IntelGenx (OTCQX:IGXT; TSX-V:IGX) and RedHill Biopharma (NASDAQ, TASE:RDHL) announced that the Ministry of Health of Luxembourg has granted national marketing authorization for RIZAPORT (5 mg and 10 mg), an oral thin film formulation of rizatriptan benzoate for the treatment of acute migraines.Read More
Profound Medical (OTCQX:PRFMF; TSXV:PRN) has successfully completed the first sale of a TULSA-PRO system in Finland to the Turku University Hospital, in collaboration with Royal Philips, who is working in partnership with Profound to commercialize the TULSA-PRO system in Europe.Read More
IntelGenx (OTCQX:IGXT; TSX-V:IGX) and RedHill Biopharma (NASDAQ,:RDHL; TASE:RDHL) have signed an exclusive license agreement with Pharmatronic for the commercialization of Rizaport in South Korea.Read More
Profound Medical (TSX-V:PRN) has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2016 European Prostate Ablation Systems New Product Innovation Award for its TULSA-PRO system.
TULSA-PRO, which received CE Mark approval in April 2016, combines real-time MRI with transurethral, robotically driven therapeutic ultrasound and closed-loop thermal feedback control designed to provide precise ablation of the prostate, while simultaneously protecting critical surrounding anatomy from potential side effects.Read More
The first patient has been treated in Profound Medical’s (TSX-V:PRN) TACT pivotal trial at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
TACT is a prospective, single-arm pivotal clinical study of 110 patients aimed at further evaluating the safety and efficacy of TULSA-PRO to ablate prostate tissue in patients with localized, organ-confined prostate cancer. Multiple sites in the U.S., Germany, Netherlands, Spain and Canada will participate in the trial.Read More
Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has provided results of four new trials of OxC-beta livestock as a feed additive for swine in the Philippines and Vietnam, and broiler poultry in the Philippines and Spain.
In a new trial with the National Institute of Animal Sciences for Vietnam, the use of OxC-beta significantly improved the major commercial parameters of average daily gain (ADG), final body weight (FBW), feed conversion ratio (FCR) and rates of diarrhea and mortality, compared with non-supplemented animals.Read More
Profound Medical (TSX-V:PRN) has made the first sale of its TULSA-PRO device to ResoFus Alomar in Barcelona, Spain.
Profound’s novel technology combines real-time magnetic resonance imaging with transurethral robotically driven ultrasound and closed-loop thermal feedback control, providing a highly precise treatment tailored to patient-specific anatomy and pathology.Read More
Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has started a new broiler poultry trial with the institute of agro-food research and technology of Catalonia, Spain.
The trial will test the efficacy of OxC-beta Livestock to enhance performance and welfare of healthy broiler chickens raised under typical production conditions. Subject to minor enhancements to the protocol, the trial is a replicate of the study conducted by the Spanish institute for Avivagen in 2015.Read More