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3/24/17 - "Fast Acting Orally Disintegrating Film" in Patent Application Approval Process (USPTO 20170056374)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week A patent application by the inventors Lee, Catherine; Wang, Chien-Chiao, filed on November 14, 2016, was made available online on March 9, 2017, according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by NewsRx correspondents. This patent application is assigned to TAHO Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
3/24/17 - "New England Journal of Medicine" publishes long-term results of Gleevec for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week- In 2001 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted priority review for imatinib mesylate, sold under the name Gleevec *, as an oral therapy for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia, or CML. According to the HYPERLINK " https://www.cancer.gov/research/progress/discovery/gleevec"\ nNational
3/24/17 - 'Spider-Man' Glenn King Hopes His Potential Stroke-Saving Arachnid Molecule Makes It To Market
Media coverage has been huge in Britain and King's homeland, Australia, while U.S. attention has been scant. The years-long route from lab rats to FDA drug approval will be painstaking, exacting, and not necessarily successful. Larry Goldstein, professor and chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Kentucky and past chair of The
3/24/17 - AARP: Repealing Obamacare would hurt Hawaii's seniors
AARP, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization, released a scathing assessment of the Republican-proposed health care bill that's facing opposition from not only Democrats but a segment of the GOP in the U.S. House of Representatives. AARP is strongly against the age tax and other aspects of the bill that will give tax breaks to drug c
3/24/17 - Ablation Devices Global Market - Forecast to 2023 - Driven by Increasing Number of Ablation Procedures & Rising Incidence of Cancer - Research and Markets
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Ablation Devices Global Market- Forecast to 2023" report to their offering. The ablation device global market is expected to grow at high single digit CAGR to reach $20,995.5 million by 2023.. Abbott Laboratories Access Point Technologies Accuray Aishen Medical Technologies Alcon Research Alma
3/24/17 - ACA Repeal Bill Keeps Getting Worse - Congress Must Reject It Today
Today the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act, a bill that would gut the Affordable Care Act, dramatically cut Medicaid payments to states, and undermine Medicare. The Congressional Budget Office, in a report issued on March 13th, highlighted the devastating impact of the original AHCA bill, introduced on M
3/24/17 - Advanced ICU Care Expands Midtown Manhattan Tele-ICU Care Center
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Advanced ICU Care, the nation's leading provider of high-acuity telehealth services, announced a significant expansion of its existing tele-ICU care center in New York City. As one of its eight locations, Advanced ICU Care's midtown Manhattan tele-ICU care center represents a critical
3/24/17 - Affordable Care Act's supporters rally outside Federal Courthouse [Journal Star, Peoria, Ill.]
March 24 PEORIA Supporters of the Affordable Care Act solemnly celebrated the seventh anniversary of signing the it into law with a cold Downtown rally as the future of the health care law was yet to be decided by a divided Congress. Less than an hour after news broke that the House would not take up a vote Thursday on the American Health Care
3/24/17 - AFP on Cancelled House Health Care Vote
Americans for Prosperity issued the following news release:. Following a cancelled vote on the House Obamacare replacement plan, Americans for Prosperity is saying lawmakers should move away from their blueprint and craft a bill that repeals the core tenets of Obamacare that continue driving up costs. "We look forward to working with Congress to a
3/24/17 - After Speaker Ryan Pulls GOP 'Slash and Burn' Health Bill, Doctors Group Urges Passage of a Single-Payer Health Plan
Physicians for a National Health Program, a nonprofit research and education organization of 20,000 physicians, medical students and health professionals, responded to House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to cancel a scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act. With the AHCA dead on arrival, PNHP urges Congress to instead pass H.R. 676, the Expand
3/24/17 - AHCA Could Cost as Many as 1.8 Million Jobs by 2022
Because low- and moderate-income households tend to spend a much higher share of their disposable income, the overall effect of the AHCA would be less spending and lower aggregate demand across every state and congressional district. *The 15 states with the largest reduction in job growth are: New Mexico, Kentucky, Montana, Oregon, West Virginia, R
3/24/17 - Airway Management in the ICU
ICU clinicians are charged with preventing hospital-acquired infections and accidential extubations, both of which can lengthen hospital stay, increase costs, and worsen patient outcomes.
