Malaysian Court Overturns Caning Sentence For 27 Rohingya Refugees

A court in northern Malaysia’s Kedah state threw out a lower court’s ruling that 27 Rohingya be caned for entering country illegally, calling it inhumane to punish refugees with strokes from a rattan stick, their lawyer said Wednesday. Alor Setar High Court Judge Arik Sanusi heard from a lawyer representing the Rohingya and a deputy […]

With Shrinking Health Force, Africa Struggles Amid COVID Crisis

JOHANNESBURG – Thousands of health care workers across Africa have contracted coronavirus, a fact that worries international health officials who say the continent’s health infrastructure is strained enough without the added threat. In South Africa more than 3,500 health care workers have fallen ill, and at least 34 have died. Nearly 770,000 people have been […]

Coronavirus Infections Accelerate in Africa

  The spread of the coronavirus in Africa has lagged much of the globe, but it’s picking up speed. Health authorities say the highly infectious virus poses a heightened threat to countries with weak healthcare systems and especially to vulnerable populations of refugees, migrants and forcibly displaced people. The continent passed a milestone of 750,000 […]

Melbourne’s Face Mask Mandate Takes Effect Amid Spike of COVID-19 Cases

A mandatory face mask order officially took effect Thursday in Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, which has become the epicenter of the country’s rising number of novel coronavirus cases. The mandate is the latest order imposed on Melbourne’s five million residents in an attempt to control the spike in COVID-19 infections.  Anyone over the age of […]

Study finds HFCWO Therapy using Philips InCourage System reduces hospitalizations

July 23, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the publication of a peer-reviewed, retrospective outcomes study demonstrating that, in the first year of use, high frequency chest wall oscillation therapy (HFCWO) using the Philips InCourage System reduced the rate of chronic respiratory patient hospitalization by more […]

Prospective Study Finds Potential Utility of MeMed’s Host Immune Technology for Personalizing Treatment of Severe COVID-19 Patients

Prospective Study Finds Potential Utility of MeMed’s Host Immune Technology for Personalizing Treatment of Severe COVID-19 Patients Rapid and Continuous Measurement of the Host-Immune Response with MeMed Key™ May Help Clinicians Predict COVID19 Disease Severity, Monitor Inflammatory Status and Guide Treatment Decisions    HAIFA, Israel, July 23rd, 2020 — Researchers at Israel’s Rabin Medical Center (comprised of Beilinson and […]

Align Technology Launches the Align Digital and Practice Transformation (ADAPT) Program for Invisalign and iTero Doctors Globally

Company’s first customized consulting service and support for digital orthodontic practice transformation As a result of the ADAPT service, on average, participating practices increased total case profit by 15% within 6 months of implementation* SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced the global launch of the […]