Teladoc Brings At-Home Diabetes Testing for Members

What You Should Know: – Teladoc Health recently added an at-home A1C testing program to its chronic care solution, making it easier for members to manage their diabetes while also bridging health equity gaps in chronic condition care. – Livongo by Teladoc Health members will have the option to receive at-home A1C tests provided by LetsGetChecked, a leading healthcare solutions company that enables providers to …

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How Many Calories Are in a Hard Boiled Egg?

Nutritionists used to warn against eating eggs for health. Today, the opposite is true. Eggs are a good source of protein, with under 100 calories. One large hard-boiled egg has about 71 calories, with over 6 grams of protein and 5 grams of fat. Here’s how the different parts compare: Hard-boiled egg white: Hard-boiled egg yolk: …

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Walgreens played ‘substantial’ role in San Francisco opioid crisis, judge finds

The pharmacy chain failed to properly investigate suspicious opioid orders, according to federal ruling Walgreens “substantially contributed” to San Francisco’s opioid epidemic by failing to perform due diligence on prescriptions that flooded into the city for 15 years, a federal judge has found. The city won what local media has called a “landmark trial” against …

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New Strategic Partnership Helps Hospitals Deploy Epic EHR to AWS Cloud

What You Should Know: – Cloudticity and Sapphire Health announced a strategic partnership to help hospitals and healthcare providers that use Epic EHR to undergo a seamless transition into the AWS Cloud. – This first-ever strategic alliance enables hospital systems to leverage cloud power to ensure their infrastructure can achieve high levels of availability, resilience, …

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NPPA ropes in Delhi-based think tank to study global drug pricing policies

Bridge Policy Think Tank, a legal research foundation which undertakes legislative and policy research, has been asked to do a comparative study of drug pricing policies of the UK, US, Australia, Brazil, Sri Lanka Bangladesh, European Union, Thailand, China and South Africa, among other countries and regions.

A 50-State Review of Access to State Medicaid Program Information for People with Limited English Proficiency and/or Disabilities Ahead of the PHE Unwinding

This issue brief reviews accessibility of information for people with LEP and people with disabilities provided through state Medicaid websites and call center automated phone trees as of June 16, 2022. The analysis shows that while states have taken some steps to support access to information and applications for people with LEP and people with …

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America’s New Monkeypox Strategy Rests on a Single Study

Once again, the United States is messing up its approach to vaccines. Three months into its monkeypox outbreak, just 620,000 doses of the two-injection Jynneos shot—the nation’s current best immune defense against the virus—have been shipped to states, not nearly enough to immunize the 1.6 million to 1.7 million Americans that the CDC considers at …

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CDER SBIA Conference: August 16-18, 2022

This event is intended to help National Medicines Regulatory Authorities (NMRA) in LMICs gain a better understanding of the FDA’s role in international regulatory harmonization, USP and USAID’s PQM+ program’s role in supporting the strengthening of regulatory systems in LMICs, and more.

Why better heart health worldwide is now within reach

By placing the power to detect atrial fibrillation into the hands of 6 billion global smartphone users, validation of further physiological parameters will be expedited and the subsequent adoption of this technology into DTx will enable the low-cost tools required to remove barriers to care and improve heart health across the globe.

Femtech Startup Nanopath Raises $10M to Develop POC Diagnostics for Women’s Health

What You Should Know: – Nanopath, a molecular diagnostics company enabling high-quality molecular testing in minutes raises $10M in Series A funding, co-led by co-led by Norwest Venture Partners and Medtech Convergence Fund, to develop a point-of-care diagnostics platform for women’s health screenings. – The company plans to use the latest round of funding to …

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ThedaCare Invests $3M in Qventus to Deploy AI-Enabled Care Operations Automation

What You Should Know: Health system ThedaCare announced it has invested $3M in Qventus and it also deploying the technology to drive operational efficiencies in inpatient and perioperative care settings and across its organization. Through the investment, ThedaCare will collaborate with Qventus to develop new solutions and innovations, as well as support Qventus in expanding its technology to additional …

