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7/16/17 - 5 Top NASDAQ Biotech Stocks: Trevena Leads the List
This is the first genetic therapy of its kind to make it in front of the FDA and get a positive recommendation. Following the acceptance of Endo Pharmaceuticals to remove Opana ER, an opioid-based product off the shelves, the FDA will ask pharmaceutical companies to educate medical officers more appropriately when it comes to opioid abuse, includin
7/16/17 - AVEO Oncology Announces Positive CHMP Opinion for Tivozanib as a Treatment of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Marketing Business Weekly AVEO Oncology announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, the scientific committee of the European Medicines Agency, has recommended FOTIVDA? for approval as a treatment for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma. If approved by the EC, marketing autho
7/16/17 - Both parties go overboard in their struggle over health care measures
The Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid enrollment, and the House and Senate GOP bills would partly roll back that expansion. For the record, I m not a fan of either the House or Senate GOP bills. But critics attacks on the GOP bills are as overwrought and destructive as Sarah Palin s 2009 death panel accusation.
7/16/17 - Delivery To The District Hospital. Dr. Titus Chalubinski In Zakopane Medical Disposable And Reusable. [TendersInfo (India)]
Contract notice: Delivery to the district hospital. dr. titus chalubinski in zakopane medical disposable and reusable. The tender is to select a contractor who will perform for ordering supplies consisting in providing successive by the contractor to the District Hospital. Titus Chalubinski in Zakopane medical disposable and reusable covering: 1) L
7/16/17 - DRAP introduces software for monitoring of pharma firms
Chief Executive Officer Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan Dr Mohammad Aslam inaugurated the software at DRAP Karachi Office. Chairman, Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Association, Dr Sheikh Kaisar Waheed, expressed gratitude for the initiative being taken by the DRAP to facilitate and regulate pharmaceutical industry.
7/16/17 - FROM THE LEFT What is wrong with Trump?
On Thursday, we will be half a year through the Trump Era. His promise to preserve Medicaid and provide health care for everyone has dissolved into a GOP bill that would gut Medicaid and rob millions of their access to health care. Meantime, the guy who once said he would be working so hard he would seldom leave the White House spends more time on
7/16/17 - Hospitals, clinics cite concerns over health care reform [Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M.]
July 16 LAS CRUCES Efforts in Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, have sparked concerns among hospitals and clinics across New Mexico, including in Las Cruces. John Harris, CEO of Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, said Friday that the bill's current version would be "devastating to rural health ca
7/16/17 - How would a bipartisan health bill be possible? Megan McArdle: How would a bipartisan health bill be possible? hammer
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is once again announcing that the Senate is going to come out with a new health-care bill and try to hold a vote next week. Indeed, these may not be discrete factions of Republicans on the Hill. As Phil Klein of the Examiner noted this week, "Brick by brick, GOP versions keep restoring parts of Obamacare."
7/16/17 - Illumina Announces FDA-approved Next-Generation Sequencing Cancer Companion Diagnostic Test Kit
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Medical Letter on the CDC& FDA Illumina, Inc. announced its Extended RAS Panel, an FDA- approved next-generation sequencing kit that meets the newly published guidelines for evaluation of colorectal cancer from the American Society for Clinical Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, the Associatio
7/16/17 - Medicaid impacts misrepresented
Jon Tester, other liberal Democrats and the media are misrepresenting the impact on Medicaid of the proposed Republican Senate healthcare bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. According to ABC News Fact Check, for fiscal year 2018, the SHC would reduce Medicaid spending a paltry 2.9 percent, and spending would increase 20 percent by 2026..
