Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of emergency department staff towards disaster and emergency preparedness at tertiary health care hospital in central Saudi Arabia - Nofal A, Alfayyad I, Khan A, Al Aseri Z, Abu-Shaheen A.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the knowledge, practices, and attitudes regarding disaster and emergency preparedness among Emergency Department (ED) staff.  Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted at Tertiary health care hospital in central Riyadh, Kingd... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Merit Puts a Bow On Cianna Medical Acquisition
Merit Medical Systems has completed the acquisition of Aliso Viejo, CA-based, Cianna Medical. The South Jordan, UT-based company put an upfront payment of $135 million with potential earn-out payments of an additional $15 million for achievement of supply chain and scalability metrics, and up to an additional $50 million for achievement of sales milestones. Merit said that Cianna specializes in wire-free breast localization and has been focused on breast conservation for 11 years. Its research, development and commercialization teams developed a non-radioactive, wire-free breast localization system and technology that uses...
Source: MDDI - November 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Report: Quanttus alums land at Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, other major players
Former employees of closed health monitor developer Quanttus have found themselves in critical positions with industry leaders include Apple (NSDQ:AAPL), Amazon (NSDQ:AMZN), Alphabet (NSDQ:GOOGL), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and other major players, according to a CNBC report. Originally spun-out of MIT in 2012, Quanttus aimed to develop a wearable vital signs monitor to measure blood pressure, heart rate and respiration. The device they created was designed to capture more than 500,000 vital sign data points each day in hopes of reducing the burden of issues like uncontrolled high blood pressure. Despite hiring ...
Source: Mass Device - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development Quanttus Source Type: news

Valeritas inks Middle East distro deal for V-Go insulin delivery device
Valeritas (NSDQ:VLRX) said today that it signed an exclusive distribution deal with Julphar for the commercialization of its V-Go wearable insulin delivery device in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Valeritas has deals in place to bring its V-Go device to 14 countries and territories, including Australia, Slovenia and Puerto Rico. The company is also working to win regulatory approval for the product in China. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Valeritas inks Middle East distro deal for V-Go insulin delivery device appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Distribution Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Valeritas Source Type: news

Dogs and Portable Morgues: Search Intensifies in Fire Zone
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history, an inferno that killed at least 42 people. Five days after flames all but obliterated the Northern California town of Paradise, population 27,000, officials were unsure of the exact number of missing. But the death toll was almost certain to rise. "I want to recover as many remains as we possibly can, as soon as we can. Because I know the toll it takes on loved ones,&qu...
Source: JEMS Operations - November 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Martha Mendoza and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Dogs and Portable Morgues: Search Intensifies in Fire Zone
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history, an inferno that killed at least 42 people. Five days after flames all but obliterated the Northern California town of Paradise, population 27,000, officials were unsure of the exact number of missing. But the death toll was almost certain to rise. "I want to recover as many remains as we possibly can, as soon as we can. Because I know the toll it takes on loved ones,&qu...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Martha Mendoza and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Briton dies from rabies after trip to Morocco
UK resident infected with disease after being bitten by cat, says Public Health EnglandA Briton has died after contracting rabies while visiting Morocco, public health officials have said.The UK resident was infected with the disease after being bitten by a cat, Public Health England (PHE) said on Monday.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Haroon Siddique Tags: Infectious diseases Morocco UK news Middle East and North Africa Health Society Science World news Source Type: news

CollPlant Announces Closing of Global Licensing and Commercialization Agreement With United Therapeutics for 3D Bioprinting of Solid-Organ Scaffolds for Human Transplants
Collaboration Combines CollPlantÂ’s Proprietary rhCollagen-based BioInk Technology and United TherapeuticsÂ’ Regenerative Medicine and Organ Manufacturing Capabilities NESS ZIONA, Israel, November 12, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Col... Devices, Regenerative Medicine, Licensing CollPlant, United Therapeutics, Lung Biotechnology PBC, 3D bioprinting (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dozens of cat mummies found in 6,000-year-old tombs in Egypt
An ancient unopened tomb and rare mummified scarab beetles were also unearthed at the site south of CairoDozens of cat mummies and a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles have been discovered in seven sarcophagi, some dating back more than 6,000 years, at a site on the edge of the pyramid complex in Saqqara, south of Cairo.Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Enany said the discovery was made by an Egyptian archaeological mission during excavation work started in April.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Agencies Tags: Archaeology Egypt Middle East and North Africa World news Source Type: news

