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Walmart offers free opioid disposal product in effort to fight painkiller abuse epidemic

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
The product, DisposeRX, mixes with drugs and warm water to form a solid that can be safely thrown out in the...
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FDA expects IV fluid shortage to improve in coming weeks, months

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it expects a shortage of intravenous saline fluids for hospitals due to damage to key manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico to improve over the coming weeks and months....
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Violent Crime Has Dropped In Border States With Legal Cannabis: Study

Jan 17, 2018 , Forbes
A new study suggests that legalized cannabis may be reducing violence in states that border Mexico, where U.S.-bound drug traffic has caused countless deaths and raised trillions for...
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Predictive analytics startup Owkin lands $11M

Jan 17, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Owkin, a predictive analytics company that aims to accelerates drug discovery and development, just landed $11 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Otium Venture with participation from Cathay Innovation, Plug and Play, and NJF Capital. This announcement brings the company’s total funding to $13.1...
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Wax-Rx introduces doctor-developed earwax removal kit

Jan 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Wax-Rx, a new ear-cleansing solution, will be featured next week at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' Regional conference, the company reported. Read More...
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UK drugs regulator plays down Brexit disruption threat

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's drugs regulator said on Tuesday it would work to minimise disruption caused by the country leaving the European Union as it tried to allay some of the worst fears of pharmaceutical companies....
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Demand for antiradiation drug jumps after Trump nuclear tweet

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
A Twitter battle over the size of each "nuclear button" possessed by President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un has spiked sales of a drug that protects against radiation poisoning....
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Aurobindo gets FDA approval for generic Arixtra

Jan 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration recently approved Aurobindo’s generic of Mylan’s Arixtra (fondaparinux sodium) injection. Read More...
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Merck shares jump after combination trial shows Keytruda extends lung cancer survival

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Merck's blockbuster drug Keytruda in combination with two chemotherapy drugs was successful as a first line treatment for lung...
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Drug overdoses contribute to record number of organ donors

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Though the number of lives lost to the US opioid epidemic continues to spike, it has also contributed to a record number of organ donations....
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German watchdog calls for direct comparison of cancer immunotherapies

Jan 16, 2018 , Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's drug assessment body has criticized a lack of data directly comparing drugs in a promising new class of cancer immunotherapy, saying physicians could be overwhelmed or misled by the available information....
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Drugmaker Dermapharm gears up for likely first German IPO of 2018

Jan 16, 2018 , Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Dermapharm is preparing for an initial public offering (IPO), probably stealing a march on much larger Siemens' healthcare unit Healthineers as the first stock market flotation in Germany this year....
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NACDS Annual to open with Huey Lewis and the News

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is bringing Grammy winning artists Huey Lewis and the News to NACDS Annual this year. The band will perform at the Opening Celebration of NACDS Annual, taking place from April 21 to April 24 at the Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla., this year. Read More...
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At J.P. Morgan, A Sense That The Long-Promised Biotech Future Has Arrived; Is Tech Disruption Next?

Jan 14, 2018 , Forbes
There's been remarkable progress in the tools available for collecting and analyzing data. These tools are too powerful and too important not to impact how we think about biology and drug discovery. The question is how to bring these tools to bear in developing impactful new medicines for...
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Author, consultant Collins to speak at NACDS Annual

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Attendees of this year’s National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting will get to hear from bestselling author and business consultant Jim Collins, the Arlington, Va.-based trade group announced Thursday. Read More...
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FDA approves Lupin’s Tamiflu generic

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic of Hoffman-La Roche’s Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) capsules from Lupin. The company’s generic will be available in 30-, 45- and 75-mg dosage strengths. The product is inficated to treat acute, uncomplicated influenza A and B in patients 2 weeks of age and older, as well as to prevent influenza A and B in patients 1 year old and older. The drug had U.S. sales of roughly $467.8 million for the 12 months ended...
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Drug users find safety, community in underground injection facility

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Intravenous drug users who inject in a secret U.S. facility where staff provide clean needles and guard against overdoses say they appreciate the site for letting them in off the streets and for its history-shaping role....
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Here's what people talked about at JP Morgan's health-care conference

Jan 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Tech's impact on the health-care industry, the impact of tax reform and how drugs will be priced in the future were key...
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Can Vitamins And Dietary Supplements Benefit Patients With Mitochondrial Disease?

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Defects in mitochondria, the tiny structures that power our cells by functioning as biological batteries, cause an array of complex, often life-threatening disorders that can affect any and all organs and systems. In the absence of validated, effective drug treatments, patients with mitochondrial di......
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Different Takes: The Value Of Reforming Medicaid; Securing Social Services; Getting A Flu Shot

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers examine a range of state-specific health care issues, including a proposed effort to create a first-of-its-kind drug formulary for Medicaid; struggles to save social services programs from the chopping block; and a push for everyone to get the flu shot this...
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