2.3 Billion Files And 11 Million Photos,'Private' Ones Included, Exposed Online
Security researchers have revealed that 2.3 billion files, including credit card and medical data, have been exposed online. Oh, and at least 11 million photos including " private " and " illicit " ones leaked for good measure. Here's how it all went down... (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Davey Winder, Contributor Source Type: news

Cannabis use among older adults rising rapidly
Cannabis use among older adults is growing faster than any other age group but many report barriers to getting medical marijuana, a lack of communication with their doctors and a lingering stigma attached to the drug, according to researchers. The study, the first to look at how older Americans use cannabis and the outcomes they experience, was published this month in the journal Drugs & Aging. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Please Stop Peeing In The Swimming Pool, CDC Says
Want to know what percentage of people urinate in swimming pools or enter after having diarrhea? You won't like the answer. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Roche and GE Healthcare launch NAVIFY Tumor Board with medical imaging capabilities to enable more personalised treatment decisions in cancer care
Roche announced today the release of NAVIFY Tumor Board 2.0, the first collaboration product from our partnership with GE Healthcare. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche and GE Healthcare launch NAVIFY Tumor Board with medical imaging capabilities to enable more personalised treatment decisions in cancer care
Roche announced today the release of NAVIFY Tumor Board 2.0, the first collaboration product from our partnership with GE Healthcare. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

San Diego Entrepreneur Launches First " Medical Defense " Company
Jack Fernandes is the founder of Regenica Biosciences in San Diego, which he describes as the world's first medical defense company, predicated on developing advanced measures to counter bio-terrorism. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Daniel D ' Ambrosio, Contributor Source Type: news

Eating Blueberries Daily May Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease, Even If Risk Is Already High, Study Finds
Blueberries already have a science-based reputation for serving up health benefits, and now new research suggests that even people already at high risk of developing heart disease may benefit from eating a cup a day (with a couple of caveats). (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Novartis-backed cancer biotech raises $30M
Ayala Pharmaceuticals has raised $30 million in a series B funding round, led by Novartis. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic
The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also minimizing the health risks and downplaying their potential for addiction. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adaptive Biotechnologies files for $230M initial public offering
The Seattle-based biotech company spun out of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2009 and has independently raised more than $400 million in funding. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashley Stewart Source Type: news

University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and Wilson Sonsini...
Commitments secure value-added institutional investors who bring significant financial and business resources(PRWeb May 31, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/university_of_vermont_health_network_ventures_and_wilson_sonsini_goodrich_rosati_invest_in_biofactura_inc/prweb16288101.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

RxSafe, LLC Poised for Growth, Doubles in Size
Doubles HQ Size for Second Time in 2 Years to Accommodate Influx of Sales(PRWeb May 31, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/rxsafe_llc_poised_for_growth_doubles_in_size/prweb16345287.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Recognizes Cancer...
Throughout the month of June, SITC will recognize “Cancer Immunotherapy Month™” by highlighting 30 ways the organization is shaping the future of cancer immunotherapy through the society’s social...(PRWeb May 31, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_society_for_immunotherapy_of_cancer_recognizes_cancer_immunotherapy_month/prweb16337872.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Natco, Onyx settle cancer drug patent litigation
The Indian generic drug maker had partnered with Breckenridge Pharmaceutical for marketing its Carfilzomib injection in the US market. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How the new age of aging is attracting a new generation of entrepreneurs
Q&A with Laura Deming, whose Longevity Fund is backing entrepreneurs seeking therapies and diagnostics around diseases of aging and last year started the Age1 accelerator in San Francisco. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Guest Post: Using the patient voice to go boldly
Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today ’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest contributors, including patients, stakeholders, innovators and others, to share their perspectives and point of view. Views represented here may not be those of PhRMA, though they are no less key to a healthy dialogue on issues in health care today. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Guest Contributor Tags: Research and Development FDA Lupus Source Type: news

Archaeologists Discover How Women's Bodies Were Dissected In Victorian England
New evidence suggests there was more gender equality after death than there ever was in life. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kristina Killgrove, Contributor Source Type: news

