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BioHarvest Sciences Hits Major Sales Milestone with VINIA seeing sales records

BioHarvest Sciences Inc

BioHarvest Sciences CEO Ilan Sobel joined Steve Darling from Proactive to announce a significant achievement: VINIA®, the first commercialized product developed on the Botanical Synthesis platform, set a new record for monthly sales orders in May, reaching 1.98 million. This represents a remarkable 101% increase compared to May 2023. During the interview, Sobel explained that the sales growth in BioHarvest's Products division was primarily driven by strong subscription rates for VINIA. The company's core nutraceutical capsule business saw significant growth, bolstered by additional "VINIA Inside" products, such as VINIA Superfood Coffee, part of the Hot Beverage lineup. This impressive sales performance underscores BioHarvest's successful Direct-to-Consumer sales strategy, which has consistently increased both the number of new customers and total subscribers. Looking ahead, the company is planning several new marketing programs set to launch in early June. These initiatives, combined with additional VINIA products in the near-term pipeline and the ramp-up of its CDMO Services Business Unit, position BioHarvest for a robust second quarter in 2024. Revenue for this period is projected to be in the range of $5.7-6.0 million. Sobel expressed confidence in the company's growth trajectory, highlighting the expansion of their product offerings and the ongoing success of their strategic marketing efforts. Furthermore, BioHarvest's investment in research and development continues to yield promising results, with new product innovations expected to further drive revenue and market penetration. The company's commitment to leveraging its unique Botanical Synthesis technology positions it as a leader in the nutraceutical space, offering high-quality, scientifically-backed products to a growing consumer base. Sobel also touched on the importance of sustainability and environmental responsibility in BioHarvest's operations. The company's production methods are designed to be eco-friendly, minimizing waste and reducing the carbon footprint, aligning with the increasing consumer demand for sustainable and ethically produced products. Contact Details Proactive North America +1 604-688-8158

June 06, 2024 12:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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This One Company Is Working On A Breakthrough Approach To Revolutionize Pain Management

Autonomix Medical, Inc.

