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Wockhardt gets FDA nod for generic Dacogen

Apr 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Decitabine had an annual market value of $120 million, according to February 2019 IQVIA data. Read More...
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Experimental blood pumping system restores some function to brains of dead pigs, study says

Apr 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A new experiment has raised questions as serious as those surrounding gene editing: A support system delivering artificial blood to pig brains prevented degradation of important neural functions, Yale researchers discovered....
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Your media relations strategy deserves recognition

Apr 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter your best pitch, media event strategy or campaign to PR Daily’s 2019 Media Relations Awards by the extended deadline on April 24. The post Your media relations strategy deserves recognition appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Ask Where Does Melanoma Usually Start

Apr 18, 2019 , eMedicine Health
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Yale study revives cellular activity in pig brains hours after death

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
Yale University scientists have succeeded in restoring basic cellular activity in pigs' brains hours after their deaths in a finding that may one day lead to advances in treating human stroke and brain injuries, researchers reported on Wednesday....
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Hot-Car Deaths Hit Record High in 2018

Apr 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Hot-Car Deaths Hit Record High in 2018Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Most type 2 diabetes apps lack real-time advice on blood sugar management

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
(This April 16 story modifies headline and paragraphs 1 and 2 to make it clearer that the apps were for patients with type 2 diabetes.)...
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Bartell Drugs adds 3 skin care lines to its shelves

Apr 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Bartell Drugs has added Alchimie Forever, Hey Honey and Institut Arnaud products to its shelves at all of its locations. Read More...
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Wrist, upper-arm BP readings often differ considerably

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Blood pressure measured at the wrist is commonly higher than pressure measured at the upper arm, which has implications for the accuracy of devices that measure blood pressure, researchers report....
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Best Buy selling Tyto Care's telehealth platform online, in certain stores

Apr 18, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The brick-and-mortar rollout is so far limited to the...
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You Can't Exercise If You Have Asthma – And Other Myths You Should Know

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – the perfect time to bust some asthma myths that have been around for many years. “Asthma is a serious condition that affects more than 26 million Americans – more than 8 percent of the population,” says allergist Todd Mahr, MD, president of the American C......
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Artificial Intelligence Performs As Well As Experienced Radiologists In Detecting Prostate Cancer

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
FINDINGS UCLA researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence system to help radiologists improve their ability to diagnose prostate cancer. The system, called FocalNet, helps identify and predict the aggressiveness of the disease evaluating magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, scans, and i......
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State Highlights: Polluted Drinking Water Plagues Coal-Fueled County In Kentucky; Officials Probe Salmonella Outbreak In 7 States

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Kentucky, Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, New York, Washington, Oregon, California, New Hampshire, Michigan, Georgia, Colorado, Ohio, Illinois, D.C. and...
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FDA Halts All Sales of Pelvic Mesh Products Tied to Injuries in Women

Apr 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Halts All Sales of Pelvic Mesh Products Tied to Injuries in WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Triple Negative Breast Cancers Can Adopt Reversible State That Is Resistant To Chemotherapy

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) cells can develop resistance to frontline, or neoadjuvant, chemotherapy not by acquiring permanent adaptations, but rather transiently turning on molecular pathways that protect......
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SWORD Health Raises $8M In Series A Funding Round Led By Khosla Ventures To Redefine Physical Therapy And Musculoskeletal Care

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
SWORD Health, a tech-enabled physical therapy provider, has raised $8 million in a series A investment round led by Khosla Ventures and several other prominent angel investors. It will allow SWORD to focus on bringing its technology to more patients' homes and expand its footprint in the U.S. market......
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Are Most People Really Paying A Lot For Drugs Every Month? No, But The Ones Who Do, Face Sky-High Bills.

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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Different Takes: Oops, Medicare-For-All Idea Scored Big With Fox Audience; Europe’s Alternatives Outperform Canada’s Single Payer

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers express opinions about "Medicare for All."...
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Best Buy Continues To Bet On Digital Health With New TytoHome Deal

Apr 18, 2019 , Forbes
Best Buy is the first U.S. retailer to exclusively sell the TytoHome medical device kit made by telehealth startup Tyco Care. Consumers can conduct different medical tests and connect with physicians live for...
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Ulta Beauty names marketing, merchandising head president

Apr 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Ulta Beauty appointed David Kimbell to the role of president and chief merchandising and marketing officer. Read More...
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