Assessing Symptoms, Blood, Stool Markers Best for Identifying Pediatric IBD
TUESDAY, July 21, 2020 -- For pediatric patients with nonbloody diarrhea, evaluating symptoms plus blood and stool markers is the optimal test strategy for predicting inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a study published online July 21 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Recommendations Updated for Barrier Method Use Among Teens
TUESDAY, July 21, 2020 -- In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement, published online July 20 in Pediatrics, updated recommendations are presented relating to use of barrier methods for adolescents engaging in sexual activity. Laura K.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New report shows more than 400 medicines and vaccines in development to tackle infectious diseases, including COVID-19
Throughout history, infectious diseases caused by pathogens such as bacteria or viruses have taken a devastating toll on the lives and security of people around the world. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic gripping the world, we are experiencing a challenging situation that we haven ’t seen since the influenza pandemic of 1918-1919, when a third of the world’s population became infected with the virus and about 675,000 Americans died from the disease. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Vaccines Infectious Diseases New Era of Medicine Coronavirus Source Type: news

How Extremophile Bacteria Living In Nuclear Reactors Might Help Us Make Vaccines
Extremophiles like the bacterium  D. radiodurans that can withstand levels of radiation thousands of times what most animals can, are able to help us make vaccines faster, cheaper and safer. They use special molecular protectors to shield their repair proteins but not their DNA or RNA. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: James Conca, Contributor Tags: Energy /energy Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Diagnostic Makers Launch U.S. Test Registry To Target Covid-19 Hot Spots
Abbott Laboratories, Roche, Becton Dickinson and 10 other diagnostic test makers are launching a national U.S. Covid-19 diagnostic test and supply registry with AdvaMed to help better anticipate Coronavirus hot spots and get tests in the right place, at the right time and in the right amount. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Enterprise Tech /enterprise-tech Editors' Pick editors-pick Decision Maker decision-maker Coronavirus business pharma Source Type: news

Andrew Wakefield releases "1986: The Act" film all about Big Pharma's immunity from vaccine liability
(Natural News) The much-anticipated 1986: The Act film by Andrew Wakefield has finally been released, revealing the truth about the infamous 1986 National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) and its detrimental impact on the lives of innocent children. Now available for online streaming as of July 8, the film is described as a “forensic examination”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Class 4 medicines defect information: Ennogen Pharma Limited, Trimogal 100mg and 200mg tablets
Ennogen Pharma Limited has informed the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) that the Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) within the packs for various batches of Trimogal 100mg a (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
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Trench Fever Appears In Colorado, How It Spreads Via Human Body Lice
Trench fever may sound like a strong desire to live in trenches. But it isn't. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science Editors' Pick editors-pick business pharma Source Type: news

GSK and CureVac announce strategic mRNA technology collaboration
GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and CureVac announced the signing of a strategic collaboration agreement for the research, development, manufacturing and commercialisation of up to five mRNA-based vaccines and monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) targeting infectious disease pathogens. The collaboration complements GSK's existing mRNA capabilities with CureVac’s integrated mRNA platform. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured GlaxoSmithKline Business and Industry Source Type: news

