In a first, Alnylam reports success silencing genes in children
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals set the stage for another drug approval after reporting Wednesday that it successfully treated children with a rare liver and kidney disease.   Alnylam’s (Nasdaq: ALNY) latest drug candidate targets a rare disorder called primary hyperoxaluria in which a substance called oxalate can build up and cause bladder stones, kidney failure and other issues. The drug, known as lumasiran, successfully reduced that buildup in a late-stage trial of 18 children under the age of six,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Coronavirus latest: Slovakia reinstates state of emergency as outbreak in central Europe worsens
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Women Use Tech To Solve Women ’s Health Problems, A Market Men Ignore
How can a product that solves a problem for 50% of the population be a “niche” market? Well, it can’t. So smart investors are investing in women entrepreneurs who solve women’s problems. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Geri Stengel, Contributor Tags: ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare forbeswoman Source Type: news

How The Gatekeepers Of 500 Million Tons Of Cargo Power Through The Pandemic
The Louisiana bar pilots turned to Abbott Laboratories ’ ID Now test, which gets results in under 13 minutes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Transportation /transportation Lifestyle /lifestyle Boats & Planes /boats-planes Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Telehealth Is Here To Stay. Are The Providers Who Refuse To Embrace It?
Telehealth was a lifeline for patients and providers in the wake of offices shut down and direct in-person visits eliminated. And now that patients have experienced a world of office-free appointments, Covid-19 ’s departure will not put the genie back into the bottle. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Numerof, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

All eyes are on Pfizer as Trump pushes for vaccine by October
In media appearances and talks with investors, Pfizer ’s chief executive nearly always mentions a word that is so politically perilous, most of his competitors shy away from it: October. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Thomas Source Type: news

In Western New York, lung and bronchus cancers take a far deadlier toll than others
The 10 most prominent types of cancer in Western New York, ranked by average annual deaths. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Paulson Meehan Source Type: news

For Love Or Money: Can General Practitioners Survive Covid-19?
'Frontline' and 'coalface' are words often used to describe the work of GPs, as if its importance can only really be understood by likening it to war and mining. Covid-19 has forced us to acknowledge how vital they are, but can general practitioners themselves survive this pandemic? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mariella Attard, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Regeneron's REGN-COV2 Antibody Cocktail Reduced Viral Levels and Improved Symptoms in Non-Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
Dear Investor, Please find attached a press release from our partner Regeneron:https://investor.regeneron.com/news-releases/news-release-details/regenerons-regn-cov2-antibody-cocktail-reduced-viral-levels-and For further information please also have a look at the Roche statement on REGN-COV2 virology phase II data on  roche.com. Do not hesitate to contact us for any further questions. With best regards, (Source: Roche Investor Update)
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1st Trump-Biden Presidential Debate Was ‘Exhausting,’ 8 Things To Do To Recover
U.S. President Donald Trump began interrupting Democratic challenger and former Vice-President Joe Biden and then moderator Chris Wallace. It all went downhill from there. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Media /media pharma Source Type: news

Millions at risk of being blocked from Covid tests
Health officials insist credit-checking company helps prevent abuse of under-fire system (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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Hawaii Pacific Health to host free health webinar
The webinar will touch on several topics including; safety precautions to minimize Covid-19 risks, nutrition and mental and physical health tips, and the importance of regular checkups (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

Trump Administration Abandons Legal Fight To Bar Undocumented Teens In Federal Custody From Abortions
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services updated its policy Tuesday. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Minimalist, Low Cost Hearing Aid Could Help Address Treatment Gap In Seniors
An ultra-low-cost hearing aid that can be self-assembled could provide an accessible option for seniors with age-related hearing loss who might otherwise go untreated. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Albert, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

