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07 Apr, 2020, 14:00 BST Scientists Begin Exploring Fungi's Medical Possibilities

There is a growing acceptance of psychedelic drugs being used as treatment for various health conditions including depression, panic disorders,...


07 Apr, 2020, 13:50 BST Biotechs Working Closely & Feverishly With CDC for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

Many companies searching for an effective therapy or vaccine for the present world health crisis are focusing on creating a vaccine from the immune...


07 Apr, 2020, 13:45 BST FDA Accelerates Development of Novel Therapies for COVID-19

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken an all-hands-on-deck approach across public, academic and private sectors to combat the COVID-19...


07 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST FDA Allows Expanded Use of Remote Devices to Monitor Patients' Vital Signs in Global COVID-19 Health Crisis

As the global health crisis quickly spreads in the United States, officials face the daunting task of treating patients in person and monitoring...


07 Apr, 2020, 13:00 BST Tech Innovators Cleaning up the Ride Sharing Business

As the global economy faces $1 trillion in damages within five years because of climate change, the explosive ride-sharing business is facing...


07 Apr, 2020, 07:31 BST Revised Proposals on Dividend, Incentive Program and Fees to the Board of Directors

Coor's board of directors has today resolved to withdraw its revised proposal on dividend of SEK 2.20 per share and to instead propose that the...


06 Apr, 2020, 14:00 BST Investors Flock to Safe Haven Assets as Markets Reel

Gold futures traded higher on Friday after a report on U.S. employment in March specified that the harm to the economy from pandemic related...


06 Apr, 2020, 14:00 BST Companies Seek New Methods to Fight Viral Infections

Infectious diseases such as Ebola, Influenza, Zika, MERS and the recent pandemic that is still spreading, cause enormous loss of life and devastate...


06 Apr, 2020, 08:00 BST UK Investors Top Stock Picks Revealed: Investors Seeking Potential Coronavirus Beneficiaries

Despite the dire news headlines, UK retail investors are buying into stocks they feel will weather the storm or even benefit from the crisis,...


03 Apr, 2020, 14:00 BST The Threat of Infectious Diseases Impulses Governments and Businesses Towards Adjustments

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, and can be transmitted by direct or...


03 Apr, 2020, 13:50 BST Global Feed Protein Ingredients Market Could Reach $220 Billion by 2026

The feed protein ingredients market size is set to surpass USD $220 Billion by 2026, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights,...


02 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST China's Strong Internet Use Spurs New Opportunities in Enterprise SaaS, Digital Advertising

As China's population nears 1.5 billion and internet use is rising at an explosive rate, the prospects for SaaS Enterprise Solutions and online...


02 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST As Health-Conscious Consumers Seek Fresh Nutritional Avenues, Artisanal Mushrooms Step Into the Light

Realizing the connection between nutrition and mental health, companies from all sectors of the health and wellness realm are expanding their efforts ...


01 Apr, 2020, 15:00 BST Vaccine for COVID-19 Health Crises "Possible" by Summer After FDA Fast-Tracks Clinical Trials

The World House has called on U.S. health regulators to expedite potential therapies aimed at treating COVID-19 amid the fast-spreading coronavirus...


01 Apr, 2020, 14:00 BST Gold Prices Respond to Global Disruptions

Gold futures were lower Tuesday, as a better-than-expected U.S. consumer confidence data and a rise in Chinese manufacturing activity put some...


01 Apr, 2020, 14:00 BST Innovative Wearable Tech Gives Doctors a New Approach to Patient Care

The healthcare industry has made significant progress when it comes to efficiency and scope in the last several years, yet many complex issues remain ...


01 Apr, 2020, 13:50 BST Companies Focus on Producing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to Address Critically Short Supply for COVID-19 Crises

The need for protective gear and advanced technology/equipment for healthcare workers is high atop almost every checklist to fight this worldwide...


01 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST US Faces Biggest Healthcare Challenge -- And It's Not COVID-19

Globally, the world is focused on COVID-19, but the real challenge facing the healthcare industry may be something much less obvious: accessibility...


31 Mar, 2020, 15:45 BST Over 35 Companies in Race to Develop Vaccine for COVID-19 Health Crises

The World Health Organization has urged people and nations to avoid spreading the pathogen in the current global health crisis while the search for...


31 Mar, 2020, 14:00 BST Economic Upheaval Gives Rise to Gold Prices

Gold for June delivery GCM20, the most-active contract on the Commodity Exchange (Comex), fell by USD 17 or approximately 1% on Monday, to trade at...


31 Mar, 2020, 13:30 BST Technology Transforms the Insurance Market

The successful rise of fintech has inspired a similar wave of technological innovation in the insurance sector, as more companies are looking for...


31 Mar, 2020, 13:30 BST Medical Mushroom Companies Expand as People Seek New Mental Health Treatments

The search for ways to improve mental health is driving expansion for a variety of companies looking to offer effective solutions, including...


31 Mar, 2020, 13:30 BST Digital Advertising and Enterprise SaaS Present Tremendous Opportunities as Online Marketing Soars in China

With China's population now numbering 1.4 billion and internet use increasing at a tremendous rate, the future of SaaS Enterprise Solutions and...


31 Mar, 2020, 13:00 BST 6 Companies Cashing In On The $30 Trillion Impact Investing Trend

Impact Investing. That's what they're calling it, and it's a movement that has grown by over 600% in the past decade. In fact, there are over $30...


27 Mar, 2020, 13:45 GMT Innovative Medical Devices Reshape the Landscape of Patient Monitoring

The medical device industry is undergoing significant changes in terms of efficiency and scope as new technologies push the boundaries of what's...