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Dr Sarnaik holds motivational workshop on health and fitness

dr sarnaik holds motivational workshop on health and fitness

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Sports Reporter : DEPARTMENT of Physical Education and Sports, Shri Binzani City College, Umrer Road and SK Porwal College, Kamptee have jointly organised a one week online workshop for students, that got under way with resource person Dr Roma Sarnaik. On the occasion, Dr Sujit Metre, Principal, Shri Binzani City College, motivated the students. Dr MB Bagade, Principal, SK Porwal College also encouraged students and was looking forward for jointly organising the workshop for students on such an important topic, that is need of the hour. Dr Sarnaik, who is a Lifestyle Medicine Consultant and Counsellor currently practising in Nagpur, enlightened the students about nutrition, fitness and health. A medical doctor, Dr Sarnaik is a medical nutritionist and fitness professional. She has been a national level swimmer. Dr Sarnaik enlightened the students on physical and mental health, benefits of regular exercise, proper nutrition, proper sleep-wake cycle, stress management and daily routine. She motivated the students on each topic throughout the workshop and gave some tips to increase their motivation levels. The students were made aware of lifestyle medicine, which is a newly emerging branch of medicine to be practised in India. Dr Sarnaik focused on ways of prevention of chronic or …

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TMU-KMU medical tech business matchmaking event spurs industry-academia communication

tmu-kmu medical tech business matchmaking event spurs industry-academia communication

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TMU-KMU medical tech business matchmaking event spurs industry-academia communication
Taiwan maintains a leading edge in medical technologies with a myriad of academic research teams working on projects producing valuable achievements. However, these achievements have remained hidden inside universities. To help promote the development of premium-quality medical supplies and technologies and drive commercialization of academic research results, Taipei Medical University (TMU) and Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU) co-hosted the “TMU x KMU Joint Medical Technology Business Matchmaking” event on September 29, 2020. Bringing together Taiwan’s entrepreneurs and startup teams, the event built a bridge for industry-academia communication.Six teams with development potential presented their products and technology strength and discussed with the guests with respect to the feasibility of marketing their research results.In his speech, TMU vice president Chieh-Hsi Wu noted matchmaking events are of great significance to both TMU and KMU. Faculty members at the two medical universities have long been committed to advanced medical technology research and have built up a solid foundation. However, they lack the industry connections to help bring their research achievements to commercialization. This is exactly the purpose of the matchmaking event – turning the research energy that has been accumulated over the years into viable business …

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Health Wildcatters Co-Founder and CEO Hubert Zajicek To Receive 2020 Dennis K. Stone Award

health wildcatters co-founder and ceo hubert zajicek to receive 2020 dennis k. stone award

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Health Wildcatters co-founder and CEO Hubert Zajicek [Image: Courtesy Health Wildcatters]
At this year’s Sixth Annual iC3 Life Sciences Summit, investment and innovation catalyst Dr. Hubert Zajicek will be presented with the 2020 Dennis K. Stone Award.
Zajicek, who is a co-founder, partner, and CEO of Health Wildcatters, is being honored by the Bio North Texas Foundation because he has positively affected quality of life by raising life science research awareness and funds, impacted innovation to bring discoveries to commercial relevance, and gave back to his community and those in the scientific field, according to a statement.
“Dr. Zajicek’s focus on providing mentorship, capital, and guidance to early stage healthcare companies has directly contributed to North Texas being recognized internationally for its growing life sciences industry,” Bio North Texas CEO Jorge Varela said in a statement.
Zajicek is most known for his work through Health Wildcatters, a Dallas-based seed stage healthcare fund and accelerator. The organization has invested in over 70 healthcare startups to date, which have attracted over $100 million in capital, according to a statement.
“His efforts have resulted in companies and talent relocating to this area and in significant startup funding,” Varela said.
Earlier this year, Zajicek launched …

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Cancer-fighting foods presentation offered Thursday

cancer-fighting foods presentation offered thursday

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COOS BAY — An Oregon State University extension nutrition expert will offer a public presentation about “Food that Fight Cancer” on Thursday.The event, to be held on Oct. 29 at 12:30 p.m., will discuss lifestyle factors that contribute to cancer risk, harmful and protective foods and nutrition goals for cancer prevention and treatment, according to a news release.

Stephanie Polizzi, an OSU associate professor of practice and certified lifestyle medicine practitioner, will lead the virtual presentation. Polizzi said in the release that the focus of the presentation is treating and preventing cancer because it is one of the most common cause of death in Coos County.