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Inside Living Cells

Cryo-electron microscopy is a technique that’s been coming on for years and is continuining to take new territory in the world of structural biology. But there’s a related (and even more intense) imaging method that’s coming up behind it. The advances in cryo-EM (sensitivity, contrast, deconvolution of the data, etc.) are all directly applicable to …

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Cipla Limited – Walk-In Drive for Freshers & Experienced On 17th Aug’ 2022

Cipla Limited – Walk-In Drive for Freshers & Experienced On 17th Aug’ 2022 Job Description Company Profile Cipla Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company, headquartered in Mumbai, India. Cipla primarily develops medicines to treat respiratory, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, diabetes, weight control and depression Walk-In Drive for Medical Representatives -Female Hiring-Guwahati Department: Medical Representatives Designation: Assistant Manager/ …

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Innovare Labs-Walk-In Interview for Research Associate On 13th Aug’ 2022

Innovare Labs-Walk-In Interview for Research Associate On 13th Aug’ 2022 Job Description Walk-In Interview for Research Associate On 13th Aug’ 2022 @ Innovare Labs Departments: PD Lab Designation: Research Associate Qualification : M.Sc Experience: 06 to 08 years Job Location: Atchutapuram, Visakhapatnam Date: 13th Aug’ 2022 Venue: Plot No. 23A, 23B, ATCHUTAPURAM Post, AP SEZ DENOTIFI, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, …

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Jodas Expoim Pvt. Ltd- Openings for FR&D (OSD/ Injectable)-Apply Now

Jodas Expoim Pvt. Ltd- Openings for FR&D (OSD/ Injectable)-Apply Now Job Description Greetings From Jodas!!! Openings for FR&D (OSD/ Injectable) @ Jodas Expoim Pvt. Ltd Department: FR&D (OSD/ Injectable) Role: RA I/ II/ III Qualification: B.Pharm/ M.Pharm/ M.Sc Experience: 03 to 06 years Work Location: Karkapatla, Hyderabad) Interested can send their resume to recruitment5@jodasexpoim.in & should …

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals-Walk-In Interviews for QC/ QA/ Microbiology/ Production/ Packing On 13th Aug’ 2022

Emcure Pharmaceuticals-Walk-In Interviews for QC/ QA/ Microbiology/ Production/ Packing On 13th Aug’ 2022 Job Description Emcure Pharmaceuticals, We are a fast-growing Indian Pharmaceutical company engaged in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of biopharmaceutical products globally. Emcure’s differentiated product portfolio lends and unparalleled competitive advantage establishing its presence in all major therapies in the …

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Biophore India Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd-Walk-In Interview for Freshers & Experienced On 11th to 13th Aug’ 2022

Biophore India Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd-Walk-In Interview for Freshers & Experienced On 11th to 13th Aug’ 2022 Job Description Walk-In Interview for Freshers & Experienced in R&D/ Project Management/ AR&D Departments @ Biophore India Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd Department: R&D-API (Male) (Synthesis/ Process/ CRO) Qualification: M.Sc Experience: 0 to 09 years Speaking: Good English / Telugu Department: …

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CNN myocarditis fact check by a Cardiologist (me)

BY ANISH KOKA A recent CNN article discusses approval of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for people ages 6-17. The CDC director acted after its vaccine advisers on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously to support the two dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for kids in this age group. The goal per CDC director Walensky was to …

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Biden to name first woman to lead National Cancer Institute

President Biden on Wednesday will appoint Monica Bertagnolli to lead the National Cancer Institute, making her the first woman to lead the organization as the White House puts a renewed focus on fighting cancer. Bertagnolli is currently a professor of surgery in the field of surgical oncology at Harvard Medical School. She previously served as …

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New Versant Ventures startup goes ‘gutless’ for next-generation gene delivery

Vector BioPharma has launched from the biotech startup incubator of Versant Ventures, which is backing the company with a $30 million Series A financing. Vector is developing virus-like particles with the capability to deliver large payloads of genetic medicines to a wide range of tissues.

