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Johnson & Johnson trying to sell its diabetes care business to Chinese buyers for up to $4 billion

Jan 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Chinese bidders are circling a diabetes care business owned by the world’s largest healthcare company, Johnson &...
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Brazilians rush to get yellow fever vaccinations amid fatal cases

Jan 18, 2018 , Reuters
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilians lined up for hours to get yellow fever vaccinations in Brazil's largest states, alarmed by the increase in the number of fatal cases of infection and a warning from the World Health Organization to tourists visiting parts of the country....
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Pro Soccer Player With Hearing Loss Supports Project Work In Malawi

Jan 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sonova Holding AG, the world’s leading provider of hearing solutions, has invited German Bundesliga youth team player and Sonova brand ambassador Simon Ollert to visit the Hear the World Foundation’s aid project in Malawi. Simon Ollert, who himself is affected by profound hearing loss, will be meeti......
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WHO recommends yellow fever shot to Sao Paulo visitors

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the whole of Sao Paulo state, which includes Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, should be considered at risk for yellow fever and recommended foreign travelers get vaccinated before visiting....
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Localized Cooling Of The Heart Limits Damage Caused By A Heart Attack

Jan 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cardiologists at the Catharina hospital in Eindhoven have succeeded in the localized cooling of the heart during a heart attack, a world first. By cooling part of the heart prior to and following angioplasty, the cardiologists believe that the damage from a heart attack can be limited. On 11 January......
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20 baby health products from CES 2018

Jan 16, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Last week CES brought innovators from around the world to Las Vegas. But one event at CES was dedicated to creating innovations for the smallest people. This year participants in the Babytech Awards displayed a myriad of products from wearables that monitor a baby’s heartbeat to baby sleep coaches. There were five categories including healthy baby, fertility and pregnancy, baby safety, baby eats, and baby learn and play.  Here is a list of 20 digital health products displayed that are aimed...
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Liquid-based sensor could cheaply monitor sick babies in remote areas

Jan 16, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Getting medical attention to sick infants has been a longtime issue in many remote sections of the world. In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that 21,000 children under the age of five die everyday from treatable diseases, such as diarrhea and...
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Shiseido advances beauty, technology alliance with Olivo acquisition

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Shiseido is looking to blend the worlds of beauty, technology and dermatology with its latest announcement. Read More...
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US News & World Report Announces The 2018 Best Jobs

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
US News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled the 2018 Best Jobs. The rankings offer a look at the year's best jobs across 15 categories – from best-paying jobs to sectors such as business and technology – to help job seekers at every level achieve thei......
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Pharmasave helps Canadians knock the nicotine habit in 2018

Jan 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Michael JohnsenDespite having one of the lowest smoking rates the world, smoking tobacco remains the leading cause of preventable death in Canada. read...
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Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing Ranks No. 5 For Online Nursing Programs

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) tied for the No. 5 spot in the U.S. News & World Report Best Online Nursing Program rankings for 2018, maintaining its top 5 ranking in the nation. “We are proud of this accomplishment and the standard of excellence we set for our online curriculum,” says......
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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Jan 13, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
How early is too early to show up to an interview? Find out what Ragan Communications’ chief marketing officer says is the ideal arrival window. Plus, check out our roundup of job...
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Potentially Life-Saving Health Monitor Technology

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sick babies in remote parts of the world could be monitored from afar thanks to new wearable technology designed by physicists at the University of Sussex. And parents at home, concerned about the risk of cot death, could keep track of their new babies' heart and breathing rates with automatic updat......
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General Anesthetics Do More Than Put You To Sleep

Jan 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new understanding of the complex ways in which general anaesthetics act on the brain could eventually lead to improved drugs for surgery. It remains unclear how general anaesthesia works, even though it is one of the most common medical procedures worldwide. University of Queensland researcher, A......
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Bill Gates Tells Healthcare's Capitalists How To Save Five Million Kids

Jan 09, 2018 , Forbes
Gates is giving executives, bankers and investors at the year's biggest healthcare industry gathering an assignment list for improving the world, and an offer to help them do...
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Ablynx soars after rejects Novo Nordisk's $3.1 billion biotech bid

Jan 09, 2018 , Reuters
COPENHAGEN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Denmark's Novo Nordisk, the world's biggest insulin maker, went public with a 2.6 billion euro ($3.1 billion) bid for Belgian biotech group Ablynx on Monday, seeking a new source of growth by bolstering its treatments for rare blood disorders....
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HIIT tops the list of fitness trends for 2018

Jan 09, 2018 , CNN Health
High-intensity interval training will be the No. 1 fitness trend in the coming year, while smartphone exercise apps that prompt your activities will be out -- or so says the Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2018....
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Latest innovations in the world of tobacco

Jan 09, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
New products are predicted to help sales of tobacco and related products build momentum this year.    read...
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Editor‘s note: A brave new world

Jan 09, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Seth MendelsonDrug Store News editor in chief Seth Mendelson discusses the importance of seizing the moment of yet another crucial year for the retail industry.  read...
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Mediterranean, DASH Top US News Best Diets List

Jan 06, 2018 , RxList
Fruits, vegetables, whole grains. That’s the winning trio found in both top diets from the 2018 U.S. News & World Report annual ranking of...
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