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Flu Vaccine Market Will Be Unchanged by 48% Effectiveness of Vaccine This Year: Research Firm

Feb 17, 2017, 15:33 ET Flu Vaccine Market Will Be Unchanged by 48% Effectiveness of Vaccine This Year: Research Firm

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday the CDC announced that this season's flu vaccine was 48% effective. Segment growth, the growing obesity challenge and delivery systems were among the trends noted this year. World sales of adult vaccines exceeded $11.5 billion in 2016, up 6% from the prior year. Kalorama Information, a New York City-based healthcare market researcher...


Feb 17, 2017, 07:30 ET New research suggests broader genetic testing of prostate cancer patients may be warranted to identify risk of an inherited mutation that might inform treatment

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New research suggests that a substantial fraction of patients with prostate cancer and a positive family history are at high risk of an inherited...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:00 ET Philips spotlights connected technology, predictive analytics software, and artificial intelligence advancing population health and precision medicine at HIMSS 2017

AMSTERDAM, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring new and enhanced connected health offerings at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS17), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG,AEX: PHIA), a global...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:30 ET A Novel, Quantitative Immunohistochemistry Method Enabled by BioGenex IHC System

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BioGenex, a global leader in molecular pathology, is pleased to announce development of a novel system for quantitative immunohistochemistry (IHC)....


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