This isn’t another story about burnout: Why empathy fatigue is the worst threat to patient care today

At the beginning of the pandemic, we were celebrated as heroes. Now the heroes are asking for help in addressing this new phenomenon of empathy fatigue. If we fail to ignore this crisis of compassion, patients and clinicians will continue to suffer.

Woman of the Week: COTA’s Miruna Sasu

Miruna Sasu is on a mission to use real world data to help wipe out cancer. She believes this audacious goal is within reach, and as president and CEO of COTA, she is inspiring her team to create a “path to care” for oncology patients.

Fewer Americans say COVID-19 situation is improving: Gallup

Fewer Americans believe that the COVID-19 situation in the country is improving, according to a new Gallup poll.  The poll, published on Wednesday, found that 41 percent of respondents said that the COVID-19 situation is getting better in the U.S., a percentage that is down 22 points from a similar poll published in April and …

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PharmaShots Interview: Laurent Levy, CEO of Nanobiotix Shares Insights and Clinical Updates on its Nanoparticle Therapy

Shots:  Laurent spoke about the study design of its nanoparticle therapy to enhance the cancer-killing effect of radiation, which was presented at ASCO 2022 Laurent also highlighted how this nanoparticle therapy can be a potential radio enhancer in various tumor types and across lines of therapy The interview summarizes Nanobiotix’s vision to advance nanoparticles across …

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Gamida Cell Reports First Patient Dosing in P-I/II Study of GDA-201 for the Treatment of Follicular and Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma

Shots: The 1st patient has been dosed in the P-I/II study in which the P-I dose escalation study evaluates the safety of GDA-201 in patients with FL, DLBCL/HGBL, MZL & MCL whereas the P-II expansion study evaluates the safety & efficacy of GDA-201 in patients (n=63) divided into two groups with either FL or DLBCL …

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Just-Evotec Biologics Expands its Partnership with Alpine Immune Sciences for the Commercial Process Development of ALPN-303 to Treat Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Shots: Under the terms of the agreement, Just-Evotec will develop a commercial manufacturing process for Alpine’s ALPN-303 using its data-driven technology platform, J.DESIGN with the commercial development activities to be performed at its J.POD biomanufacturing facility The extension of the partnership was based on the 2020 collaboration under which Just-Evotech provided drug substance materials through …

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Virtual Care Regulatory Round-Up: Dobbs & the ‘Weaponization’ of Digital Health Data

BY JESSICA DaMASSA How will the reversal of Roe v. Wade impact virtual care and digital health companies from a health data privacy standpoint, particularly as States crack down on the use of telehealth as a mechanism for obtaining abortions and begin to look at digital health data as potential evidence in criminal cases where …

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Innovent’s Picankibart (IBI112) Meet its Primary Endpoint in the P-II (CIBI112A201) Study for the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis

Shots: The P-II (CIBI112A201) study evaluating picankibart (50/100/200mg) vs PBO in a ratio (1:1:1:1:1) in 250 patients with mod. to sev. PsO The trial met its 1EPs i.e., 52.0% to 54.9% of patients achieved PASI 90 @16wks.; PASI 75 & 100 were significantly higher over PBO. At 28wks., long-term efficacy was observed with 61.2% to …

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Intel Invests $20M in Biofourmis’ Virtual Care Offerings

What You Should Know: – Biofourmis, a Boston-based global leader in virtual care and digital medicine, today announced that Intel Capital, the strategic investment arm of chipmaker Intel Corporation, has joined its Series D financing in an extension that brings the total funding raised in the round to $320M. – The initial Series D funding …

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AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo Present P-Ib (TROPION-Lung02) Trial Results of Datopotamab Deruxtecan (Dato-DXd) for Advanced NSCLC at WCLC 2022

Shots: The P-Ib (TROPION-Lung02) trial evaluating datopotamab deruxtecan (4 & 6mg/kg) + pembrolizumab (200mg) with/out Pt CT (carboplatin or cisplatin) in patients with advanced or metastatic NSCLC without actionable genomic alterations The results showed a promising clinical activity along with a tolerable safety profile. In an interim analysis, ORR in the overall population of 37% …

