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Why Rabies Should Be On Your Radar
A recent attack by a coyote on a woman on a bike path near Albany, in upstate New York, focuses attention on the risk of acquiring rabies, especially among animals not typically associated with the infection. Aggressive behavior is wild animals is associated with a heightened risk for rabies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Do Antidepressants Really Work? A New Study Says Yes, With A Caveat
Millions trust antidepressants to change their lives, but are the drugs really delivering benefits or a placebo effect? A new study examines evidence for two popular antidepressants. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Why The Eclipse On Monday May Be A Full Moon ForEmergency Rooms On Tuesday
There could be an uptick in ER visits, after people view the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. This may be increased in specific states in the path of " totality " , and elsewhere, when the moon completely covers the sun. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

How Trump's Shift From Value Depletes Medicare's Trust Fund
The Trump administration is beginning to curtail value-based care initiatives for Medicare that could cost taxpayers billions of dollars starting with the end of bundled payment for hip and knee surgeries. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET NYSE:GM NYSE:CI Source Type: news

Hikma hikes price of US medicines by up to 430%
Increases mark latest incidence of pharma ‘gouging’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hikma’s US unit sharply raises prices of several drugs
West-Ward increase cost of medicines by as much as 430% (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aurobindo to widen US portfolio, enter new markets in Europe
Lower generics penetration in Italy, Spain, Portugal and France offers future growth potential in next three to four years as share of generics improves, it added. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical supplier ConvaTec hopes to cash in on demographic trends
UK group sees plenty of growth potential in its products such as colostomy bags (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Little-known ConvaTec hopes to cash in on demographic trends
UK group sees plenty of growth potential in its products such as colostomy bags (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NarrativeDx: The AI Platform Leveraging Yelp Reviews To Improve Patient Experiences
I spoke with Founder and CEO Senem Guney about the vision behind his company, improving the patient experience, and how artificial intelligence is changing the way hospitals are held accountable. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julian Mitchell, Contributor Source Type: news

NarrativeDx: The AI Platform Aiming To Be The Yelp For Patient Hospital Reviews
I spoke with Founder and CEO Senem Guney about the vision behind his company, improving the patient experience, and how artificial intelligence is changing the way hospitals are held accountable. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julian Mitchell, Contributor Source Type: news

This Biotech Startup Is Using AI To Help Researchers Develop Cures Quicker
I spoke with Co-Founder Guarav Tripathi about the vision behind Innoplexus, disrupting the medical research industry, and how artificial intelligence is defining the future of modern medicine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julian Mitchell, Contributor Source Type: news

HIPAA Solutions, LC Announces the HIPAA ComplyPAK ™ Version 3.0 for...
The HIPAA ComplyPAK™ Compliance Management System is a secure cloud based application that addresses “Enterprise-Wide” comprehensive compliance with a suite of software tools that truly automates the...(PRWeb August 20, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/08/prweb14614451.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Big Pharma RAMPAGE: Man murders doctor who refused to prescribe opioids to his wife
(Natural News) A murder-suicide is being implicated in the ongoing and growing opioid addiction crisis besmirching Indiana. Michael Jarvis shot Dr. Todd Graham after the latter refused to prescribe opioids to the former’s wife to help alleviate her chronic pain. Jarvis later committed suicide. The police are still investigating if drug addiction played a role... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't Let The Eclipse Overshadow Another Important Event Monday
Don't let the fact that the moon is going to cover the sun Monday eclipse another important event. Find ways to support older people and recognize their achievements for National Senior Citizens Day. Use #SeniorCitizensDay on social media, organize community gatherings, simply spend time together. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

2017 Healthiest Employers: Westgate Resorts Inc.
This particular healthy activity worked wonders with employees of the timeshare giant. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

Walnuts May Control Your Mind To Help Lose Weight
More evidence that your food may be talking to you in good ways and bad ways that you don't realize. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

China liver problems boost demand for US blood plasma
Asian nation consumes half world’s supply of human serum albumin (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

International Workshop Programme: flexword Translators & ...
flexword opens its doors in Novi Sad, Serbia, to give students the opportunity to look behind the scenes of an international language service provider.(PRWeb August 19, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/08/prweb14610810.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cannabis Industry Weekly Update 8/18/2017
Earnings from MedReleaf, Solis Tek and Canopy Growth were the highlights this week in the cannabis industry. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Debra Borchardt, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:ZYNE OTC:MEDFF Source Type: news

