013 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference in Washington, D.C. Thursday, Dec. 5, to review new and existing evidence underscoring the positive effects of cranberry consumption. Long associated with urinary tract health, the latest research on the polyphenol-rich fruit bears weighty considerations in advance of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
A recent study has found that healthy adults who consumed energy drinks high in caffeine and taurine had significantly increased heart contraction rates one hour later.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2013--Today Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) (STO: SOBI) announced the publication of detailed results from the pivotal Phase 3 study of ALPROLIX TM, the companies’ investigational long-lasting recombinant factor IX Fc fusion protein candidate for hemophilia B. The study appears in the Online First edition and will appear in the December 12 print issue of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Reggae singer Junior Murvin, best known for the hit song "Police and Thieves," has died in Jamaica.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — UFC fighter Shane del Rosario has suffered a heart attack and is in critical condition at a Southern California hospital.
LOS ANGELES, Cali. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S. A stroke caused by a brain hemorrhage is the most devastating. In fact, 75 percent of patients with this type of stroke die. Now, there’s a new way to treat the problem and it’s saving lives.
(NAPSI)—While diabetes affects nearly 26 million Americans and is one of the fastest-growing diseases in the nation, there are ways you can protect yourself. That’s particularly important for the 79 million Americans who have prediabetes, which means they are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
(BPT) - An ever-growing popular concept in personal healthcare is the idea of the empowered patient (also known as being an advocate for your health). This term can mean different things to different people, but the general concept is that an individual makes well-informed health decisions based on research and conversations with their physician. One person who has applied this concept to her own personal health is Florida-native, Leslie Cunningham.
CHICAGO (AP) — A medical examiner says celebrity chef Charlie Trotter died from a stroke.
BANGKOK (AP) — About 100,000 anti-government demonstrators rallied in Thailand's capital on Sunday, demanding that the prime minister step down amid claims that her government is controlled by her older brother, ousted former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
BANGKOK (AP) — Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators took to the streets of Thailand's capital on Sunday, demanding that the prime minister step down amid claims that her government is controlled by her older brother, ousted former Premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
(BPT) - Achieving consistent quality of care regardless of a person’s race or ethnicity remains a critical goal for anyone with a stake in America’s health care system for improving health literacy – the ability to use and understand health information.
(BPT) - Pregnancy and childbirth should be a time of joy. But, today alone, 800 women around the world will die from complications experienced during pregnancy and childbirth, according to a WHO report. It is shocking to learn that most of these deaths are preventable.
(BPT) - More than 26 million Americans have chronic kidney disease (CKD), a progressive loss of kidney function that’s most often caused by diabetes or high blood pressure.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. If you have high cholesterol chances are you've heard of these and others. And now, in an effort aimed at preventing a first heart attack or stroke in millions of Americans there are new guidelines. But some say the guidelines rely on old data.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Some of the best hospitals in the country are going to the dogs – but it’s a good thing. Man’s best friend is helping patients and their families feel better and get well sooner.
DALLAS (AP) — New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure — placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 18, 2013--AliveCor, Inc. today launched a mobile heart health service, offering expert review of ECGs (electrocardiograms) recorded through their smartphone app. Patients can share these expert reviews and their ECGs with their physicians. Physicians in turn can manage their patients through AliveCor.com, using their PC or tablet.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At least three Southern California fans have been taken to hospitals after they stormed the Coliseum field following the Trojans' 20-17 upset victory over No. 5 Stanford.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government is prohibiting a former security official from testifying in an anti-terrorism case in an American court, drawing accusations from victims of Palestinian violence that it is bowing to pressure from China.