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EPA Action Boosts Grassroots Momentum to Reduce Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

ROME, Ga. — The intake pumps that once drew 6 million gallons of water a day from the Oostanaula River now sit mostly dormant in this northwestern Georgia city. Local officials contend that years of contamination miles upstream sent toxic perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, into Rome’s water supply, rendering it potentially dangerous …

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Newsom Pins Political Rise on Abortion, Guns, and Health Care

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gavin Newsom is fed up with Republicans for attacking abortion rights and blocking gun regulations — and with his own Democratic Party for failing to boldly and brashly take on the conservative right and push a progressive agenda. And as California’s first-term governor positions himself as the national Democratic Party pit bull, …

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Rapper Fat Joe Says No One Is Making Sure Hospitals Post Their Prices

“Nobody’s enforcing that law.” Rapper Fat Joe, in a TV ad about hospital price transparency requirements that began running this spring Rapper Fat Joe takes on hospital industry executives in an advertisement, contending that many hospitals are disobeying a law that requires them to publicly post the prices they charge cash-paying patients and insurance companies …

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Merck Entered into a Multi-Year Strategic Research Collaboration with Cerevance to Discover Novel Targets Using NETSseq Technology for Alzheimer’s Disease

Shots: Cerevance to receive a $25M up front & is eligible to receive ~$1.1B in development & commercial milestones along with royalties on sales of approved products that emerge from the collaboration The collaboration will use Cerevance’s NETSseq technology platform to identify novel targets for AD. Additionally, Cerevance will out-license one discovery-stage program to Merck …

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Merck Entered into a Multi-Year Strategic Research Collaboration with Cerevance to Discover Novel Targets Using NETSseq Technology for Alzheimer’s Disease

Shots: Cerevance to receive a $25M up front & is eligible to receive ~$1.1B in development & commercial milestones along with royalties on sales of approved products that emerge from the collaboration The collaboration will use Cerevance’s NETSseq technology platform to identify novel targets for AD. Additionally, Cerevance will out-license one discovery-stage program to Merck …

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GSK Entered into an Option Agreement with Mersana to Co-Development and Commercialize XMT-2056 for the Treatment of Cancer

Shots: Mersana to receive $100M up front. If GSK exercises its option, Mersana will eligible to receive ~$1.36B in option exercise, development, regulatory & commercial milestones Mersana also holds options for US profit-sharing & co-promotion of XMT-2056 in the US. If it exercises its option, Mersana will receive tiered royalty in Ex-US markets. If not, …

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Cybercriminals Use Bots to Steal Active Pharmacy Accounts and Resell Prescriptions

What You Should Know: – Cybercriminals are leveraging illegal bots to steal pharmacy accounts and resell prescriptions on a secondary market for in-demand substances, like Oxycodone, according to recent research from Kasada’s threat intelligence team. has recently shared research by its threat intelligence team about a new, illegal use of bots -. – Researchers have …

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Pharmaceutical companies with the most ‘New Product Exclusivity’ drugs

This chart shows the companies which have received the most New Product exclusivities in the past five years. New Product Development is one of the categories for which the FDA… The post Pharmaceutical companies with the most ‘New Product Exclusivity’ drugs appeared first on DrugPatentWatch – Make Better Decisions.

Welcoming Patients Through The Digital Front Door

Justin Jacobson, VP & General Manager, Patient Engagement Solutions at Nuance Communications When patients contact their healthcare providers, they look for efficiency, convenience, and compassion. But often, the reality is far more clunky and impersonal when they find that an out-of-date phone system or a long hold queue are their only options. The secret to …

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More on Professor Sarnoff’s Perspective on Tillis Patent Eligibility Bill

As promised in our earlier post (see "Professor Sarnoff Provides His Perspective on Tillis Bill"), here we turn to Professor Joshua Sarnoff’s thoughts on the portions of Senator Thom Tillis’ (R-NC) bill regarding diagnostic method patents. Those thoughts were presented in abbreviated form in the earlier post because we did not have the space the …