South Carolina becomes latest state to sue opioid-maker Purdue
On Tuesday this week, South Carolina became the latest state to sue Purdue Pharma, accusing the drugmaker of deceptively marketing their addictive products in a way that fueled the ongoing opioid crisis. The state’s attorney general said that Purdue told doctors that opioids are not addictive and patients who appear to be addicted were only “pseudoaddicted” and simply needed more drugs. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post South Carolina becomes latest state to sue opioid-maker Purdue appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - August 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Legal News Pain Management Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat purduepharma Source Type: news

Binge-Watching TV Is Linked To Poorer Sleep And Insomnia
Watching eight episodes of your favorite show back-to-back is a bad idea, psychologically speaking. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

CareSource continues to expand insurance in Indiana
CareSource is continuing to expand its insurance business in Indiana even as other insurers contract amid larger uncertainty. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tristan Navera Source Type: news

EndoPredict(R) Receives Positive Coverage Decisions From Medicare and Anthem
Brings Total Coverage to Over 90 Percent of Breast Cancer Patients SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 18, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN), a leader in molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine, announced tod... Diagnostics, Oncology, Reimbursement Myriad Genetics, EndoPredict, breast cancer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prollenium Medical Technologies Inc. announces U.S. FDA approval for its cross-linked hyaluronic acid dermal filler
AURORA, ON, Aug. 18, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) - Prollenium Medical Technologies Inc., a leading medical device manufacturer, announced today its United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its cross-linked hy... Devices, Dermatology, FDA Prollenium Medical Technologies, hyaluronic acid, dermal filler (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Meet the man behind Prince George's first medical marijuana operation
The president of Schneider ’s Capitol Hill Wine and Spirits is expanding into a new industry. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Along with interim title, Cerner's Illig will get interim raise
With his promotion from vice chairman to chairman and interim CEO of one of Kansas City's largest companies, Cliff Illig will get a raise. Illig co-founded Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) in 1979 with Paul Gorup and the company's late CEO, Neal Patterson. Patterson died July 9 from complications after the recurrence of a soft-tissue cancer. In his new role as interim CEO, Illig's base salary will be boosted from $450,000 to $1 million. He also will see a $1 million performance-based cash incentive… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

OP health tech company acquires Texas analytics business
Overland Park-based eSolutions Inc. has acquired a Texas data analytics business that will increase the geographic reach and service offerings for the health technology company. The companies did not disclose the purchase price in a release announcing the acquisition. RemitDATA Inc. offers comprehensive comparative data and analytics platform. In addition to its headquarters in Plano, Texas, RemitDATA has offices in Memphis and Lexington, Ken. “RemitDATA’s technolog y will provide significant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Exclusive: U.S. to get its first airport emergency room
Smack dab in the middle of the heavily saturated North Texas market for freestanding emergency rooms and urgent care centers, Dr. Carrie de Moor found a void. And it's bigger than the island of Manhattan. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bill Hethcock Source Type: news

Our full Healthiest Employers of Oregon and HR Leadership Awards coverage
The PBJ's Healthiest Employers of Oregon and HR Leadership Awards were conferred on Thursday to dozens of companies and three very deserving individuals. We covered a bit of the program, which included presentations from some of the area's most-knowledgeable wellness experts, yesterday. One of the honorees was the Salem Area Mass Transit District. “We have a comprehensive wellness program led by an employee driven committee," explained Allan Po llack, general manager of the group's Cherriots… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

FDA tells doctors to 'closely monitor' patients who use weight-loss balloon from Austin company
Apollo Endosurgery Inc., an Austin medical device company, is caught up in a federal review of weight-loss devices following five patient deaths in the past two years. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert to health care providers about liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems and "continues to recommend that health care providers closely monitor patients treated with these devices for complications." Apollo (Nasdaq: APEN), founded in 2006 , produces less invasive therapies… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

Nation ’s first airport emergency room set to open in Texas
Smack dab in the middle of the heavily saturated North Texas market for freestanding emergency rooms and urgent care centers, Dr. Carrie de Moor found a void. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bill Hethcock Source Type: news

