ASGCT Launches Clinical Trials Finder on Clinical Trials Day 2019
Researchers, clinicians, patients, and families can follow gene and cell therapies through the developmental pipeline using the ASGCT Clinical Trials Finder, released by the American Society of Gene...(PRWeb May 20, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/asgct_launches_clinical_trials_finder_on_clinical_trials_day_2019/prweb16321844.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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WesternU College of Pharmacy Team Investigates Mechanisms for...
A research team from Western University of Health Sciences' College of Pharmacy is examining the potential for the beta-adrenergic receptor blocker carvedilol to prevent skin cancer. The...(PRWeb May 20, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/westernu_college_of_pharmacy_team_investigates_mechanisms_for_carvedilol_to_prevent_skin_cancer/prweb16326198.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr Reddy's to spend upto $ 300 million on R & D in FY 20
The R&D spend for the quarter (January-March FY 19) is Rs 366 crore, that is USD 53 million and EBIT 9.19 per cent of the sales for the quarter, he said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Daiichi Sankyo vs Singh Brothers: How a diary note made the difference
The revelation of the "journal" is part of a controversial book Bottle of Lies released recently. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Processed Foods May Make You Eat More
This NIH study showed that the added sugar, salt, fat, and calories may not be the only things to worry about. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Workplace Wellness Champion: Amanda Rudd helped Mascaro Construction employees even before she joined the company
Amanda Rudd is a winner of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Award. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

Obamacare Market Grows Stronger Despite Trump ’s Legal Assault
Health insurers say they are expanding Obamacare coverage options to new markets next year thanks to an improving financial performance. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Obamacare Regains Strength Despite Trump ’s Legal Assault
Health insurers are expanding Obamacare to new markets thanks to an improving financial performance. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Workplace Wellness Champion: Carrie Rust on Ellwood Group's decentralized approach to health and wellness programs
Carrie Rust is a winner of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Champions award. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

Workplace Wellness Champions: Keith Young and Lisa Hess with TeleTracking Technologies partner on wellness
Keith Young and Lisa Hess are winners of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Champions award. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

Workplace Wellness Champion: Loren Hudson, Comcast's Keystone Region, and her all-encompassing view of wellness
Loren Hudson is a winner of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Champion award. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

Workplace Wellness Champions: Jeff Salek with Braskem America takes scientific approach to creating wellness programs
Jeff Salek is a winner of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Champion award. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

Workplace Wellness Champion: Gateway Engineer's Jason Jesso's lifelong personal journey to leading a healthy life
Jason Jesso is a winner of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Champion award. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

Workplace Wellness Champion: Pitt's John Kozar views football games a little differently than most
John Kozar is a winner of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Champion award. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

Gates-backed platform raises $110m in new drugs push
Investors back Schrödinger’s plan to develop its own drugs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New ‘eye bonds’ would speed novel cures
Modelled on green finance, government-backed debt could draw investors to biomedicine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Predicting Hospitalization: Machine Learning Models On The Rise
Can machine learning give healthcare professionals an ability to apply interventions promptly and effectively? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jayshree Pandya, Contributor Source Type: news

Exploring The Link Between Inflammation And Depression: Study Suggests Women Are Affected The Most
More research is revealing a close connection between the body's inflammatory response and depression. A new study adds another dimension, finding women may be affected more severely by the connection than men. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Health Tech Entrepreneurs Should Visit Michaels
Art supply store Michaels offers an elegant, technology-enabled approach to picture framing that offers three lessons for health tech entrepreneurs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Shaywitz, Contributor Source Type: news

Three Design Principles Health Tech Entrepreneurs Could Learn From Picture Framing At Michaels
Art supply store Michaels offers an elegant, technology-enabled approach to picture framing that offers three lessons for health tech entrepreneurs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Shaywitz, Contributor Source Type: news

Digital Medicine: Digital Health, Plus Evidence, Plus Humility
I see a new generation of researchers who grew up immersed in data+digital beginning to populate incumbent healthcare organizations+pharma companies, bringing with them a new set of expectations+capabilities. With time, effort, and a bit of luck, I suspect they will be the change we all wish to see. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Shaywitz, Contributor Source Type: news

