Rite Aid Partners With Adobe To Improve Digital Health
Rite Aid is partnering with Adobe and its cloud-based technology to better personalize “health and wellness experiences” for the drugstore chain’s customers. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

AstraZeneca invests in Korea biohealth
AstraZeneca has promised to invest $630 million into Korea ’s biotech and healthcare sector over the next five years. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA approves new cochlear implant with easier access to MRI and expanded connectivity ready for Google's direct streaming to Android smartphones
Cochlear delivers Nucleus Profile Plus Implant, first cochlear implant manufacturer to enable Android direct connectivity with the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 17, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Cochlear Limited ... Devices, FDA Cochlear Limited, Nucleus Profile Plus, Cochlear Implant (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CASI Pharmaceuticals Acquires Worldwide Rights To Commercialize anti-CD19 T-cell Therapy
ROCKVILLE, Md., June 17, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASI), a U.S. biopharmaceutical company that is focusing on developing and accelerating the launch of innovative therapeutics and pharmaceutical... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Licensing, Acquisitions CASI Pharmaceuticals, Juventas Cell Therapy, T-cell therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer to Acquire Array BioPharma
Proposed acquisition strengthens Pfizer's innovative biopharmaceutical business and is expected to accelerate its growth trajectory particularly in the long term Opportunity to strengthen category leadership in Oncology with the addition of a breakthrou... Biopharmaceuticals, Mergers & Acquisitions Array BioPharma, Pfizer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Valo Therapeutics Appoints Michael Stein as Chief Executive Officer
Seasoned Healthcare Entrepreneur strengthens Management Team OXFORD, England and HELSINKI, June 17, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Valo Therapeutics Limited (Valo Tx), a cancer immunotherapy company developing neoantigen-coated oncol... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Valo Therapeutics, PeptiCRAd (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Higher soy consumption is linked to fewer osteoporotic fractures in younger breast cancer survivors, according to a study published online May 21 in JNCI Cancer Spectrum. Neil Zheng, from Yale University in New Haven,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study Examines Use of Electronic Consults for Allergy/Immunology
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Implementation of an electronic consult (e-consult) program at an academic allergy/immunology practice showed increasing use of e-consults for new consults, according to a study published online June 3 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Travelers Should Be Aware of Measles Risk in Europe
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- U.S. travelers need to be aware of measles in Europe and should ensure children are adequately vaccinated, according to a study published online June 17 in Pediatrics. Kristina M. Angelo, D.O., from the U.S. Centers for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Glucocorticoid Tapering Feasible for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) achieving low disease activity or remission with tocilizumab (TCZ), glucocorticoid (GC) tapering (GCtaper) is associated with a small but significant increase in disease activity... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recommendations Developed to Prepare Children for Camp
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- In a policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online June 17 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for the preparation of children for summer camps. Michael J. Ambrose, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Review Suggests More Sleep May Lower Cardiometabolic Risk
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Increasing the length of nightly sleep may help reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders, according to a review published online June 5 in the Journal of Sleep Research. Rob H.P. Henst, from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- For patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease, treatment with nilvadipine lowers systolic blood pressure and increases cerebral blood flow (CBF) in the hippocampus, according to a study published online June 17 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Varies by Birthplace for Black Women
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Among black women in the United States, the prevalence of triple-negative breast cancer varies by birthplace, according to a study published online June 13 in Cancer. Hyuna Sung, Ph.D., from the American Cancer Society in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Feelings of Powerlessness Tied to Delays in Seeking Care for Acute MI
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Patients'perceived inability to act is associated with a delay in seeking medical care for acute myocardial infarction, according to a study published online May 27 in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Carolin... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PPI Use for Up to Three Years Safe During Anticoagulant Tx
MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Use of pantoprazole for up to three years to prevent upper gastrointestinal events in patients receiving anticoagulant therapy with aspirin and/or rivaroxaban has a similar safety profile to placebo except for an increased... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Abbott Launches First-ever Rapid Point-of-Care HbA1c Test to Aid in the Diagnosis of Diabetes
- Afinion ™ HbA1c Dx test provides results in three minutes, enabling clinicians to develop informed, individualized care plans during patient consultation (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CVS Shifts Anti-Tobacco Fight To E-Cigarettes
CVS Health will spend $10 million to fight youth use of e-cigarettes as part of its five-year $50 million campaign to curtail use of tobacco products. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Pfizer boosts cancer drug portfolio with $11.4bn Array deal
Venture is latest move in race between pharmaceutical groups for oncology businesses (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA approves Amgen and Allergan's KANJINTITM (trastuzumab-anns), a biosimilar to Herceptin ® (trastuzumab)
Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved KANJINTITM (trastuzumab-anns) for all approved indications of the reference product, Herceptin® (trastuzumab): for the treatment of HER2-overexpressing adjuvant and metastatic breast cancer and HER2-overexpressing metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Amgen Business and Industry Source Type: news