Turkey Salmonella Outbreak, 164 Sick, 1 Death: How This May Affect Thanksgiving
The CDC announced that so far at least 164 people have become ill in 35 states, resulting in 63 hospitalizations and one death. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Turkey Salmonella Outbreak Has Sickened 164: How This May Affect Thanksgiving
The CDC announced that so far at least 164 people have become ill in 35 states, resulting in 63 hospitalizations and one death. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Looming famine threatens the lives of 2 million pregnant women in Yemen
SANA ’A, Yemen – Four years intoconflict, Yemen has become home to the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Over 22 million people are in need of immediate humanitarian assistance. Two thirds of the population do not know when their next meal will come.  “Some days I cannot provide food [for my children],” said 28-year-old Umm, a mother of three. “My husband was killed in the war and left me to raise them. Every day gets worse.” (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Arab-American Frontiers Symposium Held in Kuwait City
The sixth Arab-American Frontiers Symposium of Science, Engineering, and Medicine was held earlier this week in Kuwait City in partnership with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). The symposium brought together over 100 young researchers from the U.S. and 12 Arab countries to discuss cutting-edge advances in big data, water systems, microbiome, air quality, and next generation buildings and infrastructure. More information on the Arab-American Frontiers program and symposia can be found here. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - November 9, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Salmonella outbreak in turkey turns deadly
With Thanksgiving approaching, health officials are reminding Americans to properly cook and handle turkey (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-Army father, who couldn't hear his baby cry, has been gifted hearing aids
EXCLUSIVE: Darren Young, 38, from Preston, served in the British Army for 13 years, and was exposed to extreme noise from his first tour in Iraq. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Assessment of care and its associated factors in traumatic patients in north of Iran - Mohseni M, Khaleghdoust Mohammadi T, Mohtasham-Amiri Z, Kazemnejad E, Rahbar Taramsari M, Kouchaki Nejad-Eramsadati L.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the status of pre-hospital emergency care and its associated factors in traumatic patients. METHODS: In across-sectional study, 577 traumatic patients who were transferred to Poursina hospital by EMS (Emergency Medical Servi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Analysis of risk factors with hospital mortality in pedestrian injured patients; a dataset analysis of a level-I trauma center in southern Iran - Yadollahi M, Rahmanian N, Jamali K.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the indicators predicting the hospital mortality in pedestrian injured patients admitted to a level I trauma center in Southern Iran. METHODS: This case control study was conducted in a Level-I trauma hospital in Shiraz. We ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Analysis and forecasting the accident mortality trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran applying Lee-Carter Model during the years 2006 to 2035 - Aghamohamadi S, Jahangiri K, Kavousi A, Sayah Mofazali A.
OBJECTIVE: To predict the accident mortality trend in next two decades in Iran. METHODS: The study population comprised all deaths recorded in the system of registration and classification of causes of death of Ministry of Health and Medical Educat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ReWalk Announces Placement of 500th Exoskeleton System
Robotic exoskeleton manufacturer has provided life changing medical devices for persons with spinal cord injury in 26 countries MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel, Nov. 9, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ReWalk Robotics Ltd. ... Devices ReWalk Robotics, robotic exoskeleton, exoskeleton, spinal cord injury (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tanzania: Magufuli Asks Israel to Invest in Drug Industries in Tanzania
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has appealed to Israel government to assist Tanzania in building pharmaceutical manufacturing plants, saying the country spends huge sums of money on essential medicines and medical supplies abroad. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: QRCS Dispatches Convoy to North Kordofan State
[SNA] Al-Obied -The Qatar Red Crescent Society(QRCS) in collaboration with Hamad Medical Foundation and in partnership with Sudanese Red Crescent Society dispatched a medical convoy to North Kordofan State for treating eye diseases and combating blindness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CDC Confirms First Death Related to Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey
(NEW YORK) — Federal health officials on Thursday reported the first death in an ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the death was in California but didn’t have any immediate details. Since last November, the agency said 164 people have fallen ill in 35 states, with the most recent case being reported on Oct. 20. No products have been recalled, and the agency hasn’t recommended that people avoid turkey. But it said it believes the outbreak is widespread and ongoing, and it reminded people to properly cook and handle turkey with Thanksgiving...
Source: TIME: Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized California Death health onetime Source Type: news

