Childbearing Surgical Residents Often Feel Career Dissatisfaction
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- More than half of women who have a baby during surgical residency express some type of career dissatisfaction, according to a study published online Aug. 1 in JAMA Surgery. Erika L. Rangel, M.D., from Brigham and Women's... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates has adopted a policy on augmented intelligence, according to a report published in the association's AMA Wire. Though computational methods, techniques, and systems... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ACS Briefing Discusses Use of Lessons From Combat Care
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss the successes and challenges of combat casualty care in Iraq and Afghanistan by the U.S. military, and how an integrated military-civilian... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cardiac Profiles Up With Exercise, Less Sitting in Early Old Age
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- For adults aged 60 to 64 years, greater light physical activity (PA) and moderate-to-vigorous intensity PA and less sedentary time are associated with more favorable cardiovascular profiles, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Parental Depression Ups Odds of Child Use of Health Services
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- Parental depression is linked to increased use of health services by their offspring, according to a study published in the July issue of BMJ Paediatrics Open. Kathryn Dreyer, from The Health Foundation in London, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teen Sudden Cardiac Death Causes Often Not ID'd on Screens
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- Among adolescent soccer players in the United Kingdom, the incidence of sudden cardiac death is 6.8 per 100,000 athletes, and most of the deaths were due to cardiomyopathies not identified on cardiac screening, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Military-Civilian Trauma System Partnership Developed
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- A growing partnership between the Military Health System and permanent civilian trauma institutions is being fostered, according to an article published in the August issue of the Journal of the American College of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Review Addresses Nutritional Hype for Popular Foods
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- While many dietary patterns, foods, and nutrients receive substantial media attention and are hyped as having cardiovascular benefits, some have evidence for these benefits and others do not, according to a review published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sufficient Preconception Vitamin D Tied to Lower Miscarriage Risk
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- Preconception vitamin D levels may play a role in maintaining pregnancy, according to a study published recently in The Lancet Diabetes& Endocrinology. Sunni Mumford, Ph.D., from the National Institutes of Health in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ample Partners For Rite Aid After End To Albertsons Deal
Rite Aid has ample opportunities to partner with health insurers and grow its EnvisionRx PBM into new Medicare Part D markets following the decision to end its merger with Albertsons. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:HUM NYSE:RAD NASDAQ:WBA NYSE:CVS NYSE:WMT Source Type: news

FDA approves first-of-its kind targeted RNA-based therapy to treat a rare disease
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Onpattro (patisiran) infusion for the treatment of peripheral nerve disease (polyneuropathy) caused by hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (hATTR) in adult patients. This is the first FDA-approved treatment for patients with polyneuropathy caused by hATTR, a rare, debilitating and often fatal genetic disease characterized by the buildup of abnormal amyloid protein in peripheral nerves, the heart and other organs. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

Japan medical school scandal highlights deeper gender problem
Female doctors say they face discrimination in every phase of their careers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why drink is the secret to humanity’s success
Alcohol has been more valuable to our species’ survival than we might imagine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cipla arm secures marketing rights for cancer drug in US
Cipla USA, Inc, a subsidiary of the company will be marketing the drug in strengths of 150 and 500 mg tablets. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Longs Pharmacy Solutions Announces ACHC Accreditation for Longs...
The ACHC designation demonstrates dedication to quality and excellence.(PRWeb August 10, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/longs_pharmacy_solutions_announces_achc_accreditation_for_longs_specialty_pharmacy_and_avita_pharmacy/prweb15680358.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

True North in talks to buy into Glenmark ’s API biz for Rs 1500 cr
If successful, the transaction will help Glen Saldhana-controlled company to make a bigger step in the API business through rapid expansion and acquisitions (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

