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13:48 EDT 21st September 2017 | BioPortfolio

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Thursday 21st September 2017

CVS tightens restrictions on opioid prescriptions in bid to stanch epidemic

Through its pharmacy benefit manager, CVS Caremark, which has 90 million plan members, the company will introduce three new policies, effective in February.

Major physician groups urge Senate to stabilize health insurance markets

A coalition of major physician groups submitted a testimony to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee emphasizing the importance of stabilizing health insurance markets to ensure that patients have access to a variety of affordable and comprehensive health insurance coverage options.The coalition consisted of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the American Academy of Fam...

To Achieve 100% Renewable Energy, We Need Way Better Batteries

When it comes to grid storage our batteries are terrible. A grid powered entirely from solar and wind wouldn’t work with the current state of energy storage, as solar and wind don’t produce consistently, and they can’t be tweaked to meet demand. That is, solar energy can only be produced during cloudless days and wind […]

STARS to strand CEOs on mountaintop for CEO Rescue in the Rockies fundraiser

STARS to strand CEOs on mountaintop for CEO Rescue in the Rockies fundraiser

Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease linked to increased odds of RA, osteoporosis, hypomagnesemia

Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease appears to be positively associated with increased odds of rheumatoid arthritis, hypomagnesemia and osteoporosis, according to findings.Researchers reviewed the Department of VA Corporate Data Warehouse to identify 25,157 patients with Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPDD) and who presented during a 4-year period. Patients with CPDD were sex- and ...

Calyx Recovery opens in Richmond

Outpatient addiction treatment center focuses on part of brain that causes addiction RICHMOND, Va. (PRWEB) September 21, 2017 A new addiction treatment service has opened in Richmond with a different approach to addiction recovery at a time when Virginia faces an opioid epidemic. Last year, Virginia saw at least 1,420 deaths resulting from drug overdose, a staggering increase of 38 percent from...

NaviENT Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance

ClaroNav, a leader in surgical navigation systems, is pleased to announce that it has received FDA 510(K) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market and sell NaviENT in the United States. NaviENT had previously been granted CE mark for the European market and Health Canada approval in 2016. NaviENT, a computer-assisted ...

National Sickle Cell Disease Poll of African Americans Dispels Long-Held Views

Pfizer, NNPA, and Howard University Collaborate to Improve Public Education and Awareness Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), and scholars from Howard University today announced results from a new national poll designed to deepen understanding and gauge perceptions around sickle cell disease (SCD) among African...

Sudden onset headache in a 50 year old woman

A 50 year old woman presented to the emergency department several hours after the sudden onset of a severe headache with associated neck stiffness, photophobia, and vomiting. She reported having a...

An older woman with spontaneous bruising

An 85 year old woman attended the emergency department with large bruises on her right forearm and left leg, which had appeared four days earlier. She had not sustained any injuries to account for...

Is gabapentin effective for women with unexplained chronic pelvic pain?

This article is linked with a commentary on “What to do in the light of this uncertainty” by James Duffy. What you need to knowUp to half of all women with chronic pelvic pain in secondary care have...

Pfizer Sues J&J over 'Anticompetitive' Contracts with Health Insurers for Remicade

NewsOn Wednesday, Pfizer filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, claiming J&J's anticompetitive contracts with health insurers, hospitals, and doctor groups for Remicade prevent biosimilar competition. 

Global Crude Tall Oil Market Research Report 20112023 [Report Updated: 23082017] Prices from USD $2060

SummaryDue to the growing demand of the downstream industries, Market size of Crude Tall Oil CAS 8002264 is estimated to be expanding at a CAGR of 3%5% between 2017 and 2022.The global Crude Tall Oil market will reach Volume Million USD in 2017 with CAGR xx% 20182023. The objective of report is to define, segment, and project the market on the basis of product type, application, and region, and to...

