FSD Pharma Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Commercial Officer

FSD Pharma Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Commercial Officer

TORONTO, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ – Thomas Fairfull, President and Chief Executive Officer of FSD Pharma Inc. (“FSD” or the “Company”) (CSE:HUGE), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Ash as the Chief Commercial Officer of FV Pharma Inc. (“FV Pharma”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Michael Ash brings a wealth of […]

Compulsive video gaming is a mental health condition, World Health Organization says

Compulsive video gaming is a mental health condition, World Health Organization says

Compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition, according to the World Health Organization. The organization released the latest version of its disease classification manual on Monday and it included a definition for “gaming disorder” which has gamers, parents and even casual video game players discussing the news. Here’s what you need […]

Your prescription drug coverage and medication questions answered

Your prescription drug coverage and medication questions answered

© Brandpoint © Brandpoint (BPT) – Prescription drug coverage and medications can be complex territory. Enter UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement’s Chief Pharmacy Officer Mike Anderson, PharmD, who has spent his career navigating the ins and outs of the Rx world. Below, Anderson answers some questions people frequently ask about drug coverage and prescriptions. Q. What’s […]

GE Aims to Bring Greater Productivity to Drug Discovery with its New High Capacity System

GE Aims to Bring Greater Productivity to Drug Discovery with its New High Capacity System

GE Healthcare Life Sciences introduces Biacore 8K+, an eight-needle high-sensitivity surface plasmon resonance (SPR) system that is able to automate over 4500 drug candidate–disease target binding experiments in one run. This increases operational efficiency in pharmaceutical discovery and development, quality control, and basic life science research. The Biacore instrument generates high-quality data from interaction experiments […]

Why Competition Won't Bring Down Drug Prices

Why Competition Won't Bring Down Drug Prices

Martin Shkreli is in prison, but Daraprim still costs $750 per pill. Heather Bresch was hauled before Congress, but EpiPens still cost three to six times more than they did in 2007. Every week we hear of a new outrageous drug price hike. In polls, some 80 percent of Americans say that government should do […]

MNX Logistics to build a cool-chain pharma facility at JFK

MNX Logistics to build a cool-chain pharma facility at JFK

Long Beach-based MNX Global Logistics has opened a 14,000-square-foot “healthcare and life sciences” logistics facility near New York’s JFK International Airport for temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical cargo, in compliance with the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) standards for the safe transportation of cool-chain products. The company’s CEO, Paul Martins, cites a heightened demand for […]

White House proposes a narrowing of FDA's mission — and a new name

White House proposes a narrowing of FDA's mission — and a new name

W ASHINGTON — The Trump administration has proposed a fundamental change to the mission of the Food and Drug Administration, one that would transfer most of the responsibility for regulating food safety to the Department of Agriculture and rename the FDA the “Federal Drug Administration.” The proposal is part of a wide-reaching plan that was […]

Atul Gawande, CEO?

Atul Gawande, CEO?

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