By Austin DeNoce, Benzinga Autonomix Medical (NASDAQ: AMIX) is a medical device company dedicated to transforming the diagnosis and treatment of diseases or disorders related to the nervous system. At the core of Autonomix's innovative approach is a first-in-class technology platform featuring a catheter-based microchip sensing array. This technology boasts an unprecedented ability to detect and differentiate neural signals with up to 3,000 times greater sensitivity than existing technologies. This breakthrough has paved the way for transvascular diagnosis and treatment of nervous system diseases virtually anywhere in the body, offering a new horizon of medical possibilities and market opportunities. Clinical Studies In Pancreatic Cancer Pain Autonomix has initiated its first clinical study targeting pancreatic cancer pain, marking a significant milestone in its ongoing medical innovation. Pancreatic cancer represents a considerable unmet medical need, particularly concerning pain management. Effective solutions in this area are critically needed, as current relief options for pancreatic diseases are limited to drugs like opioids. In light of that, the initiation of these clinical studies represents a crucial step toward addressing this substantial healthcare challenge for suffering patients. Market Opportunities In addition to addressing the pain relief needs of patients, Autonomix’s technology presents significant market opportunities across various medical fields. By accurately targeting the nervous system, Autonomix aims to address unmet needs and improve treatments for a wide range of conditions including but not limited to: Pancreatic Cancer Pain: The successful application of Autonomix's technology in pancreatic cancer pain management would not only help pancreatic cancer patients find relief from pain but also unlocks significant market potential. Pancreatic cancer pain management is part of a $2.2 billion market for pancreatic cancer treatment. Chronic Pain: This market presents a significant opportunity estimated at $75 billion. Conditions such as lower back pain, pelvic pain, urinary tract pain, digestive disorders and other tumor-related pain are prevalent and often inadequately managed with current therapies, particularly opioids. Autonomix's technology offers the potential to significantly reduce or eliminate the dependence on opioids, providing a safer and more effective solution for chronic pain management. Cardiovascular Diseases: With a market opportunity estimated at $23 billion, Autonomix's technology could revolutionize the treatment of conditions like hypertension and cardiovascular disease. By targeting the nervous system's role in these diseases, more precise and effective treatments could be developed. Pulmonary Diseases: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is another area where Autonomix's technology could have a substantial impact. The market for COPD treatments is estimated to be around $18 billion with considerable growth ahead, driven by the need for more effective and less side-effect-prone therapies. Autonomix's approach could provide a new paradigm in managing this debilitating condition. Meeting Unmet Needs with Innovative Solutions Current drug therapies for many of these conditions often come with significant side effects and do not adequately address the underlying issues. Autonomix's technology offers a promising alternative by providing targeted, nerve-based treatments that could improve patient outcomes and quality of life. This innovative approach aligns with Autonomix's mission to dramatically enhance the lives of millions by enabling precise and effective nerve-targeted treatments. In doing so, Autonomix can both detect and ablate malfunctioning nerves in one simple procedure, effectively opening new treatment options in the field of electrophysiology. The Full Opportunity Autonomix Medical sits at the forefront of a potential revolution in medical treatment for diseases driven by the nervous system. The company’s advanced technology platform not only offers hope for better management of pancreatic cancer pain, but also opens the door to addressing numerous other conditions with significant unmet need. By providing physicians with powerful new tools for diagnosis and treatment, Autonomix is poised to make a profound impact on the future of healthcare. Featured photo by Irwan on Unsplash. Autonomix is a medical device company focused on advancing innovative technologies to revolutionize how diseases involving the nervous system are diagnosed and treated. The Company’s first-in-class technology platform includes a catheter-based microchip sensing array that has the ability to detect and differentiate neural signals with approximately 3,000 times greater sensitivity than currently available technologies. We believe this will enable, for the first time ever, transvascular diagnosis and treatment of diseases involving the peripheral nervous system virtually anywhere in the body.We are initially developing our technology for pancreatic cancer pain, a condition that can cause debilitating pain and needs an effective solution. However, our technology constitutes a platform with the potential to address dozens of indications, including in cardiology, renal denervation and chronic pain management across a wide disease spectrum. Some of the statements in this release are “forward-looking statements,” which involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements in this press release include, without limitation, the timing of the completion of patient enrollment in the trial and the Company’s ability to successfully meet the milestones set forth in this press release on a timely basis, if at all. Such forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as ‘should,’ ‘may,’ ‘intends,’ ‘anticipates,’ ‘believes,’ ‘estimates,’ ‘projects,’ ‘forecasts,’ ‘expects,’ ‘plans,’ and ‘proposes.’Although Autonomix Medical, Inc. (or Autonomix) believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there are a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. You are urged to carefully review and consider any cautionary statements and other disclosures, including the statements made under the heading “Risk Factors” and elsewhere in the offering circular filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on January 26, 2024. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of the document in which they are contained and Autonomix does not undertake any duty to update any forward-looking statements except as may be required by law. This post contains sponsored content. This content is for informational purposes only and not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details JTC Team, LLC Company Website

June 06, 2024 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Manitoba Woman Beats Stage 4 Cancer with Breakthrough CAR T-Cell Therapy