RoosterBio Signs Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with...
RoosterBio will support biofabrication in austere environments for the U.S. military and expand 4DBio3 Ready to Print education and training initiatives.(PRWeb September 30, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/roosterbio_signs_cooperative_research_and_development_agreement_with_the_geneva_foundation_and_the_uniformed_services_university/prweb17434268.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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Kite Pharma, Inc. Wins 2020 MEDA Economic Development Project Award
Kite Pharma, Inc., a Gilead Company, has been named by the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) as the winner of its 2020 Economic Development Project Award.(PRWeb September 30, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/kite_pharma_inc_wins_2020_meda_economic_development_project_award/prweb17434107.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sweating Can Help Spread Covid-19, But Not By ‘Infectious Sweat’
There's no evidence of transmission via contact with sweat, but sweating from exercise could help virus transmission indirectly. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: JV Chamary, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Coronavirus technology Source Type: news

New Research Encourages Women To Eat More Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts And Cabbage
More evidence about the health benefits of adding cruciferous vegetables to your daily diet. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marla Milling, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Baylor St. Luke's heart transplant program regains Medicare compliance
The heart transplant program is credited with performing some of the earliest human heart transplants in the United States. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

How a team of doctors is offering free second opinions to cancer patients in the age of Covid
TheSecondOpinion sees 110 to 130 cancer patients a year, offering deep-dive consultations at no cost to patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Government dismisses Adar Poonawalla ’s 80,000 crore estimate for vaccine distribution
The comment came in the wake of a tweet by Serum Institute of India chief executive Adar Poonawalla last week asking the government whether it will have Rs 80,000 crore available over next one year to cater to the country ’s requirement of Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Pharma company Panacea Biotec gets warning letter from USFDA for Baddi facility
The company will actively engage with the agency and take all necessary steps required to address the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) concerns, Panacea Biotec said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Oregon names new director of the Public Health Division
The Oregon Health Authority named Rachael Banks as the new director of the Public Health Division. Banks comes to OHA from Multnomah County, where she has served as the public health director since 2017. She will start her new role on Oct. 27, OHA announced. Banks replaces Lillian Shirley, who is retiring this week after serving in the position since 2013. OHA Director Patrick Allen praised B anks’ leadership around promoting health equity. Those qualities, he said, are necessary as OHA “makes… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Providence quantifies huge carbon reduction from Covid-19
The hospital system looked at electricity, natural gas, solid waste and commuting from March through July at eight administrative buildings. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

28.09.20: Not intended for U.S. and UK Media
Bayer's XtendFlex Soybeans Gain Final Key Regulatory ApprovalEuropean Commission's Green Light Enables a Full Launch in 2021mehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
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Orgenesis to acquire Louisville-based Koligo Therapeutics
The startup joins a biotech company with a global reach through the deal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Meet the 2020 Business Journal Healthiest Employers winners
The complete rankings of all of this year's Healthiest Employers honorees, along with feature articles on the winners in each category will appear in the Oct. 2 weekly print and digital edition of the Business Journal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Barr Source Type: news

Sorcero ‘cannot keep up with the pace of demand.’ Here’s what the tech startup is doing about it.
The fast-growing startup, armed with early validation from pilots and contracts, is ready for the next stage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Google Maps ’ Covid-19 Coronavirus Overlay: Here Are The Issues
Here is how you should and shouldn't use this new Google Maps feature. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Coronavirus business pharma Source Type: news

Local broadcasters, actors complain of health insurance changes amid pandemic
Health plans are citing virus shutdowns in lessening health benefits for local actors and broadcasters. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Kirn Source Type: news

UAB part of NIH initiative to close Covid-19 health disparities
UAB is now part of NIH's Covid-19 outreach and engagement efforts for underserved communities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Prostate cancer treatment startup Francis Medical receives $4M from Coloplast
Maple Grove-based Francis Medical was founded in 2018 as a spinout of NxThera Inc. when that company was bought by Boston Scientific Inc. in a deal worth about $400 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

SOMAVAC keeps startup momentum in place thanks to St. Jude, UTHSC docs
The startup ’s future plans are fluid given the uncertainties of the COVID era. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

JeffCo to weigh incentives for $50M project
The Jefferson County Commission will soon consider incentives for a $50 million project at the Grandview Medical Center campus. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hanno van der Bijl and Ty West Source Type: news

