Health Care & Hospitals This section contains releases covering every aspect of the health care industry, with special focus on hospitals and medical groups. Find information on upcoming medical and health care conferences, along with study results, policy changes, and news of advancements in the field. Also included are announcements of awards won by doctor, surgeons, and other health care providers as well as financial and company information regarding new appointments and partnerships, funding, quarterly reports, and legal news.

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11:51 ET Lilly's Mirikizumab Met Primary Endpoint and Key Secondary Endpoints in Phase 2 Study, Including Reductions of Gastrointestinal Lesions

The safety and efficacy data from the induction period of the Phase 2 trial encourage Lilly to initiate a Phase 3 trial for mirikizumab for the ...


11:24 ET Medical Facilities Corporation Announces May Dividend

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ TORONTO, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Medical...


10:22 ET Chubb Announces 2019 Chubb Charity Challenge Golf Tournament Season

Chubb has kicked off its 20th annual Chubb Charity Challenge tournament season. Hosted by Chubb branch offices, the series of 42 local golf...


09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Registered Nurses and Health-Care Workers to Hold Information Picket: Grand River Hospital to Cut Staff and Services/

KITCHENER, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Registered nurses and health-care workers will hold an information picket tomorrow to inform area citizens...


09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Sirona Biochem Hires Contract Research Organization for Manufacturing Process Optimization for TFC-1067/

VANCOUVER, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Sirona Biochem Corp. (TSX-V: SBM) (FSE: ZSB) ("Sirona") is pleased to announce it has commissioned Contract...


08:30 ET Prometic presents new PBI-4050 and Ryplazim™ (plasminogen) data on lung fibrosis at the 2019 ATS Conference

LAVAL, QC and CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, May 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Prometic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: PLI) (OTCQX: PFSCF) (Prometic) today...


08:30 ET Vitaeris Announces Multiple Scientific Presentations Involving Clazakizumab at the 2019 American Transplant Congress

Vitaeris Inc. (Vitaeris) today announced that eight abstracts involving or related to clazakizumab, Vitaeris' proprietary anti-interleukin-6...


08:15 ET Nexia Health Provides Update on its Motion to Vacate Arbitration Matter

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OR THROUGH UNITED STATES WIRE SERVICES/ MARKHAM, ON, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Nexia Health Technologies...


08:00 ET Experts Discuss Decentralized Manufacturing to Tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases and Promote Universal Health Coverage at World Health Assembly Event

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, today hosted a panel discussion on the occasion of the 72nd World...


08:00 ET President, CEO and director John Miller Intends to Purchase 500,000 Shares in THC BioMed Intl Ltd.

THC.CSE THCBF – OTC TFHC.F VANCOUVER, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - THC BioMed Intl Ltd. (CSE: THC), ("THC" or the "Company") announces that John...


08:00 ET MEDEC Rebrands to Medtech Canada

TORONTO, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - MEDEC, the association representing Canada's medical technology companies, is very pleased to announce that it...


08:00 ET EpiBone, Inc. Receives FDA Clearance to Commence its First-In-Human, Phase 1/2 Trial of its Bone Product, EB-CMF

EpiBone, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its Investigational New Drug (IND) clearance to...


07:57 ET Ultrasound Scanners Market to Skyrocket with AI, Cloud, and Portable and Ultra-portable Systems

The mature, yet dynamic ultrasound market generated $6.12 billion from 115,592 units in 2018, driven by its offer of fusion imaging, wearable...


07:30 ET Health Canada Approves Mylan and Biocon's Ogivri™, the First Trastuzumab Biosimilar, for the Treatment of HER2-Positive Breast and Gastric Cancers

Mylan N.V. and Biocon Ltd. today announced that Health Canada has approved Mylan's Ogivri™ (trastuzumab), a biosimilar to Herceptin®1...


07:00 ET Phivida Announces the Launch of Wikala's Private Beta for Its eCommerce Platform

VANCOUVER and SAN DIEGO, CA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Phivida Holdings Inc. (CSE: VIDA OTCQX: PHVAF) ("Phivida" or the "Company") announces the...


07:00 ET Liberty Health Sciences Expands Executive Leadership Team; Sheri Cholodofsky Appointed Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE: LHS) (OTCQX: LHSIF) www.libertyhealthsciences.com ("Liberty" or the...


07:00 ET Invesque to Acquire Commonwealth Senior Living and 20 of its Communities for US$340.4 Million, Creating a Leading Healthcare Platform Positioned for Future Growth

Invesque will have more than $1.8 billion of asset value including 122 properties Transformational acquisition repositions Company with...


07:00 ET World Brain Day takes on the 'Painful Truth' about Migraine in 2019

On July 22, the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) is partnering with the International Headache Society (IHS) to support the highly...


07:00 ET Canopy Growth acquires established skincare and well-being company This Works®

London-based firm will be an integral part of Canopy Growth's entry into the natural wellness industry and further strengthens the Company's...


06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Grand River Hospital workers rally to stop layoffs and service reduction/

KITCHENER, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, May 22, Grand River Hospital health care workers represented by Unifor, Ontario Nurses...


05:00 ET NTC Grants Further License and Distribution Rights to Santen for Its Fixed Combination Dexamethasone With Levofloxacin in South East Asia

NTC Srl, R&D driven pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Italy, and Santen Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, a global leader in ophthalmology,...


05:00 ET Health system failing to meet seniors' needs, Canadians facing increasing financial burden

Time for federal action on seniors care, CMA tells seniors ministers in Charlottetown OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - As the number of aging...


03:01 ET Sirona Biochem Hires Contract Research Organization for Manufacturing Process Optimization for TFC-1067

VANCOUVER, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Sirona Biochem Corp. (TSX-V: SBM) (FSE: ZSB) ("Sirona") is pleased to announce it has commissioned Contract...


00:10 ET 3D printing being used to train young surgeons

Canadian plastic surgeons create hand model to teach fracture pinning WINNIPEG, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - A group of Canadian plastic surgeons have...


May 21, 2019, 22:00 ET Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada announces new Board Chair for 2019 - 2021 term

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) is pleased to announce Karl Frank,...