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Type 1 Diabetes Research Spotlight | Bringing new life to an old vaccine

My whole life I had taken my pancreas for granted. That is until my now 2-year old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at 13 months, and myself, 3 months ago. I’ve since become fixated on and fascinated by the research advancements being made in attempt to...

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Our Mental Health Awareness Pledge | Jumo Health

May has come to a close, and so have a number of Mental Health Awareness campaigns. Devised in the U.S. in 1949 by the Mental Health America organization, Mental Health Awareness Month is dedicated to raising awareness and educating the...

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Comics, Podcasts and MS | In My Words - Adriana's Story

We are so excited to announce our newest installment of the Jumo Podcast Series, "In My Words." These episodes - five in total - share the story of Adriana, a thirty three year old mother of two who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of twenty six.

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Silent No More

My friend died by suicide. Hearing that someone has taken his or her life invokes feelings of anger, sadness and, regretfully, judgement. On March 7, 2008, my dear friend said he had a surprise gift for me. “Too” busy, I didn’t have time to meet. Months later, he was gone.

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How To Get Involved And Support Mental Health Awareness Month 2018

In recent years, the topic of mental health has risen to the top of the public’s consciousness. Part of the reason for this attention spike is the ever-digital nature of our lives and the questions this raises about how technology impacts the way we relate to the world around us. And while smartphones are contributing to the problem, social platforms have also empowered people with mental health issues to vocalize their experiences and #StopTheStigma.

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Sydney Children’s Hospital Network (SCHN) and Oneview Healthcare honored as recipients of the 2018 Microsoft Health Innovation Award

Sydney Children’s Hospital Network and Oneview Healthcare, PLC (ASX:ONE) today announced they have been named recipients of Microsoft Corp.’s 2018 Health Innovation Award for “Engage Your Patients.”

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PRA Health (PRAH) Shares Rally on Partnership with Jumo

Leading global contract research organization PRA Health Sciences PRAHrecently announced a partnership with Jumo, a global provider of educational health care information. Notably, the deal was signed as part of PRA Health's new 'Center for Pediatric Clinical Development' initiative, which was announced in May.

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PRA Health Sciences and Jumo Announce Partnership

As part of its new Center for Pediatric Clinical Development initiative, PRA Health Sciences is pleased to announce its partnership with Jumo. Jumo is an award-winning provider of educational health care information and resources for children, families, and caregivers.

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Ascensia Diabetes Care and Jumo Team Up to Make Learning About Diabetes Engaging for Canadian Kids

Sponsored by Ascensia Diabetes Care, Jumo, through its signature comic book line and superhero characters called the Medikidz, is creating two new comic books for Canadian children living with diabetes, Medikidz Explain Blood Glucose Meters and Medikidz Explain Type 1 Diabetes.

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Eisai to Launch New Medikidz Epilepsy Comic Book at the National Walk for Epilepsy

Eisai Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be launching the latest "Medikidz Explain Epilepsy," book as part of their participation at the Epilepsy Foundation's National Walk for Epilepsy on Saturday, March 25th, 2017. The book is the sixth in the series of educational comics designed to inform people about epilepsy and will focus on the transition from pediatric to adult health care.

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New Leader, New Offerings, and New Name Propel Medikidz Forward: Introducing Jumo

Medikidz, a children’s health education company based in New York and London, today announced it has tapped health care entrepreneur Kevin Aniskovich to be its Chief Executive. Aniskovich, who joined in September, immediately diversified the global company by unveiling an expanded product portfolio and rebranding to Jumo.

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Medikidz® and COPD Foundation: A Partnership of Superhero Proportions

“This is why we are proud to have partnered with Medikidz and the COPD Foundation to develop a comic book that provides a creative and innovative way to help those with COPD explain their condition to friends and family, specifically children and adolescents.”

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Eisai Launches New Medikidz Epilepsy Comic Book in Conjunction with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) Awareness Day

“Eisai Inc. today announced the launch of "Medikidz Explain Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS)," an educational comic book designed to inform people about LGS, a rare type of epilepsy that is usually characterized by multiple seizure types, cognitive impairment or developmental delays.”

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Eisai Launches Latest Book in Comic Book Series: “Medikidz Explain Playing Sports With Epilepsy”

“Living with epilepsy can be challenging, and even scary at times, but it doesn’t have to stop you from pursuing your dreams. With the help of their superpowers, the “Medikidz” are back to show young readers that you may be able to continue doing what you love while living with epilepsy.”

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Pharma comics partner Medikidz aims to be a child health superhero

“It's up, up and away for Medikidz comic books as the communications company looks to build out a global brand dedicated to kids' healthcare, backed by pharma partners.”

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Meda Breaks Down Asthma With Medikidz Comic Book Series For Children

“Savion Johnson is a real 10-year-old boy with asthma. But he's also the cartoon star of Meda Pharmaceuticals and the "Medikidz Explains Asthma" comic book series. The third book in the already successful series launched earlier this month, telling Savion's story along with the story of asthma using precise clinical terms, but in a way that kids can understand and relate to.”

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Meda Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Part 3 of the Medikidz Explain Asthma Series

“Meda Pharmaceuticals (Meda), a leading international specialty pharmaceutical company, announces the launch of Part 3 of the Medikidz Explain Asthma Series, the latest comic book to help families gain an accurate understanding of asthma.”

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