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IRVINE, Calif.-Thursday 8 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The COVID-19 pandemic took the world by storm in 2020 and drew attention to healthcare performance, access and resource use. Unfortunately, it took the impact of something as monumental as a worldwide pandemic to serve as a reality check about our broken healthcare system, which was built without a foundation for safety, reliability and person-centeredness across the continuum. As we aim to shift into a post-pandemic world, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit committed to achieving zero preventable patient harm and death across the globe by 2030, has released the results from its “2021 Patient Safety Awareness Poll.” The survey examined the publics’ perception of patient safety and preventable medical harm and found that the public feels less in control over what happens to their health and that there is still a long way to go to educate the public about medi ... Read more »

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LAGOS, Nigeria-Thursday 8 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation, the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, has appointed to its Board of Directors, Kirstine Damkjaer, the former Chief Executive Officer of EKF, Denmark’s Export Credit Agency. Ms. Damkjaer joins the Board of Directors as an independent non–executive director.

Prior to EKF, Ms. Damkjaer worked for several years at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Bank in various senior capacities, including as Global Industry Head of Equity, Manager in the Department of Global Infrastructure and Natural Resources, Principal of the IFC Asset Management Company and Principal Portfolio Manager at the World Bank Treasury, Pension Plan and Endowments. Ms. Damkjaer serves as non-executive director at several companies.

One of the region’s biggest investors in infrastructure development, AFC has invested over $8.7 billion in 35 co ... Read more »

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Osteoarthritis affected chondrocytes’ senescence reversal, published in Scientific Reports 

TOKYO-Thursday 8 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cartilage of the knee joint, when severely damaged by age related wear and tear or injury or osteoarthritis, which is removed and usually discarded, during joint replacement surgery, now could be rejuvenated, becoming a potential source of cells for cell therapy through a disruptive technology that reverses aging, confirmed by Senescence associated ß-Galactosidase, p16 and p21, markers, published in Scientific Reports (, a Nature journal. A conversation between (Late) Prof. Masatoshi Koshiba, (Nobel Laureate, 2002) and Dr. Masahiro Katoh on whether his aging joints could be rejuvenated, inspired orthopedician Dr Shojiro Katoh to develop a path breaking EELS-TALC technique (Enriched with Essentials and Lapped in Scaffold, Transplant-suitable Autologous Leveraged Cho ... Read more »

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Company announces launch of new program and brand as it crosses 50,000 patients treated

NATICK, Mass.-Tuesday 6 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Allurion Technologies announced today two major milestones with the launch of the transformed Allurion Weight Loss Program and new worldwide brand for the company and its program.

Allurion began commercial sales of its flagship Elipse® Gastric Balloon in 2016. Over the past five years, the company has treated over 50,000 patients across 40 countries. In that time, the company’s weight loss solution has evolved from a single device to a comprehensive program that combines medical, digital, and nutritional approaches to jumpstart weight loss and form lifelong healthy habits.

The new Allurion Program unveiled today features:

    The Allurion® Balloon, rebranded to reflect its synergistic role with other features in the program

    The ... Read more »

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