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Hearing Aid Use Linked to Beneficial Health Outcomes
MONDAY, April 30, 2018 -- Use of hearing aids (HAs) is associated with beneficial health outcomes, including reduced probability of emergency department visits and hospitalizations and reduced number of nights in the hospital, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Five Healthy Lifestyle Habits Can Extend Life By More Than A Decade, Study Suggests
A new study from Harvard researchers shows that sticking to five healthy lifestyle habits greatly reduces chances of early death from major causes for both women and men. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Kevin Love, DeMar DeRozan: Here's What They Revealed About Mental Health
This is what Love said about suffering a panic attack and DeRozan said about anxiety and depression. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

10 Lessons On How To Innovate From This Year's Japan Prize Winners
There are " innovators " such as those who figure out a new topping for ice cream and then there are major innovators, who help substantially change entire fields and the world for the better. Here are some lessons from the latter. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Not enough women included in some heart disease clinical trials
Women are underrepresented in clinical trials for heart failure, coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndrome but proportionately or overrepresented in trials for hypertension, atrial fibrillation and pulmonary arterial hypertension, when compared to incidence or prevalence of women within each disease population, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Roche reports a strong start in 2018
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) has announced that in the first three months of 2018, Group sales rose 6% to CHF 13.6 billion. Sales in the Pharmaceuticals Division increased 7% to CHF 10.7 billion. A key growth driver was Ocrevus, used to treat two forms of multiple sclerosis. It continued its strong growth in the US and was launched in Europe and additional countries worldwide during the first quarter. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Roche Business and Industry Source Type: news

ExosomeLife Presents Exosome Bank with ExoIntel ™ Platform: Next...
ExosomeLife, an emerging biotech company, has patent-applied-for proprietary technologies which advance the state of the art in the field of exosome research. One such advance in this new therapeutic...(PRWeb April 30, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15450760.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scientists to Be Recognized as They Present Latest Research in Birth...
Teratology Society Set to Honor Contributions of Researchers from Around the World(PRWeb April 30, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/05/prweb15451830.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dilip Shanghvi ’s daughter Vidhi to head consumer healthcare business at Sun Pharma
Three years after son Aalok Shanghvi was inducted as emerging markets head of Sun Pharma, the company introduced daughter Vidhi Salgaocar as head of the Consumer Healthcare business. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ExosomeLife Presents Exsosome Bank with ExoIntel ™ Platform: Next...
ExosomeLife, an emerging biotech company, has patent-applied-for proprietary technologies which advance the state of the art in the field of exosome research. One such advance in this new therapeutic...(PRWeb April 30, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15450760.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Welcomes New Board and...
New president, Dr. Michael L. Parks, identifies three strategic priorities for his term, including stronger collaborations with orthopaedic partners.(PRWeb April 30, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15446810.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CISCRP ’s Free Community Health Event Coming to Los Angeles, CA
On Saturday, May 19, CISCRP will host AWARE for All, a free community health event, for the Los Angeles community. To learn more and reserve your spot for this event visit awareforall.org or call...(PRWeb April 30, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15446012.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DDL Now Offering Medical Device Testing at its Irvine, California...
Testing of catheters, Luers, needles, syringes, guidewires and IV infusion now available at DDL West(PRWeb April 30, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15443320.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How To Mitigate Your Health Care Costs
Since the system is not set up for you to “shop” for health care and incentives are not in place for the health care system to control your cost, you must do what you can to hold the health care system accountable. What can you do as a patient to bring accountability to health care costs? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carolyn McClanahan, Contributor Source Type: news

Biotech investment fraught with pitfalls as Woodford discovers
Prothena blow to high-profile fund illustrates worrying trend for small drugmakers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aside From Trump, Democrats See Public Option As Key To Blue Wave
Democrats running for Congress and state offices are advocating a public option that allows Americans to buy into Medicare or Medicaid as a choice along side private plans under the Affordable Care Act. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CNC NYSE:HUM NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET NYSE:CI Source Type: news

Scotland calls time on cheap super-strength booze
Flagship SNP policy seeks to lead way in battle to curb problem drinking (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Yellow Fever: Why Does A Restaurant Have The Name Of This Disease?
A restaurant located in a Whole Foods store has the same name as a disease that can cause bleeding from the nose, mouth, and eyes and death. It is also a slang term for a fetish. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Before You Use A Nursing Home, Make Sure It Does Not Have Scabies
The recent report of a former model dying in a Georgia nursing home resident after a scabies infestation raises awareness of this problem to look out for in nursing homes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Why The Golden State Case Kept This Genetic Counselor Up All Night
The Golden State Case was solved using DNA testing and publicly available databases. Is this a victory for genetic testing or a call to action? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ellen Matloff, Contributor Source Type: news

