Marijuana Study Finds CBD Can Cause Liver Damage
Although CBD is often revered as a miracle drug, a new study finds that it could be causing liver damage. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mike Adams, Contributor Source Type: news

Roche personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek nabs first approval
Japan is the first country to approve the drug, which targets patients with NTRK fusion-positive solid tumors, across 10 different tumor types (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AMA says mature 12-year-olds can consent to vaccination without parents - Taking away the last barrier protecting innocent children from Big Pharma
(Natural News) At the recently concluded annual meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) in Chicago, AMA delegates adopted a doozy of a new policy. The powerful trade group agreed to develop model legislation that pressures state legislatures into allowing minors to “override refusenik parents on vaccination.” (Article republished from ChildrensHealthDefense.com) In 2000, the Supreme Court reasserted the fundamental... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Sanofi partners with Google on virtual healthcare innovation lab
The companies are seeking to transform how future medicines and health services are delivered by leveraging emerging data technologies. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recommendations Issued for Imaging Use in Multiple Myeloma
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- In a review published in the June 1 issue of The Lancet Oncology, recommendations are presented for use of newer imaging techniques for the diagnosis of multiple myeloma. Jens Hillengass, M.D., from the Roswell Park... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

USPSTF Addresses Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) vary with sex, age, smoking status, and family history. These recommendations form the basis of a draft... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

One in Five Have Mental Health Issues in Conflict-Affected Areas
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- The burden of mental disorders is high in conflict-affected areas, according to a review published online June 11 in The Lancet. In an effort to update the World Health Organization 2005 estimates, Fiona Charlson, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High Temperature Records Will be'Smashed' in Coming Century
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Climate change will cause some regions of the world to " smash " high temperature records every year in the coming century, researchers warn. That will push " ecosystems and communities beyond their ability to cope, " according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Cuts Risk for CV Complications
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Rheumatoid arthritis remission significantly cuts the risk for cardiovascular complications among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology, the annual... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Babylon’s GP at Hand expands to Birmingham this week
Roll-out to go ahead despite scrutiny over digital health app’s costs and effectiveness (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

11 Tech Experts Predict The Next Big Developments In Home IoT
Forbes Technology Council members share what they think will be the next big development in at-home IoT tech. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Editors, Forbes Technology Council, CommunityVoice Source Type: news

LinkedIn: You Need a Check Up
LinkedIn isn't geared for physicians. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. Miriam A Knoll, M.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Exclusive Investigation: How Lies And a Troubled Workplace Brought Down The Founder Of $115 Million Cleo
Backed by ex-GE boss Jeff Immelt and venture capital firms Greylock and NEA, Cleo was on the Silicon Valley fast track. But its CEO and cofounder Shannon Spanhake lied about her background and built a work culture that didn ’t match the vision of a parent-friendly company she was selling. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Biz Carson, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Mark Zuckerberg Is About To Become The Head Of A Swiss Bank. 3 Reasons It Should Make You Think
Libra is the new Facebook cryptocurrency and unlike others, it has the right components to potentially rock our daily lives. Facebook and its stoic founder Mark Zuckerberg might have a very big grin on its face when this is all settled (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michael Gale, Contributor Source Type: news

The Next Frontier Of Wellness: Your Pets
With a fast-growing awareness about nutrition and our own health, it is not surprising that the next wave of wellness companies are not focused on humans, but on pets. Meet Ollie, bringing nutrition to your dog. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Serena Oppenheim, Contributor Source Type: news

Sanofi/Google: pixel of health
Why the pharma industry has more to gain than lose (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fosun/Bayer: pet project
The effort required does not justify the premium (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation for Torque's First Deep-Primed T Cell Cancer Immunotherapy Program, TRQ-1501
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 18, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Torque, a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing Deep-Primed™ T Cell Therapeutics to direct immune power deep within the tumor microenvironment, announced today that t... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, FDA Torque, Deep Primed T Cell, tumor microenvironment, immunotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ANI Pharmaceuticals Expands Generic Pipeline with Acquisition of Seven Development Stage Drug Products from Coeptis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BAUDETTE, Minn., June 18, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("ANI") (Nasdaq: ANIP) today announced that it has acquired a pipeline of seven development stage generic products from Coeptis Pharmaceuticals... Biopharmaceuticals, Generics, Acquisitions ANI Pharmaceuticals, Coeptis Pharmaceuticals (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breakthrough Device Designation received from the FDA
Accelerated regulatory pathway for first internal use product GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 18, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- gel-e Inc., announces Breakthrough Status Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its f... Devices, FDA gel-e , Life Foam, injectable hemostat (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lannett Launches Aspirin And Extended-Release Dipyridamole Capsules
PHILADELPHIA, June 18, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE: LCI) today announced that it has commenced marketing Aspirin and Extended-Release Dipyridamole Capsules, 25 mg/200 mg, the therapeutic equivalent to the ... Biopharmaceuticals, Generics Lannett Company, Aggrenox, Dipyridamole, Boehringer Ingelheim (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Despite Increasing Rates of Heart Failure, New Survey Indicates Only 1 in 5 Americans Can Recognize Symptoms
- Heart failure is a manageable condition, especially if it is detected early, but people are shying away from a conversation with their doctor because they are afraid of the diagnosis (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NICE To Be Sovereign: U.K. Rejects Trump Suggestion To Include NHS In Possible Trade Deal
While many British object to meddling from Brussels, it's highly doubtful they'll want to take orders from the U.S., particularly regarding as sacred an institution as the NHS. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Cognitive Consequences Worse for Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Patients with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (POMS) have a more rapid reduction in information-processing efficiency over time in adulthood, and they are more likely to experience cognitive impairment than patients with... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Many Young Children Treated in ED for Injuries From Personal Care Products
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- A steady and persistent number of personal care product-related injuries were reported for young children from 2002 to 2016, most often occurring among those aged
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

