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05:52 EDT 20th August 2017 | BioPortfolio

Singularity University Announces New and Updated Programs to Prepare Leaders for Disruptive Times, Identify Strategic Opportunities, Achieve High-impact Growth, and Build a Better World

The post Singularity University Announces New and Updated Programs to Prepare Leaders for Disruptive Times, Identify Strategic Opportunities, Achieve High-impact Growth, and Build a Better World appea...

You should breastfeed your school-going kid. We tell you why – The Standard

Brit + CoYou should breastfeed your school-going kid. We tell you whyThe StandardIt feels like just yesterday when my sweaty hands were fumbling as I tried to breastfeed my daughter for the first time...

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Dr. Ruth Pfau departs world with three last wishes – Daily Pakistan

Daily PakistanDr. Ruth Pfau departs world with three last wishesDaily PakistanKARACHI – Renowned leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau, who passed away on August 10 and is being accorded state funeral, made ...

Stephen Hawking is wrong on scientific basis of NHS reform, says Jeremy Hunt – The Independent

The IndependentStephen Hawking is wrong on scientific basis of NHS reform, says Jeremy HuntThe IndependentProfessor Hawking had attacked the Conservatives over their handling of the NHS and accused th...

3 tips from DOH on how to be safe from bird flu – Rappler

Rappler3 tips from DOH on how to be safe from bird fluRapplerPROTECTION. Quarantine officers in the affected areas wear the proper gear. Photo courtesy of Dr. Arlene Vytiaco, Bureau of Animal Industry...

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State funeral held for ‘Pakistan’s Mother Theresa’ – National Post

National PostState funeral held for 'Pakistan's Mother Theresa'National PostPeople hold pictures of Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to the eradication of leprosy in Pakistan, i...

US study alleges cigarette makers promote “smoke without smoking” – Xinhua

The Economic VoiceUS study alleges cigarette makers promote "smoke without smoking"XinhuaSAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Tobacco companies have known for decades that without counseling "nicotine r...

Weight loss diet: Eating THIS nut can help stave off obesity – Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukWeight loss diet: Eating THIS nut can help stave off obesityExpress.co.ukWEIGHT loss can be difficult if cutting calories makes you constantly hungry. Fortunately, a new study has discove...

Personal Care Product Use in Men and Urinary Concentrations of Select Phthalate Metabolites and Parabens: Results from the Environment And Reproductive Health (EARTH) Study

Introduction There is ubiquitous general population exposure to ortho-phthalates (hereafter referred to as phthalates) and several parabens (CDC 2017). Phthalates are a family of chemicals commonly us...

Consumers need a little help shopping for their furry friends

Mark Hamstra Consumers continue to turn to online and specialty retail channels for their pet care needs, but drug retailers can do more to assist shoppers in making purchasing decisions in store. re...

Q&A: Sandoz’s Schofield discusses blueprint for AmLactin brand

Brant Schofield, VP and general manager of dermatology at Sandoz, shared with Drug Store News the blueprint for AmLactin’s growth under Sandoz. read more

Air Pollution and Risk of Parkinson’s Disease in a Large Prospective Study of Men

Introduction Evidence is rapidly growing on the negative health impacts of air pollution (Loomis et al. 2013; Wang et al. 2014). Research into the association between air pollution and neurological di...

Innovative skin care enters color cosmetics

Lonni DelaneConsumers have come to understand that their makeup routine starts when they wash their face, and they want more from their cosmetic products than coverage and concealing. read more

Brands look to reach caregivers

One of the biggest marketing opportunities for brands and retailers is reaching out to caregivers. Whether it is assisting in grooming rituals or housekeeping, finding products to help those who can...

Report: Most back-to-school shopping set to be in store

Deena M. Amato-McCoy Sixty-eight percent (68%) of shoppers will make their back-to-school purchases in-store vs. 32% who would prefer to shop only online, according to the “2017 Back-to-School ...

Wegmans to open new store concept

Marianne WilsonIn a first for the 101-year-old grocer, Wegmans said it will open a two-level store, at Natick Mall, Natick, Mass., with direct access to the shopping center.  read more

Vegan beauty goes mainstream

Lonni DelaneFor all the clamor and controversy over being “cruelty-free,” little attention is paid to the animal derivatives used in the products themselves. There is a small but growing b...

Non-touring: Highlighter trend takes over

Lonni DelaneAccording to Mintel’s new report, “2017: Back to Basics,” the industry is starting to see a backlash to heavy Instagram-style makeup. Sixty-nine percent of women spend 20...

5 hot products from the robust offerings at CosmoProf North America

Cosmoprof North America delivered a robust beauty trade fair featuring resources for every aspect of business, from packaging and filling to finished product. Read about the top five products and comp...

Q&A: Foundation Consumer Health moves from concept stage to shelves

Drug Store News talks to Foundation Consumer Healthcare’s chief marketing officer Steve Howards about how the company is bringing both venerable OTC products and new opportunities to market. rea...

Congress sounds off: Affordable hearing aids will happen in 2018

Michael JohnsenOne OTC category expected to emerge in the coming year is hearing aids, which, when paired with in-store hearing aid service centers, will become a powerful solution set.  read mor...

Health-and-wellness assortment for new, expecting moms grows

Michael JohnsenOne of the category opportunities that Drug Store News has seen emerge in the past year is fertility, with products that support the health and wellness of mom — before and during...

