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4/22/17 - Events
A Free Shred Day hosted by Fibre Federal Credit Union takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at 812 12th Ave., behind the main branch of Fibre Federal Credit Union. A fundraiser to benefit the Rainier Junior/Senior High School History Club takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, in the J&R Sales Parking Lot, 215 W B St
4/22/17 - FDA makes move to protect children, nursing moms from serious risks of some medicines [Sport360]
The Food and Drug Administration has made some changes to the labeling of opioid medications when it comes to your children. The FDA says some children who take the medicines can develop life-threatening respiratory depression and death due to metabolizing the medicines much faster than others. The FDA says labels will now warn of the dangers for c
4/22/17 - Three More Organizations Endorse OTC Hearing Aid Act of 2017
In a signal of growing support for the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), Consumers Union, and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare have released letters endorsing the legislation, according to a blog post on Sen Elizabeth Warren's webpage.
4/21/17 - Don't give kids cough syrup or pain meds that contain codeine, FDA says
The Food and Drug Administration says children under 12 should not be given prescription medicines that contain codeine or another narcotic, tramadol, and that such drugs can also be dangerous to youth between 12 and 18.. On Thursday, the FDA said it will require that prescription drugs containing codeine or tramadol carry a warning on the label ag
4/21/17 - FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA restricts use of prescription codeine pain and cough medicines and tramadol pain medicines in children
Release date- 20042017- The Food and Drug Administration is restricting the use of codeine and tramadol medicines in children. Single-ingredient codeine and all tramadol-containing products are FDA- approved only for use in adults. FDA's strongest warning, called a Contraindication, to the drug labels of codeine and tramadol alerting that codeine s
4/21/17 - Purdue Pharma L.P. Announces Hire of Carrie Chomiak to Lead Over-the-Counter Franchise
Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced the hire of Carrie Chomiak as the business lead for the company s over-the-counter product franchise. Carrie Chomiak, head of over-the-counter products franchise, Purdue Pharma L.P.. Chomiak joins Purdue Pharma after more than 15 years of success in the marketing and selling of consumer health and wellness bran
4/21/17 - VANC Pharmaceuticals Appointment of Mr. Alan Arnstein to its Board of Directors [Palestine News Agency (WAFA)]
Mr. Arnstein previously worked for the Katz Group Canada where he oversaw the development of the Medicine Shoppe from 28 stores to 175 stores before the successful sale to McKesson Canada. Mr. Arnstein also was very involved in expanding the Rexall pharmacy brand across Canada including responsibility for acquiring and consolidating independent...
4/20/17 - BioPharmX Completes Last Subject Visit in its Phase 2b Trial of BPX-01, Expects to Report Topline Results First Half of May 2017
BioPharmX Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company developing products for the dermatology market, announced the last subject visit in its Phase 2 b trial was on March 24, 2017 and the last investigational site close-out visit was April 7, 2017. BioPharmX Corporation is a Silicon Valley- based specialty pharmaceutical company that seeks to
4/20/17 - FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids
The FDA also said breastfeeding women shouldn't take them because of possible harm to the baby. The FDA urged parents to carefully read labels of nonprescription cough medicines to avoid codeine and to consult a doctor or pharmacist if needed. On Thursday, FDA said that some children are at higher risk of harm from the medicines because they break
4/20/17 - FDA statement from Douglas Throckmorton, M.D., deputy center director for regulatory programs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, on new...
FDA statement from Douglas Throckmorton, M.D., deputy center director for regulatory programs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, on new warnings about the use of codeine and tramadol in children& nursing mothers. The health and safety of children is a top priority at the FDA, which is why today we are requiring a series of changes to the lab
4/20/17 - HEALTH & SUPPORT
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4/20/17 - NEUROMETRIX, INC. - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
Unless the context otherwise requires, all references to "we", "us", the "Company", or "NeuroMetrix" in this Quarterly Report on Form 10- Q refer to NeuroMetrix, Inc.. NeuroMetrix is a commercial stage, innovation driven healthcare company combining bioelectrical and digital medicine to address chronic health conditions including chronic pain, slee
4/20/17 - Piramal Enterprises Partners with Indian Pharmaceutical Association to Educate Stakeholders on Responsible Self-Care [India Infoline News Service]
Piramal Enterprises Partners with Indian Pharmaceutical Association to Educate Stakeholders on Responsible Self-Care Business Wire India Piramal Enterprises Consumer Products business has partnered with the Indian Pharmaceutical Association, to promote responsible self-care to over 5,000 chemists in India, starting in the Eastern region.
