Seattle-based Remote Medical International acquires UK-based SSI Group
The acquisition will help the company grow in offshore wind farms, a sector that is expected to become a $25 billion business by 2030. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

BSR/PDA Standard 02-201x Cryopreservation Standard Available for...
This is the second of PDA's standards to reach public comment phase.(PRWeb July 24, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/bsr_pda_standard_02_201x_cryopreservation_standard_available_for_public_comment/prweb17277248.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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HashCash Extends Blockchain Support to Global Pharma Company for...
Record-keeping is central to pharma clinical trials, and HashCash Consultants is streamlining the process for a global pharmaceutical company with the help of smart contract development.(PRWeb July 24, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/hashcash_extends_blockchain_support_to_global_pharma_company_for_clinical_trials/prweb17278392.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Potential Advances In Treating Psoriasis: A Skin Condition That Affects 125+ Million People
Although psoriasis has been a well-recognized skin condition for many years, there has been significant progress over the last decade on effective therapeutic models and treatment modalities for this autoimmune condition. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sai Balasubramanian, J.D., Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Source Type: news

Innovations can help India's biotechnology economy to hit USD 100 billion by 2025: Amitabh Kant
Addressing a webinar titled 'Global Perspective on India's Biotech Potential: Manufacturing Hub& Foreign Investment', Kant said India is working to boost the biotechnology sector under the flagship programmes like 'Make in India' and 'Startup India'. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Mumbai-based Vishat Diagnostics gets ICMR nod to supply COVID-19 antigen testing kit
"With COVID-19 Ag Respi-Strip, we are bringing CE certified and ICMR approved kits at affordable prices, which is also our company's driving force for all other product lines," Vishat Diagnostics MD Pratik Chaitala said. At a time when India is touching its peak in daily numbers of cases, it becomes critical to rapidly increase testing, he added. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Sun Pharma's arm Taro resolves all cases with United States Department of Justice
Under a deferred prosecution agreement reached with the DOJ, it said, adding that the dept will file an information for conduct that took place between 2013 and 2015. Taro Pharmaceutical said, if the company adheres to the terms of the agreement, including the payment of USD 205.7 million, the DOJ will dismiss the information at the end of a 3-year period. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Report: Trump To Sign Executive Orders Aimed At Lowering Prescription Drug Costs
Trump promised to tackle the problem when campaigning for the presidency back in 2016. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tommy Beer, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Policy /policy Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news SportsMoney Source Type: news

The U.S. Now Has 4 Million Cases Of Coronavirus. As Numbers Continue To Rise, What Can Be Done Now?
The U.S. is dangerously close to diagnosing one new Covid-19 case per second. With such a high rate of new infections, we asked several experts what must be done to control the pandemic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus business pharma & Source Type: news

Dow Plunges 350 Points After Another 1.4 Million Americans File For Unemployment
Jobless claims rose for the first time since March, indicating a slowdown in the labor market ’s recovery. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sergei Klebnikov, Forbes Staff Tags: Markets /markets Money /money Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Investing /investing Personal Finance /personal-finance Taxes /taxes Banking & Insurance /banking-insurance ETFs Mutua Source Type: news

‘Covid Toes’ Are Caused By Coronavirus Infecting The Lining Of Blood Vessels, Says New Study
Researchers have found the coronavirus in skin biopsy samples from people experiencing "Covid toes" (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus business pharma & Source Type: news

Three in Four Americans Favor Face Coverings: Survey
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- Face coverings should be worn by people when they leave home, three-quarters of Americans say in a new poll. While support for wearing face coverings was highest among Democrats (89 percent), there was also strong support... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Nursing Homes Get Another $5 Billion to Fight COVID-19
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- U.S. nursing homes will receive another $5 billion to help them fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration announced Wednesday. Nursing homes in COVID-19 hotspots will be first in line to receive the new money,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High Prevalence of Americans Have Conditions Linked to Severe COVID-19
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- The median prevalence of any underlying medical condition that increases the risk for severe COVID-19-associated illness is 47.2 percent among residents in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to research... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Financial Health of Hospitals'Dire' Due to COVID-19
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- COVID-19 continues to cause financial peril for U.S. hospitals, according to a report released by the American Hospital Association (AHA). Kaufman Hall conducted the analysis and considered demand, expenses, the CARES Act... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Guidelines Released for Recovering COVID-19 Patients to Leave Isolation
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- Many recovering COVID-19 patients in the United States will now be able to leave isolation without further testing to show they are virus-free, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. They will... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U of L ’s Co-Immunity Project announces infection rate, demographics of Covid-19 spread in Louisville
The second phase of the Co-Immunity Project looks to gauge how widespread the coronavirus is across Louisville and how to prevent a further outbreak. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Shadburne Source Type: news

