Cervical cancer could be eliminated in most countries by 2100 – research
Millions of cases could be prevented with high HPV vaccine and screening coverageCervical cancer could be effectively eliminated in most countries around the world by the end of the 21st century, according to research.The HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine, which protects against the virus that causes most cases, has dramatically reduced incidences of cervical cancer wherever uptake has been high. There are hopes that the jab given to young girls, together with occasional HPV screening, could end the scourge of a disease that kills more than 300,000 women globally every year.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 20, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Cervical cancer HPV vaccine Health Society Vaccines and immunisation Biology Science World news World Health Organization Australia news Europe Japan Asia Pacific Source Type: news

Xeno/endobiotic metabolism potencies vary between strains and sex in rats
This study would be helpful for pharmaceutical scientists in choosing the strains and sex of rats for DDS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Life-changing magic of tidying up: Complex structures' organization studied in slime mold
(University of Tokyo) Researchers in Japan think they have found an answer to the fundamental biological question of how individual cells know which way to position themselves within a complex, multicellular body. Depending on a cell's purpose in the larger structure, contact or diffuse chemical signals direct it to its final destination. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 20, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study: Japanese men have lowest CAC progression
White men in the U.S. have significantly higher progression of coronary artery...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Heart societies endorse CT CAC for risk assessment High CT CAC scores in athletes do not increase mortality Smoking tied to vascular disease risk in African-Americans CT CAC reveals high heart disease risk in South Asian men USPSTF dismisses CAC for heart disease risk assessment (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Epidemiological model lends insight to chlamydia outbreak in Japan
(Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Mathematical models that quantify the dynamics of infectious diseases are crucial predictive tools for the control of ongoing and future outbreaks. In an article publishing on Feb. 19 in the SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, a publication of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Toshikazu Kuniya studies the global behavior of a multi-group SIR epidemic model with age structure and uses the model to estimate the basic reproduction number for Japan's chlamydia outbreak. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 19, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Takeda collaboration to boost fight against Alzheimer's and other neurodegeneration
(University of Dundee) The University of Dundee Drug Discovery Unit, Scotland, has announced a partnership with Takeda, Japan's largest pharmaceutical company, to develop possible new therapeutic treatments for tau pathology, an underlying feature in several forms of neurodegeneration, including Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

As medical costs mount, Japan to weigh cost-effectiveness in setting drug prices
Japanese doctor Yasushi Goto remembers prescribing the cancer drug Opdivo to an octogenarian and wondering whether taxpayers might object to helping fund treatment, which at the time cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, for patients in their twilight years. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Japan Approves iPS Cell Therapy Trial for Spinal Cord Injury
The treatment will be tested in a handful of patients who suffered nerve damage in sports or traffic accidents. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 18, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Japan approves test of iPS cells for treating spinal injuries
Japanese scientists will test the use of human-induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) to treat spinal cord injuries, a health ministry panel that approved the research project said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Security paradigms and social movements: the changing nature of Japanese peace activism - Ogawa A.
In 2014, Japan's cabinet approved a significant change to national security policy. Previously barred from using military force, except in cases of self-defence, a constitutional reinterpretation by the cabinet allowed "collective self-defence"--using forc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Can Japan be a bridge-builder between deterrence-dependent states and nuclear weapon ban treaty proponents? - Tomonaga M.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

‘Climate Change Is Forever.’ Thousands of British Schoolchildren Walk Out in Environmental Protest
Thousands of schoolchildren descended on central London Friday, walking out of their classrooms to voice their anger at the lack of government action on climate change. Hundreds of banners and placards with messages like “There Is No Plan(et) B” were held high while chants of “Hey, hey, ho, ho, climate change has got to go” rang out across Parliament Square in Westminster. Protesters, some as young as 12, gathered beneath a statue of Mahatma Gandhi before amassing outside Downing Street, the home of the Prime Minister. According to the protests’ organizers, a group known as Youth Strike 4 Clim...
Source: TIME: Science - February 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: George Steer Tags: Uncategorized climate change onetime U.K. Source Type: news

Health Canada OKs AAA's Lutathera agent
French molecular imaging firm Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA) has received...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Novartis to buy Endocyte for $2.1B FDA approves new radionuclide therapy by AAA AAA signs Fuji as distributor in Japan (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mouse-Derived Kidneys Can Be Generated in Rats Mouse-Derived Kidneys Can Be Generated in Rats
Mouse pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) can differentiate into mouse-derived kidneys in anephric Sall1 mutant rats through interspecific blastocyst complementation, researchers from Japan report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 14, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