Securely dispose of your unwanted medicines on National Take Back Day
Today, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration hosts its annualNational Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The awareness day helps educate people on the need to properly dispose of expired or unwanted prescription medicines and connects them with local, law-enforcement led take back events. Last Take Back Day, more than 5,000 collection sites participated, collecting nearly 1 million pounds of materials. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - April 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Prescription Drug Safety take-back programs safe drug disposal Source Type: news

Researchers Have Discovered What The'Immortality' Enzyme Looks Like
We now have the most detailed images ever of the enzyme telomerase. What does this mean for ageing and cancer? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Fiona McMillan, Contributor Source Type: news

Fred's CEO Resigns Amid Shift to Pharmacy And Healthcare Business
Fred's CEO Michael K. Bloom has resigned as CEO after less than two years in the top job and a failed attempt to buy hundreds of Rite Aids. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:WBA NYSE:RAD NASDAQ:FRED Source Type: news

Radia to enter NCR mkt with 600-bed hospital in Gurgaon
Called PrimaMed, the 600-bed facility is coming up on Golf Course Road and will mark the entry of Nayati Healthcare, which is promoted by Niira Radia, in NCR. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Week in Review, April 28
Deutsche Bank trims US operations; Shire, WhatsApp, SoftBank and Capita in the news (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Report Offers Hope, Outlines 537 New Drugs In Development For Neurological Disorders
Scientists contend there is hope. Learn more about hundreds of new medicines currently being developed for brain tumors, Alzheimer ’s disease, chronic pain, MS, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, migraine and other neurological diseases. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Real-World Study Shows INVOKANA ® (canagliflozin) 300mg Demonstrates Better Blood Glucose Control Than Farxiga® (dapagliflozin) 10mg in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Update: New details revealed about Orlando Health's planned $400M Lake Mary medical campus
Orlando Health takes another step toward building its new $400M campus in Seminole County. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Anesthesiologists Report Drug Shortages Impacting Patient Care
FRIDAY, April 27, 2018 -- Almost all anesthesiologists report drug shortages, which have a negative impact on patient care, according to a report published by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). ASA members were surveyed informally to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Art Intervention May Be Beneficial for Cancer Patients
FRIDAY, April 27, 2018 -- A bedside visual art intervention may help with cancer patients'pain, anxiety, and mood, according to a study published online April 17 in the European Journal of Cancer Care. J.J. Saw, of the Mayo Clinic School of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rural Childhood, Higher Education Cuts Later Life Dementia Risk
FRIDAY, April 27, 2018 -- The combination of a rural upbringing and higher education levels may be protective against dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD) for African-Americans, according to a study published online April 16 in The Journals of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Clinic Satisfaction Tool Provides Real-Time Feedback
THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 -- A new clinic satisfaction tool improves communication and provides real-time feedback, according to a study published online April 14 in Neurosurgery. Rasheedat T. Zakare-Fagbamila, from Duke University in Durham, N.C.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Family-Based Treatment of Teen Eating Disorders Helpful
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- Treatment outcomes for adolescents with eating disorders seem to correlate with family reports of perceived helpfulness of the family-based treatment (FBT) approach, according to a study published online April 10 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bill Gates, calling for global disease preparedness, to invest $12M for flu vaccine
Bill Gates is committing $12 million to develop a universal flu vaccine, with the hopes of avoiding a potential global and deadly epidemic. The announcement, made at the Massachusetts Medical Society 2018 Annual Meeting, was made as part of a broader conversation about the threat of global epidemics and the innovation necessary to stop them. Gates was the presenter of this year's Shattuck Lecture. The flu vaccine challenge is being p resented in partnership with the family of Google co-founder… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Grifols, Novo expansions prompt $1.3M renovation of JoCo training center
Grifols and Novo Nordisk are expanding in the Triangle, and so is the training center that produces talent for the biomanufacturing giants. The $1.3 million renovation project is underway and expected to finish in September. “The facility that we had was one of the first ones in the state 15 years ago,” says Chris Johnson, director of the Johnston County Office of Economic Development. Operated by the local community college, it provides workforce training critical to Grifols' and Novo's respective… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Wistar, Ben Franklin Technology Partners teaming up to help develop startups
The Wistar Institute and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania signed a Memorandum of Understanding Friday to work together to accelerate the advancement of early-stage life sciences start-ups coming out of Wistar. Under the partnership, Ben Franklin and Wistar will be developing a mentoring program around technology development for both translational scientists and entrepreneurs. The program, which will operate out of Wistar in West Philadelphia, will be called “Ben-In-Residence.”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Exclusive: Gene editing pioneer Feng Zhang launches new startup in Cambridge
Feng Zhang, the Broad Institute scientist credited with pioneering the field of gene editing, has quietly co-founded a new startup in Cambridge with backing from two prominent venture capital firms. Beam Therapeutics raised the first $13 million tranche of a Series A round in February from ARCH Venture Partners and F-Prime Capital, according to PitchBook. A person familiar with the matter said that the company has now received commitments totaling around $85 million as it prepares to come out of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Four Seasons hit by winter rise in elderly deaths
Indebted care home operator aims to stabilise business ahead of crucial restructuring (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

