The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) recommends that increases in medical aid contributions for 2023 remain at or below inflation (5.7%). The association’s latest circular found that in the context of the current economic climate – characterized by runaway inflation and rising interest rates – dues increases above inflation areRead More →

Let me also note that the freight of words is affected by who speaks them. Patients – perhaps as a result of delirium associated with sepsis or certain neurological disorders – may not control their speech; People prone to coprolalia related to Tourette’s syndrome should not be denied medical treatmentRead More →

SOMERVILLE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 26, 2022– Generate Biomedicines, whose machine learning-based generative biology platform can rapidly invent new drugs in a wide range of previously unobtainable protein modalities and protein therapies, announced today that Alexandra Snyder, MD , was appointed chief medical officer to oversee all clinical matters. This press releaseRead More →

Westmoreland County will pay nearly double for inmate medical care under a new five-year contract approved by commissioners. The $20.9 million contract with PrimeCare Medical Inc. of Harrisburg will include increased services focused on mental health treatment and support for inmates at Hempfield Jail. The commissioners selected the company fromRead More →

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 18 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Editas Medicine, Inc. (Nasdaq: EDIT), a leading genome editing company, today announced the appointment of Baisong Mei, MD, Ph.D., as Vice -Principal President and Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately. Dr. Mei will lead clinical research and drug development for the company’sRead More →

South African consumers are feeling the effects. While some have had to tighten their belts by cutting out luxuries, for many rising fuel costs and the rising cost of living have also meant sacrificing important coverage like short-term insurance and medical aid. or switch from a comprehensive medical assistance planRead More →

Since the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision overturned Roe v. Wade, returning abortion regulation to the states, there has been a campaign of misinformation about what constitutes an abortion. Celebrities and pundits who support abortion on demand are the biggest culprits, using their substantial platforms to scare women into believing thatRead More →

MSF is counting on the passage between Turkey and northwest Syria to transport supplies and will be forced to reduce its assistance if the UN Security Council does not renew the cross-border resolution AMMAN/NEW YORK JULY 5, 2022 — About 2.4 million people in northwestern Syria, more than half ofRead More →

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel provide oxygen and medical aid to ongoing Amarnath Yatra pilgrims. Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel assist a pilgrim with oxygen on the way to the cave shrine in Amarnath (pictured India Today) Trained Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel provide oxygen to Amarnath Yatra pilgrims underway atRead More →

Amryt Announces Appointment of Dr. Tracy Cunningham as Chief Medical Officer DUBLIN, Ireland, and Boston MA, June 27, 2022 Amryt (Nasdaq: AMYT), a commercial-stage global biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing novel treatments for rare diseases, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tracy Cunningham as ChiefRead More →

New Jersey, United States – The Fluid Management market research report examines the market in detail over the anticipated period. The research is divided into sections, each of which includes analysis of market trends and changes. Drivers, limitations, opportunities, and barriers, as well as the impact of numerous aspects onRead More →

New Jersey, United States – The Dialyser Market research report examines the market in detail over the anticipated period. The research is divided into sections, each of which includes analysis of market trends and changes. Drivers, limitations, opportunities, and barriers, as well as the impact of numerous aspects on theRead More →

Breadcrumb Links GlobeNewswire Author of the article: Content of the article Bruce D. Forrest, MD, MBA brings over 30 years of global leadership in pharmaceutical development CALGARY, Alta. and NEW ORLEANS, June 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Skymount Medical, a drug discovery company using a highly predictive artificial intelligence (AI)Read More →

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IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 16, 2022– biota Corp. (“Biote” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: BTMD), a fast-growing hormone-optimizing medical practice company, today announced the appointment of Ross W. McQuivey, MD, as Director Physician Advisor, effective June 10, 2022. Dr. McQuivey will be responsible for directing ongoing clinical research efforts and publications. TheRead More →

Scottsdale, AZ, June 08, 2022 –(PR.com)– MIND 24-7, headquartered in Scottsdale, is thrilled to announce the hiring of a new Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sally Brooks. Prior to joining MIND 24-7, Dr. Brooks served as Chief Medical Officer at Kindred Healthcare Rehabilitation Services. She has also held leadership positions atRead More →

