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4/23/17 - 5 Top NASDAQ Biotech Stocks: Neurocrine Biosciences Gained 32.68 Percent
Late last week Fiercebiotech reported on XBiotech likely getting rejected by the European Medicines Agency. Last week the company revealed its lead candidate is closer to obtaining FDA approval while saying it is tentatively targeting Q4 to launch and NDA. CytRx Corporation gained 40.82 percent last week to finish at $0.61 per share.
4/23/17 - CHMP Recommends Approval Of Sandoz Biosimilar Rituximab And Etanercept In Europe
BASEL- Sandoz, a Novartis division, announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has recommended approval of both Sandoz' biosimilar rituximab and biosimilar etanercept in Europe for the same indications as their respective reference medicines. Subject to EC approval, Sandoz market leadership position extended as the only compa
4/23/17 - Data on Clinical Trials and Studies Described by Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center [Midyear Commentary on Trends in Drug Delivery...
Data on Clinical Trials and Studies Described by Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. According to news reporting originating in Seattle, Washington, by NewsRx editors, the research stated, "Before the 2009 Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act that enabled the U.S. Federal Drug Administration to create the 351 Biologic L
4/23/17 - EDITORIAL: Expand care with nurse practitioners [The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.]
A bill that has been reintroduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature offers the opportunity to cost-effectively expand health care access by granting greater autonomy to nurse practitioners. The Pennsylvania Medical Society opposes it, contending that the current law requiring nurse practitioners to work under "collaborative agreements" with...
4/23/17 - FDA approves drugs more quickly than peer agency in Europe
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Medical Letter on the CDC& FDA New Haven, Conn. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reviews and approves new medicines in a shorter timeframe than its peer agency in Europe, the European Medicines Agency, says a Yale researcher. This finding, which comes at a time when the FDA is under renewed pressure
4/23/17 - FDA clears heart disease trial at Boston Children's Hospital using mesoblast's cell therapy
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly BOSTON, NEW YORK, and MELBOURNE, Australia, Boston Children's Hospital, the pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard University, and Mesoblast Limited announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has cleared the commencement of a 24- patient trial combining Mesoblast's.
4/23/17 - Findings from A.K. Gupta et al Update Understanding of Onychomycosis (Lasers for Onychomycosis: Current Status)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Medical Letter on the CDC& FDA Investigators publish new report on Nail Diseases and Conditions- Onychomycosis. These studies support the current US Food and Drug Administration approval of lasers for the temporary increase in clear nail. " For more information on this research see: Lasers for Onychomycosis
4/23/17 - Findings from Aalborg University Hospital Provides New Data about Heart Disease (Comparison of Durable-Polymer Zotarolimus-Eluting and...
Findings from Aalborg University Hospital Provides New Data about Heart Disease. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Data detailed on Heart Disorders and Diseases- Heart Disease have been presented. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Aalborg University Hospital, "Long-term data comparing them to...
4/23/17 - GOP health bill a disaster
Only two days after the AHCA was unveiled, House committees were voting on it, before the Congressional Budget Office even had a chance to analyze the bill's projected effect on consumers, health care providers, insurance companies, and the federal budget. MRC predicts the AHCA will result in higher health care costs or coverage losses for seniors,
4/23/17 - Healthcare in Hudson Amid national health care debate, local hospitals still adding services
Here is a rundown of what s new in heath care and hospitals in Hudson County this year. Hudson County has seven hospitals. Five of them are run by three primary medical providers CarePoint Health, Hackensack UMC Palisades, and RWJBarnabas Jersey City Medical Center.
4/23/17 - John Hood: Judicial restraint can be disastrous
During a March 27 talk at North Carolina State University, Georgetown University law professor Randy Barnett told the assembled faculty, students and other members of the audience that many of his allies on the political right were wrong. While Obamacare wasn't struck down, Barnett's argument- that the federal constitution did not assign to Congres
4/23/17 - Medical Image Analysis Software Market by Software, Imaging Modalities, Applications, End Users and Forecast to 2021, Upcoming Report by iHealthcareAnalyst, Inc.
