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COVID-19 Coronavirus Infection Risk May be Reduced by Weekly Dose of Vitamin D3
NEW YORK, NY, April 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Parallax Health Sciences, Inc. (PRLX) (“Parallax” or the “Company”), announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Parallax Diagnostics, Inc. has contracted with CURE Pharmaceutical Holding Corp. to distribute CUREfilm® D. The supplement that provides a single wrapped CUREfilm® that delivers a weekly dose of Vitamin D which has been shown to reduce respiratory infections and boost immune activity is now immediately available for orders at the Company’s website located at www.goodhealthoutcomes.com.
Support for Vitamin D and infections:
Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data https://www.bmj.com/content/356/bmj.i6583
Former Center for Disease Control, (“CDC”) Chief Dr. Tom Frieden talks: Coronavirus infection risk may be reduced by Vitamin D https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/former-cdc-chief-tom-frieden-coronavirus-risk-may-be-reduced-with-vitamin-d
50,000 IU of Vitamin D3 is ideal for:
People who have difficulty achieving and maintaining peak vitamin D levels
Elderly patients with low vitamin D levels
Overweight patients with an elevated body mass index that impairs vitamin D circulation requiring significant repletion doses
Vitamin D3 has been shown to:
Prevent respiratory infections
Maintain bone and dental health
Increase calcium absorption and balance
Boost immune activity
Support cardiometabolic health, blood sugar balance already within normal levels, and weight loss
Help increase musculoskeletal strength and comfort
CUREfilm® D offers the following advantages:
Uses Cholecalciferol, the ideal form found to maintain active vitamin D levels for an extended period of time
High dose of 50,000 IU Vitamin D3 delivered via shelf-stable, individually sealed CUREfilm® technology for ease of use and maximum benefit
Robert Davidson Chief Executive Officer of CURE Pharmaceuticals stated, “CURE is committed to social impact in health care.” Mr. Davidson continued, “We are thankful that Parallax shares the CURE mission to improve lives by redefining how medicines are delivered and experienced. We are honored to supply Vitamin D OTF to the true heroes in this unprecedented time, our front-line health care workers.”
Nathaniel Bradley, President of Parallax Health Management, Inc. stated, “Our mission is to deliver world class diagnostic, remote patient monitoring and behavioral solutions through our platforms.” Mr. Bradley added, “We rely on healthcare providers as a crucial component of our products and services. Through our partnership with CURE we have developed a way for us to give back and provide a low cost and protective supplemental product that we are proud to make available.”
About CURE Pharmaceutical
CURE Pharmaceutical® is a vertically integrated drug delivery and development company committed to improving drug efficacy, safety, and patient experience through its proprietary drug dosage forms and delivery systems. CURE has an FDA- and DEA- registered, cGMP manufacturing facility and is a pioneering developer of CUREform™, a patented drug delivery platform. CUREform includes CUREfilm®, one of the most advanced oral thin films on the market today; microCURE™, an innovative emulsion technology utilizing proprietary encapsulation techniques; and CUREpods™ a novel chewable delivery system. CUREform's combined technologies provide opportunities for both immediate and controlled-release drug delivery of a wide range of active ingredients. CURE partners with biotech, pharmaceutical, and wellness companies worldwide and has positioned itself to advance numerous therapeutic categories, including the pharmaceutical cannabis sector, with partnerships in the US, Canada, Israel, and other markets. The company’s mission is to improve people’s lives by redefining how medicines are delivered and experienced.
For more information about CURE Pharmaceutical, please visit its website at www.curepharma.com.
About Parallax Health Sciences
Parallax Health Sciences is an advanced technology, outcome-driven telehealth company that allows for cost-effective remote diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients through proprietary platforms of integrated products and services. The Company's interoperable novel applications provide patients point-of-care testing and monitoring with information communicated via internet-based mobile phone applications that are agnostic as to operating system and are built on highly sophisticated data analytics. Information is retrieved real-time by physicians who are monitoring patients with chronic diseases or through biometric feedback for health-related behavior modification and is automated for integration into electronic health records. The Company's products and offerings capitalize on the digital transformation in healthcare for improved patient compliance, diagnosis and treatment, and support healthcare system cost savings and efficiencies. For more information, please visit www.parallaxhealthsciences.com or www.parallaxcare.com.
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SOURCE: Parallax Health Sciences, Inc.