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Inergetics announces launch of branded CBD-based nutritional supplement

Inergetics announces launch of branded CBD-based nutritional supplement

Inergetics,Inc., a world-class developer of NSF Certified nutritional and consumer health products, announced today the launch of Nulief, a branded nutritional supplement offering the holistic benefits associated with Cannabidiol (CBD). [More]
EMD Serono executes amendment agreement with Opexa for development of Tcelna (imilecleucel-T)

EMD Serono executes amendment agreement with Opexa for development of Tcelna (imilecleucel-T)

EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today the execution of an amendment to its agreement with Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. for the development and commercialization of its investigational compound Tcelna (imilecleucel-T). [More]

VirMedica acquires assets of TransEngen

VirMedica, a leading provider of technology solutions designed to optimize the commercialization of specialty pharmaceutical products, announced today that VirMedica, Inc. has acquired the assets of TransEngen, Inc. The $15 million dollar financing was led by Nashville-based Petra Capital Partners along with Menlo Park-based HealthQuest Capital. [More]
HealthMine integrates Doctor On Demand into its Personal Clinical Engagement platform

HealthMine integrates Doctor On Demand into its Personal Clinical Engagement platform

HealthMine, Inc., the consumer health engagement company that developed the industry's first and only Personal Clinical Engagement (PCE) platform, announced today that it is integrating Doctor On Demand, a healthcare service that provides Video Visits with board-certified physicians via smartphones, tablets or desktop computers, into its platform. [More]
Consortium formed to develop program to improve health outcomes for Ebola patients

Consortium formed to develop program to improve health outcomes for Ebola patients

Scripps Translational Science Institute will lead a consortium of four partners to develop a program through which wearable, wireless health sensors, a wireless vital signs monitoring platform and advanced analytics technology will be tested in a new "precision medicine" approach designed to improve health outcomes for Ebola patients, increase the safety of health care workers and reduce risk of spreading the virus to others. [More]
HealthMine survey reveals consumers want more guidance on their health care plan

HealthMine survey reveals consumers want more guidance on their health care plan

While the healthcare industry focuses on consumer confusion about benefits, it's the ability to understand and interpret personal health information that may be the larger issue. [More]
Elsevier announces recipients for Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars Programs

Elsevier announces recipients for Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars Programs

The Elsevier Foundation today announced its 2015 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars Programs. In total $600.000 has been committed for 2015 that will support various multiyear projects in over 20 countries in the developing world. [More]

CHP Canada commends launch of consultations on proposed consumer health products

Consumer Health Products Canada (CHP Canada) applauds federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose for beginning consultations on a proposed consumer health products framework. [More]
BIDMC informatrician receives Morris F. Collen Award for achievements in medical informatics

BIDMC informatrician receives Morris F. Collen Award for achievements in medical informatics

Charles Safran, MD, FACMI, Chief of the Division of Clinical Informatics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), has received the American College of Medical Informatics' 2014 Morris F. Collen Award in recognition of his commitment to and achievements in medical informatics. [More]
Perrigo agrees to acquire Omega for $4.5 billion

Perrigo agrees to acquire Omega for $4.5 billion

Perrigo Company plc, a leading global provider of "Quality Affordable Healthcare Products," and Omega Pharma NV, one of the largest OTC healthcare companies in Europe, headquartered in Nazareth, Belgium, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Perrigo has agreed to acquire Omega for €3.6 billion, or $4.5 billion, comprised of the purchase of Omega's equity for €2.48 billion and the assumption of €1.1 billion in debt. [More]

Picwell to analyze potential impact of latest decision support systems on consumer health plan selection

Picwell, the most advanced predictive recommendation engine for health plan selection, today announced finalized agreements to conduct studies focused on the potential impact of latest generation decision support systems on consumer health plan selection. [More]
Cognizant announces acquisition of Cadient Group

Cognizant announces acquisition of Cadient Group

Cognizant today announced it has acquired Cadient Group, a full-service digital marketing agency that serves a broad spectrum of life sciences companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer health, and medical device industries. [More]
NRA announces exclusive member discounts from UnitedHealthcare on manual medical rates

NRA announces exclusive member discounts from UnitedHealthcare on manual medical rates

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced exclusive member discounts from UnitedHealthcare on manual medical rates for fully insured business groups with 51 or more eligible employees. [More]
EMD Serono declares winners of first Grant for Oncology Innovation

EMD Serono declares winners of first Grant for Oncology Innovation

EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the winners of the first Grant for Oncology Innovation (GOI), who will receive grants totaling $1.3 million. [More]

Validic continues to expand global digital health ecosystem

Validic, the healthcare industry's leading technology platform for accessing digital health data, announced today the addition of several new clients and integration partners, as they continue to expand and grow their global digital health ecosystem. [More]
Sanofi contributes $2.5 million to CCNA for dementia research

Sanofi contributes $2.5 million to CCNA for dementia research

Sanofi announced today its $2.5 million contribution to co-fund the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging, a partnership officially launched in Montreal today in the presence of The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health. [More]
Picwell’s first recommendation engine uses predictive analytics to rate health plan options

Picwell’s first recommendation engine uses predictive analytics to rate health plan options

Picwell, the first recommendation engine to use predictive analytics to rate consumer health plan options according to individual needs, today announced its official launch. [More]
Nature of chemicals released into water became problem with air quality

Nature of chemicals released into water became problem with air quality

Andrea Dietrich and Amanda Sain of Virginia Tech's Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering estimated that 50 percent of the population taste threshold for manganese II in water, the simplest ionic manganese oxide, to be more than 1000 times the current EPA allowable level. [More]
EMD Serono begins MSB0010718C Phase II study in mMCC patients

EMD Serono begins MSB0010718C Phase II study in mMCC patients

EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the initiation of an international Phase II study designed to assess the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C, an investigational fully human IgG1 monoclonal antibody that binds to programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1). [More]
Avidus acquires Truestar Health

Avidus acquires Truestar Health

Avidus Management Group Inc. is pleased to announce that further to its news release of July 16, 2014, it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Truestar Health Inc., a Toronto based network-marketing company (the "Acquisition"). [More]
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