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ProfNet Expert Alerts for July 10, 2020

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 12:30am

Online Marketing & Branding Expert, Entrepreneur

Key Points: 
  • Online Marketing & Branding Expert, Entrepreneur
    "Speak from your heart, address your situation, and that will immediately attract your best and most aligned audience and potential customers.
  • In today's climate, it's as important as ever to do what we can to stay healthy and limit the spread of COVID-19.
  • Whatever a patient chooses, it is vitally important that follow-up, objective testing is done to ensure the sleep apnea is controlled.
  • His facility is also accredited by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, one of only 59 institutions nationwide to receive this distinction.

Press release - Parliament to allow COVID-19 vaccines to be developed more quickly

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 12:04am

Parliament today adopted a new Regulation by 505 votes to 67 and 109 abstentions, via the urgent procedure, that will allow COVID-19 vaccines and treatments to be developed more quickly.

Key Points: 
  • Parliament today adopted a new Regulation by 505 votes to 67 and 109 abstentions, via the urgent procedure, that will allow COVID-19 vaccines and treatments to be developed more quickly.
  • Developing and deploying an effective and safe vaccine against the virus is the most likely permanent solution to stop the pandemic.
  • To this end, the Commission has proposed an EU vaccines strategy for COVID-19 including a temporary and strictly COVID-19-related derogation from certain rules for clinical trials.
  • Some COVID-19 vaccines and treatments already being developed may be defined genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and are thus covered by the relevant EU GMO Directives.

Cord Blood Banking Leader Cryo-Cell Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:41pm

OLDSMAR, Fla., July 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC:QB Markets Group Symbol: CCEL) (the Company), the worlds first private cord blood bank to separate and store stem cells in 1992, announced results for the fiscal second quarter ended May 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • OLDSMAR, Fla., July 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC:QB Markets Group Symbol: CCEL) (the Company), the worlds first private cord blood bank to separate and store stem cells in 1992, announced results for the fiscal second quarter ended May 31, 2020.
  • Consolidated revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2020 were $7.87 million compared to $8.13 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2019, a 3% decrease.
  • More than 500,000 parents from 87 countries have entrusted Cryo-Cell International with their babys cord blood and cord tissue stem cells.
  • Besides being AABB accredited as a cord blood facility, Cryo-Cell was also the first U.S. (for private use only) cord blood bank to receive FACT accreditation for adhering to the most stringent cord blood quality standards set by any internationally recognized, independent accrediting organization.

National Lipid Association Releases Official Scientific Statement on Genetic Testing in Dyslipidemia

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 5:30pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Lipid Association (NLA) today announced the release of its official scientific statement on the use of genetic testing in the diagnosis and management of patients with dyslipidemia.

Key Points: 
  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Lipid Association (NLA) today announced the release of its official scientific statement on the use of genetic testing in the diagnosis and management of patients with dyslipidemia.
  • The statement provides insights and guidance for health care providers seeking to further their understanding of the benefits, risks and patient preferences of genetic testing.
  • The statement delves into the importance of genetic counseling before and after genetic testing and outlines potential limitations of genetic testing in dyslipidemia.
  • The manuscript, titled Genetic Testing in Dyslipidemia: A Scientific Statement from the National Lipid Association is in press with the Journal of Clinical Lipidology and can be accessed through the journal or at National Lipid Associations website at www.lipid.org.

Outlook on the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Global Market (2020 to 2024) - Develop Tactics and Strategies to Take Advantage of Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 5:01pm

This report provides comprehensive insights into the Obstructive Sleep Apnea pipeline, epidemiology, market valuations, drug sales, market forecast, drug forecasts, and market shares.

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  • This report provides comprehensive insights into the Obstructive Sleep Apnea pipeline, epidemiology, market valuations, drug sales, market forecast, drug forecasts, and market shares.
  • This research analyzes and forecasts the Obstructive Sleep Apnea market size and drug sales.
  • This research covers the following: Obstructive Sleep Apnea treatment options, Obstructive Sleep Apnea late stage clinical trials pipeline, Obstructive Sleep Apnea prevalence by countries, Obstructive Sleep Apnea market size and forecast by countries, key market events and trends, drug sales and forecast by countries, and market shares by countries.
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea pipeline: Find out drugs in clinical trials for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea by development phase 3, phase 2, and phase 1, by pharmacological class and company
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea drugs: Identify key drugs marketed and prescribed for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the US, including trade name, molecule name, and company
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea drugs sales: Find out the sales value for Obstructive Sleep Apnea drugs by countries
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea market valuations: Find out the market size for Obstructive Sleep Apnea drugs in 2019 by countries.

