Latest Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare News

20:14 EDT 4th July 2015 | BioPortfolio

Showing News Articles 1–25 of 410,000+

Saturday 4th July 2015

How St. Johns Wort Can Make You Sick

St John’s Wort can produce the same adverse reactions as antidepressants, and serious side effects can occur when the two are taken together, according to new University of Adelaide research.Read more about How St. Johns Wort Can Make You SickComments

UPDATE 1-Suspected Congo Ebola victims test negative for the virus

KINSHASA, July 4 (Reuters) - Six hunters in the Democratic Republic of Congo who fell sick and were suspected to have Ebola have tested negative for the virus, the health minister said on Saturday.

Suspected Congo Ebola victims test negative for the virus

KINSHASA, July 4 (Reuters) - Six hunters in the Democratic Republic of Congo who fell sick and were suspected to have Ebola have tested negative for the virus, the health minister said on Saturday.

Immigrant children given adult dose of hepatitis A vaccine

About 250 immigrant children were given an adult dose of a hepatitis A vaccine at a Texas detention facility where they were being held with their mothers, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials.

UPDATE 2-Cycling-Boom starts Tour despite low cortisol levels

UTRECHT, Netherlands, July 4 (Reuters) - Dutchman Lars Boom started the Tour de France on Saturday despite showing low levels of cortisol in a test on the eve of the race.

A physician enters rehab. What happens next should disturb you.

I’m a physician, and I’m adrift. I am pretty much lost at sea. I’ve often thought of writing this column, but afraid I’d be recognized, I’ve hesitated for years. Even now, I’ll most likely remain anonymous, because I’m in a vulnerable position. Let me preface my remarks with the reassurance that I’m not a bad […]

The Medicines Company’s Angiomax patent ruled invalid

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court has ruled against The Medicines Company in its…

Results of the Spanish Farma-Biotech Cooperation Program

Last week saw the presentation of the Farma-Biotech Cooperation Program report, fostered by the pharma…

Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani Named Medical Director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders

DENVER, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS has been promoted to Medical Director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health. She has been with Denver Health since 2007 and was most recently the Assistant Medical Director of ACUTE, which she helped to open in its current form in 2008. "Jen is certainly deserving of this honor, given her well-acclaimed aptitud...

New Advancement in Treatment of Chronic Neck Pain

NYDNRehab clinic presents new advancement in the treatment of chronic neck pain based on the new study New York, NY (PRWEB) July 04, 2015 Chronic Neck Pain. Neck pain is no small problem. NIH statistics suggest that 15% of chronic pain sufferers have pain located in the neck. Another 19% suffer from head, migraine, or facial pain, in some cases related to pain referred from the neck. Chiropractic...

5 trends in digital health dealflow in H1, amidst an unusual investment landscape

A StartUp Health report highlighted some interesting digital health investment trends that punctuated the first half of 2015 such as the dominance of deals in patient experience tech.

Kenya's main port sacks 27 strike leaders as losses hit $2 mln

MOMBASA, July 4 (Reuters) - East Africa's biggest port in the Kenyan city of Mombasa said on Saturday it had dismissed 27 workers it believed were behind a strike this week that paralysed operations for two days and cost the port at least $2 million.

UPDATE 1-Cycling-Boom to start Tour despite low cortisol levels

* Boom rides for defending Tour champion Nibali's Astana team (Adds Astana statement, background)

The intersection of illness and incarceration: How racism makes us sick

Despite rates of drug use similar to white counterparts, black men are 11.8 times as likely to be arrested for drug offenses compared to whites. African Americans constitute 14 percent of regular drug users, and yet represent 37 percent of people arrested for drug offenses, 55 percent of drug convictions, and 74 percent of people sent to prison for […]

Medigene und Mologen vs. Baxter International und Evotec - kommentierter KW 27 Peer Group Watch Pharma, Biotech & Gesundheit

In der Wochensicht ist vorne: Medigene 19,95% vor Mologen 1,68%, Qiagen 0,27%, Novartis -0,27%, BB Biotech -0,44%, Stratec Biomedical -0,73%, Paion -0,86%, Biogen Idec -1,09%, Roche Holding -1,3%, ...

AT&S und Apple vs. Shinko Electric Industries und Semtech Corporation - kommentierter KW 27 Peer Group Watch PCB (Printed Circuit Board Producer & Clients)

In der Wochensicht ist vorne: AT&S 0,73% vor Apple -0,24%, Ibiden Co.Ltd -0,76%, Intel -1,5%, Qualcomm Incorporated -2,41%, TTM Technologies, Inc. -3,6%, Semtech Corporation -5,45% und Shinko Elect...

Procter & Gamble und Apple vs. Chevron und JP Morgan Chase - kommentierter KW 27 Peer Group Watch MSCI World Biggest 10

In der Wochensicht ist vorne: Procter & Gamble 0,74% vor Apple -0,24%, Exxon -0,86%, General Electric -1,14%, Johnson & Johnson -1,2%, Wells Fargo -1,22%, Nestlé -1,72%, Microsoft -1,9%, JP Morgan ...

Cyprotex invests for new markets at Alderley Park

Cyprotex, the Macclesfield-based drug analysis specialist, is investing in its new space at the BioHub at Alderley Park.In a stock market statement it said it was expanding its bioanalytical capabilities at the new science cluster near Alderley Edg...

£45M Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst – Round 2 Call for Proposals Now Open

This is a major opportunity for the pharma and IB sector. Up to £45M has been committed in 2014-15 for R&D to address one or more of the major challenges using biological processes, or processes in which biological and chemical approaches...

Professor Alan Boyd Elected President of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine

Professor Alan Boyd, owner of Boyds consultancy business, has been elected as President of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine. Professor Boyd, who is currently Vice President of the Faculty, will take up office on 19th November 2015.Commenting on...

The ‘South Atlantic’ Frequently Chooses Tummy Tuck for Plastic Surgery, Jacksonville, FL, Doctor Notes

Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) July 04, 2015 Earlier in 2015, on Feb. 26, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons published the results of an annual member survey , detailing the mo...

Die Top News vom 04.07.2015

( Täglich präsentieren wir Ihnen hier die populärsten Top News und Empfehlungen von K+S weiter im Ringen mit Potash Es wurde bekannt, dass der Übernahmekampf zwischen Po...

AMS und Samsung Electronics vs. Cisco und Intel - kommentierter KW 27 Peer Group Watch IT & Elektronik

In der Wochensicht ist vorne: AMS 4,84% vor Samsung Electronics 0,57%, IBM -0,22%, Intel -1,5% und Cisco -3,36%. In der Monatssicht ist vorne: IBM -2,99% vor Cisco -6,34% , Samsung Electronics -7,0...

Test your medicine knowledge: 40-year-old man with headache and epistaxis

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 40-year-old man is admitted to the emergency department with a 1-day history of headache and epistaxis. He has had type 1 diabetes mellitus requiring insulin for 30 years and two episodes of ketoacidosis in the past year. On physical examination, […]

Doublets Match Triplet Regimens in Transplant-Ineligible Myeloma

Use of a VD regimen alone to treat patients with transplant-ineligible multiple myeloma was not inferior to VTD or VMP regimens, according to the UPFRONT trial.


BioPortfolio's biotechnology, pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical device information service collates press releases, news articles and blogs from over 275 sources.