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The 10 best countries for work-life balance, according to expats

May 24, 2018

The 10 best countries for work-life balance, according to expats

Moving to a new country usually means adjusting to a new way of life — both in and out of work.

InterNations, the world's largest network for expats, has compiled the top 10 countries for work-life balance. The ranking is based on interviews with some 13,000 expats living in 188 regions.

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MoH tightens screws on foreign treatment needs

May 23, 2018

MoH tightens screws on foreign treatment needs

The Ministry of Health formed a team that will look into financial allocations for overseas treatment and address problems after the Cabinet rejected the request to increase the budget of the ministry, in addition to the request to reimburse expenses for the treatment of students and executive expenses taken from the overseas treatment allotment, reports Al-Anba daily.

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ResMed Studies Show Remote Monitoring and Automated Resupply Improve Adherence to PAP Therapy

May 23, 2018

ResMed Studies Show Remote Monitoring and Automated Resupply Improve Adherence to PAP Therapy

(AETOS Wire)-- Remote patient monitoring and resupply programs have been shown to improve patient adherence to positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy, according to two separate studies presented by ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) this week at the ATS 2018 International Conference.

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Spiolto® Respimat® enables greater physical activity in people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  

May 23, 2018

Spiolto® Respimat® enables greater physical activity in people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  

  • Data presented at American Thoracic Society meeting underpin the benefits of Spiolto® Respimat® for physical activity in COPD1,2
  • Study published in American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine shows Spiolto® Respimat® improves exercise capacity in COPD3
  • International GOLD 2018 Strategy recommends physical activity for all patients with COPD4

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Nearly 1 Billion People Worldwide Have Sleep Apnea, International Sleep Experts Estimate

May 22, 2018

Nearly 1 Billion People Worldwide Have Sleep Apnea, International Sleep Experts Estimate

(AETOS Wire) -- A new data analysis presented by ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) this week at the ATS 2018 International Conference indicates that the prevalence of sleep apnea impacts more than 936 million people worldwide – nearly 10 times greater than previous estimates.

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Efficacy and safety of OFEV® reinforced in new presentations at ATS 2018

May 22, 2018

Efficacy and safety of OFEV® reinforced in new presentations at ATS 2018

  • New analysis of the INPULSIS® and TOMORROW trials suggests treatment with OFEV® (nintedanib) associated with reduced risk of death in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Separate analysis of INPULSIS® trials showed association between lung function decline and worsening in health-related quality of life
  • Data from six trials including 1,126 OFEV-treated patients further confirm the product’s manageable safety and... Continue Reading

5,879 expats deported since 2016 because of infectious diseases: Minister

May 21, 2018

5,879 expats deported since 2016 because of infectious diseases: Minister

A total of 5,879 expatriates have been deported since 2016 because of infectious diseases, Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah said. Responding to an inquiry by MP Jamaan Al-Harbash, Sheikh Basel explained that the deported cases included 576 infected with AIDS, 244 with malaria, 2,068 infected with tuberculosis and 2,991 with hepatitis. He said only two cases were exempted from the health conditions"... Continue Reading

Emirates Hospital Unveils Collaboration with the UAE’s Leading Rheumatology Specialist Humeira Badsha Medical Centre

May 21, 2018

Emirates Hospital Unveils Collaboration with the UAE’s Leading Rheumatology Specialist Humeira Badsha Medical Centre

The Humeira Badsha Medical Centre (HBMC), UAE's leading specialist in musculoskeletal diseases, announced it will be collaborating with Emirates Hospital, an Emirates Healthcare Company as it officially opened the doors of its new facility to the public in Emirates Hospital, Dubai.

Having treated over 13,000 patients since"... Continue Reading

Janssen Announces European Commission Approval of JULUCA®▼ (dolutegravir/rilpivirine), the First Two-Drug Regimen, Once-Daily, Single-Pill for the Treatment of HIV-1

May 21, 2018

Janssen Announces European Commission Approval of JULUCA®▼ (dolutegravir/rilpivirine), the First Two-Drug Regimen, Once-Daily, Single-Pill for the Treatment of HIV-1

(AETOS Wire) -- The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for JULUCA® (dolutegravir 50mg [ViiV Healthcare]/rilpivirine 25mg [Janssen Sciences Ireland UC]).1 ViiV Healthcare, as the marketing authorisation holder, will market dolutegravir/rilpivirine in all countries"... Continue Reading

ResMed-sponsored Studies Show Combining Home Oxygen and Home Non-invasive Ventilation is a Cost Effective Treatment for COPD

May 21, 2018

ResMed-sponsored Studies Show Combining Home Oxygen and Home Non-invasive Ventilation is a Cost Effective Treatment for COPD

(AETOS Wire) -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) announced today the results of two clinical analyses conducted for the U.K. and U.S., demonstrating the cost effectiveness of combining home oxygen therapy and home non-invasive ventilation (NIV) therapy for patients with persistent hypercapnia following a life-threatening exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease"... Continue Reading

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