May 22, 2015

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CWAO: Balkan Cannabidiol Oil Benefits U.S. While Canada Hemp Products Remain Prohibited

Posted: Apr 04, 2015 – 03:32 PM EST

SEATTLE WA, Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Many U.S. states are changing laws on cannabis products like cannabidiol oil extract, used to treat epilepsy patients, while Canada still only allows licensed marijuana growers to sell dried crop, and be that as...

ViiV Healthcare Launches New Global Positive Action Programme Focused on MSM and Transgender Populations

Posted: Mar 31, 2015 – 09:03 AM EST

LONDON, United Kingdom , Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - ViiV Healthcare today announced the launch of a new initiative designed to support and inform the global effort to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS among men who have sex with men (MSM) and...

GMO Free USA Finds Gerber Lil’ Crunchies Full of Insecticidal GMOs

Posted: Mar 31, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, C.T., Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Gerber Lil Crunchies Veggie Dip Baked Whole Grain Corn toddler snack contains high levels of herbicide tolerant, insecticide producing genetically engineered corn. The...

Type 1 Diabetes - In Search of a Cure

Posted: Mar 18, 2015 – 11:30 AM EST

SEATTLE, Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - Since Novo Nordisk was founded more than 90 years ago, the company has been committed to improving the lives of people with diabetes. Nothing would change the life of a child with type 1 diabetes more than a...

Dr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth's Board of Directors

Posted: Mar 12, 2015 – 09:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - GBCHealth, a prominent business coalition with a long history of catalyzing private sector activities and investments in global health issues, today announced that it has recently elected four new members to serve on the organizations Board...

Organic Infill Replaces Car Tires in Turf

Posted: Mar 09, 2015 – 11:40 AM EST

New York, NY, Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - GeoTurf USA, the distributor of Limonta Sport products in the United States, supplies the patented organic infill for synthetic turf to municipalities, turf manufacturers and installers across the United States. GeoTurf USA is the original alternative...

From Denmark to Mozambique: Health on Two Wheels

Posted: Mar 04, 2015 – 11:30 AM EST

Company bikes, which help employees get around on Novo Nordisk’s sites, are getting a second life to support the work of SOS Children’s Village in Mozambique. Here, volunteers use the bikes to attend vulnerable families and to deliver medicine and food.

Sandoz Announces Training Program for Midwives in Ethiopia, to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality

Posted: Mar 03, 2015 – 01:55 PM EST

- Approximately 400 mothers and newborns die in Ethiopia each day1,2 partly due to health workers’ limited knowledge in the area of obstetrics - Enhancing medical knowledge and skills of health workers helps reduce maternal and newborn mortality - Sandoz is committed to...

Pharmaceutical Industry Makes Progress in Cutting-Edge R&D for Neglected Disease

Posted: Feb 19, 2015 – 12:01 AM EST

- Report shows 13% annual increase of pharmaceutical R&D projects to develop treatments to eliminate and control neglected diseases. In 2014, 186 projects were underway. - 38 vaccines and treatments currently undergo clinical trials, 10 of which are in final stages. Projects include...

Afaxys Pharmaceuticals Announces Partnership with Project Ruby (PRJKT RUBY), an Online Platform to Bring Affordable Contraceptives to Women Worldwide

Posted: Feb 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - Afaxys Pharmaceuticals, a division of Afaxys, Inc., is proud to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership with Project Ruby (PRJKT RUBY), an innovative online platform to bring affordable contraceptives to women in the United States and the developing world....

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