Michigan Medicine posts positive, but less than expected, 2018 operating profits

Michigan Medicine posts positive, but less than expected, 2018 operating profits

“Our results reflect the commitment of our dedicated faculty and staff to providing excellent health care, improving our patients’ experiences and elevate the quality and efficiency of our services.” The 2018 financial result is slightly below 2017, when Michigan Medicine surprisingly posted a 5.6 percent operating margin that exceeded results over the last several years. […]

Anti-profiteering body questions FMCG, pharma firms on GST prices

Anti-profiteering body questions FMCG, pharma firms on GST prices

MUMBAI: The National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) is questioning tax heads and CFOs of about 150 consumer goods and pharma companies to find out if their stocks with the distributors and stockists on June 30, 2017 were sold at reduced rates after GST rollout. What happened to the stock held by consumer and pharma companies which […]

New lung cancer drug can prolong lives of late-stage patients, study led by Hong Kong expert finds

New lung cancer drug can prolong lives of late-stage patients, study led by Hong Kong expert finds

A global study led by renowned Hong Kong oncologist Tony Mok Shu-kam has found that an experimental drug could prolong the lives of patients with late-stage lung cancer. The study, sponsored by pharmaceutical company Pfizer, involved tests on 452 patients at 71 medical institutions worldwide. The results of the new drug dacomitinib were compared with […]

'Modern-day medicine people:' Students get hands-on experience at Na-ha-shnee Health Sciences Institute

'Modern-day medicine people:' Students get hands-on experience at Na-ha-shnee Health Sciences Institute

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World Health Organization: Transgender Individuals Aren't Mentally Ill

World Health Organization: Transgender Individuals Aren't Mentally Ill

The World Health Organization announced Monday that it will not classify being transgender as a mental disorder in its upcoming 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases. “Gender incongruence, meanwhile, has also been moved out of the mental disorders in the ICD, into sexual health conditions,” the WHO said in a report. The WHO cited “clear” […]

MedMinute: New drug controls lung cancer?

MedMinute: New drug controls lung cancer?

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Local News LUBBOCK, Texas – The American Academy Of Pediatrics recommended parents ask about the presence of guns before sending their children to a new home to play. Parents should find out if there is a gun […]

Cipla pharma to establish US HQ in Warren

Cipla pharma to establish US HQ in Warren

10 Independence Place, Warren. – (JLL) Mumbai, India-based Cipla Inc. pharmaceuticals will establish a U.S. headquarters at Independence Place in Warren.  JLL represented building owner American Equity Partners LLC. Cipla signed a long-term lease for 14,280 square feet of Class A office space. The 120,528-square-foot property is located inside the 118-acre Somerset Hills Corporate Center. […]

How prepared is the world for the next epidemic? This tool shows most countries are not.

How prepared is the world for the next epidemic? This tool shows most countries are not.

PreventEpidemics.org gives a score to each country based on its ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics. (PreventEpidemics.org) Public health officials and business leaders like Bill Gates have long warned that the world is not ready for the next pandemic. Now an initiative led by Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control […]

Repurposed drug gives woman with cancer the gift of life

Repurposed drug gives woman with cancer the gift of life

CHICAGO (WLS) — A Northwest Indiana woman told she may never get pregnant again after being diagnosed with cancer is beating the odds. She says it’s all thanks to the ongoing research of drug repurposing to treat diseases with no cure. In this case, she calls it a miracle drug. While pregnant with her first […]

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