The Latest: State gets extension to provide details to feds
The state of Oklahoma has been granted more time to provide details about the state's $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma to the federal government, which is seeking a portion of the proceeds (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

ACIP: Men as Old as 26 Should Get HPV Vaccine
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- The recommended maximum age for male HPV vaccination should be raised from 21 to 26 years, a U.S. government advisory group said. The decision Wednesday by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) would make... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Less Than 40 Percent of All U.S. Adults Have Ever Had HIV Testing
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- The percentage of U.S. adults undergoing HIV testing nationwide is less than 40 percent, according to a study published online June 27 in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Marc A. Pitasi, M.P.H., from the U.S. Centers... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

More Than 1 in 5 Young Men Use Disordered Eating to Bulk Up
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- Disordered eating to bulk up is common among young men and may be a warning sign of future health problems, according to a study published online June 20 in the International Journal of Eating Disorders. Jason M. Nagata,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Three Interventions Could Cut Cardiovascular Deaths
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- Lowering blood pressure, cutting sodium intake, and eliminating intake of trans fat could cut the incidence of premature death from cardiovascular disease by 94 million people worldwide during the next 25 years, according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Too Conservative for Blacks
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- Current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines for lung cancer screening eligibility may be too conservative for African American smokers, according to a study published online June 27 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of DARZALEX ® (daratumumab) in Combination with Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone for Newly Diagnosed Patients with Multiple Myeloma Who Are Transplant Ineligible
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Adaptive Biotechnologies takes flight in IPO debut
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Retrofitting batch with single-use
Single-use technologies offer multiple benefits for those who can overcome instrumentation challenges (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

eBook: Generic Drugs 2019
Biosimilar commercialization challenges, real-world tips for updating aging facilities and a deep dive into interchangeability guidance. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chugai Obtains Approval of FoundationOne CDx Cancer Genomic Profile as a Companion Diagnostic for Rozlytrek
(Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ViaCyte Appoints Sandra E. Poole to Board of Directors
SAN DIEGO, June 27, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company, today announced the appointment of Sandra E. Poole to the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Poole brings more than 25 year... Regenerative Medicine, Personnel ViaCyte, islet replacement, diabetes, PEC-Direct, PEC-Encap (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DURECT Announces Submission to FDA of a Full Response to the POSIMIR(R) Complete Response Letter
CUPERTINO, Calif., June 27, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced it has submitted a full response to the Complete Response Letter (CRL) it previously received from U.S. Food and Drug Administr... Biopharmaceuticals, Drug Delivery, FDA DURECT, POSIMIR, bupivacaine (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

10 Things Donald Trump, the US Congress & the Federal Government Should Do About Digital Technology
The call here is for aggressively expanded federal funding of digital technology in artificial intelligence, healthcare, privacy, security, STEM, climate change and anti-trust. We need a Department of Digital Technology to advance a federal agenda. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steve Andriole, Contributor Source Type: news

Walgreens CEO: We ’ve Got More Work To Do In Tough Environment
Following what executives described as the worst quarter since Walgreens Boots Alliance was formed, Walgreens Thursday said fiscal third quarter profits tumbled nearly 24% to $1 billion compared to the year-ago period. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

No matter how you structure it, government arbitration is wrong for Medicare drug coverage
Despite concerns from a broad group of stakeholders, some in Washington continue to push for imposing government arbitration on Medicare drug coverage to set the price of a medicine. Unfortunately, these proposals overlook the many ways Parts B and D have been successful over the years and better policy options that would actually be in the best interest of seniors. Take, for example, Medicare Part D. The Administration has already put forth the proposedrebate rule, which would directly benefit many seniors and lower their costs at the pharmacy counter. That ’s the right way to change Medicare, not government arbitra...
Source: The Catalyst - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Part D Medicare Part B Prescription for Medicare Government Arbitration Source Type: news

OncoSec Receives Exclusive Licensing Rights from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to CAR T-Cell Therapies for the Treatment of Solid Tumor Cancers
Development Collaboration Will Initially Focus on CAR T-Cell Therapy for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer SAN DIEGO and PENNINGTON, N.J., June 27, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OncoSec) (NASDAQ:ONCS), a co... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Licensing OncoSec Medical, CAR T-cell, CAR T-cell therapies (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bracco Imaging Expands Portfolio of Personalized Diagnostics With the Acquisition of Blue Earth Diagnostics
MILAN, June 27, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bracco Imaging S.p.A., a global leader in diagnostic imaging, today announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue Earth Diagnostics, a molecular imaging company based ... Diagnostics, Mergers & Acquisitions Bracco Imaging, Blue Earth Diagnostics, molecular imaging (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dignitana receives FDA clearance for DigniCap Delta scalp cooling system
Clinically superior next generation device reduces hair loss for cancer patients LUND, Sweden, June 27, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Dignitana AB, world leader in medical scalp cooling technology, announced today that the United St... Devices, FDA Dignitana, DigniCap Delta, DigniCap, Scalp Cooling System (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Walgreens Boots sticks with guidance as US pharma sales improve
Steady outlook comes after the group’s previous quarter was its ‘most difficult’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rite Aid Lands Amazon In-Store Pickup Deal
Amazon said it will bring a " new network of staffed pick up points " called Counter to Rite Aid drugstores across the country. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Five-Year Overall Survival for Glioblastoma Persistently Low
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- The percentage of patients achieving five-year survival following a glioblastoma diagnosis remains both steady and low, according to a study published online June 19 in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. J. Nathan Cantrell, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Outcomes Improved After ACL Repair With Three Tendon Graft Types
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- Patients who received patellar tendon, hamstring tendon, or " double-bundle " hamstring tendon grafts for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair had no significant difference in quality of life at five years postsurgery,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High BMI, Weight Gain Linked to Lasting Decrease in ALS Risk
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- High body mass index (BMI) and weight gain are associated with a reduced long-term risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a study published online June 26 in Neurology. Ola Nakken, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Psoriasis Patients Often Use CAMs When Traditional Meds Fail
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- Patients with psoriasis frequently use complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) because traditional medications failed or caused side effects, according to a research letter published in the July issue of the Journal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Migraine Prevalence Up for Food-Insecure Young Adults
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- The prevalence of migraine is elevated for young adults with food insecurity, according to a study published online June 24 in JAMA Neurology. Jason M. Nagata, M.D., from the University of California, San Francisco, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CT Use to Evaluate Suspected Urolithiasis Significantly Increased
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- Among patients with suspected urolithiasis presenting to the emergency department (ED), relative use of computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen and pelvis (CTAP) more than doubled from 2006 to 2014, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Higher Protein Intake May Cut Risk for Frailty in Older Women
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- Higher levels of protein intake may prevent the onset of frailty in older women, according to a study recently published in the European Journal of Nutrition. Masoud Isanejad, Ph.D., from the University of Eastern Finland... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

First-Trimester BP Category Linked to Hypertensive Disorders
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- First-trimester blood pressure (BP) category is associated with development of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, according to a study published online June 27 in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Alisse... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Similar CV Event Rates Seen for Generic, Brand Levothyroxine
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- Cardiovascular event rates are similar for patients with newly treated hypothyroidism receiving generic and brand levothyroxine (L-T4), according to a study published online April 26 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Robert... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Poststroke Headache Common in Pediatric Stroke Survivors
THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- Remote poststroke headache is common among pediatric stroke survivors, according to a study recently published in Neurology: Clinical Practice. Ana B. Chelse, M.D., from Northwestern University in Chicago, and colleagues... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vaxess lays out path to the clinic for its silk-derived, drug-dispersing patch
The Cambridge-based biotech has spent the last seven years developing a patch it hopes will disperse everything from vaccines to cancer treatments through roughly 120 microscopic needles made from silk proteins. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Partners HealthCare plans to rebrand as it focuses on system integration
The state ’s largest health care organization will soon have a different name. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Social Entrepreneur: Rural telemedicine venture extending Pearl Interactive Network's mission
People in rural areas lack access to both healthcare and jobs. We see telehealth as an emerging technology that can be transformative in the way remote call center technology was when we started Pearl 15 years ago. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allen Proctor Source Type: news

Cover story: How Highmark-UPMC deal will impact the marketplace
How the Highmark-UPMC deal could impact Pittsburgh ’s health care landscape. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

FDA approves first treatment for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, a rare autoimmune disease of the central nervous system
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Soliris (eculizumab) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) in adult patients who are anti-aquaporin-4 (AQP4) antibody positive. NMOSD is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that mainly affects the optic nerves and spinal cord. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