4/20/17 - Support for Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Grows
Washington, D.C.- In a signal of growing support for the bipartisan Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, Consumers Union, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security& Medicare, and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology have released letters endorsing the legislation. The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare noted th
4/20/17 - Support for Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Grows Among Consumer Advocates and Hearing Health Professionals
Washington, D.C. In a signal of growing support for the bipartisan Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, Consumers Union, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security& Medicare, and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology have released letters endorsing the legislation. The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare noted t
4/20/17 - Trumping Healthcare's Bad Hand OpEd [Eurasia Review]
Congressional Republicans have only themselves to blame. Since returning to majority in the House in January 2011, Republicans have formally voted 54 times to address all or part of Obamacare. It simply stated: such Act is repealed, and the provisions of law amended or repealed by such Act are restored or revived as if such Act had not been enac
4/20/17 - VANC Pharmaceuticals Appointment of Mr. Alan Arnstein to its Board of Directors
VANC Pharmaceuticals Inc., a pharmaceutical company focused on the Canadian generic drug and over-the-counter markets is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mr. Arnstein previously worked for the Katz Group Canada where he oversaw the development of the Medicine Shoppe from 28 stores to 175 stores before the successful sale to McKesson Canad
4/19/17 - Boehringer Ingelheim Phase III Study Now Enrolling Patients with Progressive Fibrosing Lung Diseases
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the PF-ILD trial. This study investigates the efficacy and safety of nintedanib in a range of progressive fibrosing lung conditions other than idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. "This trial enrolls patients who have lung fibrosis of at least 10 per
4/19/17 - Cosmos Holdings, Inc. Announces Full-Year 2016 Results
Cosmos Holdings, Inc., an international pharmaceutical company, announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016. For the year ended December 31, 2016, versus the year ended December 31, 2015, Cosmos Holdings' revenue improved 1,166 percent to $6.8 million from $0.5 million on the strength of its SkyPharm SA subsidiary, which obtain
4/19/17 - Credence Research: Global In-Vitro Diagnostics Market To Reach Worth USD 81.35 Bn By 2022 : Credence Research
According to the latest report published by Credence Research, Inc. "Global In-vitro Diagnostics Market- Growth, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast, 2016- 2022," the in-vitro diagnostics market was valued at USD 60,468.7 Mn in 2015, and is expected to reach USD 81,345.1 Mn by 2022, expanding at a CAGR of 4.2% from 2016 to 2022..
4/19/17 - FTC Workshop Looks at Hearing Aids and OTC Hearing Devices
The FTC held the workshop, Now Hear This looking at a myriad of issues surrounding technology and competition in hearing healthcare, as well as how over-the-counter hearing aids might impact customer satisfaction, the use of amplification products, consumer safety, and professional care.
4/19/17 - Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Five Poster Presentations of Dysport (abobotulinumtoxinA) Data at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology
Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., an affiliate of Ipsen, today announced that five abstracts regarding Dysport data have been accepted for poster presentations at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology on April 22-28, 2017 in Boston, MA.. Two abstracts specifically look at data about the time to retreatment with Dysport an i
4/19/17 - Johnson & Johnson Posts Sluggish Sales, Boosts Guidance on Actelion Deal [Sport360]
The healthcare industry is in constant flux, but Johnson& Johnson aims to be a blue-chip stalwart for investors in the space to get wide-ranging exposure throughout the sector. With reform efforts ongoing and criticism of high-priced drugs from pharmaceutical manufacturers, J&J has had to navigate a difficult industry environment lately, but coming
4/19/17 - Over-the-Counter Drugs Market Trends and Growth Propellers 2024
Albany, NY 04/19/2017 Over-the-counter drugs, also known as non-prescription drugs, refer to medicines that can be bought without a prescription. These drugs are safe and effective when a consumer follows the directions on the label or as provided by a physician. Hence, some of these drugs have restrictions in the U.S. This restricted class o
4/18/17 - Advil, Motrin and other NSAIDs painkillers should be prescription only, Danish study says [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
April 18 Over-the-counter painkillers known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs under the well-known brand names of Advil, Motrin and Aleve, to name a few are among the most commonly used drugs on the planet as temporary treatment for headaches, arthritis, gout, muscle aches, athletic injuries and other discomforts. That's why a recent Da
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