Latest Salmonella Outbreak: Do You Have Chickens In The Backyard?
Got chickens or other poultry in the backyard? Pay attention to this CDC warning. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Meet The People Behind World's First Reusable Tampon Applicator
Period products like the mooncup have yet to take off. So two entrepreneurs set about finding an alternative. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lucy Sherriff, Contributor Source Type: news

AuroMedics Pharma LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Levofloxacin in 5% Dextrose 250mg/50mL Due to Presence of Visible Particulate Matter Tentatively Identified as Mold
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 01-12-2018 – East Windsor, New Jersey, AuroMedics Pharma LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of Levofloxacin in 5% Dextrose Injection 250mg/50mL in a Single-Use flexible container NDC 55150-243-46, Lot CLF160003, Expiry date May 2018, to the hospital level. The product has been found to conta in visible particulate matter tentatively identified as mold. This problem was discovered as a result of a product complaint in which the contents of one flexible bag was found to contain white particulate matter (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 18, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Google, Calm and Headspace Among Tech Companies Offering Advice During Mental Health Awareness Week
It ’s Mental Health Awareness Week and I’ve been asking tech companies to tell me about what they’re doing to promote positive mental health. In their companies and through their products. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. James Somauroo, Contributor Source Type: news

Price Transparency: Why Are Drug Prices Such A Bitter Pill to Swallow?
Do you know how much you ’ll pay out-of-pocket to fill your latest prescription? If you’re like the vast majority of Americans, probably not. We’re so used to sticker shock at the pharmacy that it has taken over a decade of rising drug prices to make it under the national spotlight. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joe Harpaz, Contributor Source Type: news

Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 -- More than 50,000 lives could be saved if all hospitals had an avoidable death rate equivalent to " A " grade hospitals, according to an updated report prepared for The Leapfrog Institute. Matt Austin, Ph.D., and Jordan Derk,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prenatal Care App Can Reduce In-Person Obstetric Visits
FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 -- The use of a mobile prenatal care app can reduce in-person obstetric (OB) visits but does not impact patient or provider satisfaction, according to a study published in the May issue of JMIR mHealth and uHealth. Kathryn I.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry
FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 -- Backyard flocks of live poultry have been linked with Salmonella outbreaks that have sickened 52 people in 21 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Five people have been hospitalized, but... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 -- Prices paid to hospitals for privately insured patients in 2017 averaged 241 percent of what Medicare would have paid, with wide variation in prices among states, according to a report published by the RAND... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pool Chemical Injuries Led to & #126;13,500 ED Visits in 2015-2017
FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 -- Pool chemical injuries led to an estimated 13,508 U.S. emergency department visits during 2015 to 2017, and about one-third of these injuries occurred in children, according to research published in the May 17 issue of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A woman of influence: Sharon Matthews adds cooking to her mentorships
Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is honoring 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the profiles as they are published. Some people “pay it forward” through funding and/or mentoring. Sharon Matthews often pays it forward by cooking dinner. The Australia native, who became a U.S. citizen in 2008, not only is chair of City Year San Jose/Silicon… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Danny King Source Type: news

' Be Nice' and Document to Prevent Malpractice Suits'Be Nice' and Document to Prevent Malpractice Suits
A medical team in the state of Georgia lost a recent lawsuit and their case has takeaways for others about how to keep patients safe and protect those who care for them when things go wrong.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Top exec at Chase-Amazon-Berkshire healthcare startup Haven leaves after eight months
The second-in-command at Haven, the Boston-based healthcare startup formed by Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase& Co., has decided to resign from the role for family reasons, the company said Friday. Jack Stoddard, who worked at Comcast, health care benefits startup Accolade and Optum before joining the Haven in September, was the company's chief operating officer, helping to lead the new organization to reengineer health care for the companies’ combined 1.2 million employees. Yet… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Oregon insurers report strong first-quarter results
Oregon health insurers enjoyed a much more profitable first quarter this year than last, thanks to the suspension of an Affordable Care Act fee. Six of the seven insurers in the commercial market made a profit in their underwriting business — the income from policies, excluding investments. Four that were profitable in the first quarter had lost money a year earlier, when they booked the Health Insurance Provider fee, according to statem ents filed with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. There… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Express Scripts service to provide clarity to increasingly crowded health tech market
Express Scripts on Thursday said it has built a first-of-its-kind database designed to help health insurers cut through the clutter to determine which digital health innovations are safe and effective for their members. In producing the new digital formulary, the St. Louis-based prescription benefit management firm created a list of technology and software-enabled applications and devices approved for patients. It worked with pharmacists, physicians and industry experts to vet new products to include… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