Moda Health sells pharmacy subsidiary
PropacPayless is an independent, long-term care and senior living pharmacy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

New chiropractic practice to open in Woodlawn
A Birmingham native is opening his first chiropractic practice in Woodlawn on Friday. Dr. Tyler Bunn owns and operates Forge Chiropractic, a neurologically based chiropractic practice that also focuses on preventative and wellness-based health care. The new office will be located at 5424 First Ave. N. “My goal has always been to open a practice in Birmingham because I love the city and the direction of its growth,” Bunn said. “I fell in love with the community and area here.” For Woodlawn,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Coleman Martinson Source Type: news

Pick 'n Save parent Kroger launches free health screenings nationwide
Cincinnati-based grocery chain will offer the free screenings and assessments at more than 2,000 pharmacies and 200 clinics in 35 states, including Wisconsin. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Judge to rule Friday on whether to renew Planned Parenthood's license in Missouri
After hearing arguments from both the state of Missouri and Planned Parenthood, a St. Louis circuit judge said a decision is expected Friday. At the scheduled hearing, which began at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Judge Michael Stelzer heard arguments regarding a restraining order filed by Planned Parenthood against the state so it could continue performing abortions at its St. Louis facility. The court case was originally set to be heard in front of Stelzer on Wednesday but was postponed until today.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

Pfizer opens $236 million facility
Pfizer's new facility comes online as St. Louis' recognition as a national hub for life sciences continues to grow. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steph Kukuljan Source Type: news

Influencers - Scientifically and Nutritionally Deficient
With many vegan influencers returning to meat eating due to predictable deficiencies, is it time to reconsider who we take health advice from? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sophie Medlin, Contributor Source Type: news

On call: Heal adds telemedicine to offerings
Heal Telemedicine is reserved for returning users of the service and aims to connect patients with chronic conditions and their doctors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Annlee Ellingson Source Type: news

A Beaverton company's unusual approach to vaccines for mosquito-borne illnesses
As it pursues the “holy grail” of vaccines, Najit brings hope to those fighting worldwide diseases. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

With relaxed rules, more Missouri marijuana applicants likely
The final rules governing the medical marijuana program in Missouri are in, and they could result in even more applicants for the few business licenses available. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Edwards Source Type: news

Mammogram Benefits Seen as More Important Than Harms
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- Generally, women perceive the potential benefits of mammograms as more important than the potential harms, according to a study published in the June issue of Preventive Medicine. Xuanzi Qin, from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Many Immunosuppressed Persons Join in Hurricane Cleanup
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- About half of immunosuppressed persons reported participating in cleanup activities following Hurricane Harvey, and less than half of those who performed heavy cleanup reported wearing a respirator, according to research... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Experts Develop Standardized Tool for Describing Cell Therapies
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- A tool has been developed that can improve standardization and transparency when describing cell therapies, according to a report published in the May 15 issue of the The Journal of Bone& Joint Surgery. Iain R. Murray,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- The first test to detect the Zika virus in human blood has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The test is called the ZIKV Detect 2.0 IgM Capture ELISA and is made by Seattle-based InBios, which makes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Shortage Looming
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- There is a looming critical shortage of pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs), according to a white paper published in the May-June issue of the Journal of Pediatric Health Care. Kristin Hittle Gigli, Ph.D., R.N., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Being Transgender No Longer Considered A Mental Illness, Says World Health Organization
The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer consider being transgender to be a mental illness. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashlee Fowlkes, Contributor Source Type: news

Simplify Complicated Tech Topics For Other Departments With These Six Strategies
Tech is complicated —as is explaining some of the issues that can develop. Here are some approaches you can use to help make it easier to share important information with colleagues. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Editors, Forbes Technology Council, CommunityVoice Source Type: news

