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Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Study examines overall ARI antibiotic prescribing at clinics

Antoinette AlexanderCompared with primary care practices and emergency rooms, there is no difference at retail clinics in overall acute respiratory infections antibiotic prescribing, according the study published online in The American Journal of Managed Care. read more

An Unexpected Microbe Is Killing Organ Transplant Patients

(Science) – A 44-year-old man appeared to be recovering nicely after a double lung transplant at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. A week after the surgery, however, the patient, whose own lungs had been ruined by the inflamm...

Mallinckrodt To Present At Deutsche Bank Healthcare Conference

DUBLIN, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading specialty biopharmaceutical company, will present on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the Deutsche Bank 40th Annual Health Care Conference at the InterContinental Boston hotel in Boston, Mass. Mark Trudeau, President and Chief Executive Officer; Matthew Harbaugh, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and ...

New Orleans Clears the Air, Becomes a Leader in Public Health Advocacy with New Smoke-Free Ordinance According to TFL, City Officials

Inhale, Exhale, Repeat Safely banner to greet all who enter Downtown New Orleans for the coming month New Orleans, La. (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 Today, New Orleans exhibited its commitment to public safety and protecting the public’s health by implementing a historic smoke-free ordinance that protects all of the city’s residents, employees, entertainers and visitors. The unanimous passage of thi...

SynteractHCR Announces Webinar Series for Clinical Research and Biopharma Professionals

Industry experts will provide insights into companion diagnostics, adaptive trial design and EU clinical trial regulation SynteractHCR, a full-service, international contract research organization (CRO), will host a series of educational webinars focused on new requirements, considerations and

Four Key Ways prAna Is Focused On Sustainability

Every Day Is Earth Day When It Comes To Making Clothing With Conscience Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 Sustainability means more than recycling and using organic and natural fibers – for prAna it means working to constantly improve its practices in a holistic way from start to finish. “At prAna, we believe a brand should give much more than it takes from the world,” said Scott Kerslak...

Allergy & Asthma Network Announces 30th Anniversary Award Winners; Jerome Bettis to Attend Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill

VIENNA, Va., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network ( will pay tribute to patients, healthcare professionals, industry leaders and staff members who made significant contributions in allergy and asthma care, as part of the organization's 30th Anniversary Celebration, May 5-8 in Washington, D.C.  Along with a special Awards Di...

Acorda Therapeutics Named One of the Best Places to Work For in New York 2015

Westchester-based biotechnology company ranked in top 10 for fifth consecutive year Biotechnology leader Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOR) has been named one of the best companies to work for in New York, based on an independent survey by the Best Companies Group (BCG). Acorda was named to the list for the fifth consecutive year. ...

FDA Accepts Filing of BETACONNECT™* for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients Taking BETASERON® (interferon beta-1b)

WHIPPANY, N.J., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer is pleased to announce today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the filing for Bayer's supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for BETACONNECT TM (proposed name), another delivery option for BETASERON® (interferon beta-1b), a treatment for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. ...

Cloth masks—dangerous to your health?

The widespread use of cloth masks by healthcare workers may actually put them at increased risk of respiratory illness and viral infections and their global use should be discouraged, according to a UNSW study.

3D-printed organs mimic behavior of heart, lungs

Chuck Bednar for - @BednarChuck Researchers from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have developed tiny, 3D-printed organ-like objects that can mimic the function of the heart and lungs that they hope could be used to create an accurate model of the human body for research purposes. According to Gizmodo, the objects are manufactured by reprogramming human skin cells...

BD "Dynamic Duos" Education Campaign Aims to Help People Simplify Life with Diabetes

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes is a complex disease that can often be overwhelming, creating barriers that may prevent people with diabetes from enjoying the same opportunities as the rest of the population. To help address this issue, BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, is raising awar...

Tuesday 21st April 2015

Barlow Respiratory Hospital Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Executive Officer

LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief executive officer recruitment for Barlow Respiratory Hospi...

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Receives $5 Million Development Award From Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics to Advance Resunab(TM) Clinical Program

NORWOOD, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/15 -- Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRBP) (the "Company"), a clinical stage drug development company focused on the treatment of rare, life-threatening inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, announced today that it has received a development award for up to $5 million from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc. ("CFFT"), the non-profit dr...

Seegene to Attend ECCMID 2015 Annual Meeting

CONCORD, CA and SEOUL, KOREA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/15 -- Seegene Inc. (KOSDAQ: 096530), a leading developer of multiplex PCR technologies, today announced that it is attending the 25th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) from April 25 to 28 at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company will feature its comprehensive Allplex™ family of infect...

Cloth masks -- dangerous to your health?

(University of New South Wales) A UNSW study shows respiratory infection is much higher among healthcare workers wearing cloth masks compared to medical masks.Cloth masks should not be used by workers in any healthcare setting.

COPD and smoking in the Mainland China published by Dove Medical Press

In Mainland China, adult smokers, particularly ex-smokers who had quit because of illness, had significantly higher prevalence of chronic respiratory disease. (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease has published the original research “COPD and its association with smoking in the Mainland China: a cross-sectional analysis of 0.5 million men and ...

Idebenone Slows Respiratory Decline in DMD

(MedPage Today) -- Antioxidant is thought to stimulate mitochondrial activity to preserve breathing ability.

Ancon Medical Disease Screening Device Shows Promise for Lyme Disease

Early Detection of Lyme Disease Possible with Ancon Medical Nanoparticle Biomarker Tagging Technology Device, Further Research Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 With summer returning, outdoor activities like camping and hiking will be part of the fun for many Americans. Unfortunately, that also means the risk of Lyme disease, which is most commonly spread through tick bites. Ancon Medical is...

Pfizer Receives U.S. FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation For XALKORI® (crizotinib) For The Treatment Of Patients With ROS1-Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Pfizer Inc. announced today that XALKORI® (crizotinib) received Breakthrough Therapy designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the potential treatment of patients with ROS1-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Occurring in approximately one percent of NSCLC cases1, ROS1-positive NSCLC represents a particular molecular subgroup...

Airware Labs Expands Sales into India

Breakthrough AIR™ ALLERGY Product Available in 250 Pharmacy and 37 Hospital Outlets in India Airware Labs Corporation (OTCQB: AIRW) today announced 37 Apollo Hospitals and 250 Apollo pharmacy retail outlets across India will now sell Airware Labs' innovative AIR™ ALLERGY product. Apollo Pharmacy is the largest retail pharmacy c

Audentes Therapeutics Appoints Stephen Squinto, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors

Audentes Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company committed to the development and commercialization of gene therapy products for patients with serious, rare diseases, today announced the appointment of Stephen Squinto, Ph.D., to the company’s Board of Directors. Dr. Squinto, a co-founder of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., will serve as an independent ...

Respiratory Depression - Pipeline Review, H1 2015

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Respiratory Depression - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 is a new report from Global Markets Direct published on 2015-03-18. This 41-page report is available in PDF from $2000. Respiratory Depression - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 Summary Global Markets Direct’s, ‘Respiratory Depression - Pipeline Review, H1 2015’, provides an overview of the Respirato...

Fluid Overload and Respiratory Morbidity vs Mortality in PICU

Find out more about the links between early fluid overload and respiratory morbidity and mortality in patients admitted to pediatric ICU. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Bina Technologies and AstraZeneca Announce Collaborative Agreement for Global Deployment of Bina’s Genomic Management Solution

AstraZeneca will use Bina’s Genomic Management Solution to accelerate the incorporation of genomic data into its drug development programs across three main therapeutic areas Bina Technologies, Inc., a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), and AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) today announced

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