484 Articles Matching "investigation"

Asthma Pill Targets Airway Muscles To Decrease Attacks

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Results from a phase II clinical trial, experimental work on cells and computational modelling have together shown why the first pill for asthma in 20 years can help reduce asthma attacks. Researchers from Leicester (UK) and Vancouver (Canada) have shown that the investigational drug, Fevipiprant (......
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Moved by CNN investigation, Georgia lawmaker proposes storing rape kits for at least 50 years

Feb 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Inspired by a CNN investigation that revealed law enforcement agencies nationwide improperly destroyed rape kits, a Georgia lawmaker introduced legislation Wednesday aimed at preventing that from happening in his state....
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State Highlights: 8 Women Died After Operations At Florida Plastic Surgery Centers, Investigation Finds; Nurse Charged In Raping Of Comatose Woman In Arizona Facility

Feb 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Florida, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, Texas, California, Georgia, Colorado and...
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House Democratic leaders probe 3 major drugmakers on insulin prices

Jan 31, 2019 , CNBC Health
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr, D-Nj, and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette, D-Co, sent letters to Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi requesting on insulin prices and other...
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Doctor, Ohio hospital face 8 wrongful death suits over drug dosages

Jan 30, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A woman died at an Ohio hospital minutes after receiving not one but two excessive doses of a potentially lethal medication ordered by a doctor under investigation in connection with dozens of deaths, the woman's family alleged...
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NIAID-Sponsored Clinical Trial Of Ebola Vaccines Begins At Cincinnati Children's

Jan 30, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A Phase 1 clinical trial of investigational vaccines intended to protect against Zaire ebolavirus (Ebola) is underway at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the United States. The study is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the Nation......
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House Dems Open Investigation Into Pharma’s Drug Pricing Strategies, Calling The Probe One Of The Broadest In Decades

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings sent letters to drugmakers requesting detailed information about their pricing practices, focusing on drugs that are the costliest to Medicare Part D as well as drugs that have had the largest increases over a five-year period. The move is just the latest in a flurry of legislation and congressional action taken on the topic of high drug prices this year....
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State Highlights: Investigation Into Troubled Johns Hopkins-Linked Fla. Hospital Ramps Up; Urgent Care Centers Flourish In Massachusetts, But Not In Low-Income Areas

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Florida, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Nebraska, Texas, Ohio, Tennessee, Kansas, California, Virginia and...
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Nursing Facility Where Woman In Vegetative State Gave Birth Previously Faced Criminal Investigation

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Regulators with Arizona's social-welfare agency wanted to remove developmentally disabled patients from Hacienda HealthCare in 2016 and terminate contracts that allowed the facility to provide services for the state as they investigated allegations of Medicaid fraud....
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U.S. lawmaker launches investigation into pharma drug pricing

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
A top U.S. lawmaker launched an investigation into pharmaceutical industry pricing practices on Monday, less than a week after he and fellow Democrats introduced legislation aimed at lowering medicine prices....
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Chinese police begin new probe into expired vaccines

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
Police in China's eastern province of Jiangsu have begun an investigation after at least 145 children received expired polio vaccines, the Global Times said on Monday, a new blow to a sector hit by a series of scandals last year....
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Partial Government Shutdown's Impact On FDA Drug Approvals

Jan 11, 2019 , Forbes
Besides the government shutdown's impact on food inspection, there are also short-term and possibly longer-term implications for drug development. The FDA has suspended reviews of existing Investigational New Drug (IND) and Biologics License Application (BLA) applications not covered by user...
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DNA From Nursing Facility Workers Collected As Part Of Investigation Into Woman Who Gave Birth In Vegetative State

Jan 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In a separate development, the San Carlos Apache Tribe issued a statement saying the woman involved in the case was a 29-year-old “enrolled member” who “has been in a persistent vegetative state and coma for over a...
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With OK From FDA, UC San Diego Researchers Prepare To Launch Novel Phage Study

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted an Investigational New Drug application by physician-scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine to conduct the first U.S. clinical trial of an intravenously administered bacteriophage-based therapy. The planned trial will b......
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Nursing Facility Faces Scrutiny After Woman In Vegetative State For More Than A Decade Gives Birth

Jan 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A Phoenix Police Department spokesman, Sgt. Tommy Thompson, said only that the “the matter is under investigation.” He declined to confirm whether the case involved a sexual assault against the patient at the Hacienda HealthCare facility. The Arizona Department of Health Services is also looking into...
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Abbvie to record $4 billion impairment charges on Stemcentrx assets

Jan 05, 2019 , Reuters
Abbvie Inc on Friday said it will record an estimated $4 billion in impairment charges related to the scrapping of its development program of Rova-T, an investigational cancer therapy....
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Can A Video Game-Based “Digital Medicine” Help Children With Autism And Co-occurring ADHD?

Jan 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and co-occurring attention/deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The results of the study, published in the Journal ......
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Ebola outbreak in Congo surpasses 600 cases amid more violence

Jan 03, 2019 , CNN Health
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim new milestone in the Ebola outbreak which began August 1: The total number of probable patients is 602 as of Tuesday, with 366 deaths, the Ministry of Health said. An additional 54 people who doctors suspect may be sick with Ebola are under investigation. The ministry also reported that 205 people have recovered from the life-threatening illness....
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Surgery Center May Have Infected Thousands

Dec 27, 2018 , WebMD
After an investigation, a New Jersey outpatient surgery center is urging anyone treated there between Jan. 1 and Sept. 7, 2018, be tested for HIV and hepatitis B and...
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State Highlights: The Man At The Center Of LAPD’s Largest-Ever Single-Suspect Sex Crimes Investigation; Heartbeat Bill Could Have Big Impact Beyond Ohio

Dec 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Ohio, Missouri, Connecticut, Texas, Virginia, Colorado, D.C., Illinois, Minnesota, Arizona and...
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