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12/8/17 - "Low Dose Oral Pharmaceutical Composition of Isotretinoin" in Patent Application Approval Process (USPTO 20170326091)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week A patent application by the inventors MADAN, Harish Kumar; VENKATESHWARAN, Rathinasabapathy; MADAN, Sumit; KOCHHAR, Ravi, filed on August 1, 2017, was made available online on November 23, 2017, according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by NewsRx correspondents. This patent ap
12/8/17 - Additional Defibrillator Accessories Market to Be at Forefront by 2025: Defibrillation is a treatment procedure used during life threatening conditions that affect the rhythm of the heart such as ventricular fibrillation, cardiac arrhythmia, and puls
Albany, NY 12/07/2017 The treatment includes an electric shock given to the heart which results into depolarization of the heart muscles, leading to normal conduction of heart's electrical impulse. Defibrillator is a device used in this treatment to deliver an electric shock to the heart. It is an important medical device used during cardiopu
12/8/17 - Aquinox Statement on FDA Advisory Committee Meeting to DiscussInterstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS)
Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company discovering and developing targeted therapeutics in disease areas of inflammation and immuno-oncology, today issued the following statements following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Bone, Reproductive, and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee meeting on interstitial...
12/8/17 - Automated Breast Ultrasound System Market Is Expected to Proliferate at a CAGR of 8.1% Between 2017 and 2027: Automated Breast Ultrasound System Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025
Valley Cottage, NY 12/07/2017 Future Market Insights delivers key insights and presents a revised forecast of the global automated breast ultrasound Systems market for a 10 year period from 2017 to 2027 for the report titled "Automated Breast Ultrasound System Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017 20
12/8/17 - Biotech firm receives $8.5M shot in arm
ROANOKE- Tear Solutions, a Charlottes ville based biotechnology startup just received an $8.5 million shot in the arm, courtesy of the VTC Innovation Fund and Pharm standard International, one of Russia's largest pharmaceutical companies. Carilion Clinic is participating in the trial through its relationship with Roanoke- based Vistar Eye Center.
12/8/17 - Changes to Existing Medical Software Policies Resulting From Section 3060 of the 21st Century Cures Act; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability
SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration is announcing the availability of the draft guidance entitled "Changes to Existing Medical Software Policies Resulting from Section 3060 of the 21st Century Cures Act." This draft guidance provides clarity on FDA's current thinking regarding changes made by the 21st Century Cures Act to the definition of a
12/8/17 - Clemson Spinoff Company Receives InnoVision Award for Innovative Medical Technology
Clemson University issued the following news release:. Medical Beam Laboratories LLC, a company recently formed by researchers from Clemson University's Medical Physics lab, has been awarded the InnoVision Award for Technology Development for its work in advanced robotic radiosurgery. Medlin, the CEO of Beam Lab, said he and his team weren't expect
12/8/17 - Climbing Costs for Treating Breast Cancer Poised to Strain Medicare in the Near Future
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News With cancer care costs projected to increase 32% from 2010 to 2020, researchers are working to determine the main drivers of costs for treating breast cancer. In a study led by Ami Vyas, PhD, MS, MBA and published in the November issue of JNCCN- Journal of the National Comprehensive Ca
12/8/17 - Cynical GOP Bill Increases Premiums by 10 Percent on Average, While Handing Massive Tax Breaks to Wealthiest 1 Percent
WASHINGTON, D.C.- On Thursday, December 7, Representatives David Price released a new analysis of the GOP Tax Scam that reveals dismantling the individual mandate would spike premiums by an average of 10 percent and lead to 35,400 fewer people having health insurance in North Carolina's 4th Congressional District. "Every day, the American people l
12/8/17 - Debate: The U.S. health care system is terminally broken
Can the U.S. health system as we know it today be "fixed" and become better, smarter and more compassionate? On one side and arguing that yes, the U.S health care system is terminally broken, were Shannon Brownlee, visiting scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health and senior vice president at the Lown Institute, and Robert Pearl, a former C
12/8/17 - Dental Implants and Prosthetics Market to Perceive Substantial Growth During 2025
Valley Cottage, NY 12/07/2017 Dental implant is an artificial tooth that is placed in jaw to act as replacement tooth. For instance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has estimated that 47.2% of the total population above the age of 65 years suffers from some kind of periodontal disease. According, to the World Health Organization it
12/8/17 - Elekta Debuts Magnetic Resonance Radiation Therapy System to Enable Precision Oncology Therapy at Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week Elekta is introducing its magnetic resonance radiation therapy technology at the Radiological Society of North America 103rd Annual Meeting in Chicago November 26 to December 1. Elekta's MR-linac is the first system to enable simultaneous radiation delivery and fast acquisition of diagnostic-stand
12/8/17 - Federal Register Extracts
SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration is announcing the availability of the guidance entitled "Software as a Medical Device: Clinical Evaluation." This guidance was prepared as part of the FDA's international convergence efforts under the auspices of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum, formerly the Global Harmonization Task Force
12/8/17 - Findings from Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University in Bone Research Provides New Insights (Serum sclerostin in vascular calcification...