Can an animal vaccine developer be the one to tame Covid-19? MBF Therapeutics places its bet
MBF Therapeutics, which to date has focused on developing DNA-based vaccines for animals, said Thursday it has formed a collaboration with four life science industry partners to work on a Covid-19 vaccine for humans. The collaboration with MRIGlobal, Rymedi, SSI Strategy and Aldevron will seek to advance MBF Therapeutics’ SARS CoV-2 vaccine candidate COVE-001. Financial terms of the partnership are being kept confidential. “Our goal is a better long-term solution to the current global pandemic,"… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Atlanta pharmaceutical company Inhibikase plans $18 million IPO
Inhibikase Therapeutics was launched in 2008 as an entrepreneurial start-up in Atlanta with initial financial support from the Georgia Research Alliance. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Allison Source Type: news

Millions in grant funds headed to schools for Covid-19 assistance
More funds are being diverted toward health care and educational resources to help public schools cope with Covid-19.   Roughly $70 million has been awarded to support the Alabama State Department of Education’s Education Health and Wellness Grant Program, and $100 million has been slated to support the Educational Remote Learning Devices Program.  All local education agencies will receive a minimum of $70,00 0 from the Education Health and Wellness Grant Program, and all local education agencies… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Maryland, Brown Capital put $2.25M toward initiative to close racial gaps in neuroscience
A Baltimore-based initiative aimed at making neuroscience research more inclusive has landed $2.25 million in startup capital from the state and Brown Capital Management. The funding will support the African Ancestry Neuroscience Research Initiative, a project that aims to help close racial gaps in health research and accelerate efforts to find new treatments for brain disorders. The initiative is the first of its kind in the U.S. Partners involved in the project i nclude Brown Capital, one of the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Children's National, UMd. name Covid-19 pediatric device contest winners
A local effort to improve health care for kids in the age of Covid-19 has identified a group of contenders doing just that. The “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition, the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation’s initiative to find and fund coronavirus-related pediatric medical devices, has named its winners — spanning from a portable intensive care unit ventilator to a wear able ultrasound for babies. That roster also included one local player, a Maryland… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Drug suit leads to $2.2M judgment in St. Louis court
A lawsuit alleging defective potency in a muscle-cramp drug has led to a more than $2.2 million judgment in St. Louis County Circuit Court. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Kirn Source Type: news

Covid-19 research is underway all around Portland
OHSU, Providence and Kaiser Permanente have pandemic-related research projects in the works. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Rich country vaccine rush threatens supply security
Spending spree stokes wrangles over pricing and risks leaving behind poorer nations (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus vaccine deals expose lack of global co-ordination
Spending spree stokes wrangles over pricing and liability and threatens to leave out poorer nations (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dow Plunges 250 Points After Another 1.4 Million Americans File For Unemployment
Jobless claims rose for the first time since March, indicating a slowdown in the labor market ’s recovery. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sergei Klebnikov, Forbes Staff Tags: Markets /markets Money /money Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Investing /investing Personal Finance /personal-finance Taxes /taxes Banking & Insurance /banking-insurance ETFs Mutua Source Type: news

YouThisMe signs contract with Columbia Memorial Hospital, prepares for boost in telemedicine demand because of pandemic
YouThisMe is currently partnered with six client health care organizations — two in the Capital Region and four in Brooklyn — with more than 100 patients using its technology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

More SA craft breweries could close if Abbott won't budge
Here's why a brewer's industry leader believes shipped beer could save more businesses in an industry reeling from the pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for iOS-Compatible App Allowing People Living With Chronic Pain and Movement Disorders to Personalize Therapy Via Their Mobile Device
Apple‡ smartphone-compatible digital health tool fits within the company's broader NeuroSphere™ Digital Care connected care management platform, which is designed to optimize care for chronic pain and movement disorders NeuroSphere Digital Care offers f... Devices, Neurology, FDA Abbott, Patient Controller, mobile app, chronic pain (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid-19 Vaccine Pricing Will Impact Big Pharma ’s Reputation
If Big Pharma isn ’t profitable, it won’t survive. We’ll need to remember that when the next pandemic hits. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John LaMattina, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

