MTM invests $500,000 in Chicago-based health care logistics technology company

Lake St. Louis nonemergency medical transportation (NEMT) company MTM has made a $500,000 investment in a Chicago-based health care logistics technology company. Kaizen Health, led by founder and CEO Mindi Knebel, works with health care systems to streamline the scheduling of nonemergency medical transportation for hospital discharges, recurring appointments for dialysis, cancer treatment, physical therapy, diagnostics/imaging and clinical trials, accordin g to the company. It also serves the in-home…
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Check-Cap is getting one step closer to having its capsule-based screening method for colorectal cancer on the U.S. market. The Isfiya, Israel-based company has received FDA conditional approval for an IDE to initiate a pilot study of the C-Scan capsule. FDA’s conditional approval of the IDE requires Check-Cap to provide additional information to the agency and the company may begin enrolling patients immediately upon approval by the study site's Institutional Review Board (IRB). The trial will consist of up to 45 patients and it will be a single-arm study. Patients who are enrolled will be those conside...
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Authors: Wang S, Miao Z, Yang Q, Wang Y, Zhang J Abstract Colon cancer is still one of the most common causes of cancer in human and is characterized by lymphocyte infiltrates and originates from the epithelial cells found in the lining of colon or rectum of the gastrointestinal tract. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are composed of the multipotent stem cell group of stroma and can be differentiated as various cell lineages, such as fibroblasts, osteoblasts, and adipocytes. MSCs provide mechanical and structural support and have potential functions during tumor growth and metastasis. The efficacy of MSC-based therapi...
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Conclusion: The present study indicates that preoperative 3D-measured RPV is predictive of POPF after PD.Gastrointest Tumors
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