Tag Archives: health care

Risk reduction is not a minor issue

Trysten McClain of Nashua is a community health field organizer with Rights & Democracy. The lack of attention to adequate mental health and addiction treatment in New Hampshire is a public health issue that needs to be addressed faster. In my work with Rights & Democracy, we advocate for harm …

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Q&A with Kasha Witkos, SVP, Head of International Region, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Witkos discusses his accomplishments in his first year as SVP, Head of International Region, and his long-term goals to help maintain Alnylam’s leadership in RNAi. Alnylam (Cambridge, MA) is an RNAi therapy company whose ONPATTRO® (patisiran) became the world’s first approved RNAi therapeutic treatment in 2018. Since then, the company’s …

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Evonik increases its plant-based cholesterol treatment capacity

Evonik increased its supply of plant-derived cholesterol, one of the most critical components for making mRNA vaccines and uncomfortable therapies. Large-scale production of PhytoChol in Hanau, Germany will meet growing market demand for cholesterol. This lipid is one of the key excipients of lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) used in COVID-19 vaccines. …

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New mental health center opens in AZ, hopes to treat first responders

PHOENIX — A new mental health center is opening in Phoenix in hopes of treating first responders who may need help. The Mental Health Center of America opened in early January and hopes to be a one-stop shop for diagnosing and treating mental health. The MHCA will serve people with …

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Our own mental well-being deteriorates

The state of mental health in the United States may be poor, but what about psychiatrists in particular? PSYCHIATRIC PERSPECTIVES ON EVERYDAY NEWS In our latest daily column, “Do We Have the Worst Mental Health and Care in the World?”, we discussed the general deterioration of mental health and care …

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Teen depression: Why is anxiety rising in teens during the COVID pandemic?

A mother finds a drawing of a tombstone among her son’s schoolwork. “Rest in peace,” the caption read. “Maybe I better die.” The boy is 10 years old. Terrorized, she turns to marriage and family therapist Laurie Singer. That a child so young has mental health issues comes as no …

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LaDuke: Pharma companies that brought the COVID vaccine also caused the opioid crisis – InForum

I have a love-hate relationship with the healthcare industry. I am grateful for my medical care, but truly appalled at the exponential growth in the industry. It looks like pretty much every old box building is being turned into a clinic, for diabetes, COVID or whatever. It is not an …

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Dr. Megan Haughton: The Idaho Legislature must act to protect children’s mental health

Dr. Megan Haughton By Dr. Megan Haughton After the past two years, you’d think we’d all be health experts. We’ve practiced spotting the symptoms and ways to stay safe and healthy, but even in the midst of a health crisis, we forget to talk about mental health. While a recent …

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Tackling the recruitment crisis in clinical trials

Why are so many clinical trials missing their recruitment deadlines, and what can be done to overcome this problem? Using clinical trials to validate new treatments is one of the most essential, yet expensive, processes in the global healthcare industry. These trials are not only expensive to conduct, but also …

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What is QEEG Neurofeedback? How it can treat depression

We’ve all seen color-coded GPS traffic maps: a bright red road means traffic is bumper-to-bumper, while blue indicates a fast drive. Now, a therapy called quantitative electroencephalography-based neurofeedback (fortunately abbreviated as QEEG-based neurofeedback) is bringing similar mapping to the heavily trafficked human brain. Although relatively unknown, I believe it is …

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“The Empire of Pain”: Inside the Rise and Fall of the Sackler Family

The billionaire former owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma are set to strike a deal that will massively increase their financial contribution to a US national opioid settlement, a new court filing reveals. The Sackler family agreed last year to pay $4.325 billion “to resolve private and public claims against …

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Ketamine mental health treatment clinic opens in Madison area The Badger Herald

A mental health clinic opening in Fitchburg aims to treat mental health issues such as depression with ketaminean anesthetic used in hospitals. Wake-up infusion would not be the first ketamine clinic in Wisconsin, along with others in Milwaukee and other cities. Ketamine clinics grew as drug research expanded, according to …

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Getting an ADHD diagnosis just got easier online. Is this a good thing?

Carol Yepes/Getty Images Has TikTok Convinced You That You Have ADHD? That you’ve probably had it since childhood and only recently understood the source of your inattention or forgetfulness? In a video on ADHD TikTok, a creator tells us what it’s like to get diagnosed later in life. “Imagine for …

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Health – a vital investment

Dr Audrey Derveloy, Managing Director of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ireland and National President. What are your daily responsibilities? As Managing Director, I am responsible for the day-to-day operations of the pharmaceutical division. We have a broad portfolio spanning different therapeutic areas including Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, Dermatology and Rheumatology. My role as …

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Start of construction work on a new filling finishing facility in Morocco

Global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization ( CDMO ) Recipharm, in charge of shaping the new entity SENSYO Pharmatech, attended a ceremony to recognize the launch of the construction works of its new filling finishing plant in Morocco. The ceremony was presided over by His Majesty the King of Morocco, …

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Florida is so crazy about mAbs that Ron DeSantis wants to use mAbs that don’t work – Endpoints News

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is working so hard to politicize the FDA and demonize the federal government that he stepped into an alternate universe on Monday night by describing a recent FDA action to restrict the use of two monoclonal antibodies, or mAb, treatments for Covid-19 that do not work …

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Depression linked to double risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation

Depression is associated with a significant increase in the cumulative incidence and risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), according to new research. In a cohort study of more than five million adults, the cumulative incidence of new-onset AF doubled for people with depression compared to those without — to 4.37 to …

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Fairfax laments lack of staff to deal with student mental health

[ad_1] Many students at Fairfax County public schools were experiencing high levels of anxiety and depression even before the pandemic hit nearly two years ago and county officials are struggling to maintain adequate mental health staff to address these concerns. This article was written by InsideNoVa.com, WTOP Information Partner, and …

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schools use therapy-based programs for ‘overwhelmed’ children | Health Info

[ad_1] By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer PAW PAW, Michigan (AP) – On a blustery December morning in rural southwest Michigan, an American flag flew at half mast in front of Paw Paw Elementary School. A social worker with a miniature therapy dog ​​named Trixie offered comfort at the front …

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Center plans to provide financial support for pharmaceutical innovations: Minister of Health Mansukh Mandaviya

[ad_1] The Indian government is studying ways to provide financial support to pharmaceutical players engaged in research and innovation for new drugs, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday at a ‘a call for investment at a pre-Vibrant Gujarat world summit in Ahmedabad. This comment from the Union Minister …

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Angry that your hospital is shutting down? Blame the health insurers

By Mike McGann, Editor-in-Chief, The Times @mikemcgannpa This week’s announcement that Tower Health would close the Jennersville and Brandywine hospitals sparks widespread anger and frustration – without a doubt, this anger is well deserved. While Tower Health deserves a fair share of the blame – the mismanagement of the business …

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How light therapy can help with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) – Cleveland Clinic

[ad_1] Winter months can mean snowball fights, hot chocolate, and holiday decorations, but they also mean less sunshine. And less sunlight can lead to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is now known as major depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern. The Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising …

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Manchester U. to expand specialty pharmaceutical programs

[ad_1] (photo courtesy University of Manchester) The University of Manchester has partnered with San Diego-based Agena Bioscience to help the school expand its educational resources in the area of ​​pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics is the study of how a person’s unique genetic makeup influences their response to drugs. Agena is a global …

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Needleless Syringe Sales Market Size 2021 Key Strategies, Applications, Trends and Opportunities | Main brands: Portal Instruments, 3M, BD, B. Braun Medical, Medline Industries, Inc., Antares Pharma …

The Global Research Analysis Report Needleless Syringe Sales Market examines historical data and emerging technologies to identify the main drivers influencing the development of the industry. The report also contains expert advice that helps consumers focus on their development goals and make informed decisions. Very significant trend prospects and major …

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Pharma on a Tk 1 trillion journey

[ad_1] The country’s pharmaceutical industry is well positioned for a significant take-off to triple to an annual size of Tk1 trillion (1 lakh crore) in a decade, industry experts and analysts say. A supportive policy adopted four decades ago, along with the aspirations and talents of local entrepreneurs, have created …

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The Rise of Telehealth for Mental Health Care: What’s Covered? | Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, srl

[ad_1] Advertisements, news articles, and targeted social media ads abound, offering virtual mental health services from providers like Talkspace and Calm. These startups are just a few of the many companies providing telehealth care to people with mental illnesses. Given this growth, coupled with the corresponding public demand, it seems …

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Sanofi drops COVID-19 mRNA vaccine after rivals’ success

Focus on a more conventional COVID-19 vaccine with GSK To pursue mRNA technology in influenza, other vaccines Began testing the mRNA influenza vaccine in humans in June PARIS, Sept.28 (Reuters) – Sanofi (SASY.PA) abandons plans for its own mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine due to the dominance achieved by BioNTech-Pfizer and Moderna …

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Right-wing Democrats step up assault on Biden’s agenda

Last week, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Arizona, returned to the fray, telling Biden that if the infrastructure bill was not passed on time, she would vote no on the crucial reconciliation plan, as the Politico Playbook reported this morning. Over the weekend, Axios reported that Sen. Joe Manchin, DW.Va., was again …

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TailorMed’s tough challenge to reform U.S. healthcare

It’s no secret that America’s complicated healthcare system can cause confusion, bureaucratic nightmares, not to mention significant financial burdens on its citizens. It is technically made up of many organizations, usually healthcare providers, insurance companies, independent providers, and hospital systems that all deliver healthcare in their own way. Despite being …

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New Stroke Rehab Treatment Gets FDA Approval

[ad_1] A new therapy involving vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) combined with rehabilitation has been approved to treat chronic moderate to severe upper limb motor deficits after ischemic stroke, the FDA said Friday. “Today’s approval of the Vivistim Paired VNS System provides the first option for stroke rehabilitation using vagus nerve …

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Mental health screening tools for cystic fibrosis patients and caregivers – UBMD Physician’s Group

[ad_1] Researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences find that mental health screenings are an important part of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and their caregivers. Cystic fibrosis is a progressive genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and affects most basic physical processes. While recent breakthroughs have …

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Multiple Sclerosis Treatment: A Guide

[ad_1] Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. In multiple sclerosis, the immune system attacks and damages the protective coating that surrounds the nerves. The damaged coating disrupts communication between the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and …

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Stork Club Family Planning Platform Raises $ 30 Million, Semper Health Reaches $ 15 Million to Build New Partnerships to Lower Prescription Costs and More Funding for Digital Health

[ad_1] The Stork Club employee family planning platform added $ 30 million in new funding through a Series A cycle. The round was led by General Catalyst and included participation from existing investors Bowery Capital and Slow Ventures, as well as angel investors Jack Altman, founder of Lattice, Zach Sims, …

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$ 421.06 Billion Clinical Laboratory Testing Market

[ad_1] Visiongain has published a new report on “Clinical Laboratory Testing Market Report Forecast 2021-2031 ”. Predictions by Type (Baseline Metabolic Tests, Complete Blood Count, HGB / HCT Tests, Electrolytes Tests, Creatinine BUN Tests, Liver Tests, HbA1c Tests, Complete Metabolic Tests, Lipid Tests, Kidney Tests), End Use (Central Laboratories) , …

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Two-thirds of Congress cashed drug campaign check in 2020

[ad_1] STAT’s tool allows users to view PAC spending for individual pharmaceutical companies, geographically mapped by each company’s US headquarters, as shown on its website. WASHINGTON – Seventy-two senators and 302 members of the House of Representatives cashed a check from the pharmaceutical industry ahead of the 2020 election – …

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Nandakishore Harikumar, CEO and Founder, Technisanct, Health News, ET HealthWorld

[ad_1] Shahid Akhter, Editor-in-Chief, ETHealthworld, spoke with Nandakishore Harikumar – CEO and founder of Technisanct, to learn about the vulnerability of the healthcare sector to cyber-attackers. Trends in cyberattacks in the healthcare sector?Ransomware, DDoS attacks were the popular types of attacks that impacted the healthcare industry. Since the start of …

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NRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. begins trading on Nasdaq as NRXP, following merger between NeuroRx, Inc. and Big Rock Partners Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq: BRPA)

[ad_1] NRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Begins Trading on Nasdaq as NRXP Tweet this As a Nasdaq-listed company, NRx will deploy public capital to further develop two investigational drugs: ZYESAMI â„¢, (Aviptadil Acetate), the first investigational drug named by the FDA as Fast Track, to be studied in patients. critically ill with …

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DEA issues counterfeit pills warning

[ad_1] BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The DEA issued a warning on Friday about an increase in overdose deaths linked to counterfeit pills containing the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl. DEA agents said the drugs were manufactured by Mexican drug trafficking organizations (DTO) and marketed as a drug such as oxycodone on …

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A crisis in integrated services after COVID-19?

[ad_1] Credit: (Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)File photo Children struggle with distance learning and isolation. Parents have been forced to balance childcare and homework. Most people have delayed routine medical exams at some point in the past 15 months – or have been forced to postpone serious treatment – and almost …

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Remote therapy was a lifeline for mental health during the pandemic. What is happening now?

[ad_1] When the Covid-19 pandemic forced behavioral health service providers to stop seeing patients in person and holding remote therapy sessions, the change produced an unintended positive consequence: fewer patients skipped appointments -you. This has long been a problem in mental health care. Some outpatient programs previously had no-show rates …

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Hospitals and smaller clinics face vaccine inequity

[ad_1] Vaccination at several small private hospitals and health care clinics in Chennai has been halted due to vaccine shortages and lack of clarity on its procurement from manufacturers. Several small and medium-sized private hospitals and clinics said they had either stopped vaccinations or had suspended them. “The previous system …

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Online pharmacy is what the doctor ordered

[ad_1] The deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has not only shattered India’s health care system, but there is also widespread black-market marketing of drugs and equipment in demand. It is hoped that the ongoing pharmaceutical market research conducted by the Competition Commission of India (ITC) will lead to …

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US Covid aid for India reaches half a billion dollars

[ad_1] Less than a fortnight after President Joe Biden, in his conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, pledged his country’s steadfast support for the Indian people, America responded with unprecedented financial assistance worth close to half a billion dollars. Biden spoke at length with Modi last month and expressed solidarity …

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HBO’s Crime Of The Century Over The Opioid Crisis

[ad_1] Crime of the CenturyPhoto: HBO TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place. The crime of the century contains an incredible amount of striking and heartbreaking information as it traces the opioid crisis in the United States. The HBO documentary is divided into two two-hour segments. The …

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