Amgen, Lilly, Merck sue HHS
Amgen, Eli Lilly and Merck sued the Department of Health and Human Services in an attempt to block new rules requiring that drugmakers disclose the list price of their drugs in television ads (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Poor countries pay up to 30 times more for medicines
Nations urged to buy more unbranded generics to lower healthcare costs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

USFDA for voluntary action by Cadila Healthcare on Ahmedabad SEZ facility
The plant has received an establishment inspection report (EIR). The EIR report stated that the classification of the facility is VAI, it added. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biocon board approves sale of branded formulations business to subsidiary
The Board of Directors in its meeting approved the sale of Branded Formulations India (BFI) business to Biocon Biologics India (BBIL). (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO Surprised Many By Not Declaring Ebola A Public Health Emergency - Why?
Many in the public health community believe Ebola in the DRC is a global threat and were taken aback by the WHO declining to declare the emergency. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Contributor Source Type: news

To Appear More Intimidating, Just Tilt Your Head Down, Study Suggests
No facial muscle movement is necessary: Just tilt your head. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Amgen Announces BLINCYTO ® (blinatumomab) Five-Year Overall Survival Data At EHA 2019
Phase 2 Single-Arm BLAST Study Shows Median Overall Survival of 36.5 Months in Patients With Minimal Residual Disease-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia More Than Half of Patients who Achieved an MRD-Negative Complete Response Still Alive at Five Years Only CD19-Targeted Immuno-oncology Therapy With Five-Year Survival Data THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced the five-year overall survival (OS) analysis from the single-arm, Phase 2 BLAST study that evaluated BLINCYTO® (blinatumomab) in patients with minimal residual disease (MRD)-positive acute lympho...
Source: Amgen News Release - June 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Bubble Tea: What Happened To A 14-Year-Old Who Drank It
Doctors found over a hundred undigested boba or bubble tea pearls in the intestines of a teenager who was suffering from abdominal pain and constipation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Namal Nawana: Sending shockwaves through Smith & Nephew
Medical devices group gets new lease of life under dealmaking veteran (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

There Will Be Over 22 Million Cancer Survivors In The U.S. By 2030, Says New Report
The number of cancer survivors in the U.S. is set to boom by 2030 as new treatments and better screening and diagnosis boost numbers. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

American Medical Association Responds To'Epidemic' Of Violence Against Transgender Community
" Fatal anti-transgender violence in the U.S. is on the rise and most victims were black transgender women. " (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dawn Ennis, Contributor Source Type: news

NIH Director: No More'Manels', How To Make Panels More Diverse
Here's what Francis Collins, MD, PhD said, and what you can do when forming panels or committees or inviting speakers, (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

NIH Director: No More'Manels', How To Make Panels More Diverse
Here's what Francis Collins, MD, PhD said, and what you can do when forming panels or committees or inviting speakers, (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

This Poop Transplant Resulted In A Death, FDA Warning
There was a superbug in these fecal transplants and that is not super at all. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Ted Danson CNBC Interviews MMJ International Holdings on Cannabis FDA,...
Ted Danson on CNBC will be hosting an interview of the MMJ International Holdings executives focusing on scientific research for the advancement of medical marijuana-based pharmaceuticals in an...(PRWeb June 15, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ted_danson_cnbc_interviews_mmj_international_holdings_on_cannabis_fda_dea_progress/prweb16382748.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Federal Officials Seize Adulterated Dietary Supplements from Life Rising Corporation Due to Poor Manufacturing Practices
June 14, 2019 -- At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals seized more than 300,000 containers of dietary supplements, including tablets, capsules, and teas from Life Rising Corporation. The seized goods, which were held... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Telemedicine Service Zava Raises $32M Series A To Scale Across Europe
This week, Zava, a telemedicine provider with over 3 million paid consultations to date, has announced a $32 million Series A investment ahead of its launch into statutory healthcare systems in Germany, France and the UK. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. James Somauroo, Contributor Source Type: news

Telemedicine Service Zava Raises $32 Million Series A To Scale Across Europe
This week, Zava, a telemedicine provider with over 3 million paid consultations to date, has announced a $32 million Series A investment ahead of its launch into statutory healthcare systems in Germany, France and the UK. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. James Somauroo, Contributor Source Type: news

Drugmakers sue over rule requiring prices in TV ads
Amgen, Merck and Eli Lilly say Trump administration’s move infringes on free speech (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck's Full Court Press On Oncology
Earlier this week, Merck entered into an agreement to acquire Tilos Therapeutics for up to $773 million. Such acquisitions demonstrate how heavily invested Merck is in immuno-oncology, an area in which it is currently well-positioned with the PD-1 inhibitor Keytruda. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Merck's Full Court Press On Oncology
Earlier this week, Merck entered into an agreement to acquire Tilos Therapeutics for up to $773 million. Such acquisitions demonstrate how heavily invested Merck is in immuno-oncology, an area in which it is currently well-positioned with the PD-1 inhibitor Keytruda. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Cannabis retailer MedMen opens first of 12 Florida stores
Cannabis retailer MedMen Enterprises Inc. has expanded into Florida with the opening of a retail location in West Palm Beach. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news