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  1. Shire's stock surges after ADHD drug trial meets key endpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | MarketWatch

    The secondary endpoint of improvement in global functioning was also met. The company said it plans to use these study results as part of a resubmission for Food and Drug Administration approval in the second half of 2017.


  2. Rep. Grayson moves to lift ban on gay blood donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    In this Oct. 14, 2015 file photo, Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla. speaks during a pre-legislative news conference in Tallahassee, Fla.


  3. Disabled population encouraged to register to voteRead the original story

    32 min ago | Franklin News-Post

    National Disability Voter Registration Week is July 11-15, and the staff at Disability Rights and Resource Center in Rocky Mount is encouraging the disabled population to register to vote in the November election. "With the 2016 election ahead of us, it is critical to reach anyone wishing to take a stand and vote this year," said Barb Magill, communications director for DRRC.


  4. Abortion providers in places like Texas are heroically courageousRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Washington Post

    Dawn Porter is a filmmaker whose documentary " Trapped " premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a special jury prize for social impact filmmaking. "Trapped" is currently streaming on .


  5. AP Photo/Ed AndrieskiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Many of the health claims being made by the makers and sellers of electronic cigarettes probably won't stand up to scrutiny under recently announced FDA regulation, according to researchers at Ohio State. The new rules, announced in May, brings all tobacco products, including liquids used in vaporizers and e-cigarettes, under the same government oversight and require products to carry warnings they contain nicotine, which is addictive.


  6. Drug companies focus attention on smaller hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Years after many big academic medical centers cracked down on industry perks, drug companies still regularly buy meals for doctors affiliated with smaller hospitals, a new analysis shows, with some physicians receiving dozens of lunches and dinners in a single year. At a number of community hospitals, well more than half of the affiliated doctors were beneficiaries of industry payments, suggesting there may be fewer restrictions on meals there than at large teaching hospitals.


  7. Scientists are getting closer to a Zika vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPTV Local News

    Concern about the spread of the Zika virus seems to only be outpaced by the speed in which the scientific community is working to create a vaccine. And scientists seem like they're close to developing some protection from the virus with multiple vaccines in the works.


  8. HHS Proposes To Streamline Medicare Appeals ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Department of Health and Human Services Tuesday proposed key changes in the Medicare appeals process to help reduce the backlog of more than 700,000 cases. The measures "will help us get a leg up on this problem," said Nancy Griswold, chief law judge of the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals.


  9. FDA approves first pill to treat all forms of hepatitis CRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Federal health officials on Tuesday approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus. The Food and Drug Administration approved the combination pill, Epclusa, from Gilead Sciences for patients with and without liver damage.


  10. Medicare weighs changes to controversial plan on cancer medsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Trying to salvage a controversial experiment to confront rising drug costs, the Obama administration Tuesday hinted at modifications to an ambitious plan that would revamp Medicare payments. Affected are those medications administered in a doctor's office.


  11. U.S. Supreme Court rejects Olympia pharmacists' appeal in emergency contraceptives caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal from Olympia pharmacists who said they have religious objections to dispensing Plan B or other emergency contraceptives. The justices' order leaves in place rules first adopted in 2007 following reports that some women had been denied access to emergency contraceptives that are effective when taken within a few days of unprotected sex.


  12. Virtual tissue technology reveals new drug target in polycystic kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Using virtual tissue technology, researchers at Indiana University have identified a potential new drug target in the fight against polycystic kidney disease, an illness with no effective FDA-approved treatment that affects 200,000 people per year in the United States. The study appears in the journal Molecular Biology of the Cell .


  13. Corcept Therapeutics Appoints Renee D. Gala to Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated , a pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs that treat severe metabolic, psychiatric and oncologic disorders by modulating the effects of the stress hormone cortisol, announced today that ReneI e D. GalaI has joined the company's Board of Directors. "I am very pleased to welcome ReneI e to our Board," said Joseph K. Belanoff, M.D., Corcept's Chief Executive Officer.


  14. European Medicines Agency talks to doctors and industry about revising trial designRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    The European Medicines Agency has discussed its concept paper for evaluating trial results on treatments for acute coronary syndromes with doctors and drug companies. The conclusions are published today in European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care .


  15. Gov. Brown signs bill limiting seizure of assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    SACRAMENTO >> After three years of sleepless nights for hundreds of thousands of Medi-Cal recipients, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a bill that limits the state's seizure of assets from the estates of low-income residents ages 55 to 64. Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, California will join many other states in the country that only recover the costs of enrollees' long-term care and related costs after they die. “They can still come after me if I end up in a nursing home or need home care,” said the 64-year-old Richmond resident.


  16. Lallemand: 5 Points To Help Assure Forage Inoculant PerformanceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    LALLEMAND: 5 POINTS TO HELP ASSURE FORAGE INOCULANT PERFORMANCE Jun. 29, 2016 Source: Lallemand news release Applying a forage inoculant to a crop at harvest requires a leap of faith, as the producer will not see the resulting silage until it is opened weeks, or even months, later. "To get best results, producers should use inoculants that are proven with independent, scientific research in the target crop," says Bob Charley, Ph.D., Forage Products Manager, Lallemand Animal Nutrition.


  17. Added Sugars, All Natural Claims on Food Labeling Conference AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    Join us for the 3rd Semi-Annual Food Labeling: Evolving Regulatory Compliance Conference in Alexandria, VA. The conference, hosted by Q1 Productions, will take place September 15-16, 2016 and will bring together experts from the FTC, and USDA in addition to top executives in the food manufacturing industry.


  18. St. Lawrence County may ask towns, villages and city of Ogdensburg to revise sales tax formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Eager to find more revenue for St. Lawrence County's coffers, the county Legislature may try to negotiate a new sales tax agreement with towns, villages and the city of Ogdensburg. The idea has already drawn opposition from some county lawmakers.


  19. Dire scenarios for Illinois in second year without budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    Not approving a new spending plan by the start of the new fiscal year on Friday means schools won't know whether they'll stay open through the academic year, the state could lose billions in federal dollars for various programs, and vendors that have provided services without payments could file more lawsuits. Entering a second fiscal year without a budget is unprecedented, so officials will have no roadmap for all the harmful situations Illinois could face.


  20. Lawmaker's response to mom of diabetic child sparks outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to emails circulating on social media, a state lawmaker told a woman to use her own money to buy her diabetic child's lifesaving medicine, instead of asking the state for help. Nicole Nichols runs a Facebook page, called Living in the World of Test Strips , as a community support page for parents of children with Type 1 Diabetes.