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New Therapeutic Surface from KCI Enhances Skin Integrity for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE: KCI) announced the U.S. launch of Skin IQ™ Microclimate Manager (Skin IQ™ MCM) through KCI’s Therapeutic Support Systems business. Skin IQ™ MCM is a for-sale, powered coverlet offering clinicians one of the most effective and intuitive products available for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.
Sodas, other sugary beverages linked to diabetes risk
Regular consumption of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with a clear and consistently greater risk of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes, reveals a new study.
Lifestyle intervention can do wonders for obese people
Two new studies have suggested that lifestyle interventions such as physical activity and structured weight loss programs can lead to significant weight loss in obese people.
Cheap reading glasses 'can cost you your eyesight'
New research suggests that cheap reading glasses might be readily available, but in the long term they can cost you your eyesight.
'Gold bullet' to kill breast cancer cells on the anvil
Scientists from Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas, are developing a 'golden bullet' that will destroy breast cancer tumour cells.
Portable breast scanner enables cancer detection 'in a second'
A new portable breast scanner could soon allow women to test themselves at home.
India announces doubling its contribution to PPD programme
India has announced doubling of its contribution to Partners in Population Development (PPD) programme, as five countries namely Sri Lanka, Nepal, Brazil, Philippines and Tanzania evinced its interest to join the movement.
Horlicks - GSKCH’s Mega Brand Transforms from a Health Food Drink to a wholesome Food & Beverage Brand
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare unveiled its Mega Brand Horlicks in its new avatar
Dr. A. S. Arvind Appointed Strategic Advisor at Ecron Acunova
D. A Prasanna, Chairman of EA, announced the appointment of Dr. A S Arvind as Strategic Advisor. Dr. Arvind will guide the company on operational excellence and will mentor the team. From his immense experience, Arvind will support the clients medically, scientifically and strategically in their clinical development plan
Ex-skin cancer patient Clarke urges cricket fans not to sit shirtless in stands
Australian cricket team vice-captain Michael Clarke, who has had three non-melanoma skin cancers removed from his face, has advised cricket fans sitting shirtless in the stands to cover up as a preventive measure against the disease.