Disseminated on behalf of CERo Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. Cancer treatments have come a long way over the years, but there is a newer treatment that is providing even stage four cancer patients with a new lease on life. The first CAR T-cell therapy was only approved in 2017, but it’s already having a significant impact in the cancer treatment market. The latest success story comes from Sandra Hajlo, who just became the first person in Manitoba to be declared cancer-free following CAR T-cell therapy. 1 Initially diagnosed with stage four B-cell lymphoma in 2015, Hajlo underwent successful chemotherapy. However, eight years later, her cancer returned, leading to another battle with the disease. After a misdiagnosis of scoliosis, a CT scan revealed her cancer had come back. Her oncologist recommended CAR T-cell therapy, a new treatment where T-cells are modified to target cancer cells, making her the first recipient of this therapy at CancerCare Manitoba. Dr. David Szwajcer, Manitoba Blood & Marrow Transplant Director at CancerCare Manitoba, explained that the CAR T-cells are collected, sent to a U.S. facility for modification, and then reintroduced to the patient. Hajlo described the procedure as quick and straightforward, taking only 20 minutes. After undergoing CAR T-cell therapy in December 2023, Hajlo learned in April 2024 that the treatment was successful, and she is cancer-free once again, expressing her gratitude for the second chance at life. CAR T-cell therapy does not guarantee survival, with about half of the patients not responding,but it has shown promising results in many cases. CERo Therapeutics Holdings (NASDAQ:CERO) is an innovative immunotherapy company seeking to advance the next generation of engineered T cell therapeutics. CERo Therapeutics is unrelated to CancerCare Manitoba and had no role in the CAR T-cell therapy described above. Nevertheless, CERo Therapeutics believes that the success of the CAR T-cell therapy in Manitoba may provide an indication of the potential for its proprietary CER-T (chimeric engulfment receptor) cell therapy. CAR-T cell treatment has a steep price tag and some potential serious side effects including secondary cancer developing 2 as well as cytokine release syndrome (CRS), 3 which causes your immune system to go into overdrive and is potentially life threatening. CER-T cell therapy may provide a more cost-effective alternative with fewer side effects. CERo Advances Innovative Cancer Immunotherapy CERo Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CERO) developed CER-T cells to enhance efficiency and reduce side effects compared to traditional therapies by leveraging the body's natural tumor-fighting mechanisms. CER-T cells achieve this through direct tumor killing and by amplifying the body's anti-tumor immune response, and additionally by presenting cancer cell fragments to other immune cells, drawing these cells to attack the tumor. Peer-reviewed data shows that CER-T cells have at least eight anticancer functions, offering potent, durable, and low-toxicity therapeutic benefits, with the capability to completely eliminate tumors. The company has validated these findings in 10 animal experiments, including a study on Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) published in March 2024. CERo Therapeutics believes CER-T cells offer greater therapeutic potential than currently approved chimeric antigen receptor (CAR-T) cell therapy, potentially targeting both hematological malignancies and solid tumors. The company plans to begin clinical trials for its lead product candidate, CER-1236, in 2024 for treating hematological malignancies. CERo has been diligently completing pre-clinical studies and documentation necessary to initiate clinical trials after gaining approval from the FDA for its Investigational New Drug (IND) Application. CERo Therapeutics Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ:CERO) has successfully completed toxicity studies for CER-1236, a critical step before applying to the FDA for approval to begin human trials. With these studies showing that CER-1236 can be safely administered, the company is now focusing on ensuring safe manufacturing and finalizing its FDA application. Upon FDA acceptance, the company would be able to commence Phase 1 clinical trials, marking the start of the journey toward US approval and addressing unmet medical needs. CERo plans to update shareholders on their progress, including presentations at investor conferences, potential growth of their intellectual property portfolio, and advancements in other programs beyond AML. 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June 06, 2024 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Culturelle® Probiotics and Re:wild Team Up to ‘Protect the Gut Microbiome’


A new campaign from Culturelle® Probiotics and global conservation non-profit, Re:wild, is highlighting the similarities between endangered ecosystems on Earth and the endangered ecosystem within: the human gut microbiome. Recently, Dr. Robin Moore from Re:wild, participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss the new initiative. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: Earth’s ecosystems are what sustain us. They are our first line of defense against emerging diseases and climate chaos, and they provide everything from clean air and water to food and medicines. But research shows that the populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish have declined by nearly 70% since 1970. And a loss of biodiversity can significantly disrupt an ecosystem – lowering its productivity and quality. The gut microbiome – made up of trillions of living, breathing bacterial species – is also facing a loss of biodiversity and is under constant siege from a variety of modern-day stressors, like anxiety, lack of sleep, and poor eating habits, that can put it out of balance and hinder its ability to thrive. This led the Culturelle brand to make a poignant connection between the vulnerable state of our gut microbiome and the other ecosystems of the world. The gut is a critical ecosystem — and it's at risk. Culturelle Probiotics and Re:wild have teamed up to draw attention to the similarities between the endangered ecosystems of our world and the ecosystem within – the human gut microbiome – and raise awareness on the importance of protecting biodiversity in all ecosystems, both inside and out. To learn more about the campaign, visit About Dr. Robin Moore Dr. Robin Moore blends his scientific training with his passion for photography and storytelling to connect a broad audience with the urgency and opportunity for saving endangered species and critical ecosystems. Recognizing the importance of communications for challenging perceptions and changing behaviors, Robin has spearheaded innovative campaigns to raise the profile of too-often overlooked species. The Search for Lost Frogs, a global quest to find species missing for decades, attracted significant media attention and inspired the book, In Search of Lost Frogs, which was named one of The Guardian’s best nature books of 2014. Robin is an award-winning photographer and Senior Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers. The Search for Lost Species, a signature initiative of Re:wild, builds on this success. About Culturelle® Probiotics For more than 25 years, Culturelle® Probiotics have helped individuals, children and families support their health. Covering digestive, immune, feminine, and pediatric health, Culturelle® product formulations are based on science, utilizing clinically studied probiotics to support the unique benefits of each product. Plus, the ingredients are proven effective and work in harmony with the human body.* About Re:wild Re:wild protects and restores the wild. They have a singular and powerful focus: the wild as the most effective solution to the interconnected climate, biodiversity and human wellbeing crises. Re:wild brings together Indigenous peoples, local communities, influential leaders, nongovernmental organizations, governments, companies and the public to protect and rewild at the scale and speed we need. Learn more at © 2024 dsm-firmenich group, Culturelle® is a trademark of the dsm-firmenich group. * The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated these statements. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727

