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Former senator joins Blink Health’s board

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte will take an active role supporting Blink Health's mission of bringing transparency and affordability to the prescription drug industry. Read More...
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FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts....
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High school e-cigarette use has jumped nearly 80%. Now, the FDA wants new regulations

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Vaping increased nearly 80% among high schoolers and 50% among middle schoolers since last year, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to propose new measures against flavored nicotine products that have propelled the rise, the agency announced Thursday....
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Arena Pharma soars on deal with United Therapeutics for hypertension drug

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
Shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc jumped nearly 30 percent after the drug developer sold rights to develop and sell its hypertension treatment to United Therapeutics Corp, fetching it $800 million in an upfront payment....
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FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it will limit or ban access to flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored...
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FDA to crack down on flavored e-cigs, combustible menthol products

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Citing a rise in youth e-cigarette use in its 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey, the Food and Drug Administration has unveiled efforts to curb the increase. Read More...
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Novartis 'completely committed' to Sandoz, has no split-off plan

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Novartis is "completely committed" to its $10 billion-per-year Sandoz generics business, a spokesman said on Thursday, after a newspaper reported Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan planned to split the unit off....
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Many Drugstores Won't Dispense Opioid Antidote as Required

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Drugstores Won't Dispense Opioid Antidote as RequiredCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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The Amazing Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Genomics and Gene Editing

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
It is predicted that artificial intelligence (AI) will transform many aspects of our life including healthcare and genomics. AI and machine learning have helped us to understand the genome of organisms and will potentially change the way we treat disease, determine effective drugs and edit...
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Novartis launches third-to-market Remicade copy in Germany

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
Novartis launched a copy of Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) inflammation-fighting Remicade in Germany on Thursday as the Swiss drugmaker aims to catch rival biosimilars that are already available in Europe's largest healthcare market....
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Service workers say supervised injection facilities could cut restroom overdoses

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - During interviews about opioid overdoses in public restrooms, New York City service industry workers said they supported the idea of supervised injection facilities because such facilities might reduce injection drug use in their workplaces, researchers report....
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FDA restricts most flavored e-cig sales to curb 'astonishing' teen vaping surge, pursues menthol ban

Nov 16, 2018 , CNBC Health
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb outlined a slew of policies, including restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes, and essentially threatened to pull products from the market if manufacturers do not follow...
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Some Diabetes Drugs, Higher Amputation Risk Linked

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
People on sodium-glucose cotransporter2 (SGLT2) inhibitors were twice as likely to require a lower limb amputation as people taking another type of diabetes medication, Scandinavian researchers have...
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Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to fake drugs

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
When Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains one day last month he did the sensible thing and went to a doctor in his hometown of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital....
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German health minister calls for faster adoption of biosimilar drugs

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
Germany's health minister Jens Spahn has called for faster adoption of cheaper copies of biotech drugs to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases to reign in rising public healthcare costs....
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Juul to phase out flavored pods at retail, back off social media

Nov 15, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Juul Labs, maker of the eponymous, popular Juul e-cigarette, announced this week that it would be halting retail sales of its flavored nicotine pods as the Food and Drug Administration has taken aim at curbing the number of young people using e-cigarettes. Read More...
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Billions Will Be Poured Into AI Drug Development

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
AI technologies conquer the drug developemt industry, giving faster results, with lower cost and more flexibility through simulation...
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Perspectives: Requiring Pharma To Include Prices In Ads Sounds Nice, But It’s Likely To Do More Harm Than Good

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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AAM, 28 groups oppose barriers to generics, biosimilar access in USMCA

Nov 15, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The AAM is expressing opposition, along with 28 groups, over the U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement for its potential to keep drug prices high. Read More...
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Local Ties In Suit Against Opioid Manufacturer Makes Case Personal For New Jersey Officials

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that New Jersey says minimized the risks of opioid addiction in its marketing messages is based in the state. “It is especially troubling that so much of the alleged misconduct took place right here in our own backyard,”said Gurbir Grewal, the New Jersey attorney general, at a news conference announcing the legal action. “New Jersey’s pharmaceutical industry is the envy of the world, with a long history of developing vital, lifesaving drugs. But we...
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