Shorter ICU Rotations Cut Physician Burnout
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- Shorter rotations in intensive care units can mitigate burnout among physicians, according to a study published online June 25 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Mark E. Mikkelsen, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Adverse Outcomes Up for Pregnant Women With Migraine
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- Pregnant women with migraine and their offspring have increased risks of several adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes, according to a study recently published in Headache. Nils Skajaa, from Aarhus University Hospital in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Life of Florida Woman
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- A Florida woman died late last week from flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg while walking along the coast. Carolyn " Lynn " Fleming, 77, lived in Ellenton and visited Coquina Beach, near St. Petersburg, on... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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New USF president tours nearly complete Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute
Lights are on, the air conditioning is running and glass has gone up between the classrooms and lab spaces inside the new Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute in downtown Tampa. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

GSK hikes price of subsidiary Tesaro's ovarian cancer drug
As drug companies face increasing backlash over prices, pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline plc joined others in raising prices this week, including the cost of an ovarian cancer drug developed by a Massachusetts biotech. GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK), which is based in the UK, acquired the rights to the drug Zejula when it purchased Waltham-based biotech Tesaro for $5.1 billion last year. It raised the price of the drug five percent this week, bringing the cost for a 30-day supply of 100 milligram… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Aurobindo Pharma Limited - 577033 - 06/20/2019
CGMP/Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)/Adulterated (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
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Izeen Pharma Inc - 565311 - 05/16/2019
CGMP/Finished Pharmaceuticals/Adulterated (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
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Novartis buys Takeda's eye med Xiidra for $3.4 billion
The drugs is the only prescription treatment approved by the FDA for both signs and symptoms of dry eye disease, with a mechanism of action that targets inflammation (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
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Joint GSK and Pfizer venture wins conditional approval in South Africa
According to the Competition Commission in South Africa, the deal was not likely to reduce competition (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
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Amicus inks gene therapy deals with Thermo Fisher and Catalent
Amicus Therapeutics has found CDMO partners to manufacture its gene therapies. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New York Times' Story On Lyme Misses The Bull's Eye
This week's NYTimes did a disservice to readers by minimizing the severity of Lyme disease. Here's why. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Contributor Source Type: news

Will President Trump's Hospital Price Transparency Plan Lower Costs?
Why some analysts are dubious of President Trump's plan to lower hospital costs (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Next Avenue, Contributor Source Type: news