June 05, 2024 03:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Mainz Biomed (NASDAQ: MYNZ) Announces Positive Topline Results From Cancer Detection Studies, Including 92% Sensitivity Rate


By James Blacker, Benzinga Mainz Biomed NV (NASDAQ: MYNZ), a company that specializes in the early detection of cancer, recently shared encouraging topline results from a clinical study designed to test the next-generation version of its colorectal cancer screening tool, ColoAlert®. The company recently unveiled compelling findings from its most expansive group to date at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, Illinois, as well as virtually. The comprehensive examination consisted of 690 participants from 30 reputable gastroenterology facilities in Europe and the United States, and introduced previously unexplored and unreported specimens. The results underscored the effectiveness of Mainz Biomed's multimodal screening test, marking significant advancements in colorectal cancer detection. Notable figures include a sensitivity of 92.3% for colorectal cancer, a specificity of 90.1%, a sensitivity rate of 82.2% for advanced precancerous lesions, and an impressive high-grade dysplasia detection rate of 95.8%. With the success of this study, Mainz Biomed now plans to move forward with a major clinical trial in the U.S., which will involve up to 15,000 participants. If this next trial produces positive results, the company says its next-generation tool has the potential to disrupt the at-home colorectal cancer screening market by becoming a new gold standard. “The new data read-out demonstrates that our next generation product candidate for early-stage CRC detection utilizing mRNA biomarkers, a FIT test and a proprietary AI algorithm has consistently delivered high sensitivity and specificity for both advanced adenomas and colorectal cancer,” said Guido Baechler, CEO of Mainz Biomed, “These results represent a critical milestone on our path to launching our FDA PMA pivotal study ReconAAsense, which is planned to recruit up to 15,000 patients.” Why Early Detection Matters According to the American Cancer Society’s latest publication, the incidence of colorectal cancer has increased alarmingly since the mid-1990s, continuing to rise between 1% and 2% each year in people under the age of 55. Since the mid-2000s, the mortality rate among young people has increased at a similar rate. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. However, it is also the most preventable, with early detection leading to survival rates above 90 %. About Mainz Biomed Founded in Germany, Mainz Biomed is becoming a leading global provider of easy-to-use diagnostic solutions for patients and healthcare providers everywhere. The company develops market-ready molecular genetic diagnostic solutions for life-threatening conditions. It is involved in the commercializing of its product portfolio in Europe, the United States and the rest of the world, and develops innovative products to quickly and reliably identify the early onset of several leading deadly conditions – such as pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer. The company reports that its CE-IVD-cleared flagship product, ColoAlert, is the first DNA-based screening test for colorectal cancer in Europe, and that it is developing proprietary genetic testing methods for pancreatic cancer. For 2023, the company earned revenues of $895,479, which compared to revenues of $529,877 in 2022. What Sets ColoAlert Apart In a market with established players such as Cologuard from Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS), ColoAlert stands out as an innovative product that addresses the need for a convenient and user-friendly test. Mainz Biomed claims that ColoAlert is not only more effective than traditional blood tests at detecting precancerous polyps early but also detects more cases of colorectal cancer than other stool tests. As Mainz Biomed plans its upcoming major trial in the U.S., the company could be one to watch as a force in the fight against cancer. More information about the company can be found at Featured photo by Gerd Altmann on Pixabay. Benzinga is a leading financial media and data provider, known for delivering accurate, timely, and actionable financial information to empower investors and traders. This post contains sponsored content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Benzinga +1 877-440-9464 Company Website

June 05, 2024 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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OncoCyte's Innovative Approach: Potential in Precision Diagnostics

