Apple warns that coronavirus will hurt revenue
Apple, which is widely regarded as a bellwether of global supply and demand for goods, has bet big on China in recent years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Daisuke Wakabayashi Source Type: news

Coronavirus fears nix Facebook summit in San Francisco
Facebook said Friday that the company will nix a San Francisco event it had planned in March due to possible health issues from the fast-spreading coronavirus. “Our priority is the health and safety of our teams, so out of an abundance of caution, we cancelled our Global Marketing Summit due to evolving public health risks related to coronavirus," Facebook spokesman Anthony Harrison stated in an email to the Business Times. The Global Marketing Summit , which unites Facebook employees from around… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ted Andersen Source Type: news

Contract Research Organizations in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill
Check out the list of largest Contract Research Organizations in the Triangle. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biotech/Pharma Companies in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill
Check out the list of largest Biotech/Pharma Companies in the Triangle. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Biotech/Pharma Companies in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill
Check out the list of largest Biotech/Pharma Companies in the Triangle. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Global Health Technologies: Time To Re-Think The ‘Trickle Down’ Model
Technologies are critical for addressing global health needs, but the ‘trickle down’ model has limitations. If the end goal is to save lives and do it quickly, then innovations from the Global South must be given a chance. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Madhukar Pai, Contributor Source Type: news

Don ’t foresee any disruptions due to Covid-19: Vasant Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis
Novartis is one of the oldest pharma MNCs known for anti-cancer and anti-diabetic drugs. Despite the patent expiry for its popular anti-diabetic drug Galvus, Narasimhan is upbeat about Novartis ’ India prospects. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus – Strategic Questions Underlying The Outbreak
Since China is the world ’s largest supplier of APIs, the coronavirus outbreak sparked renewed fears of global supply chain disruption. To the extent that manufacturers have chosen to put all of their trust and business in one supplier, they leave themselves exposed in the event any threat occurs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Numerof, Contributor Source Type: news

SEngine co-founder says gap between innovation in medicine and adoption is major concern
There was a moment, eight years ago, that kept Carla Grandori up at night. “Can you use your technology to help me?” a cancer patient had asked her. Grandori, a reluctant researcher at the time, thought she needed to accumulate more data for her technology. “But when I thought deeper … the call of that patient changed my way of thinking and the direction of my research completely,” she said. “My work is now motivated to help patients as fast as possible.” It’s still the driving… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Bloomberg Said U.S. Should Deny Treatment To Old People With Chronic Disease
If Democratic Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg was 95 years old and had prostate cancer, he could afford extreme medical care to improve and extend his life. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Patricia Barnes, Contributor Source Type: news

Mentoring moment: Marlena Jackson is changing the DNA of gender equity in life sciences
NexGeneGirls is part of an ecosystem of nonprofits, industry organizations and passionate mentors that has emerged to diversify the life-sciences industry. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ahalya Srikant Source Type: news

In the money Feb. 17: $38M in deals for pharma, software businesses
Each week we wrap up recent funding activity, from company announcements to SEC filings. This time we found a $10 million round for an Austin cybersecurity company that comes with a partnership to a leading global consulting firm, as well as a band of angels coming together to support a startup that makes software for restaurants. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mike Cronin Source Type: news

The $50+ Billion Consulting Industry Supporting Healthcare That You May Not Know About
Modern healthcare is supported by a robust consulting and services industry. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sai Balasubramanian, J.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Post CES Roundup: Interesting Smart Products And Companies To Keep An Eye On
Analyst Mark Vena previews several new products and companies in the smart home space. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Moor Insights and Strategy, Contributor Source Type: news

1912-2020: Presidents Who Changed Health Care In America
Since 1789 Americans have sworn in an elected official as the President of the United States. And since George Washington took his oath of office, the health of Americans has been top of mind. However, what that means – and what role the federal government has played – has changed significantly. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Source Type: news

NMC/advisers: the companies they keep
Well-paid toil of bankers, brokers and bean counters has proved of little value to investors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

West Elects New Director to the Board
EXTON, Pa., Feb. 17, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced the Company's Board of Directors has elected... Biopharmaceuticals, Drug Delivery, Personnel West Pharmaceutical Services (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sickle Cell Disease: After Years Of Neglect Some Promise For Sufferers
In the past five years there has very encouraging news on the sickle cell disease drug development front. Besides pain medications to relieve symptoms as well as antibiotics to treat infections, there are now a number of promising new therapies on the market. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