Walgreens Cleared to Acquire 1,932 Rite Aid Stores for $4.375B

NewsRite Aid secures regulatory clearance to sell 1,932 stores and related assets for $4.375 billion to Walgreens Boots Alliance under amended and restated agreement.

Global Window Blinds Market Data Survey Report 2025 [Report Updated: 31082017] Prices from USD $1500

SummaryWindow blind are a type of window covering. There are many different kinds of window blinds which use a variety of control systems. A typical window blind is made up of several long horizontal or vertical slats of various types of hard material, including wood, plastic or metal which are held together by cords that run through the blind slats. Window blinds can be maneuvered with either a m...

Leukotriene D4 Antagonist Pipeline Insights, 2017 [Report Updated: 01092017] Prices from USD $1250

DelveInsight's, Leukotriene D4 AntagonistMechanism of action Insights, 2017, report provides comprehensive insights of the ongoing therapeutic research and development across Leukotriene D4 Antagonist. The report provides a complete understanding of the pipeline activities covering all clinical, preclinical and discovery stage products. A comparative pipeline therapeutics assessment of Leukotriene...

Chromatography Resin Market Analysis, By Type, By Technique By Region And Segment Forecasts ...

The global chromatography resin market is expected to reach USD 2.86 billionby 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing Read more...

AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania is the Top Rated Medicaid Plan in Pennsylvania

The Medicaid plan is also one of the highest-rated health insurance plans in the nation AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania, a Medical Assistance (Medicaid) managed care plan serving central and northwestern Pennsylvania and part of the

PHEMI Appoints New CEO to Focus on Growth

Incoming CEO, Rick Makos, brings a strong customer-focus and extensive industry expertise, positioning the company for market expansion PHEMI, the company delivering big data solutions with built-in privacy, governance, and enterprise-grade management, today announced the appointment of a new CEO, positioning the company for continued growth ...

FemTouch; a Revolution in Feminine Vaginal Health

Movie stars, health magazines and even talk shows are all a-buzz about vaginal rejuvenation procedures, which fix stress urinary incontinence, treat vaginal laxity, vaginal dryness, unbalanced pH and many more feminine issues. Derma Health, a top MedSpa in the U.S. is now offering this phenomenal treatment, called FemTouch™ by Lumenis. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 21, 2017 Derma Health Sk...

Simply Healthcare Foundation and Overtown Youth Center to Provide Trauma and Behavioral Health Services

NBA Hall-of-Famer and Overtown Youth Center Founder Alonzo Mourning will receive the Health Champion Award for his positive impact within the Miami community. Simply Healthcare Foundation is working with Overtown Youth Center (OYC) to support the OYC CARES program dedicated to offering trauma assessment and access to behavioral health services to Miami...

Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Market Analysis By Application, By Region And Segment Forecasts, ...

The global cerium oxide nanoparticles market is expected to reach USD 1.04 billionby 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Read more...

Le bon alignement des planètes continue pour le pôle Medicen !

Theranexus, annonce la délivrance du brevet américain n° US 9,750,734 sur lequel l’entreprise jouit d’une licence exclusive en accord avec le CEA. Intitulé « Use of Flecainide as an anti-connexin agent and method for potentiating the effects of a psychotropic drug », ce brevet protège notamment la combinaison thérapeutique de son candidat-médicament THN102 associant, d’une part...

Duchesnay Inc Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Deals and Alliances Profile [Report Updated: 27072017] Prices from USD $250

SummaryDuchesnay Inc Duchesnay is a pharmaceutical company that offers medications indicated for use in pregnancy. The company's products include Diclectin, an antinauseant drug used for the management of nausea and vomiting; PregVit, a supplement that allow attaining nutrient levels of folic acid, iron, and calcium; and ProctofoamHC, a mucoadhesive analgesic and antiinflammatory foam for the reli...

Steroid inhalers linked to higher risk of hard-to-treat infections

Older people who use steroid inhalers for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are more likely to experience particular bacterial infections, according to a large Canadian study.


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