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Vivos Inc Obtains Trademark Protection for IsoPet®

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Richland, WA, July 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vivos Inc (OTC:RDGL) obtains IsoPet trademark protection.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") issued the Certificate of Registration for the mark ISOPET (Reg. No. 5,476,327) in Class 5.

Mike Korenko, Vivos CEO says "This is an important step in protecting our intellectual property. Our other protections include a licensing agreement to key patents and trademark protection of RadioGel in seventeen countries, but our best protection is still the detailed proprietary product formulation and production techniques."

About Vivos Inc. (OTC:RDGL)

Currently, the Company has developed an Yttrium-90 based brachytherapy device, for the treatment of tumors in animals and humans. Brachytherapy uses highly localized radiation to destroy cancerous tumors by placing a radioactive isotope directly inside the treatment area. The product delivers therapeutic radiation from within the tumor without the entrance skin dose and associated side effects of treatment that characterize external-beam radiation therapy. This feature allows safe delivery of higher doses needed for treating both non-resectable and radiation-resistant cancers.

IsoPet® for treating animals uses the same technology as RadioGelTM for treating humans. The Food and Drug Administration advised using different product names in order to avoid confusion and cross-use.

IsoPet® is a hydrogel liquid containing tiny yttrium-90 phosphate particles that may be administered directly into a tumor. This hydrogel is an yttrium-90 carrier at room temperature that gels within the tumor interstitial space after injection to keep the radiation source safely in place. The short-range beta radiation from yttrium-90 localizes the dose within the treatment area so that normal organs and tissues are not adversely affected.

IsoPet® also has a short half-life – delivering more than 90% of its therapeutic radiation within 10 days. This compares favorably to other available treatment options requiring up to six weeks or more to deliver a full course of radiation therapy. Therapy can be safely administered as an out-patient procedure and the patient may return home without subsequent concern for radiation dose to the family.

The IsoPet® Solutions division of RDGL is using university veterinary hospitals to demonstrate the safety and therapeutic effectiveness for different animal cancers. The testing on feline sarcoma at the Washington State University is completed and the testing on canine soft tissue sarcomas at University of Missouri will begin in the near future.

The Company recently obtained confirmation from the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine that IsoPet is classified as a device for skin cancer therapy in cats and dogs. The FDA also reviewed and approved the product labeling. FDA does not require pre-market approval for veterinary devices so no additional approval is required for treating skin cancer, which is the largest market sector. RDGL is positioning itself so that immediately following this demonstration phase, The Company can begin to generate revenues through the sale of IsoPetTM to University animal hospitals and private veterinary clinic consortiums.

The Company is also engaging the FDA for clearance to market RadioGelTM for the treatment of advanced basal and squamous cell skin cancers in humans.

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CONTACT:

Vivos Inc.
Michael K. Korenko, President & CEO
MKorenko@RadioGel.com

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