Hawaii's guide to quarantine exemptions for out-of-state students on Oahu, Kauai
Out-of-state students at major Hawaii colleges and universities on Oahu and Kauai will have new Covid-era guidelines to follow upon arriving in the Islands. For the Fall 2020 semester, out-of-state students with state-approved negative Covid-19 tests will be able to operate within a “modified quarantine bubble,” which allows them to attend only official university activities — such as classes — for 14 days after landing. All university student s participating in modified quarantine procedures… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Coronavirus latest: Hard-hit Delhi records slower rate of new Covid-19 cases
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US lab giant warns of new Covid-19 testing crunch in autumn
Quest Diagnostics executive says ‘no way’ capacity will expand enough to cope with flu season (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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US lab giant warns of new Covid testing crunch in autumn
Quest Diagnostics executive says ‘no way’ capacity will expand enough to cope with flu season (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nobilis Therapeutics Announces FDA Clearance of IND to Commence Phase...
Nobilis Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed it to initiate a Phase 2b clinical trial of its lead drug candidate...(PRWeb July 21, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nobilis_therapeutics_announces_fda_clearance_of_ind_to_commence_phase_2b_trial_of_nbtx_001_inhaler_for_treatment_of_panic_disorder/prweb17268079.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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FDAnews Announces — Post-Pandemic Pharmaceutical Regulations:...
COVID-19 upended the pharma supply chain, with global regulators making far-reaching changes — here’s how to move forward.(PRWeb July 21, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/fdanews_announces_post_pandemic_pharmaceutical_regulations_covid_19s_impact_on_drug_approvals_and_postmarket_surveillance_webinar_aug_5_2020/prweb17274568.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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Glint Pharmaceuticals To Begin Clinical Testing on Contact Lens to...
Patented Drug Delivery Technology Incorporates Formulation to Reduce Virus Transmission for the Contact Lens Customer(PRWeb July 21, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/glint_pharmaceuticals_to_begin_clinical_testing_on_contact_lens_to_prevent_covid_19_virus_infection/prweb17229777.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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Bestselling Author Releases Free Deep Dive Educational Webinar and...
Nationally-known patient advocate and bestselling author Mary Shomon has launched a free educational program on levothyroxine, the most commonly prescribed medication to treat hypothyroidism, and one...(PRWeb July 21, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/bestselling_author_releases_free_deep_dive_educational_webinar_and_book_on_levothyroxine_the_most_prescribed_medication_for_hypothyroidism/prweb17267808.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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The GHT Companies Surpass $25,000 Fundraising Pledge for Feeding San...
San Diego-based vitamin and nutraceutical developer and supplier exceeds its original donation goal for leading food rescue organization(PRWeb July 21, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_ght_companies_surpass_25_000_fundraising_pledge_for_feeding_san_diego/prweb17266979.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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Best Practices for HR in Pharma During Uncertain Times, Upcoming...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will identify key issues in HR including recruitment, wellbeing, remote work and L&D. Attendees will learn best practices for HR pharma practitioners in...(PRWeb July 21, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/best_practices_for_hr_in_pharma_during_uncertain_times_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17269341.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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Teledentistry SmileDirectClub sues Delta Dental insurance over denial of coverage
The lawsuit is another example of the battle going on between virtual teeth straightening and traditional brick and mortar orthodontics. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Glenmark defends price of its COVID-19 drug favipiravir version after DCGI sends notice
“Compared to other therapies approved for emergency use in COVID-19, FabiFlu is much more economical and an effective treatment option,” the company said in a statement. The company said that Favipiravir in India when launched was at the lowest market cost (Rs 103/tab) as compared to its cost in other countries where it was approved like Russia, Japan, Bangladesh and China. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Possible but not certain COVID-19 vaccine rolled out this year: Oxford developer
"The end of the year target for getting vaccine rollout, it's a possibility but there's absolutely no certainty about that because we need three things to happen," said Sarah Gilbert, adding it needed to be shown to work in late stage trials, there needed to be large quantities manufactured and regulators had to agree quickly to licence it for emergency use. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

21.07.20: Start of Quiet Period
Start of Quiet PeriodLink to website (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biocon partners with Voluntis to develop digital therapeutics for diabetes patients
The licensing agreement, signed between Biocon Biologics ’ subsidiary Biocon Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia and Voluntis, would make Biocon Biologics one of the first insulin companies to offer a US Food and Drug Administration-cleared and CE-marked, digital therapeutic product - Insulia - to Type 2 diabetes patients, said Biocon in a press release. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Airborne transmission of Covid possible, wear masks in enclosed spaces, cautions CSIR
Amid recent acknowledgement from the World Health Organisation (WHO) over emerging evidence of airborne spread of the novel coronavirus, the head of India ’s premier R&D body has said that airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is indeed a “distinct possibility” and suggested wearing masks even in “enclosed” spaces. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis turning to technology to manage business: Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer
Swiss drugmaker Novartis is turning to tech to deal with the pharma business in times of pandemic, as companies go virtual. Bertrand Bodson, chief digital officer, Novartis, in an interview shares how the company is innovating its business in the time of pandemic. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Burger King ’s Sustainable Whopper Only Reduces Methane Emission By 3% At Most, Scientists Say
Burger King claimed a 33% reduction in methane emissions from its new Whopper. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alexandra Sternlicht, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Food & Drink /food-drink News Breaking breaking-news under 30 Source Type: news

Burnout, A Silent Crisis In Global Health
Global health is about big saves and big goals. But in the race to save lives, the field of global health tends to ignore burnout. Burnout was a concern before the Covid-19 pandemic, and might get worse because of the ongoing crisis. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Madhukar Pai, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Multnomah County 'headed the wrong way' in Covid-19 spread
There were a record number of cases over the weekend and testing supplies are limited, with longer turnaround times for results. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Trump Says He Recently ‘Aced’ This Test: What Exactly Does That Mean?
President Trump says he recently aced this cognitive test: what exactly does that mean? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

DFW Coronavirus Tracker: Dallas County reports 1,026 new coronavirus cases
This story is available as part of a content partnership with WFAA-TV. For more local news, visit WFAA.com. Dallas County reported 1,026 additional positive cases of COVID-19 and one additional death on Monday, marking the 18th consecutive day of more than 1,000 cases reported in a day. "The most important thing for you to do right now is stay home whenever possible and wear your mask when around peopl e outside your home," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. Tarrant County health officials… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Prohov Source Type: news