Consumers’ dreams come true with new sleep solution sets

Michael JohnsenNo longer a dormant category, sales of sleep aids continue to climb at a rate of 3.9% for the 52 weeks ended June 11 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI. read more

Q&A: Boiron’s Wittenberg talks company’s baby aisle debut

Drug Store News recently discussed the new products the manufacturer of homeopathic remedies will be introducing at NACDS Total Store Expo with Boiron’s Gary Wittenberg, VP of national accounts....

Future Trends: Beauty space, services need a makeover

Americans are spending more than $60 billion on beauty annually. To survive as a meaningful competitor in this evolving beauty arena, drug stores must start to burnish their image. read more

MBC Pharma Inc. Awarded a SBIR Phase I Grant to Investigate Novel Compounds Against Osteomyelitis

MBC Pharma Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company announced today, that it has been awarded an $594,202 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the U.S. National...

Future Trends: Self care, wellness shift to drive innovation in new, emerging health segments

Michael Johnsen No matter where you stand with regard to Obamacare or the American Health Care Act that Congress is debating even now, one factor is certain: The cost of health care — and the c...

McCormick acquires RB’s food division

David SalazarMcCormick’s acquisition of Reckitt Benckiser’s food division was estimated at roughly $4.2 billion.  read more

Marketing pain relief to all ages

Mark HamstraAging baby boomers have been a prime market for OTC analgesics, but the oldest members of society don’t have a monopoly on aches and pains. read more

Pharmacy becomes go-to for flu shots

Michael JohnsenOf the 62% of PrescribeWellness survey respondents who chose the pharmacy over visiting a doctor’s office, as many as 26% stated their pharmacy is their “one-stop shop&rdquo...

Hormel Foods names new CytoSport CEO

Michael JohnsenThe new CytoSport CEO brings more than 20 years of experience building consumer packaged food brands including Skippy peanut butter, among others. read more

Supermarket Wellness Watch: From Kroger to Hannaford, retailers embrace family meals efforts

David OrgelWith September set to mark National Family Meals Month, David Orgel offers a sneak peek at two retailers’ efforts around promoting family meals in this month’s installment of Su...

Lynzparza’s new tablet formulation gets FDA approval, expanded indication

David SalazarWILMINGTON, Del. — AstaZeneca and Merck’s Lynzparza (olaparib) tablets were approved by the Food and Drug Administration, as well as given an expanded indication by the regula...

A&D Medical launches new line of UltraConnect blood pressure monitors

Michael JohnsenThe new A&D Medical UltraConnect blood pressure monitors represent the premium end of the company's retail offering. read more

Diplomat dispensing Mavyret

David SalazarThe drug is indicated to treat patients with all major genotypes of chronic hepatitis C infection with cirrhosis or with compensated cirrhosis. read more

FDA approves Pfizer’s leukemia drug Besponsa

David SalazarThe drug is indicated to treat adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL. read more

Fluidigm Licenses CFTR NGS Assay from Baylor Genetics for Use with the Juno System

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) and Baylor Genetics today announced that they have entered into a licensing agreement to offer a ...

Ligand Receives $2 Million from WuXi Biologics for Licensing anti-PD-1 Antibody Using OmniAb Technology

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) (“Ligand” or “the Company”) announces that it will receive a $2 million payment from WuXi Biologics su...

Aromatherapy manufacturer Young Living Essential Oils names chief supply officer

Michael JohnsenYoung Living Essential Oils' chief supply officer leads the sourcing pillar of Young Living's Seed to Seal program (Sourcing, Science and Standards), that governs how the compan...

Biocept and UT Southwestern Medical Center Announce Study to Profile & Monitor NSCLC Cancer Patients with ALK Rearrangements

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a leading commercial provider of liquid biopsy tests designed to provide physicians with clinically actionable information t...

Quest Products addresses blue light exposure through daily supplement

Michael JohnsenBlue Guard contains Lutemax 2020, which is formulated for optimal eye health with an optimal ratio of two key carotenoids — lutein, and zeaxanthin. read more

Meijer supports local pantries through fall Simply Give program

Michael JohnsenSince Meijer began its Simply Give program in 2008, nearly $32 million – or 352 million meals – has been donated to help neighborhood food pantries keep their shelves stocke...

Kroger promotes flu shots and giving back through One Shot, One Meal initiative

Michael JohnsenThis is the second year of One Shot, One Meal. Last year, Kroger donated 330 million meals. read more

Company Spotlight: ANI Pharmaceuticals

In today's Spotlight column, the company we are featuring is ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ANIP).

Scientists discover why ‘whisky tastes better with water’ – The Spirits Business

The Spirits BusinessScientists discover why 'whisky tastes better with water'The Spirits BusinessThere are numerous ways to enjoy whisky – straight, on the rocks, with water, or mixed in a cocktail ...

Supported Liquid Extraction Microplate for Biological Fluids

Porvair Sciences announces a new easy-to-use 96-well Supported Liquid Extraction (SLE) microplate designed for high recovery extraction of analytes from biological fluids.  &n...

Vendors optimistic for future despite slowdown in growth

Bioprocessing suppliers have recently expressed optimism in the sector despite a slowdown in growth, and one expert believes this will drive investment in new tech and markets.

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