Consumers may be able to test for Covid-19 with devices they already own, Hopkins finds
A group of Johns Hopkins researchers are developing a new low-cost Covid-19 testing method, drawing inspiration from a device that millions of people already have in their homes. A research team led by Netz Arroyo, assistant professor of pharmacology and molecular sciences, Jamie Spangler, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Taekjip Ha, a professor of biophysics and biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, is aiming to develop a test for the coronavirus that could be distributed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Global Death Toll From COVID-19 Passes 1 Million
TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 -- The global COVID-19 pandemic reached a grim new milestone on Tuesday: 1 million dead. Americans made up more than 200,000 of those deaths, or one in every five, according to a running tally comprised by Johns Hopkins... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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U.S. Government to Ship Millions of Rapid COVID-19 Tests This Week
TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 -- The U.S. government will start distributing millions of rapid COVID-19 tests to states this week with the goal of reopening schools. About 6.5 million tests will be shipped this week, and a total of 100 million tests will... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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CDC Recommends No Travel for Thanksgiving
TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 -- Families who usually travel to see each other on Thanksgiving should stay home and hold virtual celebrations instead, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says in guidance on holiday safety during the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Frequency of Alcohol Consumption Up During Pandemic
TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 -- There has been an increase in the frequency of alcohol consumption from before to during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a research letter published online Sept. 29 in JAMA Network Open. Michael S. Pollard, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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The future of clinical research: NC institute launching direct-to-family trial
The Duke Clinical Research Institute has launched its first direct-to-family trial, pioneering new ground and techniques for what many consider to be the future of the industry. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Molina Healthcare buying Affinity Health Plan of New York for $380 million
Long Beach-based Molina Healthcare said Affinity has 284,000 Medicaid members and serves members in New York City, Westchester, Orange, Nassau, Suffolk, and Rockland counties in New York. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Philadelphia tech startup lands contract with U.S. Air Force, Space Force
Mental health tech company NeuroFlow has secured a $1.5 million contract with the United States Department of Defense to roll out its technology at 11 Air Force bases and for the new U.S. Space Force.   Old City-based NeuroFlow’s platform is designed to help health care providers monitor their patients' moods and emotions, track their progress and react quickly when they’re in crisis.  Its technology was first deployed via an initial trial at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs la te… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michelle Caffrey Source Type: news

How Public Health Experts Are Harnessing The Power Of Community-Led Solutions To Tackle The Covid-19 Pandemic
Dr. Vanessa Kerry, cofounder of Seed Global Health, and Pooja Wagh, a director at MIT Solve, explain how smart investments in local solutions can boost health security and scale up the pandemic response. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Vanessa Kerry, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Policy /policy Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Decision Maker Content decisionmaker Source Type: news

Insurers make pledge on mental health
Customers complain cover may be refused and decisions are poorly explained (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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FDA chief stands by vaccine approval criteria despite Trump pressure
Guidelines agreed with pharmaceuticals companies make pre-election jab unlikely (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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Is It Safe To Crack Your Knees And Knuckles?
Your parents may have said it would cause arthritis, but science says otherwise. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul Hsieh, Contributor Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Americans Have Turned To Alcohol During The Coronavirus Pandemic, And It ’s Concerning.
Women in the US have been tying one on during the Covid-19 shutdown at an alarming rate, according to a new study out Tuesday. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Eric Mack, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Coronavirus Source Type: news

Startup Doc.ai Inks Deal With Health Insurer Anthem, Names Female Cofounder CEO
The deal is worth $100 million over five years, according to CEO Sam De Brouwer, who is focused on scaling up doc.ai ’s enterprise offerings. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Enterprise Tech /enterprise-tech Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Cardiac Dimensions Announces $17.5 Million Series C Financing to Accelerate Sales Expansion of The Carillon Mitral Contour System(R)
Funds to be Used for Commercial Expansion in Europe and Australia KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 29, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Cardiac Dimensions®, a leader in the development of innovative, minimally invasive treatments for functio... Devices, Interventional, Cardiology, Venture Capital Cardiac Dimensions, Carillon Mitral Contour, functional mitral regurgitation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Prometheus Biosciences Appoints Olivier Laurent, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Prometheus Biosciences, Inc., ("Prometheus") a biotechnology company pioneering a precision medicine approach to the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel th... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology, Personnel Prometheus Biosciences, precision medicine (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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