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Montana Supreme Court upholds ruling blocking abortion restrictions

Montana’s Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that temporarily blocks further restrictions on abortion.  Planned Parenthood in a statement Tuesday announced that the Montana Supreme Court blocked three separate laws that were enacted during the state’s legislative session last year from taking effect.  One of the laws would have banned abortion after 20 …

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Scientists identify pathway to curb spread of brain cancer

Researchers have identified a molecular pathway responsible for the spread of glioblastoma to surrounding tissue in the brain, as well as an existing drug that curbed tumor growth in animal models. The findings have led to a clinical trial that could offer new hope to patients with glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer …

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Health Care — US announces new monkeypox vaccine strategy

Tonight, we’ll get to see the last supermoon of 2022, called the “Sturgeon Supermoon” because it’s around this time that it’s easiest to catch sturgeon in the Great Lakes. So either grab your telescope or your fishing pole.  In health news, a new monkeypox vaccination strategy will quintuple the available doses, but there are concerns about whether it …

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Stanford spinout raises $14M for its point-of-care physician consult service

Atropos Health, a startup spun out of Stanford University that provides point-of-care physician consults, recently raised $14 million in Series A funding. The company will use the money to further develop the oncology consult product it is building with ASCO, as well as grow its commercial team.

The New Franchise Owners Who Have Made Home Care Their Second Act

More often than ever, professionals from other sectors are changing course, entering the home care industry and jump starting their careers by becoming franchisees. This new class of home care franchise owners brings with them backgrounds in law, hospitality, public relations and other areas.  Since moving into the home care sector, many have been able …

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Are health care prices falling?

It seems like everything just gets more and more expensive.  But are prices for medical care declining?  Cutler et al. (1998) found in seminal paper “Are medical prices declining? Evidence for heart attack treatments” that while unadjusted prices of medical care were in fact rising, quality-adjusted health care costs actually were falling.  In my own …

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Two Private Equity Firms Reportedly Back Self-Directed At-Home Care Enabler Public Partnerships

Two large private equity firms have made under-the-radar investments in the self-directed, at-home care enabler Public Partnerships (PPL). That’s according to a new report from Axios, which said that “few other details are known about transaction.” The two backers are the Park City, Utah-based DW Healthcare Partners and the Chicago-based Linden Capital Partners. Other details …

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With New Leader At The Helm, Pennant Touts Its Home Health Acquisition Strategy

Though the Pennant Group Inc. (Nasdaq: PNTG) has entered into a new era of leadership, the company is doubling down on its core strategy and operational principles. “Our differentiators are, one, our innovative operating model focused on empowering and developing strong local leaders,” Pennant CEO Brent Guerisoli said during a second quarter earnings call Tuesday. …

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Penn Medicine’s venture fund makes 2 investments to address SDOH

The Penn Medicine-Wharton Fund for Health, Penn’s venture fund focused on social determinants of health, recently announced investments in its fifth and sixth companies. The fund invested in two Philadelphia-based startups, Fabric Health and Stimulus, bringing its total amount of invested capital to $1.35 million.

US moves to stretch limited monkeypox vaccine supply

The Biden administration on Tuesday announced a new strategy to stretch the limited available doses of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine by changing how the vaccine is injected. The new method would split up the doses and use one-fifth as much vaccine per shot. The partial dose of the vaccine would be injected into the upper …

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Civil rights groups, including Al Sharpton-led organization, urge USDA to fix ‘dietary racism’ in school lunch programs

Twenty-eight civil rights and health care groups announced Tuesday they have requested that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) address “dietary racism” in national school lunch programs, raising concerns to the federal agency about forcing millions of minority children to drink cow’s milk without allowing them a healthier alternative. In a letter to the USDA’s …

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Fired nurse settles lawsuit with California hospital over bachelor’s degree requirement

Huntington Memorial Hospital (now known as Huntington Health) in Pasadena, Calif., has settled allegations that it brought up the education of and then wrongfully fired a registered nurse who complained about discrimination and retaliation, according to a City News Service report published Aug. 8 in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.  

