Greensboro senior living community sells for $17.58 million
A senior living community in an upscale area of the Triad has sold for $17.58 million in a transaction recorded Monday. SJV 1 Greensboro LLC, controlled by Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) of New York City, bought Brighton Gardens of Greensboro from an LP listing the Irvine, California, address of Healthpeak Properties (NYSE: PEAK), a real estate investment trust that invests in health care assets. Brighton Gardens, located at 1208 New Garden Road in Greensboro, provides assisted living,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Brasier Source Type: news

Double-Masking: How Two Masks Block Covid-19 Coronavirus Better Than One
At the height of the pandemic, wearing two face coverings may be better than wearing one, as long as you take these precautions. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Vaccines have been oversold as the pandemic exit strategy
Covid will be around for a long time — virus suppression is the right policy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Israel secured more vaccines than it can use
Promise to share data from rapid inoculation drive helps win supply deal with Pfizer (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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Patients fall victim to health ransomware
Cyber hackers’ access to personal data can cause havoc at medical facilities (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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Saudi Arabia to get three million AstraZeneca shots in a week from India's Serum Institute
SII, the world's biggest vaccine manufacturer, has partnered with AstraZeneca, the Gates Foundation and the Gavi vaccine alliance to make up to a billion doses for poorer countries. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Moderna says its vaccine works against variants, developing booster shot
Pfizer, which makes a similar COVID-19 vaccine, has previously reported that its shot also appears effective against the strain from Britain. But other research has raised questions about the variant from South Africa. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Coronavirus latest: California lifts stay at home orders for all regions as hospitalisations ease – as it happened
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U.S. to Get Fewer Vials of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Pfizer will provide fewer vials of its COVID-19 vaccine to the United States in the coming months after it was discovered that it had previously shipped extra doses. In December, U.S. pharmacists found that they could get... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Against British, South African Variants
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine remains effective against two worrisome new coronavirus variants from Britain and South Africa, but it is somewhat less effective against the South African variant. In response, the company... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Fauci Awarded Medal by Academy of Sciences
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Anthony Fauci, M.D., will receive the 2021 Public Welfare Medal for his " decades-long leadership in combating emerging infectious diseases, from the AIDS crisis to the COVID-19 pandemic, and being a clear, consistent, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Cardiovascular Comorbidity Common in Male Breast Cancer Patients
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Male breast cancer patients have a high prevalence of cardiovascular comorbidities, according to a study to be presented at the Advancing the Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient conference organized by the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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A Tale Of Two Viruses
Two recent preprints add some nuance to our current understanding of the Covid-19 variants B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 —demonstrating that viral variation isn’t an inherently disastrous development, but could become one if we don't act accordingly. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

PEDRA(TM) Technology Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for its PEDRA(TM) Xauron(TM) Real-Time Tissue Perfusion System
Novel perfusion monitor achieves FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for real-time, periprocedural monitoring of tissue perfusion in patients with critical limb threatening ischemia SINGAPORE, Jan 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- P... Devices, Monitoring, FDA PEDRA Technology, tissue perfusion, Xauron, critical limb ischemia (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Brussels moves to tighten rules on Covid vaccine exports
Action comes as EU holds talks with AstraZeneca over company’s cut to delivery pledges (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Councils set to be enlisted to boost Covid-19 vaccination rates
Ministers concerned at lower take up among black and minority ethnic Britons (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: California lifts stay at home orders as hospitalisations drop
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Lexington senior care provider moves into larger space
Owner says larger space will benefit employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Brasier Source Type: news

Procter & Gamble rolls out at-home Covid test
Technology developed by Cincinnati consumer goods giant Procter& Gamble will allow for at-home testing for the virus that causes Covid-19 and is rolling out to the market through a new partnership. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Brownfield Source Type: news

WVU Health System, Mon Health System partner for West Virginia mass vaccination site
While mass vaccination supplies are not available at the moment, the clinic will be able to provide 4,000 people per day Covid-19 vaccinations when it's up and running. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

San Mateo mail order birth control startup The Pill Club hires ex-Uber exec as CEO
The Pill Club has hired a three top executives, including one from Uber Technologies Inc., as the San Mateo startup looks to expand into a broader focus on women's health beyond its early success as a mail order birth control business. Liz Meyerdirk, who for six years headed business development at Uber Everything, is the new CEO. Founder and former CEO Nick Chang is staying on as president and executive chairman. David Hsu has joined as chief financial officer from Los Angeles-based shopping rewards… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

P & G rolls out at-home Covid test
Technology developed by Cincinnati consumer goods giant Procter& Gamble will allow for at-home testing for the virus that causes Covid-19 and is rolling out to the market through a new partnership. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Brownfield Source Type: news

Covid-19 vaccines: Plenty of interest, few jabs available
There have been 744,591 vaccines administered in Pennsylvania among 1,564,125 vaccines. There hasn't been any reason for the discrepancy between the number of jabs given and the number of vaccines that have yet to be used. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Teligent regains compliance with two Nasdaq listing requirements, has one more to go
The company still needs to meet the minimum 10-day, $1 per share bid price requirement. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Newsom lifts regional stay-at-home orders across California
The shift in approach is a recognition that the capacity of beds in intensive care units is growing. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: J. Jennings Moss Source Type: news

Brazil’s vaccination hindered by bottlenecks and a sceptical leader
Country of 211m awaits inputs from overseas, while president ‘erodes confidence’ in Chinese jab (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

2.5 Anaphylaxis Cases Reported Per Million COVID-19 Moderna Vaccine Shots
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- The rate of anaphylaxis is 2.5 cases per million Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses administered as of Jan. 10, 2021, according to research published in the Jan. 22 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