St. Elizabeth tops off $140M cancer center: PHOTOS
The final steel beam was hoisted into place June 25 for the $140 million cancer center being built on the Edgewood campus of St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Garren Colvin, CEO of St. Elizabeth, noted that many people affected by cancer – including patients, family members and medical professionals – had signed the beam in the days preceding the topping-out ceremony for the center. “I have been amazed by the support and engagement from so many p eople throughout our community, and I am overcome with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Local nonprofits move forward with latest projects
Several Dayton nonprofits are working on a series of new endeavors, from renovation projects to new programs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Grace James Source Type: news

Cover story: Employers taking strategic view of what's ahead from Highmark-UPMC agreement
Many local employers are taking a wait-and-see approach to the recent UPMC-Highmark agreement as details still being ironed out. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Invitation to Roche ’s Half Year Results 2019 Thursday, 25 July 2019 – Live video webcast and conference call
Roche will publish its Half Year Results for 2019 prior to the opening of the Swiss Stock Exchange on Thursday, 25th July 2019. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi and Google to develop new healthcare Innovation Lab
Sanofi and Google will establish a new virtual Innovation Lab with the ambition to radically transform how future medicines and health services are delivered by tapping into the power of emerging data technologies. The collaboration aims to change how Sanofi develops new treatments and will focus on three key objectives: (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Sanofi Business and Industry Source Type: news

Bayer shares jump as it reviews legal strategy on weedkiller
German chemicals group is facing more than 13,000 pesticide-related cases (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study Finds A Common Class Of Drugs May Increase Dementia Risk, But There ’s Some Good News As Well
A new study found a nearly 50% increased risk of dementia among patients who had used popular anticholinergic drugs for at least three years, but there's some good news as well. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

The Present And Future Of Computer Vision
The ability of present-day machines to perceive and interpret visual information with astounding accuracy gives us a glimpse of the future of computer vision, where such systems will be able to solve even the most complex visual problems, far surpassing the visual capabilities of humans. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Naveen Joshi, Contributor Source Type: news

Up Close and Personal – The Bill Strickland Story
Bill Strickland's (Head of Global Medical Resources at AstraZeneca) aptitude for science came naturally. His father taught Chemical Engineering at the University of Arkansas and his mother was an Ultrasonographer He loved complex problems and had an eye to see opportunities and make improvements. His mom always said he was the “but why” kid. How do you get someone to the moon? How do you cure cancer? Bill wanted to know.   Between the ‘puzzling’ and games they played as a family to test their minds and the incredible stories his mom brought home from the hospital; Bill was hooked on solvi...
Source: EyeForPharma - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jill Donahue Source Type: news

Putting The I in Pills
You can bet your bottom dollar that as your eyes scroll over these words there is a room full of pharma executives somewhere thrashing out a strategy towards precision medicine. A topic that was once confined to blue-sky conversations is fast becoming a reality.  (Source: EyeForPharma)
Source: EyeForPharma - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Izzy Gladstone Source Type: news

Cross Team Collaboration: The Not So Secret Sauce of Success
Eli Lilly is now several years into just such a transformation, moving from the old advertising and sales model towards integrated and personalized customer engagement.  The aim of the transformation is to serve consumers and health care providers with the right blend of content in the manner of their choosing...Pleaselogin to view the whole article - orsubscribe hereFor a free two week trial to EyeforPharma online, pleaseclick here.Related Content: Cancer Initiative Nets Collaboration AwardMultiple channels or multichannel: In search of digital communications that inspire partnershipsMaking The Digital LeapPrim...
Source: EyeForPharma - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Izzy Gladstone Source Type: news

Ways of Maximizing Value Through Collaborations to be Discussed by...
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 June 27, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ways_of_maximizing_value_through_collaborations_to_be_discussed_by_catalent_at_on_helix/prweb16409196.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to Shorten Clinical Database Builds by 60%, Upcoming Webinar...
In this free webinar, data management experts will show participants how technology can enable these changes and illustrate what teams can do right now to start seeing improvements.(PRWeb June 27, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/how_to_shorten_clinical_database_builds_by_60_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb16406987.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dynamic Cannabis LC-MS/MS Pesticide Solutions Through Complimentary...
Pesticide testing is an important part of manufacturing edible and pharmacologic cannabis products, but can be challenging for scientists. Two liquid chromatography-based approaches coupled with...(PRWeb June 27, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/dynamic_cannabis_lc_ms_ms_pesticide_solutions_through_complimentary_chromatography_ionization_platforms_a_new_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb16407044.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news