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10/22/17 - Senate HELP Committee Receives Testimony From Association for Accessible Medicines
AAM is the nation's leading trade association for manufacturers and distributors of FDA- approved. "Generic medicines represent greater than 89 percent of all prescriptions dispensed in the U.S., but only 26 percent of expenditures on prescription drugs, saving patients and payers nearly $5 billion every week.1Our industry is proud to be able to d
10/21/17 - "Benzazepine Sulfonamide Compounds" in Patent Application Approval Process (USPTO 20170275253)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week A patent application by the inventors Hoves, Sabine; Koerner, Matthias; Wang, Lisha; Yun, Hongying; Zhu, Wei; Zhang, Weixing, filed on June 14, 2017, was made available online on October 5, 2017, according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by NewsRx corresp
10/21/17 - "Pharmaceutical Composition Containing Ginkgolide B and Blood Platelet Prostaglandin Cyclooxygenase Inhibitor and Method for Preparation Thereof and...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week A patent application by the inventor SUN, Yi, filed on September 25, 2015, was made available online on October 5, 2017, according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by NewsRx correspondents. This patent application is assigned to Chengdu Baiyu Pharmaceutica
10/21/17 - $3 Million Available in Cooperative Agreement for Clinical Studies to Repurpose Therapeutics
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health announced that it expects to award a cooperative agreement for supporting clinical studies to repurpose existing drugs or therapeutics. The award ceiling for this funding opportunity is $3 million. It was posted on Oct. 20 with an application closing date of Nov. 5, 202
10/21/17 - 60 Plus Issues Statement on Stopping Seniors Health Insurance Tax
The 60 Plus Association issued the following statement by Founder and Chairman James Martin on a planned tax increase on senior citizens who are Medicare and Medicare Advantage enrollees, and the group's actions to inform seniors in Florida:. "Seniors are facing an enormous tax hike unless Congress acts to stop the Obamacare health insurance tax o
10/21/17 - AHCA Applauds House Introduction of Veterans Access to Long Term Care and Health Services Act
The American Health Care Association supports yesterday's announcement of the planned introduction in the U.S. House of Representatives of the Veterans Access to Long Term Care and Health Services Act. "This is an important step for our veterans who need access to long term and post-acute care," said Mark Parkinson, President and CEO of AHCA/ NCAL
10/21/17 - B. Braun to Showcase New Additions to Its Regional Anesthesia Portfolio at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting
B. Braun Medical Inc. will present its expanding portfolio of regional anesthesia products at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017, the American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Oct. 21-23, in Boston. New products designed to improve efficiency and patient outcomes will be showcased, including: Xperius (R) Ultrasound System; SAXA Anesthesia Disinfection
10/21/17 - Ebola vaccine wins approval from regulators [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
This makes China the third country, after the United States and Russia, with vaccines available for use to combat the deadly infectious disease, the China Food and Drug Administration said. The vaccine improves China's ability to prevent and control major public health threats and provides a new means for China to handle global disease epidemics ef
10/21/17 - FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said the Food and Drug Administration approved it late Friday. Studies paid for by Glaxo found it prevents shingles in about 90 per cent of people. Merck' s is about 50 per cent effective. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, though, recommends vaccination for those 60 or older, partly because it loses effe
10/21/17 - Governor Bullock, Republican, Democratic, and Independent Governors Urge Congress to Stabilize Health Insurance Markets
Governor Steve Bullock and a bipartisan group of governors are urging Congress to "quickly pass legislation to stabilize our private health insurance markets and make quality health insurance more available and affordable." Last week Governor Bullock criticized the White House's announcement that it will end the Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments and.
10/21/17 - How Trump's act on Obamacare affects Americans
President Donald Trump's recent executive actions affect the complicated insurance mechanics of the Affordable Care Act, and they haven't been well explained in the news media. Congress has tried but has not been able to "repeal and replace" the law that has brought health insurance to some 10 million Americans who buy insurance on the state shoppi
10/21/17 - Medical Robotics Market Projected To Draw a Healthy Expecting a Lavish Growth of 20.8% by 2017-2023
"Medical Robotics Market" Medical robotics market research report, by products, by application- global forecast till 2023. Market Research Future published new report, titled " Medical Robotics Market- Research Report: Global Forecast to 2023".. Market Synopsis of Global Medical Robotics Market:.
10/21/17 - Medical Robotics Market To Expecting a Lavish Draw a Healthy Growth of 20.8% by 2017-2023
"Medical Robotics Market" Medical robotics market research report, by products, by application- global forecast till 2023. Market Research Future published new report, titled " Medical Robotics Market- Research Report: Global Forecast to 2023".. Market Synopsis of Global Medical Robotics Market:.
