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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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After Reorganization And Promises To Save Money On Connecticut’s Inmate Care, State Official Expects Increase Of $7M

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
After UConn Health explained it couldn't sustain the health care needs of 14,000 prisoners in the face of budget cuts, the state took it over and announced it could save $8 million in costs. Now, officials are presenting a different picture, saying older inmates require better care and startup costs are high. News on care of prisoners comes out of California, Ohio and New Hampshire,...
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Lupin receives FDA nod for generic Dacogen

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Lupin has received the FDA's green light for generic Dacogen, which has a market value of about $135.9 million. Read More...
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CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
Between 2011 and 2018, the number of high school teens who started vaping, as e-cigarette use is called, increased from 220,000 (1.5 percent) to just over 3 million (20.8 percent), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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Detroit clinic owner gets 13 years for role in $8.9 million healthcare fraud

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The owner of a Detroit medical clinic was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison and ordered to pay millions of dollars in restitution after running an $8.9 million healthcare fraud...
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China’s Ping An Good Doctor and Thailand’s BDMS sign MoU to meet demands of Chinese users

Nov 16, 2018 , Mobile Health News
China's leading one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform, Ping An Good Doctor announced today the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangkok Dusit Medical Service (BDMS), the largest healthcare network in Thailand. The two medical service giants will integrate and exchange their experienced medical resources online and offline, and provide one-stop healthcare services for millions of Chinese...
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At 24, Two Entrepreneurs Took On Cancer. At 32, They’re Worth Hundreds Of Millions

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg built Flatiron Health into a $2 billion company to pursue an impossible dream—combating cancer with big data. They’ve not only made fast progress, they’ve also gotten rich trying. A 30 Under 30 cover...
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HealthCare.gov open enrollment sign-ups still trailing last year

Nov 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Almost 1.2 million people signed up for Affordable Care Act exchange coverage during the first two weeks of open enrollment, according to the...
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Simplifying Life For Diabetics With A Nanotechnology Breakthrough

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Thanks to a nanotechnology breakthrough by a pair of researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering, the lives of diabetics may soon become less complicated. Glucose monitoring and hormone therapy are daily challenges that never go away for the 3 million people living with type 1......
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Mayo Clinic gets $200 million donation from turnaround expert Jay Alix

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
The Mayo Clinic on Tuesday said it received $200 million, the largest donation the academic medical center has ever received, from Jay Alix, founder of the consulting firm Alix Partners....
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Cipla gets FDA OK for generic Valcyte

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The FDA has approved Cipla's generic Valcyte, which had a market value of about $79 million. Read More...
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Xellia rolls out vancomycin

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Xellia is unveiling vancomycin hydrochloride for injection, which had a market value of $338 million, according to IQVIA. Read More...
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Short-Term Insurance Plans Offer A Much-Needed Escape From Obamacare

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Consumers should be free to choose the health plans that best meet their own financial and health needs. For millions of Americans, that means affordable, no-frills short-term...
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Lupin receives FDA blessing for generic Pulmicort

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Lupin has received the FDA's nod for generic Pulmicort, which had a market value of about $474.5 million. Read More...
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Novartis' $4 Million Gene Therapy -- Real Price Or A Negotiation Ploy?

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
We are in a wondrous age of medicine where CURES for certain types of cancer, rare diseases, blindness and other scourges are imminent. We now need to figure out how to pay for...
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Mayo Clinic receives record $200M gift from Michigan donor

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A corporate strategist from Michigan has given Mayo Clinic its largest gift ever — $200...
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Cardiovascular Disease, Alzheimer's Genetically Linked

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Studying DNA from more than 1.5 million people, an international team of researchers — led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California, San Francisco — has identified points of DNA that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and also heighten the ri......
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Lupin launches generic Mepron

Nov 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Lupin is debuting a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline’s Mepron, which had a market value of about $119 million, according to IQVIA data. Read More...
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When High-Profile People Share Alzheimer’s Diagnosis, Millions Of Others With The Disease May Benefit

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Following on the heels of President Ronald Reagan and Tennessee's basketball coach Pat Summitt, Sandra Day O'Connor's announcement about her struggles with dementia helps caregivers and others afflicted by the disease deal with the stigma of the illness and make decisions to seek early diagnosis even though there is no cure. Other public health news looks at an Ebola clinical trial, a problem from soy-based baby formula, last year's deadly flu season, anorexia, poor sleep, wheat sensitivity,...
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Nestle raises stake in food allergy drug developer Aimmune

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
The health science arm of Nestle SA will pay $98 million to raise its stake in Aimmune Therapeutics Inc, the drug developer said, as it prepares to submit a marketing application for its peanut allergy drug by the end of the year....
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