17.02.20: Bayer to swiftly appeal jury decision in dicamba case
Bayer to swiftly appeal jury decision in dicamba casemehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bay Area women lead from lab to C-suite and beyond
A number of key women Bay Area life science leaders share their opinion on the state of the industry and how to bring more women into leadership. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

In the money Feb. 17: $38M in deals for pharma, software businesses
Each week we wrap up recent funding activity, from company announcements to SEC filings. This time we found a $10 million round for an Austin cybersecurity company that comes with a partnership to a leading global consulting firm, as well as a band of angels coming together to support a startup that makes software for restaurants. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mike Cronin Source Type: news

Apple, Coronavirus, And Risk-Management
Cash balance is the best vaccine against unpredictable events such as the spread of Coronavirus. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Amiyatosh Purnanandam, Contributor Source Type: news

Why a 'cultural shift' at Mount Carmel prompted cardiologists to leave for OhioHealth
A group of specialists decamping from one health system to another provide a glimpse into some of the debates within hospitals of how to weigh coordinated care with doctors' individualized decisions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

PharmaMar and Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announce FDA Acceptance and Priority Review of New Drug Application for Lurbinectedin in Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer
Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date set for August 16, 2020. MADRID and DUBLIN, Feb. 17, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- PharmaMar (MSE:PHM) and Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Admi... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, FDA Jazz Pharmaceuticals, PharmaMar , lurbinectedin (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Would You Trust Your Child With This Anti-Vax Ex-Doctor?
A sequel to the anti-vaccine propaganda film Vaxxed was recently released. Let's take a closer look at the disgraced, unethical former British doctor who's behind the film, and who makes a living pushing anti-vaccine misinformation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

UPMC commits $90M in investments to newest hospital in Maryland
UPMC has committed to investing $90 million over five years to the former Western Maryland Health System, which on its acquisition earlier this month became UPMC Western Maryland. The hospital system, based in Cumberland near the Pennsylvania border, now a tighter integration with the Pittsburgh-based UPMC that includes not only UPMC Hillman Cancer Center but also nearby hospitals like UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford. It had been clinically affiliated with UPMC since 2018. T here were no specific… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Banner Health adds orthopedic group to Phoenix network
Phoenix-based Banner Health is buying an orthopedic practice that will add 27 new providers to its employed medical group. Banner signed a purchase agreement of The Orthopedic Clinic Association, or TOCA. Once the transaction is complete, the group will be named TOCA at Banner Health and maintain its existing offices in Tempe, Scottsdale, Glendale and Phoenix. Its 18 orthopedic physicians and nine physician assistan ts will have privileges at Banner hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers throughout… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Sneak Peek: Inside the Cone Women's and Children's Center, which opens Sunday (PHOTOS)
The six-floor, 195,678-square-foot addition to the Moses H. Cone Hospital in Greensboro cost $100 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Joyce Source Type: news

AHN Wexford hospital to get state-of-the-art combined heat power plant
The project is being designed and will be run through a partnership with Peoples Natural Gas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Researchers challenge new guidelines on aspirin in primary prevention
The most recent guidelines for primary prevention recommend aspirin use for individuals ages 40 to 70 years who are at higher risk of a first cardiovascular event, but not for those over 70. Yet, people over 70 are at increasingly higher risks of cardiovascular events than those under 70. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

The Happy Gun Owner? Research Suggests Otherwise
We ’ve often heard that having a gun in the house can make someone feel safer, happier, and brings contentment with the knowledge that one can protect themselves in their own home. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Clary Estes, Contributor Source Type: news

How this CEO keeps doubling her organization's size
This Central Florida leader continues to pave a new future for the Florida Autism Center, including big growth plans within and outside its walls. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Bilbao Source Type: news

SMi Presents the 3rd Annual Conference: Injectable Drug Delivery 2020
13 - 14 May 2020, London, UK. SMi Group is pleased to announce the third annual Injectable Drug Delivery conference, which will be held in London. Part of Europe's leading Injectable conference series, Injectable Drug Delivery will assess innovations in drug product formulation and biologics, innovations in device design, quality management and connectivity for enhanced subcutaneous delivery. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

