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10:47 EDT 20th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Thursday 20th September 2018

Despite red flags at California surgery centers, accreditors award gold seals

As federal or state authorities waved red flags, state-approved accreditation agencies awarded surgery centers gold seals of approval, a Kaiser Health News investigation found.

STAT Plus: Top Trump health official calls on Congress to do more on drug pricing

A top U.S. health official called on lawmakers to do more to help bring down drug prices, saying that the Trump administration had “given them a lot of opportunities to…

Zika Vaccine Shows Promise Against Deadly Brain Cancer

NewsResearchers have developed a live-attenuated Zika vaccine to target and kill glioblastoma stem cells hiding out in brain tissue.

STAT Plus: A state consumer privacy law has threatened to jeopardize the integrity of clinical trial results and drive scientists out of California. https://buff.ly/2xtiMr2 pic.twitter.com/OT8klQGsHr

STAT Plus: A state consumer privacy law has threatened to jeopardize the integrity of clinical trial results and drive scientists out of California. https://buff.ly/2xtiMr2  pic.twitter.com/OT8klQGsHr

Discovery Could Explain Failed Clinical Trials for Alzheimer's

NewsResearchers have discovered a vicious feedback loop underlying brain degeneration in Alzheimer's disease which may explain why so many drug trials have failed.

Chemical Tag Makes the Difference in Cell Fate, Gene Expression

NewsScientists have uncovered the role of special chemical tags in controlling vital genes involved in early mammalian development.

STAT Plus: Health venture led by @Atul_Gawande taps consulting giant to hone strategy for chronically ill. https://buff.ly/2DeXtih pic.twitter.com/VGZv6dF7dN

STAT Plus: Health venture led by @Atul_Gawande taps consulting giant to hone strategy for chronically ill. https://buff.ly/2DeXtih  pic.twitter.com/VGZv6dF7dN

Darwin’s Survival of the Fittest is Immune to Climate Change

NewsFinally some good climate change news: the insects and plants currently on Earth have a better chance against the changing climate than previously thought. Staff Author:&nbs

InMed Pharmaceuticals (IN) - Progressing their programs

Edison Investment Research - Pharmaceutical & healthcare - InMed Pharmaceuticals: InMed continues to make progress on its biosynthesis platform, optimizing the genes that lead E. coli to express the cannabinoids and scaling up the fermentation process, both crucial steps needed to achieve commercial scale to address the market. InMed is also optimizing the formulation for INM-750 for epidermolysi...

Solving the Gut Inflammation Puzzle

NewsInflammatory bowel disease, an umbrella term for a number of gut disorders—including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease—remains a clinical challenge.

Plutonium Waste Continues to Haunt Nuclear Site

NewsFor 75 years, scientists have been trying to devise a way to make a vast supply of radioactive and chemically dangerous waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation safe.

Pyrexia in an older man, months after emergency

An 85 year old caucasian man presented to hospital with a three day history of feeling generally unwell. He had undergone emergency endovascular aortic aneurysm repair five months before presentation...

Lowering hospital walls to achieve health equity

Hospitals have evolved to become integral and dominant components of health systems, although their functions, organisation, size, degree of centralisation, and resourcing varies across countries....

Arteriovenous malformation of the iris

A 73 year old man was referred by an optician for an abnormal vascular lesion of his right iris (fig 1). An important differential diagnosis is neovascularisation of the iris, also known as “rubeosis...

Asked about safe injection sites to address the opioid epidemic, @Surgeon_General says there's not sufficient evidence to show they would work. https://buff.ly/2xrKynY pic.twitter.com/Uxp8o3ig18

Asked about safe injection sites to address the opioid epidemic, @Surgeon_General says there's not sufficient evidence to show they would work. https://buff.ly/2xrKynY  pic.twitter.com/Uxp8o3ig18

STAT Plus: PBM lobbying group names a new president with deep Capitol Hill ties

Pharmacy benefit managers, the drug industry middlemen who have been derided by everyone from community pharmacists to President Trump, have a new chief defender.

Read the First Opinion here: https://buff.ly/2xE25bA 

Read the First Opinion here: https://buff.ly/2xE25bA 

STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Merck to halve Keytruda price in China; FDA rejects record number of generic applications

Merck will halve the price of its Keytruda cancer drug for its China launch, following a similar move by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Zombie Cells Found in Brains of Mice Prior to Cognitive Loss

NewsZombie cells are the ones that can't die but are equally unable to perform the functions of a normal cell.Contributed Author:&

Logger Wirelessly Offloads Data to Mobile Devices

Product AnnouncementOnset's HOBO MX2501 pH and temperature data logger is designed for long-term pH monitoring in water.

Newly Identified Bird Species Already Endangered

NewsA newly discovered species may already be endangered due to pressure from agricultural development.Contributed Author: 

Heartbeat Paces Learning

NewsMany physiological functions, such as breathing and heartbeat, are also rhythmically coupled in nature.Contributed Author: 

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Women's Stroke Risk

NewsFollowing a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce stroke risk in women over 40, but not in men.

A quiet but significant public health innovation engaged barbers to trim not only newborns' hair but their chances of developing life-threatening infections.

A quiet but significant public health innovation engaged barbers to trim not only newborns' hair but their chances of developing life-threatening infections.

Are Service Dogs Safe for Vivariums?

NewsWhen it comes to disabilities, research labs want to be as accommodating as possible. However, having a service dog poses some major challenges to a career in laboratory animal science.


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