Thursday January 18, 2018 22:44

Food and Healthcare Press Releases

Photo Release: Fujitsu works with the Thai Red Cross Society to contribute to society through the annual 20th FTH Voluntary Blood Donation Day Heathcare—12 Jan 18

Ms. Krittinee Sivakul, Head of HR & Administration Group, Fujitsu (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (FTH) led a group comprising company management and staff at a special executives and 187 employees of the company recently donated blood to the Thai Red Cross

The Consumer Health of Merck Walks the Talk with its WE100 Movement Heathcare—18 Jan 18

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Merck, a leading science and technology company, leverages its Consumer Health business' strong momentum, by launching several new programmes for the WE100 umbrella movement of the business and for two of its iconic brands. The We100 movement was established to bring the Consumer Health business purpose to life which aims to help prepare society for a new era of humans living 100 healthy years.

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New partnership program with UK pharmacists on healthy living

After publishing a whitepaper ( http://www.merckgroup.com/en/expertise/consumer-health/our-consumer-health-debate/white-paper.html ) in November 2017 shedding light on how to prepare younger generations to live 100 healthy years, the Consumer Health business of Merck continues to pursue its ambitious goal to help bridging the gap between "living longer" and "living longer and healthier". To this end, the business has renew

Mindray launches BeneVision N1 for uninterrupted monitoring during intra and out-of-hospital Heathcare—16 Jan 18

The revolutionary transport solution extends intelligent monitoring to out-of-hospital transport settings such as ambulances, helicopters, and civic flights. Mindray, a global medical equipment solution provider, announced the release of BeneVision N1

Systech Europe(TM) Announces Rapid Expansion of Customer Base and Pharmaceutical Serialisation Heathcare—12 Jan 18

Systech International , the global technology leader in serialisation, track and trace, and brand protection grew its European presence in 2017 by 50% with new accounts in France, Germany, Greece, Turkey, and Finland. The company also added new

Fluke Biomedical VT650 and VT900 Gas Flow Analyzers offer the highest accuracy on the Heathcare—10 Jan 18

New analyzers deliver ease-of-use and reliability in measurements for all types of ventilators, flow meters, pressure gauges, anesthesia machines, and other devices Fluke Biomedical introduces the VT650 and VT900 Gas Flow Analyzers , which include

ICS Thailand annual conference introduces new technology for breast cancer Heathcare—05 Jan 18

Breast cancer is currently the most common cancer in Thai women. In order to control this deadly threat effectively, disseminating information and raising public awareness of the disease are necessary, and at the same time, medical professionals need to

Healthcare meetings by Conference Series: The hotspot for physicians and medical Heathcare—27 Dec 17

Conference Series with the noble cause of joining hands with the medical and healthcare associations in their strive against health epidemics, to equip them with the necessary knowledge of novel trends in healthcare and to provide continuing education,

First Successful Clinical Implantation of Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve VenusP-Valve was Heathcare—25 Dec 17

On December 19, 2017, local time, 4 clinical implantations of transcatheter pulmonary valve VenusP-Valve were successfully completed in Brazil by Professor Carlos Pedra from Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiovascular Technology in Sao Paulo,

FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Avelumab in Combination with INLYTA(R) in Advanced Heathcare—22 Dec 17

- Renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer, has a poor prognosis in advanced stage[1],[2] - Javelin Renal clinical development program is ongoing, including Phase III first-line study Merck and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced

Merck Signs Commercial Supply Agreement with bluebird bio for Viral Vector Heathcare—21 Dec 17

- Underscores the Life Science business of Merck as a leading contract manufacturing organization and commercial provider of viral vectors for gene therapy Merck , a leading science and technology company, today announced that it has signed a commercial

The Best Cardio to Burn Calories Heathcare—20 Dec 17

Herbalife Nutrition's Senior Director of Worldwide Sports Performance and Fitness Samantha Clayton was in Thailand recently, as the speaker for the company's 8th Asia Pacific Wellness Tour. On this special occasion, the Football Association of Thailand

Tessa Therapeutics Closes USD 80 Million Financing Round Led by Temasek Heathcare—20 Dec 17

