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ATL (a PSI Company) Awarded $75 Million CDC NIOSH BPA to Provide Scientific, Professional and Engineering Support Services

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 5:32pm

The single-award BPA includes a one-year base with four one-year options for a total value of approximately $75 million.

Key Points: 
  • The single-award BPA includes a one-year base with four one-year options for a total value of approximately $75 million.
  • Under the BPA, ATL will provide function-based support in the following program areas: (1) engineering and scientific support; (2) technician support; and (3) medical services and human test subjects.
  • The scope of work includes disciplines from all engineering categories and function-based support including, but not limited to, the following: Administrative and Clerical Support Services, Biomechanical Analysis and Consulting, Occupational Exposure Assessment, Research Support Services, Scientific Advisor, Technical Advisory Services, and World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) Services.
  • For more information on ATL, visit http://www.atlintl.com/ and connect with us on LinkedIn .

Xtrava Health Receives Emergency Use Authorization for their Rapid SPERA™ COVID-19 Ag Test

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:00am

Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) fortheir SPERA COVID-19 Ag Test.

Key Points: 
  • Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) fortheir SPERA COVID-19 Ag Test.
  • The main advantage of the test is the rapid results in 15 minutes without the long wait for results.
  • Xtrava Health was awarded a $6.2 million contract by the NIH under the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative to expedite the launch of its SPERA COVID-19 antigen test.
  • The SPERA COVID-19 Ag Test has not been FDA cleared or approved but has been authorized by FDA under EUA.

Xtrava Health Receives Emergency Use Authorization for their Rapid SPERA™ COVID-19 Ag Test

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:00am

Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) fortheir SPERA COVID-19 Ag Test.

Key Points: 
  • Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) fortheir SPERA COVID-19 Ag Test.
  • The main advantage of the test is the rapid results in 15 minutes without the long wait for results.
  • Xtrava Health was awarded a $6.2 million contract by the NIH under the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative to expedite the launch of its SPERA COVID-19 antigen test.
  • The SPERA COVID-19 Ag Test has not been FDA cleared or approved but has been authorized by FDA under EUA.

Global Drug Of Abuse Testing Services Market Report 2021: Drug Testing is Considered a Violation of Privacy Rights in Some Countries - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:18pm

The "Global Drug Of Abuse Testing Services Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Drug Type (Cannabis/Marijuana, Opioids, Cocaine, Alcohol, LSD, Amphetamine & Methamphetamine), by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Global Drug Of Abuse Testing Services Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Drug Type (Cannabis/Marijuana, Opioids, Cocaine, Alcohol, LSD, Amphetamine & Methamphetamine), by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global drug of abuse testing services market size is expected to reach USD 3.8 billion by 2028 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2021 to 2028.
  • The imposition of stringent laws mandating alcohol and illicit substance abuse testing is anticipated to drive the market during the forecast period.
  • However, the violation of privacy rights while drug testing is considered a challenge and impedes the adoption of such testing services.

Dealing With Aching Joints and Sore Muscles? Rapid-Ease Has the Solution

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:38pm

Its natural, herbal ingredients are safe to use consistently without fear of negative side effects or dependencies.

Key Points: 
  • Its natural, herbal ingredients are safe to use consistently without fear of negative side effects or dependencies.
  • At the same time, the potent concentration of each natural ingredient ensures that the product is as effective as it is safe.
  • The winter may be a magical time of year, but it can also pose a series of concerns, especially for seniors.
  • The National Institute on Aging warns against cold-weather threats like hypothermia and arthritis.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Invests $6.44M in Scientific Research to Prevent Leading Cause of Death

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The largest private funder of suicide prevention research, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), today announced 37 new research grants totaling $6.44 million in new research for 2021; and $23.7 million for all current studies.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The largest private funder of suicide prevention research, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), today announced 37 new research grants totaling $6.44 million in new research for 2021; and $23.7 million for all current studies.
  • "It's scientific research that informs AFSP's education programs that are presented in schools, workplaces, and other settings across the country.
  • Some areas examined by our newest grants include:
    The AFSP research grants program is international, supporting the best research globally.
  • The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.

FireHUD Rebrands to SlateSafety with Added Focus on Protecting Industrial Workers

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:16pm

The SlateSafety name, colors and logo reflect the success of its predecessor and symbolize the elevated focus on protection and connected safety.

Key Points: 
  • The SlateSafety name, colors and logo reflect the success of its predecessor and symbolize the elevated focus on protection and connected safety.
  • With the early success of FireHUD, SlateSafety expects to see continued success in the industrial markets particularly in the construction, nuclear, steel, mining, pharmaceutical, and chemical manufacturing industries.
  • When asked about the transition from FireHUD to SlateSafety, Chris Ward, VP of Growth, said "The idea around SlateSafety is exciting.
  • Atlanta-based SlateSafety is a technology company that provides easy-to-use, real-time group physiological monitoring to first responders, the military, and industrial workers.

Vision Buddy Introduces First TV Focused Assistive Device for the Visually Impaired

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:36pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Buddy is a pioneering Silicon Valley startup with one central goal of assisting the visually impaired and helping them improve their quality of life.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Buddy is a pioneering Silicon Valley startup with one central goal of assisting the visually impaired and helping them improve their quality of life.
  • Our headset is the world's first ultra-simple television watching system for the visually impaired.
  • Vision Buddy is improving the lives of people all over the world dealing with various eye conditions.
  • For More Information on Vision Buddy and Our Product, visit https://getvisionbuddy.com/
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Four Members Elected to the ATA Board of Directors to Help Advance Tinnitus Research and Management

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:00pm

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The American Tinnitus Association elected four members to its board of directors to further advance its mission to improve evidence-based tinnitus treatments, educate healthcare providers on tinnitus management, and research potential cures.

Key Points: 
  • VIENNA, Va., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The American Tinnitus Association elected four members to its board of directors to further advance its mission to improve evidence-based tinnitus treatments, educate healthcare providers on tinnitus management, and research potential cures.
  • The ATA Board of Directors guides the organization in its efforts to provide guidance on tinnitus management, educate physicians and other healthcare providers on evidence-based tinnitus treatments and management tools, and fund international research initiatives aimed at curing and treating tinnitus.
  • Newly Elected ATA Board Members:
    Sara K. Downs, AuD, is the owner of Hearing Wellness Center and Tinnitus Treatment Center in Duluth, MN.
  • Call the ATA at 1-800-634-8978, if you need general guidance on tinnitus management and finding qualified healthcare providers for care.

Waters and University of Delaware Announce Bioprocessing Innovation Partnership, Plan 2022 Opening of Immerse Delaware Lab

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:00pm

Key to this partnership is Immerse Delaware, an Innovation and Research Lab, (Immerse Delaware) set to open in early 2022 located at the University of Delaware Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) campus.

Key Points: 
  • Key to this partnership is Immerse Delaware, an Innovation and Research Lab, (Immerse Delaware) set to open in early 2022 located at the University of Delaware Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) campus.
  • At Immerse Delaware, Waters will partner with students and faculty to identify and address the most significant challenges facing the biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Immerse Delaware follows from our highly successful launch of Immerse Cambridge, A Waters Innovation and Research Lab, said Dr. Udit Batra, CEO and President of Waters Corporation.
  • In addition to investing in Immerse Delaware, Waters has furthered its commitment to biopharmaceutical innovation by joining NIIMBL.