Heavy Metal and makeup have more in common than you might know. Lipsticks, mascara, sunblock, and deodorant are just a few of the toxic products that contain levels of heavy metals and other substances that are unregulated by the FDA. Unlike drug companies, cosmetics companies may use almost any ingredients they choose, with few exceptions.
President Barack Obama will meet with Democrats in Congress on Wednesday to discuss ways to protect his signature health care law, which Republicans have threatened to repeal. While campaigning, President-elect Donald Trump vowed to gut the bill, and Republicans have indicated that their first act in 2017 will be a vote in Congress to begin dismant
The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, is a major advocate for across-the-board device servicing requirements. Peter Weems, MITA's director of policy and strategy, sat down with 24x7 to clarify the association's position regarding device regulation and argue why strengt
U.S.- based global healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has agreed to divest two medical device businesses to settle FTC charges that its proposed $25 billion acquisition of St. Jude Medical, Inc. would likely be anticompetitive. The FTC's complaint alleges that without a remedy, the proposed acquisition would harm competition in the U.S. markets
At the Indian Health Service, we are committed to making meaningful and measurable progress to improve the health and well-being of all American Indians and Alaska Natives. It is not simply pointing out challenges, but focusing on solutions and about how we have been entrusted with providing access to health care for American Indians and Alaska Nat
Atlantic Health System announced a definitive agreement with national post-acute care organization Kindred Healthcare Inc. to build a 38- bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in North Jersey. The new facility'would be the new home for the current 38 inpatient beds at AHS's rehabilitation site in Morristown, which is currently in the process of bei
The American Public Health Association issued the following news release:. Findings from this study strongly suggest that the national increase in acute hepatitis C infection is related to the country's opioid epidemic and associated increases in injection drug use. Researchers found the annual incidence rate of acute hepatitis C infection increase
Valley Cottage, NY 12/21/2017 Future Market Insights' recent report on the reprocessed medical devices market in Asia-Pacific region projects that in 2017 and beyond, Japan, China and Southeast Asia will collectively account for more than 60% share of overall market revenues. The report estimates that reprocessed medical devices market in Asi
TOKYO, Dec 22, 2017 Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that an Independent Data Monitoring Committee has determined that BAN2401, an anti-amyloid beta protofibril antibody, did not meet the criteria for success based on a Bayesian analysis at 12 months as the primary endpoint in an 856- patient Phase II clinical study. Following the
Dec. 21 California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Wednesday that his office had joined a $13.5 million multistate settlement with prescription drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals over deceptive and misleading marketing of its products. The settlement must be paid within 30 days of judicial approval, said Jennifer Molina, a..
Savara, Inc., an orphan lung disease company, today announced the submission of an investigational new drug application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its lead product Molgradex, an inhaled formulation of recombinant human GM-CSF, for the treatment of autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, or PAP. Earlier this year, the Company an
Cory Booker, D- N.J., has introduced legislation to "establish certain duties for pharmacies to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administration- approved contraception, medication related to contraception." Patty Murray, D- Wash., Sherrod Brown, D- Ohio, Sheldon Whitehouse, D- R.I., Tammy Baldwin, D- Wis., Al Franken, D- Minn., Kirsten Gillibrand,
"Pen-Type Drug Injection Device and Optical Dose Value Decoding System with Additional Sensor to Distinguish between Dose Dialling and Dose Delivery Mode" in Patent Application Approval Process. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics& Government Week A patent application by the inventor Draper, Paul Richard, filed on August 21, 2017, wa
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics& Government Week A patent application by the inventor SAMBELASHVILI, Aleksandre T., filed on July 31, 2017, was made available online on December 7, 2017, according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews correspondents. This patent application has not been assigned to
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics& Government Week A patent application by the inventors McLennan, Kevin P.; Hoenninger, III, John C., filed on May 10, 2017, was made available online on December 7, 2017, according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews correspondents. This patent application has not b
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics& Government Week A patent application by the inventor Liu, Jian-Hung, filed on December 15, 2016, was made available online on December 7, 2017, according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews correspondents. This patent application has not been assigned to a company
Conagra shares gained 1.21 percent to $38.60 in after-hours trading. Analysts expect Nike Inc to post quarterly earnings at $0.4 per share on revenue of $8.39 billion after the closing bell. Nike shares declined 1.01 percent to close at $63.59 on Wednesday. Allergan plc reported that the FDA has accepted NDA for Seysara for treatment of moderate to
Although there are still a few days left for the year to end, 2017 has turned out to be pretty good for the pharma and biotech sector where FDA approvals are concerned. Immuno-oncology was a key focus area in 2017, whether it was to do with scientific conferences, clinical trial collaborations, acquisitions or FDA approvals. The $11.9 billion acqui
Gainers AEterna Zentaris Inc. rose 69.1 percent to $3.39 in pre-market trading after the company reported the FDA approval of Macrilen for diagnosis of adult growth hormone deficiency. Net Element International Inc rose 50.6 percent to $29.20 in the pre-market trading session following Wednesday announcement of Blockchain business unit. NXT-ID Inc.
LexinFintech priced its IPO at $9 per share. JetPay Corporation shares gained 62.5 percent to $4.305 as traders circulate a comparison article of JetPay versus BitPay. AEterna Zentaris Inc. shares jumped 44 percent to $2.89 after the company reported the FDA approval of Macrilen for diagnosis of adult growth hormone deficiency. Net Element Internat
Washington DC- 60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals announced it has submitted a New Drug Application to the United States Food and Drug Administration for the use of Tafenoquine to prevent malaria in adults traveling to areas where malaria is prevalent. Malaria, a life-threatening disease caused by Plasmodium parasites that are transmitted to people through
Rockville, MD 12/21/2017 Considering the changing lifestyles of consumers, liquid dietary supplements are expected to gain inclusion into their daily diets. While some may consume them for targeted improvement in health, a majority of consumers for liquid dietary supplements will be looking towards improving their general body metabolism and
Southwest Community Health Center provides health care for uninsured residents of Southwest Portland. Ever since Donald Trump was elected president and Republicans retained majorities in the Senate and House of Representatives, immigration reform and health care policy have dominated the national political agenda. And all of that, says Southwest...
Pune, India 12/21/2017 Global Auto-Injectors Market is expected to reach USD 2.4 billion by the end of the forecasted period and is expected to grow at a CAGR of~ 17.2%. Auto-injectors is defined as a medical device which is designed to deliver a single dose of a particular life-saving drug. Key Players for Global Auto-Injectors Market:- UNIL
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following news release:. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a $13.5 million agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., resolving alleged deceptive and misleading marketing regarding drug usage beyond what is indicated on the labeling of four of its prescrip