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Janssen gets FDA green light for new Invokana indication

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Janssen's oral diabetes treatment is the first oral diabetes treatment to have an indication to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke or cardiovascular death, the company said. Read More...
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Neurocognitive rehabilitation company MindMaze acquires Neuro Motor Innovations Corporation

Nov 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
MindMaze said that it plans to continue development of NMI's gamified therapy for cognitive and motor capability...
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As Dangerous Food Allergies Skyrocket In Kids, Scientists Wonder If Hypoallergenic Peanuts Could Be The Answer

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“One kid in every classroom has some sort of food allergy,” said Dr. Scott Commins, an allergist and immunologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “You put it on that sort of scale, you realize that we’re dealing with a huge issue that doesn’t seem to be going away.” Meanwhile, the FDA is considering adding sesame to the list of possible allergens that labels have to...
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States may now broaden mental health treatment under Medicaid

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services may now allow for states to pursue Medicaid reimbursements for short-term inpatient treatment in mental health facilities despite a decades-old exclusion, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Tuesday....
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CMS plans to overturn Medicaid ban on mental health facility pay

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
States may soon have a new waiver option to use federal funds to pay for Medicaid beneficiaries' treatment at inpatient mental health facilities. The CMS has had a ban on reimbursing those providers for...
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Medicaid birthing model yields success for CMS

Nov 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal initiative targeting pregnant Medicaid patients reduced medical costs for both mothers and their...
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Ulta Beauty acquires QM Scientific, GlamSt

Nov 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The beauty retailer acquired two technology start-ups in artificial intelligence and augmented reality — QM Scientific and GlamSt — which it said will help better build out its AR and AI capabilities. Read More...
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Five-minute neck scan can spot dementia 10 years earlier, say scientists

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
A five-minute neck scan could predict a person's risk of developing dementia a full decade before symptoms emerge, researchers have said....
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Theravance Biopharma, Mylan get FDA approval for Yupelri

Nov 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Yupelri is the first and only once-daily nebulized bronchodilator approved for the treatment of COPD, the companies said. Read More...
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‘We Sit In Our Own Pain, Thinking That Somehow We’re Broken’: Michelle Obama Opens Up About Miscarriage, IVF

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Former first lady Michelle Obama talked about the silence surround fertility, miscarriages and IVF in an interview about her memoir, "Becoming." "I felt like I failed because I didn’t know how common miscarriages were because we don’t talk about them,” she...
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Briton dies of rabies after getting bitten by a cat in Morocco

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
A British resident has died of rabies after getting bitten by a cat in Morocco, public health officials said on Monday....
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Nestle raises stake in food allergy drug developer Aimmune

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
The health science arm of Nestle SA will pay $98 million to raise its stake in Aimmune Therapeutics Inc, the drug developer said, as it prepares to submit a marketing application for its peanut allergy drug by the end of the year....
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China confirms African swine fever outbreak in Hubei province

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
China's agricultural ministry said on Tuesday it had confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever in central Hubei province....
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With GOP Losses, Obamacare Heads For Expansion And Calm

Nov 12, 2018 , Forbes
Obamacare and its Medicaid expansion are about about to enter a period of expansion and calm, healthcare executives, incoming members of Congress and industry analysts...
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach

Nov 12, 2018 , WebMD
Nearly one of every three American adults have high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol, which contributes to fatty plaque buildup and narrowing of the arteries, the AHA said. People with LDL levels of 100 mg/dL or lower tend to have lower rates of heart disease and...
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Q&A: Kaiser Family Foundation's Drew Altman on the midterms

Nov 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman dissects the outcomes of last week's midterm elections, including votes to expand Medicaid...
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on the Personal

Nov 11, 2018 , WebMD
Nearly one of every three American adults have high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol, which contributes to fatty plaque buildup and narrowing of the arteries, the AHA said. People with LDL levels of 100 mg/dL or lower tend to have lower rates of heart disease and...
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Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

Nov 11, 2018 , WebMD
The new study included more than 17,000 type 2 diabetes patients aged 40 and older. Nearly 7,000 had heart disease and more than 10,000 had numerous risk factors for heart disease, Wiviott's group...
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Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

Nov 11, 2018 , WebMD
The two studies provide firm evidence that the omega 3 fatty acids found in fish like salmon, sardines or tuna can have a beneficial effect on heart health, said Dr. JoAnn Manson, chief of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and lead researcher for the VITAL...
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Current Ebola outbreak is worst in Congo's history: ministry

Nov 11, 2018 , Reuters
The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the country's history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said late on Friday....
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