ICU Medical posts mixed bag Q3
ICU Medical (NSDQ:ICUI) today posted third quarter earnings that beat expectations for earnings per share but narrowly missed sales consensus on Wall Street. The San Clemente, Calif.-based company posted profits of $219,000, or 1¢ per share, on sales of $327.2 million for the three months ended September 30, seeing bottom-line growth of 61% while sales shrunk 4.6% compared with the same period last year. Adjusted to exclude one-time items, earnings per share were 1.85¢, well ahead of the $1.51 consensus on The Street, where analysts were looking for sales of $335 million, which ICU Medical missed. “Thi...
Source: Mass Device - November 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat ICU Medical Inc. Source Type: news

1 death linked to ongoing turkey salmonella outbreak
Federal health officials are reporting a death in an ongoing salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Salmonella Tied to Turkey Sickens 164 in 35 States
Sixty-three people have been hospitalized, and one death was reported in California. Illnesses in the outbreak began between Nov. 20, 2017 and Oct. 20, 2018. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey salmonella outbreak sparks panic weeks before Thanksgiving
The offending bacteria, Salmonella Reading, has been traced back to various products sold across the US in the past year, 'indicating it might be widespread in the turkey industry,' the CDC said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deadly multistate salmonella outbreak related to raw turkey grows
As Thanksgiving nears, there are 74 more cases of salmonella, including 1 death, linked to raw turkey products, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and it's still a mystery as to where the tainted turkey products come from. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Turkey
THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- The total number of illnesses in a Salmonella outbreak linked with raw turkey products now stands at 164 people across 35 states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That number includes 74... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Statement on Yemen by Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean
Cairo, 8 November 2018 – The current violence in Al Hudaydah is placing tens of thousands of already vulnerable people at risk, and preventing WHO from reaching them with the help they urgently need. The violence, now in close proximity to the area hospitals, is affecting the movement and safety of health staff, patients and ambulances, as well as the functionality of health facilities, leaving hundreds without access to treatment. With only 50% of health facilities functioning across the country and no doctors in 18% of districts in Yemen, we cannot afford for one more health worker to lose their life, or one more ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - November 8, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Faculty from BIDMC's CardioVascular Institute presenting research at AHA Scientific Sessions
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Faculty from BIDMC's CardioVascular Institute and colleagues will be presenting new advances and research at the 2018 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mazor posts Q3 miss, wins FDA nod for Mazor X Stealth edition
Mazor Robotics (NSDQ:MZOR) today released third quarter earnings that narrowly missed loss-per-share expectations on Wall Street, and announced that it won FDA clearance for its Mazor X Stealth edition. The Caesarea, Israel-based company posted losses of $16.9 million, or 32¢ per share, on sales of approximately $10.1 million for the three months ended September 30, seeing losses grow 329.2% while sales shrunk 45.8% compared to the same period during the previous year. Losses per share were just behind the 4¢ consensus on Wall Street. Mazor also said that the FDA cleared its Mazor X Stealth Edition system, which ...
Source: Mass Device - November 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Food & Drug Administration (FDA) MassDevice Earnings Roundup Regulatory/Compliance Robotics mazorrobotics Source Type: news

Israel's Intec Pharma eyes revenue from Parkinson's drug in 2019
Israel's Intec Pharma, which is conducting a late stage trial for its long-lasting pill to treat Parkinson's disease, expects to start earning money from the program sometime in 2019. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Assessing the relationship between heavy vehicle driver sleep problems and confirmed driver behavior measurement tools in Iran - Naderi H, Nassiri H, Sahebi S.
Road traffic crashes have become an important public health problem. By studying the statistics of heavy vehicle crashes in the world, it becomes obvious that although heavy vehicle drivers experience fewer crashes than private car drivers, a large percent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

HemoScreen(TM) Hematology Analyzer for Point of Care, Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
PixCell Medical's Point Of Care (POC) blood analyzer is the first cartridge-based system to be FDA cleared, providing all 20 CBC parameters. The HemoScreen™ should enable physicians to make more rapid and accurate decisions YOKNEAM, Israel, Nov. 7, 2... Devices, Diagnostics, FDA PixCell Medical, HemoScreen, blood analyzer, Lab On a Cartridge (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Align Tech files suit against Israeli competitor Strauss & Co
Align Technology (NSDQ:ALGN) has filed a suit against competitor Strauss Diamond Instruments, a subsidiary of Israel-based Strauss & Co, claiming that Strauss’s MagicSleeve product infringes upon Align’s own iTero Element sleeves, and that the company has engaged in “false and misleading advertising” of the product. The suit was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division and includes claims of unfair competition and false designation, patent infringement, federal trademark infringement, trademark counterfeiting, federal trademark dilution and o...
Source: Mass Device - November 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Dental Legal News Patent Infringement aligntechnology straussco Source Type: news

Measles outbreak in Israel prompts warning in New York
Measles has been diagnosed in 17 children in the Orthodox Jewish community in the Williamsburg and Borough Park neighborhoods in Brooklyn, the New York City Department of Health stated Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Herbal additives such as cumin oil found to increase shelf life of fresh fish fillets
(Natural News) Researchers from Firat University in Turkey have uncovered yet another use for black cumin (Nigella sativa), a plant widely used in both medicine and food. In their study, published in the journal Food Science and Technology, the team found that black cumin oil can be used as a natural preservative for extending the shelf life of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to the 2014 Gaza War and support for militancy: the role of emotion dysregulation - Zipris I, Pliskin R, Canetti D, Halperin E.
How do wars shape emotions and attitudes in intractable conflicts? In two studies conducted in the aftermath of the 2014 Gaza War in the Middle East, we tested a new theoretical model wherein the ability to regulate emotions is central in determining the i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Relationship between traumatic brain injury history and recent suicidal ideation in Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans - Shura RD, Nazem S, Miskey HM, Hostetter TA, Rowland JA, Brenner LA, Va Mid-Atlantic Mirecc Workgroup, Taber KH.
This study evaluated whether a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) was associated with increased risk for recent suicidal ideation (SI) after accounting for demographics, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and sleep quality. In terms of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

As conflict continues in Afghanistan, superbugs soar
As the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq evolved, military doctors grappling to treat soldiers maimed by roadside bombs began facing another challenge: Their patients were developing almost incurable, multidrug-resistant infections in their wounds. They couldn't be treated with the usual antibiotics the doctors had on hand. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Detecting E. coli strains using molecular electronics
(University of California - Davis) Electrical engineers at UC Davis, the University of Washington and TOBB University of Economics and Technology in Ankara, Turkey have adapted a molecular electronic device called a single-molecule break junction to detect RNA from strains of E. coli known for causing illness. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 5, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The ancient Greeks warned us about AI: Chips with Everything podcast
Author Adrienne Mayor discusses the myths that contained the first blueprints for artificial intelligencePhilosopher Ren é Descartes’ quote “cogito, ergo sum” became well known after being translated into English as “I think, therefore I am.” It was the result of his attempt to figure out which of the things he thought he knew were impervious to doubt.Long before Descartes uttered these words, however, humans were telling stories about artificial beings and thinking about what defines humanity. A new book by Adrienne Mayor, entitled Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams o...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 2, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Jordan Erica Webber and produced by Danielle Stephens Tags: Artificial intelligence (AI) Robots Computing Consciousness Philosophy Psychology Technology Books Science Culture Source Type: news