UnitedHealth Group Invests In Job Of The Future: Data Scientists
The $8.25 million investment by the nation ’s largest health insurer will be made over five years to the Atlanta University Center Consortium, which includes Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine and Spelman College. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Immunicom Secures $11 Million in Series B Investment Round
SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Immunicom, Inc., a biotechnology company awarded FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for its non-pharmaceutical solution for treating late-stage metastatic cancer, raised $11 million in ... Devices, Venture Capital Immunicom, immunotherapy, Immunopheresis, blood filtering (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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InMed Pharmaceuticals Appoints Catherine Sazdanoff to Board of Directors
VANCOUVER, July 2, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) - InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("InMed" or the "Company") (TSX:IN;OTCQX:IMLFF), a biopharmaceutical company developing a proprietary biosynthesis technology for cannabinoi... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel InMed Pharmaceuticals (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Varian to Expand Interventional Oncology Portfolio with Purchase of Embolic Bead Asset
Company to acquire assets from Boston Scientific to expand embolic bead offering PALO ALTO, Calif., July 2, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the Bo... Devices, Interventional, Acquisitions Varian Medical Systems, Boston Scientific, microsphere, embolic bead (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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In Utero Opioid Exposure Tied to Poor Outcomes Throughout Childhood
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- In utero exposure to opioids is associated with higher risks for short- and long-term adverse outcomes, including preterm birth and neurodevelopmental and physical health disorders in children, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Guidance Issued for Management of Fontan Circulation
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- A scientific statement with recommendations for follow-up care in patients with Fontan circulation surviving into adulthood was published online July 1 in Circulation. Jack Rychik, M.D., from the Children's Hospital of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Guide Addresses Medical Issues Relevant to Transgender Persons
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- A guide to help clinicians understand the medical issues relevant to transgender persons, based on a review of current evidence, was published online July 2 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Joshua D. Safer, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Statin Use Associated With Higher Incidence of Diabetes
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- There may be a dose-dependent relationship between statin therapy and new-onset diabetes across the duration of statin use, according to a study recently published in Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews. Victoria A.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Combo of Mental Disorders and Physical Illness Ups ED Visits
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- Mental disorders and physical multimorbidity interact to increase the odds of frequent visits to the emergency department, according to a study published in the July 2 issue of CMAJ, the Journal of the Canadian Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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I-131 Tx for Hyperthyroidism May Up Risk for Solid Cancer Death
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- For patients with hyperthyroidism treated with radioactive iodine (RAI), greater organ-absorbed doses seem to be positively associated with increased risk of death from solid cancer, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Self-Management Strategies Offer Limited Benefit in Epilepsy
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- Limited evidence suggests that self-management strategies modestly improve some outcomes among persons with epilepsy, according to a review published online July 2 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Matthew W. Luedke, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Many Nurses Believe in Sedation for Comfort of Ventilated Patients
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- More than half of critical care nurses believe sedation is needed to minimize discomfort and distress among patients receiving mechanical ventilation, according to survey results published in the July issue of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Disparities Identified in Access to Infertility Care for U.S. Women
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- Disparities exist in access to infertility care for women in the United States, according to a study published online June 28 in Fertility and Sterility. Angela S. Kelley, M.D., from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 -- Eighteen percent of all emergency department visits and 16 percent of in-network hospital stays have at least one out-of-network charge, according to a report published June 20 by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Karen Pollitz,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Google to block all anti-cancer, "anti-vax" and anti-GMO websites at the browser level as tech giant goes all-in with pharma drug cartels
(Natural News) By late 2020, Google’s Chrome browser will automatically block all so-called anti-cancer, “anti-vax” and anti-GMO websites as part of Google’s collapse into a Monsanto/Pharma criminal cartel. Users who want to visit websites that expose the scientifically-validated risks and potential harm of vaccines, chemotherapy, glyphosate or GMOs will have to switch to alternative browsers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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LEO Pharma completes the acquisition of Bayer ’s prescription dermatology business
LEO Pharma and Bayer announced today the achievement of the relevant closing conditions to allow the transfer of Bayer’s global prescription dermatology business to LEO Pharma. The companies first announced the proposed transaction on July 31, 2018 and completed the first step of the acquisition with the closing in the United States on September 4, 2018. (Source: World Pharma News)
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Google alters search results to discredit nutritional supplements and natural health websites
(Natural News) As part of the company’s social engineering “fairness” agenda, Google is reportedly now populating its search engine “autocomplete” function with suggestions that aim to deter users from taking dietary supplements, eating organic food, and opting for naturopathic medicine rather than Big Pharma’s “sick care” system. Following the removal of Mercola.com and many other... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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New study showing drug prolongs life for patients with ovarian cancer
Women with ovarian cancer who have undergone four or more rounds of chemotherapy typically haven't had much hope that another treatment option will lengthen their lives in a meaningful way. However, a new research study shows tremendous promise for a drug called niraparib to extend life when all options have been exhausted. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Huntsville firm names new CEO, C-suite leaders
A Huntsville-based behavioral health organization has named a new CEO and several C-suite leaders. Chris W. Roussos has been named CEO of Sequel Youth& Family Services. He is a military veteran who has nearly two decades of experience building and leading health care organizations.   John Stupak, Sequel’s previous CEO, is now serving as chairman of the company’s board of directors.  Additionally, the company has tapped industry executives for four new C-level roles.  Samantha Lee has been… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Brazil reports burst of dengue fever cases
Extreme weather patterns fuel 600% jump in instances of potentially deadly disease (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cancer Research backs £200m oncology investment fund
Charity joins with venture capital firm SV Health to develop innovative treatments (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hand Science: Does Size Really Matter?
Researchers continue to hotly debate the implication of finger size ratio variations between genders. Some claim it signifies exposure to testosterone, while others find that there is no value to this data. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Source Type: news