Ohio awards $20M to manufacturers for sustained PPE production
A $20 million grant program organized by the Ohio Development Services Agency will help 68 small- and medium-sized manufacturers participate in statewide efforts to sustain the production of personal protective equipment, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said Thursday. The Ohio PPE Retooling and Reshoring Grant Program, first announced in June, is designed to help manufacturers retool or expand their operations for PPE production. Grants of up to $500,000 were awarded to participating companies. Funds may be… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

How To Accept The Things You Cannot Change, Like The Pandemic
As the pandemic has gone on and we are coping for longer than just the short term, it is harder to deal with the uncertainty. Learning skills for psychological flexibility and to, like the serenity prayer says, "accept the things you cannot change," can help. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Gold, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Memorial Hermann to remain in-network for Cigna customers with new deal
Memorial Hermann Health System and Connecticut-based insurance company Cigna Corp. (NYSE: CI) have reached a multiyear deal after extending contract negotiations multiple times over the past few months. Although specifics of the deal were not announced, a July 20 press release said the agreement "ensures Cigna customers will have continued access to Memorial Hermann's hospitals, facilities and providers for quality care at predictable, affordable rates. The new agreement is structured for long-te rm… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Olivia Pulsinelli Source Type: news

How Memphis-based CirQuest Labs became a player with big pharma and a global M & A target
"MLM ’s acquisition of CirQuest will create a global and nimble central lab platform," said Rohan Saikia, managing director at Great Point Partners. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

How Memphis-based CirQuest Labs became a player with big pharma and a global M & A target
"MLM ’s acquisition of CirQuest will create a global and nimble central lab platform," said Rohan Saikia, managing director at Great Point Partners. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Exclusive: TeleTracking CEO on how company is scaling up to battle Covid-19
TeleTracking has a leading role in the HHS initiative, called HHS Protect, that collects and disseminates key data from the nation's hospitals specifically for the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Pooled Sampling Approved for COVID-19 Test
MONDAY, July 20, 2020 -- An emergency use authorization (EUA) has been issued for the Quest Diagnostics Quest SARS-CoV-2 real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction test for use with pooled samples containing up to four individual swab... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Surgical Delay Worsens Survival for Some Gastrointestinal Cancers
MONDAY, July 20, 2020 -- Surgical delay is associated with an increased risk in some gastrointestinal malignancies, and understanding the impact on outcomes may assist surgeons in triaging patients whose surgeries were delayed due to the COVID-19... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Issues Warning Letters Regarding Illegal Sales of Vape Products
MONDAY, July 20, 2020 -- Ten companies have been ordered to remove their flavored disposable e-cigarettes and e-liquid products from the market, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The products, which appeal to youth, do not have required... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Reduced-Dose Prasugrel Efficacious for Acute Coronary Syndrome
MONDAY, July 20, 2020 -- For elderly or low-weight patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a reduced dose of prasugrel is efficacious compared with ticagrelor, according to a study published online July 21 in the Annals of Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Demographic, Clinical, Hospital Factors Tied to COVID-19 Death
MONDAY, July 20, 2020 -- For COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), demographic, clinical, and hospital-level risk factors are associated with death, according to a study published online July 15 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Shruti... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Meet TeleTracking, the Pittsburgh firm collecting the federal government's Covid-19 data
The Pittsburgh-based company in April received a $10 million contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to collect data on Covid-19 and hospital and health system capacity from the nation's hospital and health systems. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

A Key To Understanding The Race For A Covid-19 Vaccine
With eight candidates in human trials and almost 180 more in the wings, publications and press briefings touting progress are imminent. Here's what to keep in mind as you decipher the results. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

Christ Hospital to provide cancer care for regional medical center
Christ Hospital physicians will provide medical oncology coverage for Margaret Mary Health in Batesville, Ind., under a new partnership. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

This King of Prussia firm's Big Pharma deal with Merck goes against the tide
The King of Prussia biopharmaceutical company acquired the U.S. rights to a bacterial skin infection treatment from Merck. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Uber Helping Public Health Officials Contact-Trace Riders And Drivers For Covid-19
U.S. public health officials have filed 158 requests. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elana Lyn Gross, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Transportation /transportation Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Billionaires Source Type: news

GSK shown up by AstraZeneca yet again
Waiting on turnround at GSK; waiting on court decision over business interruption insurance (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Clears Abivertinib for Phase 2 Safety and Efficacy Study in Hospitalized Patients with Moderate To Severe Covid-19
Abivertinib is a novel Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor with dual selective targeting of mutant forms of EGFR and BTK that has completed a registration trial (lung cancer) and been administered to over 600 patients worldwide The compound demonstrated in-vitro ... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Sorrento Therapeutics, Abivertinib, COVID-19 (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Here ’s Why You Shouldn’t Panic Move To The Suburbs
According to some reports, more than a third of Americans are considering moving to less populated areas. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Misha Gajewski, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Real Estate /real-estate Source Type: news