Emergo Therapeutics Board of Directors Welcomes Jack Bailey, President, GSK Pharmaceuticals USA
DURHAM, N.C., May 30, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Emergo Therapeutics, which continues to accelerate its lead candidate norketotifen through Phase 2 studies, has added another seasoned executive to its Board of Directors. Jack Bailey... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Emergo Therapeutics, norketotifen, influenza (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves Supplemental New Drug Application Adding Overall Survival Data for XOSPATA(R) (gilteritinib)
Phase 3 ADMIRAL trial showed patients treated with XOSPATA demonstrated longer Overall Survival than those who received salvage chemotherapy[1] XOSPATA is the only FDA-approved targeted treatment for adult patients with relapsed or refractory FLT3 mutat... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, FDA Astellas Pharma, XOSPATA, gilteritinib, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Revalidating grandpa
For pharma, it pays to update facilities and mindsets (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer shifts focus to rural china
Pfizer is shifting its attention to remoter regions of China in an effort to offset the impact of government price-cutting policies on sales of its aging blockbusters. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

When Will Technology Beat Willpower?
Willpower hasn't been cracked by technology and most aren't focussing on it. Those who are focusing on it aren't in the ways you might expect. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul Armstrong, Contributor Source Type: news

Pfizer focuses on regional China after price cuts hit sales
Tendering scheme in 11 cities squeezes out anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Calidi Biotherapeutics Announces The Appointment Of Seasoned Biotech Executive Dr. Ashok Srivastava To Their Scientific Advisory Board
SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Calidi Biotherapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company at the forefront of oncolytic virus-based immunotherapies for cancer, today announced the appointment of seasoned bio... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Personnel Calidi Biotherapeutics (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Whole Biome Secures $35 Million in Series B Financing for Expansion of its Microbiome Discovery Platform and Commercialization of its First Product
SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Whole Biome, an evidence-based microbiome company, today announced that it has secured $35 million in Series B financing. The round was led by existing investor Sequoia Capital with ... Biopharmaceuticals, Venture Capital, Personnel Whole Biome, microbiome, Live Synbiotics (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Caris Life Sciences Partners with Debiopharm International SA to Develop Companion Diagnostic for Detection of Rare FGFR Fusions Using Novel Molecular Intelligence (MI) Transcriptome(TM)
Caris to develop CDx for Debiopharm's FUZE Phase II Pivotal Trial of Debio 1347 in solid tumor patients with FGFR fusions IRVING, Texas, May 30, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading innovator in molecula... Diagnostics, Oncology Caris Life Sciences, Debiopharm, MI Transcriptome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lyft Hails Medicare As Next Profitable Ride
Lyft says it will work with majority of the nation's largest health plans to integrate ride-sharing into their booming Medicare Advantage businesses. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Dr. Gustavo Mahler Joins Dynamk Capital as Venture Partner
NEW YORK, May 30, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Dr. Gustavo Mahler joins Dynamk Capital as a Venture Partner after leaving his 10 year tenure with AGC Biologics (formerly CMC Biologics). Under his leadership as CEO of AGC Biologics, th... Biopharmaceuticals, Venture Capital, Personnel Dynamk Capital (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese pharma IPO plan promises to boost Hong Kong
Hansoh’s $1bn listing would help city’s equities market amid a slow year for new offerings (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese pharma company Hansoh aims for $1bn IPO
Hong Kong listing would be boost for city that has had a lean year (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ibrutinib, Venetoclax Active in High-Risk, Seniors With CLL
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- For high-risk and older patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the combination of ibrutinib and venetoclax is an active regimen, according to a study published in the May 30 issue of the New... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Dentists Prescribe Opioids More Often Than U.K. Dentists
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- The proportion of prescriptions for opioids written by dentists in the United States was 37 times greater than the proportion of opioid prescriptions written by English dentists in 2016, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stepped Tx for Alcohol Use Disorder Studied in HIV Patients
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- Integrated stepped alcohol treatment (ISAT) reduces alcohol consumption in patients with HIV and a known drinking problem, according to a study published online May 17 in The Lancet HIV. E. Jennifer Edelman, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Syncope in Pregnancy May Up Risk for Adverse Outcomes
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- Pregnant women with syncope may be at higher risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes, especially when the event occurs during the first trimester, according to a study published in the May 21 issue of the Journal of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news