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Chronic conditions such as organ transplant rejection and cancer represent significant challenges in modern healthcare, demanding precise diagnostic tools for effective management and treatment. For organ transplant patients, the risk of graft rejection remains a persistent threat, necessitating continuous monitoring to ensure long-term success. Similarly, the complexity of cancer requires advanced diagnostics to tailor treatments to individual patients, optimizing therapeutic efficacy while minimizing adverse effects. Amidst these challenges, OncoCyte Corporation (NASDAQ: OCX ) has emerged as an innovative player in the precision diagnostics market. The company's tests enhance clinical outcomes for patients undergoing organ transplants and cancer treatments. With recent strategic partnerships and regulatory advancements, OncoCyte has spearheaded transformative advancements in the field. OCX’s product portfolio includes VitaGraft, a clinical blood-based test for monitoring solid organ transplants, and GraftAssure, a research-use-only test for the same purpose. Additionally, DetermaIO and DetermaCNI are designed for oncology applications, predicting responses to immunotherapies and monitoring therapeutic efficacy, respectively. Partnerships In April 2024, OCX partnered with Bio-Rad Laboratories (NYSE: BIO) to commercialize the GraftAssure assay. This agreement leverages Bio-Rad's extensive reach and expertise in the life sciences sector, facilitating the co-marketing of GraftAssure in the U.S. and Germany. Bio-Rad holds exclusive global distribution rights outside these regions. This collaboration is pivotal for scaling OncoCyte's operations and meeting the growing demand for transplant diagnostics. The partnership also includes an option for Bio-Rad to acquire IVD commercial rights upon FDA clearance, subject to specific milestones. This option comes with a second equity investment into OncoCyte, reflecting Bio-Rad's confidence in the product's market potential. Riggs noted, "The QX600 ddPCR platform, along with their expertise in the life science market, makes Bio-Rad a natural partner for our transplant technology." Financial Performance OncoCyte's Q1 2024 financial results indicate a strategic focus on commercialization and cost-efficiency. The company reported gross proceeds of $15.8 million from an equity private placement, including a significant investment from Bio-Rad. This funding is crucial for advancing OncoCyte's product pipeline and expanding its market presence. Operational efficiency is evident, with OncoCyte reducing its cash burn to $3.9 million, reflecting a capital-efficient business model. The collaboration with Bio-Rad and the anticipated commercial launch of GraftAssure RUO test kits in Asia, the U.S., and the EU are expected to drive revenue growth and broaden the company's market reach. Riggs remarked, "The collaboration with Bio-Rad is pivotal for the upcoming launch of our GraftAssure RUO transplant rejection diagnostic test kit and central to our mission of developing accessible point-of-care diagnostics and continuous innovation in transplant rejection monitoring." Publication in New England Journal of Medicine OCX announced a significant milestone on May 30, 2024, with the publication of promising data on VitaGraft Kidney in the New England Journal of Medicine. This phase 2 study highlights VitaGraft Kidney’s potential to revolutionize kidney transplant care by accurately monitoring graft health through measuring donor-derived cell-free DNA (dd-cfDNA). For investors, this development signals substantial market potential. VitaGraft Kidney's ability to monitor therapeutic efficacy and detect disease recurrence opens new revenue streams. This test could become a standard in post-transplant care, driving repeated testing and long-term revenue. VitaGraft Kidney addresses a critical unmet need. Up to 20.2% of kidney transplant patients develop antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) within 10 years, with no FDA-approved drugs currently available for AMR management. The combination of VitaGraft testing and felzartamab therapy offers a promising solution, potentially improving patient outcomes and healthcare efficiency. OCX CEO Josh Riggs emphasized the breakthrough nature of this study, stating, “This positions VitaGraft Kidney as a crucial tool in managing transplant health. Our recent partnership with Bio-Rad expands our capacity to deliver these innovative solutions globally.” Riggs highlighted the test’s competitive edge in detecting AMR up to 10 months earlier than current protocols, enhancing patient care, and strengthening OncoCyte’s market position. The findings will be presented at the 2024 American Transplant Congress on June 3, 2024. This presentation is expected to further validate VitaGraft Kidney’s clinical value and could act as a catalyst for broader market adoption. OncoCyte’s latest publication not only validates VitaGraft Kidney’s clinical potential but also strengthens the company’s market position. As OCX continues to innovate and expand its market reach, investors can anticipate significant growth opportunities in the precision diagnostics sector. Disclaimers: RazorPitch Inc. "RazorPitch" is not operated by a licensed broker, a dealer, or a registered investment adviser. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investment advice. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides investors a safe harbor in regard to forward-looking statements. 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June 05, 2024 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Clarified Precision Medicine and xCures Form Strategic Partnership to Transform Patient Outcomes Through Precision Oncology

