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Trade War With China Threatens To Make Problems With Generic Medicine Worse

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
More evidence emerges that our reliance on generic medicine from China and India puts us all at...
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Easily Accessible Dietary Supplement Could Help Those With Rare Genetic Mutation Stave Off Cancer

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Those with the mutation have an 85 percent chance of developing some type of cancer. But a dietary supplement might help them beat those odds. In other public health news: ovarian cancer, autism, pain, masculinity, pancreas health, and...
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CMS Releases Guidance To Help States Better Monitor ‘Spread Pricing’ That Can Increase Drug Costs

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Over the past year, so-called "spread pricing" has generated controversy over allegations that pharmacy benefit managers pocket portions of payments that should go to state programs. CMS is trying to mitigate that with new guidance. In other pharmaceutical news: a false advertising lawsuit, a dispute over immunotherapy, a health-tracking forum, and more....
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U.S. Children Eating Less Seafood

May 21, 2019 , WebMD
U.S. government advisories on possible fish contamination may have "pushed people away from eating fish in general and canned tuna in particular," according to the report...
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MyHeritage expands into health-focused DNA testing

May 21, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The Israel-based company is offering 11 genetic risk tests, three polygenic risk tests and 15 carrier status...
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Digital Medicine: Digital Health, Plus Evidence, Plus Humility

May 19, 2019 , Forbes
I see a new generation of researchers who grew up immersed in data+digital beginning to populate incumbent healthcare organizations+pharma companies, bringing with them a new set of expectations+capabilities. With time, effort, and a bit of luck, I suspect they will be the change we all wish to...
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The Unsexy Truth: Fewer in the U.S. Having Sex

May 18, 2019 , WebMD
Despite all the steamy action portrayed on our screens both big and small, new data suggest fewer people are actually having sex than in the past, including young adults and teens who seem to be less sexually active than their peers in previous...
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AAM Report: Generic savings totaled $293B in 2018

May 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The U.S. health care system has saved $2 trillion in the last decade due to low-cost generics, according to a new AAM report. Read More...
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Google pushes new ads in bid to outpace Amazon and Instagram

May 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Investors are concerned about sluggish advertising growth and Google’s ability to compete with its top online rivals. The company says it just wants to create better consumer experiences. Google wants a bigger piece of the online advertising pie—and that means competing with Amazon and Instagram for shoppers. The internet company generates billions in ad revenue […] The post Google pushes new ads in bid to outpace Amazon and Instagram appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Zydus Cadila’s generic Thalitone gets FDA OK

May 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Zydus Cadila's chlorthalidone tablets will be available in two dosage strengths. Read More...
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Feeling Healthy: A Good Start, But Not Always A Good Indicator Of Heart Disease Risk

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Most people feel they have a general idea of how healthy they are based on their diet and exercise regimen and how often they get sick. But a new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers adds to evidence that how healthy people think they are isn’t always an accurate indicator of their risk for c......
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Nurses At UTHealth And UT Physicians Honored At Houston Chronicle Salute To Nurses Luncheon

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hailing from a family with three generations of nurses, Cristina Sola, MSN, RN-BC, AGNP-C, was one of five nurses from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) recognized at the Houston Chronicle Salute to Nurses luncheon May 2 at the Omni Houston Hotel. Timed to coincide......
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Genomic Data Carve A New Path For Consumers, Clinical Trials

May 17, 2019 , Forbes
Genetic testing has changed drastically over the past decade with improvements to technology, turn-around-time, and scope of tests available. Millions of people have had genetic testing and mountains of baseline data now exist. Using these data effectively is the next challenge in front of...
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Alembic receives FDA nod for generic Pataday

May 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, 0.2%, had a market value of $62 million for the 12 months ending December 2018, according to IQVIA data. Read More...
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Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the world's biggest pork market....
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U.S. Birth Rate Lowest in 32 Years

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
The fertility rate in 2018 was 1.7 births per woman, a 2% decline from 2017. That rate means the current generation isn't producing enough children to replace itself,...
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Kroger to develop next-gen consumer product brands

May 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Kroger and Lindsay Goldberg have joined together to form PearlRock Partners, a data-driven platform that will identify, invest in and help grow the next generation of consumer product brands Read More...
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2019 Disruptor 50: No. 44 Veritas Genetics

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Getting ahead of your...
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Microbe-Hacker Ginkgo Bioworks Pushes Further Into Medicine With Acquisition Of Genome Mining Platform And Antibiotics Discovery Deal With Roche

May 16, 2019 , Forbes
Gene-hacking unicorn Ginkgo Bioworks pushed further into medicine with the acquisition of Warp Drive Bio's genome mining platform and its antibiotics discovery deal with Roche. "This is a big part of the future of Ginkgo," CEO Jason Kelly told...
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Ready Or Not, The Food Of The Future Is Coming

May 16, 2019 , Forbes
99% of our genes are microbial, compared to only 1% that are human. Meaning, the main thrust of innovation in health and diet solutions should definitely be aiming at the...
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