Why this startup's $140 million financing is easy to digest
The Peninsula company is targeting the most prevalent acid-related disease in Western countries with a drug approved five years ago in Japan. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Nation ’s largest nursing union calls for Wayne Smith's ouster at CHS
National Nurses United, the nation ’s largest union of registered nurses, has released a report detailing what it calls CEO Wayne Smith’s "mismanagement" of Franklin-based Community Health Systems Inc. The report, titled, "Other People's Money: How CEO Wayne Smith gambled away the future of CHS at the expense of patients, invest ors, and communities," calls for Smith to be ousted as CEO. NNU released the report this week, ahead of CHS’ May 14 shareholders meeting. “Based on a review of Smith’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Local hospitals receive straight "A"s for safety, except for one system
In an annual grading of hospital safety, local systems received straight "A"s – except for one system. A 2019 report from the LeapFrog – an national organization run by employers and large purchasers of health benefits – reports both UNC Health Care and Duke Health hospitals across the region as receiving the highest possible letter grade. The Triangle's third lar ge hospital system, WakeMed, received "B" scores for both its Cary and Raleigh campus. WakeMed Raleigh slid to a "B" after… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

The Power 100: Here are Columbus' most influential leaders, Part 5
Business First this year is setting out to identify the most influential people in the community with its inaugural Power 100. Check out our final group and let us know what you think. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Doug Buchanan Source Type: news

COO at Amazon's health care startup leaves after eight months
The second-in-command at Haven, the Boston-based healthcare startup formed by Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase& Co., has decided to resign from the role for family reasons, the company said Friday. Jack Stoddard, who worked at Comcast, health care benefits startup Accolade and Optum before joining the Haven in September, was the company's chief operating officer, helping to lead the new organization to re-engineer health care for the companies’ combined 1.2 million employees. Yet… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Partnership to bring MD Anderson cancer treatment to Montgomery County
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Holy Redeemer Health System signed a letter of intent Friday to develop a joint cancer program at Holy Redeemer Hospital in eastern Montgomery County. The agreement will expand the reach of Cooper University Health Care’s partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, one of the leading cancer centers in the country. Financial terms of the agreement are being kept confidential. The Philadelphia Business Journal first reported exclusi vely in late… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Exit Of No. 2 At Amazon ’s Haven Keeps Walmart Employee Health Strategy In Lead
The COO is leaving the Haven healthcare venture created by Amazon, Warren Buffett ’s Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase just as Walmart expands its employee health deals. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Dale(R) Introduces New Hold-n-Place(R) Catheter Securement Products
Proprietary Devices Provide Trusted Securement for Catheters of Any Size FRANKLIN, Mass., May 17, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Dale Medical Products, Inc. (Dale), the company known for its high quality, patient-friendly medical dev... Devices, Product Launch Dale Medical Products, Hold-n-Place, Catheter Securement (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis could avoid trial with $1B settlement
Just days before a trial targeting an alleged kickback scheme launched by Novartis is set to begin, there are hints that the company could reach a massive settlement with the U.S. government. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nestle peaces out of pharma with skincare sale
Nestle has made its last move to exit the pharma industry by selling off its skin-care company. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hospital-backed drug company makes plans to distribute antibiotics
A new nonprofit aimed at creating a steady supply of needed drugs to hospitals has laid out its plans for manufacturing and distributing its first round of medicines. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK life science companies show signs of health
Regional small-cap groups have struggled to deliver for investors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves GATTEX(R) (teduglutide) for Children 1 Year of Age and Older With Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)
GATTEX is the only glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2) analog approved that improves intestinal absorption in patients with SBS who are dependent on parenteral support (PS)¹ GATTEX has been shown to reduce PS volume and to help some children with SBS w... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology, FDA Takeda Pharmaceuticals, GATTEX, teduglutide, Short Bowel Syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Soliton Provides FDA Update and Addresses Recent Anonymous Article
HOUSTON, May 17, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Soliton, Inc., (Nasdaq: SOLY) ("Soliton" or the "Company"), a medical device company with a novel and proprietary platform technology licensed from The University of Te... Devices, Dermatology, FDA Soliton, Rapid Acoustic Pulse (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news