State approval allows three health-care projects worth $16 million to move forward
The projects affect hospitals in Niagara Falls, Springville and Buffalo, as well as a surgery center in Orchard Park. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Jackson Health System profitable, despite pandemic
The public health system received major help from the federal CARES Act. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Fried Food Intake May Increase Cardiovascular Disease Risk
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Fried food consumption is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a meta-analysis published online Jan. 18 in Heart. Pei Qin, Ph.D., from Shenzhen University Health Science Center in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Associated With Increased COVID-19 Risk
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Patients with vitamin D deficiency are significantly more likely to be positive for COVID-19, according to a study published in the April issue of Nutrition. Joseph Katz, D.M.D., from the University of Florida College of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Full-Dose Heparin May Aid Moderately Ill COVID-19 Patients
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Evidence suggests that full-dose anticoagulation treatment reduces the need for vital organ support such as ventilation and may reduce mortality in moderately ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19, according to interim... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Revised WIC Food Package May Aid Child Development
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Revisions to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) may offer downstream child health benefits, such as increased length-for-age z scores and improved infant cognitive development,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Does Not Up Stroke Risk in A-Fib
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- For patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), low-to-moderate alcohol intake is not associated with an increased risk for stroke or other cardiovascular events, according to a study published online Jan. 25 in CMAJ, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children Less Susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 but More Infectious
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Children and adolescents are less susceptible to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, but are more infectious than older adults within households, according to a study published online Jan.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Metabolic Surgery Effective for Long-Term T2DM Control
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- For individuals with type 2 diabetes, metabolic surgery is more effective than medical therapy for long-term control, according to a study published in the Jan. 23 issue of The Lancet. Geltrude Mingrone, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Induced Abortion Rates Not Up for Childhood Cancer Survivors
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Childhood cancer survivors (CCSs) have a reduced likelihood for first pregnancy but are not more likely to have induced abortions, according to a study published online Jan. 25 in Cancer. Johanna M. Melin, M.D., Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Lower Oxygen Target Does Not Cut Deaths in Respiratory Failure
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- For adult patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, mortality is similar with a lower- or higher-oxygenation target, according to a study published online Jan. 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Olav L.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Merck abandons bid to develop Covid-19 vaccine
After lacklustre results, company says it will shift focus to potential drugs to treat the disease (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Business Leaders Back Push To Improve Workplace Mental Health
The WHO says the initiative “stands to make a difference” and CEOs from BHP, Clifford Chance, Deloitte, HSBC, Salesforce and Unilever have all pledged to improve workplace mental health. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Policy /policy Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Leadership /leadership Diversity & Inclusion /diversity-inclusion Future Of Work /future-of-work Editors' Pick editors-pick Breaking brea Source Type: news

Moderna develops new vaccine to tackle mutant Covid strain
US drugmaker warns current jab is less effective against South Africa variant (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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Groups Jointly Issue Guidelines for Von Willebrand Disease
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Recommendations are presented for the diagnosis and management of von Willebrand disease (VWD) in two clinical guidelines issued by the American Society of Hematology, International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Moderna Launches Trial For Covid-19 Vaccine Booster To Tackle South African Strain
Moderna's vaccine works well against the more transmissible U.K. strain but the neutralizing antibody response was found to be lower against the newly discovered South African variant. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Candela announces the launch of the Frax Pro(TM) system, the smart way to Frax
A 50-year legacy of innovation and a continued commitment to Science. Results. Trust. MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Candela, a leading global medical aesthetic device company, today announced the availab... Devices, Dermatology, Product Launch Candela , Frax Pro, skin resurfacing, Frax 1550, Frax 1940 (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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FDA Approves Theranica's Nerivio(R) for Acute Treatment of Migraine in Adolescents
VThe Prescribed Wearable Device is Now indicated for Patients 12 Years Old and Above NETANYA, Israel and MONTCLAIR, N.J., Jan. 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Theranica, a prescribed digital therapeutics (PDT) company developing a... Devices, Neurology, FDA Theranica , prescribed digital therapeutics, Nerivio , migraine (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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OrthoSpin Ltd. Receives FDA Regulatory Clearance for its G2 System
YOKNEAM, Israel, Jan. 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- OrthoSpin Ltd. ("OrthoSpin"), announced today that it received regulatory clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its second generation, ... Devices, Orthopaedic, FDA OrthoSpin, external fixation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Announces U.S. Commercial Availability of Zokinvy(TM) (lonafarnib), the First and Only Treatment Approved for Progeria and Processing-Deficient Progeroid Laminopathies
The Eiger OneCare™ Program Provides Ongoing Patient Support Services PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc (Nasdaq:EIGR), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the ... Biopharmaceuticals, Product Launch Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Zokinvy, lonafarnib, Progeria (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Merck Pulls The Plug On Covid-19 Vaccine Program After Disappointing Trial Data
The pharma heavyweight will now focus on developing two experimental Covid-19 drugs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Manufacturing /manufacturing Innovation /innovation Science /science Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

Employers Are Doing A Terrible Job Of Covering The Cost Of Pregnancy
Even with employer-based health insurance, pregnant women can expect to pay thousands of dollars out-of-pocket to cover the cost of maternity care. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

CVS And Walgreens Hit First-Dose Goal To Vaccinate 3 Million Nursing Home Elderly
CVS Health and Walgreens say they have met a deadline to deliver the first round of Covid-19 vaccine dosages to long-term care facilities, administering three million vaccinations to elderly and vulnerable Americans. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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