5 Important Healthcare Predictions For 2018
As an industry, healthcare is exploding and is an increasingly interesting space for investors. If you ’re thinking about taking the plunge and investing in the space, there are some broader macro trends to be aware of. Here are 5 forces shaping the healthcare industry. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Annabel Acton, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

FT Health: Tough times for generics
Pharma developments, mosquitoes and malaria, ‘body brokers’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award 2017
The Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Summit 2017 will recognize and empower international Patient Entrepreneurs with big ideas that disrupt the future of diabetes management. Patient Entrepreneurs have a unique ability to create value-adding disease management solutions beyond therapy. The aim is to support patient-driven innovation and laser-focus on improving the quality of life for those living with diabetes. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Business Business and Industry Source Type: news

Former Infusionsoft exec teams with women's health and wellness startup for rebrand, relaunch
Childbirth, obesity, exercise or aging can cause weakened pelvic floor muscles that no longer holds up the bladder, which often leads to uncontrollable bladder leakage for women. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hayley Ringle Source Type: news

UK targets ready meals, pizzas and burgers amid calorie crackdown
Government health body asked to submit plan aimed at reducing childhood obesity (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery demonstrates the...
Analysis of data on grants awarded between 1994 and 2014 examines the positive impact of receiving an OREF grant on the likelihood that OREF grant recipients, as compared to other applicants, will...(PRWeb August 18, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/08/prweb14604002.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Deals this week: NicOx, FibroGen, Omeros
NicOx has announced the private placement of 3.5 million new ordinary shares priced at €7.5 ($8.85) each to raise €26.25m ($30.97m) in total. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amgen ’s EBBINGHAUS trial of Repatha shows favourable outcome
Amgen has reported a favourable cognitive function outcome from Phase III EBBINGHAUS clinical trial of Repatha (evolocumab) currently being developed to minimise low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

M & As this week: Evotec, BioreclamationIVT
German pharmaceutical research company Evotec has acquired US-based drug discovery and development company Aptuit for $300m. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

TRACON Pharmaceuticals reports positive results from Phase Ib/II trial of HCC drug
TRACON Pharmaceuticals has reported positive results from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Phase Ib/II clinical trial of TRC105 and Nexavar (sorafenib) to treat patients with hepatocellular cancer (HCC). (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Idhifa (enasidenib) for the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML)
Idhifa (enasidenib) is an isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 (IDH2) enzyme inhibitor indicated for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Deals this week: Kadmon Holdings, Antares Pharma, Vicarius Pharma
US-based biopharmaceutical company Kadmon Holdings (Kadmon) has announced a public offering of common stock shares to raise up to $40m in total. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

In Hikma’s generic race, is third place nowhere?
Group looks to be in danger of losing ground in race to replace asthma treatment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA provides new tools for the development and proper evaluation of tests for detecting Zika virus infection
August 17, 2017 -- As an additional measure in the fight against Zika virus, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has made available a panel of human plasma samples to aid in the regulatory evaluation of serological tests to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ohio to share in $465M settlement with EpiPen maker Mylan
Ohio will share in a $465 million settlement with EpiPen manufacturer Mylan Inc. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has agreed in principle to join the United States and other States to settle allegations against Mylan Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mylan Specialty L.P. The settlement will resolve allegations that Mylan knowingly underpaid rebat es owed to the Medicaid program for the drugs EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. dispensed to Medicaid beneficiaries, according to the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

Florida Hospital seeks 140 nurses in mass hiring event
Florida Hospital wants to hire 140 registered and graduate nurses next week in person and online. Those interested in attending the on-site interviews or the virtual event must register online. The online hiring event is taking place now until Aug. 25. Central Florida locations will host in-person hiring events on Aug. 22 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Select experienced full-time registered nurse positi ons are eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to $10,000 — typically a sign of competition between hospital… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

2017 Healthiest Employers: NASCAR
This sports and entertainment firm's team members are really into a monthly fresh fruit initiative. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

Exclusive: Here are 2017's Healthiest Employers in Oregon (Ranked)
The awards were meted out Thursday at a downtown Portland luncheon. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news