Orthonika

Orthonika accelerates development of total meniscus replacement and secures additional funding

Orthonika Limited, a spin-out from Imperial College London, is pleased to announce success in securing funding for development of its novel synthetic total knee meniscus replacement. The company has closed a second round of...
breast screening

Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance

For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be a cost-effective way to shift national participation trends, according to...
SynbiCITE BrisSynBio4

Two new start-up plans win BrisSynBio’s first synthetic biology entrepreneurship competition

London, UK, 11th May 2017 / Sciad Newswire / Two start-ups' proposals have been chosen as the winners of the first competition to discover and accelerate new synthetic biology companies at the University of Bristol. The...
Alexandre Carpentier CarThera SonoCloud

CarThera to present data from phase 1/2a study focusing on disrupting blood-brain barrier for...

Paris, France, May 10, 2017 – CarThera, a French company that designs and develops innovative ultrasound-based medical devices to treat brain disorders, today announces that Dr. Ahmed Idbaih, AP-HP principal investigator of the Phase...
hormone therapy

Older Age at Menopause and Use of Hormone Therapy Produce Increased Risk of Hearing...

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 10, 2017)—It has long been suspected that menopause and the use of hormones had a direct effect on hearing. However, findings from previous studies have been conflicting, with some suggesting that...
Medherant

Medherant Appoints Laboratoires Plasto Santé as Transdermal Drug Delivery Patch Manufacturer

Coventry, UK, 8th May 2017 / Sciad Newswire / Medherant Ltd, a University of Warwick spin-out company developing a novel transdermal drug delivery patch technology, has appointed Laboratoires Plasto Santé to manufacture its first drug delivery...
Obamacare

Why Blue States Might Ditch Beloved Obamacare Protections

Under the Republican health bill, it’s up to states whether to dismantle key parts of the Affordable Care Act. Red, or GOP-leaning, states are sure to be interested in rolling back the law’s coverage requirements...
health bill

Political Theater: How A Bill That Nearly All Opposed Managed To Pass The House

The AARP called the health bill that House Republicans narrowly approved Thursday “deeply flawed” because it would weaken Medicare and lead to higher insurance premiums for older Americans. The American Medical Association said it would...
aca

Some GOP Congress Members Could Pay Politically For ACA Repeal Vote

James McLelland was born with a rare form of dwarfism and spent his first nine months in the hospital connected to tubes, machines and monitors. About seven months before his birth in 2011, a provision...
ahca

A Squeaker In The House Becomes Headache For The Senate: 5 Things To Watch

After weeks of will-they-or-won’t-they tensions, the House managed to pass its GOP replacement for the Affordable Care Act on Thursday by a razor-thin margin. The vote was 217-213. Democrats who lost the battle are still...