Clarified Precision Medicine

Clarified Precision Medicine, the only company that provides oncologists with prioritized therapy options via a combination of expert medical provider review and underlying artificial intelligence (AI) computational algorithms, and xCures, a healthcare technology company that delivers real-time clinical data to power precision medicine support, today announced a strategic partnership to dramatically advance the field of precision oncology. The two companies will come together to enhance cancer-care delivery and personalized patient treatment recommendations through precision medicine and data-driven analysis. The goal of the alliance is to better identify and understand current gaps in providing precision medicine and ultimately improve patient outcomes. Oncology faces an immediate need to improve access to precision medicine. In the United States, there are 18 million patients with a history of cancer and 1.9 million new cancer diagnoses each year. Patients who receive precision therapies have survival rates that are three times greater than those who do not. However, 75 percent of doctors say they need help interpreting the genomic tests that make precision medicine possible — which, in turn, leads to more effective utilization of these powerful 21st-century tools. To that end, Clarified and xCures will collaborate on patient-level data analytics and work together to improve provider support, education, and communication. The two organizations will develop learning systems focused on innovative solutions in precision oncology, such as predictive analytics and treatment optimization. Clarified will contribute its specialized treatment recommendation system, which combines insights from experienced medical professionals with support from its AI-driven treatment algorithm. The company’s team of expert medical reviewers will provide clinical oversight. xCures will provide its AI-driven technology platform, which excels at extracting the critical information needed for care among the complex cancer patient data and enhancing access to medical records. “This partnership unites two of the most innovative leaders in the field of precision oncology,” said Clarified Precision Medicine CEO Rajni Natesan, MD, MBA. “Clarified is the leading expert in closing gaps at the last mile of precision oncology, with an AI platform and the greatest understanding of physician needs and individual patient outcomes. xCures is a leader in data and technology that transforms clinical efficiency and patient care. This powerful alliance enables us to overcome obstacles in cancer care that can only be addressed by an advanced, data-driven understanding of oncology at the patient level.” "We are excited to partner with Clarified Precision Medicine to harness the power of real-time clinical data and advanced analytics,” said xCures CEO Mika Newton. “This collaboration will enable us to deliver highly personalized and effective treatment recommendations, ultimately improving patient outcomes in precision oncology. By combining our strengths, we can address the critical need for better access to precision medicine and support oncologists in making data-driven decisions that enhance patient care." In addition to improving the utilization of precision medicine, the alliance will have significant capabilities in data collection and analytics to drive precision oncology research. The technology integration between Clarified and xCures will facilitate retrospective and prospective data analysis to improve treatment strategies and patient care outcomes. About Clarified Precision Medicine Clarified Precision Medicine is the first scalable molecular tumor board with a combination of ML-based platform plus medical group, offering expert clinical somatic and pharmacogenomics consultations through its ClarifiedSelect™ and OncoGuardian™ solutions. Clarified accelerates the delivery of guidelines-based genomic insights to patients and providers by bringing together nationally recognized experts in medical oncology, oncology pharmacy, data integration, and molecular pathology who have over 100 years of collective experience in the application of precision oncology. For more information, visit About xCures Inc. Launched in 2018, xCures Inc. operates an AI-assisted platform that automatically retrieves and aggregates medical records from any US care site. Data is extracted and structured within 15 minutes, to offer a sophisticated view of a patient’s fully longitudinal health journey that encompasses everything from genomics to social determinants of health. Through a variety of tools and data products, xCures provides clinically actionable, real-time insights that facilitate clinical research and care for patients, providers, and partners. For more information, contact, or visit Contact Details For Clarified Precision Medicine Company Website

June 04, 2024 03:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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DPH Biologicals

DPH Biologicals, a leading developer and supplier of agricultural biologicals, announced its new Prime platform that uses a patented production process for Bacillus spp., a leading plant growth rhizobacterium, to accelerate the germination of bacteria spores, supporting overall plant development while providing crops with more consistent resilience against heat, drought, and alkaline and saline soil conditions. “Historically biologicals have been dinged for inconsistent performance when used in a variety of environmental conditions. By utilizing a unique manufacturing process, we’ve enabled Bacillus spores to germinate faster resulting in more consistent performance especially in stressful conditions. Ultimately, Prime gives channel partners and growers more confidence in biologicals and allows them to differentiate from the plethora of microbial-based products on the market,” said Mick Messman, DPH Bio President and CEO. Kept in a dry, dormant state to germinate quicker, Prime spores colonize the root zone faster, capturing nitrogen while solubilizing potassium and phosphorus for more effective nutrient uptake. In a lab trial, Prime enabled more than 70% of Bacillus spores to germinate at temperatures as high as 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, while those without Prime germinated less than 10% after 50 minutes. Additionally, nearly all spores with Prime germinated in high salt environments, while those that were not treated with Prime did not germinate. With exclusive rights, DPH Bio is the first to offer Prime-based products and has recently integrated Prime into several existing biofertilizers in its TerraTrove™ product line, including Envelix Prime available this fall and Essential™ Prime PAK available for the 2025 crop season. “We are excited to see results coming through our science-based approach to support our channel partners and growers. Powered by Prime, the next generation of biologicals delivers higher quality sustainable options that consistently work," said Messman. For more information about DPH Bio’s technology platforms – RegenAphex™ and Prime, as well as DPH Bio’s expanded product portfolio, visit About DPH Biologicals DPH Biologicals, LLC attracts, develops and scales technologies improving broad market access and simplifying the grower experience with biologicals. Based on investments in scientific research, field testing, partner relationships and product development, and leadership-owned since 2024, DPH Bio yields success through science and relationships, standing at the leading edge of clarity, trust and proven, profitable solutions for agricultural biologicals. For more information, visit Contact Details AgTech PR for DPH Bio Georgie Smith Company Website

