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FDA Participates in New ‘Collaborative Communities’ to Address Emerging Challenges in Medical Devices

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced participation in several new collaborative communities aimed at addressing challenges in patient health care. Collaborative communities are a continuing forum where private and public sector representatives of the community work together on medical device challenges to achieve common objectives and outcomes. “We’re pleased to announce the progress we’ve made with participation in collaborative communities….

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Michelin and Speedland Codesign SL:PDX, a Revolution in Trail Running Soles

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Michelin and Speedland codesigned an innovative trail running shoe, the SL:PDX, to provide a unique, customizable experience for runners. This new shoe combines advanced technical solutions to provide traction and stability. Trail Running Shoe Using Michelin’s cuttable blocks technology, the SL:PDX allows runners to customize the sole for maximum performance, safety and comfort. The sole was designed with special multi-directional sculptures…

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Gabrielle Union, Hannah Bronfman, and Other Influential Celebrities Join Kindbody in Largest Femtech Raise of 2021

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Fertility and Family-Building Leader Kindbody Secures Strategic Celebrity Investors in $62M Series C Funding to Accelerate Global Reach Kindbody today announced that Gwyneth Paltrow, Gabrielle Union, Hannah Bronfman, Yael Cohen, Sophia Amoruso, Amy Griffin, and other mission-driven celebrities have contributed to the company’s $62 million Series C fundraise announced two weeks ago. The strategic investments from celebrity health advocates and champions of equality will be used to accelerate the…

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Para-athlete, Stef Reid, joins forces with Always to show the world that the benefits of playing sport during puberty go far beyond the track

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LONDON — Sport is about so much more than the wins, yet sadly nearly one in three girls drop out of sport during puberty. That’s why Always is teaming up with inspirational Para-athlete, Stef Reid, long jumper, to continue their mission to keep girls playing. Para-athlete, Stef Reid A recent study of 1,000 girls and 1,000 adults, conducted by OnePoll…

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FDA Warns Firm with Over 15 Million Products Listed with FDA to Remove Unauthorized Products for E-Cigarettes from Market

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The following quote is attributed to Mitch Zeller, J.D., director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products “Today, the FDA issued a warning letter to a company with over 15 million tobacco products listed with the FDA, including many flavored e-liquids, for illegally marketing electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products without authorization. This action demonstrates the agency’s ongoing commitment toward ensuring…

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Association of Black Cardiologists Supports COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates for Health Care Workforce

WASHINGTON — For nearly 50 years, the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) has been dedicated to its mission of eliminating cardiovascular disease health disparities in historically marginalized communities and pursuing health equity for all. Over the past 18 months, COVID-19 has followed the unyielding, traditional slope of disproportionately imposing adverse health outcomes upon the most vulnerable U.S. populations. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), as of 7/25/2021, Black,…

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FDA Approves First Interchangeable Biosimilar Insulin Product for Treatment of Diabetes

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Availability of Insulin Products Will Help Increase Access and Potentially Lower the Cost of Insulin for People with Diabetes Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product, indicated to improve glycemic control in adults and pediatric patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus and in adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Semglee (insulin glargine-yfgn) is…

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Can Herd Immunity End the COVID-19 Pandemic?

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  By Karan Chechi The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented situation worldwide, causing millions of deaths and significant damage to the world economy. For more than a year, people have heard and hoped for herd immunity that may be achievable in the long-term with near-universal vaccination. Do the low infection rates around the world suggest that COVID-19 herd immunity…

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New Study Reveals That High Quality Healthy Plant-Based Diets Cut COVID-19 Risk

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FN Media Group Presents Microsmallcap.com Market Commentary NEW YORK — A recent study by top researchers at Harvard Medical School and King’s College London has revealed that eating a healthy plant-based diet rich in whole foods can help protect against COVID-19. And the staggering results from nearly 600,000 respondents indicate those on a ‘high quality’ healthy vegan diet were not only less…

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