NMC founder BR Shetty quits board after query on ownership
London-listed hospital operator said two others will go, including investment boss (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NMC founder quits board after query on ownership
London-listed hospital operator said two others will go, including investment boss (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Evacuates Citizens From Quarantined Coronavirus Cruise Ship. What ’s Next For The Evacuees?
U.S. citizens evacuated from the Diamond Princess have left Japan and are on their way back home. What will happen to them now? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

The Biocollective Wins $1.2m Fast Track Grant from NIH to Develop...
Opens Door to Breakthroughs: Microbiome Research Becomes Comparable, Adoptable, and Repeatable.(PRWeb February 17, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_biocollective_wins_1_2m_fast_track_grant_from_nih_to_develop_nations_first_microbiome_reference_standard/prweb16909268.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

2 Industry Veterans Join TrialScope Connect ™ Advisory Board
TrialScope announces the appointment of Craig Lipset and Scott Ballenger to the TrialScope Connect advisory board. TrialScope Connect is an online clinical trial recruitment collective designed to...(PRWeb February 17, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2_industry_veterans_join_trialscope_connect_advisory_board/prweb16908089.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hospitals, health care providers have $100M in projects underway
Nearly $100 million in construction and renovation projects are underway or planned at area hospitals and health care providers throughout Western New York. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Amid Coronavirus outbreak, India mulls export ban on 12 essential drugs
An eight-member expert committee constituted by the government to assess availability of medicines in the country has suggested imposing export restrictions on 12 drugs including antibiotics like chloramphenicol, neomycin, metronidazole, azythromicin, clindamycin; vitamin B1, B2 and B6; as well as hormones like progesterone used during pregnancy and in menstrual related problems. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mexico tackles obesity crisis with tough food labels
Consumers confronted with warnings on products that contain excess salt, sugar and calories (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Labour urges Johnson adviser sacking over eugenics support
Cummings ally called for universal contraception to prevent permanent underclass (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

As Biden Sinks, Bloomberg Becomes Obamacare Protector
Mike Bloomberg has made protecting the Affordable Care Act signed into law 10 years ago by President Obama a key part of his presidential campaign. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Your DNA is a valuable asset, so why give it to ancestry websites for free? | Laura Spinney
DNA testing companies are starting to profit from selling our data on to big pharma. Perhaps they should be paying usThe announcement by 23andMe, a company that sells home DNA testing kits, that it hassold the rights to a promising new anti-inflammatory drug to a Spanish pharmaceutical company is cause for celebration. The collected health data of 23andMe ’s millions of customers have potentially produced a medical advance – the first of its kind. But a few weeks later the same company announced that it was laying off workers amid a shrinking market that its CEO put down to the public ’s concerns about pr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Laura Spinney Tags: Genetics Biology Science Privacy Data protection Technology World news Source Type: news

Could COVID-19 Spur A Revolution In Vaccine Development?
A number of companies are using new biotechnology to rapidly deploy vaccines for the COVID-19 coronavirus. If they are successful, it will herald a revoution. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Willy Shih, Contributor Source Type: news

Could The COVID-19 Spur A Revolution In Vaccine Development?
A number of companies are using new biotechnology to rapidly deploy vaccines for the COVID-19 coronavirus. If they are successful, it will herald a revoution. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Willy Shih, Contributor Source Type: news

Podcast: Health care leaders discuss California Northstate's Elk Grove plans
The Sacramento Business Journal's annual Health Care Leadership Forum highlights the issues, concerns and opportunities for change in the local health care industry. This live panel discussion includes four health care system leaders in the region. The event was held Feb. 6 at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento. In this episode of the podcast series, panelists share their thoughts on the $750 million, 250-bed teaching hospital that for-profit California Northstate University has proposed in Elk Grove. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

For COVAD-19 Coronavirus, How Well Do Thermometer Guns Even Work?
There's been increased demand for thermal scanning devices since the outbreak began. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

For COVID-19 Coronavirus, How Well Do Thermometer Guns Even Work?
There's been increased demand for thermal scanning devices since the outbreak began. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Why UK universities are courting overseas investors
There are plenty of discoveries to bring to market but domestic funding has been squeezed (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news