Findings from Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University in Bone Research Provides New Insights. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Investigators publish new report on Bone Research. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, "Sclerostin
12/8/17 - Investigators at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Target Radiation Therapy (Stroke-like migraine attacks after radiation therapy: A misnomer?)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week Current study results on Drugs and Therapies- Radiation Therapy have been published. According to news reporting originating in Chicago, Illinois, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "To understand the frequency of electrographic and clinical seizures in patients with stroke-like migraine atta
12/8/17 - Investigators at University of California Report Findings in Prostate Cancer (New aspects of molecular imaging in prostate cancer)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week New research on Oncology- Prostate Cancer is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating from Los Angeles, California, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Nowadays several new imaging modalities are available for investigating prostate cancer such as magnet resonance i
12/8/17 - Lawrence Summers: GOP tax plan will cause thousands of deaths
In reaching my judgment, I relied primarily on work by Kate Baicker, a former colleague now serving as dean of the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy. One peer-reviewed paper, co-written with Benjamin Sommers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Sharon Long at the Urban Institute, based on the experience in Massa
12/8/17 - Leading Healthcare Organizations Applaud the Introduction of the ACO Improvement Act of 2017
The American Medical Group Association issued the following news:. The American Medical Association, AMGA, Medical Group Management Association, National Association of ACOs and Premier agree this legislation provides sensible modifications to the Medicare Shared Savings Program to support the ability of accountable care organizations to achieve...
12/8/17 - Low-salt & heart-healthy dash diet as effective as drugs for some adults with high blood pressure
Results of the randomized clinical trial of the dietary combination, conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, were published in the Nov. 12 issue of Journal of the American College of Cardiology. "Our results add to the evidence that dietary interventions are as effective asor more effective thanantihyperten
12/8/17 - Maryland to receive $10M from EpiPen maker Mylan in Medicaid fraud settlement [The Baltimore Sun]
Dec. 07 The state of Maryland will receive nearly $10 million from Epipen maker Mylan, part of the company's $465 million settlement with the Department of Justice over allegations that it overbilled Medicaid for the life-saving allergy medication injections, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced Thursday. Maryland will receive about $9
12/8/17 - Medical Imaging Equipment Rental Market 2017 Global Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2022
PUNE, INDIA, December 8, 2017/ EINPresswire.com/ This report studies the global Medical Imaging Equipment Rental market, analyzes and researches the Medical Imaging Equipment Rental development status and forecast in United States, EU, Japan, China, India and Southeast Asia. This report focuses on the top players in global market, like Block Imag
12/8/17 - Micro Guide Catheters Market: Opportunities and Threats 2015-2025: Micro Guide Catheters Market: Global industry analysis, size, share, growth and forecast 2015 to 2025 by future market insights
Valley Cottage, NY 12/07/2017 A catheter is a thin tube medical device which can be inserted into the human body during surgical procedures. This process is known as catheterization. A catheter is manufactured from medical grade materials.
12/8/17 - New Drugs Approved In November
LONDON- The process of drug development is challenging. Some drugs pass the FDA muster easily, while some face a host of hurdles before getting the official stamp of approval. So far, 40 novel drugs have been approved for this year, compared to just 22 in 2016.
12/8/17 - New Findings from E. Gaudette and Co-Researchers in the Area of Health Insurance Described (Lifetime Consequences of Early-Life and Midlife Access to...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Data detailed on Health Insurance have been presented. For more information on this research see: Lifetime Consequences of Early-Life and Midlife Access to Health Insurance: A Review. Medical Care Research and Review, 2017;: 1077558717740444. Medical Care Research and Review can be con
12/8/17 - New Findings from Rush University in Arthroplasty Provides New Insights (Can Bundled Payments Be Successful in the Medicaid Population for Primary...
New Findings from Rush University in Arthroplasty Provides New Insights. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Investigators discuss new findings in Surgery- Arthroplasty. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Rush University, "We retrospectively reviewed a consecutive series of 7268 primary hip a
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