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Stem Cell Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Macular Degeneration

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Stem Cell Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Macular DegenerationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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As more women in Silicon Valley freeze their eggs, some are building start-ups to make it easier

Jan 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
Women in big cities like New York and San Francisco are increasingly opting to freeze their eggs. But those who are among the early adopters see a big opportunity to improve the experience for the next...
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Civica Rx aims to stabilize fragile pharmaceutical supply chain

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Seemingly intractable drug shortages have spawned Civica Rx, which maps out a phased approach to bringing more generic drugs to...
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First Generic Version of Epilepsy Drug Sabril Approved

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: First Generic Version of Epilepsy Drug Sabril ApprovedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report....
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Are You a Risk-Taker? It Might Lie in Your Genes

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
More than 100 genetic variants are linked with risk-taking, according to a groundbreaking new...
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Short Supply, Cost of Key Drugs Leave Hospitals Scrambling

Jan 19, 2019 , RxList
Major hospital groups on Tuesday highlighted the challenges created by both frequent shortages of critical products, including saline and injectable opioids, and rising prices for medicines, including decades-old generic...
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PhRMA adds Genentech, Gilead Sciences to membership roster

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
With the addition of the two members, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's membership now comprises the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies. Read More...
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Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: Study

Jan 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Data Pirates: Patients And Scientist Battle To Liberate Genetic Testing Results

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
A small band of patients and a scientist tried to free their existing genetic testing data for cancer research. It was harder than they...
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Nexus Pharmaceuticals gets FDA OK for generic Busulfex injection

Jan 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Nexus Pharmaceuticals' generic Busulfex is the company's second oncology generic drug. Read More...
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UNLV Startup Uses Genes To Create Personalized Diets

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It turns out you really are what you eat, according to UNLV scientists who have publicly launched a site that uses computer software to scan users’ DNA for potential health problems and create personalized diets that help lower the risks. Food Genes and Me is a spinoff company developed by the Neva......
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Whole Genome Sequencing Method May Speed Personalized Treatment Of Drug-Resistant Infections

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have added to evidence that rapid resistance gene sequencing technology can accurately speed the identification of specific antibiotic-resistant bacteria strains that sicken and kill some patients. A report on a proof of concept study, published in the ......
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'Stealth condition' found to multiply risk of cancer and chronic conditions, study reveals

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A "stealth condition" which is one of the western world's most common genetic disorders is causing far higher levels of cancer and chronic health conditions than previously thought, a UK study has revealed....
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Nature Or Nurture? Genetics Matters More For Understanding Disease

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
Nature or nurture? Now experts make clear that genes count more than environment, an extensive new study shows and challenges fundamental understanding that genetics and environment equally contribute to illness which has been taught in medical schools for...
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Teva gets FDA green light for generic Sabril

Jan 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Teva has received the Food and Drug Administration's approval for the first generic of Lundbeck's Sabril. Read More...
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Nature or Nurture? Twins Study Helps Sort Out Genes' Role in Disease

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Nature or Nurture? Twins Study Helps Sort Out Genes' Role in DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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HCA-Mission Health deal OK'd by N.C. attorney general

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
North Carolina's attorney general approved hospital giant HCA Healthcare's $1.5 billion acquisition of Asheville, N.C.-based Mission Health, after nabbing commitments from HCA meant to protect the state's healthcare...
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Teva, Amgen resolve generic Sensipar dispute

Jan 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Teva has agreed to stop selling its generic Sensipar after settling recent litigation with Amgen. Read More...
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How Reselling Unused Test Strips For Blood Glucose Is Driving An Unusual Trade Online And On The Streets

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Often the sellers of the strips are insured and paid little out of pocket for them, while the buyers may be underinsured or uninsured, and unable to pay retail prices, which can run well over $100 for a box of 100 strips. Unlike the resale of prescription drugs, which is prohibited by law, it is generally legal to resell unused test...
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