Trouble In Paradise: Covid-19 Is Spiking In The Caribbean
Cases are on an upswing in many Caribbean islands. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Editors' Pick editors-pick Decision Maker decision-maker Coronavirus Source Type: news

Dubai court freezes NMC founder Shetty’s assets
Injunction follows latest creditor move to recover funds from collapsed hospital operator (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Concerning Trend For Rural Physicians Makes A Risky Business Even Riskier
We are at risk of rural physicians aging out of their practices, without enough young doctors to replace them. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Editors' Pick editors-pick business pharma Source Type: news

UK to launch its biggest flu vaccination programme
Doses secured to inoculate 30m people, which will also be offered to over-50s in England for first time (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK spends £100m on new Covid-19 vaccine facility
Centre will open in December 2021 and is part of government’s push to boost manufacturing capacity (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Blood Test for Identifying a Novel Allergic Sensitization to Red Meat
Thermo Fisher Scientific's ImmunoCAP Specific IgE alpha-Gal Allergen Component test helps clinicians pinpoint a potentially fatal allergy often resulting from tick bites PORTAGE, Mich., July 23, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ImmunoC... Diagnostics, FDA Thermo Fisher Scientific, alpha-Gal, food allergy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for iOS-Compatible App Allowing People Living With Chronic Pain and Movement Disorders to Personalize Therapy Via Their Mobile Device
- Apple ‡ smartphone-compatible digital health tool fits within the company's broader NeuroSphere™ Digital Care connected care management platform, which is designed to optimize care for chronic pain and movement disorders (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Beckman Coulter's Automated Blood Banking Analyzer Receives 510(k) FDA Clearance
BREA, Calif., July 23, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Beckman Coulter today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its PK7400 Automated Microplate System and the system's reage... Diagnostics, FDA Beckman Coulter, Automated Microplate System (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Quadriga BioSciences Initiates Clinical Trial of Innovative, Targeted Treatment for Brain Cancers
First-in-class, dual-function, small molecule drug utilizes LAT1 amino acid transporter pathway to cross blood-brain barrier and deliver warhead directly into cancer cells, a potential breakthrough in brain cancer treatment LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 23, 2... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology Quadriga BioSciences, brain cancer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Role of COVID-19 Treatments Explored in Patients With Cancer
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- For adults with invasive cancer and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, treatment with hydroxychloroquine in combination with any other drug is associated with increased mortality,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ad5-Vectored COVID-19 Vaccine Immunogenic in Healthy Adults
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- The nonreplicating adenovirus type-5 (Ad5)-vectored COVID-19 vaccine appears safe and induces immune responses at a dose of 5 ×1010 viral particles, according to a study published online July 20 in The Lancet. Feng-Cai... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Whole-Body CTs Save Time for Trauma Patients in Emergency Dept
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- Whole-body computed tomography (WBCT) for trauma patients may save time in the emergency department, but is not associated with other improved outcomes, according to a review published in the August 1 issue of the European... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Varenicline Strongly Recommended for Smoking Cessation
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- Varenicline is strongly recommended over the patch for adult smokers hoping to quit, according to an American Thoracic Society practice guideline published online in the July 15 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Up Mortality in Patients With T2DM
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- In people with type 2 diabetes, sleeping more or less than seven hours/day is associated with an increased risk for all-cause and condition-specific mortality, according to a study published online July 16 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Data Reviewed for Levonorgestrel IUD Use in Youth With Disability
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- Data from a retrospective chart review suggest that levonorgestrel (LNG) intrauterine devices (IUDs) may be a useful option for menstrual management and contraception in adolescents and young adults with physical,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Few Dementia Caregivers Receive Firearm Safety Counseling
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- Few caregivers of adults with Alzheimer disease and related dementias (ADRD) receive professional counseling about firearm safety, according to a study published online July 15 in JAMA Network Open. Marian E. Betz, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19 Creating Stress, Anxiety Among Emergency Physicians
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has created substantial workplace and home anxiety among academic emergency medicine physicians, according to a study published online July 21 in Academic Emergency Medicine. Robert M. Rodriguez,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Most Individuals in U.S. Have Not Been Infected With SARS-CoV-2
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- During March to early May 2020, most individuals in the United States had not been infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), although the estimated number of infections seems to have been... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Diets High in Protein, Plant Protein Tied to Lower Mortality
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- Plant protein intake is associated with a lower risk for all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality, according to a review published online July 22 in The BMJ. Sina Naghshi, from the Tehran University of Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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