Body posture affects how oral drugs absorbed by stomach

A common method of administering drugs is orally, by swallowing a pill or capsule. But oral administration is the most complex way for the human body to absorb an active pharmaceutical ingredient, because the bioavailability of the drug in the gastrointestinal tract depends on the medication’s ingredients and the stomach’s dynamic physiological environment. Researchers have …

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Microrobotics in endodontic treatment, diagnostics

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers have shown that microrobots can access the difficult to reach surfaces of the root canal with controlled precision, treating and disrupting biofilms and even retrieving samples for diagnostics, enabling a more personalized treatment plan.

Getting the healthcare first impression right through smart pre-care engagement

The trifecta of increasing consumerism, staff burnout, and deferred care is a fundamental and new challenge that every healthcare provider in the country must overcome. The solution needs to start at the very start of the care journey when patients are still formulating an opinion of their provider and the care they are likely to …

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Manav Sevak, CEO, Memora Health: Interview & Demo

Manav Sevak is the (young and very smart) CEO of Memora Health. I must admit to thinking that their service was just a patient chatbot, but it’s a lot more than that. It’s digitizing care workflows that touch both patients and of course the clinical care teams that support them–especially outside the walls of the …

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The Ubiquitin Universe

I was just talking here about targeted protein degradation, not for the first time, and in almost every case when you’re talking TPD you’re talking ubiquitination. Ubiquitin, as the name indicates, is indeed all over the place. It’s a small protein (76 amino acids), but it doesn’t quite qualify for being one of those “microprotein” …

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Laboratorios de análisis de aguas residuales para covid se suman a la caza de la viruela del simio

Las mismas técnicas de vigilancia de aguas residuales que se han convertido en una herramienta crítica en la detección temprana de brotes de covid-19 se están adaptando para monitorear la alarmante propagación de la viruela del simio en el Área de la Bahía de San Francisco y en otras comunidades de Estados Unidos. Antes de …

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Merck turns to biotech Cerevance to feed neuro pipeline with Alzheimer’s drugs

Merck is paying $25 million to kick off a research partnership with Cerevance, a startup that analyzes donor brain tissue to find novel targets for new neurological disorder drugs. While Cerevance’s lead program is a Parkinson’s disease drug, Merck is wants to see if the startup’s technology can help it discover and develop new Alzheimer’s …

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Solara Active Pharma Sciences Limited-Openings for Process Development Lab/ QA/ QC Departments -Apply Now

Solara Active Pharma Sciences Limited-Openings for Process Development Lab/ QA/ QC Departments -Apply Now Job Description Greetings from Solara Active Pharma Sciences Limited …..!!! Departments: Process Development Lab/ Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Qualification: M.Sc/ B.Pharm/ M.Pharm Designation:  Executive/ Sr. Executive Experience :  3 to 8 years Job Location: Mangalore Interested Candidates share your CV to sivashankar.mohanty@arcolab.com …

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Vital Therapeutics & Formulation Pvt. Ltd-Walk In Drive for Marketing On 13th Aug’ 2022 @ Secunderabad

Vital Therapeutics & Formulation Pvt. Ltd-Walk In Drive for Marketing On 13th Aug’ 2022 @ Secunderabad Job Description Walk In Drive for Marketing On 13th Aug’ 2022 @ Vital Therapeutics & Formulation Pvt. Ltd Department: Marketing -Pharma Nutraceutical & API/ Veterinary Qualification: B. Pharmacy/ M. Pharmacy/ MBA Experience: 05 to 15 years Designation: Business Development …

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Top 25 tech hubs by salary

Despite the pandemic increasing the number of people who work remotely, traditional tech hubs still lead in average salaries for technologists, though some up-and-coming areas have seen pay growth, according to a 2022 salary report from career website Dice.com.

