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Varicose Veins Demystified: What they are and How they Happen

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Varicose veins are a pretty common condition. It’s estimated that around a third of women and almost a fifth of men get them. They are also one of the most common reasons for vascular surgery. Very few people are aware of what they are and what causes them. This can lead to a lack of understanding of how they’re prevented or treated. Veins are blood vessels that transport blood back to the heart. Varicose veins are veins with faulty valves.…

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Battery Performance and Cybersecurity Firmware Updates for Abbott Implantable Cardiac Devices

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Battery Performance Alert and Cybersecurity Firmware Updates for Certain Abbott Implantable Cardiac Devices

The FDA approved a firmware update that is now available and is intended as a corrective action (recall), to reduce the risk of patient harm due to premature battery depletion and potential exploitation of cybersecurity vulnerabilities for certain Abbott ICDs and CRT-Ds. “Firmware” is a specific type of software embedded in the hardware of a medical device (e.g. a component in the defibrillator). The FDA recommends that all eligible patients receive the firmware update at their next regularly scheduled visit…

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Achema 2018 – Bosch presents new GKF 720 capsule filling machine

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At Achema 2018, Bosch Packaging Technology presents a fast high-precision capsule filling machine for small batches. Thanks to the specially designed platform for a fully automated washable containment process, the new GKF 720 ensures efficient and resource-saving processing for all types of hard capsules. The system has been specially tailored to the demands of manufacturers of highly potent solid pharmaceuticals–Benedict Kleine-Koenig, product manager at Bosch Packaging Technology “During the development, the focus was on satisfying their high safety requirements, as…

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Nanobiotix presented preclinical data showing NBTXR3 nanoparticles can activate the cGAS-STING pathway

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AACR annual meeting 2018: Nanobiotix presented preclinical data showing NBTXR3 nanoparticles can activate the cGAS-STING pathway

NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering new approaches to the local treatment of cancer, today announced that preclinical data evaluating the activation of the cGAS-STING pathway by NBTXR3 has been presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2018 in Chicago, Illinois (April 14-18, 2018). NBTXR3 is a first-in-class product designed to destroy, when activated by radiotherapy, tumors and metastasis through physical cell death and to induce immunogenic cell death leading…

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Bosch presents new processing system for injection solutions at Achema

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At Achema 2018, Bosch presents its new flexible processing system for an economic production of injection solutions. Above all, the system is characterized by its modular design. Depending on customer preferences, the design allows the system to be expanded with additional process vessels, and modules to be flexibly exchanged–Dr. John Medina, sales director at the Bosch subsidiary Pharmatec. The seamless transport of the product from the processing machine to the ALF filling machine can be tracked using a LED visualization.…

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FDA permits marketing of AI-based device to detect diabetes-related eye problems

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when high levels of blood sugar lead to damage in the blood vessels of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of vision loss among the more than 30 million Americans…

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Validation, Qualification and Calibration: The 3 Most Crucial Processes of a Pharma Industry

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A lot of transformations in the pharmaceutical industry over a period of time have fueled an increase in the outsourcing of activities such as validation, qualification, calibration, auditing etc. Transformations such as the boost in R&D expenses, expiring patents of path-breaking medicines, resulting in the increase in the launch of related generics, etc. are compelling pharma companies to come up with creative business solutions for reducing their overhead costs. Also, numerous companies have emerged which specialize in lab calibration services,…

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GMP compliant hotmelt coating system from Romaco Innojet

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Romaco Innojet IHD 5 hot melt device

Romaco Innojet has just come up with the first GMP compliant hot melt coating device specifically for use in the pharmaceutical industry. The IHD series for processing hot melt coatings can be supplied as a laboratory or pilot scale machine. The IHD series from Romaco Innojet was specially designed for coating and granulating pharmaceutical products with hot greases and waxes. GMP compliance was a key development priority for these CIP capable devices, particularly regarding the validation of the cleaning processes.…

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Make Your Teeth White and Beautiful

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Make Your Teeth White and Beautiful

There is nothing more beautiful than having a nice and blistering smile that will light-up the whole room. Now, people that have white and strong teeth are actually familiar with all the products for teeth whitening and therefore, they have a pretty and beautiful smile. Now, we are going to talk about the most successful teeth whitening products and their specifications so that you can achieve that beautiful smile that we were talking about. Let’s begin. Best Teeth Whitening Products…

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Bosch at Achema – data mining as new pharma service

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Press release Bosch at Achema - data mining as new pharma service

At Achema, Bosch Packaging Technology presents its new data mining service, which has recently been added to the range of pharma services for solid dosage forms. The service is offered by the Bosch subsidiary Hüttlin. The aim is to evaluate existing machine data more effectively to identify and eliminate root causes. So far, about 50 percent of deviations have been classified as human error–Dr Marc Michaelis, expert for continuous production and process verification at Hüttlin. “Yet we assume that this…

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