- Proceeds to be used to further develop Tessa's advanced solid tumor immunotherapy pipeline - Funding round reinforces Tessa's position as an emerging leader in cellular immunotherapy with the vision of bringing transformational change to cancer

Singapore#s IP Office to Grant Merck#s Patent Application for CRISPR Heathcare—20 Dec 17

- Patent covers successful integration of an external DNA sequence into the chromosome of eukaryotic cells using CRISPR - Fourth patent allowance for Merck's CRISPR technology; similar patents from Australian, Canadian and European Patent Offices

ESMO Publishes New Position Paper on Supportive and Palliative Care Heathcare—15 Dec 17

ESMO, the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, published a position paper on supportive and palliative care [ https://doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdx757 ], calling attention to the evolving and growing gap between the needs of cancer

Koch Disruptive Technologies to Lead $150 Million Investment of INSIGHTEC Heathcare—15 Dec 17

The medical device company is transforming neurological treatments through its non-invasive focused ultrasound applications Koch Disruptive Technologies, a subsidiary of Koch Industries focused on finding and funding innovative and emerging companies,

MediaTek Sensio: New Biosensor Solution Brings Health Monitoring to Heathcare—15 Dec 17

MediaTek Inc. today unveiled MediaTek Sensio(TM), the first 6-in-1 smartphone biosensor module. MediaTek Sensio is a powerful advanced health monitoring solution which makes it easy to track heart rate information, blood pressure trends, peripheral

Merck Signs Distribution Agreement with Avanti(R) Polar Lipids Heathcare—12 Dec 17

Merck , a leading science and technology company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Avanti(R) Polar Lipids to be the exclusive multinational distributor of the USA-based company's research lipids portfolio outside of the United

Xultophy(R) Significantly Reduces Blood Sugar Levels, Body Weight and Risk of Hypoglycaemia for Heathcare—12 Dec 17

Newly published data from real-world European clinical practice has shown that Xultophy(R) (insulin degludec/liraglutide) significantly reduced blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes after six months.[1] The study looked at people with type 2

Tresiba(R) Reduces Hypoglycaemia Regardless of Blood Sugar Level Heathcare—07 Dec 17

People with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes treated with Tresiba(R) had fewer episodes of low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia) compared with people on insulin glargine U100 regardless of whether they had achieved blood sugar targets.[1] These new post-hoc

Ryzodeg(R) Significantly Reduces the Risk of Low Blood Sugar in People With Type 2 Diabetes who Heathcare—07 Dec 17

In people with type 2 diabetes who fast during Ramadan, Ryzodeg(R) (insulin degludec/insulin aspart) reduced the overall rate of low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia) including severe episodes by 62% and the rate of nocturnal hypoglycaemia by 74% versus

Interim Results of First-Ever Global Survey Show People with Type 2 Diabetes Underestimate their Heathcare—06 Dec 17

- Globally, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common cause of death in people with type 2 diabetes[1] - 1 in 3 respondents considered themselves to be at low risk of CVD[2] - 1 in 6 respondents had never discussed type 2 diabetes and

JOHNSON JOHNSON THAILAND PROVIDES HOLISTIC DIABETES CARE SOLUTIONS WITH NEW IN-STORE PROGRAM AT Heathcare—06 Dec 17

Johnson & Johnson (Thailand) Limited marked World Diabetes Day this month by launching a new in-store holistic diabetes care program at FASCINO, one of the leading pharmacy chains operating in Thailand. The program aims to provide access to diabetes

Switching to Tresiba(R) Benefits People with Diabetes Irrespective of Blood Sugar Levels in a Heathcare—06 Dec 17

- Switching to Tresiba(R) reduced the rate of hypoglycaemia by 67% in people with controlled blood sugar levels - In people with diabetes whose blood sugar was too high, switching to Tresiba(R) significantly improved blood sugar levels Switching to

Merck Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Partner Genea Biomedx#s Fertility Benchtop Incubator Heathcare—06 Dec 17

- Expanded Fertility Technology portfolio highlights Merck's commitment to improve fertility treatment outcomes for patients - U.S. commercial availability expected in first half of 2018 Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced