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Obesity causes poorer cardiovascular health in young adults

Sat, 27 May 2017 19:24:00 -0400

Copenhagen, Denmark: Higher than normal body mass index (BMI) is known to lead to cardiovascular ill-health in mid-to-late life, but there has been limited investigation of its effect in young, apparently healthy, adults.



FDA issues Complete Response Letter for Sunovion’s New Drug Application to treat COPD patients

Sat, 27 May 2017 19:19:00 -0400

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Complete Response Letter for the New Drug Application for SUN-101/eFlow (glycopyrrolate) for the long-term, maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema



American Red Cross offers 15 safety tips for summer season

Sat, 27 May 2017 19:14:00 -0400

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer with warm weather and summer fun in the sun just ahead.



World’s first Percutaneous Injectable Anchor System receives CE Mark approval

Sat, 27 May 2017 19:07:00 -0400

Freedom Neuro BV, a medical device distributor for Stimwave Technologies Incorporated, today announced CE Mark approval for the world's first Percutaneous Injectable Anchor System.



Researchers can attack cancer by working together, says UNC Charlotte professor

Sat, 27 May 2017 19:02:00 -0400

MUC1 is a protein present on the cells that line most organs. It lubricates and protects them. When cells become malignant, the MUC1 protein changes and signals tumor cells to multiply.



Molina Healthcare, a top Obamacare insurer, investigates breach of patients’ data

Sat, 27 May 2017 08:54:53 -0400

Molina Healthcare, a major insurer in Medicaid and state exchanges across the country, has shut down its online patient portal as it investigates a potential data breach that may have exposed sensitive medical information.



Dragon Master Foundation to fund DIPG trial that will make patient data available live in the cloud

Sat, 27 May 2017 08:52:44 -0400

Dragon Master Foundation has announced plans to provide $300,000 in funding for the first clinical trial that will make patient data available live in the cloud while the trial is underway.



Preventative measures can help minimize rising threat of tick-borne illnesses

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:34:15 -0400

Healthcare providers and researchers agree: this will be a bad year for ticks and we need use preventative measures to minimize the threat of tick-borne illnesses.



FDA approves expanded use of Zykadia for first-line treatment of ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:18:59 -0400

Novartis today announced the US Food and Drug Administration approved the expanded use of Zykadia (ceritinib) to include the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors are anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive, as detected by an FDA-approved test.



A busy week for health: Budget cuts, CBO scores and Mitch Mcconnell’s cryptic signal

Sat, 27 May 2017 04:59:22 -0400

It was a hectic week for people who follow news about health politics. Kaiser Health News' veteran reporters Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Rovner sat down to discuss some of the major developments.