Cholera Threatens a Comeback Worldwide
Tents set up at Alsabeen hospital in Sana'a Yemen for screening suspected cholera cases.By Anna KucirkovaTEXAS, USA, Nov 2 2018 (IPS)Cholera outbreaks across history regularly killed a hundred thousand or more. It isn’t well known today because it was essentially eliminated in the Western world. It last erupted in the U.S. in the 1800s, eradicated by water and sewage treatment systems that prevented it from spreading via contaminated water. However, cholera is making a comeback around the globe, and it could again become a major killer.Cholera is caused by eating or drinking something contaminated with the Vibrio cho...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anna Kucirkova Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What was Medieval and Renaissance medicine?
The Greeks and Romans made important medical discoveries and Islamic scholars in the Middle East were building on these. But, from the Dark Ages on, Europe saw little progress in medicine until the beginning of the Renaissance, when Plague, herbs, and incantations started to give way to new methods. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Students / Training Source Type: news

Black seed honey comparable to manuka in treating wound infections caused by MRSA
(Natural News) It’s time to look at the writings on the wall: The global problem with antibiotic resistance isn’t going away anytime soon, and should nothing be done about it, it will result in more than 10 million deaths each year by 2050, according to the World Health Organization. A study led by researchers from Saudi Arabia and Pakistan... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel battles measles outbreak as infant dies of disease
Israel is grappling with one of its worst measles outbreak in decades, with over 1,200 cases reported since the beginning of 2018 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Maryland launches training program to attract Israeli health startups
Maryland has launched a new pilot training program designed to help Israeli health startups expand their companies to the state. MarketReach America will bring 15 to 20 companies in the medical device and digital health sectors from Israel to Maryland for two weeks of training in May of next year. They will learn about breaking into the U.S. market by working with medical institutions and federal research and regulatory age ncies. The end goal is for the entrepreneurs to open an office in Maryland… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 1, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Carley Milligan Source Type: news

Stratasys jumps on Q3 beats
Stratasys (NSDQ:SSYS) shares jumped today after the 3D-printing giant beat the consensus with its third-quarter results. Minneapolis- and Rehovot, Israel-based Stratasys posted losses of -$679,000, or -1¢ per share, on sales of $162.0 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, paring its losses by -93.3% on sales growth of 4.0% compared with Q3 2017. Get the full story at our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing. The post Stratasys jumps on Q3 beats appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Contract Manufacturing Featured MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat 3dprinting stratasys Source Type: news

AI, big data are valuable assets to physicians
John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Paul Cerrato, Contributing Writer, Medscape, Medpage Today, discuss how AI and big data can help make personalized medicine a reality. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 1, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

TransEnterix closes Medical Surgery Technologies buyout
TransEnterix (NYSE:TRXC) has completed its acquisition of all assets, including intellectual property assets of Medical Surgery Technologies (Yokneam, Israel). The terms of the agreement state that the acquisition price will be paid in two tranches. TransEnterix paid $5.8 million to MST and in return received 3.15 million shares of the company’s common stock. One year after the closing date, TransEnterix has agreed to pay an additional $6.6 million, which will be payable in cash, stock or cash and stock. TransEnterix and MST have also entered a Lock-Up Agreement that restricts MST from transferring the Securities Con...
Source: Mass Device - November 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Business/Financial News Medical Surgery Technologies TransEnterix Source Type: news