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3M slightly down despite Street-beating Q3 | Medical Design and Outsourcing

3m slightly down despite street-beating q3 | medical design and outsourcing

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3M (NYSE:MMM) shares took a slight dip today on third-quarter results that finished ahead of the consensus forecast.The St. Paul, Minn.-based company posted profits of $1.4 billion, or $2.43 per share, on sales of $8.4 billion for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2020, for a -10.7% bottom-line slide on sales growth of 4.5%.
Adjusted to exclude one-time items, earnings per share were also $2.43, 17¢ ahead of Wall Street, where analysts were looking for sales of $8.3 billion.
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Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. to Present at the Credit Suisse 29th Annual Healthcare Conference

inspire medical systems, inc. to present at the credit suisse 29th annual healthcare conference

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South China Morning PostWhat is Jack Ma’s Ant Group and how does it make money?Digital financial services giant Ant Group is on the cusp of pulling off the world’s biggest initial public offering and could be worth over US$500 billion in the near future, riding on the digitisation of financial services in the world’s second-largest economy.Hangzhou-headquartered Ant’s coming out parade illustrates China’s lead in digital finance. Its super-slick mobile payment app, Alipay, has over 1 billion users, making it the world’s most popular app outside social-media networks.Ant’s payments network is just the gateway, funnelling small businesses and consumers into a broad financial ecosystem spanning lending, investment and insurance services.Get the latest insights and analysis from our Global Impact newsletter on the big stories originating in China.The world’s most valuable privately owned company is also developing services to make daily life easier. Consumers can click on the Alipay app for services ranging from food deliveries to garbage collection.The system’s cogs are oiled by a trove of data gathered in China, the world’s most populous country, which makes pricing more accurate and efficient than at traditional banks.Ant plans to plough the US$34.5 billion it is raising …

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Global Enteral Feeding Devices Market 2020-2026: Focus on Feeding Pumps, PEG/J Kits, Low-Profile Devices, Gastrointestinal Tubes, Nasointestinal Tubes, Giving/Extension Sets

global enteral feeding devices market 2020-2026: focus on feeding pumps, peg/j kits, low-profile devices, gastrointestinal tubes, nasointestinal tubes, giving/extension sets

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DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Enteral Feeding Devices – A Global Market Overview” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.
The report reviews, analyzes and projects the global Enteral Feeding Devices market for the period 2017-2026 in terms of Units and US$ and the compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) projected from 2019 through 2026 with a special focus y-o-y for 2019 and 2020.The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global enteral feeding devices market is expected to differ in intensity depending on the device type. Sharpest declines would be expected in demand for PEG/J Kits, Low-Profile Devices and Gastrointestinal Tubes, due to cancelled or delayed elective procedures and delays in tube replacements. On the other hand, demand for Feeding Pumps, Nasointestinal Tubes and Giving/Extension Sets is forecast to witness robust gains during 2019-2020, due to the extra demand created from COVID-19 related ICU admissions.Demand for Feeding Pumps across the globe is expected to record a robust y-o-y growth of over 14% in terms of both volume and value in 2020, followed by Giving/Extension Sets and Nasointestinal Tubes. The overall global market for Enteral Feeding Devices is expected to exceed 100 million by 2026.
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Colorectal cancer screening should begin at age 45, not 50, federal task force says

colorectal cancer screening should begin at age 45, not 50, federal task force says

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The draft recommendation statement, which was released Tuesday and is now open for public comment, marks a departure from its last update to the guidelines about five years ago. (Task force recommendations are typically revisited every five years.) The panel previously concluded that data on lowering the starting age was mixed and that beginning screenings before 50 would provide only a “modest” benefit. Its position stood in contrast with the American Cancer Society’s, which updated its recommendation in 2018 to say regular screenings should start at age 45.Now, though, Barry said a review of more recent epidemiological studies on the risk of colorectal cancer increasing in younger people, coupled with simulation modeling, which suggests additional deaths could be prevented if screenings were to start at 45, led the task force to the same conclusion as the cancer society. The draft statement will be available for public comment until Nov. 23, with final recommendations expected to be released “within a few months,” Barry said.Outside experts say the consensus among the leading organizations could have broad implications on access to care.“These guidelines, if finalized, eventually will change standard of care for preventive medicine and how we recommend cancer screenings for average-risk Americans,” said …

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ABM Respiratory Care Raises US$10.3M in Series A Funding Round and Appoints Peter H. Soderberg as Chairman of the Board of Directors

abm respiratory care raises us$10.3m in series a funding round and appoints peter h. soderberg as chairman of the board of directors

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SINGAPORE, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ABM Respiratory Care, a medical device company focused on developing novel integrated airway clearance and ventilation solutions, announced today the raise of US$10.3M in its series A funding round led by Advanced MedTech Holdings, a global medical technology leader, and SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore. The funding will help ABM advance their US commercialization plans.
ABM Respiratory Care also announced the appointment of Peter H. Soderberg as Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.  Mr. Soderberg currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Tactile Medical, a publicly traded medical device company. Mr. Soderberg recently concluded 18 years of service on the board of directors of Integer Holdings Corp. (formerly Greatbatch, Inc.), a medical technology company. Mr. Soderberg previously served on the boards of Constellation Brands, Inc. and the Advanced Medical Technology Association. In addition Mr. Soderberg is currently the Managing Partner of Worthy Venture Resources, LLC, a company focused on growing commercial stage companies to a global market presence. Before his semi-retirement in 2010, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hillenbrand Industries and Hill-Rom, and, before that, of Welch Allyn. He has previously held executive positions at …

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