Review: Gain Better Sight and Insight with the Verkada CD52 Dome Camera

Physical security is a major concern for hospitals, as threats of violence put patients and providers at risk. A 2022 report from video surveillance company Pro-Vigil reveals that 28 percent of respondents experienced a general increase in physical security incidents in 2021, up from 20 percent in 2020. Additionally, about 27 percent anticipate such incidents …

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Aishwarya Healthcare -Openings for Finance &Accounts/ QA/ Microbiology- Apply Now

Aishwarya Healthcare -Openings for Finance &Accounts/ QA/ Microbiology- Apply Now Job Description We are hiring on following Vacant positions @ Aishwarya healthcare  Job Posted Date: 09/08/ 2022 Last Date: 15/08/ 2022 Job Location: Sikkim Department: Accounts & Finance Experience: 06 to 08 years (Only Pharma background) Designation: Sr. Executive Jd: Month end activity closing on SAP …

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Future medical applications in drug design

Morphogens are the secreted molecules that pattern embryonic tissues. These molecules are important not only for the embryo during development, but also for the adult during tissue repair. However, the way these morphogens are distributed to ensure patterning occurs is still not fully understood. Using a combination of experiments and mathematical modeling, researchers learned more …

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A role for cell ‘antennae’ in managing dopamine signals in the brain

A historically overlooked rod-like projection present on nearly every cell type in the human body may finally be getting its scientific due: A new study has found that these appendages, called cilia, on neurons in the brain have a key role in ensuring a specific dopamine receptor’s signals are properly received.

On-demand webinar: Pursuing better value-based care with Florida Blue Medicare

Unwarranted variation in healthcare leads to greater cost without better outcomes for a member’s health—but it’s not always easy to catch. For example, a procedure might appear to be high quality on the surface, but perhaps that procedure never needed to happen. Similarly, a drug that was prescribed could be low cost, but never needed …

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Schumer: Senate will vote again on $35 insulin cap after GOP blocked it

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Monday night that he is going to bring a $35 cap on patients’ insulin costs back up for a vote this fall after Republicans blocked it over the weekend.   “They blocked a $35 price for insulin for non-Medicare people,” Schumer said on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show.” …

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Project US@ – Advancing Health Equity Requires Better Data

One of the single greatest social determinants of health is where a patient lives.  It can determine their risk factor for a specific illness or chronic disease, such as asthma, and can also affect much broader measures of well-being and life expectancy. Thus, our ability as healthcare professionals to measure and act on such factors …

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Availity to Acquire Diameter Health to Expand Clinical Data Interoperability

What You Should Know: – One of the nation’s largest real-time health information networks Availity announced an agreement to acquire Diameter Health, a national leader in clinical data quality and interoperability. – This strategic deal expands Availity’s clinical portfolio to deliver the strongest integrated clinical and claims data network and interoperability platforms in healthcare.  Streamlining Clinical Data Interoperability …

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VLRC Brings AI-Driven Diabetic Eye Screening to Rural & Indigenous Communities

What You Should Know: – Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada (VLRC) and Eyenuk, Inc. launches of VLRC’s Eye Health Screening Initiative to screen rural, remote and Indigenous populations in Northern and Eastern Ontario for diabetic retinopathy (DR), the leading cause of blindness among working-age adults, using Eyenuk’s autonomous AI technology. – VLRC is training local community …

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Koneksa aims to answer Parkinson’s-tracking challenge with AI

Healthcare technology firm Koneksa will carry out a study to evaluate whether digital biomarkers can be used to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease – thanks to a grant from the Michael J Fox Foundation. Quantitative tools for measuring progression are lacking in Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders, with clinicians relying on subjective measures …

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Evidence Partners Raises $20M for Automated, Evidence-Based Research

What You Should Know: – Evidence Partners has announced a growth financing round, their first ever, for $20M, led by Thomvest Ventures.  – With their new AI product DistillerSR, Evidence Partners are changing the way Literature Reviews are conducted, making them efficient, accurate, and less labour-intensive. AI-Driven Literature Review Software DistillerSR is a web-based platform …

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The Emergence of Artificial Intelligence in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The dependability of digital technology has augmented through a variety of industries, including communication, transportation, manufacturing, medical, and pharmaceutical companies. Development in technologies has made it possible to merge medical science with digital platforms, allowing for the individualised delivery of services to a large population, making therapy more effective and convenient. Today, technology has become …