StudyKIK Announces Alex Lithwick as Chief Financial Officer
Lithwick will oversee the company’s financial planning and reporting, accounting and e-commerce functions.(PRWeb August 10, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/studykik_announces_alex_lithwick_as_chief_financial_officer/prweb15680464.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Safety First with the New NMR & EPR Explosion Protection Chamber
High-pressure NMR and EPR experiments can now be performed with an extra level of safety using the Explosion Protection Chamber for High-Pressure NMR & EPR sample tubes. This acrylic tube system...(PRWeb August 10, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/safety_first_with_the_new_nmr_epr_explosion_protection_chamber/prweb15680088.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How this founder went from academia to a $1.5 billion valuation
Heartflow has its roots in research done by Stanford University researcher Dr. Charles Taylor, who refined the technology for more than a decade before founding the company in 2007 with his colleague Dr. Chris Zarins. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Reducing Salt To Very Low Levels May Be Dangerous
A large new study offers powerful evidence that dramatic reductions in salt consumption may not be beneficial and might even prove harmful. In fact, the study suggests that too much salt in the dietis not a widespread global problem. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Larry Husten, Contributor Source Type: news

​Companies respond to an urgent health care need: transportation
As a growing number of America ’s baby boomers age at home, businesses are providing a critical service: transportation to doctors and other medical services. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Morrissey Source Type: news

Can a selfie diagnose your skin condition?
AI and machine learning-based tools are being increasingly used in dermatology to analyze skin conditions ranging from acne to STDs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Fastest-Growing Companies: Comprehensive Medical stays nimble in a constantly changing industry
As a business that provides employment drug testing and occupational medical care, Comprehensive Medical Inc. succeeds when area businesses are growing. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

First Choice Health CEO hires new leaders
Jaja Okigwe says his two strategic hires will help drive innovation and growth at the Seattle company. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

How new owners Michael and Beth Vivio plan to grow Corporate Fitness Works
The company's mission resonated with the new owners as did trends driving industry growth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Margie Manning Source Type: news

KU Health System quietly picks well-known KC exec as its new CFO
The University of Kansas Health System quietly named a new CFO in July. The well-known Kansas City finance executive is returning to a high-profile spot in the business community after a two-year retirement. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Local biologics firm merges with Seattle company, eyes Boston
The combined company plans to meet the growing demand for high-quality stem and immune cells. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Exclusive: Brentwood health firm buys fellow Middle Tennessee company
The fast-growing company says it may make another four to five acquisitions this year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Tight Underwear Is Linked To Lower Sperm Quality, And A New Study Hints At Why
Tight underwear may actually affect a man's sperm quality. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

TMCx director: Where Houston's tech scene is 'going is pretty damn exciting'
"It is a very competitive process to get into our accelerator." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

AHA: A Diverse Diet May Not Promote a Healthy Weight
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 -- The long-standing recommendation to eat a variety of foods may not be a sound way to promote healthy eating patterns and a healthy body weight, according to an American Heart Association science advisory published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Feeling Young May Be Reflected in Brain Structure
TUESDAY, August 7, 2018 -- People who feel younger than their age show fewer signs of brain aging than those who feel their age or older than their age, according to a small study published recently in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. Seyul Kwak,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Parental Belief in Religion Lowers Child Suicide Risk
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 -- Parental belief in the importance of religion is associated with a decrease in risk in suicidal behavior in their offspring, according to a study published online Aug. 8 in JAMA Psychiatry. Connie Svob, Ph.D., from Columbia... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 -- The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates has adopted a new policy to study, act for, and advocate to advance gender equity in medicine, according to a report published in the association's AMA Wire. As part... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vaccinations Begin in Congo Ebola Outbreak
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 -- Vaccinations against Ebola began yesterday in an effort to stem the latest outbreak in Congo. Three thousand doses of the experimental vaccine are being sent to North Kivu province. The first to be vaccinated will include... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Glenview backs Cigna-Express Scripts deal after Icahn blast
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PhRMA member companies R & D investments hit record high in 2017 - $71.4 billion
PhRMA member companies invested $71.4 billion in research and development (R&D) in 2017, the highest level of investment on record, according to the2018 PhRMA member annual survey, released in conjunction with the 2018 Biopharmaceutical Research Industry Profile. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tim McClung Tags: Research and Development Economic Impact Source Type: news

