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Humira, Rituxan top list of U.S. drugs with biggest price increases: report

Oct 09, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc's rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira and Roche Holding AG's cancer drug Rituxan topped a list of seven treatments whose combined 2017 and 2018 price hikes accounted for a $5.1 billion increase in U.S. spending, a report released on Tuesday showed....
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Walmart taps digital health for its 2020 employee benefits, SilverCloud Health explores AI with Microsoft and more digital health deals

Oct 08, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: OptimizeRx delivers messaging through NewCrop's electronic prescription software; Novo Nordisk expands collaboration with Noom following strong pilot; Livongo signs its biggest payer...
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Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Tobacco advertisement expert Dr. Robert Jackler testified to Congress that Juul founders used the tactics of big tobacco companies from the database of 50,000 cigarette ads Jackler amassed for research....
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Vectura, Sandoz win ruling on inhaler packaging case against GSK

Oct 05, 2019 , Reuters
Vectura Group said on Friday a British court had ruled in its favor on the packaging of a generic version of an inhaler made by bigger rival GlaxoSmithKline....
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Big Changes in Asthma Treatment Guidelines

Oct 04, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Big Changes in Asthma Treatment in New Global...
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As Silicon Valley faces a tech reckoning, biologists point to the next big opportunity

Oct 04, 2019 , CNBC Health
At SynBioBeta, entrepreneurs making plant-based foods and genetically engineered bacteria rallied to promote the idea that it's biology's...
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Big Changes in Asthma Treatment in New Global Guidelines

Oct 04, 2019 , RxList
New recommendations for the treatment of asthma from the Global Initiative on Asthma (GINA) fundamentally break with years of clinical...
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Microsoft To Work With Novartis On Applying Artificial Intelligence To Business, Health Care Issues

Oct 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Part of the work will focus on using deep learning — the technique that has brought the biggest recent advances in AI — to improve development of new medicines, the Los Angeles Times reports. Also in industry news: new technology for pictures of the heart, Biogen announces a new R&D chief, Bayer appoints a prominent agricultural expert to its board, and a primer on the problems that led drug stores to pull Zantac from the...
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‘Big Cultural Change’: VA Smoking Ban Has Some Vets Fuming, But Other Welcome The Change

Oct 02, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Compared to those who have never served in the military, veterans smoke at double the rate—29% compared to 14%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of Tuesday, the VA isn't allowing smoking or vaping inside or outside...
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U.S. judge refuses to disqualify himself from opioid litigation

Sep 27, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. judge overseeing nationwide opioid litigation on Thursday rejected a request by several big pharmacy chains and drug distributors to disqualify himself because he appeared to be biased against them and pressed too hard for a costly settlement....
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Liberian hospital patients turned away as medical strike bites

Sep 26, 2019 , Reuters
A medical workers' strike in Liberia has paralyzed the country's already faltering health care system, leaving its biggest hospitals in disarray and thousands of patients without care....
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New Zealand funds manuka honey trademark bid, leaving Australia with sour taste

Sep 26, 2019 , Reuters
The New Zealand government is supporting a bid by the country's honey producers to trademark the name "manuka" in China, angering Australian rivals who fear losing out in their joint biggest market for the lucrative product....
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Juul boss exits in vaping crisis as Philip Morris, Altria axe merger talks

Sep 26, 2019 , Reuters
The chief executive of e-cigarette maker Juul stepped down on Wednesday as merger talks between its biggest investor Altria and Philip Morris collapsed in the face of a regulatory backlash against vaping that could reshape the industry....
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As Health Care Costs Rise, Workers At Low-Wage Firms May Pay A Larger Share

Sep 26, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
People at companies with large numbers of people earning $25,000 or less faced bigger deductibles for single coverage and were asked to pony up a larger share of their income in premiums than those at other firms....
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Healthcare May Eventually Become A Bigger Business For Best Buy Than Selling Electronics

Sep 25, 2019 , Forbes
Best Buy is known as the largest U. S. specialty electronics retailer, but some day, it may be better identified with healthcare...
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Novo Nordisk targets bigger slice of diabetes market with new tablet

Sep 24, 2019 , Reuters
Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is aiming for a big slice of the multibillion-dollar diabetes market with a new pill, approved by U.S. authorities on Friday, that caters for patients with an aversion to needles....
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Fitbit may be seeking a big-name buyer

Sep 24, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The company has brought on an investment firm to investigate options for a potential sale of its business, Reuters...
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Trump administration pushes UN to drop mentions of reproductive health from official documents

Sep 24, 2019 , CNN Health
The Trump administration is pushing for the United Nations to oppose "ambiguous terms" relating to sexual and reproductive health in certain documents, making the argument that such terms could "promote practices like abortion."...
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French weight-loss pill scandal set for landmark trial

Sep 21, 2019 , Reuters
A landmark French trial will from next week seek to settle one of the country's biggest pharmaceutical scandals, probing whether the company behind a weight-loss drug believed to have triggered killer side-effects covered up the risks....
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Big Meat And The Switch To Soy

Sep 21, 2019 , Forbes
Why traditional meat companies are making plant-based meats....
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