7/16/17 - Mildly obese fare better after major heart attack
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly DALLAS- People who survive a major heart attack often do better in the years afterward if they're mildly obese, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists showed. Ian Neeland, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and first author of the study. Each year, about 735,000 A
7/16/17 - More Arkansans head to Washington for health care demonstrations, expect disobedience
Tom Cotton and John Boozman their opposition to the Republican plan to eviscerate Medicaid and eliminate beneficial parts of the Affordable Care Act. Arkansans have been among at least two past groups of demonstrators arrested for taking protests to the Senate office building. The news release said the group hoped to arrive the same day as Congress
7/16/17 - Mount Sinai, Pfizer renew research collaboration, building on strong foundation
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Pfizer Inc.' s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation recently announced the renewal of an agreement designed to identify and advance new drug candidates linked to major diseases, such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease,
7/16/17 - Opioids under attack: Government now is on the offensive
On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration said it will require drug manufacturers to better educate physicians about the painkillers. On Tuesday, the Justice Department announced a $35 million settlement with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, a company charged with looking the other way when it had reason to believe some of its opioids were landing o
7/16/17 - Panel calls on FDA to review opioids
It urges the FDA to bolster a public health approach that already has resulted in one painkiller being pulled from the market. Last week, the maker of opioid painkiller Opana ER withdrew its drug at the FDA's request following a 2015 outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C in southern Indiana linked to sharing needles to inject the pills. Aaron Kesselheim
7/16/17 - Physical Therapy Specialists of Idaho moves to new location
POCATELLO Physical Therapy Specialists of Idaho is excited to announce the opening of a new outpatient physical therapy clinic in Pocatello on Monday, July 17. PTSI is owned by Doctor of Physical Therapy Corey Rasmussen and is located at 675 Yellowstone Avenue, Ste A. Physical Therapy Specialists of Idaho is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday fro
7/16/17 - Positions remain same with new health care bill
CHEYENNE- The U.S. Senate health care bill might have changed since the debacle before the July 4 recess, but the positions of its proponents and opponents in Wyoming remain largely the same. Mitch McConnell, R- Kentucky, wanted a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act- the Senate's bill meant to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Af
7/16/17 - Researchers at Xinxiang Central Hospital Report New Data on Heart Bypass Surgery (Influences of prophylactic implantation IABP and passive emergency...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Fresh data on Surgery- Heart Bypass Surgery are presented in a new report. The news editors report that additional information may be obtained by contacting Y. Zhang, Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Xinxiang Central Hospital, Xinxiang, Henan, People's Republic of China. Keywords for th
7/16/17 - Senate's new health carebill worse than its old one
Senate Republicans released Thursday a new version of their Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill. The Congressional Budget Office projected that the previous iteration would result in 22 million more uninsured in a decade. Looking at the revised Senate health bill, it s hard to see how it could meaningfully alter CBO s projection of how the u
7/16/17 - Sunday conversation with Joseph Galatowitsch of Navigant Consulting [Star Tribune (Minneapolis)]
Industry consultants like Joe Galatowitsch say device companies face an increasingly complex job in creating the "postmarked" demand for medical devices after securing FDA approval. Galatowitsch, a former executive with 3 M and Medtronic, recently sold the med-tech market development firm he co-founded with Ross Meisner, called Dymedex Consulting.
7/16/17 - To benefit 300 million people, fix health care
Leftist policy tactics seldom fail to fail, as has been shown in Obamacare. That's right, 300 million, the population of the entire country, and that's a whole lot more than the 20 million unfortunates you keep reading about in stories maligning the Republican Senate health care proposal. Add Medicaid to unadjusted Medicare and Social Security, get
7/16/17 - Underutilization Of Brain Amyloid Scans Drives Cost And Hurts Alzheimer's Disease Care
LONDON, July 16, 2017/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 in London highlighted the clinical value of amyloid- PET scans, which detect the presence of amyloid-beta plaques in the brain- one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. Studies also revealed an underutilization of...
7/16/17 - US governors from both parties oppose Trumpcare bill [Press TV (Iran)]
US governors, Republican and Democrats, have criticized a proposed healthcare bill meant to replace Obamacare. Vice President Mike Pence told a bipartisan gathering of governors on Friday that he and President Donald Trump believe the revised healthcare bill proposed to the US Senate for approval is the "right bill at the right time to begin the en
7/15/17 - "Imaging Device and Processing Device" in Patent Application Approval Process (USPTO 20170180695)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News A patent application by the inventors TANAKA, Satoshi; HASE, Kentaro; OGASAWARA, Kotaro, filed on March 8, 2017, was made available online on June 29, 2017, according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews correspondents. This patent application is assign
7/15/17 - 5 Better Care Bill Revision Highlights for Agents [LifeHealthPro]
The new version of the Senate's Affordable Care Act change bill could strip many federal rules from the off-exchange individual major medical market, and nudge the public health insurance system to focus on serving people with health problems. Most of the new version of the bill is similar to the version Senate leaders posted on June 22. Ted Cruz,
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