VTE Risk Reduced With Partial Knee Replacement
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Patients undergoing partial knee replacement have a reduced risk for venous thromboembolism and opioid use in months 3 to 12 after surgery, according to a study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology, the annual... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Overall Cancer Survival Rates Up Among Adolescents, Young Adults
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Cancer survival has improved among adolescents and young adults (AYA), but survival disparities are reported, according to a study published online June 12 in JNCI Cancer Spectrum. Diana J. Moke, M.D., from the Children's... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Approves Victoza Injection for Children 10 Years and Older
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Victoza (liraglutide) injection is now approved to treat type 2 diabetes in children 10 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday. Approved to treat type 2 diabetes in adults in 2010,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Adding Bevacizumab Improves Overall Survival in NSCLC
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- The addition of bevacizumab to carboplatin/pemetrexed is associated with improved overall survival among patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study published in the May issue of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Specific patterns of opioid administration to opioid-naive inpatients are associated with risk for long-term use after discharge, according to a study published online June 18 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Julie M.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronary Artery Calcium Levels in Middle Age Tied to LV Function
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- For middle-aged individuals, higher levels of coronary artery calcium (CAC) are associated with higher left ventricular (LV) mass and worse LV function, according to a study published online June 14 in Circulation:... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Abdominal Obesity May Raise Risk for Psoriasis
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Abdominal obesity may increase the risk for psoriasis, according to a study published online May 31 in the Journal of Dermatology. Ju Hee Han, M.D., from the Seoul St. Mary's Hospital in South Korea, and colleagues used... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pediatric T1DM Medication Adherence Drops on Weekends, Holidays
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- For children with type 1 diabetes, medication adherence is lower during school holidays and on weekends, according to a study recently published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Catherine Leggett, from Women's and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Private Medicare Advantage Could Hit 70% Market Share
Enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans could reach 70% of those eligible for Medicare between 2030 and 2040, L.E.K. Consulting says (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Pfizer buys cancer treatment innovator Array BioPharma for $11 billion
Pfizer Inc. announced on Monday it would buy Array Biopharma Inc. for $11.4 billion in cash. This would give the New York-based pharmaceutical giant access to a whole other product pipeline — specifically drugs that target cancer. Boulder, Colorado-based Array is focused on the commercialization of small molecule medicines to treat cancer and other diseases. Pfizer (NYSE: PFE), which is considered the top drugmaker by marketshare, offered $48 per Array (NASDAQ: ARRY) share. That amounts to a… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

Children's Hospital breaks into top 10 in major ranking
US News& World Report ranked UPMC Children's Hospital at No. 8 among the country's top pediatric hospitals. The widely watched ranking was released Tuesday. It also places Children's in the top 10 in the country in five specialties: cardiology and heart surgery (No. 3) diabetes and endocrinology (No. 6) gastroenterology and gastroenterology surgery (No. 7) pulmonology (No. 6) urology (tied for No. 10) It is the first time since 2017 that UPMC Children's Hospital made the top 10, and it was No.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Why Trilogy is giving its employees free college education
"We have the chance to upskill our people, keep them and help them be better at their job." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Cannabis retailer MedMen opens first of 12 Florida stores
The medical marijuana dispensary is entering a potentially large market in the Sunshine State. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

UNC Health pauses some 'complex' pediatric heart surgeries following report
Following a scathing expos é on the N.C. Children's Hospital's pediatric heart surgery program, UNC Health Care has announced a temporary pause on complex operations among a swath of decisions meant to reestablish trust. In late May, the New York Times published an article examining high death rates in the pediatric progr am, based on interviews and secretly recorded audio of the systems' cardiologists. Following the article, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) announced… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Ousted MiMedx founder Pete Petit loses bid to get re-elected to company's board
Ousted MiMedx founder Pete Petit has apparently lost his bid to get re-elected to the board of the troubled Atlanta-based biomedical company. MiMedx Group Inc. (OTC PINK: MDXG) said Monday that a preliminary tally of shareholder votes after the company's annual meeting shows shareholders voted to elect three nominees to the board favored by MiMedx's new management. MiMedx said the preliminary results also indicate shareholders defeated a proposal by Petit to have himself and two other nominees… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Allison Source Type: news

Opioid pharma giant ordered to pay $225 million after being caught bribing doctors to prescribe more deadly fentanyl pills to patients
(Natural News) Insys Therapeutics of Chandler, Arizona, is reportedly having to fork out $225 million in fines to the federal government for bribing doctors to prescribe as much fentanyl and other opiates as they could get away with – including to patients who didn’t even need them. Described as the “driving force” behind America’s ongoing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why this Louisville-based accelerator is expanding to an unlikely location
An evolution has started in this city — and XLerate Health wants to be a part of it. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Haley Cawthon Source Type: news