Global Digital Pathology Market Assessment 2020-2025 - Market Expected to Cross $1.1 Trillion by 2025, with North America Growing at the Highest Rate

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:15pm

However, the high cost of digital pathology systems is expected to restrict market growth to a certain extent.

Key Points: 
  • However, the high cost of digital pathology systems is expected to restrict market growth to a certain extent.
  • By type, the human pathology segment accounted for the largest share of the digital pathology market in 2019.
  • On the basis of type, the global digital pathology market is segmented into human and veterinary pathology.
  • The human pathology segment accounted for the largest share of the digital pathology market in 2019.

AIS Healthcare's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:58pm

Now, in this moment of social unrest over the persistent injustice in our society, we must continue to do more.

Key Points: 
  • Now, in this moment of social unrest over the persistent injustice in our society, we must continue to do more.
  • We have long promoted diversity and inclusion within our organization, and were committed to valuing all our differencesin race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status and morethroughout our company.
  • We must build upon our commitment to diversity and do everything we can to move toward more inclusivity and equality, both within our company and out in our world.
  • Were proud to live that commitment in each of these actions, at a time when doing whats right is more important than ever.

PolyU discovers the effect of chemical compound PTU on autophagy in zebrafish embryos, sheds light on cancer medication research

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:36am

Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.

Key Points: 
  • Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.
  • This ground-breaking finding subsequently sheds light on the respective research guidelines and the research protocol in on-going studies on autophagy and haematology, warranting researchers to re-examine research that is linked to existing cancer therapy options.
  • The research titled "1-phenyl 2-thiourea (PTU) Activates Autophagy in Zebrafish Embryos" ( link ) was published in Autophagy, a peer-reviewed science journal in April 2020.
  • In most research using the zebrafish model, a chemical compound called 1-phenyl-2-thiourea (PTU) is commonly used to suppress pigment formation in zebrafish embryos, maintaining optical transparency to facilitate microscopic imaging.

PolyU discovers the effect of chemical compound PTU on autophagy in zebrafish embryos, sheds light on cancer medication research

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:01am

Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.

Key Points: 
  • Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.
  • This ground-breaking finding subsequently sheds light on the respective research guidelines and the research protocol in on-going studies on autophagy and haematology, warranting researchers to re-examine research that is linked to existing cancer therapy options.
  • The research titled "1-phenyl 2-thiourea (PTU) Activates Autophagy in Zebrafish Embryos" ( link ) was published in Autophagy, a peer-reviewed science journal in April 2020.
  • In most research using the zebrafish model, a chemical compound called 1-phenyl-2-thiourea (PTU) is commonly used to suppress pigment formation in zebrafish embryos, maintaining optical transparency to facilitate microscopic imaging.

A strong Social Europe is essential for EU's fair and sustainable recovery

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:07am

The SEDEC Commission also adopted the two following opinions in Thursday's meeting:Regional Innovation Scoreboard and its impact in regional place-based policies – rapporteur Mikel Irujo (ES/EA), Director-General for External Action of the Government of NavarreAnd it is in the regions that our European Social Fund becomes a reality on the ground.

Key Points: 
  • The SEDEC Commission also adopted the two following opinions in Thursday's meeting:
    • Regional Innovation Scoreboard and its impact in regional place-based policies – rapporteur Mikel Irujo (ES/EA), Director-General for External Action of the Government of Navarre
    • And it is in the regions that our European Social Fund becomes a reality on the ground.
    • The green and digital transitions must be based on social justice, equality and environmental sustainability.
    • In times of hardship, like those we are living in, we all look up to the European Union for protection.
    • This is essential for a strong Social Europe that leaves no people and no places behind, and for cities and regions that are fully empowered to take forward just transitions.
    • This is why it is essential to have a gender perspective in all the Union's policies, in particular for the recovery plan, to avoid gender inequalities becoming even wider.
    • Let's work together to make the process towards full equality as fast as possible", rapporteur Concha Andreu said.
    • Ms Karjalainen's and Ms Andreu's opinions will be adopted in the CoR plenary session in October.