June 04, 2024 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Novus Reports Q1 Results And Key Success Factors Following DEA Rescheduling

Novus Acquisition & Development Corp

Miami, Florida - ( ThriveNewsWire ) - Novus Acquisition & Development Corp d/b/a Novus Cannabis MedPlan (OTC Markets: ( NDEV ) is a leading national supplemental health insurance carrier and pioneer in offering cannabis in health plans for recreational and medicinal users. It released its update on its Q1 2024 results, Rx Dispensing Platform, and Key Elements that fuel its success after the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced that cannabis will be rescheduled. Novus Cannabis MedPlan (Novus) has been integrating cannabis into health plans since 2015. With a network of over 1,200 agents, brokers, and dispensaries, Novus aims to make cannabis-based treatments more affordable and accessible through insurance plans, benefitting a wider range of consumers. Here are three key highlights that contribute to Novus' success. 1) Financial Snapshot: The company utilizes a receivable-based business model with minimal overhead and no convertible debt, demonstrating consistent organic growth year over year. No Dilution: No common stock has been issued after June 15, 2021. No Sales of Insider Shares: For close to 3 years Gross Revenue Increase: During this reporting period, Gross Revenue increased by 6.8% compared to March 31, 2024 and 2023, respectively, Net Revenue Increase: During this reporting period, EBITDA increased by 19.47% compared to March 31, 2024, and 2023. Profit Margin: During the reporting period, the company experienced a gradual increase in gross profit margins, with margins of 43.14% in 2023 and 45.2% in 2024 Cash and Cash Equivalents: There was an increase of 1.8% compared to the financial reporting periods on March 31, 2024, and December 31, 2023. This is in contrast to the higher increase of 6.84% in the period from March 31, 2023, to 2024. Debt Transparency: Frank Labrozzi, the CEO, is owed $158,061. He has no plans to exercise the call provision, and this debt instrument has no equity conversion provision. Leak Out Vendor Shares: All vendors who received treasury-issued stock must gradually sell their shares. The selling amount is determined based on 15% of the average daily trading volume over the past 30 days. 2) Introducing the Rx Dispensing Platform Novus is strategically positioning its cannabis health plans to become a prominent player in mainstream healthcare insurance by acquiring an Rx Dispensing Platform tech stack. Frank Labrozzi, CEO of Novus, stated, "This advancement will significantly impact cannabis in health plans. By promoting collaboration between brands and dispensaries, we aim to empower policyholders with more choices, enabling them to purchase the brands they prefer at any dispensary. Cannabis brands can use the platform to connect directly with dispensaries and showcase their products at no cost. This will improve product distribution efficiency, increase brand visibility, provide real-time inventory data, and facilitate product research for the policyholder. An added bonus to For Rec Users: This platform serves recreational users who prefer not to disclose personal information like their policyholder status to access plan benefits. Instead, users can discreetly order services for a small subscription or transaction fee. 3) Key Success Factors Midwest Expansion: Novus has partnered with Heya Wellness, a prominent cannabis company in Missouri, to offer MedPlans to 4.3 million potential policyholders in the Midwest. By leveraging Missouri's favorable reciprocity laws, Novus aims to maximize the benefits for our sales hub based in St. Louis. Health Carrier Alliances Integration with Traditional Healthcare: By treating cannabis as a traditional pharmaceutical product and including it in insurance plans, Novus could help normalize cannabis use for medical, recreational, and non-users. Now that there is federal approval, Novus bridges traditional healthcare and the cannabis industry, enhancing major healthcare carriers who have expressed interest in integrating Novus' cannabis-based prescription plans into their benefits packages, establishing a connection between the two industries. Compassionate Care Act (CCA): The CCAs, which the Supreme Court sanctions, typically focus on making medical marijuana accessible to workplace patients with specific conditions. Human Resources departments are revising workplace policies to allow employees to access medical marijuana through employer-sponsored health plans. Novus plans to cover some costs through tax-deductible health savings and health reimbursement accounts. Opioid Settlement Framework: The opioid settlement framework is a legal agreement aimed at resolving litigation against pharmaceutical companies and health carriers accused of contributing to the opioid crisis. It includes $50 billion for prevention, treatment, and recovery programs with the goal of mitigating the crisis' impact and preventing future misuse. Novus is playing a crucial role in reducing opioid use by offering states and private organizations alternative treatment options through our developed health plans that help patients transition from opioids to medical cannabis. Compliance with the Veteran’s