A Nationwide Comparison Between Sepsis-2 and Sepsis-3 Definition in Japan
Currently, it remains controversial whether the Sepsis-3 definition provides the most appropriate criteria for clinical use. The purpose of this study was to compare between the Sepsis-2 and Sepsis-3 definitions using Japan's nationwide registry. The ICU mortality of the " Sepsis-2 shock-only " group was significantly low. Besides septic shock diagnosed by the Sepsis-3 definition selects patients with more severe cases of sepsis among the " Sepsis-2 shock " group. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sea worms and jellyfish treat cancer and kill insects
(Far Eastern Federal University) Scientists of the Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry (PIBOC) of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FEB RAS) and the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) found out marine invertebrates living in Troitsa Bay, the Sea of Japan, contain biologically active compounds with strong antitumor and antimicrobial properties, and also capable of killing insects. An article on that was published in the Russian Journal of Marine Biology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 14, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Wreckage Of WWII Aircraft Carrier Found In The South Pacific Ocean
The Hornet played a role in several key events in the war – including the Doolittle Raid on Japan and the Battle of Midway. Researches have located it three miles below the surface. (Image credit: Photo courtesy of Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Inc) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Merrit Kennedy Source Type: news

Sexual abuse in a Korean Evangelical Church in Japan - Sakurai Y.
A case of sexual abuse by the supervisor of the Central Church of Holy God (Seishin Ch ūō Kyōkai 聖神中央教会) in 2005 has led many in the Japanese Christian community and the media to question the "cultification" of the Christian church. This pape... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New 24-hour flu drug may not be a silver bullet after all
The drug, developed by Japan ’s Shionogi and Co. and called Xofluza, was designed to snuff out the flu in 24 hours with one dose. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - February 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Seas of Death and Hope
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 11 2019 (IPS)The Mediterranean Sea is currently a sea of death. On the 20th of June every year, i.e. The World Refugee Day, an organization called UNITED for Intercultural Action publishes a “List of Deaths”, summarising information on where, when and under which circumstances a named individual has died due to the “fatal policies of fortress Europa”. The data are collected through information received from 550 network organisations in 48 countries and from local experts, journalists and researchers in the field of migration. The list issued in 2018 accounted for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Armed Conflicts Arts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

An epidemiological study of traumatic spinal cord injuries in the fastest aging area in Japan - Kudo D, Miyakoshi N, Hongo M, Kasukawa Y, Ishikawa Y, Ishikawa N, Shimada Y.
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective epidemiological study. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) in the fastest aging area in Japan. SETTING: Hospitals in Akita Prefecture, Japan. Akita Prefecture has the highest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Assessing the effects of spirulina extract on lipid and carbohydrate digestion processes
(Natural News) Researchers from Shikoku University School of Health Sciences and Shokei Junior College in Japan report that spirulina extract may be used to reduce lipid levels in people with metabolic syndrome. In their study, which was published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements, they examined the effect of spirulina extract on lipase and alpha-glucosidase... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testimony of Rohingya
On August 25, 2017, Myanmar Army conducted violent raids in Rakhine State (Western Myanmar). The number of people who fled to Bangladesh exceeded 700,000, crossing the border from Western Rakhine State, where Rohingya live, to Bangladesh. 700,000 people escaped a large-scale sweeping operation to save their lives. They became refugees, leaving behind their past and present life, for a future that is mostly uncertain. Girls never talk about their future dreams, they do not even grasp the meaning of the question. Women who underwent big trauma are still frightened. Men tormented because they cannot protect their family from ...
Source: Doctors of the World News - February 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug over cancer-causing impurity
The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer Inc is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a carcinogenic substance in its active ingredient valsartan, the drugmaker said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug Amvalo due to carcinogen
The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer Inc is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a substance that can cause cancer, the drugmaker said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gambia: Japanese Embassy, HOC Sign Contract for Construction of Medical Clinic
[Foroyaa] The Japanese Embassy in collaboration with the 'Hands on Care' (HoC) Medical Clinic, on Wednesday February 6th 2019, signed a contract for the construction of HoC's Medical Clinic in Brikama. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D and immune cells stimulate bone marrow disease
(Kobe University) The bone marrow disease myelofibrosis is stimulated by excessive signaling from vitamin D and immune cells known as macrophages, reveals a Japanese research team. These findings could help to develop alternative treatments that do not target problem genes. The findings were published on Feb. 4 in the online edition of Blood. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 8, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Kaia Health unveils a feasibility study to explore a digital COPD treatment for Japan ’s ageing population
Digital therapeutics company Kaia Health has unveiled a feasibility study to examine the impact of its digital therapeutic treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) on Japan ’s ageing population. This follows a German pilot study which successfully decreased symptoms. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