St. Elizabeth helps launch youth mental health facility
St. Elizabeth Healthcare has donated $250,000 to help the Children ’s Home of Northern Kentucky create a new psychiatric residential treatment facility. The Covington-based Children’s Home opened the residential facility in March to provide comprehensive treatment to youths battling mental illness, substance abuse or severe emotional disturbances. Often, such youths are transitioning from a psychiatric hospital and need to practice and strengthen skills they are learning before they return home… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Meet Virginie Morgon, The Female CEO Behind A Top Performing Private Equity Empire
Thanks to her unique playbook, Eurazeo ’s Virginie Morgon has built a $5 billion private equity firm with returns that trounce giant rivals Apollo, Blackstone and KKR. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Antoine Gara, Forbes Staff Tags: EPA:RF NYSE:BX NYSE:APO NYSE:OAK NYSE:LAZ-US Source Type: news

Humana to pay hospitals that improve care outcomes
Louisville-based Humana Inc. will pay hospitals that improve care quality metrics through a new incentive program. Humana's Hospital Incentive Program will incentivize hospitals to deliver more integrated care, reduce service duplication, reduce readmissions and complication rates for patients admitted to acute care hospital, according to a news release. Humana (NYSE: HUM) will provide compensation for impro vement in quality metrics such as hospital-associated infection rates, care coordination… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Forget Carrots, Eat Dark Chocolate Instead
Results of a small study found that consuming dark chocolate may boost the sharpness and clarity of your vision. Findings from the small, randomized trial were published in JAMA Ophthalmology yesterday. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Dark Chocolate Shown To Improve Vision, Study Finds
Results of a small study found that consuming dark chocolate may boost the sharpness and clarity of your vision. Findings from the small, randomized trial were published in JAMA Ophthalmology yesterday. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Toledo health system acquires Dayton-area nursing homes
Toledo-based ProMedica is planning to acquire nursing home provider HCR ManorCare in a massive deal that will have implications for the Dayton area. ProMedica, a nonprofit health system, and Welltower, a real estate investment trust, have entered into an agreement to purchase HCR's real estate assets from Quality Care Properties Inc., which purchased the nursing care provider after it filed for bankruptcy. The partnership will expand ProMedica 's footprint by creating a $7 billion health network… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

CMS' proposed overhaul of EHR reimbursement could be a boon for Cerner
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a new proposed rule this week that would overhaul reimbursement to create more incentive to use electronic health record systems and make them easier to use for providers and patients. Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) supports the new measure, which would loosen regulatory burdens and make data-sharing easier by emphasizing interoperability and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs). “We encourage CMS to continue to consider introduction… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

$3M deal: Trevena signs licensing agreement with South Korean biopharm firm
Trevena Inc. entered into an an exclusive license agreement covering the development and commercialization rights for its new drug candidate oliceridine, an experimental pain relief medicine, in South Korea. Under the terms of the agreement, Pharmbio Korea Inc. will make a $3 million upfront payment to Trevena (NASDAQ: TRVN). Trevena of Chesterbrook, Pa., will also be eligible for undisclosed commercialization milestone payments and tiered royalties on product sales ranging from high single digits… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Dark Chocolate May Boost Brain Function, Immunity, And Mood
Two small studies may provide more evidence for dark chocolate ’s health benefits. And at reasonable doses. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Ping An Good Doctor: medic on your mobile
Less patient investors should wait for the inevitable dip after the IPO pop (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Three-Minute Brain Stimulation Sessions Effectively Reduce Depression Symptoms, Study Finds
Brain stimulation sessions just over three minutes long are enough to make significant headway against treatment-resistant depression, according to the largest study conducted on the topic to-date (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Three-Minute Brain Stimulation Sessions Enough To Reduce Depression Symptoms, According To Study
Brain stimulation sessions just over three minutes long are enough to make significant headway against treatment-resistant depression, according to the largest study conducted on the topic to-date (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news