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How hospitals are meeting new charity care policies by streamlining presumptive checks

According to the most recent figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 8.8% of Americans are without health insurance. While this has dipped since the pandemic high of 10.3% towards the end of 2020, it still leaves nearly 30 million people facing the often-difficult decision of what to do when they need …

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The “Optimal Diet” Is Put to the Test

The CHIP program (now called Pivio) has attempted to take the pioneering lifestyle medicine work of Pritikin and Ornish and spread it out into the community. England has been keeping mortality statistics since 1665 when one person was “killed by a fall down stairs at St. Thomas Apostle.” That same week, though, nearly 4,000 people …

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Delivering virtual care at scale

Virtual care comes in many forms and the term covers a multitude of use cases and workflows. We find that providers can deliver better remote care, at lower cost, when they standardize on a virtual care platform with the ability to support all core use cases. At Cisco, we’ve taken a full-stack platform approach that …

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The role of mindfulness in healthcare from behavioral health to physical therapy [Sponsored]

Clinicians used to wonder if there was a role for mindfulness meditation in healthcare. But after the Covid-19 pandemic laid bare the overwhelming need for practical solutions in behavioral health, the question has shifted to what role it can play.

Verona cues up filings for COPD drug after it aces phase 3 test

UK-based Verona Pharma has scored a key win in a phase 3 trial of its chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) drug ensifentrine, setting up regulatory filings in the first half of next year. The drug was administered twice-daily using a nebuliser as a chronic maintenance therapy for people with COPD in the ENHANCE-2 study, cutting …

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Tagrisso paired with Hutchmed drug clears lung cancer test

EGFR inhibitors like AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso have been hugely successful in treating EGFR-positive lung cancer, but the durability of treatment is often reduced by resistance mutations. Now, a combination of Tagrisso with another drug looks like it may help tackle that issue. The most common biomarker among people with EGFR-mutated lung cancer who develop resistance to …

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FDA okays ProstatID software for detecting prostate cancer in MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology specialist Bot Image has won FDA approval for its artificial intelligence-powered software ProstatID, used for the detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer. The software is combined with traditional MRI scanning to improve the “accuracy and speed” of prostate cancer diagnosis by improving the diagnostic resolution of images, according to the …

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AI tissue analysis enables rapid discovery of drug candidates

AI could address the most significant issue in drug discovery, finds Ben Hargreaves, and also offers the potential to use tissue samples to create precision medicine for specific patient groups. The scale of the challenge Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020, according to the …

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‘American Diagnosis’: ‘We Need to Be at the Table’: Native-Led Medical Research Aims to Rebuild Trust

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen. The transcript for this segment is being processed. We’re working to post it four to five days after the episode airs. Episode 10: “Stewardship Over Biodata Rebuilds Trust” Mending broken trust may be a first step for investigators who want to increase the participation of Native …

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Covid Sewage Surveillance Labs Join the Hunt for Monkeypox

The same wastewater surveillance techniques that have emerged as a critical tool in early detection of covid-19 outbreaks are being adapted for use in monitoring the startling spread of monkeypox across the San Francisco Bay Area and some other U.S. communities. Before the covid pandemic, wastewater sludge was thought to hold promise as an early …

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After ‘a Lot of Doors Shut in Our Face,’ Crusading Couple Celebrate Passage of Burn Pit Bill

The battle was just beginning for Le Roy Torres and his wife, Rosie, when the Army captain returned to Texas in 2008, already starting to suffer from the toxic substances he’d inhaled from the 10-acre burn pit at Camp Anaconda in Balad, Iraq. Along the way, Le Roy would lose the job he loved as …

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Preprints offer early insights into research

To stay competitive in R&D, it is critical to keep abreast of all the latest findings and innovations. Preprints are offering a new way to remain ahead of the curve, allowing a look into new research prior to the peer-review process. Preprints are early versions of scholarly papers that are made available on public preprint …

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