IRadimed impresses with 2018 financial results
Strong sales from patient vital-signs monitoring systems powered IRadimed to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IRadimed temporarily halts European sales of monitor IRadimed gets FDA nod for blood pressure module IRadimed turns in strong 3rd quarter IRadimed MRI vital signs monitor gets cleared in Japan IRadimed posts strong revenue, earnings growth in Q2 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 6, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Eating more citrus fruits is an easy way to prevent dementia
(Natural News) A recent study made by researchers from Tohoku University in Japan revealed that citrus lovers are less likely to develop age-related cognitive impairment and dementia. In the study, which appeared in the Journal of Nutrition, the team found that older people who eat oranges, lemons, grapefruits, and limes, among others, can reduce their risk... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Incidence and age distribution of hospitalized presumptive and possible abusive head trauma of children under 12 months old in Japan - Yamaoka Y, Fujiwara T, Fujino Y, Matsuda S, Fushimi K.
This study examined the incidence and distribution of age in months among young children under 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Swine fever spreads in Japan, 15,000 pigs to be culled
Japan's swine fever outbreak has spread to five prefectures including Osaka, and more than 10,000 pigs will be culled as part of measures to prevent further contagion, the government said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Japanese study finds concerning trends in cervical cancer and treatment response
(Osaka University) Osaka University-centered research examined a large-scale Japanese data cohort for trends in cervical cancer prevalence, treatment, and survival. They identified a troubling increase in age-adjusted prevalence, especially among younger people. Japan is the only advanced economy to show such an increase. Additionally, and interestingly, the research found that, in localized cervical cancer, younger people had worse survival rates than older patients when undergoing radiation. The findings are useful for informing preventive measures and treatment choices. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Could THIS solve the organ shortage? Scientists grow mouse kidneys in rats, study reveals
Japanese scientists have used mouse stem cells to grow mouse kidneys inside rats bred not to have kidneys, a new study reveals. It suggests human organs could grow in animals too. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bucks County drug-device developer inks licensing deal worth a potential $45M
Bucks County specialty pharmaceutical company Optinose  signed a licensing deal Monday for its technology platform with a potential value of more than $45 million. Under the terms of the deal, Inexia obtained certain rights that will enable it to use Optinose’s exhalation delivery systems and other intellectual property as part of its effort to disc over and develop novel therapies for neurological diseases. Inexia was recently formed as part of a structured financing agreement between Japan-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

EMS Physicians Honored with Professional and Research Awards at NAEMSP 2019
Overland Park, KS – The National Association of EMS Physicians® (NAEMSP®) celebrated outstanding professional achievements and research abstracts during the NAEMSP® 2019 Annual Meeting held January 7-12, 2019, at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas. RJ Frascone, MD, FACEP, FAEMS, received the Ronald D. Stewart Award for his tireless work on improving EMS response to cardiac arrest, leading some of the most innovative work in resuscitation science over the past decade. This award is presented to a person who has made a lasting, major contribution to the national...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - February 4, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians (NAEMSP) Tags: News Patient Care Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

EMS Physicians Honored with Professional and Research Awards at NAEMSP 2019
Overland Park, KS – The National Association of EMS Physicians® (NAEMSP®) celebrated outstanding professional achievements and research abstracts during the NAEMSP® 2019 Annual Meeting held January 7-12, 2019, at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas. RJ Frascone, MD, FACEP, FAEMS, received the Ronald D. Stewart Award for his tireless work on improving EMS response to cardiac arrest, leading some of the most innovative work in resuscitation science over the past decade. This award is presented to a person who has made a lasting, major contribution to the national...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 4, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians (NAEMSP) Tags: News Patient Care Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

EMS Physicians Honored with Professional and Research Awards at NAEMSP 2019
Overland Park, KS – The National Association of EMS Physicians® (NAEMSP®) celebrated outstanding professional achievements and research abstracts during the NAEMSP® 2019 Annual Meeting held January 7-12, 2019, at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas. RJ Frascone, MD, FACEP, FAEMS, received the Ronald D. Stewart Award for his tireless work on improving EMS response to cardiac arrest, leading some of the most innovative work in resuscitation science over the past decade. This award is presented to a person who has made a lasting, major contribution to the national...
Source: JEMS Operations - February 4, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians (NAEMSP) Tags: News Patient Care Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

Eye Movements May Flag Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia Eye Movements May Flag Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia
A Japanese study found a significant association between visual exploration and scores on a cognitive test requiring visual search in patients with schizophrenia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Epidemiology, patterns of treatment, and mortality of pediatric trauma patients in japan - Aoki M, Abe T, Saitoh D, Oshima K.
Limited information exists regarding the epidemiology, patterns of treatment, and mortality of pediatric trauma patients in Japan. To evaluate the characteristics and mortality of pediatric trauma patients in Japan, especially in traffic accidents. This wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Announcing 7 new GA4GH Driver Projects for 2019
(Global Alliance for Genomics and Health) GEnome Medical alliance Japan (GEM Japan), H3Africa, Swiss Personalised Health Network (SPHN), the Autism Sharing Initiative, EpiShare, EUCANCan, and the European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) have been named 2019 GA4GH Driver Projects -- leading international genomic data initiatives that help develop and pilot standards for sharing data. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Large-scale study reveals genetic risk of diabetes in the Japanese population
(Osaka University) Researchers at Osaka University, the University of Tokyo, RIKEN, and others performed a meta-analysis using data on over 36,000 Japanese sufferers of type 2 diabetes (T2D) from four genome-wide association studies to identify genetic factors linked to this disease. Findings revealed 88 associated genomic loci, including 28 novel ones. Several mutations linked to T2D for the Japanese population in this study are absent from Europeans, suggesting the potential for Japanese- or Asian-specific treatments of T2D. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 4, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Association between neighbourhood convenience stores and independent living in older people - Matsumoto H, Igarashi A, Suzuki M, Yamamoto-Mitani N.
This study investigated the relationship betwe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Prehospital factors associated with death on hospital arrival after traffic crash in Japan: a national observational study - Katayama Y, Kitamura T, Kiyohara K, Sado J, Hirose T, Matsuyama T, Kiguchi T, Izawa J, Nakagawa Y, Shimazu T.
OBJECTIVE: Although it is important to assess prehospital factors associated with traffic crash fatalities to decrease them as a matter of public health, such factors have not been fully revealed. METHODS: Using data from the Japanese Trauma Data B... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Real-World Data on Medtronic & #039;s Lung Cancer Device Is Promising
Recently published results of a large, multicenter trial could go a long way toward boosting adoption of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB) procedures using Medtronic's superDimension navigation system to aid in lung cancer diagnosis, staging, and treatment. The 12-month results of the NAVIGATE study were published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. "It's not enough anymore to just make a really amazing new technology, it has to be backed with clinical and economic evidence and one that allows really broad adoption around the globe to really impact as many patients as we can," Emily Elswi...
Source: MDDI - January 31, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Laminate Medical brings in $12m for dialysis vascular support device
Israeli medtech start-up Laminate Medical Technologies said today that it raised $12 million in a new round of financing slated to support its VasQ vascular support device. The company’s VasQ device is designed to aid kidney failure patients in need of dialysis by providing external support to reduce fistula failure. The VasQ regulates flow by constraining and shaping optimal geometrical parameters of the fistula, the company said, and reinforces and shields the vulnerable perianastomotic vein against high pressure, wall tension and flow levels. The round was joined by Asahi Kasei (TYO:3407) and Tal Capital...
Source: Mass Device - January 31, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Dialysis Featured Vascular Laminate Medical Technologies Source Type: news

Patterns of Co-Occurrence of Chronic Disease Among Older Adults in Tokyo, Japan
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Israeli Start-up Laminate, Developer of a Vascular Support Solution for Dialysis Patients, Has Completed a Capital Raising Round of $12 Million
Among the investors in the current round are the Japanese company Asahi Kasei Medical, one of the largest manufacturers of dialyzers in the world, and private investors such as Shai Agassi, Mickey Boodaei, Yuval Tal, and Meir Barel Laminate has begun cl... Devices, Venture Capital Laminate Medical Technologies, VasQ, vascular access, dialysis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Could Gut Bacteria Be Linked to Dementia Risk?
THURSDAY, Jan. 31, 2019 -- People with dementia show a different makeup in the bacteria dwelling in their guts, a preliminary study finds -- raising questions about whether the " bugs " play some role in the brain disease. Researchers in Japan found... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 31, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news