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Wednesday 13th February 2019

Your NEJM Group Today: Protecting Patients from Unfair Bills / Direct-Acting Antivirals & HCV / Hem-Onc & Dermatology Opportunities

Have a look — and a listen — at the latest content from NEJM Group. NEJM Audio Interview: Protecting Patients from Unfair Bills: Professor Mark Hall discusses...

Meta-Analysis: Cannabis Use in Adolescence Linked to Later Depression, Suicide

Adolescents who use cannabis face increased risks for depression and suicidality in young adulthood, according to a meta-analysis in JAMA Psychiatry. Researchers examined data...

Survey: Health Plans Are Struggling with Value-Based Reimbursement

Health plans are struggling with value-based reimbursement (VBR) due to internal and external barriers are hampering payers’ adoption of value-based programs, according to a new survey by HealthEdge and Survata. The survey reveals that for payers to have a significant chance at success with VBR programs, they must have modern and flexible technology systems that can easily ... Read More

Clarification of News Feature “Has Cochrane lost its way?”

Tovey claims that the statement in my piece that Cochrane guidance “still allows reviewers to review their own studies” is an “error” and that Cochrane guidance does not allow this.12 He says,...

Machine Learning Algorithm Helps Search for New Drugs

NewsA new machine learning algorithm for drug discovery has been shown to be twice as efficient as the industry standard.

Reprogrammed Human Pancreatic Cells Treat Diabetes in Mice

Nearly 10 percent of Americans have diabetes, a chronic condition where the body does not process sugar. Diabetics either do not make enough insulin — a hormone that acts like a key to let sugars into cells to use for energy — or cells stop responding to insulin. As a result, sugar builds up in the bloodstream leading to high blood sugar. Over time, high blood sugar can give rise to nerve dama...

#news #biotech Interaction of Transcription Factors Can Predict DNA Binding

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Interaction of Transcription Factors Can Predict DNA Binding .A team of Swiss stem cell researchers has demonstrated that by observing the binding of transcription factors to mitotic chromosomes… … Continue reading →

#news #biotech Future of US citrus may hinge on consumer acceptance of genetically modified food

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Future of US citrus may hinge on consumer acceptance of genetically modified food .A tiny insect, no bigger than the head of a pin, is threatening to topple … Continue reading →

New FDA Program Aims to Improve Quality, Innovation in Drug Development

An FDA program is seeking to facilitate better quality drug manufacturing through recognized consensus standards.

Researchers Upcycle Plastic Bags Into Battery Parts

NewsResearchers have reported a new method to convert plastic bags into carbon chips that could be used as anodes for lithium-ion batteries.

Royal college is under fire for “GP bashing” at conference

GPs have criticised the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) after a medical student revealed that a speaker at one of its events had denigrated general practice.On 9 February...

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Palonosetron Accord, palonosetron, Vomiting,Nausea,Cancer, Date of authorisation: 26/05/2016, Revision: 1, Status: Authorised

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Palonosetron Accord, palonosetron, Vomiting,Nausea,Cancer, Date of authorisation: 26/05/2016, Revision: 1, Status: Authorised

Insulin Signaling Failures in the Brain Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

NewsScientists continue to find evidence linking Type 2 diabetes with Alzheimer's disease. However, little is understood about the mechanism by which the two are connected.

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Ameluz, 5-aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride, Keratosis, Actinic,Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Date of authorisation: 13/12/2011, Revision: 13, Status: Authorised

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Ameluz, 5-aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride, Keratosis, Actinic,Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Date of authorisation: 13/12/2011, Revision: 13, Status: Authorised

The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Releases Agenda for 2019 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mediterranean

WASHINGTON, D.C, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM), the international advocacy organization representing the cell and gene therapy and broader regenerative medicine sector, today released the agenda for its inaugural 2019 … Continue reading →

Bhang and Canadian Partner Indiva Announce First Phase in Planned Roll-Out for Canadian Edibles Market with Bhang’s California Licensee Partner, Origin House

Bhang to host sensory sessions at 180 Smoke locations across Toronto to educate Canadian consumers on proper edibles use in advance of legalization Sessions highlight Bhang’s focus on leading the expanding cannabis marketplace with an unmatched portfolio of award-winning brands … Continue reading →

Sen. Cory Booker, hounded by criticism that he has an overly cozy relationship with the drug industry is now trying to crack down on pharma to ensure that criticism doesn't become an even bigger political liability in his 2020 campaign. https://buff.ly/2U

Sen. Cory Booker, hounded by criticism that he has an overly cozy relationship with the drug industry is now trying to crack down on pharma to ensure that criticism doesn't become an even bigger political liability in his 2020 campaign. https://buff.ly/2UZ0GXs 

IBM Watson Health Invests $50M in AI to Tackle Public Health Issues

IBM Watson Health announced plans to make a 10-year, $50 million investment in joint research collaborations to advance the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to tackle public health issues. Brigham and Women’s Hospital – the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School – and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been selected as joint research partners.  AI Research Focus ... Read Mo...

Johnson & Johnson to Acquire Auris Health for $3.4B to Expand Digital Surgery Portfolio

Johnson & Johnson, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auris Health, a developer of robotic technologies for $3.4 billion in cash. Auris Health is a privately held developer of robotic technologies, initially focused on lung cancer, with an FDA-cleared Monarch platform currently used in bronchoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. This ... Read More

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Pregabalin Zentiva k.s., pregabalin, Anxiety Disorders,Neuralgia,Epilepsy, Date of authorisation: 27/02/2017, Revision: 4, Status: Authorised

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Pregabalin Zentiva k.s., pregabalin, Anxiety Disorders,Neuralgia,Epilepsy, Date of authorisation: 27/02/2017, Revision: 4, Status: Authorised

GB Group (158355634GBG) - Expanding eIDV in the US

Edison Investment Research - Technology - GB Group: GB Group (GBG) has acquired IDology, a US identity verification business, for an enterprise value of $300m/£231m. It has placed 39m shares at 410p per share to fund £160m of the purchase price, with the remainder coming from a new credit facility. We estimate that the deal offers significant cross-selling potential and will boost GBG&...

Supermarket Income REIT (SUPR) - Visible income and growth potential

Edison Investment Research - Financials - Supermarket Income REIT: Supermarket Income REIT (SUPR) reported strong H119 earnings growth on the back of its growing portfolio, contracted RPI-linked rental uplifts, and well-controlled costs. The Q219 DPS was increased by 3.2%, in line with RPI. Rental growth also drove revaluation gains, sufficient to offset property acquisition costs in the period. ...

Oncology Venture (OV.ST) - Multiple programme updates

Edison Investment Research - Pharmaceuticals & healthcare - Oncology Venture: Oncology Venture (OV) continues to provide regular response data from its ongoing LiPlaCis Phase II trial in patients with metastatic breast cancer (mBC). To date, 33% of the top one-third sub-population delineated by the drug response predictor (DRP) achieved partial remission (PR) or better. The data also suggested tha...

Vibrating Proteins, Resolved

Here’s something that many of us don’t tend to think about when we think about enzymes: vibrational energy. But it’s long been thought that anisotropic vibrational energy transfer (VET) plays a role in both enzyme active sites and in things like coupling to allosteric sites. Getting a handle on that, though, has not been easy

David Tovey replies to Melanie Newman and The BMJ

Newman asks whether Cochrane has “lost its way” given recent ructions arising from the governing board’s decision to remove membership status from Peter Gøtzsche.1 On the contrary, by all objective...


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