Sunday, April 30, 2017
FDA approves new combination treatment for acute myeloid leukemia
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Rydapt (midostaurin) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation called FLT3, in combination with chemotherapy. The drug is approved .....
New research suggests current genetic testing guidelines may miss breast cancer patients who could benefit from testing
LAS VEGAS, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New research suggests that current clinical guidelines on the use of genetic testing in breast cancer patients are too narrow and allow patients with pathogenic variants to be missed. The findings were presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) Annual Meeting in
Olympus Announces Intention to Acquire Image Stream Medical, Inc. to Enhance Medical Solution Offerings to Healthcare Facilities
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 28, 2017, Olympus Corporation of the Americas (OCA) based in Center Valley, PA signed a definitive agreement to acquire Image Stream Medical, Inc., a healthcare systems integrator based in
Southern California Community Health Initiative provides $750,000 Free Dental Care Each Year
CERRITOS, Calif., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Institute of Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD) provides over $750,000 annually in free dental disease treatment to patients in Southern California.  While the focus of the fr.....
Dutch Bros Drink One for Dane Looks to Advance the Fight Against ALS

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MiMedx Announces Record Results For First Quarter Of 2017
MARIETTA, Ga., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative biologics utilizing human placental tissue allografts and patent-protected processes for multiple sectors of healthcare, announced today its record results for the quarte.....
Top 5 Life Science News Stories of April 2017
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This month a prize was awarded for a device that allows consumers to diagnose their own diseases, Roche got approval for a new first-in-class multiple sclerosis drug, and a task force softened its stance against prostate cancer screening. A study explored umbilical cord blood as .....

DC Holdings Initiates the Establishment of China Healthcare Big Data Development Co., Ltd to Construct the Healthcare Big Data Ecosystem
HONG KONG, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital China Holdings Limited ("DC Holdings" or the "Group" stock code: 00861.HK, 910861.TW), China's largest integrated IT service provider, is pleased to announce that the signing ceremony of China Healthcare Big Data Development Co., Ltd. .....
Three Lakes Partners and MATTER Announce $1 Million Healthcare Challenge to Drive Quality-of-Life Solutions for People Living With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)
CHICAGO, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Lakes Partners, a venture philanthropy committed to ending idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), in collaboration with
Creative Diagnostics Introduces Innovative Hepatitis B Virus Antigens
As a leading supplier of antigens, Creative Diagnostics is proud to launch the new  
Retail, Food Service, Child Care and Health Care Leaders to Sponsor 2017 Building a Healthier Future Summit

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) announced sponsors for the 2017 Building a Healthier Future Summit. For seven years, PHA has worked with the pr.....

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Takes Another Lap at Nationwide Children's Hospital
COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS, his wife Amy and Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick came to Nationwide Children's Hospital to partici.....
Southern Nuclear provides significant charitable contributions in its local communities

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first quarter of 2017, Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., donated nearly $34,000 to schools and programs in the communities where it operates.



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