Archive for the ‘Medical Research’ Category

Biotechnology Disruptors Report – 2019

Chicago, IL: PreScouter, a Chicago-based research intelligence company, has released a detailed report on the recent advances in biotechnology and how these advances are helping promote better treatments of disease and slow down the aging process. With the biotechnology sector expected to reach nearly 727 billion USD by 2025 and with the enormous number of […]

NICE publishes final recommendation for Almirall’s ILUMETRI®▼ (Tildrakizumab), as a cost-effective option for adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis

Dermatologists in the UK now have an additional biologic treatment option and suitable patients can be considered for treatment with ILUMETRI® (Tildrakizumab) Tildrakizumab is a high-affinity humanized monoclonal antibody that inhibits the p19 subunit of IL-231, that has demonstrated lasting efficacy and safety through 3 years according to the positive results of a pooled analysis2 of two […]

Technologies to Watch in 2019 By Raghu Das, CEO, IDTechEx

Bendable Displays have finally become a consumer product. It’s been no easy feat – making multiple layers of sensitive materials work reliably while the whole device is being flexed. The ‘supplier push’ for such displays is due to the increasing need to differentiate a relatively saturated smart phone and tablet market and enable higher pricing by […]

Healthcare Sensors: Piezoelectrics the New Gymnasts, Finds New Global IDTechEx Research Market Report

Healthcare Sensors: Piezoelectrics the New Gymnasts, Finds New Global IDTechEx Research Market Report Healthcare electronics is rapidly deploying for wellness, electroceuticals, intrusive medical procedures and more, powered by new technologies. Much of it is trending to diagnostics and treatment on the move and removing the need for the patient to perform procedures on time. Instruments become wearables […]

Smart Cells supporting World Cord Blood Day 2018

15th November marks World Cord Blood Day 2018. Smart Cells have chosen to support the day with a social media campaign highlighting stats and facts on cord blood and sharing personal stories of cord blood collection. Over the past year, UK based private cord blood collection and storage company, Smart Cells, have showed their support for […]

The Diseases Around us are Still Evolving – Are we?

It seems like every few years, a new disease comes along and spreads like wildfire, leaving a trail of death and devastation in its wake. Are we getting worse at fighting off infections, or are they getting better at invading our bodies? A lot of the diseases that humans tend to catch regularly, like the […]

Almirall closes the acquisition of ThermiGen LLC entering the aesthetics market

Almirall, S.A., the global pharmaceutical company based in Barcelona, today announced the completion of the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of ThermiGen LLC, after all closing conditions have been satisfied. In accordance with the terms of the agreement signed in September 2015, the transaction has been fulfilled and Almirall now owns this medical […]

Almirall exercises call option to acquire 100% of ThermiGen LLC

Almirall, S.A., the global pharmaceutical company based in Barcelona, has announced the exercise of a call option to acquire 100% of the share capital of ThermiGen LLC, a privately held medical aesthetics technology company and a leading developer and manufacturer of thermistor-regulated energy systems for plastic surgery and aesthetics dermatology applications. In September 2015, Almirall […]

The Real Iron Man? How prosthetic limbs and mechanical organs are going to make us all faster, stronger and healthier

  The science of prosthetics is a dark art. Driven in its development by an unholy combination of sci-fi-like human imagination and the horrors of war, it has long held a shuddery kind of fascination for onlookers. Surprisingly, though, it’s now poised to emerge from the shadows and become a catalyst not for patching up […]

Ebola: The honest truth and the mythical lies

If you have picked up a newspaper, switched on your T.V. or listened to the radio in the last 3 months, it’s a pretty good bet that you’ve heard at least a whisper of Ebola. Outbreaks in West Africa have led to widespread panic of an impending global epidemic. Ebola is serious, so far; this […]