Extensive analysis of data from around the world has shown that many patients with a life-threatening injury or life-threatening medical condition die within the first hour. If the patient is transferred to a health facility within an hour, the chances of saving the patient or minimizing the resulting disabilities areRead More →

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 7, 2022– Alpine Immune Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALPN), a leading clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on developing innovative treatments for cancer, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, today announced the appointment of veteran industry Andrew S. Sandler, MD, as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Sandler joins Alpine from Kiadis Pharma, a SanofiRead More →

Dr Ashwini Sharan [Image courtesy of Medtronic] Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) announced this week that it has appointed Dr. Ashwini Sharan as chief medical officer of its Neuromodulation Operations Unit. Sharan will be responsible for shaping the strategic direction of the Fridley, Minn.-based company’s innovation and clinical evidence plans and helping toRead More →

Click to enlarge Facebook / San Antonio Police Department A respondent fired his gun after the teenager allegedly boned another officer’s cruiser. A neighbor who allegedly saw San Antonio police dealing with a 13-year-old suspect shot dead by an officer early Friday morning said it appeared theyRead More →

Direct Relief has also provided over $14.7 million in direct financial support to other organizations in the region. Cash assistance has included direct payments for Ukrainian refugees in Poland to cover prescription drug costs, as well as operating funds for health facilities providing care in Ukraine. “Direct Relief’s three-month reportRead More →

CGPSC 2022 Recruitment for Ayurvedic Doctors Photo: iStock Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission, CGPSC has announced 132 vacancies for the position of Ayurvedic doctor on its official website. The CGPSC Recruitment 2022 notification has also been published by the commission on psc.cg.nic.in. According to the notification, the positions are under theRead More →

UPLAND, Calif., June 4, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Friends of Upland Animal Shelter invites the community to participate in its FURst Aid campaign for healthcare donations. With more than 2,200 animals on average entering the shelter each year, medical care is one of the shelter’s largest expenses. Campaign participants provide much-needed support forRead More →

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a monkeypox virion, obtained from a specimen associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Alberta said the province has identified a case of monkeypox. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Cynthia S. Goldsmith, RussellRead More →

PR Newswire ARLINGTON, Virginia, May 31, 2022 ARLINGTON, Va., May 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) has released important updates on the Standards of Medical Care for Diabetes—2022 (Standards of Care)in annotations like Care living standards. The changes include new data on: Important Updates to DiabetesRead More →

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 31, 2022– DTx Pharma, Inc. (DTx), a California-based private biotechnology company developing novel RNA-based therapies to address genetic drivers of disease, today announced the appointment of Dr. Michael Huang as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Huang will provide leadership and oversight of DTx Pharma’s pipeline of clinical developmentRead More →

The College of Physicians of Quebec says it is disappointed with the province’s health minister after he backtracked on a controversial section of his bill to expand medical assistance in dying. Last week, Health Minister Christian Dubé announced he was withdrawing a clause granting eligibility to people with severe neuromotorRead More →

New Jersey, United States – Verified Market Reports released the latest proficient intelligence market research report on Urology Devices Market. The report aims to provide an in-depth and accurate analysis of the Urology Devices market, considering market forecasts, competitive intelligence, technical risks, innovations and other relevant data. Its meticulously preparedRead More →

By Lara Cooper Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 330 medical aid shipments requested in 48 U.S. states and territories and seven countries worldwideincluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 4.3 million defined daily doses of drugsincluding N-95 masks, mental health drugs, antibiotics, chronic disease drugs, nutritional products, insulin,Read More →

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. – Medical teams are preparing for the Indy 500 as it returns to full capacity in just three days. Staff from several different health care providers, including Indianapolis EMS (IEMS), Indiana University Health and American Medical Response (AMR), will be on hand to help provide medical assistance toRead More →

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé attends a press conference on the COVID-19 pandemic on February 15 at the Legislative Assembly in Quebec.Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press Quebec has tabled a bill that would extend provincial legislation on assisted dying to people with Alzheimer’s disease. Health Minister Christian Dubé said Wednesday thatRead More →

New Jersey, USA – Hemodialysis Concentrates Market The 2022-2029 report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with input from industry experts. The Hemodialysis Concentrates Market study sheds light on the significant growth momentum that is expected to prevail during the assessment period 2022-2029. The study offers statisticsRead More →

By Lara Cooper Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 511 medical aid shipments requested in 44 U.S. states and territories and 11 countries worldwideincluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 16.6 million defined daily doses of drugsincluding N-95 masks, mental health drugs, antibiotics, chronic disease drugs, nutritional products, insulin,Read More →

Israel will pay for injured Ukrainians to travel to Israel for medical treatment and allocate millions of shekels for the transfer of medicine to Ukraine, Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz said on Wednesday. Horowitz made the pledge on Twitter, after speaking with his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Liashko, and affirmed Israel’s condemnationRead More →

Dr. Fung, a Genentech veteran, brings extensive clinical expertise and leadership to the Perceive Bio team and will lead clinical programs across the company’s extensive ophthalmology pipeline SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Perceive Biotherapeutics, a biotechnology company pioneering new technologies and therapeutics in ophthalmology, today announcedRead More →

Dr. Louis Katz, ImpactLife’s longtime chief medical officer, is moving to emeritus status effective July 1. Dr. Daniela Hermelin will replace him, the blood center announced Thursday. Hermelin is an assistant professor of pathology at St. Louis University School of Medicine and medical director of transfusion services at SSM HealthRead More →

Crossville City Council will consider changing its agreement with Dr. Mark Fox for medical services for its fire department after a failed motion to terminate his current contract. The decision comes after Cumberland County last month hired a new medical director to oversee its emergency medical services. The city operatesRead More →

ImpactLife will have a new Chief Medical Officer effective July 1, 2022. On Thursday, the organization announced the nomination of Daniela Hermelin, MD, for the position, to succeed longtime chief medical officer Dr. Louis Katz. Dr. Hermelin is currently Assistant Professor of Pathology at St. Louis University School of MedicineRead More →

Thirty-nine Egyptian medical experts and specialists in various fields are currently in the country to provide health services to Namibians over a week-long period. They arrived on Friday and are already examining patients, distributing medicine, performing surgery and adjusting prostatic legs and arms, among other medical care services. Egyptian AmbassadorRead More →

Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health has rejected a request from local public health officials to resume mandatory mask-wearing in schools, pharmacies or other workplaces, saying it is not necessary to the moment. Earlier this month, local Medical Officers of Health in Niagara, Windsor-Essex and Peterborough asked Chief Medical OfficerRead More →

Dr. Collings brings over 30 years of experience to the telehealth leader. NORWALK, Connecticut, May 12, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zillion announces the hiring of Dr. Cate Collings as its new Chief Medical Officer. With over 30 years of experience as a generalist, invasive and imaging cardiologist, Dr. Collings is a great additionRead More →

“International Medical Aid (IMA) provides students and institutions with community-based global health education and study abroad programs.” IMA’s contributions to the development of the Education Abroad Forum were launched at the Forum’s 18th Annual Conference. Led by Phares Odhiambo, Program Director for East Africa, IMA said, “We are grateful toRead More →

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday that a multimillion-dollar medical aid package would be sent to Ukraine. The medical equipment donated by the Maryland Department of Health includes 485,000 bandages and wound care supplies, and 200 ventilators, including medical ventilators for hospital intensive care units asRead More →

GREENWICH – Aid has flowed steadily to Ukraine and the millions of refugees who have fled the war-torn country, yielding a large amount of food, medical supplies and monetary contributions, with more than 1.5 million UJA-JCC Greenwich dollars committed to the humanitarian project. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, localRead More →

the herald Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter Parliamentarians want the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) and medical aid societies to be regulated by the Insurance and Pensions Commission (IPEC) or a similar body to improve transparency and ensure that the public contributor receives the benefits provided. The deputies said so duringRead More →