10/21/17 - Minimally Invasive Surgical Instruments Market Segments, Opportunity, Growth and Forecast To 2021
Minimally Invasive Surgical Instruments Market report represents the revenue opportunities in the market through to 2021, highlights themarket size and growth by technology, geography, type and size. The report outlines the evolution of the...
10/21/17 - New GlaxoSmithKline shingles vaccine gets FDA approval [Philly.com]
Oct. 21 GlaxoSmithKline's new shingles vaccine, Shingrix, was approved Friday by the Food and Drug Administration, a potential $1 billion- a-year drug to prevent the shingles virus in adults 50 and older. The final step will be for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to sign off for the us
10/21/17 - Obamacare's fate looms over Maine Medicaid expansion vote [Bangor Daily News, Maine]
Whether Maine will expand its Medicaid program as the Obama-era Affordable Care Act intended, as a means to insuring millions of low-income people's health, is a concept that has been rejected ad nauseam in the Legislature, ranging from numerous proposals killed in committee to six expansion plans that were supported by slim majorities in the Legis
10/21/17 - PTC THERAPEUTICS INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of PTC Therapeutics, Inc. - (PTCT)
Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick& Foti, LLC, announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into PTC Therapeutics, Inc.. On February 23, 2016, PTC revealed that it had received a Refuse to File letter from the U.S. FDA on its New Drug Application for its primary drug Transl
10/21/17 - Sen. Harris Issues Statement on FY 2018 Republican Budget
Kamala D. Harris, D- Calif., a member of the Senate Budget Committee, issued the following statement on the passage of the fiscal 2018 budget resolution:. "Americans deserve a budget that prioritizes the core functions and responsibilities of government: public health, public education, and public safety. It's a budget that cuts Medicaid and Medic
10/21/17 - Senate Aging Committee Issues Testimony From National Institute of Diabetes
The Senate Special Committee on Aging issued the following testimony by Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, at a hearing entitled "Progress Toward a Cure for Type I Diabetes: Research and the Artificial Pancreas":. On behalf of NIDDK and the other Institutes and Centers of the National
10/21/17 - Shingrix Approved in the US for Prevention of Shingles in Adults Aged 50 and Over
GlaxoSmithKline issued the following news release:. GlaxoSmithKline plc today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved Shingrix for the prevention of shingles in adults aged 50 years and older. Thomas Breuer, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of GSK Vaccines said: "Shingrix represents a significant scientific...
10/21/17 - SIU Pediatrics' Clinic Earns National Recognition
The recognition, awarded by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, signifies that the Springfield practice has met quality standards and taken steps to reduce costs and improve patient and staff satisfaction. Research has shown that Patient-Centered Medical Homes reduce hospital and emergency department visits, reduce health care disparities
10/21/17 - Tanner Pharma Group to Attend Upcoming CPHI Worldwide Conference
Top executives from Tanner Pharma Group, a Charlotte- based global pharmaceutical services company, will attend the CPhI Worldwide event on October 24- 26 in Messe Frankfurt, Germany. Tanner Pharma leverages more than 15 years of pharma services experience to provide regulatory compliance and logistical efficiency, all within an EU-GDP compliant
10/21/17 - Town Hall: Local Legislators will host a Health Care Town Hall meeting from 6-8 p
Town Hall: Local Legislators will host a Health Care Town Hall meeting from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Rocky Mount City Council Chambers, 331 S Franklin St., Rocky Mount, NC 27804, 3rd floor. Topics will include updates on the Affordable Care Act/ Obamacare Medicaid and Children s Health Insurance in NC, Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder
10/21/17 - Veracyte Announces New Data Highlighting Performance of the Afirma GSC Ensemble Machine Learning Algorithms in Challenging Thyroid Cancer Subtypes to Be Presented at ATA
Veracyte, Inc. announced that data presented today at the 87 th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association being held October 18-22 in Victoria, BC, Canada show that the Afirma Genomic Sequencing Classifier s ensemble machine learning algorithms can effectively distinguish challenging-to-interpret thyroid cancer subtypes among thyroid...
10/21/17 - With Overhaul of Affordable Care Act Derailed, Rising Prices Becomes the Most Critical Issue Facing U.S. Healthcare Industry, MUFG Says
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week Following the recent inability of the U.S. Congress to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, the most critical issue facing the nation's healthcare system is soaring prices, according to Allen Fisher, Global Head of Healthcare Banking at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc..
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