Patent panic gives green light to mega pharma deals
Pressure drugmakers face over expiries means big takeovers can lack scrutiny (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tech Startup uBiome Founders Resign, Interim CEO Leaves As Company Faces Multiple Investigations
Cofounders Jessica Richman and Zac Apte have resigned their positions at microbiome startup uBiome following an April raid of the company by the FBI. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alex Knapp, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Hawaii Pacific Health opens new clinic in Kapolei: Slideshow
Hawaii Pacific Health opened a new 16,000-square-foot medical clinic and urgent care center in Kapolei on Monday, which features specialists from Straub Medical Center, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women& Children, and Pali Momi Medical Center. The clinic, located in The Grove at Ka Makana Ali‘i, represents a $35 million investment in primary care services as previously reported by PBN, and will offer primary care, urgent care and pediatric sports medicine, along with specialty care services… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kelsey Kukaua Source Type: news

The Use of Continuous Chromatography in Effective Process Design to be...
Catalent, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, and development and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, gene therapies, and consumer health products, today announced...(PRWeb July 02, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_use_of_continuous_chromatography_in_effective_process_design_to_be_presented_by_catalent_biologics_expert_at_prep_symposium/prweb16415065.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

VetStem Biopharma Heavily Featured in Recent Documentary About...
VetStem Biopharma was recently featured in a new film, Animal Pharm: Where Beasts Meet Biotech.(PRWeb July 02, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/vetstem_biopharma_heavily_featured_in_recent_documentary_about_regenerative_medicine_for_domestic_and_wild_animals/prweb16415753.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The top 5 new drugs bound for blockbuster status
A wave of incoming anti-inflammatories and gene therapies that could make it big (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - July 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lonza scoops up Novartis bottling plant
Lonza has been looking for a way to more efficiently fill-and-finish its injectable drugs and has found a solution by buying a Novartis bottling plant. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
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UPMC reports a dozen cases of MRSA at Children's Hospital
Six patients and six staff members at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh have tested positive for MRSA, UPMC said Monday. The cases were confirmed at UPMC Children's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The hospital said all patients in the NICU were tested, with six testing positive. One of those six was potentially symptomatic with MRSA, also known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Several staff me mbers were tested with potential symptoms, and six were confirmed to have MRSA… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ethan Lott Source Type: news

South Florida hospice operator plans to hire 150 this summer
The hospice and palliative care operation is recruiting for 150 new positions in Miami-Dade and Broward counties – mostly registered nurses, home health aides and licensed practical nurses – as it expands its Florida presence. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Skopp Source Type: news

P & G loans executive to launch startup incubator in Los Angeles
Procter& Gamble has loaned a senior executive to serve as managing director of a new business incubator, which aims to build brands into ventures that can be folded back into the company. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

The future of pharma: embracing opportunities, partnerships and hurdles
In July, MobiHealthNews will focus on how pharma companies are using digital tools for R&D, real-world evidence collection and exploring new therapeutics.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
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Stanford professor maps out a way forward for stroke survivors
Professor Debra Meyerson writes that emotional healing is as important as physical — when recovering, take time to grieve, and then look forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Infusion Express founder pays it forward with new KC accelerator
LaunchKC brought in a big name in Kansas City to lead its newest industry-focused accelerator: Don Peterson, founder and former CEO of Infusion Express. Peterson retired from the outpatient infusion company in June 2018, and said he views his new role of entrepreneur in residence as an avenue to pay it forward and share his industry insight.  When LaunchKC organizer Drew Solomon approached Peterson earlier this year about leading a new health ac celerator, the organization hadn’t yet secured… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

ProHealth Care buys Pewaukee building for future HQ
ProHealth Care paid $7.4 million for an office building in the same business park as its existing Pewaukee headquarters and plans to relocate the headquarters to the new site. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Philadelphia cell therapy startup launches with $250M in finanicial commitments
Philadelphia cell therapy startup Century Therapeutics announced Monday it was emerging from "stealth mode" with $250 million in financing commitments. The funding commitments are from Bayer in Germany, Versant Ventures of San Francisco and Tokyo-based Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics Inc. Century plans to use the proceeds to advance multiple programs covering potenital treatments for hematologic and solid malignancies into the clinic. The company sa id its foundational technology is built on induced… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Local social epidemiologist aims to dismantle social structure through data
Elizabeth Walsh is a public health statistician and social epidemiologist for the Kansas City Health Department. She was recently named an honoree for The de Beaumont Foundation's inaugural 40 Under 40 in Public Health award. Among many of her responsibilities, Walsh creates reports that compile complex statistical data to increase knowledge of how social factors influence health outcomes. "With these newsletters, my hope is that if i just open the eyes of one person, then I did my job. I got to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news