3/24/17 - Alcon receives US FDA approval for new AcrySof IQ ReSTOR +2.5 Multifocal Toric IOL with ACTIVEFOCUS design for uncompromised distance vision and presbyopia correction
Release date- 23032017- Basel- Alcon, the global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis, has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its AcrySof IQ ReSTOR +2.5 Multifocal Toric intraocular lens with ACTIVEFOCUS optical design for patients undergoing cataract surgery who choose to address their astigmatism and presbyopi
3/24/17 - Alcon receives US FDA approval for new AcrySof IQ ReSTOR +2.5 Multifocal Toric IOL with ACTIVEFOCUS(TM) design for uncompromised distance vision and presbyopia correction [Kabulpress.org]
-The unique optical design of the ACTIVEFOCUS (TM) toric IOL gives astigmatic cataract patients quality distance vision and an increased range of vision to potentially reduce dependence on glasses. Basel, March 23, 2017- Alcon, the global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis, has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration f
3/24/17 - America's Front Line Physicians Urge Congress to Find a New Way Forward to Protect Patients' Access to Care
Following the U.S. House of Representatives' failure to pass the American Health Care Act, the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Physicians, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and American Osteopathic Association, representing 500,000 physicians and medical students, urge...
3/24/17 - American Diabetes Association Urges Opposition to the American Health Care Act
ARLINGTON, Va., March 24, 2017/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ As the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to vote today on the American Health Care Act, legislation to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the American Diabetes Association expresses continued concerns with the bill and urges all members of Congress to oppo
3/24/17 - American Lung Association Responds to Pulling American Health Care Act from House Floor
The American Lung Association issued the following statement by President and CEO Harold P. Wimmer in response to House Speaker Paul Ryan pulling the American Health Care Act from the floor:. "Speaker Ryan made the correct choice in pulling the American Health Care Act. "The American Lung Association is ready to work with the Congress and the Adm
3/24/17 - Americans for Tax Reform Will Rate the Vote on AHCA
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Americans for Tax Reform urges a YES vote on AHCA.. "The American Health Care Act is to start a $1 trillion tax cut and a $1.15 trillion spending cut over the next decade. The AHCA block grants Medicaid and expands Health Savings Accounts.
3/24/17 - An Obamacare celebration chilled by its uncertain future [Journal Star, Peoria, Ill.]
March 24 PEORIA Supporters of the Affordable Care Act solemnly celebrated the seventh anniversary of signing the it into law with a cold Downtown rally as the future of the health care law was yet to be decided by a divided Congress. Less than an hour after news broke that the House would not take up a vote Thursday on the American Health Care
3/24/17 - Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADC) Market Growing at a CAGR 21.82% During 2017 - 2022
Companies analyzed in the report are Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Seattle Genetics, Takeda, ImmunoGen Inc, Pfizer Inc., Sanofi, AbbVie Inc, Cellldex Therapeutics, Synthon and Progenics Pharmaceuticals. Among the regions, North America is predicted to advance at the highest rate, mainly driven by increase in several ADC molecules expected to gain FDA appr
3/24/17 - APOLLO ENDOSURGERY, INC. - 10-K - MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
Our actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those set forth under "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in this Annual Report on Form 10- K and those discussed in other documents we file with the SEC. Recent Developments On December 29, 2016, we completed
3/24/17 - Argenx and Broteio Pharma partner to develop antibody for autoimmune diseases [Sudan Tribune]
Netherlands- based biotechnology company argenx and Broteio Pharma, a joint venture between Prothix and Bioceros, have agreed to partner for the development of a therapeutic antibody for severe autoimmune diseases. The antibody will be developed against a novel target in the complement cascade with therapeutic potential in auto-antibody-mediated an
3/24/17 - As GOP dissent grows, U.S. Rep. Shimkus says party 'on a rescue mission' for health care [Chicago Tribune]
March 23 Amid growing dissent from Republicans on their health care overhaul, U.S. Rep. Shimkus, the longest-serving GOP member of Congress from Illinois, criticized the 2010 Affordable Care Act for failing to let all Americans keep their insurance plan and doctor and enjoy lower health care costs. Some of the state's seven Republican members sup
3/24/17 - As Trump says 'do or die' on health act, restaurants face extreme consequences
When President Donald Trump issued an ultimatum Thursday to Congress forcing them to vote on his replacement proposal for the Affordable Care Act, it became evident that a decision on this game-changing legislation will be made some time today. "It is estimated that 10 million restaurant workers or roughly 68 percent of all restaurant workers
3/24/17 - AveXis Reports Topline Results from Phase 1 Trial of SMA Type 1 Gene Therapy [Syrian Arab News Agency]
AveXis, a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing treatments for patients suffering from rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases, reported topline results from the Phase 1 trial of AVXS-101 in spinal muscular atrophy Type 1. The completion of our Phase 1 clinical study of AVXS-101, the first ever gene therapy studied for the.
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