Medical Image Analysis Software Market by Software Type (Integrated, Standalone), Imaging Type (2D Imaging, 3D Imaging, 4D Imaging), Modality (CT, MRI, PET, SPECT, Ultrasound, Radiographic Imaging, Others), Application (Cardiology, Dental, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedic, Others), End Users (Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Clin
4/23/17 - Michael F. Cannon: Repeal the $9 trillion health insurance tax
Despite hinting they were done with healthare, the White House and congressional Republicans have indicated they want to keep working to fulfill their promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare. Its Medicaid expansion encourages states to cut care for the disabled in favor of able-bodied adults. It repealed "Obamacare's" Medicaid expansion in name on
4/23/17 - Philips introduces new teleICU enterprise software at ATA 2017, delivering seamless population health management technology to health systems
AMSTERDAM and ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2017/ PRNewswire/ Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, today announced the debut of its eCareManager 4.1 enterprise telehealth software at the American Telemedicine Association's Annual Telemedicine Meeting& Trade Show in Orlando, Fla. This latest advanced telehealth technology builds on Phil
4/23/17 - Q&A: Ruth Colby, next president and CEO of Silver Cross Hospital
NEW LENOX Herald-News Reporter Mike Mallory recently spoke with Silver Cross Hospital Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Development Ruth Colby, who was named the next president and CEO of Silver Cross Hospital last week. She will take over in October, when longtime President and CEO Paul Pawlak retires. Mallory: Is this n
4/23/17 - Recent Research from Department of Cardiology Highlight Findings in Heart Disease (The not so innocent heart murmur: a 5-year experience)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Current study results on Heart Disorders and Diseases- Heart Disease have been published. According to news reporting out of Dunedin, New Zealand, by NewsRx editors, research stated, " Auckland City Hospital established a Heart Murmur Clinic with the aim of providing prompt assessment o
4/23/17 - Researchers at Cardiac Surgery Division Report New Data on Post-Trial Research (Single versus double antiplatelet therapy in patients undergoing...
Researchers at Cardiac Surgery Division Report New Data on Post-Trial Research. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Current study results on Clinical Trials and Studies- Post-Trial Research have been published. According to news reporting originating from Rome, Italy, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Coronary..
4/23/17 - Researchers from Copenhagen University Hospital Describe Findings in Heart Disease (DenHeart: Differences in physical and mental health across...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly A new study on Heart Disorders and Diseases- Heart Disease is now available. According to news reporting from Copenhagen, Denmark, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "To describe: differences in patient reported physical and mental health outcomes at hospital discharge between a) c
4/23/17 - Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Shock Wave Valvuloplasty with Multiple Balloons", for Approval (USPTO 20170086867)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly From Washington, D.C., NewsRx journalists report that a patent application by the inventor ADAMS, John M., filed on December 13, 2016, was made available online on April 6, 2017. The patent's assignee is Shockwave Medical, Inc.. News editors obtained the following quote from the backgro
4/23/17 - Sleep data startup EnsoData earns FDA clearance [The Wisconsin State Journal]
April 23 EnsoData, a Madison health IT company barely two years old, has won clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell its sleep-analysis software. "It's probably the biggest milestone for our company so far," said CEO and co-founder Chris Fernandez, 24. "We can legally sell it... all across the United States." EnsoSleep has b
4/23/17 - Study Data from Duke University Medical Center Provide New Insights into Atrial Fibrillation (Influence of atrial fibrillation on post-discharge...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Current study results on Heart Disorders and Diseases- Atrial Fibrillation have been published. Financial supporters for this research include ASTRONAUT, Center for Cardiovascular Innovation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Ahmanson Foundation, National Institutes of Health T-32 training,
4/23/17 - TAGRISSO osimertinib Receives US FDA Full Approval
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly AstraZeneca announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted full approval for TAGRISSO 80 mg once-daily tablets, for the treatment of patients with metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor T790M mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer, as detected by an FDA- ap
4/23/17 - Thank you Representative Donald Payne Jr
On behalf of the thousands of AARP members and their families in his Congressional district, we thank Representative Donald Payne Jr. for listening to his constituents and opposing the AHCA. AARP is proud to have helped lead the fight against AHCA. Congressman Payne s opposition to this bill helps ensure insurance companies won t be imposing
4/22/17 - AP Top Health News at 10:43 a.m. EDT
Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House FDA approves 2nd near-copy of Remicade for immune disorders Indian public health group loses permit for foreign funds Lawmakers revisiting requiring those on Medicaid to work FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids
4/22/17 - AP Top Health News at 11:15 a.m. EDT
Trump Health Dept. dismisses Obama appointed surgeon general Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House FDA approves 2nd near-copy of Remicade for immune disorders Indian public health group loses permit for foreign funds Lawmakers revisiting requiring those on Medicaid to.
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