From Durham, The Future Of Clinical Research Looks A Lot Like Implementation Science
Leading clinical researchers --such as the leaders at Duke -- are increasingly focused on implementation science: closing the gap between theory and practice, between the promise of a “successful” clinical trial and the actual outcomes of real world patients afflicted with the associated condition. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Shaywitz, Contributor Source Type: news

Better U.S. Patient Access To Cancer Drugs Comes At A Price
On balance, access to cancer drugs is better in the U.S. More drugs get approved and at a faster pace, with fewer reimbursement restrictions, higher patient cost-sharing notwithstanding. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Argentina’s Senate votes to keep abortion illegal
Measure sought to allow termination of pregnancy in first 14 weeks (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

OHA committee takes up controversial proposal on opioids and chronic pain
Five more conditions may be covered for Oregon Health Plan members, but they would have limited access to opioid painkillers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Integrating Innovation Into Healthcare
Healthcare is a sector ripe for change and disruption, but despite the occasional outlier, there is little indication that change is afoot (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Adi Gaskell, Contributor Source Type: news

How A Supercomputer Named Dr. Crusher Perfected Cancer Treatments For 21 Patients
A newly published study suggests that artificial intelligence can be used to select cancer treatments for individual patients based on their DNA and RNA profiles, but several obstacles must be overcome before the technology can be widely implemented. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Arlene Weintraub, Contributor Source Type: news

Bausch Health expects Raleigh-based subsidiary to double revenue in 5 years
Bausch Health, formally known as Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, has released expectations for its Raleigh-based division in the company ’s 2Q earnings report. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Harrison Miller Source Type: news

Women worry more about health care costs than men
Women are more worried about the rising cost of health insurance than men and are more concerned that they won ’t have access to affordable health care in the future. A new survey from Bankrate found that: A quarter of women, compared with 18 percent of men, say they or a relative have avoided going to the doctor because of concerns over the cost. Forty-seven percent of women, compared with 35 percent of men, received a bill that was more expensive than they expected. Fifty-seven percent of women,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Why this Durham company can be $20M to $30M richer
In the corporate world, it is sometimes called a game-changing event. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Houston patient data company acquires software from Ohio company
Houston-based Dynamic Health Strategies LLC, or DHS Group, acquired a suite of health care software and hardware products from Ohio-based CrossChx Inc., according to a Aug. 8 statement from the company. Financial terms were not disclosed. The product that DHS Group acquired, called 'Connect' by CrossChx but renamed to 'SecurePass' by DHS, "gives patients the ability to refer to their health data as needed," per the press release. The SecurePass mobile app stores patient identity information that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

CVS-Aetna Deal Nears Antitrust OK As Drug Plan Divestitures Loom
CVS Health executives appear confident the acquisition of Aetna will survive antitrust scrutiny though there may be divestitures where the two sell overlapping Medicare drug coverage. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CVS NYSE:AET Source Type: news

UnitedHealth in talks to buy pharmacy chain Genoa: report
UnitedHealth Group Inc. is in talks to buy Genoa Healthcare, which operates pharmacies inside mental-health centers, news site Axios reports. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth (NYSE: UNH) has at least a tentative deal to snap up Genoa, which is based in Renton, Wash., and has operations in Eagan. Genoa could fetch more than $2 billion, Axios said, citing a source familiar with the transaction. The company is presently owned by Boston-based private equity firm Advent International. UnitedHealth, Genoa… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Revision Rates for Arthritis-Related Hip Replacement Down
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 -- Use of cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) has significantly reduced the revision rate following total hip arthroplasty (THA) for osteoarthritis, according to a study published in the Aug. 1 issue of the Journal of Bone&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news