Affairs (VA): Veterans are increasingly interested in utilizing cannabis for treatment—over 88% support medical cannabis programs. Novus has developed health plans following VA guidelines to integrate cannabis benefits for veterans. In closing: As Novus adjusts to the positive changes in federal cannabis regulation, we are prepared to utilize our niche approach to cannabis in health plans, which utilizes a receivables-based business model. This approach strategically enables us to organically invest in critical areas such as marketing, improving engagement with policyholders and providers, and establishing a reliable cash flow management system. This positions Novus as a significant player in the fast-evolving cannabis integrated into health insurance plans. Do your research on our company to understand our potential in shaping the future of healthcare. Visit our Investor Relations page to see for yourself. About Novus Further Research: Financial Filings: Click Here Quote: Click Here Website Click Here Investor's Page Click Here Video Of Investment Highlights: Click Here Novus Acquisition & Development Corp. (NDEV) operates through its subsidiary, WCIG Insurance Services, Inc., offering health insurance and related insurance solutions in states with legal medical marijuana programs. With a robust infrastructure covering various insurance lines, including health, life, and fixed annuities, Novus is a leading health insurance carrier, using two key indicators to gauge value and performance. The Benefit Monetization Ratio measures the annual total of monetized policies, offset by the operating cost ratio, a Balance Sheet line item derived from Net Asset Value and calculated to the Price Book Value. Novus' medical cannabis benefits package operates as an outside developer. It does not engage in any activities related to the cultivation, handling, transportation, growth, extraction, dispensing, sale, marketing, vending, delivery, supply, circulation, or trade of cannabis or any substances violating United States law or the Controlled Substances Act. The company adheres strictly to state and federal laws and has no intentions to violate them in the future. It is important to note that statements regarding specific products have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and should not be interpreted as intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. The information provided in press releases and product labels is for informational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for advice from qualified healthcare professionals. Novus respects the individual transactions involving cannabis, which are solely between state-licensed dispensaries and registered patients. However, it's worth noting that state laws may conflict with the federal Controlled Substances Act. The current administration has indicated that federal law enforcement agencies will not prioritize prosecuting those complying with state-designated laws concerning medical marijuana usage and distribution. Nevertheless, changes in government policies and consolidation could impact the provider network, and there is no assurance that future administrations will not alter this stance. While Novus does not engage in the harvest, distribution, or sale of cannabis or cannabis-related products, the company could be affected if there were any shifts in enforcement by federal or state governments concerning existing laws. Such changes could result in significant financial implications for Novus and other industry players. Forward-Looking Statements This release includes forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and reflect management's current expectations. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations. Some of these factors include general global economic conditions; general industry and market conditions and growth rates; uncertainty as to whether our strategies and business plans will yield the expected benefits; increasing competition; availability and cost of capital; the ability to identify and develop and achieve commercial success; the level of expenditures necessary to maintain and improve the quality of services; changes in the economy; changes in laws and regulations, includes codes and standards, intellectual property rights, and tax matters; or other matters not anticipated; our ability to secure and maintain strategic relationships and distribution agreements. Dilution, if any, would be for the purposes of management taking stock in lieu of cash salary. Novus disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Additionally, this press release that is not statements of historical fact may be considered to be forward-looking statements. Written words such as "may," "will," "expect," "believe," "anticipate," "estimate," "intends," "goal," "objective," "seek," "attempt," or variations of these or similar words, identify forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements and forecasts involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the near future. Investor Contact Information Investor Website 855-228-7355 Email: Contact Details Novus Acquisition Frank Labrozzi +1 305-467-6699 Company Website

June 04, 2024 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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